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Holiday Movies

Monday night after work, I took out all the holiday decorations and popped in my first Christmas movie of the season:  It's a Wonderful Life.

I decorated, enjoyed possibly my favorite Christmas movie, and had a delicious Schlafly Christmas Ale.  It was a very successful evening.  It's a Wonderful Life will always bring a tear to my eye.  With everything that was going on, I just broke down, which I think is an ok thing sometimes.  I'm not a crier, but sometimes I am.  It's all good :)

What are your favorite Christmas movies?  Growing up we watched:

  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Home Alone
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • The Santa Clause
As we got older:
  • Love Actually
  • Elf (which my cube neighbor says is obviously the best Christmas movie ever)
I've never seen A Christmas Story, although people swear by it.

Are there any other hidden jems I've missed all my life?

P.S. 50 Best Christmas Movies according to TimeOut Chicago

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