Holiday Movie Guide

by | Dec 16, 2014 | TV and Cable

Need something to distract the kids while you’re busy wrapping gifts and preparing a feast for the family this holiday season? Check out this list of our employees’ favorite holiday movies!

Whether you need an idea for a movie to watch as a family or just need a break for yourself, our holiday movie guide includes the classics as well as some new favorites. Because let’s face it, not everyone needs a 24-hour marathon of A Christmas Story.

  • A Christmas Story (1983) stars Peter Billingsley as Ralphie, a young boy who just wants a Red Ryder B.B. gun for Christmas.
  • Elf (2003) is the tale of Buddy the elf (Will Ferrell) and his journey from the North Pole to the U.S. to find his true identity.
  • Home Alone (1990) is a classic holiday movie about an 8-year-old boy, played by Macaulay Culkin, who accidentally gets left behind when his family goes to France for Christmas.
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) is a modern-day twist on the Dr. Seuss classic of a grouchy, green creature (played by Jim Carrey) who tries to steal Christmas.
  • Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) is the classic TV short that is narrated by Boris Karloff, who also voices the Grinch.
  • The Santa Claus (1994) stars funny-man Tim Allen who plays a man who unintentionally kills Santa and is recruited to take his place.
  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) is more than just a holiday classic; starring Donna Reed who shows a discouraged businessman (James Stewart) that despite his frustrations, it really is a wonderful life.
  • Love Actually (2003) is set in London, England and follows eight different couples’ love lives which are loosely interrelated throughout the month before Christmas.
  • Four Christmases (2008) stars Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon who visit their four divorced parents all on Christmas Day.
  • The Holiday (2006) is a story about two women (Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet) who fall in love after swapping houses in one another’s countries after experiencing guy-problems in their home country.
  • Adam Sandler’s 8 Crazy Nights (2002) is more of a grown-up film that stars Adam Sandler, Brooks Arthur, and Allen Covert.

Whether you’re looking for a comedy or a little romance, this movie guide has something for everyone in your family. Make sure you check out all of our providers’ movie packages to ensure you have access to all of these great holiday films!


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