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Best Christmas Movies on Hulu to Get You Into the Holiday Spirit

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Folks, we made it! It’s officially the holiday season and Christmas is right around the corner, which means it’s officially acceptable to drink all the hot cocoa and eat all the cookies in sight (although we tend to encourage that level of indulgence all year long).

In all seriousness, there is nothing more comforting than curling up on the couch for a Christmas movie marathon. Whether you’re looking for a festive fantasy, a heartwarming rom-com, a Christmas classic, or a holiday horror movie—Hulu’s got you covered with every type of Christmas movie that could possibly be on your wishlist.

So start the fireplace and dig out your coziest set of Christmas PJs, because we’re breaking down the best Christmas movies streaming now on Hulu.

Most Popular Christmas Movies on Hulu 

Title art for most popular Christmas movies The Holiday, Happiest Season, and The Man Who Invented Christmas

If you’re looking for a few flicks that are guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit, these fan favorites will not disappoint. Check out some of the most popular Christmas movies streaming now, like the classic rom-com The Holiday, Hulu’s Happiest Season, and The Man Who Invented Christmas.

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Best Classic Christmas Movies

Anyone else feel more nostalgic during the month of December than during all the other months combined? That’s the holidays for you—nostalgia-mania. Lean into your feelings and binge some of the classics, like Miracle on 34th Street,* National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,** and more.

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*Miracle on 34th Street requires Hulu with HBO Max® add-on subscription.

**Live TV plan required. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply.

Funny Christmas Movies 

Title art for funny Christmas movies Jingle All The Way, Efl, and Santa Baby 2

We all need a little comic relief around the holidays. What better way to do that than with some of the funniest holiday flicks streaming now, like the classic comedy starring Arnold Schwarzenegger Jingle All The Way, Elf,* Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe, and many more.

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*Elf requires STARZ® on Hulu add-on subscription.

Elf © STARZ and related channels and service marks are the property of STARZ Entertainment, LLC. All other titles and related trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

Best Disney Christmas Movies

Title art for Disney Christmas moives Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, The Santa Clause, and Home Alone

If there is anyone we can depend on to bring the magic of Christmas to the big screen, it’s Disney. Discover some of our favorite Disney Christmas movies available to stream with The Disney Bundle, including Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas,* Home Alone,* Santa Clause,* and more.

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*All titles above require The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.

Good Romantic Christmas Movies

Title art for romantic Christmas movies Holiday in Handcuffs, The Truth About Christmas, and Girlfriends of Christmas Past

What do you get when you take the warm and fuzzies of a rom-com and add the decor and chaos of Christmas? Pure movie-watching bliss, that’s what. 

We all love a holiday rom-com (whether we want to admit it or not). Check out some of our favorites streaming now, like Holiday in Handcuffs, The Truth About Christmas, Girlfriends of Christmas Past, and more.

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Best Animated Christmas Movies

Title art for animated Christmas movies The Polar Express, Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, and Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

Some of the best Christmas movies are the ones that bring the whole family together. Explore our collection of animated Christmas movies that you and the kids will love, like The Polar Express,* Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas, and more.

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*Live TV plan required. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply.

Scary Christmas Movies & Shows

Title art for scary Christmas movies and shows A Christmas Carol, Rare Exports, and Nasty Piece of Work

For horror movie enthusiasts, no time of year is exempt from a good scare. That’s right, even Christmas. 

Lucky for this unique group of moviegoers, Hulu has a full library of scary Christmas movies included in our Haunted Holiday Hub. Don’t miss the spooky FX drama A Christmas Carol (2019) and check out other spooky holiday tales, like Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, Nasty Piece of Work, and more streaming now on Hulu.

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Best Christmas TV Episodes

Title art for Christmas episodes of The Wonder Years, The Brady Bunch, and Black-ish

Cue more nostalgia! (We’re up to our ears in that stuff.) What’s better than rewatching episodes of your all-time favorite shows that happen to coincide with your all-time favorite holidays? We took the guesswork out of it for you by creating the Holiday Episodes Hub. 

Discover some of the best Christmas TV episodes streaming now, from shows like The Brady Bunch, Blackish, The Wonder Years, and many more.

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More Holiday Specials 

Title art for Holiday Specials Dear Santa, Taste the Nation, and Jinx & Dela

If you quite literally can’t get enough holiday content, check out more popular specials on Hulu, like the Hulu documentary Dear Santa, Taste the Nation: Holiday Edition, and The Jinx & DeLa Holiday Special

Looking for more good Christmas movies on Hulu? Check out Hulu’s full Holiday Hub for more movies, TV series, and holiday specials streaming now.

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