Top 10 modern Christmas movies on Disney, Netflix, and Prime video
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Best modern Christmas movies list
Last Christmas 2019
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Last Christmas is a 2019 romantic modern Christmas comedy movie directed by Paul Feig. And starring Emilia Clarke, Henry Goulding, Emma Thompson, and Michelle Yeoh.
Things turn against Kate, who is a dissatisfied Londoner. She works as an elf in a Christmas store that is open all year. However, things begin getting lighter when she meets with Tom, who is not only handsome but also a suitable match for her, in the most beautiful time of the year. They begin to get closer to one another, which becomes the finest present of all.
The Night Before 2015
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The Night Before is a 2015 modern Christmas comedy movie directed by Jonathan Levine. And starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie, and Lizzy Caplan.
Three childhood friends have been gathering on Christmas Eve to celebrate the holiday for the last decade. But now things are getting changed as Isaac prepares to become a first-time father with new responsibilities, the trio decides to make this year’s celebration more exciting by applying a party called The Nutcracker ball, the holy grail of Christmas parties in New York.
The Holiday 2006
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The Holiday is a 2006 romantic modern Christmas comedy movie written produced and directed by Nancy Meyers. Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, and Jack Black feature in the film.
Iris loves a man who is already interested in and about to marry another woman. Amanda has just become aware of her husband’s infidelity, both luckless women met with each other online at a home swapping website and switch homes for the holiday and the romance unfolds from there.
A Christmas Tale 2008
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When the matriarch of their family falls terminally ill, the dysfunctional view Lords come together just in time for Christmas to help their mother win the battle against cancer.
Directed by Arnaud Desplechin, a Christmas tale is definitely not your typical holiday movie but still manages to stun the audience with its powerful plot and fantastic cast, released in 2008, the French comedy-drama stars Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Rosaline, Matthew Alaric, and Anne Consigny in lead roles.
The Man Who Invented Christmas 2017
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The Man Who Invented Christmas is a 2017 biographical drama modern Christmas comedy movie directed by Baron Ellery. Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, and Jonathan Pryce feature in the film.
In 1843, London British author Charles Dickens is suffering financially after writing three consecutive novels. To try to increase his status, he comes up with a new idea to write a Christmas tale and self-publish it quickly. After his parent’s arrival, bad memories start looming over him, and he develops writer’s block.
Why Him? 2016
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When Ned Fleming learns that his daughter’s immature tech millionaire boyfriend Laird is set to propose, a Christmas gathering threatens to derail. Why Him?
Why him? is a 2016 modern Christmas comedy movie written and directed by John Hamburg. And starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoe Deutsch, and Megan Mullally. In contrast to Laird’s honest intentions to be accepted in the family, his well-meaning but raunchy nature will soon form a bitter rivalry between the optimistic tech mogul and the overprotecting father.
Watch on prime video — Prime video Elf 2003
This 2003 John Favreau directorial is on the Shelf, the perfect addition to your modern Christmas comedy collection. Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, and Mary Steenburgen star in this comedy.
The fantasy comedy revolves around the story of Buddy, a human raised by elves in the North Pole who upon discovering his identity sets out for New York to find his biological father, so join buddy as he helps you rediscover the joy of Christmas in a world full of cynics. Elf is a fabulous and best modern Christmas movies out of the Top 10 modern Christmas movies and one of my favorite.
Tokyo Godfathers 2003
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On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a baby in the trash and set out to find its parents.
Tokyo Godfathers is a 2003 anime comedy film directed by Satoshi Kon and partly based on the novel Three Godfathers by Peter Beagle. The film won best-animated film at the 58th Mainichi Film Awards and got an Excellence Prize at the 2003 Japan Media Arts Festival. Tokyo Godfathers 2003 is my favorite modern Christmas movie out of the Top 10 modern Christmas movies.
Bad Santa 2003
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Bad Santa is a 2003 modern Christmas comedy movie directed by Terry Zwigoff. And starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Lauren Graham, and Bernie Mac.
Once a year around Christmas, intoxicated thief Willy and his dwarf companion Marcus team up in department stores disguised as Santa Claus and his aid elf. On Christmas Eve, the duo comes up with a robbery plan however, things don’t go according to plan, and a kid and a bartender turn their world upside down.
Here are a few honorable mentions for the Top 10 modern Christmas movies — The Polar Express 2004, Klaus 2019, Arthur Christmas 2011.
Love Actually 2003
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Set one month before the eve of Christmas, Love Actually follows the lives of eight different couples and their unique takes on love and romance. The movie portrays the emotions of love, jealousy, hatred, and romance beautifully. Its stars Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, and Keira Knightley in lead roles. Released in 2003, the movie is directed by Richard Curtis, who manages to capture the difficulties and hardships of various relationships elegantly and pack it all into a perfect Christmas atmosphere.
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