Prime Video has shared its joyful December release slate which brings a sack of festive presents for Christmas
With Christmas right around the corner, the big streaming services are busy finalizing their festive watchlists. But with so many vying for our attention, it has become a race against time. Today, Prime Video has launched the opening gambit with our first look at its December release slate. And as expected, it is packed to the brim with festive fare. From the forthcoming Merry Little Batman and Reacher Season 2 to Eddie Murphy’s Candy Cane Lane, there is a treasure trove of awesomeness in Prime Video’s candy bag. But this is just the tip of the candy cane. There is a ton of awesome new movies and TV shows waiting to be added to your watchlist. So grab yourself a mince pie and join us as we explore this gift that keeps on giving.
Reacher S2 (Global Original)
Los Farad (Spanish Original)
Elf Me (Italian Original)
Candy Cane Lane (Global Original)
Your Christmas Or Mine 2(UK Original)
Merry Little Batman (Global Original)
Your Christmas or Mine? (UK Original) – Hayley and James are young and in love. They both make the same mad split-second decision to swap trains and surprise each other. Passing each other in the station, they are completely unaware that they have just swapped Christmases.
The Holiday – Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local man and fall in love.
It’s A Wonderful Life – An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
Almost Christmas – A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mum died.
Sachertorte (German Original) – Karl meets the beautiful Nini from Vienna and falls head over heels, but loses her phone number. All he knows about her is that she spends every birthday at the famous Café Sacher. Determined to find her, Karl puts his life in Berlin on hold and travels to Vienna, only to sit at Café Sacher everyday waiting for her.
The Night Before – On Christmas Eve, three lifelong friends spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas – On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
The Grinch – A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
A Christmas Feast – A slice of life story that follows a large Italian family on Christmas Eve as they prepare for the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes, reminisce about the past, and seek love in the future.
Once Upon a Christmas Miracle – This holiday romance is based on the incredible story about organ donor Chris Dempsey and recipient Heather Krueger, who were brought into one another’s lives by a transplant surgery that led to a miraculous romance.
Four Christmases – A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.
Scrooged – A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
Journey to the Christmas Star – When her kingdom falls under an evil curse, a courageous young girl embarks on a perilous journey to find the Christmas Star and rescue a long lost princess, but not everyone wants her to succeed.
RENT & BUY CHRISTMAS CLASSICS
Elf – Raised as an oversized elf, Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, Walter Hobbs, who doesn’t know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.
Home Alone – film collection – An eight-year-old troublemaker, mistakenly left home alone, must defend his home against a pair of burglars on Christmas eve.
The Polar Express – On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
Love Actually – Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Harry Potter – film collection- An orphaned boy enrols in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Die Hard – A New York City police officer tries to save his estranged wife and several others taken hostage by terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Gremlins – A young man inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Bad Santa – A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.
The Muppet Christmas Carol – The Muppets present their own touching rendition of Charles Dickens’ classic tale.
A Christmas Carol – An animated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Miracle On 34Th Street (1994) – A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.
A Boy Called Christmas – An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic, and endearing story that proves that nothing is impossible.
Nativity Rocks! – The staff and students of St Bernadette’s Primary School in Coventry audition for a place in a rock-musical competition.
The Nightmare Before Christmas – Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Fred Claus – Fred Claus, Santa’s bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.
Frozen – When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
Arthur Christmas – Santa’s clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with Grandsanta to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.
Last Christmas – Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Working as an elf in a year-round Christmas store is not good for the wannabe singer. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn–that seems too good to be true.
Krampus – A boy who has a bad Christmas accidentally summons a festive demon to his family home.
Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas – Three tales of Christmas past about Donald’s nephews reliving the day on repeat, Max Goof’s belief in Santa being challenged, and Mickey and Minnie making ends meet.
MERRY MOVIES ON HALLMARK TV
Good Morning Christmas! – Two squabbling TV hosts are sent to a festive small town over Christmas. While pretending to get along for the sake of appearances, they discover there’s more to each other than they thought.
A Timeless Christmas – Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.
Christmas by Starlight – When her family’s beloved café is slated for demolition, Annie vows to put a stop to it before Christmas.
Christmas in Evergreen – Hoping to spur her long-time beau to action, a small-town veterinarian wishes upon a snow globe that this will be her most romantic Christmas ever.
ABOUT THE PLATFORM
What a devilishly good list of new titles for us to explore. Prime Video has cemented itself as the home of top-quality entertainment. And now with this amazing list of titles, the streamer is delivering its biggest festive slate ever. We cannot wait to dive in headfirst and explore the bounty that awaits us. Subscribe to our newsletter at the top of our homepage to stay up-to-date with all the latest festive news and reviews from Future of the Force.
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