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Best Christmas movie ever?

Old 11-29-08, 11:08 AM
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Best Christmas movie ever?

I need some good Christmas Movies to watch this year!

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Old 11-29-08, 11:10 AM
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Old 11-29-08, 11:20 AM
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my best of: (not really in order though)
Die Hard
Bad SAnta
Love, Actually
Gremlins
Batman Returns
Edward Scissorhands
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Old 11-29-08, 11:30 AM
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You cannot be helped.
just wish him well and hopefully soon we won't be bothered any longer.
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Old 11-29-08, 11:41 AM
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just wish him well and hopefully soon we won't be bothered any longer.
Is this a christmas movie?
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Old 11-29-08, 11:49 AM
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A Christmas Story is a must. If you have cable, I am sure you can find it on at any given time of the day if you channel surf long enough.

Some other suggestions that haven't been mentioned:
The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Shop Around the Corner
The Bishop's Wife
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Holiday Inn (if you're into that sort of thing)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Elf
White Christmas (again, if you're into that sort of thing)
Scrooged
It's a Wonderful Life (see comments for Christmas Story)
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A Christmas Story

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Old 11-29-08, 12:16 PM
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Two words: SURVIVING CHRISTMAS
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Old 11-29-08, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Ram View Post
Is this a christmas movie?
yes.
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Old 11-29-08, 12:19 PM
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Christmas Vacation
Love, Actually

and the first 2 Die Hard movies....
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Old 11-29-08, 12:22 PM
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Home Alone 2

And this:

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Bad SAnta
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Old 11-29-08, 12:52 PM
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I think the first Lethal Weapon was around Christmas so we should count that.

I can't be the only one who doesn't like A Christmas Story.

I love:
Home Alone
Ernest Saves Christmas (yeah, that's right!)
Christmas Vacation
It's a Wonderful Life
EYes Wide Shut

Did Serendipity and While you were sleeping take place around Christmas?
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Old 11-29-08, 01:02 PM
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I can't be the only one who doesn't like A Christmas Story.
I HATE a Christmas Story. I find it to be one of the most depressing movies I've ever seen for some reason.
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Old 11-29-08, 01:12 PM
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Ernest Saves Christmas has always been a favorite of mine. I think Christmas Vacation is at the top for me now.
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a christmas story and bad santa
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Old 11-29-08, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Ronnie Dobbs View Post
Two words: SURVIVING CHRISTMAS
It's upsetting that the film starts off so promosing with one of the most underrated beginnings ever by showing ...
Spoiler:
... a montage of people killing themselves on the holidays

... and then goes directly to shit.
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The only correct answer to the question "What is the best Christmas Movie ever?" is A CHRISTMAS STORY. I usually watch this at least ten times on Christmas Day.

Some other good ones are...
-The Nightmare Before Christmas
-Die Hard
-A Charlie Brown Christmas
-National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
-How The Grinch Stole Christmas
-Bad Santa
-Gremlins
-Home Alone
-Frosty The Snowman (the classic animated one)
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Old 11-29-08, 01:54 PM
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I can't be the only one who doesn't like A Christmas Story.
Nor can I be the only one who's never seen it. It just feels like I am.

My favorite is Scrooged.

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Old 11-29-08, 02:38 PM
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I can't be the only one who doesn't like A Christmas Story.
You're not, trust me!
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You're not, trust me!
Ditto.

My faves:

Nightmare Before Christmas
Die Hard
Home Alone
Charlie Brown
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A Triple Threat of Christmastime Action:

Die Hard
Lethal Weapon
The Long Kiss Goodnight
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I really think you'd like Christmas with the Kranks and Santa With Muscles.
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Die Hard.
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Gremlins
Elf
Christmas Story
Scrooged
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