A holiday movie a day

A holiday movie a day

Brooklynn Sharp, staff writer

December 1st- It’s a Wonderful Life – A 1941 classic starring Jimmy Stewart that tells the story of George Bailey and his guardian angel Clarence

December 2nd- The Nightmare Before Christmas- Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempt to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion

December 3rd- The Holiday- Woman from England agrees to swap homes with similar unlucky in love Californian Amanda for a much needed break

December 4th- Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer- A 1939 classic about a misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them

December 5th- Arthur Christmas- Santa’s son Arthur is on a mission with Grandsanta to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours

December 6th- Deck the Halls- Two neighbors compete after one of them decorates his house so brightly that it can be seen from space

December 7th- Christmas with the Kranks- Luther and Nora Krank decide to skip Christmas to go on vacation, but their daughter comes home causing an uproar then they have to celebrate at the last minute 

December 8th- Fred Claus- Fred Claus, Santa’s bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash

December 9th- The Holiday Calendar- A struggling photographer inherits an antique advent calendar which predicts the future 

December 10th- White Christmas- A song-and-dance team become romantically involved with the sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont Inn of their commanding general

December 11th- Prancer- A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is Santa’s 

December 12th- This Christmas- The Whitfield family gets together for Christmas for the first time in four years 

December 13th- Santa Claus- When a man makes Santa fall off his roof on Christmas Eve he finds himself recruited to take his place

December 14th- Jingle All the Way- A father vows to get his son Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out and he travels all over town

December 15th- Polar Express- A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on Christmas Eve

December 16th- Charlie Brown Christmas- Depressed Charlie Brown tries to find a deeper meaning to Christmas

December 17th- Miracle on 34th Street- A lawyer and a little girl must prove that Santa is real

December 18th- Frosty the Snowman- A living snowman and a little girl struggle with a magician who is after the snowman’s magic hat

December 19th- A Christmas Carol- Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserably businessman views Christmas as a waste of time

December 20th- Surviving Christmas- A lonely young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him

December 21st- Saving Christmas- A young boy tries to prove the existence of Santa by using intelligence and gadgets

December 22nd- The Star- A small donkey and his friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas

December 23rd- How the Grinch Stole Christmas- Outside of Whoville, lives a Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas

December 24th- A Christmas Story- A young boy tries to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun is the perfect Christmas present

December 25th- Home Alone (1, 2, and 3)- 1. A young troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars. 2. Kevin was left home again and accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City. 3. An 8-year-old boy in Chicago must fend off international spies who want his toy car

December 26th- Elf- After discovering he is human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole, decides to travel to New York City to find his father

December 27th- Noelle- Santa’s daughter must take over the family business when her father retires

December 28th- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation- The Griswold family’s plan for a big family Christmas turns into a disaster

December 29th- For Christmases- A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorce parents on Christmas

December 30th- Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas- Mickey and his friends learn stories of Christmas pasts 

December 31st- Babes in Toyland- A young girl wakes up in the middle of Toyland, where she teams up with her family and friends to overthrow the evil villian