The Top Christmas Movies

During 2022 the public have been voting on YourChristmasCountdown.com. Do you agree with the top Christmas films?

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone (1990)

Released in December 1990 this Christmas film is still coming out as top in 2022. The movie is about Kevin, a young boy accidently left at home whilst his family have gone on holiday over the festive period.  At first he is pleased and we see the adventures a young boy would get up to whilst home alone, that is until thieves try to break into his home. Kevin fights back to protect his home.

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The Grinch (2018)

The Grinch (2018)

The Grinch, released in 2018 tells the story of someone who dislikes Christmas. In this film the Grinch teams up with his dog and plans to post as Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and ruin Christmas. 

 

 

Elf (2003)

Elf (2003)

A comedy about Buddy, a human who as a baby accidently crawled into Santa's sack and was brought to the North Pole. The Elves raised him as their own at the North Pole. He is noticeably bigger than the elves and subsequently discovers he is not an elf. He goes in search of his biological parents and finds his father in New York.

 

The Santa Clause (1994)

The Santa Clause (1994)

On Christmas Eve, Scott reads "The Night Before Christmas" to his son Charlie. Whilst doing so, Santa appears on Scott's roof and is startled, he disappears leaving the reindeer, a suit and instructions. Scott saves Christmas by dropping off the remaining presents and then returns to the North Pole. He is met by a group who claim they are elves and unknowingly Scott agrees to become the next Santa Claus.  Scott then has to a difficult time trying to keep his secret from his family.

 

Rudolf The Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

Rudolf The Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

Although filmed near 60 years ago this film is still one of the Top Christmas Films. Whe Rudolph is born his parents are surprsed to see a glowing red nose. At first they try to cover it so that Rudolph fits in with the other raindeer. He is found out and the other reindeer don't want to play with him. On Christmas Eve Santa is hit by a snowstorm and Rudolphs red nose guides the sleigh to safetly. Rudolph is accepted by the Reindeer and seen as a hero.

 

 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

The story of the Grinch, who lives along just outside Whoville. He hates everyone and desprises Christmas. He tries to stop Christmas happening by ruining it. That is until he meets Cindy Lou, a six year old girl who tries everything to make him love Christmas as much as she does.

 

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

 

Home Alone 2 has made our Top List. This time Kevin goes to the airport with the family but accidentally boards a flight to New York City and gets separated from his family who are on their way to Miami. He spots the theives from Home Alone 1, who are planning to rob a toy store. Kevin's clever plans of boobie traps will catch them again.

Frosty The Snowman (1969)

Frosty The Snowman (1969)

On Christmas Eve a group of children build a snowman, they call him Frosty. A little girl puts a hat on his head and he becomes real. Frosty fears he will melt unless he can get to the North Pole. The film follows the story of a group of children getting Frosy to the North Pole so that he can live forever. 

 

 

A Christmas Story (1983)

A Christmas Story (1983)

A comedy based around youngster Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully. He tries to convince everyone that a Red Ryder air rifle is the perfect Christmas gift.

The Polar Express (2004)

The Polar Express (2004)

The heartwarming story of a young boy who isn't sure he belives anymore. He receives a ticket on Christmas Eve and boards a train and embarks on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus, meeting special people along the way. 

 

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