The Best Family Christmas Movies of All Time

It’s ho-ho-home for the holidays and that means that it’s time for everyone to sit down and watch their favorite holiday films together. When it comes to Christmas classics, the following are some new and old favorites that should be on everyone’s “must watch” list this season.

elf

Will Ferrell is absolutely adorable in this charming modern classic that’s easily one of the best holiday movies of the past twenty years. As Buddy the Elf explores the Big Apple, he does his part to spread Christmas cheer and reconnect with his father and the world from which he came.

a charlie brown christmas

Chuck and his friends have plenty of magical adventures and this heartwarming tale from the mind of Charles Schulz should be on everyone’s Christmas to-do list. It’s one of the best family Christmas movies of all time.

a christmas story

No Christmas is complete without this classic on the schedule. From Ralphie’s marksmanship to his father’s obsession with questionable lighting, this is one of the top holiday movies.

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the polar express

Chris Van Allsburg’s vision comes to life in what is widely considered one of the most visually appealing kids holiday movies. If you are looking to fill up on the true spirit of Christmas, then this movie is guaranteed to hit the spot.

miracle on 34 street

Miracles happen every day…we just need to take a moment to notice. This movie tugs at the heartstrings along the way and leaves viewers smiling at the end as Santa spreads his merry message to one and all.

national lampoon’s christmas vacation

Clark Griswold just can’t catch a break. Between cantankerous bosses, nosy neighbors, and cousin Eddy, this modern classic is one that should be in everyone’s stocking this season.

gremlins

Don’t feed them after midnight, don’t get them wet, and don’t forget to put them on the TV during the Christmas holidays. This nostalgic treat is a family movie that’s fun for young and old.

it’s a wonderful life

Miracles happen every day…we just need to take a moment to notice. This movie tugs at the heartstrings along the way and leaves viewers smiling at the end as Santa spreads his merry message to one and all.

 

Bow Tie Cinemas

Searching for a movie theater near you? Bow Tie Cinemas are just down the street, and you can buy movie tickets online to any of the fabulous movies we are playing this holiday season. Bring your friends and family to Bow Tie Cinemas today to see a movie and spend some quality family time together.