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Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:04 pm

What are you favorite Christmas Movies?
To start , mine are Hogfather and Die Hard.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:14 pm

A Christmas Story and Christmas Vacation
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:41 pm

A Christmas Story, It's A Wonderful Life, A Charlie Brown Christmas.
 
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:49 pm

Charlie Brown Christmas - I highly recommend the soundtrack for the jazz lovers out there as well:

Vince Guaraldi Trio - http://www.amazon.com/Charlie-Brown-Christmas-Recording-Television/dp/B000000XDJ
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:53 pm

Mallrats

In all seriousness the only christmas movie that didn't make me throw up was The Little Drummer Boy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063230/
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:02 pm

Scrooged and Ernest Saves Christmas
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:05 pm

superjawes wrote:
A Christmas Story and Christmas Vacation

Fighthouse wrote:
Scrooged...

Well, I guess I don't have anything to contribute.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:14 pm

Snowman for sure -

The Grinch -

and the Family Stone
 
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:14 pm

Dizik wrote:
superjawes wrote:
A Christmas Story and Christmas Vacation

Fighthouse wrote:
Scrooged...

Well, I guess I don't have anything to contribute.

Oh come on now. There are others. What about the Nightmare Before Christmas? A Muppet Christmas Carol?
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:25 pm

That futurama christmas episode is pretty good...
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:47 pm

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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:00 pm

Gremlins
 
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:26 pm

A Christma Story and Elf. I'll watch It's a Wonderful Life when its on, too. Never felt anything for a Miracle on 34th St.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:37 pm

yogibbear wrote:
That futurama christmas episode is pretty good...


Is that the one where a robotic Santa shoots people? I liked it!

Also, 3 movie adaptations of A Christmas Carol:
A Christmas Carol (1984 TV movie) with George C. Scott, and Edward Woodward in an amazing performance as The Ghost of Christmas Present
Scrooge (1970 Musical) with Albert Finney
A Christmas Carol (1951 film) with Alastair Sim
 
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:08 pm

Sound of Music.

There I said it and I am NOT ashamed :P

(Although not typically a traditional Christmas movie it is rebroadcast every year between Christmas day and New Years day)
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:19 pm

My top 3
Elf
Christmas Vacation
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carey one)
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:33 pm

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carey one)

Absolute heresy. If Boris Karloff isn't narrating it ain't the Grinch. That said:

Original Grinch. Having a low bass singing voice I simply love singing along with Boris Karloff.
Charlie Brown Christmas. I'm amazed it's still shown given the overt Christianity of Linus' speech.
A Christmas Story. I'll never get tired of Ralphie, a Major Award, and the lug nuts.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:33 pm

The Star Wars Christmas TV Special :wink:
 
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:35 pm

Psycliff wrote:
The Star Wars Christmas TV Special :wink:

Have a DVD copy. Watched it once and retired the DVD into the back files. While it's nice to have a copy just to tweak Lucas, it's still unwatchable.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:50 pm

As a kid I always liked whichever one it is that had Heat Miser and Snow Miser. But other than watching A Christmas Story at a dinner theater a few years ago (seriously, and they gave away a leg-lamp as a door prize, which I did not win) I haven't seen a Christmas movie in years.
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Psycliff wrote:
The Star Wars Christmas TV Special :wink:
Have a DVD copy. Watched it once and retired the DVD into the back files. While it's nice to have a copy just to tweak Lucas, it's still unwatchable.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:54 pm

UberGerbil wrote:
As a kid I always liked whichever one it is that had Heat Miser and Snow Miser.
The Year Without a Santa Claus.
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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:56 pm

superjawes wrote:
UberGerbil wrote:
As a kid I always liked whichever one it is that had Heat Miser and Snow Miser.
The Year Without a Santa Claus.

Good old Rankin/Bass cheapest-possible stop-motion animation.

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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:26 am

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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:45 am

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Re: Favorite Christmas movies

Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:34 pm

It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Noelle (2007)
Dustbin Baby (2008)
A Christmas Carol (1984) (2009)

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