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5 Classic Christmas Films To Get You Through The Holidays

By Chinelo Eze
22 December 2021   |   7:44 pm
Are you going to be home alone and ready to binge on films this season? As the holidays are here again with a rollout of activities is lined up. It is the Christmas season and the families are gathered to be entertained, but the film list is a combination of Christmas themed films, holiday-themed and…

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Are you going to be home alone and ready to binge on films this season? As the holidays are here again with a rollout of activities is lined up. It is the Christmas season and the families are gathered to be entertained, but the film list is a combination of Christmas themed films, holiday-themed and good films to watch this Christmas season.

Wondering what classic films to binge on this Christmas? Here are some of the top 5 film classics to watch once again in this holiday.

First, let’s begin with an ironic twist of classic films to binge on for the loners this Christmas season.

Home Alone 1 and Home Alone 2:Lost In Newyork:

This film features Macaulay Culkin who played the main character, Kevin MacCallister. This 1990 comedy film is described as one of the most renowned Christmas films of all time. Home Alone is the true to type film that blends a great deal of family fun with a likeable story, with memorable characters scenes and touching moments.

This is one sure holiday film that taps into the season, igniting the sparks in the air. The film centres around Kevin being accidentally left behind by his family who is taking a Christmas trip. Speaking to the inner child in everyone, the film elaborates exaggeratedly on how Kevin tries to survive, especially as he tries to keep burglars away from his home. After wishing his family disappeared due to an altercation with his elder brother Buzz (played by Devin Ratray), Kevin misses his family and wants them back.

Last Christmas:

Last Christmas | Sony Music UK

This is another classic film to watch this Christmas season for the hopeless romantics. Featuring GOT’s Emilia Clarke (Kate) and Henry Golding (Tom), The film was directed by Paul Feig and written by Bryony Kimmings and Emma Thompson, co-written by Greg Wise. The heart-wrenching romance comedy will leave you wanting more. As all seems to be falling apart for Young Kate, working as an elf in a Christmas shop, Lightning strikes when she meets the handsome Tom. Happening in the beautiful time of the year, Kate and Tom’s attraction grows stronger sparking the Christmas romance.  

Klaus:

Klaus | IMDB

This Christmas adventure thrill for the animation fans, something for the whole family as its content taps into the season. Written by Sergio Pablos, Zach Lewis and Jim Mahoney, “Klaus” takes us back to when a desperate postman accidentally brings about the genesis of Santa Claus. This family adventure will light up a family’s Christmas with fun memories.

The Grinch:

The Grinch | Deseret News

Are you a Christmas “Grinch”? Try watching this holiday-themed film to find out and get into the Christmas fever. This film features popular Dr Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) as “The Grinch”. In this dark holiday animation, Grinch who lives atop Mt. Crumpit, and has only his dog, Max, for company. The delightfully wicked Grinch was born with a heart two sizes too small. His contempt for Whoville is renewed  every Christmas season. Grinch is therefore forced to endure the merry moments  and enthusiasm for togetherness, generosity and, worst of all, joy. With  a plan up his sleeves, the 53-year-old Grinch has a mischievous plan to make Christmas season bearable by stealing Christmas.

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