Festive films to get you in the Christmas mood

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (almost) at least. If you can't wait for the big day there's plenty of things you can do to feel festive – watching Christmas movies everyday until the main event is one way to do it.

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We've rounded up some of the best Christmas movies available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

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Home Alone

It's not really Christmas until Home Alone is on TV is it? A classic the whole family can enjoy – and one sure to get you in the festive mood.

Kevin's entire family accidentally go on their annual Christmas vacation without him, leaving him home alone in a big house with lots of time on his hands, including saving his home from burglaries.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

Krampus (2015)

Krampus

A slightly different tale for Christmas, a little spooky too for those who enjoy horror aspects.

When a young boy loses his Christmas spirit he unknowingly fuels the beast that is Krampus – an evil force that doesn't take kindly to non believers.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

 Elf (2003)

Elf

If you love smiling because smiling is your favourite too, Elf is the perfect movie for giggles and a whole lot of festive cheer.

Buddy is an orphan that grew up at the north pole, but he doesn't look much like his elf peers. He travels to to New York destined to find his real Dad, bringing festive feels along with him.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

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Last Christmas (2019)

Last Christmas

A lot of Christmas and a little bit of romance. If that sounds like a bit of you, Last Christmas is a great watch.

Kate is a dissatisfied all year long elf, the man of her dreams who seems too good to be true enters her life and opens her eyes to many new perspectives.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

A Christmas Carol (2009)

A Christmas Carol

A remade version of the classic, based on the novel by Charles Dickens and featuring celebrity voices like Jim Carey and Gary Oldam.

Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future -the magical tale of the true meaning of Christmas makes this one for the whole family to enjoy.

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Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas

The grumpy Grinch is another one ideal for a family movie evening in the run up to Christmas.

The Grinch hates all things Christmas ad finally decides one year to cancel Christmas for all of the festive-loving Who's who live below.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

Deck The Halls (2006)

Deck The Halls

It's the battle of the house this Christmas as two neighbours compete with festive decorations, so much so one house is visible from space. As they torture their neighbours the true meaning of Christmas is what triumphs in the end.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

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The Polar Express (2004)

The Polar Express

A true Christmas classic, perfect if you've got little ones at home to immerse them in some Christmas magic.

A little boy boards a magical train to the north pole and finds plenty of friends along the way on the adventure of a lifetime. It's based on the popular children's book of the same name and doesn't quite feel like Christmas without it.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

 

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