Whether you’ve been waiting excitedly for December to binge a load of Christmas movies or you’ve been enjoying the festivities all year round, this list will certainly have your next favorite. We searched every little corner in order to compile a list of the best romantic Christmas movies on Amazon Prime. So, check it out now.
Love Actually (2003)
Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutheon, Laura Linney and Alan Rickman
Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David, the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer. Sarah, a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life. And Harry, a married man tempted by his attractive new secretary. This movie has become a classic Christmas movie with a huge all star cast. If you happen to have not seen this one yet then be sure to catch it this Christmas season!
The Spirit Of Christmas (2015)
Starring: Jen Lilley, Thomas Beaudoin and Kati Salowsky
12 days before Christmas, Kate is trying to close the sale of a historic inn, only to find Daniel, the ghost of a man who died a century ago, and he needs her help to unravel the mystery of his annual holiday haunting. As one reviewer said, “Do you believe in ghosts? You will want to after watching this movie.” And we can verify that this is actually true!
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the “real world.” When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life — he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry. This movie would definitely be at the top of our must watch Christmas movies list! And what makes it romantic? Well the enduring love between Jack and Sally of course!
Four Christmases (2008)
Starring: Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon
When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad and Kate must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all. This is a fun festive rom-com with charming performances from the two leads!
A Very Country Christmas (2016)
Starring: Greyston Holt, Bea Santos, Greg Vaughan
Jeannette Williams is a busy single parent, trying to make the best life for her and her daughter. With no time to follow current celebirty gossip, Jeannette is unaware when a country superstar retreats to her small town to escape the intrusive paparazzi. A chance meeting between the two have them both letting down their gaurd and opening their hearts to the possibility for romance. This season let the love find you!
Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Starring: Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner
Celebrity photographer Connor Mead lives life in the fast lane, committed to bachelorhood and simultaneous relationships with multiple women. On the eve of his brother’s wedding, Connor receives a visit from the spirits of his jilted lovers, who take him on an odyssey through his many failed relationships to try to find out what made him such a cad – and if there is any hope of Connor finding true love. This movie is a modern fun twist on the Dickens classic and is definitely worth a watch!
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
Starring: James Stewart and Donna Reed
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. When George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over the years. This is now a classic Christmas movie with a very important message. A must watch Christmas movie!
Last Christmas (2019)
Starring: Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding.
Nothing seems to go right for young Kate, a frustrated Londoner who works as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop. But things soon take a turn for the better when she meets Tom — a handsome charmer who seems too good to be true. As the city transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, Tom and Kate’s growing attraction turns into the best gift of all – a Yuletide romance. This is an endearing Holiday tale with a cure performance from both leads!
A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (2019)
Starring: Laura Marano and Gregg Sulkin
An aspiring singer is stalled on her path to success by her stepmother and two wicked stepsisters. When she starts working at a job to help her dreams come true, she starts to fall for the handsome new Santa. This is a fun spin on the classic Cinderella, certainly a dreamy Christmas movie!
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle and Glynis Johns
Lucy Eleanor Moderatz works as a fare token collector for the Chicago Transit Authority. With no family of friends Lucy finds herself lonely and develops a crush on daily commuter Peter Callaghan. On Christmas Day she saves Peter after a gang of muggers push him onto the tracks. Although she does save his life Peter ends up in a coma in hospital and after a nurse hears Lucy mutter ‘I was going to marry you’ it is presumed that she is Peter’s fiancee.
Lucy is unconditionally accepted into the quirky Callaghan family. She is swept along with the pretence as she enjoys the feeling of belonging in a family. Things get further complicated when Lucy meets his younger brother Jack and Peter awakens from his coma. Will Lucy’s deceptions come to light and will she still be accepted by this family when the truth is known? With Sandra Bullock highly praised for a charming performance and Peter Gallagher and Bill Pulman as the Callaghan brothers this is a perfect feel good film for some warm hearted Christmas cheer.
The Holiday (2006)
Starring: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black
Dumped and depressed, English rose Iris agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda for a much-needed break. Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-perfect English village. Soon enough, both lovelorn ladies bump into local lads perfect for a romantic pick-me-up. The cast have amazing chemistry and this movie wanders into sentimentality without being overtly sweet give this one a try!
A Welcome Home Christmas (2020)
Starring: Jana Kramer, Brandon Quinn and Charlene Tilton
During the town’s Army Christmas toy drive, Chloe is paired up with a veteran named Michael to recruit other veterans and active military personnel to join the cause. This is a heartwarming movie that will thaw the chilliest of hearts this Christmas season!
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Twelve Dates of Christmas (2011)
Starring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Amy Smart
Kate is a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her blind date with Miles, a handsome guy she’s been set up with. In a strange twist of fate, Kate is given the chance to re-live Christmas Eve twelve times! We just hope that in at least one of those twelve run throughs that she manages to get everything right!
Finding Father Christmas (2016)
Starring: Erin Krakow, Niall Matter and Wendie Malick
Raised by her mother, but orphaned at a young age at Christmas, Miranda finds a clue that will take her to the truth about her father. Along the way, she finds romance and rekindles her Christmas spirit. A truly heart warming movie about the things that really matter.
Falling for Christmas (2017)
Starring: Leah Renee, Niall Matter and Lisa Whechel
When champion figure skater Claire becomes injured she is sent to a rehabilitation center in the snowy mountains where she meets and falls for a local ice fisherman who shows her there is more to life than competition. A sweet tale about the true meaning of Christmas, enjoy!
The Truth About Christmas (2017)
Jillian is excited to meet her boyfriend George’s family for Christmas until she realizes she forgot to buy his niece a popular toy. When Jillian finds the last toy, she lies to get it from a little girl. The store Santa witnesses this and creates Christmas magic to ensure Jillian will not be able to lie again. In telling the truth about everything, Jillian discovers what she wants in life. Wow, this sounds a bit harsh but hopefully everything turns out well in the end and they get their happy Christmas!
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Starring: Hilarie Burton, Tyler Hilton, Randy Travis
A divorced workaholic executive goes back to her hometown to spend Christmas with her son and mother. Through a rekindled romance and a small miracle, she discovers where her heart truly belongs. A heartwarming movie that shows the important things at Christmas!
A New Husband for Christmas (2020)
Starring: Keyona Bledsoe, Freddie T. Cole Jr., Tamika Foggie
Stan and Kelly Stevenson seem to be more committed to growing apart rather than growing together. Their friends are caught in the middle of divorce conversations during one of the most joyous seasons of the year. This movie is very relatable and is a must watch title!
Snowbound for Christmas (2019)
Starring: Zarrin Darnell-Martin, Henderson Wade, Scott Thompson
Rachel is excited about her new job as a marketing exec at a real estate development firm. Eager to impress Adrian, her boss, Rachel lands a spot on a big project. Before the presentation, a snowstorm traps her and Adrian at a resort where they realize there is more to their relationship than just business. A movie that shows that love really is the perfect gift!
A Christmas Princess
Starring: Shein Mompremier, Travis Burns, Erin Gray
Jessica is a struggling chef living in a trendy New York borough. Prince Jack, who’s in the city for his family’s annual Christmas charity dinner, finds himself in need of a last-minute chef for this royal event when he meets Jessica. His parents, a would-be girlfriend and a pushy socialite (and ex-girlfriend) from Jack’s home country all stand in the way. But love is a powerful force. So true! Hopefully love will find a path for this charming couple this Christmas!