There are plenty of important year-round holidays that merit writing a card. Birthdays, marriages, and the most important of all – Christmas! If you’re struggling to get into the holiday spirit, look no further than these Christmas wishes inspired by movies.
Each and every year Christmas gives you the opportunity to write to friends, family, and loved ones all around the world, wishing them the best of the December holidays (and don’t forget the Christmas Gifts). It’s not every day that you get to wish those closest to you a happy festive season, so you should definitely make the most of it!
But What Should You Write?
This is where things may get a little tricky. It seems tedious and boring to write the exact same wish to each and every person on your Christmas mailing list. You’ll want to keep things varied, but it may also take a lot of time to come up with a personalised message for everyone. So, maybe the best route to take, when writing your Christmas wishes this year is to focus on something that everyone loves – like movies!
The Christmas season is about cuddling up with your loved ones, getting something warm to drink, and putting on a couple of festive movies. So, why not make your Christmas cards movie-themed this year?
We’ve got some great movie-inspired Christmas wishes to get you started.
Meaningful Wishes From Christmas Movies
I hope you have the loveliest Christmas with your family this year because, on Christmas, no one should be alone – Dr. Suess’ The Grinch.
I know we are far apart but just know that we love you and that we’re thinking about you these holidays! Just because you can’t see us doesn’t mean you shouldn’t believe we’re not there! – The Nightmare Before Christmas.
We’re all in this together, and no one is walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas celebration – Christmas Vacation.
I can’t wait to make some unplanned, unscheduled, spontaneous Christmas memories with you! – Deck the Halls.
We know you love Christmas, ever since you were a child you always said it felt like your own personal, magical holiday – Ernest Saves Christmas.
We’re wishing you the hap-hap-happiest Christmas this year! – Christmas Vacation.
Christmas is on its way! A lovely, glorious Christmas is on its way! – A Christmas Story.
I’m so excited to spend my first-ever Christmas with you. This year you’ll find me hanging around the Mistletoe, hoping to get kissed – Love Actually.
Sending wishes to your family and may the Christmas snow make them happy even happier and the giddy even giddier – Frosty the Snowman.
This Christmas I hope you feel the magic in the air. Remember every time you hear a bell ring, an angel gets his new wings – It’s a Wonderful Life.
I hope you have a magical Christmas and don’t forget to blast the joyful and triumphant music this year, because you deserve to! – Dr. Suess’ The Grinch.
Have a lovely festive season and remember, Christmas is the only night every year when we all act a little nicer, smile a little easier, and cheer a little louder – Scrooged.
I told Santa that this Christmas instead of presents, I just want a night with my family. See you soon – Home Alone.
Motivational Wishes From Christmas Movies
This Christmas set some goals for the future! I believe I believe; I know it’s silly, but I believe – Miracle of 34th Street.
It’s been a tough year for you, but this Christmas jump on the train to the future. We may not know where the train is going, but all that matters is that you get on – The Polar Express.
Feeling lost this Christmas? Don’t know what to do? Well, I’ve got it all planned out for us – first, we’ll build some snow angels, then we’ll go ice skating, then we’ll eat a whole roll of cookie dough and snuggle up next to the fire – Elf.
Take this year’s Christmas magic, hold it in your heart, and take it with you all throughout the next year – A Christmas Carol.
I know you’ve never been the biggest fan of the festive season, but just know that the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart – The Polar Express.
Don’t let Christmas just pass you by this year, instead let’s make this the Christmas of perpetual hope – Home Alone.
Even if you don’t get exactly what you want this Christmas season, just remember that sometimes the most real things in life are the things we can’t see – The Polar Express.
This year we should make the house like Santa’s Workshop, full of love and magic for the whole family – Buddy.
Witty Wishes From Christmas Movies
This Christmas try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup – Elf.
I hope you got your kids what they wanted this Christmas because as you know, you can mess with a lot of things, but you can’t mess with the kids on Christmas – Home Alone 2 Lost in New York.
Christmas can be a confusing time, especially when you’re trying to please the kids. Who even knows what this whole Christmas thing is all about? – A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Try not to get too rowdy this festive season, and Merry Christmas you filthy animal! – Home Alone 2 Lost In New York.
Has anyone ever told you that you have a face lovely enough for a Christmas card? – Elf.
We know how much you love setting up your Christmas lights. I’m pretty sure last year they saw your house from space! – Deck the Halls.
Look, we know your kids want a lot for Christmas this year, but always remember you never have to do too much to make a child’s Christmas magical – Jingle All The Way.
Just remember Christmas is not simply one day of the year. No sir, Christmas is a frame of mind – Miracle on 34th Street.
How about we let loose and celebrate being young and alive this Christmas, we did make it through the year, after all! – The Holiday.
Just remember that Christmas is not all about receiving presents. It doesn’t always have to come from the store, just to mean a little bit more – The Grinch.
Let’s all pray to God that we don’t end this Christmas in complete misery – Christmas Vacation.
You can’t hate Christmas that much! Even the Grinch’s heart grew three time’s its size on December 25th – Dr. Suess’ The Grinch.
I hope you got that son of a nutcracker child of yours a great Christmas present this year! – Buddy.
Mom and Dad, be it ever so heinous, there is truly no place like home – Dr. Suess’ The Grinch.
Best Quotes From Popular Christmas Movies
“This year I realised that Christmas is the time to be with the ones you love” – Love Actually.
“Cheer up dude, it’s Christmas!” – Dr. Suess The Grinch.
“There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. For when the first snow is a Christmas snow, well something wonderful is bound to happen” – Frosty the Snowman.
“Yes, yes, I do! I like Christmas, I LOVE Christmas” – A Christmas Carol.
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud enough for all to hear” – Elf.
“Faith is believing things when common sense tells you not to” – Miracle on 34th Street.
“Seeing isn’t believing. Believing is seeing” – The Santa Clause.
“It’s Christmas eve, a time of mystery and expectations… who knows what might happen” – The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
“If you look for it, I’ve got a feeling you’ll find that love is actually all around” – Love Actually.
“You’re skipping Christmas? Isn’t that against the law?” – Christmas With The Kranks.
There you have it! An awesome selection of Merry Christmas wishes inspired by movies. Make your cards a little more personal this year and you’ll get the festive feeling – as will everyone who receives them.
Seth is an English-major turned stand-up comedian. When he’s not touring comedy clubs, he loves putting his creativity to use writing puns and card greetings for all occasions (not just funny ones). Many of his punny works can be found in a card store near you.