Holiday movies entertain

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 3, 2005

If your family's like this city boys, then holiday movies are a part of your Christmas tradition.

Following Thanksgiving, it's always fun to drag the Christmas decorations out of the attic or garage and begin decorating for the festive month.

After the house twinkling with colored lights and the smell of cinnamon fills the air, it's even more fun to pop in your favorite holiday classic, cuddle up on the couch and sip hot chocolate.

If you don't know what Christmas movie to watch this year, here's a list of the Top 10 holiday movies released by E Online:

No. 10 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

No. 9 White Christmas

No. 8 Black Christmas

No. 7 A Charlie Brown Christmas

No. 6 A Christmas Carol

No. 5 The Nightmare Before Christmas

No. 4 A Christmas Story

No. 3 How the Grinch Stole Christmas

No. 2 It's a Wonderful Life

No. 1 Miracle on 34th Street

Check this list twice and pick up one of them at your favorite movie rental store. If none of these strike your interest, there are a few more E Online didn't mention including, the Home Alone and Diehard Trilogies, which are based during the holiday season, Elf, It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas, Jingle All the Way and The Santa Clause.

So pick up one of these holiday classics today and spend time with your children and love ones.

That's one of the best parts of Christmas.

Adam Prestridge is editor of The Luverne Journal. He can be reached at

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via email at adam.prestridge@