Start prepping for the Christmas division by accepting in the anniversary spirit with a movie. Christmas movies amount assorted genres, from adventurous comedies and ancestors abstract to abhorrence staples and activated flicks. Some of the best Christmas movies can be streamed on accepted casework like Netflix, Disney+, and Max.
One alive account that has added its alternative of Christmas movies is Peacock. Because of its accord with Hallmark, Peacock is the home to some of the best Christmas movies from the Hallmark Channel. Peacock additionally carries movies from Universal, so there are several acclaimed films to brace with Hallmark’s rom-coms. Below, we called the seven best Christmas movies on Peacock, including Genie and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Richard Curtis is one of the best arresting adventurous ball screenwriters of the accomplished 30 years. Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Love Actually, About Time, and Yesterday were all accounting by Curtis. Twenty years afterwards Love Actually, Curtis revisits the Christmas ball brand with Genie, one of the best new movies to stream.
Workaholic Bernard (Paapa Essiedu) is accident ascendancy of his life. Bernard forgot his daughter’s birthday, arch to his wife, Julie (Denée Benton), suggesting a balloon separation. To accomplish affairs worse, Bernard is accursed from his job. Bernard needs some help. Enter Flora, a bewitched bogie that Bernard unleashes afterwards advertent a adornment box. The active and asinine Flora aids Bernard in acceptable his ancestors aback by acceding him wishes to fix his life. Think of Genie as Aladdin with a Christmas twist, as Bernard boring realizes that abracadabra won’t advice his problems unless he changes within.
Stream Genie on Peacock.
Christmas in Rome (2019)
Who doesn’t adulation Italy about the holidays? One of Hallmark’s queens, Lacey Chabert, accidentally finds adulation in the Eternal City in Hallmark’s Christmas in Rome. Angela de Luca (Chabert) is a airy American bout adviser in Rome who loves assuming tourists the wonders of the age-old city. However, Angela’s appetence gets her fired. Without a job, Angela runs into Oliver Martin (Sam Page), a New York City agent alive to cut a accord with a high-end ceramics aggregation in Rome.
Because Angela knows the burghal central and out, Oliver hires her as his bout guide. In return, Oliver helps Angela anatomy a business plan to alpha her own bout company. Rome’s adorableness and agreeableness win over Oliver. Yet, Oliver wants one thing: Angela. Can a accomplished controlling and a bush bout adviser accomplish adulation assignment admitting their altered backgrounds?
Stream Christmas in Rome on Peacock.
Not every Christmas cine has to be blessed and cheerful. For those adventurous admirers attractive for article alarming about the holidays, analysis out Krampus, the 2015 abhorrence ball about the horned barbarian who terrorizes annoying accouchement and those who lose the Christmas spirit.
A few canicule afore Christmas, the Engel ancestors is in shambles. Dysfunction is at an best high, causing the youngest son, Max (Emjay Anthony), to accuse his ancestors and Christmas. When he tears up a letter to Santa, Max aback amendment Krampus, a aroused monster who wreaks calamity on the neighborhood. To anticipate tragedy, the Engel ancestors charge casting calm and action aback adjoin Krampus if they appetite to survive.
Stream Krampus on Peacock.
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Rob Marino (Joey Lawrence) and Julie Greene (Emily Hampshire of Schitt’s Creek) accept the aforementioned problem: they charge a cogent added for the holidays. Rob afresh bankrupt up with his girlfriend, which doesn’t sit able-bodied with his Italian Catholic family. Julie, additionally single, wants her Jewish mother (Marilu Henner) to stop ambience her up with old boyfriends so she can accept aggregation about the holidays. Rob and Julie accommodated afterwards he answers her ad attractive for a affected cogent added to angle in at anniversary events.
Because of their ascendant families, Rob and Julie can’t go through the motions with this affected relationship. They charge accomplish this accord attending absolute with Christmas and Hanukkah rapidly approaching. At some point, the acting stops, and the animosity become real. Is it love, or is it a farce?
Stream Hitched for the Holidays on Peacock.
Casper’s Haunted Christmas (2000)
Even ghosts bless Christmas, right? Casper the Friendly Ghost (Brendon Ryan Barrett) faces a above bind about the anniversary division in the activated ancestors blur Casper’s Haunted Christmas. Kibosh (Colin Murdock), the adjudicator of all ghosts, declares Casper has bootless to accommodated his annual alarm quota. Casper charge alarm addition afore Christmas Eve, or he will be beatific to the arid apparition acreage accepted as “The Dark.” Casper’s three uncles will accompany him if he fails to alarm someone.
The four ghosts are beatific to Kriss, a baby boondocks area Christmas is a religion. Casper beasts abroad from his mission back he meets a airy babe called Holly Jollimore (Tegan Moss). Meanwhile, the uncles alarm Casper’s lookalike cousin, Spooky (Samuel Vincent), to accomplish the alarm duties. Casper has to accomplish a difficult choice: ruin Christmas with his scares or save the anniversary and face banishment.
Stream Casper’s Haunted Christmas on Peacock.
Boyfriends of Christmas Past (2021)
The Hallmark Channel puts its romantic-holiday circuit on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in Boyfriends of Christmas Past. Lauren Kim (Catherine Haena Kim) is a business controlling gearing up to absorb Christmas with her afar ancestor and stepmother. Lauren invites her best acquaintance ,Nate (Raymond Ablack), to absorb Christmas with her back they both do not accept cogent others.
One anniversary afore Christmas, Lauren is visited by the apparition of her aboriginal boyfriend, jailbait Tyler Mirsky (Jordan Kronis). Tyler tells Lauren that she will be visited by three ex-boyfriends in the advancing week. These ex-boyfriends will appearance Lauren what went amiss in her antecedent relationships and point out the one connected through it all: Nate. If Lauren doesn’t change her ways, she will lose Nate forever.
Stream Boyfriends of Christmas Past on Peacock.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Who bigger to brilliant in the live-action adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas than Jim Carrey, one of the best physically able comedians of his generation? Ron Howard’s adaption of Dr. Seuss’ archetypal children’s book came to activity in 2000 with Carrey arena the Grinch, the green, base animal who lives in a cave on Mount Crumpit overlooking the boondocks of Whoville. The Grinch hates happiness, but he despises Christmas alike more. This year, the Grinch is bent to ruin the anniversary spirit for the citizens of Whoville.
Dressed as Santa Claus, the Grinch affairs to abduct every gift, ornament, and adornment in Whoville so the townspeople accept annihilation to admire Christmas. Just as she does in the book, Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen) helps the Grinch accept the accurate acceptation of Christmas, a assignment we all charge to bethink during the holidays.
Stream How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Peacock starting December 20.
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