All of Netflix's new Christmas movies and TV shows for 2020

Ian Sandwell
·6-min read

From Digital Spy

It's true guys, it's almost Christmas time again – a mere one month away – and Netflix is making sure to give us plenty of festive treats.

Along with the Christmas classics already available on the service, Netflix has a host of Original Movies and TV shows to scratch festive Christmas itch, whether you want to get into the spirit early on or nearer the big day.

Related: New movies on Netflix this week

And because we're not Scrooges here, here's a round-up of all the Christmas goodies heading your way on Netflix in the coming weeks.



Release date: Available to watch now

Starring: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth

After they both endure terrible Christmas experiences, Sloane (Roberts) and Jackson (Bracey) make a pact to be each other's "holidate" for every holiday occasion throughout the year.

Operation Christmas Drop

Release date: Available to watch now

Starring: Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig

A congressional aide (Graham) warms to the captain (Ludwig) of a tropical US Air Force base when she visits it to gather evidence to support closing the base. Loosely based on the real-life US Air Force Operation Christmas Drop humanitarian mission.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

Release date: Available to watch now

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Madalen Mills

When legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Whitaker) has his most prized creation stolen by his trusted apprentice (Key), it's up to his bright and inventive granddaughter (Mills) to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within.

The Princess Switch: Switched Again

Release date: November 19

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar

Stacy and Margaret (both Hudgens) swap places again when Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and needs to fix her relationship with Kevin. Little do they know that Margaret's cousin Fiona (also Hudgens) has hatched a wicked scheme to steal the throne.

Alien Xmas

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Photo credit: Netflix

Release date: November 20

Starring: Dee Bradley Baker, Barbara Goodson, Kirk Thornton

A race of kleptomaniac aliens attempt to steal Earth's gravity to more easily steal everything on the planet, leaving the fate of the world in the hands of a small alien named X (Baker) and the gift-giving spirit of Christmas.

Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square

Release date: November 22

Starring: Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis, Treat Williams

A rich woman (Baranski) sees the error of her nasty ways when she returns to her small hometown and reconnects with an old love, listens to the stories of the locals and accepts the guidance of an actual angel (Parton).

The Christmas Chronicles 2

Release date: November 25

Starring: Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Julian Dennison

Two years after the first movie, Kate (Darby Camp) finds herself in another festive adventure with Santa Claus (Russell) and his wife (Hawn) when a troublemaker (Dennison) threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good.

Angela's Christmas Wish

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Photo credit: Netflix

Release date: December 1

Starring: Kate O'Connell, Jared Harris, Moe Dunford

The sequel to Angela's Christmas sees Angela (O'Connell) set out to reunite her family in time for Christmas. Based on the characters from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt.

Just Another Christmas

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Photo credit: Netflix

Release date: December 3

Starring: Leandro Hassum, Danielle Winits, Elisa Pinheiro

After a fall on Christmas Eve, grumpy Jorge (Hassum) wakes up one year later with no memory of the year that has past. He soon realises that he's doomed to keep waking up on Christmas Eve year after year, having to deal with the aftermath of what he's done in the other 364 days of the year.

Christmas Crossfire

Release date: December 4

Starring: Kostja Ullmann, Alli Neumann, Sascha Geršak

A man unwittingly foils an attempted murder and finds himself on the run from the would-be killers along with their target, while he attempts to reunite with the woman he's just met on a Christmas trip.

The Claus Family

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Photo credit: Netflix

Release date: December 7

Starring: Bracha van Doesburgh, Mo Bakker, Jan Decleir

Jules Claus (Bakker) doesn't like Christmas, but after he finds a magic snow globe in his grandfather's toy shop, Jules discovers that his grandfather is the real Santa Claus who reprised the role after the death of Jules's father. When his grandfather breaks his leg, Jules decides to help him and recapture the Christmas magic.


Dash & Lily

Release date: Available to watch now

Starring: Austin Abrams, Midori Francis

A holiday romance blossoms between cynical Dash (Abrams) and optimistic Lily (Francis) as they cross paths all across New York, finding they have much more in common with each other than they originally expected.

Holiday Home Makeover with Mr Christmas

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Photo credit: Netflix

Release date: Available to watch now

Starring: Benjamin Bradley

Mr Christmas, aka Benjamin Bradley, is a veteran in the interior design industry and in this new series, he puts all his design expertise and vast Christmas collection to good use to bring holiday cheer to families and communities deserving of a home makeover.

Over Christmas

Release date: November 27

Starring: Luke Mockridge, Cristina do Rego, Lucas Reiber

Down-and-out musician Basti (Mockridge) comes home to his family over Christmas as a welcome distraction after separating from his girlfriend Fine (do Rego), but his mood isn't improved when his brother Niklas (Reiber) shows up with Fine at his side.

Sugar Rush Christmas

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Photo credit: Netflix

Release date: November 27

Starring: Hunter March, Candace Nelson, Adriano Zumbo

In the second season of the Sugar Rush festive spin-off, professional teams of bakers compete across six Christmas-themed episodes containing festive challenges for the $10,000 prize.

The Holiday Movies That Made Us

Release date: December 1

Two festive episodes of The Movies That Made Us will tell the behind-the-scenes stories of two Christmas classics: Elf and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding

Photo credit: Thato Maluleke - Netflix
Photo credit: Thato Maluleke - Netflix

Release date: December 16

Starring: Busisiwe Lurayi, Thando Thabethe

Tumi (Lurayi) begrudgingly agrees to join her dysfunctional family for Christmas for the first time in years, but her return sees her manage to ruin her younger sister Beauty's (Thabethe) wedding and Tumi has to frantically try and get things back on track.

Home for Christmas

Release date: December 18

Starring: Ida Elise Broch, Gabrielle Leithaug

The second season picks up from the cliffhanger ending to the first season as we finally find out who interrupted Johanne's (Broch) family Christmas dinner, potentially one of her suitors she met in her quest for love.

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