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10 films to watch on netflix this Christmas

From your favorite classics to festive romantic comedies, these are the movies to get you in the holiday spirit.


White Christmas(1954)

When four performers arrive at Columbia Inn during the Christmas season and there’s not a speck of snow, they stage a musical to encourage guests to visit the rural Vermont town. Bing Crosby, Danny Kane, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen star in this classic holiday musical, which features music by the legendary Irving Berlin.


Frosty the Snowman(1969)

An animated Christmas classic perfect for your kids. After a magician visits their school, a group of students build a snowman that comes to life when they place the magician’s hat on his head.


Miracle on 34th Street(1994)

When Kris Kringle spies the Cole’s Department Store Santa Claus drinking heavily before the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, he’s outraged. The store then chooses Kris to stand in for Saint Nick, and he becomes an overnight sensation, until he begins to claim he’s actually Santa Claus.


You’ve Got Mail(1998)

When Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) and Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) meet in an anonymous chat room, it’s love at first type. But offline, the two are fierce business rivals, as Kelly’s neighborhood children’s bookstore is dominated by Fox’s superstore for bargain books.



When Jonathan (John Cusack) and Sara (Kate Beckinsale) meet in Bloomingdale’s while trying to buy the same item for Christmas, they feel an instant attraction. Sara expresses that if it’s true love, fate will bring them back together.


Love Actually(2003)

It’s Christmastime in London, and we’re experiencing it from all points of view: with the Prime Minister, with a has-been rockstar, through the relationship between a grieving father and his step-son and within a sticky love triangle. The ensemble cast includes Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Bill Nighy, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman and Keira Knightley in this film directed by Richard Curtis.


Happy Christmas(2014)

When a reckless 20-something moves in with her older brother and his wife in their Chicago home, she and her friend shake up their normal lifestyle. Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Joe Swanberg and Lena Dunham star in this film.



In this modern version of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, Bill Murray plays a grumpy television executive who’s haunted by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Carol Kane and Michael J. Pollard also star.


Ernest Saves Christmas(1988)

Follow Jim Varney’s classic character, Ernest P. Worrell, as he ventures to find a replacement for an aging and forgetful Santa Claus.


Christmas with the Kranks(2004)

What happens when the neighborhood’s most festive family decides to skip Christmas? Mass chaos, that’s what. Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis star in this holiday film based on John Grisham’s novel Skipping Christmas.