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Top 10 Classic Christmas Movies

What is your favourite Christmas movie? The one you "must watch" every Christmas season? Enjoy these clips from Christmas movies and see if your favourite movie made the list:

10. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) - Jim Carrey IS the Grinch, for all generations...a modern classic

9. The Santa Clause (1994) - Tim Allen has to step in for Santa

8. Scrooged (1988) - Bill Murray updates a classic for baby boomers and their children

7. Elf  (2003) - Will Ferrell knows he doesn't fit in with the other elves

6. Home Alone (1990) - Macaulay Culkin fends for himself when his family leaves without him

5. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) - Chevy Chase demonstrates "how not to" put up Christmas lights

4. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) - Maureen O'Hara and Edmund Gwenn in a timeless classic loved by seniors and baby boomers

3. A Christmas Carol (1938) - Dicken's classic tale has been remade many times; this one starred Reginald Owen as Scrooge

2. A Christmas Story (1983) - Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a gun for Christmas

1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) - George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) gets help from angel Harry (Henry Travers)

Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family (complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions), keeps her busy.

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