'Tis the season and all that, but there's a staggering amount of Christmas movies you could be watching. Who's got the time for all of them? Between holiday parties, shopping, wrapping gifts, hanging lights, and addressing cards, your holiday time -- not to mention energy -- is at a premium.

Because you might not have the strength to kick back with a nice mug of cocoa and some of your favorite holiday classics on DVD, we've asked critic Alonso Duralde -- the author of the recent compendium 'Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas' -- to give us the top 10 finest moments from holiday-related films.

Since we're sure you have your own faves, be sure to tell us all about them in the comments section.
Based on 38 critics

A man (Will Ferrell) leaves Santa's workshop to search for his family. Read More

November 20, 2016
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Miracle on 34th Street
Not Yet Rated1947
In Theaters on May 2nd, 1947

An adwoman's (Maureen O'Hara) boyfriend (John Payne) defends Macy's Santa (Edmund Gwenn) in court. Read More

Watch at Avery Theater
December 6, 2016
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Meet Me In St.Louis
Not Yet Rated1944
In Theaters on November 28th, 1944

A lawyer's (Leon Ames) family (Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien) attends the 1904 World's Fair. Read More

Die Hard
Based on 13 critics

A New York policeman (Bruce Willis) outwits foreign thugs in an L.A. high-rise. Read More

December 4, 2016
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In Theaters on June 8th, 1984

An inventor (Hoyt Axton) gives his son (Zach Galligan) a creature which multiplies. Read More

October 26, 2016
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Fanny And Alexander
Based on 8 critics

A rabbi's (Erland Josephson) magic saves Swedish children (Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve) in 1907. Read More

A Christmas Story
Based on 8 critics

A boy (Peter Billingsley) tries to convince his parents to get him a BB gun. Read More

November 20, 2016
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
In Theaters on October 13th, 1993

The Pumpkin King of Halloweentown plans to kidnap Santa Claus and deliver chills instead of joy. Read More

Watch at El Capitan
October 26, 2016
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