Christmas Movies

Christmas movies are all time entertainer for Christmas Eve. They are the best companion for the special occasion and foster the merriment of Christmas. When the weather is cold, the deep green or snowy white Christmas tree is in the living room, and the family is all gathered about, there is nothing better on a Christmas night than a great Christmas movie. Christmas movies have everything to make your Christmas enchanting experience for your whole family.  There is nothing much comfortable and easiest way to make your Christmas glow at your home and bring smile on face of everyone.

There are n numbers of Christmas movies in different genre including action movies, comedy flicks and family fare. There are movies for every one and it completely depends which movie you would like to watch in this Christmas to enhance the celebration. Some of the movies in list are incessantly winning the top ranks in the list of top 10 movies of Christmas. The Grinch who stole Christmas is one of the famous movies for Christmas who has been the part of Christmas celebration from ages.  The list of top 10 Christmas movies in the world is given below which carries Christmas movies from different genres and has been the blockbusters at the time of their release.  Select one of the best movies as per your preference and enjoy the Christmas with your family at your own home.

Top Christmas Movies

Polar Express

A Christmas movie Polar Express based on the story of a Children’s book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg is among the most popular movies of Christmas of all time. Written, produced, and directed by Robert Zemeckis who has used animation with human characters by using performance capture technology that incorporates the movements of live actors into animated characters. The film stars Daryl Sabara, Nona Gaye, Jimmy Bennett, and Eddie Deezen, with Tom Hanks in six distinct roles.

The Nightmare before Christmas

A pumpkin king of Halloween town, Jack skellington stumbles upon Christmas town and plans to change Christmas into another Halloween by kidnapping Santa Clause and delivers alternative gifts to children to succeed his plan further. It’s a stop-motion animated movie with different story line, directed and co-written by Tim Burton. It has also won the Saturn award for best fantasy film.

ELF

In November7, 2003, the movie which made big news in the world and was a blockbuster of its time is Elf. American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau, written by David Berenbaum and starring Will Ferrell, James Caan and Zooey Deschanel.  The story goes around Santa’s elves who goes to New York City to meet his biological father and spreads Christmas merriment in a world of cynics as he goes.

A Christmas Story

Jean Shepherd, the great author and raconteur of fictional anecdotes has given his best short stories from the book In God we trust; All others pay cash and Night of golden memories to the American Christmas Comedy, A Christmas Story.   This is one movie which came instant classic as it release in 1983. It’s been one of the favorite movies for Christmas in America as well as in world since 1983 and had been telecasted on TV.

It’s A Wonderful Life

Based on the short story, The Greatest Gift, written by Philip Van Doren Stern released in the year 1946 and since then it is one of the favorite movies to incorporate Christmas celebration in America. Starring James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others, and whose imminent suicide on Christmas Eve brings about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George all the lives he has touched and how different life in his community would be had he never been born.

A Christmas Carol

Disney’s Christmas Carol as it was used in promotions was a big hit then and now, released in 2009. It is a 3D Computer animated motion-capture Holiday fantasy comedy-drama film written and directed by Robert Zemeckis. Jim Carrey has very played the multiple roles in the story written by Charles Dickens. The movie has won many awards and specifically being honored by with 2010 Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie.

Top 10 Christmas Movies In The World

The given below list are the top 10 Christmas movies in the world as per Forbes magazine in year 2012.

1.           Die Hard

2.            Brazil

3.            The Nightmare Before Christmas

4.            1941

5.            A Christmas Story

6.            The Bishop’s Wife

7.            Elf

8.            Gremlins

9.            Miracle On 34th Street

10.          A Christmas Carol