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The Top 10 Best Christmas Films

The magical time of year is upon us, and what better way to embrace the holiday spirit than cosying up with heart warming Christmas movies? At The Wesley, we've curated a list of the top 10 all-time favourite Christmas films to make your holidays merry and bright. Grab your popcorn, snuggle into your comfiest spot, and let the festive movie marathon begin!


1. "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)

A timeless classic that reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas. Follow George Bailey as he discovers the profound impact of his life.

Where to Watch

Available for streaming on various platforms like Amazon Prime Video, and occasionally airs on TV during the holiday season.


2. "Home Alone" (1990)

Join young Kevin McCallister in his hilarious adventure as he defends his home from bumbling burglars during the holiday season.

Where to Watch

Stream on Disney+ or Amazon Prime Video.


3. "The Polar Express" (2004)

Embark on a magical journey to the North Pole with a young boy who learns about bravery, friendship, and the spirit of Christmas.

Where to Watch

Enjoy this animated wonder on Amazon Prime Video.


4. "Love Actually" (2003)

This romantic comedy intertwines various love stories during the festive season, offering laughter, tears and heart warming moments.

Where to Watch

Find it on streaming services like  Amazon Prime Video.


5. "Elf" (2003)

Join Buddy, a human raised at the North Pole, as he spreads Christmas cheer in New York City while searching for his true identity.

Where to Watch

Available on streaming platforms like Amazon Prime Video.


6. "A Christmas Carol" (Multiple adaptations)

This timeless Charles Dickens tale comes in various adaptations, depicting the transformative journey of Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve.

Where to Watch

Several versions are available for streaming on platforms like Disney+ or Amazon Prime Video.


7. "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993)

Enter the fantastical world of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, as he discovers Christmas and tries to put his spin on the holiday.

Where to Watch

Stream on Disney+.


8."Die Hard" (1988)

While debated as a Christmas movie, this action-packed film set during a holiday party provides thrilling entertainment for those seeking a different kind of festive watch.

Where to Watch

Available for streaming on platforms like Amazon Prime Video.


9. "The Santa Clause" (1994)

Witness Tim Allen's transformation into Santa Claus after an unexpected turn of events on Christmas Eve.

Where to Watch

Stream on Disney+.


10. "Miracle on 34th Street" (Multiple versions)

Embrace the spirit of believing in Santa Claus as this heart warming story unfolds in different versions over the years.

Where to Watch

Look for various renditions on streaming platforms like Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video.


Indulge in the joy of the season with our luxurious amenities while relishing the timeless charm of classic holiday movies. Book your stay at The Wesley Euston and Camden Town and make this Christmas an unforgettable cinematic experience!

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