A Soulful Season: 5 Holiday Movies To Watch This Week

If you're unsure what movies you need to dust off and press replay on, don't worry, we're here to help!

'Tis the season! The holidays are officially upon us and what's better than a perfect soulful film to go along with the all of the festive traditions that filled in the month of December. 

If you're unsure what movies you need to dust off and press replay on, don't worry! has five films that our perfect to watch to celebrate the holidays. 

  • Last Holiday (2006)

    In this holiday romantic-comedy, Queen Latifah, who works as an overworked and under-appreciated retail employee, soon decides to live her best life (on a one-of-a-kind vacation in Europe) after she is told that she has been diagnosed with a life-changing illness. Fighting the urge to tell her co-worker and longtime crush played by LL Cool J this flick is a mid-2000s classic!

  • This Christmas (2007)

    This film is filled with a stacked cast including Regina King, Idris Elba, Loretta Devine, Chris Brown, Lauren London, Mekhi Phifer and more, as the Christmastime drama os centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.

  • Black Nativity (2013)

    In this soulful holiday film starring Forrest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Tyrese Gibson, Jacob Latimore and more, the flick is the contemporary adaption of Langston Hughes' play and musical that a teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother who travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives. 

  • The Best Man Holiday (2013)

    The second-film under The Best Man franchise is equal parts joy and pain as Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Harold Perrineau reunite after 15 years to spend the Christmas holidays together. From rivalries to romances, this movie truly is a one of its kind. 

  • Jingle Jangle (2020)

    Starring Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose and Keegan-Michael Key with music by John Legend this enchanting Netflix holiday family is perfect for the family! Following the story of former successful toy maker who loses his passion after his apprentice steals one of his inventions, his granddaughter who has a knack for inovation, comes in and saves the day. 

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