The 35 Best Hallmark Christmas Movies to Stream Right Now
Fall is officially upon us, which means it’s only a matter of time before we break out the holiday decor and Christmas dinner recipes. But you know what makes the season even brighter? Curling up on the couch and watching the best Hallmark Christmas movies.
In case you missed it, the network is releasing 41 new original movies as part of this year’s annual Countdown to Christmas event, featuring appearances by Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Tamera Mowry-Housley and newcomer Jordin Sparks. In anticipation of the official countdown, we compiled a list of the best Hallmark Christmas movies. But before we dive in, here’s a quick breakdown of where you can find these films online.
How to stream hallmark movies
- Hallmark Movies Now: If you enjoy watching Hallmark year-round, you’ll be happy to know that the network has its own streaming service, featuring more than 1,000 hours of original content that varies from feel-good shows to holiday romances.
- Amazon Prime: If you’re just a Prime member, you have the option of renting or purchasing certain titles, but if you also subscribe to the Hallmark Movies Now channel, you'll be able to stream a selection of movies.
- Sling TV: Fortunately for subscribers, the Sling Lifestyles Extra package gives users full access to an extensive library of Hallmark original movies and shows.
- Philo: The streaming service includes the Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and Hallmark Drama.
- Frndly TV: The same three Hallmark channels are now available on Frndly TV, a new-ish service that focuses on family-friendly content. As a bonus, you can also watch the latest releases in real-time as they air on cable.
- Fubo TV: Already live-streaming your favorite shows on Fubo? Luckily, all three Hallmark channels are included in the service’s impressive lineup of networks.
1. ‘Jingle Bell Bride’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Julie Gonzalo and Ronnie Rowe Jr.
What’s it about? After learning that her celebrity client wants to use an extremely rare type of flower for her wedding, Jessica Perez (Gonzalo) travels to a small Alaskan town to find it. When she arrives, she’s immediately drawn to the charming new area—including a handsome young botanist who agrees to help her.
2. ‘Chateau Christmas’ (2019)
Who’s in it? Merritt Patterson and Luke Macfarlane
What’s it about? A famous pianist returns to her hometown to spend the holidays with her family. During her stay, she crosses paths with her ex-boyfriend and former bandmate, who encourages her to headline the town’s annual Christmas show. But when they start working together, old feelings resurface.
3. ‘Christmas with the Darlings’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Katrina Law and Carlo Marks
What’s it about? Shortly after Jessica (Law) leaves her job as an executive assistant, she offers to help her wealthy boss’s charming (and seemingly reckless) younger brother, Max (Marks). Naturally, they start to fall for each other as Jessica realizes there’s more to Max than meets the eye.
4. ‘One Royal Holiday’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, Krystal Joy Brown, Victoria Clark and Tom McGowan
What’s it about? Anna’s simple act of kindness pays off in the best possible way when she discovers that the people she sheltered during a blizzard are actually members of the Royal Family of Galwick. Royal enthusiasts are in for a treat with this fairytale romance.
5. ‘Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Ashley Williams and Niall Matter
What’s it about? While on her way to volunteer at a military base during the holiday season, Maggie (Williams), a single mom, accidentally injures a stranger named Lucas (Matter), who ends up in the hospital. Eager to make it up to him, Maggie offers to let him recover at her art studio. Could this be the beginning of a budding romance?
6. ‘On the 12th Date of Christmas’ (2021)
Who’s in it? Mallory Jansen and Tyler Hynes
What’s it about? Two competitive game designers team up to create a romantic, city-wide scavenger hunt during the holiday season, but it’s not long before their rivalry turns into romance.
7. ‘Christmas in Vienna’ (2019)
Who’s in it? Sarah Drew, Brennan Elliott, Elisabeth Harnois, Christian Oliver
What’s it about? Jess (Drew) feels like she’s lost her passion for playing the violin. Hoping for some fresh inspiration and a change of scenery, she travels to Vienna for Christmas. While there, she falls for a striking European dancer. Bonus: the stunning Austrian backdrop.
8. ‘A Timeless Christmas’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Ryan Paevey and Erin Cahill
What’s it about? A handsome man from the early 1900s travels to the year 2020 and, for the first time ever, celebrates Christmas in the 21st century.
9. ‘A Nashville Christmas Carol’ (2021)
Who’s in it? Jessy Schram, Wes Brown, Wynonna Judd, Sara Evans, RaeLynn, Kix Brooks
What’s it about? A Christmas Carol meets Hallmark in this quintessential romance. Vivian, an ambitious but overworked TV producer, receives a visit from her late mentor and learns that her current path doesn’t lead to the best future.
10. ‘The Christmas House’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Robert Buckley, Jonathan Bennett, Ana Ayora, Treat Williams, Sharon Lawrence
What’s it about? Married couple Bill (Williams) and Phylis (Lawrence) are ringing in another holiday with their special family tradition, where they transform their home into a dazzling “Christmas House” and invite their relatives over. But this year, several family secrets are lurking beneath the surface.
11. ‘Christmas Land’ (2015)
Who’s in it? Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor
What’s it about? When her beloved grandmother passes away, Jules Cooper (Deloach) inherits her family’s holiday-themed village and Christmas tree farm , dubbed Christmas Land. When she visits the property, she realizes it’s nothing like the magical place she remembers. Can she bring Christmas Land back to life?
12. ‘Merry and Bright’ (2019)
Who’s in it? Jodie Sweetin, Andrew W. Walker, Sharon Lawrence
What’s it about? When Cate (Sweetin), CEO of the Merry and Bright Candy Cane Company, meets a handsome guy named Gabe (Walker), she assumes that he’s just another innocent suitor sent by her mother. Little does she know that he’s a corporate recovery consultant, who was hired to take a closer look at her company’s operation.
13. ‘A Christmas Melody’ (2015)
Who’s in it? Mariah Carey, Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott
What’s it about? All we want for Christmas is Mariah Carey's directorial debut. The heartwarming drama follows mom and widow Kristin (Chabert), who moves back to her hometown during the holidays. It’s not the smoothest transition, since she’s constantly at odds with her high school nemesis, Melissa (Carey). Bring on the festive tunes.
14. ‘Christmas by Starlight’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Kimberley Sustad and Paul Campbell
What’s it about? When Annie Park (Sustad) learns that her family’s favorite spot, The Starlight Café, is going to be destroyed, she vows to save it before Christmas—even if she must pose as a lawyer for a really cute stranger.
15. ‘The Christmas Waltz’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Lacey Chabert, Will Kemp, and JT Church
What’s it about? After calling off her fairytale Christmas wedding, Avery (Chabert) decides to continue her ballroom dancing lessons, which were supposed to prepare her for her first dance. As she hones her skills, Avery also finds herself falling for her dance instructor, Roman (Kemp).
16. ‘If I Only Had Christmas’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Candace Cameron Bure and Warren Christie
What’s it about? In this fun tribute to The Wizard of Oz, Bure plays Darcy, a bubbly Kansas City publicist who joins forces with a business owner to help a charity in need during the holidays. Get ready for countless Oz-inspired references.
17. ‘Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Holly Robinson Peete, Colin Lawrence, Rukiya Bernard, Antonio Cayonne and Barbara Niven
What’s it about? As Michelle Lansing (Robinson-Peete) prepares for her upcoming wedding, she enlists the help of her pal Hannah (Bernard) to finish the launch of the Evergreen Museum. Meanwhile, she starts to have second thoughts about her dreamy fiancé, Elliot (Cayonne).
18. ‘Tis the Season for Love’ (2015)
Who’s in it? Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny, Gwynyth Walsh
What’s it about? Beth Baker (Lancaster) is a struggling actress, who returns to her quaint hometown for the holidays. To her surprise, she gets more than she bargained for when she lands a new opportunity and finds love.
19. ‘Cross Country Christmas’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Rachael Leigh Cook and Greyston Holt
What’s it about? Lina (Cook) and Max (Holt) are former classmates, who are trying to make it home in time for Christmas. When a massive snowstorm hits, they have no choice but to work together to get to their destination.
20. ‘Broadcasting Christmas’ (2016)
Who’s in it? Melissa Joan Hart, Dean Cain
What’s it about? Two bitter exes discover that they still have feelings for each other when they compete for a co-host position at the most popular morning show in New York. Prepare for snappy dialogue and plenty of laughs.
21. ‘My Christmas Dream’ (2016)
Who’s in it? Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones, Deidre Hall
What’s it about? Christina Masters (McKellar), a department store manager, is on a mission to create the best Christmas display her boss has ever seen, hoping it will earn her a promotion. In the process, she seeks help from a talented artist, and it’s not long before they fall in love.
22. ‘Love, Lights, Hanukkah!’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Mia Kirshner, Ben Savage and Marilu Henner
What’s it about? Disney alum Ben Savage is the charming love interest of restaurateur Christina, a Christmas fan who’s stunned to find out that she’s actually Jewish. The new discovery leads to a wild adventure and, naturally, a sweet romance.
23. ‘Christmas Tree Lane’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Alicia Witt, Andrew Walker, Drake Hogestyn and Briana Price
What’s it about? Meg (Witt) is convinced that she’s falling for the perfect guy, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her romantic interest is working for the company that intends to shut her business down.
24. ‘Deliver by Christmas’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Alvina August and Eion Bailey
What’s it about? When Molly (August) meets a charming single father and gets swept off her feet by an anonymous client, she’s convinced that she’s stuck in a love triangle. Unbeknownst to her, both men are the same person.
25. ‘Christmas Next Door’ (2018)
Who’s in it? Jesse Metcalfe, Fiona Gubelmann
What’s it about? John Tucker Jesse Metcalfe is Eric Randall, a successful author of bachelor lifestyle books. When he’s left in charge of his niece and nephew for the holidays, he turns to his neighbor and Christmas enthusiast, April.
26. ‘Holly & Ivy’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Janel Parrish, Jeremy Jordan, Sadie Coleman, Piper Rubio Marisol Nichols
What’s it about? When Melody (Parrish) learns that her neighbor is ill, she promises to care for her two children, Holly (Coleman) and Ivy (Rubio). But before she can do so, Melody must renovate her home. Lucky for her, there’s a swoon-worthy contractor who’s willing to help.
27. ‘Ice Sculpture Christmas’ (2015)
Who’s in it? Rachel Boston, David Alpay, Brenda Strong
What’s it about? Holiday charm, romance, food and ice sculpting are just some of the things you’ll find in this cozy film, which follows a passionate young cook as she competes in a holiday-themed competition against her boss.
28. ‘The Christmas Bow’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Lucia Micarelli, Michael Rady, James Saito
What’s it about? A violinist’s career comes to a halt when she suffers an unfortunate accident. But thanks to an optimistic family friend, she finds a new way to heal.
29. ‘A Christmas Detour’ (2015)
Who’s in it: Candace Cameron Bure, Sarah Strange, David Lewis, Marcus Rosner
What it’s about: Paige Summerlind (Cameron Bure) is eager to meet her fiancé’s family for Christmas, but when her flight gets detoured, she worries that she won’t make it in time. During her journey, she strikes up an unlikely romance with a bartender who has given up on love. Is she about to marry the wrong man?
30. ‘Christmas at Holly Lodge’ (2017)
Who’s in it? Alison Sweeney, Jordan Bridges, Sheryl Lee Ralph
What’s it about? At first glance, the Holly Lodge is a dreamy destination and thriving business, but beneath the surface, the Lodge is in dire need of financial assistance. A developer drops by to help save the property, but things get complicated when he falls in love with the property’s owner, Holly (Sweeney).
31. 'Switched for Christmas' (2017)
Who’s in it? Candace Cameron Bure, Mark Deklin and Eion Bailey
What’s it about? Think The Parent Trap, but with adults and a whole lot of holiday cheer. Cameron Bure stars as a pair of estranged identical twins, who agree to swap places with each other until Christmas day.
32. 'My Christmas Love’ (2018)
Who’s in it? Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo and Megan Park
What’s it about? A secret admirer sends Cynthia (Hagner) a series of anonymous “12 Days of Christmas” gifts, prompting her to investigate the mystery man’s identity. Of course, her search is more difficult than she expected.
33. ‘USS Christmas’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Jen Lilley, Trevor Donovan and Barbara Niven
What’s it about? Set in Norfolk, Virginia, a young reporter embarks on a holiday Tiger Cruise with her family. During her journey, she stumbles upon an old journal that belongs to a sailor who fell in love on the ship several decades ago.
34. ‘Time for Me to Come Home For Christmas’ (2019)
Who’s in it? Josh Henderson, Megan Park
What’s it about? Following her mother’s passing, Cara (Park) flies to Oklahoma for the holidays. During her trip, she meets and bonds with a famous musician named Heath (Henderson), who’s also grieving a heartbreaking loss. Could this be the start of a new romance?
35. ‘Project Christmas Wish’ (2020)
Who’s in it? Amanda Schull, Travis Van Winkle, Averie Peters
What’s it about? Meet the modern-day Santa Claus: Lucy (Schull). When she agrees to help grant a little girl’s Christmas wish, Lucy winds up with an unexpected gift of her own.