25 Holiday Movies you need to start watching right now

Hey Lovelies, it's officially December and I'm really excited about the holidays, as I know many of you probably are. When it comes to the Christmas holiday season, I really like taking some free time to watch the many holiday movies there are! So, to kick off the new holiday series on the blog, "KoutureChristmas", is a list of the 25-holiday movie classics you need to start watching! 

1. A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story is a timeless holiday classic that never gets old. 

2. Home Alone Series

This is a 90's classic that never fails to make us laugh throughout the holiday season with the likes of Kevin McCallister and the crazy concept captured throughout the series. 

3. The Polar Express

"The bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe." Such a beautiful Christmas classic about the magical journey a boy takes to the North Pole on The Polar Express.

4. Merry Christmas Drake and Josh 

If you grew up watching Drake and Josh, you'll love watching this crazy Christmas movie with the two. 

5. Elf

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear" - Buddy

6. White Christmas

A 50's holiday classic with an emotional wartime prologue starring the likes of Bing Crosby singing you through all of your favorite Christmas classics. 

7. It's a Wonderful Life 

"Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings". It's a Wonderful Life is a 40's classic black and white Christmas fantasy film starring the likes of James Stewart and Donna Reed. 

8. How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This classic Christmas comedy as a live-action adaptation of Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas is brought to life with Jim Carrey as the Grinch.

9. The Santa Clause Series

This movie series is another 90's Christmas classic that never gets old.  It follows the story of Tim Allen as Scott Calvin who starts off as a divorced dad but, after a major mishap, he transforms into the jolly old fat man we all know and love.

10. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is a cute Christmas comedy starring young Dylan and Cole Sprouse. 

11. Eloise at Christmastime

The story follows the return of Eloise, a six-year-old girl famous at The Plaza Hotel (where she resides) for her antics. In this cute Christmas story, Eloise's antics come to play as she plays cupid in trying to reunite Rachel Peabody with Bill before Rachel marries another man.  

12. Love Actually

A classic Christmas romantic comedy that follows the lives of eight different couples dealing with the complexities of love before the holidays.

13. The Mistle-tones

A Christmas comedy starring Tia Mowry as Holly and Tori Spelling as Marci. Holly is a talented singer that forms her own musical group rival to Marci's musical group and challenges them to a competition Christmas Eve.

14. Christmas Cupid

Christmas Cupid is a comedy starring Christina Milian, Ashley Benson and Chad Michael Murray. Ashley Benson plays a famous starlet that dies unexpectedly and her ghost comes back to guide a Hollywood Publicist, played by Christina Milian towards true love. 

15. Disney's A Christmas Carol

This is a must-watch animated Christmas classic. A Christmas Carol follows the story of a miserable old man named Ebenezer Scrooge voiced by Jim Carrey. Scrooge encounters a spirit and three ghosts as a means to have him change his miserable ways as the Christmas Holiday approaches. 

16. The Nightmare Before Christmas

A Christmas musical fantasy that follows the adventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king who stumbles upon Christmastown. 

17. Miracle on 34th Street

A beautiful Christmas classic that reminds you of the magic of the holiday season. There is both the original 1947 version and the 1994 remake so if you'd like try to watch both versions. 

18. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

A classic stop-motion must-watch Christmas special. It's such an old-school and heartwarming classic for all ages. 

19. A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas is an animated Christmas classic and an all-time favorite that brings so much nostalgia. 

20. Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the Snowman is another animated Christmas classic special based on the song "Frosty the Snowman".

21. Arthur Christmas

A must-watch Christmas comedy that questions Santa's ability to deliver billions of presents to the whole world in one night. 

22. Jingle all the way

This Christmas comedy does well in displaying the craziness that comes with shopping for the holidays. This follows the mission of a father, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger who vowed to get his son an action figure that is sold out in every store. He travels all over town competing with other parents trying to find this one toy and the craziness that comes with shopping for the holidays unfolds.

23. Bad Santa

 As part of an annual Christmas scheme, criminals, Willie Stokes, and his partner disguise themselves as Santa Clause and an elf. This was done as a way to work as a mall Santa in their grand scheme to try and rob the department stores within the mall. This is a dark Christmas comedy that confirms all your thoughts about weird mall Santas.

24. Unaccompanied Minors

A Christmas Eve blizzard shuts down an airport leaving these unaccompanied minors in an airport to run wild. Their antics lead to holiday pandemonium before Christmas.

25. The Holiday

This romantic holiday comedy stars Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black and Kate Winslet. The two women, played by Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet are from different parts of the world and decide to swap homes for the holidays and you follow the story that unravels for both women. 

As the first post for KoutureChristmas, I hope you liked this list of holiday movies to watch to kick off the holiday season! Let me know in the comments what you'd like to see next, on the blog, as part of the KoutureChristmas series! 

Thanks so much for reading loves! Until next time for more in the KoutureChristmas Series!

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