Holiday season 2021 is almost here! One of our favorite ways to get in the holiday spirit is to watch a lot of Christmas movies on Netflix. Netflix’s Christmas movie selection isn’t quite as robust as the famous Hallmark Channel Christmas movies (yet), but you can still get your fill of snowfalls, hot cocoa, and Santa magic on demand.
Check out this selection of classic Christmas movies and Netflix Originals, and plan out your holiday spirit binge-watch.
The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a Switch or Three! When a priceless relic is stolen, Queen Margaret and Princess Stacy enlist the help of Margaret’s audacious look-alike cousin Fiona who teams with a dashing, mysterious man from her past to retrieve it… rekindling the sparks of a tantalizing Christmas romance and resulting in a very unexpected switch.
The Christmas Chronicles and The Christmas Chronicles 2
The Christmas Chronicles, tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about. After staking out Santa’s arrival, they sneak into his sleigh, cause it to crash and nearly derail Christmas. As their wild night unfolds, Kate and Teddy work together with Santa – as you’ve never seen him before – and his loyal Elves to save Christmas before it’s too late.
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. From the imagination of writer-director David E. Talbert, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey reminds us of the strength of family and the power of possibility.
Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) hate the holidays. They constantly find themselves single, sitting at the kids table, or stuck with awkward dates. But when these two strangers meet during one particularly bad Christmas, they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year. With a mutual disdain for the holidays, and assuring themselves that they have no romantic interest in the other, they become each other’s perfect plus-one which leads to some hilarious and provocative hijinks. However, as a year of absurd celebrations come to an end, Sloane and Jackson find that sharing everything they hate may just prove to be something they unexpectedly love.
A Christmas Prince
Royalty. Romance. And a really handsome prince. He’s her most important assignment to date.
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
A year after the events of the first film, Richard and Amber are set to tie the knot—though Amber is having second guesses as to whether she’s cut out to be queen.
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (2019)
Following the high-profile nuptials in Aldovia, Richard and Amber invite royals from a faraway kingdom, thwart an ages-old curse—and they start to expand the royal family!
A Knight Before Christmas
After a sorceress transports medieval knight Sir Cole (Josh Whitehouse) to present-day Ohio during the holiday season, he befriends Brooke (Vanessa Hudgens), a clever and kind science teacher who’s been disillusioned by love. Brooke helps Sir Cole navigate the modern world as he tries to discover how to fulfill his mysterious one true quest — the only act that will return him home. But as Sir Cole and Brooke grow closer, so do their feelings for each other. Can their love overcome all the odds?
Let It Snow
When a snowstorm hits a small town on Christmas Eve, a group of high school seniors finds their friendships and love lives unexpectedly colliding.
It’s a Christmas conundrum if there ever was! In Unaccompanied Minors, a bunch of kids en route to their families for Christmas all get stuck at a Midwestern airport after their layovers get canceled when a blizzard hits. When the cranky head of passenger relations (Lewis Black) also has his flight to Hawaii grounded, and therefore his yuletide spirit crushed, he squanders any of the kiddos’ antics to try to celebrate at the airport. It may pull quite a bit from Home Alone, but who doesn’t have more room in their hearts for kids up to holiday hijinks?
Single All the Way
Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter (Michael Urie) convinces his best friend Nick (Philemon Chambers) to join him for the holidays and pretend that they’re now in a relationship. But when Peter’s mother (Kathy Najimy) sets him up on a blind date with her handsome trainer James (Luke Macfarlane)— the plan goes awry.
The Claus Family 2
Jules Claus has fully embraced Christmas and his future as Santa is ensured. Together with his grandfather Noël they are on their way to prepare for the best Christmas ever. With Christmas at their doorsteps everything runs smoothly until Jules gets a letter with a very unusual wish..
A Boy Called Christmas
Based on the children’s book of the same name, this story sees Nikolas (Henry Lawfull) setting out to find his father in the village of Elfhelm. The movie also stars Dame Maggie Smith, Kristen Wiig, and Sally Hawkins.
Blown Away Christmas
A holiday spinoff of glass blowing competition reality show Blown Away, Blown Away: Christmas features holiday-themed challenges for some extra fun.
Father Christmas is Back
A stellar cast including Elizabeth Hurley, Kelsey Grammer, April Bowlby, Talulah Riley and John Cleese star in Phillipe Martinez and Mick Davis‘ comedy about four very different sisters reunited for the holidays in Yorkshire. Family secrets and other surprises abound.