back to top

17 Reasons "Jingle All The Way" Is Truly A Masterpiece

"It's just a doll. It's just a stupid little plastic doll."

Posted on

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger as a dad in a Christmas movie just isn't something that happens every day.

Someone knew what they were doing here.
20th Century Fox

Someone knew what they were doing here.

2. His acting is so amazingly animated.

3. Sinbad is also in it. Enough said.

20th Century Fox

4. And he gives one of the most iconic movie speeches of all time.

20th Century Fox

5. The absurd lengths they go just to get a Turbo Man doll are endlessly entertaining.

20th Century Fox

6. Like, fighting an army of criminal (and karate-trained?) Santas in a sketchy warehouse...

20th Century Fox

7. ...impersonating a Federal Agent...

Again, all for a doll.
20th Century Fox

Again, all for a doll.

8. ...and threatening an innocent, ponytailed radio DJ.

20th Century Fox

9. Ted is the hilariously shady neighbor who constantly tries and fails to win over Howard's wife.

20th Century Fox

10. Which leads to possibly the best line in the movie.

20th Century Fox

11. The things Howard and Myron put this cop through are awful but highly amusing.

20th Century Fox

12. There's a drunk reindeer.

20th Century Fox

13. And an unexplained, but amusing hatred for Turbo Man's sidekick, Booster.

20th Century Fox

"Booster? Who wants Booster?"

14. Howard becoming the real-life Turbo Man and finally getting his hands on that stupid doll is everything.

20th Century Fox

15. There are some top-notch special effects.

20th Century Fox

16. There's this victory dance.

20th Century Fox

17. And Howard revealing himself as Turbo Man, proving he's really a great dad is a precious, magical moment.

20th Century Fox

Because, you know, his family didn't recognize his Austrian accent at all.

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
The best things at three price points