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12 Of The Best Christmas Movies To Watch On Peacock (And 13 Bonus Mentions)

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Peacock brings together the content from a number of brands including shows from NBC and movies from Universal Pictures. All of which makes for a good streaming service that’s packed with festive content. Here are 12 of the best Christmas movies you can watch on Peacock right now, as well as an additional 13 bonus mentions.

Best Christmas movies on Peacock

Better Watch Out (2016)

It’s Christmas and something is stirring in the house. While a babysitter and a 12-year-old enjoy a quiet night at home, they suddenly find themselves having to deal with some unwanted guests.

Black Christmas (1974)

Not all is quiet in this sorority house. As the Christmas break begins, a group of sorority sisters receive frightening phone calls from a stranger, and things only get worse from there.

The Christmas Train (2017)

Many of us take the train at Christmas to see family and friends. When a journalist takes a cross-country ride on the ‘Christmas train’ to write a story about the passengers, his own story takes an unexpected turn.

Christmas Time (2017)

Christmas is typically a good time to catch up with friends and family, but what do you do you when one of your family members is suddenly convinced they are a time traveler?

The Family Man (2000)

Jack thinks he has everything he wanted from life, but one Christmas he suddenly wakes up to a very different reality. One that comes with a whole new family.

Get Santa (2014)

Christmas is always a busy time of the year for Santa, but this Christmas is busier than usual after jolly St. Nick crashes his sleigh and loses his reindeers.

The Grinch (2018)

Not everyone loves Christmas, and this year, the Grinch is hatching a devilish scheme to pose as Santa Claus and steal Christmas.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)

For those that prefer watching classics over remakes, How the Grinch Stole Christmas tells the story of the lonely Grinch who dresses up as Santa to ruin Christmas for all those who live in Whoville.

Krampus (2015)

You’ve heard Santa has a naughty and nice list, but do you actually know what happens to those on the naughty list? They end up getting a visit from Krampus.

Mixed Nuts (1994)

This Christmas is a busy time for the manager of a crisis telephone helpline. In addition to helping callers, he must also find a way to avoid being evicted, while dealing with an array of interesting characters in his personal life.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

A science expedition in Lapland on Christmas Eve uncovers the real Santa Claus buried 500 meters underground. When this Santa is released, however, he seems more interested in dealing with those on his naughty list.

Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas (2021)

When family members decide to do their own thing for Christmas following the death of the family’s patriarch, Zoe takes it upon herself to create the perfect Christmas for all of them.

Bonus Christmas movies to watch on Peacock

If you’ve still not found the right Christmas movie, one of these bonus festive movies might be just what you’re looking for.

  • 12 Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
  • A Christmas Karen (2022)
  • A Christmas in Vermont (2016)
  • A Doggone Christmas (2016)
  • All About Christmas Eve (2012)
  • All American Christmas Carol (2013)
  • Almost Christmas (2016)
  • Boyfriends Of Christmas Past (2021)
  • Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000)
  • Christmas Break-In (2018)
  • Christmas with a Kiss (2023)
  • One Christmas Eve (2014)
  • Time for Her to Come Home for Christmas (2023)

New to Peacock?

If new to Peacock, there are two main plans to choose from. The cheapest is the $5.99 a month Premium plan. While Premium does unlock access to all of the movies above, it is an ad-supported plan.

For those that prefer a Christmas free of Peacock ads, the Premium Plus plan costs $11.99 a month. In addition to removing the ads, this plan also unlocks access to the subscriber’s local NBC channel, as well as the ability to download videos to watch offline.

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