As we round the corner headed towards the week of Christmas many of us will be taking vacation, staying home, and binge watching Christmas movies. There will certainly not be a shortage of them on t.v. as we approach Christmas, so before you dive into these timeless classics lets see how many of you can pass the “Ultimate Christmas Movie Trivia Challenge”.
1. What is the name of the rabbit in the magic hat in Frosty the Snowman?
2. In The Polar Express movie, what word does the conductor punch into the ticket of “the young man with all the questions”?
3. What was the “most likely reason” that The Grinch hated Christmas?
4. In It’s A Wonderful Life, what happened every time a bell rang?
5. Who narrated the original 1966 television special, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas?
6. In the 1990 film “Home Alone”, the family of little Kevin McCallister, who was played by Macaulay Culkin, flew off to France without him. How old was Kevin in that movie?
7. Which actor actually won an Academy Award for playing the part of Santa Claus?
8. Which Christmas favorite features such characters as the angel Clarence, the old curmudgeon Mr. Potter and the generous George Bailey?
9. What movie (1947) and (1994) is about a girl named Susan who doesn’t believe in Santa Claus?
10. What 2003 Christmas movie starred Billy Bob Thornton as a department store robber disguised as Santa Claus?
11. In “Elf,” what do Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell) and Jovie (Zooey Deschanel) sing when she’s in the shower?
12. In “The Muppet Christmas Carol,” one of Scrooge’s bookkeepers complains about how cold it is in the office. What does he say?
13. In “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” how does Linus reply when Lucy asks him what he’ll do with his security blanket when he grows up?
14. In the song “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” (from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” 1966), the singer says he wouldn’t touch the Grinch with a long pole. Exactly how long?
15. In “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” who does Jack Skellington want to kidnap?
16. Which Christmas movie is so bad that it’s become a regular holiday feature on Comedy Central?
17. In “The Polar Express,” what wisdom does the Conductor offer about trains?
18. In “Scrooged,” some real-life musicians are briefly seen playing “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen.” Who are they?
19. In “Eloise at Christmastime,” how many gifts are on Eloise’s wish list, even though she says the list is still “one or two items short”?
20. What movie has Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen singing “Sisters,” and Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye performing a drag version of the same song?
THE ANSWER KEY
1. Hocus Pocus 2. Believe 3. His heart was two sizes too small 4. An angel got his wings 5. Boris Karloff 6. Eight 7. Edmund Gwenn 8. It’s a Wonderful Life 9. Miracle on 34th Street 10. Bad Santa 11. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” 12. “Our assets are frozen.” 13. “Maybe I’ll make it into a sport coat.” 14. 39 1/2 feet. 15. Sandy Claws. 16. “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.” 17. “It doesn’t matter where they’re going. What matters is deciding to get on.” 18. Miles Davis, David Sanborn, Paul Shaffer and Larry Carlton. 19. 73. 20. “White Christmas.”