It's the most magical time of the year! With the holidays around the corner, it's time to get cozy on the couch and throw on some festive films. As the temperatures begin to drop, you'll want to check out all of the best Christmas movies on Netflix this winter.
If you love Christmas comedies, we've included some classics like The Holiday and Christmas With The Kranks. If you want something new and magical, we have academy award-nominated animations for you like Klaus.
If you've been stressed out this holiday season, then you can sit back, relax and binge a slew of completely cheesy holiday-themed movies on this list.
As a Christmas movie fanatic, here are 31 of the best holiday movies on Netflix so you can watch one every single day of December.
Christmas Movies If You Need Some Holiday Magic
Dolly Parton's Christmas On The Square
Why you need to watch it: This musical tale feels like a revamped story of Scrooge trying to ruin Christmas in a small town. This flick stars Dolly Parton and How The Grinch Stole Christmas's, Christine Baranski.
Why you need to watch it: This feel-good Netflix film will pull on all of your heartstrings. The academy award-nominated picture tells the story of two unlikely friends coming together to help spread holiday joy during Christmas.
Why you need to watch it: Santa's clumsy son takes over a special festive mission in order to save a little girl's Christmas. The 2011 movie was nominated for a Golden Globe award and stars James McAvoy, Bill Nighy and Jim Broadbent.
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
Why you need to watch it: Keegan-Michael Key, Forest Whitaker and Hugh Bonneville star in this new Netflix movie. This enchanting live-action tells the story of a toymaker and his granddaughter who work together to create a revolutionary toy for Christmas. The film also features a bunch of great musical numbers.
Why you need to watch it: This animated movie feels totally nostalgic and family-friendly. Aliens invade Earth and try to destroy Christmas in a movie that feels reminiscent of the 1964 TV movie, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
The Nutcracker And The Four Realms
Why you need to watch it: Keira Knightley and Morgan Freeman star in this visually captivating film that recreates the story of The Nutcracker. If you love fairytales, this one’s for you!
Christmas Movies With Sequels If You Have No Plans This Weekend
The Princess Switch
Why you need to watch it: Vanessa Hudgens plays Stacy De Novo and Lady Margaret in this now-classic Netflix film. The two women run into each other, realize they have a striking resemblance to one another and decide to trade places.
The Princess Switch: Switched Again
Why you need to watch it: Vanessa Hudgens reprises her role as Stacy De Novo and Lady Margaret in The Princess Switch: Switched Again. The sequel is even cheesier than the first if you can believe it.
A Christmas Prince
Why you need to watch it: A Christmas Prince is arguably the most well known Christmas movie to come from Netflix. A journalist travels to Aldovia to get the scoop on their famous prince only to end up falling in love with the story she's supposed to cover.
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
Why you need to watch it: Rose McIver and Ben Lamb are back as Amber and Prince Richards in A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding. Amber adjusts to royal life as she prepares to become Aldovia's queen.
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby
Why you need to watch it: In the third installment of the popular Netflix movie, A Christmas Prince, King Richard and Queen Amber navigate royal duties with a baby on the way.
The Christmas Chronicles
Why you need to watch it: A brother and sister are dedicated to catching Santa on camera. The mission turns into an unexpected journey with St. Nicholas himself.
The Christmas Chronicles 2
Why you need to watch it: Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are back as Mr. and Mrs. Claus in The Christmas Chronicles 2. In the sequel, a bad elf tries to ruin Christmas and it’s up to the parents of the North Pole to save the holidays.
Christmas Movies If You’re Feeling Cheesy
Holiday In The Wild
Why you need to watch it: Sex and the City's Kristin Davis and Rob Lowe star in this totally heartwarming holiday movie. Davis embarks on an African safari by herself and runs into a handsome man who's dedicated to saving elephants.
12 Gifts Of Christmas
Why you need to watch it: In this hallmark-esque movie, a struggling artist takes up a temporary gig personal shopping for clients for the holidays. When a stressed-out advertising executive reaches out for her help, she helps him remember the true meaning of Christmas.
The Knight Before Christmas
Why you need to watch it: Vanessa Hudgens plays a science teacher who is surprised when a knight from medieval times walks into her life. This quirky romantic comedy is the perfect Christmas movie to get you in the holiday mood.
Let It Snow
Why you need to watch it: A group of high school students come together and fall apart over the holidays. Not to mention, snowfall hits the town unexpectedly. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s Kiernan Shipka stars in this adorable Christmas film.
The Holiday Calendar
Why you need to watch it: Kat Graham plays a photographer struggling in her work-life and love-life. She inherits an advent calendar that seems to predict the future and draws a man into her life.
Why you need to watch it: An heiress from the big city is sent to her father’s hometown to hand-deliver a Christmas letter to an old family friend. During her trip, she quickly becomes enchanted by the small town’s holiday charm.
Why you need to watch it: A radio DJ loses his fame and luxurious life overnight. He moves in with his aunt and brings along his spoiled children while he plans his big comeback to the air.
Christmas Wedding Planner
Why you need to watch it: Gossip Girl’s Kelly Rutherford, Jocelyn Hudon and Stephen Huszar star in this totally cheesy romantic comedy. Kelsey is planning her cousin’s big wedding when an ex-boyfriend with an agenda threatens to ruin the big day.
Christmas Movies If You Need A Laugh
Christmas With The Kranks
Why you need to watch it: Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis star in this hilarious Christmas comedy. Luther and Nora are ready to skip Christmas and go on a tropical vacation. Once they find out that their daughter is unexpectedly coming home for the holidays, they scramble to throw together a Christmas party before she arrives.
Why you need to watch it: Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn struggle with family feuds as they visit each of their parents and their families during the holidays.
Love The Coopers
Why you need to watch it: Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Ed Helms and Olivia Wilde star in this heartwarming Christmas movie. The story follows each family member as they gather at their family home for the holidays.
Why you need to watch it: Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz are both alone and decide to spontaneously trade places in this epic romantic comedy. The Christmas classic also stars Jack Black and Jude Law.
Why you need to watch it: A hardworking woman learns that she has a terminal illness and decides to spend her last days living her life to the fullest at a luxurious European hotel. This heart-wrenching movie stars Queen Latifah and it’s a must-watch.
Christmas Movies If You Don’t Really Like Christmas
Why you need to watch it: Emma Roberts is totally sarcastic and hard-to-love in this new romantic comedy. She cooks up a plan with a total stranger to be her date for every holiday throughout the year to avoid showing up alone.
Bridget Jones’s Diary
Why you need to watch it: Renée Zellweger plays Bridget Jones who’s determined to better herself over the year in hopes of catching her dream man. This classic takes place over Christmas making it a holiday favourite.
Why you need to watch it: Ryan Reynolds plays Chris Brander, a handsome music producer who returns home for the holidays and faces his old friends, family and his high school crush.
El Camino Christmas
Why you need to watch it: If you’re not a fan of Christmas but still want a movie to watch, El Camino Christmas is for you. Dax Shepard and Tim Allen star in this non-festive holiday flick where a young man visits a small town in hopes of finding his dad. Unfortunately, he runs into a local cop determined to derail his plans.
A Very Murray Christmas
Why you need to watch it: If you’re not a fan of cheesy storylines but you love musical numbers, A Very Murray Christmas is for you. Bill Murray hosts a holiday show and tons of actors, musicians and celebs pop by to join his Christmas special.