I love movies. I love the big screen experience. I want to write this later and go to a movie right now.  What I have for you are the top 5 Christmas movies that I love. You will see some classic and not-so-classic films on the list. Let's get started. 


The Santa Clause from 1994 

This is a fun film that you can show the kids and it has some jokes for the grownups too. It was perfect for Tim Allen and Judge Reinhold. 


Scrooged from 1988 

One of the cleverest versions of Dickens Christmas Carol I have ever seen. It’s priceless and a little dark. The casting is spot on and that makes it for me. 

Christmas Movie Night


Die Hard from 1988 

I think I’m seeing a trend here. 

Yes, I know Bruce Willis says it’s not a Christmas movie but you know what? He’s wrong. 


White Christmas from1954 

It seems like I wind up watching this movie at least once a year. It winds up on the TV schedule and I turn it on. I know it’s old and it seems a little corny but watching Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye work is great. I was watching it just before I started writing. 

Father and two children, boys, watching cartoon movie


Home Alone from 1990 

The first one is the best one. Watching Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) revel in his solitude and then outwit a pair of dim-witted burglars is fun.  



Love Actually from 2003 

This is another film I will watch any time it shows up on the TV schedule. It’s not a movie for kids. I like the way they take the multiple storylines and have them intersect with each other.  

 (And a half) 

Gremlins from 1984 

No, not really a Christmas movie. It’s set in the Christmas season and it’s kind of a monster movie so how can you go wrong? Well, you could do a sequel that kind of sucked (in my opinion). 

Look, I know there are many other great Christmas movies out there. Make your own list.

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