Photo by: Paulina Stevens/EXmas Film Inc
The holidays are near and that means there are lots of Christmas themed content coming our way. Among several Christmas films slated to launch this month and next is the holiday rom-com Exmas starring Leighton Meester and Robbie Amell which launched November 17th on Amazon Freevee.

The film follows Graham (Amell) who decides to surprise his family by traveling home for Christmas but is shocked to find them already celebrating with an unexpected guest of honor, his ex-fiancée, Ali (Meester). The two battle it out to see who the family will pick to stay through Christmas Day and who must go.

It has the perfect blend of comedy, romance, and feel-good holiday vibes. If you’re looking for more films with a similar feel, here are 9 holiday rom-coms to watch next after Exmas.

Be sure to also check out our interview (below) with Exmas stars Leighton Meester and Robbie Amell!

9 Holiday Rom-Coms to Watch After ExMas

A Castle for Christmas (2021)

Cast: Brooke Shields, Cary Elwes, Lee Ross, Andi Osho, Edith Loan, Tina Gray, Stephen Oswald, Vanessa Grasse, Desiree Burch

Synopsis: “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.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Falling for Christmas (2022)

Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Chord Overstreet, George Young, Jack Wagner, Olivia Perez, Alejandra Flores, Sean J. Dillingham 

Synopsis: “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.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Happiest Season (2020)

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Mary Steenburgen, Dan Levy, Victor Garber, Mary Holland, Jake McDorman, Ana Gasteyer

Synopsis: “A holiday romantic comedy that captures the range of emotions tied to wanting your family’s acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas.”

Where to watch: Hulu

The Holiday (2006)

Cast: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon

Synopsis: “Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.”

Where to watch: AMC, AMC+, Hulu, Starz

Holidate (2020)

Cast: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Bachelor, Jessica Capshaw, Manish Dayal, Alex Moffat, Jake Manley, Frances Fisher, Nicola Peltz, Dan Lauria

Synopsis: “Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Hotel for the Holidays (2022)

Cast: Madelaine Petsch, Mena Massoud, Max Lloyd-Jones, Kayleigh Shikanai, Jamison Bess Belushi, Jayne Eastwood, Neil Crone, Morgan David Jones

Synopsis: “It follows staff and guests at the Hotel Fontaine in New York City during Christmas time.”

Where to watch: Freevee

Love Hard (2021)

Cast: Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang, Darren Barnet, Harry Shum Jr., Althea Kaye, James Saito, Rebecca Staab

Synopsis: “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.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Single All the Way (2021)

Cast: Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers, Kathy Najimy, Luke Macfarlane, Jennifer Coolidge, Barry Bostwick, Jennifer Robertson, Madison Brydges, Alexandra Beaton, Melanie Leishman

Synopsis: “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.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Your Christmas or Mine? (2022)

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Cora Kirk, Daniel Mays, Angela Griffin, Harriet Walter, David Bradley, Natalie Gumede, Alex Jennings, Lucien Laviscount

Synopsis: “Hayley and James are young and in love. They both make the same mad split-second decision to swap trains and surprise each other. Passing each other in the station, they are completely unaware that they have just swapped Christmases.”

Where to watch: Prime Video


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