Between the various channels, like Hallmark, Netflix, Lifetime and more, the list of Christmas movies is almost endless this year. However, if you prefer to enjoy all your festive viewing in one place, the following films are available on Netflix this year, starting from Monday, November 1, 2021. Get the snacks ready, whip up a batch of eggnog or hot chocolate, relax and enjoy.
Netflix Christmas movies by date
Monday, November 1 – The Claus Family
The Netflix synopsis for this Christmas movie reads as follows: “When his grandfather suddenly falls ill, holiday-hating Jules learns of his family’s magical legacy and realizes he’s the only hope to save Christmas.”
Starring Jan Decleir, Mo Bakker and Stefaan Degand, the movie is in Dutch, with English subtitles available.
Sunday, November 7 – Father Christmas is Back
This comedy movie has an all-star cast, featuring Elizabeth Hurley, Kelsey Grammer and John Cleese. The Christmas movie tells the tale of four feuding sisters who get a crash course in family togetherness. This happens when their long-lost father shows up for the holidays at their posh ancestral manor.
Thursday, November 18 – The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
Vanessa Hudgens is back in all three roles in the latest in The Princess Switch movies. Among the most enjoyable Netflix Christmas movies, the plot reads, “When a priceless Christmas relic is stolen, royal look-alikes Margaret and Stacy turn to audacious doppelgänger Fiona — and her dashing ex — for help.” Can they track down the Star of Peace and get it back to its rightful home? The rom-com movie also stars Remy Hii, Nick Sagar and Sam Palladio.
Wednesday, November 24 – A Boy Called Christmas
This charming movie tells the tale of a young boy called Nikolas, who sets out on an adventure into the snowy north. He is searching for his father, who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Nikolas takes with him a headstrong reindeer named Blitzen, along with a loyal pet mouse. He soon meets his destiny along the way.
The Netflix Christmas movie stars Henry Lawfull, Toby Jones, Sally Hawkins, Kristen Wiig, Michiel Huisman and Zoe Colletti. It also features Stephen Merchant (voice), Joel Fry, Rune Temte, Jim Broadbent, and Maggie Smith.
Friday, November 26 – A Castle for Christmas
A bestselling author journeys to Scotland to escape a scandal. When there, she falls in love with a castle – and ends up facing off with the grumpy duke who owns it.
This Netflix romantic comedy movie stars Brooke Shields, Lee Ross and Cary Elwes.
Thursday, December 2 – Single All the Way
This Netflix LBGTQ movie stars Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers, Luke Macfarlane, Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Coolidge and Kathy Najimy.
According to the plot, Peter asks his best friend to pose as his boyfriend on a Christmas visit home. Meanwhile, their plan – along with their feelings – changes when his family decides to play matchmaker.
Monday, December 6 – David and the Elves (Dawid i elfy)
Christmas is drawing near, but for David, this isn’t a happy time. The family has just moved to the big city and his parents are bogged down with work. They seem to have forgotten the meaning of Christmas. David decides to change this and together with Albert the Elf, who escaped from the land of Santa, works towards figuring out what Christmas is all about. He sets off to Tatra Mountains where his grandparents live, enjoying an adventurous journey.
This Polish language Netflix Christmas movie stars Jakub Zając, Cyprian Grabowski, Anna Smołowik and Monika Krzywkowska. Piotr Rogucki, Michał Czernecki, and Cezary Żak also feature.
Thursday, December 16 – A California Christmas: City Lights
A California Christmas just got a sequel in the form of A California Christmas: City Lights. According to Variety, the romantic comedy follows a charming and wealthy real estate heir who wants to persuade a hardworking farmer to sell her family’s land. He poses as a ranch hand before Yuletide Eve. In the sequel, Cassie gets acclimated to her new beau Joseph’s socialite high life.
The movie stars Lauren Swickard, Josh Swickard and David Del Rio.
Wednesday, Dec. 22 – Grumpy Christmas
The movie Grumpy Christmas is a sequel to the 2016 comedy hit Un Padre No Tan Padre. The plot involves Don Servando and his extended hippie family, traveling to the beach for Christmas with Alma’s aunt. Doña Alicia is a demanding older woman who becomes Don Servando’s ultimate nemesis. When his position in the family is challenged, Don Servando will stop at nothing to prove that Alicia is a horrible person who only looks out for herself… even if it means ruining Christmas for everyone.
The Spanish language movie stars Héctor Bonilla, Benny Ibarra, and Jacqueline Bracamontes.
Friday, December 24 – 1000 Miles from Christmas (1000 kms de la Navidad)
As per Netflix, this romantic comedy movie tells the Christmas tale of a man in his 30s who reluctantly learns to get carried away by the Christmas spirit.
The Spanish language movie stars Tamar Novas, Andrea Ros, Peter Vives, Fermí Reixach and Verónica Forqué.
TBA – Naija Christmas
Last, but not least, is the Netflix Christmas movie, Naija Christmas. Unfortunately, no details have been revealed as yet as to the date and plot.
Get into the festive mood by watching some of the best Netflix Christmas movies over the next couple of months.
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