Here at CDL Life, we know our truck drivers love their Netflix for a bit of cheap entertainment during down time. We recommend movies from Netflix Streaming service all the time (and their competitor Redbox too, shhhh!). So given the time of the season, we thought we would find some entertaining holiday films Netflix has ready to stream for the big price of zero, if you already have a subscription.
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Ok, let’s get started!
1. White Christmas – dir. Michael Curtz, starring Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney.
1954, Rated G
Why not start off the recommendations with one of the all-time holiday greats?
Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play war buddies turned entertainers who fall for two sisters. The boys follow the girls to a resort owned by their former commanding officer, and he’s in danger of losing the place.
2. Santa Claus: The Movie – dir. Jeannot Szwarc, starring Dudley Moore, John Lithegow, and Burgess Meredith.
1985, Rated PG
One of the modern classics that presented a new twist on Saint Nick.
This is the delightful story of a master toymaker who discovers a magical kingdom of elves at the North Pole. There he is entrusted with special powers. But one of his elves goes to work for a greedy toy baron who wants to put Santa out of business.
3. Kung Fu Panda: Holiday – dir. Tim Johnson, starring Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie and Seth Rogan.
2010, Rated NR
The smash hit Dreamworks franchise chops out a new holiday hit.
As preparations for the Winter Feast build, Po is caught between his obligations as the Dragon Warrior and his family holiday traditions. In the end, he follows his heart and shows both the villagers and the palace the true meaning of community.
4. Christmas Time in South Park – dir. Trey Parker & Matt Stone, starring Trey Parker and Mary Kay Bergman.
2000, Rated TV-MA
Traditional Christmas movies can be a bit stiff at times. The cure for that is 4 foul-mouthed kids from South Park, Colorado and their hapless parents.
Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo, Charles Manson and Satan appear in this compilation of episodes from the irreverent series to help Kyle, Kenny, Stan and Eric learn the true meaning of Christmas.
2010, Rated NR
You get the sites and sounds of a real woodburning fireplace. Unfortunately for most truck drivers, you don’t get the heat for some of those chilly nights parked in the fuel and rest stops.
Suitable for any time of the year, Fireplace For Your Home includes our famous old-fashioned, wood-burning fireplace, as well as a natural crackling yule log fireplace all set to Christmas holiday favorites.