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Blogmas Day 10: Festive Movies

I love to watch Christmas movies during the season. There are so many favorites that are incredibly fun to re-watch over and over. Some are older, some are newer. Some are popular, some you may never have seen. I’ll be listing some of my favorites along with the description and you can tell me if you seen them or not.

Enjoy!

Let’s get started.

Movies I love

Home Alone

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An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Elf

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After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

A Christmas Story

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In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Frosty the snowman

A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman’s magic hat.

Borrowed Hearts

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Kathleen’s a hard-working single mother, who’s saving to buy a house for herself and her daughter, Zoe. Sam’s a businessman who has to pretend he has a family in order to close a deal with the mysterious Javier Del Campo. Sam owns the company that Kathleen works for, and as her boss, manages to convince her to help him out. But Del Campo is more than he seems, and it just might be Zoe who’s making the real deal to get a new home for herself, her mother, and Sam.

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus.

Polar Express

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

It’s a Wonderful Life

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Miracle on 34th Street

In this charming TV adaptation of the 1947 film classic, a kindly old gentleman (Ed Wynn) working as a Macy’s department store Santa causes a commotion when he claims to be the real St. Nick. Forced to prove his sanity, he is taken to court where he must convince the judge and his friends that he actually is Santa Claus. The faith of one skeptical little girl (Susan Gordon) and a Christmas miracle are the keys to his true identit

Prancer

A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa’s, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.

One Magic Christmas

An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It’s not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

The Spirit of Christmas

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Kate, a workaholic lawyer, has three weeks to get a haunted bed and breakfast appraised and sold. The uncooperative manager claims a spirit who lives there will not approve. With Kate’s possible promotion resting on accomplishing this task, she checks in and haggles with the aforesaid Christmas spirit, who suspiciously seems awfully solid for a ghost.

A Hobo’s Christmas

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An old hobo finds the family he walked out on 20 years before.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

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Depressed at the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find a deeper meaning to Christmas.

The Christmas Wish

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Intent on fulfilling his grandma’s Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather’s journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

Arthur Christmas

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Santa’s (Jim Broadbent’s) clumsy son Arthur (James McAvoy) sets out on a mission with Grandsanta (Bill Nighy) to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.

The Holiday

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Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Smoky Mountain Christmas

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A country and western singer on a trip through the Tennessee mountains runs into a reclusive backwoodsman, and a witch.

Classic Christmas Favorites

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Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas with this cartoon collection of 14 classic Christmas cartoons. Enjoy 2 hours of such favorites as Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Jack Frost, Christmas Comes But Once a Year, The Candlemaker, Snow Foolin’, The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives, Toy Will Be Toys, Santa’s Pocket Watch and more. Remastered and restored audio for the best sound and picture!

White Christmas

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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Jingle All The Way

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A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.

The Preachers Wife

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An angel comes to Earth to help a preacher save his church and his family.

Santa Clause The Movie

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The legend of Santa Claus is put in jeopardy when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer attempts to take over Christmas.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.

A Christmas Carol

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An animated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

The Santa Clause

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When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

The Family Stone

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An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family’s annual Christmas celebration and finds that she’s a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Ruth Anne Garcia

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3 thoughts on “Blogmas Day 10: Festive Movies”

  1. Thank you for these recommendations. Most of these I’ve watched but there are some i have not heard of before. I definitely will do my best to find them online so i can watch them.

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