A few days ago I shared a list of 100 Christmas movies currently streaming online right now, and there was no way I’d do that and not share a list of Black Christmas movies! I do feel like this list is pretty sad though, because like damn … is this really all that’s out there?? Streaming wise at least. But since this is what I found, here’s the list!
If you happen to see any other Black Christmas movies online let me know and I’ll add them to the list! But for now, here are …
23 Black Christmas Movies Currently Streaming
Black Christmas Movies To Watch On Netflix
Jingle Jangle [Recommended]
Decades after his apprentice betrays him, a once joyful toy maker finds new hope when his bright young granddaughter appears on his doorstep. (Click here for a full review of Jingle Jangle.)
This Christmas (also on Hulu) [Recommended]
At holiday time, family matriarch Ma’Dere Whitfield (Loretta Devine) assembles her large brood for their first reunion in four years. However, family ties show signs of strain when various secrets come to light, especially concerning Marine Claude’s (Columbus Short) true military status, Quentin’s (Idris Elba) debts and teenage Baby’s (Chris Brown) secret plans to become a singer.
Holiday Rush [Recommended]
After being fired, a radio DJ moves in with his aunt, bringing along his four spoiled children. (Click here for my thoughts on Holiday Rush.)
Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker
From Shondaland, the Netflix documentary film Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker shines a light on the work of trailblazing icon Debbie Allen and her reimagining of the classic ballet performed annually by the gifted students of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA). Over the last 50 years, Allen’s incredible career has spanned the spectrum of the arts – from acting in, choreographing, and directing the iconic series Fame, to her prolific work directing, producing, choreographing, dancing, and writing for film, television, and theatre – garnering her Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, and multiple Tony nominations in the process.
The Holiday Calendar [Recommended]
A photographer inherits an antique Advent calendar that seems to predict her future — including a budding romance.
The App That Stole Christmas
A tech entrepreneur’s Christmas shopping app is a smashing success, but he starts to believe his invention might be ruining the holiday spirit.
Free Rein Christmas [Recommended]
As Bright Fields preps for its Mistletoe Ball, a broken ornament leads Zoe to a family secret, while Gaby finds herself at the mercy of new boss Mia.
A New York Christmas Wedding
A Yuletide angel shows a bride what could have been if she had followed her secret feelings for her best friend.
Black Christmas Movies To Watch On Hulu
Christmas in Compton
Big Earl (Keith David) runs a Christmas tree lot in Compton, and he demands success from all of his employees. His son causes a lot of trouble when he crosses the line to prove he can be successful.
Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding
Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding once again follows Jacquie Liddle (Kelly Rowland), as she and Tyler (Thomas Cadrot) try to plan their perfect destination Christmas wedding. Naturally, Jacquie’s plans go awry when her boisterous family intervenes in her planning and her snooty wedding planner quits in protest. While nothing goes as initially planned, Jacquie and Tyler get a Christmas wedding more memorable than they could have ever dreamed.
Black Christmas Movies To Watch On HBO Max
Friday After Next
Finds Craig (Ice Cube) and Day-Day (Mike Epps) back in the old neighborhood where it all began. It’s Christmas time and a ghetto Santa Claus breaks into their run-down apartment, stealing all their presents, along with anything else he can stuff into his sack, including the rent money hidden in their stereo speakers. Their only hope to not get evicted before Christmas is to take jobs as security guards at a local mall, where they learn some comic lessons about the true meaning of the holidays.
Black Christmas Movies To Watch On Amazon Prime
A Majestic Christmas
An architect returns to her hometown during the holidays to turn a historic playhouse into a modern multiplex, much to the town’s objections.
A Christmas Cruise
When her best friend invites her along for a holiday-themed sail, an aspiring novelist unexpectedly finds the love of her life on board.
Christmas in Carolina
Career-driven investment banker Elle has given up on love until she meets Wesley, who invites her to his hometown in South Carolina, where she rediscovers the spirit of Christmas.
Almost Christmas (Rent)
Walter Meyer (Danny Glover) is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year earlier. Now that the holiday season is here, he invites daughters Rachel (Gabrielle Union) and Cheryl (Kimberly Elise) and sons Christian (Romany Malco) and Evan (Jessie T. Usher) to his house for a traditional celebration. Poor Walter soon realizes that if his bickering children and the rest of the family can spend five days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle.
The Best Man Holiday (Rent)
Nearly 15 years after they were last together as a group, college friends Lance (Morris Chestnut), Harper (Taye Diggs), Candace (Regina Hall), Quentin (Terrence Howard), Robyn (Sanaa Lathan), Jordan (Nia Long), Murch (Harold Perrineau), and Mia (Monica Calhoun) finally reunite over the Christmas holidays. Though much has changed in their lives, the friends discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and passionate romances to be reignited.
A Madea Christmas (Rent)
Madea (Tyler Perry) accompanies her niece, Eileen (Anna Maria Horsford), to the small town of Buck Tussel to pay a surprise visit to Eileen’s daughter, Lacey (Tika Sumpter), who has refused to come home for Christmas. The real reason Lacey is avoiding her judgmental mother is that she has secretly married Connor (Chad Michael Murray), a white classmate from college. When Eileen and Madea arrive at Lacey’s farm, she tells them that Connor is an employee, but her lie soon spins out of control.
The Perfect Holiday (Rent)
Nancy (Gabrielle Union), a divorced mother of three, feels especially lonely during the holidays. Sensing her sadness, Nancy’s youngest daughter, Emily (Khail Bryant), has a plan to make her mom happy again. She asks Benjamin (Morris Chestnut), a department-store Santa Claus, to pay Nancy a compliment. And Benjamin, who is also a struggling songwriter, knows exactly the right words to say.
Black Nativity (Rent)
Langston (Jacob Latimore), a Baltimore teen raised by a single mother (Jennifer Hudson), travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with estranged relatives, the Rev. Cornell Cobbs (Forest Whitaker) and his wife, Aretha (Angela Bassett). However, Langston soon finds that Cobbs has strict rules, and the youth is unwilling to follow them. Instead, he sets out on a return journey to his mother and finds the value of faith, healing and family along the way.
Dear Secret Santa (Rent)
Mourning the loss of her recently deceased friend (Lamorne Morris), a woman (Tatyana Ali) receives a surprising Christmas card from a secret admirer.
Last Holiday (Rent) [Recommended]
The discovery that she has a terminal illness prompts introverted saleswoman Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) to reflect on what she realizes has been an overly cautious life. So Georgia withdraws her life savings and jets off to Europe where she lives like a millionaire. Upbeat and passionate, Georgia charms everybody she meets, including renowned Chef Didier (Gérard Depardieu). The only one missing from her new life is her longtime crush Sean Matthews (LL Cool J).
Black Christmas Movies To Watch On Disney Plus
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Grace, the young CEO of Marathon Toys, is in the middle of a quarter-life crisis as she struggles with her job. With the help of her young neighbor, Grace’s old doll magically awakens to help get Grace back on track.
Black Christmas Movies To Watch On Youtube
Marry Me For Christmas
To appease her family during the holidays, a single woman (Malinda Williams) pretends to be engaged to her employee (Brad James).