This time of year, there are few things better than snuggling up under a blanket and turning on a good movie. Why not watch something a little festive to get into the holiday spirit? Whether you’re by yourself or with your family, you’re sure to love at least one of these Christmas movies on Netflix.
Must-Watch Christmas Movies On Netflix!
1. White Christmas
Although Netflix lacks many popular Christmas classics, it does have White Christmas. This 1954 film features several amazing musical numbers, including a performance of “White Christmas” by none other than Bing Crosby.
2. A Christmas Prince
This Netflix original Christmas movie came out in 2017. This romantic film tells the tale of aspiring journalist Amber (Rose McIver), who goes undercover to get the inside scoop on the Aldovia King-To-Be, Prince Richard (Ben Lamb). This film is pretty much the epitome of fairytale holiday romantic films.
3. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
After watching A Christmas Prince, you need to watch its recently released sequel, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding. This Netflix movie sequel takes place a year after Amber and Richard get engaged. Amber is planning her holiday wedding in Aldovia, and has to navigate the ups and downs of becoming a member of the royal family. Doesn’t this sound similar to a recent English royal wedding that just happened?
4. Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The original story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas is truly timeless. But this 2000 live-action adaptation, starring Jim Carrey, put a modern spin on it. The story was even expanded to give a backstory about the Grinch’s troubled past with the Whos of Whoville. With all the stealing the Grinch has done, I wonder what would appear on his background check?
5. Love Actually
Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Martin Freeman, Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Joanna Page, Alan Rickman, Rowan Atkinson, and January Jones. WOW! That’s a star-studded cast, am I right? And who can forget Andrew’s cue card scene! This Christmas movie on Netflix which follows the lives of eight different couples is a must-watch!
6. Trolls Holiday
The creators of Shrek bring to you, Trolls Holiday on Netflix. Poppy, Branch, and the Snack Pack try to bring “Holla Days” to the Bergens in Bergen Town. This special stars original Trolls stars Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake.
7. The Princess Switch
This is a new Netflix original movie starring Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, and Nick Sagar. Stacy De Novo, a baker, goes to Belgravia to compete in a Christmas Baking Competition. There, she finds out she looks exactly like Lady Margaret, and they switch places for the holidays. This film is being raved about as one of the best Christmas movies on Netflix.
8. The Christmas Chronicles
This is the role Kurt Russell was born to play, Santa Claus. In this Netflix film, brother and sister Teddy and Kate accidentally cause Santa’s sleigh to crash as a result of them trying to get proof he really exists. They go on a wild adventure to try to save Christmas and make sure everyone gets their presents.
9. Dear Santa
This is one modern-day Christmas movie to watch on Netflix! Crystal, who lives a life of privilege and wealth, stumbles upon a little girl’s letter to Santa asking him for a new wife for her father. Crystal goes out of her way to make the girl’s Christmas gift come true.
10. Santa Buddies
This is the first of three Santa Buddies films, which are all available on Netflix to watch. The film follows Puppy Paw, son of Santa Paws, who doesn’t understand the true meaning of Christmas. His puppy pals Rosebud, Budderball, Mudbud, and B-Dawg help him realize that Christmas is about giving.
11. Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas
Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas is actually three short stories rolled into one special. The stories told include “The Gift of the Magi”, “Duck Tales”, and “A Very Goofy Christmas”. This a family-friendly Christmas special that everyone with enjoy. You can also watch, Mickey’s Twice Upon A Christmas on Netflix as well.
12. A Very Murray Christmas
Scrooged, starring Bill Murray, has become something of a cult Christmas classic over the years. Even though it’s not available on Netflix, A Very Murray Christmas is! It’s a musical comedy that not only includes Bill Murray, but many other stars such as George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Amy Poehler, and Chris Rock.
Whether you’re in the mood for a cheesy Christmas romantic film, or a cartoon the whole family can watch, these Christmas movies on Netflix cannot go unwatched. What movie will you plan on watching this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!
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