Have a holly, jolly binge-watch

By Madeline Boardman and Mary Sollosi
Updated December 18, 2018 at 02:51 PM EST

With just days left until Christmas, it’s time to don your kerchief or your cap and get ready to settle in for that long winter’s nap. But what to watch as you cradle your laptop in bed? Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best Christmas movies that streaming options have to offer.

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Chill with a Netflix original like The Princess Switch or The Christmas Chronicles, go musical with White Christmas, or queue up a crowd pleaser with Love Actually. Need more ideas? Check out our list of the best options on the very merry streaming site:

Love Actually

White Christmas

The Christmas Chronicles

The Princess Switch

A Christmas Prince

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker

A Very Murray Christmas

Bad Santa

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure

The Spirit of Christmas

Christmas in the Smokies

The Holiday Calendar

A Holiday Engagement

Christmas Inheritance

Classic Crackling Fireplace


Set a festive mood with one of Hulu’s background videos like Stuck Santa or Gingerbread Home Remodel, catch up with the gang in A Very Brady Christmas, or shine bright with Eve in Life-Size 2. Need more ideas? Check out our list of the best Hulu options:

A Very Brady Christmas

Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)


The Truth About Christmas

12 Dates of Christmas

No Sleep ‘Til Christmas

Happy Christmas

Dear Santa

Christmas Cupid


Stuck Santa, Gingerbread Home Remodel, Thermostat Wars, and more holiday scenics

Amazon Video

Set a cozy vibe with Yule Log, go classic with It’s a Wonderful Life, or get warm-fuzzies from Christmas Classics Vol. 1. Need more ideas? Check out our complete list of the best options available to stream with your Amazon Prime subscription:

It’s a Wonderful Life

Yule Log with Classic Holiday Films

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Christmas with the Kranks

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales

A Norman Rockwell Christmas Story

Desperately Seeking Santa

Falling For Christmas

Christmas Classics Vol. 1

Jack Frost

The Christmas Switch