By Mae V
1) Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone is one of the most well known movies of all time. Produced in 1990 and, believe it or not, only took about 9 days to write and a total of about 30 days to make. The director of this holiday movie is Chris Columbus, who has also directed Harry Potter. John Hughes wrote Home Alone, he is also known for writing Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Home Alone is about a kid named Kevin who gets left behind on a family vacation. As if that’s not bad enough, there is a series of robberies in his neighborhood, and his house is about to become the next victim. The movie goes on to see the robbers trying to break in while Kevin has booby trapped the house in preparation for his worst fear. Home Alone, on top of being one of the most popular Christmas movies, it made 285.8 million US dollars in the USA alone! Around the world the movie made 476.7 million US dollars!
2) The Polar Express (2004)
Ah, The Polar Express, what an amazing movie. When a mysterious train pulls up to kids' houses on Christmas eve, which sounds pretty creepy, but it’s journey is to the North Pole to visit the one and only Santa. The movie came out in late 2004, written by Chris Van Alsburg and directed by Robert Zemeckis, the movie made 314.1 million US dollars, thus creating one of the best Christmas movies to watch time and time again.
3) Gremlins (1984)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a very shiny nose! Directed by Larry Roemer and Mizo Kizo Nagashima, a story with over 25million dvd copies sold. It made 113,484 US dollars. Written by Robert May and Johnny Marks, Rudolph has gone down in history.