17 Great Christmas Movies on Netflix 2021 to Watch Right Now | Real Simple

The beautiful thing about Christmas films is that they can be seen over and over again. Every year, the same Christmas films that you saw as a child — or that your parents saw during their childhood — make their way to movie channels so you may watch them again and again. Today’s kids have it much easier; when I was growing up, if I was not glued to my television screen at the correct moment and missed out on an episode of Grinch, I would have to wait an entire year to see it again. 

With the growth of streaming services, many of these masterpieces are now at your fingertips, waiting for you to view them whenever you are ready. Take a look at these amazing MetroNet TV Packages to enjoy your favorite Christmas movies across multiple streaming platforms.

Because there is so much sentimental value linked with Christmas, it is no wonder that many of these films are animated —- it is just a simple way to express the holiday’s enchantment without depending too much on pricey visual effects. This is especially true in the case of stop-motion animated films, which have been a holiday staple since the Rankin and Bass specials of the 1960s. Thesese animated Christmas movies films are ideal for a movie night with your family movie night, as they reflect the festive spirit of thise season, and can be viewed over and over again.year after year.

Robin Robin

The stop-motion animation in this Christmas special is , about a bird raised by mice, who desires to become a real mouse, has a warm and magical, felted feel to it. It has a voice cast that includes Bronte Carmichael, Richard E. Grant, and Gillian Anderson.

Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas

This year, Shaun the Sheep fans will get an extra-special Christmas treat in the guiseshape of a 30-minute holiday special. Shaun embarks on a search for a larger stocking but instead finds himself in the middle of a massive adventure.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

When it comes to Christmas, not everyone is in a festive spirit. If the holidays make you sad, you are in good company with Charlie Brown, who embarks on a trip to uncover the true meaning of Christmas. The soundtrack by composer Vince Guaraldi is also worth listening to.

A Trash Truck Christmas

In this Christmas special, Santa Claus crash lands in a junkyard on Christmas Eve, and it is up to Trash Truck to ensure kids receive their Christmas presents.


This lovely Christmas film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. (It was defeated by Toy Story 4.) It tells the story of a solitary toymaker who befriends a new postal worker.

Dreamworks’ Home for the Holidays

Oh wants to share the Christmas happiness with the Boovs, but despite his best efforts, things don’t go as planned.

Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas

An unexpected blizzard means Lucky and his companions may not be able to return home for Christmas — but it is, after all, the season of miracles.

How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming

Christmas has been renamed “Snoggletog” in the Viking culture, but the lessons gained are just as wonderful.

Scooby Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays

When an evil snowman tries to close the toy store for the holidays, the Scooby gang investigates.

The Polar Express

Tom Hanks appears in this moving film based on Chris Van Allsburg’s novel using motion-capture technology. The film portrays a little child who, after questioning Santa’s existence, embarks on a fantastic train excursion to learn more about the North Pole.

Dr. Seuss’ the Grinch

This feature-length adaptation of the Grinch story comes from the same company that brought us Minions, and it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of the green meanie.

The Snowman

This half-hour show is inspired by the charming illustrations in Raymond Briggs’ popular book The Snowman. It also has the same peaceful beauty as the novel.

Trolls Holiday

Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and Zooey Deschanel feature as the three main trolls in this family-friendly festive comedy. When Anna’s character Poppy discovers that the Bergens don’t have any festivals to celebrate since they defeated Trollstice, she and the other trolls set out to aid them. But what are the Bergens looking for?

In the End

These are some of the best animated Christmas movies that not only your kids but the entire family may watch together and enjoy fun-fueled cozy winter nights.