It’s that time of year to get cozy with the entire family and watch some holiday classics. You can definitely find some of your favorites on broadcast television, but they never seem to be on at the right time for you or your family. So we found online streaming options to hopefully help you get into the holiday spirit.
We compiled a top 10 list of holiday movies on Netflix and here they are:
10. The Legend of Frosty the Snowman (2005) 4.4 Stars via IMDB
The Legend of Frosty the Snowman is based on the old Frosty the Snowman cartoon released in 1969. In the movie, Frosty the Snowman “shows up” in the town of Evergreen, a town with a no-fun and no-nonsense attitude, which is regulated by the mayor and school principal, and shows the townspeople and the mayor’s children that magic, especially Christmas magic, is real.
9. Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999) 7.2 Stars via IMDB
A Christmas themed, three-part anthology-style video. The first part, “Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas”, is essentially a retelling of Groundhog Day (1993), with Huey, Dewey, and Louie reliving Christmas ad infinitum.
8. All I want for Christmas (2007) 5.7 Stars via IMDB
Anxious to help his struggling, widowed mom SARA, 10 year old JESSIE enters a national video contest. But Jessie’s winning entry, “All I Want for Christmas is a Husband for my Mom,” has unforeseen consequences as Sara is vaulted into the national spotlight and dazzled into accepting a proposal from a wealthy man she may not love.
7. Happy Christmas (2014) 5.6 Stars via IMDB
After a break up, Jenny moves in with writer Kelly, her filmmaker husband, and their child. Despite a rocky start, Jenny’s influence helps Kelly realize that an evolution in her life, career and relationship is necessary for her happiness.
6. A Very Murray Christmas (2015) 6 Stars via IMDB
Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his T.V. show due to a terrible snow-storm in New York City.
5. Love Actually (2003) 7.7 Stars via IMDB
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
4. Christmas with the Kranks (2004) 5.2 Stars via IMDB
With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.
3. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 8 Stars via IMDB
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t quite understand the concept.
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
1. A Christmas Carol (1938) 7.5 Stars via IMDB
On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge is now and he warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife.
Also, Prime members have access to tons of movies at no-cost so be sure to take a look for Christmas movies over there as well.