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The Best Christmas Movies and TV Shows on Shudder

Finding a good Christmas movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Christmas movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Shudder.

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1. Better Watch Out

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6.5/10
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77/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Black Christmas

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7.2/10
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76/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Shudder, The Criterion Channel, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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3. The Canal

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Released: 2014
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A man who suspects his wife is cheating on him begins having nightmarish visions of an evil presence that he believes inhabits his house.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. A Christmas Horror Story

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Released: 2015
Horror, Fantasy

What it's about: Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy, peace and goodwill. But for some folks in the small town of Bailey Downs, it turns into something much less festive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. All the Creatures Were Stirring

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4.9/10
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54/100
Released: 2018
Horror

What it's about: When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they're treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the holidays. From boring office parties and last-minute shopping, to vengeful stalkers and immortal demons, there's plenty out there to fear this holiday season.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Jack Frost

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Released: 1997Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Serial killer is genetically mutated in car wreck on the way to his execution. After which, he becomes a murdering snowman hell-bent on revenge for the sheriff who caught him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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7. Dial Code Santa Claus

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6.4/10
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45/100
Released: 1989
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion and starts chasing them. Thomas will do whatever he can to save himself and his granddad, leaving much of his childhood innocence behind.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder).

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8. Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2

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Released: 1987Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their murder sprees and vows to avenge his brother's death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Microsoft & Vudu).

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9. Christmas Presence

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3.7/10
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38/100
Released: 2018
Horror, Comedy

What it's about: A diverse group of friends gather for the festive season in a remote lodge but soon plans go awry. One of the friends goes missing and the truth behind why the lodge was booked for the holiday is disclosed. Christmas quickly turns to chaos and a bloody nightmare ensues.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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