New Christmas Movies Released on Netflix & Disney+ in Australia

New Christmas Movies Released on Netflix & Disney+ in Australia in 2022

With Christmas fast approaching and as the kids finish up school for the year, it’s time to cosy up and watch some cheesy Christmas flicks. 

Everybody loves a good Christmas rom-com or funny family holiday movie to sit back and watch as the festive season draws near. This year, both Netflix and Disney+ have some fresh new selections that families can watch together. Not to mention, their huge backlog of Christmas classics that we love to come back to. We’ve put together all the new Christmas movies we could find that have been released in 2022 on Netflix and Disney+ in Australia. 

New Christmas Movies on Netflix 2022:

Falling for Christmas (PG)


A newly engaged, spoiled hotel heiress (Lindsay Lohan) gets into a skiing accident, suffers from total amnesia and finds herself in the care of a handsome, blue-collar lodge owner (Chord Overstreet) and his precocious daughter in the days leading up to Christmas.


The Claus Family 2 (PG)

Kids & Families

Jules Claus has fully embraced Christmas and his future as Santa is ensured. Together with his grandfather Noël they are on their way to prepare for the best Christmas ever. With Christmas at their doorsteps everything runs smoothly until Jules gets a letter with a very unusual wish. The Claus Family 2 is a warm family film where gifts are important, but they can come in all shapes and sizes.


Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (G)

Kids & Families

Produced by Timeless Films in association with Axis Studios and directed by Stephen Donnelly, Charles Dickens’ ageless legend is reborn in this supernatural, time-travelling, musical adaptation of the definitive Christmas story.


Christmas With You (PG)


Feeling career burn out, pop star Angelina escapes to grant a young fan’s wish in small town New York, where she not only finds the inspiration to revitalize her career but also a shot at true love.


The Noel Diary (G)

Romance, Drama

Cleaning out his childhood home at Christmas, a novelist (Justin Hartley) meets an intriguing young woman (Barrett Doss) searching for her birth mother. Will an old diary unlock their pasts — and hearts? Based on the novel by Richard Paul Evans and Directed by Charles Shyer (Father of the Bride).


Christmas on Mistletoe Farm (PG)

Kids & Families

After inheriting a farm at Christmastime, a widowed father makes a bumpy adjustment to village life – while his kids hatch a plan to stay there forever.

Christmas Full of Grace (PG) 


On Christmas Eve, Carlinhos discovers he’s been cheated on. In an attempt to keep the situation a secret, he takes a stranger with him to a traditional holiday dinner—hosted by his grandmother, the wealthy Lady Sofia. Only it seems as if Grace, the mysterious guest, might be capable of bringing the house down…


Action Pack Saves Christmas (G)

Kids & Families

The Action Pack teams up with Santa Claus to save the day when greedy Teddy Von Taker plots to steal all of the Christmas cheer from Hope Springs.


The Boss Baby: Christmas Bonus (PG)

Kids & Families

Christmas Eve takes a twisty turn when the Boss Baby accidentally swaps places with one of Santa’s elves and gets stranded at the North Pole.


I Believe in Santa (PG) 


After five happy months dating Tom, Lisa’s horrified to learn he’s obsessed with her least favourite holiday. Is it time to give Christmas another chance?

New Christmas Movies on Disney+ 2022:

The Santa Clauses (PG)

Family, Comedy

Scott Calvin is back! After being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, he’s as jolly as ever. But as Christmas declines in popularity, so does his Santa magic. Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband.


The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (PG)

Superhero, Comedy

On a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill, the Guardians head to Earth in search of the perfect present. This holiday season is going to be out of this world.

Best in Snow (G)

Game show, Family

“Best in Snow” is a festive holiday special, hosted by Tituss Burgess, featuring teams from around the world transported to a magical snowy village and thrown into a spirited competition to show off their snow-carving skills. Spectacular snow sculptures, lively musical performances from DCapella and special guest Kermit the Frog make this action-packed winter event fun for the entire family.


Other Popular Christmas Movies on Netflix & Disney+:


  • The Holiday (2006) | Rom-com
  • Klaus (2019) | Kids & Families
  • The Polar Express (2004) | Kids & Families
  • The Christmas Chronicles (2018) and The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020) | Kids & Families
  • Jingle Jangle (2020) | Kids & Families
  • Trolls Holiday (2017) | Kids & Families
  • Angela’s Christmas (2018) and Angela’s Christmas 2 (2020) | Kids & Families
  • Christmas Inheritance (2017) | Rom-com
  • A Christmas Prince series (3 movie series) | Rom-com
  • Deck the Halls (2006) | Comedy
  • The Princess Switch series (3 movie series) | Rom-com
  • Holidate (2020) | Rom-com
  • Love Hard (2021) | Rom-com
  • A Castle for Christmas (2021) | Rom-com
  • Single All the Way (2021) | Rom-com
  • The Knight Before Christmas (2019) | Rom-com
  • A Storybots Christmas (2017) | Kids & Families
  • The Holiday Calendar (2018) | Rom-com
  • A California Christmas (2020) & A California Christmas: City Lights (2021) | Rom-com
  • Christmas with the Kranks (2004) | Family/Comedy
  • A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (2019) | Rom-com
  • Fred Claus (2007) | Comedy
  • Shrek the Halls (2008) | Kids & Families
  • Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas (2021) | Kids & Families
  • Alien Xmas (2020) | Kids & Families
  • Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010) | Kids & Families
  • David and the Elves (2021) | Kids & Families


  • Home Alone series (6 movie series) | Comedy
  • The Santa Clause series (3 movie series) | Comedy
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) | Kids & Families
  • Disney’s a Christmas Carol (2009) | Kids & Families
  • Jingle All the Way (1996) | Comedy
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) | Fantasy/Musical
  • Die Hard series | Action
  • Christmas Again!? (2021) | Kids & Families
  • Noelle (2019) | Rom-com
  • Mickey and Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas (2021) | Kids & Families
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947 and 1994 remake) | Comedy
  • While You Were Sleeping (1995) | Rom-com
  • Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017) | Kids & Families
  • Godmothered (2020) | Comedy
  • Santa Buddies & Santa Paws series (3 movie series) | Kids & Families
  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999) | Kids & Families
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) | Kids & Families


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