Every Single Movie and Show Being Added to Netflix in December
Now that the holiday season is upon us, avoid the frigid wintry weather with some hot cocoa and a hearty helping of streaming TV. Here’s everything new on Netflix in December (summaries provided by Netflix).
30 for 30: Chasing Tyson (2015)
This film follows boxer Evander Holyfeld’s journey to take on the controversial Mike Tyson and the aftermath of their unforgettable first match.
A Christmas Star (2015)
Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle says she can perform miracles. When trouble comes to town, it’s up to Noelle to prove herself and save the day.
A Genius Leaves the Hood: The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z (2014)
Follow Jay-Z outside the recording studio to discover how shrewd business sense and insistence on doing things his own way has made him a true mogul.
A man awakes in bed unable to recall who he is -- the victim of a car accident and resulting coma. The woman helping him recover is supposedly his wife, but when care turns to torture and his bed becomes a prison, the truth might prove deadly.
Renewing the legend of one of New York's most storied nightclubs, this raucous drama features the punk and rock legends who made CBGB famous.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)
Riddick has been abducted and is being held aboard a spaceship by money-hungry bounty hunters, who must deal with Riddick's overwhelming wrath.
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
When a gang leader pulls off a diamond heist with his crew, a cop turned criminal responds by kidnapping his daughter and holding her for ransom.
That Touch of Mink (1962)
Small-town girl Cathy moves to New York and falls for ladies' man Philip. But she's looking for a lifetime commitment, and he just wants to have fun.
After a brilliant scientist is almost killed by gangsters in a massive explosion, he becomes Darkman, an impossibly strong, tormented antihero.
Jenny's Wedding (2015)
When Jenny plans to marry her girlfriend, she decides it’s time that her family, who doesn’t know that she’s a lesbian, finally learns the truth.
In this biopic, Jamie Foxx portrays rhythm and blues legend Ray Charles, who rose from obscurity and overcame his struggles to become world famous.
See You In Valhalla (2015)
After her brother's odd death, a young woman reunites with her quirky family, then must navigate her way through the minefields of her troubled past.
Stir of Echoes (1999)
After being hypnotized, a man begins having visions of a horrible crime and learns that the girl in his visions disappeared from his neighborhood.
Stations of the Cross (2014)
Though her family is already devoutly Catholic, 14-year-old Maria wants to be a saint, subjecting herself to the physical pains suffered by Christ.
Fresh out of a stint in jail, transgender prostitute Sin-Dee and her pal Alexandra hit the crazy streets of LA to get revenge on her fickle pimp.
Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine (2015)
Bringing the modern legacy of hostility toward gays into sharp and searing focus, the uniquely cruel murder of Matthew Shepard in 1998 had a stunning effect on the American public. This poignant documentary recounts his brief life and grisly death.
A Case of You (2013)
Nursing a secret crush on a cute coffee barista, a lowly writer sets out to become the man she desires — by studying her Facebook profile.
Dinosaur 13 (2014)
Documentarian Todd Miller chronicles the legal battles that followed the historic 1990 discovery of the first complete Tyrannosaurus rex.
Vampire Academy (2014)
At St. Vladimir's Academy, Rose Hathaway learns to navigate life as a dhampir, a half-human vampire, and prepares to become a leader of the Moroi.
One & Two (2015)
A brother and sister use teleportation to escape their troubled home life and authoritarian father, who keeps them sequestered from the world outside.
Unrecognized to her husband after reconstructive facial surgery, a concentration camp survivor resolves to find out if he betrayed her to the Nazis.
A gay teen and his brother head out on a wild journey to find the Greek father they recently learned about, hoping they can secure Greek citizenship.
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
When the curator of the Louvre is killed, a Harvard professor and a cryptographer must untangle a web of deceit involving works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Time Out of Mind (2014)
A homeless man struggling to survive in New York and reconnect with his estranged daughter is aided by a sympathetic friend he makes in a shelter.
Fresh Dressed (2015)
Though it sprang from the depth of black culture, hip-hop fashion has spread to the masses and taken on a whole new meaning.
Chloe and Theo (2015)
An Inuit travels from the Arctic to New York to warn leaders about global warming. Once there, he meets a quirky homeless girl who offers to help him.
Queen of Earth (2015)
Numb from a series of sad events, Catherine seeks refuge at the lake house of an old friend, but the women soon find their bond cracking under stress.
Manhattan Romance (2014)
A filmmaker working on a documentary about love in modern Manhattan becomes personally entangled in the romantic lives of his subjects.
Broadchurch: Season 2
After a young boy is murdered in the small seaside town of Broadchurch, local detectives Ellie Miller and Alec Hardy are assigned the mysterious case.
Detectorists: Season 1
Two quirky friends share a passion for metal detecting and a dream of unearthing Saxon treasure that they’re certain is buried in a local farm field.
Sensitive Skin: Season 1
Empty-nesters Al (Denis Lawson) and Davina Jackson (Joanna Lumley) have a wonderful life: They love their jobs, both still look great at 60, and they're ready for a fun new phase of their existence. But things don't go as swimmingly as they expect in this BBC television series. They find themselves dealing with professional issues, extramarital temptations and their 30-year-old son Orlando's (James Lance) enduring case of arrested development.
Comedy Bang! Bang!: Season 4
Scott Aukerman brings his popular podcast Comedy Bang! Bang! to television, along with his co-host and bandleader, Reggie Watts.
Inside Man: Season 3
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock hosts this CNN original series that provides an insider’s view of diverse sectors of American life.
High Profits: Season 1
A young, business-minded Colorado couple attempts to create an empire with a visionary plan unlike any other to legally franchise marijuana.
Helix: Season 2
While investigating a possible outbreak at an Arctic research facility, scientists discover a new virus that could wipe out every human on the planet.
Black Mirror “White Christmas” Episode
This sci-fi anthology series in the vein of "The Twilight Zone" reflects on the darker side of technology and human nature.
Maron: Season 3
Marc Maron stars as Marc Maron, who interviews fellow comedians for his popular podcast, only to reveal more about his own neuroses and relationships.
Parenthood: Season 6
Four grown siblings juggle parenthood, relationships, careers and more as they cope with life's ups and downs in this drama set in Berkeley, Calif.
Battle Creek: Season 1
A polished FBI agent must team up with a cynical cop when he's dispatched to Battle Creek, Michigan, to set up an office at the local precinct.
Nurse Jackie: Seasons 1-7
A flawed but dedicated ER nurse works in a New York City hospital and relies on pain meds to get through exhausting days in this Emmy-winning show.
I'm Brent Morin
After many mistakes and adventures, comedian Brent Morin admits that he wants to be in love, but is nowhere near ready for a relationship.
Real Rob: Season 1
Go inside the world of comedian and actor Rob Schneider in this comedy series that follows the ups and downs of his career and family life.
Tyke: Elephant Outlaw
This is the gripping and emotionally charged story of Tyke, a circus elephant who went on a rampage in Honolulu in 1994, killed her trainer in front of thousands of spectators and died in a hail of gunfire.
A Very Murray Christmas (2015)
Bill Murray rounds up an all-star cast for an evening of music, comedy, and good cheer in this homage to classic holiday variety shows.
Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High And Unemployed Live In Austin (2015)
Ricky, Julian and Bubbles bring their trailer park humor out onto the stage for a night of bravado, schemes and an intoxicated acting demo.
The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
When his long-lost outlaw father returns, Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn goes on an adventure-filled journey across the Old West with his five brothers.
F Is for Family: Season 1
Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside and bring a gun to the airport. From comic Bill Burr.
Making a Murderer: Season 1
Filmed over 10 years, this real-life thriller follows a DNA exoneree who, while exposing police corruption, becomes a suspect in a grisly new crime.
Mike Epps: Don't Take It Personal
Mike Epps wastes no time bringing his unapologetic and raunchy swagger to a howling live audience at the historic Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles.
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