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The 15 best films to watch on streaming during the holidays

The season to relax and enjoy is open! December arrived and brought with it the famous end-of-year holidays. For those who are not going to travel or just want to enjoy their free time at home until the end of January, the CNN prepared a list of films for all tastes and which are available to watch straight from the sofa.

From old titles full of nostalgia to titles that have just come out of the cinema, the catalog of streaming platforms is a great option to dive into during the holidays.

Thinking about helping you choose what to play during this period, the CNN separated these 15 productions, romantic, funny, exciting and full of action.

Check out the best films to enjoy during the end of year holidays:

  • “Dirty Dancing – Hot Rhythm” (1987)

A romantic classic, featuring an iconic couple and lots of dancing, the film takes place in the 1960s. Spending the summer at a resort in the Catskills with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle. .

The film is available on Amazon Prime Video.

Classic, this time for the whole family, you can’t go through the holidays without having seen at least one of the six films in the “Home Alone” franchise. An eight-year-old boy must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during the Christmas holidays.

The film is available on Disney+.

  • “Mission: Impossible” (1996)

A franchise with seven films about espionage (and an eighth scheduled for release in 2025), it features an American agent under suspicion of disloyalty who must discover and expose the real spy, without being able to trust anyone else.

The film is available on Star+.

  • “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006)

Light, fun and inspiring, the film’s plot features a young, intelligent but sensitive recent graduate who gets a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, a demanding editor at an important fashion magazine.

The film is available on Star+.

  • “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006)

With a mix of humor and drama, a family determined to take their daughter to the final of a beauty contest embarks on a trip across the country in a yellow Kombi.

The film is available on Star+.

  • “Mamma Mia” (2008)

The story of a bride who tries to find her real father, told through songs by the group ABBA. Nostalgic, exciting and fun in equal measure, as well as breathtaking Greek landscapes.

The film is available on Star+.

After the death of their childhood basketball coach, five friends and former teammates reunite, now with their wives and children, for the Fourth of July holiday.

The film is available on Netflix.

  • “Captain Fantastic” (2016)

In the forests of the Pacific, a father dedicated to caring for his children with a rigorous physical and intellectual home education must leave his paradise to enter a world that questions the idea of ​​what it means to be a father and raise children.

The film is available on Star+.

  • “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” (2018)

The first in a trilogy of teen romance films, it features the dilemmas of Lara Jean, who writes letters to each of her romantic interests. Until one day they end up being disclosed and her chaotic love life becomes exposed.

The film is available on Netflix.

  • “Knives Out” (2019)

A detective investigates the death of the patriarch of an eccentric and conflicted family. Benoit Blanc discovers that among the mysterious employees related to Harlan, everyone can be considered a suspect in the crime.

The film is available on Netflix.

  • “A Second Chance to Love” (2019)

Christmas movie with romance? We have! Kate is a young woman who made bad decisions. Her last brush with disaster was agreeing to work as Santa’s elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom, and her life takes a new turn.

The film is available on Amazon Prime Video.

  • “Soul” (2020)

Animation that entertains and makes you reflect, it is perfect for the whole family (or friends) to come together to watch. A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of a childish soul.

The film is available on Disney+.

  • “Spider-Man: Through the Spider-Verse” (2023)

In this animated take on the classic superhero, Miles Morales, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, is transported across the multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face a villain more powerful than anything ever seen before. have found.

The film just left theaters and can now be seen on HBO Max.

  • “Barbie” (2023)

Living in Barbie Land is being a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a complete existential crisis. Or that you are a Ken. The live-action of the most famous doll in the world brings nostalgia about the toy, in addition to breaking stigmas of the patriarchal world.

The live-action will be available on HBO Max on December 15th.

  • “The World After Us” (2023)

The film is about a family’s vacation in a luxurious house that goes wrong when a cyberattack affects all their devices and two strangers knock on the door.

The production will be available on Netflix on December 8th.

Source: CNN Brasil

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