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It seems like the holiday movies started airing on TV earlier this year. I saw “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Elf” before Thanksgiving. Not that I’m complaining. If ever there was a year that we could use some extra Yuletide joy, 2020 is definitely it.

What are your favorite holiday movies and TV specials? Are there some that you watch every year no matter how many times you’ve already seen them?  For me, it’s the aforementioned “Elf,” along with “A Christmas Story,” “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” and at least one version of “A Christmas Carol.”

A new poll by Tubi of 2,000 Americans reveals the top 30 holiday movies we’ll watch over and over. I’m surprised how far down “Elf” is ranked:

    1. Home Alone – 24%
    2. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – 23%
    3. It’s a Wonderful Life – 22%
    4. A Christmas Story – 22%
    5. How the Grinch Stole Christmas – 22%
    6. Frosty the Snowman – 21%
    7. A Charlie Brown Christmas – 21%
    8. The Grinch – 20%
    9. Miracle on 34th Street – 19%
    10. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – 19%
    11. The Santa Clause – 19%
    12. A Christmas Carol – 19%
    13. White Christmas – 19%
    14. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – 18%
    15. The Polar Express – 18%
    16. Elf – 17%
    17. The Santa Clause 2 – 16%
    18. Santa Clause is Coming to Town – 16%
    19. Scrooge – 15%
    20. Disney’s A Christmas Carol – 14%
    21. The Nightmare Before Christmas – 14%
    22. Bad Santa – 14%
    23. Christmas With the Kranks – 13%
    24. Last Christmas – 12%
    25. The Holiday – 12%
    26. Holiday Inn – 12%
    27. Love Actually – 11%
    28. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – 10%
    29. Christmas in Connecticut – 10%
    30. The Shop Around the Corner – 9%