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A CHRISTMAS CAROL 2009_a_christmas_carol_005

Directed by Robert Zemeckis, A Christmas Carol is a 3D

computer animated holiday fantasy movie. Based on a

famous Charles Dickens´ story of the same name,

the movie stars Jim Carrey in several roles including

the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold-hearted,

tight-fisted, frugal man, who despises Christmas and

all things which bring happiness. The movie is a

combination of several genres such as a

spirit-filled tale, a ghost story, comedy and drama.



THE GRINCH The-Grinch-how-the-grinch-stole-christmas-33148450-1024-768

Officially known as Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!,

the Grinch is another popular Christmas movie with

Jim Carrey in the lead role. Directed by Ron Howard, this

2000 fantasy comedy is the second highest-grossing

holiday film of all time worldwide, only behind Home Alone.

Before Jim Carrey was cast to play the Grinch, the green

cynical misanthrope, Jack Nicholson and Eddie

Murphy were briefly considered.




This 2005 French movie directed by Christian Carion is

about an extraordinary event, the World War I Christmas

truce of December 1914. Depicted through the eyes

of French, Scottish and German soldiers, the plot of

the movie suggests that the magic of Christmas can

overpower even the hatred of the war. The unique

situations begins after German private Sprink (Benno

Fürmann) sings Silent Night and is accompanied by an

enemy Scottish bagpipe player from across

No Man’s Land.



WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING while-you-were-sleeping-original-jpg

Directed in 1995 by Jon Turteltaub, While You Were Sleeping

is a popular romantic comedy starring Sandra Bullock

as Lucy, a Chicago Transit Authority token collector and

Bill Pullman as Jack, the brother of a man whose life

she saves, along with Peter Gallagher as Peter, the man

who is saved. The film was a tremendous success,

credited as having launched Sandra Bullock into stardom.



THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER Shop_Around_the_Corner_16

The Shop around the Corner is a 1940 American romantic

comedy produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch and

starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and

Frank Morgan. The movie is about two employees at a

gift shop in Budapest, Hungary who can barely stand

each another, but at the same time they’re falling in

love as anonymous correspondents through their

love letters without knowing it.



BAD SANTA Bad-Santa-bad-santa-473759_1920_1308

Directed in 2003 by Terry Zwigoff, Bad Santa is an American

Christmas black comedy starring Billy Bob Thornton,

Tony Cox, Bernie Mac and Lauren Graham. The story

is about two bad guys, Willie T. Stokes (Billy Bob Thornton)

and Marcus (Tony Cox), professional thieves who

disguise themselves as Santa Claus and elf in order to

rob shopping malls. However, their plans get crossed by

an 8-year-old exceedingly naive overweight boy.



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Arnold Schwarzenegger is more famous for his super hero

action roles but he also played the lead role in a 1996

Christmas family comedy Jingle all the Way directed by

Brian Levant. The plot focuses on two rival fathers,

workaholic Howard Langston (Schwarzenegger) and postal

worker Myron Larabee (Sinbad), both desperately

trying to retrieve a Turbo-Man action figure for their

sons on a last minute shopping spree on Christmas Eve.



LOVE ACTUALLY Film-Láska-Nebeská-Love-Actually-2003-spojuje-drama-a-komedii

Written and directed by Richard Curtis, Love Actually is a

2003 British Christmas comedy. Set in London, the

movie depicts ten separate stories involving a wide variety

of individuals, many of whom are shown to be interlinked

as their tales progress. The title, Love Actually, was

intended by Curtis as an abbreviated version of the

statement “Love Actually Is All Around”, a reference to

the mega-hit pop song “Love Is All Around”,

performed by Wet Wet Wet.




Elf is another Christmas comedy that many families all over

the world cannot imagine spending their Christmas

without. Directed by Jon Favreau in 2003 and staring

Will Ferrell in the lead role, the story is about one of

Santa’s elves who learns of his true identity as a human

and goes to New York City to meet his biological father.

If you like Will Ferrel and his specific sense of humour,

you will love this movie.


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