15 Movies on Netflix to Get You in the Holiday Mood

20th October, 2020

Grab a seat and some cake; it’s that time of the year again! Here are 15 enjoyable holiday movies to keep you entertained this festive season.

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Since 'tis the season to be jolly, why not wash away your pandemic blues with whole lotta films? After all, Santa seems to have come early this year, as Netflix has already filled its digital stocking to the brim with a slate of holiday-themed movies and shows. On that note, we bring you a treasure trove of cheesy classics, feel-good films, and new Netflix originals. So, what are you waiting for? Snuggle up with your family and start your holiday with a movie marathon!

1. Krisha

It’s Thanksgiving, and Krisha Fairchild has been reunited with her family after ten years. That should ideally be cause for celebration, but there’s something wrong with Krisha, and nobody is really sure what it is. We think it’s time to start the festive season on a spooky note. Post credits - @tonyahawkinsfilm

2. Fun Mom Dinner

Four mothers, who don't have much in common, decide to go for a "fun mom dinner." One thing leads to another, and the night takes an unexpected turn. Watch this movie if you’re knee-deep in mom duty and need a much-deserved break. Post credits - @owenvaccaro

3. The Princess Switch

Holiday movies need a smidge of craziness, and this Netflix Original has that in plenty. The film, starring Vanessa Hudgens, tells the story of two lookalikes, a duchess and an ordinary woman, who decide to switch places for a couple of days. What follows is beyond hilarious! Post credits - @entertainment.obsessed

4. Midnight at the Magnolia

What more do you want from a family movie than humor, great acting, and a simple story? Maggie Quinn and Jack Russo are local radio hosts and lifelong friends who pretend to be a couple in the hopes of getting their show syndicated. If you’re looking for a cliche, romantic movie, this one's for you. Post credits - @reviewerrana

5. New Year’s Eve

This movie celebrates love, hope, and second chances. People from different walks of life embark on a journey to find happiness on New Year's Eve. As the story unravels and sheds light on their individual experiences, we realize how these strangers’ lives are somehow intertwined. Post credits - @vancecollectibles

6. Just Go With It

Danny asks his assistant, Katherine, to go on a trip with him and pose as his ex-wife to cover up a lie. Along with Danny’s fake children, the trio heads to Hawaii and finds themselves in situations they didn't anticipate. Post credits - @jenholicc

7. Ralph Breaks the Internet

Feel-good movies are always welcome, and what better way to end your day than watch a Disney classic? Ralph and Vanellope, who’re best friends, find themselves in an unexpected situation when they enter the Internet through a Wi-Fi router. Post credits - @wreckitralph

8. Mary Poppins Returns

If you are up for a family movie that has magic and fantasy in spades, Mary Poppins Returns is the one for you. How can one say no to that? Emily Blunt stars as the charismatic nanny Mary Poppins who returns to the Banks and embarks on a magical adventure with them. Post credits - @marypoppinsreturns

9. Drunk Parents

We’ve all had money problems, but Frank and Nancy Teagarten decide to deal with their financial woes in an unusual way. They get drunk and hatch a plan—they may or may not regret—to ensure no one finds out about their situation. Post credits - @alecbaldwininsta

10. A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish

Christmas is a magical time for everyone, especially Katherine, an aspiring singer living her Cinderella story. Katherine takes up a job at the mall in the hopes of making her dreams come true. Alas, her evil stepmother and stepsisters try everything in their power to sabotage her efforts. However, things start to look good when Prince Charming, aka Santa, enters the scene. Post credits - @kilafilm

11. Holiday in the Wild

Kate goes on an African adventure after her husband confesses that he no longer loves her. On the trip, she befriends Derek, and the two fall in love while spending time in the wild. Unfortunately, Kate has to go back to her son, and the couple has to figure out a way to stay together. Post credits - @hallmarkpodcast.

12. Holidate

Do you hate the holidays simply because you’re always single on one? Don’t worry; you’re not alone! Sloane and Jackson despise the festive season, as their families judge them for not having dates. Fed up with the constant pity looks and nagging, the two strangers decide to become each other's holidates. Post credits - @holidate_netflix.

13. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

What's Christmas without a Home Alone marathon? It's time to embark on a journey with Kevin, who ends up in New York alone and bumps into his old nemeses. Post credits - @home_alone_2

14. Hubie Halloween

As if we need a reason to watch another Adam Sandler movie! Hubie Dubois, the lead character, is often mocked by kids and adults alike. Halloween gives him the chance to be a real hero when he helps solve a murder case. Post credits - @hubiehalloween
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