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A Christmas Story Voted Greatest Holiday Movie of All Time

Dec 2013, 30 years since it's release, A Christmas Story is still considered by many to be the greatest holiday movie of all time. This is according to nearly 700 fans who voted on a poll.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013, a platform that hosts thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected the aggregated opinion of nearly 700 voters on the topic of The Best Christmas Movies of All Time.

"A Christmas Story" turns 30 this year. Getting older certainly hasn't decreased it's popularity, proven by the fact that the holiday classic ranked #1 on Ranker's Greatest Christmas Movies list. In fact, no movie in the top 10 is younger than 20 years old with the exception of Will Ferrell's "Elf," which came out in 2003.

The Top 10 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time:

1. A Christmas Story (1983)
2. It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
3. Home Alone (1990)
4. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
5. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
6. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
7. Elf (2003)
8. Scrooged (1988)
9. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
10. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

"Those are some smart voters," proclaimed holiday movie enthusiast Brad Linehan. Says Brad, "I spend the entire month of December answering my phone with 'Buddy the Elf, what's your favorite color?" (A popular quote from the movie "Elf.")

See the full list of The Best Christmas Movies of All Time as well as 1000s of other opinion-based lists on

About Ranker: powers crowdsourced rankings/polls of everything—from who will win the 2014 World Cup to the best date movies. Additionally, Ranker’s technology powers polls on over 1600 websites via a distributed widget. Ranker was founded by Clark Benson, a lifelong entrepreneur with four prior successful startups. The last was eCrush, a top 10 online dating service (acquired by Hearst). Ranker is backed by Draper Associates, Rincon Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, Chris Sacca/Lowercase Capital, Data Collective, BullPen Capital, TenOneTen Ventures, Tech Coast Angels and Pasadena Angels. With seed-level funding and no marketing spend, Ranker has built a complex, defensible platform where consumers go for the most credible answers (validated against traditional polling) to a broad selection of opinion-based questions, and 3rd party sites can use it to power their own. With people turning to the Internet more than ever to ask questions, has become the destination for answers.

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