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.


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.

‘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.