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How to watch Elf this festive season in the UK

It’s finally time to start watching all your favourite festive movies and join in on the holiday cheer; here is how to watch one of the most popular Christmas movies in the UK.

We’re now well into the month of December and more Christmas-themed movies are popping up on streaming services daily.

However, we all know that one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time is the now 19-year-old cult classic film, Elf, starring Will Ferrell and Zoe Deschanel.

If you want to know how you can watch one of the most wholesome movies here in the UK, then make sure you keep reading.

Where can I stream Elf?

If you’re looking to stream Elf on one of the various streaming services available, there are a couple of options. If you’re lucky enough to have a membership to Sky Cinema, then you can tune into Elf on Sky Cinema Christmas on Saturday 26th December at 8pm.

Don’t worry if you don’t have access to a Sky box, as you can subscribe to the NOW Sky Cinema Pass for just £9.99 a month.

However, if you don’t fancy signing up for a new membership before the New Year kicks in, then Elf can also be found on myriad services such as Amazon Prime Video, Google Play and YouTube with the choice of renting or buying the movie outright. It’s important to note that the price of renting or buying Elf will vary across each platform.

Will Elf be on TV this year?

Since the movie will be streaming on Sky, there will be no terrestrial TV showings of Elf in 2022. This means that you will need to ensure you either have a Sky Cinema membership or purchase the movie from a streaming platform to watch Will Ferrell’s antics this year.

Will Elf be in cinemas?

Several UK cinemas will be showing Elf this year, including Cineworld, Vue, Picturehouse and ODEON, to name a few. You will need to check with your local cinema branch to see if they are showing the film at a time and location that works for you.

What is Elf about?

Elf came out in 2003 and stars Will Ferrell as the titular elf Buddy. Living in the North Pole with the rest of the Christmas community, Buddy finds out that he is actually a human and soon decides to try and find his biological human father, Walter, who lives in New York.

Zoe Deschanel plays the character of Jovie who helps Buddy navigate the Big Apple, where he ends up meeting his biological father as well as his younger half-brother, Michael.

This is the perfect Christmas movie if you’re looking for a wholesome and comedic tale that can bring the whole family together. Cuddle up with your cosiest blanket, whip up some Breakfast Spaghetti and settle in for a Christmas you won’t soon forget.

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