New Christmas Movies: What are the latest Christmas movie releases? Read on for a list of 25 new Christmas movies of 2022, that you can watch in theatres or OTT.
The weather is changing, we’re pulling out our coats, and holiday beverages are starting to appear in coffee shops. It’s officially time to start thinking about the holidays, which means checking out the brand-new Christmas movies that will be released this year. The Christmas movie lineups for various networks and streaming services, such as Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, Lifetime, and the Hallmark Channel, have been revealed.
New Christmas Movies Of 2022
New Christmas Movies Of 2022
The new releases include festive rom-coms, energetic musicals, and the comebacks of favorite franchises and idols from one’s youth. Here are the 25 Christmas movies you must see this year because you probably can’t stop everything in your life to watch all the new Christmas movies (though we wish you could).
List of New Christmas Movies
1. Falling For Christmas
As a privileged hotel heiress who has just been engaged to her influential boyfriend, Lindsay Lohan plays the lead role. She is saved by a lovely single father who runs a bed and breakfast (played by Glee star Chord Overstreet). He lets her remain with him and his little daughter in the days leading up to Christmas despite her complete amnesia. You can watch it on Netflix.
2. The Dog Days Of Christmas
Nonprofit professional Annie (Georgia Flood) resolves to assist three homeless dogs in finding homes while she’s home for the holidays. She runs into Dylan (Ezekiel Simat), the neighborhood vet, who she used to argue with in high school. They team together to save the neighborhood animal shelter, and a romance develops as a result.
This movie depicts a British spy who poses as the royal nanny to Prince Colin’s kids. She is there to answer the question of whether Mary Poppins could rule a small nation. In her new position, she must control the prince’s boisterous kids while protecting the family and fending off Colin’s advances. You can watch it on Hallmark Channel.
In this follow-up to the 1983 holiday classic, Ralphie (Peter Billingsley), the previously boisterous 11-year-old, is now a 51-year-old father and aspiring author. In the latest episode, which is set in 1973, Ralph makes an effort to offer his wife (Erinn Hayes) and two children (River Drosche and Julianna Layne) the same traditional Christmas that his own father gave to him. You can watch it on HBOMax.
5. Christmas With You
In this spoof of the “city girl travels to the suburbs” movie, Freddie Prinze Jr. plays the lead role of Angelina, a pop diva played by Aimee Garcia, who chooses to grant a fan’s Christmas dream by paying a visit. When she spends the night with Christina (Deja Monique Cruz), a young fan of hers, and Michael (Prince Jr.), Michael’s gorgeous father, Angelina is able to recapture the festive spirit. You can watch it on Netflix.
6. Sweet Navidad
Carmen (Camila Banus) and her sister Pilar (Melissa Marty) both work at a nearby café and Carmen has a dream of opening her own bakery with Puerto Rican influences. Carmen must collaborate with chef Jax (Mark Hapka) to create the ideal Christmas meal when local hotel owner Victor Flores (David Fumero) invites her to audition to be the pastry chef for his hotel’s annual holiday gala. Will the two polar opposites cook up a feast fit for a king and fall in love? (They’ll do it, obviously.)
Interesting New Christmas Movies
A Christmas Carol is frequently reimagined, and one such production, a musical starring Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell tells the tale from the perspective of the ghosts. An unhappy soul is chosen annually to hear some spooky advice. You can watch it on AppleTV+.
8. The Noel Diary
The star of This Is Us Justin Hartley plays Jacob. He is a novelist who hasn’t been home since his mother kicked him out at age 16! Basically, this amazing movie is an adaptation of Richard Paul Evan’s New York Times bestselling book. You can watch it on Netflix.
9. A Christmas Mystery
This delightful mystery is set in Pleasant Falls, Oregon, which has enjoyed wealth and peace for a century as a result of the discovery of a strip of Santa’s enchanted jingle bells there. The bells have vanished right now, just a few days before Christmas. An amateur sleuth (Violet) investigates the theft after her best friend’s dad gets suspected of it. You can watch it on HBOMax.
10. A Royal Corgi Christmas
A mischievous, untrained Corgi named “Mistletoe” is the gift that the reluctant Crown Prince Edmond brings to the Queen when he returns home just before Christmas. After the dog makes a number of messes, Edmond hires an American trainer named Cecily who makes him participate actively in the daily training sessions. You can watch it on Hallmark Channel.
Enjoyable New Christmas Movies
This movie goes beyond the typical false dating cliché. Jen (Claire Bowen), a Christmas enthusiast, decides to enter a brand’s design competition as a family influencer with the aid of her best friend Max (Brant Daugherty) and her infant nephew. When she is chosen as a finalist, she must choose between telling the truth and continuing to use her “perfect” family. You can watch it on Hallmark Channel.
12. The Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special
This year, Marvel’s funniest superhero team will embark on a separate holiday journey. The Guardians visit Earth to celebrate the Terran holiday and bring Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), who is still depressed following the events of Avengers: Endgame and Gamora’s (Zoe Saldana) departure from the team, the ultimate Christmas present (including an appearance from the legendary Kevin Bacon).
13. The Hip Hop Nutcracker
Disney+ is delivering a movie musical adaption to the small screen ten years after this modernized version of the classic ballet started touring. The plot follows Maria-Clara (Caché Melvin), who sets out on an expedition to bring her parents (Allison Holker Boss) to the annual New Year’s Eve Block Party. The movie features a cast of characters from the Step Up film series. You can watch it on Disney+. (Also Read:10 Christmas Movies On Disney Plus That Are A Must-Watch)
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14. Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas
Every Christmas should start out with some Dolly Parton music. The hit songs “9 to 5” and “I Will Always Love You” are included in the special, along with musical guests like Jimmy Fallon, Willie Nelson, and Parton’s goddaughter, Miley Cyrus. The country legend will star in the movie musical as she works behind the scenes on a network-TV holiday special. And gets visited by Three Wise Mountain Men who remind her that the “real magic of Christmas lies in the hearts of the children we all once were.”
15. Hotel For The Holidays
High-end hotel manager Georgia (Riverdale’s Madelaine Petsch) experiences a love triangle with charming chef Luke (Aladdin’s Mena Massoud) and one of the visitors in this festive comedy. You can stream it on freevee.
16. Scrooge: A Christmas Carol
The traditional carol is updated in this animated version with a “supernatural, time-traveling, musical” theme. Scrooge is portrayed by Luke Evans, who is joined in the voice cast by Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, and Jonathan Pryce. You can watch it on Netflix.
List Of New Christmas Movies
17. Violent Night
There’s a new irreverent story to check out if Die Hard or Bad Santa are your favorite holiday movies. David Harbour, who plays Jim Hopper, portrays a ruthless Santa Claus who, on Christmas Eve, comes across a family being held hostage by a group of mercenaries and is forced to take matters into his own hands.
18. A New Orleans Noel
Old friends Grace (Keshia Knight Pulliam) and Anthony (Brad James) studied design together in college, but their lives ended up going in very different directions.
19. Merry Textmas
A technological hiccup brings graphic designer Alex (Rodrigo Massa) and software developer Gaby (Ariana Ron Pedrique) together for an Oaxacan vacation. When the stranger is unintentionally added to Gaby’s family chat, her well-intentioned family covertly invites him along for their customary Christmas in Oaxaca, where Alex reconnects with his Mexican origins and the couple gradually realizes they’re the right match for one another.
The ideal Christmas present may be contained in a blue Tiffany’s box, but what happens if the contents are mixed up? You can watch it on Prime Video
21. Record-Breaking Christmas
Leah (Michelle Argyris), an adjudicator for the World Record Bureau, is obliged to look into a town’s preparations to break several holiday world records right before Christmas in this “city girl comes to a little town” scenario. She also starts to develop feelings for Devan Bancroft, the town doctor, as if the idea of the entire town cooperating wasn’t cute enough already.
22. A Christmas To Treasure
Six long-lost pals return to their hometown for one more holiday treasure hunt after the demise of a dear old neighbor, and flames fly between Austin Craig (Taylor Frey) and his erstwhile best buddy Everett Matthews (Kyle Dean Massey).
A Few More New Christmas Movies
23. Holiday Heritage
Hallmark is introducing its first-ever Kwanzaa movie this year as part of the expansion of its holiday offerings. The family saga centers on Ella, who goes back to her hometown to patch things up with her estranged family. With the aid of her ex-boyfriend Griffin, she exhorts her family to observe Kwanzaa and Christmas as well as to mend their previous hurts before it’s too late. You can watch it on Hallmark Channel.
24. The Holiday Dating Guide
A dating coach played by Maria Menounos has a book about modern dating ready for release, but her publisher Jack won’t go through with the deal until he is certain that her dating advice is effective. Before he can object, Abigale makes a pledge to show him that the rules are valid by applying them to herself and seducing a man before Christmas Eve, in just 12 days. You can watch it on Lifetime.
25. Hanukkah On Rye
When Molly (Yael Grobglas from Jane the Virgin) and Jacob (Jeremy Jordan from The Flash) learn that they are rival deli owners, their relationship is put to the test. Possibly a Hannukah miracle will hold together. You can watch it on Hallmark Channel.