‘Tis the time of the year where we all start cuddling up in our pajamas, and we binge watch Christmas movies. Nothing is better than having a recommendation list to guide you through the holidays. Trust me, these movies you’ll watch more than once!
The Christmas Contract features multiple returning One Tree Hill cast members such as Hilarie Burton, Robert Buckley, Antwon Tanner, Danneel Harris Ackles, Tyler Hilton, and Elisabeth Harnois.
There are tons of reasons why this movie should be at the top of your Christmas list. The reputation of Lifetime Christmas movies has always been that they’re too cheesy or sappy, but The Christmas Contract is the complete opposite. Two friends, Jolie (Hilarie Burton) and Jack (Robert Buckley) are set up by Jack’s sister (Danneel Harris Ackles) for two different reasons. Will Jolie and Jack’s plan to be a “couple” backfire when they travel to Louisiana to be with Jolie’s family for Christmas? Tune into Lifetime to find out! And for those One Tree Hill fans, this is a reunion you won’t want to miss!
Poinsettias for Christmas features yet another One Tree Hill alum, Bethany Joy Lenz! Ellie (played by Lenz) comes home for Christmas, but finds out that her family’s poinsettias farm is in a great danger. While trying to figure out how to save the plants in time for the town’s Christmas parade, Ellie deals with falling in love and realizing that she may question the intention of her career goals. To enjoy how this movie ends, tune into Lifetime for more!
The Princess Switch is a new addition to Netflix’s lineup. Featuring America’s sweetheart, Vanessa Hudgens, viewers are on a journey to a royal baking competition in Balgravia. Little to we know, events take a run when a baker from Chicago runs into a princess to be, and they look quite similar. What happens when these two look alikes switch places? A commoner and a Duchess? You’ll have to watch to find out more!
The Santa Chronicles gives a nostalgic feel of The Santa Claus days with Tim Allen. After a brother and sister lost their dad, they also lost the meaning of loving one another. One night, they find Santa and after a run-in, Santa crashes his sled. Can this brother and sister duo help Santa save Christmas? Add this movie to your list on Netflix, this movie is perfect for enjoying the holiday season.
And last but not least, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding. This was a wonderful sequel to Netflix’s hit, A Christmas Prince. Amber returns to Aldovia to marry King Richard, but the path to the alter proves to be rocky and not as smooth. Between Amber trying to retain her own identity within a royal family, and Aldovia suffering within modernization changes–will the wedding continue?
Now, I’m sure there are tons more movies that should be on this list, but these are just a handful of movies that stood out to me. What’s your favorite Christmas movie? Let me know in the comments below—and happy holidays!