What is your favorite Christmas / Holiday Movie?

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Holiday Exchange - Jingle and Mingle 2016


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It really is a t.v. show. The Grinch that Stole Xmas. For some reason that t.v. show always has fascinated me. Try to watch it every year.

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Shirley Tempo's Hiedi....and Bing Crosby's Holiday Inn and the old black and white ...Miracle on 34th Street


MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL and have a safe New Year
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I always try and watch "Charlie Brown's Christmas".

Christmas time is here
Happiness and cheer
Fun for all that children call
Their favorite time of the year
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We love the Grinch ~ both the cartoon and the movie with Jim Carrey. My DH also loves the movie A Christmas Story!
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I just watched Holiday Inn...love it! (I love that the invitation to Bing's Inn says 'Must Dress'. People today would probably think that meant 'clothing optional'!)
I also like Home Alone!

Merry Christmas!
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#7
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Holiday Inn! I watch White Christmas too, which is a re-do of Holiday Inn but not half as good. I also love old, corney Christmas In Connecticut. Merry Chistmas to All!
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We watch "A Christmas Story" every Christmas Eve night. We also like "National Lampoons Christmas Vacation."
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Mr Magoo's Christmas Carol. Haven't seen it in years.
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The christmas story. It is shown starting on christmas eve through christmas evening here on cable.
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This is going back a few years but I love the old Charlie Brown christmas cartoon.
but the one that freeked me out the most as a kid is rudolph the red nosed reindeer...it is that [email protected] abominable snowman..
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Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer and the Land of Misfit Toys. At least I think that's its correct name!
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I must watch at least a little of "A Christmas Story" every Christmas. Funniest movie ever. But I guess my all time favorite is "White Christmas."
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I watched White Christmas the other night and it was good, but I like Holiday Inn better. I also like National Lampoon's christmas Vacation...it is hysterical!!!!
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The Christmas season starts with "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at the beginning of December. Mid-December we watch a few old TV shows that we taped to VHS many years ago - A Muppet Family Christmas and a Julie Andrews Christmas. On Christmas Eve or Chrismas Day we will watch "A National Lampoon Christmas Vacation".

It doesn't seem like Christmas if we miss these or watch them out of order.

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Always love catching bits of "A Christmas Story" during TBS's 24 hours of Christmas

I drive from LI to NJ every year to be with my folks for the holiday and always listen to my tape of Patrick Stewart performing "A Christmas Carol" (it is a one actor version of the book - I've seen him perform it live - great show) as I drive home.

But my all-time favorite fiction Christmas book / movie is "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by Barbara Robinson.


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My all time favorite movie, even in the summer is "It's a Wonderful Life". I could watch it 24 hours a day, just like my son watches " A Christmas Story" Oh Fudge.
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Scrooge!!! I have the original and watch it several times during the Christmas Holiday! I even have a villiage from Department 56!
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I like White Christmas, Holiday Inn, Heidi, A Christmas Story, Rudolph the Red Nose Raindeer (Claymation).

But every Christmas I HAVE to watch White Christmas. . . I'll be on the Noordam this year, so I might have to watch it before I go, or take along the DVD.
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