Top 5 Underrated Christmas Movies You Need To Watch
December is here and that means Christmas is right around the corner. And with Christmas comes watching Christmas movies, wrapping presents, decorating the house and listening to holiday songs.
While mostly everyone who celebrates Christmas knows of the classics like Elf, The Santa Clause, Jingle All The Way, Home Alone and more, there are plenty of other Christmas movies out there that you might not know about.
Why be deprived of laughs when there are numerous other Christmas movies to watch? Here are the top 5 underrated Christmas movies that you should definitely watch this holiday season.
(You should also watch the ones mentioned above because who doesn’t love the comfort of a well-known movie?)
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
“I’ll Be Home For Christmas” stars Jonathan Taylor Thomas as he tries to get home for Christmas. But when the school bullies drop him off in the desert with no phone and no money to get home, he is doomed. His girlfriend, played by Jessica Biel, gets a ride home from his bully and despite her being mad at him, they make up in the end when he shows up on her doorstep with a one-horse open sleigh. If you want some good laughs, be sure to watch this movie.
Deck The Halls
Danny Devito and Matthew Broderick become neighbors and fight to have the best decorated house for Christmas. When Devito’s daughters tell him you can’t see their house from space, he goes over and above and puts lights on every inch of the house, which causes problems with Broderick as he can’t sleep at night. They finally realize the true meaning of Christmas and take all of the lights down. It is funnier than it sounds, promise.
Five kids get stuck at an airport alone on Christmas Eve after a blizzard derails all flights. They ultimately bond and create their own holiday while trying to stay out of trouble from the head of the airport. Starring Wilmer Valderrama and Tyler James Williams, the movie will have you laughing out loud while remembering that family isn’t always blood.
Christmas With The Kranks
Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis decide to skip Christmas because their daughter, played by Julie Gonzalo, joins the peace corp. and won’t be home to celebrate the holidays. They decide to take a cruise and, therefore, save money. But the day before they are about to leave, their daughter calls and tells them she and her new fiancé are coming home for Christmas. Now, they have to run around and throw the big Christmas Eve party they always have. Everything falls into place at the end and they realize how dumb it was to skip Christmas.
Jack Frost (Michael Keaton) is a struggling musician who loves his wife (Kelly Preston) and son (Joseph Cross), but when he gets the opportunity to perform a gig that could change his career. He feels bad and tries to turn around to be home for Christmas but instead he dies in a car accident because the roads are too icy. A year later, the son, Charlie, blows on his father’s harmonica, which brings his dad back in the form of the snowman he built. They go on adventures they never got to and in the end, he gets to say goodbye to them. Get your tissues ready because this one is a tear-jerker.