There’s no denying that when it comes to online streaming platforms, Netflix is one of the top names that come to our mind. And the way Netflix is increasing its content library, it is getting confusing for us, the viewers, to decide what to watch from this immense collection of movies and series. Well, if you are willing to watch some great Christmas movies that are available on Netflix this holiday season, I can help you with that.
Here’s a list of holiday movies on Netflix that you can enjoy this festive season.
Let It Snow:
Let’s start the list with a Netflix original that is already streaming on the platform. This movie follows the lives of several high school students on Christmas Eve when a snowstorm hits the town. The movie celebrates friendship, love and the Christmas spirit in a lovely way. Along with some up-coming actors, the cast also includes famous stars like Kiernan Shipka and Joan Cusack.
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby:
If you have already watched A Christmas Prince (2017) and A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018), Netflix brings you the next installment of the movie franchise – A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby. This year, Queen Amber and King Richard of Aldovia get the perfect Christmas gift – the royal baby. The movie offers emotion, love, political intrigue and most importantly, the spirit of Yuletide.
The Knight Before Christmas:
If you like magic surrealism punched with a little bit of romance, this Netflix original is a must-watch in this holiday season. The Knight Before Christmas is about a 14th-century knight who is sent to modern-day Ohio by some strange magic. The romantic-comedy explores the timeless nature of love and the Christmas spirit. And Venessa Hudgens is in the movie! What more do you need?
People of all ages can enjoy this animated movie from Netflix. It is a story of a postal worker who joins hands with a toymaker to fulfill the wish of the children of a town during the holiday season. Their plan ultimately gives rise to the myth of Santa. Popular names like J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, and Jason Schwarzman have lent their voice to the characters in this movie. If you have kids, you can watch this movie with them after you provide them with assignment help during the holidays.
Holiday Rush is a story of a renowned radio DJ who loses his job just before Christmas. The sudden lay-off forces him to move in with his aunt, along with his four spoiled children. The movie shows how he manages to fulfill his children’s Christmas wishes despite the adversities. The movie stars Stormi Maya, Sonequa Martin-Green, La La Anthony and others.
Holiday in the Wild:
The story of Holiday in the Wild brings us on a journey with Kate Conrad, who plans an extravagant trip to Africa with her husband after their son leaves for college. However, her husband ends their marriage before the tour can even start. Kate anyway carries on with her plan for safari which slowly turns into an elephant-rescue mission with her pilot, Derek. You need to watch the movie to find out what happens with Kate and Derek as they spend their Christmas time in their unexpected journey.
The Christmas Chronicles:
The Christmas Chronicles brilliantly portrays the weird fascination of American kids to capture Santa. This Netflix original film seamlessly combines the legend of Santa Claus with comedy, magic, fantasy, and most importantly, the Christmas spirit. Kurt Russell’s portrayal of Santa in this movie is extraordinary.
The central character of the movie, Ellen Langford, is given the condition to deliver a special Christmas card to her father’s former partner in Snow Falls to inherit her father’s business. As she makes her journey to the town, she starts learning the value of hard work and finally discovers the true gift of Christmas.
Miss Me This Christmas:
Although not a Netflix original, Miss Me This Christmas is a must-watch during the holidays. The story follows Regina and Franklin, as they finalize their divorce during Christmas. However, they end up visiting the hotel where they were formerly married. While Regina starts to relive several memories, she meets an attractive investment banker. If you like complex dramas, this is the perfect holiday watch for you.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas:
This 2000 classic has been one of the fan favorites in the holiday list of movies for almost two decades. And if you loved Jim Carrey in Mask or Bruce Almighty, then you will love this one as well. Portraying the role of a green furry being, Carrey turns Suess’ beloved holiday classic into a treat to watch. Among all the latest holiday movies, this one’s a Christmas quintessential that you must catch on Netflix.
Apart from the movies mentioned above, you can also stream the Christmas episodes of Friends, before it leaves Netflix, starting the New Year. Also, there are several Holiday specials of classic movie franchises like Madagascar and Shrek, which you can enjoy on Netflix. Besides, The Polar Express, The Princess Switch, Christmas Tale, Angel of Christmas and Once upon a Holiday are some honorable mentions that you can stream on Netflix this holiday season.
Wrapping it up
Well, this list may end here, but there are actually hundreds of other holiday movies and shows to watch on Netflix. If you have time, you can type Holiday in the search bar on Netflix, and find hundreds of options to watch this holiday season. Since Netflix itself produces a majority of the movies in this list, they will be available on the platform on every Christmas even if other shows and movies leave Netflix for good.