There are a lot of things to love about Hallmark, but one of the first things that come to mind are the best Hallmark Christmas movies. They are usually cheerful and festive movies that show the most beautiful parts of the season, like snow falling gently on a Christmas tree or images of elves decorating people’s homes.
There’s almost nothing not to love about these movies. One of the things that make these Hallmark Christmas movies so appealing to people is that they feel like a part of the season. It’s like being transported back to your childhood in the comfort of your own living room. It’s an experience that everyone should feel at least once during the holidays.
Here are 65 of the best Hallmark Christmas movies ever made.
65. Christmas Camp
Haley is an advertising executive looking to earn a promotion before the holiday season ends. To get her promotion, Haley must land a toy company that specializes in traditional Christmas. While trying to land the account, Haley falls for Jeff, an employee at the toy company.
64. A Merry Christmas Match
The first of Hallmark’s sixteen “Miracles of Christmas” lineup. Corey works in her mom’s antique shop and runs into Christmas Catch Ryder Donnelly. As she falls for Ryder, Corey struggles with keeping her promise to her late father and following her own heart.
63. Christmas Encore
Charlotte is a struggling actor and she finally lands the lead part in a Christmas play. Julian Walker is the director of the play “A Christmas Carol”.
Together along with the rest of the crew fight to save the play after they lose the lease for the theater. During the process, Charlotte and Julian fall for each other.
62. Last Vermont Christmas
The story follows three Marvin sisters as they gather for Christmas in Woodstock, Vermont. Each sister reacts differently when their parents tell them they are retiring and selling the home to live in Arizona.
All three sisters navigate new relationships and their family dynamic. Fall in love with the Marvin sisters and this heartwarming Hallmark Christmas movie.
61. Christmas Wonderland
Emily Osment stars as Heidi, a painter, who put her dreams aside to be an art curator. She returns to her hometown of Pleasant Valley to watch her niece and nephew.
While she is there, she runs into her high school love, Chris. She helps him find a new location for the Christmas dance and along the way falls in love with her hometown all over again.
60. A Family Christmas Gift
Patti LaBelle makes this one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies. She stars as a matchmaking grandmother for her niece, Amber.
When Amber comes to help Aunt Dora plan the Christmas Concert fundraiser, Aunt Dora sets her up with Alan. During the planning, Amber becomes closer with her aunt and even becomes closer with Alan.
59. I’ll Be Home for Christmas
Single mom Jackie enjoys spending Christmas with her young daughter. This Christmas she gets an unexpected visit from her estranged father.
Jack is a tough former police officer that shows up to mend his relationship with his daughter. This Christmas they will confront old wounds in hope of reconciliation.
58. A Joyous Christmas
Rachel Kennedy is a successful motivational speaker returning home for the holidays. Rachel meets Jack after he rescues her from a near fatal accident.
Jack and her accident help Rachel discover the true meaning of Christmas. Rachel sets out to help others and in the process falls in love with Jack.
57. Memories of Christmas
Noelle seemed to have lost the Christmas even though her mom was the Christmas Queen. When she discovers her late mother’s home is being decorated by Dave each day she falls more in love with Christmas.
She embraces her mother’s tradition and finds love and joy for the holidays. No wonder Christina Milian is a staple in some of the best Hallmark movies.
56. Marrying Father Christmas
Two years after setting off to find her biological father, Miranda Chester prepares to marry Ian McAndrick. She and her new family, the Whitcombs, navigate the momentous occasion and a surprising friend from the past.
Marrying Father Christmas is the final installment of the best Hallmark Christmas movie series. You can ind the other two movies on this list.
55. Christmas in the Air
Lydia meets Robert, a toy inventor, who has 12 days to his life and business together. Luckily, Lydia who is a professional organizer and helps show him how to straighten his life out. In turn, Robert teaches Lydia how to loosen up.
54. Magical Christmas Ornaments
Marie used to love Christmas, but after a bad break-up, she is not feeling the holiday spirit. With the help of some special ornaments and a cute neighbor, she starts to get her spirit back. Marie navigates keeping the heartache at bay and finding her passion for work and true love.
53. Return to Christmas Creek
Amelia Hughes returns to her hometown of Christmas Creek to find her Christmas spirit. She rediscovers the rift that tore her uncle and dad apart.
She also reconnects with her childhood best friend, Mike, and develops feelings for him. This Hallmark Christmas movies centers around love, connection, and the importance of family.
52. Our Christmas Love Songs
Melody moves home to recuperate for the holidays after being accused of plagiarizing one of her songs. At home, she sparks a relationship with an old flame, Chase Norman Mattson. With the help of her family, Melody learns what’s important in life.
51. The Perfect Christmas Present
Tom Jacobs stars as Mr. Christmas due to his impeccable gift of picking the perfect Christmas present for anyone. Tom may be the perfect gift for his college friend’s girlfriend, Tara.
After agreeing to help his friend find a gift for her, he and Tara end up getting a little bit too close. This magical Hallmark Christmas movie will warm your heart each holiday season.
50. Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane
Emma Reynolds, a lawyer, returns home for the first time since law school to find out her parents had died the year before. She and her siblings spend the holiday season closing up their family home.
In clearing out the heirlooms, she finds love letters to her mother from a mysterious man. She and Morgan, the antique dealer she discovered the letter with, go on a mission to figure out who the man is.
49. A Christmas Miracle
Tamera Mowry-Housely stars as single mom Emma Sanderson, a writer for a lifestyle magazine. Her boss steals her story idea and Emma goes in search of a new story. She finds love along the way with a colleague and discovers a story about a lonely street musician.
48. Nostalgic Christmas
Anne Garrison used to work for her dad in his local toy shop and now works as a head toy buyer for Sinclair’s. Anne moves home for three weeks to help her retired dad clean up shop.
General Manager Keith McClain plans to save the mill and he and Anne become close. Relive the nostalgia of waking up on Christmas with one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies.
47. Swept Up by Christmas
Gwen, an antique seller, is hired by an estate’s owner to sell his belongings and clear out his home. Reed, a cleaner, clashes with Gwen about how to clean out the house. Together they uncover treasures and help the owner reconnect with Christmas.
46. Christmas at Grand Valley
Kelly, an artist, moves home to Grand Valley in hopes of slowing down and regaining control of her life. Kelly collides with businessman Leo who is struggling to balance work and his kids. Together they enjoy the picturesque town during the holidays and Kelly reignites her passion for art.
45. Sound of Christmas
Lizzie is a young piano teacher at the local school and gets hired to give Brad Evans’ daughter piano lessons. She becomes close with Brad and learns he plans to buy the school’s property. Lizzie may lose her job and it becomes an issue between her and Brad.
44. Sense, Sensibility and Snowmen
Sisters Ella and Marianne Dashwood run a successful party planning business. When the sisters team up with a snobby CEO of a toy company, it may be the hardest holiday party yet.
With Christmas in the air, Ella’s relationship with her client just may change. This Hallmark Christmas movie will have you wanting to build snowmen all season long.
43. Home for Christmas Day
Jane McKendrick tries to steer her daughter away from a long-distance relationship with a man in the military. After losing her own husband in the military, Jane tries to prevent the same heartbreak for her daughter. In the meantime, Jane finds her own romantic interest and learn important lessons of love.
42. Meet Me at Christmas
Joan is forced to plan her own son’s wedding after the wedding planner quits. The bride’s uncle, Beau, steps in to help Joan plan the Christmas Eve wedding.
While working together they realize their pasts may be more connected than they thought. A beautiful wedding and love story make this a stunning Hallmark Christmas movie.
41. Romance at Reindeer Lodge
In an effort to skip Christmas, Molly takes a trip to Jamaica, but ends up on a plane to Vermont with Jared. Both Molly and Jared hate Christmas, but when they get stuck at a Christmas lodge they start to warm up.
As their Christmas spirit grows, so does the bond between the two for a Christmas they will never forget. It’s easy to get stuck in the classic tale of this Hallmark Christmas movie.
40. Christmas Bells are Ringing
Samantha, a freelance photographer, is on the way to Cape Cod to celebrate her father’s Christmas Eve wedding. In the meantime, Samantha is trying to launch her career and is struggling to meet the deadline for a big spread. She enlists the help of her old friend Mike and along the way falls in love with him.
39. Rocky Mountain Christmas
Following a bad public break up, Sarah Davis returns home to her uncle’s ranch. It’s her first time home in awhile and the ranch is struggling.
While helping her uncle, she runs into Graham, a Hollywood actor shooting his next movie in town. Problems arise between the two, but eventually Sarah may have more feelings for him than she expected.
38. Hope at Christmas
Sydney Ragsdale inherits her grandmother’s home and goes to visit it with her daughter. At the local bookstore, Sydney meets Mac who works as a teacher, and the town Santa. As Santa, Mac is determined to make Sydney’s Christmas wish come true.
37. The Christmas Ring
Kendra Adams finds an antique engagement ring inscribed with “My Christmas Love 1948”. Michael, the grandson of the ring’s owner, helps Kendra discover the legacy and sacrifices his grandparents made. Together they discover the power of love.
36. Magic Stocking
Lindsey Monroe finally put up Christmas decorations after the death of her husband, Doug. Her daughter, Hannah, is excited about the newfound Christmas spirit and desperately wants a puppy for Christmas.
After receiving an old stocking from a mysterious vendor at a Christmas sake, weird things start to happen to Lindsey, Hannah, and Lindsey’s mom.
35. Christmas Homecoming
Amanda, a military widow, rents her apartment to Master Sergeant Jim Mullins, who is recovering from an injury. Jim has a profound love for the holiday season that rubs off on Amanda, who lost her joy for Christmas. Together they work to save the military museum with a Christmas fundraising event.
34. Christmas Tree Lane
Christmas Tree Lane shopping district is going to be demolished by developers. Meg leads the opposition to prevent it from being destroyed.
She meets Nate and begins to fall for him. Instead she finds out he’s part of the team that will be destroying the shopping center.
33. Unlocking Christmas
Dr. Kate Stafford started her fellowship in Cedar Park Hospital and Kevin, an air force veteran, returns to Cedar Park after six years. Both of them are sent on a Christmas adventure after receiving keys from an anonymous sender. The riddles bring them together for the holidays.
32. Holiday Hearts
Peyton Canaday managed to convince her parents to let her plan the Canaday Inn Christmas Eve party. When a friend falls ill, Peyton’s help is enlisted by a guy she confessed her love to 10 years ago to take care of Lilly Sherman.
Doctor Ben Tyler ran off after she confessed for his own reasons and managed to avoid Peyton until now. Taking care of Lilly brings them back together and becomes friends once again.
31. A Song for Christmas
Adelaide, a pop singer, sneaks off her tour bus unhappy with her life and ends up stranded in Virginia. After being taken in by the Lapp family, she develops a relationship with their oldest son Dillon. They write a song together in hopes of saving the farm and Adelaide discovers her voice.
30. A Godwink Christmas
Paula is engaged to be married, but sensing some apprehension her Aunt Jane invites her to Nantucket. At Martha’s Vineyard, Paula meets Gery who owns an inn on the island.
Due to bad weather, Paula stays in Nantucket and gets to know Gery until her fiance shows up. Paula must figure out what her heart wants.
29. Christmas on My Mind
Lucy Lovett slips and hits her head on the ice while running with her wedding dress. Lucy’s injury causes her to have retrograde amnesia where she lost memory of the last 2 years of her life.
Lucy assumed she was still dating her ex, Zach, and must work to get her memory back. Both Lucy and Zach battle their feeling for each while having respective partners.
28. A Christmas to Remember
Jennifer, a TV personality, stressed by her own life decides to take a break. She decides to go to a small town mountain retreat and encounters a blizzard on her way there.
She crashes and loses her memory after the accident. A kind stranger takes her in and brings love and life into Jennifer’s life.
27. Christmas in Angel Falls
Gabby is a guardian angel sent to guide people and their lives. She’s not supposed to get directly involved, but when she’s sent on a job to bring the Christmas spirit back to Angel Falls she gets mixed up in the town. Gabby taps into each individual person’s life and connects with Jack Avery more than the others.
26. USS Christmas
Maddie, a reporter for the Norfolk Newspaper, discovers a mysterious love story on a Tiger Cruise. With the help of handsome naval officer, Lt. Billy Jenkins, they set out to piece the story together. In the meantime, they create their own newsworthy love story.
25. Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas
Strangers Cara and Heath are having a tough holiday after Cara lost her mother and Heath lost his father. They become close after meeting each other in the airport and share their experiences. Heath’s fame as a country singer poses a few problems for the pair as they try to navigate loss and love.
24. The Christmas Note
Single mother Gretchen Daniels moved back to her hometown with her young son. Her life is a mess, but she finds a new purpose when goes on a quest to find her neighbor’s long-lost sibling.
On this quest, the woman bond and discover a beautiful friendship. This movies is one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies to not feature a romantic interest as the main storyline.
23. Love Always, Santa
Lilly sends a letter to Santa asking him to find love for her mom. Celia Banks lost her husband three years ago and Lilly just wants her mom to be happy again.
Jake, a struggling writer, receives Lilly’s letter which inspires him to write his next novel. Lilly’s wish might come true if Jake and Celia spark up a romance.
22. Deliver by Christmas
Molly is a bakery owner and meets a town newcomer. Josh has just moved to town with his young son and he and Molly spark up a connection. A mysterious customer intrigues Molly and one special delivery may bring Josh and Molly together.
21. Small Town Christmas
Nell Phillips is a bestselling author traveling during the holidays to promote her newest book. Her book tour takes her to the hometown that inspired her book.
Emmett Turner, the inspiration, stood Nell up and broke her heart. Small Town Christmas makes a big name for its self as another one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies.
20. Operation Christmas
Single mother, Olivia Young Roberts, struggles with the duties of dating a military man, especially during the holidays. When her boyfriend, Scott, is deployed right before Christmas Olivia and her kids help other military families struggling during the holidays.
19. Hearts of Christmas
Jenny Miller decides to throw a retirement party for her beloved colleague. The new CFO plans on cutting costs and clashes with Jenny’s plans to use the Christmas party for her friend. The struggle brings them together for a heartwarming Christmas story.
18. Christmas with Tucker
George McCray is grieving the loss of his father and was left by his mother to help his grandparents on the farm. When Tucker comes to stay with them, George gets attached to the dog.
George learns the power of love and has a Christmas to remember. Dogs like Tucker no doubt make the best Hallmark Christmas movies.
17. A Godwink Christmas: Second Chance, First Love
Margie and Pat were a young couple before Pat moved from Boise, Idaho to Hawaii and Margie stayed in Boise. Twenty years later and Pat has moved back to Boise with his two children. Coincidentally, this Christmas they keep running into each other.
16. The Christmas Bow
Kate dreams of playing in the Rocky Mountain Philharmonic. Her dreams of being a star violinist are put on hold by an accident.
After her accident, she reconnects with an old family friend, Patrick, and cousin, Gavin. She finds love and finds a way to heal from her accident.
15. Christmas in Montana
Sara and her daughter have a hard time with Christmas after the loss of her husband. They travel to Montana to propose a business deal to a rancher, Travis. During the time that they are there, Sara and her daughter embrace the slow pace of Montana and find love in all different places.
14. A Glenbrooke Christmas
Wealthy Jessica Morgan is inheriting the Morgan Organization after her dad’s retirement. She decides to take a break in her late mother’s hometown, Glenbrooke.
Under an alias, Jessica explores the town and comes across the fire chief, Kyle. Jessica dives into helping the town and falling in love with Kyle.
13. Karen Kingsbury’s Maggie’s Christmas Miracle
As a single mom, Maggie will do anything to help her son Jordan. So, when Jordan needs a tutor she meets Casey. Jordan bonds with Casey, who becomes a father figure in their life. With the Christmas spirit in the air, Casey and Maggie find may find love and happiness in each other. Karen Kingsbury has done it again, but this time its a classic Hallmark Christmas movie.
12. Finding Father Christmas
Miranda Chester goes on a hunt for a connection to her dead father after finding clues about his identity in an old suitcase. Miranda travels to Carlton Heath, Vermont where she meets the Whitcombs and the McAndricks. While finding a connection to her father, she finds love along the way.
11.The Christmas Doctor
Zoey is a doctor that finds it hard to stay in one spot. She ends up in a small town for an assignment and finds herself wanting to stay. Zoey finds joy in Christmas and finds love in this small town.
10. Time for You to Come Home for Christmas
Time for You follows the story of a widow, Katherine Moss, and her son Will as they grieve the loss of husband and father Tyler Moss. They finally return to Kat’s hometown Provincetown, Virginia where she meets Jack Sutherland. Jack Sutherland is on his own journey to return a memento to someone who saved his life.
9. A Little Christmas Charm
Ashley Greene stars as Holly, a jewelry designer who finds a lost charm bracelet. Greg, an investigative reporter, wants to write a story about Holly and the jewelry store. They team up to find the owner of the bracelet before Christmas.
8. A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love
Alice and Jack may be brought together by coincidence or it could be “Godwinks”. Alice and Jack meet by chance for a wedding celebration. More and more chance meetings bring them together.
Together they let go of their reservations and navigate an unexpected attraction. This just may be the best Hallmark Christmas movie of the Godwink series.
7. A Veteran’s Christmas
Captain Grace Garland returns home after serving two Search and Rescue tours in Afghanistan. Grace is a decorated veteran that lost her K-9 partner.
Her car breaks down and she becomes stranded in River’s Crossing where Judge Joe Peterson offers his help. They become close and Grace struggles with staying or moving on after worrying if Joe is not over his ex.
6. Project Christmas Wish
Lucy grants holiday wishes through Project Christmas Wish. When one little girl, Max, wants Christmas to be like it was before her mother passed Lucy is determined to make it come true. She just might end up granting her own wish and falling for Max’s dad, Lucas.
5. A Bramble House Christmas
In the top 5 best Hallmark Christmas movies comes A Bramble House Christmas. After the death of his father, Finn Conrad is trying to settle the estate and he discovers his father left $50,000 to a nurse.
Finn goes undercover to investigate the nurse and discovers he is not the evil woman he thought. After learning who Finn is, the nurse, Willa, is not sure if she will be able to trust him again.
4. Holiday for Heroes
Pen pals Audrey Brown and Matt Evans have been exchanging letters for a year while Matt was deployed. When Matt comes home for the holidays, Audrey and Matt are brought together for the first time. Together they navigate their feelings for each other while celebrating Christmas.
3. Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas
In the third installment of the series, Sarah Thomas and four other guests are mysteriously invited to a hotel. Sarah tries to uncover the reason and enlists the help of the hotel owner, Ben.
Along the way, Sarah finds love and discovers a past event that may connect the five guests. Sarah and the other guests’ lives may be changed forever.
2. The Christmas Secret
Christine lost her job, threatened with eviction, facing a custody battle, and misplaced a family heirloom. Christine finds a job at a bakery and starts a romance with the grandson of the local store. Things begin to look up and she discovers a long hidden family secret.
1. Once Upon a Christmas Miracle
Once Upon a Christmas Miracle is based on the true story of Chris Dempsey and Heather Krueger. Heather had an autoimmune disorder and needed a liver transplant.
Dempsey was a Marine Corps vet who overheard a coworker talking about their cousin needing a transplant. The two met after the surgery and fell in love.
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