Christmas is a festival that celebrates joy, happiness and love. Christmas season is filled with fun as families get together to celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ. While families celebrate Christmas by following various Christmas customs and traditions, this festival ensures that the family comes closer to each other. It is the time when family bonds are made stronger and people share their stories and experiences over a Christmas dinner, or by the fire place sipping eggnog. There is no better way of spending your Christmas vacations or building up that warm Christmas spirit than by watching some great Christmas movies.

The spirit of Christmas has been captured by Hollywood in numerous movies that celebrate the joy , happiness and togetherness of Christmas, some of these movies have turned out to be all time favorites that remain fresh and untouched by time. Here we look at some of the best Christmas movies that have been created over time. These Christmas movies are great to watch with families and have a great Christmas message for all. You can relax, fire up the fireplace and sit with a big tub of popcorn and watch these amazing Christmas movies along with family and friends.

Let’s take a look at the top 10 Christmas movies for all that you can watch this Christmas.

1) A Christmas Carol (1951)

This timeless Christmas story by Charles Dickens has been remade several times, however the main character of Ebinazer Scrooge has been played to perfection in this 1951 rendition of A Christmas Carol by Alistair Sim. This is a great classic move to watch with your family and friends and sends out a very strong Christmas message.

2)Miracle on 34th Street (1947) :-

Miracle on 34th Street is another timeless classic Christmas Movie that is a must watch during the Christmas Season. This is a great movie to watch and Edmund Gwenn has played the role of Kris Kringle superbly. In the movie Edmund Gwenn helps a small girl overcome her skepticism about Santa and Christmas. Overall a great family movie with a strong Christmas message for all.

3)It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

This Christmas move is another classic that one must watch during Christmas season. It’s a wonderful life has an underlying darker side in comparison with other Christmas movies that makes it stand out.  This movie revolves around the character James Stewart who is undergoing personal hardships and is pushed to the brink before he is given another chance. This Christmas movie is all about hope and salvation. Overall a great family move to watch during Christmas.

4)A Christmas Story (1983)

A Christmas story is among the best holiday movies ever made.  This great Christmas movie is filled with fun and warmth and is apt for watching with friends and family during Christmas. This is a great story of the fun that Christmas brings to children and the importance of Christmas in their lives. A must watch for kids this Christmas season.

5)Scrooged (1988)

Scrooged starring Bill Murray is a story based of Charles Dickens Christmas carol, where Bill Murray’s character is inspired by the Character of Scrooge. In this Christmas movie Bill Murray’s character develops a scrooge like greed and is shown his fault and error by a group of Christmas ghosts. This is a great family movie that can be watched during Christmas season and has a great message for all.

6)Home alone (1990)

Home alone I is among the best Christmas movies made for kids, While the entire home alone series is a great watch , this Christmas movie is filled with fun and is a story of a kid being left behind alone at home by his parents during Christmas, and how he fends off a pair of burglars and finally is reunited with the family. A great Christmas movie to watch.

7)National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

National lampoon’s Christmas vacation is a great fun filled Christmas movie that families can relate to. This movie is about the calamities and misadventures of the Griswold family who try coping with their holiday troubles. This movie is worth watching with family and is fun filled making it one of the best Christmas movies produced.

8)Elf (2003)

Elf is a Christmas movie with Will Ferrel in the lead and is about a human who works as an elf in Santa’s North Pole. This fun filled Christmas movie is filled with antics of Ferrel and the supporting cast and is a must watch this Christmas with family and friends.

9)Holiday Inn (1942)

Holiday Inn starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire is a great Christmas musical about two singers who try to win over the same girl, this movie is set in a winter resort and features the tune “white Christmas”. This great Christmas movie has an amazing musical score and is a great movie to watch this Christmas along with family and friends.

10)The Nightmare Before Christmas (1992)

The nightmare before Christmas is a great Christmas movie that has a great Christmas message. The movie is about Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town and how he tries to disrupt Christmas by plotting against Santa. A great family movie to watch this Christmas.

This list of the best Christmas movies ever has been compiled so that you can spend time with your family and friends and watch these Christmas movies that fill your heart with the warmth and spirit of Christmas.