December 23, 2021 09:40 AM | by Salma Ihab
20 Christmas Movies on Netflix That You Should Watch To Get Into the Holiday Spirit
It's the most wonderful time of the year, which means we get to listen to Christmas songs most of the time, and if we don't, we get to watch Christmas movies. Whether you are the type who watches Christmas movies only during the holiday season or the type who will watch a Christmas movie whenever you feel like it. Prepare to snuggle up in your favorite blanket, sip a delicious cup of hot chocolate with extra marshmallows, and settle in for a fun night of holiday rom-coms, funny Christmas movies, and even some cartoons that will undoubtedly be a hit with the entire family. Here are some Christmas movies to watch on Netflix to get into the holiday spirit.
1. A California Christmas
To put it simply, and without any spoiler warnings, A wealthy charmer poses as a ranch hand in order to persuade a hardworking farmer to sell her family's land before Christmas.
2. The Knight Before Christmas
This new romantic Christmas movie from Netflix tells the story of a medieval knight who is magically transported to modern-day Ohio, where a disenchanted teacher is preparing for a loveless holiday season.
3. The Christmas Chronicles
If you're looking for a film that will make both children and adults laugh, look no further. This live-action, family-friendly Netflix Original Film from 2018 follows a pair of siblings as they venture on an all-night adventure to save Christmas with Mr. Claus himself. Kurt Russell plays Santa Claus, and there are adorable elves and reindeer.
The movie begins with In this rom-com, two strangers (Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey) pair up to be each other's dates for all of their celebrations, from weddings to holidays, and I think you can guess the ending.
5. Last Christmas
Katarina, an aspiring singer, works as an elf in Central London, influenced by uncertainty. When she meets Tom, she gains a new perspective on life.
The same people who made "Despicable Me" (we all love minions, we can't disagree about that) created a Netflix original Christmas movie about a young postman who befriends a man named Klaus.
7. Let It Snow
This Christmas film, based on the young adult novel by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson, follows a group of high schoolers who are brought together when a snowstorm hits on Christmas Eve.
8. The Christmas Chronicles 2
Kurt Russell stars as Santa Claus in the sequel to the "Christmas Chronicles," which also stars Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Darby Camp from Big Little Lies. The sequel should not be missed.
9. The Princess Switch
Vanessa Hudgens plays two identical women who switch places the week before Christmas. You can begin with this film, and if you want to binge watch, the sequel "The Princess Switch: Switched Again" is not to be missed.
10. The Princess Switch: Switched Again
Margaret and Stacey team up again in this sequel to the popular Princess Switch to help each other by trading places, but will their plans be held back by a third look alike?
Rowena, a 12-year-old girl, makes a wish after a catastrophic celebration and finds herself reliving Christmas Day over and over again.
12. A Christmas Prince
Amber Moore (Rose McIver), a young American magazine journalist, won the heart of Prince Richard (Ben Lamb) of Aldovia in the first film. A Christmas Prince, a Netflix romantic comedy, continues to follow the adventures of these two lovers.
13. A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish
Kat, an aspiring singer, is treated like a maid by her evil stepmother and stepsisters, but she experiences her own Christmas miracle when she meets handsome Nick and is invited to sing at a holiday gala.
14. Angela's Christmas
This film, set in 1900s Ireland, tells the story of the power of family and a child's innocent determination to keep her family safe during the Christmas season.
15. How The Grinch Stole Christmas
This is a timeless classic that should be seen at least once a year. It follows the Grinch, a grumpy creature who steals Christmas gifts and decorations from the homes of Whoville on Christmas Eve in an attempt to cancel Christmas. The Grinch miraculously realizes that Christmas is about more than just money and presents.
16. Alien Xmas
A film similar to The Grinch, but with a few differences. If you want to watch a movie with your children, this is the film for you. A short animated Christmas special in which Grinchy aliens plot to steal all the presents and a young elf's generosity saves the day.
17. Operation Christmas Drop
A former staffer arrives at a tropical Air Force base with the intention of closing it down, and it's not a Christmas movie without someone falling in love, falls for a pilot.
18. A Very Murray Christmas
If you like watching Christmas specials, you'll like this. Bill Murray is joined by Miley Cyrus, Chris Rock, Rashida Jones, George Clooney, and other celebrities in this hilarious take on the traditional Christmas special.
19. Christmas with a View
When a restaurant manager meets her ski resort's new chef (who appears to have a mysterious "hidden past"), her holiday seasons are changed forever.
20. Christmas Inheritance
A young heiress is sent to a small town to learn the value of helping others. so that she can inherit her father's business.
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