Vacation season is in full swing! To help get you into the holiday spirit, ET Canada has put together a list of holiday movies, from favorite classics to new releases, available to watch in Canada.
“Fall in Love at Christmas” (2022)
In this newly released holiday movie, Lindsay Lohan returns to the screen as a “recently engaged, spoiled hotel heiress” who has a skiing accident and suffers from total amnesia. In the days leading up to Christmas, she “finds herself in the care of a handsome workman-owner of the lodge and his precocious daughter.” Stream “Fall in Love with Christmas” on Netflix.
“Noel’s Diary” (2022)
In the upcoming holiday rom-com, Justin Hartley plays a best-selling author who returns home for Christmas “to furnish his estranged mother’s estate.” While there, he discovers a diary that may contain secrets from his past, as well as the diary of an “interesting young woman on her own assignment” played by Barrett Doss. Noel’s Diary begins streaming November 24 on Netflix.
“The Happiest Season” (2020)
This holiday drama follows Abby (Kristin Stewart) who decides to propose to her girlfriend Harper (Mackenzie Davis) while on vacation with the Harper family. However, Abby’s plans are thwarted when she realizes that Harper hasn’t come out to her conservative parents yet. Watch The Happiest Season on Netflix.
“Christmas with You” (2022)
Love has a surprise in store for this holiday movie, where burnt-out pop star Angelina (Aimee Garcia) “runs off to grant a young groupie’s (Deja Monique Cruz) wish in small-town New York City, where she not only finds inspiration to revitalize her career, but also a chance for true love. Freddie Prinze Jr. plays the father of this young fan. ‘Christmas with You’ is now streaming on Netflix.
Comedians Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell star in this hilarious musical version of the Charles Dickens classic. The official synopsis reads: “Each Christmas Eve, the Ghost of the Christmas Present (Ferrell) selects one dark soul to be transformed by the visit of three spirits. But this season he picked the wrong Scrooge (Reynolds).” Soulful now streams on Apple TV.
Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock Holiday Edition Night of the Lights (2022)
The fun and musical Jim Henson Fraggles – Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokie, Buber – and the Fraggles’ new friends return for the Night of Lights, the biggest Fraggle holiday of the year, and “The Rock is filled with song and fun,” reads the official press release. . “When Jamdolin (voiced by Emmy nominee David Diggs, Hamilton) prompts Wembley to make a special wish, the Fraggles embark on an adventure to find the brightest light and perhaps the true meaning of the holiday.” This brand new Fraggle adventure can be streamed to Apple TV.
“Four Christmases” (2008)
In this romantic comedy, an unmarried couple, portrayed by Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents for Christmas. “Four Christmases” is available to stream on Prime Video.
“A Christmas Carol” (1983)
This film is set in the American Midwest in the 1940s. This film follows the misadventures of an eccentric kid (Peter Billingsley) as he dodges a bully (Zach Ward) and deals with a grumpy father (Darren McGavin), all the while daydreaming about the only thing he wants. for Christmas, “Red Ryder’s Air Rifle.” This is an undeniable element of the holiday and one of the best depictions of childhood in cinema. Stream it on Prime Video.
“Love the Coopers” (2015)
There is no “perfect Christmas” in the Cooper family. In the holiday romantic comedy, “the intertwining stories of four generations of Coopers unfold right before the annual family reunion on Christmas Eve.” Watch “Love The Coopers” on Prime Video to see if they can experience the most beautiful time of the year.
“Bad Santa” (2003)
In this dark comedy, “a pathetic con man (Billy Bob Thornton) and his partner (Tony Cox) pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they get into trouble when a cheater befriends a problem child (Brett Kelly).” Watch Bad Santa on Prime Video.
Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022)
The beloved sci-fi franchise’s new holiday special premieres November 25 on Disney+.
“Home Alone” 1 & 2 (1990, 1992)
These two classic Home Alone holiday movies follow fan-favorite fictional troublemaker Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) as he defeats a pair of bumbling muggers in the first movie after his “family is accidentally left home alone during the Christmas break.” A year later, Kevin stumbles upon the same criminals while stranded in New York. Both Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York are available to stream on Disney+.
“Santa Claus” 1, 2 and 3 (1994, 2002, 2006)
This beloved movie franchise follows Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) who magically becomes Santa Claus after inadvertently causing “Santa to fall off the roof” on Christmas Eve. In the years that follow, captured in later films, Calvin faces the prospect of losing his position unless he finds Mrs. Claus (Santa Claus 2) and tries to stop Jack Frost (Martin Short) from taking over. Christmas (“Santa Claus 3: Escape”). All three Santa Claus movies are available to watch on Disney+.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993)
When Jack Skellington (Danny Elfman), the Pumpkin King of Halloween City, discovers Christmas Town in this holiday fantasy musical, “his attempts to bring Christmas into his home are a bit of a bewilderment.” Watch The Nightmare Before Christmas on Disney+.
“Christmas in Mississippi” (2017)
In this television movie, “photographer Holly Logan (Jana Kramer) returns to her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi for Christmas.” When she volunteers to help the city revive their traditional holiday light show after a terrible hurricane, she discovers that her high school sweetheart Mike (Wes Brown) is running the festival and broke her heart. Watch “Christmas in Mississippi” on Pluto TV to see how Holly “falls in love with her hometown and Mike all over again.”
“Christmas in Conway” (2013)
In this romantic drama, Duncan Major (Andy Garcia) loves his wife Susie (Mary-Louise Parker) so much that he wants to “give her one last Christmas present before she passes away.” He goes out of his way to build a Ferris wheel in his backyard. “Christmas in Conway” is available to stream on Pluto TV.
“Christmas in Dollywood” (2019)
When “an event planner from New York (Danica McKellar) drives home to Tennessee for the holidays,” she “ends up working on a thirtieth anniversary Christmas event in Dollywood along with a theme park operations director (Nile Matter).” You can watch this holiday movie on StackTV.
“Royal Nanny” (2022)
In this romantic Christmas movie, “Claire (Rachel Skarsten) is an MI5 agent who becomes the royal nanny who has to overcome difficulties in her assignment, guarding her family at Christmas and resisting the spells of Prince Colin.” Broadcast “Royal Nanny” on Stack TV.
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