Heading up to Christmas and one of the best things to do is to watch those Christmassy family films that get you in the mood. This part of my blog will show the best and perhaps the more ones to steer clear of as you try to get into that holiday season festivity.

There will be a selection of Christmas films to read my review on, to see which ones are best for you.


‘A Christmas Prince’

Follow the Aldovian Royal Family in this Christmas movie, where Rose McIver stars as a reporter trying to get a scoop on the Prince. Directed by Alex Zamm in 2017.

‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding’

The Royal Family of Aldovia are back for another Christmas, in time to celebrate the Royal wedding. Directed by John Schultz in 2018.


Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf, as he travels to New York City in a buzz of Christmas spirit in order to find his real father. Directed by Jon Favreau in 2003.

‘Gavin and Stacey: Christmas Special’

2019 brings back all we got ask for! Gavin and Stacey returns with the favourite cast, comedy and romance.

‘The Grinch’

Benedict Cumberbatch brings Dr Seuss’ Grinch back to life in this new animation. Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier in 2018.

‘The Holiday’

Nancy Meyers in 2006 directs a Christmas-time house swap which makes huge changes on Cameron Diaz’s and Kate Winslet’s characters’ lives.

‘Home Alone’

As a family are in a rush, a small boy is accidentally left home alone coming up to Christmas. Directed by Chris Columbus in 1990.

‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas’

Dr Seuss’ story about a Who who couldn’t hate Christmas more and tries to destroy it. A Ron Howard film from 2000.

‘Jingle All The Way’

Brian Levant directs this 1996 film where Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a desperate father looking for the Turbo Man doll on Christmas Eve.

‘Love Actually’

Experience many different lives around Christmas that all resemble love, in this Christmassy romantic comedy. Directed by Richard Curtis in 2003.