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13 Of The Best Christmas Movies To Watch On Disney+ (And 10 Bonus Mentions)


Christmas Movies Disney Plus

Disney+ offers a varied catalog of content making it a good streaming service for the whole family. When it comes to Christmas movies, Disney+ is also home to a good selection for kids and adults alike. Here are 13 of the best Christmas movies you can stream on Disney+ right now, along with an additional 10 bonus mentions.

Best Christmas movies on Disney+

A Christmas Carol (2009)

There are plenty of versions of A Christmas Carol to watch, but this animated version has proven particularly popular. Watch along as miser Ebenezer Scrooge encounters the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever (2023)

Greg is having a stressful Christmas this year. In addition to being snowed in with his family, Greg is worried he may not have been good enough to get the new video game console he wants for Christmas.

Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Santa Clause decides to retire and pass on the torch to the next Santa. With Christmas on the line, taxi driver Ernest steps in to help with this very important mission.

Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas! (2011)

When the Duncan family decides to travel to be with their grandparents for Christmas, two of the family members get separated from the rest. Now they must find an alternate way to get to California in time.

Home Alone (1990)

In spite of being more than 30 years old, Home Alone remains an insanely popular movie to watch at this time of the year, and for good reason – it’s a classic. Watch along as Kevin not only get’s left behind at home, but also has to deal with some unwanted guests.

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

While it’s one thing to be left home alone at Christmas, it’s quite another to find you’re lost in New York City over the holidays. That’s exactly what happens to Kevin in this popular sequel.

Jingle All The Way (1996)

What do you do when every toy store in town seems to have sold out of this year’s must-have toy at Christmas? When it comes to Turbo Man, this father will do whatever it takes to get one.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

When an old man claims to be the real Santa Clause, he suddenly find himself tangled up in a court case, and having to prove he really is who he says he is.

Noelle (2019)

Nick is due to take over the family business as Santa Clause, but when he suddenly disappears, his sister Noelle heads off to find him and bring him back in time to save Christmas.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

If you just can’t get enough of A Christmas Carol each year then it might be time to check out The Muppets version. Relive Charles Dickens’s classic Christmas tale with Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and more.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jack Skellington might be the pumpkin king, but Halloween has started to lose its appeal. After accidentally stumbling upon Christmastown, the role of Santa might just be what Jack is searching for.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

In Disney’s take on The Nutcracker, a young Clara must embark on a magical adventure to a strange and mysterious parallel world to find a special key that could restore harmony to the unstable land.

The Santa Clause (1994)

After the real Santa falls off his roof on Christmas Eve, a dad suddenly finds he must now take over the role and become the next Santa Clause, even if he doesn’t actually believe in Santa or want the job.

Bonus Christmas movies on Disney+

If you’re still looking for a Christmas movie to watch over the holidays, these festive movies are all available to stream on Disney+ right now.

  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
  • Christmas…Again?! (2021)
  • Godmothered (2020)
  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)
  • Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
  • The Naughty Nine (2023)
  • One Magic Christmas (1985)
  • The Santa Claus 2 (2002)
  • The Santa Claus 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

New to Disney+?

If you have yet to sign up to Disney+, there are two plans available. The cheapest option is the $7.99 a month Disney+ Basic plan. As this is an ad-supported plan, those wanting to skip the ads will need to sign up for the $13.99 a month Disney+ Premium plan instead.

It is also possible to bundle Disney+ with Hulu (unlocking access to its Christmas movies) for as little as $9.99 a month. For those looking for a live TV package as well, a Hulu Live TV subscription from $76.99 a month also opens up access to the entire Disney+ library, including all of the Christmas movies listed above.

John Finn


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