Here's when The Grinch, Home Alone, The Holiday, Love Actually, Elf and The Snowman are on TV this Christmas

CHRISTMAS Day is now just days away and that means a ton of great films are heading our way.

From the beloved Love Actually to the mischievous Kevin in Home Alone, there are an array of festive flicks to keep us entertained this yuletide season.

With that said, grab your favourite snack and get ready to settle down in front of the telly this Christmas.

Thursday, December 23

The Holiday – ITV at 11am

Of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas without the romantic flick that is The Holiday.

Two women, one from America and one from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. 

Each woman finds romance with a local man, but realises that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

Friday, December 24

Home Alone – Channel 4 at 6pm

This time of the year might all be about turkey, presents and trees – but nothing says Christmas like Home Alone’s Kevin McCallister screaming in the hall.

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 realises that two con men plan to rob the McCallister residence and that he alone must protect the family home. 

Friday, December 25

Love Actually – ITV at 10.40pm

The 2003 Richard Curtis film pops into Netflix's top ten in the UK almost every Christmas. 

Thankfully, for those that don’t have a subscription to the streaming service, ITV are playing the festive favourite on Christmas Day.

A star-studded cast of Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Kiera Knightley, Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, Rowan Atkinson and the late Alan Rickman make up the film that continues to stand the test of time.

What Christmas films aren’t on TV?

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Amazon Prime

The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet.

With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos' holiday cheer once and for all.

Elf – Amazon Prime

Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. 

Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.

After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

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The Snowman – Amazon Prime

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The Snowman is available to stream on Amazon Prime

A boy whose dog has just died moves to a new house. In the garden he builds a snowman and then, to keep it company, a snow dog.

During the night they both come to life, and the three embark on magical adventures.

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