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The best Christmas movies Disney Plus has to offer these holidays

Have yourself a merry little movie marathon...

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to ignite the festive spirit than by indulging in a few Christmas movies?

As the holiday lights twinkle, you can embark on a cinematic journey from the comfort of your own home thanks to the various streaming platforms – like Disney Plus – now available.

But with so much choice at your fingertips, it can be hard knowing which Christmas films are worth watching.

Never fear, we’ve rounded up the best Christmas movies on Disney Plus. Let the holiday movie marathon begin!

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Home Alone

Director: Chris Columbus
Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1990

It’s an absolute Christmas classic; young Kevin McCallister is accidentally left home alone during the holidays. And while his family rushes back from Paris, Kevin must defend his home from two burglars named The Wet Bandits…

This is slapstick comedy at its finest and it’s a film that the whole family will enjoy.

Stream Home Alone now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Director: Chris Columbus
Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1992

Set a year after the events of the first film, Kevin mistakenly ends up on a different flight to his family and spends Christmas by himself in New York. Oh, and he tries to stop The Wet Bandits, who have recently escaped from prison, from robbing a toy store.

This is one of those rare sequels that’s just as good as the first – we’d even argue it’s better than the first…

Stream Home Alone 2: Lost in New York now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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The Santa Clause

Director: John Pasquin
Starring: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1994

Scott Calvin is upset when he learns that his ex-wife has informed their 6-year-old son Charlie that Santa isn’t real. But Scott ends up proving Santa is real by becoming him – thanks to an unexpected visitor on his roof on Christmas Eve!

If you’re looking for a funny yet heartwarming movie to put you in the festive mood, we highly recommend The Santa Clause.

Stream The Santa Clause now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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Miracle on 34th Street

Director: George Seaton
Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1947

It’s been over 70 years since its release, and yet Miracle on 34th Street is still one of the best Christmas movies of all time. It rightfully won three Academy Awards back in 1948, and if you’ve somehow never seen this classic, which follows a man named Kris Kringle who believes he’s the Santa Claus, please do so immediately!

Stream Miracle on 34th Street now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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Noelle

Director: Marc Lawrence
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Shirley MacLaine, Bill Hader
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Release: 2019

Noelle, the daughter of a now-retired Santa Claus, is forced to step up when her brother Nick – who was supposed to take over their dad’s job – disappears. Anna Kendrick is the real highlight of this movie; her performance as the titular character is top notch.

Stream Noelle now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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Godmothered

Director: Sharon Maguire
Starring: Isla Fisher, Jillian Bell
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 2020

Godmothered follows Eleanor, an unskilled fairy godmother who’s determined to prove her worth. To do so, she decides to find 10-year-old Mackenzie who wrote a letter to the fairy godmothers asking for help.

However, when Eleanor tracks down Mackenzie in the real world, she’s no longer a 10-year-old; she’s a 40-something single mother. Obviously, hilarious chaos ensues.

Stream Godmothered now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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The Muppet Christmas Carol

Director: Brian Henson
Starring: Michael Caine, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1992

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has been adapted numerous times but the Muppet version is honestly one of our favourites. It’s ridiculously funny seeing iconic Muppet characters – like Kermit, Miss Piggy and Gonzo – portray classic Dickens’ characters, and Sir Michael Caine’s performance as Ebenezer Scrooge is one of the best performances of his entire career.

Stream The Muppet Christmas Carol now on Disney+ with a mth-to-mth no lock-in contract. Subscribe here.

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