20+ Best Christmas Movies and Shows on Netflix 2020

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Christmas is near and it’s time for you guys to take a break and spend some quality time with yourself or whoever you wish to. Time for you to dive inside those cozy blankets and sip into some coffee while watching your favorite Christmas movies and shows. Just like stores begin stocking up Christmas decorations every year even before the holiday arrives, Netflix is delighting viewers with original holiday content since 2015.

Looking for new Christmas movies added to NETFLIX along with other Christmas holiday classics,

Here’s a list of Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020.  

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

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American Christmas Musical Fantasy movie

Released on: 13 November 2020

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Hugh Bonneville, Anika Noni Rose, Madalen Mills, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Davina Phillip, Ricky Martin

Runtime: 1 hour 59 minutes.

A musical in which a toymaker and his world of magic will bring you an enchanting sense of entertainment. Packed with thrilling and exciting sequences, charming music by John Debney, and a great cast, the film grabs the attention of the audience throughout, while redefining holiday classics with all the wonder and that it offers.  

Official Trailer of Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey – Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

Klaus – Best Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

Klaus | Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
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2D Animated Christmas Comedy Movie

Released on: 8 November 2019

Voiced by: Jason Schwartman, J.K. Simmons

Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes.

This animated film is a new retelling of the Santa Claus story. It is a delightful animation with creative, interesting and heart-warming scenes to make you smile throughout.  The main idea behind the movie is the origin of Santa Claus and the 2D animation thus adds to the nostalgia attached to it. 

Official Trailer of Klaus – Netflix Movies for Christmas 2020

Let It Snow – Best Christmas Movies and Shows on Netflix 2020

Let It Snow Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
Source: IMDb

Released on: 8 November 2019

Starring: Isabela Moner, Shameik Moore, Kiernan Shipka

Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes.

A small town is hit by a snowstorm on Christmas eve and a group of high school seniors find their friendships and love lives unexpectedly change midst everything. The story follows a group of high school seniors on a snowy Christmas Eve with their vulnerabilities and the emotional void that they carry inside. 

Official Trailer of Let It Snow – Best Christmas Movies and Shows on Netflix 2020

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The Princess Switch – Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

The Princess Switch Is Getting a Sequel  Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
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Released on: 16 November 2018

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar

Runtime: 1 hour 42 minutes.

A CHANCE ENCOUNTER IS THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME!

Another trading places and switching lives kinda storyline, where a soon to be princess and a humble baker from Chicago (both played by Vanessa Hudgens) discover that they look alike and decide to switch places to live each other’s life. The movie is a classic example of an entertaining children and family movie.

A sequel to the 2018 movie titled, The Princess Switch: Switched Again was released on 19th November 2020. 

The Princess Switch – Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

Princess Switch: Switched Again – Best Christmas Movies and Shows on Netflix 2020

The Princess Switch: Switched Again' Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
Source: Variety

Released on: 19 November 2020

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Sagar, Sam Palladio

Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes.

A switch back plus a third look alike! 

The storyline follows the Christmas coronation of Margaret Delacourt, the Duchess of Montenaro, who inherits the throne. Further we witness a twist in the form of a switchback so that Margaret can fix her relationship with Kevin.  Margaret’s mischievous cousin, Lady Fiona who is the third look alike here, disguises herself as Margaret aiming to steal the throne. 

Official Trailer Princess Switch: Switched Again – Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

The Knight Before Christmas – Best Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

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Released on: 21 November 2019

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Whitehouse, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes.

A very interesting love story between a 14th century knight (who is sent to modern day Ohio through magic) and a high school science teacher. Based on time travel, quest, magic, fantasy and love between the two which is meant to overcome all the odds.

Official Trailer of The Knight Before Christmas

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Holidate – Best Christmas Movies on Netflix 2020

Holidate review: Netflix rom-com with Emma Roberts is neither romantic nor  comedic | EW.com

Released on: 28 October 2020

Starring: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth

Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes. 

Two strangers, Sloane and Jackson make a pact to be each other’s “holidate”. A mutual pact with rules and assurance of no romantic interest, but which eventually turns out into something deeper making them catch feelings for each other.

Official Trailer Of Best Christmas Movies Holidate on Netflix 2020

A Christmas Prince

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Christmas Romcom

Released on: 17 November 2017

Starring: Rose Mclver, Ben Lamb, Alice Krige 

Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes. 

A handsome prince, Richard played by Ben Lamb becomes an important dating assignment for a young aspiring journalist, Amber played by Rose Mclver. 

A sequel to The Christmas Prince, titled A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, was released in 2018 and another sequel titled A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby, was released in 2019.

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

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Source: Netflix

Released on: 30 November 2018

Starring: Rose Mclver, Ben Lamb, Alice Krige

Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes. 

After Amber helps Richard secure the crown, both of them are set to marry each other in a Royal style Christmas wedding. But there are second guesses as Amber doubts imagining herself as a future queen. 

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby

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Released on: 5 December 2019

Starring: Rose Mclver, Ben Lamb, Alice Krige

Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes.

Queen Amber and King Richard prepare to welcome their first child, however there is an exciting turn in the plot when a royal artefact is stolen from the palace and the couple undertakes the responsibility to solve the mystery and save their family. 

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles 2 Trailer Has Kurt Russell Back as Santa for  Netflix Film | Den of Geek
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American Christmas Comedy Movie

Released on: 22 November 2018

Starring: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis

Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes.

The film stars Kurt Russel as Santa Claus. The storyline follows two kids, Kate and Teddy who discover Santa Claus in their own house and jump into his sleigh. The sleigh however crashes and all Christmas presents are lost. So, the children and Santa are now responsible to save Christmas by delivering the presents correctly.

A sequel to the movie titled The Christmas Chronicles 2 released on November 25, 2020 on Netflix.

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Operation Christmas Drop

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Christmas Romcom directed by Martin Wood

Released on: 5 November 2020

Starring: Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig, Virginia Madsen

Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes.

The plot follows romance between Erica, a congressional assistant and Andrew, an Air Force caption in the midst of a tradition of airlifting goods to the citizens of Guam for Christmas. 

HOLIDAY IN THE WILD

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American Christmas Romantic Comedy

Released on: 1 November 2019 

Starring: Rob Lowe, Kristin Davis 

Runtime: 1 hour 26 minutes.

After her marriage ends, Kate leaves for her second honeymoon alone, in Africa and meets Derek there. Together, they rescue a baby elephant and nurse the animal back to good health, which helps Kate realise that how much she adores her new surroundings. 

The Holiday Calendar

The Holiday Calendar | Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
Source: Netflix

Released on: 2 November 2018

Starring: Kat Graham, Quincy Brown, Ethan Peck, Ron Cephas Jones

Runtime: 95 minutes.

Christmas, magic and future prediction along with a budding romance, the movie is a 2018 American romcom directed by Bradley Walsh, released on 2nd November 2018, by Netflix. 

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Dash & Lily

DASH & LILY | Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
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Available to watch now

AMERICAN ROMANTIC COMEDY SERIES 

Season: 1

Episodes: 8

Starring: Austin Abrams, Midori Francis, Dante Brown, Troy Iwata

The 8 episode series created by Joe Tracz premiered on Netflix on 10 November 2020.

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Holiday Home Makeover with Mr Christmas

Holiday Home Makeover Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
Source: Netflix

Available to watch now

Starring: Benjamin Bradley

Interior designer Benjamin Bradley and his team work day and night to bring the spirit of the holiday and to cheer families hoping for a home makeover for the festive time of the year. People call him Mr. Christmas as he spreads joy and transforms homes ensuring that people celebrate full heartedly. 

Sugar Rush Christmas

Sugar Rush Christmas | Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
Source: Popsugar

Christmas themed baking competition where time is the most important ingredient!

Starring: Hunter march, Candace Nelson, Adriano Zumbo

Season 2 coming on 27 November

The Movies That Made Us

The Movies that Made Us' Best Christmas Movies on Netflix  2020
Source: Distractify

American Documentary Web Television series

Cast: Donald Ian Black as Narrator, Jennifer Julian, William Atherton, Richard Edlund, Thaine Morris, Mark Stetson

The show is dedicated to popular movies from 1980s and 90s. It will be picturing behind the scenes work and creativity of amazing movies created in the 80s and 90s.

Season 1 was released in 2019 with a total 4 episodes. And, season 2 is supposed to release on December 1, 2020.

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