Holiday Movies on Prime Video to Watch This Christmas Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year to be a Prime Video subscriber. The streamer may not be serving up original holiday movies like Netflix just yet, but Prime Video's Christmas-movie selection is still impressive. You can stream all-time classics like "A Christmas Carol" and Hallmark holiday fare like "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" any time you want. In true Prime Video fashion, finding the best Christmas movies on offer is no easy task thanks to the streamer's vast library, but we've cut through the clutter to bring you the holiday movies that are sure to make your season merrier.

Check out all the Christmas movies streaming on Prime Video that you need to watch this holiday season, because 'tis the season to stay inside and watch festive films.

Additional reporting by Alicia Geigel.

"A Christmas Carol" (1984)
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"A Christmas Carol" (1984)

"A Christmas Carol" has had multiple film adaptations over the years and for good reason. The Christmas classic centers around Ebenezer Scrooge, known for being mean-spirited and cheap. While everyone is jolly and excited about the upcoming Christmas holiday, Scrooge isolates himself from anything involving the holiday, including a party invitation from his nephew and charitable donations. One day, Scrooge returns home and is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, who advises him to change his ways before he is subject to a terrible fate. After this, three ghosts visit Scrooge (the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future) in hopes of warming Scrooge's cold heart.

Watch "A Christmas Carol" (1984) on Prime Video.

"Arthur Christmas"
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"Arthur Christmas"

Each year, the Claus family works diligently to bring presents and joy to children around the world on Christmas. With the help of Steven Claus, Arthur Claus, Malcom Claus, and a village of elves, Santa can do his job effectively with zero error, or so everyone thought. When a glitch in the system causes Santa to miss gifting a present to a child, Arthur takes it upon himself to deliver the gift before Christmas morning with a group of reindeer and his 136-year-old Grandsanta.

Watch "Arthur Christmas" on Prime Video.

"Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas"
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"Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas"

At the start of the holiday season, Madea Simmons (Tyler Perry) works with her great-niece Eileen Murphy at a local store, but is soon fired. When Eileen learns that her daughter, Lacey, isn't coming home for Christmas, she recruits Madea and travels to Alabama in hopes of spending the holiday with her. When the two get there, however, Eileen discovers that Lacey is married and her new son-in-law is not who she expected him to be. Along with Madea, Eileen and Lacey work through their differences and share the holiday together.

Watch "Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas" on Prime Video.

"The Christmas Toy"
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"The Christmas Toy"

Toys have a mind of their own in this film featuring Jim Henson's Muppets. When the coast is clear and no one is in sight, toys move around freely and play together. The toys have to always be on guard, however, as they can become frozen in time if a person sees them out of their usual spots. On Christmas Eve, Rugby the Tiger wants to relive the joy of Christmas by planting himself in a gift again. But by doing so, he could become frozen, so the gang of toys from the playroom fight to stop him before it's too late.

Watch "The Christmas Toy" on Prime Video.

"Nothing Like the Holidays"
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"Nothing Like the Holidays"

Married couple Sarah (Debra Messing) and Mauricio Rodriguez (John Leguizamo) have plans to visit Mauricio's vibrant, Latino family for Christmas. Upon their arrival, the two are bombarded with questions about having children and thrust into the family's lively yet dysfunctional dynamic, which reaches an all-time high when Mauricio's mother announces over dinner that she wants to divorce his father. Along with his wife and siblings, Mauricio does his best to make this Christmas, which could be their last as a family, the best one yet.

Watch "Nothing Like the Holidays" on Prime Video.

"Last Holiday"
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"Last Holiday"

During the Christmas season, retail worker Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) has dreams of becoming a chef and dating her handsome coworker Sean (LL Cool J). Just as Sean is about to ask her out on a date, Georgia hits her head on a cabinet and is forced to go to the hospital where a CT scan reveals she has a terminal illness. With only three weeks to live, Georgia quits her job, drains her bank account, and books a vacation to Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic. As she fulfills her bucket list, Sean travels to find her and declare his love for her.

Watch "Last Holiday" on Prime Video.

"Christmas Story"
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"Christmas Story"

"Christmas Story" features a unique take on the origin story of Santa Claus. As a young boy, Nikolas becomes an orphan after his family is tragically killed in an accident. The people of his village in Lapland take him under their wing and watch after him together. Nikolas lives with many families in the village and decides to make toys for the children of the families when he moves each Christmas. As he grows older, he continues the tradition of gift-giving, which has now expanded to multiple members of his village's many families each Christmas.

Watch "Christmas Story" on Prime Video.

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"The Heart of Christmas"

Businesswoman Megan Walsh is dedicated to her job and rarely carves out time for her husband and two children. While trick-or-treating with her kids on Halloween, Megan finds many houses are already decorating for Christmas, despite the holiday being months away. Curious about the phenomenon, Megan inquires among the families and learns that the reason behind doing so is to give a young boy named Dax Locke, who is terminally ill with leukemia, one last Christmas celebration. Inspired by his story, Megan changes her outlook on life, love, and family.

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"The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey"

Based on the 1995 children's book of the same name, "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey" follows the story of a young boy who is devastated after losing a wooden nativity set gifted to him by his deceased father. In hopes of lifting his spirits, the boy's mother requests the service of a short-tempered craftsman to build him a replacement set right before Christmas. Though there are difficult moments along the way, the three grow to learn from one another and form a special bond just in time for the holiday.

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"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

Single mom Jennifer Cullen doesn't care much about Christmas and is usually too busy with work to want to celebrate the holiday. Her 6-year-old son, Brian, unfortunately, is taking after her and is skeptical about the existence of Santa Claus, but Jen's Uncle Ralph is about to change that. During his visit for Christmas, Ralph brings his friend Morgan Derby with him, though Morgan was originally supposed to return home to Denver and is stuck due to snowy weather. As Jen gets to know Morgan, she begins to warm up to him and believe in Christmas once again.

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"A Christmas Wish"

Morgan Evans is left penniless after her husband takes all of her money and leaves her with her stepson and their two children. Forced to take care of her kids without a dime to her name or a place to call home, Morgan leaves town to find a temporary place to stay and any kind of job that can support them. With the help of the town locals, she gets a job as a waitress in hopes she can save even a little bit of money to have a small Christmas with the kids. Little does she know, the town is working in secret to give her the ultimate wish.

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"12 Days Of Christmas Eve"

Successful businessman Calvin Carter only cares about his job and often neglects his loved ones. On Christmas Eve, he is about to close on an important business deal that will give him a boosted status at his company and a hefty paycheck, but when he's accidentally hit by a huge sign on his office building, his plans are derailed. After the accident, Calvin wakes up in a hospital bed and is taken care of by a nurse named Angie, who gives him an ultimatum: achieve the perfect Christmas Eve in 12 days or face relieving his days over and over again.

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"Santa Who?"

Santa Claus's entire life revolves around his job, but what if he can't remember his job, let alone who he is? "Santa Who?" follows Santa Claus, who develops amnesia after falling from his sleigh. With Christmas approaching, a young boy works to help Santa remember who he is in order to save the holiday, but a skeptical newsman complicates their journey along the way.

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"Eloise at Christmastime"

The story of Eloise gets a special holiday twist in "Eloise at Christmastime." In New York City, 6-year-old Eloise lives in the penthouse of the Plaza Hotel and is determined to celebrate Christmas in her own special way. Along with the guidance of her nanny (Julie Andrews), Eloise takes on the role of Santa by giving the hotel staff presents, plays matchmaker before a woman marries the wrong man, and even helps a friendly neighbor save her home.

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"Christmas in Mississippi"

Photographer Holly Logan goes back to her hometown of Gulfport, MS, for the holidays. The town, which was hit by a disastrous hurricane five years ago, is hosting its holiday light show once again. When Holly signs up to volunteer for the festive event, she discovers that it is being managed by her ex-boyfriend and high school sweetheart, Mike. Stuck with having to work with Mike, Holly reconciles her feelings for him and the town with the help of her mom and Mr. Kriss, the local Santa Claus.

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"Falling For Christmas"

Also known as "A Snow Capped Christmas," "Falling For Christmas" follows a competitive ice skater who suffers an injury and ends up in a rehabilitation center. It's there that she meets an ice fisherman who shows her the beauty in slowing down and appreciating the little things life has to offer.

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"Christmas Lodge"

Erin Karpluk stars as Mary, a woman who returns to a lodge where she spent her holidays growing up only to realize it has fallen into disrepair. She's determined to restore the lodge for generations to come, but her journey leads her to an unexpected romance as well.

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"It's a Wonderful Life"

Jimmy Stewart's George Bailey is the quintessential holiday movie hero. This movie gets flack for being overly sentimental, but George's life is a series of self-sacrificing moments that lead to a heartbreaking Christmas Eve decision that teaches him about the value of one person's life. It's way less schmaltzy than you think, and it's a holiday tearjerker, too.

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"The Christmas Dragon"

Enchantment has left the North in this fantasy film that finds a young woman saving medieval Christmas. Ayden teams up with a band of orphans to bring holiday magic back to the realm after a dying elf gives her a magical crystal.

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"All I Want For Christmas Is You"

Young Mariah Carey only wants one thing for Christmas: a puppy. To prove she's responsible, she dog-sits a rambunctious pup.

Watch "Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas" on Prime Video.

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"Unlikely Angel"

Dolly Parton stars as a country singer who gets a surprise when she arrives at the gates of Heaven: she has to complete one more task before she can enjoy her afterlife. She's sent back to Earth to perform a good deed and spread some holiday cheer in the process.

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"Santa Claus Conquers the Martians"

Christmas and sci-fi wackiness collide in this 1964 feature about a Martian ruler who tries to motivate the children of Mars by abducting Santa Claus. His plan goes awry when he also accidentally nabs two earthling children.

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"A Christmas in New York"

If you like "Love Actually," then you'll love "A Christmas in New York." The story follows six different couples who are all staying in the same hotel for the holidays.

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"A Merry Friggin' Christmas"

This movie is bittersweet since it features one of Robin Williams's final film performances. But it's also a funny tale of a son (Joel McHale) reluctantly bonding with his father (Williams) over Christmas.

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"Christmas in the Heartland"

Two teen girls are spending Christmas in a small town with relatives they've never met, and to make things more interesting they swap places. One girl gets a taste of what it's like to be wealthy, while the other enjoys a down home holiday celebration.

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"12 Dogs of Christmas"

A young girl is sent to stay in a town that has outlawed dogs, which is a fate too terrible to contemplate. She's not just going to take this injustice quietly though, instead she launches an investigation to find out where all of the town's dogs have gone before Christmas.

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"Christmas Comes to Willow Creek"

The small town of Willow Creek, AK, is going through a recession, but thanks to two truck-driving brothers, the children of Willow Creek are still going to have a wonderful Christmas. At least they will if a snow storm doesn't derail their holiday surprise.

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"The Christmas Switch"

An aging Santa swaps bodies with a con man so that he can spend one more Christmas spreading cheer. Unfortunately, Santa chooses a guy who's not only in serious need of some holiday spirit, but who also owes a whole lot of people money.

Watch "The Christmas Switch" on Prime Video.