Your Holiday Must-Watch Movie List!

The holiday season is here and we’re excited to share our annual recommendations with you. This year, we’ve curated our favorite movies for you to watch over the holiday season! We wish you all a relaxing holiday season spent with family, friends, and hopefully a few great movies. Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!

The ROI Research on Investment & Gazelle.ai Team ❤️

The Power of the Dog

A domineering rancher responds with mocking cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass.

Recommended by Miriam Glassman
Genre: Western Drama

Good Will Hunting

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential.

Recommended by Ryan Frankel
Genre: Drama/Romance

X-Men: Days of The Future Past

With mutants now facing extinction, Wolverine volunteers to go back in time and rally the X-Men of the past to help change a pivotal moment in history and thereby save their future.

Recommended by Nam Nguyen
Genre: Action/Drama

It’s a Wonderful Life

 George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence – who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over the years.

Recommended by Nicola Lee
Genre: Drama

The Ref

Bickering spouses annoy the cat burglar who takes them hostage in their Connecticut home.

Recommended by Ben Kalman
Genre: Comedy

Black Christmas

As Riley and her sorority sisters prepare to deck the halls with seasonal parties, a mysterious cloaked figure starts to leave a bloody trail throughout the campus. Riley and her friends decide to band together and fight back against the psychotic Christmas killer.

Recommended by Dan Vy Ho
Genre: Horror

Drishyam

A cable TV network owner in a remote village lives a happy life with his wife and two girls. His daughter goes to a school trip and a guy blackmails her with a video he captured.

Recommended by Bhavleen Kaur
Genre: Drama/Thriller

Die Hard

New York City policeman John McClane is visiting his estranged wife and two daughters on Christmas Eve. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists. Very soon he realizes that there’s no one to save the hostages – but him.

Recommended by Simon Leroux & Paul Brogan
Genre: Action/Thriller

Home Alone

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 plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.

Recommended by Paulo Magalhaes
Genre: Comedy

Elf

Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. The adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs, who. Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results

Recommended byJenna Lane, Juan Venegas & Derek Patton
Genre: Comedy

Rear Window

The story of a recuperating news photographer who believes he has witnessed a murder. Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, he spends his time watching the occupants of neighbouring apartments through a telephoto lens and binoculars and becomes convinced that a murder has taken place.

Recommended by Nadine Jeserich
Genre: Mystery/Thriller

Christmas with the Kranks

Luther and Nora Krank plan to eschew the Christmas traditions and take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. This doesn’t sit well with their Christmas-obsessed neighbors, who are determined to win the annual “best decorated street” competition.

Recommended by Olivia Gratz
Genre: Comedy

Happiest Season

A young woman with a plan to propose to her girlfriend while at her family’s annual holiday party discovers her partner hasn’t yet come out to her conservative parents.

Recommended by Janelle Mansfield
Genre: Romance/Comedy

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Gustave prides himself on providing first-class service to the hotel’s guests, including satisfying the sexual needs of the many elderly women who stay there. When one of Gustave’s lovers dies mysteriously, Gustave finds himself the recipient of a priceless painting and the chief suspect in her murder.

Recommended by Peter Roloff
Genre: Comedy

Christmas Vacation

As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly.

Recommended by Carrie Cole
Genre: Comedy

White Christmas

Singers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis join sister act Betty and Judy Haynes to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly, the boys’ commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what’s the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that’s sure to put Waverly and his business in the black!

Recommended by Katie Vilaranda
Genre: Musical

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

While truant from school, young siblings Jeremy and Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious, who falls for their widowed father, Caractacus Potts, and his various oddball inventions, including the family’s noisy rebuilt car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Recommended by Conor Barry
Genre: Romance/Comedy

Marie-Antoinette

An Austrian teenager marries the Dauphin of France and becomes that country’s queen following the death of King Louis XV in 1774. Years later, after a life of luxury and privilege, Marie Antoinette loses her head during the French Revolution.

Recommended by Marguerite Multon & Mariana Bella
Genre: Drama/Romance

The Holiday

Dumped and depressed, English rose Iris agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda for a much-needed break. Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-perfect English village. Soon enough, both lovelorn ladies bump into local lads perfect for a romantic pick-me-up.

Recommended by Luanna Ribeiro
Genre: Romance

A Christmas Story

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a “Red Ryder air rifle.”

Recommended by Steve Jast
Genre: Comedy

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