Christmas is close and the festive spirit is blowing in the air. What can be better than enjoying holiday movies at this time? Exactly! Let’s find some brand-new films in 2023.
Get into the festive spirit as the year is almost to the end. Christmas is coming soon and it is that time of the year when you want to spend some quality time with your family, friends, and loved ones. Every year at the time of Christmas, many new films, music projects, and series are launched and there is no better time to binge on them than now. There are plenty of web platforms or OTT where you can watch and stream movies from any kind of device such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, and the list goes on. Each of them is offering a handful of new content that can captivate everyone.
If you are an ardent fan of Christmas movies and looking forward to watching something new this year, here is a list of the top 9 movies that are newly launched and can offer a good time to be cherished by all.
- Best. Christmas. Ever! (Netflix)
Heather Graham and Brandy Norwood are starring in this film as Charlotte and Jackie. They are former childhood friends but they are only connected through a boastful holiday newsletter which is sent by Jackie to Charlotte who mostly remains dissatisfied. However, fate brings them together and they have to spend a festive season together even though Charlotte does not want to, She becomes obsessed with the idea of proving that her friend’s life is not as perfect as seems. However, Charlotte’s erratic mission brings a handful of twists and turns along with a glossy layer of humor. It is the perfect holiday movie to watch with everyone.
- Dashing Through the Snow (Disney Plus)
Featuring Ludacris, Lil Rel Howery, and Teyonah Parris; this film brings a whole season of comedy that can not be avoided. The story revolves around the central character Eddie Garrick (Ludacris) who is a kind-hearted social worker but wants to work on every holiday. He has grown an aversion to Christmas due to a childhood experience that affected him deeply. When he plans to work during the Christmas holidays, his wife Allison (Parris) asks him to take their little daughter along with him. The father and the daughter encounter a mysterious character (Howery) in a red suit and a magical adventure begins. Does Eddie finally gain his faith in Christmas? Watch to find out!
- Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas (Apple TV Plus)
Emmy-winning star of Ted Lasso, Hannah Waddingham is all set to spend this Christmas with style. Her latest project ‘Home for Christmas’ is a musical bonanza in this festive season that can soothe everyone’s years. It has been shot at the London Coliseum. This amazing musical journey is going to get more engaging with special guests like Nick Mohammed, Phil Dunster, and also Luke Evans, Leslie Odom Jr., and Sam Ryder. Accompanied by her band, Waddingham offers a spectacular performance through this project.
- Family Switch (Netflix)
Well, Ed Helms is not having a hangover but this time he had to trade souls. Netflix brings you this awesome family drama which is a comedic treat to all. Helms is playing the character of Bill, the dad of the family, and on other other hand, there is Jennifer Garner is Jess as his wife. They have two children named CC (Emma Myers) and Wyatt (Brady Noon) who grew and became distant with their parents. However, everyone becomes closer when a surreal incident takes place Walker’s family switches bodies due to an astrologer reader. This gets even crazier as the switch happens on a very important day when everyone has to arrive for some crucial work, like a promotion, a college interview, a record deal, and soccer tryouts.
- Candy Cane Lane (Prime Video)
Eddie Murphy never fails to portray his comedic charisma and this Christmas, he has arrived as Chris Carver. In this movie, the character Chris gets excited to win his annual neighborhood contest to determine who has the best-decorated home for the holidays. He makes a deal with the shop owner named Pepper (Jillian Bell) to get some sparkle in life. There are ample fictional inputs when Pepper is found as a sinister elf who wants to turn Carver’s family into dolls.
- Genie (Peacock)
Genie is the remake of the 1991 British Classic TV movie known as the Bernard and the Genie. Bringing back the reminiscence of the fairy tale, Bernard (Paapa Essiedu) is the main character here who is a workaholic man who is given a last chance to fix his life with the help of a magical genie named Flora (Melissa McCarthy). Bernard has more than three wishes to make and he tries to win back the affections of his disillusioned family in order to give them the perfect Christmas.
- Silent Night (Theaters)
Silent Night is the story of revenge and when it comes to action, Joel Kinnaman knows well how to do it. After Suicide Squad, this starred in this movie as the solo one-man army. In the story, the man witnesses the death of his son on Christmas Eve and gets caught between the gangs that are clashing with each other. Due to vocal injury, he loses his voice but the loud yells can be heard from the enemies when he butchers them one by one. Just like the title suggests; there is no dialogue in the movie.
- Merry Little Batman (Prime Video)
Are you a fan of Batman? Well, this animated flick is much different than the Batman myths. Funny, entertaining, and engaging; this film is the perfect treat for kids this Christmas. Bruce Wayne’s voice is given by Luke Wilson, and Damian;s voice is by Yonas Kibreab. The trailer looks amazing and hopefully, the movie would be too. Stay tuned as it is released on December 8.
- The Sacrifice Game (Shudder)
Christmas-themed nightmares are also a favorite genre of many and this movie is highly recommended for them. Set in the timeline of 1970s, this movie is a thriller murder cult that is highly enjoyable.
No matter how many new movies come; timeless Christmas movies like ‘Home Alone’, ‘Love Actually’, ‘Polar Express’, etc always stay in the honorable mentions.