‘Tis the Season With These Holiday Classics


Lena Siscoe

There’s all sorts of different films and tv shows to select from this holiday season. Most may be classics that you’ve already seen, but it’s worth giving them a watch again.

Lena Siscoe, Staff Writer

‘Tis the season this year with these top 10 Christmas movies. While you’re deciding what movies to watch to get you into the Christmas spirit, here’s a list of the top 10 best films to consider.

“The Polar Express” (2004)
While this realistic film might be too much for some viewers, it’s hard to ignore this Christmas classic. For all the early 2000s kids that haven’t seen this one in a while, the nostalgia is real.

“It’s A Wonderful Life” (1946)
If we’re talking about classics, we have to include this 1946 film. Although it might be old, it’s absolute gold and has a great takeaway message. If you’re able to see your loved ones this year, this is a great one to watch with them.

“The Holiday” (2006)
When it comes to Christmas romances, this film is one of the best there is. Actors Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and, Jack Black make this movie great. You’ll be filled with laughter, tears and, fall in love with the Christmas Season.

“The Grinch” Animation (2018)
In Whoville, or from your couch, celebrate laughter and cheer this season with this animated sequel. However you choose to do it, you have to get some Grinch in your holiday movie marathon. Don’t be a Grinch this Christmas.

“Home Alone” (1990)
This Christmas movie makes the list for Christmas classics. Kevin’s Christmas adventures will never fail to bring a smile to your face. Adults don’t forget your kids this Christmas enjoy this movie with them!

“The Santa Clause” (1994)
Who doesn’t love a cranky humbug turning into a jolly Santa Clause? Time is ticking for dear old Santa Claus so be prepared when things take an unexpected turn for Santa this holiday season. This film brings good spirits to this jolly season with its unbelievable Christmas miracles.

“Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1964)
If you like old-time Christmas classics this one is for you. Join Rudolph and his friends this season and endure their positive Christmas spirits as they face unmeasurable challenges. Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?

“Elf” (2003)
Will Ferrell as a grown adult raised by North Pole elves, unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy the elf travels to New York trying to navigate his way to a Christmas miracle. This movie brings laughter out of all who love Christmas comedies.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965)
This year here’s where you can get your fill of Charlie, Linus, Snoopy, and the gang. This film will make your heart melt with kindness and cheer. Join Charlie Brown and his friends with their lovely Christmas story. Memorable quote: “I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.” – Linus Van Pelt

“A Christmas Story” (1983)
This is the ultimate Christmas movie. This movie has it all. The nostalgia, the humor, and the sentimentality of this film are perfect in every way. This film is always played on TV all day long on Christmas, so you can enjoy it over and over again.

No matter which films you decide to add to your Christmas movie marathon, make sure to take some time to get into the spirit and enjoy being home. We all need a little magic, especially this year.