The Christmas period is a wonderful time to spend with family, friends, and loved ones. It will go well with nice food and drinks, the best music playlist, some games and activities and of course some movies for everyone to tuck in. In this guide, we will share the best DVD, Blu-ray, and digital movie releases for this year’s Christmas.
Part 1: 10+ DVD/Blu-ray/Digital releases around Christmas 2020
The following 10 movies are highly rated and they will be released around Christmas 2020. If you are looking for new movies on DVD for Christmas, then you are in luck.
Mary Poppins / Mary Poppins Returns Digital
Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) flies out of the skies and into the home of the Banks family in the classic Mary Poppins. The magic continues in Mary Poppins Returns as the spirited nanny (Emily Blunt) helps the Banks family remember the joy of being a child.
Love in Winterland Digital
Ally, a final contestant on a dating show, must face her high school sweetheart when she is chosen for the Hometown Date.
Set in “the afterlife” of a world of international espionage, “Tenet” follows Washington’s operative as he races against the clock to prevent World War III.
Lucy Shimmers' Christmas Miracle Digital
Second chances blossom when a hardened criminal crosses paths with a precocious little girl during the holiday season.
1933: The Fall of the Weimar Republic
The Weimar Republic came to bear for many the humiliation of World War I and the blame for all its accompanying hardships. Adolf Hitler converted democracy into a dictatorship, causing the fall of the Weimar Republic.
A Welcome Home Christmas
Chloe has always supported various military organizations, including the town’s Army toy drive for Christmas. This year, she is paired up with Michael, a vet who recently returned home, and together they recruit other veterans and active military personnel to help in the cause. As the community gears up for the Officer’s Christmas Ball, where all the kids will meet Santa Claus and receive their gifts, Michael and Chloe begin to realize the greatest gift this season has been each other’s company.
The Broken Hearts Gallery
A brokenhearted New York museum curator begins a collection of things connected to break-ups and writes about it on her blog.
Two school friends decide to start a pretend straight relationship in an effort to fit in.
Christmas on Wheels
Ashley 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, 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.
Part 2: Best free media player to play DVD/Blu-ray/Digital movies on PC
If you are going to be using your computer for your Christmas movies playback, then you will need a versatile and advanced media player like Leawo Free Blu-ray Player. That is because it will deliver smooth and lossless playback even at 4K resolutions, made possible by hardware and software acceleration. can also support over 180 audio and video formats (like MP4, AVI, MKV, FLV, MOV, WPL, WMV, MPEG, VOB, etc.). For this reason, we believe it is better than software tools like VLC Media Player, or MPC-HC. If your Blu-ray Disc is region specific, you can still enjoy it on your computer by using this software. That is because it supports Blu-ray Discs, folders and associated file formats, no-matter it is from regions A, B, or C, and DVD discs from region 0 to 6. That is to say, you can watch the region A Blu-ray disc in Europe easily with this program.
Region-free Blu-ray player software to play Blu-ray disc and DVD disc for free, regardless of disc protection and region restriction.
Play 4K FLV videos, 4K MKV videos, 4K MP4 videos, etc. without quality loss.
Play 1080P videos, 720P videos with lossless quality.
Download this free software and follow the easy steps below for using it:
Step 1: Load your DVD, Blu-ray or digital movies
Open the software, then click the "Open File" button to import your videos and movies, or directly drag them into the software. For DVD and Blu-ray Disc playback, insert the corresponding disc into the disc drive and clock it on the home interface.
Step 2: Activate the subtitles
The software should automatically begin the playback upon the importation of your videos. During playback, move your mouse to the Title Area. From the 4 available options, click the "Subtitles" icon. You can enable, disable, select or import the subtitles.
Step 3: Adjust the video settings
Move your mouse over to the top left corner, or right click on the main interface and choose the "Videos" option to enter the ‘Video-Settings’ panel. The video adjustment options include video cropping, post-processing, view mode, zooming etc.
Step 4: Adjust the audio settings
Move your mouse over to the top left corner, or right click on the main interface and select the “Audios" option to enter the ‘Audio-Settings’ panel. The audio adjustment options include audio volume, amplification, offset, stream, output, output device, etc.
Part 3: A versatile program to back up DVD/Blu-ray/Digital movies
In case you are worried about losing your Blu-ray or DVD releases, then you can back them up to your computer. The Christmas period is also a time of sharing, and sharing your new DVD releases with your friends and loved ones is something you might be considering. For backing up or copying your DVD or Blu-ray Discs, you can always rely on Leawo Blu-ray Copy, which is the best DVD and Blu-ray copying or cloning software available. It supports BD25, BD50, BDAV25, BDAV50, and BD Blu-ray Discs, and also DVD-5 and DVD-9 discs. Even if the discs are encrypted with AACS, BD+ or the latest MKB protection, the software will still help you to clone them. Besides, this program allows clients to compress BD50 to BD25 effortlessly.
DVD and Blu-ray Discs from all regions are supported. This software also has a 1:1 bit by bit copying mode, which means the original quality will be guaranteed. Leawo Blu-ray Copy has 3 different copy modes. The “Full Movie” mode will make a copy of all the contents contained on the disc. The “Movie-only” mode will copy the movie contents only, in case you do not need to copy any extra data that may be contained on the disc. The “Custom Mode” mode allows you to select desired titles or chapters from the disc, in case there are multiples. Through hardware and software acceleration, this software is able to achieve 6X higher copy speed which means your copy jobs will be quicker. To use the software, look at the steps below:
1:1 Blu-ray & DVD Backup
Copy Blu-ray/DVD in 3 different copy modes
Burn ISO image to Blu-ray/DVD disc with ease
Retain subtitles and audio tracks at will
Step 1: Load the original DVD/ Blu-ray Disc
Click the "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button to load the original disc, after you have loaded it into the computer’s disc drive. Alternatively, click the inverted drop-down triangle arrow to load the original DVD/ Blu-ray Disc directly from the drive. After that, select the "Full Movie" option on the left processing list.
Step 2: Customize the copy settings
Click the green “Copy” button, and set the “Copy to”, “Disc Label”, and “Save to” options. To copy the Blu-ray Disc content onto another blank disc, insert a blank writable DVD or Blu-ray Disc into another disc drive on your computer, then select it as the target under the “Copy to” option.
Note: If you only need to backup your DVD or Blu-ray Disc you can save it as an ISO file first, by selecting the “ISO File” option under “Copy to”. You can also perform the backup if you only have one disc drive, then burn the ISO onto another writable disc.
Step 3: Start copying the original Blu-ray Disc
Click the bottom “Copy” button to start copying the original Blu-ray Disc. This will create an ISO image file of the original Blu-ray Disc, which can be burnt onto a writable Blu-ray Disc.
Step 4: Burn the ISO file onto a blank writable DVD or Blu-ray Disc
Click the inverted triangle drop-down arrow and then select “Add ISO file” to add the ISO file you created from the previous step. Set your disc burning options on the “Add ISO file” window and then click the “Burn” button, to start burning the generated ISO file to a new Blu-ray Disc.