What Are The Best Christmas Films on Netflix Australia Right Now? [Updated]

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?

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best Christmas movies on Netflix Australia as of today (16th December 2018):

1) Hector
New on Netflix Rating: 77.25%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 26m
Genre: Critically-acclaimed Films, British Films, Dramas, Social Issue Dramas
En route to London for an annual Christmas meet-up with friends, homeless Scotsman Hector attempts to reconnect with the family he left behind.
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2) Angela’s Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 77%
Year: 2018
Duration: 30m
Genre: Animation, Children & Family Films, Films based on children’s books
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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3) The Princess Switch
New on Netflix Rating: 73.67%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Romantic Films, Romantic Dramas, Dramas
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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4) Gremlins
New on Netflix Rating: 73.6%
Year: 1984
Duration: 1hr 46m
Genre: Hollywood Films, Critically-acclaimed Films, Comedies, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Horror Films, Horror Comedy, Monster Films
A man brings home a cute creature as a Christmas present for his son that spawns a horrifying army of devilish — and dangerous — little beasts.
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5) The Spirit of Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 71.67%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 31m
Genre: Romantic Films, Romantic Dramas, Dramas
As Christmas approaches, attorney Kate Jordan travels to Vermont to oversee the sale of an inn, where she falls for a handsome but cursed ghost.
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6) Elf
New on Netflix Rating: 71.2%
Year: 2003
Duration: 1hr 36m
Genre: Hollywood Films, 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) Dear Santa
New on Netflix Rating: 70.67%
Year: 2011
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Films
Finding a letter mailed to Santa by a girl asking for a new wife for her daddy, twentysomething Crystal sets out to make the girl’s wishes come true.
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8) The Good Witch’s Gift
New on Netflix Rating: 70%
Year: 2010
Duration: 1hr 24m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Dramas
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.
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9) I’ll Be Home for Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 69%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 28m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Crime Films, Crime Dramas, Dramas
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.
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10) Love Actually
New on Netflix Rating: 68.6%
Year: 2003
Duration: 2hr 14m
Genre: Award-winning Films, Critically-acclaimed Films, Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Films, British Films
This ensemble comedy is a charming treatise on romance, telling 10 intertwining London love stories, leading up to a climax on Christmas Eve.
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11) Angel of Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 68%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 28m
Genre: Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Films, Romantic Films based on a book
While researching a family heirloom, a jilted news staffer uncovers the ornament’s magical past and meets someone special, perhaps not by coincidence.
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12) A Wish for Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 67%
Year: 2016
Duration: 1hr 24m
Genre: Romantic Films, Romantic Dramas, Dramas
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?
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13) The Christmas Chronicles
New on Netflix Rating: 66.33%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 44m
Genre: Hollywood Films, Action Comedies, 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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14) Once Upon a Holiday
New on Netflix Rating: 66.33%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Films
A princess runs away from her royal 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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15) A Christmas Prince
New on Netflix Rating: 66%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Romantic Films, Romantic Dramas, Dramas
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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16) Angels in the Snow
New on Netflix Rating: 66%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 30m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Dramas, Dramas based on a book
A bickering couple takes their children on a Christmas vacation and gets a lesson in love and respect after giving shelter to a stranded family.
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17) The Polar Express
New on Netflix Rating: 65.8%
Year: 2004
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Hollywood Films, Critically-acclaimed Films, Animation, Children & Family Films, Films based on children’s books
In this warm-hearted tale, a young boy’s faith in the holiday spirit is revived after he makes his way by train to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
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18) A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
New on Netflix Rating: 64%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Romantic Films, Romantic Dramas, Dramas
A year after helping Richard secure the crown, Amber returns to Aldovia to plan their wedding. But her simple tastes clash with royal protocol.
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19) The Holiday Calendar
New on Netflix Rating: 62.5%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 35m
Genre: Romantic Films, Romantic Dramas, Dramas
A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future — and pointing her toward love.
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20) How Sarah Got Her Wings
New on Netflix Rating: 62.33%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Comedies, Dramas
When a Good Samaritan dies in a pre-Christmas accident, a celestial hitch sends her back to earth as an angel in training to make something right.
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And the runners up…: The Night Before (2015)A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale (2015)Christmas Inheritance (2017)Zipi & Zape y la Isla del Capitan (2016)Almost Christmas (2016)Uncle Nick (2015)Christmas With A View (2018)Power Rangers: Megaforce: The Robo Knight Before Christmas (2013)Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays (2017)

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