2 December, 2022
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christmas movies films shows series holiday classics netflix hong kong disney plus apple tv stream whats on lifestyle
Christmas, Lifestyle

What To Stream This Christmas: Christmas Films & Series, Plus Our Favourite Holiday Classics

2 December, 2022
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We’re switching it up this year with a roundup of brand-new Christmas movies and shows to catch on Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV and more streaming sites, plus a few holiday classics available to watch now.

You read that right! Christmas movies and shows are a year-round indulgence for us, whether it’s a holiday we celebrate or not. To keep you merry and bright, we’ve rounded up brand new Christmas specials on Netflix Hong Kong, Disney+, Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video and more, plus a few of Team Sassy’s favourite holiday classics available online to stream too. Grab some hot chocolate and start adding these old and new Christmas films and series to your watchlist!

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New Christmas Movies To Watch

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Falling for Christmas

Now airing on Netflix Hong Kong
We couldn’t be more excited for Lindsay Lohan’s first major movie role in over a decade! This super cheesy but heartwarming Christmas flick stars Lohan as a newly engaged, spoilt heiress who loses her memory after a skiing accident and finds herself in the care of a handsome lodge owner (Chord Overstreet) and his precocious daughter in the days leading up to Christmas.

Watch the trailer here


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Christmas With You

Now airing on Netflix Hong Kong
Are all Christmas movies full of nostalgia? After her pop star career begins to fizzle or, rather, she feels burnt out, Angelina grants a young fan’s wish to meet her — and finds a shot at true love along the way (played by 90s and early 2000s heartthrob Freddie Prinze Jr.)

Watch the trailer here.


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Spirited

Now airing on Apple TV
Charles Dickens’ heartwarming tale of a scrooge takes a huge musical turn in this fun adaptation of “A Christmas Carol”! This fun need stars Ryan Reynolds as the bitter human soul in need of redemption with Will Ferrell, Sunita Mani and Octavia Spencer as the visiting ghosts.

Watch the trailer here.


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The Noel Diary

Now airing on Netflix Hong Kong
A more emotional option for the holidays, The Noel Diary follows a novelist (Justin Hartley) who meets an intriguing young woman (Barrett Doss) searching for her birth mother. Based on the novel by Richard Paul Evans.

Watch the trailer here.


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The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Now airing on Disney+
This holiday special is 45 minutes of pure festive entertainment, especially for the Marvel fan in your life! On a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill, the Guardians head to Earth in search of the perfect present.

Watch the trailer here.


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Hip Hop Nutcracker

Now airing on Disney+
Inspired by the live stage touring America, Disney+ Original special “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” is a hip-hop reimagining of The Nutcracker ballet set in New York City. Avid dance fans will recognise favourites like Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Du-Shant “Fik-shun” Stegall.

Watch the trailer here.


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Your Christmas or Mine?

Airs Friday, 2 December on Amazon Prime Video
A classic Christmas hijinks movie! On the eve before Christmas Eve, miscommunication and romantic gestures gone wrong leave a young couple spending the holidays with each other’s families — instead of their own. Stars Asa Butterfield, Cora Kirk, Daniel Mays and Angela Griffin.

Watch the trailer here.


Something From Tiffany’s

Airs Friday, 9 December on Amazon Prime Video
Rachel and Gary (Zoey Deutch, Ray Nicholson) are happy but not ready for a big commitment. Ethan and Vanessa (Kendrick Smith Sampson, Shay Mitchell) are just about to make it official. So when an engagement ring meant for someone else lands in the wrong hands, a special box from Tiffany threatens to change more than one person’s life.

Watch the trailer here.


Our Favourite Christmas Movies And Shows

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A Christmas Story (1983)

Rent or buy from Amazon Prime Video
The ultimate North American seasonal classic. Set in December 1940, this film follows nine-year-old Ralphie on his quest to convince his parents, Santa and the world of the only thing he wants for Christmas: a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model air rifle (a BB gun!). Our Designer Joy’s favourite!

Watch the trailer here.


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Dash & Lily (2020)

Watch on Netflix Hong Kong
A whirlwind Christmas romance builds when cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams and desires in a notebook they pass back and forth at locations around New York City. A show based on the young adult series “Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares”. Our sister site Sassy Mama Editor Najuka’s favourite!

Watch the trailer here.


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Elf (2003)

Watch on Apple TV
When a young orphan child mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts on Christmas Eve, he’s transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later, Buddy (Will Ferrell) goes to New York on a journey to find his family — and, maybe, himself. Highly recommended by our Designer Aida.

Watch the trailer here.


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Home Alone (1990)

Watch on Disney+
Poor eight-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is left behind in suburban Chicago when his family take off for their Christmas vacation in France. Accidentally becoming the man of the house overnight, this classic follows the boy as he learns to fend for himself and defend his home. Another Joy favourite.

Watch the trailer here.


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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Watch on Netflix Hong Kong and Apple TV
In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children’s tale by Dr. Seuss, Jim Carrey brings to life the grouchy green Grinch — who’s planning to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville.

Watch the trailer here.


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Klaus (2019)

Watch on Netflix Hong Kong
A hand-drawn animated film that is both beautiful and heartwarming. Set in 19th-century Norway, a young postman and a reclusive toymaker become unlikely friends in this alternate Santa Claus origin story. Our Editor Nicole’s favourite!

Watch the trailer here.


Love Hard (2021)

Watch on Netflix Hong Kong
Unlucky-in-love LA girl (Nina Dobrev) falls for a rugged East Coast guy (Darren Barnet) on a dating app and decides to surprise him for the holidays — only to discover that she’s been catfished by his childhood friend (Jimmy O. Yang). Another Aida favourite.

Watch the trailer here.


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The Grinch (2018)

Watch on Apple TV
From the creators of Despicable Me, this computer-animated adaptation of The Grinch is our Partnerships Support Executive Kiran’s go-to. It tells the same beloved children’s story of a cynical grump on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit.

Watch the trailer here.


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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Watch on Disney+
Directed by Henry Selick (this writer’s favourite!), this spooky tale from the imagination of Tim Burton is very much a holiday film! Pumpkin King of Halloween Town Jack Skellington is tired of the same old scare-and-scream and longs to spread the joy of Christmas.

Watch the trailer here.


Main image artwork courtesy of Sassy Media Group, images 1, 2, 4, 9, and 13 courtesy of Netflix Hong Kong, image 3 courtesy of Apple TV, images 5 and 6 courtesy of Disney+, image 7 courtesy of Amazon Prime Video, images 8, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15 courtesy of IMDb.

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