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Christmas movies tend to be quotable. From "It's a Wonderful Life" to "Home Alone" to "Elf," Christmas movies are as much a part of the holiday as singing carols, gift shopping and baking cookies.

From Ralphie's dream of owning a Red Ryder BB gun in "A Christmas Story" to Linus' classic solo speech about what Christmas is really about in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" to Mark's declaration of love via poster boards in "Love Actually," the greatest moments from some great Christmas movies (and one TV show) are featured on this list.

Sources include MSN.com, Examiner.com, MovieFone, Thought Co., IMDb.com, and ReelLifeWisdom.com.

Note: This list was updated Nov. 29, 2017.

"A Christmas Carol" (1938)
Warner Home Video

"Yes! Yes I do! I like Christmas! I love Christmas!" – Ebenezer Scrooge (Reginald Owen)

"The Shop Around The Corner" (1940)
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Pepi Katona (William Tracy): [leaving Mr.Matuschek's room in hospital] Well Doctor, I would say it's a nervous breakdown. What do you think?

Doctor (Edwin Maxwell): It appears to be an acute epileptoid manifestation and a pan phobic melancholiac with indication of a neurasthenia cordus.

Pepi Katona: Is that more expensive than a nervous breakdown?

"It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)
NBC

"Look, Daddy. Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings." — Zuzu Bailey (Karolyn Grimes)

"It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)
Associated Press

"Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!" — George Bailey (James Stewart)

"It's a Wonderful Life" (1946)
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"[In book inscription] Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends." – Clarence (Henry Travers)

"Miracle on 34th Street" (1947)
Deseret News

''Oh, Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind and that's what's been changing. That's why I'm glad I'm here, maybe I can do something about it." — Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn)

"Miracle on 34th Street" (1947)
20th Century Fox

Mother (Maureen O'Hara): "Would you please tell her that you’re not really Santa Claus, that actually is no such person?"

Santa Claus (Edmund Gwenn): "Well, I hate to disagree with you, but not only is there such a person, but here I am to prove it."

"White Christmas" (1954)
Paramount Home Entertainment

"And may all your Christmases be white. Merry Christmas!" — Bob (Danny Kaye), Phil (Bing Crosby), Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy (Vera-Ellen)

"We're No Angels" (1955)
Associated Press

Joseph (Humphrey Bogart): "I’m going to buy them their Christmas turkey."

Albert (Aldo Ray): "Buy? Do you really mean ‘buy'?"

Joseph: "Yes, buy! In the Spirit of Christmas. The hard part’s going to be stealing the money to pay for it."

"Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" (1964)
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Yukon Cornelius (Larry D. Mann): This fog's as thick as peanut butter!

Hermey (Paul Soles): You mean pea soup.

Yukon Cornelius: You eat what you like, and I'll eat what I like!

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" (1965)
United Feature Syndicate

"Look, Charlie, let’s face it. We all know that Christmas is a big commercial racket. It’s run by a big Eastern syndicate, you know." — Lucy Van Pelt

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" (1965)
United Feature Syndicate

"Rats. Nobody sent me a Christmas card today. I almost wish there weren’t a holiday season. I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?" — Charlie Brown

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" (1965)
Associated Press

"And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, ‘Fear not: for behold, I bring unto you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the City of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.’ And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God, and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.'" — Linus Van Pelt

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" (1966)
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"He puzzled and puzzled till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. Maybe Christmas, he thought... doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps... means a little bit more!" – Narrator (Boris Karloff)

"The Year Without A Santa Claus" (1974)
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Snow Miser (Dick Shawn): So, Mrs. C., how's your hubby?

Mrs. Santa (Shirley Booth): Not too good, Snowy, he's got a bad cold.

Snow Miser: Aw, that's a shame. He should've come to see me, I'd have given him a good one.

"A Christmas Story" (1983)
Turner Broadcasting

"Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolved." — Adult Ralphie as narrator (Jean Shepherd)

"A Christmas Story" (1983)
Turner Broadcasting

Ralphie (Peter Billingsley): "No! No! I want an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle!"

Santa Claus (Jeff GIllen): "You'll shoot your eye out, kid."

"A Christmas Story" (1983)
Turner Broadcasting

Mr. Parker (Ian Petrella): "Aaah! "Fra-GEE-leh!" It must be Italian!"

Mrs. Parker (Melinda Dillon): "Uh, I think that says FRAGILE, honey."

"Santa Claus: The Movie" (1985)
Calash Corporation

"A sequel. That’s it. We’ll bring it out on March 25, and we’ll call it … Christmas 2!" — B.Z. (John Lithgow)

"Ernest Saves Christmas" (1988)
Touchstone Pictures

"Christmas is just about my favorite time. Ever since I was a little kid, I always felt like it was my own personal holiday." — Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney)

"Scrooged" (1988)
Paramount Pictures

"It's Christmas Eve. It's the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more. For a couple of hours out of the whole year we are the people that we always hoped we would be." — Frank Cross (Bill Murray)

"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" (1989)
Warner Bros.

"We're kicking off our fun old-fashion family Christmas by heading out into the country in the old front-wheel-drive sleigh to embrace the frosty majesty of the winter landscape and select that most important of Christmas symbols." — Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase)

"Home Alone" (1990)
20th Century Fox

"This is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back. No toys. Nothing but Peter, Kate, Buzz, Megan, Linnie, and Jeff. And my aunt and my cousins. And if he has time, my Uncle Frank. Okay?" — Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin)

"Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" (1992)
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"Merry Christmas, you filthy animal." – Gangster Johnny on TV

"The Muppet Christmas Carol" (1992)
Walt Disney Company

Scrooge (Michael Caine): "Let us deal with the eviction notices for tomorrow, Mr Cratchit."

Kermit: "Uh, tomorrow’s Christmas, sir."

Scrooge: "Very well. You may gift wrap them."

"The Nightmare Before Christmas" (1993)
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Mayor: "How horrible our Christmas will be!"

Jack: "No … How jolly."

Mayor: "Oh. How jolly our Christmas will be!"

"The Santa Clause" (1994)
Walt Disney Company

Little Girl: Santa?

Scott Calvin: Scott Calvin.

Little Girl: How come your clothes are so baggy?

Scott Calvin: Because Santa is … watching his saturated fats.

Little Girl: How come you don't have a beard?

Scott Calvin: Because I shaved! You want this doll or not? Go back to sleep.

"Jingle All The Way" (1996)
1492 Pictures

"I gotta tell you, Santa, there’s something about this place that doesn’t seem quite … Kosher." — Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger)

"Jingle All The Way" (1996)
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"Put that cookie down. NOW!" – Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger)

"Jingle All The Way" (1996)
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Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger): You guys are nothing but a bunch of sleazy conmen in red suits.

Mall Santa: What did you call us?

Howard Langston: You heard me right. Conmen. Thieves. Degenerates. Low-lifes. Thugs. Criminals!

Mall Santa: At the North Pole, them are fightin' words, partner.

"Seinfeld" – The Strike (1997)
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Frank Costanza (Jerry Stiller): Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had to be another way.

Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards): What happened to the doll?

Frank Costanza: It was destroyed. But out of that, a new holiday was born. A FESTIVUS FOR THE REST-OF-US.

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" (2000)
Universal Studios

"Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant." — The Grinch (Jim Carrey)

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" (2000)
"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" Facebook page

"All right, you're a reindeer. Here's your motivation: Your name is Rudolph, you're a freak with a red nose, and no one likes you. Then, one day, Santa picks you and you save Christmas. No, forget that part. We'll improvise... just keep it kind of loosey-goosey. You HATE Christmas! You're gonna steal it. Saving Christmas is a lousy ending, way too commercial. ACTION!" – The Grinch (Jim Carrey)

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" (2000)
"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" Facebook page

Lou Lou Who (Bill Irwin): [after sons have said they had seen the Grinch] "I'm sure they were just up on Mount Crumpit... playing with matches... defacing public property or something or other."

Mayor Augustus Maywho (Jeffrey Tambor): "Oh, well that's a relief."

"Elf" (2003)
New Line Productions

"First we’ll make snow angels for two hours, then we’ll go ice skating, then we’ll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse Cookie-dough as fast as we can, and then we’ll snuggle." — Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell)

"Elf" (2003)
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"You stink. You smell like beef and cheese, you don't smell like Santa." –Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell)

"Elf" (2003)
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Leon the Snowman (Leon Redbone): Why the long face, Buddy?

Buddy (Will Farrell): It seems I'm not an elf.

Leon the Snowman: Of course you're not an elf. You're 6-foot-3 and had a beard since you were 15.

"Christmas With The Kranks" (2004)
Columbia Pictures

"You’re skipping Christmas! Isn’t that against the law?" — Spike Frohmeyer (Erik Per Sullivan)

"The Polar Express" (2004)
Warner Bros. PIctures

"Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see." — The Conductor (Tom Hanks)

"Deck the Halls" (2006)
20th Century Fox

"That's what Christmas memories are made from, they're not planned, they're not scheduled, nobody puts them in their Blackberry, they just happen." — Kelly Finch (Kristin Davis)

"Fred Claus" (2007)
Warner Bros. Pictures

Clyde (Kevin Spacey): "Where do you think you're going?"

Fred Claus (Vince Vaughn): "Delivering presents."

Clyde: "No you're not! Santa is the only one who can deliver the presents!"

Willie (John Michael Higgins): "No, only a Claus can deliver the presents, and that is a Claus."

Disney's "A Christmas Carol" (2009)
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"If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart!" — Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey)