Favourite Christmas Shows & Movies

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1.
A Christmas Story (1983)
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In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
2.
Elf (2003)
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After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. (97 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
3.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
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The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (97 mins.)
 
4.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
5.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 Short Film)
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. (26 mins.)
 
6.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 Short Film)
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
7.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. (47 mins.)
Director: Larry Roemer
 
8.
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
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With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute. (99 mins.)
Director: Joe Roth
 
9.
Love Actually (2003)
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Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
10.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
11.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
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A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
12.
Mr. Bean (1990 TV Series)
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While Christmas shopping, Mr Bean purchases a bulky string of tree lights before making a shambles of a department store toy section... (350 mins.)
 
13.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
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Stan helps a group of woodland critters by killing a mountain lion, only to discover that he's helping them give birth to the Antichrist. (22 mins.)
 
14.
The Vicar of Dibley (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Winter (1999)
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For Christmas Geraldine plans to stage a Nativity play in front of the church. David will play Herod,showing his kindlier side... (60 mins.)
 
15.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
Episode: A Christmassy Ted (1996)
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Father Ted wins the "Golden Cleric", for saving a fellow group of priests from an embarrassing situation. (25 mins.)
 
16.
Downton Abbey (2010 TV Series)
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Christmas 1919. Downton Abbey is hosting a lavish Christmas party, yet despite being the season of goodwill, tensions are rife and Bates' arrest has cast a shadow over the festivities. (58 mins.)
 
17.
Metalocalypse (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Dethmas (2009)
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Dr. Rockso, having relapsed into his cocaine addiction, seeks the help of his estranged friend, Toki... (11 mins.)
 
18.
Keeping Up Appearances (1990 TV Series)
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Hyacinth is in the full Christmas spirit with 112 Christmas cards, and counting. She's also forced Richard... (60 mins.)
 
19.
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Christmas Who? (2000)
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Christmas Who?: Nobody in Bikini Bottom has ever heard of Christmas or Santa Clause until Sandy lets them in on this surface tradition... (23 mins.)
 
20.
The Vicar of Dibley (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Merry Christmas (2004)
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Christmas coincides with Geraldine's tenth year as vicar and David suggests she apply to be a bishop... (60 mins.)
 
21.
The Vicar of Dibley (1994 TV Series)
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Geraldine is so popular that everybody wants her round for Christmas dinner so she won't be alone - Jim and Frank... (60 mins.)
 
22.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: A Christmas Carol (2010)
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A space liner, with a large number of passengers aboard, is in difficulties while flying through the atmosphere of an unknown planet... (45 mins.)
 
23.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Xmas Story (1999)
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Fry learns how Christmas has changed and remained the same over the last 1000 years when a Robot Santa terrorizes New New York. (22 mins.)
 
24.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
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The town is forced to remove anything that either has anything to do with Christmas or is offensive in the least bit to anyone. And Kyle tries to convince everyone of the existence of "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo." (22 mins.)
 
25.
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm. (47 mins.)
Director: Peter Harris
 
26.
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Movie)
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Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long... (49 mins.)
 
27.
Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 Short Film)
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After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways. (43 mins.)
Director: Richard Boden
 
28.
Pinky and the Brain (1995 TV Series)
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The Brain designs a mesmerizing doll, Noodle Noggin, and plans to have Santa Claus deliver one to every house so he can make people do his every command through mind control. (30 mins.)
 
29.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Christmas Invasion (2005)
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It's Christmas Eve, but this is to be a far from silent night - the cruel Sycorax have come to Earth to enslave mankind and, as ever, only The Doctor can stop them. Unfortunately, he's lying in a coma in Jackie's home... (45 mins.)
 
30.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Ludachristmas (2007)
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Jack gets attached to Liz's nurturing parents because they provide the love and support he never got from his mom. The staffers get ready for their raunchy holiday party, but Kenneth changes their plans at the last minute. (22 mins.)
 
31.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (96 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
32.
A Garfield Christmas Special (1987 Short Film)
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Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to Jon's grandmother's house for Christmas, where Garfield finds a present for Grandma. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
Episode: A Tale of Two Santas (2001)
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When Fry, Leela and Bender make a delivery to Neptune, they run afoul of the robot Santa Claus. Bender takes his place, but the previous Santa's fearsome reputation makes his job difficult. (22 mins.)
 
34.
Little House on the Prairie (1974 TV Series)
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Snowbound on the Ingalls homestead on Christmas eve, Caroline, Laura and Hester Sue share memories of Christmases past. (60 mins.)
 
35.
Midsomer Murders (1997 TV Series)
Episode: Ghosts of Christmas Past (2004)
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Nine years after Ferdy Villers killed himself, his family reunites for Christmas, unaware that someone is out for revenge. (90 mins.)
 
36.
Rocko's Modern Life (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Rocko's Modern Christmas (1994)
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When elves move in across the street, Rocko invites them and all of O-Town to a Christmas party. (30 mins.)
 
37.
Family Guy (1998 TV Series)
Episode: Road to the North Pole (2010)
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Disappointed with the Mall Santa, Stewie and Brian decide to go up to the North Pole to teach Santa a lesson, only to face a shocking revelation. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Family Guy (1998 TV Series)
Episode: Road to the North Pole (2010)
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Disappointed with the Mall Santa, Stewie and Brian decide to go up to the North Pole to teach Santa a lesson, only to face a shocking revelation. (22 mins.)
 
39.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Express Christmas (2011)
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Phil proposes that the entire family celebrate "Express Christmas" together on December 16, when they discover that they won't be spending Christmas Day together. (22 mins.)
 
40.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Unquiet Dead (2005)
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The Doctor has great expectations for his latest adventure when he and Rose join forces with Charles Dickens to investigate a mysterious plague of zombies. (45 mins.)
 
41.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
Episode: It's Christmas in Canada (2003)
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The boys go to Canada to retrieve Ike, after his birth parents show up in South Park and claim him as their own. (22 mins.)
 
42.
Little House on the Prairie (1974 TV Series)
Episode: Christmas at Plum Creek (1974)
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Christmas is coming and everyone is saying that it is a time for secrets and not to ask questions. Laura... (60 mins.)
 
43.
Invader ZIM (2001 TV Series)
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Zim disguises himself as Santa in order to woo adoring Christmas humans to their doom at the North Pole. (24 mins.)
 
44.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The Ood have given a warning to The Doctor. The Master is returning yet that is not the biggest threat. A darkness is coming which brings with it The End of Time. (45 mins.)
 
45.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)
 
46.
Die Hard (1988)
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John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. (131 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan