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Our Favorite Holiday Movies


Author: Mike Scaletti


One of the best things about the holidays is curling up under a blanket with a hot beverage, possibly with a fire going, and starting a holiday movie. It's a great way to spend time with your loved ones and family, and an even better way to get in the holiday spirit! That's why The Job Shop has decided to share some of our favorite holiday movies. Whether you're into the classics, or something more modern, we've got you covered!


Jojo's Picks


It's a Wonderful Life - A classic, and nothing hits quite like "Zuzu's Petals!"


Christmas in Connecticut – I just saw this a couple of years ago and it’s fantastic. It is from the 1940’s. It stars Barbara Stanwyck, and the plot is great! Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writer. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on *her* farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?


Gremlims – hahaha!!! This was set during Christmas!


Michelle's Picks


Home For The Holidays

Love Actually

Elf

Edward Scissorhands

Nightmare Before Christmas


Tammy's Picks


Love Actually Home for the Holidays Last Holiday It’s a Wonderful Life


Ashley's Picks


Elf

Four Christmases

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The Polar Express


Liz's Pick


Love Actually


Jim's Pick


Die Hard (Totally a holiday movie)


Mike's Picks


Love Actually - Despite the problematic behavior from a few of the characters in this movie, I do genuinely enjoy it.


Elf - Come on now, who doesn't love watching Will Farrell play an overgrown child in an elf costume!?


Bad Santa - It's much raunchier than most of the listings on this page (maybe don't watch it with the kids), but it does actually have some real heart and joy to it. And it's very funny.

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