10 Best Netflix Christmas Movies
The Holiday Calendar
Premieres November 2
In The Holiday Calendar, a photographer inherits an antique advent calendar—which predicts the future. “Will this magical calendar lead her to love this holiday season?” Netflix’s synopsis asks. Here’s betting the answer is yes.
The Princess Switch
Premieres November 16
It’s a classic trading-places comedy, in which Margaret, the Duchess of Montenaro, switches roles with a lookalike “commoner” from Chicago named Stacy, a week before Christmas. Margaret falls in love with Stacy’s coworker, while Stacy falls in love with Margaret’s prince fiancé. We predict more than a few hijinks will ensue.
The Christmas Chronicles
Premieres November 22
Kurt Russell plays Santa Claus in The Christmas Chronicles, which tells the story of a brother and sister who try to catch Santa on camera on Christmas Eve. “After staking out Santa’s arrival, they sneak into his sleigh, cause it to crash and nearly derail Christmas,” Netflix’s summary teases. “As their wild night unfolds, Kate and Teddy work together with Santa—as you’ve never seen him before—and his loyal elves to save Christmas before it’s too late.”
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
Premieres November 30
It’s the sequel to the wildly popular A Christmas Prince, and it promises more romance and holiday cheer than ever. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding features Prince Richard and Amber as they plan their wedding, deal with pre-nuptials jitters, and navigate a political crisis.
A young woman must deliver a Christmas card to a family friend in order to claim her inheritance. Along the way, she learns the true meaning of the holiday when she ends up stuck at an inn during a snowstorm. Eliza Taylor, Jake Lacy, and Andie MacDowell star. Directed by Ernie Barbarash.
You Can’t Fight Christmas
Christmas designer Leslie Major is the biggest fan of Christmas ever. She is like a tidal wave of Yuletide cheer. Her biggest job every year is decorating the lobby of the famed Chesterton Hotel. As she is on a ladder decorating the tree, she falls into the arms of Edmund James the grandson of the owner JJ James. Edmund is all business and thinks Christmas is superficial and frivolous. But there is something about him. Edmund and his business partner, Millicent, have plans for the hotel including ending the Christmas tradition at The Chesterton. Leslie uses all her Christmas charms on him to love Christmas, and love her.
Miss Me This Christmas
Regina and Franklin are seemingly the perfect couple, the toast of all their friends and married on Christmas Day six years ago at the famed Chesterton Hotel. At Thanksgiving, they have a huge fight and trusts are broken — they decide to divorce. Their divorce will be final on Christmas Day. Regina decides to move in to her best friend Trish’s suite at The Chesterton Hotel. There Regina starts a whirlwind romance with eccentric multi-millionaire Ulysses Danbert. When Ulysses proposes to her, she must come to terms that her marriage may be over. Is the love between Regina and Franklin all wrapped up? We will all find out at the big Christmas party at The Chesterton Hotel.
48 Christmas Wishes
For the first time ever, two junior Elves have to leave home after losing an entire town’s letters to Santa. While attempting to blend into small town life, they set out to retrieve every missing wish before Christmas Eve.
The Spirit of Christmas
A lawyer travels to Vermont to broker the sale of an inn and learns that it is haunted by a man who cannot move on until the mystery of his death is solved. Determined to help the charming spirit, she finds herself in an unlikely romance with him.