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All the Holiday movies and series to watch on Netflix

Tribute.ca logo Tribute.ca 2020-11-12 Marriska Fernandes
Goldie Hawn et al. posing for the camera: Netflix: Here for the Holidays © 2020 Tribute Entertainment Media Group Netflix: Here for the Holidays

The Christmas countdown has begun! With less than 45 days to go, we've rounded up all the new original holiday movies and series that you can now start streaming on Netflix, as well as ones to watch out for in December. Check it out below! ~Marriska Fernandes

Luke Bracey et al. sitting on a couch with a laptop: Luke Bracey and Emma Roberts in 'Holidate' © 2020 Netflix Luke Bracey and Emma Roberts in 'Holidate'

Holiday Romance

Almost every holiday movie has a dash of romance. Holidate, which is now streaming, follows two strangers who hate the holidays: Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey). When these two strangers meet one particularly bad Christmas, they make a pact to be each other's "holidate" for every festive occasion throughout the next year.

Operation Christmas Drop (now streaming) follows Congressional aide Erica Miller (Kat Graham), who flies to an island military base in order to determine whether the good deeds they're doing for the people of 56 different islands is worth the cost. She meets Captain Andrew Jantz (Alexander Ludwig), who is assigned the task of showing her around. You know what happens next, but you got to watch to find out.

A cute new teen series, Dash & Lily (now streaming) is a whirlwind holiday romance between cynical Dash (Austin Abrams) and optimistic Lily (Midori Francis), who exchange notes in a notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City.

Vanessa Hudgens et al. standing next to a person in a wedding dress: Vanessa Hudgens in 'The Princess Switch: Switched Again' © 2020 Netflix Vanessa Hudgens in 'The Princess Switch: Switched Again'

Did you watch The Princess Switch? If so, get ready for not two, but three doses of Vanessa Hudgens as she returns in the sequel The Princess Switch: Switched Again (Nov 19). When Duchess Margaret (Hudgens) unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with boyfriend Kevin, it's up to her double, Princess Stacy of Belgravia (Hudgens) to get these star-crossed lovers back together. Oh and a certain cousin complicates things with her arrival. Sounds fun!

Home for Christmas is another love-centered holiday series and the single ladies and gentlemen can surely relate to this one. Season one premiered last year and season two streams in December. This comedy series follows 30-year-old Johanne (Ida Elise Broch), who has been perpetually single and her relationship status is always a topic of discussion at family dinners. During one family get-together, she lies about having a boyfriend and so goes on a 24-day hunt to bring a boyfriend home for Christmas.

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Besides romance, there are holiday-themed films and series that teach us important lessons. They bring us closer together while spreading holiday cheer. Isn't that what the season is all about? Here to remind us about what truly matters is some cheerful, joyful content.

Goldie Hawn standing in front of a building: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell in 'The Christmas Chronicles 2' © 2020 Netflix Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell in 'The Christmas Chronicles 2'

Did you love Kurt Russell stepping into the shoes of Santa in The Christmas Chronicles? Now he returns in the sequel, The Christmas Chronicles 2 (Nov. 25) with Goldie Hawn as Mrs. Claus. A cynical teenager is pulled into an adventure with Santa when a mysterious, magical troublemaker threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas. Click here to read our interview with Kurt Russell.

An imaginary world comes to life in Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (Nov. 13), a new film about legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Forest Whitaker), whose trusted apprentice (Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation. It's up to his bright and inventive granddaughter and a long-forgotten invention to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within.

Everyone's favorite legendary country singer is back with the new film Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (Nov. 22), featuring 14 original songs. After her father's death, a cold-hearted woman named Regina Fuller (Christine Baranski) tries to sell her hometown's land to a mall developer, ending the seasonal Christmas cheer in the town. Can music, magic and memories change her mind? With the guidance of an angel (Dolly Parton), she just might have a change of heart.

The Holiday Movies that Made Us is a series that will unwrap the real stories behind our favorite iconic holiday films: Elf and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Coming soon in December!

a doll in a parking lot: Angela's Christmas Wish © 2020 Netflix Angela's Christmas Wish

For the Kids

Angela's Christmas Wish (Dec. 1) is a really adorable family film and it teaches the importance of Christmas. Both kids and adults will love this. The story follows Angela, who is disappointed that her father will be working far away in Australia. So she makes a plan and a heartfelt wish, determined to reunite her family in time for the holidays.

In the animated special Alien Xmas (Nov. 20), extraterrestrials attempt to steal Earth's gravity in order to take everything on the planet, but a small alien named X can help save the world.

Scroll below for a list of all the new Netflix original holiday movies and series streaming this season! For a list of everything holiday on Netflix, click here.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

October 28

Holidate

November 10

Dash & Lily

November 5

Operation Christmas Drop

November 13

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

November 18

Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas

November 19

The Princess Switch: Switched Again

November 20

Alien Xmas

November 22

Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square

November 24

Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday

November 25

The Christmas Chronicles 2

November 27

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Christmas

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Sugar Rush Christmas

: Season 2

November 29

Wonderoos: Holiday Holiday!

Coming in November

Überweihnachten

December 1

Angela's Christmas Wish

The Holiday Movies That Made Us

December 3

Chico Bon Bon and the Very Berry Holiday

Tudo Bem No Natal Que Vem

December 4

Captain Underpants Mega Blissmas

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays

: Season 3

December 5

Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas

December 8

Super Monsters: Santa's Super Monster Helpers

December 9

Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas

The Big Show Show: Christmas

December 11

A Trash Truck Christmas

Coming in December

Home For Christmas: Season 2

How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding

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