Continuing on with choosing the selection box of 40 best Christmas movies. The countdown is now from 19 – 10.
19. The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppet’s created their own version of A Christmas Carol starring Michael Caine. A beloved family classic.
18. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Clark Griswold can’t catch a break; as he ‘fights’ to get his work bonus; in order to finally have his dream home conversion, all while dealing with his crazy relatives turning up, in this chaotic family comedy movie.
17. Gremlins (1984)
Billy Peltzer recieves a rare gift: a cute little Mogwai creature named Gizmo. He has three rules ‘do not expose the mogwai to light, especially sunlight, which will kill it; do not let it come in contact with water; and above all, never feed it after midnight.’ The Gremlins wreak havoc in a town in this horror comedy movie. Also there is Gremlins 2: The New Batch
16. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
The Grinch chose to abandon Christmas and live life in solitude a away from WhoVille. Until a young girl called Cindy-Lou tries to convince him to open his heart once more and return to the town.
15. The Christmas Chronicles
A brother and sister are finding it difficult this year, with the loss of a loved-one. They stumble upon shocking footage of Santa from a previous year and seek to catch him in the act. Kurt Russell is an impressive Santa Claus in this heartwarming family movie. There is also A Christmas Chronicles 2.
14. Arthur Christmas
Arthur is a decendent of Santa Claus, who is doing everything that he can to keep up his jolly cheer from the mailroom. One child’s present gets left behind causing Arthur to go to extra lengths!
13. Die Hard
Bruce Willis stars as detective John McClane, travelling home to spend time with his wife, suddenly gets caught up in a hostage situation in this epic festive action movie. However, there has always been a strong debate if Die Hard is a christmas movie.
12. Jack Frost (1998)
Michael Keaton is back again in another seasonal movie, except he is not Batman this time. He is a snowman called Jack Frost. It’s a heartwarming family movie about a father and son reconnecting.
11. Scrooged (1988)
Bill Murray delivers a modern adaptation of the classical Charles Dickens’ book: A Christmas Carol. This time Scrooge is Frank Cross: a bitter and unbearable New York TV producer, who is haunted by 3 ghosts to change his ways.