Top 10 Christmas Movies to Watch in 2013 – 2014
Christmas season is back and this does not only mean making a unique Christmas tree and decorating your place, but it also means spending time with your family which can usually not be done because of the busy schedule we follow. Christmas is a time when a “house” turns into a “home”. Movies are one of the best ways to spend some time with your loved ones. You sit together with popcorns in hand and share all the emotions of the movie together! Here is a list of top 10 Christmas movies to watch in 2013. These are the best must-watch movies and I recommend you to watch every single one of them!
10. Bad Santa (2003)
“Bad Santa”, released on November 26, 2003, is an amazing movie to watch this Christmas. Directed by Terry Zwigoff and written by Glenn Ficarra, the lead actors Billy Bob and Tony Cox seemed to pull off the comedy quite nicely. A conman poses as dear old Santa Clause to rob off a departmental store on the Eve of Christmas, A well-deserved 7.1 on IMDb.
9. Gremlins (1984)
The year 1984 saw an amazing Christmas movie, Gremlins. Released in the summers on June 8 1984 (USA), the movie was an instant hit. Directed by Joe Dante and written by Chris Columbus, there was no reason why this movie would not be a hit. Zack Galligan, Phoebe Cates, and Hoyt Axton performed pretty well in it. 77% admiration on Rotten Tomatoes and 7.2 on IMDb, this makes in the list of top Christmas Movies to watch in 2013.
8. Arthur Christmas (2011)
Fans of animated movies will love Arthur Christmas. It definitely makes up in the best Christmas movies list. James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, and Bill Nighty are the leadvoice-overs and Sarah Smith and Barry Cook are the directors. Released in the States on 23rd November 2011, a 7.0 on IMDb and 77% audience support on Rotten Tomatoes makes it a must watch movie this Christmas!
7. A Christmas Story (1983)
Ralphie makes attempts to prove that Red Ryder B.B gun is the best Christmas Present for anyone to his parents, teachers and especially Santa! Released on 18th November 1983, this is the Best movie to watch for Christmas 2013! Written by Jean Shepherd and directed by Bob Clark, 8.0 on IMDb and 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes there is no point to miss this flick.
6. The Nightmare before Christmas (1993)
Tim Burton is known for this movie. 92% on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb ending it on 8.0, this movie is a must-watch this Christmas 2013. See how Jack Sellington understands Christmas Town. Released in 1993 on 29th October this was one of the most watched movies of that year.
5. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Released in the year 1947 on 2nd May, the direction of George Seaton and main acting roles performed by Edmund Gwenn and Maureen O’Hara were enough to put in the top Christmas movie list of all times. The main focus of the film is the Santa Claus of a departmental store who claims him to be the real Santa.
4. Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone can be surely deserves to be titled as an amazing Christmas Movie of all time. Released in 1990, November 16th this movie is still a favorite, particularly for kids. Macaulay Culkin, the 8 year old boy who was left home all alone handles the unexpected burglars in an unimaginably humorous way. John Hughes is the writer while Chris Columbus is the director. This movie got the deserved 87% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
3. Elf (2003)
Will Ferrell pulls off the comedy Elf in his own style which is pretty great. Hitting the cinemas in November 7th 2003, director Jon Favreau, being his second year in direction took on this Christmas comedy pretty well. An Elf working with Santa becomes aware of his real identity as human and travel to the NYC to meet up with his dad.
2. Die Hard (1988)
This movie is not your typical Christmas Movie, but a worthy watch. Who cannot love Bruce Willis actions? 22nd July 1988 this movie is still one the best action movies. You can enjoy the direction of John McTiernan in a cozy blanket in the holiday season. 94% audience approval on Rotten Tomatoes and nomination for 4 academy awards, this is a sure hit!
1. It’s a wonderful life (1946)
A whopping 8.7 rating on IMDb, this movie rotates around the story of an angel and how it helps out a distressed businessman by making him realize how life would go about if he was never there in the first place. Jan 7th 1947 was the date of release and it has been directed by Frank Capra, though pretty old but it’s a great watch for Christmas and Holiday season of 2013.