Tis the season to be jolly, make a nice cup of hot cocoa, sit beside a crackling fire and cuddle with your loved ones over a heart-warming holiday movie. As Christmas is in full swing in stores across the country you can only imagine that Netflix is on the same page with a ton of new Netflix releases. In order to save you time and frustration with having to search for what’s new on Netflix, we thought we would give you a little holiday joy with this helpful list of Netflix releases perfect for the holiday season.
1. Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Film Collection (2011)
If your best buds include your children, what about spending some quality team catching up on some Disney movies! The Walt Disney collections of releases on Netflix is ideal for this time of year, featuring some of our most beloved classics, to the more recent movies like Frozen.
2. Dear Santa (2011)
Based a girl who’s forced to change her ways in order to keep her money fund, Crystal, the main character goes about doing the right thing by granting the wish of a girl’s heart-warming letter to santa. This romantic comedy is a TV movie but is a worthwhile watch.
3. One Magic Christmas (1985)
Before Walt Disney became this epic empire, they produced this classic titled, “One Magic Christmas.” Teaching morality and kindness through their cinematics, the movie helps show a mother the true meaning of Christmas and how it’s not just about the gifts you receive.
4. A Holiday Engagement (2011)
The story behind a beautiful woman who is constantly pressured by her mother finally brings home her fiance for the holidays. Suddenly dumped, she creates an ad to get a temporary fiance and try to survive through the holidays without getting caught.
5. Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Travelling these holidays to see your friends and family? Wish you the best of luck! In this holiday comedy follow as Martin lives through the stresses of holiday travel. A totally relatable movie to what most of us go through yearly or at least once in our lives, going home for the holidays.
6. I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
A cocky, self-absorbed college student finds finds himself stranded in an impossible situation after failing to help his football team during a test. Stranded in a desert, he has to find his way home for Christmas. Making it home in time means more to him as a Porsche is waiting for him, but along the way finds humility and everything changes.
7. Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas (1999)
A Christmas cult classic, this movie is a must watch with your kids. Join Mickey and all his friends as they take you through various Christmas tales. A heart-warming series of shorts in this film that will truly bring home the holiday cheer.
8. A Very Murray Christmas (2015)
Exclusive to Netflix, this Christmas special is a collaboration between some of the most popular people in showbiz notably Miley Cyrus, Bill Murray, George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Jason Schwartzman, Maya Rudolph and the list is still longer! The whole story around this movie is that Bill Murray is afraid that his show to watch his TV series after a snowstorm.
9. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
One of our favorite holiday movies, Christmas with the Kranks is the a movie that showcases a disaster upon disaster leading up to Christmas. Trying to skip Christmas altogether, everything is preventing them from skipping this year’s holiday.
10. Love Actually (2003)
If you are looking for a mix between romance and the holiday spirit, Love Actually is your best bet! A truly funny movie telling the stories of eight different couples from all around London.