Intro: Where to Stream Hanukkah Movies
There might not be quite as many Hanukkah movies as there are Christmas movies, but the list grows each year. Here we’ve compiled a list of the best movies to celebrate the Festival of Lights and where you can stream them!
Hallmark Channel Hanukkah Movies
Hallmark Channel has produced a total of 6 Hannukkah-related movies. While their earliest attempts are best described as Hanukkah/Christmas movies, the past few years have brought us films that are exclusively about Hanukkah.
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Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
What's it about? Joyce and Paul decide to fake a relationship to please their families (one Jewish, one Catholic) over the holidays. As Hanukkah and Christmas progress, their feelings for each other become more real than they ever expected.
Where to stream it? Peacock, Hallmark Movies Now
Double Holiday (2019)
What's it about? Two office rivals are up for the same promotion at work when they’re assigned to work together to plan the office holiday party. Now Rebecca, who celebrates Hanukkah, must band together with Chris, who celebrates Christmas, to impress their boss. Romantic sparks develop between them along the way.
Where to stream it? Hulu, set to air again on the Hallmark Channel on December 23rd (see options for streaming the Hallmark Channel here)
Holiday Date (2019)
What's it about? When Brooke is dumped right before Christmas, she enlists an actor, Joel, to pretend to be her boyfriend over the holidays. Although she described him as “Mr. Christmas” to her family, the facade becomes complicated to keep up when she discovers that Joel is Jewish.
Where to stream it? Hulu, set to air again on the Hallmark Channel on December 19th (see options for streaming the Hallmark Channel here)
Love, Lights, Hanukkah! (2020)
What's it about? A restauranteur finds out that she’s ethnically Jewish from a DNA test. This leads her to spend Hanukkah with her newly-discovered biological family. Boy Meets World’s Ben Savage plays a food critic who becomes her love interest.
Where to stream it? Hallmark Movies Now, set to air again on the Hallmark Channel on December 19th (see options for streaming the Hallmark Channel here)
Eight Gifts of Hanukkah (2021)
What's it about? A secret admirer sends Sara, an optometrist, a gift for each night of Hanukkah. She becomes to determined to crack the mystery of who the gift-giver is.
Where to stream it? Set to air again on Hallmark Channel on December 21st (see options for streaming the Hallmark Channel here)
Hanukkah on Rye (2022)
What's it about? Two singles meet via a matchmaker during Hanukkah but then discover they own rival delis.
Where to stream it? Premieres on Hallmark Channel on December 18th (see streaming options here)
Other Hanukkah Movies
Mistletoe and Menorahs (2019)
What's it about? When Christy, a driven toy executive, needs to quickly become knowledgeable about Hanukkah in order to secure a major account, she turns to her co-worker's friend Jonathan for help. He is also in need of assistance as he is trying to transform his bachelor pad into a festive Christmas Wonderland in hopes of winning over his girlfriend's father. Initially at odds, they soon recognize how they can each benefit from the other's holiday knowledge and gain a mutual appreciation for each other's cultures.
Where to stream it? Hulu, Hoopla, Lifetime Movie Club
Menorah in the Middle (2022)
What's it about? Sarah is returning to her parents' home for Hanukkah with her newly-engaged fiancé, Chad. But upon arrival, she finds her family's bakery in peril of shutting down. To make matters worse, her father suffers a heart attack. In a desperate attempt to save the bakery, Sarah turns to her old school friend, Ben. Through his assistance, Sarah regains hope for the bakery, and learns about the importance of family and the significance of the Hanukkah spirit.
Where to stream it? Hulu
Final Thoughts: Where to Stream Hanukkah Movies
Which of these movies have you seen or plan to watch? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! Happy Hanukkah!