Movie Review

Best Holiday Movies

Christmas is coming! But there’s still time to watch a few holiday movies or read a fun Christmas mystery. Here are my top favorite Christmas movies:

Krampus (2015)

Krampus Poster

IMDB Description: A boy who has a bad Christmas accidentally summons a festive demon to his family home.

My thoughts: I love the folklore surrounding Krampus, and while this movie does not stay true to the details of that folklore, it absolutely captivates the spirit of the holiday. This is a fun but slightly dark holiday movie.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Poster

IMDB Description: Astonished to find the Beast has a deep-seeded hatred for the Christmas season, Belle endeavors to change his mind on the matter. 

My Thoughts: This sequel to Beauty and the Beast actually takes place in the middle of the first movie’s story. Still, it’s a really fun and festive movie that fills me with nostalgia.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Poster

IMDB Description: A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

My Thoughts: This one is obviously a classic for a reason. I definitely think it is the best version of this story!

The Ref (1994)

The Ref Poster

IMDB Description: A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

My Thoughts: This movie is absolutely hilarious! Anyone who has ever dreaded holiday family drama will be sure to relate to and enjoy this one.

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone Poster

IMDB Description: An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

My Thoughts: Another classic that takes me back to childhood! This one is fun to watch at any time of year.

What have you been watching this holiday season? Have you been reaching for nostalgia, gravitating towards the Hallmark channel, or avoiding Christmas altogether? Be sure to let me know in the comment section!

-Tiffany

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