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One of the best ways to enjoy the Christmas and New Year 2021 holidays amid the pandemic is by watching movies. Especially if you watch it with your family, it will certainly be even more fun. Watching Christmas films is very entertaining. For this reason, Check In Jakarta has summarized the five best Christmas movies of all time that seem never boring to be watched over and over again.
1. Home Alone (1990)
We agree that Home Alone is a film that must be played on Indonesian TV channels at Christmas. You may also have memorized the storyline of this film. A boy named Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) accidentally leaves home alone while the rest of his family goes on vacation. Everything seemed fun, until he realized that two robbers are trying to break into his house. With his clever intellect, Kevin is looking for a way to save his house and thwart the two robbers.
2. Elf (2003)
This Christmas comedy movie tells a story of an orphan raised by Santa and his elves in the North Pole, named Buddy. When he grows up, Buddy realized that he is a human. Buddy then plans to find out his origins by taking a trip to New York City.
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Elf was directed by Jon Favreau, and starring well-known actors and actress such as Will Ferrel, Zooey Deschanel, and Peter Dinklage.
3. Die Hard (1988)
Although it’s an action movie, Die Hard deserves to be called a Christmas movie because it is set at Christmas. This film is also almost always shown on TV stations during Christmas celebration. Unfortunately, this film is not a family movie, so make sure no kids are watching.
Die Hard tells the story of a policeman named John McClane (Bruce Willis) who must find a way to save his wife who is held hostage by terrorists led by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) on Christmas Eve.
4. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A Canadian-American actor, Jim Carrey plays a bad character named Grinch. This film tells the story of the Grinch who really hates Christmas and plans evil attempts to destroy the Christmas moments. Throughout the film, you will be entertained by Jim Carrey's hilarious acts and his typical improvised jokes.
5. The Polar Express (2004)
This film was adapted from a children's book of the same name (1985) by Chris Van Allsburg. The Polar Express tells the story of a boy's magical adventure to the North Pole using Polar Express train on Christmas Eve. The cast and voice actors in this movie include Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Eddie Deezen, and Miss Gaye.
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