So Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is over and the turkey is in the oven. What’s next? Christmas movies, of course! Spend your Thanksgiving Day with our favorite Christmas movies…brought to you by the SDB staff (we have excellent taste in movies, by the way).
Our Favorite Christmas Movies
Home Alone-An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.
Home Alone 2-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.
It’s A Wonderful Life-An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)-A quick shot of holiday cheer that won’t weigh down your day. It’s only 30 minutes.
And who doesn’t love Peanuts? Kids with an allergy, that’s who. (Thanks for the humor, Lonnie)
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas-Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t quite understand the concept.
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer-A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
Polar Express-On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus’ home.
The Family Stone-An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family’s annual Christmas celebration and finds that she’s a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
A Christmas Story-Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.
Christmas Vacation-The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Elf-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.
The Santa Clause-When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
Die Hard-John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas-A creature is intent on stealing Christmas.
So go ahead, get a jump on Christmas and pick one (or 5) of our favorite Christmas movies! We can’t think of a better way to spend your Thanksgiving than with friends, family, and Christmas movies (and turkey). Happy Thanksgiving from SDB!