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Christmas Movies 2017

Christmas Movies 2017
Not much fond of hullabaloo on Christmas, are you? Spend the eve with some classic Christmas movies, 2017 favorites! Here's what we recommend you to watch...
CelebrationJoy Staff
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2017
A lit Christmas tree, bunch of gifts stacked up, and delicious food devoured. What ensues is a movie to lend a ceremonious end to a ceremonious day. Here are the Christmas movies of 2017 wrapped up with some classics ...

Deal! I'm your Santa this Christmas! But my gift is nothing, but some information (Sad, aren't you!). So, as the year 2017 passed by, we saw a plethora of cine flicks hit the floor. However, what does Santa have for you this Christmas? No, no. No gifts from this author Santa, kids. If you want my kind of gift, you just need to keep reading till I finish! I'm sure you're a family person, and would not prefer spending your Christmas evening on an adrenaline rush! Instead, you want to sit back, relax, dine well, drink wine, and watch a Christmas movie with your loved ones. Tell me I'm darn right about your idea, yeah? So, to follow below is a concise list of those movies which are a treat to this occasion. Revolving around Christmas, festivities, and joyousness, these movies bring out the true spirit of celebration. Furthermore, put forth are the best 2017 movies to watch this Christmas season, the year that brought prosperity in its own myriad ways. Movie maniacs are going to enjoy reading this. Boogie down!
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
santa riding bike in the night
Christmas eve caters to more stories than any other eve of the year. Santa, riding his cart pulled by reindeer on the track made of clouds. Halloween town and the birth of Jesus in a cowshed. 'The Nightmare before Christmas' has it all and much more. A few fun stories and a few daunting ones, but all the while a worthy watch.
  • Release Date - October, 1993
  • Directed by - Henry Selick
  • Starring - Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Paul Reubens, Ken Page, Ed Ivory
A Christmas Story
santa face
What better for Christmas than 'A Christmas Story'. This movie talks about the struggle of a nerdy, dorky boy during the holidays. He is rooting for his dream Christmas gift and is trying to get rid of a bully in his neighborhood. It's pretty much what most kids go through. This makes it one of the most loved Christmas movies ever. The writer 'Jean Shepherd' who's well-known for his humorous content, will crack you up in every scene.
  • Release date - November, 1983
  • Directed by - Bob Clark
  • Starring - Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsle
The Shop Around the Corner
a love letter lying among the Christmas decoration
The story revolves around two workmates Krala Novak and Alfred Kralik who do not get along well and are always at loggerheads with each other. They are in love, not with each other, but with the mysterious people they write to. At Christmas they decide to meet their pen pals, but when they reach the venue, they see each other. This movie has been a Christmas delight ever since the above scene flashed on the celluloid.
  • Release Date - January,1940
  • Directed by - Ernst Lubitsch
  • Starring - Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan
A Charlie Brown Christmas
charlie brown toy
The Charlie Brown movie is needed now more than ever. This Charles Schulz written classic has been popular for more than 50 years now. The story of a kid named Charlie - who after repeatedly being bullied holds his ground, has entranced the audience year after year.
  • Release date - December, 1965
  • Directed by - Bill Melendez
  • Voices of - Peter Robbins, Chris Shea,Tracy Stratford, Kathy Steinberg, Bill Melendez
It's a Wonderful Life
kids sneaking into the living room on Christmas eve
It's been 70 years since this movie first came out in American theaters. It celebrates life, and shows how every fellow human being has an important part to play in the grand design of life that seems to care little for the average humans. In the 70s, the movie entered the public domain, and since then has ruled the television on Christmas holidays.
  • Release Date - December, 1946
  • Directed by - Frank Kapra
  • Starring - James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
a tropical jungle
You don't just play Jumanji, you live it. You survive the boons and curses and the only way to stop the game is to complete it. Jumanji is back with a new story and a new cast. Instead of bringing the jungle into their house, the kids playing the game have been taken into the jungle, in the bodies of the characters they chose. All eyes await to see if the kids make it till the end.
  • Release Date - December, 2017
  • Directed by - Jake Kasdan
  • Starring - Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale
handcuff on a suited man
This Christmas has brought a movie treat with it. The audience will see the legends John Travolta, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino sharing the screen in the upcoming movie Gotti. The movie is based on the underworld mafia John Gotti. John Travolta is playing the lead. Director of 'The Notebook', Kevin Connolly, shows promise in the trailer, making it a much anticipated movie.
  • Release Date - 15 December, 2017
  • Directed by - Kevin Connolly
  • Starring - John Travolta,, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Kelly Preston, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Spencer Lofranco, Leo Rossi, Victor Gojcaj, Ella Bleu Travolta, Lydia Hull
The Last Jedi
a girl with a light saber
The chapter 8 of Star Wars is due on 13th December. Luke Skywalker continues his journey ahead, but the story takes a new turn when he meets a girl. It is the second movie in the Star Wars trilogy. With the earlier movie a box office hit, this movie is one of the most awaited movies of 2017. So get your costume ready for it will serve you for the movie and the Halloween.
  • Release Date - December 13, 2017
  • Directed by - Rian Johnson
  • Starring - Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Benicio del Toro
an advancing bull
The dichotomy of a rough and tough, muscular and giant body and a tender, caring, soft, and timid heart of a bull is catching eyes everywhere. Right from the first look followed by the teaser and the trailer the giant adorable Bull is awaited everywhere. The cherry on the top is that the Bull is played by John Cena, the WWE legend. So get ready to roll with laughter with Ferdinand as he tries to escape from his master.
  • Release Date - December 15, 2017
  • Directed by - Carlos Saldanha
  • Starring- John Cena, Kate McKinnon
The Greatest Showman
a clown peaking out from the curtains
The celebration of Christmas will be hyped with an epic tale, of the birth of show business. The original musical 'The Greatest Showman' will greet the audience on the Christmas day. It is based on the work of P.T. Barnum. Hugh Jackman continues his successful series of musical movies. The movie is predicted to open to a huge box office number.
  • Release Date - December 20, 2017
  • Directed by - Michael Gracey
  • Starring - Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya
Wonder Wheel
a giant wheel
Woody Allen is back. The intricate plot, insightful humor, and engaging performances is what Woody Allen movies are known for. This year in the Christmas month Woody has treated his audience with a promising movie 'Wonder Wheel' The movie is set to release on 1st December.
  • Release Date - December 1, 2017
  • Directed by - Woody Allen
  • Starring - Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, Jim Belushi, Max Casella
The Disaster Artist
a couple sitting in a theater and the boyfriend is bored
How bad can a movie get? Well, 'The Room' is the answer. A rich clinically deluded guy who thinks that he can make a movie comes to Los Angeles. He writes, directs, produces, and stars in his movie, 'The Room' turns out to be so bad that it becomes a classic. Ten years later, James Franco shows the audience what happened behind the scenes in his movie, 'The Disaster Artist'.
  • Release Date - December 1, 2017
  • Directed by - James Franco
  • Starring - James Franco, Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Sharon Stone
This was a compilation of those films that have a plot dedicated to the celebrations, merriment, and fun. You'll love watching them. Sure thing! On a merry note, you know what to do this Christmas... stock up on the popcorn and cakes, and run your own movie marathon. You have no idea what you missed by not watching them yet!