The Best Films on TV this Holiday Season


With 8 days to go until Christmas your heart rate will be getting faster as you panic worrying about what and who to buy presents for. If your already finished well done you lot! If you haven’t we wish you the best of luck, whatever stage your at you’ll need some chilling out time and what better way to relax (or as my niece calls it chill-laxing) in front of the box. We’ve decided to help you relax a little bit more and compiled a list of some of the best films you can watch over the festive period to make sure your film taste bud are effectively fulfilled, even on those nights your still up during the middle of the night!

Christmas
– Surviving Christmas, (BBC1, 12.15am 21/12)
– Bad Santa, (C5, 9pm, 21/12)
– Nativity, (BBC2, 6.20pm, 23/12)
– The Muppets Christmas Carol, (C4, 12.00pm, 24/12)
– The Polar Express, (ITV, 1.45pm 24/12)
– Miracle on 34th Street (1994), (ITV, 11am, 25/12)
– Home Alone, (C4, 7.05pm, 25/12)
– The Holiday,(ITV, 10.15pm, 30/12)

Family
– Herbie Rides Again, (BBC2 9.35am 20/12) followed by Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo (BBC2, 9.10am 21/12) Herbie Goes Bananas (BBC2, 9.30am 22/12)
– Hocus Pocus, (C4 2.05pm, 23/12)
– Hairspray (C4, 7.15pm, 24/12)
– G-Force, (BBC1, 3.05pm, 24/12)
– James and The Giant Peach, (C4, 8.30am, 25/12)
– Happy Feet,( ITV, 3.10pm, 25/12)
– The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996), (ITV, 7.40am, 26/12)
– The Wizard of Oz, (C5, 5.10pm, 26/12)
– Bedknobs and Broomsticks, (BBC1, 4.05pm, 28/12)

Classics
– Mackenna’s Gold, (BBC2, 2.30pm, 21/12)
– Spartacus (ITV, 2.10am, 25/12)
– Gladiator,( ITV1, 11.15pm 26/12)
– Dirty Dancing, (C5, 10pm, 26/12)
– The Godfather,(C4, 1am 27/12)
– The Man Who Would Be King, (BBC2, 1.25pm, 28/12)
– The ICPRESS File, (BBC2, 12.05pm, 29/12)
– Vertigo, (ITV, 12.15am, 30/12)

Horror/Sci-Fi
– Barb Wire, (27/12 3.35am, ITV1)
– Rosemary’s Baby (C4, 20/12 00.05am)
– The Fog, (ITV1, 24/12, 3.30am)
– Cat People (1942), (BBC2, 1.10am 27/12)
– Dorian Gray (C4, 9pm, 29/12)
– Superman Returns (BBC1, 3.35pm, 29/12)
– Cold Creek Manor (BBC1 11.55pm, 29/12)

Comedy
– Step Brothers,( C5, 19/12, 9pm)
– Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, (C5, 19/12, 11pm)
– Tamara Drewe, (BBC2, 23/12, 10.30pm)
– The Producers 2005, (C5, 12.45pm, 26th)