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Top 10 Netflix Holiday TV and Movie Picks

Dec 24, 2018

Are you on holiday break and looking for something festive to watch? Here’s a guide of Holiday flicks streaming on Netflix to put you in the holiday spirit.

Here’s what’s currently available to watch on Netflix this winter to get in the mood for the season or watch with family during Christmas at home. From romance to music to spooky and heartwarming--we’ve got you covered!


The Christmas Chronicles

When siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce, decide to catch Santa (Kurt Russell) on camera on Christmas Eve, the man with the bag takes them on a crazy holiday adventure. Elves, crimes, music, heart and lots of holly jolly, this Netflix original is a great family watch!

He’s making a list and checking it twice!He’s making a list and checking it twice!Courtesy of Netflix

The Princess Switch

Vanessa Hudgens stars as both a baker and a royal in this romantic holiday switch filled with Christmas magic. The hard working baker lives the life of a Princess and a Princess gets a taste of a normal life they’ve always wanted but when it's time to switch back there’s some complications.

Would you trade a normal life to be royal for a day?Would you trade a normal life to be royal for a day?Courtesy of Netflix

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Jim Carrey stars as the Grinch in Ron Howard’s live-action adaptation of the Dr. Seuss tale. When the who-lidays get to be too much for the Grinch who hates Christmas, he and his trusty dog Max set out to steal the festive spirit of the season. Filled with whimsy, comedy and wonder, this Christmas classic is a must see.

Watch the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes!Watch the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes!

White Christmas

Christmas Classics are always a good standard to play during the holidays. In this film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen and Rosemary Clooney, performers played by these legendary actors find themselves romantically entangled during the holidays. They team up and work together to save the inn that brought them together.

Sip hot cocoa while watching this classic!Sip hot cocoa while watching this classic!

A Christmas Prince 1&2

The Netflix Original movies have such a cult following. Starring Rose McIver as a writer who finds herself being swept up in a royal romance, these feel good movies are both fun and filled with holiday wonder. Watch the love story unfold in the first film and lead up to a Royal Wedding in the sequel for a double feature.

A festive fairytale romance double feature!A festive fairytale romance double feature!Courtesy of Netflix

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

This Disney animated feature includes wonderful Christmas stories starring the fab five. Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and their families star in short tales that remind us what the holidays are all about.

Disney holly jolly!Disney holly jolly!

The Holiday Calendar

Another Netflix Original movie released just in time for the holiday break is The Holiday Calendar. Starring Kat Graham, the film follows a young woman who isn’t having a great time during the holidays who is given a very special advent calendar that changes everything.

What Christmas magic will each day bring?What Christmas magic will each day bring?Courtesy of Netflix

TV Specials

"The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Christmas Special"

In a ‘Midwinter’s Tale’, a special holiday episode of "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina", the Netflix hit that just got picked up for two additional seasons makes sure to keep Christmas Creepy. Sabrina, her aunts and friends encounter holiday spirits that threaten their lives and Greendale in a twisted but fun treat to hold us over till season 2.

Magic and mayhem on a winter’s solstice Magic and mayhem on a winter’s solstice Courtesy of Netflix

"Stranger Things "Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly""

While we wait for more "Stranger Things", we can also revisit the season one Christmas episode where Barb meets her fate and Joyce figures out a major clue to find her son Will. Celebrate Eleven and the gang this winter as we eagerly wait for things to get Stranger again on Netflix.

The upside down lights up the season!The upside down lights up the season!

"Aggretsuko: We Wish You a Metal Christmas"

The cute metal red panda is back with a musical and metal Christmas special of her own. This Netflix Original promises to be rockin’ fun and show us the how the darker parts of the season can also be a blast.

Merry Metal Holidays!Merry Metal Holidays!Courtesy of Netflix
Tell Us What You Think

What will you check out this holiday season? Are we missing any faves? Let us know in the comments below?