What Are The Best Christmas Films on Netflix Australia Right Now? (21st December 2021)

Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service but as we approach Christmas many people like to get a little festive and just how do you know which Christmas films are worth watching? Well, here are the top 20 festive films on Netflix Australia (according to our unique rating system) – why not take a look and let us know which are your favourites?

For a full list of all the Christmas films and TV shows visit: Christmas on Netflix Australia

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best Christmas movies on Netflix Australia as of today (20th December 2021):

1) Carol
New on Netflix Rating: 83.75%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 58m
Genre: LGBTQ Films, Films Based on Books, Dramas, Romantic Films
In the 1950s, a glamorous married woman and an aspiring photographer embark on a passionate, forbidden romance that will forever change their lives.
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2) Tokyo Godfathers
New on Netflix Rating: 80.25%
Year: 2003
Duration: 1hr 31m
Genre: Japanese, Social Issue Dramas, LGBTQ Films, Anime Dramas, Anime Feature Films
After finding an abandoned baby on Christmas Eve, three homeless people go in search of the child’s parents, meeting a host of oddballs along the way.
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3) Alien Xmas
New on Netflix Rating: 76.33%
Year: 2020
Duration: 42m
Genre: Family Features, Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films
A young elf mistakes a tiny alien for a Christmas gift, not knowing her new plaything has plans to destroy Earth’s gravity — and steal all the presents.
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4) Arthur Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 75.4%
Year: 2011
Duration: 1hr 37m
Genre: British, Family Features, Children & Family Films, Comedies
At Santa Claus’s super-secret toy-making facility, Mr. Claus entrusts his son, Arthur, to carry out an ultra-important Christmas mission.
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5) Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
New on Netflix Rating: 72.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 2hr 4m
Genre: Musicals, Kids’ Music, Family Features, Children & Family Films, Music & Musicals
Decades after his trusted apprentice betrayed him, a once-joyful toymaker finds new hope when his kind and curious granddaughter comes into his life.
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6) Elf
New on Netflix Rating: 71.5%
Year: 2003
Duration: 1hr 36m
Genre: Family Features, Children & Family Films, Comedies
Buddy the Elf doesn’t fit in with the other North Pole elves, so he travels to New York to find his real father and spread some Christmas cheer.
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7) Just Another Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 71.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Brazilian, Comedies
Stuck in a time loop where it’s forever Christmas, a family man who hates the holiday starts to learn valuable lessons about what’s important in life.
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8) Bad Santa
New on Netflix Rating: 70.75%
Year: 2003
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Comedies
Criminals Willie and Marcus disguise themselves as Santa Claus and an elf and find work at major department stores with plans of robbing them blind.
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9) Angela’s Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 69.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 30m
Genre: Family Features, Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films
A trip to church with her family on Christmas Eve gives young Angela an extraordinary idea. A heartwarming tale based on a story by Frank McCourt.
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10) Velvet Colección: Grand Finale
New on Netflix Rating: 69.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 22m
Genre: Spanish, Dramas, Romantic Films
During Christmas 1969, the impending sale of Velvet reunites past and present staff in Madrid for fond remembrances, second chances and new beginnings.
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11) The Princess Switch
New on Netflix Rating: 67.67%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Family Features, Children & Family Films, Dramas, Romantic Films
When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.
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12) Angela’s Christmas Wish
New on Netflix Rating: 67.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 47m
Genre: Family Features, Children & Family Films
With her father working far away in Australia, a determined Angela makes a plan — and a heartfelt wish — to reunite her family in time for the holidays.
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13) Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 67%
Year: 2009
Duration: 57m
Genre: Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films
George and the Man in the Yellow Hat are having a merry time counting down to Christmas, but neither can decide what present to give each other.
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14) Gremlins 2: The New Batch
New on Netflix Rating: 67%
Year: 1990
Duration: 1hr 46m
Genre: Comedies, Horror Films
In this inventive sequel, a whole new generation of marauding monsters wreak havoc on the Big Apple, targeting a New York skyscraper.
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15) A Toot-Toot Cory Carson Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 66.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 21m
Genre: Kids’ TV, TV Cartoons, Children & Family Films
When a familiar-looking stranger crashes in without a memory, Cory helps him remember the magic of Christmas to save the holiday for everyone.
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16) A Christmas Prince
New on Netflix Rating: 66%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Family Features, Children & Family Films, Dramas, Romantic Films
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.
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17) The Christmas Chronicles
New on Netflix Rating: 65.25%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 44m
Genre: Family Features, Children & Family Films, Comedies
After accidentally crashing Santa’s sleigh, a brother and sister pull an all-nighter to save Christmas with a savvy, straight-talking St. Nick.
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18) A Christmas Gift from Bob
New on Netflix Rating: 64.5%
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: British, Family Features, Films Based on Real Life, Films Based on Books, Children & Family Films, Dramas
A struggling street performer and his rescue cat, Bob, find the true meaning of family when an animal-control team tries to separate them at Christmas.
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19) The Knight Before Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 63.67%
Year: 2019
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Romantic Comedies, Family Features, Children & Family Films, Comedies, Romantic Films
Medieval magic sends a 14th-century knight to modern-day Ohio, where he falls for a high school science teacher who’s disillusioned by love.
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20) Single All The Way
New on Netflix Rating: 63.67%
Year: 2021
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Romantic Comedies, LGBTQ Films, Comedies, Romantic Films
Peter asks his best friend to pose as his boyfriend on a Christmas visit home, but their plan — and feelings — change when his family plays matchmaker.
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And the runners up…: The Night Before (2015)Let It Snow (2019)As the Light Goes Out (2014)A Very Country Christmas (2017)A California Christmas (2020)A Giant Jack Christmas (2020)The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)The Princess Switch: Switched Again (2020)A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (2019)Zipi & Zape y la Isla del Capitan (2016)

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