6 Hallmark Christmas Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

Hallmark Channel

DOUBLE HOLIDAY

Quality:
****
Content:
+2 Moderately questionable elements.
DOUBLE HOLIDAY is a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie about two co-workers, who are both up for the same promotion, tasked with planning a Christmas party in one week to impress a potential client. Heartwarming, appealing and nicely acted, though perhaps a little too predictable at the end, DOUBLE HOLIDAY has a strong moral worldview promoting the importance of family and giving back to others. It also features some Christian, biblical elements that include a mention of a baptism and some Jewish, biblical elements that include a celebration of Hanukkah.

A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements.
A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY follows Kate, a retired Broadway performer turned youth choir leader, who’s tasked to write an original song for her choir’s annual Christmas Eve performance and finds romance when she meets the architect father of a new choir member who sings beautifully. Refreshing and highly enjoyable, A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY has a very strong Christian, morally uplifting worldview and is filled with Christ-centered Christmas Carols, a pro-life message, and a lesson about caring for others before yourself.

CHRISTMAS TOWN

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
CHRISTMAS TOWN is a joyful, inspiring movie about a young woman who finds herself spending very well may be one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies to date, with a strong Christian, biblical worldview, pleasant acting, and a refreshing take on a love story. It extols kindness and charity to others, with multiple references to Christianity, the nativity and prayer.

WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Discernment required for young children.
WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS tells the story of Jessica, who sends five Christmas cards to five people who have greatly influenced her life, which inspires the people to try and make their lives better and grow because of Jessica’s kindness toward them. WRITE BEFORE CHRISTMAS has a strong moral worldview with light redemptive content where kindness, thankfulness, gratitude, and helping others are portrayed, but it also features some romantic elements and doesn’t mention the birth of Jesus or the religious significance of Christmas.

CHRISTMAS WISHES & MISTLETOE KISSES

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
CHRISTMAS WISHES & MISTLETOE KISSES is one of the best Hallmark Christmas movies. The plot may be familiar, but the execution is superb, with wonderful acting, poignant dialogue and unexpected plot twists.

CHRISTMAS AT GRACELAND: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Quality:
****
Content:
+3 Some minor questionable elements.
CHRISTMAS AT GRACELAND: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS is about a woman home from Europe for the holidays and a widowed businessman with three children who lead two separate and extremely busy lives but fall in love unexpectedly and find the meaning and magic of Christmas together. HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS is a feel-good, heartwarming story about the importance of family and Christmas.
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