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Best Christmas movie: 'The Santa Clause' or 'Miracle on 34th Street'?
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A bad Christmas movie is overly precious and predictable. A good one is pleasant and heartwarming. But a really great holiday film becomes part of the holiday, required viewing year after year. We’re facing off some of the most beloved full-length live-action films of the season. In this matchup, we're squaring off two classic movie Santas. Which movie is your favorite? 🎁

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In this round, we’re looking at a story of a father’s love and a heartwarming classic. Don't forget to click on the bracket below and cast your vote for our other holiday matchups!

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In the Disney classic "The Santa Clause," Tim Allen plays divorced exec at a toy company who is forced to take on the mantle of Santa Clausa role he despises, until he sees how much the holiday means to his son. The story is about fatherhood after divorce as much as it is about the magic of Christmas. Beyond that, it’s also one of the funniest holiday films and a great showcase for Allen’s talents. 

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A handful of movies deserve to be called Christmas classics and “Miracle on 34th Street” is definitely one of them. The 1947 original centers on the friendship between Susan (portrayed by Natalie Wood), a serious and mature child, and Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn), a kind man who may or may not be the actual Santa Claus. 

It’s a sweet story about the redemptive qualities of faith and love. In the scene below, Kringle surprises a little orphan girl by singing a song in her language.

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Best Christmas movie: 'The Santa Clause' or 'Miracle on 34th Street'?
A festive crown for the winner
#LoveSantaClause
#Love34thStreet
Get all three films
Buy now