The holidays are a great time to cozy up with some popcorn and a good movie. No matter your mood or who you’re watching with, we have the perfect holiday movie for you.
For Family Movie Night
A Muppet Christmas Carol
The tale by Charles Dickens gets a slightly skewed and humorous treatment when it is retold by the Muppets. Kids and adults alike will love the humorous and heartfelt take on the classic tale.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
After discovering Christmastown, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to move up to a more important holiday and so engineers a scheme to kidnap Santa Claus and take over his responsibilities. Kids will love the story and songs, while adults will appreciate the truly gorgeous claymation.
The Grinch (Cartoon or Live Action)
The grumpy, grouchy, Yule-hating Grinch plots to ruin the Whos of Whoville’s Christmas by stealing their holiday treats. No matter the version of this Christmas classic you choose, the entire family will find something to love.
For Date Night
After a woman is diagnosed with a terminal illness, she decides to spend her last few weeks having fun and spending her life savings. This may sound like a tear-jerker, but it’s actually a romantic comedy with love, laughs, and a little drama for you and your love.
The Family Man
A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife. This movie will remind you and your date to appreciate those in your life.
Kate, who has been continuously unlucky, accepts a job as a department store elf during the holidays. When Kate meets Tom on the job, her life takes a turn. Not your typical romance, this has an ending that will make for great date conversation.
For A Night with Friends
Funny, charming and heartwarming, this delightful romantic comedy follows eight couples whose lives intersect shortly before Christmas. Hilarious and sweet, this one is best enjoyed with your romance loving pals.
An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. A holiday movie that isn’t actually a holiday movie, this classic action flick has something for everyone in your group.
The Best Man Holiday
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface. This reminder of the wonders and complications of friendship is perfect to share with your besties.
For When You’re Feeling Nostalgic
Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. Joined by two sisters, they travel to Vermont for a white Christmas. The music, the costumes, the sets, Bing Crosby’s beautiful blue eyes – they just don’t make movies like this vintage musical anymore.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Feeling that the Christmas message is getting lost amid all the seasonal glitter, Charlie Brown has the blues. But when he takes Lucy’s advice and tries desperately to organize a Christmas pageant, nothing seems to go his way. Many generations of children have loved this cartoon, and watching it will remind you of when you were one of them.
A Christmas Story
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. There is a reason this movie is played on a loop each Christmas Eve.
For When You Need A Laugh
A human child raised by elves at the North Pole, learns of his human family and goes to live with them in New York City. A hilarious story that everyone can appreciate, this one has a sweet and magical ending.
When eight-year-old Kevin is inadvertently left at home when his family leaves for Paris, he does his best to defend the house against burglars.
The Night Before
On Christmas Eve, three lifelong friends spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties. For those who like a raunchier kind of comedy, this one will have you in stitches.
For When You Need a Cry
The Family Stone
An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family’s annual Christmas celebration and finds that she’s a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. This bittersweet family story will have even the coldest heart sniffling by the end.
The Christmas Shoes
A workaholic attorney crosses paths with a young boy on Christmas Eve and rediscovers the true meaning of love, life, and the holiday season. Have a whole box of tissues ready for this one; that’s all we’ll say.
It’s A Wonderful Life
A man is saved from a suicide attempt by an angel and is then shown how important he is to the people who love him. Sad tears or happy tears, this one gives it all.
For When You’re Over the Holidays
Max’s family’s lack of Christmas spirit unleashes the wrath of Krampus, an ancient evil of European folklore, on his already dysfunctional family. If a lump of coal as punishment a little too tame in your opinion, this one is for you.
Anna and the Apocalypse
A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven at Christmas, forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash, and sing their way to survival. This horror musical is the perfect cure for too much Jingle Bells.
A Christmas Horror Story
Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil. Zombie elves, murderous ghosts, and a vengeful Santa – what more could you want?