What Are the Top Movies & Shows to Watch for the Holidays?

Wave Broadband November 22, 2021

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a binge of everything the holidays have to offer. The best movies and shows are waiting for you on TV, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and HBO Max.

Top Classic Christmas Movies

  • It’s a Wonderful Life – James Stewart stars as failed businessman George Bailey, whose guardian angel shows him what life would be like if he’d never existed.
  • A Christmas Story – A young boy named Ralphie tries to convince the adults in his life that he won’t shoot his eye out if he gets his dream Christmas gift: a Red Ryder BB Gun.
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas – Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole Peanuts gang come together to find the true meaning of Christmas.
  • Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Jim Carrey plays the titular green recluse out to ruin Christmas in this live-action version of the timeless tale by Dr. Seuss.
  • The Polar Express – Tom Hanks stars in this story about a young boy who learns to believe when he takes an incredible train ride to the North Pole.

The Holidays on TV

Streaming Holiday Movies

  • Love Hard (Netflix) – An L.A. writer flies to New York for Christmas to surprise the guy who was a perfect match on a dating app, only to find out she’s been catfished.
  • Happiest Season (Hulu) – Kristen Stewart discovers her girlfriend hasn’t revealed their relationship to her conservative parents at the family’s annual holiday party.
  • 12 Dates of Christmas (Amazon Prime Video) – A young woman winds up reliving the same Christmas Eve blind date twelve times.
  • Holidate (Netflix) – Two strangers decide to be each other’s plus one for a year’s worth of social events.
  • The Holiday (Hulu) – Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet play two lovelorn ladies who decide to trade houses in LA and an English village for a change of pace.

Holiday Recipes