10 December, 2021
Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: Single All The Way
Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: Single All The Way
Christmas, Lifestyle

The Best Christmas Movies And Shows On Netflix To Watch Now

10 December, 2021
Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: Single All The Way

Cosy up with a cup of hot cocoa, we’ve got plenty of Netflix Christmas movies and shows for you to add to your holiday watch-list.

Whether you like to spend the holidays watching Buddy the elf slurp up some syrup spaghetti or Kevin booby-trapping his home, we all have our favourite Christmas classics. But that’s not to say we don’t enjoy adding some new festive flicks to the mix to spice up tradition. Ahead, we’re rounding up our pick of the best Christmas movies and shows on Netflix to add to your holiday watch-list this season. Merry bingeing!

Read more: New On Netflix Hong Kong This December


Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: Love Hard

Love Hard

Oh, the lies we tell for love! Unlucky-in-love LA girl (Nina Dobrev) falls for a rugged East Coast guy (Darren Barnet) on a dating app and decides to fly across the country to surprise him for the holidays – only to discover that she’s been catfished by his childhood friend(Jimmy O. Yang).

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Single All They Way

Desperate to squash his family’s judgement about his perpetual single status, Peter (Michael Urie) convinces his best friend (Philemon Chambers) to join him for the holidays and pose as his boyfriend. But the plan goes awry when Peter’s mother (Kathy Najimy) sets him up on a blind date with her handsome trainer (Luke Macfarlane).

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Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: A Boy Called Christmas

A Boy Called Christmas

Starring Maggie Smith, Sally Hawkins, Kirsten Wiig, Michiel Huisman and newcomer Henry Lawfull, A Boy Called Christmas follows an ordinary young boy called Nikolas who sets out on an extraordinary adventure in search of his father, who himself is on a quest to discover the fabled village of elves, Elfhelm. Based on the international best-seller of the same name, this endearing story proves that nothing is impossible.

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Father Christmas is Back

This star-studded British comedy, starring John Cleese, Elizabeth Hurley, Kelsey Grammer and Nathalie Cox, centres arounds four feuding sisters who reunite for the Christmas holiday. When their estranged father returns years after abandoning the family, they get a crash course in family togetherness and uncover the long-buried secret that tore their family apart.

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Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: A Castle For Christmas

A Castle For Christmas

Brooke Shields plays best-selling author Sophie Brown, who journeys to Scotland to escape a scandal. Sophie has her heart set on buying a castle for herself, but its owner Myles (Cary Elwes) is reluctant to sell and won’t give in without a fight.

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The Princess Switch 1, 2 & 3

Vanessa Hudgens steps into multiple roles to bring us the Princess Switch trilogy. In true Prince(ss) and the Pauper fashion, lookalikes Margaret and Stacy swap places and meet a third doppelgänger later down the line who loves to stir up trouble.

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Netflix Christmas movies: Dash & Lily

DASH & LILY

Snarky cynic Dash and naive optimist Lily unexpectedly fall in love through anonymous messages and dares passed to each other through a red notebook. Based on the New York Times bestseller, Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares, this coming-of-age holiday romance will steal your heart this Christmas.

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Jack Whitehall: Christmas With My Father

As with many family holiday get-togethers, arguments, uncomfortable guests and inappropriate dad jokes abound in this Christmas comedy show. Standup comedian Jack Whitehall invites his notoriously stuffy father onstage for a Christmas comedy extravaganza, complete with celebrity guests Jonathan Van Ness, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Hugh Bonneville and Graham Norton, to name but a few.

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Christmas Netflix Hong Kong: Klaus

Klaus

Serving as an alternate origin story of Santa Claus, this Christmas animation revolves around a spoiled and lazy postman who has been sent to service a remote island town to the far North. Here, he forms an unlikely friendship with a reclusive toymaker named Klaus. With all the makings of a modern Christmas classic, it’s no surprise this was the first Netflix animation to be nominated for an Academy Award.

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Midnight at the Magnolia

Childhood family friends and local radio hosts Maggie and Jack decide to fake it as a couple for their families and listeners in hopes of getting their show nationally syndicated. For two people who give dating advice for a living, it doesn’t seem like they really know what they’re doing.

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Netflix Christmas Movies: Let It Snow

Let It Snow

Let It Snow centres on three separate stories which, in true Love Actually fashion, end up being interconnected. This all unfolds when a snowstorm hits a small midwestern town on Christmas Eve. Adapted from a novel by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauran Myracle, this Christmas teen rom-com stars a number of Netflix celebrities, including Sabrina’s Kiernan Shipka and The Good Place’s D’Arcy Carden, among other familiar faces.

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Christmas Wedding Planner

Kelsey is starting her career as a wedding planner by arranging the dream winter wonderland wedding for her dear cousin, Emily. Everything is going smoothly until she meets Emily’s ex, who happens to also be a private investigator who was hired to look into the groom-to-be.

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Netflix Christmas Movies: Holidate

Holidate

Emma Roberts plays unlucky-in-love Sloane who hates the holidays. When she meets Luke, a man who shares the same cynical sentiment, they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion. Assuring themselves that they have no romantic interest in each other, they become each other’s perfect plus-one, but can they really resist the romantic pull of Christmas mistletoe, the New Year countdown and Valentine’s Day?

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Holiday in the Wild

You don’t need a white winter setting to muster up a heart-warming holiday film. When her son goes off to college and her husband brings their marriage to a sudden end, Kate (Kristin Davis) flies to Africa for a solo safari trip. During a detour through Zambia, she helps her pilot, Derek (Rob Lowe), rescue a baby elephant. Together, they nurse him back to health at a local elephant orphanage, and extends her stay through Christmas.

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Coming To Netflix In November: The Knight Before Christmas

The Knight Before Christmas

After a sorceress transports medieval knight Sir Cole to present-day Ohio during the holiday season, it’s up to Brooke, a clever and kind science teacher disillusioned with love, to help him find a way home. Expect cheese by the bucketload in this festive charmer starring Vanessa Hudgens. But hey, isn’t that what Christmas is all about?

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Nailed it! Holiday!

Watching incredibly talented people cook is always good entertainment, but the struggling amateur bakers in “Nailed It!” have really stolen our hearts. Its holiday special features impossible instructions and (dare we say it?) delightfully sad looking desserts.

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Netflix Christmas Movies: Holiday Rush

Holiday Rush

A widowed hip-hop radio DJ and his four spoiled kids face a different Christmas when their life of luxury turns lean just before the holidays. While the Williams family downsizes and embrace a simpler life, they are reminded that what matters most is not what you have, but who you have around you.

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The Holiday Calendar

If you’re like us and have desperately been needing some good romcom action in your life post-Peter Kavinsky, cue up The Holiday Calendar. Kat Graham plays Abby Sutton, a talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job, who inherits an antique Advent calendar that may just be predicting the future and pointing her towards love.

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Netflix Christmas Movies: Christmas on the Square

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square

Seasonal cheer freezes over when small town “Scrooge” Regina tries to sell her hometown’s land. Can music, magic and long-forgotten memories change her mind? Starring Christine Baranski, Treat Williams and Mrs Parton herself, this holiday musical will get even the grinchiest of us in the holiday spirit. Treat yourself to a holly Dolly Christmas!

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Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas

Benjamin Bradley, best known as Mr. Christmas, is an interior design veteran with an obsession with all things festive. Equipped with lights, garlands and plenty of tinsel, Bradley puts his design expertise and vast Christmas decor collection to good use, bringing holiday cheer to deserving families and communities this holiday season.

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All images courtesy of Netflix.

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