5 movies and series to watch for Christmas

Discover our selection of Christmas movies and series, on VOD or streaming, for an evening huddled under the covers.

New Year’s Eve is coming to an end and you are comate on the sofa, your stomach full of petits fours and Yule logs. You finally decide to start a little film to immerse yourself a little more in the holiday season. But on the platforms, the offer on the platforms is rich and some could have difficulty finding their happiness among all these films. Here is our selection of series and films to enjoy if you are into action, fantasy, animation, and even romantic comedy.

Santa & Cie for young and old on VOD

If like us you grew up with Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra or the animated series Have you ever seen ?, Alain Chabat undoubtedly represents a master of French humor. The director this time tackled the end of year celebrations with a rather effective family comedy.

Three days before Christmas Eve, all of Santa’s elves suddenly fall ill. To save them, Santa Claus has only one solution: come to our side of the globe to find the vitamin C necessary to save his whole regiment. But not everything will go as planned …

Hawkeye for a muscular New Year’s Eve on Disney +

Halfway between Die Hard and Mum, I missed the plane, Hawkeye is the series of this end of the year on Disney +. This Buddy Movie at heart is a subtle blend of action, comedy and of course criminal strife in the New York underworld.

The new Marvel series follows Hawkeye’s adventures as he prepares to celebrate Christmas with the family. But a joker is having fun stealing his Ronin identity, and Clint Barton is going to have to do everything in his power to get him under control and get home in time for December 25.

Mister Scrooge’s Funny Christmas for Magic on Disney +

It is one of the most popular Christmas stories. Written by Charles Dickens, the novel offers an incursion into the cinematographic universe of Robert Zemeckis. A moving animated film, magical but which does not hesitate to add dramatic impulses to its story. To rediscover with a good hot chocolate and Christmas cookies. Just for the performance of Jim Carrey (Emmanuel Curtil in French) and the music of Alan Silvestri, The Funny Christmas of Monsieur Scrooge is definitely worth a look.

Mr. Scrooge is as rich as he is stingy. This man who hates Christmas will be forced by several minds to relive some December 25 of his long life, and learn the necessary lessons.

Home for Christmas for romantics on Netflix

Romantic comedies hold a prominent place in year-end movies. But in the midst of Hallmarks films broadcast on M6 and TF1, few really manage to stand out. Fortunately, on Netflix, a breath of fresh air is blowing through the genre. Home for Christmas, is a Norwegian series that deals with the difficult transition to your thirties and the nostalgia for the end of the year holidays.

Johanne, eternal single, will finally bring a boyfriend for her family New Year’s Eve. Problem: she doesn’t! There are only 24 days left to find the perfect candidate who will seduce his family.

Krampus for frosty scares on VOD

Horror movies aren’t just halloween. Directed by Michael Dougherty, Krampus revisits the genre film with a strong nostalgia and a certain sense of direction. The filmmaker to whom we owe Godzilla 2 – King of the Monsters likes to stage scary creatures, Krampus is the perfect example. You won’t see Christmas the same way anymore.

When Max sees his family arguing as Christmas approaches, he decides to ignore the celebration. But an ancestral demon will land to punish the refractory and transform this joyous period into a real bloodbath.

Special mentions

We couldn’t cite our end-of-year classics here. This is why we have drawn up a list of films that you absolutely must see or re-watch, on the evening of the 24th or on the 25th while digesting the heavy meal of the day before. Here is what we have in our hood.

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Express Pole
  • The Gremlins
  • The Holiday
  • Love Actually
  • Bridget Jones Diary
  • Bridget Jones: Age of Reason
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Holidate
  • Party Ghosts
  • The Grinch (2000)
  • Elf
  • Last Christmas
  • Mom I missed the plane
  • Mom, I take care of the bad guys
  • Klaus
  • It happened on Fifth Avenue
  • Life is good (1946)
  • The strange Christmas of Mr. Jack
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • Die Hard
  • Snow Queen
  • Happy!

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