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CenturyLinkQuote Finds America's Most Googled Christmas Movies In 2023; Check Out Here!

Whether you're an Elf devotee, a Die Hard die-hard, or a sucker for a good rom-com, there's a Christmas movie out there waiting to warm your heart this holiday season.

Most Searched Christmas Movies
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It's the most wonderful time of the year, and with twinkling lights and cozy nights come cozy socks and, of course, Christmas movies. But with so many classics and new contenders vying for our attention, which holiday flicks do Americans love the most? A recent study by CenturyLinkQuote, a residential home internet service provider, has the answer, revealing the most Googled Christmas movies in each state for 2023.

So, grab your popcorn, curl up with your favorite hot cocoa, and let this list be your guide to a holly jolly cinematic adventure!

Elf's Jolly Triumph

Will Ferrell's lovable Buddy the Elf takes the top spot, reigning supreme in seven states: Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania. Clearly, America can't resist the infectious Christmas cheer and sugary-sweet antics of this North Pole transplant.

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Elf Credits: Pinterest

A Three-Way Tie for Second

Following closely behind in a three-way tie are "Four Christmases," "Love Actually," and "The Nightmare Before Christmas," each ruling the hearts (and search bars) of five states respectively. This diversity showcases the varied tastes of moviegoers, whether they crave family chaos, heartwarming romance, or Tim Burton's quirky blend of holidays.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas Credits: Pinterest

Other Festive Favorites

Die Hard, the perennial contender in the "Christmas movie or not?" debate, proves its holiday bona fides by topping searches in four states. A Christmas Carol and Serendipity each charm three states with their timeless tales, while The Polar Express continues to enchant with its magical train ride in three more.

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The Polar Express Credits: Pinterest

More Than Just Numbers

CenturyLinkQuote's report delves deeper than just search trends, offering trivia and behind-the-scenes insights that add another layer of appreciation for these festive films. We learn about It's a Wonderful Life's initial box office flop, Will Ferrell's sugar-induced woes during Elf filming, and the painstaking animation process behind The Nightmare Before Christmas.

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A Christmas Story Credits: Pinterest

Geographical Quirks and Cinematic Connections

The study also reveals some interesting geographical quirks. New Yorkers gravitate towards Home Alone, perhaps drawn to its iconic NYC setting. Hoosiers in Indiana, meanwhile, can't get enough of A Christmas Story, filmed in their very own Hohman. And for an extra dose of holiday movie magic, keep an eye out for Home Alone's clever nods to Miracle on 34th Street and It's a Wonderful Life.

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