Have a Holly Jolly Christmas…And Watch a Few Movies While You’re At It

Here at TTC, we often talk about Christmas music and gifts around the holidays. This year, I would like to provide a list of films that I believe are in some form redemptive and that are worth checking out over the holiday season. If you feel I have missed a very important film, tell me about it in the comments section. Here is my list of 20 Christmas movies/shows/specials to check out in order of release date (with a few embedded gems for fun).

  1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  2. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  3. Scrooge (1951)
  4. Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
  5. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
  6. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
  7. Frosty the Snowman (1969)
  8. Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)
  9. Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
  10. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
  11. A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987)
  12. Scrooged (1988)
  13. Christmas Vacation (1989)
  14. Home Alone (1990)
  15. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
  16. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  17. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
  18. Elf (2003)
  19. The Polar Express (2004)
  20. The Nativity Story (2006)

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  1. Dr. Scott Shiffer

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