The Best Disney Christmas Movies on Disney Plus

The Best Disney Christmas Movies on Disney Plus

As fans of Disney, we are movie fanatics! And at Christmastime, since there are over 50 holiday films we love to watch, we thought we’d make a list of our favorite Disney Christmas Movies. And of course, there is always the Best Disney Channel Christmas Episodes List for mini-breaks throughout the season, when we don’t have the time for a movie night. So many holiday favorites, and so little time. Thankfully you can find many of these Christmas Movies on Disney Plus, Netflix, and Amazon. Of course, add in all those addicting Holiday Hallmark movies and just plan on not sleeping (or working) for the holiday season. Here’s our movie lineup and everywhere you can find all your favorite Christmas movies this holiday season.

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The Best Disney Christmas Movies on Disney Plus

So really, we love that this post is combing our absolute two favorite things ever! Disney and Christmas!!! While there are a few movies we watch religiously and sometimes multiple times during the holiday season we have a few absolute favorites. If you’re looking for a less ambitious list then check out our previously shared in our Disney Christmas Movie Night post. And if you’re ready to really get settled in for the holiday season, check out the Family Christmas Movie Bingo Cards to keep on hand while you watch your favorites! If you don’t have Disney Plus or are debating, be sure to read our Is Disney Plus Worth It? post.

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Disney Christmas Movies for the Family

If you’re looking to build your Christmas Movie Collection at home you can grab a DVD of your favorites to watch over and over again, without the need to buy streaming every December! That said a Christmas Disney+ purchase for one month may be totally in your best interest, so that you have everything at your fingertips through the season. Our best advice? Buy Disney Plus right after Thanksgiving, that way you have access to all the Disney Christmas shows you could want for about 30 days. That includes hard-to-find movies like Mickey’s Magical Christmas, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, and Mickey’s Christmas Carol!

Here are our favorite Disney Christmas Movies on Disney Plus for the Holidays. You can check out the entire list on Amazon in our shop too! Just head to our Disney Christmas Movie List on Amazon for where to grab them all. 

12 Dates of Christmas-REMOVED from Disney Plus

Love Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day? Then 12 Dates of Christmas is just what you’re looking for. This cute Christmas movie for Disney Grown Ups is all about learning the true meaning of Christmas.

Babes in Toyland

While there have been many variations of Babes in Toyland we like the one from 1961 best. Featuring Mouseketeer Annette Funicello, Tommy Sands, and Ed Wynn, this live-action Disney classic is a mix of all the stories we know from Mother Goose. Fantastic songs and a dreamy Christmas wedding make this a very fun holiday watch.  

Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Christmas

Let’s face it, if you watched Beauty and Beast as a kid, this little Christmas movie can really take you back! Beauty and the Beast The Enchanted Christmas is a little romance-y, featuring the Beast learning a lesson and Belle in her Christmas outfit! What more could you ask for in a Christmas cartoon for the holidays? 

Disney Channel Holiday Episodes

We can never get enough of the Disney Channel Christmas Shows, so when we saw this little lineup of our favorite Disney Channel Holiday shows on DVD, we were sold! We’re also sharing all the Disney Channel Episodes for Christmas on Disney Plus if you’ve migrated from the DVD player. 

Disney’s A Christmas Carol

A few years ago during Jim Carey’s heyday, Disney made A Disney Christmas Carol featuring our favorite funny Hollywood actor as the voice of Scrooge himself. Fun facial expressions and great music make this spin on A Christmas Carol a great way to introduce kids to Charles Dicken’s most important holiday story. 

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Duck the Halls | Mickey Mouse Merry and Scary Holiday Collection

We LOVE the new Mickey shorts that have been part of the Disney Channel and now Disney Plus over the last few years. So when we saw that both a Disney Halloween Episode and a Christmas Episode were available to add to our Disney Holiday Movie lineup, oh boy! The Halloween episode, The Scariest Story,  in this set is fun and a little spooky, but the Christmas Episode, Duck the Halls, is why you should own this DVD. Or add Mickey Mouse: Merry and Scary to your digital collection. Duck the Halls follows Donald Duck reluctant to migrate with his fellow birds so that he can stay back and experience Christmas. What ensues is a hilarious, very hilarious, story with fun songs, anecdotes, and of course another great Christmas lesson. An absolute must-see show. Both are on Disney Plus. 

Eloise at Christmastime-REMOVED from Disney Plus

Absolutely one of our favorite films for the holidays, this holiday classic featuring Julie Andrews as Nanny, puts Eloise at Christmastime at the top of our list of things to watch and re-watch. If you haven’t seen this one yet- make the time! There’s a Christmas romance, funny moments, a few holiday lessons, and even a Christmas surprise that makes it all worthwhile. 

Have Yourself a Goofy Little Christmas-REMOVED from Disney Plus

This classic throwback is for fans of Goof Troop when Goofy was at his Disney Dad best. This Christmas cartoon is a favorite. Another fun show to just add to your Christmas afternoon watchlist Have Yourself a Goofy Little Christmas gives your Christmas vacation a little extra cheer. 

Home Alone –REMOVED from Disney Plus

Now on Disney Plus thanks to the Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, Home Alone is another Christmas classic we simply cannot get enough of. Eight years Kevin McAllister brings in the big (toy) guns when he’s left home alone on accident over the Christmas holiday as his family flies off to Paris. He takes on grown-up responsibilities as his mother tries to get back to him through the nightmare that is holiday travel. But Kevin knows what he is doing and can fend off the bad guys trying to rob his house, like nobody’s business. Check out our Home Alone Movie Night. 

I’ll be Home for Christmas

Nothing says Christmas like Jonathan Taylor Thomas. In this holiday road trip film from Los Angeles to New York, I’ll Be Home For Christmas combines all sorts of family obligations and a Porsche bribe if our hero can make it home for Christmas Dinner. While this film won’t be an annual must-see in your Christmas arsenal you can still find lessons of the season in this Disney Christmas flick. 

Jingle All the Way- Removed from Disney Plus

A classic Christmas film, about the lengths a father will go through to get this year’s hot toy for his son. We LOVE this film for the Sinbad and Arnold Schwarzenegger chemistry, and all those Christmas feels. Funny, family-friendly, and completely relatable. Except for the part with the black-market Santas of course. Grab Jingle all the Way on Amazon Prime Video or DVD. 

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

Are you wondering where to watch Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas? This compilation of three Mickey Mouse Christmas tales, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas includes Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas featuring Huey, Dewey, and Louie reliving the Christmas over and over ( until they get it right). In A Very Goofy Christmas Goofy tackles the Santa Claus problem with his son Max. And in Mickey & Minnie’s Gift Of The Magi, we see this classic Christmas story of selflessness during the holiday with our favorite character. You can grab Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas on Amazon Prime as well. 

Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Absolutely our favorite version of A Christmas Carol, Mickey’s Christmas Carol is done in the classic Disney animation style, with sepia credits and a beautiful musical score. This is a must-see Disney Christmas film, featuring all your favorite Disney characters. With Mickey as Bob Cratchit and Scrooge McDuck himself as Ebenezer Scrooge. Add in Jiminy Cricket as the Ghost of Christmas Past and Goofy as Marley and you’ll be struck by the stories, the characters, and songs. Filled with Christmas Lessons this holiday show is perfect for kids young and old and grown-ups too. 

Mickey’s Magical Christmas Snowed in at the House of Mouse

Mickey’s Magical Christmas is NOT on Disney Plus, but you can buy it from Amazon through the link if you’re hoping to see it in its entirety. That said parts of Mickey’s Magical Christmas are on Disney Plus. This is what you need to know. Mickey’s Magical Christmas was a direct-to-video film back in the day and includes Pluto’s Christmas Tree ( 1952), and Mickey’s Christmas Carol( 1983), Both of these Disney Christmas shows are on Disney Plus, just separately. The other two shorts included in this movie are Donald on Ice ( 1999), and The Nutcracker ( 1999), but neither of these are available on Disney Plus. 

Mickey Saves Christmas

This short feature follows Mickey and Friends as they have to help Santa save Christmas. When Mickey gets too distracted decorating he forgets about Pluto and inadvertently causes Santa to crash his sleigh and lose all the presents! With time running out, our favorite groups of friends learn the true meaning of Christmas. Perfect for toddlers and younger children. 

Miracle on 34th Street ( 1947, 1994)

The original Miracle on 34th Street, featuring Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Wood, Maureen O’Hara, and John Payne is as classic Christmas as it gets! Absolutely a must-watch for the holidays this black and white Christmas classic is on Disney Plus and is exactly what you need for holiday nostalgia.The remake in the 90s is also well worth the watch with an amazing and heart-wrenching performance by Richard Attenborough. 

A Muppets Christmas Letters To Santa

As a homage to the United States Postal Service back in 2008, the Muppets embark on trying to get an important Christmas letter to Santa before Christmas arrives! With Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, and Uma Thurman alongside our favorite troupe, A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa combines all the fun and challenges of the holiday rush with the lessons of Christmas. We love love love this movie as an afternoon flick to watch while baking. 

The Muppets Christmas Carol

Probably the most popular Muppets Christmas Movie is The Muppet Christmas Carol.  Michael Caine stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this musical re-telling of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. With ghosts following Scrooge through the past, present, and future to teach important life lessons, we love the extra humor we get from Miss Piggy as Mrs. Cratchit and Gonzo as Charles Dickens himself. This is a classic holiday film we watch every year and have even made a Muppets Christmas shirt to match for your next Muppets Christmas Movie Night or watch party.


Oh my garland! Noelle is on Disney Plus and is definitely worth the watch! If you have not yet gotten Disney+, now is the time so you can make sure you get access to all the BEST Christmas Movies. Following Noelle as the daughter of Santa Clause, Noelle is great at supporting her brother, Nick, soon to take over as Santa himself. He, on the other hand, has other plans and jets off to Arizona to open a yoga studio. We love the sibling relationship and positivity, and the way to discovering yourself and your true path is always a surprise. A super fun Christmas film filled with magic, gorgeous costumes, and a sunny location to help you feel like you’re on vacation. Grab our Noelle T-shirt to help you get in the spirit!

The Nightmare Before Christmas

This Tim Burton classic is done in stop-motion animation, which makes it simply marvelous to watch. Add in the Pumpkin King of Halloween, wondering if there is something more to life than just spooks and scares and a desire to see what the big deal is about Christmas, and Santa better hold tight to his job! The Nightmare Before Christmas takes a great holiday story twisted with those larger life questions of belonging, and purpose. We love that this tale is beautiful with amazing songs and important revelations that everyone needs to contemplate! Want to make a night of it? Check out our Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Night complete with special drinks and treats. 

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

Definitely one of the kid-focused fun Disney Christmas shows on this list, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure is all about creating traditions of your own that you can look forward to every year! When Anna and Elsa realize they get to create their own future of traditions, Olaf and Sven help to make the season bright. 

One Magic Christmas

A Disney Classic, One Magic Christmas is about the power of believing. Believing in something larger than yourself. This one gets at the heart of Christmas. When mom Ginny is discouraged with her life, an Angel comes and “takes away” everything that she holds dear. It’s soooo difficult to watch, but sooo amazing to see how it all resolves, teaching us that we always already have everything we need. That we’re consistently guided and watched over if only we believe. One Magic Christmas is a super powerful Disney must-see Christmas movie. 

Prep and Landing

Prep and Landing is very fun! And adds a few grown-up problems to keep the adults interested while the kids wonder if Santa is going to get out of this one. A cute story all about being disgruntled about your job. Can you relate or what? And realizing that it means more than you think and makes you who are.  There are three Prep and Landing films. Prep and Landing, Naughty Vs. Nice and Operation Secret Santa. All worth the watch.

Phineas and Ferb A Very Perry Christmas

So if you love Phineas and Ferb, check out Phineas and Ferb: A Very Perry Christmas. Yes, this is a compilation of episodes you may have seen in the series, but are definitely worth the re-watch! This DVD includes Phineas and Ferb’s Christmas Vacation, Interview with a Platypus, Oh there you are Perry, Chez Platypus, Perry lays an Egg, and The Doof Side of the Moon. 

Pluto’s Christmas Tree

Part of the classic Disney Christmas cartoons on Disney Plus, Pluto’s Christmas Tree is a must-see. All about that first day of getting the tree in the house, and decorated! Only to find that Chip and Dale already live in the tree. Pluto is determined to set things right to make a happy Christmas for everyone. 

Recess Christmas: Miracle on 3rd Street-REMOVED from Disney Plus

If you loved Recess as a kid, or as an adult with kids, this film is a compilation of four episodes and extra fun pulled from the original cartoons. Definitely a fun watch for an afternoon of holiday episodes to make time for! Check out the list of Recess Holiday Episodes. As this was recently pulled from Disney Plus you can grab the Recess Christmas Miracle on 3rd Street DVD on Amazon. 

Santa’s Workshop

This classic Disney Christmas cartoon features the man himself, working with his elves to get ready for the holiday as toys are made and come to life. Made in 1932, with classic animation, and music, this is part of the Silly Symphonies Collection. 

Santa Buddies

If you love puppies, be sure to add Santa Buddies to your Christmas Movie Checklist. This one is a classic tale with the fate of Christmas Spirit at stake, and a young pup with a big responsibility to save Christmas, but he just wants to be a normal dog. Sigh…

The Santa Clause 1, 2 and 3

One of the BEST Disney Christmas Movies, the Santa Clause trilogy follows a reluctant toymaker who steps into the role of Santa Clause by accident. The Santa Clause Collection follows his origin story and adventures with his son Charlie. He attempts romance and even goes up against Jack Frost in a fight over Christmas. We watch this several times throughout the season. It’s such fun! Be sure to check out our Santa Clause Movie Marathon for activities, recipes, and a watch party! 

The Small One

This cozy family movie tells the nativity story of a little boy who is forced to sell his beloved donkey. Little does he know that the donkey will play an important role for Mary and Joseph. A beautiful Christmas cartoon to bring the meaning of the season a little closer. 

Snowglobe- REMOVED from Disney Plus

We love the ABC Family Christmas movies and have oh so many fun ones we watch every single year. Snowglobe is a Christmas flick with Christina Milan. This film follows a girl with a big family who dreams of the perfect life she’s seen in her inside a Christmas snow globe. And since wishes do come true, this is a funny, and quirky movie for the holidays!

Snow 1 and 2-REMOVED from Disney Plus

As part of the cute ABC Family Disney Movies, this Christmas Classic is one of our favorites! Snow and Snow 2, follows the journey of the real Santa Claus trying to rescue his reindeer! But a little romance gets in the way. You can grab Snow on Amazon. Or as part of the Snow 1, 2, and Holiday in Handcuffs DVD Triple Pack.

Winnie the Pooh a Very Merry Pooh Year

If you’re looking for a cozy holiday cartoon, watch this one with an early morning breakfast. Winnie the Pooh A Very Merry Pooh Year is a childhood throwback like you wouldn’t believe and totally warrants warm cocoa and pancakes and cozying up on the couch. 

Disney Christmas Specials

In addition to all the main Disney Christmas Movies, and Disney Channel Christmas Episodes there are also Disney Holiday Shorts! 

  • The Simpsons Meet the Bocellis in Feliz Navidad
  • Le pupille
  • From our Family to Yours: The Gift
  • From our Family to Yours: Lola
  • Puppy Hanukkah
  • Ice Age a Mammoth Christmas
  • Once Upon a Snowman
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight- Series

FULL List of Christmas Movies on Disney Plus

Looking for ONLY Movies you can find on Disney Plus (Disney+)? Sign up here for the Disney Plus streaming service if you haven’t already to get access to these Christmas Films during the season. 

  • ‘Twas the Night
  • A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa
  • Arendelle Castle Yule Log
  • Babes in Toyland
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
  • The Christmas Star
  • Christmas…Again?!
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Decorating Disney Holiday Magic
  • Disney’s Fairytale Weddings Holiday Magic
  • Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • Donna Hay Christmas
  • Duck The Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special
  • Ernest Saves Christmas
  • Frozen
  • Frozen 2
  • Full-Court Miracle
  • Godmothered
  • Good Luck Charlie! It’s Christmas
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas Special
  • Hawkeye the Series
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special
  • Home Alone 4
  • Home Alone: The Holiday Heist
  • Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)
  • I’ll Be Home For Christmas
  • Ice Age
  • Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
  • Iron Man 3
  • Jingle All The Way 2
  • Lego Star Wars Holiday Special
  • Mickey & Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas
  • Mickey’s Christmas Carol
  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
  • Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • Noelle
  • Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
  • One Magic Christmas
  • Pluto’s Christmas Tree
  • Prep & Landing
  • Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice
  • Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa (Short)
  • Puppy for Hanukkah
  • Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
  • Santa Buddies
  • Santa Paws
  • Santa Paws 2
  • Santa’s Workshop
  • Snow Buddies
  • The Santa Clause
  • The Santa Clause 2
  • The Santa Clause 3
  • The Santa Clauses
  • The Small One
  • The Ultimate Christmas Present
  • Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • Winnie The Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year

Christmas Movie Marathons on Streaming for Christmas!

New Holiday Movies and shows on our favorite channels can be found here! Check out the links to the BEST Countdown to Christmas Holiday Shows.

Christmas Movie Bingo

And if you’re up for Christmas Movie Bingo then you can grab our Christmas Movie Bingo Cards! Perfect for Christmas games to play all day with all your favorite movies!

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

Christmas Movie Checklist

There you have it! Be sure to grab our Printable Disney Christmas Movie Checklist so you can mark off your favorites as you watch these Disney Favorites throughout the holiday season. And if you’re ready for Disney Channel episodes too, check out the printable in our Best Disney Channel Shows on Disney Plus post. 

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

Our Family Christmas Holiday Movie List

And if you’re looking for even more Christmas movies, we just have to mention our other favorites! We have quite a few that make their way into our Holiday watching every year. Check out our Countdown Calendar of everything we’re watching this season.

Disney Christmas Movies for all your family holiday events! Plus all the new Disney+ Holiday flicks, and where to find all your favorite 25 days till Christmas movies! #25daystillchristmas #disneychristmasmovies #holidaymovies #polkadotpixies


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