A Christmas Movie Quiz

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

A quick trivia quiz about the Christmas movies I care enough to own. They’re listed in reverse chronological order, and you can find the answer by clicking the link, which will take you to IMDB. Happy winter holiday of your choice!

1. This lovely bit of house porn, accomplished through residence swapping, covers more winter celebrations than just Christmas, but it’s flawed by its refusal to solve its central romantic complication.
Answer
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2. An atypical action movie, influenced by classic detective noir, where a charming New York thief backs his way into a Hollywood acting career, helped by a gay PI.
Answer
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3. A sprawling ensemble piece runs the gamut of emotion beyond the one in its title.
Answer
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4. The most memorable part of this film, for me, was Peter Dinklage, but that’s usually the case.
Answer
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5. An accident allows for a found family after a mistake in identity.
Answer
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6. The only version of this oft-filmed classic to include the author as a character so they can quote his prose.
Answer
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7. Another take on that classic, this one is an all-star television satire that turned a Jackie DeShannon song into a Christmas hit.
Answer
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8. It’s still an argument whether this belongs on this list, but any film that introduced Alan Rickman to American audiences should be celebrated.
Answer
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9. One of the two films responsible for the creation of the PG-13 rating, it’s the cutest horror movie you’ll ever see.
Answer
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10. A 40s classic in which a housekeeping columnist reveals that she can’t cook and her happy home is a myth, but she finds that it doesn’t matter when it comes to romance.
Answer
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And a couple of TV faves:

This mystery series’ season finale features all your favorite Christmas events: drugging the family, theft, attempted treason, and murder.
Answer
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The most adorable Muppets, even without Kermit but with a Paul Williams soundtrack.
Answer
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays



2 comments

  • James Schee

    Interesting I have seen all but 3( #1 & 2 plus first TV episode,) knew all of the rest though did check answers to be sure. Great list!

  • Glad you had fun with it! Thanks for playing.

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