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Best Christmas movies on Netflix Canada

Christmas movies on Netflix Canada

What’s better to get you in that holiday mood than a good Christmas movie? From comedy to horror and love dramas, I’ve made you a list of 15 timeless Christmas movies that will awake that cheery, holiday spirit in you.

Best Christmas movies on Netflix (Canada)

These Christmas movies are listed based on Rating, with the family-friendly versions at the start of this and the more risque options towards the end of the list.

The Family Man (2000)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Brett Ratner

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven, Saul Rubinek, Josef Sommer, Makenzie Vega, Jake Milkovich, Ryan Milkovich, Lisa Thornhill, Harve Presnell, Mary Beth Hurt, Kate Walsh

In this heartwarming family drama, investment broker Jack finds out first-hand how his life would be if he made different choices years ago. Is he better off as he is now, with his Ferrari and luxury life, or with a loving family?

 

Merry Kissmas (2015)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Michael Feifer

Starring: Roxanne Hart, David O’Donnell, Ion Overman, Karissa Staples, Brant Daugherty, Brittany Underwood, Doris Roberts, Keith Dobbins

When Kayla shares a kiss with a stranger, she starts to question her engagement and if she really loves the man she’s with. A Christmas story that proves it’s never too late for true love.

Tunisian Victory (1944)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Frank Capra, John Huston, Hugh Stewart, Roy Boulting, Anthony Veiller

Starring: Frank Capra, John Huston, Burgess Meredith, Roy Boulting, Hugh Stewart, Anthony Veiller

A heartwarming story of a Christmas dinner on a battlefield, where American and British troops join forces in a Nazi stranglehold in North Africa.

 

The Holiday Calendar (2018)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Bradley Walsh

Starring: Kat Graham, Quincy Brown, Ethan Peck, Ron Cephas Jones, Genelle Williams, Ali Hassan, Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll, Laura de Carteret, Kevin Hanchard, Romaine Waite

A young photographer finds a magical antique calendar that fulfills her wishes and helps her find her way towards true love during Christmas time.

 

You Can’t Fight Christmas (2017)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Kenny Young

Starring: Persia White, Kenny Young, Andra Fuller, Travis Winfrey, Brely Evans, Porscha Coleman, Richard Gant, Marla Gibbs, Larry Poindexter, Matthew Jones, Dedrick Bonner, Nathan Davis Jr.

In this holiday comedy, Leslie Major, a Christmas designer tries her hardest to bring the Christmas spirit back to Edmund James, who wants to end the Christmas tradition at his hotel along with his partner.

 

Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Justin G. Dyck

Starring: Stephen Huszar, Kelly Rutherford

A young wedding planner is having her big break when she’s planning her cousin’s big wedding, but her chance might be ruined by a handsome private investigator that is hired to discover a secret that might ruin the whole wedding.

 

Christmas Inheritance (2017)

Suitable for: (TV-PG)

Director: Ernie Barbarash

Starring: Andie MacDowell, Neil Crone, Ernie Barbarash, Jake Lacy, Michael Xavier, Eliza Taylor, Anthony Sherwood, Martin Roach, Joanna Douglas

A spoiled rich girl gets sent to Snow Falls for Christmas to prove to her father that she can inherit his company. There, no one knows who she is and by being treated as a “normal” person, she learns the true value of tradition, friendship, and love.

 

5 star Christmas – Natale a cinque stele (2018)

Suitable for: 13+ (PG-13)

Director: Marco Risi

Starring: Andrea Osvárt, Martina Stella, Björn Freiberg, Massimo Ghini, Ricky Memphis, Biagio Izzo, Paola Minaccioni, Massimo Ciavarro, Riccardo Rossi

An Italian comedy in which the Italian prime minister is on an official visit to Budapest with his companion when he finds himself in a comic series of events involving his lover, his rival and a dead body.

 

Scrooged (1988)

Suitable for: 13+ (PG-13)

Director: Richard Donner

Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane

It stars Bill Murray. Need I say more? This modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” follows a selfish, cynical T.V. executive (Murray) as he is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

 

Miss me this Christmas (2017)

Suitable for: 14+ (TV-14)

Director: Kenny Young

Starring: Richard Gant, Kenny Young, Eva Marcille, Allen Maldonado, Erica Ash, Redaric Williams, Brely Evans

A couple’s fairytale marriage is scheduled to end on the same day they got married 6 years ago – Christmas. When they go back to the hotel they got married in for a Christmas party, other people get involved in their love life, making them question if their love is truly over.

 

Hector (2015)

Suitable for: (TV-MA)

Director: Jake Gavin

Starring: Ewan Stewart, Peter Mullan, Keith Allen, Natalie Gavin, Sharon Rooney, Sarah Solemani, Gina McKee, Stephen Tompkinson, Laurie Ventry, Emily Barker

After living on the streets for years, a homeless Scotsman decides to reconnect with the family he left behind. He tries to contact them after returning to London for a pilgrimage to a Christmas shelter.

 

A Very Murray Christmas

Suitable for: (TV-MA)

Director: Sofia Coppola

Starring: George Clooney, Bill Murray, Chris Rock, Michael Cera, Amy Poehler, Miley Cyrus, Jason Schwartzman, Jenny Lewis, Paul Shaffer, Maya Rudolph, Rashida Jones, Phoenix

Bill Murray brings you an extra dose of holiday laughs in this all-star holiday special. When New York is shut down due to snow on the night of his live show, Bill tries to make the best of it and have a cheery night with friends, visitors, and hotel employees.

 

Trailer Park Boys: Xmas Special (2004)

Suitable for: 18+ (18+)

Director: Mike Clattenburg

Starring: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, John Dunsworth, Patrick Roach, Lucy Decoutere, Sarah Dunsworth, Shelley Thompson, Cory Bowles, Michael Jackson, Barrie Dunn

The comical prequel covers Holiday season in Sunnyvale Trailer Park. Julian gets a great idea on how to make money for Christmas, Ricky confuses God with Santa, and Bubbles tries to get all the boys together for an annual Christmas bonfire.

 

Tangerine (2015)

Suitable for: (R)

Director: Sean Baker

Starring: James Ransone, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O’Hagan, Alla Tumanian, Mya Taylor, Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Clu Gulager, Ian Edwards, Arsen Grigoryan, Luiza Nersisyan

An award-winning drama completely shot with an iPhone that will take you through Christmastime for a 28-year old trans prostitute Sin-Dee. She and her friend are on their way to find her cheating boyfriend after being in prison for a month.

 

Holidays (2016)

Suitable for: (NR)

Director: Anthony Scott Burns, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Sm

Starring: Sophie Traub, Jocelin Donahue, Ruth Bradley, Ava Acres, Savannah Kennick, Madeleine Coghlan, Seth Green, Andrew Bowen, Clare Grant, Ashley Greene, Harley Quinn Smith, Lorenza Izzo, Harley Morenstein, Olivia Roush

Made for the terror-loving audience, this feature film tells horror stories revolving around our favorite holidays, and one of them is Christmas.

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