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Our Top 10 Holiday Video Rentals 

For those who have had quite enough of A Christmas Story and It’s A Wonderful Life.

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1. BAD SANTA (2003) Because we are sick, horrible people who laughed uproariously at this one.

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2. DIE HARD (1988) Just to remind you to appreciate a quiet holiday at home with the family.

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3. HOLIDAY INN (1942) Because the way our precipitation is going so far this year, we may only be dreaming of a white Christmas.

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4. MIRACLE ON 34th STREET (1947) Because you know you want to believe in Santa Claus.

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5. THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (1993) Because you’ve got to admire how it has become a staple for both Christmas and Halloween.

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6. SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS (1964) Because even though you’ve chuckled at the title for years, you’ve never actually seen it.

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7. MR. BEAN: THE WHOLE BEAN (2003) Because “Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean,” with Rowan Atkinson’s pantomimed doofus engaging in holiday activities, is pure slapstick genius.

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8. JACK FROST (1998) Because this ridiculous tale of Michael Keaton being reincarnated as a snowman captures everything that’s so wrongheaded about most “very important lesson” Christmas movies.

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9. THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS (1974) Because it’s not the holiday season until you hear the “Heat Miser” song.

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10. A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983) and IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) Because no matter how many times you’ve seen them, they’re still terrific.

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