What are your favorite holiday movies?

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    mentaluproar

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    What movies do you make a point to watch every year around the holidays? I love The Muppet Christmas Carol and Albert Finny's Scrooge, and for some reason, Anastasia makes it on the December list.

    Share with us some of your favorite holiday movies.
     
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    Techgoddess

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    omg well i have tons!
    i really like christmas vacation with chevy chase
    i like A christmas story
    i really like elf.
    I like alot of others but those are my top!
    I am a big fan of christmas.

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS! :)
     
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    Home Alone 1 & 2
     
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    Home Alone 1 and 2
    Christmas With The Kranks
     
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    The best Christmas film of all time? Without a doubt, Gremlins.
     
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    Must-sees each year for me are:
    Muppets Christmas Carol
    Love Actually
    Home Alone
    Die Hard :)
     
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas. :cool:
     
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas
    Gremlins
    Muppets Christmas Carol
    The Holiday (I blame my wife for this one)
     
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    +1 Elf holiday classic :)
     
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    A Christmas Story, hands down.
     
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    Love Actually. I like the scene where Mr. Bean wraps up the package for uber-terrorist Hans Gruber of Die Hard fame (aka Alan Rickman).

    Oh, but this is so much more than a bag. :D
     
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas.
     
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    Jingle all the way
    Home alone 1, 2, and 3 ( there were 3 with the same kid rite?)
    Die hard 1, 2, 3
     
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    Love Actually, Richard Curtis at his supreme cheesy best.
    Home Alone.
    Miracle on 34th Street.
    Elf.
    Die Hard.
     
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    Polar Express
    Elf
    A Christmas Story
    Miracle on 34th St.
    Die Hard
    A Nightmare Before Christmas
    And anything with the Island of Misfit toys.
     
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    Harry Potter. I don't know why but winter comes along and I want to see all the Harry Potter films, chronologically.

    More predictably:
    Home Alone
    The Nightmare Before Christmas
    A Christmas Story
    ...."Only I didn't say "Fudge." I said THE word, the big one, the queen-mother of dirty words, the "F-dash-dash-dash" word!" This is definitely my favourite. I had to order the DVD after moving to the UK because it does not have the recognition it deserves here.

    Least favourite christmas movie:
    "It's a Wonderful Life". What a load of sappy, predictable crap.
     
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    For Thanksgiving, it's Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

    For Christmas, it can't get any better than National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

    Those two are my favorites.
     
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    "How the Grinch stole Christmas" it was on two nights ago. A little early this year I suppose.

    These are also my favorites:

    The Original Christmas Classics (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town / Frosty the Snowman / Frosty Returns / Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol / Little Drummer Boy / Cricket on the Hearth) (2007)

    and of course "Dinner for one".
     
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    A Christmas Story is my favorite. I think every father who has a son gets choked up at the end.
     
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    I'm with you on Harry Potter, I love watching the movies over Christmas, and would cheerfully watch them (or read the books) in sequence.

    Must admit that Home Alone never did it for me but I used to like Willy Wonka (the version with Gene Wilder) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (which I loved as a child) back in the day......

    I also rather liked The Neverending Story....the book was wonderful ad the movie adaptation was charming.
     
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    Anyone seen "Disney's A Christmas Carol"? Is it worth checking out?
     
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    A Charlie Brown Christmas is another modern classic.

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    March Of The Wooden Soldiers with Laurel and Hardy, colorized.
     
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    All of the old claymation movies. And Home Alone, always. :D

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    Another vote for....

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    ...because I'm really kind of a sap.

    And not really a movie, but a Christmas tradition en la casa de Moyank24

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