Favorite Christmas Movies?

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Die Hard!!
Home Alone
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A nightmare before christmas
It's a wonderfull life
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The Muppets Christmas Carol
Jingle All The Way
Jack Frost
Home Alone
 

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Home Alone was really nice (the first one), but the video-game was awful...(n)
 

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Does The Great Escape count as a Christmas film, as it's ALWAYS on over Christmas on one channel in the UK.....? :LOL:

You can usually guarantee the following are on, check the TV listings and see if I'm right:-

1. Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music (never both)
2. A James Bond movie
3. The Great Escape

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National Lampoon Christmas Vacation (this is my all time fav Xmas film, watch it every year).
Muppet's Christmas Carol
Christmas Carol (original musical version is still just as good)
Die Hard 1 and 2
Nightmare Before Christmas
Home Alone 1 and 2
Groundhog Day (not really a Christmas film, but it has some Christmas Magic)
 

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Groundhog Day (not really a Christmas film, but it has some Christmas Magic)

Funny you mentioning this film, I checked it out on imdb to check which season its story unfolds in, to see if I should include it.

It's the best Bill Murray film imho, even better than What about bob?, The Royal Tenenbaums, Lost in Translations and the two Ghostbuster movies.

Now, it's perhaps because I'm a sucker for brunettes like Andie MacDowell... But we digress...

Die Hard 2 is also a good christmas movie, but just like Home Alone is a much better christmas movie than Home Alone 2, so is Die Hard a much better chistmas movie than Die Hard 2.

die hard last lines said:
[last lines]
John McClane: Merry Christmas, Argyle.
Argyle: Merry Christmas.
Richard Thornburg: [to the camera] Did ya get that?
Argyle: [Argyle shuts the limo door] If this is their idea of Christmas, I *gotta* be here for New Year's.

And one last thing... actually two, about Die Hard 3:

1) All sequels are cheesy. So why try to be serious and move the story of the third movie to a new season. Die Hard movies are christmas movies. I demand that John McTiernan reshoot the movie with a christmas theme.

2) Everyone knows that it's the claustrophobic athmosphere of the two first movies that makes them work, and made the movies cheap to shoot so that one could get it done quickly while everyone had a lot of energy to put into the film. I demand that Jonathan Hensleigh and Roderick Thorp rewrite the script so that it all takes place in Zeus Carver (Samuel L. Jackson) flat or street.

There, I said it. Die Hard 3 is an okay action, but as an Die Hard movie it suxx.:stick:
 

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I always associate David Bowie's "Labyrinth" with Christmas, so that's high on my list. I'm also very fond of the Muppets Christmas Carol (Michael Caine FTW!)

Oh, and not really movies, but the Blackadder and League of Gentlemen Christmas specials are always good viewing!
 

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Oh, that reminds me of a brilliant one!

Blackadder's Christmas Carol.

Now that was a brilliant take on the story, with him starting off as a kind hearted soul, helping everyone he could, and giving away everything he owned, but slowly turning into the evil self centred loathing Blackadder we all know and love. Brilliant!
 

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Ah I forgot. I liked The Polar Express with Tom Hanks.
 

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I've not seen The Polar Express yet. I hope they are showing it over Christmas.
 
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