When we talk about Christmas vehicles, the first thing that comes into mind is Santa Claus’ reindeer-powered sled but there is more to that. Holiday movies have portrayed different cars that make us realise that there are a few non-sleigh vehicles that can represent Christmas just the same. VroomVroomVroom compiled 7 of the memorable cars we saw in Christmas-themed movies.
Home Alone (1990)
The Dodge Ram makes an appearance twice in the movie as the airport service van that picks up the McCallister family and as the van used by the two dodgy robbers, Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern).When it comes to family movies on Christmas, Home Alone probably tops the list. Who doesn’t even know how terrified Kevin McCallister’s mom was when she realizes that her son was left home while they are on the plane to France?
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
It doesn’t seem to be Christmas at all when families haven’t watched “It’s a Wonderful Life” together during the holiday season. Collectors and fans of the movie will surely recognise the scene when George Bailey (James Stewart) crashes the 1919 Dodge Brothers into a tree, damaging its door and the left front fender.
The Santa Clause (1994)
Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) kills Santa Claus, now what? He has to deliver the gifts in a hurry! Before becoming Santa and driving his 8-reindeer sleigh, Scott Calvin owns a 1994 Ford Taurus SHO. He has to give up using it for a while, since, you know, he has Santa duties.
The Family Stone (2005)
Couple Meredith Morton (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Everett Stone (Dermot Mulroney) goes home for Christmas. Things are not looking good since Meredith thinks that she doesn’t fit with Everett’s outgoing and eccentric family. She decides to stay at a nearby inn and in an attempt to drive off, she crashes their 2002 Saab 9-5.
Four Christmases (2008)
The 2008Range Rover Supercharged Series III makes a cameo in Four Christmases as Brad’s (Vince Vaughn)vehicle.
The Holiday (2006)
On some Christmases, not watching The Holiday or even hearing about it seems to be unusual. It’s not the happiest of movies at first (and definitely not for family viewing), but hey, we see the holiday season in London and Los Angeles. What can go wrong?
Miles (Jack Black) drives his Audi A4 Cabriolet to Amanda Woods’ (Cameron Diaz) house to pick up Ethan’s (Edward Burns) stuff only to find Iris Simpkins (Kate Winslet) staying there for the holidays in an exchange home program. Afterwards, they are caught in a short conversation where Miles said, “Legend has it, when the Santa Ana’s blow, anything can happen”. Who can possibly forget that?