Netflix Is Releasing 6 New Holiday Movies—here’s The Full Lineup
Posted October 22, 2019 9:25 a.m. EDT
Updated August 28, 2020 4:00 p.m. EDT
Can’t get enough of those holiday movies and specials? We’re here to help. Sure, we’ve already got the Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas movie marathon. But now, Netflix is jumping into the mix to help fill viewers’ holiday season with even more joy and romance!
Get out your calendars. We have a rundown of Netflix’s newest holiday specials, including premiere dates, show descriptions and more.
‘Holiday in the Wild’—premieres Nov. 1
Rob Lowe and Kristin Davis star in the first Netflix holiday movie to be released this season. According to Netflix, the movie focuses on Kate Conrad, a stylish Manhattanite who has her life turned upside down when her husband decides to leave her just as they’re about to celebrate their second honeymoon on an African safari. Kate takes the trip by herself and ends up staying all the way through the Christmas holiday. The wildlife inspires her to follow her heart and find new purpose within her own life.
‘Let It Snow’—premieres Nov. 8
Based on the best-selling book by John Green, “Let It Snow” tells the story of a small Midwestern town hit by a snowstorm on Christmas Eve and a group of high school seniors who find their friendships and love lives colliding thanks to a stranded pop star, a stolen keg, a squad of competitive dancers, a mysterious woman covered in tin foil and an epic party at the local Waffle Town.
‘Klaus’—premieres Nov. 15
This animated feature film combines the vocal talents of Joan Cusack, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones and Jason Schwartzman to tell how Jesper, a down-on-his-luck postal academy student, discovers a mysterious carpenter in the Arctic Circle, and how friendships can lead to magical memories and, eventually, a legend.
‘The Knight Before Christmas’—premieres Nov. 21
It’s a time-travel holiday love story when a medieval English knight is magically transported to the present day. Of course, he falls for a high school science teacher who is disillusioned by love. Vanessa Hudgens stars as the cynical teacher in need of a little old-fashioned romance and holiday magic.
‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby’—premieres Dec. 5
Another holiday movie in the royal tradition brings back Prince Richard and Princess Amber of Aldovia. The latest installment finds the couple expecting a royal baby and hosting royals from a faraway kingdom in order to renew an ancient truce. When the priceless 600-year-old-treaty disappears, peace is put in jeopardy and an ancient curse threatens their family.
‘Holiday Rush’—premiere date TBD
Radio DJ and single dad Rashon “Rush” Williams, played by Romany Malco, loses his job at the start of the holiday season and his four spoiled kids aren’t making it easy on him. Williams’ friends and extended family are willing to help, but the struggling family still has to rethink their priorities and their relationships with one another. Can this materialistic family learn the true meaning of the holidays?
Which movie are you waiting for?