Holiday movies on Netflix: Online streaming service lacks genre

We've put together our own holiday movie catagory

The winter weather has arrived and so has the holidays.

If you are like me, I thought this was the perfect time to catch a holiday movie on Netflix.

My first thought was to head right to my go-to Christmas movies; National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story, Home Alone.

However this time I thought, "Why not find some Christmas movies I've never seen?" So I went to search Netflix only to discover there is no category for holiday movies! How can the largest online streaming movie service not have a search function for holiday movies?

The genre list is already long.

They have categories for Mind & Body and even Homework Help. Why not a category for holiday-themed movies? It just seems logical.

Besides our Christmas favorites, there are all kinds of movies that would fit under Halloween and Valentine's Day. There's even a movie called Valentine's Day!

What's the problem with adding one more genre?

If Netflix wants it, I have made a list of my top 10 holiday movies available on the site:

Editor's note: While all these movies are available via Netflix, not all are available via Netflix Instant.

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