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11 alternative Christmas films to add to your watchlist this December

We pick some films that will add variety to your Christmas viewing.

The Princess Bride
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At this time of year we all rush to put on festive classics such as "It's a Wonderful Life", 'Love, Actually" and of course, the Will Ferrell favourite 'Elf'.

While all of those are fantastic choices, there are plenty of other films that make for fantastic viewing at this time of year. A film may not always look like a Christmas film on the surface but if you dig deep enough, you'll uncover plenty of gems.

Mark Searby has put together a list of 11 films that you should consider adding to your watchlist for this festive season. Use the slider below to find out more about his choices...

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2. The Princess Bride

This may not be an instantly recognisable Christmas movie. But look closer and you’ll see that the top and tail scenes of Grandpa reading to his Grandson have Christmas decorations around the bed.

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