Whether its classics like A Christmas Carol with Allistair Sim, modern comedies like Elf with Will Ferrell or farces like Christmas Vacation with Chevy Chase, movies are an important part of the holiday season.

We'd like you to tell us what your favorite holiday movie it is, whether it be classic or modern, comedy or drama, live action or animated. Choose from our very merry list, or add some holiday cheer of your own.

Either way, very merry Christmas to you and yours and a happy holiday season!

  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

    When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

    Starring Edmund Gwenn and Maureen O'Hara

  • Elf (2003)

    After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, Buddy, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

    Starring Will Ferrell, James Caan and Zooey Deschanel.

  • A Christmas Carol (1951)

    An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

    Starring Alastair Sim, Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison

  • A Christmas Story (1983)

    Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.

    Starring Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin

  • Its A Wonderful Life (1946)

    An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

    Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore

  • Christmas Vacation (1989)

    The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

    Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo and Juliette Lewis

  • White Christmas (1954)

    A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

    Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney

  • The Polar Express (2004)

    A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

    Starring Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola and Michael Jeter

  • Scrooged (1988)

    A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

    Starring Bill Murray and Karen Allen

  • One Magic Christmas (1985)

  • One Magic Christmas (1985)

    An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

    Starring Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba and Harry Dean Stanton