The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. (1966)
"The Christmas movie that takes me back to childhood. I always identified with the Grinch - except for the ending. Never forgave old Grinchy for going soft on me like that."
Runner Up: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Honorable Mention: Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer" (1964 - stop-motion animated version)