Christmas movie clichés we love to hate and hate to love

Is it even Christmas without Christmas movies?

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The Green and Red ‘we-wear-this-so-you-know-it’s-Christmas’ Couples on Hallmark movie posters

The ‘we-tell-the-same-story-over-and-over-again-and-you-still-watch-them’ Hallmark movies

Plot 1

Parents: “Oh, we’ve missed you so much!”

Girl: “We’ve just seen each other. You visited me in the city.”

Parents: “ But it’s not the same. Now it’s Christmas and you’re home.”

Plot 2

The ‘it’s-not-Christmas-if-someone-doesn’t-turns-into-a-princess’

The ‘Santa-Claus-really-exists-and-i-will prove-it-to-you’

The ‘I-am-going-to ruin-Christmas-in-a-small-town-with-my-real-estate-deal’

The ‘it’s-not-Christmas-without-a-musical-number-or-more’

The ‘Santa’s-sleigh-is-broken-and-it-only-runs-on-Christmas-spirit’

The ‘it’s-snowing-on-Christmas-morning’

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