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Gathering around the television to watch Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season.
This year, Hallmark is bringing us an incredible 31 new Christmas Movies, and you can guarantee that each one is sure to offer plenty of feel-good moments and holiday cheer.
Hallmark’s Christmas movies are the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and remind us of the Christmas spirit that is so dear to all of us.
This year’s lineup of Hallmark Christmas movies is sure to bring plenty of joy and cheer. From romantic comedies to heartwarming tales of family and friendship, Hallmark has us covered. There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to snuggle up with hot chocolate and a Hallmark Christmas movie. They’ll make your holiday season even brighter!
Noelle, a mother who just got divorced, is excited to celebrate her first Christmas with her son Henry. However, her neighbor Jeremy seems to be the resident grinch and has started a feud with Henry after his soccer ball accidentally hit Jeremy’s wall. Despite never having met in person, the two eventually cross paths, hit it off, and begin dating. It’s not until later that they discover they are actually neighbors with a contentious relationship.
Becca and Robby are sitting far apart on a lengthy sofa during their marriage therapy session. They are discussing their individual professions and the challenges they face while renovating their apartment. They’ve been married for 13 years and feel they have drifted apart. Their marriage counselor suggests that they rekindle their relationship by visiting Gracious, Vermont.
Sarah, a writer of books for children, comes back to her grandmother’s small town after leaving heartbroken when a enchanted cookie unveiled her true love to be the boy-next-door who was getting married to someone else! She finds out that Travis is no longer wedded and has a daughter who loves Christmas and books. Sarah starts to question if the Kismet Cookies knew her soulmate after all.
Erika embarks on a trip to Garland, Alaska with the aim of procuring an Inn for her enterprise, only to discover that her former beau, Andy, has refurbished and is managing the Inn. As she witnesses Andy’s love and hardwork reflected in the magnificent Christmas-themed Inn, Erika is caught between the alluring job promotion and Andy’s joyfulness.
David, an American architect residing in London, is on the hunt for a unique Christmas present for his new girlfriend. Despite initially planning to purchase a gift card, he decides to enlist the services of a personal shopper named Anji. The duo embarks on an adventure throughout London, scouring various shops in search of the ideal gift.As they explore the city, a romantic spark begins to ignite between David and Anji. In the process, David realizes that he may have just the right gift in mind for Anji, while Anji’s perception of the perfect gift may be misguided.
Peter is paid a visit by Katherine’s team of ghosts, including the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, who aim to assist him in finding his Christmas spirit once again, a process they refer to as “The Scrooging” of Peter Baron. Despite already being in the holiday spirit, Peter can’t shake the feeling that something about the situation is familiar. As Katherine and Peter spend more time together, they become determined to uncover the true reason why the Ghosts have been sent to help him.
Summer’s home is transformed with a Christmas Village that holds a magical history. The universe’s enchantment brings a sense of love and buoyancy to not only Summer, but to her entire family during this wondrous holiday season.
In the town where Kerry grew up, a Christmas film is being shot with the renowned “King of Christmas Movies” actor. As a stroke of luck, all the clothes in Kerry’s shop are chosen as costumes for the movie, and she is offered a job as the costume designer! Kerry proves to be a skilled designer on the set, and the lead actor is impressed by her work, motivating her to chase after her dreams and becoming his new inspiration.
Plot of the Movie:
My Favorite Santa is about a baker who has lost her belief in Christmas and a guy who claims to be Santa.
Lisette, an R&B vocalist, is facing a challenge with her record label’s plan for her music career. However, things take an unexpected turn when the media mistakes her ex-partner, Matthew, for her fiancé. The duo decides to head back to Lisette’s family in New Orleans to celebrate Christmas. The festive atmosphere of Mardi Gras mixed with their fake engagement brings them closer and helps them comprehend their past relationship and each other better.
Darcy comes back to her hometown to celebrate Christmas with her sister and niece, following years of hardships as an insignificant pop star. Her former high school choir adversary, Adam, is in charge of the choir for the upcoming Christmas Carol Competition and has dismissed her niece. To solve the issue, Darcy forms her own choir with her niece and the others who were also dismissed. Later, the two choirs combine to create a dominating choir for the big competition. During this journey, Darcy realizes that all her travels and attempts to pursue her singing career have neglected the importance of Christmas family traditions and love in her life.
Claire assumes the role of the Royal Nanny in a covert operation to safeguard the safety of the Royal Family from an imminent threat. The objective is to identify the source of the security breach linked to the upcoming Christmas charity ball. Amid the mission, Claire finds herself unexpectedly enamored with the Royal Family and the generous and attractive Prince Colin, the uncle of the young royals.
The Golden Dragon serves as a sanctuary for those who are away from their loved ones during the holidays. This Chinese restaurant offers a warm and welcoming space for people to come together and enjoy meals that are prepared with love by the Chen family, including their children Romy and Rick. The restaurant is a hub of stories and characters that interconnect like the branches of a beautiful Christmas wreath, forming a close-knit and supportive community that embraces and cares for one another.
Shelby tells her daughter the tale of The Christmas Prince, a benevolent figure who bestows 12 wishes upon individuals during the 12 days preceding Christmas. The story has been handed down through generations of Shelby’s ancestors, including her own father and his father before him.Despite being a brilliant rocket engineer, Shelby’s boss Evan struggles with interpersonal communication. When Shelby expresses her intention to resign due to the team being required to work on Christmas, Evan recognizes the necessity of retaining valuable employees and consents to assume the identity of The Christmas Prince in order to make Shelby’s daughter’s holiday season enchanting.
Three siblings, all living under their mother’s roof, experience an unexpected shock when they must collaborate and look after an infant during the festive season.
Sara comes back to her hometown to help her mother move into a condo. The upcoming Christmas Concert is directed by her former lover, Josh, and they constantly run into each other around town. Both Sara and Josh were musicians, and they had planned to move to Nashville together. However, Sara opted for Yale Law School instead of risking an unstable life as a musician. Sara’s parents were musicians who traveled frequently when Sara was young, and they struggled to make ends meet. They pushed her to attend college. With Josh’s music arrangements, Sara and her mother rediscover their passion for music.
Campbell embarks on a journey to Louisiana with the purpose of penning an article on Christmas traditions, specifically the Pere Noel Christmas Celebration. According to the celebration, the Cajun rendition of Santa Claus illuminates the bayou to lead Pere Noel towards their homes. However, behind the guise of the Christmas story, Campbell harbors a secret agenda – to finally meet her biological father, this year’s Pere Noel. As she acquaints herself with him, his new spouse, and her half-siblings, Campbell conceals her true identity.
Jen is running an interior design store that requires more business, and her social media page for the store needs more followers. A well-known design brand, HyggeAtHome, introduces a contest centered around family Christmas traditions that could significantly impact the store’s future. In response, Jen fabricates a story where her best friend, Max, is her husband, and her nephew is their son, creating the perfect holiday family. As time goes on, both Jen and Max start to wish that their imaginative life was their actual reality.
Cecily embarks on a journey to train Mistletoe, a corgi with no remarkable lineage, who has been recently adopted by Prince Edmond. The unruly prince plans to gift Mistletoe to his mother, the Queen. Cecily and Edmond join forces to train the adorable pup while bonding over their mutual love for charity work.
Emma presents her architecture design in Chicago before heading back to her hometown in Vermont. While in the city, she expressed her desire to spend Christmas there, and Santa Claus may have granted her wish. Unfortunately, on Christmas Eve morning, Emma misses her flight home and decides to stay in the city with Max, a new romantic interest. Together, they attend his Chic Christmas Party, which turns out to be a memorable experience. On another occasion, Emma catches her flight and spends Christmas with her childhood friend Drew, attending a Family Christmas Party. Through these two Christmas Eves, Emma learns more about herself and what she wants in life, including who she wants to be with.
Emily goes home for Christmas with her parents, but to her surprise, they reveal that they are relocating to Florida. Jared, the newly elected HOA President, requests Emily to act as a proxy for her parents and take part in the community’s numerous Christmas events, including decorating their home. Despite her initial reluctance towards the festive season, Jared and her neighbors’ celebratory spirit transform Emily’s sentiments towards Christmas decorations and festivity into feelings of appreciation and affection.
Annie assumes the role of CEO at Cooper’s Cookies, her grandmother’s beloved business. Drawing from her experience in NYC, she takes a cost-cutting approach and focuses on maximizing profits. However, she soon discovers that the company has been operating at a loss and is projected to shut down within two years. During the uninspiring Christmas party, the recipe for Cooper’s Cookies, which has been a closely guarded secret, is stolen. The culprit leaves behind a frequent flyer card from Bella’s Bakery, owned by Sam. Annie turns to Sam for assistance in uncovering the stolen recipe and enlists her baking expertise.
Margaret recounts to her granddaughter Lucy the tale of her stint as a Rockette in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. It was 1958 and Maggie was uncertain about her upcoming marriage to a fellow wealthy socialite from Philadelphia. However, when she landed a role as a Rockette, she saw it as an opportunity to break free from the constricting bubble she had been living in. Maggie’s parents believed she was out shopping for a wedding dress, but she was actually staying at a women’s boarding home, practicing and performing alongside the Rockettes. With her newfound profession and friends, Maggie blossomed into an empowered woman and even found love with a charming dreamer named John.
Liv is a promising photojournalist working at the San Francisco Chronicle. Her task is to cover the Chang’s Christmas Party alongside Henry, a new colleague at the newspaper. However, Liv feels ashamed since she is the daughter of the Changs. She thinks that their Christmas celebration is excessive, a fusion of too many cultures, and should be more straightforward.
Talia and Anderson, childhood friends, were introduced by Talia’s father to the fascinating tale of Wunderbrook, a Magical Christmas Village where lost souls can find solace and happiness. Three decades later, both Talia and Anderson found themselves spending Christmas at the Gingerbread Inn, participating in the enchanting Wunder Week Christmas celebrations and rediscovering their inner joy and authenticity. The film is presented in a storybook format, with captivating book illustrations, text, and a narrator guiding the viewers through each chapter.
Jaylen, a promising popstar, is gearing up for a tour post-holiday season. To safeguard her rising career, her record label has hired a bodyguard to accompany her on her trip. However, her family is apprehensive about Jaylen leaving her hometown for Los Angeles to pursue her dreams. So, to allay their fears, Jaylen tells them that her bodyguard is actually her boyfriend.Matt, the bodyguard, endears himself to Jaylen’s family, especially her brother, who teams up with Matt to investigate the mysterious and eerie notes that Jaylen has been receiving. As Jaylen and Matt spend more time together, their fake relationship blossoms into a real one.
Michelle, an optometrist, advocates for her daughter’s teacher, Ryan, to acknowledge his colorblindness and undergo a clinical trial for modern glasses that would help him see colors. Ryan feels ashamed that he can’t see colors, leading to his anger towards the world and Christmas as he is unable to experience them the way others do. Eventually, Michelle’s daughter provides Ryan with the trial glasses, allowing him to see the world with a spectrum of colors, rather than just black-and-white. This experience transforms Ryan’s heart and Christmas spirit, enabling him to welcome love, and all its colors, into his life.
Over the Christmas break, Elle takes charge of organizing her high school class’s 15-year reunion. With everyone returning home for the holidays, the plan is to reconnect and relive old memories. As the group reunites and participates in Christmas festivities, they discover new facets of each other and rekindle old relationships. Elle’s long-standing crush on Kam is shattered when she realizes he’s a snobby jerk.
Meanwhile, the class clown, Devin, surprises everyone with his kindness and charm, offering to help with the reunion planning. Despite being known as “the cursed class,” Elle and Devin are determined to make this reunion happen, even in the face of numerous logistical challenges. They refuse to let any obstacle get in the way of reuniting with their old classmates.
Sam is a workaholic uncle who is not fond of children. He is headed for a Christmas vacation in Hawaii, but his sister coerces him into supervising his niece and nephew in the suburban area. Sam requests assistance from Jason, the neighbor who is great with kids and family-oriented. Jason is an excellent cook and assists in caring for the children. He desires to adopt a baby and start a family, while Sam has been a single workaholic for a long time. However, Sam is relishing his role as a family man this holiday season.
Ella comes home for the holidays and finds her family bakery in turmoil as her Mother and Grandma struggle to work together. Both women are grieving differently after the loss of Ella’s beloved Grandpa, who used to bring the family together through Kwanzaa traditions and values. Meanwhile, Ella’s former flame, Griffin, has become the Mayor of the town and is carrying on many of Grandpa Riley’s traditions. Ella must enlist Griffin’s help and seek her Grandpa’s guidance to bring her Mom and Grandma back together. By baking Kwanzaa cookies and celebrating both Christmas and Kwanzaa, the three generations of women begin to heal and find themselves again.
Madison is co-directing and co-writing a play called “The Trial Before Christmas”, which debates the true authorship of the famous Christmas poem, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. The play features Connor and Lena as opposing representation counsels for Clement C. Moore and Henry Livingston Jr. The production will premiere on Christmas Eve in the very town where the poem was anonymously published in 1823.
Madison and Connor embark on a research mission to delve deeper into the authorship and etymology of the poem, in order to add more depth to the play. Along the way, they encounter the ghosts of Henry Livingston Jr. and Clement Clark Moore, who teach them about pursuing their own passions and appreciating each other.
Molly and Jacob were paired up by a matchmaker service in Brooklyn that uses old-fashioned letter writing and a courier to deliver them secretly in envelopes. They began to fall in love through exchanging letters under their pen names, Betha and David. Little did they know that their families both owned competing Jewish delis. During Hanukkah week celebrations, they bonded over traditional Jewish foods and their shared heritage. While Molly aimed to modernize her deli, Jacob was more interested in returning it to its authentic roots. As they spent more time together, they learned from each other’s different perspectives and grew together.