Christmas Movies For The Family

Looking for a Christmas movie for all the family. Just Love Christmas offers a range of movie suggestions for the festive season.
All film suggestions in this section are U or PG classified.

A Christmas Carol

Arguably the most famous Christmas story is Charles Dickins classic about Ebeneezer Scrooge, the money pinching Victorian businessman. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future. There have been many versions made but the ones worth watching are the versions starring Alastair Sim (also called Scrooge) and Disney's featuring Jim Carey.
Empire Magazine Rating = Excellent & Good

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A Christmas Story

Set in 1940s Indiana, it follows Ralphie a nine year old boy, who is desperate for a Red Ryder BB Gun. He tries to convince his parents that the gun will be safe in his hands. The story follows him and his peculiar family as they prepare for Christmas.
Empire Magazine Rating = None

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Deck the Halls

All hell breaks out when two neighbours in a small Vermont town compete to have the best Christmas lights, enough to be visible from space.
Empire Magazine Rating = Tragic

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Elf

When a baby (Buddy) in an orphanage creeps into Santa's bag, he is raised up at the North Pole and becomes an elf. When he late discovers he's human, Buddy goes to New York to find his real father.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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Holiday Inn

Two friends vie for the affections of the same girl. Set at a hotel only open for the holidays. Famous for the classic song 'White Christmas'.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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Home Alone

When an eight year old is accidentally left at home when his family go on holiday to France, he is left to defend the family home against two burglars who are rather inept.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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It's A Wonderful Life

When George Bailey's company crumbles he finds himself standing on a bridge on Christmas Eve, considering suicide. When he is visited by an angel who shows him how the world would be without him.
Empire Magazine Rating = Classic

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Jack Frost

When father, Jack Frost, dies in a car crash, he returns one year later as a snowman. It is his last chance to not break a promise and do the right thing for his son before he leaves forever.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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Jingle All The Way

Howard Langston is a busy dad who forgets his sons Christmas present. His son wants the in toy, a Turbo Man. But due to its popularity, by Christmas Eve he can not find one. He is desperate not to let down his son and he tries everything to get his hands on one. (More suited for older children.)
Empire Magazine Rating = Tragic

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

From the National Lampoon's stable of films, the Griswold family's plan a big family Christmas which turns into a colossal disaster.
Empire Magazine Rating = Excellent

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Scrooged

Frank Cross is a TV Network President, who is not into Christmas and believes the only reason why someone should be, is if it helps TV ratings. He is then visited by three Dickensian ghosts.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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The Bishop's Wife

Christmas is approaching and a bishop prays for help with his new cathedral plans. Then an angel is sent to him to help raise money. The angel helps by carring out some unexpected miracles for all he meets.
Empire Magazine Rating = None

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The Grinch

The fantasy town of Whoville is located in a snowflake and its inhabitants are getting ready for Christmas. Their preparations and Christmas could be ruined by the bad tempered Grench who detests Christmas and lives on the mountain outside the town.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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The Snowman

Based on Raymond Briggs book. The Snowman is a story about a boy who builds a snowman who comes alive. They spend a fantastic night as they experience different things and go exploring.
Empire Magazine Rating = None

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White Christmas

When their former commanding general needs help, a successful song and dance team, turn up to help him. Get romantically involved with two sisters. When they team up, they save the failing Vermont inn owned by the general.
Empire Magazine Rating = Good

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Don't want to buy your Christmas movie?

Have you considered renting instead, then LoveFilm.com offer a postal or watch online service.


Where To Buy Books For Christmas

Amazon - Online Store
The Book Depository - Bookstore
Blackwell's - Bookstore
Waterstones - Bookstore