Photo cred - Warner Brothers

December is here, and with it, the holiday season has officially begun. As shop windows and mall decorations get you more and more excited for Christmas, you must begin to prepare yourself mentally. How, you may ask? With holiday movies, duh. Luckily, Netflix is here to make it all nice and easy for you. Here are some of the best holiday flicks they've got for you this year.


Netflix Genre: Family Features, Comedies

IMDB rating: 6.9

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 84%

Nothing says holiday season like Will Ferrell being an idiot.

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Netflix Genre: Slapstick Comedies

IMDB rating: 7.5

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 64%

Because 1980s Chevy Chase and his silly Christmas antics are not to be missed.

Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole

Netflix Genre: Canadian TV Shows, Canadian Comedies

IMDB rating: 7.4

Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

The Trailer Park Boys are a national treasure.

Arthur Christmas

Netflix Genre: Family Adventures

IMDB rating: 7.1

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 91%

This movie is endlessly cute, and there is no way you won't have fun.

Kung Fu Panda Holiday

Netflix Genre: Family Features, Comedies

IMDB rating: 6.9

Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Every Kung Fu Panda movie is forever rewatchable, and this one will leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

Netflix Genre: Romantic Drama, Quirky Romance

IMDB rating: 6.3

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 64%

You may not have heard of this understated movie, but it'll worm its way into your heart if you give it a chance.

Photo cred - Dreamworks

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Netflix Genre: Family Adventures

IMDB rating: 5.9

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 53%

This movie is a modern day classic, so whether you like it or not, you're gonna have to give it a whirl.


Netflix Genres: Satires, Comedies

IMDB rating: 7.0

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 66%

Bill Murray is everybody's best friend, so why would you want to miss that Christmas special that he did back in the day? You don't, is the answer.

Photo cred - Corus Entertainment

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Netflix Genre: Classic Comedies

IMDB rating: 7.9

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 96%

There's two versions of this movie available on Canadian Netflix, and both are classics.

Happy Christmas

Netflix Genre: Independent Comedies

IMDB rating: 5.7

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 75%

Fans of Joe Swanberg's 2013 movie Drinking Buddies will love this cute follow up.

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