7 Common Tropes Found in Hallmark Holiday Movies (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

Every year, The Hallmark Channel blesses viewers with a plethora of made-for-TV holiday movies.

In fact, in 2018, the network upped the ante with their annual "Countdown to Christmas" boasting the largest slate of holiday programming ever. But whether the flick is new this year or one of their throwback classics, these festive rom-coms are all the same at their core. And that's what we love about them, right?

In the gallery above, we're breaking down 7 tropes found in almost all Hallmark Christmas films, from small towns to aspirational occupations.

Your Complete Guide to 52 Holiday TV Movies on Hallmark, Freeform, Lifetime & More

Your Complete Guide to 52 Holiday TV Movies on Hallmark, Freeform, Lifetime & More

Including those from Lifetime, Freeform, Hallmark, and everything in-between.