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The Best Original Netflix Christmas Movies And TV Specials 

Molly Gander
Updated November 14, 2019 369 votes 50 voters 28 items

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.

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The Christmas Chronicles is a 2018 American Christmas family film directed by Clay Kaytis. The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus ...more
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Klaus is a 2019 Spanish animated film directed by Sergio Pablos. The town of Smeerensburg gets a new postman, Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) who befriends a toymaker Klaus (J.K. Simmons) and ...more

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Spirit Riding Free is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Original Netflix Christmas Movies And TV Specials
Spirit Riding Free (Netflix, 2017) is a computer-animated series based on the 2002 Oscar-nominated film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Set during the 19th century in the small town of ...more
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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 ...more
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BoJack Horseman Christma... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Original Netflix Christmas Movies And TV Specials
BoJack Horseman Christmas Special: Sabrina's Christmas Wish

BoJack Horseman Christmas Special (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated television movie. It's Christmas, and BoJack wants nothing to do with it. Then Todd shows up with a giant candy cane and an old "Horsin' Around" Christmas episode....more on Wikipedia

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A Christmas Prince is a 2017 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Alex Zamm. When a reporter (Rose McIver) goes undercover as a tutor to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince ...more
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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding is a 2018 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by John Schultz, and a sequel to the 2017 film. A year after Amber (Rose McIver) helped Richard ...more
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The Princess Switch
The Princess Switch is a 2018 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Michael Rohl. When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they ...more
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The Knight Before Christmas is a 2019 American Christmas comedy film directed by Monika Mitchell. A medieval English knight, Sir Cole Christopher Frederick Lyons (Josh Whitehouse), is magically ...more
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A Christmas Prince: The ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Original Netflix Christmas Movies And TV Specials
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby is a 2019 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by John Schultz. Queen Amber (Rose McIver) and King Richard (Ben Lamb) host royals from a distant ...more

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The Great British Bake O... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Original Netflix Christmas Movies And TV Specials
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The Great British Bake Off (also called Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition, produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other ...more

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Merry Happy Whatever (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark-comedy television series. The first season takes place over the week or so around Christmas as a strong-willed dad (Dennis Quaid) ...more
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Free Rein (Netflix, 2017) is a British children's television series created by Vicky Lutas and Anna McCleery. After befriending a mysterious horse during a summer in the English countryside, ...more

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Aggretsuko (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series based on the Sanrio character. A socially awkward accountant deals with her annoying co-workers by chugging beer and singing death metal.

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Ask the StoryBots (Netflix, 2016) is an American animated children's television series created by Evan Spiridellis and Gregg Spiridellis. Based on the award-winning educational apps, the ...more
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Sugar Rush is an American web television series, initially released on July 13, 2018. The show features four teams of bakers competing in a baking competition. Time's the most important ...more
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Nailed It! (Netflix, 2018) is a reality bake-off competition series. Three amateur bakers compete to replicate complicated cakes and confectionery, in order to win a $10,000 cash prize.

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Christmas Inheritance is a 2017 American Christmas romantic drama film directed by Ernie Barbarash. Before ambitious heiress Ellen Langford (Eliza Taylor) can inherit her father's gift business, ...more
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The Holiday Calendar is a 2018 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Bradley Walsh. A struggling but talented photographer (Kat Graham) inherits an antique holiday advent calendar, ...more
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A Very Murray Christmas is a 2015 American Christmas musical comedy film directed by Sofia Coppola. Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snowstorm in New York

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Let It Snow is a 2019 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Luke Snellin, based on the novel of the same name by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle. A snowstorm brings ...more
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Home For Christmas

Home For Christmas (Netflix, 2019) is a Norwegian comedy-drama television series. Fed up with the constant comments on her relationship status, perpetually single Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a partner to bring home for Christmas....more on Wikipedia

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Super Monsters (Netflix, 2017) is an American-Canadian children's animated television series created by Avi Arad. A group of preschool kids whose parents are the world's most famous monsters try ...more
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Holiday in the Wild (a.k.a. Christmas in the Wild) is a 2019 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Ernie Barbarash. Jilted by her husband on the eve of embarking on an African ...more
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El Camino Christmas is a 2017 American comedy film directed by David E. Talbert. A young man (Luke Grimes) seeks out a father he has never met and ends up barricaded in a liquor store with five ...more