There's nothing better than curling up on the couch with your loved ones around the holidays and gearing up for a Christmas movie marathon. But don't waste your precious film-watching time surfing through Netflix—just bookmark our definitive guide of the best seasonal films instead. From the heartwarming classics like It's a Wonderful Life to Christmas-movie-legend Home Alone, you're bound to find at least one flick on the list that the whole family will love. Watch Now. Memorable Quote : "Seeing isn't believing. Believing is seeing.
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This is one of the more memorable of the second Lassie run when the collie was living on a farm with his pal Timmie and his family. IMDB: 'Santa' McHale must practice some psychological warfare, when he, the crew, Binghamton, and a war correspondent are captured by a Japanese patrol, while on a mission to bring some Christmas joy to the children of a nearby orphanage. It's Rat Pack Christmas! The Dean Martin Show devoted the December 21, to a musical comedy celebration of the Yuletide spirit with special guest Frank Sinatra - and his kids.
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Uh — no. Is Charlie Brown better than The Grinch? Holiday viewing habits are as personal as our gift lists. Books and TV specials have detailed its animation, airing and reception. Once run ceaselessly over the holidays, this resonant tale now gets just a few annual airings, reinforcing how truly special it is.
We grow invested in our friends on screen over the years; spending Christmas with them is a rite of passage, a chance for us to share tradition from our world with the fictional ones we see on screen. Some shows embrace the season wholeheartedly, characters in good spirits and enjoying the trappings of the season; others skew a little darker, bringing the more oppressive, burdensome side of the holidays to life. As I set out to compile this list of the all-time greatest Christmas TV classics, it quickly became clear that a few ground rules were required, so as to prevent the project from becoming too unwieldy:. The toughest of all the restrictions - so many great, long-running TV shows have spent several Christmases with us.