1. It's a Wonderful Life - always number 1.
2. Collectively, the Rankin-Bass specials
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Santa Claus is Comin' to Town - Fred Astaire!
- The Year Without a Santa Claus - Mickey Rooney!
- Frosty the Snowman - Jimmy Durante!
- there are others, but those are all you need
4. A Charlie Brown Christmas
6. Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) - and the first shall be best (Alistair Sim)
7. Elf - we just watched this the other night!
8. White Christmas
9. and to a certain extent, though Fred Astaire's firecracker routine is what makes the movie, Holiday Inn
10. Love, Actually
11. Miracle on 34th Street - the original, always, and un-colorized
12. Die Hard - sure, sure, I know, but it takes place on Christmas Eve!