It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are just around the corner and what better way to get into the seasonal spirit than by watching some festive movies? Philo’s holiday hub has all the cheery content you could possibly imagine.
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The Polar Express (2004): In this animated adventure, a young boy takes a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Along the way, he learns about the power of friendship and the true meaning of Christmas.
Starring: The voice of Tom Hanks
Airs at 8:00 p.m. ET on AMC.
Elf (2003): Get your syrup and spaghetti ready for this classic holiday comedy. Buddy the Elf journeys to New York City to find his real father and help save Christmas.
Starring: Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, James Caan
Airs at 6:00 p.m. ET on AMC.
A Christmas Carol (1984): Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future, who show him the error of his ways and help him rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. This version is considered a faithful adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. So, only the purest of bah, humbugs here!
Starring: George C. Scott
Airs at 6:15 p.m. ET on EPIX hits. EPIX is an add-on channel, to add it to your Philo line-up, check out the instructions here.
#Xmas (2022): Jen, an interior designer, acts as a social media influencer, wrangling her best friend to act as her husband and her nephew to pose as her baby – app in the hopes of winning a design brand social media competition.
Starring: Brant Daugherty, Clare Bowen
Airs at 2 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel.
White Christmas (1954): Two former Army buddies team up with a sister act to save their former commanding officer’s Vermont Inn. Featuring several classic musical numbers, including the iconic “White Christmas” and “Sisters,” the film follows the friends on their journey to Vermont and their efforts to put on a show-stopping performance to save the inn. Along the way, romance blossoms and the true spirit of Christmas shines through.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen
Airs at 11:30 p.m. ET on AMC.
Feliz NaviDAD (2020): A modern look at falling in love, Feliz NaviDAD sees David, a single father, use a dating app to connect with Sophie, a musician from out of town. With only a short time together, the pair try to find love.
Starring: Mario Lopez
Airs at 6 p.m. ET on Lifetime.
A Ring for Christmas (2020): Cut off by her parents, a spoiled young woman, Angie, tries to find a husband so she can inherit a trust fund before Christmas.
Starring: Liliana Tandon, Dean Geyer
Airs at 9 p.m. ET on UPtv.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989): In this hilarious holiday comedy, the Griswold family tries to have the perfect Christmas, but things don’t quite go as planned when Cousin Eddy and Co. crash the festivities.
Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Randy Quaid
Airs at 8 p.m. ET on AMC.
Love Actually (2003): This romantic comedy follows nine intertwined love stories of several couples in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
Starring: Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley
Airs at 12:30 p.m. ET on MTV2.
Not quite what you’re looking for? We have loads of original movies and specials from Lifetime, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, UPtv, OWN, GAC Family and so much more on our platform all month long!
Additionally, MeTV is ringing in the holidays with A Very Merry MeTV, featuring over 100 holiday episodes of your favorite classic TV programs like Matlock, The Twilight Zone, Happy Days, and Laverne & Shirley.
And don’t forget to check out our Home for the Holidays hub, which features a curated list of holiday movies!
So grab some hot cocoa, snuggle up on the couch, and kick off the holiday season with some great Christmas movies. Happy holidays and happy streaming!