Elf Has Been Voted The Greatest Family Christmas Film Of All Time!

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Elf Has Been Voted The Greatest Family Christmas Film Of All Time! New Line Cinema

It’s the most wonderful time of year: Christmas!

With this time, comes some of our favourite songs and films. 

Yes, we patiently wait all year long until it’s acceptable to blast Mariah’s 'All I Want For Christmas Is You’ and embark on an extensive Christmas movie marathon. 

Some of my absolute favourite films of all time are Christmas flicks and when you’re in a house filled with people of all ages, family-friendly movies are a must. 

But which ones are enjoyable to all, not just the younglings? 

Well, Ranker.com has created a list of popular family flicks and sitting in the top spot is 2003 comedy Elf! 

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I totally understand why this one has come out on top. 

It’s absolutely hilarious and ages like a fine wine, getting funnier every year. I literally used this movie as my related text back in high school for my HSC and compared it to bloody Shakespeare. 

With an all star cast - Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Bob Newhart - the film delivers comedy, heart, a quotable script and that Christmassy feeling with finesse. 

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Coming in at number two is my personal favourite, The Santa Clause, with Home Alone not even making the list! Check it out -

Ranker’s Top 10: 

1. Elf

2. The Santa Clause 

3. The Nightmare Before Christmas

4. A Christmas Story

5. A Christmas Carol

6. Deck the Halls

7. Jingle All the Way

8. Ernest Saves Christmas

9. I'll Be Home for Christmas

10. Christmas with the Kranks

 

My Top 10: 

1. The Santa Clause 

2.  Elf

3. Home Alone

4. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

5. It’s A Wonderful Life

6. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

7. Gremlins 

8. Miracle on 34th Street (1994) 

9. Jingle All The Way

10. A Christmas Story 

Create your own list and post it in our Facebook comments! You can also vote on Ranker’s list here

 

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