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 - Christmas Vacation
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Warner Bros. Pictures

1989: In "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," the Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.