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I’m in my second year as a member of the Netflix Stream Team, and I’m so excited to share some Netflix love with you guys this Christmas.  Because we all know that sharing is caring…….unless it’s the flu. Did you know there are a ton of great Christmas movies and specials on Netflix that you can stream right now.

Here are my ten must see Christmas Specials that are streaming on Netflix right now:

1. Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – One of my all time favorites!
2. Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
3. Ernest Saves Christmas
4. A Christmas Carol – The one from 1938!
5. Christmas with the Kranks – it’s hilarious!
6. The Legend of Frosty the Snowman
7. Disney’s I’ll Be Home for Christmas
8. White Christmas
9. Icetastrophie – You know you want to watch it!
10. Pee Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special – Seriously, who doesn’t love Pee Wee?


It’s Netflix and chill Christmas style. Ok, not really, but if you don’t already have Netflix and want to try it out for six months, check out my giveaway below.

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Good luck!

Note: I am a member of the Netflix StreamTeam.  As part of the #streamteam, I have received product and complimentary service, but all opinions are 100% my own. 

  147 Responses to “10 Must See Christmas Specials Streaming on Netflix”

  1. What a fab giveaway. I have only seen some of these movies. Hope I’d find time to catch them on Netflix.

  2. White Christmas – it’s a CLASSIC! And anything from Bing Crosby (“Der Bingle”) too! 🙂

  3. This is an amazing giveaway! We don’t have cable so Netflix it is! I LOVE Tim Burtons Nightmare Before Christmas!! it’s my favorite movie too.

  4. Love Netflix here and so going to have to check a few of these, especially White Christmas!! 😉

  5. Netflix and Hulu have saved me from TV hell on many occassions

  6. I don’t think that I’ve ever seen the Nightmare Before Christmas. I’ll have to add it to my que.

  7. I love the huge selection of Christmas specials on Netflix this month. We try to watch a couple every week.

  8. Doing a movie night tonight. I’ll suggest some of these! My girls just watched Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure on Netflix. They loved it.

  9. I love netflix, but didn’t even think to see what xmas movies were available! Streaming now!

  10. I’d like to visit Boston! Awesome. =) And thanks for the awesome Netflix giveaway.

  11. My son loves watching mickey and his christmas movie!

  12. I love Elf and The Family Man (Nicolas Cage).

  13. Ernest Saves Christmas is one of my all time favorite movies. I have watched it almost every year since I was a kid.

  14. Love all these recommendations. My kids are addicted to Elf, but I would love to watch White Christmas and they would probably love the Pee Wee movie too! Great giveaway!

    • I love Elf too. Its such a fun movie to watch over and over. I would be interested to watch White Christmas. Haven’t seen it and based on the others who commented, they seem to have enjoyed it.

  15. I haven’t seen Christmas with the Kranks yet – I have it on my holiday watch list! Love netflix, this is a great giveaway, thanks for the chance!!!

  16. The Nightmare Before Christmas gets a lot of play in my house. I put it on at Halloween AND Christmas.

  17. My all time favorite movie is the Christmas shoes.

  18. Well who wouldn’t love that giveaway! That’s really awesome. I love the list too, full of classics. Old films are better during Christmas.

  19. These are all great picks. Nightmare Before Christmas has always been my favorite. There’s really nothing like a Tim Burton take on Christmas.

  20. These is nice list. I was looking for Christmas related movies. Thanks for sharing

  21. I’m glad you posted this! We have been trying to watch a Christmas movie every day – I know, crazy, but we are on our long homeschool break, and this is what it is about! I was looking for a few new ones to put in the rotation.

  22. I can’t wait for my kiddo to get out of school we are going to watch all sorts christmas movies.

  23. One of my faves is Elf!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  24. Great line up! I need to check these out. I love spending at least one weekend binge watching holiday movies.

  25. i am so happy to see White Christmas on the list. It is my favorite christmas movie and one that means a lot to me.

  26. My favorite holiday movie is It’s A Wonderful Life. I also enjoy watching Pee Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special, huge fan! 🙂

  27. I’ve been really impressed with Netflix’s Christmas movie selection this year! If you get a chance, check out A Very Murray Christmas!

  28. Pee Wee and Ernest. I used to watch those when I was a kid.

  29. Love your list! Netflix is something we haven’t tried out yet, as the choices in Canada are so limited it makes it not really worth it.

  30. This is a great giveaway! We need to see The Nightmare before Christmas still!

  31. I love Netflix. I even got rid of my cable. These are all great Christmas movies.

  32. Oooh I can’t wait to watch these movies over the Christmas 🙂 I love all versions of The Christmas Carol x

  33. Ohhh man. I haven’t watched Pee Wee in forever. I don’t think my kids have ever seen it! Need to fix that this weekend.

  34. Now that is a great list. I love, love, love Christmas movies and had no clue I could jump onto Netflix for them all. Thanks for sharing

  35. I like Elf and The Holiday. They are some of my favs.

  36. This is a great list of movies and I love Netflix! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.

  37. I had no idea Pee Wee had a Christmas Special. I need to watch that immediately.

  38. White Christmas is a classic movie! We love it in our family!

  39. That is a great giveaway! My family loves watching Christmas movies all winter long.

  40. White Christmas is on Netflix? That’s one of my all time favorites! So watching that tonight!

  41. We always watch muppet christmas carol every year

  42. We love our Netflix! Whoever wins is going to love their subscription.Good luck, all!

  43. My favorites are Love Actually, Elf and National Lampoons.

  44. Not a huge christmas movie fan (die hard counts right?) but I do like Nightmare before christmas! Such a great movie!

  45. I wish I had Netflix! I would love to watch so many of these! I know my son would be all over the Mickey movie!

  46. I love Netflix! I’m going to be watching some of these Christmas movies. Christmas movies are my favorite! Disney’s I’ll Be Home for Christmas is one of my favorite Christmas movies too! I remember watching this one when I was younger, and I try to watch it every year.

  47. Wow there are some awesome movies on Netflix. I may just have to have a Christmas movie night soon.

  48. Ernest Saves Christmas is seriously one of the most amazing movies, I cannot wait to watch it again this year. I am also looking forward to the week leading up to Christmas watching all the movies on netflix! Love netflix!

  49. I LOVE Christmas movies!! I get so excited just typing in Christmas in the Netflix que and watching everything pop up! 😉

  50. Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is my favorite movie. I watch it all year long. These are all great Christmas movies. Netflix has such a great selection.

  51. Elf and The Holiday are my fav Christmas movies!

  52. I didn’t realize this many Christmas movies are on Netflix. I need to get streaming we love movie marathons!

  53. We binge watch Netflix almost every weekend. I am pretty much right there with you on the list. Did you see the Very Murray Christmas was on Netflix.

  54. Oh, I adore the 1938 Christmas Carol. It carries the weight of Dickens’ words so well. I also love Scrooged. Bill Murray makes me laugh

  55. Great list! I’m going to be marathoning on Netflix before xmas/after my exams! Can’t wait for xmas movies!

  56. I love a christmas story, we watch it every year and I love watching polar express and the movie version of how a grinch stole christmas with the kids yearly

  57. I LOVE all the Christmas movies & shows I can find on Netflix! Christmas with the Kranks is one of my faves! (But head’s up – go Google ‘Netflix and chill’ …. you might want to change that phrase.)

  58. White Christmas is my all time favorite, I am so excited it will be on Netflix!

  59. Ugh – Canada Netflix can really suck. I don’t think we get even half of these movies. I like the version of A Christmas Carol with George C Scott. But the one we really cannot resist is Scrooged with Bill Murray! ha

  60. We love Netflix. My boys love both Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas and Twice Upon a Christmas. Plus, Cat in the Hat Christmas too.

  61. My favorite is The Polar Express and I also like A Christmas Story.

  62. We just watched I’ll Be Home For Christmas last night. One of our family favorites, for sure!

  63. love the giveaway! I actually have never seen some of these movies & seriously? I have not heard of Pee Wee mentioned anywhere in ages – what a blast from the past & I have seen that one! lol

  64. Such classic options! I can’t wait to stream all of these. Such a merryc Christmas!

  65. I don’t know what I’d do without Netflix! It’s seriously my life, especially this time of year! I’ll have to add a few of these to the list but for the most part, they are all classics that I love to watch and have grown up watching! I’m so glad Netflix carries them!

  66. I love A Christmas story and Elf. They are two of my favorites!

  67. Elf is hands down my favorite of all time! I can honestly watch it any time of the year and enjoy it but i limit myself to the month of december 🙂 i have it on dvd but i do wish netflix would add it to their site so bad!

  68. Such a great list of movie. I would love the White Christmas

  69. Great giveaway! We love NETFLIX, best subscription ever. Can’t wait to watch the Pee Wee movie

  70. What a list and what a fabulous giveaway! I’ve not seen several of these, one being “White Christmas” and I’d love to watch it with my hubby and girls.

  71. My favorite is Elf, starring Will Ferrell. I also like A Christmas Story. Thanks.

  72. I love Nightmare before Christmas such a classic hope they will show ELF too.

  73. I love netflix and my all time favorite movie is Ernest Saves Christmas.

  74. Great giveaway! Please, for those who do not have Netflix yet, be sure to join the giveaway or sign up for this incredible service. There are so many family movies we can enjoy watching with the kids. I love Ernest Saves Christmas! Good to see it is also on your list.

  75. I didn’t know Netflix was streaming White Christmas! I’ve been wanting to watch it with the kids. Thanks for the tip!

  76. Im not sure i’ve seen many of these but I love the first one by tim burton and mickeys once upon a christmas. Those two we have!

    Angela from daysinbed 🙂

  77. This giveaway is awesome. i tell you i think i am the only one who doesnt have a subscription. LOL. i need to get with the program

  78. Who doesn’t love Netflix? Great list! They have quite a few to choose from!

  79. I love Netflix! They have a great selection of Christmas movies!!

  80. I wanted to check out your selections. I’ve been watching every Christmas movie on Netflix I can find. I’m not going to enter your giveaway as I’m already a subscriber and I’d love for someone who isn’t to win this. I’m sure they’ll become a subscriber after seeing what all they’ve been missing.

  81. We love Elf and Christmas with the Kranks. Great giveaway too!

  82. Yes, I’ve seen most of these! I agree, who doesn’t love Pee Wee Herman??

  83. Also, I forgot to mention I love NIghtmare Before Christmas. A fave!

  84. the holiday is my favorite christmas movie. love it.

  85. Love a good classic Christmas movie! You have put together a great list and I am going to start with Elf. Cheers!

  86. I love all of these movies! Although I have never seen the Pee Wee one or the Icetastrophie movie.

  87. we just love the Santa Claus in our family!

  88. I really like the movie Bad Santa. It’s one of my favorites.

  89. Elf, Bad Santa & Christmas Vacation are my favorites.

  90. I have watched all of these movies over the years, Nightmare Before Christmas is one of my favourites too 🙂 My husband has only watched one though….we may have to revisit some 🙂

  91. I love a good Christmas movie. Elf is my favorite.

  92. We love Netflix. My future daughter-in-law and I had a Netflix marathon this afternoon and it was a blast.

  93. My kids have been watching the Mickeys Christmas and the Poohs Christmas.

  94. We picked up the Roku on Black Friday, so although we don’t subscribe to Netflix yet, it’s something we’re planning to do. This is a great list of Christmas specials to check out!

  95. We could have used this list last night – we were looking for Christmas specials on Netflix!

  96. We love Mickey’s Christmas movies. I have never seen Christmas with the Kranks, but I’m dying to. I think that’s what we’ll be doing tomorrow with Netflix.

  97. I have Netflix and even yesterday watched The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas with my granddaughter.

  98. I love me some Netflix and the Netflix Kids is one of the best things ever. I love watching Home Alone.

  99. oh netflix, i love it. Homealone is prob my favorite christmas movie!!! my 12 year old just saw it for the first time and laughed with me.

  100. Great giveaway! My favorites are The Santa Claus 1,2 and 3. I will have to check these others out.

  101. We just watched Murray Christmas last night and will be sure to add some of these to our list! Love all the holiday cheer.

  102. I’ll go and check Mickey’s once upon a christmas 🙂

  103. We love all of the oldies we find on Netflix. Rudolph especially.

  104. Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas has always been one of my all-time favorites, too! I practically love anything by Tim Burton, though.

  105. We recently watched The Legend of Frosty the Snowman. My wife had never seen it before and neither had the kids. It was a blast! Mickey’s once upon a Christmas is great too!

  106. The holiday and elf are my favorite movies.

  107. I love watching holiday movies on Netflix. We always watch all the Santa Claus movies every day on Christmas.

  108. Netflix has some of our absolute favorite Christmas movies and specials right now! The hubs LOVES Nightmare Before Christmas and I have to see Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas every year 🙂

  109. I love Charlie Brown Christmas. It’s so cute.

  110. That is too easy Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol, White Christmas, etc

  111. Everyone loves Christmas with the Kranks and I’ve never seen it. I have to watch it this year! We have Netflix too. Maybe we’ll watch it on Christmas day. thanks!

  112. We don’t use Netflix a lot but with these options we certainly might give it a try! I love Christmas movies and these options are all perfect for family movie nights!

  113. Guess what? I actually checked those movies you listed down because I have Netflix. Thank you so much, now we know what to watch. It will be a great family movie nights.

  114. Those are all really great movies. This however might be my last year with Netflix. I’ve found that I don’t spend enough time watching it at all.

  115. Miracle on 34th Street is my favorite holiday movie. I also like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

  116. white chirstmas is my absolute favorite Christmas movie! I am gad it is playing on Netflix.

  117. Christmas with the Kranks is hilarious, but you totally forgot National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation, that is a must for us every year!

  118. Love all of the shows listed here. Would love to win this giveaway too!

  119. Good choices especially the Mickey Christmas. But my favs are Elf and Four Christmases. I watch it all Christmas season.

  120. I can’t get enough Elf. I think it’s the funniest movie.

  121. Christmas with the Kranks is one of my favorites! I love Jamie Lee Curtis and Tim Allen!

  122. I’ve seen most of them and I’m definitely going to check those that I haven’t seen yet. I love watching Christmas movies!

  123. I like: The Christmas Story, Polar Express, Home Alone (the original), and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

  124. This is so awesome, I am all about anything Pee Wee Herman! Pee Wee’s Playhouse!!!! 🙂

    Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly

  125. I love Home Alone and the Christmas Vacation movie.

  126. My favorite is Definitely A Charlie Brown Christmas Special

  127. Elf is definitely one of my favorite Christmas movies.

  128. What a great line up! The kids just saw “A Charlie Brown Special” for the first time and they loved it. Can not wait to watch Elf with them this year 🙂

  129. We watch Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph every year when decorating the tree. I also like The Christmas Story and Miracle on 34th Street!

  130. Christmas movies are the best!!!! I’m loving how Netflix has so many! Hubby and I have been watching many once the toddler goes to bed at night.

  131. Some of my fav christmas movies are White Christmas, Holiday Inn, Elf, Grinch, and Home Alone. Oh and Christmas Story! I’m not wanting to check out Icetastrophie! lol Thanks as Ive seen everything else on your list. Thanks for the giveaway!

  132. I like the movie ELF and It’s a Wonderful Life.

  133. I like Christmas vacation and it’s a wonderful life

  134. Holiday Inn, White Christmas, and the Polar Express

  135. I love Christmas with the Kranks. All time fun movie.

  136. Netflix! You got me! I am totally signing up after the first of the year.

  137. My first choice would be Mickey’s Christmas Carol. Next would be The Grinch, animated one, then A Charlie Brown Christmas and Shrek The Halls!

  138. What a great selection of Christmas movies! I love Elf

  139. Brilliant selection – we love Christmas with the Kranks, it is so funny – we have seen it 3 times this season already! Kaz x

  140. i absolutely love Home Alone and The Santa Claus.

  141. Frosty the SNowman will always be a favorite of mine.