The Best Original Netflix Christmas Movies And TV Specials

It's time to get in the holiday spirit with the best Netflix Original Christmas movies and TV specials. Netflix has been putting out original content for years now so it was only natural that they would start making Christmas movies that are sure to become holiday classics like The Christmas Chronicles or the Christmas Prince franchise. There are also several Christmas specials from popular Netflix shows like The Great British Bake Off, Nailed It, and Bojack Horseman. 

Whether you want a classic Christmas romantic comedy like The Princess Switch or a more modern and cynical holiday series such as Merry Happy Whatever, Netflix has something for your watchlist. Look through the list below and you might just find your family's next favorite Netflix Christmas movie or TV special to watch during the winter season.

But which of these Christmas-themed slices of entertainment is the best? Vote up your favorite Netflix Original Christmas movies and TV specials you can't wait to watch or watch again, and see which one rises to the top spot.

  • The Christmas Chronicles
    Video: YouTube
    Siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce hatch a scheme to capture Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. When the plan goes awry, the kids join forces with a somewhat jolly Saint Nick and his loyal elves to save the holiday before it's too late.
    • Category: Film (2018)
    • Actors: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Oliver Hudson
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Clay Kaytis
    44 votes
  • Holiday Rush
    Video: YouTube
    22 VOTES
    Holiday Rush is a 2019 American Christmas comedy film directed by Leslie Small. After a popular DJ is suddenly fired, he movies in with his and four spoiled children along with a plan that will return him to the airwaves.
    • Category: Film (2019)
    • Actors: Sonequa Martin-Green, La La Anthony, Deon Cole
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Leslie Small
    22 votes
  • A Christmas Prince
    Video: YouTube
    Christmas comes early for an aspiring young journalist when she's sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who's poised to be king.
    • Category: Film (2017)
    • Actors: Rose McIver, Ben Lamb, Alice Krige, Honor Kneafsey, Sarah Douglas
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Alex Zamm
    22 votes
  • Klaus
    Video: YouTube
    39 VOTES
    A desperate postman accidentally brings about the genesis of Santa Claus.
    • Category: Film (2019)
    • Actors: Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso, Sergio Pablos
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Sergio Pablos
    39 votes
  • Holidate
    Video: YouTube
    9 VOTES
    Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.
    • Category: Film (2020)
    • Actors: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth, Frances Fisher, King Bach
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: John Whitesell
    9 votes
  • The Princess Switch
    Video: YouTube
    17 VOTES

    The Princess Switch

    One week before Christmas, a duchess switches places with an ordinary woman from Chicago, who looks exactly like her, and they each fall in love with each other's beaus.
    • Category: Film (2018)
    • Actors: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar, Suanne Braun, Mark Fleischmann
    • Released: 2018
    • Directed by: Mike Rohl
    17 votes