17 Nostalgic Disney Christmas Movies to Give You All the Feels
November 15, 2023
Nothing sparks nostalgia for Christmases past more than the Disney Christmas movies you looked forward to watching as a kid.
From Home Alone (1990) to The Santa Clause (1994), you can stream all of your favorite classic Christmas movies on Disney+ this holiday season with Hulu and The Disney Bundle — whether you decide to watch them with the entire family or by yourself for a moment of peace and quiet is up to you.
Christmas Movies on Disney+
The Home Alone Movies
Being one of the most popular Christmas movies of all time, everyone wants to know where they can watch Home Alone — and we’re happy to report that you can stream all six movies now with The Disney Bundle.
It all began with the McCallisters jetting off to Paris for Christmas, but they accidentally left behind the youngest family member, Kevin. Local burglars, the “Wet Bandits,” catch wind of the family’s vacant house and attempt to break in. To their surprise, 8-year-old Kevin is still home — and he’s quite clever for his age.
The ultimate holiday movie night continues with Home Alone 2: Lost in New York* (1992), Home Alone 3* (1997), Home Alone 4* (2002), Home Sweet Home Alone* (2021), and Home Alone: The Holiday Heist* (2012) — all on Disney+.
Watch: Home Alone*
*Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Home Alone 3, Home Alone 4, Home Sweet Home Alone, and Home Alone: The Holiday Heist is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
The Santa Clause Movies
Scott Calvin is the sole witness of Santa’s sudden demise and must take over the role — whether he wants to or not. Now, he just has to convince his family (and himself) that he really is the new St. Nick.
After you finish binging all three Santa Clause movies, jump ahead 28 years and see what the Calvins/Clauses are up to now in the Disney+ Original series, The Santa Clauses.*
Watch: The Santa Clause*
*The Santa Clause, The Santa Clause 2, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, and The Santa Clauses are available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Jingle All The Way (1996)
Workaholic Howard Langston will do anything to make Christmas special for his son — well, anything except remembering to buy the top item on his wish list. Now, on Christmas Eve, Howard must fight his way through crowds of ruthless last-minute shoppers in search of the year’s hottest toy: Turbo Man. Laugh along to this classic Christmas comedy, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, streaming now on Disney+.
Keep movie night going with Jingle All The Way 2* (2014) — also streaming now.
Watch: Jingle All The Way*
*Jingle All The Way is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
When the actor slated to play Santa on the Christmas float at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade shows up inebriated, parade organizer Doris Walker finds a last-minute replacement who happens to be perfect for the part — almost too perfect. Could he be the real Santa Claus? Anything is possible for those who believe in the magic of Christmas.
Watch: Miracle on 34th Street*
*Miracle on 34th Street is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Young Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Jessica Biel? It’s Christmas nostalgia overload!
Jake (Thomas) is a college student who wants nothing to do with his family or hometown on the other side of the country — even during the holidays. But this year, his dad convinces him to come home with the promise of a vintage car as a Christmas gift.
Desperate for the car, Jake treks home but gets stranded in the desert. Follow Jake along on his journey, where he learns a little something about life and himself along the way.
Watch: I’ll Be Home for Christmas*
*I’ll Be Home For Christmas is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Disney’s A Christmas Carol (2009)
Based on the classic Charles Dickens tale, Disney’s A Christmas Carol is an animated retelling, featuring the voices of Jim Carrey, Colin Firth, and Gary Oldman.
Watch: Disney’s A Christmas Carol*
*Disney’s A Christmas Carol is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Is Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas a Halloween movie or a Christmas movie? If you ask us, it’s a classic Disney film you can enjoy any time of year. Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, attempts to spread the holiday cheer he discovers after stumbling upon a place called Christmas Town. Can he convince his town to adopt a celebration of light and cheer?
Watch: The Nightmare Before Christmas*
*The Nightmare Before Christmas is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
The joy of love, celebration, and giving is highlighted in this Beauty and the Beast holiday special. Return to the world of one of your favorite childhood Disney films to discover a tale as old as time this Christmas.
*Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
‘Twas the Night (2001)
Santa’s reputation is plummeting in Danny’s small town, and it might be all his fault. In an effort to turn things around, Danny and his uncle, Nick, take it upon themselves to save Christmas and prove to the town that Santa is in fact real.
Bryan Cranston stars in this Christmas movie, ‘Twas the Night, streaming now on Disney+.
Watch: ‘Twas the Night*
*’Twas the Night is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
It’s not the Christmas season without a little fun, magic, laughter, and … Ernest? The bumbling but loveable know-it-all, Ernest P. Worrell, teams up with Santa to save Christmas in this fun, kooky, and heartwarming holiday comedy.
Watch: Ernest Saves Christmas*
*Ernest Saves Christmas is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the Muppets crew take on the Christmas tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge and Bob Cratchit in The Muppet Christmas Carol.
Watch: The Muppet Christmas Carol
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998)
Richie Rich, the world’s richest kid, makes a surprising holiday wish — to have a normal Christmas. When his wish comes true, Richie learns important lessons about material things, family, and the true meaning of the holiday season.
Watch: Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish*
*Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
The Christmas Star (1986)
Crime, community, and redemption are the themes of this Disney Christmas movie, The Christmas Star. In the film, a jewel thief escapes prison thanks to his uncanny resemblance to St. Nick. Can Santa’s con-man doppelganger blend in with the Christmas season to stay out of the police’s radar? Find out by streaming this heartwarming classic now on Disney+.
Watch: The Christmas Star*
*The Christmas Star is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)
A Disney twist on the Charles Dickens classic, Mickey’s Christmas Carol follows Mickey and friends as they help Scrooge McDuck discover all of the joy, magic, and love there is to be found on Christmas.
Watch: Mickey’s Christmas Carol*
*Mickey’s Christmas Carol is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Did you know that Kris Kringle has two grown kids, Nick and Noelle? In this delightful Christmas comedy, Nick is in line to take over the family business. And for Noelle? She’s full of Christmas spirit, but deep down she wishes she could do something of importance like her father and brother. When Nick goes missing, Noelle makes it her mission to find her brother and save Christmas.
*Noelle is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)
In this Christmas-themed Frozen mini-special, Anna and Elsa host the first Christmas celebration since the re-opening of the castle gates. When their guests leave early to partake in their own traditions, the sisters quickly realize they have no holiday customs of their own. So Olaf the snowman and Sven the reindeer embark on a journey across the kingdom to bring home the best traditions Arendelle has to offer.
Watch: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure*
*Olaf’s Frozen Adventure is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Christmas … Again?! (2021)
This holiday spin on the movie Groundhog Day (1993) tells the story of Rowena, a young girl who wishes for a Christmas day redo. Then, she wakes up the next morning to find that her wish has come true — again, and again … and again.
Watch: Christmas … Again?!*
*Christmas…Again?! is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.
Looking for more family-friendly Christmas movies everyone can enjoy together? Make a cup of hot cocoa, get cozy, and check out these animated Christmas movies streaming now on Hulu.