10 Classic Movies You Need to Watch This Holiday Season

It’s time to get into the holiday spirit! If you’re feeling a little bah hum bug this year, try one of these classic holiday movies to make you merry and bright.

  • Home Alone (1990)
    Poor little Kevin gets left behind by his family on Christmas vacation and hilarity and hijinks ensue. 
  • Frosty the Snowman (1969)
    Frosty is a classic cartoon that will give you that nostalgic Christmas feeling. It might even make you excited to build a snowman this year. 
  • The Santa Clause (1994)
    Tim Allen’s character inherits the Santa suit and job because of a clause in the Santa contract, and after a lot of denial, he takes the challenge of making Christmas happen. 
  • Bad Santa (2003)
    If you are more in the mood for an adult-only Christmas movie, Bad Santa will have you laughing and cringing at the naughty jokes and drunken antics.
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
    Michael Caine performs alongside Kermit and his buddies to give a puppet spin to this classic Christmas story.
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
    A movie full of hope and belief, this Christmas tale will fill you with cheer.
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
    This favorite TV special with Charlie Brown and his friends will help remind you of the true meaning of Christmas.
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
    Clark Griswold is a normal dad just trying to give his family the best Christmas, but you can’t help but feel bad and laugh at all the hysterical things that go wrong for them.
  • A Christmas Story (1983)
    A hilarious Christmas staple, A Christmas Story, will make you laugh until you cry at poor Ralphie’s quest to get his perfect gift, a Red Ryder BB gun. 
  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
    This classic holiday movie will leave you misty-eyed and very thankful for your family and friends.