We might not even be in December yet, but Christmas is truly around the corner. The John Lewis advert has dropped with a cute dragon that keeps destroying Christmas, you can’t go into the supermarkets without seeing lines of Christmas crackers and chocolates. But really, is it even the festive season without some seriously cheesy Christmas movies?
There’s nothing highbrow or complicated about Christmas films, and that’s what makes them so good – instant gratification. Dodgy storylines, another retelling of how Santa delivers Christmas presents, or an “I-hate-Christmas” character who finds festive joy by the end of the film. You can basically tell the plot just by looking at the movie artwork, but we’re not here for Oscar-worthy films, just for that good old fashioned Christmas spirit.
And Netflix is the place for some of the best corny christmas flicks. With what seems like 50 originals being shot out every second, there is no shortage of Christmas films for the whole family to enjoy. And with so many options it can be a struggle to know what to dig into first. So I’ve picked out some of the best cheesy films they have to offer. From the hopeless romantic, to the magical adventures, here are 7 of the best cheesy Christmas films on Netflix: