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    18 Christmas Movies That Folks Believe Are Utterly And Absolutely Perfect

    The Muppets are at least one of the reasons for the season.

    I want you to look to your left. Now look to the right. What do you see? Endless Christmas movies. (This is assuming you're currently scrolling through a streaming service.) But how to decide which ones are worth your time, and which are, and I do not say this lightly, the content equivalent of Krampus? Luckily for all of us, redditor u/_BeyondEverything_ recently asked the intrepid holiday-makers of AskReddit, "What's the best Christmas movie of all time?" Here are 18 of Reddit's suggestions.

    Responses may have been edited for length and/or clarity. 

    1. "The original How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 animation). It's fun, charming, memorable, and it's done in 30 minutes. It's the best option for a yearly X-mas watch."

    the Grinch eavesdropping on townspeople from a cliff

    2. "A Muppet Family Christmas. All the Muppets go to visit Fozzie's grandma for Christmas, the Sesame Street crew get lost in a snowstorm and end up there, and Kermit and his nephew go visit Fraggle Rock. Oh, and the Swedish chef wants to cook Big Bird as the Christmas turkey. Just my absolute favorite."

    Miss Piggy and Kermit in Santa and Mrs Claus outfits

    3. "Trading Places."

    Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy standing outside in NYC

    4. "Klaus."

    animated Santa and elf

    5. "Scrooged. The blend of comedy and heartbreak, the pacing, the performances. Top tier."

    Bill Murray smiling

    6. "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

    Snoopy putting a star on a Christmas tree with other friends helping

    7. "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970). With songs like 'The First Toymakers to the King,' 'No More Toymakers to the King,' 'Be Prepared to Pay,' aka 'If You Sit on My Lap Today,' and the greatest Christmas song of all time: 'Put One Foot in Front of the Other.'"

    stop motion Santas and Mrs Claus

    8. "Home Alone (1 & 2)."

    Kevin McCallister and his mom talking by the stairs in their house

    9. "The Muppet Christmas Carol."

    Michael Caine as Scrooge with a group of muppets

    10. "It's a Wonderful Life."

    a family embracing

    11. "A Christmas Story."

    kids looking as one kid's tongue is stuck to a pole

    12. "Can’t believe this hasn’t been said already: White Christmas."

    a man and a woman dancing

    13. "Die Hard!"

    Bruce Willis examining the inside of a box

    14. "The Holiday."

    Kate Winslet and Jack Black sitting at a desk and laughing

    15. "Elf."

    a large elf sitting in a store display window as a man looks curiously at him

    16. "The Night Before (2015) with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen."

    three friends opening presents

    17. "Tokyo Godfathers."

    anime family looking shocked by something

    18. And finally: "Miracle on 34th St."

    Santa talking to a child

    Alright, it's time: Which favorites of yours are missing from this selection? Tell us about 'em in the comments!

    Note: Responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.