Being a snob when it comes to holiday films is simple, especially in this day and age. The year 2023 saw the introduction of both original and Hallmark-style holiday films on various streaming sites, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
The latter half of 2023 saw the release of many holiday films beyond the dozens of Hallmark-like ones. With a A Wesley Christmas Wedding, an R-rated beer-guzzling Santa, and a A Royal Christmas Surprise, 2023 has enough of holiday fun. The year in review shows how amazing 2023 was for Christmas films. Here’s the 30 best movies list to watch which come in year 2023.
1. Never Alone for Christmas
After Lauren backs out of her wedding to Miles, neither expected to spend Christmas alone. Each arrives at the same Cajun Christmas retreat with a new partner by happenstance. Main cast of the movie are Mignon, Allen Maldonado and Travis LaBranch. One can watch this movie on ‘BET+’.
2. So Fly Christmas
So Fly Christmas was released on Nov 23, 2023 and it stars, Tichina Arnold, Tami Roman, Jackée Harry, Tommy Davidson, Robert Christopher Riley, Laurissa Romain and Michael Colyar. Movie plot revolves around “Wyvetta’s favorite holiday is ruined after being rejected at the altar on Christmas Eve. Dione, Wyvetta’s best friend, advises they give up love to show solidarity. Dione falls for a mild-mannered record store owner and hides it, complicating things”. It is streaming on BET+.
3. Dashing Through the Snow
Dashing Through the Snow is a 2023 American Christmas fantasy comedy which was released on Disney+ on November 17, 2023. The movie stars Lil Rel Howery, Teyonah Parris, Chris Bridges, Oscar Nuñez, Madison Skye Validum, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Ravi V. Patel, Gina Brillon, Kevin Connolly and Zulay Henao.
4. Christmas with the Foxes
Christmas with the Foxes was released on Nov 23, 2023. The story follows a family celebrating their 50th Christmas party. Not barely a year after her mother’s death, Rebecca Fox finds her father Thomas with a new woman at the celebration. Movie is now streaming on FOX Nation.
5. Bringing Christmas Home
Bringing Christmas Home casts Jill Wagner and Paul Greene. Movie focused on the search for Orin Newton and the unraveling of his love story with Alice, sets it apart from typical holiday fare. Movie is available to stream on ‘Great American Family’.
6. Where Are You, Christmas?
It is a movie available to stream on ‘Hallmark Channel’. Story of movie revolves around Addy who wishes for a year without Christmas and she wakes up in a world of black and white. She must work together with the town mechanic to restore Christmas. Movie was released on Oct 21, 2023.
7. A World Record Christmas
A World Record Christmas was released on Nov 16, 2023. Movie stars Nikki DeLoach, Lucas Bryant and Aias Dalman (Available on Hallmark Movies Now on Nov. 9). It is available to stream on ‘Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’.
8. Rescuing Christmas
Rescuing Christmas movie follows an anti-Christmas photographer as she wishes Christmas would disappear. It stars Sam Page, Rachael Leigh Cook, T. Mychael Rambo, Patrick Thomas O’Brien and Bailey Stender. It is now available to stream on ‘Hallmark Movies Now’.
9. A Christmas Frequency
A Christmas Frequency is a movie about, “A young radio show producer sets her recently-separated boss up on live-on air blind dates to save their dying show but accidentally falls for one of the contenders and must choose her head or her heart in time for Christmas.” It was released on Nov 01, 2023 and available to stream on ‘Hulu’.
10. Christmas at the Chalet
This movie is about, “Ex-TV host Lex spends Christmas in a chalet with her kid, ex-husband, and his new girlfriend.
She volunteers at the chalet and documents it for her new followers to avoid things becoming too personal.” Movie is now available to stream on ‘Lifetime’. Starring Teri Hatcher and William DeVry.