Die Hard most popular film on Christmas Day this year

Beats Elf and Home Alone according to Play.com poll

Die Hard has taken top spot in a Christmas movie poll conducted by online retailer Play.com

It's the ultimate Christmas story: Wisecracking New York cop gets trapped in a Los Angeles skyscraper on Christmas Eve by a gang of international terrorists and has to save the day.

The 1988 action movie Die Hard has been voted as the favourite DVD to watch today according to a poll conducted by Rakuten's Play.com, theonline retailer.

Bruce Willis' finest hour beats out more traditional Christmas movies like It's a Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street to make the number one spot – up from 25th on the same poll last year.

It came top by quite some margin as well: John McClane's Christmas adventure received almost 50 per cent more votes than any other films on the list.

The top ten Christmas DVDs according to Play.com are:

1.Die Hard


3.Home Alone

4.It's a Wonderful Life

5.The Muppet Christmas Carol

6.National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

7.Miracle on 34th Street

8.Bad Santa


10.Santa Claus the Movie

Jeff Parsons

Jeff Parsons joined T3 as New Writer but was quickly promoted to News Editor. He studied journalism at The University of Sheffield. You can find articles by Jeff on T3.com on the subjects of wearables, future tech, smartphones, camera equipment, cars, watches, VR headsets and much more.