25 Romantic Christmas Movies On Netflix To Stream In 2022

Say goodbye to all of those endless hours you’ve spent on Netflix trying to find the next best Christmas holiday movie to watch. To keep you in the festive spirit, we’ve done that part for you and put together a list of the best Romantic Christmas movies on Netflix for you to fall in love with. So, check them out and get ready to binge them this holiday season!

Falling For Christmas (2022)

After losing her memory in a skiing accident, a spoiled heiress lands in the cozy care of a down-on-his-luck widower and his daughter at Christmastime.

This movie is brand new to Netflix this Christmas (premiere is November 10) and marks Lindsay Lohan’s return to movie acting. We can’t wait to catch this one!

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Chord Overstreet and George Young

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A Naija Christmas (2021)

A mother’s Christmas wish — and the grand prize that comes with it — sets off a fierce competition between her sons.

This is a Nigerian Christmas movie that is full of good spirit and a fun watch. There’s plenty of Christmas tropes and romance as the three brothers seek to find their bride, overcoming their individual romantic impediments along the way. A fun festive dramedy!

Starring: Rachel Oniga, Kunle Remi and Segilola Ogidan

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A Castle For Christmas (2021)

To escape a scandal, a bestselling author journeys to Scotland, where she falls in love with a castle — and faces off with the grumpy duke who owns it.

This is a romantic comedy that is pure Christmas escapism and a perfect watch if you are looking for a lighthearted easy to watch movie. It has also been praised for featuring two older leads (who are both still looking absolutely fantastic!)

Starring: Brooke Shields, Cary Elwes and Lee Ross

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Single All The Way (2021)

Peter asks his best friend to pose as his boyfriend on a Christmas visit home, but their plan — and feelings — change when his family plays matchmaker.

This is a fun fake dating Christmas movie with plenty of family meddling involved. It has plenty of well worn Christmas movie tropes so if this is your thing then you will find these too. This movie also officially became Netflix’s first gay holiday movie when it was first streamed in November 2021! Hopefully there will be many more to follow!

Starring: Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers and Kathy Najimy

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Holiday In The Wild (2019)

Ready for something different? This Christmas romance will make you cry and cheer – especially if you love animals.

When her husband abruptly ends their marriage, empty nester Kate embarks on a solo second honeymoon in Africa, finding purpose — and potential romance. Have a wild time this Christmas with this movie!

Starring: Rob Lowe, Kristin Davis and Fezile Mpela

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1000 Miles From Christmas (2021)

An auditor who completely despises Christmas is sent to a small town for work, where he meets a woman determined to change his view about the holiday.

This is a Spanish language romantic comedy Netflix exclusive. Raúl is definitely on the more Scrooge end of the Christmas spectrum until he meets Paula whose mission is to stage the largest nativity ever. Will Paula and her love of Christmas be able to melt Raúl’s heart. Watch and find out!

Starring: Tamar Novas, Andrea Ros and Peter Vives

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Holidate (2020)

Sloane hates the holidays due to the judgement she receives from her family for not being in a relationship. And after her recent breakup, her mother keeps trying to set her up with a new man. Meanwhile Jackson is stuck spending the holidays with a girl he has no interest in pursuing a serious relationship with. After he didn’t get her a Christmas present, his date gets angry with him and he decides to leave her. One day, Sloane and Jackson have a chance encounter as they are both returning Christmas presents they received. So, they agree to be each other’s dates for holidays.

This is a fun holiday romantic comedy which is refreshing in its self aware approach to the rom-com. Make a holidate to watch this movie this festive season!

Starring: Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey

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The Princess Switch (2018)

Stacy DeNovo is a talented baker who runs a successful with her life-long friend Kevin. A week before Christmas, Kevin tells Stacy that their entry in a prestigious baking competition in the Kingdom of Belgravia was accepted. There, Stacy runs into Lady Margaret Delacourt, Duchess of Montenaro and fiancée of Crown Prince Edward of Belgravia and they are struck by their identical looks. Margaret suggests that they switch places for two days to have a break from their normal lives.

This is a rom-com twist on Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper with Vanessa Hudgens playing both leads. The movie is a light-hearted, charming movie and is a delightful romantic movie for the festive season.

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Sagar and Sam Palladio

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The Princess Switch 2: Switched Again (2020)

Margaret Delacourt, the Duchess of Montenaro, who suddenly inherits the throne to her home country of Montenaro. As her Christmas coronation approaches, she and Stacy switch places once again so Margaret can fix her relationship with Stacy’s friend Kevin. Unbeknownst to both women, a third look-alike, Margaret’s evil cousin Lady Fiona, disguises herself as Margaret in a scheme to steal the throne.

Vanessa Hudgens reprises both her roles from the original movie but this time with a third added character also played by Vanessa. And it is as choc full of sweet charm as the first movie, Christmas vibes are aplenty here!

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Sagar and Sam Palladio

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The Princess Switch 3: Romancing The Star (2021)

When a priceless Christmas relic is stolen, royal look-alikes Margaret and Stacy turn to audacious doppelgänger Fiona — and her dashing ex — for help. Our favorite doppelgangers are back for another festive filled flick full of drama and romance!

Vanessa Hudgens is back in her three roles for the third movie in The Princess Switch franchise. This is another worthy addition to the trilogy which is pure light hearted Christmas fun. Merry Switchmas!

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Sagar and Sam Palladio

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A Christmas Prince (2017)

Christmas comes early for an aspiring young journalist when she’s sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who’s poised to be king.

The first movie in the charming A Christmas Prince series this is a sweet Christmas romance!

Starring: Rose McIver, Ben Lamb and Alice Krige

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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018)

A year after helping Richard secure the crown, Amber returns to Aldovia to plan their wedding. But her simple tastes clash with royal protocol.

The romantic royal couple are back again, this time with a festive wedding in store!

Starring: Rose McIver, Ben Lamb and Alice Krige

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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (2019)

Christmas brings the ultimate gift to Aldovia: a royal baby. But first, Queen Amber must save her family and kingdom by unwrapping a monarchy mystery.

The third instalment in this sweet Christmas Prince series brings a new arrival, and of course it’s at Christmas!

Starring: Rose McIver, Ben Lamb and Alice Krige

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The Holiday Calendar (2018)

A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future — and pointing her toward love.

Now, where can we get one of these? This is a fun and lighthearted Christmas movie!

Starring: Kat Graham, Quincy Brown and Ethan Peck

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Christmas Inheritance (2017)

To inherit her father’s company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.

A charming Christmas movie about the real meaning of Christmas. There are lessons to be learned here!

Starring: Eliza Taylor, Jake Lacy and Andie MacDowell

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Love Hard (2021)

After meeting her perfect match on a dating app, an LA writer learns she’s been catfished when she flies 3,000 miles to surprise him for Christmas.

Don’t you hate it when that happens! A fun rom com with extra festive trimmings!

Starring: Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang and Darren Barnet

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Let It Snow (2019)

A snowstorm hits a small town on a cold Christmas Eve, affecting the friendships, love lives and futures of several high school seniors. Who knew snow could have that much affect!

Starring: Isabela Merced, Shameik Moore, Kiernan Shipka

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Christmas Wedding Planner (2017)

A wedding planner’s world is turned upside down when a handsome private investigator is hired to disrupt one of her biggest jobs. Fun and romance follow in this merry Christmas movie!

Starring: Jocelyn Hudon, Stephen Huszar, Kelly Rutherford

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Christmas With A View (2018)

Still reeling from a business failure, the restaurant manager of a ski resort finds her world jolted by a new chef, who has his own hidden past. A sweet as candy romance, definitely worth a watch!

Starring: Scott Cavalheiro, Kaitlyn Leeb, Vivica A. Fox

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The Knight Before Christmas (2019)

Medieval magic sends a 14th-century knight to modern-day Ohio, where he falls for a high school science teacher who’s disillusioned by love.

Christmas movie favorite Vanessa Hudgens is back for another festive flick, this time with less Princesses and more Knights!

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Whitehouse and Emmanuelle Chriqui

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A California Christmas (2020)

With his carefree lifestyle on the line, a wealthy charmer poses as a ranch hand to get a hardworking farmer to sell her family’s land before Christmas. Now that doesn’t sound nice! Hopefully love will show him the right path!

Starring: Lauren Swickard, Josh Swickard and Ali Afshar

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A California Christmas: City Lights

A year after their romance took root, Callie and Joseph are leaving the ranch for family business in San Francisco — with wedding bells on the horizon.

Our favorite couple from A California Christmas are back, this time they are in San Fransisco. Will wedding bells be ch

Starring: Lauren Swickard,Josh Swickard and Ali Afshar

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Operation Christmas Drop (2020)

A by-the-book political aide falls for a big-hearted Air Force pilot while looking to shut down his tropical base and its airborne Christmas tradition. Again, hopefully love will stop Christmas being cancelled!

Starring: Kat Graham, Alexander Ludwig and Virginia Madsen

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Dash & Lily

Opposites attract at Christmas as cynical Dash and sunny Lily trade messages and dares in a red notebook they pass back and forth around New York City.

Okay, technically so this isn’t a movie but a TV series. But at only 8 short 20 minutes(ish) long episodes it’s totally bingable and movie length. And it’s well worth it for this super cute couple and their Christmas shenanigans. Merry Christmas, Dash & Lily!

Starring: Midori Francis,Austin Abrams,Dante Brown

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Which of these Romantic Christmas movies on Netflix are your fave? Let us know!

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