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Here are all the movies on RTÉ and TV3 this Christmas

What we know so far.

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SO RTÉ AND TV3 released their schedules for the festive period this week – and the highlight looks like it could be the Queen of Ireland Panti giving a Christmas Day message to the nation.

But Christmas wouldn’t be the same without the films – and here’s every single one that has been announced (with more to come):


Gravity (Christmas Eve)

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Brave (Christmas Day)

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Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie (Christmas Day)

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Captain Philips (St Stephen’s Day)

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (St Stephen’s Day)

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RTÉ One also announced other films that will be gracing our screens – but we’re still waiting on exact times and dates for these. However, we’ll still be able to feast our eyes on the following:


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Les Miserables

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

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It wouldn’t be Christmas without it.

Back to the Future

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For the year that’s in it.

ALL of the Indiana Jones movies

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Other festive classics that will get a run out will be:

White ChristmasThe Sound of MusicIt’s a Wonderful Life, High SocietyBeaches, UpShrek the ThirdCars2We Bought a Zoo 


RTÉ 2 gives us no indication exactly when these will be on, but their festive offering is full of some modern big hitters:

Anchorman 2

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Man of Steel

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I am Ali

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Last year’s documentary on the great boxer Muhammad Ali.

Iron Man 3

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One Direction: This is Us

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Nostalgia for better, happier days with Zayn included.

And a few classics are thrown in there too:

  • ET 
  • Happy Feet Two 
  • James and the Giant Peach 
  • Naked Gun 
  • Airplane!


And finally, here are all the films TV3 has announced for the coming weeks:

The Commitments

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The Amazing Spider-Man

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Willie Wonka And The Chocolate Factory

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Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason

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Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen 

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Some of the other films popping up will be:

Men In Black 2Casper and Stuart Little

As well as these old school Christmas classic:

Christmas CarolScroogedFarewell Mr KringleSanta Clause The Movie and The Wizard Of Oz

Put on the fire and stick the feet up, these should only be watched in the cosiest of cosy festive settings.

Written by David Elkin and posted on

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