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What is your favorite Christmas movie?

Asked at Walgreens, 3421 W. 6th St. on December 26, 2007

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The Christmas Story.’ It reminds me of certain events that happened during my childhood in our family.”

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Christmas with the Kranks.’ It’s about a family going through the Chevy Chase-type of situation where nothing seems to go right. Everyone needs to laugh on Christmas.”

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Elf.’ It’s so funny, and Will Ferrell is amazing in it.”

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The Santa Clause’ with Tim Allen. I watched it a lot when I was younger, so it’s one of those movies that’s stuck with me, I guess, not for any particular reason.”

Comments

conocybe_lactea 7 years, 1 month ago

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence. It starred David Bowie but wasn't actually set in Lawrence.

dminear60 7 years, 1 month ago

A Christmas Carol with Patrick Stewart White Christmas with Bing Crosby

tyger_lily 7 years, 1 month ago

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation!

ohjayhawk 7 years, 1 month ago

"A Christmas Story" - hands down... "You'll shoot your eye out kid. HO HO HO"

trinity 7 years, 1 month ago

sigh oh yes, a christmas story. i love ralphie! and omg that whacked out mom, and the dad-priceless!!! "electric sex gleaming in the window"....classic, lmaoooo.

preebo 7 years, 1 month ago

Tyger_Lily nailed it with Christmas Vacation. A close second would be Scrooged with Bill Murray. "I'm aliiiiivvvve and soooo are yooouuu!"

OnlyTheOne 7 years, 1 month ago

A Christmas Story "Oh, Fu..............."

Haiku_Cuckoo 7 years, 1 month ago

Here's the house from "A Christmas Story". Some guy bought it on Ebay a couple years ago for $99k and restored it to the way it looked in the film:

http://achristmasstoryhouse.com/

Kyle Neuer 7 years, 1 month ago

The Chuck Jones/Boris Karloff version of "The Grinch", followed closely by "Bad Santa".

trinity 7 years, 1 month ago

nearly forgot-i'm a sucker for "it's a wonderful life", too.

and to segue in to the tv genre-a charlie brown christmas. best. show. ever!

Ceallach 7 years, 1 month ago

A Christmas Carol Scrooged Its a Wonderful Life

D_Puddy 7 years, 1 month ago

Home Alone. Kind of surprised no one has mentioned it yet.

"Keep the change ya filthy animal!"

conservativepunker 7 years, 1 month ago

A Christmas Carol 1951 Renown Studios Starring Alastair Sim. The George C. Scott and Patrick Stewart versions are pure scene-chewing butchery.

Nikki May 7 years, 1 month ago

I like home alone, also. It was on last night, and even though I have the dvd, I was going to sit and watch it.

ohjayhawk 7 years, 1 month ago

I do that too. It's a bit strange. I have a movie on DVD (and have seen it numerous times), but while flipping through the channels, I'll come across it and have to stop and watch. However, if it's a movie I haven't seen, I don't like watching it for the first time with all of the commercials and edits.

alm77 7 years, 1 month ago

I love A Christmas Story, and I also love White Christmas - the singing, the dancing, the romance- now that's a classic!

gogoplata 7 years, 1 month ago

Or is it Lethal Weapon? The Lea just didn't look right.

JJHawq 7 years, 1 month ago

Trading Places - Nice!!

Christmas Vacation, Christmas Story and Elf are the three we watch on 24th - 25th. The Santa Clause and The Grinch (Jim Carey) have been regulars all December long for the kiddo's.

"That's what you call a Recreational Vehicle.... ....don't go fallin in love with it, we're taking it with us..."

GretchenJP 7 years, 1 month ago

A Charlie Brown Christmas and It's A Wonderful Life

sgtwolverine 7 years, 1 month ago

You know, I watched a few minutes of Polar Express, but I had to turn it off. The animation was quite lifeless.

I'm going to vote for A Charlie Brown Christmas; even though it's a tv show, it outshines everything else in my eyes.

Wilbur_Nether 7 years, 1 month ago

Animated movies: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "Charlie Brown Christmas."

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