45 Sweet As Candy Hallmark Christmas Movies

It’s not Christmas if you don’t watch some Hallmark Christmas movies. Hallmark and Christmas go hand in hand together perfectly. So, get in the winter spirit and fall in love with these sweet as candy movies. Although there were many amazing choices, we managed to narrow it down to our top 45, some are much loved Christmas classics and some are brand new for 2023. So, whether you are looking for something new or a much loved classic there is sure to be something on this list for you this holiday season. Check them out now!

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Best Hallmark Christmas Movies List

Here is your ultimate Hallmark Christmas Movies list to binge Christmas 2023!

Magic In Mistletoe

Starring: Lyndie Greenwood and Paul Campbell.

Harrington is the author of a popular book series, but commercial success has left him a bitter recluse. As he returns to his hometown for an annual Christmas festival celebrating his books, he’s joined by April, a publicist for the major publishing house he works with. April is there for damage control after Harrington’s recent comments on social media have ruffled some feathers. But as she gets to know him better, hope springs that April can unlock Harrington’s guarded heart and help him rediscover the spirit of the holiday.


Christmas With A Kiss

Starring: Mishael Morgan, Ronnie Rowe Jr. and Jaime M Callica.

A woman (Morgan) returns home to help with her family’s Christmas Carnival and romance ignites. A photo journalist (Rowe) curates a surprise reunion.


A Not So Royal Christmas

Starring: Brooke D’Orsay and Will Kemp.

Tabloid journalist Charlotte (D’Orsay) attempts to land an interview with a reclusive Count. In response, the royal family has a groundskeeper (Kemp) pose as the Count since the real one fled years ago.


My Norwegian Holiday

Starring: Rhiannon Fish and David Elsendoorn.

JJ, grieving the loss of her grandmother and seeking dissertation inspiration, stumbles upon an unexpected holiday destiny. Meeting Henrik, a Norwegian from Bergen, their connection deepens when he discovers she has a troll figurine from his hometown. To explore the troll’s history and her grandmother’s ties, JJ agrees to join Henrik on a journey to Norway. In Bergen, they’re drawn into Henrik’s family Christmas and wedding traditions, with his sister’s wedding the day before Christmas Eve. JJ embarks on a holiday adventure, uncovering the troll’s origins and finding her own path to healing, love and family.


Christmas On Cherry Lane

Starring: Catherine Bell, Jonathan Bennett, John Brotherton, Erin Cahill, James Denton and Vincent Rodriguez III.

A young couple preparing to welcome their first child; an empty-nester and her fiancé ready to start a new chapter; and a couple who unexpectedly have the chance to expand their family on Christmas Eve celebrate the holiday as they navigate these turning points in their lives.

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All Saints Christmas

Starring: Ledisi and Roger Cross

Lisette is a popular R&B singer who’s getting ready to travel home to New Orleans for Christmas. When the media mistake a photo of her with her music producer ex as an engagement announcement, her family insists that he join her on the trip.

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Lights, Camera, Christmas

Starring: Kimberley Sustad and John Brotherton.

When a holiday rom-com movie shooting in her town needs a costume designer, Kerry, a local shop owner, steps into the role. While working on the movie, she rediscovers her passion for costume design and finds herself falling for Brad, the film’s famous leading man.

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A Magical Christmas Village

Starring: Alison Sweeney, Luke Macfarlane and Marlo Thomas.

A Christmas Village brings the magic of Christmas to the lives of Summer and her family, healing old wounds and bringing new love to Summer and her family.

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The Christmas Spirit

Starring: Nicollette Sheridan, Bart Johnson and Olympia Dukakis.

Charlotte Hart, a distinguished journalist, is spending time with her family over the holidays when a real estate developer approaches their small town with quite an offer. Skeptical and looking for the real scoop, Charlotte drives to see the real estate head honcho to question him. While she’s en route, she gets into a terrible car accident and wakes up in the hospital only to realize that her body is in a coma, but her spirit is very much awake. She meets another spirit, who just happens to be the greedy developer. It turns out that he was on the other end of the accident and he too is in a coma. With only a few days left before the town votes on the development, Charlotte must try to change the minds of the developer and the town, but that is no easy task when no one can see or hear her. Will her voice be heard?

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A Majestic Christmas

Starring: Jerrika Hinton and Christian Vincent.

Nell must take her hometown playhouse to a multiplex, against her own wishes. She hopes a crash course in Christmas will give the new owner, Connor, a change of heart. 

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12 Gifts Of Christmas

Starring: Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell and Donna Mills.

When Anna, an unemployed painter, is unable to make ends meet, she is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc, an uptight corporate exec. As they work together, Marc learns that Christmas giving has less to do with the amount of money spent and more to do with the importance of the gift, while Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in a way she never expected

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Tis The Season To Be Merry

Starring: Rachael Leigh Cook and Travis Van Winkle.

Looking for a fresh angle to her book on relationships, Merry heads to snow covered Vermont. She finds a new perspective and Christmas cheer with charismatic aid worker.


Ghosts Of Christmas Always

Starring: Kim Matula, Ian Harding, Beth Leavel, Lori Tan Chinn and Reginald VelJohnson.

Katherine is a Ghost of Christmas Present and she must help one soul, Peter, rediscover his Christmas spirit. But this year has something unusual in store.


Jolly Good Christmas

Starring: Starring Will Kemp and Reshma Shetty.

When by-the-book architect David hires free-spirited personal shopper Anji, he finds himself on a wild ride across London in search of the perfect Christmas gift but finds something he wasn’t looking for. 


A Cosy Christmas Inn

Starring: Starring Jodie Sweetin and David O’Donnell.

Real estate exec, Erika, travels to Alaska during the holidays to acquire a B&B, only to discover it’s owned by her ex. Soon she is falling in love with the town and quite possibly him. 


A Kismet Christmas

Starring: Sarah Ramos, Carlo Marks and Marilu Henner.

Sarah is a children’s book author who returns to her hometown, where she reconnects with her family and Travis, her teenage crush. She soon discovers that a long-held family legend might actually be true. 


We Wish You A Married Christmas

Starring: Starring Marisol Nichols and Kristoffer Polaha.

A couple goes to a quiet town to reconnect at Christmas on the advice of their marriage coach.


Noel Next Door

Starring: Natalie Hall and Corey Sevier.

A hard-working, single mom gets into a war of words with a neighbor who she feels is ruining Christmas, only to find that this misunderstood grouch just may steal her heart. 


Christmas At The Golden Dragon

Starring: Kara Wang, Osric Chau, Sara Canning, Antonio Cupo and Barbara Niven.

With the town’s landmark Chinese restaurant closing, two siblings find themselves reevaluating their lives alongside the restaurant’s loyal patrons.



Starring: Stars Clare Bowen and Brant Daugherty.

When Jen gets the chance to enter a brand’s design contest, she poses a family influencer, enlisting the help of her best friend, Max, and her baby nephew. When her video is selected as a finalist, Jen is torn on whether to go on with her perfect “family” or reveal the truth.


Christmas Made To Order

Starring: Starring Alexa PenaVega and Jonathan Bennett.

When architect and Christmas amateur Steven finds himself hosting his family for Christmas, he recruits holiday coordinator Gretchen to bring holiday joy to his home. Gretchen’s expert Christmas spirit brings Steven’s family together, but neither expected it to bring them closer to each other. After a great opportunity presents itself to Gretchen, she and Steven must decide what’s really important in life.


The Christmas House

Starring: Robert Buckley, Ana Ayora, Treat Williams, Sharon Lawrence, Jonathan Bennett, Brad Harder, and Mattia Castrillo.

Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis and patriarch Bill, have summoned their two grown sons – TV star, Mike Mitchell and Brandon Mitchell – home for the holidays. It is their hope that bringing the family together to recreate the Christmas house, will help them find resolution and make a memorable holiday for the entire family and community. As Brandon and his husband Jake make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with Andi, his high school sweetheart.


The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls

Starring: Robert Buckley, Ana Ayora, Jonathan Bennett, with Sharon Lawrence, Treat Williams and Brad Harder.

The Mitchell brothers compete to see who can create the best Christmas House.


Christmas At Graceland: Home For The Holidays

Starring: Starring: Kaitlin Doubleday, Adrian Grenier and Priscilla Presley.

World-traveler Harper returns to Memphis for the holidays and nannies for wealthy widower Owen while awaiting news about a job overseas. As they grow close, Harper encourages Owen to break out of his routine and spend more time with his children, while Owen encourages Harper to have confidence. Harper and Owen prepare for a joint event at Graceland featuring a fundraiser for Owen’s company and an Elvis at Christmas exhibit Harper is producing. They develop feelings for each other, Harper realizes how much she enjoys living near family and must decide if her home for the holidays will be her forever home.


Family For Christmas

Starring: Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso, Audrey Smallman, and Milli Wilkinson.

At the height of her career, investigative journalist Hannah Dunbar finds herself wondering what would have been had she stayed with the love of her life, Ben, 10 years before. When Santa Claus hears her “what ifs?” as a Christmas wish, he transports Hannah to a version of her life where she and Ben started a family. Hannah – who literally becomes a mother overnight – navigates the comical day-to-day challenges of life in the suburbs with Ben and their daughters Caitlin and Hailie. 

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Dashing Through The Snow – Debbie Macomber

Starring: Meghan Ory and Andrew Walker

Ashley is a crafter based in San Francisco who is desperate to spend the holidays with her family in Seattle and Dash is also in a rush to get there. When Ashley encounters a problem with her reservation at the airport ticket counter, she attempts to rent a car. But there’s just one vehicle left and Dash beats her to it. Reluctantly, Ashley takes him up on his offer to join him on the road trip. As the pair heads north, their adventures include car trouble, adopting a puppy and being secretly tailed by federal agents. With a hint of romance gradually filling the air will these two fall in love or will their journey bring about an unexpected road bump to romance? Based on the novel of the same name by Debbie Macomber this movie is as charming as the book!

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The Nine Kittens Of Christmas

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kimberley Sustad and Gregory Harrison

Cat lovers Zachary and Marilee are thrown back together at Christmas when they’re tasked with finding homes for a litter of adorable kittens. And whether or not you are a cat person you have to agree this sounds an adorable premise!

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A Christmas Together With You

Starring: Harry Lennix, Laura Vandervoort and Niall Matter.

During the Christmas season, Megan and her father-figure Frank head out on a road trip to find his long-lost love. Along the way, Megan finds the love of her own life.  So everyone finds love! What’s not to love about this movie!


Nantucket Noel

Starring: Sarah Power and Trevor Donovan.

During the Seaside Noel celebrations Christina learns of a developer who is planning to tear down the wharf that is home to her toy store. Tensions rise as she falls for the developer’s son, Andy. Sounds like an awkward situation! But the beautiful island of Nantucket is a gorgeous setting for this Christmas movie.


A Royal Christmas

Starring: Lacey Chabert, Jane Seymour, Stephen Hagan and Katie Flynn

A young American seamstress from Philadelphia whose boyfriend reveals himself to be a royal prince and heir to the throne of Cordinia. He brings her to his country intending to marry her. Less than enthusiastic about her son’s relationship with a commoner Queen Isadora makes Emily feel anything but welcome at their grand castle, leaving Emily to feel more at home among Isadora’s staff of butlers and housemaids. Attempting to stay true to herself in a world where she clearly doesn’t belong, Emily wonders if love is enough to keep her newly royal relationship from falling apart before Christmas morning.


Christmas in Harmony

Starring: Ashleigh Murray, Luke James, Basil Wallace, Michelle Williams, and Loretta Devine.

Harmony is tricked into auditioning for the Holiday Chorus – directed by an ex-boyfriend. By Christmas Eve, they could be harmonizing in the key of love. That sounds like a plan to us!


A Christmas Waltz

Starring: Lacey Chabert and Will Kemp.

After Avery’s storybook Christmas wedding is canceled, a dance instructor helps her face her fears in life and fulfill her dream of learning to dance. With beautiful dance scenes in festive settings this is a joy of a Christmas movie!


A Shoe Addict’s Christmas

Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, Luke Macfarlane and Jean Smart

Noelle, a holiday hater, becomes locked in a department store on Christmas Eve. She meets a woman, who identifies herself as Noelle’s guardian angel and introduces Noelle to several ghosts of Christmases past, present and future. Yes, this does sound kind of familiar! Maybe with less shoes though? But whoever said too many shoes? Not us! This is a fun Christmas romp!


Coyote Creek Christmas

Starring: Janel Parrish and Ryan Paevey

While throwing a “Christmas Around the World” party at her family’s inn, an event planner discovers Christmas magic with a charming father-son duo whose presence brings about tension and joy.  A heartwarming movie that is not to miss!


Christmas in Tahoe

Starring: Laura Osnes, Kyle Selig, Pat Monahan and George Lopez

To save her family hotel’s Christmas show, talent booker Claire must ask for help from her ex-boyfriend Ryan, the lead guitarist of a now-famous band that fired her as their manager years ago. Awkward! Let’s hope that Claire can save her hotel and her heart!


A Timeless Christmas

Starring: Erin Cahill and Ryan Paevey

Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner and experiences a 21st Century Christmas. This time travelling adventure is based on a Hallmark Publishing original novel.


The Christmas Contest

Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, John Brotherton and Barbara Niven

Exes Lara and Ben compete in a Christmas contest to win money for the charity of their choosing. The city watches them battle and choose what is more important, victory or love. Hhmm, tricky choice. No, for us it’s love of course! Lets hope it is for Lara and Ben too!


Boyfriends Of Christmas Past

Starring: Catherine Haena Kim, Raymond Ablack and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee

Leading up to Christmas, marketing executive, Lauren, is visited by the ghosts of four ex boyfriends. She must learn to open her heart or risk losing her best friend, Nate. This sounds like a bit of a spin on a Christmas carol to us, like Scrooge before her will Lauren learn from the messages from the ghosts of Christmas? Let’s find out!


Open By Christmas

Starring: Alison Sweeney, Erica Durance, Brennan Elliott and Michael Karl Richards

When Nicky finds an unopened Christmas card from a high school secret admirer, she and her best friend Simone search to find and thank the anonymous author. Will they find some Christmas love along the way? We sure hope so!


Starring: Rachel Boston and Neal Bledsoe

When Lila is hired by the Royal Family of Ancadia to restore their carousel as a surprise present for the prince’s niece, she works with him side-by-side to complete it by Christmas. Along the way, they learn they’re more similar than they would have thought and also help each other realize the path in life their hearts want them to follow. Maybe this couple will get to gallop off into the distance this Christmas!


Gingerbread Miracle

Starring: Merritt Patterson and Jon Ecker.

Two old friends from high school work together over Christmas to sell his uncle’s Mexican bakery, famous for its magical gingerbread cookies that grant wishes. We think that Christmas isn’t complete without some Gingerbread! And gingerbread that grants wishes? Bonus!


An Unexpected Christmas

Starring: Bethany Joy Lenz and Tyler Hynes.

A writer convinces his ex-girlfriend to pose as a couple for Christmas. And we all know that nothing ever goes wrong in situations like this! This is a fun festive rom-com that is worth a watch!


Christmas CEO

Starring: Starring Marisol Nichols and Paul Greene.

A small toy company CEO gets a once in a lifetime offer to merge with a mega toy company but will need her estranged ex-business partner’s signature to seal the deal. What he helps her rediscover will change both of their lives. And will their business dealings help them re-connect as a couple? Let’s watch and find out!

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Christmas at Castle Hart

Starring: Lacey Chabert and Stuart Townsend.

Brooke Bennett goes to Ireland for Christmas to search for her Irish roots. While there, she meets charming Aiden Hart, Earl of Glaslough. Mistaken for an elite event planner, she’s hired to host his castle’s epic Christmas party. Hilarity ensues of course and maybe a little love will too? But what will happen when the truth comes out?

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Making Spirits Bright

Starring: Taylor Cole and Carlo Marks.

The son & daughter of rival holiday decorating families help mend their fathers’ decades-old feud, finding romance along the way as they compete in the town’s holiday decorating contest. Is this a bit like Romeo and Juliet? Maybe! Actually maybe not! Watch and find out if these star crossed lovers can find a happy ending!

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A Cheerful Christmas

Starring: Erica Deutschman and Chad Connell.

Lauren and her best friend Colleen think they have landed their dream job – giving people the best and most magical Christmas ever as their personal ‘Christmas Coaches.’ This holiday season promises to be their biggest ever when they land a royal client, the Anderson family, who has moved from England. When Lauren meets James, the eldest son, he wants nothing to do with planning Christmas as he’s busy negotiating a big acquisition for his father’s company. But Lauren won’t be thwarted in helping this royal family embrace the true spirit of Christmas. And maybe a few sparks will start to fly too (of the romantic kind of course!)

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A Christmas Detour

Starring: Candace Cameron Bure and Paul Greene

Two New York City-bound travelers find themselves inextricably linked when a snowstorm reroutes them to an airport hotel in Buffalo. Ever the eternal optimist and hopeless romantic, Paige desperately needs to find a way back home to meet her fiancee’s parents before her forthcoming wedding. And it’s somehow up to fellow passenger Dylan MacKenzie, who is permanently soured on romance following a recent heartbreak. This is a fun madcap journey with plenty of surprises along the way!

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A Christmas Treasure

Starring: Jordin Sparks and Michael Xavier.

After opening a 100-year-old time capsule and meeting a charming chef, Lou questions whether or not she should move to New York after Christmas and further her writing career. A heartwarming tale with plenty of music along the way this is cosy Christmas flick!

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Christmas At Dollywood

Starring: Danica McKellar. Niall Matter and Dolly Parton.

When a NYC event planner returns to Tennessee to plan the Christmas celebration at Dollywood, she’s paired with the head of operations who thinks he can handle the party just fine on his own. We would love to spend Christmas at Dollywood! This movie is worth it for the legend that is Dolly alone!

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Christmas Cookies

Starring: Jill Wagner and Wes Brown.

Aunt Sally’s Christmas Cookie Company is sold to a large conglomerate and executive Hannah must seal the deal and shut down the factory, which is the small town of Cookie Jar’s lifeblood. What was supposed to be a simple assignment for Hannah becomes complicated when she meets Jake, the factory owner who’s determined to keep the factory in town. Can the Christmas spirit of this small town and the charming Jake melt the heart of Christmas sceptic Hannah?

Full Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule for 2023

  1. Checkin’ It Twice – October 20
  2. Where Are You, Christmas? – October 21
  3. Under the Christmas Sky – October 22
  4. Ms. Christmas Comes to Town – October 26
  5. Christmas By Design – October 27
  6. Mystic Christmas – October 28
  7. Joyeux Noel – October 29
  8. My Christmas Guide – November 2
  9. Flipping for Christmas – November 3
  10. Never Been Chris’d – November 4
  11. The Santa Summit – November 5
  12. Mystery on Mistletoe Lane – November 9
  13. Everything Christmas – November 10
  14. Christmas Island – November 11
  15. A Heidelberg Holiday – November 12
  16. A World Record Christmas – November 16
  17. A Merry Scottish Christmas – November 18
  18. Holiday Hotline – November 19
  19. A Season for Family – November 22
  20. Catch Me If You Claus – November 23
  21. Letters to Santa – November 24
  22. Holiday Road – November 24
  23. Christmas in Notting Hill – November 25
  24. Haul Out the Holly: Lit Up – November 25
  25. Our Christmas Mural – November 26
  26. A Biltmore Christmas – November 26
  27. Navigating Christmas – November 27
  28. Time for Her to Come Home for Christmas – November 30
  29. My Norwegian Holiday – December 1
  30. A Not So Royal Christmas – December 2
  31. Christmas With a Kiss – December 3
  32. To All a Good Night – December 7
  33. Magic in Mistletoe – December 8
  34. Christmas on Cherry Lane – December 9
  35. Round and Round – December 10
  36. Heaven Down Here – December 14
  37. The Secret Gift of Christmas – December 15
  38. Sealed with a List – December 16
  39. Friends & Family Christmas – December 17
  40. Miracle in Bethlehem, PA – December 21

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be Hallmark Christmas movies in 2023?

Yes, there are 40 brand new Hallmark Christmas movies that are set to premiere on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries for 2023.

How many Hallmark Christmas movies are in 2023?

There will be 40 new Hallmark Christmas movies in 2023.

How many new Hallmark Christmas movies are there this year?

There are set to be 40 new Hallmark Christmas movies out this year.

Where can I watch Hallmark Christmas movies?

You can watch Hallmark Christmas movies on the Hallmark channel, Peacock, Amazon Prime or fuboTV.

Which of these Hallmark Christmas movies are you going to watch this year? Let us know!

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