Netflix Holiday Specials

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There’s no place like Netflix for the holidays as the streaming giant has teed up a tonne of holiday movies to tide you over the break.

KLAUS
Klaus tells the tale of Jesper, voiced by Jason Schwartzman, who distinguishes himself as the postal academy’s worst student, stationed on a frozen island above the Arctic Circle, where the feuding locals hardly exchange words let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up when he finds an ally in local teacher Alva, voiced by Rashida Jones, and discovers Klaus, voiced by Oscar winner J.K. Simmons, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys. These unlikely friendships return laughter to Smeerensburg, forging a new legacy of generous neighbours, magical lore and stockings hung by the chimney with care.

HOLIDAY IN THE WILD
Unlike any other Christmas movie, Holiday In The Wild leaves the snow and mistletoe behind and instead features the importance of elephant conservation. Filmed in an actual elephant orphanage in Zambia, you’ll see wild elephants that were rescued roaming free in this heart-tugging romantic safari.  Holiday In The Wild stars Kristin Davis as Manhattanite Kate Conrad who has booked a ‘second honeymoon’ with her husband, in a bid to keep her spirits high when their son leaves for college. Instead of thanking her, he brings their relationship to a sudden end; jilted Kate proceeds to Africa for a solo safari.

A CHRISTMAS PRINCE
We rooted for aspiring journalist Amber Moore in A Christmas Prince who meets and falls in love with Richard, the crown prince of Aldovia. We fell in love with Amber and Richard again as they got their happily ever after in A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding.A year later, its Christmas time in Aldovia and a royal baby is on the way! A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby sees Amber and Richard host royals from a faraway kingdom to renew an ancient truce, but when the priceless 600-year-old-treaty disappears, peace is put in jeopardy and an ancient curse threatens their family, all while they prepare for the arrival of their firstborn child.

THE KNIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
When medieval magic sends a 14th-century knight to modern-day Ohio, he falls for a high school science teacher, played by Vanessa Hudgens, who’s disillusioned by love. The Knight Before Christmas will definitely revive your spirit to find love, just in time for the new year!

HOLIDAY RUSH
Popular New York radio DJ Rush Williams, played by Romany Malco, has been spoiling his four children since they lost their mom. Unfortunately, the kids share their pricey Christmas lists right when he loses his job. To keep Rush on the air, his producer Roxy Richardson and his Aunt Jo plan to help him buy another station — if the Williams family can downsize fast and embrace a simpler life.  In this heart-warming film, a loving father reconnects with his children and opens his heart to love when they all learn that true joy comes from not what you have but who you have around you.

LET IT SNOW
When a snowstorm hits a small mid-western town on Christmas Eve, a group of high school seniors find their friendships and love lives colliding thanks to a stranded pop star, a stolen keg, a squad of competitive dancers, a mysterious woman covered in tin foil, and an epic party at the local Waffle Town. Come Christmas morning, nothing will be the same. Based on the best-selling book by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle, Let It Snow stars Isabela Merced, Shameik Moore, Odeya Rush, Liv Hewson, Mitchell Hope, Kiernan Shipka, Jacob Batalon, and Joan Cusack.

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