Movies about New Year and Christmas

Movies about New Year and Christmas
A list of the best movies about the New Year and Christmas, according to members of our community: It's a Wonderful Life, Home Alone, Die Hard, A Bad Moms Christmas, The Apartment, The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!, Lethal Weapon, Love Actually, The Shop Around the Corner, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersAngels, Family, Millionaires
PlotFriendship, Depression, Fate, Dreams, Holidays
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching

A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersChildrens, Heroes, Family
PlotRobbery, Relationship, Vacation, Holidays
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleFor children, Popular, Light, Cute, Soulful

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before.

Duration02:13
CharactersTerrorists, FBI, Reporters
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Hostage, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotHolidays, Parenting
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

Amy, Kiki and Carla – three under-appreciated and over-burdened women – rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersGirlfriends, Lovers
PlotLoneliness, Love triangle, Holidays
PlaceParty, Office, New York
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Smart, Touching

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia, Soviet Union
Duration03:04
PlotRelationship
TimeNew Year

A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Occasionally too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious. The problem is that one of them (Sasha) has to go to Leningrad but another one (Zhenya) goes. Zhenya wakes up at Leningrad airport. Believing that he is still in Moscow he takes a taxi and goes home. The street name, building and even apartment number, the way an apartment complex looks the same and the key coincide completely - just typical Soviet-type 'economy' architecture. Imagine the surprise of Nadya when she enters her apartment and finds a man without trousers in her bed. What's more - Nadya's fiancé also finds him there...

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Family, Partners
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, For men

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, short
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, First love, Love at first sight
PlaceLondon
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Sad ones, Light, To cry, Cute

Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
PlotLove, Jealousy, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry, Atmospheric, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realising that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFamily
PlotVacation, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, Fancy

It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going knowing that his Christmas bonus is due soon.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersPhotographers
PlotFriendship, Fulfillment of desires, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersElves, Santa Claus
PlotTravel
TimeNew Year

Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus, Psychologists, Lawyers, Judge
PlotHolidays
PlaceCourt, Psychiatric hospitals, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleBy books, Fancy, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others question his sanity.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountrySweden, France, West Germany
Duration05:22
PlaceSweden
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:28
CharactersTwins, Losers, Doubles
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine
PlaceRussia, USSR, Moscow
StylePopular, Light

Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Snow, Fate
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating

When a huge blizzard (that doesn't show signs of stopping) hits, Gracetown is completely snowed in. But even though it's cold outside, things are heating up inside, proving that Christmas is magical when it comes to love.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, music, history
CountryFrance, Germany, United Kingdom, Belgium, Romania
Duration01:51
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Cats, Singers
PlotWar, On real events, Soccer, Friendship, Snow
TimeNew Year, World War I
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man's Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood.

Duration01:59
CharactersSingers
PlotLove triangle, Fate
PlaceUSA, Night Clubs, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

Nickie Ferrante's return to New York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is also on her way home to her longtime boyfriend. She sees him as just another playboy and he sees her as stand-offish but over several days they soon find they've fallen in love. Nickie has never really worked in his life so they agree that they will meet again in six months time atop the Empire State building. This will give them time to deal with their current relationships and for Nickie to see if he can actually earn a living. He returns to painting and is reasonably successful. On the agreed date, Nickie is waiting patiently for Terry who is racing to join him. Fate intervenes however, resulting in misunderstanding and heartbreak and only fate can save their relationship.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersJournalists, Orphans, Reporters
PlotLove, Adventure, Intrigue, Snow, Mystery
PlaceCastle
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Fascinating, Makes me think

When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersWidows
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Radio
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Exciting, To cry, Touching

A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about the boy and his dad. Yet Annie ends up with more than just a story in this popular romantic comedy.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersFamily
TimeNew Year

Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, musical
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:40

In a small Russian town, there is a Research Institute for magic. One of the witches, Alyona Sanina, is going to marry a guy named Ivan Puhov (not a magician). A jealous Apollon Sataneev tells her boss Kira Shemahandskaya that Sanina is going to marry not Ivan Puhov, but Ivan Kivrin, whom Shemahandskaya is going to marry herself. Enraged, Shemahandskaya, who is a powerful witch, orders Sanina to forget about her Ivan and marry Sataneev instead. And this will be final unless Alyona kisses Puhov before midnight on New Year. Alyona's friends call Puhov to the rescue.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersSpy, Princesses, Doubles, Poor
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Body exchange, Ballet
TimeNew Year
StyleKind, Light, Cute, For girls, Womens in main roles

When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Travel
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! Enter faithful butler Cadbury to save the day.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSanta Claus
PlotFriendship, Holidays
TimeNew Year

A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all something to believe in.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersElves, Sisters
PlotHolidays
PlaceLondon
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Cute, Soulful, Fascinating

Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa's elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus
PlotAdventure, Life, Jealousy, Toys, Family life
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company, is constantly kept busy at his job, disappointing his son. After he misses his son's karate exposition, Howard vows to make it up to him by buying an action figure of his son's favorite television hero for Christmas. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man. Now, Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
PlotLove, Vacation, Date, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, For girls, Uplifting

Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersAngels, Friends, Losers, Businessmen, Brides
PlotLove, Life, Fate, Family life
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Cute, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, musical, family
CountryUSA
CharactersInventors, Family
PlotHolidays
TimeNew Year

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.





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