The Best Christmas Movies on Stan & Netflix 2021

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It certainly is the most wonderful time of the year when you can binge-watch all the corny Christmas movies you want without any guilt. Watching cheesy Christmas movies is one of the greatest Christmas traditions around and is now even easier to do thanks to TV subscription services.

So, if you subscribe to Netflix, Stan or both (guilty!), here are the best Christmas movies to watch before 2021 comes to a close.

15 of the Best Christmas Movies on Stan & Netflix

1. Love Actually (Stan)

What did we watch before Love Actually? The iconic Christmas love story centres on multiple love stories and is a timeless classic and not just at Christmas time.

2. Holidate (Netflix)

What could be better than bringing a complete stranger as your date to a family Christmas? Well, when he's hunky Aussie Luke Bracey, what could go wrong! Emma Roberts stars alongside Bracey in this rom-com that's so bad it's actually good!

3. The Holiday (Stan)

For anyone struggling with relationship issues at Christmas, The Holiday follows Amanda and Iris, who swap homes and travel to different corners of the globe in order to escape their relationship woes. Romance obviously ensues in one of the most popular romantic Christmas movies to date. 

4. Serendipity (Stan)

If you believe in love at first sight (& fate) then Serendipity is the perfect Christmas movie to add to your list. Stream Serendipity on Stan this festive season and find out what happens when Sara and Jonathan put their love life entirely in the hands of fate. And the romantic, snow-filled backdrop of Christmas in New York City is a lovely added bonus. 

5. Christmas With the Kranks (Stan)

If you’ve ever dreamt of skipping out on a Christmas at home and relaxing on a tropical island, you’re not the only one. Luther and Nora Krank try to forgo their Christmas responsibilities for one year to head to the Caribbean but it doesn’t go over well with their family and friends.

6. Shrek the Halls (Netflix)

Your favourite irritable ogre at Christmas time – yes please! Shrek The Halls follows all of your favourite Shrek characters putting a comical spin on Christmas traditions.

7. Elf (Stan & Netflix)

There's no one in the world more excited about Christmas than Will Ferrell as Buddy in Elf. Recapture the hilarity of what happens when a human who's raised as an elf discovers he's not an elf and travels to New York to search for his father. 

8. Deck the Halls (Netflix)

If you're a stickler for having the best Christmas lights in your street, you're going to love this one. Deck the Halls follows Steve and Buddy as they battle it out to see who can glam their house the best this Christmas and they're not holding back!

9. A Sunburnt Christmas (Stan)

This Stan original is an Aussie Christmas movie starring Daniel Henshall as a fleeing criminal who gets mistaken for Santa Claus - what could possibly go wrong?

10. The Knight Before Christmas (Netflix)

One for all the hopeless romantics, The Knight Before Christmas follows Vanessa Hudgens as she falls in love with her Knight in shining armour and what happens when she tries to help him return to medieval times. 

11. Bad Moms 2: A Bad Moms Christmas (Stan)

If you’re a mum who finds the Christmas period particularly stressful, you will certainly get a kick out of watching tired, cranky and overworked mums Amy, Kiki and Carla try to navigate the crazy season unscathed.

12. Office Christmas Party (Netflix)

Another Christmas movie for when the kids have gone to bed, Office Christmas Party brings some A-list stars to the screen including Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman and is a hilarious look at what happens when an entire office tries to impress a client with plenty of naughty shenanigans at the annual Christmas party. 

13. The Christmas Chronicles & The Christmas Chronicles 2 (Netflix)

The brilliant enigma that is Santa Claus has gone on long enough according to siblings Kate and Teddy, who hatch a plan to capture the man in red but things go hilariously awry.  

14. Arthur Christmas (Netflix)

Another one to watch with the kids, Arthur Christmas is the perfect Christmas movie for kids eager to know just how Father Christmas manages to deliver all those gifts to all those children in just one night! Sadly, one little girl misses out on her gift this year but Father Christmas's son, Arthur Christmas comes to the rescue. 

15. Christmas on the Farm (Stan)

A Stan Original Christmas movie, Christmas on the Farm follows Emmy, whose memoir about living on an Australian farm is about to become a publishing sensation, only problem is, she made the whole thing up!

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