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Favourite (Christmas) films.

altitude50 Avatar
altitude50 19 24.1k United Kingdom
14 Dec 2019 6:39PM
Just to try & lighten the mood -after you know what!

What are the reader's favourite films to watch at Christmas? Doesn't have to be a Christmas film!
I have just dug out my DVD of 'Far from the madding crowd' - the classic one with Julie Christie. It used to be on TV at this time quite a lot and my dad loved it.
One of my own favourites, perfect in every department, story, acting, music score, detail, direction, casting, photography, with dark moments and a few lighter ones. The Dorset scenery is stunning. 10/10............
Jasper87 Avatar
Jasper87 Plus
13 3.5k 165 England
14 Dec 2019 7:35PM
It's just not Christmas without The Great Escape, Zulu and Where Eagles Dare.
saltireblue Avatar
saltireblue Plus
13 14.8k 90 Norway
14 Dec 2019 7:54PM
Anything from Harry Potter, James Bond or The Hobbit / Lord of the Ring series.
Light entertainment only...
sjr Avatar
sjr Plus
6 895 England
14 Dec 2019 9:16PM
The 1970 version of Scrooge with Albert Finney & Alec Guinness, its not Christmas until that's been on the TV.
Bah Humbug!
Mike_Smith Avatar
Mike_Smith Plus
16 1.1k 2 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2019 9:38PM
Father Christmas the movie, a magical film for kids
answersonapostcard Avatar
14 Dec 2019 10:28PM
I’m pencilling in a Christmas Carol with Guy Pearce, and although not strictly a film but Call the Midwife too.
sausage Avatar
sausage 19 704 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2019 8:12AM
I'll second the original Far From The Madding Crowd, the remake was rubbish.
DaveRyder Avatar
DaveRyder Plus
9 7.4k 23 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2019 8:29AM
Bill Murray and Patrick Stewarts versions of Scrudge.

And with Malc - Zulu but with additional helping of Indiana Jones.
hobbo Avatar
hobbo Plus
12 1.8k 4 England
15 Dec 2019 9:15AM
If you haven’t watched...

A CHRISTMAS STORY..... with Bob Clarke....can I recommend it very highly here.

It brings back memories of Christmas past... it brings in a warm nostalgia of being a kid who desperately wants an air rifle for to enjoy at any time during the holiday....

Especially if you know what rubbish the bbc is regurgitating.

JJGEE Avatar
JJGEE 18 8.1k 18 England
15 Dec 2019 9:22AM
I have now gone digital so no favourite films, Christmas or otherwise Sad
answersonapostcard Avatar
15 Dec 2019 9:38AM
Streaming services have opened up whole new viewing pleasures. I remember when I was younger always being subjected to the Wizard of Oz on TV, no choice, and I went from loving it to not groaning when I saw it was on again. My daughter will watch Elf on repeat if she could. I cant say I'm one for watching films over again except .. I could watch Chicago again.
peterjones Avatar
peterjones 21 5.2k 1 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2019 10:57AM
No contest: “Some like it Hot”.
Nikonuser1 Avatar
Nikonuser1 Plus
11 176 16 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2019 12:03PM
The Christmas Carol starring Patrick Stuart (It was only made for television so gets overlooked) Lord of the Rings, any John Wayne film, and The King Arthur Film starring Clive Owen (2004) SmileSmile

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Deiqkier 13 51 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2019 7:02PM
Christmas Eve.
Girls go to church, I wait for the signal then go down to the Chinese takeaway which we eat watching....
A Muppet Christmas Carol. 🤗
carper123 Avatar
carper123 12 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2019 7:33PM
It’s a wonderful life, James Stuart.
Magical 👍👍👍


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