Top Streaming Apps With Christmas Movies

Top Streaming Apps With Christmas Movies
Shaun M Jooste

Shaun M Jooste

Come Christmas, people tend to get nostalgic about their childhood or specific memories that fill their hearts with joy. There’s no denying that Christmas makes you emotional, and watching certain Christmas movies makes you happy.

While back in the day, you needed to rent out DVDs to watch all your Christmas favorites, thanks to streaming apps, you can now enjoy your favorite movies online whenever you want. Movie streaming app subscriptions are common, and almost everyone has them, but if you’re contemplating whether or not to add to the list of streaming services you’re subscribed to this festive season, here are some streaming apps you could give a try.


Nothing screams Christmas more than Disney. Whether it’s about Olaf’s frozen adventure or A Christmas carol, Disney+ has it all. The streaming service was founded in 2019 and is a part of the Walt Disney Company.

With a subscription starting at $7.99 a month, Disney+ is an excellent subscription service, especially during the holidays, because they have many holiday movies you can enjoy most of them. This is one of the best streaming services for kid-friendly movies or movies that’ll take you back to your childhood.

Disney+ Streaming Apps Christmas Movies


Another popular movie streaming service you might consider getting yourself during the holidays is HBO Max. Launched in 2020 by Warner Bros, HBO Max is an excellent service because of the fantastic Christmas collection, and in general too.

Some movies you’ll enjoy watching on this platform during Christmas include A Christmas Story and the sequel, Elf, and The Shop Around the Corner, to name a few. The basic subscription for the service starts at $9.99 per month, but the max subscription is a better HBO Max. The best part is that HBO is part of Amazon Prime again.

HBO Max Streaming Apps Christmas Movies


One of the oldest streaming services available today, Hulu is another great option for adding some Christmas cheer to your screen. Launched for the first time in 2007, Hulu has over 47 million followers as of 2022, making it one of the most used streaming services out there. Owned by Walt Disney and Comcast’s NBCUniversal, Hulu, too, has some great Christmas movies you can stream.

From the classic Home Slone series to Die Hard and A Christmas Story, Hulu has something for everyone. Hulu is also one of the most affordable services, with prices starting at as low as $6.99 for the basic subscription.

Hulu Streaming Apps Christmas Movies


The term Netflix and chill is synonymous with the idea of relaxing at home while enjoying a movie on a streaming platform. When it comes to Christmas movies, Netflix is undoubtedly the place to go. With several original releases, you’ll find something different and fresh compared to what’s available on the other platforms. Founded in 1997 by Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings, Netflix is what every other streaming platform aims to be.

The streaming service has a whooping 222 million subscribers as of 2022, and the number is rapidly increasing, especially around the holidays. If you’re not a Netflix user, you might want to get your subscription to enjoy classics like White Christmas. You can also binge on some Netflix originals like the Princess Switch or Falling for Christmas, where Lindsay Lohan seems to have made a strong comeback. Netflix has three subscription plans, which start at &9.99 per month.

Netflix Streaming Apps Christmas Movies

Apple TV

With the amount of attention Apple gained with their devices, it’s no surprise the company dipped its fingers into the world of streaming apps too. Created for iOS devices in 2016, Apple TV gained a lot of popularity and was released on most other platforms by 2020.

What’s different about the Apple TV subscription plan is that it’s an a la carte subscription plan, unlike the others. Like Netflix, Apple TV, too, has a lot of original content you won’t find anywhere else. One of the most popular movies on Apple is Spirited which stars Ryan Renolds. This movie is a spoof of the classic Dickens’ A Christmas Carol story. The subscription plan starts at $6.99, and you can also get a 7-day free trial to check out the service.

Apple TV Streaming Apps Christmas Movies

Amazon Prime

There are a few streaming giants in the market, and Amazon Prime or Prime Video is one of them. Launched as Amazon Unbox for the first time in 2006, Prime is the master of streaming services and can give other platforms a run for their money. They have, after all, been in the industry for a long time. Owned by Amazon, this subscription service to is focusing on original content created by Amazon studios and MGM Holdings.

With over 200 million subscribers as of 2022, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t download Amazon Prime right away. You can enjoy some of the best movies on this app this holiday season, including It’s a beautiful Life, The Polar Express, and Gremlins. The subscription starts at $14.99 monthly, and you’ll get a 30-day free trial too.

Amazon Prime Streaming Apps Christmas Movies

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The idea of getting cozy on the couch or bed with your loved ones, a hot cup of cocoa with little marshmallows floating in them, and a blanket to keep you warm is an experience everyone cherishes, and it gets better when you have a lovely Christmas movie to complete the tale. After all, Christmas is all about filling your heart with joy, love, compassion, and hope – all the elements that contribute to a Christmas classic.

Shaun M Jooste

Shaun M Jooste

I live in South Africa, Cape town, as a father of two children. I've been gaming almost all my life, with plenty of experience writing reviews and articles on the latest titles. With 15 years of experience in local government performing Facilities Management functions, I moved towards becoming CEO of my own company, Celenic Earth Publications, which serves to publish author's books, including my own. I'm a published author of horror and fantasy novels, while I also dabble in game and movie scriptwriting.

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