10 Christmas movies to watch on Netflix for the day that's in it
Christmas Day is finally here.
The halls are already being decked; the twinkling lights are getting strung up; and All I Want For Christmas has been at the top of our Spotify playlists all day.
Thankfully, Netflix have a sleighful of holiday films already already on-site - just in case you're not too keen on the usual kinds of films playing on the telly around this time of year.
Here are 10 Christmas movies to watch on Netflix for the day that's in it.
A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.
The Holiday Calendar
A struggling but talented photographer inherits an antique holiday advent calendar, the contents of which seem to predict the future. Will this magical calendar lead her to love this holiday season?
How CAN Santa deliver billions of presents to the whole world in just one night? With an army of one million combat-style Field Elves and a vast, state-of-the-art control center under the ice of the North Pole!
So how could this incredible operation have MISSED one child?! To Santa's young son, Arthur, it threatens to end the magic of Christmas. With retired Grandsanta, a rebellious young elf, an old sleigh and some untrained reindeer, Arthur sets out in a crazy mission to deliver the last present!
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Who's, an almost mutated sort of munchkinlike people. All the Who's love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch.
The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos which he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriend the Grinch.
A Christmas Prince
An American journalist named Amber who gets her big break when she is sent to a fictional European country to investigate a story about the Royal Family (in particular, the handsome prince with a playboy reputation).
Naturally, things don't go as planned - do they ever in these kind of movies? - and Amber ends up being mistaken for the tutor who was hired to teach the Princess. Given her new unlimited access to the palace, she decides to keep up the charade - and ends up finding love, instead.
The Princess Switch
What happens when Chicago baker Stacy meets a soon-to-be princess who looks exactly like her? Well, they trade places, of course.
A Christmas Inheritance
To inherit her father's company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others
The Christmas Chronicles
The movie tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about. After staking out Santa’s arrival, they sneak into his sleigh, cause it to crash and nearly derail Christmas. As their wild night unfolds, Kate and Teddy work together with Santa - as you've never seen him before - and his loyal Elves to save Christmas before it's too late.
The Christmas Trap
Kara Gentry has always had everything money can buy. Jessie Wilkins is from the other side of the tracks. When seated next to each other on a plane headed home for Christmas, these two teenage girls strike up an unlikely friendship. They soon find they’re both being forced to spend the holidays in the same small town with relatives they've never met. Neither girl is happy about their holiday arrangements so they devise a plan to switch places for Christmas.
With a little help from Santa and a Christmas wish, Kara and Jessie find the families they've always wanted and discover an even bigger surprise they never expected.
Let It Snow
When a snowstorm hits a small town on Christmas Eve, a group of high school seniors finds their friendships and love lives unexpectedly colliding.