Get cozy with these festive holiday films this winter break


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The 1983 film “A Christmas Story” will air for 24 hours on TBS beginning Christmas Eve.

Jade Campbell

Home Alone

Released in 1990, “Home Alone” follows eight-year old Kevin McCallister, Macaulay Culkin, when he is accidentally abandoned after his family leaves for a trip to Paris. Viewers can follow some of the many perilous adventures in the PG-rated film.

Rated PG


Will Ferrell depicts Buddy, a human who was raised by elves in the North Pole, in the 2004 film “Elf.” He decides to leave the North Pole in search of people his height. After finding his real father, Walter Hobbs, a business man played by James Caan, and after taking a DNA test they build a relationship.

Rated PG

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Released in 1993, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” showcases Jack Skellington, Danny Elfman, who’s tired of doing the same thing for Halloween every year. While walking in the woods, Skellington finds himself accidentally traveling through a portal to Christmas Town. Amazed with new sites, the king of Halloweentown is determined to bring Christmas back to Halloweentown.

Rated PG

A Christmas Story

You’ll shoot your eye out! Nine-year-old Ralphie Parker’s Christmas wish for a Red Ryder air rifle is the main focus of the most iconic Christmas film in American history, “A Christmas Story.”

Rated PG

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Based on Dr. Seuss’ children’s book, the live action film “How
the Grinch Stole Christmas” the progression of the green grinch, Jim Carrey, and his plans to ruin Christmas for everybody.  After accidentally meeting a girl named Cindy Lou Who, the Grinch reevaluates his stance on the holiday season.

Rated PG