December is here, which means Christmas is around the corner! Christmas is seen as a time of giving and being with the people you care about. There are so many movies out about Christmas, so we’ve come up with the top 10 movies that will get you in the holiday spirit.
A Christmas Carol(civictheatre.com)
Charles Dicken’s classic has been redone so many times with actors and actresses like Vanessa Williams, Whoppi Goldberg, Christina Milian. The story of the Scrooge with Christmas past, present and future focuses on giving to others and love.
A Christmas Story(amazon.com)
This Christmas comedy is a classic that can be found on television during the Christmas season. It focuses on a little boy who wants a BB gun and tries to convince his parents to get it for him.
This comedy led to Macaulay Culkin becoming a star. It’s about an eight-year-old boy who sets up bobby traps to keep robbers away, after accidently being left home.
It’s A Wonderful Life(moviefone.com)
Considered to be one of the most loved movies in America, this film is about a man who tries to commit suicide and shown what his neighborhood would be like if he wasn’t around.
With Will Ferrell as the star, this film is about one of Santa’s elves who discovers that he’s human and looks for his biological father in New York City.
A Charlie Brown Christmas(abc.go.com)
In this animated film, Charlie Brown is discouraged about Christmas because of all the advertising surrounding it. He talks about the true meaning of Christmas.
The Preacher’s Wife(movies.netflix.com)
Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington star in this film that is about a pastor in New York City. He learns the importance of being a good husband and father.
Queen Latifah plays a woman with dreams of being a chef. After finding out she has a terminal disease and only a few weeks to live, she decides to fulfill all of her dreams.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas(csmonitor.com)
Based on the children’s book by Dr. Seuss, The Grinch tries to take away Christmas for a town. He ends up learning the true meaning of Christmas from the townspeople.
Frosty the Snowman(tvtropes.com)
Based on the song, students find out that Frosty is magic. They also discover that he’s alive because of his hat.
Since there are so many more Christmas movies, which ones get you ready for the holiday?
Words by Stephanie Lauredent