Hilarious moment Jack Black forgets his own Christmas movie despite it being so iconic
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Jack Black was once asked what his favourite Christmas movie was and completely forgot he'd actually been in one himself.
Probably most famous for his leading role in School of Rock or the Kung Fu Panda films, you might have forgotten that Black once played a leading character in a Christmassy rom-com.
That's alright, because apparently he couldn't remember it either.
Back in 2019 when the actor and musician had been doing interviews for Jumanji: The Next Level he was asked what his favourite festive film was.
At this point you might have been expecting him to jokingly respond by saying the one he got paid to be in.
However, it sounds like the existence of The Holiday completely slipped his mind for a moment because he instead gave Elf as his top choice.
"My favourite holiday film, you know what it's gotta be Elf," he said.
"'Cause once again Jon Favreau, I don't know if I'm saying it right, and Will Ferrell just knocking it out the park."
Black was then told by the interviewer that she 'appreciates the humility' and said he could have taken the chance to plug his own film.
"Do I have a Christmas movie? Which one is mine... Oh, The Holiday! Obviously The Holiday! Nancy Meyers, genius," he exclaimed once he'd taken a second to remember.
In his defence he was talking 17 years after the movie released and the kids who acted in the film are now grown adults because that's how time works.
Fortunately, while it had slipped his mind for a moment Black did remember The Holiday and gave writer and director Nancy Meyers credit for the movie.
It turns out that there are quite a few fans of The Holiday who still keep it going to this day.
One person said The Holiday was 'one of my fave Christmas movies' and several others agreed that it's a seasonal treat.
Someone else praised the interviewer, saying 'shout out to home girl helping him out she mouthed the movie'.
However, another said they could see why Jack Black didn't think of it at first as they always saw it as 'more as a romantic comedy than Christmas movie'.