Here’s why you must see a movie at this theater this Christmas season 

Dec 07, 2017
The Plaza Theatre in Miamsburg is featuring a list of holiday movies that includes "Bad Santa," "A Christmas Story," "Miracle on 34th Street," "Die Hard" and "Home Alone."

You say you love Christmas movies...

Prove it. 

The Plaza Theatre is at the beginning of a full on Christmas movie extravaganza.

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The historic theater at 33 S. Main St. in downtown Miamisburg is featuring a list of new and old classic films that include “White Christmas,” “Bad Santa,” “The Polar Express,”  “A Christmas Story,” “Scrooged,”  “Miracle on 34th Street,” “Home Alone,” “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Arthur Christmas” and “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.

It will wrap the whole thing up with “Die Hard” on Friday,  Dec. 29. 

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“We tried to play everyone’s holiday favorites. There are still more to play, but I ran out of December,” Emily von Stuckrad-Smolinski, the theater’s executive director, said of the festival.

The theater already has screened “Holiday Inn” and “Elf.” 

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Admission is $5 per person. 

It is the second year for the Christmas offerings that are like a figgy pudding for the imagination. 

The lineup of Christmas season films includes: 

A Christmas Story — 6 p.m. Thursday Dec. 7;  4:15 Sunday, Dec. 10;  7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20 and Thursday, Dec. 21 

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation — 8 p.m. Thursday Dec. 7 and Friday, Dec. 8; 3:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 

Home Alone — 5:50 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Sunday, Dec. 10  

Arthur Christmas — 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 

Scrooged — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 and  6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 

Bad Santa — 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 16

The Polar Express — 5:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 and 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16

White Christmas — 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15; 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 and  6:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17  

White Christmas Sing A Long — 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17  

Miracle on 34th Street — 5:30 p.m. and 7:35 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22 and 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23

It’s a Wonderful Life — 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23

Die Hard — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29

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