The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by watching some of the best Christmas movies on Netflix? From classic holiday favorites to modern-day interpretations of traditional stories, these 30 films offer something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for something to laugh at, cry over, or just sit back and enjoy, these Christmas movies will provide the perfect backdrop to your holiday season.
1. The Princess Switch: Switched Again: Vanessa Hudgens stars in this sequel to the original 2018 favorite. In this film, Duchess Margaret (Hudgens) is faced with a new dilemma: her double, Stacy, is engaged to be married to the prince of Montenaro. With the help of her friends, Margaret must race against the clock to find a way to prevent the wedding and save her own kingdom in the process.
2. The Christmas Chronicles 2: Kurt Russell returns as Santa Claus in this sequel to the 2018 holiday hit. In this installment, Santa and Mrs. Claus (Goldie Hawn) must team up with their youngest son, Jack (Jahzir Bruno), to save Christmas from a ruthless elf intent on taking over the North Pole.
3. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby: This third installment in the hit Netflix Christmas movie series follows Amber (Rose McIver) and Prince Richard (Ben Lamb) as they prepare for the birth of their first child. While Amber is busy with royal duties, Richard faces a dangerous enemy who threatens to disrupt the entire kingdom.
4. Holidate: Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey star in this lighthearted rom-com about two commitment-phobes who come up with a unique plan to avoid being single during the holiday season.
5. Klaus: This animated movie tells the story of a postman and a mysterious toymaker who team up to deliver gifts to children in an isolated village.
6. The Knight Before Christmas: Vanessa Hudgens stars in this romantic comedy about a medieval knight who is transported to the present day and falls in love with a modern-day science teacher.
7. Holiday Rush: This heartwarming story follows a single father and his four children as they adjust to life without their late mother. When the family is hit with a financial crisis, they must come up with a creative way to save their holiday traditions.
8. Let it Snow: A group of high school seniors must navigate unexpected romances, family drama, and a surprise snowstorm on their last day of school before the holidays.
9. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey: This musical adventure follows an eccentric toymaker who must reclaim his magical inventions from a scheming apprentice.
10. The Christmas Chronicles: Kurt Russell stars as Santa Claus in this 2018 Netflix original. In this film, Santa and his elves must save Christmas after two siblings accidentally crash his sleigh and scatter his presents across the world.
11. A Bad Moms Christmas: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn star in this 2017 comedy about three moms who face the added stress of the holiday season.
12. The Grinch: This modern-day adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss story stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular Grinch. When the Grinch decides to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville, it’s up to Cindy Lou Who to save the holiday.
13. Operation Christmas Drop: This romantic comedy follows a Congressional aide (Kat Graham) who is assigned to investigate a military pilot (Alexander Ludwig) who runs a holiday charity mission.
14. Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square: Dolly Parton stars in this musical about an opinionated landowner who decides to evict everyone in her small town during the holiday season.
15. The Christmas Calendar: This 2017 romantic comedy follows a woman who receives a magical advent calendar from her grandmother. When she follows the calendar’s clues, she finds herself falling for her handsome neighbor.
16. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding: The sequel to A Christmas Prince follows Amber and Prince Richard as they prepare for their royal wedding.
17. The Holiday Calendar: Kat Graham and Quincy Brown star in this magical holiday movie about a photographer who discovers a magical advent calendar that predicts her future.
18. The Princess Switch: Vanessa Hudgens stars in this 2018 Netflix original. In this film, a Chicago baker (Hudgens) switches places with a Duchess (also Hudgens) in order to compete in a Christmas baking competition.
19. Angela’s Christmas: This animated movie follows a young Irish girl as she embarks on a magical journey to save her family’s Christmas.
20. The Holiday: This 2006 romantic comedy follows two women (Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet) who switch homes for the holiday season and find unexpected romance in the process.
21. Christmas Inheritance: This 2017 romantic comedy follows a wealthy heiress who must prove her worth to her father by delivering a special Christmas present to his small hometown.
22. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby: The third installment in the hit Netflix Christmas movie series follows Amber and Prince Richard as they prepare for the birth of their first child.
23. The Christmas Chronicles: Kurt Russell stars as Santa Claus in this 2018 Netflix original. In this film, Santa and his elves must save Christmas after two siblings accidentally crash his sleigh and scatter his presents across the world.
24. Holiday in the Wild: Rob Lowe and Kristin Davis star in this 2019 romantic comedy about a woman who finds love and adventure on an African safari during the holiday season.
25. The Christmas Inn: This Hallmark movie follows a woman who inherits a historic inn and must decide whether to sell it or keep it for the holidays.
26. How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Jim Carrey stars as the titular Grinch in this 2000 live-action adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss story.
27. A Christmas Carol: This 2009 adaptation of the classic Dickens novel stars Jim Carrey as Ebenezer Scrooge.
28. A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish: This romantic comedy follows a young woman (Laura Marano) who dreams of becoming a singer-songwriter and embarks on a magical holiday adventure to make her wish come true.
29. Christmas Survival: This 2017 movie follows a divorced dad who goes on a holiday camping trip with his kids and quickly discovers that the great outdoors is not as peaceful as he had hoped.
30. A Very Murray Christmas: Bill Murray stars in this musical holiday special about a celebrity who must host a live television Christmas special despite a snowstorm that has left New York City without pow