40 Best Christmas Movies On Disney Plus [All Time Watchlist]

Disney Plus is a streaming service that offers a wide variety of movies and TV shows. It’s a great option for those who want to watch their favorite Disney movies and shows.

This holiday season, Disney+ has some great additions to its lineup and you can stream some of the best Christmas movies on Disney Plus. Along with classics like “Home Alone” and “The Muppet’s Christmas Carol.”

Regardless of your geo-location, streaming Christmas movies in an unsupported country is possible with the help of a Disney Plus VPN. So, streaming Christmas movies on Disney+ in Philippines or Disney+ in South Africa and other geo-restricted countries is pretty much possible.


40 Best Christmas Movies on Disney Plus in 2022

Here is the list of 40 Best Christmas movies on Disney Plus in 2022:

12 Dates of Christmas (2011)

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The story of the movie “12 Dates of Christmas” is about a woman named Kate who is dealing with the aftermath of a bad break-up. One day, she finds herself reliving the same day over and over again. This leads her on a journey to fix some of the things that she did wrong in her past and eventually settling down with her blown off blind date with a widower named Miles.

The cast includes Amy Smart, Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Benjamin Ayres.

The runtime of the movie is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.3.

A Christmas Carol (2009)

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The story of Disney’s A Christmas Carol revolves around Ebenezer Scrooge who just does not seem to have time to get into the Christmas spirit is visited by three ghosts that take him on a journey to discover his future, go through his present and past. This journey ends up transforming him to get him into the Christmas feels.

The cast includes Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and many more.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.8.

Babes in Toyland (1961)

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Babes in Toyland is based in an enchanted Toyland where Barnaby gets Tom kidnapped who is set to marry Mary. The Goons of Barnaby decide against killing Tom that helps in getting Mary rescued.

The lead cast of the movie includes has Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Ed Wynn and Annette Funiello.

The runtime is 1 hour and 45 minutes, and the IMDB rating is 6.2.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

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It is based on the 1991 original TV movie, with some added songs from the Broadway musical version of Beauty and the Beast. In this story, Belle is excited to celebrate Christmas with the Beast while Beast isn’t too keen on celebrating. Besides Beast, Forte, the pipe organ isn’t too happy either with Belle’s Christmas decoration and plans to sabotage their relationship as well.

The cast includes Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Tim Curry, Jerry Orbach and many more.

The runtime is 1 hour and 12 minutes, while the IMBD rating is 6.

Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

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As the name suggests, Ernest saves Christmas by assisting Santa Claus to find his successor because failing to do so will result in the cancellation of future Christmas.

The movie cast has Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, and Noelle Parker in the lead.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour and 35 minutes, and the IMDB rating is 5.7.

Frozen (2013)

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This 2013 family musical has been the talk of the town when it released. Frozen is about the celebration of the bond of two sisters where Anna is on a mission to find her sister Elsa in order to save their kingdom from the casted winter.

Anna makes new friends Olaf and Kristoff along the way to save the day.

The movie voice cast includes Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Jonathan Groff.

The duration is 1 hour 42 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.4.

Godmothered (2020)

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Godmothered was released in 2020 and the plot revolves around Eleanor who is under training to become a fairy godmother. She comes to the conclusion that the world may not require fairy godmothers, but she remains steadfast in her goal to demonstrate that there will always be a need for a fairy godmother.

The movie cast has Jillian Bell, Isla Fisher, Jillian Shea Spaeder and June Squib in the lead.

The runtime of the movie is 1 hour 53 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.1.

Good Luck Charlie it’s Christmas (2011)

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Teddy and Amy must reach Palm Springs to their grandparent’s house to celebrate Christmas. Things don’t go as planned when Teddy and Amy get separated from their family on their way and face challenges as they move along.
However, they make it on time to celebrate Christmas at their grandparents’.

The cast has Bridgit Mendler, Bradley Perry, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Eric Allan Kramer and many more.

The runtime is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.4.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special (2020)

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The Holiday special of the High School Musical features performances of the entire cast along with their fond memories of their childhood including all the stories and fun times they have had as they were growing up.

The cast includes Matt Cornett, Joshua Bassett, Sofia Wylie, Larry Spaerstein, Julia Lester, and Olivia Rosrigo amongst many others.

The runtime is 45 minutes and the IMDB rating is 5.8.

Home Alone (1990)

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It is one of our favorite Christmas movies from the 1990s and it never gets old! The story is about an 8 year old Kevin who gets left behind as his big family leaves for Christmas holidays. It is all about the fun and adventures Kevin has as he tries to save his house from robbery of two con men.

The cast has Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Devin Ratray, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’ Hara, and John Heard.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour  43 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.6.

Home Sweet Home Alone (2021)

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Home Sweet Home Alone is based on the 1990s’ Home Alone where Max hides himself only to get left behind by his family. As the entire family leaves for Japan, the con couple, Jeff and Pam McKenzie try to break into the house in order to retrieve the old dolls which they assume Max has stolen.

What follows is a series of fun moments and the couple falling into Max’s traps.

The cast includes Archie Yates, Ellie Kemper, Devin Ratray, Aisling Bea and others.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour and 33 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 3.6.

I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998)

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The synopsis of this movie revolves around Jake, who has agreed to visit his father for Christmas only to get his vintage Porsche as a gift. On his way to New York, his rivals leave him in the desert. The movie is about Jake’s journey to reach New York on time.

The cast includes Jonathan Taylor, Jessica Biel and Adam LaVorgna in the main cast.

The duration is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.5.

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special (2020)

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The story goes to begin with Finn, who is getting trained by Rey to be a Jedi. Though the preparations for Life Day celebrations are in full swing on the Millenium Falcon, Rey is still not excited. Rey has doubts with his mentorship skills and starts the search for an artifact that will propel her through time to uncover her mentorship skills with students.

The voice cast includes Helen Sadler, Ben Prendergast, Anothony Daniels, Kelly Marie Tran and many others.

The runtime is 44 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.4.

Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)

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Mickey’s Christmas Carol is an adaptation of the novel a Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. Mickey’s Christmas Carol has Scrooge McDuck in the lead who does not seem to enjoy the festivities of Christmas and puts off anyone who wishes to celebrate it. On the night of Christmas eve, he is visited by three ghosts who take him on a journey to view his past, present and future only to get up and be happier to be given another chance at life.

The voice cast includes Wayne Allwine, Alan Young, Will Ryan, Dick Billingsley, and Clarence Nash.

The runtime is 26 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 8.

It’s rating is G! You can also check out our complete list of G rated movies on Disney Plus too!

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

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Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas consists of three short stories that depict the essence of Christmas.
The voice cast of three short stories include Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Russi Taylor, Tress MacNeille, Bill Farmer, Alan Young, and many others.

The duration of this movie is 1 hour 10 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.1.

Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)

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Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas consists of five short movies with Disney characters as they celebrate Christmas.

The cast includes Wayne Allwine as Mickey Mouse, Russi Taylor as Minnie Mouse, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck and Tress MacNeille as Daisy Duck.

The runtime is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.6.

Noelle (2019)

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The synopsis of the movie Noelle is based on Nick taking over the role of his father Santa Claus for this Christmas. As Christmas approaches, Noelle is unable to handle the pressure and takes up his sister’s advice for a break. As the story progresses, Noelle must save Christmas while she takes up the mission to find her brother who has not returned.

The cast includes Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader, Shirley MacLaine and Billy Eichner.

The duration is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.3.

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)

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The story of Olaf’s Frozen adventure is about Olaf, who is bringing back Christmas traditions to Arendelle. In order to bring back some holiday spirit, he decides to travel around the world to experience different winter traditions from other countries. Along his journey, he learns that although there are many ways of celebrating Christmas, one thing they all have in common is family.

The voice cast includes Kristen Bell, Stevie Wermers, Jonathan Groff, and Eva Bella.

The runtime is 22 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.6.

One Magic Christmas (1985)

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One Magic Christmas takes us on a journey of transformation of Ginny’s notion of Christmas when she meets a Christmas angel called Gideon.

The cast includes Mary Steenburgen, Robbie Magwood, Harry Dean Stanton, and Elisabeth Harnois.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour 30 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.5.

Pluto’s Christmas Tree (1952)

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This short story has fun moments of Pluto and Mickey’s encounter with Chipmunks as they head to the forest in search of a Christmas tree.

The voice cast includes Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash, Jimmy MacDonald, Ruth Clifford, and Dessie Miller.

The duration of this short movie is 7 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.7.

Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011)

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The story of Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice is about Santa Claus’ struggle with keeping the naughty and nice list in order. Santa has elf helpers named Wayne & Lanny who are in charge of getting the technology back from a naughty kid.

The voice cast includes Kevin Deters, Dave Foley, Chris Parnell, Derek Richardson, Rob Riggle, Sarah Chalke, Phil LaMarr, Emily Lind, and Grace Potter.

The duration of the short is 22 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.4.

Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998)

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The story of Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish is about the struggle of Richie returning home after a wishing machine grants his wish of not wanting to exist in this universe and transports it to an alternative one.

The cast includes David Gallagher, Eugene Levy, Martin Mull, Keene Curtis, Lesley Ann Warren and others.

The runtime is 1 hour 24 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 4.1.

Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws (2009)

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The story of Santa Buddies is about Puppy Paws, the son of Santa Paws. Though he gets tired of the North Pole and the festivities around Christmas celebration, his friends make him realize that Christmas is all about giving.

The voice cast includes Josh Flitter, Tim Conway, Danny Woodburn and Skyler Gisondo.

The duration is 1 hour 29 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 4.6.

Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)

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The story of Santa Paws 2 revolves around four pups of Mrs. Paws. The pups are headed to Pineville to understand the essence of Christmas to get magic crystals. Their journey in Pineville helps them save the Christmas of the town.

The voice cast includes Danny Woodburn, Cheryl Ladd, Richard Kind, Pat Finn, and others.

The runtime is 1 hour 28 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 4.9.

Santa’s Workshop (1932)

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Santa’s Workshop is fairly a simple straightforward short movie that sheds a light on Santa and his elves preparing for Christmas. The movie depicts how do they manage packing gifts in a short time.

The voice over cast includes Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Allan Watson, and Walter Geiger.

The duration of the short is 7 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.3.

Snowglobe (2007)

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Snowglobe is as magical as its name. The movie is about Angela who gets transported to a magical land once she gets a magical snow globe as a gift.

The cast includes Christina Milian, Josh Cooke, Lorraine Bracco, Erin Karpluk, and Matt Keeslar.

The runtime is 2 hours.

The IMDB rating is 6.

The Christmas Star (1986)

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This 1986 drama is about a man who dresses up as Santa in order to escape from Jail. In his quest to get out prison, he stumbles upon two kids who make it challenging for him retrieve his loot.

The cast of The Christmas Star has Rob James-Collier, Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, and many others.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour 34 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.3.

The Disney Holiday Singalong (2020)

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The Disney Holiday Singalong features star studded musical performances. In fact it also features reunion of the High School Musical cast.

The Disney Holiday Singalong features Katy Perry, BTS, Pink, Kerry Washington, DCappella and various others.

The runtime of Singalong is 1 hour.

The IMDB rating is 5.9.

The Mighty Ducks (1992)

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The Mighty Ducks shows the journey of Gordon Bombay who eventually learns to appreciate the hockey team after he is compelled to coach the team as a part of his community service.

The cast includes Emilio Estevez, Joshua Jackson, Marguerite Moreau, Vincent LaRusso, Elden Henson and Steven Brill.

The duration of the Mighty Ducks is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.6.

The Mistle-Tones (2012)

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The Mistle-Tones is about Holly forming the musical group of the same name. She forms the group after the spot of the local Christmas group goes to her best friend Marci.

The cast features Tiw Mowry, Tori Spelling, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Andy Gala, Reginald VelJohnson, Megan Kathleen, and Jason Rogel.

The runtime is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.6.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

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The Muppet Christmas Carol has Kermit the Frog and other muppets performing on the timeless tale based on Dickens novel. The plot remains the same where Ebenezer is visited by ghosts who change his perspective towards Christmas.

The voice over cast has Steve Whitmire, Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Frank Oz and others.

The duration of the Muppet Christmas Carol is 1 hour 25 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 7.7.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is a story about a character named Jack who is disillusioned with the way things are in his world. He becomes fascinated by Christmas and decides to take over the role of Santa. He soon realizes that it’s not as easy as he thought and comes to appreciate the meaning of Christmas.

The voice over includes Tim Burton, Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Ken Page, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix and Greg Proops.

The runtime is 1 hour 16 minutes.

The IMDB rating of the Nightmare Before Christmas is 8.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

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The Nutcracker and The Four Realms is about this girl Clara who is in search of the key to the magical world to get to the fourth realm to bring back stability into the land.

The film features Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Misty Copeland, Matthew Macfadyen, Eugenio Derbez and others.

The duration of the Nutcracker and the Four Realms is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.6.

The Santa Clause (1994)

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The story of the movie The Santa Clause is about a man who accidentally kills Santa Claus and has to take his place. He then has to deliver all of the presents on Christmas Eve.

The Santa Clause features Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Peter Boyle, Paige Tamada and others.

The runtime is 1 hour 47 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.5.

The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

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The second dose of the Santa Clause 2 is about the challenges Scott faces in his role as Santa when his son Charlie is put in the naughty list and he has an ultimatum to marry by Christmas Eve.

The cast of The Santa Clause 2 includes Tim Allen, Eric Lloyd, Wendy Crewson, Elizabeth Mitchell, Spencer Breslin, Liliana Mumy and others.

The duration is 1 hour and 44 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.7.

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

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The story of The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is about how Santa has to face and overcome the evil plot of Jack Frost who is planning to sabotage Christmas by taking over his role.

The cast of The Santa Clause 3 includes more or less the same cast as that of previous parts including Time Allen, Martin Short, Judge Reinhold and Alan Arkin amongst others.

The runtime of this movie is 1 hour 38 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 4.8.

The Search for Santa Paws (2010)

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The Search for Santa Paws is an animated film about Santa Claus who along with his pet dog set out to convince the toy store owner to continue manufacturing toys for Christmas.

The cast includes Danny Woodburn, Richard Kind, Zachary Gordon, Diedrich Bader, Wendi McLendon, Bonnie Somerville, and Bill Cobbs.

The duration of the movie is 1 hour 36 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.4.

The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)

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The Ultimate Christmas Present is about the mysterious snowfall that is caused by two youngsters, Samantha and Allison, who has achieved this by using Santa Claus’s weather machine.

The cast of the Ultimate Christmas Present includes Hallee Hirsh, Brenda Song, Hallie Todd, Peter Scolari, John Salley, and others.

The runtime of the movie is 1 hour 25 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.9.

Twas the Night (2001)

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Twas the Night is about the adventure Nick goes through in an attempt to escape from the criminals. Nick along with his nephew end up causing a havoc as he takes over Santa’s sleigh for a ride wearing his costume.

The movie features Bryan Cranston, Barclay Hope, Torri Higginson, Josh Zuckerman, and Brenda Grate.

The duration of Twas the Night is 1 hour 24 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 5.3.

Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)

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This movie shares the adventures which Winnie the Pooh and his friends go through during Christmas celebrations. From Winnie breaking Piglet’s gift to Rabbit reminiscing how their letters couldn’t reach Santa last year, this movie has it all.

The voice over cast consists of Jim Cummings, Peter Cullen, Kath Soucie, Michael York, Paul Winchell, Jeff Bennett, and Ken Sansom.

The runtime of the movie is 1 hour 5 minutes.

The IMDB rating is 6.7.

Conclusion

The best Christmas movies on Disney Plus are perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for a film that will get your kids excited about Santa Claus or one to bring out some nostalgia, there is something for everyone.

With so many different options it can be difficult to know where to start but our compiled list is surely going to make it easy for you. For the people residing in geo-restricted countries, you can always use a premium VPN to feel festive.