6 Best Holiday Movies on Paramount Plus to kickstart your Holidays

The holiday season is when you kick back, relax, drink your coffee, tea, or cocoa and watch movies. The best type of movies to watch in this season are fun, loving holiday and Christmassy films, as they make your day very bright. This article has a list of all movies that are holiday based. They are all available on Paramount Plus, so if you are subscribed to the site then you are definitely in luck! Holiday films always leave you with an exciting and magical feeling. 

On Paramount+, you can watch a lot of Christmas-themed TV episodes, but they don’t have many based on this theme. Nevertheless, the streaming service has a few Christmas gems geared specifically toward children and their families. 

  1. A Loud House Christmas (2021)
  2. Christmas Survival (2018)
  3. Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)
  4. Christmas in the Heartland (2018)
  5. A Christmas in New York (2016)
  6. A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)

1. A Loud House Christmas (2021)

It should come as no surprise that The Loud House, one of Nickelodeon’s most successful animated series, received a 2021 live-action made-for-tv movie. This is the first Christmas movie and movie for the show, despite the fact that the series has had numerous animated Christmas episodes over the years.

Lincoln’s plans to spend Christmas with his family are put on hold when he finds out that his sisters have made their own plans that don’t involve him. Lincoln sets out to save Christmas and all of his favorite family traditions before the rest of the family goes on vacation.

  • Release Date: November 26, 2021
  • IMDb Rating: 4.2/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes
  • Director: Jonathan Judge
  • Main Cast: Wolfgang Schaeffer, Jahzir Bruno, and Lexi DiBenedetto

2. Christmas Survival (2018)

In the 2018 film Christmas Survival, two sisters drag their families back to the house where they grew up to celebrate Christmas with their parents. Naturally, problems arise right away, especially when the girls learn that their parents’ house is falling apart.

This British holiday film isn’t for everyone and hasn’t received the best reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. However, like most dysfunctional family Christmas movies, it has hilarious moments.

  • Release Date: November 30, 2018
  • IMDb Rating: 5.1/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes
  • Director: James Dearden
  • Main Cast: Julian Ovenden, Gemma Whelan, and Joely Richardson

3. Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)

Daddy’s Home 2 was the only sequel to feature a holiday theme, which is unusual for sequels. Although it is still too early to say whether Daddy’s Home 2 will become a holiday classic, it is definitely worth watching if you haven’t already.

The main characters in the film are Dusty and Brad, two parents who finally manage to co-parent Dusty’s two children. However, when the holiday season arrives and Dusty and Brad’s own fathers make unexpected visits, their routine is thrown off.

  • Release Date: November 10, 2017
  • IMDb Rating: 6/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 41 minutes
  • Director: Sean Anders
  • Main Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, and Mel Gibson

4. Christmas in the Heartland (2018)

The two teenagers in Christmas in the Heartlands travel to the heartland for the holidays to meet their estranged grandparents for the first time. The girls decide to switch places for the holidays to shake things up because they are both frustrated by their situation.

The girls begin to form unexpected bonds with each other’s grandparents, despite their initial irritation. Christmas in the Heartlands is a holiday comedy that will appeal to fans of Hallmark and Lifetime films

This movie is also known as ‘The Christmas Trap’.

  • Release Date: November 14, 2018
  • IMDb Rating: 5.8/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes
  • Director: Harvey Lowry
  • Main Cast: Shelley Long, Bo Derek, Sierra McCormick, and Christian Kane

5. A Christmas in New York (2016)

A Christmas in New York was a holiday film made for television and released in 2016. The narrative follows six distinct couples who are spending the holidays at a posh hotel in Manhattan. All of the couples go through the ups and downs of love over the course of one night, and some of their stories come together.

Fans of Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve, which share a similar structure and tone, will find that A Christmas in New York is the ideal holiday film to stream.

  • Release Date: 2016
  • IMDb Rating: 4.7/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes
  • Director: Nathan Ives
  • Main Cast: Ross McCall, Jaime Ray Newman, and Jamie Bamber

6. A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)

One of Nickelodeon’s most memorable and longest-running shows is The Fairly Odd Parents. The 2012 made-for-tv film A Fairly Odd Christmas marked the series’ first foray into live-action animation after years of experimenting with various animation techniques.

Timmy, who is now an adult, and his trusted fairies have been busy traveling the world to grant wishes to other young children who do not have their own fairies. However, their good deed is derailed when Timmy’s magic causes the children to lose faith in Santa. Timmy must now collaborate with Santa to regain everyone’s faith.

  • Release Date: November 29, 2012
  • IMDb Rating: 4.4/10
  • Time Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes
  • Director: Savage Steve Holland 
  • Main Cast: Drake Bell, Daniella Monet, and David James Lewis


The most recent streaming service, Paramount+, debuted in March 2021.Paramount+, which is owned by ViacomCBS, is the best place to find content from channels like CBS, Nickelodeon, MTV, and Comedy Central. However, Paramount+, the newest streaming service, is still developing its content lineup, which includes holiday options. 

Shehak Raza

Shehak is a sports/streaming freak and loves to watch different sports including NFL, NBA, Football and binge watching thriller and drama content is a hobby as well. This guy loves to eat pizza at anytime in any situation

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