5 Holiday classics

1.) Its a Wonderful Life (1946)

James Stewart as George Bailey and Henry Travers as Clarence.

George Bailey (James Stewart), a man overwhelmed by his obligations and resposibility toward his town of Bedford, New York is saved by his guardian angel, Clarence (Henry Travers), as he attempts to commit suicide.

2.) Home Alone (1990)

Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister

8-year-old Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) was left behind while his family was in a rush preparing for their European family vacation. He makes the best of the situation as he has the whole house to himself. On Christmas Eve, Kevin discovers a couple of burglars are about to rob his house, but he fends for himself using a series of clever traps.

3.) How theĀ Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Jim Carret as the Grinch and Taylor Momsen as Cindy Lou Who. IMDb.com
Jim Carrey as the Grinch and Taylor Momsen as Cindy Lou Who.

Based on the famous book by Dr. Seuss, this movie tell the story of a town inside a snoflake by the name of Whoville. All the whos are fascinated by Christmas, except for the Grinch who absolutely hates it and plans to steal it away. His evil plan was going perfectly, until he met Cindy Lou Who, a small child who decided to befriend him.

4.) The Santa Clause (1994)

Eric Lloyd as Charlie and Tim Allen as Scott

Scott Calvin (Tim Allen), a divorced father and his young son Charlie (Eric Lloyd) are spending Christmas Eve together, and Scott reassures Charlie that Santa is real, after he confronts him with some doubts. In the middle of the night, Scott is awakened by clatter on the roof, only to discover the tresspasser left behind a sleigh with eight reindeer, and some clothes with a note that instructs whoever finds the clothes should put them on. After Charlie convinced him, Scott puts on the clothes, only he has no idea what’s in store.

5.) Elf (2003)

Will Ferrel as Buddy.  IMDb.com
Will Ferrel as Buddy.

Buddy (Will Ferrel), an orphan, was raised by elves in the North Pole after having jumped in Santa’s sack while he delivered presents, when he was a baby. Later, as an adult, Buddy returns to New York in search for his birth father, who had no idea he was ever born. Meanwhile, Buddy experiences New York and the human culture as an elf, for the first time in his life.

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