The 7 Best Movies To Binge On Christmas Eve And Day

The 7 Best Movies To Binge On Christmas Eve And Day

From magic, to comedy, sci-fi, family, and even a teddy bear.

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Christmas is around the corner. From shopping to cooking, travelling, and more, people are already preparing for the holiday. In addition to opening gifts, spending time with family, eating, and enjoying time off from school and work, many will also be spending the day and evening before, watching movies. Between holiday classics, blockbuster film franchises, comedies, and various other genres, chances are somebody will be flipping on the TV to stream, turn to, or put in, a great movie. Here are the best movies to watch on Christmas Eve and Day.

1. Harry Potter 1 and 2

Fans are still going crazy for the wizard and his Hogwarts friends, years after the last book was published and the eighth movie premiered. As more generations are becoming fans of the boy who lived when else would be a better day to see where it all began? Both "The Soccer's Stone" and "Chamber of Secrets" even have holiday scenes in them, bringing people more into the holiday spirit.

2. Star War's Episodes IV, V, and VI

This will be the first time in four years that Lucasfilm does not release a new Star War's movie. Since 2015, December has become the month when a new film in the series premieres. Sadly, fans will have to wait until next December for episode IX. On the bright side, this gives newer ones, a chance to watch the series from its 1977 debut. What better day than Christmas, to gather around the TV, sip some hot chocolate, wear pajamas, not have anything school and/or work related on your mind, and learn about the original characters?

3. Merry Christmas Drake and Josh

In their second movie, Drake and Josh returned to the small screen, a little over a year after the show finished. A decade after first premiering, this movie is still making both kids and adults laugh to this day. This time, the brothers face some challenges as they attempt to please foster children in an effort to avoid time behind bars. While the story might not seem funny, it's the characters and dialogue that will keep viewers laughing all throughout it.

4. Elf

In his second movie following his SNL departure, Will Ferrell doesn't fail at making people laugh in this holiday classic. Since it hit the cinemas in 2003, "Elf" has become a holiday classic that many turn to each year. It's also the perfect comedy to turn to after the gifts are open and a great way to say goodbye to it as it concludes.

5. Fred Claus

If you're looking for a good film revolving around two siblings and one trying to help the other out, this is the one. It also includes a few big named stars such as Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Kathy Bates, and even Ludacris makes an appearance.

6. Ted

While it might not be as big of a Christmas movie as others, it's the beginning of it that will likely get you into the spirit. From when John first receives the teddy bear on Christmas Day, to Ted's many mature moments throughout the film, this one will be sure to kick you in the stomach and have you rolling out of your seat with tears. Just make sure the children are in the basement or not around the TV.

7. The Santa Clause 1, 2 and 3

Known as the holiday film franchise where Tim Allen, portrays a man who caused Santa to slip from the roof, finds out he must get married by Christmas Eve, and save the North Pole from Jack Frost, this ought to keep the whole family entertained on both days. The third movie even contains a great song that will be stuck in your head all day.

8. The Blind Side

This tells the story of professional football player Michael Oher's life and the issues he suffered when he was younger. Be prepared to have tears in your eyes as Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw's performances, will leave you amazed. The story itself will also bring tears to your eyes. It's what family is all about.

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1. Smile all the time.

Guys want to be with girls who are always happy. Men get severely uncomfortable when all the women around them are not Cheshire cat level elated all the fucking time. Why are you mad? Why do you look so pissed? Are you defective? Autopilot your brain to borderline creepy giddiness before men get the idea that you might actually be capable of a full range of human emotion.

2. Be smart.

Men want women to be smart, but never smarter than them. Don’t know or say anything too much about anything specifically – except sports.

3. Eat like a man, look like a lady.

How many burgers can you fit in your mouth at once? Better, even, how many hotdogs? Have the appetite of a grizzly bear, but eat like a cute tiny rabbit, or Kate Upton faking an orgasm. Oh, and never, ever get above a size 4.

4. Play video games.

No guy can resist a girl who loves to play video games (in her underwear). Fifa, 2K, Smash, Kart – know them all. If you can’t at least beat his worst friend at his favorite game, you’re not a keeper.

5. Love beer.

If you can’t throw ‘em back like one of the guys, you’re not wifey. Yeah, that Norwegian IPA no one's ever fucking heard of? You got it. Bud Light? Sure. Fat Tire? You love that shit. Feel free to let out that beer burp while you’re at it, but the burp you’d imagine a Japanese dwarf squirrel would let out after eating rainbows. Oh, and don’t forget, size 4.

6. Be a freak, but also a nun.

We all know that lyric (thank you, Ludacris, so much). Hit those yoga poses hard because he wants you to bust that shit out like you’ve done it before. But you haven’t … right? Have you?!

7. Keep him on his toes.

No man wants a woman who is predictable and boring. Challenge him. Keep him intrigued. Drop an F bomb every now and then. Learn a foreign language in your spare time so that you might give the illusion of being exotic in bed (Slavic languages sound super sexy). Induce yourself into an epileptic seizure. Whatever it takes to keep it interesting.

8. Have quirks.

Ah, quirks. The things that make people unique. The things that make people, people. You must have at least three of these but no more than five. Think relatable Stepford Wife.

9. Be hot.

This is potentially the most important, and luckily I don’t need to tell you how this works. Look at anything. Anywhere. That ever existed.

10. Never, ever get mad.

The worst thing you can do as a woman is challenge a man’s authority. Don’t talk back. Don’t think. Don’t have expectations. Sit. Roll over. Hold the bark.

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.

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Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.

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Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.

3.Bunnicula

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You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.

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You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.

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The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers

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You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.

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The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"

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The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution

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This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi

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Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters

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You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs

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Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.

14.Go-Gurt

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Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets

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Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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