By Briana White
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s nothing like sitting in front of an open fire with a cup of hot cocoa in hand as you watch a good Christmas movie. This year, Netflix is your one stop shop for everything Christmas. Here is a list of Christmas Movies on Netflix that are definitely worth watching this year:
- Miracle on 34th Street – In this remake of the holiday classic, Dorey Walker and young daughter Susan befriend a department store Santa Claus who claims he is the real deal.
- Christmas with the Kranks – When Luther Krank and his wife opt to skip Christmas — no tree and no rooftop Frosty — can they handle the fallout from their family and neighbors?
- Scrooged – A cold-hearted TV exec is about to discover the true meaning of Christmas — the hard way — in this wild, woolly spin on Dicken’s A Christmas Carol.
- 12 Dates of Christmas – Set up on a blind date with handsome Miles on Christmas Eve, Kate gets 12 chances to relive the date over and over again until she sets things right.
- Love Actually – This ensemble comedy is a charming treatise on romance, telling 10 intertwining London love stories, leading up to a climax on Christmas Eve.
- Saving Santa – Bernard, a low-ranking elf, dreams of the big leagues. When the workshop is revealed, Santa and Christmas are jeopardized. Can Bernard save them all?
- A Very Murray Christmas – Bill Murray rounds up an all-star cast for an evening of music, mischief and barroom camaraderie in this irreverent twist on holiday variety shows.
- Ernest Saves Christmas – When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new St. Nick, a perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a skeptical kids-show host to take over the post as Father Christmas.
- The Spirit of Christmas – As Christmas approaches, attorney Kate Jordan travels to Vermont to oversee the sale of an inn, where she falls for a handsome but cursed ghost.
- The legend of Frosty the Snowman – The mayor of Evergreen dismisses magic as nonsense, but when Frosty the Snowman blows through town, he shows the local children magic is real.
What Netflix Christmas movies do you think should’ve made the list?