It is now time for celebration for the most awaited festival over the year that’s Christmas. This festive season rather than to be as trendy as you are celebrating it for a long time, here we have the list of some of the must-watch movie about your favorite festive of the year. You can manage to watch it on your TV with your relatives and friends. Christmas films are seldom critically acclaimed to watch. The list includes black white drama to modern movies and animations also. So not taking your more time we are giving you the list of Top 10 Best Santa Claus Movies to Watch This Christmas 2017.
1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
It’s a Wonderful Life is an American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift, which Philip Van Doren Stern wrote in 1939 and published privately in 1945. It is actually a dark, bittersweet post-war tale of a savings-and-loan manager who struggles against a greedy banker and his own self-doubting nature in a small town. The film is considered one of the most loved films in American cinema and has become traditional viewing during the Christmas season.
2. Bad Santa (2003)
Bad Santa is an American Christmas black comedy crime starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Lauren Graham, Brett Kelly, Lauren Tom, John Ritter, and Bernie Mac. It is demented, twisted, unreasonably funny work of comic kamikaze style where a miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
3. Elf (2003)
Elf is an American Christmas fantasy comedy film starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Daniel Tay, Ed Asner, and Bob Newhart. The plot is pretty standard stuff, involving a crisis at the old man’s publishing company and a need for a best-selling children’s book, but there are sweet subplots involving Buddy’s new little brother Michael played by Daniel Tay, and Buddy’s awkward but heartfelt little romance with the department store girl played by Deschanel.
4. The Polar Express (2004)
The Polar Express is an American 3D computer-animated Christmas musical fantasy film based on the 1985 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film is about a young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole on the Christmas evening, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. The film is considered as one of the wonderful film having a message of believing, the value of friendship, respect for leadership and courage, and the beauty of being kind to others.
5. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Miracle on 34th Street is an American Christmas comedy-drama film starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn. It is one of the Christmases favorite film takes place between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day in New York City. The film turns around an Old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane but young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
6. A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Story is an American Christmas comedy film based on Jean Shepherd’s semi-fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash, with some elements from his 1971 book Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories. The film is about a saga of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker played by Peter Billingsley, who wants nothing more for Christmas than an air rifle as ultimate Christmas present and pulls out all the stops to obtain it.
7. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Nightmare Before Christmas is an American stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy film which is a story about a Jack Skellington. He is a resident of “Halloween Town” who stumbles through a portal to “Christmas Town” and decides to celebrate the holiday, with some dastardly and comical consequences. It is one of the stunningly original and visually delightful works of stop-motion animation.
8. The Santa Clause (1994)
The Santa Clause is an American Christmas fantasy family comedy film starring Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ordinary man who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve. He magically transported to the North Pole, Scott thinks he’s dreaming, but over the next several months he gains weight and grows an inexplicably white beard. The film was followed by two sequels, The Santa Clause 2 (2002) and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006).
9. Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard is an American action film based on the based on Roderick Thorp’s 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever. The film is about John McClane, an officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
10. Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
Santa Claus: The Movie is a British-American Christmas film starring Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, and David Huddleston in the title role. It is a story about an origin of Santa Claus and an evil toymaker who seeks to take over Christmas with the help of a prodigal elf. There, Patch unknowingly threatens the fate of Christmas by taking a job at a failing toy company run by a scheming businessman.