Because nothing warms the heart like nostalgia.
Remember being a kid at Christmas? Everything seemed so magical and perfect. As you grow older, the holidays tend to become a little less miraculous and a little more stressful. You may not be able to turn back time, but you can take a walk down memory lane and re-capture a bit of that childhood wonder. So cozy up on the couch and settle in for a Christmas movie marathon straight out of the 90s.
A man brought back to life as a talking snowman to guide his adolescent son through the turbulent fall-out of his death? Sure, why not! The 90s were so wonderfully weird.
Yet another comedy built on the morbid foundation of a deceased parent. But who could not love Olivia Newton John as a mannequin brought to life?
2 words: Hulk Hogan.
A young Thora Birch wants the same thing every millennial child did – for their divorced parents to reunite just in time for the holidays. Think The Parent Trap, but with more mistletoe!
Made for TV? More like made for you! When a rent-a-family scheme goes predictably wrong, Roma Downey does what she does best –tugs at our heartstrings. Added bonus: movie makeover montage!
America’s favorite twins in a holiday caper with double the cheesy 90s vibes. Alternate title: The Olsen Twins Were WAY Cuter Than You as Children.
Jessica Biel & J.T.T. in their prime. Sure, they’re an oddly-mismatched couple in terms of height, but 12 year-old you will still say “Awwwww!”
Everyone’s favorite 90s Dad, Tim Allen, is magically transformed into the jolliest father figure of them all – Father Christmas. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want hot cocoa.
The Governator helps us all learn a very important lesson: holiday shopping was much more dangerous before Amazon.
Katie Steadman is a native Texan roaming Asia with a penchant for writing, and solving sudoku puzzles at breakneck speed.