Best Films to See on Christmas Day

By Jenny Guffy

With the holiday season in full swing and Christmas slowly approaching, it’s the perfect time to hit the theater with friends and family. Seeing some of the last films of 2016 after opening presents has always been my family’s Christmas Day tradition, and our list of must-sees is worth the read!

Collateral Beauty

Will Smith stars in this heartfelt drama about how tragedy can lead to pivotal moments in discovering the meaning of beauty and life.

Patriot’s Day

Based on the real events of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, Patriot’s Day follows the life of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis before, during, and after the bombing.


This new Sci-Fi thriller will keep you on your toes as it unfolds the truth behind two space-traveling passengers that awake 90 years early.

Why Him?

Why Him? is a raunchy comedy that depicts every father’s fear of his daughter picking the wrong guy, in his eyes, to marry. If you’re in search of a good laugh, Why Him? is the movie for you.

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures tells the true story of the African American women who were the brains and means behind the first major NASA launch.


This drama about an African American father in the 1950s is sure to pull on your heart strings this December. The all-star cast and direction of Denzel Washington will not disappoint.

Grab your family and friends to celebrate the holiday season with some of the last films of the calendar year!