Holiday movie classics old and new

POSTED: 09:35 AM PST Dec 21, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 23, 2012 

From "It's a Wonderful Life" to new favorites well on their way to becoming holiday classics, there have been a sleigh-full of notable Christmas movies over the years. Here's 25 of our all-time favorites.

Christmas movies - Die Hard
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20th Century Fox

1988: Nothing says "Merry Christmas" quite like Bruce Willis in "Die Hard." In the role that made him a movie star, Willis stars as NYPD office John McClane, who is called into action to save his wife and several others who are taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at a high-rise office building in Los Angeles.