Friday, December 3, 2021

Holiday Movies 2021

watching holiday movies this season


Feel free to make any recommendations :-)

My list so far...

A Castle for Christmas (2021)
Director: Mary Lambert
Writers: Ally Carter, Kim Beyer-Johnson
Stars: Brooke Shields, Cary Elwes
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Holiday | imdb | my rating: 4

To escape a scandal, a bestselling author journeys to Scotland, where she falls in love with a castle - and faces off with the grumpy duke who owns it.

The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Director: Bradley Walsh
Writer: Amyn Kaderali
Stars: Kat Graham, Quincy Brown
Drama, Fantasy, Romance | imdb | my rating: 4
loved how the advent calendar plays a part

A struggling but talented photographer inherits an antique holiday advent calendar, the contents of which seem to predict the future. Will this magical calendar lead her to love this holiday season?

Klaus (2019)
Director: Sergio Pablos, Carlos Martínez López
Screenplay: Jim Mahoney, Zach Lewis
Original story by: Sergio Pablos
Stars: Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | imdb | my rating: 5

A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.

The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
Director: Monika Mitchell
Writers: Cara J. Russell
Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Whitehouse
Adventure, Comedy, Drama | imdb | my rating: 5
for the renaissance man vibes

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.

Let It Snow (2019)
Director: Luke Snellin
Screenplay: Laura Solon, Victoria Strouse, Kay Cannon
Based on book by: John Green, Lauren Myracle, Maureen Johnson
Stars: Isabela Merced, Shameik Moore
Comedy, Romance, Holiday | imdb | my rating: 5
heartwarming, young love

In a small town on Christmas Eve, a snowstorm brings together a group of young people.

Love Hard (2021)
Director: Hernan Jimenez
Writers: Daniel Mackey, Rebecca Ewing
Stars: Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang, Darren Barnet
Comedy, Romance | imdb | my rating: 5
loved the super cute singing duet scene

An LA girl, unlucky in love, falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for the holidays, only to discover that she's been catfished. This lighthearted romantic comedy chronicles her attempt to reel in love.


  1. Klaus was one of my favorites!!!

  2. I haven't watched any holiday movies yet. Shame on me. Glad to see you've enjoyed several.

  3. I've seen Klaus! I really liked it. I need to track down Let It Snow this year. I really want to see it. The book is fun.

  4. I still need to watch The Knight Before Christmas


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