Map Shows You What The Most Popular Holiday Movie In Your State Is

Photo: 20th Century Fox

What’s that? You’re not looking forward to seeing A Christmas Story play for 24 hours on Christmas day? Well neither is the rest of the country because according to the map below that movie is not the most popular movie in any of the states. Sorry, Ralphie.

So while there are plenty of holiday animated specials on TV, it is all about the movies during the holiday season. From Home Alone to Christmas Vacation, everyone has their favorite, and now we know how that looks on a map. released a map showing each state’s most popular movie by cross-referencing AMC’s (and voted for by the public) list of Top 20 Christmas Movies. They also combined that with Google Trends data from the past decade. And these were the results.


And here’s the list so you can see it better:

ALABAMA: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

ALASKA: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

ARIZONA: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

ARKANSAS: It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

CALIFORNIA: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

COLORADO: Scrooged (1988)

CONNECTICUT: Christmas In Connecticut (1945)

DELAWARE: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)


FLORIDA: Home Alone (1990)

GEORGIA: Home Alone (1990)

HAWAII: Scrooged (1988)

IDAHO: The Santa Clause (1994)

ILLINOIS: Home Alone (1990)

INDIANA: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

IOWA: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

KANSAS: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

KENTUCKY: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

LOUISIANA: Home Alone (1990)

MAINE: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

MARYLAND: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)


MICHIGAN: Elf (2003)

MINNESOTA: Home Alone (1990)

MISSISSIPPI: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

MISSOURI: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

MONTANA: Frosty the Snowman (1969)

NEBRASKA: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

NEVADA: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Scrooged (1988)

NEW JERSEY: Elf (2003)

NEW MEXICO: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

NEW YORK: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

NORTH CAROLINA: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

NORTH DAKOTA: Home Alone (1990)

OHIO: Elf (2003)

OKLAHOMA: Elf (2003)

OREGON: Home Alone (1990)


RHODE ISLAND: Elf (2003)

SOUTH CAROLINA: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

SOUTH DAKOTA: A Christmas Carol (1984)

TENNESSEE: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

TEXAS: Home Alone (1990)

UTAH: A Christmas Story (1983)

VERMONT: White Christmas (1954)

VIRGINIA: Home Alone (1990)

WASHINGTON: Scrooged (1988)

WEST VIRGINIA: Bad Santa (2003)

WISCONSIN: Elf (2003)

WYOMING: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1965)

h/t Someecards 


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