These Black Christmas movies on Lifetime are on my list of Black Christmas movies because they are great to watch during the holidays or Christmas Break. These titles feature family-friendly, romantic, and comedic African-American storylines.
Black Christmas Movies on Lifetime
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Baking Spirits Bright
Mira Varma (Rekha Sharma) takes pride in her family’s business of making fruitcakes, despite the decline in its popularity of once being America’s most-gifted holiday confection.
When Mira’s parents decide to hire Brady Phillips (Dion Johnstone) and his high-powered marketing company to boost sales for the holidays, Mira must fight to hold onto the heart of the company she loves so much.
Every Day is Christmas
Inspired by the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol,” shrewd money manager Alexis Taylor (Toni Braxton) gets the holiday visit of a lifetime. A self-proclaimed workaholic who “humbugs” love, Alexis ends up embracing the spirit of Christmas when her past, present, and future collide, forcing her to risk the one thing money can’t buy: her heart. | Stream on Lifetime
Writing Around the Christmas Tree
Mikaela (Krystal Joy Brown) a successful romance novelist who has had bad luck in love, visits a quaint bed and breakfast for a Christmas writer’s retreat near a snowy lake town each year.
Upon arriving, she meets dashing writer, Levi (Curtis Hamilton) who soon convinces Mikaela that she shouldn’t be writing about love, if she doesn’t allow herself to get out and actually experience it. | Stream on Lifetime
A Picture Perfect Holiday
Fashion photographer Gaby Jones (Tatyana Ali) is eager to make a name for herself and finally gets her chance when she lands a coveted job at a magazine.
Encouraged by an editor (Dina Meyer) to attend the annual Christmas Photography Retreat in the small town of Pine Falls to ramp up her skills, Gaby reluctantly signs up despite not being a huge fan of the holidays. When she arrives, she learns her rental has been double-booked. | Stream on Lifetime
Starring Nazneen Contractor and Mykee Selkin — Bright-eyed beauty and perfumer Ellie Reddy is tasked by her boss to create a holiday scent that will impress, so she decides to return to her quaint and festive family home for Christmas to find inspiration.
There she meets handsome yet bookish writer, Logan Osborne, who is staying with her father at the family’s historic property, which includes her mother’s former candle-making cottage.
After finding her father struggling to keep her late mother’s candle business afloat, Ellie and Logan decide to complete the orders and inadvertently bring Christmas cheer back to the town, all while falling in love.
My Christmas Inn
A big city advertising executive inherits her great-aunt’s inn and heads to the small Alaskan town where it’s located to get it ready for sale. | Stream on Lifetime
Miracle in Motor City
Amber Dupont bites off more than she can chew when she takes charge of her church’s annual Christmas pageant and inadvertently promises to deliver a special performance by Motown legend Smokey Robinson. | Stream on Lifetime
A Very Vintage Christmas
Dodie is a hopeless romantic just like the pieces in her vintage antique shop. When Dodie finds a hidden box full of romantic trinkets, she makes it her mission to deliver it to its rightful owner. | Stream on Lifetime
A New Orleans Noel
Follows Grace and Anthony, who despite having gone to college to study architecture together, are too different, but things between them change after both are hired to work on the same place and end up celebrating Christmas together. | Stream on Lifetime
Mistletoe in Montana
Merry owns the ranch and has been unlucky in love, but that’s about to change when a single father, Mark and his two kids book the ranch for Christmas week, the holiday spirit is everywhere, and love is in the air. | Stream on Lifetime
A Christmas Dance Reunion
A successful attorney, Lucy is reunited with her childhood Christmas dance partner Barrett, as the pair give the resort a new lease of life and the passion between the pair heats up. | Stream on Lifetime
Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas
Follows Olivia, a young assistant pastor, as she deals with the transition to be lead pastor at a new church a month before Christmas, and finds a little romance along the way. | Stream on Lifetime
An Ice Wine Christmas
One of Philadelphia’s top wine sommeliers, Camila (Roselyn Sánchez) goes home to the magical vineyards of Evergreen, NY, to take part in the town’s annual Ice Wine Christmas Festival and harvest.
While there, Camila spends time with her mother Sunny (Maria del Mar) and sister Beth (AnnaMaria Demara), who manages the local winery for Camila’s former ice wine mentor, Henry (Richard Fitzpatrick). But Camila discovers changes are | Stream on Lifetime
Merry Liddle Christmas
A successful, super-together single tech entrepreneur whose messy family descends on her gleaming new dream home for the holidays. Christmas traditions collide and family drama ensues as she struggles to keep her house together in time for a glossy video shoot of “the perfect Christmas.” On top of that, the possibility of romance with a new neighbor has Jacquie questioning all her dating rules, so even though this isn’t the Christmas she envisioned, it might just be the most magical one yet. | Stream on Lifetime
Merry Liddle Christmas Baby
This holiday, the Liddles have much to be merry about! Jacquie Liddle (Kelly Rowland) and her husband Tyler (Thomas Cadrot) are preparing for the arrival of their first baby.
Meanwhile, Jacquie’s sister Treena (Latonya Williams) and her husband Julian (Jaime M. Callica) are thinking about adopting a baby themselves, and spirited, fashionista sister Kiera’s (Bresha Webb) relationship with Chris (Nathan Witte) is heating up.
With their family expanding in ways they could never have expected, the Liddles are headed for a crazy Christmas filled with merry mayhem and lots of love and laughter. | Stream on Lifetime
Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding
Lifetime’s first-ever Christmas sequel to last year’s hit movie, Merry Liddle Christmas, Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding once again follows Jacquie Liddle (Kelly Rowland), as she and Tyler (Thomas Cadrot) try to plan their perfect destination Christmas wedding. | Stream on Lifetime
When her Philadelphia radio station is closed for repairs during the holidays, DJ Kara Porter (Keshia Knight Pulliam) is forced to broadcast from the small town of Bethlehem.
Desperate to increase her numbers and get promoted outside of Radio Christmas – a year-round Christmas station, Kara seeks to uncover the identity of the town’s Secret Santa, an anonymous benefactor that saved all of Bethlehem’s Christmas festivities. | Stream on Lifetime
Welcome to the Christmas Family Reunion
Event planner Amy (Michelle Argyris) helps rising singer Tiffanie Christmas (Asia’h Epperson) plan her holiday family reunion. Along the way Amy must navigate some challenging family dynamics, especially amongst Tiffanie’s aunts as well as her own growing feelings for Tiffanie’s cousin, Calvin (Alonzo B. Slater). | Stream on Lifetime
You Light Up My Christmas
Inspired by true events, Emma (Kim Fields) returns to her hometown built around her family’s pioneer Christmas Light Factory two weeks before Christmas.
However upon Emma’s return, she discovers the lights have gone dim in the once festive town, prompting her to reconnect with an old flame to set their hearts and the town ablaze with light again. | Stream on Lifetime
A Christmas Exchange
This holiday season, Molly Cooper swaps her snow-covered farmhouse for Patrick Kensington’s posh London apartment. While enjoying Christmas time in the UK, Molly begins to look forward to every communication with Patrick.
Likewise, Patrick finds Molly’s warm emails and texts charming and compelling. Sparks fly between them as they get to know each other and fall in love as they live in each other’s spaces. Coming home for Christmas Day, Molly is greeted with a new life and a new love. | Stream on Lifetime
Let’s Meet Again on Christmas Eve
When college sweethearts, Corinne (Kyla Pratt) and Rob (Brooks Darnell), get opportunities on opposite sides of the world, they decide to part ways and meet again in two years on Christmas Eve to see if they are really meant to be.
However, when one shows up and the other doesn’t, the fate of their romance seems to have reached an end. Many years later the two end up bumping into one another when they are both hired to help bring together a Christmas Eve wedding.
With many questions left unanswered, they are about to embark on a journey filled with romance and magic, just in time for Christmas Eve. | Stream on Lifetime
Dear Secret Santa
After breaking up with her boyfriend, Jennifer (Tatyana Ali) moves back to the house she grew up in bringing back memories of her friend Jack (Lamorne Morris), who used to live next door but recently passed away.
One day, Jennifer gets a Christmas card from a “Secret Admirer” in her mailbox and becomes curious as to who sent it. The admirer knows so many personal things about her that she decides to write back and is astonished when something they say reminds her of Jack.
Is it possible that he is sending her the Christmas cards? Also starring Jordin Sparks, Bill Cobbs, Della Reese, and Ernie Hudson. | Stream on Lifetime
The Christmas Edition
It’s Christmas time and Jackie (Carly Hughes), an up-and-coming journalist, finds that her life is at a crossroads until she finds an unexpected opportunity – to run a small-town newspaper in Alaska. Jackie decides to give it a try and relocates to the small picture-perfect small town.
Using a series of Christmas articles, she’s able to quickly return the newspaper to profitability and soon falls in love… both with her new home and the handsome son of the paper’s former owner. However, when her old boss announces plans to take over the paper for herself, Jackie will need a Christmas miracle to save it. | Stream on Lifetime
Christmas on Wheels
Ashley (Tiya Sircar) returns to her small hometown to care of her uncle who recently broke his ankle. When she learns that he has sold her Mom’s vintage red convertible, a car that holds many wonderful Christmas memories for Ashley, she is disappointed.
But with the help of Duncan (Michael Xavier), her uncle’s attorney, Ashley is reunited with the car and restores it to its former glory, and fills it up with gifts for the community – just as her mother used to do.
As she reconnects with happy Christmas memories, she feels torn about her plans to return to the big city and what she may be leaving behind. | Stream Christmas on Wheels on Amazon Prime
The Christmas Aunt
When Rebecca Miller (Keshia Knight Pulliam) returns home to Tennessee two weeks before Christmas to take care of her niece and nephew while their parents are away, the last thing she expected is to reconnect with her childhood best friend, Drew (Jarod Joseph).
As she attempts to revive the kids’ Christmas spirit and redeem their faith in Santa, she rediscovers her favorite childhood activity: 12 Days of Christmas-something she always did with Drew. As the kids’ faith in the holiday grows, Rebecca and Drew’s friendship returns, and she starts looking at Drew in a whole new light. | Stream on Lifetime
Charity, an ambitious pragmatic reporter, learns the true meaning of Christmas when she investigates Erik Gallagher, a millionaire who insists that all the gifts that arrive on Christmas every year are from none-other than Santa himself. | Stream on Lifetime
Seasons of Love
Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, “Seasons of Love” is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family. | Stream on Tubi
A Country Christmas Story
A teenage chorister from a small Appalachian town dreams of becoming a country music star. | Stream A Country Christmas Story on Amazon Prime
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