More Holiday Movies to Keep You in the Spirit This Weekend!

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Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we’re here to help you feel warm and cheery. As temperatures dip, the perfect shows can help you stay cozy this winter, at least while indoors and on the couch under a blanket. Here’s a look at some upcoming movies to watch this weekend and into next week!

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December 9

The Most Colorful Time of the Year (2022): Ryan is an elementary school teacher who learns that he is colorblind. Michelle, an optometrist, and mother of one of his students, helps bring color into his life in time for the holidays.

Starring: Katrina Bowden and Christopher Russell

Airs at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

A Recipe for Joy (2021): When ambitious food correspondent, Carly Hayes, gets a shot at her own TV show, nothing goes as planned. She’s sent to Angel Heights to help Grant Quinn, a perfectionist and attention-shy chef, reopen his family’s beloved diner and film it as a holiday special pilot for her television show. Grant will not only re-open his restaurant but most probably his heart too!

Starring: Erin Agostino and Dillon Casey

Airs at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime

December 10

Kirk Franklin’s The Night Before Christmas (2022): Caught in a blizzard on Christmas Eve, a woman and her estranged daughter find refuge inside a church with a group of parishioners. The spirit of the holiday season soon takes hold as they reconcile their differences through music, faith, and love.

Starring: Naturi Naughton, Loren Lott, and Luke James

Airs at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime

The Gift of Peace (2022): Traci is a once-devout Christian who stopped believing in God after her husband tragically died despite her prayers. As her second Christmas without him approaches, she tries going to a support group for inspiration and comfort.

Starring: Princess Davis, Nikki Deloach, Brennan Elliott

Airs at 10 p.m. ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

December 11

The Holiday Sitter (2022): Sam is a workaholic bachelor who babysits his niece and nephew before the holidays when his sister and her husband have to go out of town. Completely out of his element, he recruits help from their handsome neighbor Jason and finds himself in an unexpected romance.

Starring: George Krissa and Chelsea Hobbs

Airs at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

Single and Ready to Jingle (2022): Emma Warner feels like she lives Christmas year-round. As the SVP of a successful toy company in Chicago, she spends 12 months a year focusing on Christmas. No time for dating or much of anything else. By the time the actual holiday rolls around, she has had enough. She asks her assistant and friend, Lucy, to find a tropical singles resort – somewhere she can find a guy and not think of Christmas. But due to a booking mix-up, Emma ends up in her worst nightmare – a town devoted to everything Christmas! Will Emma be able to find her joy?

Starring: Merry Lou Proudfoot and Edward Ruttle

8 p.m. ET on Lifetime

December 12

Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July (1980): Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer realizes his famous red nose is getting dim. Santa Claus explains that the glow was provided years ago by Lady Borealis to make sure he could make it through a storm created by the evil Winterbolt, ruler of the North Pole. Lady Borealis put a spell on Winterbolt that sent him into a deep sleep, but now the villain is awake and trying to draw Frosty the Snowman into a plot to extinguish Rudolph’s nose for good.

Starring the voices of Red Buttons, Ethel Merman, and Mickey Rooney

Airs at 12:30 p.m. ET on AMC

December 13

Four Christmases (2008): When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad and Kate must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all.

Starring: Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon

Airs at 10:15 p.m. ET on AMC

December 14

Catering Christmas (2022): Fledgling caterer Molly Frost is hired by perfectionist Jean Harrison for the renowned Harrison Foundation’s annual Christmas Gala, but things get complicated when she falls for Jean’s nephew, a photographer with no desire to take over the foundation. Molly shows Carson all the good his family is able to provide.

Starring: Merritt Patterson and Daniel Lissin

Airs 9 p.m. ET on Great American Family

December 15

Record Breaking Christmas (2022): Leah Hoffman, an adjudicator for The World Record Bureau, draws the short straw and is forced to travel to a small town just before Christmas to investigate its plans to break multiple holiday world records. As she falls for the town doctor, Devan Bancroft, she discovers that the whole town is in cahoots, and she just may be the person who can help them reach their true Christmas goal.

Starring: Michelle Argyris and Andrew Bushell

Airs at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime

And remember, we have loads of original movies and specials from Lifetime, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, UPtv, OWN, Great American Family and so much more on our platform all month long!

Still not finding the perfect show? Check out our Home for the Holidays hub, which features a curated list of holiday movies!

Maybe you don’t want to watch holiday movies, but instead watch hilarious commentary about holiday movies? We’ve got you covered there too! Check out Deck the Hallmark, exclusively on Philo!

Happy holidays and happy streaming!


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