Christmas traditions are one of the best things about this special time of the year. One of the best ways to celebrate the season is to enjoy one of these beloved and classic Christmas movies. Here are five great holiday films you probably haven’t seen in a while.
In a moment of desperation, George Bailey wishes out loud that he had never been born. Then, with a little Christmas magic and mystery, an angel appears and shows George what life would have been like if he had never existed. It’s a lesson George will never forget as he rediscovers the importance of family, friends and love just in time for Christmas.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” stands the test of time and continues to touch families today. It’s definitely worth dusting off and enjoying this holiday.
The classic Christmas song comes to life in the movie musical “White Christmas.” Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye star as a talented duo that team up with two lovely sisters to perform a magical musical event in celebration of the Christmas season. Even if you won’t see snow this Christmas, you can still be swept away in a flurry as you and your family enjoy “White Christmas.”
Kris Kringle, a jolly old man in New York City, appears in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and surprises everyone when he reveals that he is the real Santa Claus. In response, Kringle is brought to court to determine his sanity and sincerity with a young laywer to defend him.
If you have ever believed in Santa Claus, this classic movie is a must-see. Children of all ages will love the magic and message of this wonderful movie.
This classic Christmas movie might not be quite as popular as the others, but “It Happened on 5th Avenue” shares an important message to celebrate the season of giving. Jim, a man who is down on his luck and desperate, moves into an abandoned mansion and quickly gathers others without knowing he is actually staying with the people who own the house.
“It Happened on 5th Avenue” is a story full of surprises and a great holiday classic to discover this year.
Before you sit down to enjoy “Babes in Toyland,” you better brush up on your Mother Goose tales. Mary Contrary is set to marry Tom Piper, but before their wedding can take place, an evil man named Barnaby kidnaps Tom and plans to wed Mary himself. Tom and Mary, with the help of a few of the most beloved storybook characters, battle to defeat Barnaby and find their happily ever after before Christmas morning.