Top Christmas movies of 2019 to watch right now

Gillian Wolski
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

While classic Chrissy flicks like Elf, Miracle On 34th Street and Die Hard will always have a place in our hearts, it’s always a good time to start new festive viewing traditions.

That’s why we’ve pulled together a list of all the best yuletide films and TV shows that came out on streaming services in 2019.

Yep, that’s right, these Christmas crackers are ready to watch right now across Stan, Disney+, Netflix and Amazon Prime.

So prepare to sit back, relax and digest all those mince pies in front of the year’s top festive offerings.

The best Christmas movies to stream right now

For rom-com lovers

Holiday in the Wild on Netflix

Kristin Davis and Rob Lowe in Holiday in the Wild on Netflix. Photo: Netflix.

Love blossoms against the spectacular backdrop of Africa as a recently single New Yorker (played by Kristin Davis) and a rugged pilot (Rob Lowe) collide over one special Christmas holiday.

A Christmas Princess on Stan

Will she realise her dream of becoming a Christmas Princess? Photo: Stan.

It’s a tale as old as time: a young, handsome prince from a tiny European nation meets a regular American gal halfway across the world but will their romance survive all the obstacles thrown their way?

For festive fun

Noelle on Disney+

Anna Kendrick plays the titular Noelle in this Disney+ original. Photo: Disney+.

Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader team up for this funny festive flick that sees Noelle (Kendrick) cope with the fallout of her beloved brother Nick’s disappearance right before he’s set to take over their father, Kris Kringle’s, family business.

The Knight Before Christmas on Netflix

Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Whitehouse giddy up in Netflix's The Knight Before Christmas. Photo: Netflix.

When medieval knight Sir Cole (Josh Whitehouse) suddenly appears in present-day Ohio at Christmastime, it’s up to kind yet lovelorn teacher Brooke (Vanessa Hudgens) to guide him through the complexities of his new modern world and, as you can guess, hilarity - and romance - ensues.

For kids and teens

Costume Quest: Heroes On Holiday (ages 7+) on Amazon Prime

The gang's on yet another Costume Quest in this Christmas special. Photo: Amazon Prime.

Youngsters Wren, Reynold, Everett and Lucy are thrilled to finally enjoy a holiday without having to save the universe but when trouble looms, the kids must use their magic costumes once again to face this new foe.

Klaus (PG) on Netflix

Can Jesper and Klaus bring the Christmas cheer? Photo: Netflix.

Unlikely pals Jesper (voiced by Jason Schwartzman), a selfish postman, and mysterious carpenter Klaus (J.K. Simmons) team up to deliver joy to a cold, dark town in a feelgood Christmas tale that’ll please little ones and adults alike.

Let It Snow (M) on Netflix

Teens will love Let it Snow. Photo: Netflix.

Touted as Love Actually for teens and based on the best-selling book by John Green, Let It Snow sees a disparate group of high school seniors thrown together when a snowstorm hits a small town on a cold Christmas Eve.

For music fans

The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show on Amazon Prime

Singers Kacey Musgraves and Camila Cabello sing their hearts out on The Kasey Musgraves Christmas Show. Photo: Amazon Prime.

There’s nothing like a singalong at Christmas and country star Kacey Musgraves delivers the goods in her Amazon Prime special, The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show, along with guests Camila Cabello, Kendall Jenner and James Corden.

Mariah Carey's Merriest Christmas on Netflix

Mariah Carey gets merry with some special guests. Photo: Netflix.

The queen of Christmas herself, Mariah Carey, has blessed us with an all-star holiday celebration featuring special guests like Mean Girls’ Lacey Chabert and a celebrity reading of festive classic, The Night Before Christmas.

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