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View Poll Results: Which is your Favorite Fun Christmas Movie of the 80s?
A Christmas Carol (1984): George C. Scott 2 3.28%
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984) 2 3.28%
Santa Claus - The Movie (1985) 7 11.48%
Babes in Toyland (1986) 0 0%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) 2 3.28%
A Christmas Vacation (1989) 18 29.51%
A Christmas Story (1983) 22 36.07%
Scrooged (1988) 8 13.11%
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:29 PM
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There are a lot of great movies in this category; but, I voted for A Christmas Vacation. It's one of my favorite christmas movies, period. So I have to vote for it here.

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Originally Posted by XmasDreams View Post
Yea and my fav part in the movie is when Burgess Meredith shows up and proclams the new Santa.
That part actually scared the crap outta me when I was a kid!

And how could you not love Dudley Moore as Patch?
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That part actually scared the crap outta me when I was a kid!

And how could you not love Dudley Moore as Patch?


Heheheh!!! I can see that as being a little scary and your right Mr. Moore was wonderful in his job. BTW have you ever listened to the commentary it was well done on the DVD.
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Originally Posted by XmasDreams View Post
Another great 80'S movie that most people forget is

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear starring the wonderful Mickey Rooney. I try to watch it about 2-3 times a year.


Mickey Rooney plays Mike Halligan, a retired cop from Manhattan living in California with his family who decides to show his grandson, who has never seen snow before, what a real white Christmas in New York is like. But he dies from a sudden heart attack in which Halligan makes a deal with the Archangel of Heaven to return to Earth for a week until Christmas and show his grandson the seasonal glories of New York City.
I haven't seen that one. It sounds really cool! I think I'll keep an eye out for that one this year.

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Originally Posted by XmasDreams View Post
Heheheh!!! I can see that as being a little scary and your right Mr. Moore was wonderful in his job. BTW have you ever listened to the commentary it was well done on the DVD.
I have the DVD but no I haven't. I'll have to try and remember that for next time--thanks!
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Originally Posted by XmasDreams View Post
Another great 80'S movie that most people forget is

It Came Upon A Midnight Clear starring the wonderful Mickey Rooney. I try to watch it about 2-3 times a year.


Mickey Rooney plays Mike Halligan, a retired cop from Manhattan living in California with his family who decides to show his grandson, who has never seen snow before, what a real white Christmas in New York is like. But he dies from a sudden heart attack in which Halligan makes a deal with the Archangel of Heaven to return to Earth for a week until Christmas and show his grandson the seasonal glories of New York City.
Never heard of this but it sounds WONDERFUL: Definately will try to look this up at the video store. Thanks alot. Always looking for new Christmas movies to experience.
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Never heard of this but it sounds WONDERFUL: Definately will try to look this up at the video store. Thanks alot. Always looking for new Christmas movies to experience.
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I haven't seen that one. It sounds really cool! I think I'll keep an eye out for that one this year.

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This has not been on TV in a few years. I happen to come across a VHS tape on Ebay a few years ago and then copied it to dvd so i always have it.
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I was able to get ahold of It Came Upon a Midnight Clear and I plan on watching it after all of the football dies down today. Can't wait!
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