10 Best Holiday Movies to Stream This Season

It’s that time of year again – the holiday season is upon us, and with it comes all the joy, cheer, and (of course) holiday movies. While there are plenty of options to choose from, we’ve rounded up a list of the most memorable holiday movies to watch this season. So grab some hot cocoa, snuggle up on the couch, and get ready for some festive film fun.

  1. “A Christmas Carol” – This classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his journey to redemption never fails to bring a smile to our faces. Whether you’re a fan of the original Charles Dickens novel or the various film adaptations, this heartwarming story is a must-watch during the holidays. Bonus points if you can recite the “Bah, humbug!” line by heart.
  2. “Love Actually” – This ensemble romantic comedy follows the intertwining love stories of various characters in the weeks leading up to Christmas. From the iconic “To Me, You Are Perfect” scene to the heart-wrenching ending, “Love Actually” is a feel-good holiday movie that will have you laughing, crying, and falling in love all over again.
  3. “Elf” – If you’re in need of a good laugh during the holiday season, look no further than “Elf.” Will Ferrell’s hilarious portrayal of Buddy, a human raised by elves at the North Pole, is sure to bring a smile to your face. Plus, who can resist a good “Santa, I Know Him!” sing-along?
  4. “It’s a Wonderful Life” – This classic holiday film follows the story of George Bailey, a man who is shown by an angel what life would have been like if he had never been born. It’s a heartwarming tale of love, family, and the importance of cherishing the life we have. Plus, who doesn’t love a good “every time a bell rings” moment?
  5. The Polar Express” – If you’re in the mood for some holiday magic, “The Polar Express” is the perfect choice. With stunning animation and an enchanting story about a boy’s journey to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, this movie is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Plus, the “Hot Chocolate” song will have you singing along in no time.
  6. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” – No holiday movie list is complete without this classic animated film featuring everyone’s favorite lovable loser, Charlie Brown. From the iconic Charlie Brown tree to the heartwarming message about the true meaning of Christmas, this movie is a must-watch for all ages.
  7. “Home Alone” – This holiday classic follows the misadventures of young Kevin McCallister as he accidentally gets left behind when his family goes on vacation. From the iconic “shave and a haircut” scene to the hilarious antics of the Wet Bandits, “Home Alone” is a hilarious holiday movie that never gets old.
  8. “The Grinch” – Whether you’re a fan of the original animated film or the more recent live-action adaptation, “The Grinch” is a must-watch holiday movie. From the catchy “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” song to the heartwarming message about the true meaning of Christmas, this movie is sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
  9. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” – If you’re in need of a good laugh during the holidays, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” is the perfect choice. First of all, it has an all-star cast led by the hilarious Chevy Chase as the bumbling Clark Griswold. The movie is full of laughs as Clark tries to create the perfect holiday for his family, but everything goes awry thanks to his wacky extended family and various mishaps. The movie is also heartwarming, as it touches on the importance of family and the holiday spirit. Plus, who doesn’t love the iconic scene of Clark’s Christmas lights going haywire and turning the entire neighborhood into a colorful spectacle? All in all, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a must-watch for any holiday movie lover.
  10. “Miracle on 34th Street” This classic movie follows the story of Kris Kringle, a man who claims to be the real Santa Claus. When he is hired to play Santa at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, he becomes an overnight sensation and inspires people to believe in the magic of Christmas. But when Kris is put on trial for his beliefs, it’s up to a little girl named Susan to prove that he really is Santa. This heartwarming tale is sure to bring a smile to your face and fill you with holiday cheer.

With so many memorable holiday movies to choose from, it can be tough to decide which one to watch first. But no matter which one you choose, they’re sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

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