Christmas 2016: Movie logos of Holiday Classics, Animations & Latest Flicks

,

movie-cover

 

  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

wonderful

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: This movie is a holiday classic and so is its cover design. The movie starts on Christmas Eve and George (James Stewart) who thinks he is a failure is considering suicide. An eternally bumbling angel Clarence (Henry Travers) is sent down to help George. George is married to the love his life Mary (Donna Reed) who has been with him through thick and thin. His children and loving wife fail to pull George out of distress after he finds himself in a debt of $8000.

 

  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

miracle

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: The actor to play Santa during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is found drunk. The replacement Santa’s name is Kris Kringle who claims to be the real Santa Claus. As the cover design of this movie suggests, Doris’s daughter Susan believes that there is something special about this Santa and he may be real. Macy’s psychological tester tries to have Kris committed to court where Fred Gailey tries to prove that he is the real Santa.

  • The Bishops Wife (1948)

bishop-wife

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis:  This movie is based on a novel by Robert Nathan. As Bishop David Niven is worried about financing a new church a guardian angel, Cary Grant is sent down to smoothen his path. The guardian angel not only helps Niven fix his financial situation but also his shaky marriage with his wife, Loretta Young.

  • A Christmas Carol (1951)

christmas

 

Synopsis:  As the picture of a man in the movie’s cover design shows, Scrooge is a London miser who despite being wealthy refuses to make charity and treats his employee Bob Cratchit as a servant. On Christmas Eve, the ghost of Scrooge’s old business partner, Jacob Marley pays a visit. Jacob was a shrewd man and as punishment he has been condemned to an eternity of wandering the Earth in shackles. Jacob tells Scrooge that he will be taken on a journey where spirits will show him through Christmases that have past and are yet to come.

 

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

charliebrown

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: Charlie has the Christmas blues and is not feeling the Christmas spirit. Lucy advices Charlie to direct a Christmas play to get in the holiday spirit. Charlie buys a neglected Christmas tree that he has trouble decorating until his gang helps him out and which brings back the holiday spirit.

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

how-the-grinch-stole

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: The cover design shows the evil look on Grinch’s face that isn’t happy with the fact that a nearby village is happily celebrating Christmas.  He disguises himself as Santa and his dog as a reindeer and raids the village to turn their Christmas into a sad one.

 

  • Frosty the Snowman ( 1969)

frosty-the-snowman

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: A magic top hat of Professor Hinkle brings the snowman the children made to life. Now Hinkle wants his hat back and as the temperature starts to rise, Frosty the snowman starts to melt. The children try to move Frosty to the North Pole and away from Hinkle.

 

  • The nightmare before Christmas (1993)

the-nite-before

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: Jack Skellington aka the Pumpkin King, is bored of his job and feels that Halloween Land lacks meaning until he stumbles upon Christmas Town and decides to make Christmas his own. Although, the cover design of this movie gives a Halloween-y feel it’s actually a Christmas movie.

 

  • Elf (2003) 

elfy

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: Will Ferrell stars as Buddy who has been raised as an elf by Santa Claus, Edward Asner. When Buddy finds out that he is not a real elf, he decides to go to New York to find his biological family.

  • Bad Santa (2003)

bad-santa

Image Credits: EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG

Synopsis: Willie T. Stokes (Billy Bob) is a thief and con artist who along with his friend Marcus (Tony Cox) scam people during the holiday season. Willie gets a job as Santa at a mall where he robs stores before Christmas.

  • The Polar Express (2004)

the-polor-express

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: This movie is about a boy Billy (Hayden McFarland) who wants to believe in Santa Claus but finds it difficult to do so. Its Christmas Eve when a mysteriously visits Billy and promises to take him to the North Pole to Visit Santa.

  • The Holiday (2006)

the-holiday

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: As Iris (Kate Winslet) and Amanda (Cameron Diaz) meet online at a website that helps people exchange houses for vacations. Each agrees to spend the Christmas holiday at each other’s home. Both women must decide what to do with these new relationships as their pre-arranged house switch is scheduled to last less than two weeks.

  • A Very Murray Christmas (2015)

 

very-christmas

Synopsis: Bill Murray plays himself. He is worried that no one will show up to his show as a terrible snowstorm hits New York City. The picture of Bill Murray on the cover design sure does show how worried he is.

  • Home Alone Marathon

home-alone

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: Home Alone is a Christmas favorite of everyone. The first 3 movies of the franchise are the most watched ones. The first movie starts as a boy named Kevin is mistakenly left behind by his family, who fly to Paris for Christmas. Later, Kevin has to face two burglars.

 


  • Die Hard Marathon

die-hard

Image Credits: ROTTENTOMOTOES.COM

Synopsis: Die Hard is the most watched movie during the Christmas holiday season. The first movie starts when it is Christmas time in LA and an employee party is going on the 30th floor of the Nakatomi Corporation building.  This party is taken into hostage by a group of terrorists who plan to steal 600 million dollars from Nakatomi’s safe. A New York cop John McClane is in LA to visit his wife and daughter who have also been held hostage. McClane disregards the orders of the authorities and takes on the villains. The cover design of all three movies depicts that in each movie John McClane will hunt down the villains.

 

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *