The year has been a sad one and we need something to feel happy about, With Christmas right around the corner, many of us have already started making plans for the holidays. While a lot of us are rethinking vacation plans, many of us are planning to celebrate a good old-fashioned Christmas with friends and family indoors.
In the past few years, Netflix has moved away from just streaming shows, movies, and series from other production houses. It has assembled its own team of creators and has come to create some fantastic movies and television shows.
Netflix’s Christmas movies, especially in 2020 are becoming larger than ever. This is good news for families and friends who want to stay indoors and enjoy some good old-fashioned Christmas time.
List of 5 Best Christmas Movies to watch on Netflix in 2020
- Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square-
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square produced by acclaimed producer Sam Haskell is one of the most awaited movies to watch out for in 2020. Staying true to the Christmas tradition, the story revolves around an heiress who has come back to her native place to sell off a massive piece of land for the development of a mall.
In typical Christmas fashion, she has a change of heart after listening to the stories of the locals and decides to not proceed with her plans. The feel-good factor of the movie is something, which all of us can benefit from in a positive manner.
For people who love animated movies, Netflix has something very special up its sleeve. Klaus portrays the story of a postmaster who does not like his new posting in a distant, cold, and unpleasant destination (think the North Pole).
Here he meets a strange old man with a long white beard who keeps making toys all the time (think Santa Claus). The film is a great watch for young kids as well as adults and touches upon several emotional points that are sure to move even the toughest of hearts.
- The Knight Before Christmas-
We all love something mushy and romantic on Christmas eve. The Knight Before Christmas narrates the story of a knight who has magically come to be in present-day Ohio. He meets an overworked Physics teacher and sparks fly.
There is no need to watch this movie in a critical light. It is just another interpretation of the Cinderella story, albeit set in a Christmas setting. Get some popcorn, a tall glass of chocolate milk, snuggle up close with your loved one, and enjoy this mushy rom-com.
- Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch-
If Jim Carrey’s portrayal of the Grinch was too scary and serious for young audiences, then this light takes on the same in an animated manner is going to blow you away. Dr. Seuss aminated Grinch replicates the storyline, albeit with some fresher new scenes.
It also dials down on the scare factor and makes for a warm and full-hearted movie, which has plenty of emotions and heart-rendering scenes. The perfect watch for the entire family on Christmas eve.
- The Christmas Chronicles-
Kurt Russell dons the red robes and the white beard and takes help from two kids to help save Christmas. Sounds fun enough. Throw in some cool animation, reindeer, and a large scoop of feel-good factor and you have a winner on your hands.
The movie is a roller coaster ride of everything fun and is sure to win the hearts of adults and kids alike. There is also talk of a new movie coming by next year.
The Final Word
If you plan to celebrate Christmas with a twist this year, might we suggest watching these classics during the holidays? With so much negativity all around us, these movies are sure to lift your spirits. Can you think of some other movies to watch during the holiday season? Let us know in the comments below.