The Best Christmas Movies On Netflix You Can Binge Right Now
Netflix constantly gives us new films and shows to spend our time watching, making every month feel like Christmas—that is, until the actual holiday months roll around. Then we’re talking about Christmas overload.
For those who like to celebrate the holidays via streaming service, Netflix has an abundant amount of festive movies to get you into the spirit. From the classics like White Christmas to more recent options like A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby and Vanessa Hudgens’ “The Christmas Knight,” Netflix has a wide variety that suites your particular holiday needs.
See below for our top 11 picks, and happy binge-watching!
Following the first and second movies (both of which you can still watch on Netflix), Amber and Richard are back and expecting a baby. But when a peace treaty goes missing that could result in firstborn being cursed, they have to turn every stone and question every person around the castle to find it before midnight on Christmas Eve.
Before inheriting the family company, Ellen’s father wanted her to travel to his hometown to deliver a letter to her uncle. But what started as a dreaded trip turned into a lesson about what is really important around the holidays.
3. Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Jim Carrey portrays the Grinch in this version of the classic tale. Throughout the story, the Grinch’s hate for Christmas slowly starts taking an unexpected turn, leaving sour memories in the past and leaving room for new ones in the town of Whoville.
Vanessa Hudgens’s character Brooke is busy getting ready for the holidays (and distracting herself from a bad breakup) when Sir Cole, who claims to be a knight, comes into her life out of nowhere. At first, she thinks Cole forgot who he really was after hitting his head, but over time starts believing that he truly might be the knight he claims to be.
After her fiancé calls off their engagement right before Thanksgiving, Hilary Burns hires a fake fiancé to introduce to her family—but it turns out to be much more than a pretend relationship.
This animated Netflix original tackles the origin story of Santa in an extremely different light. A postal man meets a toy maker named Klaus, and together they start delivering toys to children who usually get nothing at all—and build a friendship along the way.
This rom-com portrays various love scenarios occurring throughout the holiday season, all of which come together at the end in strange ways. If you haven’t watched this classic, it’s highly suggested.
8. Let It Snow
Almost a young version of “Love Actually,” this new rom-com follows the lives of various high school students who have love connections with one another. But as all rom-coms go, it always gets a bit…complicated.
When a local businessman named Maynard gets mistaken for Bigfoot, media and tourism flock to his small town, resulting in communal financial stability. But Maynard is then faced with a tough decision of coming clean or carry on with the lie.
10. White Christmas
Originally released in 1954, this holiday film is about two performers joining a sister duo to create one of the best acts in show business.
The prequel to Santa Buddies (which is also available on Netflix), this tale is all about a puppy named Paws trying to save Christmas spirit when Santa’s memory disappears.