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Christmas Movies 2018

Veethi Telang
Not much fond of hullabaloo on Christmas? Wish to spend the eve with some classic Christmas movies and some of the latest ones? Read on and you have a list of such movies!
A lit Christmas tree, bunch of gifts stacked up, and delicious food devoured. What ensues is a movie to lend a ceremonious end to a ceremonious day. Here are the Christmas movies of 2018 wrapped up with some classics...
Watch this Christmas season the movies that bring out the true spirit of Christmas, revolve around festivities, and joyousness. Select those appeal to you from the list given ahead, watch them with family and friends, and enjoy the eve of the year that brought prosperity in myriad ways.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Miles Morales, a brooklyn teen, who is living the split life of a superhero and a high school kid, comes across Peter Parker to discover the Spider-Verse, where more than one Spiderman exists. This animation adventure might redefine the way superhero animated movies are made. Early reviewers are already declaring it as the best animated movie of 2018.
  • Release Date - December 14th, 2018
  • Directed by - Bob Persichetti , Peter Ramsey , Rodney Rothman
  • Starring - Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry, Lily Tomlin, Luna Lauren Velez, John Mulaney

Mary Poppins Returns

The magical nanny, Mary Poppins, is back after a long gap of 54 years! With Dick Van Dyke, from the original movie, making a cameo, this live-action musical extravangaza will definitely be a joy-ride to watch with the whole family, especially the kids. The movie is predicted to open to a huge box office number.
  • Release Date - December 19th, 2018
  • Directed by - Rob Marshall
  • Starring - Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke


This might be the most awaited movie of 2018! All eyes are set on James Wan to see what he does with the Aquatic Ace of DC. The trailers have already created a lot of buzz around Aquaman, so let’s just hope that DC does it right this time!
  • Release Date - December 21st, 2018
  • Directed by - James Wan
  • Starring - Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman, Ludi Lin


A prequel to The Transformers series, set in 1987, this is the story of a 18 year old girl, Charlie, who unknowingly takes Bumblebee under her roof and faces the consequences for it. Instead of Michael Bay, Travis Knight is donning the hat of Director for this one. Fans are eager to see if he does justice to their favorite Bumblebee.
  • Release Date - December 21st, 2018
  • Directed by - Travis Knight
  • Starring - Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Jason Drucker, Pamela Adlon, Stephen Schneider, Kenneth Choi

Holmes & Watson

The dynamic weirduo of “Step Brothers” is back to tickle your funny bones, with a strange take on the story of Sherlock Holmes and his partner in crime-solving Dr. James Watson.
  • Release Date - December 25, 2018
  • Directed by - Etan Cohen
  • Starring - Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Rebecca Hall, Rob Brydon, Kelly Macdonald, Ralph Fiennes

Some Classics

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Christmas eve caters to more stories than any other eve of the year. Santa, riding his cart pulled by reindeer on the track made of clouds. Halloween town and the birth of Jesus in a cowshed. 'The Nightmare before Christmas' has it all and much more. A few fun stories and a few daunting ones, but all the while a worthy watch.

A Christmas Story

What better for Christmas than 'A Christmas Story'. This movie talks about the struggle of a nerdy, dorky boy during the holidays. He is rooting for his dream Christmas gift and is trying to get rid of a neighborhood bully. It's pretty much what most kids go through. This makes it one of the most loved Christmas movies ever.

The Shop Around the Corner

The story revolves around two workmates Krala Novak and Alfred Kralik who do not get along well and are always at loggerheads with each other. They are in love, not with each other, but with the mysterious people they write to. At Christmas they decide to meet their pen pals, but when they reach the venue, they see each other.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

The Charlie Brown movie is needed now more than ever. This Charles Schulz written classic has been popular for more than 50 years now. The story of a kid named Charlie - who after repeatedly being bullied holds his ground, has entranced the audience year after year.

It's a Wonderful Life

It's been 70 years since this movie first came out in American theaters. It celebrates life, and shows how every fellow human being has an important part to play in the grand design of life that seems to care little for the average humans. In the 70s, the movie entered the public domain, and since then has ruled the television on Christmas holidays.
This was a compilation of those films that have a plot dedicated to the celebrations, merriment, and fun. You'll love watching them. Sure thing! On a merry note, you know what to do this Christmas... stock up on the popcorn and cakes, and run your own movie marathon. You have no idea what you missed by not watching them yet!