Top 12 Unconventional Christmas Movie Screenplays: Screenplays Download

There has been a lot of controversy about certain films being “real” Christmas movies. One such film is Die Hard. Now I don’t want to get into a debate here since this has already been settle by the data. You see why Die Hard is a Christmas movie here: Is Die Hard The Greatest Christmas Movie Ever – Yippee ki-yay!

Now there are a bunch of other films that are also unconventional Christmas movies. I compiled a list of those films here, as well as their screenplays so you can see for yourself. Here are the Top 12 Unconventional Christmas Screenplays in no particular order.  Do you think we’re missing a script?  Let us know by providing the link in the comment section.

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(NOTE: For educational and research purposes only).

DIE HARD

Screenplay by Steven E. de Souza – Read the script!

LETHAL WEAPON

Screenplay by Shane Black – Read the script!

KISS KISS BANG BANG

Screenplay by Shane Black – Read the script!

GREMLINS

Screenplay by Chris Columbus – Read the script!

GREMLINS II: THE NEW BATCH

Screenplay by Charles Haas – Read the script!

BATMAN RETURNS

Screenplay by Daniel Waters – Read the script!

EYES WIDE SHUT

Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Frederic Raphael – Read the script!

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS

Story by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson; screenplay by Caroline Thompson – Read the transcript!

LONG KISS GOODNIGHT

Screenplay by Shane Black- Read the script!

BAD SANTA

Screenplay by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa – Read the script!

BLACK CHRISTMAS

Screenplay by Roy Moore- Read the script!

KRAMPUS

Screenplay by Todd Casey, Michael Dougherty, and Zach Shield- Read the script!

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