16 New Holiday Series and Films You Can Binge-Watch on Netflix

The holidays are here and no matter where you are, Netflix will bring them to you. Whether you want to bond as a family
with a joyful musical comedy, relax and escape with a magically festive romance, or enjoy a satisfying binge with a
delicious sugar fix, Netflix’s new holiday titles have just what you need to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

16 New Holiday Series and Films You Can Binge-Watch with the Family

Over the Moon

OVER THE MOON – (L-R) “Fei Fei” (voiced by Cathy Ang) and “Chin” (voiced by Robert G. Chiu) on “Foo Dogs”. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020

Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. There, she ends up on an unexpected quest and discovers a whimsical land of fantastical creatures. Read our thoughts on ‘Over the Moon’ here.

Holidate

HOLIDATE (2020) Emma Roberts as Sloane Reed and Luke Bracey as Jackson. Cr. Steve Dietl/NETFLIX

Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) hate the holidays. They constantly find themselves single, sitting at the kids’ table, or stuck with awkward dates. But when these two strangers meet one particularly bad Christmas, they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year.

Operation Christmas Drop

Operation Christmas Drop. Alexander Ludwig as Andrew, Kat Graham as Erica in Operation Christmas Drop. Cr. Ricardo Hubbs//NETFLIX © 2020

Chasing a promotion, congressional aide Erica Miller forgoes family Christmas to travel across the Pacific at her boss’s behest. Upon landing at a beachside Air Force base, she clashes with her guide, Captain Andrew Jantz, who knows her assignment is finding reasons to defund the facility. The pilot’s pet project — Operation: Christmas Drop, a genuine decades-old tradition where gifts and supplies are parachuted to residents of remote neighboring islands — has lawmakers wondering if his unit has too much spare energy.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

JINGLE JANGLE: A CHRISTMAS JOURNEY (2020) Madalen Mills as Journey Jangle. Cr. Gareth Gatrell/NETFLIX

A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey’ is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. However, when his trusted apprentice (Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within.

The Princess Switch: Switched Again

The Princess Switch: Switched Again. Vanessa Hudgens as Stacy / Margaret / Fiona, Sam Palladio as Edward, Mia Lloyd as Olivia in The Princess Switch: Switched Again. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020

When Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with boyfriend Kevin, it’s up to her double Princess Stacy of Belgravia to get these star-crossed lovers back together… but the course of true love is complicated by the appearance of a handsome royal who’s intent on stealing Margaret’s heart. Throw in the unexpected arrival of Margaret’s outrageous party girl cousin Fiona, a third look-alike who has ambitions of her own, and you have the recipe for Christmas triple trouble!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Vanessa Hudgens is set to return to star in ‘The Princess Switch 3’! Production begins in Scotland later this year for a holiday 2021 release!

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square

DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE (L to R) SELAH KIMBRO JONES as VIOLET in DOLLY PARTON’S CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2020

A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer – right before Christmas. However, after listening to stories of the local townsfolk, reconnecting with an old love, and accepting the guidance of an actual angel, Regina starts to have a change of heart.

The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two

It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. However, when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt Russell).

Dash & Lily

DASH AND LILY (L to R) AUSTIN ABRAMS as DASH in episode 102 of DASH AND LILY Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX/NETFLIX © 2020

A whirlwind holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City, finding they have more in common with each other than they would have expected.

Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas

HOLIDAY HOME MAKEOVER WITH MR. CHRISTMAS – Benjamin Bradley in Episode 2 of HOLIDAY HOME MAKEOVER WITH MR. CHRISTMAS. CR. Courtesy of Netflix/©NETFLIX 2020

Benjamin Bradley, best known as Mr. Christmas, is a veteran in the interior design industry with a healthy obsession with the holiday season. For Mr. Christmas, the holidays are all about celebrating love, life, family and friends through meaningful traditions. In the new Netflix series Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas, Bradley takes you behind the scenes as he puts his design expertise and vast Christmas collection to good use. Equipped with lights, garlands, and enough tinsel to blanket the North Pole, he and his team of elves work around the clock to bring holiday cheer to families and communities deserving of a home makeover for the most joyous time of year.

Sugar Rush Christmas: Season 2

This competition series challenges bakers to create holiday treats that look festive and taste amazing — all against a ticking clock.

The Holiday Movies That Made Us

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This in-depth look at two iconic holiday movies (“Elf,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) uses behind-the-scenes footage and cast and crew interviews.

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Dancers Kalyn Flowers and Ryan Phuong in Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker. c. Courtesy of Netflix/2020

From Shondaland, Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker spotlights the career of award-winning entertainer Debbie Allen and follows her group of young dancers as they prepare for Allen’s annual “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” production.

Alien Xmas

When a race of kleptomaniac aliens attempts to steal Earth’s gravity in order to more easily take everything on the planet, only the gift-giving spirit of Christmas and a small alien named X can save the world.

Angela’s Christmas Wish

ANGELA’S CHRISTMAS WISH – Cr: NETFLIX © 2020

‘Angela’s Christmas Wish’ is a heart-warming tale of a determined little girl who sets out to reunite her family in time for Christmas.

Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas

A holly, jolly gathering takes a strange turn when Ashley bumps her head and gets a glimpse of her near-distant future with Tío, Tad, Stick, and Brooke.

The Big Show Show: Christmas

When Big Show gets injured, Cassy has to fill his big shoes in the hopes of winning the neighborhood Christmas competition. Meanwhile, JJ, Mandy, and Lola are sent on a scavenger hunt for presents only to discover spending time together might be the best gift of all.

What’s your favorite holiday movie or series of all time? 😀

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