70 Holiday Movies to Stream While Social Distancing

From Christmas classics to trendy new romantic comedies, here’s our 2020 Ultimate Holiday Streaming Guide.

The holidays look a little different this year. Gifts are arriving by mail, and you might need to video chat certain relatives to keep them safe. Despite all the changes, one thing stays the same— holiday movie nights. Pop the popcorn, top your cocoa with marshmallows and reach for the cozy blankets. There’re a lot of movies to watch this year. Fa-La-La-La-follow our streaming guide to survive this socially distant holiday season.

Top 10 holiday movies on Hulu 

Teens and young adults, you’ll love Hulu’s selection of holiday comedies, dramas, and romance movies. Laugh along to comedy favorites like 8 Crazy Nights or ELF. Watch with your roommates, or coordinate a viewing time with friends and chat about your thoughts on social media. Couples, cuddle up to your special someone while watching 12 Dates of Christmas for a romantic movie night.

A Christmas Carol (2009)
ELF (2003)
Arthur Christmas (2011)
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Almost Christmas (2016)
12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Santa Baby 2 (2009)
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (2013)
8 Crazy Nights (2002)
This Christmas (2007)

Top 20 holiday movies on Netflix 

Make Netflix your family-friendly streaming app for new and trendy holiday movies. Get to know the latest Christmas hits like Holidate or Let it Snow— you might enjoy the fresh take on a classic time of year. Catch old favorites like How the Grinch Stole Christmas or Christmas at PeeWee’s Playhouse to feel that yuletide spirit.

Christmas at PeeWee’s Playhouse (1988)
A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Free Rein: The Twelve Neighs of Christmas (2018)
Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (2018)
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A Very Murray Christmas (2015)
Get Santa (2014)
Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)
Angela’s Christmas (2017)
The Grinch (2018)
Holidate (2020)
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
The Princess Switch (2018)
The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Klaus (2019)
Let it Snow (2019)
El Camino Christmas (2017)
Trolls Holiday (2017)
Christmas in the Smokies (2015)

Top 25 holiday movies on Disney +

Make Disney+ your go-to streaming app for the holidays in 2020. Rediscover holiday magic with Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas or The Santa Clause. Plus, there’s no shortage of Disney Channel original movies like The Ultimate Christmas Present or Good Luck Charlie: It’s Christmas!

A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Santa’s Workshop (1932)
The Christmas Star (1986)
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Good Luck Charlie: It’s Christmas! (2011)
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)
‘Twas the Night (2001)
Miracle on 34th St. (1947)
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1988)
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
The Santa Clause (1994)
Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)
Noelle (2019)
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Iron Man 3 (2013)
The Mistle-Tones (2012)
One Magic Christmas (1985)
Life-Size 2 (2018)

Top 15 free holiday movies on Amazon Prime Video

With plenty of options included in your Prime account, Amazon’s got the whole family covered. Experience the wonder of the holidays with All I Want for Christmas is You. Laugh until your sides hurt while watching Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever— cat people will love this. There are plenty more options available through Amazon Prime Video eligible for a rental period or purchase.

Surviving Christmas (2004)
Bernard and the Genie (1991)
Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas (2012)
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Santa Hunters (2014)
Babes in Toyland (1997)
Becoming Santa (2015)
Christmas Camp (2018)
Lovely, Still (2008)
Paradise: Love (2012)
Paradise: Faith (2012)
All I want for Christmas is You (2017)
An all Dogs Christmas Carol (1998)

To put a bow on it  

Ugly sweater parties, work mixers, and grand family get-togethers are on hold this year, but our spirit isn’t. Keep the cozy, heartwarming traditions alive, or start new ones. One thing is for sure; memorable movie nights are an unbreakable tradition. Merry streaming, you filthy animal.