Trading Places 1983 Eddie Murphy is the best. Tim Curry and Rob Schneider are hilarious. White Christmas 1954 White Christmas is probably one of the most popular holiday classics that almost everyone has enjoyed. Holiday Inn 1942 Another really old film that most of you probably have not seen yet. The Muppet Christmas Carol 1992 Michael Caine is as legendary as cheese pizza but when he signed on to play Scrooge for the Muppet Christmas Carol movie, fans were expecting greatness.
Miracle on 34th Street 1947 Although it is extremely old and not in color, Miracle on 34th Street is one of our favorite holiday movies ever. And if you have seen it, as most of us already have, then you would agree. A Christmas Story 1983 A Christmas Story is about as funny as it gets when it comes to Christmas movies starring kids. The Family Man 2000 Nicholas Cage starring in a modern day Christmas Carol only instead of a rich old man, he is a young Wall Street millionaire that dates supermodels. Sometimes people are just born to play certain roles and the casting in this film was about as perfect as Christmas morning. But when he was filming movies, he was comedy gold. Maybe it is time to expand your horizons and start enjoying the real holiday classics.
Jack Frost 1979 There are not too many villains in holiday movies but Jack Frost is the single greatest one ever created. Surprisingly, this is one of the most heartfelt Christmas movies ever made. The Ref 1994 Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, and Judy Davis make The Ref one of the better adult holiday classics to enjoy. Home Alone 1990 Nothing screams Christmas is coming like watching Home Alone on Thanksgiving night after watching football all day and stuffing your face like a fat squirrel. Not only has everyone heard about it, they have seen it at least once, in action.
The Polar Express 2004 Tom Hanks does not make too many mistakes and even though he is animated, it is still very much his voice. Description: 1 audio disc 51 min. The story, crazy old man claiming to be Santa Claus gets sent to a mental hospital before his lawyer begins to defend him and prove his innocence, was about 50 years ahead of its time. . Miracle on 34th Street 1994 The story of Santa Claus is told a million times during the holidays but this remake of one of the all-time classics is just another example of how much we love Christmas.
There are not too many children out there asking for bolt action rifles anymore but when this movie first came out, everyone did. James McAvoy Professor-X , Hugh Laurie House , Bill Nighy Davy Jones , Laura Linney, and Eva Longoria are all part of the cast of voices in Arthur Christmas. Bill Murray is just about great in everything he does but he truly earns his paycheck for his role in Scrooged. The story is original and the stars are lovable making it one of the best holiday films ever. One of the single greatest lines from one of the single greatest action movies ever made was when John McClane, played by Bruce Willis, meets Hans Gruber, played by Alan Rickman, for the first time. So what better time to sit down and enjoy the best holiday movie classics ever made? The Polar Express is one of the best Christmas books for children of all time and the movie does a great job of bringing that tale to life.
Their comedy was as relevant then as it would have been today. Die Hard 2 1990 Yes, it is. In fact, as shocking as it is, Tim Burton has more holiday classics on this list than any other director. Ernest Saves Christmas is so ridiculous and so over the top that it is actually fun to watch. In case you wanted to argue that Die Hard 2 is not a holiday classic, you might want to ask yourself why not? But then something changes and he slowly begins to become someone you can feel bad for.
Funny Farm is one of the most underrated comedies of all time and it just so happens to be a Christmas movie too. The Family Stone is shocking funny and also one of the better holiday movies you need to watch this year. He is so evil and so heartless to begin the story that you have to hate him. Nightmare Before Christmas 1993 Once again, Tim Burton created an instant holiday classic with Nightmare Before Christmas. If you need a laugh, you need to watch this one and be prepared to start quoting this movie too. You always want to route for an underdog and Frosty has always been just that, the underdog.
Includes new and previously released recordings. Without his amazing rendition of the classic Christmas icon, most people would have forgotten about this movie yesterday. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 1992 Sequels, especially for holiday films, are rarely worth watching. The movie is the exact opposite of a holiday family classic yet it is so funny and such a great story that you are almost required to watch this at least once, when you are old enough that is. Contents: We wish you a merry Christmas -- Deck the halls ; The twelve days of Christmas -- Joy to the world -- Have yourself a merry little Christmas -- Sleigh ride -- Miracles -- Jingle bell rock -- White Christmas -- Winter wonderland -- My favorite things -- We three kings ; Carol of the bells -- Let it snow! The Santa Clause 2 2002 Tim Allen did it again in the sequel to the Santa Clause. The reason we love this movie is because this is exactly how holiday shopping can be, especially when there is a hot item like the superhero toy from this film.