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Movie Series to Stream Over the Holidays

Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean the fun has to be. If you have a house full of family this holiday season and are looking for something to do over the holidays, check out these movies for some wholesome family fun. Here’s our roundup of the best movie series streaming has to offer to enjoy with your family this Boxing Day.

Lord of the Rings | Prime Video

Adventure, fantasy, epic battles, and journeys of good and evil. What’s not to love about the Lord of the Rings trilogy? So go on Frodo’s epic journey to Mount Doom with your entire family during the holidays. Starring Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett and more.


Harry Potter series | Crave TV

The entire beloved Harry Potter series is available on Crave TV to enjoy. Harry Potter is a perfect series to enjoy during the wintertime and reminisce childhood memories with your family. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and many more.


Die Hard | Disney+

Many fans of Die Hard will argue that this movie is the best and ultimate Christmas movie of all time. We’ll leave you to debate that with your family. Starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia.


Star Wars | Disney+

Dubbed an American epic space opera, the Star Wars franchise will keep your family entertained for hours. With its unforgettable characters and classic one-liners, Star Wars is the perfect family movie. The critical decision – do you begin watching the series with the fourth movie, Star Wars: A New Hope or the first movie, A Phantom Menace? Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor and many more.


Marvel | Disney+

Spider-Man or Thor? Iron Man or Dr. Strange? Whichever superhero team you’re on, Disney+ has you covered. So, with the entire Marvel universe at your disposal, relive a familiar favourite or try a new movie this holiday season. But, of course, it will take days to watch all the movies in the series. Disney has the films listed in order on the Marvel page, titled Marvel Cinematic Universe in Timeline Order.


Pirates of the Caribbean series | Disney+

A saga across the Caribbean Seas, this swashbuckling adventure of pirates is a top hit for many families. Follow the shenanigans of Captain Jack Sparrow and his friends as they travel the seas in search of treasure, love and freedom. Starring Johnny Depp, Kiera Knightley, and Orlando Bloom.


Jurassic Park | Netflix

If there’s a dinosaur lover in your family, then gathering the family together for Jurassic Park is a must. Movies two and three, along with the new Jurassic series starring Chris Pratt, are all available on Netflix currently. Starring Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neil, Chris Pratt and more.


Fast and Furious | Crave TV

The fast-action film series is all available on Crave TV. Street racing, heists, spies, family, and a dash of romance will keep your family entertained for hours. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster.


Mission Impossible | Paramount+

With the seventh and eighth instalments currently in production, why not cue up Mission Impossible? With its iconic theme song and action-packed plots, Mission Impossible is arguably one of the best action franchises of all time. Honestly, who doesn’t love a good spy film that throws together some action with suspense? Starring Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Thandiewe Newton, Philip Seymour Hoffman and many more.

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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