Holiday movie classics back in theaters: Where to watch in the DC area

Netflix and chill is so 2016. Hit the cineplex for the real-deal movie experience. (Thinkstock)
Netflix and chill is so 2016. Hit the cineplex for the real-deal movie experience. (Thinkstock)

“White Christmas” Dec. 10 and 22 at Miracle Theatre
Dec. 21 and 22 at AFI Silver Spring   (Thinkstock)
“It’s a Wonderful Life” Dec. 15, 17 and 23 at Miracle Theatre
Dec. 10 and 11 at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Dec. 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“The Polar Express” Dec. 16 and 22 at Miracle Theater (Thinkstock)
“Elf” Dec. 10 at Arlington Cinema and Drafhouse
Dec. 6 and 10 at Alamo Drafthouse
Dec. 9 at National Harbor
Dec. 22 at Miracle Theater
Dec. 22 at Suns Cinema (Thinkstock)
“A Christmas Story” Dec. 16 at National Harbor
Dec. 17 at Suns Cinema
Dec. 21 and 23 at AFI Silver Spring
Dec. 24 at Alama Drafthouse (Thinkstock)
“Meet Me in St. Louis” Dec. 6 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“The Shop Around the Corner” Dec. 8, 9, 11 and 13 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“Miracle on 34th Street” Dec. 9, 10, 12 and 14 at AFI Silver Spring
Dec. 9 and 12 at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (Thinkstock)
“The Bishop’s Wife” Dec. 15 and 17 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“The Preacher’s Wife” Dec. 17 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“Home Alone” Dec. 7 and 11 at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Dec. 19 at Alamo Drafthouse
Dec. 23 at Suns Cinema (Thinkstock)
“The Muppet Christmas Carol” Dec. 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“Die Hard” Dec. 14 and 16 at Suns Cinema
Dec. 21, 23 and 24 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“Krampus” Dec. 22 at AFI Silver Spring (Thinkstock)
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” Dec. 10 at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Dec. 11 and 13 at Alamo Drafthouse (Thinkstock)
“Scrooged” Dec. 6 and 10 at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
Dec. 10 at Suns Cinema (Thinkstock)
“Gremlins” Dec. 8 and 9 at Alamo Drafthouse
Dec. 13 at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse (Thinkstock)
“Love Actually” Dec. 12 at Alamo Drafthouse (Thinkstock)
“A Year Without a Santa Claus” Dec. 23 at National Harbor (Thinkstock)
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Netflix and chill is so 2016. Hit the cineplex for the real-deal movie experience. (Thinkstock)

WASHINGTON — Want to get in the holiday spirit but too lazy to go caroling? You could just watch your favorite Christmas movies instead. But Netflix and chill is so 2016. Hit the cineplex for the real-deal movie experience.

From old chestnuts “White Christmas” and “It’s a Wonderful Life” to more modern fare, such as “Die Hard” and “Love Actually,” find out where and when to see your favorite holiday-themed movies.

Jack Moore

Jack Moore joined WTOP.com as a digital writer/editor in July 2016. Previous to his current role, he covered federal government management and technology as the news editor at Nextgov.com, part of Government Executive Media Group.

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