Christmas is a season of love and happiness which brings us closer to our friends and families. With another Yuletide season around the corner, we have compiled a list of the best Christmas movies you should stream on Netflix with your loved ones.
This list cuts across all kinds of Christmas movies, from new family films and sequels to classic ones already existing on Netflix holiday universe. So sit back and enjoy the following movies with your popcorn close to you.
- Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
- The Princess Switched: Switched Again
- Just Another Christmas
- Christmas on the Square
- The Christmas Chronicle 2
- Holiday Rush
- Operation Christmas Drop
- The Knight Before Christmas
- A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby
- The Holiday Calendar
- Holiday in the Wild
- Let it Snow
- Alien Xmas
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- A Very Murray Christmas
- Angela’s Christmas Wish
- Surviving Christmas with Relatives
- The Grinch
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
This American Christmas comedy-drama was released on Netflix on November 13, 2020. While introducing Madalen Mills, the movie stars the likes of Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael, Hugh Bonneville, and many more. The 122 minutes movie celebrates the yuletide season like never before with a slice of adventure and an uplifting message.
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey centers on Jeronicus Jangle, a once cheerful toymaker who was betrayed many decades ago by his apprentice. However, his life witnessed a turn around when he reunited with his dazzling young granddaughter.
The movie musicals include original songs from Usher Raymond, John Legend, Keegan-Michael Key, and many more. It is also rated 92% on Rotten Tomatoes. It is a movie you should not miss for anything with loved ones.
Stream it here: Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
The Princess Switched: Switched Again
The American Christmas romantic comedy movie is produced by Brad Krevoy and directed by Mike Rohl. The Princess Switched: Switched Again is a sequel of 2018’s “The Princess Switched.” It was released on Netflix on November 19, 2020.
It features Vanessa Hudgens, Suanne Braun, and Sam Palladio. Vanessa Hudgens stepped back to play trio roles as Margaret Delacourt (Duchess of Montenaro), Stacy Juliette, and surprisingly as Lady Fiona (Margaret Delacourt evil cousin).
While Margaret switched with Stacy to fix her relationship problems. Lady Fiona disguises as Margaret to steal her throne. The 98 minutes movie comes with a plot twist, manipulation, and reconciliation by the look-alike characters.
Stream it here: The Princess Switched
Just Another Christmas
This is a Brazilian Christmas-comedy movie directed by Roberto Santucci. The movie features Leandro Hassum, Danielle Winits, and Elisa Pinheiro and was released on Netflix on December 3, 2020.
The story follows the life of Jorge (Leandro Hassum), who was forced into his past after he stumbles and wakes up on Christmas Eve with no memories of before. Just Another Christmas was filmed in Rio de Janeiro in late 2019 and released December 3, 2020, on Netflix.
Stream it here: Just Another Christmas
Christmas on the Square
Christmas on the Square is an American Christmas musical film that is directed by Debbie Allen. Starring Dolly Parton, Jenifer Lewis, and Christine Baranski.
The movie centers on a wealthy woman planning to evict the residents of a small town. And sell the entire to a mall developer. It was released on Netflix on November 22, 2020.
Stream it here: Christmas on the Square
The Christmas Chronicle 2
The American Christmas Comedy takes the premise of 2018’s “The Christmas Chronicle.” Starring real-life couple Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn as Santa and Mrs. Santa. It is directed and produced by Chris Columbus.
The Christmas Chronicle 2 is about Kate Piece, a teenager who reunites with Santa Claus when a troublemaker cancels the Yuletide celebration (forever). The movie began streaming on Netflix on November 25, 2020.
Stream it here: The Christmas Chronicle 2
Holiday Rush is an American Christmas Romantic Comedy film. Starring Romany Malco, La La Anthony, Sonequa martin-Green, Deon Cole, and Amarr M, Wooten. The movie was directed by Leslie Small and began streaming on Netflix in November 2019.
The movie is about a widower and radio presenter who lost his job after his company sold out a few days before Christmas. He was forced to move in with his aunt with his four spoiled kids.
Stream it here: Holiday Rush
Operation Christmas Drop
The American Christmas Comedy is based on a real-life U.S Air Force Operation Drop humanitarian mission. The movie is directed by Martin Wood and stars Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig, Virginia Madsen, and Janet Kidder. It was released on November 5, 2020, by Netflix.
In the movie, Erica Miller, a Congressional aide, and Andrew Jantz clash at a beachside over his pet project (Operation Christmas Drop).
Stream it here: Operation Christmas Drop
The Knight Before Christmas
This is an American Christmas Comedy movie. It was directed by Monica Mitchell and distributed by Netflix since November 2019. Featuring Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Whitehouse, Emmanuelle Chriqui, and Harry Jarvis. The Knight Before Christmas is filmed in Orillia and Bracebridge in Ontario, Canada.
Here, A medieval knight teleports into the present day and falls in love with a high school teacher now disenchanted by love.
Stream it here: The Knight Before Christmas
Klaus is an English Spanish 2D animated Christmas Comedy. It is written and directed by Sergio Pablos.
The animated comedy stars the voice of J.K Simmons, Jason Schwartzman, and Rashida Jones. It was released by Netflix on November 8, 2019.
In the film, It is no secret that Jesper Johansson, the son of the Royal Postmaster, is the worst postman in the academy. However, he was posted to a frozen town in the North and was given a target letter he had to post within a year. Or else he will cut off from the fortune of the family.
Klaus is the first animated film by Netflix to be nominated for an Academy Award.
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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby is an American Christmas Romantic Comedy movie that is directed by John Schultz. Starring Ben Lamb, Rose Mciver, and Sarah Douglas. It was released on December 5, 2019, by Netflix. The movie is a sequel to 2017’s “A Christmas Prince.”
Here, King Richard and Queen Amber invited royalties from other kingdoms for the renewal of the sacred truce. However, the Royal family was threatened by an ancient curse when the sacred truce was stolen.
Stream it here: A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby
The Holiday Calendar
The American Christmas Comedy film is directed by Bradley Walsh and stars Quincy Brown, Kat Graham, and Ethan Peck. It was released on Netflix on November 2, 2018.
The Christmas movie centers on a seasoned photographer who inherits an antique holiday advent calendar that can predict the future.
You can easily stream it here: The Holiday Calendar
Holidate is an American Romantic Comedy film. It is directed by John Whitesell and released by Netflix on October 28, 2020. The film features the likes of Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Jake Manley, Andrew bachelor, Kristin Chenoweth T, and Jessica Capshaw.
In Holidate, Sloane hates holidays for one thing – The constant judgment she gets from her family for not being in any relationship. At a point, her mother even tried hooking her up with a new man. Tired of being single, she arranged with a stranger to get her family off her back.
Stream it here: Holidate
Holiday in the Wild
The American Romantic Comedy film was released on November 1, 2019, by Netflix. Directed by Ernie Barbarash. Starring Rob Lowe, Kristin Davis, and Fezile Mpela.
After her son left for college, Drew (Kate’s husband) confessed about ending their marriage. Kate decides to go on a solo trip where he met a stranger who is going to change her life.
Stream it here: Holiday in the Wild
Let it Snow
Let it Snow is an American Christmas comedy film adapted from the novel “Let it Snow” by Maureen Johnson and Co. The film is directed by Luke Snellin and was released by Netflix on November 9, 2019. Starring Kiernan Shipka, Isabela Moner, Matthew Noszka, Liv Hewson, and Odeya Rush.
A Snow Storm brought a group of high school students to a small midwestern town on Christmas Eve. With Christmas hours away, they realized that their friendship and relationship is colliding.
Stream it here: Let it Snow
The American animated Christmas film is based on the 2006 book “Alien Xmas” by Chiodo and Strain. The film was directed by Stephen Chiodo and features the voices of Dee Bradley Baker, Kaliyah Rhambo, and Keythe Farley. It was released on November 20, 2020, by Netflix.
Alien Xmas centers on an extraterrestrial known as X that is inhabited by a race of greedy aliens (Klepts). They were sent to the North Pole to eliminate Earth’s gravity.
Stream it here: Alien Xmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas is an American Christmas fantasy comedy film that is directed by Ron Howard. It is narrated by Anthony Hopkins and features the voices of Jim Carrey and Christine Baranski. Although the movie was initially released in 2000, it was later added to Netflix after the holiday season of 2018.
The movie follows the life of Grinch, living in solitude on the outskirts of Whoville. Grinch despises townsfolk and Christmas. However, a six-year-old who is big on the Yuletide festival is on a mission to reform him.
Stream it here: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
A Very Murray Christmas
This is an American comedy which is directed by Sofia Coppola. The movie features the likes of Bill Murray, George Clooney, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Julie White, Miley Cyrus, and many more.
A Very Murray Christmas was released by Netflix on December 4, 2015. In the movie, Bill Murray was trying to avoid Hollywood public figures that would like to represent the actor (In real life, Bill is famous for not having an agent or manager).
Stream it here: A Very Murray Christmas
Angela’s Christmas Wish
Angela’s Christmas Wish is an Irish-Canadian animated film which is directed by Damien O-Connor. The film is a sequel to the popular 2017’s “Angela’s Christmas.” It features the voices of Caitriona Balfe, Oscar Butler, Moe Dunford, Shona Hamill, Jared Harris, and Pat Kinevane. It was released on Netflix on December 1, 2020.
Angela’s Christmas Wish, a touching story of a determined young girl who sets out to reunite with her family for the Yuletide season.
Stream it here: Angela’s Christmas Wish
Surviving Christmas with Relatives
Surviving Christmas with Relatives (Also known as Christmas Survival in the US) is a British Christmas film. It is written and directed by James Dearden. The movie stars the likes of Joely Richardson, Gemma Whelan, Julian Ovenden, Michael Landes, and James Fox. It has been available on Netflix since September 2019.
The film centers on two sisters, Miranda, Lyla, and their relatives spend Christmas in their childhood country house, where rivalries do not get to take a holiday.
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The Grinch is an American animated Christmas comedy directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney. It was released in 2018. It is an adaptation of the book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” by Dr. Seuss. The film was narrated by Pharrell Williams and featured the voices of Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Angela Lansbury.
Stream it here: The Grinch