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Holiday-Christmas Favorites
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Movies to watch from after Halloween to New Years Eve


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Movie: A Charlie Brown Christmas (TV Short 1965) ( 1965 )
Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.
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Movie: A Christmas Carol ( 1999 )
An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
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Movie: A Christmas Story ( 1983 )
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
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Movie: Arthur Christmas ( 2011 )
Santa's clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.
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Movie: Santa Claus: The Movie ( 1985 )
The legend of Santa Claus is put in jeopardy when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer attempts to take over Christmas.
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Movie: Bad Santa ( 2003 )
Willie T. Stokes is a convicted con man who's led a miserable life. He drinks heavily and constantly embarrasses himself publicly. He only works once a year dressed as Santa. But then come Christmas Eve, he and his pint-sized helper dwarf Marcus stage elaborate robberies and take their department stores for everything they got. This time around, Willie gets distracted by large women, a bartender who is attracted to Santas, and a kid who's convinced he's the real deal. However, Marcus must once again put up with Willie's heavy drinking and a series of incidents that constantly shoot themselves in the foot. Will Willie and Marcus make it to next Christmas? Or will this be the year the dynamic duo finally face justice?
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Movie: Joyeux Noel ( 2005 )
In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.
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Movie: The Ref ( 1994 )
A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.
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Movie: Krampus ( 2015 )
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.
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Movie: Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas ( 1999 )
A Christmas themed, three-part anthology-style video. The first part, "Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas", is essentially a retelling of Groundhog Day (1993), with Huey, Dewey, and Louie reliving Christmas ad infinitum. Next is "A Very Goofy Christmas", in which Goofy tries to overcome his son's skepticism about Santa Claus. Finally, "Mickey & Minnie's Gift Of The Magi" recreate the classic tale of ironic Christmas selflessness. The stories are linked together by narration by Kelsey Grammer.
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Movie: The Christmas Chronicles ( 2018 )
The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.
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Movie: Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town ( 1970 )
A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus.
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Movie: Rare Exports ( 2010 )
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.
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Movie: I'll Be Home for Christmas ( 1998 )
A college student faces an impossible journey when he is left stranded in the desert, thousands of miles from home, with no money and only a few days left until Christmas.
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Movie: Trading Places ( 1983 )
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
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Movie: Jingle All the Way ( 1996 )
A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.
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Movie: Gremlins ( 1984 )
A young man inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
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Movie: Love Actually ( 2003 )
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
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Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas ( 1993 )
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
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Movie: Frosty the Snowman (TV Short 1969) ( 1969 )
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
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Movie: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ( 1964 )
A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
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Movie: Mickey's Christmas Carol ( 1983 )
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.
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Movie: The Muppet Christmas Carol ( 1992 )
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
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Movie: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (TV Short 1966) ( 1966 )
A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.
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Movie: The Man Who Invented Christmas ( 2017 )
The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.
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Movie: Home Alone ( 1990 )
An eight-year-old troublemaker, mistakenly left home alone, must defend his home against a pair of burglars on Christmas eve.
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Movie: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York ( 1992 )
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.
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Movie: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation ( 1989 )
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
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Movie: Remember the Night ( 1940 )
A shoplifter and her prosecutor fall in love, creating tensions for his career and family.
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Movie: Scrooged ( 1988 )
A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
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Movie: A Christmas Carol ( 1984 )
A bitter old miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.
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Movie: A Christmas Carol ( 1951 )
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve...
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Movie: The Bishop's Wife ( 1948 )
An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.
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Movie: The Santa Clause ( 1994 )
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
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Movie: The Santa Clause 2 ( 2002 )
Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.
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Movie: The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause ( 2006 )
Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.
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Movie: The Polar Express ( 2004 )
On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
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Movie: Christmas with the Kranks ( 2004 )
With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.
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Movie: Elf ( 2003 )
Raised as an oversized elf, Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, Walter Hobbs, who doesn't know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.
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Movie: 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.
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Movie: Miracle on 34th Street ( 1994 )
A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.
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Movie: Holiday Affair ( 1949 )
A young widow is torn between a boring attorney and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
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Movie: It Happened on Fifth Avenue ( 1947 )
Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
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Movie: The Shop Around the Corner ( 1940 )
Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
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Movie: It's a Wonderful Life ( 1947 )
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
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Movie: Christmas in Connecticut ( 1945 )
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.
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Movie: 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.
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Movie: Holiday Inn ( 1942 )
At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
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Movie: The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two ( 2020 )
While on Christmas vacation in Cancun with their respective mom and dad, a true Santa believing girl and a boy are kidnapped by a rebellious Santa hater as a plot for him to get into Santa's Village on the North Pole and destroy it. The kids are saved by Santa and taken to the elf populated Santa's Village and Mrs. Claus, where they get a tour of the place, dinner and bedtime story. The Santa hater starts his sabotage.
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Movie: Christmas Every Day ( 1996 )
Billy Jackson is not having a good Christmas. He got a basketball and just can't make a jump shot. His Uncle David is coming to town to open a Valu-Mall, which will put his Dad's store out of business. When he tells his little sister Sarah that there is no Santa, she makes a wish that it would be Christmas every day. He now has to relive Christmas Day over and over again.
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Movie: We're No Angels ( 1955 )
Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the house of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.
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Movie: The Lemon Drop Kid ( 1951 )
A New York City swindler has until Christmas to come up with the $10,000 he owes a gangster, prompting him to go into scamming overdrive.
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Movie: The Great Rupert ( 1950 )
A little squirrel with lots of charm accidentally helps two poor, down-but-NOT-out families overcome their obstacles.
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Movie: The Man Who Came to Dinner ( 1942 )
When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
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Movie: Die Hard ( 1988 )
A New York City police officer tries to save his estranged wife and several others taken hostage by terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
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Movie: A Flintstone Christmas ( 1977 )
When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.
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Movie: The Holiday ( 2006 )
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
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Movie: The Family Stone ( 2005 )
An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
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Movie: Last Christmas ( 2019 )
A selfish woman meets a mysterious young man during the Christmas season who brings out the best in her. But is he too good to be true? From the director of Bridesmaids and A Simple Favor, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, with music from the legendary George Michael.
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Movie: Holiday ( 1938 )
A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother.
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Movie: Planes, Trains & Automobiles ( 1987 )
A Chicago advertising man must struggle to travel home from New York for Thanksgiving, with a lovable oaf of a shower-curtain-ring salesman as his only companion.
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Movie: A Boy Called Christmas ( 2021 )
In this origin story of Father Christmas, an ordinary boy (with a loyal pet mouse and a reindeer at his side) sets out on an extraordinary adventure to find his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of Elfhelm.
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Movie: Single All the Way ( 2021 )
Desperate to avoid his family's judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter convinces his best friend Nick to join him for the holidays and pretend that they're now in a relationship.
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Movie: Babes in Toyland ( 1961 )
Mary Contrary is set to marry Tom Piper when he is kidnapped by Roderigo and Gonzorgo, two goons working for the evil Barnaby who wants to marry Mary for her inheritance.
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TV Show: The Santa Clauses ( 2022 )
Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can't be Santa forever. He's starting to lose a step in his Santa duties, and more importantly, he's got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two kids who have grown up at the Pole. With a lot of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole.
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Movie: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (TV Short 1973) ( 1973 )
Peppermint Patty invites herself and her friends over to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, and with Linus, Snoopy, and Woodstock, he attempts to throw together a Thanksgiving dinner.
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Movie: Falling for Christmas ( 2022 )
In the days leading up to Christmas, a young and newly engaged heiress experiences a skiing accident. After being diagnosed with amnesia, she finds herself in the care of the handsome lodge owner and his daughter.
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Movie: Unaccompanied Minors ( 2006 )
A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.
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Movie: Eight Crazy Nights ( 2002 )
Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.
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Movie: Noelle ( 2019 )
Noelle has always had to support and encourage her brother Nick, who was ordained to take over as Santa. When Nick disappears right before Christmas, Noelle goes on a funny and heartfelt journey to find him and, ultimately, what Christmas is really about.
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Movie: Deck the Halls ( 2006 )
Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
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Movie: Surviving Christmas ( 2004 )
Wealthy Chicago ad executive Drew Latham has long avoided the family traditions of Christmas, but has dreaded being alone on the actual day. So when his tropical Christmas vacation with girlfriend Missy Vangilder falls through and Missy breaks up with him in the process, a self-therapy session leads Drew to decide to relive his best childhood Christmases. With his loved ones long-gone, he decides to rent a family: the Valcos, the current owners of his childhood home in suburban Chicago. Tom Valco wants nothing to do with Drew until an exorbitant amount of money is involved; they draw up a contract which expires at the end of Christmas night. What Drew doesn't (or refuses to) realize is that the Valcos are having their own problems, which his presence exacerbates. Can the Valcos endure their unexpected guest? If they can, will the money solve their problems? Meanwhile, will Drew come to realize what he wants in life and how to achieve it?
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Movie: The Knight Before Christmas ( 2019 )
After a sorceress transports medieval knight Sir Cole (Josh Whitehouse) to present-day Ohio during the holiday season, he befriends Brooke (Vanessa Hudgens), a clever and kind science teacher who's been disillusioned by love. Brooke helps Sir Cole navigate the modern world and tries to help him discover how to fulfill his mysterious one true quest - the only act that will return him home. But as he and Brooke grow closer, Sir Cole begins to wonder just how much he wants to return to his old life.
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Movie: Daddy's Home 2 ( 2017 )
Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
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Movie: The Holiday Sitter ( 2022 )
Sam babysits his niece and nephew before the holidays, and when he recruits help from their handsome neighbor Jason, he finds himself in an unexpected romance.
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Movie: The Christmas House ( 2020 )
Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis and patriarch Bill have summoned their two grown sons--Brandon and TV star Mike--home for the holidays. They hope that bringing the family together to recreate The Christmas House will help them find resolution and make a memorable holiday for the entire family and community. As Brandon and his husband Jake make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with his high-school sweetheart Andi.
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Movie: The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls ( 2021 )
The Mitchell brothers compete to see who can create the better Christmas House.
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Movie: The Christmas Setup ( 2020 )
As they enjoy the local holidays together, Hugo and Patrick's attraction to each other is undeniable but as Hugo receives word of a big promotion requiring a move to London, he must decide what is most important to him.
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Movie: Twinkle All the Way ( 2019 )
Two single parents of young daughters, grow closer as they contribute to each others' projects - Cadence with the wedding and Henry with his high-profile client, Mrs. Sutton, and her annual VIP Christmas Eve party.
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Movie: The Holdovers ( 2023 )
A cranky history teacher at a prep school is forced to remain on campus over the holidays with a grieving cook and a troubled student who has no place to go.
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Movie: Serendipity ( 2001 )
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.