Top 10 Christmas Movies on The Roku Channel That You Can Watch for Free





If you’re in need of some holiday cheer, The Roku Channel has a ton of content to get you into the Christmas spirit.

The Roku Channel is a free ad-supported channel like Pluto TV, Tubi, Crackle, and Freevee. These apps offer huge catalogs of shows, movies, and documentaries without the price tag of on-demand subscription streamers.

Check out these 10 holiday movies that are sure to make your day a bit more “merry and bright.”

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

It’s a Wonderful Life is a Christmas classic. George Bailey, a businessman who’s lost hope and the will to live, is visited by an angel named Clarence. The angel shows George scenes from his life and how drastically different the world would be without him. The movie features the talents of Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, and Henry Travers.

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Jack Frost (1979)

This stop-motion animated movie tells the story of the winter sprite Jack Frost. When Jack falls in love with a human girl, he must choose between his love for her and his responsibility to wintertime. The movie features the voice talents of Dave Garroway and Debra Clinger.

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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

The bumbling Ernest P. Worrell finds himself on another zany adventure as he tries to find a replacement for the ready-to-retire Santa Claus. The movie is part of the series of Ernest movies and stars Jim Varney.

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A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004)

This is my favorite movie adaptation of A Christmas Carol. It’s the same beloved story of Christmas ghosts thawing Ebenezer Scrooge’s cold, money-obsessed heart, but with some great music. The movie stars Kelsey Grammar, Jason Alexander, Jane Krakowski, Jesse L. Martin, and Jennifer Love Hewitt.

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Glowing Fireplace: Christmas Music

If you wany some holiday ambience, there are a few different options. In addition to Glowing Fireplace: Christmas Music, you can turn on Christmas Tree Lights & Holiday Music, Christmas Moods by the Fireplace: Holiday Yule Log, and more.

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The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday

While this isn’t technically a movie, this campy cooking contest will have you looking forward to your holiday feast. The Great American Baking Show — a spin-off of The Great British Bake Off — has two holiday-themed seasons on The Roku Channel that test six celebrities’ cooking skills for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.

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Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger (2012)

This is one of my all-time favorite Christmas movies. It’s technically a sequel, but you don’t have to watch the first movie to follow the story. The almost entirely improvised movie tells the story of Donald Peterson, the new teacher at a primary school, who is tricked by the charismatic Mr. Poppy into shuttling a busload of students to Wales for a singing competition. Hilarious hang ups and heartwarming moments mark their journey. The movie stars David Tennant and Mark Wooton.

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The Dog Who Saved the Holidays (2012)

This is a great movie to watch with the kids. A dog named Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence) must learn to get along with his new puppy sister, Eve (voiced by Peyton List), as they team up to stop thieves from breaking into their house.

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Blizzard (2003)

Blizzard, directed by Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton, tells the story of Jess, a young girl in need of a friend. Sensing her sadness, Blizzard, the daughter of one of Santa’s famed reindeer, Blitzen, finds her and teaches her the meaning of friendship. The movie features Whoopi Goldberg as the voice of Blizzard.

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Christmas with a View (2018)

When a celebrity chef comes on board at a ski resort during the holidays, failed restauranteur Clara, isn’t happy about it. As the two begin to fall for each other, secrets threaten to tear them apart.

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For more movies, check out the holiday collection on Roku.

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