Are you enjoying a vacation as a multi-generational family this Christmas? If you are – and even if you’re not – there’s no better way to enjoy some quality time together than by revisiting one of these timeless festive classics…
It’s A Wonderful Life
Guardian angel Clarence helps despairing businessman George Bailey understand just how many lives he has touched in Frank Capra’s enduring 1946 masterpiece.
Starring Will Ferrell, James Caan and Zooey Deschanel, this story about one of Santa’s elves who discovers he’s a human named Buddy is full of wicked humour and Christmas cheer.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tim Burton’s dark fantasy tells the tale of Halloween Town’s pumpkin king Jack Skellington, who suddenly finds himself in Christmas Town where things don’t quite go according to plan.
Macauley Culkin’s character Kevin McAllister is accidently left at home by his family with hilarious consequences, in this wildly popular Christmas comedy from 1990.
The Polar Express
An animated musical fantasy in which a young boy learns about the spirit of Christmas while en route to the North Pole on board the magical Polar Express.
Miracle on 34th Street
Classic 1947 Christmas comedy-drama, which tells the story of a New York department store Santa Claus who claims to be the real thing.
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Heartwarming version of Charles Dickens’s 1843 novel A Christmas Carol, starring all your favourite Muppet characters and Michael Caine as Ebeneezer Scrooge.
Timeless romantic comedy starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen, who plan a festive musical extravaganza in aid of the boys’ commander in World War II.
Richard Curtis’s Christmas-themed comedy-drama explores ten co-existing stories, all underpinned by that most universal of emotions: love.
Another take on Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, this eternally popular comedy stars Bill Murray as a selfish, sarcastic TV executive who is visited on Christmas Eve by three ghosts bearing important lessons.