Christmas Movies to Watch

By: Saron Amdemeskel
January 7, 2020

If you are still in the holiday mood and are looking for Christmas movies to watch, you’ve come to the right place. We all know this year has been difficult, but why not start 2021 with these thrilling holiday movies.

Holidate

Tired of being alone on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other’s plus ones on holidays all year. Sloane is still single. However, Sloane doesn’t seem to want to date, as her ex cheated on her. Sloane is the only one of her siblings that is still single, and because of this, family gatherings are depressing, especially when even her aunt Susan has a date nearly every holiday. Then she meets Jackson.

Jackson is someone who can find a girl easily, but doesn’t want the pressure that comes with it. Both characters run into each other and decide to date for the holidays, holidates, with no pressure and no feelings. As you can expect though, their friendship grows and they become comfortable with each other, they fail, as they end up falling in love.

Watch on Netflix

Age rating: 14+

Triggers: Moderate sexual scenes, minor blood scene

Operation Christmas Drop

Captain Andrew is preparing items for the annual Christmas Drop of essential items to the various native islands near the Anderson Airforce Base in Guam, because it is 8 days until Christmas. Congresswoman Bradford sees this as a problem because it’s a major spreader, so she sends one of her assistants, Erica, to write a report. Erica wants to be chief of staff.

Erica goes to Guam and meets Captain Andrew, who shows her a tour of the island. As they continue to go around the islands, their relationship grows and they become friends. As Erica stays there longer, she becomes torn between the efforts of Captain Andrew and his Christmas Drop, and her boss, who needs a report and is a major role in Erica’s success.

Watch on Netflix

Age Rating: 8+

Trigger: None

The Christmas Chronicles 2

If you’ve watched the 2018 Christmas Chronicles, then you’ve been waiting for this one. In this second movie, Kate Pierce has an unexpected reunion with Santa when a mysteriously evil troublemaker tries to cancel Christmas, forever. Kate is having trouble accepting that her mother has moved on, and now is dating a guy named Bob, who has a young son named Jack. They decide to spend Christmas in Cancun, which adds to Kate’s problems, as she likes to bake cookies and play in the snow back home. Kate makes a wish to Santa to escape from her family, which leads her to trouble. Watch to find out what happens on Kate’s adventure.

Watch on Netflix

Age Rating: 10+

Triggers: Mild action/violence

Christmas on Ice

Courtney Bennett (played by Abigail Klien), a former U.S. figure skating hopeful, runs the city’s public skating rink. The rink is free to the public and is funded by the city. When she hears that Mayor Greenwood is going to close it, she is devastated, but she is determined to save it. She has been running the rink for a long time and is not ready to give it up. She meets Noah Trembley (played by Ryan Cooper), a former professional hockey player and single dad, who owns the new indoor skating center. She asks him to help her save the rink, and they work together to convince the Mayor and the city board to keep the rink open. Watch to find out if they save the rink or not.

Watch on Hulu, Lifetime, Amazon Prime

Age Rating: 12+

Triggers: None

Hope you have fun watching these holiday movies! Happy watching!