We all have our favourite Christmas movie – and often can debate the movie’s merits. If you’re planning to cosying up on the couch to watch Netflix over the holidays, industry data platform Alt Index has got your back. Their team of experts has unveiled the best and worst-rated Christmas movies that Netflix has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new festive favorite or wondering where your top pick sits, this full list of Netflix Christmas movies (and their rankings) will stop the endless scrolling and bickering. Alt Index has created its rankings by measuring popularity with a unique index score generated by reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb, Metacritic, and Letterboxd. The best-rated Christmas films on Netflix include festive flicks like The Holiday, Let It Snow, and The Christmas Chronicles. Topping the list with a 95% Rotten Tomatoes score and an 8.2/10 rating on IMDB was Klaus, a 2019 animated adventure comedy film. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey placed second and The Christmas Chronicles took the third spot. Starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, and Jack Black, The Holiday came in fourth place, and Alien Xmas and Let It Snow completed the top five. The worst-rated Christmas films on Netflix included Netflix’s original movie Best. Christmas. Ever! and the originals Holiday Rush and The Holiday Calendar. Christmas with the Coopers, Christmas Inheritance, Family Switch, and Falling for Christmas rounded out the list of festive flops by viewers. A spokesperson for Alt Index said, “This year, more than ever, people are seeking the warmth and joy that Christmas films bring. From classic tales to winter holiday romances, Netflix has certainly become a go-to service for those looking to indulge in their favorite festive flicks ahead of December 25th.” The holiday magic isn’t just on the website, with Netflix’s app downloads also spiking in recent months. As the festive season approached, app usage increased by 1.5% in November, with an estimated 222,720 daily downloads. According to stats from Alt Index, the streaming giant has seen a staggering 33.9% increase in Google Trend searches over the last three months.
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