Time to gather round the yule log, err, the yule screen (?) and dig into some fantastical movies that stir the imagination and bring to life the magic of the season.

Here’s a few suggestions we’ve dug up from around the web, available on streaming services.

And like the ever-discussed: is Die Hard a Christmas movie? We’ve thrown in one of our favorites at the end … I mean, it happens at Christmas time, right?


Decades after his trusted apprentice betrayed him, a once-joyful toymaker finds new hope when his kind and curious granddaughter comes into his life.

2020; 1h 59m; Kids Music
Available on Netflix

Based on Terry Pratchett’s best-selling book:

It’s Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

2006; 3h 9m; Comedy Fantasy
Available on Tubi

Get ready for some holiday spirits as the first family of fright rallies to show melancholy Eddie Munster (Bug Hall) some of the holly, jolly magic that only Santa can bring.

TV Movie; 1996; Comedy Family
Available on Apple TV & Amazon Prime

An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

1990; 1h 45m; Drama Fantasy
Available on Disney Plus

A medieval English knight is magically transported to present-day America where he falls for a high school science teacher who is disillusioned by love.

2019; 1h 32m; Comedy Romance
Available on Netflix

An inventor gives his son an odd little creature which multiplies into monsters that wreck the town.

1984; 1h 46m; Horror Fantasy
Available on HBO MAX


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