The UK has named Elf as its favourite Christmas movie while more traditional films didn’t even make it into the top five.
Analysis from curtains.com investigated which films are our festive favourites by looking at Google search data.
Surprisingly, traditional Christmas movies including A Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life didn’t make the top five.
Elf alone was searched for twice as often as these two traditional titles.
Joining the Will Ferrell favourite at the top of the list were Home Alone and Love Actually, while controversially, Die Hard makes it to
Whether or not the action film can really be classed as a Christmas movie is a topic of hot debate, but clearly plenty of people have been
watching it this festive season.
Tim Burton’s dark Christmas classics Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas also made it into the top 10.
Meanwhile, hitting the bottom of the charts was Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, followed by A Christmas Story, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Babes in Toyland and A Charlie Brown Christmas.
The list in full
2. Home Alone
3. Love Actually
4. Die Hard
6. It’s A Wonderful Life
7. Edward Scissorhands
8. Miracle on 34th Street
9. The Nightmare Before Christmas
10. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
11. A Christmas Story
12. The Muppet Christmas Carol
13. Babes in Toyland
14. A Charlie Brown Christmas
15. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas