Mandatory Staff Picks: Christmas Movies That’ll Make Any Scrooge Weep

There’s not much that’ll make a Scrooge cry. A plummeting stock market, perhaps. And Christmas movies. Definitely Christmas movies. Holiday-themed films have the unique ability to soften even the hardest hearts and send the tears streaming down the stoniest of expressions. If you need a little cinematic therapy this Yuletide season, these 10 flicks will make you feel all the feels and give you the emotional release you need. Cue them up and gather your tissues near. Don’t worry; we won’t tell anyone.

Cover Photo: Paramount Pictures

Mandatory Merry Marathon: 25 Holiday Movies For the 25 Days Before Christmas

Mandatory top 10 of the 2010s: The Best Animated Movies of the Decade

Follow Mandatory on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.