Bring your childhood Christmas memories back with a rush! There is nothing better than a great classic Christmas movie to relive those innocent days, when lights, decoration, delicious food, gifts, and Santa Claus enchanted you. Watching classic Christmas movies, which have filled our lives with treasured memories, has long been a part of Christmas tradition. What can be better than to watch a wonderful Christmas movie with your family and indulging in the festive spirit! Classic Christmas movies find their way in to our heart with their heartwarming Christmas themes. Hollywood has made many memorable movies on Christmas themes, which can be watched years after years. Whether it's ‘A Christmas Carol' or ‘A Christmas Story', all movies are strong enough to evoke the lost Christmas Spirit! Here we bring to you the list of some of the wonderful classic Christmas movies. So, get these movies and enjoy the festive spirit with your family! Don't forget to make a bowl of popcorn.
Popular Christmas Movies
It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
Directed by Frank Capra, with the star cast including Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, ‘It's a Wonderful Life' is one of the popular Christmas movies. Tired by the hardships of the life, Jimmy Stewart is ready to end his life. It's the intervention a divine angel, which gives him new hope and changes his view of life. So, snuggle up on sofa and enjoy this heartwarming story during the Christmas season.
Miracle On 34th Street (1947)
Does Santa Claus really exist? We have a movie here to answers this question. 'Miracle on 34th Street' is a charming tale of Kris Kingle, who is institutionalized for calming that he is real Santa Claus. His employer Doris and her daughter Susan don't believe him. It's intervention of a young lawyer, which changes everything. Starring Edmund Gwenn and Maureen O'Hara, this is a must watch Christmas movie!
A Christmas Carol (1951)
Christmas and 'A Christmas Carol' go hand in hand. Based on Charles Dickens novella, ‘A Christmas Carol' is the most popular classic Christmas movie. It's the story of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge, and his transformation into a warm-hearted philanthropist after being visited by several ghosts on a Christmas Eve. There are many screen versions of this enchanting tale. However, it's 1951 version starring Alastair Sim, which is considered as one of the best. From puddings, roaring fires, roasted turkeys, Christmas carolers to ghosts, this version has all!
A Christmas Story (1983)
Bob Clark's ‘A Christmas Story' is a classic comedy and will surely make you enjoy the spirit of the Christmas season. Set in the city of Hammond, it's a story of nine year old Ralphie Parker who only wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Making it more interesting then there is Scut Farkus, a school bully and Ralphie's arch enemy. Will Ralphie get his rifle? To find out, watch out this sweet and hilarious Christmas movie.
The Santa Clause (1994)
Walt Disney's ‘The Santa Clause' is truly a family entertainer. The comedy flick features Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, a divorced father and his son, Charlie (Eric Lloyd). A bizarre twist of fate transforms Scott Calvin in to the new Santa. With this begins the fun! This movie is a real holiday classic, which invokes the festive spirit in its audience.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
An all time favorite among kids, the movie is based on Dr. Seuss children's picture book, ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas'. Also known as ‘The Grinch', it is a story of the Grinch played by Jim Carrey, who hates Christmas. It's interesting to watch how he plans to steal Christmas and tries hard to stop it from coming. His failure opens his eyes and he undergoes a change of heart. A must watch to understand the value of Christmas, the festival of love and joy.
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