If this time of the year has you in the mood for some cuddling, eggnog, and Christmas movie marathons, we’ve got a gift for you! We know holiday prepping has you a little drained. To spread a little cheer, we’ve put together a list of the best Christmas movies, AND we’ve checked it twice!

But first, get yourself into the holiday spirit. If you haven’t decorated your Christmas tree yet, what are you waiting for!? Not sure how to make your place a little merrier? Check out our holiday D.I.Y guide. Place some holiday flowers by your side, light a peppermint candle, and grab your favorite cozy blanket. Get ready for a not-so-silent night in with these Christmas classics!

A Christmas Story

What’s a holiday movie list without this Christmas favorite? This classic follows a youngster named Ralphie who spends his life trying to escape a bully and dreaming of a perfect Christmas gift—a “Red Ryder air rifle.”

We don’t want to spoil the movie for you, but we leave you with this: This movie makes us want to lick a frozen pole. So if you don’t know what we’re talking about, watch this movie now!

Jingle All the Way

Another Christmas favorite! Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a dad trying his very best to make the holidays special for his son, but he keeps failing. He therefore vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure, but every store is completely sold out! Find out which magical moment finally wins his son’s heart. You’re not going to want to miss this holiday heart warmer.

Elf

After Will Ferrell learns that he is actually human, a man that was raised as an elf in the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to find his actual father. Elf is a hilarious Christmas comedy chock full of cheer. If you need a good laugh after a long and stressful year, then “Hey Buddy,” this is the movie for you!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

If you’re a Dr. Seuss fan, you CANNOT miss this movie. Featuring Jim Carry, this was the first Dr. Seuss book to be turned into a full-length film. The Grinch lives just outside of Whoville.

He hates the out of control Christmas celebration in town and vows to ruin the holiday for Whos everywhere. Watch this comedy and see how a little kindness from a Who named Cindy Lou opens up his heart.

Deck the Halls