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Elf is still the most popular Christmas movie

18 years later, the Will Ferrell comedy is still number one.

18 years after its original release, Will Ferrell comedy Elf remains the most popular Christmas movie streaming during the holidays this year. According to streaming guide JustWatch, Elf, which is available in Canada via Crave, was also the top movie streaming in November, beating out new heavyweight releases like Red Notice and No Time to Die.

Elf, directed by Jon Favreau, tells the story of Buddy (Ferrell), a human raised by Santa’s elves, who travels to New York City to meet his biological father, played by James Caan.

While Elf is currently the most popular Christmas movie, there are many other Christmas options being streamed this holiday season in Canada, including The Grinch, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, The Polar Express, Scrooged and A Christmas Story.

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This article was originally published on Dec. 4 and updated on Dec. 20, 2021.

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