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Snowed In? Here’s Where to Get Your Favorite Holiday Flicks

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL, front from left: Robin (as Tiny Tim), Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo (rear)

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
A Charles Dickens classic, reenacted by Jim Henson’s lovable creatures and a few humans too? Count us in. Oscar winner Michael Caine stars as famed miser Ebenezer Scrooge, while Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy play poor Bob and Emily Cratchit. Gonzo narrates the action as Dickens himself. Naturally.

Die Hard (1988)
A cop (Bruce Willis) saves the day on Christmas Eve…yippee-ki-yay!

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
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Clark W. Griswold’s (Chevy Chase) in-laws drive him nuts. (We can relate.)

Home Alone (1990)
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Would-be burglars: Don’t mess with Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin).

The Ref (1994)
A thief (Denis Leary) kidnaps an uptight couple in this bonkers comedy. Watch for scene-stealer Judy Davis.

Bad Santa (2003)
Between the stealing and lying, grifter—and mall St. Nick—Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) lands on the naughty list.

The Family Stone (2005)
Keep Kleenex handy while watching this tearjerker starring Diane Keaton.