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10 Holiday-Themed Romantic Comedy Films to Binge-Watch on Netflix

Have a holly, jolly, romantic Christmas.
10 Holiday-Themed Romantic Comedy Films to Binge-Watch on Netflix
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Have a holly, jolly, romantic Christmas.

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching, which calls for light and cheesy romantic flicks that will get us in the perfect mood for Christmas. Below, check out 10 holiday rom-coms on Netflix that you should binge-watch this Yuletide season.

1. Let It Snow

Looking for a new age teen version of Love Actually? You're in luck because the collab between YA authors John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson is now a certified Netflix original. Let It Snow tells the story of a winter blizzard that hits a small town a day before Christmas, causing the lives and relationships of a group of teenagers to meet and entwine with each other.

Starring: Kiernan Shipka, Isabela Merced, Jacob Batalon, Odeya Rush

2. The Knight Before Christmas

A jaded high school science teacher disillusioned by love meets a mysterious man who claims to be a medieval knight from ancient times. As she attempts to help him adapt to their world and its more modern ways, her new friend begins to question if he truly wants to return to his old land after having possibly fallen in love.

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Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Whitehouse, Emmanuelle Chriqui

3. The Princess Switch

Before Vanessa Hudgens starred in The Knight Before Christmas, she first appeared in the Netflix holiday original for The Princess Switch just a year ago. In this movie, she works double duty as an ambitious baker named Stacy, and as Duchess Margaret Delacourt who's engaged to the Crown Prince of Belgravia. Both seeking temporary reprieve from the their own lives, the two switch places for a few days, unaware of the consequences.

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar

4. A Christmas Prince

Of course, how could we forget Netflix's very own Christmas trilogy starting with its first installment, A Christmas Prince? A journalist looking to catch a break is sent to go undercover as a tutor to get the inside scoop on the palace's playboy prince. But her job is derailed when she ends up getting entwined in a royal romance with the prince himself. The question remains: Can she continue keeping up with her lie?

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The film's sequel, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, and A Christmas Prince 3: The Royal Baby are also available on Netflix.

Starring: Rose McIver, Ben Lamb

5. Christmas Inheritance

Before Ellen Langford, an ambitious heiress, can inherit her father's gift business, she's first tasked to deliver a Christmas card to her dad's former partner, Zeke, in a town called Snow Falls, where their company first began. However, when a snowstorm strands her in the town inn, she's forced to stay longer than expected and ends up finding romance with a local artist who shows her the true gift of Christmas.

Starring: Eliza Taylor, Jake Lacy

6. Holiday in the Wild

Tired of the same old holiday films set in the snow? Catch Holiday in the Wild instead. The film follows Kate, an empty nester who flies solo to her planned second honeymoon to Africa, after her husband abruptly ends their marriage. While in Africa, she saves a baby elephant together with her handsome pilot, Derek, who shows her the beauty of the wild and the peaceful new life she could live.

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Starring: Kristin Davis, Rob Lowe

7. The Holiday Calendar

Abby, a struggling photographer, receives an old advent calendar as a gift from her grandfather. What seems like a normal calendar turns out to be magical as it can seemingly predict the future, including a possible romance for Abby.

Starring: Kat Graham, Ethan Peck, Quincy Brown

8. Four Christmases

A couple lies to their overbearing families in order to spend a vacation together in Fiji. However, when a fog bank gets their flight cancelled, the two are forced to drive around the holidays, visiting all four of their divorced parents. 

Starring: Vince Vaugh, Reece Witherspoon

9. New Year's Eve

Boasting of an all-star Hollywood cast, the film follows the intertwining lives of its ensemble characters as they each try to find happiness on New Year's Eve.

Starring: Zac Efron, Ashton Kutcher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Lea Michelle, Sarah Jessica Parker

10. Holiday Rush

When a famous radio DJ and single dad to four loses his job and his source of income, he has to teach his spoiled children to appreciate the holidays without the need for money or material things.

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Starring: Romany Malco, La La Anthony, Deon Cole

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