Best Holiday movies on Amazon Prime

Holidays are just two months away and the best way to start preparing for them is by making a list of must-watch feel good movies. So, now, you can stop stressing and devote all your time to selecting the best gifts for your loved ones. Don’t forget, Black Friday is just around the corner. Don’t miss out on the best deals and discounts of the year.

  1. Home Alone (1990)
  2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
  3. The Family Stone (2005)
  4. The Holiday (2006)
  5. Deck the Halls (2006)
  6. Happiest Season (2020)

1. Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone is usually one of the first movies that come to mind when you think of classic Christmas movies. Macaulay Culkin plays young Kevin, who has been left behind at home during the holidays while his family vacations in France and his mother struggles to reach her son. Meanwhile, Kevin finds out that robbers are attempting to enter his home as if being alone at home wasn’t scary enough. Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern, the robbers, don’t notice Kevin is home right away, but when they do, Kevin will do what he has to do to keep his house safe over the holidays. But without his family, how can Christmas ever be the same? 

  • Release Date: November 16, 1990
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 43 minutes
  • Director: Chris Columbus
  • Main Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, and Daniel Sterm

2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

This story revolves around a small world that exists inside a snowflake. A green, vengeful Grinch lives outside of Whoville (a town that loves Christmas) and has plans to ruin Christmas for everyone in the little town.

  • Release Date: November 17, 2000
  • IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 44 minutes
  • Director: Ron Howard
  • Main Cast: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, and Christine Baranski

3. The Family Stone (2005)

With his new girlfriend, Meredith Morton, Wall Street success story Everett Stone spend Christmas at home. While each Stone has their own issues, the Stones as a whole don’t exactly get along with the outsider who, despite her best efforts to win over the potential in-laws, appears, talks, and behaves like the conservative racists they despise. Ben, the other son of the Stone, is the only person who gives her a chance. Because Everett won’t openly oppose either, she feels more backed by Ben, and a strange romance develops. When Meredith is feeling overwhelmed, she asks her laid-back sister Julie for assistance. Julie is of no aid to Meredith but quickly develops a spark with Everett, so things may now change if they dare to follow their feelings.

  • Release Date: December 16, 2005
  • IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 43 minutes
  • Director: Thomas Bezucha
  • Main Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, and Craig T. Nelson

4. The Holiday (2006)

Iris Simpkins, a writer for a newspaper in London, has a secret crush on her coworker Jasper Bloom. Her life is turned upside down when she learns that Jasper is engaged to marry a different coworker close to Christmas. 

The director of movie trailers Amanda Woods recently broke up with her unfaithful boyfriend Ethan and wants to move on. For the holidays, Amanda foolishly switches her mansion through a home exchange service for Iris’ cottage in Surrey. While visiting Surrey, Amanda meets book editor and Iris’ brother Graham, and the two instantly fall in love.

Iris, meanwhile, meets Miles, the movie composer, with whom she falls in love, and Arthur, a 90-year-old screenwriter who helps Iris regain her self-esteem.

  • Release Date: December 8, 2006
  • IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
  • Time Duration: 2 hours 16 minutes
  • Director: Nancy Meyers
  • Main Cast: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Edwards Burns, Rufus Sewell, John Krasinski, and Odette Annable

5. Deck the Halls (2006)

A small New England town’s two neighbors go to war in this festive comedy when one of them plans to decorate his home with so many Christmas lights that it can be seen from space. As the families search for the genuine significance of Christmas, the neighborhood is flipped upside down.

  • Release Date: November 22, 2006
  • IMDb Rating: 5/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 33 minutes
  • Director: John Whitesell
  • Main Cast: Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, and Kristin Davis

6. Happiest Season (2020)

It can be challenging to meet your girlfriend’s family for the first time. It’s much more difficult to plan to pop the question during her family’s yearly Christmas dinner after you realize they have no idea she is a lesbian. Abby (Kristen Stewart) starts to doubt the girlfriend she believed she knew when she finds out that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship hidden from her family.

  • Release Date: November 25, 2020
  • IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 42 minutes
  • Director: Clea DuVall
  • Main Cast: Kristen Stewart, Aubrey Plaza, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Steenburgen, Jake McDorman, and Dan Levy


For all your friends who will be away for the holidays, you can keep them near and express your love by gifting them Amazon Prime subscription. This makes for the perfect Christmas present and you all get to spend the holidays together with the help of these great movies. All you have to do is select one and watch party with your friends. Let no distance come between love and Christmas.

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