The night the reindeer died: The worst Christmas movies ever
So bad they can turn Santas into Scrooges
Jim Belushi in "Jingle All the Way" (20th Century Fox)
We tell ourselves that no one ever consciously sets out to make a bad movie -- motion pictures are too time-consuming, too back-breaking and too expensive that deliberately punting on the final product would be a sign of insanity.
But when you see a bad Christmas movie -- imbued with that special brand of candy-coloured, shiny-happy awfulness -- you have to wonder, don't you? Here are some of the very worst offenders -- movies that do their best to extinguish the spirit of Christmas.