Celebrate Christmas Early With These 19 Romantic Movies on Netflix
The holiday season is probably the most romantic time of the year, maybe even more so than Valentine's Day! There are kissing under the mistletoe, Christmas love ballads, and cuddling with your sugarplum to warm up during cold weather. If you can't wait for the Christmas decorations to come up so that you can get your mistletoe smooch, you can stream these heartwarming movies on Netflix to get in the holiday spirit. We included everything from goofball comedies like Bridget Jones's Diary to slice-of-life dramas like Noel.
Featuring Bing Crosby, the 1954 romantic musical comedy White Christmas is a classic. Two World War II soldiers grow famous as musical entertainers and begin falling for their mess sergeant's sisters.
Anna Kendrick stars alongside Lena Dunham, Mark Webber, and Melanie Lynskey in this understated romantic holiday drama. In Happy Christmas, she plays Jenny, a wild-child 20-something who starts a precarious relationship with her friend's babysitter.
Marry Me For Christmas
An ambitious New Yorker hires a man to be her fiancé during the holidays to appease her family in the romantic movie Marry Me For Christmas.
Angels in the Snow
A bickering couple rekindles their love over the holidays when they provide temporary shelter to another family in this heartwarming movie.
All I Want For Christmas
In this movie, all a young boy wants for Christmas is a father. His mother reluctantly goes on dates for a video contest that is nationally publicized.
The Spirit of Christmas
The Spirit of Christmas literally includes a spirit. In the movie, a hardworking lawyer travels to Vermont to broker an inn, where she comes across a handsome spirit haunting the home.
A Christmas Kiss
A striving designer unknowingly kisses her boss's socialite boyfriend in a falling elevator in A Christmas Kiss.
Naughty or Nice
When he visits a small town in Colorado, a jaded radio DJ finds some romance with a bubbly "love doctor" played by Haylie Duff in Naughty or Nice.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tim Burton's magical classic joins the worlds of Halloween and Christmas. In the charming stop motion picture, Jack Skellington brings Christmas to his beloved Halloween Town. This spooky holiday mashup also develops a romance between Jack and the rag-doll woman, Sally.
Small Town Santa
Small Town Santa is about a curmudgeonly sheriff who doesn't believe in the holiday spirit. He begins to learn about love after arresting a home intruder who claims to be Santa.
While her relationship is on the rocks, a woman shares an enchanting and confusing kiss with a stranger in the romantic movie Merry Kissmas.
Christmas Wedding Baby
A young woman learns that her ex was hired to be the photographer at her holiday wedding in Christmas Wedding Baby.
Christmas in the Smokies
In Christmas in the Smokies, a self-willed woman does whatever she can to save her family's farm and even asks for a favor from her country superstar ex-boyfriend.
Noel focuses on five New Yorkers who grapple with loneliness on Christmas Eve. The star-studded cast includes performances from Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, and Paul Walker.
12 Dates of Christmas
In the vein of Groundhog Day, 12 Dates of Christmas tells the story of a woman who is able to redo a Christmas Eve blind date 12 times. The TV movie stars Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.
In Christmas Belle, Haylie Duff plays an auctioneer who develops romantic feelings for her emotionally distant client. There's a small catch: her long-time suitor swings by for a visit, which causes some drama during the holiday season.
Holiday Engagement is about a woman who hires a handsome man to be her fiancé and fool her family. The flick features Bonnie Somerville as Cheers's Shelley Long's daughter.
Back to Christmas
A woman wakes up to last Christmas and gets the chance to redo her broken engagement in Back to Christmas.
Bridget Jones's Diary
Bridget Jones slowly starts to fall for a grumpy yet sweet barrister whom she meets at her mother's Christmas party, but she also has feelings for her skeevy megalomaniac of a boss. Hugh Grant and Colin Firth mesmerize viewers with their English charm in the romantic comedy Bridget Jones's Diary.