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40 Classic Christmas Movie Quotes from Your Favorite Holiday Films

Sharing all the best Christmas movie quotes is the next best thing to actually watching the movies themselves.

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‘Tis the season for wrapping yourself in a blanket with a mug of hot chocolate and watching your favorite Christmas movies by the fire. From romantic Christmas movies to funny Christmas movies, there’s something for everybody these days. If you’re the type of person who loves to share Christmas quotes while doing all your favorite Christmas activities like baking and decorating, these Christmas movie quotes are for you. We have complied a list of the funniest and most iconic quotes that will make everyone feel all the nostalgia this Christmas. And if you prefer to just make everyone laugh this season, try out some of these funny Christmas quotes that will get everyone laughing.

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“You have such a pretty face. You should be on a Christmas card.” —Elf (2003). Check out these Christmas movies on Netflix that you can binge all at once this year.

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“No one should be alone on Christmas.” —How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). For movie options, see if any of these Christmas movies on Amazon Prime peak your interest.

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“Just because you can’t see something, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.” —The Santa Clause (1994). If you’re looking for the best Christmas movies on Hulu, this list has you covered.

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“Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!” —The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). For Disney movies the whole family will love, check out these Christmas movies on Disney Plus.

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“Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends.” —It’s a Wonderful Life (1947). Don’t miss these famous movie quotes from the most iconic movies of all time.

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“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love, actually, is all around.” —Love Actually (2003). If you’re a Christmas movie quote connoisseur, see if you can nail this Christmas movie trivia.

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“I believe, I believe, it’s silly, but I believe.” —Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

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“A toy is never truly happy until it is loved by a child.” —Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964). These Christmas movies for kids are so good even adults will enjoy them.

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“It’s all humbug, I tell you.” —A Christmas Carol (1938) 

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White Christmas Christmas Quoterd.com

“If you’re worried and you can’t sleep, count your blessings instead of sheep. Then you’ll fall asleep counting your blessings.” —White Christmas (1954)

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“The thing about trains… it doesn’t matter where they’re going. What matters is deciding to get on.” —The Polar Express (2004). Check out the most festive Christmas cartoons you can watch with the family this holiday.

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“I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.” —A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

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“It’s Christmas Eve. It’s the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more.” —Scrooged (1988)

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“It’s Christmas Eve and we are going to celebrate being young and being alive.” —The Holiday (2006)

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“Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas.” —Christmas Vacation (1989)

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“There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. For when the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen.” —Frosty the Snowman (1969)

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“It’s Christmas Eve. A time of mystery, expectations, who knows what might happen.” —The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018). 

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“Christmas is just about my favorite time. Ever since I was a little kid, I always felt like it was my own personal holiday.” —Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

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“I want my house to be seen from space!” —Deck the Halls (2006)

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“This is Christmas. The season of perpetual hope.” —Home Alone (1990)

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“You’re skipping Christmas! Isn’t that against the law?” —Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

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“Merry Christmas, you filthy animal.” —Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

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“I myself believe that when it comes to matters of the heart, the only sin is turning your back on love because of what other people think.” —Holiday Heart (2000)

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“I just woke up thinking about going home with you and got very excited about Christmas.” —The Happiest Season (2020)

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Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.” —The Polar Express (2004)

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“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” —It’s a Wonderful Life (1947)

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“Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.” —Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

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“Seeing isn’t believing; believing is seeing.” —Santa Clause 2 (2002). See if you can crack these Christmas riddles while you’re in the holiday mood after reading all these Christmas movie quotes.

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“Every setback is a setup for a comeback.” —The Best Man Holiday (2013)

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“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” —Elf (2003)

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“Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more.” —How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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“Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back.” —Home Alone (1990)

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“Everybody likes Denny’s, it’s an American institution.” —The Santa Clause (1994)

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“Think you might be overdoing it, Dad?” —National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

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“What’s the matter? Haven’t you ever seen a talking snowman before?” —Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

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“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” —How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
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Its A Wonderful Life Christmas Quoterd.com

“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” —It’s a Wonderful Life (1947)

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“We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: Candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup.” —Elf (2003)

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“Bless this highly nutritious microwavable macaroni and cheese dinner and the people who sold it on sale.”  —Home Alone (1990)

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“That’s what Christmas memories are made from, they’re not planned, they’re not scheduled, nobody puts them in their Blackberry, they just happen.” —Deck the Halls (2006). Now that these Christmas movie quotes have you feeling festive, read up on these Hallmark Christmas movies to see which ones you want to add to the list this year.

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