The long break over Christmas and New Year is a time for vegging out to the max.
Whether on TV, DVD or at the cinema, ’tis the season to sit back, relax, and veg out to our list feel-good Christmas movies starring gingers.
Nightmare Before Christmas – Sally
Jack Skellington of Halloweentown becomes bored of scaring people so plots to kidnap Santa Claus from Christmastown so he can take over his jolly role.
Home Alone (1990) – Catherine Anne O’Hara
Eight-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas, and must defend his home against idiotic burglars.
Stepmom (1998) – Susan Sarandon
A terminally-ill mother has to settle on the new woman in her ex-husband’s life, who will be her children’s new stepmother.
Meet Me In St Louis (1944) – Judy Garland
In the year before the 1904 St Louis World’s Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.
And at the cinema…
A Street Cat Named Bob
James Bowen, a homeless busker recovering from drug addiction, had his life transformed after he meets stray ginger cat, Bob, in 2007. The true story became an international bestseller, and has now been turned into a movie.
This film has triple the gingerness in the form of Amy Adams, Isla Fisher and Ellie Bamber!