Top 10 Most Romantic Movies to Watch during the Holidays

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If you are tired of Home Alone 1, 2, 3 and 4 (we know we are), we have ten romantic movies that are perfect for you to watch them on Christmas with your family and friends. Here are top ten most romantic movies that you can watch during the holidays.

1. It’s a Wonderful Life

Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

Directed by: Frank Capra

Year: 1946

Synopsis: No Christmas movie list would be complete without this touching and inspirational film. George Bailey is a frustrated businessman with emotional problems. When trying to commit suicide on Christmas Eve, George encounters an angel who shows him how important he is and how the world would look like without him.

2. Love Actually

Cast: Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Kiera Knightly, Liam Neeson and Emma Thompson

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Year: 2003

Synopsis: The film is a romantic comedy whose action begins five weeks before Christmas and follows the lives of eight couples until Christmas Day. With the perfect combination of drama and comedy, Love Actually shows love in all its forms: between parents and children, between lovers, between friends.

3. The Holiday

Cast: Kate Winslet, Jack Black, Cameron Diaz and Jude Law

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Year: 2006

Synopsis: Two women unhappy in love, one from England, one from the United States, meet on a website for house exchange and decide to change houses for the holidays. What follows will surprise them both.

4. The Family Man

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tea Leoni

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Year: 2000

Synopsis: A talented and successful lives businessman alone but happy, assuming that he has everything he wants. That is until one morning when he wakes up to see that his Ferrari and girlfriend have turned overnight into a van and a wife and two children. He has the chance to see how his life would be if he hadn’t left his girlfriend in college. The story of Scrooge in a modern and touching way.

5. Surviving Christmas

Cast: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Year: 2004

Synopsis: A young lonely and annoying millionaire pays a family to let him spend the holidays with them. Neither the family that he rents, nor the young Drew guess what adventures await after this exchange.

6. The Family Stone

Cats: Sarah Jessica Parker, Luke Wilson, Diane Keaton and Rachel McAdams

Directed by: Thomas Bezucha

Year: 2005

Synopsis: What happens when you decide to bring your girlfriend home for Christmas and ask her hand in marriage? If your family is like the Stone family, you are in for funny moments, but dramatic and pathetic.

7. Christmas in Connecticut

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan

Directed by: Peter Godfrey

Year: 1945

Synopsis: A culinary journalist, posing as the perfect housewife, is forced to respect her false promises when her boss and a war hero invite themselves to her house for Christmas dinner.

8. The Bishop’s Wife

Cast: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven

Directed by: Henry Koster

Year: 1947

Synopsis: The story of an angel who comes down to earth to answer the prayers of a young bishop who tries hard to build a new cathedral. But the angel has a big surprise when it falls for the beautiful wife of the bishop.

9. Holiday Inn

Cast: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Year: 1942

Synopsis: Take the traditional dilemma of two men in love with the same woman, place the action the weeks before Christmas at an inn open only during the holidays and you have the recipe for a classic movie perfect for this time of the year. If to this we add the choreography of the superb Fred Astaire and the wonderful music of Irving Berlin, the film has no chance of not making you love it.

10. Noel

Cast: Susan Sarandon, Penelope Cruz, Paul Walker , Alan Arkin

Directed by: Chazz Palminteri

Year: 2004

Synopsis: Five New Yorkers come together for Christmas Eve, in search of a miracle. A weaker version of Love Actually with a fantastic appearance by Robin Williams.

What are you planning to do in terms of entertainment for Christmas?

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