Netflix holiday movie guide


Emma Frizzell

Netflix has made several holiday movies in the past few years to appeal to their winter-loving audience.

Winter break is just a few weeks away, and what better way to get in the spirit than with a holiday movie? Netflix has made several holiday movies in the past few years to appeal to their winter-loving audience. Cozy up with a warm blanket and hot chocolate, and find a Netflix holiday movie to enjoy.


“The Princess Switch” is a comedy movie released in 2018. Emma Frizzell

The Princess Switch

The Princess Switch stars Vanessa Hudgens as Stacy, a local bakery owner. She and her baking partner, Kevin, enter a holiday baking competition held in the snowy kingdom of Belgravia. When they arrive, they discover that the future Princess, Lady Margaret, looks identical to Stacy. The two encounter each other and realize the resemblance, so they switch places so Margaret can get away from the spotlight before her royal wedding. If you love romantic comedies, watch The Princess Switch, and if you like it, watch the two additional movies, The Princess Switch: Switched Again and The Princess Switch 3: Romanticizing the Star.

“A Christmas Prince” is a romantic comedy released in 2017. Emma Frizzell

A Christmas Prince
A Christmas Prince is a movie trilogy following Amber, a young New York journalist on her trip to Aldovia. She is reporting on a death in the royal family in the midst of the holiday season. When she arrives, she finds out that the people of Aldovia feel uncertain about the heir to the throne, Prince Richard. On her first day there, she enters the palace and is mistaken as Princess Emily’s tutor. Realizing the story she could uncover if she doesn’t address the mistake, Amber decides to play along. Continuing to act as Emily’s tutor, Amber’s guilt grows, which leads to her telling Emily her true identity. With the truth unveiled, Amber and Emily grow closer. If you like a cheesy, romantic Christmas movie, A Christmas Prince might be for you.

“The Christmas Chronicles” is a family comedy released in 2018. Emma Frizzell

The Christmas Chronicles
The Christmas Chronicles is a comedy following two kids, Kate and Teddy, on their journey with Santa Claus. For years, Kate and Teddy have tried to catch Santa delivering their presents on Christmas Eve, but haven’t been successful. When they catch him on their hidden camera, the two sneak out and follow Santa. Their snooping startles Santa, causing him to crash his sleigh. Now, the siblings must work with Santa to deliver all the presents in time. If you are looking for a fun, lighthearted holiday movie the whole family can enjoy, watch The Christmas Chronicles.

“Holidate” is a young adult romantic comedy released in 2020. Emma Frizzell

Holidate is a romantic comedy starring Emma Roberts as Sloane and Luke Bracey as Jackson. Sloane is a single woman who dreads the holidays because her family continuously asks if she has a boyfriend. Her aunt, who has been in and out of relationships her whole life, informs her of a “holidate” — someone you take to family gatherings as your significant other, but without any romantic connection. Intrigued, Sloane finds Jackson and they accompany each other to several holiday festivities throughout the year. If you enjoy a good romantic comedy, give Holidate a try.