Let’s face it, once Spooky Season is over everyone’s mind goes straight to the holiday season, but for some they may need a little nudge to get into the festive spirit. This year, streaming services have you covered once again with a new roster of films releasing between this month and early December to watch from home while you the deck the halls, sip on something to warm your spirit, or gather with loved ones.

Below are 10 new films coming to streaming services to get you in the holiday spirit.

Best.Christmas.Ever! (Netflix)

Cast: Heather Graham, Brandy Norwood, Jason Biggs, Matt Cedeño, Wyatt Hunt, Abby Villasmil, Madison Skye Validum, Nadia Sine, Janet Lo

Synopsis: “Friendships are put to the ultimate test over a boastful holiday newsletter.”

Release Date: November 16

Candy Cane Lane (Prime Video)

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell, Genneya Walton, Thaddeus J. Mixson, Madison Thomas, Nick Offerman, Chris Redd, Robin Thede, Ken Marino, Danielle Pinnock, Timothy Simons, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes

Synopsis: “A man is determined to win the neighborhood’s annual Christmas decorating contest. He makes a pact with an elf to help him win–and the elf casts a spell that brings the 12 days of Christmas to life, which brings unexpected chaos to town.”

Release Date: December 1

Dashing Through The Snow (Disney+)

Cast: Teyonah Parris, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Lil Rel Howery, Zulay Henao, Ludacris, Oscar Nuñez, Kevin Connolly, Madison Skye Validum

Synopsis: “A divorced social worker takes his daughter on a ride along with him on Christmas Eve.”

Release Date: November 17

EXmas (Freevee)

Cast: Leighton Meester, Robbie Amell, Michael Hitchcock, Kathryn Greenwood, Veronika Slowikowska, Steven Huy, Thomas Cadrot, Donna Benedicto, Daniel Bacon

Synopsis: Graham surprises his family at Christmas only to discover his ex-fiancee is already celebrating the holiday with his family when he arrives.”

Release Date: November 17

Genie (Peacock)

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Alan Cumming, Luis Guzmán, Denée Benton, Paapa Essiedu, Marc Maron, Tate Ellington, Jordyn McIntosh, Nyasha Hatendi, John C. Guild, LaChanze

Synopsis: “The film is a fairy-tale comedy about a workaholic man who enlists the help of a magical genie to help win his family back before Christmas.”

Release Date: November 22

How to Fall in Love by the Holidays (The Roku Channel)

Cast: Teri Hatcher, Dan Payne, Shawn Ahmed, Ricardo Betancourt, Allison Brennan, Christian Corrao, Simon Henderson, Stephanie Moore, Jorge Molina, Jordyn Negri, Jason Reilly, Rachel Wilson

Synopsis: “A beloved writer-turned-CEO of a lifestyle brand seeks a partnership to save her company. To win them over, she must write a column about falling in love by Christmas–with help from a charming and handsome photographer.”

Release Date: November 3

Round and Round (Hallmark)

Cast: Marnie Mahannah, Bryan Greenberg, David Attar, David Epstein, Rick Hoffman, Amitai Marmorstein, Vic Michaelis, Nicole Oliver, Miles Marthaller, Paula Shaw

Synopsis: “Rachel’s stuck in a time loop, reliving the night of her parents’ Hanukkah party. Can Zach, the “nice boy” Grandma’s trying to set her up with, help her make it to tomorrow?”

Release Date: December 10

Photo by: Hallmark

Reporting For Christmas (Hulu)

Cast: D.B. Sweeney, Tamara Feldman, Matt Trudeau, Maura Kidwell, Jeremy Warner, Suzanne C Johnson, Ira Amyx, Kimberly Michelle Vaughn, Torrey Hanson

Synopsis: “When an idealistic reporter is assigned a puff piece about a Christmas toy manufacturer over the holidays, a charming toymaker inspires her to search her heart to find true happiness.”

Release Date: November 1

The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday (Netflix)

Cast: Kari Wahlgren, Chris Diamantopoulos, Keith Silverstein, Zehra Fazal, Michael Godere, Mallory Low, Ezekiel Ajeigbe, Raul Ceballos

Synopsis: “In this new adventure set before the events of the feature, there’s nothing the Bad Guys love more than Christmas morning, because while everyone is home opening presents, it’s the perfect time to execute their city-wide holiday heist. But when Christmas is unexpectedly canceled, the Bad Guys must do the unthinkable: reignite the city’s holiday spirit by giving instead of taking.”

Release Date: November 30

The Sacrifice Game (Shudder)

Cast: Mena Massoud, Olivia Scott Welch, Chloë Levine, Gus Kenworthy, Madison Baines, Georgia Acken, Derek Johns, Laurent Pitre

Synopsis: “It’s bad enough that boarding school students Samantha and Clara can’t go home for the holidays, but things take a deadly turn when a murderous gang arrives on their doorstep – just in time for Christmas.”

Release Date: December 8

Photo by: Shudder


Amber Dover is a multimedia journalist with over a decade writing about pop culture. Cat mom with a deep love of horror, you can follow Amber at @Glambergirlblog on Instagram and Twitter.

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