The times of being forced to watch Doctor Who with your family during Christmas are long gone. Thanks to the magic of Netflix and its streaming service you can watch what you want, whenever you want to. Of course, it’s still Christmas so instead of binge-watching in your bed, just plug your laptop to your tv-screen and let the whole family join. The only question left is what you’re going to watch? We’ve summed up the 7 best films to watch during Christmas on Netflix.
A Christmas Prince
We completely agree that a good (or so bad it’s good) rom-com is always a good idea. Netflix decided to launch its first original Christmas rom-com this year and it was immediately a big success. There’s a journalist, a prince and loads of cheesy love.
El Camino Christmas
No worries, Netflix can do better than just cheesy rom-coms. Their original film El Camino Christmas is not your typical Christmas film. There’s loads of beer, bullets and cursing. When a homeless person, an alcoholic, a cop, a reporter and a single mum come together during Christmas a lot of action but hilarious fun happens.
A Verry Murray Christmas
The ultimate Christmas musical film directed by Sofia Coppola. Bill Murray, Miley Cyrus and George Clooney join the star-filled cast. Set in New York City’s iconic Carlyle Hotel, the essence of the film screams Christmas but it’s filled with catchy musical songs. Perfect if you need some variation besides Mariah Carey.
Due to the success of Netflix’s first original Christmas film ‘A Christmas Prince’ the streaming service decided to launch another film that’s just a cheesy but oh so good. Christmas Inheritance tells the story of – indeed – Christmas ánd inheritance after a spoiled family finds out what really matters after the death of their dad. Ahw!
The Night Before
Is comedy all you need this Christmas? Then this film with Seth Rogan, Joseph Gordon Levitt and Anthony Mackie is all you need. Watch three childhood friends turn into three wise men the night before Christmas. Before everything that can possiby go wrong, goes very wrong.
Let’s add a bit of tension to this list. Krampus tells the story of a half goat, half demon and is perfect for laughs and scares. No sticky sweet cheesy Christmas romance here, just loads of tension and fun of course. Because it’s still Christmas!
Netflix seems to have a love/hate relationship with this Christmas classic since it has removed the film multiple times from the service but it’s back. Just in time!
PS. As it’s Christmas, we think you all deserve a little present. If you’ve watched Love Actually a few too many times, check out the sequel, which was released this year for Red Nose Day. Only available online: