Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf, Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas, James Stewart in It's A Wonderful Life… There are so many great Christmas movie characters. Show us your favorite.
oh my people, there is no competition. the one, the only… Mr. Parker aka "the old man"
let me share some of the reasons why (via imdb)
Mr. Parker: It's a Major Award!
Swede: Shucks I wouldn't know that. It looks like a lamp.
Mr. Parker: What is a lamp, you nincompoop? Tt's a Major Award. I won it!
Swede: Damn, hell, you say won it?
Mr. Parker: Yeah, mind power, Swede; mind power.
Mr. Parker: You mundane noodle!
The Old Man: Sons of bitches! Bumpuses!
Mr. Parker: [unveiling his major award] Would you look at that? Would you look at THAT?
Mother: What is it?
Mr. Parker: It's a leg!
Mother: But what is it?
Mr. Parker: Well, it's… A leg, you know, like a statue.
Mr. Parker: Yeah, statue.
Ralphie: Yeah, statue.
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] My mother was trying to insinuate herself between us and the statue.
Mr. Parker: Holy smokes. Do… Do you know what this is? This is… A lamp!
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] It was indeed a lamp.
Mr. Parker: Isn't that great? What a great lamp.
Mother: I don't know…
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] The old man's eyes boggled…
Mr. Parker: Oh WOW!
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] … Overcome by art.