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How to watch Hallmark Channel Movies in Australia

Whether you’re after some mushy romance or a cheesy Christmas flick, streaming Hallmark movies in Australia is a little complicated.

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Brodie Fogg
Editorial Lead
August 01, 2022
3 min read

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Whether you think it’s so bad it’s good, or truly thrilling television, the Hallmark Channel’s enormous collection of romance, mystery and Christmas flicks are absurdly popular. The Hallmark Channel is most popular in the U.S., but a lot of that love has migrated to our shores here in Australia.

The problem is, ever since Foxtel canned the Hallmark channel and replaced it with the Universal Channel, tracking down Hallmark movies in Australia has become a mystery worthy of its own steamy romp.

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Fed up with the overwhelming absence of Hallmark movies in Australia, one proactive Australian kicked off a petition calling for Foxtel to bring the Hallmark Channel back. And you can’t blame them for their desperate plea. Firstly, Hallmark’s streaming service, Hallmark Movies Now, isn’t officially available in Australia (though we'll explain further down just how easy it is to access). 

Secondly, the local distribution for Hallmark Channel movies is all over the place. There’s a smattering of older Hallmark movies spread out across Australia’s various streaming sites, from such as Prime Video, Foxtel Now and Tubi but it's slim pickings. 

Outside of Hallmark Movies Now, Amazon Prime Video seems to be the next best bet for streaming Hallmark movies in Australia but the selection is random, and not very contemporary. 

Here’s everything we could find about watching Hallmark movies in Australia.

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Hallmark Movies Now

Australians can watch Hallmark Movies Now with a VPN
Hallmark Movies Now library

Hallmark Movies Now is a dedicated streaming service that lets you fill your boots with the best and worst of the channel's romance, mystery and Christmas films. There's just one problem: it isn't technically available in Australia. But that doesn't stop Hallmark from taking your cash. See, you can sign up to Hallmark Movies Now with an Australian credit/debit card but once you attempt to play something, you'll be georestricted.

But it's not the end of the road. Just like streaming HBO Max from Australia, you can use a VPN to stream Hallmark Movies Now from Australia.

Hallmark Movies Now costs US$5.99 per month or US$59.99 per year (roughly US$4.99 per month) . At such a low monthly cost, and with a free 30-day trial, accessing Hallmark Movies Now is pretty low risk, all things considered.

To watch Hallmark Movies Now using a VPN, follow the steps below:

  1. Sign up for the 30-day free trial of Hallmark Movies Now with any credit or debit card at the official website.
  2. Sign up to one of the VPNs below, and set it up on the device you want to stream from (PC or Mac are easiest).
  3. Using the VPN of your choice, switch your browsing location from Australia to the United States (or any other country where Hallmark Movies Now is available).
  4. Select a movie and begin streaming.

Not every VPN will allow you to stream Hallmark Movies Now but the list of services below have proven to be the most reliable when it comes to streaming international content in our experience.

Cheapest price
Number of VPN servers
Simultaneous connections
$75.14 2-year plan
US$78.96 2-year plan for new visitors
60 countries
US$59.88 1-year plan
47 countries
AU$81.36 2-year plan
65 countries


US47.89 1-year plan
US$99.84 1-year plan

Data effective of last page update. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Popular Hallmark Movies and where to stream them

Hallmark Movies Now
Foxtel Now
Prime Video
Old Man1997YesNoNoNoNo
Love, Classified2002YesNoNoNoNo
Prescription for Love2019YesNoNoNoNo
The Good Witch2008YesNoNoNoNo
I'll Be Home for Christmas2016YesNoNoNoNo

When we last revisited this topic, there were fewer Hallmark Movies available on Australian streaming services than ever. Out of the 50 most popular Hallmark films, only nine were available to stream on Australian streaming services. Free-to-use streaming service Tubi had three (Not Cindarella's Story, All of My Heart, A Bride for Christmas), two on Amazon Prime Video (Betting on the Bride and A Bundle of Trouble: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery), while Foxtel Now and Plex only had one movie each (All of My Heart and Window Wonderland). 

Compare more streaming services

So the most popular Hallmark Movies are rarely available on Australian streaming services. But there are still plenty available on various platforms. Last time we updated this page, Prime Video had a high number of Hallmark Movies available, including the Mystery 101 and Picture Perfect film series. 

Amazon Prime Video only costs $6.99 per month, making it one of the cheapest streaming services available, and has a 30-day free trial. It's also one of the most available streaming services out there, appearing on every streaming device from the Telstra TV to the Fire TV Stick.

Here's how Amazon Prime Video compares with other streaming services available in Australia. 

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Monthly price
Max. Video Resolution
# of streams
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$6.99 (w/ Ads) - $22.99 4K 4
4.5 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
$13.99 4K 4
4 out of 5 stars
$25 - $35HD 3
3.8 out of 5 stars
$6.99 HD 1
3.8 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars
$25 - $104HD 2
3.5 out of 5 stars
$8.99 HD5
3 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars
$10 - $18HD 4
3.5 out of 5 stars
$10 - $214K 4
3.5 out of 5 stars
Brodie Fogg
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Brodie Fogg
Brodie Fogg is the Australian editorial lead at He has covered consumer tech, telecommunications, video games, streaming and entertainment for over five years at websites like WhistleOut and Finder and can be found sharing streaming recommendations at 7NEWS every month.

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