8 of the best Christmas films to watch on Netflix right now

And no, it's not too early...

It's that time of year again, and what better way to get into the festive spirit than to settle down with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy a cracking Christmas film?

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Thanks to Netflix, there's an abundance of options that will have you singing carols and putting up the tree in no time. Here's our pick of the best to get you started…

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Falling for Christmas

This fun rom-com marks Lindsay Lohan's long-awaited return to acting - so we simply had to include it in the round-up. Starring alongside Glee star Chord Overstreet, Lindsay plays a newly engaged heiress who suffers from amnesia after a skiing accident and finds herself in the care of a handsome cabin owner. 

Lindsay Lohan stars in the film

Holidate

This heartwarming rom-com is a great watch. Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey star as Sloane and Jackson – two people just looking for someone to spend the holidays with.

After agreeing to be each other's "holidate", the two assure themselves they don't have feelings for each other but soon things change.

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The Holiday

How could we not? We never fail to watch this classic every year and are always pleased when it lands on the streaming platform. Jude Law, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet and festive fun, what more could you want?

Jude Law and Cameron Diaz in The Holiday

The Princess Switch

Vanessa Hudgens stars as the Duchess of Montenaro who decides to switch places with a "commoner" from Chicago who looks just like her. This fun and light-hearted movie came out in 2018 and usually trends on the streaming website around Christmas, so it's clearly popular. And if the rom-com leaves you wanting more, then there are two more films to enjoy in this trilogy!

Vanessa Hudgens in The Princess Switch

A Bad Moms Christmas Film

If you're after something a little more grown-up and less cheesy, A Bad Moms Christmas Film could be the one for you. Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn all feature in this hilariously raunchy film that follows the original title, but with a holiday twist.

Mila Kunis and co. are back for a Christmas version of their comedy series

How the Grinch Stole Christmas  

It would be rude not to include this Christmas classic, which is guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained for almost two hours. Jim Carrey voices the iconic Dr. Seuss character as the grumpy resident of Whoville who sets out to ruin Christmas.

Jim Carrey voices The Grinch

Nativity

The whole Nativity movie series is available on the streaming service, but why not start at the beginning? The 2009 film stars Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen and will leave you in stitches and warm your heart at the same time.

Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen in Nativity

A Family Reunion Christmas

The hilarious McKellen family are back for a Christmas special to spread joy, laughter and celebrate the meaning of family.

Catch up with the McKellan family in this festive flick

Starring Tia Mowry-Hardict and Loretta Devine, you'll be entertained and uplifted at the same time.

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