Christmas Movies 2023

The 2023 Christmas movie lineup is set to enchant audiences with a diverse array of heartwarming stories, magical moments, and festive cheer. Whether you prefer the traditional charm of Hallmark, the dramatic flair of Lifetime, the streaming convenience of Netflix, or the wholesome content from networks like Great American Family and ABC Family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this holiday season. So, cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa, gather your loved ones, and let the magic of Christmas unfold on the screen!


All the New 2023 Christmas Movies Coming to Hallmark, Lifetime, Netflix, Great American Family and More

Here’s a comprehensive guide to more than 100 holiday movies hitting cable and streaming this season

The Santa Summit
Hallmark’s ‘The Santa Summit’. PHOTO: COURTESY OF HALLMARK

Santa may be making a list, but we’ve got one too — and it’s sure to bring about just as many surprises.

Holiday movie season is upon us, and that means HallmarkLifetimeGreat American Family, BET+, Netflix and so many others are churning out Christmas movies by the dozen or more. In fact, there are more than 100 entries this year to keep that hot cocoa flowing all the way until next year.

Eddie MurphyJennifer GarnerTeri HatcherLacey ChabertPhylicia Rashad and Leighton Meester are just a few of the famous faces getting festive this season. The slates include at least four royal-centric movies, a whole lotta action in kitchens and settings in gorgeous, faraway places (from Heidelberg to Paris and beyond). You’ll also spot a handful of mysteries mixed in with the rom-coms.

Keep scrolling for a comprehensive guide to all the new Christmas movies of 2023, including when and where to watch them.

Amazon FreeVee

Nov. 17: EXmas, starring Leighton Meester, Robbie Amell, Michael Hitchcock, Kathryn Greenwood, Veronika Slowikowska and Steven Huy

Amazon Prime Video

  • Dec. 1: Candy Cane Lane, starring Eddie Murphy, Jillian Bell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Ken Marino and Nick Offerman
  • Dec. 8: Merry Little Batman, animated with voices by Yonas Kibreab, Luke Wilson, James Cromwell and David Hornsby


Loren Lott in BET+'s 'A Wesley Christmas Wedding'
Loren Lott in BET+’s ‘A Wesley Christmas Wedding’.BET+

  • Nov. 2: Heart for the Holidays, starring Erica Peeples, Kyle Lowder, Starletta DuPois, Chuck Inglish, Lanelle Cooper, Leila Weisberg and Asia Harmony
  • Nov. 2: A Wesley Christmas Wedding, starring Jasmine Guy, Dorian Wilson, Terrence “TC” Carson, Loren Lott, Terayle Hill, Valerie Pettiford, Judi Johnson. Kiki Haynes, Kevin Savage,, Mike Merrill, Aaron Spears, Rolonda Rochelle, Skylar Mitchell and Red Grant
  • Nov. 9: Christmas Angel, starring Tamar Braxton, Romeo Miller, Skyh Black, DaniLeigh, Elise Neal, Daniel O’Reilly and Iris Gasper
  • Nov. 16: Sworn Justice: Taken Before Christmas, starring Vivica A. Fox, Mishael Morgan, Leland B. Martin, Melyssa Ford and Preacher Lawson
  • Nov. 23: So Fly Christmas, executive produced by Tami Roman and starring Tichina Arnold, Tami Roman, Jackée Harry, Tommy Davidson, Robert Christopher Riley, Laurissa Romain and Michael Colyar
  • Nov. 30: A Royal Christmas Surprise, Jennifer Freeman, Thapelo Mokoena, Abena Ayivor, Sello Maake Ka- Bcube, Trisha Mann-Grant, Tony Grant, Andi Anderson and Andrae Bicy
  • Nov. 30: The Christmas Ringer, starring Trenyce, Kelly Price, Tyler Lepley, Chrisette Michelle, Arischa Connor, Q Parker, Akbar V, Tamika Scott and Jarrett Michael Collins
  • Dec. 7: Never Alone for Christmas, starring Macy Gray, Mignon Von and Allen Maldonado
  • Dec. 14: Christmas Rescue, starring Robin Givens (who also wrote and executive produced the movie), Raven Goodwin, Donny Carrington, Catfish Jean, Mario Van Peebles, Cameron Bailey and Samantha Neyland Trumbo
  • Dec. 14: Favorite Son Christmas, directed by Robin Givens and starring Tank, Darrel Walls, Loren Lott, Serayah, Lisa Arrindell, MC Lyte, Jekalyn Carr and Anthony Evans
  • Dec. 21: Whatever It Takes, starring Tami Roman (who is also an executive producer on the film), Kandi Burruss, Brely Evans, AJ Johnson, Rayan Lawrence, Kendrick Cross, Stevie Baggs Jr. and Zuri James


Lil Rel Howery in Disney+'s 'Dashing Through the Snow'
Lil Rel Howery in Disney+’s ‘Dashing Through the Snow’.DISNEY+

  • Nov. 17: Dashing Through the Snow, starring Lil Rel Howery, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Teyonah Parris, Oscar Nuñez, Madison Skye Validum, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Ravi V. Patel, Gina Brillon, Kevin Connolly and Zulay Henao.
  • Dec. 8: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever, animated with voices by Wesley Kimmel, Erica Cerra and Hunter Dillon

Disney Channel

  • Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. ET: The Naughty Nine, starring Danny Glover, Winslow Fegley, Camila Rodriguez, Anthony Joo, Imogen Cohen, Clara Stack, Ayden Elijah, Madilyn Kellam and Derek Theler (Available on Disney+ Nov. 23)

FOX Nation

  • Nov. 23: Christmas with the Foxes, starring Gina Vitori, Max Budroe and Patrick M.J. Finerty
  • Nov. 23: Christmas with the Knightlys, starring Celeste Desjardins, Joe Scarpellino and Kym Johnson Herjavec
  • Nov. 23: Christmas in Big Sky Country, starring Rebecca Dalton, Olivier Renaud and Tamara Duarte
  • Nov. 23: Christmas in Maple Hills, starring Emily Alatalo, Marcus Rosner and Andrew Jackson

Great American Family

  • Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. ET: Destined 2: Christmas Once More, starring Shae Robbins and Casey Elliott
  • Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. ET: ‘Twas the Text Before Christmas, starring Merritt Patterson and Trevor Donovan
  • Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. ET: Bringing Christmas Home, starring Jill Wagner and Paul Greene
  • Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. ET: Journey to Christmas, starring Ash Tsai and Joey Heyworth
  • Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. ET: A Dash of Christmas, starring Laura Osnes and Christopher Russell
  • Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. ET: Our Christmas Wedding, starring Holly Deveaux and Drew Seeley
  • Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas Keepsake, starring Jillian Murray and Daniel Lissing
  • Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. ET: A Christmas Blessing, starring Lori Loughlin, James Tupper and Jesse Hutch
  • Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. ET: Santa, Maybe, starring Aubrey Reynolds
  • Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. ET: A Paris Christmas Waltz, starring Jen Lilley and Matthew Morrison
  • Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. ET: My Christmas Hero, starring Candace Cameron Bure and Gabriel Hogan
  • Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET: A Royal Date for Christmas, starring Danica McKellar and Damon Runyan
  • Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. ET: A Christmas for the Ages, starring Natasha Bure, Anna Ferguson, Kate Craven and Cheryl Ladd
  • Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas on Windmill Way, starring Christa Taylor Brown and Chad Michael Murray
  • Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. ET: The Jinglebell Jubilee, starring Erin Agostino and Marshall Williams
  • Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. ET: Meet Me Under the Mistletoe, starring Sarah Fisher and Simon Arblaster
  • Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. ET: Peppermints & Postcards, starring Ella Cannon and Christopher Russell
  • Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. ET: Designing Christmas with You, starring Susie Abromeit and Liam McIntyre
  • Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. ET: 12 Games of Christmas, starring Johnny Ramey and Felisha Cooper
  • Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. ET: A Royal Christmas Holiday, starring Brittany Underwood and Jonathan Stoddard

Hallmark Channel

  • Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. ET: Checkin’ It Twice, starring Kim Matula and Kevin McGarry
  • Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. ET: Where Are You, Christmas?, starring Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Rady, Jim O’Heir and Julie Warner
  • Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. ET: Under the Christmas Sky, starring Jessica Parker Kennedy and Ryan Paevey
  • Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas by Design, starring Rebecca Dalton and Jonathan Keltz
  • Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. ET: Mystic Christmas, starring Jessy Schram, Chandler Massey, Patti  Murin and William R. Moses
  • Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. ET: Joyeux Noel, starring Juicy Elliot and Brant Daugherty
  • Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. ET: Flipping for Christmas, starring Ashley Newbrough and Marcus Rosner
  • Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. ET: Never Been Chris’d, starring Janel Parrish, Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes and Tyler Hynes
  • Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. ET: The Santa Summit, starring Hunter King and Benjamin Hollingsworth
  • Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. ET: Everything Christmas, starring Katherine Barrell, Cindy Busby, Corey Sevier and Matt Wells
  • Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas Island, starring Rachel Skarsten and Andrew Walker
  • Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. ET: A Heidelberg Holiday, starring Ginna Claire Mason and Frédéric Brossier
  • Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. ET: Navigating Christmas, starring Chelsea Hobbs and Stephen Huszar
  • Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. ET: A Merry Scottish Christmas, starring Lacey Chabert and Scott Wolf
  • Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. ET: Holiday Hotline, starring Emily Tennant and Niall Matter
  • Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. ET: Catch Me If You Claus, starring Italia Ricci and Luke Macfarlane
  • Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. ET: Letters to Santa, starring Katie Leclerc and Rafael de la Fuente
  • Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. ET: Holiday Road, starring Sara Canning, Warren Christie, Enid-Raye Adams, Kiefer O’Reilly, Trevor Lerner, Brittany Willacy, Sharon Crandall, Ryan Mah and Princess Davis
  • Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. ET: Christmas in Notting Hill, starring Sarah Ramos and William Moseley
  • Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET: Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up, starring Lacey Chabert, Wes Brown, Stephen Tobolowsky, Melissa Peterman, Ellen Travolta, Seth Morris and Jennifer Aspen
  • Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. ET: Our Christmas Mural, starring Alex Paxton-Beesley and Dan Jeannotte
  • Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. ET: A Biltmore Christmas, starring Bethany Joy Lenz, Kristoffer Polaha, Jonathan Frakes and Robert Picardo
  • Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. ET: My Norwegian Holiday, starring Rhiannon Fish and David Elsendoorn
  • Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. ET: A Not So Royal Christmas, starring Brooke D’Orsay and Will Kemp
  • Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas with a Kiss, starring Mishael Morgan, Ronnie Rowe Jr. and Jaime M. Callica
  • Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. ET: Magic in Mistletoe, starring Lyndie Greenwood and Paul Campbell
  • Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas on Cherry Lane, starring Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton and Vincent Rodriguez III
  • Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. ET: Round and Round, starring Vic Michaelis, Bryan Greenberg and Rick Hoffman
  • Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. ET: The Secret Gift of Christmas, starring Meghan Ory and Christopher Russell
  • Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. ET: Sealed with a List, starring Katie Findlay and Evan Roderick
  • Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. ET: Friends & Family Christmas, starring Humberly Gonzalez and Ali Liebert

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

  • Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. ET: Ms. Christmas Comes to Town, starring Erica Durance, Brennan Elliott and Barbara Niven
  • Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. ET: My Christmas Guide, starring Amber Marshall and Ben Mehl
  • Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. ET: Mystery on Mistletoe Lane, starring Erica Cerra and Victor Webster
  • Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. ET: A World Record Christmas, starring Nikki DeLoach, Lucas Bryant and Aias Dalman (Available on Hallmark Movies Now on Nov. 9)
  • Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. ET: A Season for Family, starring Brendan Penny, Stacey Farber, Benjamin Jacobson and Azriel Dalman
  • Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. ET: Time for Her to Come Home for Christmas, starring Shenae Grimes-Beech, Chris Carmack and Grace Leer (Available on Hallmark Movies Now on Nov. 16)
  • Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET: To All a Good Night, starring Kimberley Sustad and Mark Ghanimé
  • Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. ET: Heaven Down Here, inspired by Mickey Guyton’s song of the same name and starring Krystal Joy Brown, Tina Lifford, Juan Riedinger, Richard Harmon and Phylicia Rashad
  • Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. ET: Miracle in Bethlehem, PA, starring Laura Vandervoort and Benjamin Ayres

Hallmark Movies Now

Paul Campbell, Andrew Walker, Tyler Hynes, Three Wise Men and a Baby Three brothers get the surprise of their lives when they are forced to work together and care for a baby over the holidays.
Paul Campbell, Andrew Walker and Tyler Hynes in 2022’s ‘Three Wise Men and a Baby’. BETTINA STRAUSS/HALLMARK
  • Nov. 27: Three Wise Men and a Baby extended cut, starring Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker and Margaret Colin.
  • Dec. 7: Rescuing Christmas, starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Sam Page, T. Mychael Rambo, Patrick Thomas O’Brien and Bailey Stender
  • Dec. 14: An Ice Palace Romance, starring Celeste Desjardins and Marcus Rosner
  • Dec. 21: A Holiday Spectacular extended cut, starring Ginna Claire Mason, Derek Klena, Eve Plumb and Ann-Margret, and featuring the Radio City Rockettes


  • Nov. 1: A Christmas Frequency, starring Denise Richards, James Hyde, Ansley Gordon and Jonathan Stoddard
  • Nov. 1: Reporting for Christmas, starring Tamara Feldman and D.B. Sweeney


  • Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas Plus One, starring Emily Alatalo, Corey Sevier, Vanessa Smythe and Andrew Bushell
  • Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. ET: Planes, Trains, and Christmas Trees, starring Kathryn Davis and Olivier Renaud
  • Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET: Christmas at the Chalet, starring Teri Hatcher and William DeVry
  • Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. ET: Laughing All the Way, starring Paniz Zade and Jake Epstein
  • Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. ET: Ladies of the ‘80s: A Divas Christmas, starring Loni Anderson, Morgan Fairchild, Linda Gray, Donna Mills, Nicollette Sheridan, Taylor Ann Thompson and Travis Burns
  • Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. ET: Mistletoe Match, starring Elena Juatco and Ryan Bruce
  • Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. ET: A Cowboy Christmas Romance, starring Jana Kramer, Adam Senn, Mary-Margaret Humes, Cassie Randolph, Curt Mega, Bruce Thomas, Lisa Lee and Max Ehrich and written by Sarah Drew
  • Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. ET: Yes, Chef! Christmas, starring Tia Mowry, Buddy Valastro and Luke Humphrey
  • Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. ET: The Holiday Proposal Plan, starring Tatyana Ali, Jesse Kove, Geovanni Gopradi and Whitney Able
  • Dec. 16 at 10 p.m. ET: A Christmas Intern, starring Jackée Harry, Ciarra Carter, Vivica A. Fox, Doug Rogers, Jasmine Avialotis and Michael Paré
  • Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. ET: Merry Magic Christmas, starring Patricia Isaac and Andrew Dunbar
  • Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. ET: Mom’s Christmas Boyfriend, starring Jeananne Goossen, Ai Barrett and Zach Smadu

LMN (Lifetime Movie Network)

A+E Networks Lifetime's holiday movies 2023 Silent Night Fatal Night Alex Camacho, Matthew Pohlkamp
Alex Camacho and Matthew Pohlkamp in LMN’s ‘Silent Night, Fatal Night’.A+E NETWORKS/LIFETIME

  • Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET: Silent Night, Fatal Night, starring Alex Camacho and Matthew Pohlkamp


Brandy Norwood and Heather Graham in Netflix's 'Best. Christmas. Ever!'
Brandy Norwood and Heather Graham in Netflix’s ‘Best. Christmas. Ever!’.NETFLIX

  • Nov. 15: Best. Christmas. Ever!, starring Brandy Norwood, Heather Graham and Jason Biggs
  • Nov. 30: Family Switch, starring Jennifer Garner, Ed Helms, Rita Moreno, Emma Myers and Brady Noon
  • Nov. 30: The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday, animated with voices by Michael Godere, Ezekiel Ajeigbe, Raul Ceballos, Chris Diamantopoulos, Mallory Low, Zehra Fazal, Keith Silverstein and, Kari Wahlgren


  • Dec. 2 at 9 p.m. ET: A Christmas Serenade, starring Skye Townsend and B.J. Britt
  • Dec. 9 at 9 p.m. ET: Christmas of Yes, starring Michele Weaver and Jeff Pierre
  • Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. ET: The Christmas Detective, starring Javicia Leslie and Brad James
  • Dec. 23 at 9 p.m. ET: Christmas Revisited, starring Tanyell Waivers and Jaime Callica


  • Nov. 22: Genie, starring Melissa McCarthy, Paapa Kwakye Essiedu, Denée Benton, Jordyn Mcintosh and Alan Cumming

QVC+ and HSN+

QVC movie
Ashlee Simpson in QVC+’s ‘The Recipe Files’.QVC

  • Nov. 24: The Recipe Files, starring Ashlee Simpson, Morgan Bradley and Doug Noble and featuring cameos from QVC hosts David Venable, Ali Carr, Steve Doss and Rachel Boesing. Directed by Days of Our Lives veteran Lindsay Hartley

Roku Channel

Teri Hatcher in Roku's 'How to Fall in Love by Christmas'
Teri Hatcher in Roku’s ‘How to Fall in Love by Christmas’.ROKU

  • Nov. 3: How to Fall in Love by the Holidays, starring Teri Hatcher


  • Dec. 8: The Sacrifice Game, starring Mena Massoud, Olivia Scott Welch, Gus Kenworthy, Chloë Levine, Madison Baines, Derek Johns, Laurent Pitre and Georgia Acken


  • Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. ET: We’re Scrooged, starring Tamara Duarte, Sergio Di Zio and Andrew Bushell
  • Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. ET: Christmas Time Capsule, starring Franco Lo Presti and Emily Alatalo
  • Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. ET: Country Hearts Christmas, starring Chris Jericho, Lanie McAuley, Katerina Maria, David Pinard and Craig Strickland
  • Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. ET: Mistletoe Connection, starring Jessica Sipos and Markian Tarasiuk
  • Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. ET: Yuletide the Knot, starring Mary Antonini, Peter Porte, Kelley Jakle, Kelsey Scott and Melissa Peterman
  • Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. ET: Christmas at an Amish Bakery, starring Alexandra Harris and Sean Koetting
  • Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. ET: Dial S for Santa, starring Sarah Dugdale, Julian Haig and Lynda Boyd
  • Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. ET: A Christmas Letter, starring Colin Mochrie, David Lipper, Enrico Colantoni and Glenda Bragzana


  • Nov. 16: El Sabor de la Navidad, starring Mariana Treviño, Andrés Almeida, Armando Hernández, Juan Carlos Medellín, Mónica Dionne and Marco Treviño; produced by Salma Hayek Pinault’s Ventanarosa Productions