The Year 2022’s Best New Christmas Movies!

Call the Midwife Holiday Special (Dec. 25, 9/8c PBS)

Midwives work all the time, even on holidays like Christmas. With 10 Christmas specials under its belt and an 11th on the way this year, the PBS show has been a more reliable source of holiday cheer than Santa Claus himself. I’m STILL waiting for that pony, man. In this episode, the tragic train crash has already happened, and the midwives are happy to see a familiar face among their first patients.

Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to All (Dec. 20, 8/7c CBS and Paramount+)

Mariah Carey is the closest thing we have to the Queen of Christmas Present. This is because she has a few modern-day holiday songs that have become classics. In this musical special, which is all about music, she performs at Madison Square Garden. Yes, she will sing “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” because CBS doesn’t want a riot.

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The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (Dec. 25, Apple TV+)

In this movie based on Charlie Mackesy’s book, the “Quartet of Creatures,” four unlikely friends teach each other about being kind and brave. It’s a short movie with a cute animation that’s great for when you want to watch a movie with your family but it’s almost time for bed.

Frequently Asked Questions…

What Movies Will be Released in December 2022?

Read on to find out what December’s most-anticipated movies are.

  • Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)
  • Violent Night (2022)
  • Babylon (2022)
  • The Whale (2022)
  • Emancipation (2022)

Where Can I View Christmas-Themed Films in 2022?

Hallmark, Lifetime, Netflix, HBO Max, and numerous more networks and streaming services intend to inundate you with Christmas cheer.

This Year, Are There Any Decent Christmas Movies?

Below are the best films to watch over the holiday season of 2022, but no one will know if you watch them in January as well.

  • Falling For Christmas. Netflix.
  • Christmas With You. Netflix.
  • I Hate Christmas. Netflix.
  • The Noel Diary. Netflix.
  • Violent Night. Universal Pictures.


The best new Christmas movies are out this year. They range from sequels to old favorites to basic cable originals. There’s even a documentary about how anyone can be Santa Claus. Check out the list below to find out where and when to watch these films and specials. Disenchanted is a must-see throughout the holiday season.

Maya Rudolph joins Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Idina Menzel in Scrooge: A Christmas Carol. Guillermo del Toro’s version of Pinocchio is more than just a story for kids. Call the Midwife Holiday Special (Dec. 25, 9/8c PBS). Matilda the Musical by Roald Dahl is based on the hit stage musical. Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to All (Dec. 20, 8/7c CBS and Paramount+).

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse is a cute movie about four unlikely friends. Mariah Carey sings “All I Want for Christmas Is You” at Madison Square Garden. Avatar: The Way of Water is one of the best films of the year.