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A Christmas Story Christmas is dropping on the HBO Max streaming service this Thursday, November 17th. I will have a review of the movie coming soon, so make sure to stop back by to check it out. It will be linked below. In the meantime, I wanted to share a list of some of the best quotes from the film. Check out these 70+ of the best and more festive A Christmas Story Christmas movie quotes.

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A Christmas Story Christmas Parents Guide Movie Quotes

A Christmas Story Christmas Movie Quotes

When you’re a kid, all you want is the perfect Christmas gift. When you’re a parent, all you want is for Christmas to be perfect.

My sights were set on a higher purpose. And I was going to get there with Sandy by my side.

It’s almost Christmas, and we don’t have a tree for our angel.

Greasing the sheep certainly couldn’t work.

Is this a bribe?

You can cut it in half, and it would still be too many words.

This pencil pusher had no appreciation for my work.

Tonight, we crown a new voice of a generation. Eat your heart out, Hemmingway.

Nothing can prepare us for one of life’s most painful and inescapable events.

This Christmas would be nothing like we anticipated.

Our car ate more eggs than cool hand Luke.

He was the best.

A Christmas Story Christmas Movie Quotes

This can’t be the thing we think of every Christmas.

In the history of tall orders, this one took the cake.

I had to pull this off. For the memory of my old man and all the Christmases to come.

It was my old home, with its light, its colors, its smells. But it was forever changed.

Here in Homeland, it’s the fabled casserole that’s dropped off in times of need.

The smartest member of the hillbilly family next door.

Snowmen don’t last long around here.

This was a new wrinkle in the Christmas plans.

If mothers knew every rocky detail of our lives, they’d never sleep.

For all the donuts, suckers.

Looks like I backed the wrong team. Again.

No one knows for whom the bell told.

What do you want from me? I come here to avoid my family.

Maybe we just do the usual Christmas stuff.

And still traumatizing.

The motherload of Christmas past.

We’re getting a real tree today. None of that fake junk.

They’re just like ticks, once they get through your door, you can’t get rid of them.

Save the children.

Merry Christmas, you turds.

My family was enthralled. Awed by the spectacle I raised before them.

One of the best reasons to have children is to make them do the things you don’t want to do.

When it’s just us, it kind of feels like child labor.

Around these parts, no star, no Christmas.

True to form, Randy was burying his head in the sand.

You have such sturdy ankles, I’m surprised they gave out.

Barbarians. Oh, not on my watch.

By protecting them, was I making things worse?

I needed to get Christmas back on the rails. And no better place then the biggest and brightest destraction in homeman.

Don’t let them kick you in the face.

Come on, Kringle, don’t screw this up.

I’m a cyclops.

A Christmas Story Christmas Movie Quotes

My dad made all of this look easy.

Kids can smell that stink from a mile away.

Less attitude and more gratitude, Mister.

The genius of the Shirley Temple. A few simple ingredients can make a kid feel like he’s one of the grown-ups.

What kind of bar runs out of pork rinds?

The Night Cap? Eww, Dantes’s lowest circle of bars.

Rather than lose face with his fellow lowlifes, Schwartz sealed his fate.

If revenge is a dish served cold, this is a frozen dinner.

I hadn’t seen that many cold-weathered casualties since the Korean War.

Oh my god, I killed Mark.

He beat the snot out of that kid.

I had my chance. And now, I had my answer.

How do you sum up a man’s life into a paragraph?

Life isn’t perfect. Your father certainly wasn’t perfect. Write about the man you loved.

With star in hand. I can return triumph to my family.

Dear God, he still had yellow eyes.

You did keep one promise, Ralph. It was a Christmas you’ll never forget.

I guess what I’m saying is, “I owe you, Parker.”

I miss him, Ma.

he knows. He always knows.

Dilbert Bombus, the gift that keeps on giving.

It’s the best thing you’ve ever written.

He wants to know if I have more stories.

Those casseroles didn’t stand a chance against the bottomless pit of Larry Novac.

The house was filled with life, laughter, and love once again. The old man would be proud.