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Best Christmas Movies on Netflix (2022)

Updated on Ben Bowman

Cozy up by the fireside, turn on your TV this holiday season and get ready to binge your way through the advent calendar! The Netflix stocking is stuffed this year with Christmas classics along with a fresh batch of new holiday films. Bunker down with a cup of egg nog and boot up your favorite!

Looking to stuff your stocking with more streaming Christmas classics? Check out these treats:

Best Christmas Movies to Stream on Netflix

  • Klaus

    November 8, 2019

    When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy’s worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small town located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up and abandon his duty as a postman when he meets local teacher, Alva, and Klaus - a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys.This new classic was nominated for an Oscar as Best Animated Feature Film. The voice actors are next-level great, including Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso, Norm MacDonald, and Joan Cusack

  • Fireplace 4K: Crackling Birchwood from Fireplace for Your Home

    September 1, 2015

    If you really want to strike the holiday mood, you’ll need a roaring fire. Thankfully, Netflix provides multiple virtual fireplaces. There’s the Classic Edition, the Birchwood Edition, and a series called “Fireplace For Your Home” with three episodes Crackling Yule Log Fireplace (and music), Crackling Fireplace (no music), and Crackling Fireplace with Music. There’s also A Home Fireplace: Bright Edition, which is a fire in a trash barrel and a promotional tie-in with the Will Smith sci-fi Netflix movie Bright. Each fireplace gives you 60 minutes of warmth without the cost or the cleanup!

  • Silver Skates

    December 10, 2020

    1899, the Christmas-time St.Petersburg. Ice-covered rivers and canals of the capital seethe with festive activities. On the eve of the new century those who should not be destined to meet, come together. They are people from different worlds: Matvey, the son of a lamplighter, whose only treasure is his silver-plated skates; Alice is the daughter of a high-ranking official dreaming of science. Each of them has his own difficult life-story, but having accidentally met they rush forward together in pursuit of their dreams.

  • Angela's Christmas

    December 2, 2017

    A trip to church with her family on Christmas Eve gives young Angela an extraordinary idea. A heartwarming tale based on a story by Frank McCourt.

  • The Christmas Chronicles

    November 22, 2018

    A Netflix original, siblings Kate and Teddy are trying to prove Santa Claus is real when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash. Now it’s up to them to save Christmas. The big selling point here: Kurt Russell is Santa! If you enjoy The Christmas Chronicles, be sure and check out the sequel. In The Christmas Chronicles 2, Kate reluctantly spends Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. The North Pole and Christmas are again threatened to be destroyed, and now the two of them are pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.

  • White Christmas

    October 14, 1954

    Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.

  • Just Another Christmas

    December 3, 2020

    After taking a very nasty fall on Christmas Eve, grinchy Jorge blacks out and wakes up one year later, with no memory of the year that has passed. He soon realizes that he’s doomed to keep waking up on Christmas Eve after Christmas Eve, having to deal with the aftermath of what his other self has done the other 364 days of the year.

  • A Very Murray Christmas

    December 4, 2015

    Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a massive snowstorm in New York City. Through luck and perseverance, guests arrive at Gotham’s Carlyle Hotel to help him — dancing and singing in holiday spirit.

  • Free Rein: The Twelve Neighs of Christmas

    December 7, 2018

    As Bright Fields preps for its Mistletoe Ball, a broken ornament leads Zoe to a family secret, while Gaby finds herself at the mercy of new boss Mia.

  • Love Hard

    November 5, 2021

    An LA girl, unlucky in love, falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for Christmas, only to discover that she’s been catfished. But the object of her affection actually lives in the same town, and the guy who duped her offers to set them up if she pretends to be his own girlfriend for the holidays.

  • Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

    November 6, 2020

    An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toy maker (Forest Whitaker), his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever. Packed with songs and dance, this beautiful film looks poised to become a new Christmas classic.

  • A Boy Called Christmas

    November 24, 2021

    An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible…

  • Let It Snow

    November 8, 2019

    In a small town on Christmas Eve, a snowstorm brings together a group of young people. They soon find their friendships and love lives colliding, and come Christmas morning, nothing will be the same.

  • The Princess Switch

    November 16, 2018

    When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.

    Be sure to check out both sequels to this holiday favorite.

  • Operation Christmas Drop

    November 5, 2020

    While gathering evidence to support closing a tropical U.S. Air Force base, a congressional aide warms to its generous captain.

  • Ben Is Back

    December 5, 2018

    19-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, and a mother’s undying love for her son is tested as she does everything in her power to keep him safe.

  • Alien Xmas

    November 20, 2020

    A young elf mistakes a tiny alien for a Christmas gift, not knowing her new plaything has plans to destroy Earth’s gravity — and steal all the presents.

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