Netflix may have been unofficially crowned The Streaming Service of the Holidays (opens in new tab)—but don't be fooled; Hulu has quietly built up a solid holiday catalog of its own. Sure, it's best known for its TV offerings, but Hulu also boasts a strong collection of Christmas movies for you to curl up with this holiday season. Whether you're enjoying a night in with the family or catching up over a movie with old friends, here are the best Christmas movies available on Hulu this festive season.
1. 'An Accidental Christmas'
Starring: Cynthia Gibb, David Millbern, Jason Connery, and Stuart Pankin
The plot: Recently separated couple Vicki and Jason are tricked by their two children into a family Christmas beach together. If you're a fan of The Parent Trap, this one's for you.
2. 'Christmas in the Heartland'
Starring: Sierra McCormick and Brighton Sharbino
The plot: Also in the same vein as The Parent Trap, we have Christmas in the Heartland. On their way to "the heartland" for the holidays, Kara and Jessie become fast friends on the plane. Both girls are on their way to visit family they've never met—so they decide to switch places.
3. 'Chasing Christmas'
Starring: Tom Arnold, Andrea Roth, and Leslie Jordan
The plot: In this modern-day Scrooge story, a bitter man named Jack Cameron is left in the past when the Ghost of Christmas Past goes on vacation.
4. 'The March Sisters at Christmas'
Starring: Julie Berman, Kaitlin Doubleday, Melissa Farman, and Molly Kunz
The plot: In this modern-day retelling of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, four March sisters devise a a plan to restore their home when they learn that their mother plans to sell it after the holidays.
5. 'Holly's Holiday'
Starring: Claire Coffee, Ryan McPartlin, and Gabrielle Dennis
The plot: Holly dreams of a man who looks like a mannequin in a store—yes, really—and when she slips and hits her head, that dream becomes a reality. She and her new boo hit it off, but ultimately she must choose between fantasy and reality.
6. 'Second Chance Christmas'
Starring: Katrina Begin and Tilky Jones
The plot: A man uses his wife's amnesia as an opportunity to make her fall in love with him all over again during Christmas. Cute, right?
7. 'The Truth About Christmas'
Starring: Kali Hawk, Damon Dayoub, Ali Ghandour, and Michela Cannon
The plot: Jillian is a political consultant who seems to have it all. While on her way to meet her boyfriend's family, she has a weird interaction with Santa that makes her want to tell the truth all the time. Think of it as the Christmas version of Liar Liar.
8. 'Naughty & Nice'
Starring: Haylie Duff, Tilky Jones, Maureen McCormick, and Tyler Jacob Moore
The plot: After a pessimistic Los Angeles DJ is banished to a little mountain town for the Christmas season, the quaint town's charm begins to warm his heart.
9. 'Christmas With the Andersons'
Starring: Christy Carlson Romano, George Stults, and Ion Overman
The plot: If you were a fan of Even Stevens back in the day, you'll be happy to see Christy Carlson Romano back in action. When her Romano's onscreen husband Michael loses his job right before Christmas, the family's Aunt Katie shows them that the holidays can be a fun time without any money.
10. 'My Santa'
Starring: Samaire Armstrong and Matthew Lawrence
The plot: When single mother Jen meets a handsome Santa named Chris at the mall, she starts to rediscover the joy of Christmas. There's just one small detail: Chris is the actual son of the real Santa who's on a mission to find his own Mrs. Claus.
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Juliana Ukiomogbe is a freelance writer who covers culture, wellness, books, and movies. When she's not writing, you can find her reading, watching The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, or attempting to knit.
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