by quilter124 25 Nov 2010

what movie is your favorite to get you into the holiday mood?

I have several but my all time favorite to get me from Thanksgiving to Christmas is "Christmas Vacation" with Chevy Chase...It gets me laughing and sets the mood for all the things that need to be done. Share with us your movies and why......

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by quilter124 28 Nov 2010

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by 02kar Moderator 26 Nov 2010

I love the music in 'White Christmas' And Hallmark movies. I just love the sappy, everything ends well movies.

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quilter124 by quilter124 26 Nov 2010

I agree....Hallmark is on all the time in my house this time of year.....and White Christmas is a gem.....

hightechgrammy by hightechgrammy 28 Nov 2010

Oh Yeah, remember the black and white version of Shirley Temple in Heidi??? What a classic!

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by pennifold 26 Nov 2010

I must admit to loving Miracle on 34th street - the original with Edmund Gwynn and Maureen O'Hara and Natalie Wood (she was so gorgeous even as a young girl)is the best version.

Anything with Chevy Chase is hysterical and I do love "Christmas Vacation" and all that goes wrong, but eventually rights itself.

Of course the famous "A Christmas Carol" too is one of my all time favourites. It's a great story about Ebenezer Scrooge - a miser - and how one can change if given the chance and how he becomes a better person after having 3 Christmas ghosts visit him - the past, the present and the future.

Thanks for asking this question. Love and blessings Chris

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bevintex by bevintex 26 Nov 2010

All of these are winners, i even like the kiddie ones like the grinch and rudolph. Oh can't forget Charlie Brown .
Bev

christracey by christracey 26 Nov 2010

Ooh, Yes I think Charlie Brown is my favourite. I haven't seen it for years now... :-( :-(

quilter124 by quilter124 26 Nov 2010

Chris, I love your list of movies...they are all favs too for me....It is hard to pick just one....I just usually keep the hallmark channel on this time of year and watch them all.....

hightechgrammy by hightechgrammy 28 Nov 2010

We love all of those, too, But, there are a couple you may not have seen that we love: Emmit Otter's Jug Band Christmas - Jim Henson muppets, .... and The Worst Christmas Pageant Ever! It tells the real Christmas story in a really fun way - always brings a tear to my eye. It has Loretta Swit in it. I actually showed it to my kids in public school!

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by shirlener88 26 Nov 2010

I love James Stewart and Donna Reed in "It a Wonderful Life", Frank Capra was the director, I believe. Matter of fact - when Clarence said these words, he changed alot of peoples thinking, especially mine: "Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?" and "Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends." That is how I feel - that we touch each others lives and we are so blessed - because we have each other as friends around the world. *4U

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quilter124 by quilter124 26 Nov 2010

Oh, I love this movie and have to see it at least twice before the big day....have a merry holiday season....

hightechgrammy by hightechgrammy 28 Nov 2010

We love all of those, too, But, there are a couple you may not have seen that we love: Emmit Otter's Jug Band Christmas - Jim Henson muppets, .... and The Worst Christmas Pageant Ever! It tells the real Christmas story in a really fun way - always brings a tear to my eye. It has Loretta Swit in it. I actually showed it to my kids in public school!

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by bevintex 25 Nov 2010

A Christmas story. Poor Ralphie. It always makes me laugh. They run it all day on Christmas and I love the scene with the dogs in the kitchen and when they go to the chinese restaurant. FA RA RA RA RA RA RA. LOL
Bev

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quilter124 by quilter124 26 Nov 2010

this is my hubby's favorite and he will watch it over and over and over on Christmas eve when they have the 24 hour marathon....think he and our son know every word and move......

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by leenova54 25 Nov 2010

Christmas Vacation is a good one, I love when the squirrel gets in the house! I love anything squirrels, lol. I think Miracle on 34th St. is one of my favorites.

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bevintex by bevintex 25 Nov 2010

What about the poor kitty?

leenova54 by leenova54 26 Nov 2010

Oh, how could I forget the kitty eating the cord? I have cats so we watch that kind of thing so there are no accidents.

quilter124 by quilter124 26 Nov 2010

I love the scene with them under the big tanker truck and all the scenes with the next door neighbors and their antics....

hightechgrammy by hightechgrammy 28 Nov 2010

We always watch this one after we put up the Christmas tree. Remember the part where CC is turning pages in a book and everything is sticking to his hands because of the sap? And when Rusty says, "Dad, did you bring a saw" The outdoor snow scenes were filmed not far from us in Breckenridge Colorado. This movie got terrible reviews when it first came out. Cousin Eddie is something else!

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