There are certain movies that go a long way to adding to the holiday spirit. Our family of four nuzzles onto a 3-person sofa with some fresh popcorn and hot cider. The lights go out, and it’s time for a story told with moving pictures. Personally, I’ll take a home movie over a crowded theater any day of the week. I have a growing appreciation for the bathroom break. Here are some of our family’s holiday favorites — Add your favorite to the comments section:
2. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
3. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)*
4. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
5. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
6. A Child’s Christmas in Wales (1987)
7. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
8. Joyeux Noël (Merry Christmas) (2005)
9. The Polar Express (2004)
10. Holiday Inn (1942)
11. Add yours in the comments section . . .
*Our daughters prefer the 1994 version with Richard Attenborough as Santa, but we like Natalie Wood as the little girl in the original film.
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Gregg Krech Author, Naikan: Gratitude, Grace and the Japanese Art of Self-reflection (2002)| Author, A Natural Approach to Mental Wellness (2004, 2011)| Author, A Finger Pointing to the Moon (2000)| Editor, Thirty Thousand Days: A Journal for Purposeful Living (1993-Present)| Director, ToDo Institute (Vermont) (1992-Pr......