September 09, 2011 at 05:46 PM EDT

There are two types of Christmas movies. There’s the ever-popular lesson-learning movie, earnestly wrapped in the holiday spirit, the best of which becomes traditional holiday viewing every year. And then there’s the more irreverent “You Want A Christmas Movie? Here’s Ya Christmas Movie!” Christmas movie that thumbs its nose at the genre. Guess which type A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas is? Hint: This is a film where Santa gets shot in the face.

Nevertheless, I love the new posters, which advertise Santa’s demise, the pharmaceutical perks of burned mistletoe, and the 3-D delights of Neil Patrick Harris’ enormous candy cane. Have a holly, jolly look below.

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First Look: NPH is back in ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas’

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Pic: Harold and Kumar meet NPH

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