By Harleen Kaur

 

Looking for a more perfect way to unwind and relax after taking your finals? If so, the Legend has some suggestions to watch some of these festive movies to get into the Christmas mood.

If you want a good laugh while soaking in the jolly feeling here are some comedic Christmas flicks.

Elf

One of Santa’s elves learns that he is actually human and decides to make a voyage to NYC where he struggles to fit in with the humans.

The Santa Clause

An ordinary dad accidentally makes Santa fall of his roof, so now he takes it upon himself to deliver gifts and become the new Santa.

Home Alone (2 and 3 included)

Kevin’s family leaves him home alone when they leave for a Christmas vacation. Kevin has to protect his home and fend off the Sticky Bandits. What type of family leaves the same kid home alone three times?

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Clark Griswold has some very bad luck but tries to make up for it by holding some Christmas activities with all of his family.

 

If you love sappy Christmas romance stories, don’t fret we also have a few recommendations.

The Holiday

Two women switch homes after meeting online on a home exchange website where they realize the life they live is not the one they want. They stir up new romance in their new homes.

The Holiday Calendar

A Netflix original, where a photographer finds an antique advent calendar that predicts a new romance.

 

These are some Christmas Classics that you should watch with your younger siblings or cousins to get them in the Christmas Spirit.

The Muppets Christmas Carol

It’s the story of Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future teaching a lesson to Scrooge, but this time less scary and with your favorite Muppets character.

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (1964)

The original adaptation of a special reindeer who was bullied all his life for his shiny bright red nose but was finally accepted and appreciated for who he was, once Santa specially asked for his help.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1967)

If you don’t want to spend money and watch the new adaptation in theaters, I recommend revisiting this classic tale of a Grinch who learns the true spirit of Christmas after trying to ruin Christmas for the civilians for Who Ville.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Why not combine everyone’s two favorite holidays of Christmas and Halloween into one movie? Well this classic can be watched year-round where the king of Halloween town, Jack Skellington accidentally finds Christmas town and tries to bring  their Christmas to Halloween Town.

Polar Express

This movie tells a tale of a train that travels all the way to the North Pole the night of Christmas Eve so that children on board can see the kick-off ceremony of Christmas and catch a glimpse of Santa.

Santa Buddies

If you love dogs, you will swoon as these talking puppies try to help return Puppy Paws (Santa’s helper) to the North Pole in order to save the Christmas Magic.

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