Whether you’re a year-round Christmas fanatic, an after-Halloween advocate or a strict no-Christmas until after Thanksgiving kind of person, there are plenty of holiday movies to get your yuletide spirits jolly. And, luckily for you, Netflix is basically a streamers Hallmark these days with all the festive rom-coms and classics your heart desires.
The streaming giant is also leading the charge for more diverse holiday films. This year, it released a slew of Black Christmas movies (including Dreamgirls, Get on Up and Ray) that address themes such as family, faith, and perseverance in the face of adversity. Plus, it kicked off the season with a new adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, there are also several non-traditional Christmas movies to choose from this year, including an adaptation of Frank McCourt’s heartwarming short story, a quirky movie about the bond between a man and his goat, and a film about a young girl who finds her voice.
In this sweet romantic comedy, Emma Roberts stars as a New York fashion editor who decides to spend the holidays with her best friend’s family in the small town where she was raised. She’s quickly enchanted by the charm of this family-friendly movie about love, tradition and the joy of giving.
If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly holiday movie to watch with the kids, this charming animated feature is a must-see. It’s the sequel to the 2016 hit The Christmas Chronicles, and it follows the kids from that movie as they embark on a new adventure to help Santa save the day.
The kiddos in this cute family comedy will be happy to see Cory Carson back for another adventure with Santa. This time, they must join forces with a snow plow that looks like Santa in order to stop a dangerous criminal.
Fans of the underrated Judy Greer should check out this quirky holiday comedy. The former Desperate Housewives star plays a New York PR maven who falls for her boss’s nephew in this romantic comedy that’s infused with the perfect amount of kitschy holiday cheer.
This film takes Christmas romance to the West coast in this uplifting movie about an ambitious San Francisco playboy who poses as a ranch hand to woo a passionate farmer (Lauren Swickard) and his family.