New Christmas Movies on Disney+, Hulu, Hallmark, and Netflix

New Christmas Movies on Disney+, Hulu, Hallmark, and Netflix

If you’re looking for all the ways to ring in the holiday season, get ready for over 100 New Christmas Movies this year. And that’s not counting all the Best Christmas Movies already on your list. We’re sharing the New Christmas Movies on Hallmark, and New Christmas Movies on Netflix. Along with 2 new  Christmas Movies on Hulu, and some of the best Christmas Movies for Families on Disney Plus. We’re here to help you make some choices on what to watch for Christmas in 2023, and where to watch them. From Christmas romances to mix-ups, to family-friendly Christmas movies, here’s the lineup of New Christmas Movies in 2023 to add to your holiday watchlist! And don’t worry, since you probably don’t want to go broke this season, we’ll share some tips on how to watch Christmas Movies without paying for streaming services too.
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Where to Watch Christmas Movies

There are a lot of new Christmas Movies coming out this year. Luckily, you can watch Christmas Movies on a variety of streaming services, cable, and traditional television stations. The main channels for Christmas Films are Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hallmark, Disney Plus, HBO Max, Hulu, Peacock, Lifetime, and BET. In fact, a subscription to any of these channels gets you ample options for Christmas movies for the holidays. And if you have Amazon Prime, you can often just add a free trial of one of these channels without fully subscribing. If you’re trying to save your money, consider only adding a streaming service for one month, or grab a free trial from those who offer it. 

How to Watch the New Hallmark Christmas Movies without the Hallmark Channel?

If you don’t have cable, then your best bet is to head to Peacock and grab a $6 subscription to the Hallmark Channel. By far the cheapest option in a sea of Live TV rates, at $60 or more on most streaming services. Peacock allows you to watch the Hallmark Countdown to Christmas Movies live and then up to 3 days after they air. 

Which Streaming Services have Free Trials in 2024?

How to Watch Christmas Movies for Free

One of the toughest things these days is to figure out how to watch all the new Christmas movies without paying for more streaming services. Of course, if you’re an annual subscriber to any of these services, then you can just skip to the good stuff of all the new movies below. But, if you’re only paying monthly or wondering if you need to add another streaming for the holidays, here are our best tips for where to watch Christmas Movies in 2023. 

  • Hoopla: This FREE app is hosted by your local library and you only need a library card to access the catalog. Hoopla includes many of the Hallmark and Lifetime films for Christmas. 
    • Hoopla offers the Hallmark Now BingePass; a 7-day loan of the channel catalog. And you are allowed to continue borrowing it for as long as you like. Hallmark Now Movies are released weekly on BingePass. 
  • Amazon Prime Video Trial: Get a $3 dollar 30-Day Trial Subscription to Amazon Prime.
    • Add on Channels for Christmas Movies. Hallmark Movies Now, Max, AMC, Paramount+, BET+, Up Faith and Family, Lifetime. 
      • These channels are sometimes available for .99 cents during Black Friday sales. 
  • Tubi: Watch Christmas Movies for Free on Tubi
  • Peacock: Christmas Movies on Peacock. The basic service is FREE.
  • From the Library: If you have a DVD player, you can also grab all the Christmas movies your heart desires from the local library for FREE. All you need is a library card, and the newest Hallmark Movies are usually available just shortly after they premiere. Check out your local library website for all the details. 
Paul Campbell, Andrew Walker and Tyler Hynes in 2022’s ‘Three Wise Men and a Baby’. PHOTO: BETTINA STRAUSS/HALLMARK

New Christmas Movies on Hallmark Countdown to Christmas

Every year we do a full sweep of all the streaming services we have access to and round up the Hallmark movies we like best. Luckily so many Hallmark Christmas Movies are available on Amazon, Hoopla, and at the library, that we rarely have to pay to watch the ones we like best. In fact, both Amazon Prime and Hoopla have features that allow you to favorite your Hallmark Christmas Movies, and just add to your watchlist so they’re easy to find when you’re ready to watch. But if you’re looking for the New Hallmark Christmas Movies, they’ll be harder to find. Especially since almost all of the services only include Hallmark with Live TV. That said, if you’re hoping to see any of these new Hallmark Movies and you don’t have cable, grab a subscription to the Peacock Hallmark Channel Hub. It’s easy to cancel once the holidays are over and keeps you from cashing in your 401k. So, get ready for some of the best Christmas movies with romance on Hallmark. Here are all the NEW Christmas Movies this year on Hallmark. 

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Checkin’ It Twice

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 20, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Kim Matula, Kevin McGarry
SYNOPSIS: “A journeyman hockey player (McGarry) falls for a real estate agent (Matula) in a career crisis when he’s traded to her hometown and moves into the cottage in her hockey-loving family’s backyard.” A classic Christmas Romance movie filled with fun surprises, and kismet happenings to ring in the season. 

Where Are You, Christmas?

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 21, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Rady, Jim O’Heir, Julie Warner
SYNOPSIS: “Addy (Fonseca) wishes for a year without Christmas and she wakes up in a world of black and white. She must work together with the town mechanic (Rady) to restore Christmas.”

Under the Christmas Sky

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 22, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Ryan Paevey
SYNOPSIS: Under the Christmas Sky. “Kat (Kennedy) is an esteemed astrophysicist, who is scheduled for her first trip into space next year until an accident grounds her. While on leave, coming to terms with the reality that her dream of being an astronaut is over, she volunteers at the local planetarium. There, she is paired up with by-the-book David (Paevey) to work on an exhibit opening right before Christmas. Will the stars align to bring these two together at the holidays?”

Christmas By Design

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 27, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Rebecca Dalton, Jonathan Keltz
SYNOPSIS: Christmas By Design. “A fashion designer (Dalton) gets accepted into a Christmas challenge to create a new holiday-themed collection and not only finds the inspiration for her next line but decides to redesign her approach to what’s most important in life.”

Mystic Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 28, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Jessy Schram, Chandler Massey, Patti Murin, William R. Moses
SYNOPSIS: Mystic Christmas. “Juniper (Schram) travels to Mystic, Conn., during the holidays to work at the rehabilitation center and aquarium. She reconnects with Sawyer (Massey), the owner of the pizza shop.”

Joyeux Noel

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 29, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Jaicy Elliot, Brant Daugherty
SYNOPSIS: Joyeux Noel. “When a romantic painting of a Christmas market captures the imagination of copy editor Lea (Elliot), she is sent to France with pragmatic reporter Mark (Daugherty) to uncover the mystery behind the artist.”

Flipping for Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 3, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Ashley Newbrough, Marcus Rosner
SYNOPSIS: Flipping for Christmas. “It’s almost Christmas when busy realtor Abigail (Newbrough) agrees to help her sister with the ‘simple flip’ of a recently inherited home. Unfortunately, co-beneficiary Bo (Rosner) has other plans in mind.”

Never Been Chris’d

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 4, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Janel Parrish, Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes, Tyler Hynes
SYNOPSIS: Never Been Chris’d. “Home for the holidays, BFFs Naomi (Parrish) and Liz (Lamothe-Kipnes) reconnect with high school crush Chris Silver (Hynes). A complex love triangle forms, forcing them to take stock of their lives and find the value of friendship.”

The Santa Summit

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 5, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Hunter King, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Amy Groening, Stephanie Sy
SYNOPSIS: The Santa Summit. “Jordin (King), Ava (Groening) and Stella (Sy) are three best friends who head out for a night on the town to take part in the annual Santa Summit, an event where revelers don Santa suits and visit local spots on the circuit to eat, drink and be merry in true holiday fashion… and set out to find a secret Santa (Hollingsworth) Jordin connected with at the start of the night’s festivities.”

Everything Christmas

RELEASE DATE:Nov. 10, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Katherine Barrell, Cindy Busby, Corey Sevier, Matt Wells
SYNOPSIS: “Lori Jo’s (Busby) love for Christmas takes her on a road trip to Yuletide Springs with her roommate Tori (Barrell), where Christmas is celebrated year-round, to participate in a longstanding town tradition to honor her late grandmother. Along the way, the friends meet Carl (Sevier) and Jason (Wells), and the foursome make stops during their journey to enjoy more small-town Christmas attractions. But when a series of events puts a damper on their plans, a little Christmas magic may put this trip back on the right path.”

Christmas Island

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 11, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Rachel Skarsten, Andrew Walker
SYNOPSIS: Christmas Island. “When a snowstorm diverts Kate’s (Skarsten) first private flight en route to Switzerland to Christmas Island, she must team up with an air traffic controller (Walker) to secure her dream job as the family’s pilot.”

A Heidelberg Holiday

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 12, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Ginna Claire Mason, Frédéric Brossier
SYNOPSIS: A Heidelberg Holiday. “Heidi Heidelberg (Mason) receives the dream opportunity to sell her beautiful, handmade glass ornaments at the prestigious Heidelberg Christmas Market in Germany. While there, she meets Lukas (Brossier), a local artisan who helps her reconnect with her lost heritage.”

Navigating Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 17, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Chelsea Hobbs, Stephen Huszar
SYNOPSIS:”Recently divorced Melanie (Hobbs) and her son Jason visit a remote island for Christmas, only to find themselves running a real working lighthouse where she connects with the curt but cute owner (Huszar).”

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A Merry Scottish Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 18, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Lacey Chabert, Scott Wolf
SYNOPSIS: A Merry Scottish Christmas. “When estranged siblings Lindsay (Chabert) and Brad (Wolf) Morgan travel to Scotland at Christmas to reunite with their mother Jo, a big family secret is revealed.”

Holiday Hotline

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 19, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Emily Tennant, Niall Matter
SYNOPSIS:”After leaving London, Abby (Tennant) connects with an anonymous caller while working at a cooking hotline. The caller is single dad ‘John’ (Matter) who Abby unknowingly has become smitten with in real life.”

Catch Me If You Claus

RELEASE DATE:Nov. 23, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Italia Ricci, Luke Macfarlane
SYNOPSIS:”Avery Quinn (Ricci) is an aspiring news anchor who’s finally getting her big break on her station’s Christmas morning newscast. But that’s put in jeopardy when she captures an intruder in her home wearing a red suit claiming to be Chris (Macfarlane), Santa’s son, who is on his first mission. A night of adventure ensues as they find themselves being pursued by the police as well as some shady characters. Along the way, they connect over living in the shadow of their parents and inspire each other to go after their dreams.”

Letters to Santa

RELEASE DATE:Nov. 24, 6 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Katie Leclerc, Rafael de la Fuente
SYNOPSIS: Letters to Santa. “When young siblings receive a magic pen from Santa that appears to be granting wishes, they request a Christmas gift they want more than anything – for their separated parents (Leclerc, de la Fuente) to reunite.”

Holiday Road

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 24, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Warren Christie, Sara Canning
SYNOPSIS: “When bad weather leaves each of them stranded at the airport for the holidays, a tech entrepreneur (Christie), a travel writer (Canning), a devoted mother (Enid-Raye Adams) and her son (Kiefer O’Reilly), a stubborn senior (Trevor Lerner), an enigmatic woman with a hint of mystery (Brittany Willacy), a couple traveling from Beijing (Sharon Crandall, Ryan Mah) and a social media influencer (Princess Davis) all agree to rent a shared van to embark on a road trip to Denver. When their unexpected journey brings them into uncharted territory, they navigate a series of misadventures together and form a deeper bond that just might change the trajectories of each of their lives. Inspired by true events.”

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Christmas in Notting Hill

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 25, 6 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Sarah Ramos, William Moseley
SYNOPSIS: Christmas in Notting Hill. “Famous soccer star, Graham Savoy (Moseley), has always been too busy for love, but when he comes home to Notting Hill for Christmas, he changes his mind after meeting Georgia (Ramos) – a visiting American and the one person who has no idea who he is.”

Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 25, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Stephen Tobolowsky, Melissa Peterman, Ellen Travolta, Seth Morris, Jennifer Aspen
SYNOPSIS: “As the holidays approach, Emily (Chabert) and Jared (Brown) are looking forward to celebrating the holidays together again, this time as a couple. Emily, now embracing Evergreen Lane’s uniquely festive spirit, is ready to work with Jared, Ned (Tobolowsky), Mary Louise (Travolta) and Pamela (Peterman) to make this year’s Christmas celebrations the best yet – even if being the HOA president’s girlfriend doesn’t stop those dreaded decorating citations. When a house on the block goes up for sale, it causes quite a stir with residents. When the soon-to-be neighbors turn out to be holiday royalty (Morris, Aspen), it looks like this year’s competition is about to heat up. As the welcoming committee prepares for the new arrivals, only one thing is certain – this Christmas, Evergreen Lane is going to sleigh!”

Our Christmas Mural

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26, 6 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Alex Paxton-Beesley, Dan Jeannotte
SYNOPSIS: “Olivia (Paxton-Beesley) is a single mom who returns home for Christmas. Her mom secretly enters her into a mural contest; she wins but partners with teacher Will (Jeannotte) to create a Christmas masterpiece.”

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A Biltmore Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Bethany Joy Lenz, Kristoffer Polaha, Jonathan Frakes, Robert Picardo
SYNOPSIS: A Biltmore Christmas. “Lucy Hardgrove (Lenz) is a screenwriter who lands the job of a lifetime when she’s hired to pen the script for a remake of the beloved, holiday movie classic, His Merry Wife!, which was filmed in 1947 at the beautiful, historic Biltmore House. When the head of the studio isn’t satisfied with the ending Lucy wrote because it deviates from the original’s feel-good conclusion, he sends Lucy to Biltmore Estate for research and inspiration. While there, she unwittingly discovers the ability to travel to the 1947 set of His Merry Wife! through the help of an hourglass. While on set, she and Jack Huston (Polaha), one of the film’s stars, spend time together and become close. But her sudden appearance has set off a chain of events that put the production in jeopardy. Before she can return to the present, Lucy must make things right or threaten to alter the future forever.”

My Norwegian Holiday

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 1, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Rhiannon Fish, David Elsendoorn
SYNOPSIS: “JJ (Fish), grieving the loss of her grandmother and seeking dissertation inspiration, stumbles upon an unexpected holiday destiny. Meeting Henrik (Elsendoorn), a Norwegian from Bergen, their connection deepens when he discovers she has a troll figurine from his hometown. To explore the troll’s history and her grandmother’s ties, JJ agrees to join Henrik on a journey to Norway. In Bergen, they’re drawn into Henrik’s family Christmas and wedding traditions, with his sister’s wedding the day before Christmas Eve. JJ embarks on a holiday adventure, uncovering the troll’s origins and finding her own path to healing, love, and family.”

A Not So Royal Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 2, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Brooke D’Orsay, Will Kemp
SYNOPSIS: “Tabloid journalist Charlotte (D’Orsay) attempts to land an interview with a reclusive Count. In response, the royal family has a groundskeeper (Kemp) pose as the Count since the real one fled years ago.”

Christmas With a Kiss 

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 3, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Mishael Morgan, Ronnie Rowe Jr., and Jaime M. Callica
SYNOPSIS: “A Mahogany presentation. A woman (Morgan) returns home to help with her family’s Christmas Carnival and romance ignites. A photojournalist (Rowe) curates a surprise reunion.”

Magic in Mistletoe

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 8, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Lyndie Greenwood, Paul Campbell
SYNOPSIS: “Harrington (Campbell) is the author of a popular book series but commercial success has left him a bitter recluse. As he returns to his hometown for an annual Christmas festival celebrating his books, he’s joined by April (Greenwood), a publicist for the major publishing house he works with. April is there for damage control after Harrington’s recent comments on social media have ruffled some feathers. But as she gets to know him better, hope springs that April can unlock Harrington’s guarded heart and help him rediscover the spirit of the holiday.”

Christmas on Cherry Lane

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 9, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton, Vincent Rodriguez III
SYNOPSIS: “A young couple preparing to welcome their first child (Brotherton, Cahill); an empty-nester (Bell) and her fiancé (Denton) ready to start a new chapter; and a couple (Bennett, Rodgriquez III) who unexpectedly have the chance to expand their family on Christmas Eve celebrate the holiday as they navigate these turning points in their lives.”

Round and Round

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 10, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Bryan Greenberg, Vic Michaelis, Rick Hoffman
SYNOPSIS: “Rachel’s (Michaelis) stuck in a time loop, reliving the night of her parents’ Hanukkah party. Can Zach (Greenberg), the ‘nice boy’ Grandma’s trying to set her up with, help her make it to tomorrow?”

The Secret Gift of Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 15, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Meghan Ory, Christopher Russell
SYNOPSIS: “Bonnie (Ory) is a personal shopper who helps her new, widowed client Patrick (Russell) reconnect with his young daughter. Though Bonnie and Patrick’s ideas of shopping couldn’t be more different, she is determined to get Patrick and his daughter everything on their wish list.”

Sealed With a List

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 16, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Katie Findlay, Evan Roderick
SYNOPSIS: “This holiday season, festive Carley (Findlay) sets out to conquer her list of abandoned resolutions from last year. Aided by coworker Wyatt (Roderick), she finds love and the confidence to chase her dreams.”

Friends & Family Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 17, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Channel
STARRING: Humberly Gonzalez, Ali Liebert
SYNOPSIS: “Daniella (Gonzalez) has recently moved to New York to pursue an art career and decides to stay in town to share the holidays with her circle of artist friends, instead of going home to see her sweet, if overbearing, parents. Amelia (Liebert) is a talented entertainment lawyer trying to stay focused on her work after a broken engagement. When Bridget and Amelia are set up by their parents, they agree to pretend that they are dating, to appease them for the holidays. However, as they spend time in each other’s worlds, they soon build a connection that is deeper than either of them could have hoped for.”

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New Christmas Movies on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Hallmarks Movies and Mysteries channel brings a little more of a grown-up, smart vibe to the table of Hallmark Film. While these ones are always a bit of romance, they’re not quite as saccharine as the traditional Hallmark Christmas Movies. and our Bingo Christmas Movie Cards below, take a little bit more time to fill. If you’re looking for this channel, it’s part of the Peacock Hallmark Channel Hub and you can watch films from both Hallmark and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries on the channel. 

Ms. Christmas Comes to Town

RELEASE DATE: Oct. 26, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Erica Durance, Brennan Elliott, Barbara Niven
SYNOPSIS: “A shopping channel host known as Ms. Christmas (Niven) receives a terminal diagnosis, which inspires a multi-city excursion set to spread Christmas cheer before her farewell broadcast.”

My Christmas Guide

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 2, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Amber Marshall, Ben Mehl
SYNOPSIS:”After losing his eyesight, a college professor (Mehl) adopts a seeing-eye dog from a guide dog trainer (Marshall). As they all begin to spend time together, his confidence returns and his heart begins to open.”

Mystery on Mistletoe Lane

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 9, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Erica Cerra, Victor Webster
SYNOPSIS: “New to town, Heidi Wicks (Cerra) and her kids discover a Christmas mystery in their historic home. Local handyman and historian David (Webster) helps along the way, finding his own surprising connection.”

A World Record Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 16, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Nikki DeLoach, Lucas Bryant, Aias Dalman
SYNOPSIS: “Charlie (Dalman) is an autistic boy determined to set a Guinness World Record by stacking 1400 Jenga blocks. His mother Marissa (DeLoach) and stepfather Eric (Bryant) encourage him to reach for his dream and they all celebrate when he gets the good news that he’ll have his chance on Christmas Eve. In the spirit of the holiday, they organize a fundraiser giving the townspeople an opportunity to donate and decorate a Jenga block, with the proceeds going to benefit kids with autism. Charlie’s journey to setting the Jenga world record gives them all the chance to learn more not just about themselves, but about what family really means.”

A Season for Family

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 22, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Brendan Penny, Stacey Farber, Benjamin Jacobson, Azriel Dalman
SYNOPSIS: “Maddy’s (Farber) adopted son Wesley (Jacobson) has just one Christmas wish — to meet his brother Cody (Dalman), who was adopted into a different family. Cody’s father Paul (Penny) is a widower who is not ready to have this conversation with his son, so he turns down a meeting. However, circumstances bring the two brothers unknowingly together and they become fast friends, while sparks fly between Maddy and Paul.”

Time for Her to Come Home for Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 30, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Shenae Grimes-Beech, Chris Carmack, Grace Leer
SYNOPSIS: “Facing her first Christmas without her mother and looking to avoid loneliness, Carly (Grimes-Beech) heads to a quaint town to lead the church choir at Christmas. Once there, Carly meets Matthew (Carmack), a man back in town after serving in the army. As she gets to know Matthew, the choir and the townspeople, she stumbles across clues that suggest she may have been brought here for a life-changing reason. As the mystery unravels one thing is clear, this journey will teach Carly about true love, learning to trust, and that forgiveness is needed to finally heal.”

To All a Good Night

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 7, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Kimberley Sustad, Mark Ghanimé
SYNOPSIS: “A small-town photographer (Sustad) saves the life of a mysterious man (Ghanimé), who may just be in town to buy her family’s parkland — which is also the location of the annual Christmas celebration.”

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Heaven Down Here

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 14, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Krystal Joy Brown, Tina Lifford, Juan Riedinger, Richard Harmon, Phylicia Rashad
SYNOPSIS: “Inspired by Mickey Guyton’s song of the same name, Heaven Down Here tells the story of four disparate people who find themselves stranded in a local diner on Christmas Eve when a snowstorm hits the town. Imami (Brown) is a widowed mother of two who’s having trouble making ends meet and reluctantly agrees to work the Christmas Eve shift, where she clashes with her boss Dan (Harmon), who doesn’t exactly embody the Christmas spirit. Felix (Riedinger) is a local pastor desperately trying to secure food for parishioners while his faith is challenged by his alienation by his son. Clara (Lifford) is a hospice nurse with an obstinate patient (Rashad) and whose daughter is moving away, causing her to question her place in this world. Throughout the evening, these four bicker, bond and unwittingly provide each other with the answer to their respective prayers.”

Miracle in Bethlehem, PA

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 21, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
STARRING: Laura Vandervoort, Benjamin Ayres
SYNOPSIS: “Successful and fiercely independent, Mary Ann Brubeck (Vandervoort) adopts a baby girl to raise on her own just before Christmas. Due to the weather, she and the baby get stuck in Bethlehem, Pa., for the holidays. When there is no room at the inn, her only option is to stay with the innkeeper’s brother Joe (Ayres), a quintessential bachelor who lives in a house that he treats like a barn. As Mary Ann learns the value of community by spending time with Joe’s family and participating in the local church’s Christmas events, Joe starts getting his act together with new motivation… and the two begin to see each other in a new light.”

New Christmas Movies on Hallmark Now

Hallmark Movies Now is available as an add-on Hallmark Channel on Amazon Prime with a 7-day Free Trial. As well as on Hoopla for FREE with a BingePass. Just grab the Free Hoopla App, and use your Library card info to sign in. From there, you can rent the pass and watch everything in the Hallmark Now Catalog so far. New Releases are added to the collection on a weekly basis. This is a great channel to have access to if you’re a When Calls the Heart fan, or love year-round Hallmark films. 

Rescuing Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 7, Hallmark Movies Now
STARRING: Rachael Leigh Cook, Sam Page, Patrick Thomas O’Brien, Bailey Stender
SYNOPSIS: “In a world where Santa (Rambo) is real and wants to drum up some holiday spirit, two of Santa’s elves, Chuck (O’Brien) and Debbie (Stender), devise a plan to grant one human on Earth three wishes to kickstart the holidays. Unfortunately, that human is Erin (Cook), who has lost all affection for the season. Even a blind date set up by her sister, with the affable and charming Sam (Page), won’t change her mind about Christmas. But when she makes the mistake of wishing Christmas would “just disappear,” Erin wakes up to a world where the holiday never existed! Horrified, she realizes that she’s taken away everyone’s joy, so she enlists Sam to help her reinvent the festivities from scratch. In the process, Erin learns just how much this holiday and its traditions have meant to everyone around her — and how much Sam has come to mean to her.”

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An Ice Palace Romance

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 14, Hallmark Movies Now
STARRING: Celeste Desjardins, Marcus Rosner
SYNOPSIS: “A journalist (Desjardins) faces old fears when she returns to her hometown ice rink to cover a story. With the help of the owner (Rosner) and his young daughter, she begins to reevaluate her life’s purpose.”

Best Christmas Movies on Hallmark Movies Now

If you’re adding this channel on Peacock or on Amazon Prime, be sure to check out these other favorite films as part of this subscription!

  • Window Wonderland
  • A Very Merry Mix-Up
  • December Bride
  • Christmas in Evergreen
  • With Love, Christmas
  • Hitched for the Holidays
  • Another Christmas Kiss
Brandy Norwood and Heather Graham in Netflix’s ‘Best. Christmas. Ever!’. PHOTO: NETFLIX

New Christmas Movies on Netflix

Netflix no longer has a free trial, and its increasing prices make this a tough streaming service to just keep paying for. But, during the holidays, we usually grab a one-month subscription so that we can watch Netflix-exclusive Christmas movies. We share our Best Christmas Movies on Netflix Movie List below to help you make the most of your Netflix subscription for the holidays. Here are the 2023 Netflix Christmas Movies that are coming this holiday season. 

Best. Christmas. Ever!

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 16, Netflix
STARRING: Heather Graham, Brandy Norwood, Matt Cedeño, and Jason Biggs
SYNOPSIS: “Every Christmas, Jackie sends a boastful holiday newsletter that makes her old college friend Charlotte feel like a lump of coal. When a twist of fate lands Charlotte and her family on Jackie’s snowy doorstep just days before Christmas, she seizes the opportunity to prove her old friend’s life can’t possibly be that perfect.”

The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 30, Netflix
STARRING: Michael Godere, Ezekiel Ajeigbe, Raul Ceballos, Chris Diamantopoulos, Mallory Low, Zehra Fazal, Keith Silverstein, and Kari Wahlgren
SYNOPSIS: “In this new adventure set before the events of the feature, there’s nothing the Bad Guys love more than Christmas morning — because while everyone is home opening presents, it’s the perfect time to execute their city-wide holiday heist. But when Christmas is unexpectedly canceled, the Bad Guys must do the unthinkable: reignite the city’s holiday spirit by giving instead of taking.”

Family Switch

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 30, Netflix
STARRING: Jennifer Garner, Ed Helms, Emma Myers, Brady Noon, Bashir Salahuddin, Matthias Schweighöfer, Xosha Roquemore, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Paul Scheer, Fortune Feimster, Andrew Bachelor, Pete Holmes, Naomi Ekperigin, Dan Finnerty, Cyrus Arnold, Vanessa Carrasco, and Rita Moreno
SYNOPSIS: “Jess and Bill Walker are doing their best to keep their family connected as their children grow older, more independent, and more distant. When a chance encounter with an astrological reader causes the family to wake up to a full body switch, on the morning of the most important day of each of their lives, can the Walkers unite to land a promotion, college interview, record deal, and soccer tryout? Jennifer Garner, Ed Helms, Emma Myers and Brady Noon star in this family comedy directed by McG and based on the book Bedtime For Mommy by Amy Krouse-Rosenthal.”

Best Christmas Movies on Netflix

  • The Holiday Calendar
  • A Christmas Prince
  • A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
  • A Christmas Prince: A Royal Baby
  • The Princess Switch
  • The Princess Switch Switched Again
  • The Princess Switch 3 Romancing the Star
  • Jingle Jangle a Christmas Journey
  • The Knight Before Christmas
  • Christmas Inheritance
  • The ChristmasChronicles
  • Klaus
  • White Christmas
  • Love Actually
  • Shaun the Sheep Flight Before Christmas
  • Robin Robin

New Christmas Movies Hulu

If you’re a Hulu fan, you can grab the Hulu 30-Day Free Trial to see these new Christmas movies and all the other seasonal programs. Note that apart from these new titles, the rest of the movies in our Best Christmas Movies on Hulu List can be found on a variety of streaming platforms, with some for free on Hoopla.

 A Christmas Frequency

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 1, Hulu
STARRING: Denise Richards, Ansley Gordon, James Hyde, Jonathan Stoddard
SYNOPSIS: “A Christmas Frequency stars Denise Richards as a morning radio show host, who is struggling in both her personal life — secretly separating from her husband (James Hyde) — and at work, with the ratings of her show dropping. When she’s set up on a series of blind dates as a way to save the show, things get interesting when one man (Jonathan Stoddard) is both a man she’s actually interested in and someone who has also applied to be her date.”

Reporting For Christmas

RELEASE DATE: Nov. 1, Hulu
STARRING: Tamara Feldman, D.B. Sweeney
SYNOPSIS: “Reporting for Christmas follows Mary (Tamara Feldman), a serious reporter who’s forced to take a break from her political beat when her boss Hank (D.B. Sweeney) assigns her a puff piece about a small-town toy company. While on assignment, she meets the handsome and charming toy manufacturer Blake (Matt Trudeau).”

Best Christmas Movies on Hulu

  • The Happiest Season
  • A Christmas Movie Christmas
  • Back to Christmas
  • Christmas at the Drive-In
  • A Christmas Kiss 2
  • A Cinderella Christmas
  • Holly’s Holiday
  • How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming
  • Married By Christmas
  • Mickey Saves Christmas


New Christmas Movies on Disney Plus

Christmas Movies on Disney Plus include holiday favorites, Christmas romances, vintage Christmas cartoons, and more. Check out our posts on Disney Channel Christmas Episodes for all the best holiday episodes from the Disney Channel, and our post on the Best Disney Christmas Movies on Disney Plus for all the movies to add to your holiday watchlist. While new movies on Disney Plus for Christmas are sparse this year, you can still find some classics, that may make this worth purchasing for the month. 

The Santa Clauses 

RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2023
SYNOPSIS: Season 2 of The Santa Clauses, follows Scott Calvin and family back to the North Pole as they try save the Santa Claus legacy and take their place as first family of the Christmas season. 


Dashing through the Snow

RELEASE DATE: November 17, 2023
STARRING: Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Lil Rel Howery and Teyonah Parris
SYNOPSIS: The film tells the story of a divorced social worker for the Atlanta police department who despises Christmas due to a painful childhood memory. When sent on a call while spending Christmas Eve with his daughter, he inadvertently evokes the wrath of a local politician but meets a man who helps him understand the joy and magic of Christmas.

The Naughty Nine 

Disney Channel Original Movie
RELEASE DATE: November 22 2023 ( Disney Channel) November 23 ( Disney Plus)
STARRING: Winslow Fegley, Camila Rodriguez, Anthony John Joo, Clara Stack, Imogen Cohen, Madilyn Kellam and Deric McCabe
SYNOPSIS: When Andy finds out he’s on Santa’s “naughty list,” he pulls together a group of “naughty list” kids to get the presents they think they deserve. The Naughty Nine on IMDB

Best Christmas Movies on Disney Plus

There are so many great Disney Christmas Movies on Disney Plus. But as the movie options on the platform are always changing, we just had to do a quick list of 2023 Must-Watch Disney Christmas Films. 

  • The Santa Clause
  • The Santa Clause 2
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
  • Noelle
  • Mickey’s Christmas Carol
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Muppets Christmas Carol
  • Miracle on 34th Street ( 1947)
  • Miracle on 34th Street ( 1994)
  • Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Christmas
  • Duck the Halls
  • While You Were Sleeping

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

New Christmas Movies on Amazon Prime

We highly recommend Amazon Prime Membership, if not for the full year, then definitely through the holiday season. While you don’t need a Prime Membership to watch some of the Prime Video content, so much of it is included in the membership, once you subscribe. And, if you get the Amazon Prime 30-Day Trial then you get access to not only Christmas movies for free but also 2-day shipping, discounts, and more. Here are the new movies on Amazon Prime Video this holiday season. 

Candy Cane Lane

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 1, Prime Video
STARRING: Eddie Murphy, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell, Nick Offerman, and Robin Thede
SYNOPSIS: “Eddie Murphy stars in this holiday comedy adventure about a man on a mission to win his neighborhood’s annual Christmas home decoration contest. After Chris (Murphy) inadvertently makes a deal with a mischievous elf named Pepper (Bell) to better his chances of winning, she casts a magic spell that brings the 12 Days of Christmas to life and wreaks havoc on the whole town. At the risk of ruining the holidays for his family, Chris, his wife Carol (Ross), and their three children must race against the clock to break Pepper’s spell, battle deviously magical characters, and save Christmas for everyone.”

Merry Little Batman

RELEASE DATE: Dec. 8, Amazon Prime Video
STARRING: Luke Wilson, Yonas Kibreab, David Hornsby, James Cromwell
SYNOPSIS: “Merry Little Batman is an animated family action comedy destined to join the rogue’s gallery of classic holiday movies. When young Damian Wayne finds himself alone in Wayne Manor on Christmas Eve, he must transform into ‘Little Batman’ in order to defend his home and Gotham City from the crooks and supervillains intent on destroying the holidays.”


RELEASE DATE: Nov 17, Amazon FreeVee
STARRING: Leighton Meester, Robbie Amell, Michael Hitchcock, Kathryn Greenwood, Veronika Slowikowska and Steven Huy
SYNOPSIS: “Coming home for the holidays is never a dull experience, especially not for Graham (Amell) and Ali (Meester).  When Graham decides to surprise his family by traveling home for Christmas, he is shocked to discover them already celebrating with an unexpected guest of honor— Ali, who also happens to be his ex-fiancée. The two exes battle it out to see who the family will pick to stay through Christmas Day, and who must go. Let the hilarious holiday chaos begin!”

Best Christmas Movies on Amazon Prime Video

Ahhh, Amazon Prime. whether we’re hunting down deals on Amazon Prime or finding Last-Minute Gifts, we’ve given up trying to live without this service. We just can’t do it. If you want to get access to loads of free movies and 2-day shipping, check out the Free Trial for Amazon Prime. Here are the Hallmark Movies on Amazon Prime that you can watch for FREE. 

  • A Bride for Christmas
  • Holiday Engagement
  • Naughty or Nice
  • A Cinderella Christmas
  • A Christmas Movie Christmas
  • Dear Santa
  • Married by Christmas
  • Something from Tiffanys
  • A Princess for Christmas

Christmas Movies on Amazon Prime Video to rent or buy.

If you’re looking for cute Holiday films to help you feel extra festive, check out or list! We’ve watched many of these more than once, and love the Christmas fun, even if it’s a little cheesy and over the top. 

  • Snowed Inn Christmas
  • Eve’s Christmas
  • Christmas Around the Corner
  • A Timeless Christmas
  • Christmas at Pemberly Manor
  • A Christmas Kiss
  • Another Christmas Kiss
  • My Christmas Inn
  • Hitched for the Holidays
  • Holly’s Holiday
  • A Gift Wrapped Christmas
  • Must Love Christmas
  • Marry Me for Christmas
  • Christmas Next Door
  • Christmas in the City
  • Snow Bride
  • A Royal Christmas
  • Crown for Christmas
  • Christmas in the Clouds
  • 12 Dates of Christmas

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo has become an annual tradition at our house and we just needed to share! So this year we created a new Bingo card set all our own. Perfect for those holiday favorites on Hallmark, Disney+, Netflix, and Amazon Prime Video. Grab your friends and family for a holiday movie night. 

We’re sure you know that feeling, right around the beginning of November, when you can finally start watching those romance-filled, cheesy, completely unrealistic holiday movies. Heck, if we see Candace Cameron Burr, Lacey Chabert, or Danica McKeller we know we’re in for something involving a small town that needs saving, a twin, or a cookie contest. And if you’ve seen our Disney Christmas Movie List you know a few good Hallmark Movies always find their way into our holiday season. 

It doesn’t matter if you’re watching the classics or all the new holiday romance-filled favorites. Here’s a set of 8 Christmas Movie Bingo Cards to get you started and some of our favorite Christmas classic movies. 

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Cards

Christmas Bingo Cards for Christmas Movies

Romantic Christmas Movie Bingo

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo Card Printables

We’ve combined all our favorite scenes; boy runs fingers through hair, a big misunderstanding, an ex with a fiancé, and a family business on the brink of bankruptcy are the stuff holiday movies are made of! So we’ve added them to our Christmas Movie Cards, sure to be found in your next holiday flick.

Grab the printable cards here, we have a few to choose from! Choose to print them all, a set, or just a few cards at a time. Grab the full sets below!

Must Watch Christmas Movie List

If by some miracle you’re still with us, and reading this post, we’re adding one last thing to help make your season bright; our must-watch Christmas Movie List. From classics like It’s a Wonderful Life to new favorites like Home Alone and Last Holiday here is our Annual Christmas Watchlist of the best films for the holidays.  We hope this post has been helpful in your journey to finding the best Christmas movies to watch this season. Happy Holidays! 

Hallmark Christmas Movie Bingo now includes all your Holiday Favorites on Disney+, Amazon Prime and Netflix too. Check out this set of 8 Christmas Movie Bingo Cards and all our favorites on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and Disney+ #polkadotpixies #disney+christmasmovies #hallmarkchristmas

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Rochelle Mariah is a writer, designer and photographer with an MLIS in Information Science and a B.S. in Arch and Design. Determined to make Planning a DIY Disney Vacation easier she makes lots of lists and drinks lots of coffee. When not designing apparel at Polka Dot Pixie Shop, she's watching old movies and planning the holidays. She has been traveling to Disney destinations since 2010.

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