12 Christmas movies to watch on Netflix this holiday season
It's the season to have fun! And if you are not big on the idea of partying outside all the time, staying back at home and watching a good holiday movie is festive enough. And don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
And if you have already made that plan for a cosy day at home, here's our pick of 12 Christmas movies that you can catch on Netflix. Now all you got to do is grab some hot chocolate and cookies because we have got you covered!
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Starring: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon
Directed by Ron Howard, this 2000 remake of Dr. Seuss's holiday classic is about this grumpy green creature, who - you guessed it right - wants to ruin Christmas for everyone.
A Very Murray Christmas
Starring: Bill Murray, Paul Shaffer, Michael Cera, Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Rashida Jones, Jenny Lewis, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph
Directed by Sofia Coppola, the Christmas musical comedy is about Bill Murray, who is worried that no one will show up for his Christmas special. However, in a surprising turn of events Hollywood biggies George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Chris Rock, among many others make it.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger, Mary Wickes
The 1954 Bing Crosby classic about a group of performers falling in love while simultaneously trying to save a failing Vermont inn. It is one among the must-watch Christmastime for more than six decades.
The Princess Switch
Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar, Alexa Adeosun, Suanne Braun, Mark Fleischmann
Just one week before Christmas, a duchess switches places with an ordinary woman from Chicago, who looks exactly like her. Both of them fall in love with each other's beaus and things get complicated.
The Christmas Project
Starring: Jacob Buster, Anson Bagley, Josh Reid, Cooper Daniel Johnson, Alison Akin Clark, Brian Neal Clark, Grace Hallows
Four feed-up brothers join forces to deal with school bullies, first loves, and more growing pains in this heartwarming story about a writer reflecting on his memorable 1986 Christmas.
A Holiday Engagement
Starring: Bonnie Somerville, Shelley Long, Jordan Bridges, Sam McMurray, Haylie Duff, Carrie Wiita, Chris McKenna
A woman gets engaged, only for her fiance to leave her just before she is due to head home for Thanksgiving. She hires an actor to play her fiancé rather than tell her family the truth.
The Christmas Chronicles
Starring: Kurt Russell, Oliver Hudson, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Jesse Gervasi, David Kohlsmith, Judah Lewis, Darby Camp, Lamorne Morris
Siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce hatch a scheme to capture Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. When the plan goes awry, the kids join forces with a somewhat jolly Saint Nick and his loyal elves to save the holiday before it's too late.
A Christmas Prince
The cast: Rose McIver, Ben Lamb, Alice Krige, Honor Kneafsey, Sarah Douglas
The plot: The hit movie, with two sequels: A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding and A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby is the story of an aspiring journalist when she's sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who's poised to be king.
Christmas With a View
Starring: Kaitlyn Leeb, Scott Cavalheiro, Mark Ghanimé, Kristen Kurnik, Jess Walton, Patrick Duffy, Vivica A. Fox
A ski resort is buzzing when a celebrity chef is named the new head chef. Clara isn't excited about her new boss, but with their paths constantly crossing, Clara realises that they have more in common than they first thought.
The Christmas Candle
Starring: Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks, Lesley Manville, Sylvester McCoy, James Cosmo, Susan Boyle, Barbara Flynn
In 19th-century England, a minister's quest to modernize his village puts him at odds with people who believe that whoever lights the candle that an angel touched will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve.
The Knight Before Christmas
Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Whitehouse, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Ella Kenion, Harry Jarvis
A medieval knight is transported to the present day, where he falls for a high school science teacher who's disillusioned by love.
Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Rashida Jones, Joan Cusack, J.K. Simmons, Norm MacDonald, Will Sasso
After proving himself to be the worst postman at the academy, a postman is posted to a frozen town in the North where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.