What makes a movie a Christmas movie? Does Christmas have to be the centerpiece of the film or can it just occur around Christmas?

The perennial debate always includes Die Hard, which, to me, is NOT a Christmas movie. It’s a bloody action movie that takes place on Christmas Eve. Gremlins, however IS a Christmas movie. Arbitrary decision? Perhaps, but that’s my opinion.

Decide for yourself which of the following is or is not a Christmas movie:

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