2020 CHRISTMAS MOVIES VOD

2020 Christmas movies to watch from Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video and HBO

Christmas is almost here and there is no better way to stay warm and cozy than snuggled up with a holiday movie. Check out some new releases for 2020.

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2020 Christmas movies to watch from Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video and HBO
Jingle Jangles: A Christmas Journey (screen shot) Netflix

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the Christmas trees decorated, the lights hung up and for some, Jack Frost is nipping outside. So no better way to get in the spirit and avoid crowds than with one of the many Christmas movies available this year. As always there are the classics from “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Miracle on 34th Street" to “Home Alone” and “The Grinch.”

If you need a non-stop holiday fix you can binge watch Christmas themed movies on Lifetime and Hallmark but there are some new productions available on the streaming services that are worth a look. This year Netflix has a line-up of new movies for young and old alike.

What is new for Christmas 2020 on Netflix

The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two

Two years after siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce helped Kurt Russell, as Santa Claus, save Christmas they are called on to do so again. In this sequel to the 2018 The Christmas Chronicles, Kate, unhappy with her mother’s new boyfriend and having to spend Christmas in Cancun, runs away. However, events will take her and her brother on a new adventure to save Christmas from a magical troublemaker who threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good.

Angela's Christmas Wish

This sequel to Angela's Christmas, tells the tale of a little girl’s wish and determination to reunite her family for the holidays. Angela's Christmas Wish is a heart-warming tale for the family for Christmas.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

This Christmas musical adventure tells the tale of a how the adventurous granddaughter of a legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle has to recover his most prized creation from his treacherous apprentice. Watch as a magical world comes to life and how the eccentric inventor’s creation can change Christmas forever. A heart-warming story for the whole family.

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square

Dolly Parton plays an angel on this musical take on A Christmas Carol where the town “Scrooge” is intent on selling her hometown, evicting all of the residents.

Holidate

This romantic comedy for the holidays brings two strangers' mutual disdain for the holidays and all its cheesiness together to find something else they share, a love for each other. Every holiday the two are either single or with some awkward date until they meet by coincidence and make a pact to spend a year of the holidays together in a non-romantic fashion. However as a year of absurd and hilarious holiday celebrations comes to an end they find unexpected love.

Operation Christmas Drop

A handsome big-hearted Air Force pilot is tasked with keeping his base from being closed by a by-the-book congressional aide sent to find reasons to close it.

Midnight at the Magnolia

Trying to get a boost in audience to send their program national, local radio hosts Maggie and Jack fake that they are a couple.

The Princess Switch 2: Switched Again

The sequel to a take on The Parent Trap, Princess Margaret will once again have to use a lookalike to patch things up with her man Kevin.

Dash & Lily

Based on the New York Times bestseller "Dash & Lily's Book of Dares," a holiday season romance of dares.

What is new for Christmas 2020 on Hulu

Happiest Season

Meeting your girlfriend’s family for the first time can be hard. Doing so at the Holidays even more so. Planning to propose when they don’t know that she is gay, well the comedy is set.

What is new for Christmas 2020 on Apple+

Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special

Mariah Carey is joined by a star-studded group of guests from around the world to create a magical Christmas. She’ll be joined by Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Misty Copeland, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Billy Eichner, Tiffany Haddish, and Mykal-Michelle Harris among others.

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

Rey, along with BB-8, go on an adventure through time to visit beloved moments in Star Wars cinematic history. But will she make it back in time for the Life Day feast and learn the true meaning of holiday spirit?

High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special

The cast of The High School Musical give their take on the holiday songs.

What is new for Christmas 2020 on Prime Video

Dear Santa

Dear Santa is a documentary about the United States Postal Service’s 100-year-old ‘Operation Santa’ Program. Through Operation Santa, the United States Postal Service makes it possible for the public to safely adopt these letters and make children’s dreams come true.

Blackbird

Battling ALS, Lily, played by Susans Sarandon, and her husband invite their loved ones to their beach house for one final gathering. Her story is ultimately one of hope, love and a celebration of life. Will be available 17 December.