One thing that sparks the jolly spirit of the holidays in many of us are films set during the most wonderful time of the year. Balling up in a cozy spot to watch a movie about Christmas, Thanksgiving, or other wintertime celebrations is sure to remind us of the reason for the season and the importance of being kind and generous around this time of year.
Netflix has a variety of holiday films to choose from, whether it be a movie to watch during family night or something to cuddle up to on date night. The streaming service offers timeless movies from years ago that gives you a feeling of nostalgia, as well as films from recent years that put a modern spin on classic holiday tales. There’s something for everyone in the Netflix catalog this season.
Here are 10 of the best holiday movies available on Netflix.
A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000)
Vanessa Williams stars in this modern twist on the classic Charles Dickens story, A Christmas Carol. When bossy and inconsiderate pop superstar Ebony Scrooge is void of the holiday spirit, she gets a reality check after a visit from three Christmas ghosts. Ebony is taken through her tragic past, shocking present, and grim future in an effort to humble her. Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Kathy Griffin also star in this VH1 original movie.