10 of the best family films to watch this Christmas

Settle in for a feel-good family movie this Christmas 2012 with our top TV picks...


December 24th – Christmas Eve

The Snowman and The Snowdog (8pm, C4)

Inspired by Raymond Brigg’s well-known story this is an adorable sequel that’ll be cherished for years to come. If you have toddlers they will love it!


December 24th – Christmas Eve

Lady and the Tramp (5.05pm, BBC1, U)

What family can resist the adorable romance between one tear-away pup and a prim and proper lady? You’ll be singing the songs for the rest of the festive season.


December 24th – Christmas Eve

The Muppets (7pm, Sky Premiere, U)

Fun, bright and sassy – a real festive treat. Just watch your kids’ eyes light up at the memorable characters and silly songs.


December 25th – Christmas Day

Shrek Forever After (3.10pm, BBC1, U)

Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without some Ogre charm and this final installment is a winner. Gather the kids round for some ogre-tastic laughs.


December 25th – Christmas Day

Tangled (3.10pm, ITV1, PG)

One of the newest Disney films, brought to life by legendary Disney animator Glen Keane, Tangled is a modern take on the traditional Rapunzel story. A cute chameleon sidekick, a cheeky horse and some fast action scenes make this perfect for little girls and boys alike.

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