One of the best ways to spend the holidays is to watch binge-worthy Christmas films with the kids. Here we listed all the best, family-friendly Christmas films that you and your kids will love. Whether you’re seeing it for the first time or have watched a couple of times, these film classics will be an excellent way to bond while waiting for Christmas Eve.
Here are some movies to watch with your kids on Christmas:
1. Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone is a cult-favorite because of the adorable, 8-year-old Kevin McAllister and his witty booby traps for the Wet Bandits. The movie is a story of a kid who accidentally got left all alone in his home while his family goes to spend a Holiday out of town. He then discovers that goofy burglars are trying to steal from his house, and his antics will crack everyone up.
Will Ferrell stars in this family-oriented film filled with life lessons to be learned from the Elf named Buddy. This film has a lot of memorable quotes and funny scenes that your kids will surely enjoy.
3. Little Drummer Boy (1968)
This old film favorite will truly serve significant nostalgia for the older ones and will leave the kids enchanted as well. If you want to teach your kids to appreciate classic old films, then this one is a good start, especially during the holiday season.
4. Polar Express (2004)
The live film adaptation of The Polar Express book for children will not disappoint you. Enjoy the glorious adventures and mysteries of a boy riding the magical train heading to the North Pole during Christmas Eve with your kids, cousins, and loved ones.
5. A Christmas Carol (2009)
An epic story of three ghosts as they go on a journey to find the true meaning of Christmas. Disney’s take on Charles Dickens’ classic tale stars Jim Carrey as the funny Ebenezer Scrooge— a must-watch movie that will get you into the holiday mood.
6. The Santa Clause (1994)
Christmas is not the same without Santa Clause. This is the story of a man who saves Christmas when the real Santa falls off the roof. A feel-good flick that you and your kids will surely love.
7.How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A classic Dr. Seuss classic Christmas story reimagined starring Jim Carey filled with funny scenes and catchy songs like “Where are you Christmas.” Watch this if you want a good laugh with the kids.
8. Rise of the Guardians (2012)
A movie about Jack Frost who tries to uncover the reason he died. As he goes for an adventure of a lifetime, he meets new friends and peers along the way.
9. The Princess Switch (2019)
The Princess Switch is a Netflix Original film starring Vanessa Hudgens, who plays the role of a talented baker and switches lives with a royal that looks exactly like her.
10. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Another Tim Allen classic, this story is about a couple who decided to get rid of Christmas traditions and take a Carribean cruise instead.
Which movies are you watching with your children this Christmas?