[This is a re-post of an article we shared a couple years ago, but wanted to bring it back for those who missed it]
As comedian Jim Gaffigan pointed out in one of his comedy bits, Christmas behavior is insane. You put a tree in your house, and put lights on the outside. It’s also a holiday that was taken from the pagan celebration of the winter solstice and turned into Jesus’ birthday. And to be extra cynical, it’s a date intended to fuel consumerism and materialism. But none of that matters if you use it as an opportunity to gather around with loved ones, and have a good time. Classic movies like It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, and A Christmas Story are fun for the whole family, but just because it’s Christmas doesn’t mean it can only be kid-friendly.
Below, I’ve listed five flicks full of naughty language and gleeful violence that should bring you joy and laughter on the holliest, jolliest day of the year.