All the new Christmas content you can look forward to on Netflix this year
Whether you like it or not, these days, from the start of November, it's Christmas time. (Mariah Carey even said so)
Christmas on Netflix is set to be a big one since the streaming service knows how mad people are for the holidays. Thus they've got a whole bunch of brand new seasonal movies and series for its viewers.
The following have either just dropped on the streaming service or are becoming available in the coming weeks. So pop these in your calendar now, because festive flicks aren't just dropping by the week on Netflix - they're dropping by the day!
Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) hate the holidays. Thus they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year. With a mutual disdain for the holidays, and assuring themselves that they have no romantic interest in the other, they make the perfect team. However, as a year of absurd celebrations come to an end, Sloane and Jackson find that sharing everything they hate may just prove to be something they unexpectedly love.
'The Grinch' tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming, and visually stunning, it's a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.
Christmas Land - available now
After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman's plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer named Tucker. Yes, it is a Hallmark movie, and you can expect quite a few this Christmas on Netflix.
Christmas Wonderland - available now
Heidi (Emily Osment), who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator. Now, a week before the gallery's big Christmas party, she must return home to watch her niece and nephew. She comes face to face with her high school love, Chris, now a teacher, who is in over his head after he must find a new last-minute location for the Christmas dance. Heidi offers to help him and together they discover a beautiful place for the dance, perfectly capturing the Christmas spirit, called Wonderland Farms.
Christmas Made to Order - available now
When an architect finds himself hosting his family for Christmas, he turns to a holiday coordinator for help. Her expert Christmas spirit brings his family together, but neither expected it to bring them closer to each other.
Christmas Break-In - available now
Izzy is an energetic 9-year-old. Overscheduled and running late, her parents can't pick her up on time on the last day of school before Christmas break. A blizzard complicates the matter, but not as much so as a pair of bad guys who are freezing in an ice cream truck. The school janitor is kidnapped by them, and it's up to Izzy to save the day.
A Perfect Christmas List - available now
As a last wish, a recently hospitalized grandmother, Evie, tasks her daughter and granddaughter, Sara, with a list of festive accomplishments to do together before Christmas, hoping that the adventure of the experience will repair their relationship. Along the way, Sara discovers an unlisted Christmas adventure of her own.
Operation Christmas Drop - 5 November
A by-the-book political aide falls for a big-hearted Air Force pilot while looking to shut down his tropical base and its airborne Christmas tradition. It's one of many original films from the streaming service you can expect this Christmas on Netflix.
Dash & Lily - 10 November
Opposites attract at Christmas as cynical Dash and sunny Lily trade messages and dares in a red notebook they pass back and forth around New York City. Sure Christmas on Netflix wouldn't be complete without some YA romance.
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey - 13 November
Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within.
Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas - 18 November
Interior designer Benjamin “Mr. Christmas” Bradley works with a trusty team of "elves” to help families reimagine their homes for the holidays.
The Princess Switch: Switched Again - 19 November
This is the sequel to 'The Princess Switch', starring Vanessa Hudgens. Days before Duchess Margaret's coronation, her double Stacy swoops in with a plan to fix her love life. But a new look-alike may royally mess things up.
Santa in Training - 20 November
A little known secret is that every 30 years a new Santa Claus is chosen to replace present Santa. So what could go wrong when two eccentric elves are sent to bring back and train a man who says he hates Christmas? Just about everything.
Alien Xmas - 20 November
While on a not-so-joyful mission to steal from Santa and his pals at the North Pole, a tiny alien learns a thing or two about the Christmas spirit. Just one of the many kid's TV seasonal specials that viewers can expect this Christmas on Netflix.
Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square - 22 November
A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer - right before Christmas. However, after listening to stories of the local townsfolk, reconnecting with an old love, and accepting the guidance of an actual angel, Regina starts to have a change of heart. Starring Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis, Treat Williams, and directed and choreographed by three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner Debbie Allen.
The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two - 25 November
It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt Russell).
Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker - 27 November
From Shondaland, 'Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' spotlights the career of Debbie Allen and follows her group of young dancers as they prepare for Allen’s annual “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” production.
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Christmas - 27 November
When a snow plow with an uncanny resemblance to Santa crashes in the Carson's yard, Cory must remind him who he is in order to save Christmas.
Sugar Rush Christmas (season 2) - 27 November
This competition series challenges bakers to create holiday treats that look festive and taste amazing — all against a ticking clock.
Over Christmas (Überweihnachten) - 27 November
Loser Bastian travels home for Christmas and learns his brother is now dating his ex. The brothers bicker until they discover another family secret.
Wonderoos: Holiday Holiday! - 29 November
It's winter in the city and despite the lack of snow, a power outage and an ill-fated party, the Wonderoos learn the true meaning of the holidays.
The Holiday Movies That Made Us - 1 December
The series that examines the histories of classic popular movies returns. This time it looks at iconic Christmas movies.
Angela's Christmas Wish - 1 December
'Angela's Christmas Wish' is a heart-warming tale of a determined little girl who sets out to reunite her family in time for Christmas. Based on the characters from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt, it is a tender and funny story about the importance of family and togetherness.
Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas - 9 December
A holly jolly gathering takes a strange turn when Ashley bumps her head and gets a glimpse of her near-distant future with Tío, Tad, Stick and Brooke.
The Big Show Show: Christmas - 9 December
When Big Show gets injured Cassy has to fill his big shoes in the hopes of winning the neighborhood Christmas competition. Meanwhile JJ, Mandy and Lola are sent on a scavenger hunt for presents only to discover spending time together might be the best gift of all.
We have our picks of the best Christmas movies on Netflix right now coming soon.