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Poll: Best movie quote about Christmas?

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    Arthur Christmas (2011)

    “Arthur! Christmas is not a time for emotion!” - Steve (big guy on the left), Arthur Christmas
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    Billy Bob Thornton and Lauren Graham in Bad Santa (2003)

    “I’ve always had a thing for Santa Claus. In case you didn’t notice. It’s like some deep-seeded childhood thing.” - Sue, Bad Santa
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    A Christmas Carol (2009)

    “If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart!” - Scrooge, A Christmas Carol (2009)
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    Peter Billingsley

    “Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolved.” - Adult Ralphie, A Christmas Story
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    Erik Per Sullivan in Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

    “You’re skipping Christmas! Isn’t that against the law?” - Spike Frohmeyer, Christmas with the Kranks
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    Will Ferrell in Elf (2003)

    "The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear." - Buddy, Elf
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    Ludacris in Fred Claus (2007)

    “I’m from the south side of the north pole man.” - DJ Donnie, Fred Claus
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    #8

    “You say you hate Washington’s Birthday or Thanksgiving and nobody cares, but you say you hate Christmas and people treat you like you’re a leper.” - Kate Beringer, Gremlins
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    Kate Winslet and Jack Black in The Holiday (2006)

    “It’s Christmas Eve and we are going to go celebrate being young and being alive.” - Miles, The Holiday
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    Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci in Home Alone (1990)

    "Okay, this is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back?" - Kevin, Home Alone
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    Jim Carrey stars as The Grinch (photo credit: Ron Batzdorf)

    “Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant.” - The Grinch, How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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    "It's A Wonderful Life" Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Thomas Mitchell & Cast 1946 RKO

    "Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” - Zuzu, It's a Wonderful Life
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    Daniel Brühl, Guillaume Canet, and Alex Ferns in Joyeux Noel (2005)

    “I don’t think anyone would criticize us for laying down our rifles on Christmas Eve.” - Gordon, Joyeux Noël
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    Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in Lethal Weapon (1987)

    “Riggs, if you think I’m gonna eat the world’s lousiest Christmas turkey by myself, you’re crazy.” - Roger Murtaugh, Lethal Weapon
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    Katharine Hepburn and Peter O'Toole in The Lion in Winter (1968)

    "Well, what shall we hang... the holly, or each other? " - Henry II, The Lion in Winter
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    Andrew Lincoln in Love Actually (2003)

    [on sheets of poster board] With any luck, by next year - I'll be going out with one of these girls. [shows pictures of beautiful supermodels] But for now, let me say - Without hope or agenda - Just because it's Christmas - And at Christmas you tell the truth - To me, you are perfect - And my wasted heart will love you - Until you look like this. [picture of a mummy] Merry Christmas. - Mark, Love Actually
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    Edmund Gwenn in Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

    Doris: Would you please tell her that you're not really Santa Claus, that actually is no such person? Kris Kringle: Well, I hate to disagree with you, but not only IS there such a person, but here I am to prove it. - Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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    Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, and Harpo Marx in A Night at the Opera (1935)

    Otis B. Driftwood: It's all right, that's in every contract. That's what they call a sanity clause. [Fiorello laughs loudly] Fiorello: You can't fool me! There ain't no Sanity Claus! - A Night at the Opera
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

    Mayor: How horrible our Christmas will be! Jack Skellington: *No.* [the Mayor switches to his upset face] Jack Skellington: How *jolly*! Mayor: Oh. How *jolly* our Christmas will be. - The Nightmare Before Christmas
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    Tom Hanks, Daryl Sabara, and Josh Hutcherson in The Polar Express (2004)

    “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” - Conductor, The Polar Express
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    Jonathan Hutchings, Peeter Jakobi, Rauno Juvonen, Tommi Korpela, and Jorma Tommila in Rare Exports (2010)

    “Tell him we’re holding Santa for ransom.” - Rare Exports
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    John Lithgow in Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

    “A sequel. That’s it. We’ll bring it out on March 25, and we’ll call it... Christmas 2!” - BZ, Santa Claus
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    John Call in Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

    "Mrs. Claus has positively identified the kidnappers as Martians." - TV News Announcer, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
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    Bill Murray in Scrooged (1988)

    "I get it now! Then if you GIVE, then it can happen, then the miracle can happen to you! It's not just the poor and the hungry, it's everybody's who's GOT to have this miracle! And it can happen tonight for all of you. If you believe in this spirit thing, the miracle will happen and then you'll want it to happen again tomorrow. You won't be one of these bastards who says 'Christmas is once a year and it's a fraud', it's NOT! It can happen every day, you've just got to want that feeling. And if you like it and you want it, you'll get greedy for it! You'll want it every day of your life and it can happen to you. I believe in it now! I believe it's going to happen to me now! I'm ready for it! And it's great! It's a good feeling, it's really better than I've felt in a long time. I, I, I'm ready. Have a Merry Christmas, everybody." - Frank Cross, Scrooged
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    Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989)

    “Can you believe this? It’s Christmas Eve and we got orders to bring in Santa Claus.” - Officer Miller - Silent Night, Deadly Night
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    Ben Affleck and James Gandolfini in Surviving Christmas (2004)

    “Folks, my firm’s done a tremendous amount of marketing research and we’ve discovered two critical things, one; most Americans feel that Christmas is a time for family. Two; most Americans feel that in order to stand being around their family, for even one or two days, they need to swill as much alcohol as humanly possible.” - Drew Latham, Surviving Christmas
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    Myrna Loy and William Powell in "The Thin Man," 1934.

    "I'll give you your Christmas present now if you'll give me mine." - Nora Charles, The Thin Man
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    "Three Godfathers" John Wayne, Pedro Armendariz, and Harry Carey, Jr.

    "Hey, Bob... I just remembered what tomorrow is. Feliz Navidad." - Pedro Fuerte, 3 Godfathers
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    Patton Oswalt and Kal Penn in A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

    [Kumar butts to the front of the line and is now on Santa's lap] Mother in Santa line-up: HEY! Kumar: Relax, lady. Your little boy can rub his ass on Santa's cock in a minute! - A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
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    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, and Aldo Ray in We're No Angels (1955)

    Joseph: I'm going to buy them their Christmas turkey. Albert: "Buy"? Do you really mean "buy"? Joseph: Yes, buy! In the Spirit of Christmas. The hard part's going to be stealing the money to pay for it. - We're No Angels (1955)
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    Dean Jagger

    There's no Christmas in the Army, Captain. - Gen. Thomas F. Waverly, White Christmas