Best streaming movies at Christmas 2022

Pinocchio, The Banshees of Inisherin, The Batman, Glass Onion, and Top Gun: Maverick will all stream Christmas 2022. (Paramount/Searchlight/Netflix/Warner Bros.)

Christmas is coming soon for movie fans in 2022 as some of the biggest and most exciting movies of the year will be available to stream before December 25th and beyond.

All the big streaming platforms – Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Paramount+ and NOW – have lined up some amazing titles for people to enjoy at home this holiday season.

Read more: All new on Disney+ in December

So as the nights roll in and the festive treats roll in, these are the big new movies we’ll all be streaming at home this Christmas.

New movies streaming December 2, 2022

Robert Pattinson portrays Bruce Wayne in an early stage of his vigilante career in 'The Batman'.  (Jonathan Olley/DC Comics/Warner Bros.)

Robert Pattinson portrays Bruce Wayne early on in his vigilante career in “The Batman.” (Jonathan Olley/DC Comics/Warner Bros.)

The Batman – NOW

Robert Pattinson’s take on the Dark Knight was an instant hit with fans when it hit theaters in March, and you can now revisit Gotham at home NOW with a Sky Cinema subscription.

Your Christmas or Mine – Prime Video

The Prime Video exclusive Your Christmas Or Mine follows young couple James (Asa Butterfield, Sex Education) and Hayley (Newcomer, Cora Kirk), who, after a disastrous mix-up, end up having a family Christmas without their partners. Also starring Alex Jennings, Harriet Walter, Daniel Mays, David Bradley and Angela Griffin (White Lines).

Watch the trailer for Your Christmas Or Mine

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol – Netflix

The ageless legend of Charles Dickens is reborn in this supernatural, time-traveling, musical adaptation of the definitive Christmas story featuring reimagined tunes by legendary and two-time Academy Award winner Leslie Bricusse. In the cast Luke Evans, Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Netflix

Emma Corrin and Jack O’Connell star in the new Netflix adaptation of the spirited novel which was a critical success at the London Film Festival earlier this year.

New movies streaming December 7, 2022

(LR): Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington in 20th Century Studios' AMSTERDAM.  Photo courtesy of 20th Century Studios.  All rights reserved.

(LR): Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington in Amsterdam at 20th Century Studios. (20th Century Studios)


David O Russell’s period comedy-drama boasts an embarrassing amount of star names from Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington to Robert De Niro, Mike Myers and even Taylor Swift. If you missed it in theaters in October, it’s already coming to Disney+ just in time for Christmas.

Liam Gallagher Knebworth 22 – Paramount+

Liam Gallagher returned to Knebworth House this summer, 26 years after making history with Oasis, and the triumphant concert was all caught on camera for this new concert film which arrives on Paramount+ just weeks after its cinematic debut.

New movies streaming December 9, 2022

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio - (LR) Pinocchio (voiced by Gregory Mann) and Count Volpe (voiced by Christoph Waltz).  Cr: Netflix © 2022

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio – (LR) Pinocchio (voiced by Gregory Mann) and Count Volpe (voiced by Christoph Waltz). (Netflix)

Pinocchio by Guillermo Del Toro – Netflix

Academy Award-winning director Guillermo del Toro and award-winning stop-motion legend Mark Gustafson reimagine Carlo Collodi’s classic story of the legendary wooden boy with a whimsical tour de force that finds Pinocchio in an enchanted adventure that transcends worlds and reveals the life-giving power of love.

Read more: All new on Netflix in December

Emancipation – Apple TV+

Will Smith stars in Antoine Fuqua’s powerful portrayal of slavery in the Confederate South in the 1860s and is based on the true story of an enslaved person, who escaped from a Louisiana plantation and fled north, to join the Union Army.

This is Christmas – Heaven

Adam sees the same people in his carriage every day, but he never speaks to any of them. Tired of the anonymity of London, he invites them all to a Christmas party which forces them all to reevaluate their lives. With Alfred Enoch and Kaya Scodelario.

A Muppet Christmas Carol: Full Version – Disney+

For the first time ever this Christmas, audiences will be able to celebrate the holiday season in true festive style with a sparkling full-length version of The Muppet Christmas Carol also featuring the famous lost song from the movie “When Love is Gone.”

New movies streaming December 12, 2022

Channing Tatum's rescue mission skills prove questionable for Sandra Bullock in 'The Lost City'.  (Basic)

Channing Tatum’s rescue mission skills prove questionable for Sandra Bullock in “The Lost City.” (Basic)

The Lost City – Paramount+

Starring Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum and Daniel Radcliffe (plus a superb cameo from Brad Pitt), this throwback action comedy was a solid hit in early 2022 and now arrives on Paramount’s streaming service (which it is also included in Sky Cinema). It’s perfect holiday fare that provides fun for the whole family.

New movies streaming December 16, 2022

Gal Gadot in 'Wonder Woman 1984'.  (Credit: Clay Enos/Warner Bros.)

Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros.)

Wonder Woman 1984 – Video Prime

Gal Gadot returns as DC’s first lady Diana Prince in this sequel that reunites her with Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor in the 1980s. The technicolor adventure pits Wonder Woman against Kristen Wiig’s Cheetah and Pedro Pascal’s Maxwell Lord, and reveals more about Diana’s past through a series of stunning flashbacks.

Read more: All new on Prime Video in December

The Amazing Maurice – Sky

Animation based on Terry Pratchett’s novel about a talking cat and his rat friends who get towns to pay them to solve their rat problems.

The Bard, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths – Netflix

Dear Oscar Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant, Birdman) returns with a semi-autobiographical tale about a Mexican filmmaker who returns to his native country, unaware that this simple journey will push him to an existential edge. The film has been re-edited since its quiet festival debut earlier this year, and the director plans to continue working on it through to release to achieve ‘Best Picture While I Can’ adding, “You never finish a film. Deadlines just ask you to turn it in.

New movies streaming December 21, 2022

Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell in the film INISHERIN'S BANSHEES.  Photo by Jonathan Hession.  Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.  © 2022 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved.

Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell in Inisherin’s The Banshees. (20th Century Studios)

Inisherin’s Banshees – Disney+

Martin McDonagh, the Oscar-winning director of Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri, reunites with his In Bruges stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson for this black Irish comedy that explores the lives of lonely inhabitants of a remote island in the 1990s 20. It’s one of the best movies of 2022, and it’s coming to Disney+ just in time for Christmas.

New movies streaming December 22, 2022

Tom Cruise plays Captain Pete

Tom Cruise plays Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick. (images of primary importance)

Top Gun: Maverick – Paramount+

After its record-breaking run at the box office, Tom Cruise’s billion-dollar blockbuster is finally streaming via Paramount+. The long-awaited sequel to the 80s hit turned out to be one of the best films of the year and is guaranteed to take your breath away back home

New movies streaming December 23, 2022


Jessica Henwick, Daniel Craig and Janelle Monae in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. (Netflix)

Glass Onion: A Knife Thing Mystery – Netflix

Daniel Craig returns as Benoit Blanc for an all-new mystery that takes place on the private Greek island of a tech billionaire, played by Edward Norton. Rian Johnson has assembled another stellar cast – Kate Hudson, Leslie Odom Jr, Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista etc.

New movies streaming December 25, 2022

Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore's Secret (Warner Bros.)

Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret (Warner Bros.)

Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret – NOW

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to Hogwarts, so it’s a great time for the third Fantastic Beasts movie to arrive NOW on Christmas Day. Sky Cinema’s big Christmas Day movie puts Jude Law’s Dumbledore at the center of the Harry Potter spin-off as his personal war with Mads Mikkelsen’s Grindelwald escalates to another level.

New movies streaming December 26, 2022

No one has ever failed so hard at trying to be as good as The Bad Guys.  (Dreamworks)

No one has ever failed so hard at trying to be as good as The Bad Guys. (Dreamworks)

The Bad Guys – NOW

In DreamWorks Animation’s new action-comedy, based on the New York Times best-selling book series, a criminal group of outlawed animals is about to attempt their most challenging con yet: becoming model citizens. Just what you need to make kids happy on Boxing Day.

Boxing Day – NOW

Melvin, a British author living in America, returns home to London for the holidays to introduce his American boyfriend to his eccentric Anglo-Caribbean family. Their relationship is tested when he discovers that the world Melvin left behind revolves around his ex-girlfriend who is now an international pop star.

New movies streaming December 30, 2022

(LR) Greta Gerwig (Babette), May Nivola (Steffie), Adam Driver (Jack), Samuel Nivola (Heinrich) and Raffey Cassidy (Denise) in White Noise.  (Netflix)

(LR) Greta Gerwig (Babette), May Nivola (Steffie), Adam Driver (Jack), Samuel Nivola (Heinrich) and Raffey Cassidy (Denise) in White Noise. (Netflix)

White Noise – Netflix

At once hilarious and terrifying, lyrical and absurd, ordinary and apocalyptic, Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Dom DeLillo’s White Noise dramatizes a contemporary American family’s attempts to grapple with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with mysteries universals of love, death and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.

Watch the trailer for White Noise

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