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Top Ten Board Games For Christmas 2021 – Zavvi Gift Guide

Once the presents have been unwrapped and the turkey eaten, nothing quite brings the family together on Christmas like a board game.

And for film and TV fans, there are plenty of fun games inspired by iconic classics. These range from unique twists on board game classics, to original games that will keep everybody entertained and challenged.

Here’s our guide to ten of the best that are available to buy now.

  1. Cluedo - The Nightmare Before Christmas Edition
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    Cluedo - The Nightmare Before Christmas Edition

    There are lots of movie themed editions of Cluedo, but none will get you in the festive spirit like this.

    Here, players will be thrown into Halloween Town, to solve the mystery of who kidnapped Sandy Claws, to find out where he’s hidden, and how he was taken.

    But don’t forget: Cluedo is for life, not just for the festive season.

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  2. Monopoly - Back To The Future Edition
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    Monopoly - Back To The Future Edition

    There are countless movie themed editions of Monopoly and many of these are available at exclusively at Zavvi.

    First up, we’re going to jump straight into the DeLorean, with a Back To The Future edition that takes players back to 1885, 1955, and 2015.

    Can you succeed at buying all the properties in each era?

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  3. Monopoly - Jaws Edition
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    Monopoly - Jaws Edition

    This exclusive Monopoly edition will take you to Amity Beach, home of Steven Spielberg’s terrifying ’70s classic.

    Here, you’ll be facing off against other players to collect iconic moments from the movie in your race to success.

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  4. Monopoly - E.T. Edition
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    Monopoly - E.T. Edition

    And if that isn’t enough for you, then it’s time to get on your bike and phone home.

    The E.T. edition of Monopoly is another Zavvi exclusive, with this spin on the property game allowing players to invest in laboratories while making the race to Elliott’s yard and the spaceship.

    Buy now with free delivery
  5. Jurassic Park Clever Girl Impossible 1000 Piece Puzzle
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    Jurassic Park Clever Girl Impossible 1000 Piece Puzzle

    If Spielberg fans are looking for a challenge that isn’t buying up property, then this 1,000 piece puzzle from Dust may be just what you need.

    This unusual puzzle has a stunning floral design, with the park’s iconic logo at the centre. The park is open… but you’ll need to put all the pieces together first.

    Buy now with free delivery
  6. Jaws Strategy Game
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    Jaws Strategy Game

    For more serious gamers, this Jaws strategy game will put you in charge of Amity Island.

    With a shark terrorising the beach and putting lives at risk, do you have what it takes to stop the Great White?

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  7. Trivial Pursuit - Harry Potter Ultimate Edition
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    Trivial Pursuit - Harry Potter Ultimate Edition

    Think you’re a die hard Harry Potter fan? Well, this Trivial Pursuit edition will separate the wizards from the muggles.

    This ultimate edition of the trivia game has a whopping 1,800 questions, so get ready for your knowledge to be put to the test.

    Buy now with free delivery
  8. Jumanji Collector Board Game Replica
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    Jumanji Collector Board Game Replica

    Time for a game that will transport you to another world – literally.

    This full scale replica of the Jumanji board game is designed to be an exciting challenge for two to four players. An exciting bit of movie memorabilia that doubles up as a thrilling way to spend time.

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  9. Trivial Pursuit - Friends Edition
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    Trivial Pursuit - Friends Edition

    For gaming on the go, then this Friends edition of Trivial Pursuit is just the ticket.

    There are 600 questions covering all ten seasons of the classic sitcom – so you can relive your knowledge, and show how much of a true fan you are.

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  10. Only Fools And Horses Trading Board Game
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    Only Fools And Horses Trading Board Game

    Finally, for fans of a classic British sitcom, there’s this Only Fools And Horses board game.

    Follow Del Boy and Rodney into business as you battle it out to be the biggest success at Trotters Independent Traders.

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Alistair Ryder

Alistair Ryder

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Alistair is a culture journalist and lover of bad puns from Leeds. Subject yourself to his bad tweets by following him on Twitter @YesItsAlistair.