From holiday classics like “Miracle on 34th Street” and “Home Alone” to new favorites like “Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special,” there is something that everyone can appreciate and take pleasure in. On Disney+, you’ll discover everything from well-known holiday classics to first-run original specials and animated shorts, and everything in between.
Fortunately, we’ve done the heavy lifting for you and compiled a list of the best christmas movies streaming on Disney Plus right now. Whether you’re looking for a classic from the golden age of Disney animation, a sequel to an iconic family comedy, or a new twist on a traditional Christmas Carol. Fire up your streaming device and pop some popcorn – it’s time to get cozy and watch some of the best holiday movies available on Disney+!
Best Christmas Movies on Disney Plus –
Home Alone (1990)
The McCallisters are packing for a Christmas holiday in Paris. Kevin, an eight-year-old kid, is teased by his brothers and relatives and bugs his parents. Kevin is forced to sleep on the house’s third story. The next day, the McCallisters sleep in and barely make their flight, but they find they forgot Kevin. As his family frantically attempts to book a trip back to Chicago, Kevin is delighted to have the house to himself. However, Harry and Marv have plundered many residences in the area and are now targeting the McCallister house. Kevin must stop them.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Lady, a Cocker Spaniel, is a spoiled dog that lives in a posh neighbourhood. When Lady’s owners, Jim Dear and Darling, conceive a baby, everything changes. Later, Aunt Sarah and her two cunning Siamese cats arrive. Lady is put outside with a muzzle on her mouth because people think she is mean. Tramp saves the day for her. He and the lady try to flee away together, but the dogcatcher catches up with them.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
When Santa Claus is too tipsy to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, an elderly guy named Kris Kringle steps in. A huge success, he is soon a regular fixture at the flagship location. When he claims to be Santa Claus, much to the amazement of both customers and staff, he finds himself in court, where his sanity and, more significantly, his veracity are tested.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Atop a hill in a fortress, an inventor tends to his greatest invention: Edward, a nearly finished human being. The designer unfortunately did not live long enough to finish Edward’s hands, so the poor guy is stuck with metal snips. Ever since, he’s been on his own, until a nice lady named Peg eventually stumbles upon him and takes him in. Even while he is initially accepted by everyone, things start to go downhill for him and the group very quickly.
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
This is an unique take on the timeless Dickens tale about the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge. In the course of their nightly visits, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future hold him responsible for his nefarious actions.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Halloween Town’s pumpkin king, Jack Skellington, is tired of the same old celebrations. After visiting Christmas Town, he returns to Halloween Town determined to stage a Christmas celebration in place of Halloween, but the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins just can’t get the spirit of the holiday down.
Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)
It’s a retelling of a Charles Dickens classic, however this time Mickey Mouse is the star appeal. When Christmastime rolls around, Uncle Scrooge McDuck is visited by his late partner’s ghost and three other ghosts.
The Santa Clause (1994)
Scott Calvin is furious to learn that his ex-wife Laura and her husband Neil have been trying to convince their 6-year-old son Charlie that Santa Claus doesn’t exist. On Christmas Eve, while reading “The Night Before Christmas,” Scott is visited by a special guest. Inadvertently knocking Santa off his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself mysteriously recruited to fill Santa’s shoes. He puts on weight, his hair becomes white, and he has an insatiable appetite for junk food. He has accepted it but must keep it hidden from his skeptical family.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Another reinterpretation of a classic Charles Dickens story. The ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future visit miser Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve to show him the truth about his life, including the possibilities he missed as a young man, the cruelty he has shown as an adult, and the grim future he faces if he does not alter his ways. Scrooge must face the consequences of his own history of bitterness and cruelty and choose between death and redemption.
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Lucy operates a ticket counter at a Chicago train station. A traveler named Peter, on whom she has a crush, is saved from certain death one day. In the hospital, a mix-up leads to her being mistaken for his fiancée while he lies in a coma. As a result of hearing this, his family welcomes her into their home and cares for her as if she were a member of the family all along. But when she meets Peter’s brother Jack, things get more complex.
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A Special Christmas Special –
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022)
Keeping her secret that she is Ego’s offspring and, hence, Quill’s sister, Mantis confides in Drax the Destroyer that she would like to do something special for her brother Quill this holiday season. To make this Christmas one Quill will never forget, Mantis and Drax travel to Earth to find him the ideal present.
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