List of Christmas films - Wikipedia
You shouldn't endure a crappy relationship just because it's the festive season - an expert explains how to end a relationship over the festive. Christmas in Canaan The relationship between the two turns out to be better than she expected With Christmas in the way, she sees light at the end of the tunnel, finds work a love interest and begins to have hope again. The busiest day for relationship break-ups is looming - so stock up on tissues and tubs of ice-cream before Sunday arrives. Data has shown that two weeks before Christmas Day is the day of the year when most couples decide it's over. Christmas Day is the day of the year when fewest.
Eyes Wide Shut - trailer. Beautiful prose read by Denholm Elliotwho plays grandpa Geraint, nostalgically reflecting on the Christmases of his childhood. Anna Katrina Lawa struggling artist who has Christmas spirit in spades. She becomes a personal shopper and teaches her only client, Marc Aaron O'Connell - a curmudgeonly workaholic advertising executive - the true meaning of Christmas.
Incidentally, the same storyline plays out in the substantially less good Finding Christmasjust in case you find yourself a sucker for holiday house-swap hijinks. The Holiday - trailer.
Some 50 years ago however, Charlie Brown was dwelling on these very same issues. No trailer but you can watch it in full on YouTube. A Charlie Brown Christmas - full movie. Be prepared to keep the tissue box clutched to your bosom. The Family Stone - trailer. A Christmas screwball comedy with a nicely subversive ending.
Tracking down a copy so far has proven fruitless. Christmas in Connecticut - trailer. A Wonderful Christmas Time With Porthcawl, Wales as the backdrop, this is lovely indie film about two people licking their respective wounds after break-ups and taking a sweetly meandering time over Christmas to find their way to each other.
Complete with a great indie-pop-folk soundtrack. A Wonderful Christmas Time - trailer. Highly disturbing but memorable. This one is most definitely not your hearts-filled-with-joy family get-togther. A Gift Wrapped Christmas Almost exactly the same plot as 12 Gifts of Christmas - where a personal shopper teaches a widowed workaholic the meaning of Christmas - but another nicely performed holiday romcom, nonetheless.
A Gift Wrapped Christmas - full movie. Lemon Drop Kid Bob Hope plays Damon, a con-artist who pulls a variety of scams including a handful contrived especially for the season. A highly amusing precursor to more modern seasonal subversions like Bad Santa.
Lemon Drop Kid - trailer. Christmas in Conway Up there on my most-tears-shed list of Christmas films. In this case, I sobbed almost the entirety of this 1 hour and 37 minute weepy.
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Christmas in Conway centres on a hospice nurse Mandy Moore looking after a too-young woman in the last stages of cancer Mary-Louise Parker. Andy Garcia is the anguished husband, intent on giving his wife one last perfect gift. Christmas in Conway - trailer.
Beautifully shot, heartfelt and - like all good Christmas films - unquestionably necessitates keeping the tissues nice and close. The excellent James Nesbitt plays Dad.
Millions - trailer. The three spend Christmas together as a makeshift family in this lovely, subtle movie that makes many nods to the classic holiday film themes of ghosts and forgiveness. A Christmas Snow - trailer. I draw your attention to Double Indemnity and Miracle of the Bells although the later has a lovely Christmas Eve scene in a small town restaurant.
Barbara Stanwyck meanwhile, is outstanding with a barrage of quality zingers. At the time of publication, you can watch the full film at Dailymotion. Remember the Night - trailer. This one is a particularly ridiculous version, created by Xerox as a United Nations propaganda piece: And will remind you of all those preachy kids at high school who liked the U.
75 Christmas Films Worth Watching
No trailer, but you can watch the whole gem online. Carol for Another Christmas - full movie. And then little Eli Maurice Cole turns up on their doorstep to, um… help them achieve their goals. Grant puts in a typically lovely performance as the mysterious Mr. Angel in the House - trailer. Familiar territory here, with the convergence of the extended family for Christmas.
Alan Arkin is in it and I pretty much want him in all my Christmas films.
Jingle All The Way 2 Released: This time, instead of a Turboman, the hot toy of the season is The Harrison Bear. Santa Clause 2 Released: He finds out that his son has made the naughty list and temporarily leaves the North Pole to attempt to set things right. The elf he left in charge in his absence nearly ruins Christmas and Scott has to return to save the day. The next two movies feature lead actors who are currently in Vancouver filming DC comic book shows so they both get my vote.
A man and a woman from opposite sides of the country swap houses during the week leading up to Christmas. Nine Lives Of Christmas Stars: The Christmas Secret Released: A single mother who has lost her job and been evicted from her home just before Christmas discovers a family heirloom that could turn her life around just in time for Christmas. A young girl Charpentier befriends Grumpy Cat who has spent her life living in a pet store.
The pair intervene as thieves try to steal another valuable pet from the store and the cat finds her Christmas spirit. Christmas in Canaan Released: Billy Ray Cyrus Storyline: Two young boys who do not get along put aside their differences after an unforgettable Christmas in Canaan, Texas.
The Christmas Consultant Released: A mother hires a Christmas Consultant to help her and her family make it through the holidays. December 5, at 8pm on Hallmark Stars: