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Xmas films.

(21 Posts)
bumblebee123 Tue 14-Nov-17 09:20:01

My favourite Xmas film is 'Holiday Inn'. It was made in black and white but did you know that it is available in clour?
What is your favourite Xmas film?

bumblebee123 Tue 14-Nov-17 09:21:22

OOPS... Colour.....

Chewbacca Tue 14-Nov-17 09:26:59

I like a film that makes me laugh and so it's got to be Home Alone or National Lampoon's Christmas Holiday. I've seen both of them many times but they still make me laugh!

annsixty Tue 14-Nov-17 09:55:09

I have watched National Lampoon so many times I can say all the words. I think I will give it a miss this year..... or maybe not.

whitewave Tue 14-Nov-17 09:58:56

I watched Holiday Inn last week for the first time. I much prefered it to White Christmas.

I make a point of watching Christmas Carol - could say it word for word.

I am very traditional and watch all the classic Christmas films if I have time.

vampirequeen Tue 14-Nov-17 10:04:19

I like to watch Christmas Carol and National Lampoon Christmas.

Greyduster Tue 14-Nov-17 11:05:26

Anything but “It’s a Wonderful Lifel”. I like “White Christmas” though it’s all a bit schmaltzy and contrived. I also like “Arthur Christmas” which I think is clever and very funny. Other than that, Christmas films, as such, don’t float my boat. I prefer an old B&W like “Little Women”, “Philadelphia Story”; or for laugh out loud, Tom Hanks in “The Money Pit”.

Oldwoman70 Tue 14-Nov-17 12:31:12

I have a small collection of Christmas films which I watch over the holiday. White Christmas (of course), Holiday Inn, Miracle of 34th Street, Scrooge and Scrooged (a very funny updated version of Scrooge!)

Maggiemaybe Tue 14-Nov-17 12:42:47

Christmas isn’t Christmas without National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, but I like lots of others as well. It’s A Wonderful Life, Love Actually, Elf, Miracle on 34th Street....

nigglynellie Tue 14-Nov-17 12:47:38

Surely this thread should be on TV films and Radio?!

lemongrove Tue 14-Nov-17 13:36:48

Brian, more posters will respond if you start this thread under tv and films.

M0nica Tue 14-Nov-17 17:20:20

Christmas isn't Christmas in our household without The Muppet's Christmas Carol with Michael Caine as Scrooge.

Tegan2 Tue 14-Nov-17 17:36:46

It is one of the best [if not the best] adaptation of A Christmas Carol!

Izzywizzy Tue 14-Nov-17 17:38:32

I hardly ever look at the heading of threads I just look at Last Hour or Day and choose from the title.

My favourite film is The Holiday ,not Christmas without that film!

Tegan2 Tue 14-Nov-17 18:03:32

That is such a trashy chick flick film, Izzy [laugh]. I saw part of it on tv late one night and blush loved it so much I borrowed the dvd from a friend so I could watch all of it. I LOVE it!

Tegan2 Tue 14-Nov-17 18:03:55

...I meant grin!

paddyann Tue 14-Nov-17 18:38:12

The Bishops Wife ,with Cary Grant and Loretta Young ,wouldn't be Christmas eve without it

Lynnebo Tue 14-Nov-17 18:41:14

Christmas with the Kranks and Christmas Carol withRoss Kemp (TV - don't think it's available on DVD)

Deedaa Tue 14-Nov-17 21:59:26

Definitely National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and the Muppet Christmas Carol. I rather like the Jim Carrey animated Christmas Carol too. I saw it at the cinema and the 3D was amazing. Must also have Love Actually and, if possible, the Winona Ryder Little Women.
All these have to be watched without DH as he doesn't do Christmas - although he may stretch a point for the Muppets grin

DanniRae Wed 15-Nov-17 08:42:49

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - Love Actually - Muppet's Christmas Carol - We love all of them and watch them every year. However, my husband loves "It's a Wonderful Life" and I can't see it's appeal so he watches it on his own!

Lindylo Wed 15-Nov-17 10:35:19

It's a Wonderful Life and The Grinch.