10 Christmas Movies That You Have To Watch Once in Your Life
Christmas is that time of the year where we all get more emotional, we start making plans for next year and after these crazy couple of years, it's time to try to unwind and put our minds and hearts at ease.
Whether if you are having family over or not, we gathered 10 movies so you can grab your cookies or that warm eggnog and have a little time to watch different Christmas-themed stories that will make you laugh, cry, sigh and smile. Here they are!
1) "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)
Get that box of handkerchiefs and prepare your heart because this story never gets old, even though we are talking about a classic 1946 film (directed by Frank Capra), starred by the wonderful James Stewart, who brilliantly plays George Bailey, a man who commits suicide one night before Christmas and is intervened by his guardian angel showing him what the world would be like without him. "It's a Wonderful Life" is considered one of the best films of all time. It was a 5 Oscar nominee and recognized by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 best American films ever made. Well, that said, we think you've got plenty of reasons to watch this amazing touching film!
2) "The Polar Express" (2004)
This is the story of a young boy who just before Christmas Eve, sees a mysterious train going to the North Pole right outside his window, on the way to meet Santa Claus, who is preparing for Christmas. He is invited to hop on board and the adventure begins. Tom Hanks stars in the film and also is the executive producer. An animation film for all ages, with a sensitive and lovely mood, who will make everyone emotional, for sure.
3)"Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey | Everything is Possible" (2020)
If the vibe is to watch something produced recently, this film might be it! If you're into musicals, and a fan of Forest Whitaker, this is a must-see. A Netflix production, 'Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey' is an exciting fresh adventure for the whole family to watch. It is set in Cobbleton, and it follows the talented toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Whitaker) whose creations are magical and wonderful. He is betrayed by his apprentice (Keegan-Michael Key) who steals his most prized creation, and Jeronicus's granddaughter comes in the story and taking it from there, you can just imagine what the spirit of Christmas will bring, amongst laughter, heartwarming experiences, and of course, a lot of special effects!