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Your Christmas Movie Streaming Guide: 100 Christmas Movies To Watch During Movie Night

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Justin Cornwell as Young Jeronicus Jangle, Sharon Rose as Joanne Jangle. | Cr. Gareth Gatrell/NETFLIX

I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t think this list was needed until someone on Facebook asked for a list of Christmas movies a few days ago. I guess I just kind of assumed everyone had a list of movies in their back pocket like I do? (But you know what they say about assuming!) So since not everyone is like moi … here’s a list of Christmas movies that are currently streaming, for you to watch during movie night with your family, loved ones, or all by yo’ self.

I’ve also made sure to highlight the ones that I’ve watched and loved as “recommended”. Some of these movies are super new, and some of them are super old! But either way, now you have a complete list of Christmas movies to watch that are streaming, for the entire Holiday season.

100 Christmas Movies To Watch During Movie Night Currently Streaming

Christmas Movies To Watch Currently Streaming On Netflix

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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.

P.s – Click here for aJingle Jangle Frozen Hot Cocoa recipe for your movie night.

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Holiday Rush [Recommended]

After being fired, a radio DJ moves in with his aunt, bringing along his four spoiled children.

The Princess Switch [Recommended]

One week before Christmas, a duchess switches places with an ordinary woman from Chicago, who looks exactly like her, and they each fall in love with each other’s beaus.

The Princess Switch 2

When Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenegro and hits a rough patch with boyfriend Kevin, it’s up to her double, Princess Stacy, to get these star-crossed lovers back together.

The Christmas Chronicles [Recommended]

Siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce hatch a scheme to capture Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. When the plan goes awry, the kids join forces with a somewhat jolly Saint Nick and his elves to save the holiday before it’s too late.

The Christmas Chronicles 2

Teenager Kate Pierce is reunited with Santa Claus when a troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas — forever.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas [Recommended]

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children’s tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville.

Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos.

However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker is an upcoming American documentary film directed by Oliver Bokelberg

Christmas Breakin

Izzy is left alone at school when a blizzard hits her town. When she discovers three crooks have taken shelter in the seemingly empty school and taken the school custodian hostage, she decides it’s up to her to save the day.

Operation Christmas Drop [Recommended]

Congressional aide Erica Miller lands at a beachside Air Force base, where she clashes with Capt. Andrew Jantz over his pet project — Operation: Christmas Drop.

The Holiday Calendar [Recommended]

A photographer inherits an antique Advent calendar that seems to predict her future — including a budding romance.

Klaus [Recommended]

After proving himself to be the worst postman at the academy, a postman is posted to a frozen town in the North where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.

Alien Xmas

Alien Xmas is a 2020 American stop-motion animated Christmas film directed by Stephen Chiodo. Based on the 2006 book of the same name by Chiodo and Jim Strain, the film features the voices of Keythe Farley, Dee Bradley Baker, Kaliayh Rhambo, Michelle Deco, and Barbara Goodson.

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.

Holidate

Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.

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.

A Bad Moms Christmas

Under-appreciated and overburdened moms Amy, Kiki and Carla rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas.

As if creating the perfect holiday for their families isn’t hard enough, they’ll have to do it while hosting and entertaining their own respective mothers when they come to visit.

Just Another Christmas

Stuck in a time loop at Christmastime, a family man who hates the holiday starts to learn valuable lessons about what’s truly important.

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Christmas Survival

Two sisters and their families spend Christmas at their late parents’ dilapidated country house.

Elliot

When Blitzen suddenly announces his retirement, Santa needs to find a replacement. Against all odds, Elliot and his best friend, set out to prove that he is the horse for the job.

As Elliot and Hazel take on the North Pole reindeer try-outs, Hazel learns that Christmas, as we know it, may be headed for disaster. Meanwhile, back at the farm, a sinister lady threatens the lives of their friends, and Elliot is faced with the biggest decision of his life.

Christmas Movies To Watch Currently Streaming On Hulu

Christmas Movies To Watch During Movie Night Currently

Happiest Season

A young woman with a plan to propose to her girlfriend while at her family’s annual holiday party discovers her partner hasn’t yet come out to her conservative parents.

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

Animated festive fun as the inquisitive monkey makes preparations for a perfect Christmas.

The Disney Holiday Singalong [Recommended] also on Disney Plus

The Disney Holiday Singalong is a television special that premiered on the American television network ABC on November 30, 2020. The program is a followup to The Disney Family Singalong and The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II.

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.

This Christmas [Recommended] also on Netflix

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.

So This Is Christmas

Ashley (Lexi Ainsworth) lives in the fast lane until she directs a play for underprivileged kids. She meets her soul mate, and they will live happily ever after — unless her stepbrother gets her killed.

My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas

Clumsy Minty Pony (Tabitha St. Germain) breaks the holiday candy cane that guides Santa Claus to Ponyville every year; includes bonus episode “Dancing in the Clouds.”

Barbie: A Perfect Christmas

When four girls flying to New York City must instead make an unscheduled landing in a snowy northern town, the girls suspect that their friendly caretakers might just be Santa Claus’s family.

Barbie in A Christmas Carol

Barbie is Eden Starling, singer extraordinaire for a grand theatre in Victorian London. When Eden decides to force her fellow performers to work on Christmas Day, three spirits arrive to take on a magical journey in hopes of re-instilling Eden with the proper holiday spirit.

A Very Brady Christmas

Mike (Robert Reed) and Carol Brady (Florence Henderson) are looking forward to spending the Christmas holiday with their six adult children and their friend and former housekeeper, Alice (Ann B. Davis), but various issues may keep them apart.

Every Brady sibling has a set of problems, marital or otherwise. However, their own difficulties are eclipsed when their father is trapped in a collapsed building. For the Bradys to have a happy holiday, it’s going to take a Christmas miracle.

The Dog Who Saved Christmas

he Dog Who Saved Christmas is a 2009 American made-for-television Christmas comedy film starring Dean Cain, Gary Valentine and the voice of Mario Lopez. It was written by childhood friends Michael Ciminera and Richard Gnolfo.

A Cinderella Christmas

At a holiday masquerade ball, fledgling event planner Angie Wells and wealthy playboy Nicholas Karmichael, who needs to marry to retain his inheritance, meet and fall for each other anonymously. While Nicholas tries to locate the girl of his dreams, Angie must choose between pursuing her lifelong dream of running a business or following her heart.

Holly’s Holiday

An advertising executive walks past a display mannequin in a department store window every day. When she suffers a bad fall outside the shop, the dummy comes to life to help her.

Christmas With the Andersons

Drowning in tinsel and lights every Christmas, Michael and Caroline Anderson throw the year’s biggest party at their house. But this year, with Michael jobless and Caroline’s store struggling, that tradition may end. The Andersons decide to host a very different kind of party, which helps them rediscover what’s most important about the holiday.

Christmas With the Kranks (with Live TV)

Finally alone for the holidays, Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) plan to eschew the Christmas traditions and take a cruise in the Caribbean instead.

This doesn’t sit well with their Christmas-obsessed neighbors Vic Frohmeyer (Dan Aykroyd) and Walt Scheel (M. Emmet Walsh), who are determined to win the annual “best decorated street” competition, and the Kranks soon find themselves social outcasts because of their lack of Christmas spirit.

Home for the Holidays (with Showtime)

When her teenage daughter opts out of Thanksgiving, single mother Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) travels alone to her childhood home for an explosive holiday dinner with her dysfunctional family.

Claudia quickly tires of her parents, her long-suffering sister (Cynthia Stevenson), her snobby brother-in-law (Steve Guttenberg) and her nutty aunt (Geraldine Chaplin). But the evening gets interesting when sparks fly between Claudia and her brother’s handsome friend Leo Fish (Dylan McDermott).

Married By Christmas

Carrie dedicates her life to growing the company founded by her father, while her sister pursues her own passions. When it’s discovered that ownership of the company will pass to whichever sister marries first, Carrie races to find a spouse by Christmas.

After a series of wacky plans, she finds love in Dylan, the lawyer who should be her enemy. But with Christmas approaching and the business at stake, will Carrie elope in time or will all of her hard-earned holiday work be for nothing?

The Swan Princess Christmas

A prince tries to save Christmas and a princess after she is taken by an evil wizard and turned into a swan.

A Nasty Piece of Work

A mid-level employee at a large company finds out he’s not getting the Christmas bonus or promotion he was expecting.

But then his boss invites him over for dinner with a proposal for how he can climb the corporate ladder… by beating his professional rival in a violent competition.

Pooka!

A struggling actor gets a holiday season job as a Christmas character in a plush suit to promote the hottest toy of the year, “Pooka.”

At first it’s a fun and friendly distraction, but he slowly develops two personalities–one when he’s in the suit, and one that’s outside it–as Pooka slowly starts to take possession of him. This unconventional monster movie is directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo, the visionary behind the acclaimed 2016 Kaiju film COLOSSAL.

Christmas Movies To Watch Currently Streaming On HBO Max

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Last Christmas

Nothing seems to go right for young Kate, a frustrated Londoner who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop.

But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom — a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. As the city transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, Tom and Kate’s growing attraction turns into the best gift of all — a Yuletide romance.

Unaccompanied Minors [Recommended]

When a Christmas Eve blizzard shuts down the airport, five stranded youths take the opportunity to run wild and have some fun. Racing with golf carts and sliding down baggage chutes, the kids create holiday pandemonium for an uptight airport official and his gullible assistant.

Rise of the Guardians

Generation after generation, immortal Guardians like Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman) and the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) protect the world’s children from darkness and despair.

However, an evil boogeyman named Pitch Black (Jude Law) schemes to overthrow the Guardians by obliterating children’s belief in them. It falls to a winter sprite named Jack Frost (Chris Pine) to thwart Pitch’s plans and save the Guardians from destruction.

A Christmas Carol

Though London awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) thinks it’s all humbug, berating his faithful clerk and cheerful nephew for their view. Later, Scrooge encounters the ghost of his late business partner, who warns that three spirits will visit him. The ghosts take Scrooge on a journey through his past, present and future in the hope of transforming his bitterness.

Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas

Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas is a 2014 American stop-motion animated Christmas musical television special directed by Mark Caballero and Seamus Walsh and written by Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic, Bob Martin and Thomas Meehan. It is based on the 2003 film Elf and the Broadway theatre musical Elf: The Musical.

Black Christmas

Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays as students travel home to spend time with their families. But as Riley and her sorority sisters prepare to deck the halls with seasonal parties, a mysterious cloaked figure starts to leave a bloody trail throughout the campus. Refusing to become hapless victims, Riley and her friends decide to band together and fight back against the psychotic Christmas killer.

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas

Six years after their last adventure, stoner pals Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) have grown apart and found new friends.

As each is busy making holiday preparations, a mysterious package mistakenly arrives on Kumar’s doorstep.

Unfortunately, Kumar’s attempt to redirect the package to Harold goes up in smoke — along with a prize Christmas tree belonging to Harold’s father-in-law. The pair’s journey across New York City to find a replacement tree threatens to blow Christmas Eve sky-high.

All Is Bright

Two shady French-Canadians (Paul Rudd, Paul Giamatti) hatch a get-rich-quick scheme, selling Christmas trees in New York City.

Trapped in Paradise

Fresh out of prison, Alvin (Dana Carvey) and Dave Firpo (Jon Lovitz) pull their brother Bill (Nicolas Cage) back into a life of crime. But the siblings’ foolproof bank heist takes a tailspin when Alvin gets lost in the getaway car.

That’s how the criminal nitwits wind up trapped in the snowbound burg of Paradise, Pa., on Christmas Eve with a bag full of stolen cash. With suspicious police on one side and hospitable townsfolk on the other, could a change of heart be far away?

Nothing Like the Holidays

It’s the Christmas season, and the scattered members of the Rodriguez family converge on their parents’ Chicago home to celebrate. But, no family gathering is without its strife. Brother Jesse (Freddy Rodriguez) still pines for an old flame, eldest brother Mauricio (John Alberto Leguizamo) now has a high-powered wife who is more interested in career than children, and matriarch Anna (Elizabeth Peña) drops a bombshell when she announces her intention to divorce her children’s father (Alfred Molina).

Friday After Next [Recommended]

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.

A Flintstone Christmas

A Flintstone Christmas is a 1977 animated Christmas television special featuring characters from The Flintstones franchise. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera and is the second Christmas-themed animated work in the franchise, after the 1964 episode “Christmas Flintstone.

Die Hard

New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there’s no one to save the hostages — but him.

Die Hard 2

A year after his heroics in L.A, detective John McClane (Bruce Willis) is mixed up in another terrorist plot, this time at Washington Dulles International Airport, where he is waiting for his wife (Bonnie Bedelia). That same night, South American politico and drug profiteer Ramon Esperanza (Franco Nero) is arriving in U.S. custody. McClane takes action when a treasonous ex-colonel (William Sadler) seizes control of the airport, threatening to crash every inbound flight unless Esperanza is freed.

Santa Buddies

Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha, and Mudbud return for this fantastic festive journey to the magical world of the North Pole. When Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, forgets the true meaning of the season, the Buddies must remind him that Christmas is not about what you get; it’s about what you give.

Santa Paws

Santa Claus and his faithful canine companion Santa Paws leave their chilly home at the North Pole on an important mission. They must try to persuade the heir of one of their greatest benefactors, toy store owner Mr Hucklebuckle, to continue with his grandfather’s good works.

Home Alone 4

Kevin McCallister (Mike Weinberg) is upset that his parents got divorced. Worse yet, things are heating up between his father Peter (Jason Beghe) and his love interest, Natalie (Joanna Going). Forced to choose where to celebrate Christmas, Kevin begrudgingly decides to go to Natalie’s mansion, where the guests include a foreign royal family. Kevin schemes to reunite his estranged parents and — after Marv Merchants (French Stewart) reappears — he struggles to protect a prince from abduction.

Home Alone 5

With his parents away, an 8-year-old (Christian Martyn) engages in a battle of wits with some thieves (Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar).

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas is the one-hour Sesame Street Christmas special, that first aired on HBO on November 25, 2016, and on November 22, 2017 on PBS.

The Family Stone

verett Stone (Dermot Mulroney) wants to bring his girlfriend, Meredith Morton (Sarah Jessica Parker), to meet his bohemian Connecticut family at Christmas. Straitlaced Meredith, feeling she needs backup, asks her sister Julie (Claire Danes) to come along.

Hoping to win the approval of her boyfriend‘s parents Sybil (Diane Keaton) and Kelly (Craig T. Nelson) and the rest of the family, instead Meredith succeeds only in highlighting her uptight personality and making Everett doubt his intentions.

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Christmas Movies To Watch During Movie Night Currently

Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You

Young Mariah has one wish for Christmas: she wants a dog. To prove she’s responsible, Mariah pet-sits a puppy named Jack, but it’s not long before the playful pooch turns the Carey’s Christmas family holiday upside-down.

Alone For Christmas

A family leave their dog home when they visit relatives on Christmas Eve. When burglars break in to steal presents, the dog uses a variety of tricks to stop the crooks.

Operation Christmas List

Barney and his friends sneak into the local department store after hours hoping to use rare toys to swap for things on their lists. Things don’t go exactly as planned when Forte and his gang of thieves show up.

The Christmas Dragon

Ayden, a young girl in medieval Europe, is the only person who can save Christmas after a dying elf gives her a magic crystal. Ayden and other orphans must escape fantasy creatures to bring enchantment back to the north.

12 Days Of Christmas Eve

Calvin is an executive and as Christmas nears he becomes so preoccupied in clinching a deal that he fails to notice the preparations being made for the holidays by his girlfriend and son. On Christmas Eve itself Calvin is hurt in an accident and it takes nurse Angie to make him realise how he can make up for lost time.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas

The Cat in the Hat (Martin Short), Sally (Alexa Torrington), Nick (Jacob Ewaniuk) and Fish (Robert Tinkler) help a baby reindeer find its way home in time for Christmas.

Elf (Rent)

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

The Grinch – new (Rent) [Recommended]

The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbours in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realises there is one way to gain peace and quiet. With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos’ holiday cheer once and for all.

The Star (Rent)

A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day, he finds the courage to break free, embarking on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove who has lofty aspirations. Along with three camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told — the first Christmas.

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.

Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding (Rent)

Lifetime’s first-ever Christmas sequel to last year’s hit movie, Merry Liddle Christmas, 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.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (Rent)

As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark’s employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

The Polar Express (Rent)

Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”; “Cast Away”) reunite for “Polar Express,” an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Four Christmases (Rent)

When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon) must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all.

Fred Claus (Rent)

Of the two Claus brothers, Fred (Vince Vaughn) is the troublemaker and polar opposite of his saintly sibling, Nicholas (Paul Giamatti). When Fred’s criminal ways finally land him in big trouble, Nicholas bails him out and brings him to the North Pole to work off the debt by making toys. The headaches mount for St. Nick, who not only must deal with his troublemaking brother, but also an efficiency expert who has come to evaluate Santa’s operation.

Jingle All The Way (Rent) [Recommended]

Workaholic Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wants to make things up to his son, Jamie (Jake Lloyd), and wife, Liz (Rita Wilson). He promises to get Jamie the hottest toy of the season, Turbo-Man — even though it’s Christmas Eve and the toy is practically sold out. As Langston hunts down the elusive gift, he runs into mailman Myron (Sinbad), another father on the same quest. With the clock winding down, Langston’s moral code is tested as he starts to learn the real meaning of Christmas.

Trolls Holiday (Rent) [Recommended]

Poppy, queen of the Trolls, realises her best friend Bridget, a Bergen, has no holidays in her calendar. Poppy, Branch and the Snack Pack hop on the Caterbus Express to Bergen Town to prove how fun it is to celebrate.

I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Rent) also on Disney Plus

Estranged from his father (Gary Cole), college student Jake (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without identification or money to help him make the journey. Meanwhile, his girlfriend, Allie (Jessica Biel), does not know where he is, and accepts a cross-country ride from Jake’s rival, Eddie (Adam LaVorgna).

Jack Frost (Rent)

As a touring musician clinging to dreams of stardom, aging rocker Jack Frost (Michael Keaton) never had much time for his wife, Gabby (Kelly Preston), and young son, Charlie (Joseph Cross). A year after Jack’s tragic death in a car accident on Christmas Day, Charlie plays a mournful tune on his father’s harmonica. Much to his surprise, the elder Frost is magically brought to life as a snowman on the family lawn. Given a second chance, Charlie and Jack struggle to make up for lost time.

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Godmothered [Recommended]

Set at Christmas time, “Godmothered” is a comedy about Eleanor, a young, inexperienced fairy godmother-in-training (Jillian Bell), who upon hearing that her chosen profession is facing extinction, decides to show the world that people still need fairy godmothers.

Finding a mislaid letter from a 10-year-old girl in distress, Eleanor tracks her down and discovers that the girl, Mackenzie, is now a 40-year-old single mom (Isla Fisher) working at a news station in Boston. Having lost her husband several years earlier, Mackenzie has all but given up on the idea of “happily ever after,” but Eleanor is bound and determined to give Mackenzie a happiness makeover, whether she likes it or not.

Star Wars LEGO Holiday Special

“The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special” reunites Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewie, Rose and the droids for a joyous feast on Life Day. Rey sets off on a new adventure with BB-8 to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force.

At a mysterious Jedi Temple, she is hurled into a cross-timeline adventure through beloved moments in Star Wars cinematic history, coming into contact with Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan and other iconic heroes and villains from all nine Skywalker saga films. But will she make it back in time for the Life Day feast and learn the true meaning of holiday spirit?

Noelle [Recommended]

Kris Kringle’s daughter is full of Christmas spirit and holiday fun, but wishes she could do something “important” like her beloved brother Nick, who will take over for their father this Christmas. Nick is training to be Santa, but is failing miserably. When Nick is about to crumble like a gingerbread cookie from all the pressure, Noelle suggests he take a break and get away to clear his head…but then he doesn’t return.

Click here for a drinking game inspired by Noelle.

Santa Clause [Recommended]

Divorced dad Scott (Tim Allen) has custody of his son (Eric Lloyd) on Christmas Eve. After he accidentally kills a man in a Santa suit, they are magically transported to the North Pole, where an elf explains that Scott must take Santa’s place before the next Christmas arrives. Scott thinks he’s dreaming, but over the next several months he gains weight and grows an inexplicably white beard. Maybe that night at the North Pole wasn’t a dream after all — and maybe Scott has a lot of work to do.

Santa Clause 2

Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) has been in the role of Santa for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best one ever. But the world of the “Merry Old Soul” turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of news: Not only has his son, Charlie (Eric Lloyd), landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott discovers that he must marry by Christmas Eve — just a month away! — or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

Santa Clause 3

Christmas cheer turns into holiday chaos when Scott Calvin (Tim Allen), aka Santa, invites his in-laws (Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin) for a visit and must, simultaneously, contend with Jack Frost’s (Martin Short) scheme to take over the North Pole. Scott, his family and Head Elf Curtis must join forces to foil the nefarious plot.

Home Alone [Recommended]

When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O’Hara) makes him sleep in the attic.

After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home.

Home Alone 2 [Recommended]

After snarky youth Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) loses track of his father at the airport, he mistakenly gets on a plane headed for New York City — while the rest of the McCallisters fly to Florida.

Now alone in the Big Apple, Kevin cons his way into a room at the Plaza Hotel and begins his usual antics. But when Kevin discovers that the Sticky Bandits (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) are on the loose, he struggles to stop them from robbing an elderly man’s toy store just before Christmas.

Disney’s A Christmas Carol

Though London awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) thinks it’s all humbug, berating his faithful clerk and cheerful nephew for their view. Later, Scrooge encounters the ghost of his late business partner, who warns that three spirits will visit him. The ghosts take Scrooge on a journey through his past, present and future in the hope of transforming his bitterness.

Babes in Toyland

Mary Contrary (Annette) is set to marry Tom Piper (Tommy Sands) when he is kidnapped by Roderigo (Gene Sheldon) and Gonzorgo (Henry Calvin), two goons working for the evil Barnaby (Ray Bolger). Barnaby wants to marry Mary for her inheritance. Instead of killing Tom as instructed, Roderigo and Gonzorgo sell him to Gypsies, which allows Tom to rescue Mary. Soon afterward, Tom and Mary encounter the odd Toymaker (Ed Wynn), who becomes a pawn in Barnaby’s new scheme.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the “real world.” When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life — he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry.

Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas

Mickey and his friends tell three stories including “A Very Goofy Christmas” and “Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world.

In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land.

Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas

Separated from the rest of the family en route to stay with their grandparents for Christmas, Teddy and Amy try to make their own way. The pair ends up being rescued in time for a happy festive season.

Miracle on 34th Street

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade.

Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain’s main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity.

Snowglobe

A woman (Christina Milian) who longs to have a perfect Christmas is given a magical snow globe that transports her to a land where every day is Christmas.

The Mistle-tones A Musical

Holly is all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a local Christmas group founded by her late mother. When the slot goes to the best friend of the group’s leader, Marci, Holly sets out to create her own musical group – The Mistle-Tones.

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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 neighbour, Grace’s old doll magically awakens to help get Grace back on track.

Prep and Landing + Prep and Landing 2 [Recommended] also on Hulu

Prep & Landing is a series of computer animated television specials produced by the Walt Disney Animation Studios. Voices of Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke and W. Morgan Sheppard are featured in the specials.

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure + Once Upon A Snowman [Recommended]

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure: When the kingdom of Arendelle empties out for the holiday season, Anna and Elsa realize that they have no family traditions of their own. So Olaf sets out on a merry mission to bring home the very best traditions and save Christmas.

Once Upon a Snowman is a midquel short film released on October 23, 2020 on Disney+. It takes place during the events of Frozen, serving as an origin story for Olaf.

Which of these movies will you be watching on movie night this year?

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Written by Shaye Wyllie

Shaye is an Entertainment Writer from Brooklyn, NY and a big fan of anything and everything superpowers related (especially if kids/teens are involved), cooking + baking shows (like MasterChef Junior and Cupcake Wars), teen dramas, sitcoms, comedies, and legal dramas. When she's not binging the latest series on Netflix or writing, you can find her spilling her thoughts on the Brown Side of Disney Chat or creating YouTube videos with her daughter for their new family site, Popcorn and Tater Tots.

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