My 20 Christmas Film Selections


This Advent and Christmas I’m watching 31 Christmas Films.  You can catch up on why I’m doing this here.

Here are my rules:

  1. Only feature length films. No animated TV classics that run 30 or 50 minutes.
  2. No horror flicks.  I’m looking at you “Silent Night, Deadly Night.”
  3. I won’t watch more than 6 films that I have already seen before in their entirety. (Marked with *)
  4. My wife, Melissa, gets to pick the January 5th movie since it’s her birthday.
  5. I’ve chosen 20 films, and the rest will come from you! Vote online now!
  6. They have to be about Christmas and not just happen on Christmas Eve or Day. No “Gremlins” for me!

Here are my 20!

  1. A Christmas Story*
  2. It’s a Wonderful Life*
  3. The Polar Express
  4. The Nativity Story
  5. The Bishop’s Wife*
  6. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  7. White Reindeer (2013 New Release)
  8. The Christmas Candle (2013 New Release)
  9. Black Nativity (2013 New Release)
  10. White Christmas
  11. The Santa Clause
  12. A Christmas Carol (2009)
  13. Scrooge (1951)
  14. Elf*
  15. Un Conte de Noël (A Christmas Tale)
  16. Holiday Inn
  17. We’re No Angels
  18. Joyeux Noël
  19. Arthur Christmas
  20. The Shop Around the Corner

(Those with a * I’ve already seen.)

Please vote for the other films!


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