This is how you watch Spirited, the new Christmas movie on Apple TV +

This week, Apple TV+ premieres its new big-budget holiday movie, Spirited starring Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell. Spirited is a modern musical spin on Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol story. Here’s how to watch.

In this story, Ryan Reynolds is Clint Briggs. Will Ferrel plays The Ghost of Christmas Present. In Dickens’ classic version, Scrooge is visited by ghosts of the past, present, and future to confront his own morality.

But in Spirited, Briggs isn’t Scrooge and it’s actually Present who has to look within. Rather than focusing on the Scrooge character, Spirited is primarily told from the perspective of the spirits.

In addition to Reynolds and Ferrell, Octavia Spencer and Sunita Mani round out the main cast. Spirited’s musical comedy format features original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

How to watch Spirited

Spirited will premiere exclusively on Apple TV+ on Friday, November 18. You need an Apple TV+ subscription to watch the movie.

Apple TV+ costs $6.99 per month – can be canceled for free at any time. TV+ is also included with Apple One bundle subscriptions and can be shared with up to six people via Family Sharing. If you’ve never used Apple TV+ before, you can get a free seven-day trial here.

You can watch Apple TV+ with the Apple TV app available on a variety of platforms, including Apple devices, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, Comcast Xfinity, many smart TVs, and more. You can also watch in a web browser on a PC at

Apple TV+ includes a growing catalog of original TV shows and movies. Other upcoming premieres include action thriller drama Echo 3 and Will Smith drama feature film Emancipation.

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