Gator’s Favorite Holiday Movies


As we get into the holiday season and the days get colder and longer, many people love to cuddle up and watch holiday movies. There are many different holiday movies ranging from classics to newly released movies, and sometimes it is hard to choose what to watch. We thought we would interview Gators to see what holiday movies they like to watch.

Some of the most popular movies included Elf, Home Alone, Polar Express and the Grinch.

Elf is a popular holiday movie that follows an oversized elf named Buddy from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, but his father doesn’t know him and needs some Christmas spirit. Buddy is played by Will Ferrell which makes for a humorous film. It is a very family friendly movie and can be watched on many different streaming services such as HBOmax, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, youtube, and slingTV.

Home Alone is a series of holiday movies that have grown to become more popular. In total there are currently 5 movies. The first movie was made in 1990, and the most recent one made in 2021. These movies follow the story of a boy that gets accidentally left Home Alone during the holidays. This young boy must protect his house from burglars through setting up traps and contractions out of household items. These movies are very humorous and are great for the whole family to watch together. All the movies in the Home Alone series are available on Disney+.

The Polar Express is a very popular movie for younger kids and it is based off of The Polar Express picture book by Chris Van Allsburg. It tells the story of a young boy who takes a train to go to the North Pole and shows that wonder of life for those who believe. This movie is available on HBOmax, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, youtube, slingTV, and many other streaming platforms.

The Grinch is a movie based off of Dr.Seuss’s book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. THis movie has been made many different times in 1966, 2000, and 2018. This movie is family friendly and tells the story of THe Grinch who lives with his dog Max inside a cave. He becomes angry when his neighbors in Whoville celebrate during the holidays, and when they decide to make their festivities even more extravagant, he decides he wants to put an end to it. With the help of his dog Max he comes up with a plan to silence the celebrations of Whoville. The Grinch is available to watch on Youtube, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Hulu (with a premium subscription), and many other streaming services.

If you are looking for something to watch this holiday season there’s many different options to choose from.