What Christmas movies are the favorites of the Spanish to see at this time? Here we reveal the secret to you.
When these dates arrive, apart from nougat, cava and the Christmas Lottery, there is something that also usually comes back year after year: Christmas movies, and surely you have seen some of them in a loop yourself … Appinio, the global market research platform, wanted to know which are the favorite Christmas films of the Spanish and for this it has carried out a survey among 1,000 people (500 men and 500 women) between 16 and 65 years old.
If the Spaniards agree on something, it is that Macaulay Culkin is the quintessential Christmas star, and that is the movie they watch the most is Home alone 1990 film directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin, in 28% of cases. In second and third position we find the animated stop motion film Nightmare Before Christmas 1993, a film produced by the fantastic Tim Burton, directed by Henry Selick with the now legendary soundtrack by Danny Elfman, and the classic Christmas story, both chosen by 20% of those surveyed, although this title does not specify which of all the versions is preferred by the public, I in particular prefer the version starring loved ones Muppets Directed by Brian Henson (son of the legendary Jim Henson) from 1992.
There are also titles for lovers of anti-Christmas
But those who consider themselves lovers anti-christmas also have their representation, since The Grinch (200) by Jim Carrey is chosen by 19% of Spaniards as one of the best movies to enjoy on these dates. To close the Top 5 we have a saga that is not necessarily Christmas but that has become a perfect classic to see at any time of the year: Harry Potter (16%).
But not all Spaniards have such a developed festive spirit, and it is that 10% say they do not watch Christmas-themed movies. This is something that varies depending on age, since only 4% of young millennials between 25 to 34 years old do not watch these types of movies, but the figure rises to 25% in adults between 55 and 65 years.
In conclusion, the 90s was a decade that not only gave us a large number of cult titles for movie lovers, it also came loaded with good Christmas classics in addition to the Christmas carol by Mariah Carey, a theme that cannot be missed in these such special dates.