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Holiday Movies on Netflix

12 Movies to Stream on Netflix This Holiday Season

As Winter sets in, all we really want to do is make some hot cocoa and navigate to Netflix, which has a great crop of seasonal favorites to enjoy. Hoping for some holiday classics? Look no further, because we've rounded up the best of Netflix's Christmas-themed movies. Whether you're looking for nostalgia, animation, or something slightly spooky, take a look at what Netflix has to offer!

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Source: Disney

Once upon a time, Tim Burton created Jack Skellington, and a holiday hero was born. The Nightmare Before Christmas is a great film, because you get to watch it twice a year: once on Halloween and once on Christmas!

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Source: Warner Bros.

No one does Christmas quite like Clark Griswold, and nothing says "holidays" quite like a viewing of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Learn from Clark's mistakes; make sure your family brings its own trailer to sleep in.

Love Actually

Does it get any more heartwarming than Love Actually? The holiday film starring Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, and a handful of intertwining love stories is fantastically perfect for the season.

Jingle All the Way

What's a holiday season without some quality Arnold Schwarzenegger time? Jingle All the Way is a classic for kids who grew up in the '90s.

I'll Be Home For Christmas

Source: Disney

Yes, this Jonathan Taylor Thomas gem is currently streaming on Netflix. Relive his struggle to get home in time for the holidays in I'll Be Home For Christmas all over again! Bonus: Jessica Biel is in it. Keep reading to see more movies.

The Polar Express

Source: Warner Bros.

Get into the holiday spirit with an animated version of the beautifully illustrated children's book The Polar Express. The big-screen version about a boy headed to the North Pole on Christmas Eve features the voice of Tom Hanks as the train's conductor, as well as stunning graphics.

Jack Frost

Source: Warner Bros.

Michael Keaton stars in Jack Frost as a dad who gets another chance at fatherhood when he dies and is reincarnated as a snowman. It's not as creepy as it sounds.

All I Want For Christmas

Ethan Embry and Thora Birch in a holiday movie? I'm there. All I Want For Christmas features the two as siblings hoping to get their divorced parents back together in time for the holidays.

Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales

Source: CBS Films

If you're looking for a bit of nostalgia, then Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales is the way to go. The whole Peanuts gang is here as Linus writes to Santa and Charlie Brown pals around with Snoopy.

White Christmas

White Christmas is a holiday classic. It's the perfect movie to watch with the family on Christmas Eve with the fire roaring. Even if old movies generally aren't your thing, you might enjoy this one.

Christmas Carol: The Movie

Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, and Rhys Ifans lend their voices to the animated retelling of Charles Dickens's classic holiday tale. A Christmas Carol: The Movie is perfect for kids as well as adults who just love the heartwarming story.

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

Source: Tribeca Film

Ed Burns wrote, directed, and stars in The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, a movie in the same vein as his previous family-oriented films. If comedic sibling squabbles and romantic subplots are up your alley, then this is the holiday movie for you.

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