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It’s never too early to put on your coziest pajamas and socks and snuggle up on the couch to your favorite Christmas movies.

Although the picking of appropriate movies that showcase black and brown actors may be slim, representation has improved over the years and we want to make sure you have options that tell our stories but also fill you with holiday cheer.

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Black Christmas movies do exist and in the spirit of giving, we have compiled a list of our favorites, both past and present.

Keep scrolling to see what made the list.

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1. The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

2. Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas – Demetria McKinney’s Lifetime Christmas Movie

3. Almost Christmas Official Trailer (2016)

4. Black Nativity (2013)

5. This Christmas (2007)

6. The Sound of Christmas (2022)

7. A Miracle Before Christmas (2022)

8. A Christmas Wish (2022)

9. Jingle Jangle (2020)

10. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (2013)

11. The Best Man Holiday (2013)

12. The Perfect Holiday (2007)

13. Last Holiday (2006)