Christmas 2018: Here are the BEST movies on the telly

Christmas is just around the corner and we are so ready to relax and unwind. There are a handful of presents left to wrap, but once Santa’s glass of milk and the reindeer’s carrots are left out we can finally breathe a sigh of relief.

One of the best things about Christmas is being able to lounge around in your pyjamas and watch movies all day. It’s become a tradition for many families around the world.

We’ve conjured up a list of the best movies being shown over the holidays and you just can’t miss these classic flicks this year.

Cosy up on the sofa with a mug of hot chocolate and enjoy one of these wonderful movies this Christmas.

Christmas Eve: There are many timeless classics on December 24 that will make for the perfect festive movie night for you and the family.

RTÉ Two, 12:25 pm- E.T

RTÉ One, 3:35 pm- Miracle on 34th Street

BBC One, 5 pm- Mary Poppins

Virgin Media 3, 8:15 pm- Dirty Dancing

Christmas Day: For those of you taking it easy and staying home on Christmas Day, you’re in for a real treat. Some of the all time greatest Christmas movies will be on December 25 and they’re bound to make your day feel extra magical.

RTÉ One, 8:20 am- Enchanted

RTÉ Two, 10:25 am- Finding Nemo

RTÉ One, 2: 55 pm- Home Alone

Virgin Media One, 4:05 pm- The Wizard of Oz

RTÉ One, 4.30 pm- The Jungle Book

RTÉ One, 6: 35 pm- Arthur Christmas

Sky One, 6: 45 pm- The Greatest Showman

E4, 9:15 pm- The Devil Wears Prada

Virgin Media One, 9:15 pm- Bridget Jones’s Diary

RTÉ One, 11:10 pm- Love Actually


St. Stephen’s’ Day:

A day of turkey sandwiches, napping and chocolate. Unwind with these brilliant films all from the comfort of your sofa.

BBC Two, 2:30 pm- Saving Mr Banks

BBC One, 3:50 pm- Trolls

RTÉ One, 3:55 pm- Cinderella

RTÉ One, 6: 25 pm- Zootropolis

Virgin Media One, 9 pm- The Commitments


December 27:

Virgin Media Two, 10 am- Chicken Run

RTÉ One, 1:35 pm- Back to the Future

BBC One, 4:20 pm- Kung Fu Panda

December 28:

RTÉ Two, 11 am- Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home

BBC One, 4:10 pm- Wreck-It Ralph

TG4, 5:02 pm- Hotel for Dogs

December 29:

RTÉ One, 6:30 pm- The BFG

BBC Two, 9 pm- Philomena

E4, 12:50 pm- Never Been Kissed

December 30:

RTÉ Two, 1:25 pm- 13 Going on 30

BBC One, 2:25 pm- Cinderella

Channel 4, 5: 40 pm- Paddington

New Year’s Eve:

If you’re not in the mood to go out on the town and simply want to ring in the new year at home then there are plenty of movies on to keep you entertained.

RTÉ One, 9:40 am- Annie

BBC One, 10:20 am- The Croods

BBC One, 2:40 pm- Big Hero 6

BBC One, 4:15pm- Maleficent

ITV 2, 6:40 pm- New Year’s Eve

ITV 2, 9pm- Bridesmaids

 

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