Local Theaters Showing Your Favorite Classic Christmas Movies

Christmas movies are an absolute must this time of year (or in June, we don’t judge). This year, the central Arkansas movie theaters are on their A game by showing some of your all-time favorites during the holiday season.

Our sister publication Little Rock Family rounded up a list of what classics will be hitting which screens around the city. Whether you’re a “White Christmas” fan or identify more with the National Lampoon, load up the car and check out these special holiday screenings!

B&B Little Rock Chenal 9 Imax

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vaction (PG-13): Like all of the goofy flicks in the National Lampoon franchise, you can expect hilarious disaster after disaster. Thanks for the chuckles, Chevy Chase. 4 & 7 p.m. Dec. 4.

Elf (PG): Relive Buddy the Elf’s journey from Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole to the Rockefeller Center in New York City in this heartwarming family favorite starring Will Ferrell. 4 & 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: This Technicolor charmer from 1954 stars Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye as a song-and-dance act who team up with a pair of lovely lasses to put on a Christmas show and save a friend’s failing Vermont lodge. 4 & 7 p.m. Dec. 16.

Entry to Retro Night movies at B&B Little Rock Chenal 9 is $5. For info, click here.

Rave Cinemas Colonel Glenn 18+ Xtreme

The Polar Express (PG): Based on the beloved book by Chris Van Allsburg, this 2004 animated film follows a young boy as he travels to the North Pole on a magical train ride. 2 p.m. Nov. 30.

A Christmas Carol & Christmas in Connecticut Double Feature (G): TCM presents this double feature presentation of 1938’s “A Christmas Carol” and 1945’s “Christmas in Connecticut” (’45) including a special introduction by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz. 2 & 7 p.m. Dec. 7.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: Ring in the holiday season with Irving Berlin’s beloved “White Christmas” on the big screen. The 60th anniversary screening celebration includes special backstage stories and a White Christmas retrospective. 2 & 7 p.m. Dec. 14.

It’s a Wonderful Life (PG): Don’t miss the 1946 classic starring James Stewart and Donna Reed. In the film, an angel helps the conflicted George Bailey see what life would have been like if he had never existed. 2 p.m. Dec. 21.

For more info on special events at Colonel Glenn 18+ Xtreme, click here.

Riverdale 10 Cinema

Home Alone (PG): An 8-year-old boy, played by Macaulay Culkin, is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas. As they desperately try to return home, the boy defends his home against idiotic burglars in inventive (and hilarious) ways. 7 p.m. Dec. 9.

For more info on special screenings at Riverdale 10 Cinema, click here.

Ron Robinson Theater

The Muppet Christmas Carol (G): The Dickens classic gets a fantastical twist thanks to the likes of Jim Hensen and his crew of Muppets. The miserly Scrooge, played by Michael Caine, is visited by three spirits on Christmas Eve in hopes of changing his ways before it’s too late. 3 p.m. Dec. 6.

For more info on special screenings at Ron Robinson Theater, click here.

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