Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Films

Christmas Carole: My Favourite Christmas Films

Christmas time is (most certainly) in the air again – as Charlie Brown would have it! Oh, darlings, I am simply in raptures since the start of December; the advent calendar is merrily counting down the days, the little ones are all rosy cheeks with woollen mittens and Mr C’s in his element, to say the least.

The pantry is seasonally stuffed to bursting with jars of steeped fruit and winter preserves, little boxes of candied peel and homemade sweets, bags of chestnuts and Clementine and boxes and boxes of Christmas spirit of an alcoholic nature. And there is no stopping the cheer now that we are all freely tucking into the mince pies and mulled wine; I feel a fabulously festive Christmas film fest coming on!

It has to be time for my Christmas list of the best and the most Christmassy of all the Christmas movies of all time – yes, it’s a big ask; but I’ve always been one for a challenge and lovelies, I am certain that you will approve. Would I let you down?

Please make time for these delightful Christmas films this holiday season:


Love, Actually (2003)

Meet Me In St Louis (1944)

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (1992)

The Santa Clause (1994)

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

Scrooge (1951)

White Christmas (1954)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Scrooged (1988)

Elf (2003)

Miracle On 34th Street (1947)

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Arthur Christmas (2011)

The Snowman (1982)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Holiday Inn (1942)


I couldn’t pick a favourite, because I adore them all. Which would you choose as your favourite I wonder?

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