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What Christmas movies are on Netflix? Best TV Shows and films to watch this festive season

Mirror logo Mirror 21/12/2017 Jo-Anne Rowney

It's Christmaaaaaaaas - and Netflix is well prepared for your festive countdown.

The biggest addition for Christmas is Richard Curtis' Love Actually, which dropped on December 14.

There's also a raft of cartoons and family favourites to keep the kids busy as well as Hallmark movies galore.

The classics like Jingle All the Way and Deck the Halls can also go on your to watch list along with Christmas Specials including Blackadder and The Royle Family.

Here's your full list of what to watch this Christmas.

New to Netflix

November 15

Holiday Joy

A shy high school student's Christmas wish comes true only it isn't exactly as wonderful as she'd hoped.

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Miracle on 34th Street

A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

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November 17

A Christmas Prince

Christmas comes early for an aspiring young journalist when she's sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who's poised to be king.

December 14

Love Actually

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

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December 15

Christmas Inheritance

Ellen is the girl who grew up with everything. The ambitious heir to True Gifts, a multimillion- dollar gift business, is a fashionista who fancies herself on the cutting edge of everything. Before Ellen can inherit her father business, though, she must deliver a special Christmas card to her dad’s former partner in Snow Falls, the hometown she never knew. To experience life’s true gifts, her parents insist that she make the trip anonymously, without fame or fortune to aid her. When a snowstorm strands her at the town inn, run by frugal manager Jake, “Ellie” is forced to work for her keep. Jake, a jaded, divorced man who grew up with little, becomes intrigued with his new guest, even if Ellie is a terrible baker with no housekeeping skills. Despite his blunt manner, Ellie begins to admire the innkeeper who doesn’t hesitate to help others, even when there’s nothing in it for him.

El Camino Christmas

A young Man, who seeks out a father he has never met, through no fault of his own, ends up barricaded in a liquor store with five other people on Christmas Eve.

December 19

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 (Eva Marcille) suite at The Chesterton Hotel. There Regina starts a whirlwind romance with eccentric multi-millionaire Ulysses Danbert (Allen Maldonado). 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.

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.

December 25


A boy who has a bad christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.

December 31

Saving Christmas

A young boy and his friends launch an investigation to find out the truth about Santa. They discover he's real and he's creating toys right in their town.

Family Movies

Babes in Toyland

When Lisa gets into a car accident on Christmas Eve, she finds herself in Toyland, a magical world plagued by an evil villain.

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A Wish For Christmas

After Sara's boss steals her bright idea, she asks Santa for the courage to stand up for herself. But can 48 hours of magic make a lasting difference?

I'll Be Home for Christmas

Assistant DA and single mom Jackie's plans to wrap up a big case and enjoy Christmas with her daughter are disrupted when her estranged dad visits

Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas

A forbidden attic harboring a hush-hush holiday mystery. For this spirited girl, Christmas may never be the same.

Jingle All The Way

A desperate dad must match wits with a sleazy Santa, a stressed-out mailman and a horde of parents to procure a hot new toy on Christmas Eve.

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Deck the Halls

An optometrist's Christmas celebration gets upstaged by a new neighbor who wants to create a holiday display bright enough to be seen from space.

Santa Claws

When a gift sack full of kittens gives Santa a bad allergic reaction, the kitties have to take over and deliver the presents on time.

The Good Witch's Gift (aka - Wedding)

Christmas seems like the perfect time for Cassie and Jake's wedding, but it'll take some magic to pull it off with everything going against it.

Pettersson and Findus 2

Christmas is just around the corner, but Pettersson and Findus are worried the snowy weather (and lack of tree) may keep them from celebrating.

Look Who's Talking Now

In the third and final chapter of this comedy franchise, the kids are old enough to speak so it's time to hear the thoughts of the Ubriacco's dogs.

Zip & Zap and the Captain's Island

At Christmas, Zip and Zap take a trip with their parents to a remote island, where a friendly woman runs a children's home and mystery awaits.


The Night Before

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Three best friends decide to end their tradition of wild holiday partying – but not before one final drug-fueled Christmas Eve in New York.

Last Holiday

Given the news she's terminally ill, Georgia throws caution to the wind, breaks out of her shell and takes no-holds-barred European vacation.

Uncle Nick

At his brother's traditional Christmas Eve party, lecherous, drunken slacker Nick works hard to make the celebration a raucous disaster.

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Christmas Eve

A citywide power outrage traps eccentric New Yorkers in six different elevators on Christmas Eve, forcing them to reconsider their lives.


A cold-hearted TV exec is about to discover the true meaning of Christmas – the hard way – in this wild, wooly spin on Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.

Happy Christmas

After splitting up with her boyfriend just before the holidays, a young woman tries to start over, but her self-destructive behavior gets in the way.

A Christmas Detour

A cynical bartender helps a romantically optimictic bride-to-be make it home to meet her fiance's parents when a snowstorm reroutes their flights.

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Angel of Christmas

While researching a family heirloom, a jilted news staffer uncovers the ornament's magical past and meets someone special, perhaps not by coincidence.

Once Upon a Holiday

A princess runs away from her duties during a Christmas visit to a big city and meets a nice guy who shows her the joys of living a normal life.


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A Christmas Horror Story

This anthology features a quartet of holiday-themed horror tales, including Santa battling zombie elves and demonic Krampus stalking a naughty family.

Krampus: The Christmas Devil

Someone kidnaps and tries to kill a child who grows up to be a detective, determined to find the fiend that kidnaps more kids every Christmas .



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En route to London for an annual Christmas meet-up with friends, homeless Scotsman Hector attempts to reconnect with the family he left behind.


Tunisian Victory

British and American troops join forces to liberate a Nazi strangehold in North Africa, sharing battles, hard work and a peaceful Christmas dinner.

TV shows

A Moody Christmas

Every year at Christmas, Dan Moody leaves London to brave the dysfunctional escapades of his overbearing family back home in Australia.

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change

BoJack Horseman Christmas Special

It’s Christmas, and BoJack wants nothing to do with it. Then Todd shows up with a giant candy cane and an old “Horsin’ Around” Christmas episode. Will Arnett & Alison Brie's voices

Outnumbered: Christmas 2009

Burglars visit the Brockmans for the holidays, which proves to be the least of the family's worries on an eventful Boxing Day

Outnumbered: Christmas 2011

The Brockmans hope to get away for the holiday, but Granddad's sudden illness - and trip to the worst hospital ever - threatens their plans

The Royle Family: Christmas Special 2000

When the Royles are bloated with Christmas turkey, Barbara is wondering what to feed her future in-laws, who are vegeterians.

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The Royle Family: The New Sofa

After a two-year absence, The Royles return to television for a festive holiday special - and for the first time, Denise is cooking Christmas dinner.

Black Adder's A Christmas Carol

In this twist on the classic holiday tale, a visit from the Spirit of Christmas persuades a kindly Victorian shopkeeper to give meanness a try.

A Russell Peters ChristmasAlready on Netflix Inspired by the variety shows of the 1970s "A Russell Peters Christmas" is a sweet, silly, sentimental and, most of all, funny Christmas Special. Michael Bublé, Pamela Anderson

Knowing Me, Knowing Yule

Alan Patridge's Christmas spectacular boasts an interview with a golfer who was struck by lightning and the world's largest Christmas cracker.

Ricardo O'Farrill - Abrazo Navideño

The expressive Ricardo O'Farrill uses his astute comedic sensibilities to tease Cristmas traditions, and not even Santa Claus escapes unscathed.

Trailer Park Boys - Live at the North Pole

Bubble's plan to spread the true meaning of Christmas is dashed by Julian's wish to cash in on the holiday and Ricky's quest to meet the real Santa.

Mariah Carey's Merriest Christmas

Pop music superstar Mariah Carey hosts this all-star holiday celebration with special guests and a celebrity reading of "The Night Before Christmas"

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A Very Murray Christmas

Bill Murray rounds up an all-star cast for an evening of music, mischief and barroom camaraderie in this irreverent twist on holiday variety shows

Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special

After Santa tells him he needs 75,000 new babies by Christmas to meet toy supply, Michael Bolton hosts a telethon to inspire the world to make love. Michael Bolton, Adam Scott, Brooke Shields

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December 1

StoryBots Christmas

When Bo mistakenly thinks that her friends don't like her gifts, she heads to the North Pole to ask Santa for help making better presents. She learns along the way that Christmas is about far more than just the toys. Ed Asner guest stars as Santa Claus.

December 6

DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays

Oh takes it upon himself to introduce Christmas joy to his fellow Boovs. Unfortunately, his well-meaning mission nearly destroys the city. Trolls Holiday Special

The Magic Snowflake

Young Nicolas agrees to do Santa’s work for one year. But the stress of the job threatens the boy’s sense of joy – and Christmas itself.

Arthur Christmas

At Santa Claus’s super-secret toy-making facility, Mr.Claus entrusts his son, Arthur, to carry out an ultra-important Christmas mission. James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Bill Nighy (voices)

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Bob's Broken Sleigh

An overly eager elf improves Santa's sleigh, but when he crash lands far from home, three odd critters pitch in to send him back to the North Pole

Caillou's Holiday Movie

Join Caillou in this animated adventure as he helps his dad shovel snow, learns about the holidays of other cultures and makes gifts for his family

The Legend of Frosty the SnowmanAlready on Netflix The mayor of Evergreen dismisses magic as nonsense, but when Frosty the Snowman blows through town, he shows the local children that magic is real. Stars Burt Reynold (voice)

Santa's Apprentice

Young orphan Nicolas learns how to guide a sleigh, slide down chimneys and other duties he'll need when he becomes the next Santa Claus

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Casper's Haunted Christmas

Casper faces getting into a heap of trouble with the king of the ghosts unless he frightens at least one person before Christmas Day

My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas

After accidentally breaking the special candy cane which guides Santa Claus to Ponyville, Minty heads to the North Pole to set things right

Timmy Time: Timmy's Christmas Surprise

When Timmy and his friends get snowed in at the nursery on Christmas Eve, Osbourne and Harriet make the best of it by creating a yuletide atmosphere

A Very Pink Christmas

Pink Panther and Big Nose establish rival Christmas tree businesses to make enough money to purchase a mutually coveted luxury car

The Koala Brothers: Outback Christmas

Sad that their friend, Penny, can't make it to their holiday party, Frank and Buster take an adventure-filled trip to the North Pole to bring her back

Power Rangers Super Samurai: Stuck on Christmas

The Samurai Rangers get stuck in the Megazord's cockpit on Christmas Eve when it breaks down. Can the Rangers get out in time for Christmas?

Power Rangers: Megaforce: The Robo Knight Before Christmas

Robo Knight learns the meaning of Christmas from a group of children when he is mistaken for a donated Christmas toy and is shipped to a foreign land

Power Rangers Samurai: Christmas Together, Friends Forever

On Christmas Eve, as the teens at Shiba House reflect on their first year together, they get an unexpected lesson on the true spirit of Christmas

Shrek Stories

Shrek celebrates a busy Christmas and a spooky Halloween , Puss in Boots is captured by soldiers, and the kingdom hosts a singing competition

Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz (voices)

Happy Holidays from Madagascar

Madagascar goes wild with holiday spirit in this set of Valentine's Day and Christmas-themed tales featuring everyone's favorite animal characters. Ben Stiller (voice)

Santa Pac's Merry Berry Day

Pac aims to keep Berry Day the happiest day ever by unraveling a curious mystery about his parents and thwarting Betrayus's plan to capture Santa Pac.

DreamWorks Holiday Classics

Join your DreamWorks friends for these four holiday specials, featuring Shrek and Donkey, Hiccup and Toothless, and the wacky animals from Madagascar. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer (voices)

Musical Pee-wee’s Playhouse: Christmas Special

Amid an avalanche of stars, Pee-wee straps on his ice skates and glides into the holiday season with Christmas cards, carols… and Charo. Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey

The Wiggles: Go, Santa, Go!

Join the Wiggles as they help Santa and his elves get ready for Christmas in this special filled with singing, dancing and holiday cheer.

Netflix listings correct at time of publishing.


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