Christmas romance movies are the blueprints for sharing love and happiness, diehard romance fans will absolutely agree. But critics who disapprove of the entire notion of Christmas are greatly dismayed by this. Somehow, they’ve found everything akin to festive holidays – especially Christmas – to be simultaneously irrelevant and dense. Which is very distressing. I mean who finds benefaction, the idea of spreading joy and family gatherings repulsive? I’ll tell you who, a grinch!.
In this post, we’re hoping to amend this huge setback for Christmas naysayers. With luck, the critics will see the error of their ways and who knows? fall in love this season. Christmas fanatics aren’t left out, the objective is for hopeless romantics to find both the on-screen or off-screen joy they deserve.
We curated a list of promising Christmas romance movies for your viewing pleasure. These movies filled with all the holiday magic, love, forgiveness, humor, etc are slated to guide your heart back to love and Christmas.
Best Christmas Romance Movies List
A Maple Valley Christmas
Lovers of Hallmark romance tropes will find A Maple Valley Christmas very satisfying. Erica Holden runs a multi-generational maple syrup farm, having spent her whole life working on the farm with her mother and sister. Aaron Davenport, a hotshot developer arrives Maple Valley in Montana, courtesy of his scroogey father’s request.
Erica happens to live next to the property Aaron is looking to buy and develop. But it doesn’t end there, she has plans to purchase said property and expand her Maple business. Aaron’s arrival disrupt her plans, stirs up feelings within Erica that makes her question what it is she actually wants.
A Merry Christmas Wish
Jill Wagner and Cameron Mathison star in this hearty Christmas romance movie and it’s every inch magical. It tells the story of Janie who returns from New York City to her hometown of Woodland Falls following her great uncle’s demise. Janie honors her uncle’s wish to host the annual Winter Wonderland festival at the family homestead of her childhood home. She gets help from her childhood friend Dylan who is truly enamoured of Christmas.
Falling For Christmas
Lindsay Lohan stars in this exquisite holiday romance as Sierra Belmont. In the movie, she plays the role a young and newly engaged hotel heiress who experiences a skiing accident. After the incident, Sierra is diagnosed with amnesia. But she finds herself in the care of a handsome lodge owner Jake Russell played by Chord Overstreet and his daughter.
A Kismet Christmas
Sarah, a children’s book author returns to her hometown to reunite with her family. Following her homecoming, she meets her teenage crush Jake and they both rekindle their lost spark while Sarah discovers a family legend that may actually be true.
Starring Breanne Hill, Ashley Seever, Colton Little, Liam MarshWhen, among others. Christmas Sweethearts is a movie that tells the tale of love, betrayal, forgiveness and second chances. In the movie, a woman returns home to find her ex in a relationship and proceeds to recruit her best friend to act as her fake boyfriend.
The Noel Diary
This is a story of a novelist who returns home on Christmas to clean out his estranged mother’s estate. It stars Justin Hartley, Barrett Doss, Essence Atkins and others. Getting there, he meets a woman searching for her birth mother. They discover a diary that may hold secrets to their past.
Journalist Olivia goes undercover to the successful Mistletoe Match event. There, she meets single dad and widower Thomas. Sparks soon fly, but with a promotion on the line, will she risk losing it all for the romance she never saw coming?
Lights, Camera, Christmas!
Following an agreement to be a costume designer for a holiday rom-com movie that’s shooting in he hometown, Kerry rediscovers her passion for costume design. She ends up falling in love with Brad, the film’s famous lead actor.
Christmas with You
The Christmas with You movie follows a pop star who’s got a career burnout. She escapes to a small town where she finds not only inspiration but a shot of love.
Love at the Christmas Contest
Another Great American Family TV holiday movie starring Samantha Cope, Ross Jirgl among others. Angie enters a tree decorating contest to honour the memory of her mother, whom she lost the previous Christmas. What Angie doesn’t expect is that her high school sweetheart, David, and his daughter, Gabby, have entered the contest as well.
The Knight Before Christmas
Here are additional movies from other genre to watch this season.
Alternatives To Christmas Romance Movies
A musical version of Charles Dickens’s story of a miserly misanthrope who is taken on a magical journey.
The Santa Clauses
Scott Calvin is about to turn 65 and, realizing he can’t be Santa forever, sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in life south of the pole.
After a spell goes wrong in an attempt to save her current life, Giselle has to save her homeland back in the Kingdom of Andalasia. Disenchanted is a sequel to 2007 Disney movie Enchanted, starring Amy Adams in both movies.
Santa Claus steps in to save the day when a group of mercenaries attack the estate of a wealthy family. The dark humour comedy movie directed by Tommy Wirkola from an original screenplay written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller. Violent night stars David Harbour as Santa Claus, Alex Hassell as Skyler, John Leguizamo as Ben among others.
A period mystery comedy film directed, produced and written by David O. Russell. The movie set in the ’30s, follows three friends who witness a murder, become suspects themselves, and uncover one of the most outrageous plots in American history.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is a 2023 adventure/Sci-fi movie produced by Marvel Studios and set for release on May 5, 2023. The top cast include Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, etc.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is an American science fiction action film directed by Steven Caple Jr. It features Michelle Yeoh, Peter Dinklage, Pete Davidson, Ron Perlman, etc. The movie is set to release in June 2023.