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#1 Kwyjibo

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:12 PM

Not sure if this was on the Christmas bingo thread but I don't care xmas_tongue.gif .

I love Christmas movies and need suggestions for the upcoming weeks.

Today we have watched Miracle on 34th Street ('94 version) and The Santa Clause.

My all-time favourites are Scrooged (but that isn't exactly DD1 friendly wink.gif ) and Santa Claus the Movie (mainly for nostalgic reasons)

Honorable mentions go to;

Die Hard
Nightmare before Christmas
Bad Santa
The Snowman/Father Christmas

What are your must-sees at Christmas?

#2 B.feral3

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:17 PM

We watch Bad Santa and National Lampoons every year!!  blush.gif

#3 Futureself

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:21 PM

Love actually
Muppet Christmas Carol
It's a Wonderful life

#4 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:21 PM


#5 ~Nic~

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:23 PM

The Polar Express... even bought the 3d version this year!

#6 *Arno*

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:25 PM

National Lampoons Christmas Vacation is my all time favourite. I bought a copy on DVD and watch it every year!

#7 babychacha

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:26 PM

Love Actually.

Santa Paws and Santa Buddies have been watched too many times already but my 4 year old loves them.

Saw Arthur Christmas yesterday, thought it was great.

#8 Feral_Pooks

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:26 PM

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
Nightmare Before Christmas
The Muppets Christmas Carol
The Santa Clause
Home Alone
The Grinch

#9 Gossipgirl

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:28 PM

A mom for christmas is my fav this year thanks to a wondeful EB member who sent a copy to me original.gif

#10 FeralSingleMum

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:28 PM

The Polar Express
Love Actually
The Santa Clause
Mircle on 34th Street
How the Grinch Stole Christmas

#11 loropetalum

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:34 PM

Home Alone. Can't help crying at the end. As George Costanza said 'The old man!!' biggrin.gif

#12 MotherClucker

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:40 PM

A Christmas Story. Never get tired of watching it. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085334/

#13 beakie

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:46 PM

The Family Man

The Family Stone

love Actually

A Christmas Carol

The Santa Clause

Home Alone

Love, love, love Christmas Schmulz original.gif

#14 my serenity

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:53 PM

The santa claus.............. for those who have it where did you find it?

national lampoon

home alone series

and many old classics
looking for family circle christmas

and theres a movie i just cant rememeber name

ETA: santa claus with tim allen in them  original.gif

Edited by crazy mama, 04 December 2011 - 06:55 PM.

#15 Polly Esther

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:55 PM

National Lampoons Christmas Vacation - I love that family! lol.

I also used to love watching the Muppet's Christmas Carol each year... I found it more enjoyable as a kid than a lot of others.

Love, Actually is a great Christmas movie too, even if just set at Christmas rather than being specifcally ABOUT Christmas.

Home Alone

My mother loves It's a Wonderful Life or whatever it's called - that's set at Christmas isn't it? I don't think much of it though, personally...

#16 babychacha

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:58 PM

Santa Claus with Tim Allen - you can get a 3 dvd pack at Target. All three movies. I bought it just recently. Now to just convince DS to stop watching Santa Paws and Buddies.

#17 PattiODoors

Posted 04 December 2011 - 06:59 PM

Another for the Muppets and National Lampoons.
Also any Superman and Star Wars film. Growing up in the UK in the 80's, Christmas wasn't Christmas without one of them being on.

#18 mumto3princesses

Posted 04 December 2011 - 07:02 PM

The Santa Clause
Polar Express
Four Holidays
Jingle All The Way
The Grinch

#19 trina-p

Posted 04 December 2011 - 09:11 PM

My favourite was always (and I haven't seen it in about 12 years) Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus (Charles bronson/Richard Thomas version)
I would dearly love to find a copy.

I also watch the family stone, the holiday and love actually every year sometime before new years.

My dd1 is turning 8 this year and I think I should introduce her the the Santa Clause and Miracle on 34th St.

Edited by trina-p, 05 December 2011 - 07:27 AM.

#20 skylark

Posted 04 December 2011 - 09:15 PM

Definitely Elf  - it was on telly the other night and I laughed so hard, my husband just looked at me and said "You are so easily amused." Which:

a. is a very good thing,
b. isn't accurate in this case, as Elf is awesome!

#21 AxeTheMax

Posted 04 December 2011 - 09:19 PM

QUOTE (Holly Holoship @ 04/12/2011, 07:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not sure if this was on the Christmas bingo thread but I don't care xmas_tongue.gif .

OT for a bit - why the word "bingo" in some of the christmas threads.

Back on topic original.gif
QUOTE (trina-p @ 04/12/2011, 10:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My favourite was always (and I haven't seen it in about 12 years) Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus (Charles bronson/Richard Thomas version)
I would dearly love to find a copy.

I love that movie, not sure if its the same version (didn't relised there was more then one) But the one I have seen really enjoyed, I have the letter somewhere that they printed one year in the newspaper.

For someone who LOVES christmas I haven't seen many already said in this thread.

We brought "A Mammoth's Christmas" on friday for the boys and love it, very very funny.

Another one is not really a movie, but a show they do usually show on ABC, cartoon, not many words spoken about a little boy who looks after a reindeer, it is really beautiful.

#22 jaismum

Posted 04 December 2011 - 09:21 PM

Home Alone 1 & 2

#23 peking homunculus

Posted 04 December 2011 - 09:57 PM

It's a Wonderful Life is my favourite movie of all time. "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets a pair of wings". It's such a beautiful story and Jimmy Stewart is perfect. plus it has Bert and Ernie

Also A Christmas Carol with George C Scott. So good but quite scary. The kids watch from behind the door

#24 *Ker*

Posted 04 December 2011 - 10:08 PM

Miracle on 34th St...but only the original, not the remake.

#25 Kwyjibo

Posted 04 December 2011 - 10:47 PM

ooh some great suggestions thanks! DD loves The Polar Express, I have yet to see it so will probably save it for Christmas eve.

We watched Home Alone just before dinner biggrin.gif

QUOTE (MotherClucker @ 04/12/2011, 04:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A Christmas Story. Never get tired of watching it. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085334/

I really want to see this! Must try and find it.

QUOTE (Applebum @ 04/12/2011, 04:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Also any Superman and Star Wars film. Growing up in the UK in the 80's, Christmas wasn't Christmas without one of them being on.

Oh I hear ya! Also Escape From Witch Mountain.

QUOTE (XmenRogue @ 04/12/2011, 07:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
OT for a bit - why the word "bingo" in some of the christmas threads.

Here ya go - EB Christmas bingo And upon reading, this thread was so not venty enough to be included...phew!

Edited by Holly Holoship, 04 December 2011 - 10:47 PM.

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