If you’re raising bilingual children, the secret is to make the minority language fun and relevant. Luckily, Disney, Netflix, and Amazon have a treasure trove of kid-friendly Korean Christmas movies that the whole family can enjoy. Click on the menu or scroll through this list of the best holiday movies in Korean.
Age recommendations are based on ratings from Common Sense Media, the Motion Picture Association, and the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board.
Disney Christmas Movies in Korean
Disney Plus has tons of timeless holiday movies dubbed in Korean.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
PG • Age 9+ • 2h 29min
Inspired by C.S. Lewis’s novel, four siblings discover a mystical wardrobe leading to the land of Narnia.
Mickey’s Christmas Carol
G • Age 4+ • 26min
In this heartwarming animated movie, Disney characters, led by Mickey Mouse as Bob Cratchit and Scrooge McDuck as Ebenezer Scrooge, retell Charles Dickens’ classic story in Korean.
Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas
TV-G • Age 4+ • 1h 9min
Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, and Donald are the stars of this charming Christmas movie dubbed in Korean.
G • Age 6+ • 1h 46min
In this modern Korean holiday movie, Noelle’s brother is supposed to take over the role of Santa Claus but suddenly disappears. Noelle must find her brother and save Christmas.
Nutcracker and the Four Realms
PG • Age 6+ • 1h 42min
Disney’s live-action rendition of Tchaikovsky’s ballet is filled with stunning visuals in this magical Christmas movie with Korean dubbing.
G • Age 5+ • 1h 46min
Adorable puppies in the North Pole are on a mission to save Christmas and the spirit of the holiday season. In this endearing Korean holiday movie, the pups learn the importance of teamwork and friendship.
The Santa Clause
TV-PG • Age 9+ • 1h 38min
Divorced dad Scott Calvin accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall off his roof on Christmas Eve. To make up for the blunder, he must take on the role of Santa, leading to a series of comical and endearing adventures as he embraces his new responsibilities.
The Santa Clauses
TV-PG • Age 6+ • 32min
This holiday spin-off series follows the original Santa Clause movie as Scott Calvin realizes he can’t be Santa forever. As he considers his family’s needs, he must find a suitable replacement and prepare his wife and children for a new adventure.
Netflix Christmas Movies in Korean
Get ready for festive, family-friendly Korean Christmas movies on Netflix!
PG • Age 10+ • 1h 43min
Siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce team up with Santa Claus after their Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa on camera goes awry. Together, they embark on a wild adventure to rescue Christmas in this Korean-dubbed movie.
PG • Age 8+ • 1h 59min
A whimsical musical journey follows a toymaker, Jeronicus Jangle, who teams up with his granddaughter, Journey, to bring magic back into their lives and rediscover the joy of Christmas.
Klaus Christmas Movie
PG • Age 6+ • 1h 38min
A young postman is sent to a remote, cold town in the North, where he befriends a reclusive toymaker named Klaus, leading to the origins of the legendary Santa Claus.
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol
TV-Y7 • Age 7+ • 1h 41min
This Korean-dubbed animation of the classic movie follows Scrooge’s introspective journey as he encounters the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
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Netflix Short Holiday Movies in Korean
The short format of these Netflix Christmas movies is perfect for young language learners with limited attention spans.
TV-Y • Age 6+ • 30min
Based on a book by Frank McCourt, this Christmas movie follows a sweet little girl, Angela, who wants everyone in her town to have a warm Christmas.
A Storybots Christmas
TV-Y • Age 3+ • 25min
The educational and entertaining StoryBots show has a fun and short Korean Christmas movie for curious kids.
Trash Truck Christmas
TV-Y • Age 3+ • 28min
Hank, the boy who befriends a lovable garbage truck named Trash Truck, experiences a magical Christmas Eve adventure with his friends as they try to catch Santa Claus.
Waffles and Mochi Holiday Feast
TV-Y • Age 5+ • 28min
Waffles and Mochi embark on an adventurous holiday journey, exploring diverse cultures and cuisines while spreading joy and festive cheer.
Amazon Prime Holiday Shows in Korean
Amazon Prime Video has a trio of slow-paced Christmas movies dubbed in Korean, great for kids with shorter attention spans. They have positive messages about kindness, friendship, and the joy of giving.
If You Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie
TV-Y • Age 4+ • 44min
Based on the beloved picture book by Laura Numeroff, this Korean holiday movie follows the adorable mouse as he embarks on a festive adventure after receiving a Christmas cookie.
Pete the Cat: A Very Groovy Christmas
TV-Y • Age 4+ • 34min
This short, feel-good movie introduces children to the true meaning of Christmas: spending time with loved ones and spreading joy.
The Snowy Day
TV-Y • Age 4+ • 39min
The gentle storytelling and serene animation make this film a wonderful choice for young children. It’s a celebration of the joy in simple winter pleasures and the magic of the holiday season.
Apple TV Christmas Movies in Korean
A Charlie Brown Christmas Movie
TV-G • Age 3+ • 25min
Charlie Brown feels overwhelmed by the commercialization of Christmas. Thanks to the help of friends and his lovable dog, Snoopy, Charlie learns valuable lessons about the importance of simplicity, kindness, and the true meaning of Christmas.
This classic Christmas film was originally made in English, but now it’s available in multiple languages, including Korean.
Korean Christian movies about Christmas
Superbook The First Christmas 첫번째 크리스마스
TV-Y7 • Age 7+ • 26min
This Superbook episode takes viewers on an exciting journey through the Korean Bible story of the first Christmas. Chris, Joy, and their robotic friend Gizmo are transported back to Bethlehem to experience the birth of Jesus Christ. Through their adventures, the characters learn the powerful message of hope and redemption that Christmas represents.
Questions about Christmas movies in Korean
How do you change the audio and subtitles to Korean for Christmas movies?
Tap the speech bubble icon at the corner screen to open audio and subtitle options. Look for Korean or 한국인.
What is the quality of dubbing for Korean Christmas movies?
Dubbing is a controversial topic! Some people can’t stand it, while others embrace it.
Animated holiday movies are generally more comfortable to watch in Korean. On the other hand, lip-syncing in different languages is harder to achieve in live-action movies with real actors or shows with realistic animations.