The 10 best Christmas films of all time to stream this festive season

WITH the festive season right around the corner, now is a better time than ever to start getting together your Christmas movie watchlist.

The festive season is the perfect excuse to cuddle up and watch corny movies, so here we take a look at the top ten Christmas movies on the top streaming platforms.

The Holiday

Dumped and depressed, English rose Iris (Kate Winslet) agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda (Cameron Diaz) for a much-needed break.

Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-perfect English village.

Where to watch: Netflix

The Christmas Chronicles

Who can dislike a movie that casts a real-life Hollywood couple as Mr. and Mrs. Claus?

Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn grace our screens in all red outfits.

The movie sees two siblings put their heads together to catch Santa on camera.

However, things soon take a turn and their journey turn out to be more adventurous then they had expected.

Where to watch: Netflix

Arthur Christmas

The perfect Christmas movie for kids, families, and all others who adore Christmas.

As we see the high-tech organisation behind Santa's Christmas deliveries and his extremely disciplined elf helpers, the movie helps point out that after all Christmas is all about tradition.

With James McAvoy and Hugh Laurie among those who lend their voices to the heartwarming characters, the movie is a must see!

Where to watch: Netflix

A Christmas Prince & A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

These two movies have been described by some as being so cheesy that you can't help but love them.

The first movie sees a reporter go undercover as a tutor to get some inside scoop on a prince.

Of course, they end up falling in love and she has to figure out what to do with the lie she has told everyone about who she really is.

This is going to be a bit of a spoiler about what happens in the first movie, but the second movie is all about the royal wedding of the prince and the reporter.

Where to watch: Netflix

Muppet Christmas Carol 

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Starring, Michael Caine, Kermit the Frog and the incomparable Miss Piggy.

Where to watch: Disney+

The Santa Clause

When a man inadvertently kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

The 1994 film stars comedian Tim Allen.

Where to watch: Disney+

The Nightmare Before Christmas

In this Tim Burton classic Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, is bored with the same old boo-and-scare routine and decides to spread some Christmas cheer.

He then discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Where to watch: Disney+

Olaf's Frozen Adventure

The Frozen spin-off sees hit sidekick Olaf head out on a mission with Sven to visit every household in Arendelle to find a new Christmas tradition for Elsa and Anna who have no family traditions of their own after shutting themselves away for years.

Where to watch: Disney+

Deck the Halls

The hilarious 2006 film starring Matthew Broderick and Danny DeVito sees the stars play feuding neighbours.

They try to do outdo each other at every turn and their lights get so ridiculous they can be seen from space.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

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