Christmas is a holiday season that makes people look for different ways to entertainment themselves and Christmas movies are considered great entertainment aspects.
A popular saying from Norman Vincent Peale reads that ‘Christmas waves a magic wand over this world and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful’.
Yes, if you wish to celebrate the entire week of this festive vacation with some best Christmas-based movies that will help your kids learn Christmas traditions and also the modern celebrations associated with this festival, here are the top 7 picks that will keep you entertained for the entire festive week:
This 2003 hit features towering comic actor Will Ferrell called Buddy, where he plays the role of a wide-eyed darling raised to be an elf until he matures the North Pole and sent down to New York to live. Your kids, who were born and are, growing in the city atmosphere, will truly love the scenes of a buddy, who enjoys the Christmas season in the city of New York.
2. A Christmas Story:
This 1983 movie will make you shoot your eye out. The film features a 9-year old Ralphie, who wants an official red Ryder BB Gun. But, there are certain things that prevent him from getting the same. They are a tongue attached to a flagpole, a leg lamp, and a pink bunny suit. The lively sentimental scenes will keep your family entertained.
3. Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas:
This movie that was released in the year 2000 is actually a film based on the 1957 film of the same name. If you are an ardent fan of Jim Carrey, he will never disappoint you in this film. In fact, he exceeds all his previous performances in the role of the Grinch. This family-friendly film is highly humorous and hands down, it is one of the best Christmas movies out there.
4. Home Alone:
This 1990 hit comic movie features a kid, who is all alone in his home when his family has to accidentally fly to Paris without him. This is a massive hit film and it is actually the fantasy of every kid out there. Even though each and every move the child makes against the group of robbers makes us giggle and laugh, it is actually warmer moments for negligent parents.
5. Jingle All The Way:
For those fans of Arnold Schwarzenegger, this is the film to watch on the week of Christmas. He faces his most harrowing enemy yet on this film and the enemy is nothing other than the harrowing shopping crowd. In this family comedy movie, he is desperate about getting the final turbo-man action figure on the eve of Christmas. He does not mind even if it is fighting against the Santa with candy-cane. The actions-hero’s performance is just silly enough to make all your family members smile on the Christmas Eve.
6. The Santa Clause:
This 1994 film featuring Scott Calvin role played by Tim Allen is the best movie to watch on the Christmas holiday. He is upset to find his ex-wife along with her new husband, who has told his son that Santa is just an imaginary figure. On the night before Christmas, when reading the ‘night before Christmas’, he calls out to someone climbing on the roof. To his surprise, he astounds, Santa, who falls and disappears. When he disappears, the Santa leaves a reindeer sleigh and a suit with 8 reindeer to pull the sleigh.
7. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer:
This classic animated film suitable for all ages is known to bring back the child within every adult. This film features a young reindeer, who was expelled out of the reindeer games because of his red nose. The little one quickly helps an elf and a prospector and the group jointly happens upon a whole island of misfit toys. The main character of the film Rudolph tries to see if he can help them and on the night before Christmas when he returns to the North Pole, he finds that it is difficult to fly because it is too foggy. But, Santa sees the nose of Rudolph as an excellent way out.
It is good that you have decided to teach some Christmas traditions through films to your kids. But, you should be careful about making the right choice of movies.