Some people may not like Christmas, but that's okay. You don't have to be in the holiday spirit to like Christmas, you can easily watch movies like "Home Alone," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," and "Christmas Vacation" to understand that this holiday isn't joyful, but stressful planning and preparation. Here are some movies that are Christmas and are not Christmas that show perfect examples of the holiday fuss.

'Die Hard' (1988)

This movie may be about a cop trying to save his ex-wife from a German terrorist played by the late Alan Rickman, but it's not a Christmas movie without some fizzles and bangs.

While "Die Hard" is considered a Christmas movie, the deadly hostage situation seems to show a little more frustration on Bruce Willis' character than what some people would have expected.

'Home Alone' (1990)

As they say with sequels, the first movie is always the best. Even though the family had some Stress in trying to get to Paris without Kevin, they should have known he would be okay by himself. After all, Kevin was the youngest kid and probably got into any trouble you could think of, but it was his troubling that saved him from two robbers. This movie shows how holiday planning for things often goes awry.

'Batman Returns' (1992)

While this movie came out the same year as the sequel to "Home Alone," the second Burton film about a tormented batman, played by Michael Keaton, shows how Christmas can spur romance or interest with villains such as Catwoman who is played by Michelle Pfeiffer.

But it is also holiday stress on Batman because he has to deal with Penguins diabolical plan to hurt the children of Gotham, because he was unwanted and left to die on Christmas as a child himself.

'In Bruges' (2008)

It isn't stressful enough when you mess up your job and get laid off at Christmas, but these two assassins who mess up a job that their boss as to remove them from the picture get the worse kind of stress, especially in a town where there is nothing to do but tour the local brewery.

'Edward Scissorhands' (1990)

Yet as another Burton film makes the list, this one isn't technically considered a Christmas movie because it takes place in Florida, where it is warm and muggy during Christmastime. Yet the stress in holiday planning shows how downhill everything could turn when it comes to trying to get the perfect Christmas.

At least Florida kids know where snow comes from thanks to this movie.

At least when it comes to everything after Christmas, there is some wiggle room until New Year. Just make sure that there is enough champagne to forget all about the month of December beforehand.

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