My Three Ultimate Christmas Movies List

Gremlins¬†is a 1984 American¬†comedy horror film¬†directed by¬†Joe Dante, written by¬†Chris Columbus, and starring¬†Zach Galligan,¬†Phoebe Cates,¬†Hoyt Axton,¬†Polly Holliday, and¬†Frances Lee McCain, with¬†Howie Mandel¬†providing the voice of Gizmo, the main¬†mogwai¬†character. It draws on legends of folkloric mischievous creatures that cause malfunctions‚ÄĒ”gremlins”‚ÄĒin the British¬†Royal Air Force¬†going back to¬†World War II. The story follows a young man who receives a strange creature as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, mischievous monsters that all wreak havoc on a whole town on¬†Christmas Eve.

Home Alone¬†is a 1990 American¬†Christmas¬†comedy film¬†directed by¬†Chris Columbus¬†and written and produced by¬†John Hughes. The first film in the¬†Home Alone¬†franchise, the film stars¬†Macaulay Culkin,¬†Joe Pesci,¬†Daniel Stern,¬†John Heard, and¬†Catherine O’Hara. Culkin plays Kevin McCallister, a boy who defends his suburban¬†Chicago¬†home from a home invasion by a pair of robbers after his family accidentally leaves him behind on their Christmas vacation to¬†Paris.

Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp. It stars Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, and Bonnie Bedelia, with Reginald VelJohnson, William Atherton, Paul Gleason, and Hart Bochner in supporting roles. Die Hard follows New York City police detective John McClane (Willis) who is caught up in a terrorist takeover of a Los Angeles skyscraper while visiting his estranged wife. It is set during Christmas and is now considered one of the greatest action films.