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The best Christmas movies and TV shows to watch on Netflix

We can't wait to curl up on the couch and watch these!


Christmas Day is finally here, which means its totally acceptable to binge watch festive flicks and TV shows all day long.

So with that being said, we’ve rounded up a selection of the best Christmas films and TV series that are available to watch on Netflix right now.

Take a look at our top picks:

The Holiday

The Holiday is a classic Christmas favourite starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jack Black and Jude Law.

The romantic comedy follows two women who swap homes for the holidays to get away from their relationship issues.

However, their lives change unexpectedly when they both fall in love with local men.

Christmas With The Coopers

The Coopers and their extended family are about to have the best Christmas Eve celebration ever, until unexpected events and visitors turn it into a total mess.

The comedy film follows a dysfunctional family and their holiday-season reunion as four generations reluctantly try to get along for just one day.

Christmas With The Kranks

This 2004 Christmas comedy that follows a family who decide they won’t be celebrating the festive season, instead planning a cruise in the Caribbean instead

However, this news does not go down well with their Christmas-obsessed neighbours set out to win the annual “best decorated street” competition.

The Grinch

Benedict Cumerbatch voices the iconic character in the third screen adaptation of the story of the grumpy green-furred Grinch – who hates the festive season.


6-year-old Cindy Lou Who is determined to show the Grinch what the true meaning of Christmas is, in this heartwarming classic film.


Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey star in this festive film with a twist, about a couple of strangers who hate Christmas.

After constantly finding themselves single, sitting at the kids table, or stuck with awkward dates during the season, the duo make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year.


Despite assuring themselves that they have no romantic interest in the other, they end up finding out that sharing everything they hate may just prove to be something they unexpectedly love.

The Princess Switch

Vanessa Hudgens stars in this 2018 Christmas romantic comedy, which sees a duchess switches places with an ordinary woman from Chicago who looks identical to her.

As well as swapping lives, the women also fall in love with each other’s beaus.


The Princess Switch 2

The sequel film sees Vanessa Hudgens reprise her roles as lookalikes Stacy and Margaret, with the new flick adding a third character for the actress to play.

In the latest instalment to the Christmas romantic-comedy, Margaret’s lookalike cousin Fiona shows up with her own agenda, as she attempts to claim Margaret’s crown.

The Christmas Chronicles 

From the producer of Home Alone and Harry Potter, The Christmas Chronicles follows siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce, who hatch a scheme to capture Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.


When the plan goes awry, the kids join forces with Saint Nick and his loyal elves to save the holiday before it’s too late.

The Christmas Chronicles 2

In the two years since Kate and Teddy saved Christmas, a lot has changed.

Cynical teenager Kate decides to run away from home after a new addition to her family, but is pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus after the North Pole faces a major threat.

Sugar Rush Christmas (Season 1 & 2)

The popular baking series is back with a festive twist, following a host of talented bakers who compete to create the best Christmas goods.


From Christmas tree cakes to Nutcracker-inspired designs, these creations put our gingerbread houses to shame.

Season 1 and 2 are on Netflix now.

Dash & Lily

This brand new Christmas series follows a cynical boy and an optimistic girl who trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City.

The eight-part romantic comedy sees a special appearance from the Jonas Brothers, who take to the stage in the snowy Big Apple to perform their Christmas song ‘Like It’s Christmas.’


Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas

This interior design show will follow Benjamin “Mr. Christmas” Bradley, as he spreads holiday joy and transforms everyday homes into Christmas spectacles.

Working alongside his trusted team of “elves”, Mr. Christmas will help deserving families prepare for the most wonderful time of the year by giving their homes jaw-dropping makeovers.

Bradley will give viewers tips and advice to take their home decorating to the next level, showing off dazzling light displays and fabulous Christmas trees.


Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey 

This brand new Christmas film is set in the vibrant town of Cobbleton, following legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle.

But when his trusted apprentice steals his most prized creation, his granddaughter takes a long-time forgotten invention to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within.

This feel-good musical film tells the story of the strength of family and the power of possibility.


A Christmas Prince Trilogy

The first film follows an aspiring young journalist is sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who’s poised to be king.

After falling in love and getting engaged, the sequel to the film A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding sees the couple prepare for their big day.

In the third and final instalment so far, The Christmas Prince: A Royal Baby brings the couple the ultimate Christmas prince, a baby on the way.


Operation Christmas Drop

Getting you into the festive spirit, this feel-good Christmas film tells the story of a tradition that started in 1952 that serves as a training mission for the U.S. Air Force.

Operation: Christmas Drop sees where gifts and supplies are parachuted to residents of remote neighbouring islands.

The film joined the platform on earlier this month.

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on The Square 

This brand new holiday musical features 14 original songs from the one and only Dolly Parton.


The film follows small town “Scrooge” Regina Fuller (Christine Baranski) as she’s visited by a rhinestone-bedazzled angel (Dolly) who guides her on a musical journey of redemption.

Christmas Wedding Planner

Kelsey Wilson is about to have her big break, after being asked to plan her cousin’s lavish and exclusive wedding for Christmas Eve.

However, her world turns upside down when she meets a handsome private investigator, in a Christmas romantic comedy.


Arthur Christmas

This animated film tells the story of Santa’s gawky son Arthur.

When Arthur learns that because of a technical glitch a little girl’s Christmas gift has been misplaced, he sets out on a mission to deliver the present before it is too late.


This musical comedy film follows Paul, a primary school teacher, is asked to produce the year’s nativity play.

Paul lies to his opponent that the play will be turning into a Hollywood film, leading to a hilarious family flick.

Christmas Inheritance

To inherit her father’s company, heiress and socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.

When a snowstorm strands her at the town inn, she discovers the true gift of Christmas.