Christmas is a season to spend more time with family and everyone who matter most to you. One of the ways to enjoy some quality family time is by binging on some nice Christmas movies on your favorite streaming platforms.
Many brand-new Christmas movies and TV series appear every year. While most inspire the holiday spirit, you're looking for, others may not have attention-grabbing stories.
Thankfully, we have selected some of the best Christmas movies you should add to your lengthy watch list. Let's go through the finest stream-worthy collection from 2022.
1. Noel Next Door
The protagonist of the newest film on our list, Jeremy (Corey Sevier), is depicted as a jerk who despises the holiday.
He's incredibly gorgeous, though, so Noel (Natalie Hall), a single mother who loves Christmas, believes she can heal him.
Is Jeremy only misunderstood, and does he have a justification for being such a Grinch? To learn more, you'll need to watch this hallmark Christmas movie.
2. The Christmas Waltz
When Avery (Lacey Chabert) is dumped a month before her wedding. She’s stuck with the waltz lessons that she’s already paid for.
The handsome instructor (Will Kemp) convinces her to take the dance lessons to lift her spirits, only to discover that her ex-fiancé wasn’t the right man for her for a reason.
3. Falling for Christmas
As the first of her two-picture pact with the streamer, Lindsay Lohan makes her long-anticipated return to the big screen in Falling for Christmas.
In Lindsay's role as a newly engaged heiress, a gorgeous lodge owner (Chord Overstreet) and his daughter are entrusted with the care of Lindsay when she suffers an amnesic diagnosis following a skiing accident.
4. The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special
Disney+ has released a new Guardians of the Galaxy adaptation intended for merry and holly times for those who want to Marvel-fy the holidays.
Watching the cast spend the whole Christmas special attempting to make Star-Lord happy is ADORABLE.
Collider’s own Steve Weintraub recently spoke with Gunn for an interview during the press day for his new Warner Bros. film The Suicide Squad. During the conversation, Gunn spoke a bit about what fans can expect from the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special and when this thing will be filmed.
5. Santa Camp
Every summer, a swarm of professional Mrs. Clauses, elves, and Santas make their way to a campground in the forests of New Hampshire to pick up some trade secrets.
However, this year is distinct. Among the 100 strong members of the New England Santa Society, the organizers have chosen to address a challenging and long-standing issue: the lack of diversity in the Santa industry.
They recruit a Black Santa, a Santa with a handicap, and a transgender Santa, each of whom has a fascinating genesis story for the character of Santa Claus. Santa Camp is one of the most classic Christmas movies in a while.
6. The Noel Diary
In the film, Hartley plays Jake Turner, a best-selling novelist who visits his estranged mother's house in Connecticut following his mother's passing.
He discovers that she has turned into a hoarder, although a very clean one, and discovers a journal written by an unknown author among the mess.
He meets Rachel, a beautiful young woman searching for her birth mother. Coincidentally, there is some connection between Jake’s family and hers. When the sparks of romance fly between them, engaged Rachel is in a dilemma.
7. Christmas With You
As was already said, the plot is focused on Angelina, a pop artist whose career might jeopardize if she doesn't have a happy success.
The singer is scrolling through her social media when she comes across a video of a young Christina performing one of her songs and writing on her blog that seeing her idol in person would be the perfect Christmas present. After picking up her baggage, the singer moves quickly to fulfill her fans' requests.
In addition to meeting Christina at the same time, Freddie Prinze Jr.'s character Michael, a music instructor who also happens to be single, is also introduced to the pop diva.
8. Scrooge: A Christmas Carol
Netflix’s Scrooge: A Christmas Carol is a heartfelt retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story. It's familiar to a fault, with a predictable conclusion.
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, directed by Stephen Donnelly, tells the story of miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge (Luke Evans) and his antics on Christmas Eve.
He is a businessman with no Christmas happiness to share and is frequently seen harassing his creditors for cash or criticizing the underprivileged for their lack of fortune.
9. Dolly Parton's Mountain Magic Christmas
Mountain Magic Christmas is difficult to describe in words alone since it pioneered new forms of holiday specials and has a unique atmosphere.
The story centers on Dolly having the urge to stage a major Christmas special that will reflect the enchantment of the mountain gatherings she experienced as a child.
The special's production team, led by Tom Everett Scott, portraying a fictitious version of Sam Haskell, the genuine producer, has limited time to satisfy this itch.
10. Violent Night
This suspenseful film gives off the impression that someone was thinking back to the never-ending "Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?" argument and decided that combining the Bruce Willis classic with Home Alone and one of the numerous cynical depictions of Santa Claus would make for a surefire blockbuster.
The actual Santa Claus (David Harbour from Stranger Things) is drinking glumly in a pub on Christmas Eve, taking a break from his duties. He is disappointed by the children's increasing avarice (not thinking he might have had something to do with it.)
Meanwhile, the affluent matriarch Gertrude's (Beverly D'Angelo) mansion is where the Lightstone family congregates. She is one of those parents that demand loyalty from their adult children in exchange for money. While their teenage son Bertrude (Alexander Elliott), who was given that name in an obvious attempt to win Gertrude's favor, spends his time online, Gertrude's daughter Alva (Edi Patterson) and her actor husband, Morgan Steele (Cam Gigandet) swindle her.
In how eagerly it wants you to enjoy it, "Spirited" is a nice comedy. This enthusiasm to amuse may be both its greatest asset and its worst liability.
It misses several basic technical aspects like cogent editing and production design and is packed, cluttered, and far too lengthy. But occasionally, all of that may be lost in the overwhelming kindness of the whole affair.
It's rough around the edges but also rather simple to cheer for in the end, almost like a community theater presentation of an original musical.
12. A Holiday Spectacular
Ginna Margaret, a Philadelphia heiress, counting down the days until she marries another Philly socialite, is portrayed by Claire Mason (Wicked).
She decides to take a chance and go to an audition to join the Rockettes, and her decision is successful. She must inform her loved ones and her fiancé that she would be traveling to New York City for wedding-related matters, and she has never lived alone.
But what? She will have the opportunity to perform with the Rockettes for one holiday season!
13. Holiday Harmony
Gail (Cepero) travels the nation performing in pubs and clubs and harboring grandiose dreams of being a famous musician. She doesn't necessarily live in a van down by the river, but one might presume she parks it there at least periodically.
You could wonder what sort of vehicle it is. Of course, it will be an ancient, rusted Volkswagen bus, as a jammed Econoline neither fits the charming style of these kinds of movies nor seems nearly as adorable on Instagram.
Anyway, Gail and I first cross paths in Miami, where she plays a Pat Benatar cover for a sparse crowd. She sends a performance video to a well-known nonfictional radio and podcast media corporation, which is mentioned at least a dozen times in the screenplay, hoping it’ll land her a gig as the opening act for said media goliath’s upcoming Christmas concert in Los Angeles.
14. A Hollywood Christmas
Young and upcoming Hollywood director Jessica (Jessika Van) is known for her work directing Christmas films.
Jessica's aide Reena (Anissa Borrego) points out the irony when dashing network boss Christopher (Josh Swickard) arrives and threatens to cancel filming on her most recent film: Jessica isn't just attempting to rescue her Christmas movie; she's living in one!
To ensure that both her film and her life have happy endings, Jessica must now handle all the clichés, including actors in and out of love, a lost elf puppy, and her own smoldering romantic feelings for her alleged adversary. Will there be enough holiday magic to make it work? Los Angeles? By July?
15. Christmas Full of Grace
Carlinhos, also known as Carlos Henrique, is the grandson of a wealthy businesswoman. He struggles to manage the workplace, but he has managed to maintain his profession. He shares a lovely home in Rio with Bebela, his longtime love.
He is prepared to celebrate Christmas with his family like he always does, but this year he will be joined by Bebela as an engaged couple. A day before they travel to the family estate in the countryside, he wants to pop the question to her. Carlinhos is pleased about the action he will soon take. His life had gone just as he had anticipated, and everything was going well.
Carlinhos is a good person who goes above and above for his girlfriend, friends, and family. He is sure his proposal would throw her off, but he is also sure he wants to spend the rest of his life with her.