My Favorite Christmas/Holiday Movies

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1.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
2.
White Christmas (1954)
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
3.
Holiday Inn (1942)
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
4.
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
 
5.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie)
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. (26 mins.)
 
6.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
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On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town. (104 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
7.
The Polar Express (2004)
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A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
8.
Snow Day (2000)
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When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed. (89 mins.)
Director: Chris Koch
 
9.
Home Alone (1990)
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An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
10.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
11.
Home Alone 3 (1997)
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Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed. (102 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
12.
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building. (126 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
13.
Christmas Angel (2012 TV Movie)
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Christmas wishes made before a long-abandoned house that start coming true lead an elementary schoolgirl to discover a reclusive woman living inside. (88 mins.)
 
14.
12 Dates of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)
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A story that follows Kate, a young woman who after a horrible blind date on Christmas Eve, wakes up to find she is re-living that same day and date all over again. (90 mins.)
Director: James Hayman
 
15.
Holiday Engagement (2011 TV Movie)
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Afraid to admit she was just dumped, a woman hires an actor to play her lawyer-boyfriend during a 4-day Thanksgiving weekend at her parents' house. (97 mins.)
Director: Jim Fall
 
16.
The Angel Doll (2002)
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The story of two small town boys from different sides of the tracks: 1950's childhood and self-redemption... (93 mins.)
 
17.
The Heart of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)
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The Locke family are devastated when they learn their 2-year-old son, Dax, has leukemia. (86 mins.)
Director: Gary Wheeler
 
18.
Snow (2008)
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Post traumatic life of the Bosnian Muslim widows and daughters after their husbands and fathers were murdered by Bosnian Serb Army. Plot is set in post war eastern Bosnian village near town of Zvornik. (100 mins.)
Director: Aida Begic
 
19.
All I Want for Christmas (2007 TV Movie)
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Anxious to help his struggling, widowed mom SARA, 10 year old JESSIE enters a national video contest... (86 mins.)
Director: Harvey Frost
 
20.
A Christmas Kiss (2011 TV Movie)
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After a spontaneous kiss, a struggling designer ends up falling in love with her demanding boss's boyfriend as she decorates his home for a Christmas party. (96 mins.)
Director: John Stimpson
 
21.
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
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A ticket-collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother. (103 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
22.
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011 TV Movie)
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Idiocy strikes when a woman and her daughter get separated from their family during the holidays. (90 mins.)
Director: Arlene Sanford
 
23.
Prep & Landing (2009 Short Film)
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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit. (22 mins.)
 
24.
Little Women (1994)
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The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America. (115 mins.)
 
25.
Snow Day (2000)
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When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed. (89 mins.)
Director: Chris Koch
 
26.
The Bishop's Wife (1947)
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An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. (109 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
27.
Annabelle's Wish (1997 Video)
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A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another. (54 mins.)
Director: Roy Wilson
 
28.
The Wish That Changed Christmas (1991 TV Movie)
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Ivy, an orphan wants a grandmother and a doll for Christmas. She mistakes a sign greeting her into a town... (30 mins.)
 
29.
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996 TV Movie)
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Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive... (90 mins.)
Director: Terry Hughes
 
30.
Everything You Want (2005 TV Movie)
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A visionary and artistic young woman finds her love torn between her imaginary boyfriend and a real boy from one of her classes. (93 mins.)
Director: Ryan Little
 
31.
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)
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A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore. (92 mins.)
Director: Tim Hill
 
32.
Annie (1999 TV Movie)
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A little orphan girl catches the attention of a kind man named Mr. Warbucks, who wants to adopt her, but the cruel, strict orphanage owner has a scheme to keep Annie - and her reward money. (90 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
 
33.
The Family Man (2000)
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A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner