10 Great Christmas Films To Watch This Year

10 Great Christmas Films To Watch This Year

Posted in The World of Smiffys Fancy Dress by Smiffy's Liverpool on December 13th 2016
Are you inviting family and/or friends over for a Christmas fancy dress movie party? Which movie are you choosing? Do you opt for a classic such as White Christmas (1954) or maybe a family favourite such as The Santa Clause (1994)?

Here is a list of 10 great Christmas movies to watch with family and friends:

1. Jingle All The Way (1996)
A favourite of many children who grew up in the early 2000’s. This film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger who is on a mission to find his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas.

This film has everything you expect in a Christmas movie, it has fantastic humour and includes a few entertaining and comical action scenes. It is a great choice for those searching for a Christmas movie that offers something different, whilst keeping many of the same themes we love in Christmas movies.

2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A beloved Christmas movie featuring lots of quotable moments. Expect lots of laughter amongst your family and friends if you choose this movie because Jim Carrey does a fantastic job in his role as Grinch.

If you choose to watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas at your Christmas fancy dress movie party, we have a fantastic Grinch fancy dress costume for you to wear.

3. Home Alone (1990)
A family favourite, this film is a hilarious, family-friendly comedy filled with lots of comedic action. Enjoy laughing with your family and friends as this film is filled with lots of fantastic comedic moments.

The film also has a live-action cartoon vibe, mostly because of the booby-traps that have been set for the intruders by the main character. A family favourite for many years, this film is a great choice for Christmas parties.

4. Love Actually (2003)
If you would like a bit of romance on the screen for Christmas, Love Actually is a fantastic choice for older families as this films is rated at 15.

The film follows the love stories of various different characters, giving us a variety of different stories to enjoy. Filled with romance and comedy this film is a great choice for adults and older teens to enjoy.

This film has a fantastic cast featuring many well known actors and actresses, such as Colin Firth, known for his roles in The King's Speech (2010) and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). The film also stars Keira Knightley, a well known actress from her roles in films such as Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)Pride & Prejudice (2005) and The Imitation Game (2014).

We are also treated to performances from other incredible performers such as Andrew Lincoln known for his performance in the television series The Walking Dead, the very talented Liam Neeson known for his role in Taken (2008) and an unforgettable performance in the film Schindler's List (1993).

5. Frozen (2013)
For those searching for a movie filled with fantastic songs to enjoy this Christmas look no further than Frozen. Catchy songs such as “Let It Go” and “Do You Want To Build A Snowman” are great for a Christmas party and if there is snow outside, perhaps your family and friends will respond “Yes” and you can all enjoy building a snowman after the film finishes.

I you want an extra dose of Frozen magic for your Christmas party, we stock frozen costumes such as this Elsa Costume and this Anna Costume.

6. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Despite its spooky moments The Nightmare Before Christmas is a fantastic Christmas movie. The film is rated at PG and as such the spooky tones may scare some children, however for many this is a fun adventure of Halloween meets Christmas.

7. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Lovers of Charlie Brown will enjoy this TV movie. A fantastic cartoon to enjoy with family and friends during a Christmas party. This is a great story about discovering the true meaning of Christmas and will fit right in at a Christmas party.

8. Scrooged (1988)
If you’re looking for a film adaptation of a classic Christmas tale, consider Scrooged featuring an incredible performance from Bill Murray. If you’re searching for an entertaining movie to watch this Christmas, consider this adaptation of Dickens' Christmas Carol.

9. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
A different adaptation of Dickens' Christmas Carol. This film is a fantastic watch for people who are fans of The Muppets and is a great way to introduce younger members of the family to a franchise that is loved by many.

10. Elf (2003)
A child named Buddy hid in Santa’s toy sack and ended up at the North Pole. After being raised alongside elves he returns to New York in search of his father, who is on Santa’s naughty list.

This film features a very entertaining performance from Will Ferrell as Buddy, so those who enjoy Ferrell’s comedic performances will likely enjoy this Christmas movie filled with fun, comedy and adventure.

Find A Fantastic Christmas Fancy Dress Costume At Smiffy's Liverpool

For those searching for a Christmas fancy dress costume, come to Smiffy's Liverpool. We are the largest and most popular party store in Merseyside, so visit us in store or online and browse through the many Christmas fancy dress costumes we have in stock.

We have over 30 years of experience providing people with fancy dress costumes and have a fantastic selection of Christmas fancy dress to choose from. If you have any questions, or would like more information on the costume we have available, you can contact us by:

  • Filling in our contact form 
  • Sending us an email at sales@smiffys-liverpool.co.uk 
  • Giving us a call by ringing 0151 709 9449 
  • Visiting us in store at 56 Bold Street, L1 4EA. 
    Our opening times are 9:30 - 5:30 Monday to Saturday and 11:00 - 4:30 on Sundays. 
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