The Christmas tree is in the living room, and the family is all gathered about, there is nothing better on a Christmas night than a great Christmas movie. Choose from timeless classics such as "It's A Wonderful Life" and "Miracle on 34th Street" to animated treats "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and "The Snowman" and contemporary favourites "A Christmas Story" and "The Santa Clause". The films in this collection are designed to fill you with the spirit of christmas, peace, love, goodwill to all men, but mostly make you feel Christmassy.... Pictured: Jimmy Stewart surrounded by loved ones in 'It's A Wonderful Life'.

The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

Director: Michael Lembeck
Starring: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Elizabeth Mitchell, David Krumholtz, E...

Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best one ever. But Santa's world is turne... Read more

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

Director: Michael Lembeck
Starring: Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Martin...

Tim Allen is back in the jolly red fat-suit, and this year his in-laws (Alan Arkin and Ann-Margaret) are coming to town. Plus he may have found a way... Read more

The Silent Partner (1978)

Director: Daryl Duke
Starring: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, John Candy

Elliot Gould, Christopher Plummer and Suzannah York star in this terrifying thriller that pits a mild-mannered bank clerk against an evil and sadistic... Read more

The Snowman (1982)

Director: Diane Jackson
Starring: The Snowman

An Academy Award-nominee, this delightful animated tale, from the Ramond Briggs book, weaves a spell of magic enchantment as a young boy's snowman com... Read more

The Two Ronnies: The Christmas Specials (1982)

Starring: Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Elton John, David Essex, Elaine Paige

Featuring the full Christmas Specials from 1982, 1984 and 1987 as well as the 1973 Old Fashioned Christmas Mystery and their appearance in the 1972 Ch... Read more

The Vicar of Dibley: The Specials (2005)

Director: Martin Dennis
Starring: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, John Bluthal, Emma Chambers, James Fleet, Roger Lloy...

Dawn French heads the top 'quirky yokel' ensemble of this long-running series, in the safe comedy hands of writer Richard Curtis ('Four Weddings and a... Read more

This Is England '88 (2011)

Director: Shane Meadows
Starring: Andrew Shim, Andrew Ellis, Chanel Cresswell

They say Christmas is a time for forgiving and forgetting, a time of love and laughter and joy ever after. But when all hope seems lost, what peace is... Read more

Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)

Director: Michael Campus
Starring: Jared Padalecki, Marcia Gay Harden, Peter O'Toole, Geoffrey Lewis, Chris Elliott...

Returning home from college one Christmas, young artist Thomas Kinkade (Jared Padalecki) is dismayed to learn that his mother (Marcia Gay Harden) is d... Read more

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

Director: Satoshi Kon

In this unofficial animated remake of John Ford's "3 Godfathers" from director Satoshi Kon ("Perfect Blue"), three homeless people - an alcoholic, a t... Read more

Treading Water (2001)

Director: Lauren Himmel
Starring: Angie Redman, Nina Landey, Annette Miller, Robert Harte, Shawn Nee

Casey lives on a boat with her loving girlfriend, Alex. Her parents are openly hostile to her 'lifestyle' but have begrudgingly invited Casey to Chri... Read more