10 Best Christmas Movies Of All Time On Netflix To Enjoy This Holiday

This holiday, choose your favourite Christmas movies!
By: Iffah Salleh
December 27, 2022

There is nothing to dislike about the holiday season, from the foods, sales, and festivities to the chit-chat and savoury sweets! It’s great to wrap the day with the best Christmas movies of all time with your loved ones – while wearing your cutest pj’s and munching on leftover snacks!

Fill the front row and couch in front of the television with everyone you care about for a cinematic Christmas special, and enjoy some of the Glitz’s 10 best Christmas movies of all time on Netflix that have ever come down your fireplace.

10 Best Christmas Movies Of All Time

1. The Polar Express

While earning the rank of Christmas classic generally demands an inbuilt standard of quality, we’d be wrong if we overlooked this critical component: viewing repetition. The Polar Express may be the only entry on our list that has seen multiple viewings, mostly the DVDs(the 2000s) and up until now still hold a solid fan’s favourite. The Polar Express, it depicts a story about a boy who takes a beautiful train voyage to the North Pole on Christmas Eve and discovers the amazing pleasures of friendship and the festive spirit along the way.

Movie rating: 4 out of 5

2. How The Grinch Stole Christmas

In another legendary classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, the mischievous and lonely green Grinch plots to steal Christmas from Whoville and ruin the joy of Christmas. Yet along the road, he stumbles upon a little kindness from a small buddy he met, little Cindy Lou Who and her family, this encounter might be enough to melt the ice, and loathing of Christmas in his heart.

Movie rating: 4 out of 5

3. A Boy Called Christmas

In this heartwarming film that made into the best Christmas movies of all time, Nikolas, a normal little kid, as he embarks on an excursion into the icy north in search of his father, who is on a quest to find the famed elf settlement of Elfhelm. Nikolas eventually finds his destiny and brings home the gift of hope, escorted by a stubborn reindeer named Blitzen and a devoted pet mouse.

Movie rating: 4 out of 5

4. Falling For Christmas

This Hallmark-style cinemaverse usually always found its spot in the list of the best Christmas movies of all time. Falling For Christmas is a tale about a young, newly engaged heiress who has a skiing mishap in the days before Christmas.  As a spoiled but kind heiress, she finds herself in the care of the gorgeous cabin owner and his daughter during Christmastime after being stricken with amnesia, and her story begins.

Movie rating: 3 out of 5

5. The Noel Diary

The Noel Diary is another lovely movie that will immerse you in the festive spirit. When a best-selling novelist returns home for the holidays to settle his boyhood home, he discovers a diary filled with intriguing riddles. During his stay, he encounters a woman who is on a quest looking for her birth mother during this time. Will the mystery of an old notebook reveal their pasts and hearts?

Movie rating: 3 out of 5

6. Elf

Buddy, a human, was mistakenly transported to the North Pole as a toddler and brought to adulthood by Santa’s elves. He can no longer ignore that he does not fit among the elves. Soon on, Buddy disguises himself as an elf and travels to New York in pursuit of his biological father. Walter Hobbs, a cynical businessman, happened to be there. Following the findings of a DNA test, Walter hesitantly starts a relationship with the childish Buddy, who spreads a sprinkling of Christmas cheer wherever he goes, with increasingly catastrophic repercussions into the new realms will Buddy fit in?

Movie rating: 4 out of 5

7. Scrooge: A Christmas Carol

You cannot deny that this is one of the top tiers of the best Christmas movies of all time. There have been numerous versions, but we will always watch it, regardless of which format. We can say Scrooge is the symbol of Christmas. It tells a story that starts with a frigid Christmas Eve, a greedy miser Ebenezer Scrooge has one night left to face his past, present, and future before the clock strikes twelve.

Movie rating: 4 out of 5

8. Little Women (2019)

Immerse yourself in the life of Jo March and her family after the Civil War. The story of a family bond captures the spirit of Christmas that embodies the meaning of finding love, solace, and passion. Jo March lives in New York and aspires to become a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy ran into Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was rebuffed. Meg, the eldest sister, is married to a schoolteacher, and Beth, the quiet sister, is afflicted with a serious illness that brings the pack back together. 

Movie rating: 5 out of 5

9. Klaus

Klaus is a tender and sincere tale that wonderfully captures the purity of the Christmas season. This tale follow a greedy postman who is shown to be the worst student at the academy and is exiled to a cold village in the North, where he meets a recluse toymaker named Klaus. Since their first meeting, they have embarked on an expedition to deliver joy to a chilly, dreary community in great need.

Movie rate: 4 out of 5

10. It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life is without a doubt the best Christmas film of all time. This film will make you feel the festive season’s warmth and may make you cry. This movie follows George Bailey, a man who is suffering so many difficulties that he is considering suicide – and it’s Christmas! As the angels assess George, we see flashbacks to his life. While about to jump from a bridge, George saves his guardian angel, Clarence, who then shows George what his hometown would have looked like if it had not been for all his charitable acts throughout the years.

Movie rating: 5 out of 5

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