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Moley
09-16-2011, 05:30 PM
Two of the films that I'll watch again this season as they will be inevitably be shown are The Great Escape and The Italian Job (the proper 1969 original not the 2003 remake).

*Snowflake*
09-16-2011, 10:08 PM
Love actually, The Holiday, Curly Sue, You've got mail, Charlie and the chocolate factory, Snow day, Die hard....those are the one ones that immediately came to my head:elf3:

Christmas_mama
09-16-2011, 10:22 PM
Bernard and The Genie for me. It doesn't come on telly but it SHOULD. I watched it every single Christmas growing up and it makes me feel sooo Christmassy.

Moley
09-17-2011, 05:30 PM
This one occasionally gets shown, and I watch it every time I can. This was one of the first films I saw and the sight of the Dalek rising out of the Thames had a lasting effect on me...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULHCwzIgEs8

ToriBear
09-17-2011, 09:50 PM
The Wizard of Oz!

MinnesotaMike
09-17-2011, 09:56 PM
I have the grandaddy of them all: It's A Wonderful Life. The only thing "Christmassy" is the fact that they are standing next to a Christmas tree at the end. The movie itself has nothing to do with the holiday. It's a reflection on life, and how we impact those around us. I think the reason it has become a Christmas classic is because it gives us a sense of warmth and joy that we associate with the holiday season in general.

ornamentmaven
09-17-2011, 11:35 PM
Correct Mike - just like "The Bells of St. Mary's". I actually think "It's a Wonderful Life" is more Christmassy!

ChantelleJoy
09-18-2011, 12:00 AM
Die Hard (http://www.imdb.com/find?s=all&q=die+hard) is a must for me. Although I consider them both Christmas Movies, The Family Stone (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0356680/) and Love Actually (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0314331/) too.

:tree:

leah
09-18-2011, 02:22 AM
Love Actually, The Holiday, and The Family Stone.
Not really Christmas movies, but I watch them during the holidays anyway.

ornamentmaven
09-18-2011, 04:39 AM
I have never seen Love Actually. I agree with you Chantelle - I consider The Family Stone to be a Christmas movie. Even theough the story surrounds the inter-relationships of the family - the entire movie is set at Christmas time.

ChantelleJoy
09-18-2011, 11:55 AM
I have never seen Love Actually. I agree with you Chantelle - I consider The Family Stone to be a Christmas movie. Even theough the story surrounds the inter-relationships of the family - the entire movie is set at Christmas time.
This is why I also think Die Hard is a Christmas Movie, but some people disagree ;)
Love Actually is even more about Christmas, as the entire film's timeline is leading up to Christmas Eve! But, again, some people disagree, that's why I put it here.

MinnesotaMike
09-18-2011, 11:03 PM
I disagree on The Family Stone. I believe it to be a Christmas movie simply because Christmas is the reason they are all going home. It's not circumstantial...they are there FOR Christmas. Just my 2 cents. In that same vein, Die Hard would also be a "Christmas movie".

JollyElfDC
09-22-2011, 12:41 PM
Gremlins is a Christmas movie, but people tend to forget that. I've never considered The Sound Of Music a Christmas movie but for some reason lots of people do. Lady and the Tramp starts and ends with Christmas. I think it's a great choice if you have little ones and want to watch something different.

ChantelleJoy
09-22-2011, 01:03 PM
Gremlins is a Christmas movie, but people tend to forget that. I've never considered The Sound Of Music a Christmas movie but for some reason lots of people do. Lady and the Tramp starts and ends with Christmas. I think it's a great choice if you have little ones and want to watch something different.

Oh I havn't seen it in AGES - maybe I'll add it to my Xmas Movie List this year! :D

olga
10-19-2011, 09:14 PM
And Meet Me In St Louis..
Not a Christmas film, except some scenes, about 15-20 min and that is all.

kristleful
11-01-2011, 04:33 AM
Little Women!

Mr. Christmas
11-01-2011, 10:32 PM
GREAT call with the gremlins!jollyelfDC, my kids love it lol cause I showed it to them last year..lol, also on Tv here we have a 24 hour marathon of A Christmas Story...I love it.[

Moley
11-05-2011, 06:29 PM
Time Bandits is another film that is worth seeing over the festive season.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd4DBq8a2y0