Get ready to begin your festive season binge-watch with some jolly good fights in a jolly good time! If you prefer well-placed punches to a comforting hug and a fighter in the Hall of Fame to a cheesy Hallmark Holiday movie, grab your Christmas treats and settle in! Here are the 5 best Holiday Action movies to watch in this festive time!
Die Hard 2 (1990):
Yippee Ki Yay! Kick off the festive season holiday watching with Bruce Willis smashing the bad guys with unimaginable strength and swift moves! The movie begins with John McClane waiting for his wife’s flight on Christmas Eve when he discovers the plan of some terrorists. If just some of Bruce Willis saving the world on Christmas Eve isn’t enough for you, watch Die Hard (1988) as well!
Lethal Weapon (1987):
A movie that opens with the classic Christmas song, Jingle Bell Rock, and has action sequences smack dab in the middle of a Christmas Tree lot, is most definitely a Christmas Movie. Along with iconic fight scenes, the Mel Gibson and Danny Glover starrer movie also gives the importance of friends, family, and togetherness to share the Christmas joy.
Batman Returns (1992):
A magical Christmas movie where good triumphs over evil, watch Batman fight evil with Catwoman in this Tim Burton movie. From the beautiful White Christmas, we can see the city of Gotham has, to the beautiful festive sets you see throughout the movie, Batman Returns is a perfect movie to watch on Christmas Eve if you prefer the joy of well-placed punches.
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996):
What happens when an ordinary suburban homemaker suffers a head injury as she prepares for Christmas? Obviously, the injury has her recall a life of dodging bullets and saving lives as she remembers the secret agent and assassin she used to be. Watch Geena Davis, dressed as Santa Claus fight the bad guys with Samuel L. Jackson in this Holiday Classic!
Invasion USA (1985):
Chuck Norris’s Matt Hunter has no option but to ditch his Christmas joy to take down an old rival Mikhail Rostov. The classic fight scene in a mall adorned with holiday decorations, Chuck Norris’ jaw-dropping moves, and the defeat of a dreadful Soviet Commander. What more do you need from a holiday classic action movie?
(Contributed by Sakshi Prabhu)