November 30, 2018

As we head into the holiday season, what are your top three holiday movies of all-time?

Buster, WFLZ: Home Alone, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story.


Heather Deluca, WSJO: The Polar Express, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Just Friends (w/Ryan Reynolds) which I consider a Xmas movie. It’s hilarious.

Brian Mack, WXXL: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Christmas Vacation, and I love A Christmas Story…honorable mention to The Grinch and Scrooge.

Todd Shannon, WAPE: A Christmas Story, Elf, Four Christmases.

Mike “OD” O’Donnell, WKRZ: Christmas Vacation, The Grinch (Jim Carrey), A Christmas Story.


Jonathan Shuford, WRVW: Elf, Elf and Elf!

Jon Zellner, iHeartMedia: It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

Kobe, WWHT: Love Actually, Home Alone, and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.



Pete de Graaff, Cox Media: Bad Santa, Elf, Christmas Vacation.

Chris Michaels, FM100: A Christmas Story, Home Alone, Elf.

Kevin Kash, WIYY: Elf, Bad Santa, Christmas Vacation.



Mark Hoover, Shamrock Communications-Scranton / Wilkes Barre: Die Hard is must on Christmas Eve. Christmas Day Stalag 17. I use to watch that every year with my grandpa and pop. The Grinch.

Shadow, KQRA: Love Actually and Christmas Vacation (there is no third)

Raphael Opida, WIOQ: A Christmas Story, duh! Jingle All The Way with AH-NULD (It’s Turbo Time!) and Die Hard (It’s a holiday movie, change my mind).

Mike Miller, WZFT: 1. Home Alone. 2. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. 3. Home Alone 2.


Jonathan Reed, WNOK: The original Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Story, and Elf.

R Dub! Z90: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, It’s A Wonderful Life, and Charlie Brown Christmas.

Jeff Hurley, WLAN: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Elf and that Hallmark movie where the woman falls for the small-town guy with a heart of gold, and marries him at the end of the movie.

Brian Michel, iHeartMedia / Atlanta: The Nightmare Before Christmas…is there any other holiday movie? That may be the greatest movie of all time.

Mike McVay, Cumulus Media: Home Alone, A Christmas Story, Miracle on 34th Street.


Jeremy Rice, WBLI: I don’t really like holiday movies, however Love Actually is probably my favorite. I prefer to see the BIG Oscar buzz films that come out in late December on a nice COLD winter night such as The Darkest Hour last year, so amazing.

Sassy, WKXJ: A Christmas Story, Die Hard 3, Home Alone, Debbie Does Christmas (do not let kids watch this one!)


Lenny Diana, WAQY/WLZX: The Matrix Trilogy

Fish Boy, WKRZ: Die Hard, A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life.

Laura Lee, WRMR: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story, Die Hard

Java Joel, WAKS: A Christmas Story, It’s A Wonderful Life, and even though it’s not a “movie”, per se… the Rankin/Bass Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer from 1964 is a timeless classic.

Toby Knapp, WASH: Die Hard, The Night Before, It’s a Wonderful Life.

Kobi, WNRW/WLGX: A Christmas Story, Home Alone, and How The Grinch Stole Christmas (cartoon version).

Matt Johnson, KSLZ: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Gremlins (this IS a Christmas movie, I WILL fight about it), A Christmas Story.

Derrick “DC” Cole, WAEB: Home Alone, Scrooged, Die Hard…it’s a Christmas movie.

Valentine, WBHT: National Lampoons Christmas Vacation, Elf, and A Christmas Story.

Big Rob, KSME: Grinch, Home Alone 1 & 2 (tie), Elf, National Lampoon’s Christmas is a close third.


Mase, CD1025: It’s A Wonderful Life, Planes, Trains & Automobiles and Rock ‘n Roll High School.

Matt Talluto, WBYR: The Godfather. (Shut up, there’s a Christmas scene in it!). Christmas Vacation, Elf (just because I have kids). But Daddy’s Home 2 isn’t bad either.

Nik Rivers, WLKK: Die Hard, KISS Saves Christmas and Whatever Lenny Diana Hates


Max Volume, KOZZ: I like them all.

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