Santa hat and popcornAs Christmas break begins, you finally have time to sit down and enjoy some holiday movies! Everyone has their own favorite Christmas movie, but did you know every state has its own favorite movie, as well? did some research to examine Google Trends and AMC’s top Christmas movies to create an analysis of what the most popular Christmas movie is for each state. Here are the movies, followed by the state where that movie is most popular! Let us know if you agree!

  • “Home Alone” (1990): District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia.
  • “Elf “(2003): Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin.
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989): Alabama, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Tennessee.
  • “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946): Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, and New York.
  • “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993): Arizona, California, Nevada, and New Mexico.
  • “Scrooged” (1988): Colorado, Hawaii, New Hampshire, and Washington.
  • “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947): Alaska, Delaware, and Maryland.
  • “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965): Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
  • “A Christmas Carol: (1984): South Dakota.
  • “A Christmas Story” (1983): Utah.
  • “Bad Santa” (2003): West Virginia.
  • “Christmas in Connecticut” (1945): Connecticut.
  • “Frosty the Snowman” (1969): Montana.
  • “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (1966): Wyoming.
  • “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1964): Maine.
  • “The Santa Clause” (1994): Idaho.
  • “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000): Mississippi.
  • “White Christmas” (1954): Vermont.

Source: Country Living, “The Most Popular Christmas Movie in Every State, (2017),