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The definitive 12 flicks of Christmas

Posted Wednesday, November 26, 2008, at 12:15 AM
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  • Come on dude where is BAD SANTA that was genius.

    -- Posted by jaredscousin on Wed, Nov 26, 2008, at 4:06 AM
  • I have a collection of somewhere around 35 Christmas movies. Christmas in Conneticut, A Holiday Affair, The Man in the Santa Claus Suit, I'll be Home for Christmas, Jingle all the Way are but a few that I enjoy MUCH more than ELF and Nightmare Before Christmas. These did not make the cut to the collection. The fact that you chose the original Grinch movie shows good taste.

    Now all I have to do is start watching them. I LOVE the hollidays.

    -- Posted by Macgyver on Wed, Nov 26, 2008, at 8:33 AM
  • Wonderful list. A Christmas Story is my favorite followed by It's A Wonderful Life, How The Grinch Stole Christmas(the original) and Christmas Vacation.

    I have to agree with Macgyver that there many that are better than Elf and Nightmare Before Christmas.

    Isn't A Christmas Story on TBS for 24 hrs starting Thanksgiving evening?

    -- Posted by cloverlady on Wed, Nov 26, 2008, at 9:22 AM
  • I have to throw in my favorite Christmas-themed "Chick Flick" (romantic comedy) -- "Love, Actually" All set in the two weeks or so before Christmas in London, it's full of some great love stories. And the great part is that not all of them have a "happily ever after" ending that you'd expect, so it's realistic instead of being smarmy, which is a nice change.

    -- Posted by KerriOhio on Wed, Nov 26, 2008, at 1:29 PM
  • I guess I just like my Christmas a little bit dirty, because I absolutely would've put Bad Santa and Scrooged on any list of favorite Christmas movies. I always found 'Nightmare' a little better suited for Halloween viewing as well. While I'm at it, a couple Thanksgiving movie recommendations since the holiday gets no love, Home For the Holidays and Pieces of April. They're both good little quirky comedies. You should check them out instead the next time you think about putting 'Crystal Skull' in the old dvd player.

    -- Posted by curbed_enthusiasm on Thu, Nov 27, 2008, at 1:39 AM
  • What about Red Rider, it has to be a classic.

    What do you think Kane???

    -- Posted by Way Up North on Wed, Dec 3, 2008, at 10:35 PM
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