It's that time of year when family and friends gather around the Christmas tree in the living room and watch a good old fashioned holiday classic. Recently, the website did a survey to find out the Top 10 Family Holiday Movies and TV Specials.My favorite movies to watch every year is 'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation', and 'It's a Wonderful Life' as for TV specials 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer' and "Frosty The Snowman' and 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' are my personal favorites.

See if your favorite movie made the list and check out these must see holiday classics.

1. 1966 classic "How The Grinch Stole Christmas"

2. The CGI animated movie "The Polar Express" starring Tom Hanks.

3. The 1946 B&W classic "It's a Wonderful Life" starring Jimmy Stewart

4. Burl Ives 1964 holiday classic "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

5. The 2004 Will Ferrell comedy "Elf" about a overgrown misunderstood Elf.

6. There was a threeway tie between the holiday classic "A Charlie Brown Christmas", Tim Allen's 'The Santa Clause" and the 1969 holiday favorite "Frosty The Snowman."

7. The re-make live version from 2000 "The Grinch" starring Jim Carey in the lead role.

8. From 1947 the B&W classic "Miracle on 34th Street."

9. The 1989 Chevy Chase movie "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation."

10. And finally, the 1992 movie "A Muppet Christmas Carol."

Others worth watching: "The Christmas Story", "White Christmas" and "Home Alone."