It’s officially the Christmas holiday season and we can finally start blasting our favorite holiday tunes, drinking hot cocoa every night, and dressing head to toe in green and red colors!
December means it is time to start binge-watching the best holiday movies. From classics like “White Christmas” to newer fan-favorite like “Bad Santa,” there are dozens of movies to watch on the streaming service this season. Here are the 15 best movies to celebrate this Christmas month.
15 Best Christmas Movies to Celebrate This Christmas Month
Year after year, the jokes just don’t get old, Elf is the best holiday movie ever. Watch this one with your friends-you’ll be quoting it to each other all through winter break.
Talking about star power, Kate Winslet, Jack Black, Jude Law and Cameron Diaz definitely bring more style than substance to this 2006 romcom that’s one for the lovers.
Hailed at the time for its animation, the 2004 film featuring Tom Hanks’ voice hasn’t worn brilliantly, but the spirit of a child’s belief in Christmas is still strong.
This puppet rendering from 1992 is one of many taking Dickens’ story as its source, but it’s one of the funniest, with Michael Caine the crochety Ebeneezer who manages to play it straight.
Jim Carrey took on Dr. Seuss’ most grim of characters for a really sweet 2000 film with some nightmarish scenes and a lot of rhyming.
Catapulting Macauley Culkin to fame, this John Hughes 1990 family favorite shows the power of a kid who feels threatened by burglars – and there are no adults to help.
Another grown-up hit, with Billy Bob Thornton the disgusting Father who picks up groupies and sponges off naive children.
At the other end of the scale, Elsa’s adventures with her sister Ana and an array of festive friends was a smash for Disney and is still kid-friendly in the extreme.
This classic starring Bing Crosby is a romantic tale that takes place in a Vermont lodge- where it is almost always, a “White Christmas.”
After a father and son find Santa Claus sleeping in their garage because he crashed his sleigh, they have to team up to do whatever they can to save Christmas.
The movie follows a young journalist who attempts to get the scoop on a handsome prince by going undercover at his palace but ends up falling in love in the process.
In this sequel to the 1999 animated film Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, the gang reunites for five-holiday shorts: “Belles on Ice,” “Christmas: Impossible,” “Christmas Maximus,” “Donald’s Gift,” and “Mickey’s Dog-Gone Christmas.”
This 2010 French cartoon features Santa Claus looking for a young boy to replace him, with the conditions that the right child must be named Nicholas, must be an orphan, and must have a pure heart. It’s an adorable film for holiday family time.
Tim Allen returns as Scott Calvin in The Santa Clause sequel, which sees him struggling to find a Mrs. Claus.