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15 Free to Air Christmas Movies 2015

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Published December 20th 2015
A Guide to Christmas Movies for the Whole Family
Who doesn't love a Christmas movie? My favourite is Miracle on 34th Street. There were three versions made and I have them all. Do you have a Christmas movie you like to watch every year? The following 15 are screening on free to air TV in the days leading up to Christmas.

Whatever you choose to watch this festive season may your Christmas be merry and your New Year full of happiness.

Christmas with Holly
Channel 7, Monday 21st December at 12pm (noon)

Six year old Holly is rendered mute by her mother's death and is now being cared for by her three uncles. Together they learn the importance of family.

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All I Want for Christmas Theatrical Release Poster Via Wikipedia

All I Want for Christmas
Channels 9 and 9HD, Monday 21st December at 1.02pm

Hallie and Ethan seek the help of Santa Claus and hatch a scheme to get their divorced parents back together with just a little bit of Christmas magic.

Elf
Go! Monday 21st December at 7.30pm

A human raised as an elf at the North Pole causes havoc due to his large size and is sent to America to find his true identity.

Santa Buddies
Channel 7, Tuesday 22nd December at 12.00pm (noon)

Puppy Paws flees the North Pole seeking to become a regular dog. He joins up with the 5 Buddies, but when the magic Christmas icicle begins to melt, Puppy Paws and his buddies return to the North Pole to save Christmas.

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Polar Express Theatrical Release Poster via Wikipedia

Polar Express
Go! Tuesday 22nd December at 7.30pm

My favourite of the animated Christmas movies. A magic steam train carries children to the North Pole where adventures abound. A young Christmas doubter comes to believe and so is able to hear the ringing of the Christmas bell.

Love at the Christmas Table
Channel 7, Wednesday 23rd December at 12pm (noon)

Sam and Katherine have been friends since childhood. All those years they sat at the kid's table at Christmas and finally Sam realises Katherine is his one true love.

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A Christmas Carol Theatrical Release Poster via Wikipedia

A Christmas Carol
7mate, Wednesday 23rd December at 7pm and
Channel 7, Thursday 24th December at 12pm (noon)

An animated version of the Charles Dickens classic. Jim Carey expertly portrays Scrooge whose miserly ways and lack of Christmas spirit are reformed following the visit of the three Christmas Ghosts.

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Deck the Halls Theatrical Release Poster via Wikipedia

Deck the Halls
Go! Wednesday 23rd December at 7.30pm

Extreme Christmas lights, so bright they can be seen from space. This neighbourhood has taken Christmas decoration to new heights.

Arthur Christmas
7mate, Wednesday 23rd December at 9pm and
Channel 7 Friday 25th December at 12pm (noon)

Santa has a high tech present delivery operation but when it is discovered that a child has been missed Santa's son, Arthur, and retired Grandsanta put an old sleigh and untrained reindeer into operation to get the present delivered.

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Deck the Halls Theatrical Release Poster via Wikipedia

Yogi's First Christmas
Channel 9 and 9HD, Friday 25th December at 7.30am

Yogi Bear, Boo Boo and Cindy come out of hibernation to their first Christmas and team up with their friends to stop some sinister characters from ruining the holiday.

A Christmas Story
Channel 9 and 9HD, Friday 25th December at 9.30am

Set in the 1940's, young Ralphie wants a B.B. Gun for Christmas and sets about convincing his parents and Santa that it is the perfect gift.

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A Christmas Story Theatrical Release Poster via Wikipedia

Miracle on 34th Street
Channel C31, Friday 25th December at 10am

In this 1947 version of the movie, a man claiming to be Santa is thought to be insane and is institutionalised. A lawyer battles in court to prove he is indeed the real Santa.

The Nutcracker
Channel 7, Friday 25th December at 3pm

Nine year old Mary receives a wooden Nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Her imagination brings it and other toys to life for a wonderful adventure. Mary must rescue the nutcracker from the evil clutches of the Rat King.

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The Santa Clause
7mate, Friday 25th December at 6pm

A man accidently kills Santa and finds he is bound by contract to become the new Santa. Along with his son Charlie, he finishes the Christmas deliveries.

The Santa Clause 2
7mate, Friday 25th December at 8pm

Nearly ten years on, Santa finds his contract requires him to find a Mrs Claus and this year his son is on the naughty list. He enlists a substitute Santa to fill in while he sorts things out, but all does not go well at the North Pole and he returns with a bag of magic to save the day.
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