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Watch some Holiday Movies

A happy couple in a movie theatre

In our last blog, we shared some ways to get into the holiday spirit. Because one of those ways is watching movies, we’re going to share our suggestions for some classic holiday movies for you to watch during this holiday season. We hope you enjoy these suggestions! Break out the extra pillows and blankets for a lovely night in!

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town but doesn't quite understand the concept.

Christmas and Halloween meet in this fun and exciting tale of confusion and chaos as Jack Skeleton attempts to bring Christmas to Halloween Town, where no one knows how to celebrate anything other than Halloween.

Home Alone

“When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.”

The Polar Express

“Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis reunite for The Polar Express, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades.”

The Holiday

“Two women on opposite sides of the globe, Amanda Woods (Cameron Diaz) and Iris Simpkins (Kate Winslet) find themselves in a similar predicament. Desperate for a change of scenery, the two women meet on the internet and swap houses for the Christmas holiday discovering that a change of address really can change your life.”

Do you have any movies you enjoy watching during the December holidays? Share them with our Arlington, VA apartment community by leaving a comment! We hope you enjoy these movie suggestions and hope you have a wonderful holiday season!