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

Netflix have thousands of films available on their streaming service but as we approach the Christmas/Holiday season 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 USA (according to our unique rating system) – why not take a look and let us know which are your favorites?

So, without further ado here are twenty of the best Christmas movies on Netflix USA as of today (15th December 2018):

1) Carol
New on Netflix Rating: 80.6%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 58m
Genre: Critically-acclaimed Films, Dramas, Dramas based on a book, LGBTQ Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Romantic Dramas, LGBTQ Films, Romantic LGBTQ Films
A wealthy married woman and a female department store clerk begin a forbidden affair in the 1950s that leads to both heartache and liberating joy.
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2) Hector
New on Netflix Rating: 77.25%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 26m
Genre: Critically-acclaimed Films, Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, British Films
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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3) 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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4) The Princess Switch
New on Netflix Rating: 73.67%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 41m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Dramas, Romantic 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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5) The Spirit of Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 71.67%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 31m
Genre: Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Films
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) White Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 71%
Year: 1954
Duration: 2hr 0m
Genre: Critically-acclaimed Films, Children & Family Films, Classic Films, Classic Comedies, Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Musicals, Classic Musicals
Two war buddies fall for two sisters and follow the girls to a resort owned by their former commanding officer, who is in danger of losing the place.
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7) Bad Santa
New on Netflix Rating: 70.8%
Year: 2003
Duration: 1hr 39m
Genre: Critically-acclaimed Films, Comedies, Dark Comedies, Late Night Comedies, Cult Films, Cult 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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8) 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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9) Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mickey Mouse
New on Netflix Rating: 69.33%
Year: 2000
Duration: 1hr 1m
Genre: Animation, Children & Family Films, Little Kids, Disney Films, Comedies, Wacky Comedies
After being snowed in, Mickey and a host of his friends throw a Christmas party to help Donald Duck regain his holiday spirit.
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10) Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 69.33%
Year: 2004
Duration: 1hr 6m
Genre: Animation, Children & Family Films, Little Kids, Disney Films
Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and friends celebrate the spirit of the season while Scrooge McDuck humbugs the whole affair in this animated holiday feature.
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11) Love Actually
New on Netflix Rating: 68.6%
Year: 2003
Duration: 2hr 14m
Genre: Critically-acclaimed Films, Comedies, Romantic Comedies, British Films, Romantic 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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12) Christmas Crush
New on Netflix Rating: 68%
Year: 2012
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Films
Twentysomething Georgia pines for her old boyfriend and is thrilled to have a second chance at love when she attends their high school reunion.
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13) Christmas in the Smokies
New on Netflix Rating: 68%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 27m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Films
In the Smoky Mountains, an ambitious woman works to save her family’s historic berry farm as her ex, a country music star, returns to town.
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14) Santa’s Apprentice
New on Netflix Rating: 67.5%
Year: 2010
Duration: 1hr 11m
Genre: Animation, Children & Family Films
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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15) The Christmas Chronicles
New on Netflix Rating: 66.33%
Year: 2018
Duration: 1hr 44m
Genre: 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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16) Magic Snowflake
New on Netflix Rating: 66.33%
Year: 2013
Duration: 1hr 13m
Genre: Animation, Children & Family Films
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.
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17) A Christmas Prince
New on Netflix Rating: 66%
Year: 2017
Duration: 1hr 32m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Dramas, Romantic 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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18) Angels in the Snow
New on Netflix Rating: 66%
Year: 2015
Duration: 1hr 30m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Dramas, Dramas based on a book, Canadian Films
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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19) Get Santa
New on Netflix Rating: 66%
Year: 2014
Duration: 1hr 42m
Genre: Children & Family Films, Comedies, British Films
When Santa gets arrested for trespassing after crashing his sleigh, it’s up to a father-son team to spring him from jail and save Christmas.
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20) Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
New on Netflix Rating: 64.67%
Year: 2009
Duration: 57m
Genre: Animation, Children & Family Films, Films based on children’s books, Little Kids, Animal Tales
George and The Man In The Yellow Hat are having a merry time counting down to Christmas. But neither can decide what to give each other. Will they find the answers before Christmas morning?
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And the runners up…: Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018)Abominable noël (2012)The Holiday Calendar (2018)How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale (2015)Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! (2015)Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure (2011)

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