This Christmas season is preparing for It’s a Wonderful Life, The Snowman, The Holiday and more

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From the festive meal and everything that goes with it, opening presents and spending time with family and friends

But for many, seeing all of the Christmas movies on TV is one of the highlights of the season

And they usually appear from a few days before the 25th December through the new year on our screens

From old black and white classics like It’s A Wonderful Life to heartwarming animations like The Snowman, there’s something for every mood this year

The film with James McAvoy, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie and Imelda Staunton follows the story of Arthur, Santa’s wicked son

Shortly before retirement, a high-tech operation is started to deliver the gifts of the world on Christmas Eve

But after a bug occurs in the system, it’s up to Arthur to save the day

With their daughter Blair, who is gone for Christmas time, the couple Luther and his wife Nora Krank decide to skip Christmas entirely and go on a cruise

The news causes a stir in the festive neighborhood as friends attempt to convince the couple to join their usual seasonal activities like buying a Christmas tree, putting the giant snowman on the roof, and hosting the annual Christmas Eve party / p>

But when Blair decides to come home for Christmas at the last minute, Mr and Mrs Krank rush to make it the best Christmas party possible in no time

The family comedy follows Buddy (played by Will Ferrell) who, after discovering that he is indeed human and not an elf as he believed, travels from the North Pole to New York to look for his real father. p>

Buddy has several funny encounters and finally finds love with a department store elf with a captivating singing voice

Elf was born for the first time on March 8th this year It aired December 25th, but Radio Times announced that the popular Christmas movie will be released until December 25th December is repeated almost every day

Viewers should keep an eye on the movie every day through Sky Cinema Drama, Sky Cinema Hits, and Sky Cinema Christmas

The original family comedy from 1990 tells the story of an eight-year-old boy who has to protect his house from two burglars if he is accidentally left home by his family for the Christmas vacation

The film was written by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus He plays Macaulay Culkin as Kevin and Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern as Harry and Marv, aka “The Wet Bandits”

But it’s not all bad news fans of the film can continue to watch the sequels for free

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York airs on Channel 4 at 5 a.m. on Christmas Day

And Home Alone 3 will be shown on the same channel on Boxing Day at 2 a.m. 55 p.m.

But once you’ve settled on the first movie, there are still ways to watch it – but you have to pay

You can stream Home Alone on Amazon Prime from £ 299 or check out Disney Plus when you sign up for £ 599 a month or £ 5999 a year

It’s A Wonderful Life is a classic Christmas film that tells the story of an angel sent from heaven to show a frustrated businessman what life would have been like if he had never existed

This year you can watch the film on Christmas Eve (Thursday, 24 December) at 2 a.m. 35 p.m. on channel 4

The romantic comedy follows the lives of eight different couples engaging in their love lives in several loosely intertwined stories, all set in a hectic month before Christmas in London

The cast is filled with famous faces including Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Rory MacGregor, Colin Firth, Sienna Guillory, Liam Neeson, and Emma Thompson

Those with Sky will already know that Love Actually will be aired repeatedly in Sky Cinema over the Christmas period

If you don’t have Sky, you can rent the film from Amazon Prime, iTunes, or Google Play

If you’re a fan of romantic comedies with a festive theme, tune in to The Holiday at 10 p.m. to 45 p.m. on Boxing Day on ITV

In the heartwarming film, two women with a restless love life swap their houses in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local man who they fall in love with

The star-studded cast consists of Cameron Diaz as Amanda, Kate Winslet as Iris, Jude Law as Graham, and Jack Black as Miles

The classic animation is shown on TV every Christmas – and this year you can watch it on Channels 4 and E4 at the following times:

But if you can’t wait until Christmas Eve, there are ways you can see it earlier

You can now watch The Snowman for free on All 4 You may need to create a free account with All 4 to get access if you are not already signed in

In addition to The Snowman, viewers can also stream the highly anticipated sequel, The Snowman and The Snowdog and The Bear – an enchanting and magical animated story from the same makers

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