A cozy holiday movie can make the mad dash to finish wrapping gifts more fun.
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Check out these 10 holiday movies as you check your to-do list twice before the “holly jolly” weekend gets underway.
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a holiday classic. The movie tells the story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who’s visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in hopes to thaw his cold heart before it’s too late. The movie stars George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, and Angela Pleasence.
The Night Before (2015)
You might want to watch this one after the kids have gone to bed. The Night Before follows three friends on the hunt for the “Nutcracka Ball” — a legendary Christmas party. As the trio’s night progresses, hilarity and hijinks ensue. The movie features the comedic talents of Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anthony Mackie.
Mixed Nuts (1994)
Mixed Nuts casts comedy-heavyweight Steve Martin as a crisis hotline operator who must navigate a particularly wild night during the Christmas holidays. The movie features a star-studded cast including Adam Sandler, Rita Wilson, Juliette Lewis, Rob Reiner, and more.
A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994)
In our favorite modern Stone Age family’s spin on Dickens’ story, Fred Flintstone is cast as Scrooge in a local theater production of A Christmas Carol and takes his role a bit too seriously. His friends and family set out to teach him the true meaning of Christmas. The movie includes the voice talents of Henry Corden, Jean Vander Pyl, Frank Welker, and B.J. Ward.
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (2013)
Tyler Perry’s iconic character, Madea, tries to help her niece, Elieen, visit her daughter for Christmas in Alabama. Madea dispenses her infamous brand of no-nonsense tough love on the small town’s residents amid the holidays. The movie stars Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy, Tika Sumpter, Chad Michael Murray, Alicia Witt, and Larry the Cable Guy.
A Flintstone Christmas (1977)
When Santa Claus sprains his ankle while delivering gifts to the Flintstones’ hometown of Bedrock, Fred and Barney decide to fill in for Old Saint Nick. The movie features the voice talents of Mel Blanc, Lucille Bliss, Henry Corden, and Virginia Gregg.
Yogi’s First Christmas (1980)
When Yogi Bear and Boo Boo comes out of hibernation early, they must help prevent Jellystone Lodge from being torn down. The two bears join their friends in putting on a Christmas celebration to save the lodge. The movie features the voice talents of Daws Butler, Don Messick, Janet Waldo, Marilyn Schreffler, and Hal Smith.
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)
Jennifer, a single mother and businesswoman, has lost her holiday spirit. When her uncle Ralph brings a carefree and handsome chef to her home for Christmas, the pair butt heads while Ralph plays matchmaker. The movie stars Brooke Burns, Henry Winkler, and Warren Christie.
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Director Franco Zeffrelli’s two-part film tells the story of Jesus — portrayed by Robert Powell — from the nativity to the resurrection.
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