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Movie Night for the Holidays

a couple snuggling up on the couch watching a movie

It’s the holiday season and for many of us that means staying in and watching holiday-themed movies in our apartment. We’ve pulled together a list of favorites to revisit during December. What are your favorite go-to movies? Did they make our list? 

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) — Comedy, Drama, Family

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) — Drama, Family, Fantasy

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

The Shop Around the Corner — Romantic Comdedy

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) — Animation, Family, Fantasy

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.

Christmas and Halloween meet in this fun and exciting tale of confusion and chaos as Jack Skeleton attempts to bring Christmas to Halloween Town, where no one knows how to celebrate anything other than Halloween.

The Black Candle — Documentary

A documentary about the struggle and triumph of African-American family, community, and culture, using Kwanzaa as a vehicle to celebrate the African-American experience. 

Miracle at Moreaux — Drama, History 

A French Catholic boarding school allows three Jewish children to take refuge at Christmas during the Nazi occupation.


If you’re not one for the holiday classics, head on over to your local Orangeburg, SC theater and catch the latest on the big screen. Check-in with the IMDb website to see what movies are hitting theaters this month! Don’t forget the drinks and popcorn! The Wilmington Lakes Blog wants to wish everyone in our apartment community happy holidays!