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The best Christmas movies on Disney + | Digital Trends Spanish

For obvious reasons, having a merry Christmas in 2021 won’t be easy for many. Perhaps the best way to get the whole family in the spirit of the season is by going to the movies, and Disney + probably has the best selection of Christmas movies, including several originals and a wealth of Disney Christmas classics; if you wanted, you could see one every day from today until Christmas comes, without having to repeat. Do you want to make sure you find the best productions for these days? We gather the best Christmas movies on Disney +.

Looking for more Christmas options? We also have guides with the best Christmas movies on Netflix and HBO.

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone It’s over 30 years old, but it’s still a timeless movie for adults and kids alike. Every parent’s worst fears come true when Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is left forgotten at home on a family trip. It seems like an ideal opportunity for a couple of criminals to rob your Chicago home and make some quick cash taking advantage of the situation. But Kevin has other plans, and he is an expert at protecting his home from threats. The role remains the most iconic of Culkin’s career and launched a franchise that is available on Disney +. The most recent installment, Home Sweet Home Alone, a Disney + original, launched this year.

Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Gender: comedy, family
Distribution: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
Director: Chris columbus
Rating: PG
Duration: 103 minutes

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The Santa Clause (1994)

When toy salesman Scott Calvin (Allen) accidentally incapacitates the real Santa Claus, it falls to him to save Christmas. The film is about the power of believing in ourselves and others, as we watch Scott try to convince his loved ones that he really is Santa Claus now, despite the fact that he himself previously did not really believe in the bearded gift giver. . This movie is way better than the two sequels it spawned (also available on Disney +).

Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Gender: comedy, family, fantasy, drama
Distribution: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson
Director: John pasquin
Rating: PG
Duration: 97 minutes

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Godmothered (2020)

Godmothered It’s a Christmas movie in the same way that Die hard It’s a Christmas movie, and it deserves to be on this list. This Disney Plus original production stars Jillian Bell as a lonely young fairy godmother amid a sea of ​​older and more traditional fairy godmothers. To prevent the godmother’s school from being closed, Eleanor travels to the real world to help a 10-year-old girl, but upon arrival discovers that the girl is actually a single adult mother (Isla Fisher). Whoops! Although it is apparently a children’s movie, there is a lot of tongue-in-cheek humor for adults to enjoy as well.

Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Gender: comedy, family, fantasy
Distribution: Jillian Bell, Isla Fisher, Santiago Cabrera
Director: Sharon maguire
Rating: PG
Duration: 113 minutes

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Some say it’s a Halloween movie, others say it’s a Christmas movie, but why limit yourself? This epic Tim Burton film has it all: stop motion animation, musical numbers, fantasy elements, and even a few scares. The film centers on Jack Skellington, the King of Halloween, who discovers Christmas Town just when he is fed up with his work on Halloween. So he sets out to improve the holiday, but ignoring the true meaning of Christmas. Unsurprisingly, all kinds of adventures occur when Jack is forced to save Christmas for himself and his people. The movie can be a bit scary for kids at times, but it’s rated PG so don’t worry.

Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Gender: animation, family, fantasy
Distribution: Chris Sarandon, Danny Elfman, Catherine O’Hara
Director: Henry Selick
Rating: PG
Duration: 76 minutes

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A Christmas Carol (2009)

This story has been told about a thousand times, so each remake should have a different take on the classic tale. The 2009 version directed by Robert Zemeckis focuses specifically on the visual, using 3D images to dazzle the audience. It can feel a bit giddy at times, but it’s still impressive. Having Jim Carrey play Ebenezer Scrooge was a genius, as was getting Jim Carrey to play every ghost in the movie.

Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Gender: animation, family, fantasy, drama
Distribution: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Rating: PG
Duration: 94 minutes

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Jingle All the Way (1996)

Don’t pay much attention to criticism: Jingle all the way It deserves a place on your list of movies to see on vacation. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as Howard Langston, a mattress salesman who tries to get a last minute Turbo-Man action figure to present to his son. Unfortunately a rival father (Sinbad) wants to do the same. The two fight all day as they try to fulfill their children’s Christmas dreams, not realizing that fighting over gifts is not what the holiday is all about. There is a lot of physical humor and antics in this movie, which is sure to make the family laugh.

Rotten Tomatoes: 19%
Gender: family, comedy, adventure
Distribution: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman
Director: Brian Levant
Rating: PG
Duration: 89 minutes

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