How Much Do You Remember About Your Favorite Childhood Christmas Movies?

By: Heather Cahill

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From 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas,' to 'Frosty the Snowman,' childhood Christmas movies can always be counted on to bring back a few memories. Think you remember these holiday films? Take the quiz to find out!

Which movie has an elf who is searching for his parents?

The movie Elf has an elf named Buddy who was raised by Santa's helpers. Later in life, he found out that he was adopted. Buddy then sets out to find his father after finding out that his mother had passed away.

What did Kevin McAllister have to deal with after being left alone in the movie 'Home Alone?'

Kevin had to deal with thieves in 'Home Alone.' The intelligent little boy set traps so that the thieves couldn't get into the house. They all worked!

In 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,' who kidnapped Frank?

In 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,' Eddie kidnapped Frank. Eddie took something that Clark said very seriously, and did it as a favor for him.

Which movie was about a snowman who needed to get home?

The movie 'Frosty the Snowman' was about a snowman who needed to get home. If Frosty didn't make it back to the North Pole in time, he would melt.

In 'The Nightmare Before Christmas,' what town was Jack Skellington from?

In 'The Nightmare Before Christmas,' Jack Skellington was from Halloween Town. He later found himself in Christmas Town after going through a portal.

In the movie 'Scrooged,' what is the name of the live play being produced?

In the movie 'Scrooged,' the name of the live play being produced is 'A Christmas Carol.' The production of the play calls for all hands to be on deck, despite it being the holidays.

In 'Miracle on 34th Street,' where does Kris Kringle play Santa?

In 'Miracle on 34th Street,' Kris Kringle becomes the Santa in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. He replaced the previous Santa who was drunk.

Which movie follows many different people leading up to Christmas?

The movie 'Love Actually' follows the stories of many different people leading up to Christmas. All of the characters connect with each other.

Which Christmas film follows a regular man as he transforms into the next Santa?

'The Santa Clause' follows Scott Calvin as he transforms into Santa Claus. He had put on Santa's suit after finding it outside of his home, accompanied by reindeer.

In which movie does a family cause a power outage in their city?

The Griswold family causes a power outage in 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.' Luckily, the power outage didn't last too long!

Which movie includes an abominable snowman?

The 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' movie had an abominable snowman in it. Rudolph's nose attracted the Snowman to him and his friends while they were on the Island of Misfits.

In 'The Santa Clause,' what did Bernard give Charlie?

In 'The Santa Clause,' Bernard gave Charlie a snow globe. Charlie held onto the snow globe and later gave it to his father when it was time for him to leave for the North Pole.

In the movie of the same name, what is 'the polar express?'

'The Polar Express' is the name of a train in the movie of the same name. The train went to the North Pole and picked up many other children along the way.

In which movie would you find the town of Whoville?

The town of Whoville is from the movie, 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas.' Whoville is inhabited by the 'Whos,' creatures the Grinch despises.

Which movie did Bing Crosby star in?

Bing Crosby starred in the movie 'White Christmas' alongside Danny Kaye. Bing Crosby's hit song of the same name was in this film as well.

Which movie is about a young boy who can't remember the true meaning of Christmas?

'A Charlie Brown Christmas' is about a Charlie Brown who can't remember the true meaning of Christmas. He felt sad, so he decided to direct a play to combat his sadness.

In which movie does a skeleton take over Christmas?

Jack Skellington takes over Christmas in 'The Nightmare Before Christmas.' After scaring many children on Christmas Day, Jack decides that Santa should continue to deliver the presents.

In 'Ernest Saves Christmas,' who is next in line to become Santa Claus?

A children's television host named Joe was next in line to be Santa Claus in 'Ernest Saves Christmas.' Joe eventually accepted the idea that he had to be the next Santa Claus.

What kind of Christmas tree did Charlie Brown pick in 'A Charlie Brown Christmas?'

Charlie Brown picked a tiny Christmas tree in 'A Charlie Brown Christmas.' Lucy had asked him to choose a large and shiny tree, which he didn't do. Good grief!

Which movie follows a father as he tries to get a Turbo-Man action figure for his son?

The movie 'Jingle All the Way,' follows Howard as he tries to get the most coveted toy, a Turbo-Man action figure, for his son. He ends up becoming a real-life Turbo-Man instead!

Which movie has a place called the 'Island of Misfit Toys?'

The movie 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' had a place called the Island of Misfit Toys. The island was the home of many toys that didn't fit in with regular toys.

In 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas,' who helped the Grinch feel compassion?

Cindy-Lou Who helped the Grinch feel compassion. All of the Whos loved Christmas, as well as one another and would help anyone who was in need.

Which movie is about a woman who writes articles and stories that are untrue?

The movie 'Christmas in Connecticut' is about a writer who penned articles and stories that were untrue. She ended up having to try to maintain the image she portrayed in her work.

Which movie had a little boy who was left behind (accidentally) by his parents?

In Home Alone, a little boy named Kevin was forgotten at home by his family when they all left to go on a trip to Paris for the holidays. By the time they realized it, they were already on their way to Paris.

In 'Christmas in Connecticut' what did Elizabeth's editor suggest that she do?

In 'Christmas in Connecticut,' Elizabeth's editor suggested that she host a dinner at her Connecticut home for a war veteran who was a fan of her work. She had to pull everything together quickly to save her career.

In the movie 'Frosty the Snowman,' what brings Frosty to life?

In the movie 'Frosty the Snowman,' Frosty's hat brings him to life. When he comes back to life, he always says "Happy Birthday!"

Which movie is about a taxi driver who meets the real Santa Claus?

The movie 'Ernest Saves Christmas,' is about a taxi driver who believed that he met the real Santa. Ernest drove him to a studio from the airport.

Which movie was known in the United Kingdom as 'The Big Heart?'

'Miracle on 34th Street' is known as 'The Big Heart' in the United Kingdom. The movie has been remade many times throughout the years.

In which movie did a kid receive a monster as a Christmas present?

In the movie 'Gremlins,' a kid named Billy received a monster as a Christmas present from his father. The monster starts to cause problems for Billy and his entire town!

In which movie did an angel arrive to help a bishop?

An angel arrived to help a bishop in the movie, 'The Bishop's Wife.' The bishop was not impressed that an angel would waltz into his life to try to help him because he didn't believe that he needed the assistance!

What happened to the Grinch's heart after he heard the Whos singing?

After the Grinch heard the Whos singing, his heart grew bigger. He was finally starting to feel the love that all of the Whos had to offer.

In 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,' what did Eddie and his family live in?

In 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,' Eddie and his family were living in an RV. They unexpectedly showed up at Clark's house for Christmas.

Who made a Santa Claus jacket for Jack in 'The Nightmare Before Christmas?'

Sally made Jack a Santa Claus jacket in 'The Nightmare Before Christmas.' Since he was planning to take care of Christmas, he needed to look the part, and she helped.

Which movie has a human man who believes that he is an elf?

Elf is the story of Buddy, a man who believes he is an elf after being raised by them. When he suddenly finds himself out in the real world, he causes a little bit of trouble around town.

Who offered to give Kate a ride back home in the movie 'Home Alone?'

A polka band offered to give Kate a ride back home in 'Home Alone.' Kate was ecstatic and was able to make it home to Kevin on Christmas Day.

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