RTD: Favorite Holiday Movies and Quotes


“Santa! I know him!”
“You’ll shoot your eye out!”
“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings.”
“You serious, Clark?”
“Keep the change, ya filthy animal.”

The holidays are here – and with the season comes non-stop movie marathons to keep us in the spirit. Because we celebrate tradition and embrace familiarity, many films become permanent in our annual rotation. With our favorite films, also comes our favorite lines which can be recited at the drop of the hat, no matter what time of year, and are universally recognized.

As we enter the heart of holiday season, we’ll be busy trimming trees, swapping cookies, and battling the mall crowds, but which movies will you find yourself reaching for first to put you in the mood? With so many classic holiday films competing for our precious holiday hours, some movies forever make the cut.

My Top 5 Holiday Movies

  1. Christmas Vacation
  2. Charlie Brown Christmas
  3. Love, Actually
  4. A Christmas Story
  5. It’s a Wonderful Life

Agree? Disagree? What movies make your Top 5? And better yet, can you quote them? 

Quote your favorites below and we will feature them in this Wednesday’s #DadsRT Holiday Special chat – 6pm PST / 9pm EST.


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About Brienna McWade

Brienna lives in the great Pacific Northwest where she writes and grows a family. She travels, watches baseball and loves live music. She has previously written parenting articles for Patch.com and music reviews for Seattle Wave Radio.

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  1. Ryan says:

    “Looks great! Little full, lotta sap!” – Clark W. Griswold, Jr.

  2. Grace? She passed away thirty years ago.

    They want you to say Grace. The BLESSING!!!

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