What is the best Christmas movie of all time? Watch and decide

Need something to watch? Here's some Christmas movies to get you in the spirit

It's the holiday season, so settle back with some popcorn or Christmas lunch leftovers and enjoy some family-friendly Christmas films.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947): Known for featuring actress Natalie Wood as a child, the story follows the efforts of a lawyer who decides to argue in court that a good-natured, elderly man is, indeed, Santa Claus.

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964): One of the stranger selections, Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents.

A Christmas Story (1983): A nostalgic comedy set in the 1940s in which a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a rifle is his perfect Christmas gift.

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985): Santa Claus' future looks doubtful when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer tries to take over Christmas.

Prancer (1989): A girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas.

Home Alone (1990): In this classic, eight-year-old Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) must protect his house from a pair of burglars when his family accidentally leaves him home alone over the Christmas vacation.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992): Featuring Michael Caine as Scrooge, the Muppets tell their own version of the classic Dickens tale of an old miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993): Not as frightening as it sounds; the king of Halloween Town, Jack Skellington, discovers Christmas Town and attempts to bring Christmas to his home.

The Santa Clause (1994): Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve and finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

Jingle All The Way (1996): Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels all over town and does battle with a host of competitors after vowing to buy his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas despite every store appearing to be sold out of them.

I'll Be Home For Christmas (1998): Just a few days before Christmas, a college student must try to get home after being left stranded in the desert, thousands of miles from home and with no money.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000): Based on the writings of Dr Seuss, directed by Ron Howard and with comedian Jim Carrey in the title role, the film follows the story of a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for the citizens of Whoville.

Elf (2003): Will Ferrell plays a man raised as an elf at the North Pole who decides to travel to New York to locate his real father.

The Polar Express (2004): Featuring Tom Hanks in multiple roles, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Deck The Halls (2006): Matthew Broderick and Danny deVito play neighbours who find themselves at war over whose Christmas decorations will be the most impressive.

The Search For Santa Paws (2010): An elf and magical dogs join forces to rescue Santa after he loses his memory.

Elliot The Littlest Reindeer (2018): When Blitzen announces his retirement days before Christmas, a miniature horse decides to fulfil a lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's reindeer team at the North Pole try-outs. This animated feature boasts voices from numerous notable actors including John Cleese, Martin Short and Josh Hutcherson (of The Hunger Games fame).