top 10 family movies this Christmas

There is a certain magic about watching a Christmas family movie. It’s a time when everyone sits down, with some popcorn and enjoys some time together. And what’s more, there is always a magic about a good Christmas movie to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.

And whilst there are hundreds of Christmas movies that you can watch, we have chosen the good old traditional family ones as our picks for the festive season. It is now easier than ever to watch Christmas movies as most of the streaming platforms such as Amazon and Netflix will have a raft of them available to sit down and watch with the family.

So make sure you get some popcorn, get cosy on the sofa and enjoy a great Christmas movie!

 

Our top 10 Christmas Family Movies:

Rated: PG

You really cannot go wrong with the Elf movie over the Christmas period. After being raised in the North pole and causing havoc because of his size, he relocates to New York in search of his true identity. Let’s say, the change of scenery takes a bit of getting used to!

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Rated: U

A film from 1994 about a little girl and a lawyer who are on a quest to prove that a man who is claiming to be Santa Clause is indeed the real thing.

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Rated: U

Another timeless Dickens’ classic from 1993 about a stingy old man who learns to change his ways one lonely Christmas Eve. A great movie to watch with the family with all your favourite Muppet characters

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Rated: U

An absolute family favourite this one. David Huddlestone is probably one of the best actors for Father Christmas. This movie really does bring the true magic of Christmas

 

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Rated: PG

A film from 1990, this really is the cornerstone of Christmas movies. When an eight year old is left at home accidentally whilst the family goes on holiday, he does all he can to protect his home. Very funny!

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Rated: U

From 2004, this is the magical story of a boy that travels to the North Pole on The Polar Express. There are many things he learns along the way of this magical story.

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Rated: U

From the Raymond Briggs’ best selling book, this 1982 film is one that no child will forget. A great magical adventure ensues when a boy’s snowman comes to life at midnight.

 

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Rated: U

Arthur Christmas is a great story about the one question we all have at Christmas time – “How does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?” Check out his high tech operation hidden in the North Pole.

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Rated: PG

This one is a bit of a golden oldie! Produced in 1989, this timeless classic will still have the family in stitches as you watch the Griswold’s family Christmas go from bad to worse!

 

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Rated: PG

When Jack Skellington discovers the Christmas town, he causes some confusion when he tries to bring it home.

 

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We’d love to hear what movies you enjoy watching over the festive period. Merry Christmas!

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