7 of the Best Christmas Movies That Aren’t Technically Christmas Movies
There are plenty of Christmas classics out there, like It’s A Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, Miracle on 34th Street and Keeping Up with the Kardashians: A Very Merry Christmas. They’re exactly what we want to watch while wrapped in a warm blanket with a plate full of cookies while the piney scent of a Christmas tree hangs in the air.
So… why is it that with all the Christmas viewing essentials at my disposal, I still end up wanting to watch a marathon of Harry Potter movies?
Seriously! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone isn’t a Christmas movie, but it is always on TV around the holidays. Why is that? I wish I had an answer, but I think we can all admit that there are some movies out there that we associate with Christmas even if we don’t see Santa Claus. Maybe because the movie is set around Christmastime, or there’s a Christmas tree in, like, one scene. Either way, there are plenty of movies that aren’t necessarily solely about the spirit of Christmas, and yet still manage to get us in the holiday spirit. To get a better idea of what I’m talking about, check out these seven Christmas movies that aren’t exactly Christmas movies that you’ll probably end up watching on Christmas Eve anyway: