Amazon isn’t just a great place to shop for the holidays. It’s also a good place to watch free Christmas movies. If you’ve got an Amazon Prime account, you can get access to thousands of movies and TV shows that you can stream at no charge to your PC, HDTV, Kindle, TiVo box, or compatible devices such as the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Don’t have a Prime account yet? Sign up for the free trial and you’ll get access to all of the Prime benefits for the duration of your trial, including streaming video, the Kindle Lending Library and free two-day shipping on thousands of products for sale on Amazon. There’s no better time to sign up than right before the holidays so you can make sure to get all of your last-minute shopping done.
Once you have your Prime account, you can start watching free Christmas movies. Amazon Instant Video includes over 10,000 TV shows and movies, and many of them are free for Prime members to view. Others are available for rental or purchase. Here’s a sample of just a few of the free movies available for the holidays. You can find many other holiday movies on Amazon.
Miracle on 34th Street
The 1994 remake of the holiday classic “Miracle on 34th Street” stars Elizabeth Perkins and Richard Attenborough. As in the original version, a little girl named Susan doesn’t believe in Santa Claus. But then she meets Kris Kringle, a department store Santa who claims to be the real Santa Claus. He forces both the young and old alike to ponder the question: Do you believe in Santa Claus?
Jeff Dunham: Very Special Christmas Special
In this 2008 Christmas special, ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham and his cast of characters, including Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Walter and Peanut, make the holidays hilarious.
In this family movie starring James Earl Jones, a family faces it’s first Christmas without Grandma. It’s difficult time for everyone, especially her 10-year-old grandson Terence. Then Grandpa (James Earl Jones) shares the story of Santa Pete, a tale that’s been handed down for generations.
In this animated holiday movie, Casper, the world’s friendliest ghost, has been tasked by his uncles to scare at least one human before Christmas Day. But when the good-hearted ghoul comes up short, The Ghostly Trio recruits Casper’s identical cousin, Spooky, for the job.