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tommykat
11-30-2005, 07:59 PM
I just watched A Christmas Story.....Red Rider BB gun, you'll shoot your eye out.....What is Christmas without "It's A Wonderful Life"? Haven't watched that yet..........I have many I like.

What do you all enjoy?

SLAG
11-30-2005, 07:59 PM
I just watched A Christmas Story.....Red Rider BB gun, you'll shoot your eye out.....What is Christmas without "It's A Wonderful Life"? Haven't watched that yet..........I have many I like.

What do you all enjoy?

Scrooged

milkman
11-30-2005, 08:01 PM
"It's a Wonderful Life" is far and away my favorite Christmas Movie.

Iowanian
11-30-2005, 08:03 PM
A Christmas Story is hands down my favorite.

I watched it tonight with Jr.

Skip Towne
11-30-2005, 08:06 PM
Christmas, Bah!!!

wutamess
11-30-2005, 08:07 PM
National Lampoon's Xmas vacation

Close 2nd... Friday after Next. Funnier than the 1st friday IMO.

philfree
11-30-2005, 08:14 PM
'Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer' and 'Frosty The Snowman' have always been my favorites.

PhilFree:arrow:

old_geezer
11-30-2005, 08:14 PM
The original "A Christmas Carol" with Alastair Sim.

tommykat
11-30-2005, 08:15 PM
'Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer' and 'Frosty The Snowman' have always been my favorites.

PhilFree:arrow:

You left out Charlie Brown...:deevee:

stevieray
11-30-2005, 08:16 PM
'Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer' and 'Frosty The Snowman' have always been my favorites.

PhilFree:arrow:

Those are some short movies.

"Happy Birthday!!!!"

cdcox
11-30-2005, 08:17 PM
"It's a Wonderful Life" is far and away my favorite Christmas Movie.

"We serve hard drinks to men who like to get drunk fast!"

siberian khatru
11-30-2005, 08:17 PM
Every year I pull out the DVDs and watch:

A Christmas Story
Charlie Brown Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Little Drummer Boy

and on Christmas Eve:

It's A Wonderful Life

Nightwish
11-30-2005, 08:18 PM
It's a Wonderful Life was great. But my all-time favorite has got to be the original black & white version of Miracle on 34th Street. I personally hated A Christmas Story, but that's probably because TNT and TBS tend to run it into the ground every year.

stevieray
11-30-2005, 08:19 PM
Skip's is The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

cdcox
11-30-2005, 08:20 PM
Every year I pull out the DVDs and watch:

A Christmas Story
Charlie Brown Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Little Drummer Boy

and on Christmas Eve:

It's A Wonderful Life

You left off:

The Grinch
Santa Clause 1 and 2

tommykat
11-30-2005, 08:21 PM
Skip's is The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

ROFL Touche'

stevieray
11-30-2005, 08:22 PM
Is a Christmas Story the movie about the Waltons?

tommykat
11-30-2005, 08:22 PM
What about the movie "The Elf"? That was so funny.......but I tend to go with the oldies, they are the best!

DJay23
11-30-2005, 08:23 PM
Easily Christmas Vacation for me. So many little quotable moments.

One year when I was in high school, I watched Christmas Vacation every day of Christmas vacation.

tommykat
11-30-2005, 08:24 PM
Is a Christmas Story the movie about the Waltons?

ROFL Heehee, you and I are to close to the same age.....That was a good show also. ;)

AZORChiefFan
11-30-2005, 08:26 PM
Bad(der) Santa
Christmas Story
Grinch (animated) not that abomination with Carrey
Silent Night Deadly Night
Have to say I never watched It's a Wonderful Life seen so many parodies of it the story probably loses some of it's punch.
Of course all the classic animated ones stop motion and otherwise.

philfree
11-30-2005, 08:33 PM
Oh I see what your question was about tommykat."Happy Birthday!" is what Frosty says when he comes to life. :)

PhilFree:arrow:

tommykat
11-30-2005, 08:36 PM
Oh I see what your question was about tommykat."Happy Birthday!" is what Frosty says when he comes to life. :)

PhilFree:arrow:

:spock: I asked that? ROFL

Douche Baggins
11-30-2005, 08:39 PM
Bad Santa

Pitt Gorilla
11-30-2005, 08:54 PM
Uh, Die Hard I, II, III.

keg in kc
11-30-2005, 09:07 PM
Christmas movies all suck.

CoMoChief
11-30-2005, 09:13 PM
National Lampoons Xmas Vacation
Bad Santa

kc rush
11-30-2005, 09:20 PM
Every year I need to watch Christmas Story, Its a Wonderful Life, Christmas Vacation, and Merry Christmas Charlie Brown. Other movies and shows are fine, but those four are a must.

Skip Towne
11-30-2005, 09:24 PM
Skip's is The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
Damn right. I have a reputation to uphold. :skip:

KChiefsQT
11-30-2005, 09:29 PM
Bad Santa
Just saw Christmas with the Kranks... it was pretty good

grandllama
11-30-2005, 09:32 PM
Charlie Brown

Delano
11-30-2005, 09:36 PM
I was really heavy into Home Alone back in the day so that is kind of nostalgic to watch it around Christmas.

KCChiefsMan
11-30-2005, 09:37 PM
Surviving Christmas with Ben Afleck is by far the best

stumppy
11-30-2005, 09:41 PM
National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Joe Seahawk
11-30-2005, 09:43 PM
I'm going to go ahead and slip in a random joke here..

1st day of basic training for the new recruits in the Army. The drill instuctor takes the new enlistees behind the barracks to a swamp. The instructor says to the recruits; "Today, I'm going to teach you maggots how to be a man!" So he strips down naked and wades out until he's waste deep in the swamp. An alligator slowly approaches him and then he finally clamps down on the instructor's genitals with it's mighty jaws. The alligator is flailing and shaking from side to side. Meanwhile the drill instructor has his arms in the air and is yelling at the top of his lungs; "Is that all you've got? Give me more! More!" Finally the instructor pokes the the alligator in the eyes. (Just like Mo would do to Curly in The 3 Stooges.) The alligator releases it's grasp and quickly swims away. The drill sargent gets out of the water, puts his uniform back on and says to the recruits; "Now which one of you ladies wants to go next?" A scrawny little recruit steps forward and says; "I'll go next as long as you don't poke me in the eyes!"

JazzzLovr
11-30-2005, 11:27 PM
Just saw Christmas with the Kranks... it was pretty good

I haven't seen the movie yet, but the book it was based on (Skipping Christmas by John Grisham) was pretty funny.

luv
11-30-2005, 11:56 PM
Although I enjoy A Christmas Story, whichever station it is that has a 24 hour marathon of it back to back to back gets old. Once is enough. I usually try to catch the animated Grinch and Charlie Brown shows each year. I will not miss It's a Wonderful Life, even if I have to rent it. I should probably buy that one. I cry every year.

Halfcan
11-30-2005, 11:57 PM
My favorite X-mas movie is Enter the Dragon with Bruce Lee. I saw it on Christmas.

angryllama
12-01-2005, 12:38 AM
Man...Im feelin' the Holiday spirit here!

1. Natl. Lampoons Christmas Vacation
2. Charlie Brown's Christmas
3. A Christmas Story
4. The Grinch (Seuss Cartoon Version)
5. Rudolf (Claymation)
6. Frosty the Snowman (Claymation)
7. Mickey's Christmas Carol (Disney)
8. Gremlins
9. Home Alone
10. It's A Wonderful Life

KcMizzou
12-01-2005, 12:43 AM
Man...Im feelin' the Holiday spirit here!

1. Natl. Lampoons Christmas Vacation
2. Charlie Brown's Christmas
3. A Christmas Story
4. The Grinch (Seuss Cartoon Version)
5. Rudolf (Claymation)
6. Frosty the Snowman (Claymation)
7. Mickey's Christmas Carol (Disney)
8. Gremlins
9. Home Alone
10. It's A Wonderful Life
Good list. I'd put "It's a Wonderful Life" #1. I'm a big Jimmy Stewart fan.

Rep for including "Gremlins".

angryllama
12-01-2005, 12:47 AM
Good list. I'd put "It's a Wonderful Life" #1. I'm a big Jimmy Stewart fan.

Rep for including "Gremlins".


I LOVE that movie theater scene. That's funny on the level of a thousand slapstick three stooges episodes in one room. Brilliant!

greg63
12-01-2005, 01:10 AM
"You'll shoot your eye out"

Nightwish
12-01-2005, 01:22 AM
I'm surprised that I'm the only one who has mentioned Miracle on 34th Street. On most of the other boards I frequent where this topic comes up (and it always comes up this time of year), that movie is always one of the most popular. I'm surprised not more people have mentioned it.

Sully
12-01-2005, 05:49 AM
I like Christmas Vacation
The Grinch
Scrooged
It's a Wonderful Life
Elf
and one that many may not have seen, or even think is a Christmas movie, but...
Love Actually.

Skip Towne
12-01-2005, 05:59 AM
Didn't John Candy do anything Christmasy?

Dartgod
12-01-2005, 06:53 AM
Didn't John Candy do anything Christmasy?
He was in Home Alone as a member of the Polka band.

chagrin
12-01-2005, 07:37 AM
It's A Wonderful Life, but closely followed by:

Miracle on 34th St
A Christmas Carol, starring Patrick Stewart (The onewith with A. Sim from way back is also as good or better than this one though)
A Christmas Story (Oh Fuuuuddd-ge)
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Garfield's Christmas
Rudolph
Frosty
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Year without a Santa Claus

Hell, I'll watch anything Christmas almost, but these are the top for me

Oh yeah, Home Alone I and II

Saulbadguy
12-01-2005, 07:42 AM
I only like funny Christmas movies. The rest are too "Christmas Spirit-y" for me.

Lzen
12-01-2005, 08:05 AM
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a classic. We've watched it twice since Sunday. :)

Also love A Christmas Story. Just recorded it to the DVR last night. We'll watch that one this weekend.

Rain Man
12-01-2005, 08:13 AM
Is Platoon a Christmas movie?

ptlyon
12-01-2005, 08:15 AM
Ok Rudolph fans - and I know who you are... :)

Trivia question we are discussing here at work:

What was wrong with the girl doll on the Island of Misfit Toys?

Iowanian
12-01-2005, 08:16 AM
Yep, I said it. The Queen mother of curse words. The old Eff Dash dash dash.

Ceej
12-01-2005, 08:26 AM
Anyone remember this movie?? Now, I don't remember if it was a TV movie or a movie movie. I used to love it though. Probably still do, secretly of course.

http://www.geocities.com/muppetchristmas/images/the_christmas_toy.jpg

Boozer
12-01-2005, 08:32 AM
Big Lebowski.

angryllama
12-01-2005, 08:48 AM
I forgot one: The Night Before Christmas with those cartoon people that look like northern Europeans.

angel
12-01-2005, 08:49 AM
Ok Rudolph fans - and I know who you are... :)

Trivia question we are discussing here at work:

What was wrong with the girl doll on the Island of Misfit Toys?
she didn't think she was good enough- and she cried too much

angel
12-01-2005, 08:50 AM
oh, and favorite Christmas movie has to be 'It's a Wonderful Life'-- I can't help it- that movie always makes me happy.

Rain Man
12-01-2005, 08:52 AM
Ok Rudolph fans - and I know who you are... :)

Trivia question we are discussing here at work:

What was wrong with the girl doll on the Island of Misfit Toys?


She was bulimic?

Gaz
12-01-2005, 08:54 AM
“A Christmas Story”

xoxo~
Gaz
Identifies with Ralphy.

Chiefnj
12-01-2005, 08:57 AM
Didn't John Candy do anything Christmasy?
Thanksgiving was his holiday with Planes Trains.

Jilly
12-01-2005, 09:01 AM
Love Actually....hands down favorite...

I like most all of them though, but the must watch movie is It's A Wonderful Life

RedNFeisty
12-01-2005, 09:06 AM
It's a Wonderful Life and Mircle on 34th Street are my two fav's.


Bad Santa is funny as hell, but it doesn't exactly put me in a Christmas mood.

Saulbadguy
12-01-2005, 09:07 AM
Bad Santa is funny as hell, but it doesn't exactly put me in a Christmas mood.
ROFL

Great movie. I love the interaction between Billy bob and "Thurman Merman".

Chief Henry
12-01-2005, 09:09 AM
I just watched A Christmas Story.....Red Rider BB gun, you'll shoot your eye out.....What is Christmas without "It's A Wonderful Life"? Haven't watched that yet..........I have many I like.

What do you all enjoy?



TK,

Last year I asked to receive that movie for Christmas. I got it too.

The neighbors dogs just torment Darin McGaven like crazy. I think McGaven plays that part so great.

Lzen
12-01-2005, 09:09 AM
“A Christmas Story”

xoxo~
Gaz
Identifies with Ralphy.


Speaking of identifying with Ralphy. I love the part where he beats the crap out of that bully. That was me twice in grade school. I was a smart kid and pretty laid back, but a couple bullies found out my aggressive side the hard way.

Saulbadguy
12-01-2005, 09:10 AM
Has anyone watched the second Christmas Story movie? It was awful.

RedNFeisty
12-01-2005, 09:12 AM
ROFL

Great movie. I love the interaction between Billy bob and "Thurman Merman".


I felt bad for the kid and wanted to smack Billy Bob upside his head when he ate his chocolate.

Jilly
12-01-2005, 09:14 AM
I hated Bad Santa, I just thought it was too dark... I felt to sorry for the kid and for "Santa"

Lzen
12-01-2005, 09:20 AM
Has anyone watched the second Christmas Story movie? It was awful.

I didn't even realize there was a second one. Thanks for the heads up. I'll be sure to avoid it.

Gaz
12-01-2005, 09:22 AM
Has anyone watched the second Christmas Story movie? It was awful.

“My Summer Story” was as well-written as “A Christmas Story,” but suffered from the substitution of Charles Grodin & Kieran Culkin for Darren McGavin & Peter Billingsley.

xoxo~
Gaz
Liked it despite the limitations.

Raiderhader
12-01-2005, 09:30 AM
Uh, Die Hard I, II, III.



I'm pretty sure III took place in the summer.


I like just about all of teh Christmas movies. The most notable ones would have to be Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, The original Miracle On 34th Street, White Christmas, Mickey's Christams Carrol, A Charlie Brown Christmas, The Santa Clause, Rudolph...... Ok, I'll just end up naming all of them if I don't quit now.

Idahored
12-01-2005, 09:30 AM
I'll throw out a couple of my favorites that no one has mentioned.
Christmas in Connecticut (the original one, not the one with the Governator)
And The Muppet Christmas Carol

Saulbadguy
12-01-2005, 09:59 AM
“My Summer Story” was as well-written as “A Christmas Story,” but suffered from the substitution of Charles Grodin & Kieran Culkin for Darren McGavin & Peter Billingsley.

xoxo~
Gaz
Liked it despite the limitations.

Heh. All I remember was the Bumpus family and their "ho down".

patteeu
12-01-2005, 10:06 AM
It's a Wonderful Life was great. But my all-time favorite has got to be the original black & white version of Miracle on 34th Street. I personally hated A Christmas Story, but that's probably because TNT and TBS tend to run it into the ground every year.

Ditto. I agree with every one of these points.

StcChief
12-01-2005, 10:08 AM
1) Chevy Chase in Xmas Vacation
2) Bill Murray - Scrooged.

royr17
12-01-2005, 10:21 AM
Christmas Vacation
Rudolph the Red Nosed Raindeer
Jingle All The Way

Frazod
12-01-2005, 10:46 AM
A Christmas Story
Scrooged
Its A Wonderful Life

broncoholic
12-01-2005, 11:04 AM
Less Than Zero.

Dartgod
12-01-2005, 11:31 AM
Less Than Zero.
http://photos4.flickr.com/4769411_8406657b0e_m.jpg

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ChiefsFire
12-01-2005, 11:35 AM
christmas story .. hands down

sit through at least 10 hours of the marathon TNT runs on christmas eve

kregger
12-01-2005, 01:36 PM
Tim Burton's Nightmare before Xmas.
Nat'l Lampoons Xmas Vacation.
Bad Santa
Original Miracle on 34th St
Christmas Story

kregger
12-01-2005, 01:40 PM
TK,



The neighbors dogs just torment Darin McGaven like crazy. I think McGaven plays that part so great.

Agreed, should have been Oscar worthy

cadmonkey
12-01-2005, 01:53 PM
Bad Santa. Its an insperation. The past three years I have been asked to play Santa Claus on a Bar Crawl my friend puts together.

Last year I got so drunk before hand that I lasted all of three bars. When the bus left for the fourth bar no one noticed Santa wasn't there. When someone came back they found me bellied up to the bar hanging onto out with so old timer fishermen.

When they actually got me to the next bar I fell out of the bus, onto the sidewalk, face first. That bar shut me off and I got pissed.

I had to piss and couldn't work the santa suit, so I went outside to pee behind a dumpster. While I was out there (mind you I don't recall any of this) one of the patrons came out and tried to tell me I was doing a good job. I wasn't hearing it and took a swing at him. Luckily I missed.

For some reason, I must have thought that Santa looks better with no clothes on. I proceeded to strip down to my boxers and run down the street yelling "I hate Christmas"

I really hope I don't have to be Santa this year.

chefsos
12-01-2005, 02:19 PM
My ex wife loved, absolutely loved, Scrooge. It was a musical version of the story with Albert Finney and Alec Guinness, from 1970.

This exchange always gave me a chuckle.

Ebeneezer Scrooge: [the Ghost of Christmas Present has brought Scrooge to the home of Bob Cratchit] I want to look in the window.
the Ghost of Christmas Present: It will cost you nothing, which I'm sure is good news for you.
Ebeneezer Scrooge: Will they be able to see me?
the Ghost of Christmas Present: No, which I'm sure is good news for them.

I started getting into it, too, then I came to my senses. We're divorced now. Humbug. The End.

FloridaChief
12-01-2005, 04:15 PM
This (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068720/) is the greatest X-Mass film of all time...



http://timstvshowcase.com/christmasvhs1.jpg

Calcountry
12-01-2005, 04:17 PM
Christmas, Bah!!!This gives me an idea. ding.

keg in kc
12-01-2005, 04:22 PM
I'm partial to the Seymour Butts classic "Merry F*cking Christmas". Alisha Klass at her finest.

Calcountry
12-01-2005, 04:29 PM
This (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068720/) is the greatest X-Mass film of all time...



http://timstvshowcase.com/christmasvhs1.jpgThat is a great movie.

Originally made for TV movie, and now available on DVD or home video.

Fruit Ninja
12-01-2005, 05:50 PM
A Christmas Story