What’s new to watch on Netflix – December 2021

By Alexandra Heilbron on December 1, 2021 | Leave a Comment


What's New on Netflix December 2021With Christmas on the way, Netflix has pulled out all the stops to make sure viewers are entertained this December. From new seasons of favorite shows such as The Witcher starring Henry Cavill, Cobra Kai starring Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, and Emily in Paris starring Lily Collins, to original movies such as The Unforgivable starring Sandra Bullock and Don’t Look Up starring Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio, there’s a wealth of entertaining content to watch this month as we speed towards Christmas. Click here for a photo gallery of December originals! ~Alexandra Heilbron

Christmas Movies 🎁

Single All the Way – December 2
Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetually single status, Peter (Michael Urie) asks his best friend Nick (Philemon Chambers) to pretend to be his boyfriend on a Christmas visit home, but their plan — and feelings — change when his family plays matchmaker.

David and the Elves – December 6
A jaded, overworked elf runs off to the real world where he tries to experience the magic of Christmas with the help of a newly befriended young boy.

How To Ruin Christmas: The Funeral – December 10
A year after last year’s Christmas disaster, Tumi (Busise Lurayi) finds herself in the center of another holiday family mess when a relative suddenly passes away.

StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year – December 14
Summersette’s biggest baddies join forces on New Year’s Eve to battle Zoey and the Beam Team. But cool cousin Zara powers up to help save the day!

A California Christmas: City Lights – December 16
In this sequel to A California Christmas, a year after their romance took root, Callie (Lauren Swickard) and Joseph (Josh Swickard) are leaving the ranch for family business in San Francisco — with wedding bells on the horizon.

A Naija Christmas – December 16
A mother’s Christmas wish — and the grand prize that comes with it — sets off a fierce competition between her sons.

Grumpy Christmas – December 21
A family trip to the beach turns crazy when Servando and Alicia, Alma’s (Jacqueline Bracamontes) willful aunt, start an over-the-top competition to control Christmas.

1000 Miles from Christmas – December 24
A Christmas tale, a romantic comedy and the story of a man in his 30s who learns — reluctantly — to get carried away by the Christmas spirit.

Star Power

The Power of the Dog – December 1
Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother (Jesse Plemons) brings home a new wife (Kirsten Dunst) and her son (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.

The Unforgivable – December 10
Released from prison into a society that won’t forgive her for the murder of a police officer, Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) searches for the little sister she was forced to leave behind. Click here to watch our interview with Neli Kastrinos, who plays young Katie.

Don’t Look Up – December 24
Astronomer Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) is feeling enormous stress due to the knowledge that an incoming comet is predicted to have a severe outcome when it lands. Fellow astronomer Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) further elaborates the severity of this incoming comet, but the news is ignored by the White House, which leads Randall and Kate to go on a media tour to warn mankind.

The Lost Daughter – December 31
A woman’s (Olivia Colman) quiet seaside vacation takes an unsettling turn when her fixation on a young mother (Dakota Johnson) staying at a nearby villa awakens dark memories from her past. Directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Favorite Series

Bonus Family: Season 4 – December 9
A kitchen fire, a classroom showdown and a call from the hospital set in motion a flurry of family reckonings and relationship crises.

The Witcher: Season 2 – December 17
With Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) having finally found endangered princess Cirilla of Cintra (Freya Allen), the epic hit series returns for a second season.

Emily in Paris: Season 2 – December 22
Having established herself at marketing film Savoir in Paris, Emily (Lily Collins) continues to find her footing. However, the fallout from a night of passion could send her stumbling into trouble.

Cobra Kai: Season 4 – December 31
The Miyagi-Do and Eagle Fang dojos join forces to take down Cobra Kai at the All Valley Under 18 Karate Tournament… and whoever loses must hang up their gi. As Daniel LaRusso’s (Ralph Macchio) daughter and Johnny Lawrence’s (William Zabka) protégé try to maintain the dojo alliance while Johnny’s son Robby (Tanner Buchanan) goes all in at Cobra Kai, the fate of the Valley has never been more precarious.

For Kids

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season 4 – December 3
The campers leave Isla Nublar behind, only to wash ashore on strange new terrain that’s crawling with threats — and closely guarded secrets.

Mixtape – December 3
In 1999, 12-year-old Beverly (Gemma Brooke Allen) lives with her grandmother (Julie Bowen) after her parents die. When she discovers a broken mixtape that her parents made, she sets out to recover the songs — and learn more about her mom and dad.

Centaurworld: Season 2 – December 7
Horse heads off on a mission to build an army and defeat the Nowhere King. It won’t be easy, but she’s got the herd by her side — and Rider back home.

Go Dog Go: Season 2 – December 7
Adventurous pups Tag and Scooch are going everywhere this season, from exciting places all around Pawston to the bright lights of Chew York City!

Back to the Outback – December 10
They might look dangerous, but these wildly misunderstood creatures have hearts of gold — and they’re breaking out of captivity on a quest to find their home in the Outback.

Puff: Wonders of the Reef – December 16
A baby pufferfish travels through a wondrous, microscopic world full of fantastical creatures as he searches for a home in the Great Barrier Reef in this documentary film narrated by Rose Byrne.

Word Party Presents: Math! – December 28
Count numbers, compare shapes and find patterns with baby animals Franny, Bailey, Kip, Lulu and Tilly as they use math and sing songs to solve problems.

Thrillers and True Crime

Anxious People – December 29
A robber fails miserably when he tries to rob a cashless bank and ends up taking eight people hostage during an open house at an apartment. When the police storm the apartment, it’s empty. When questioned afterwards, the hostages have very little to tell the police about what really happened and what the robber looked like. A mystery develops, while the hostages share a common secret that creates a unique bond between them.

Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer – December 29
The second installment of an ongoing documentary series about how certain locations became accomplices to crimes that took place there. Examining how the danger and depravity of New York’s Times Square in the late 1970s and early 1980s made it possible for one man to commit — and nearly get away with — unthinkable acts in a nearly lawless area rife with drugs and sex work.

Take a look at the full list of programming below — and also what’s leaving the streamer.

December 1
Are You The One: Season 3
Blood and Bone
Body of Lies
Bordertown: Mural Murders
Chloe
Chocolat
Closer
Death at a Funeral
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat
The Final Destination
Final Destination 3
Final Destination 5
Fool’s Gold
The Fourth Kind
Ink Master: Season 3
Ink Master: Season 4
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean
Kayko and Kokosh: Season 1 & 2
Knight Rider 2000
Knight Rider: Seasons 1-4
Law Abiding Citizen
The Legend of Zorro
Life
Looper
Lost in Space: Season 3
The Mask of Zorro
Minority Report
Pet Sematary (1989)
The Power of the Dog
Premonition
Sabrina (1995)
Soul Surfer
Stepmom
Stuart Little 2
Sucker Punch
Think Like a Man
Tremors
We Were Soldiers
Wild Things
Wyatt Earp

December 2
Coyotes
Escalona: Season 1
Single All the Way
The Whole Truth

December 3
Cobalt Blue
Coming Out Colton
The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 4
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season 4
Mixtape
Money Heist: Part 5, Vol 2
Money Heist: From Tokyo to Berlin: Volume 2
Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas

December 5
Japan Sinks: People of Hope: Season 1, Episode 8

December 6
David and the Elves
Voir

December 7
Centaurworld: Season 2
Go Dog Go: Season 2
Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo)

December 8
Carolin Kebekus: The Last Christmas Special

December 9
Asakusa Kid
Bathtubs Over Broadway
Bonus Family: Season 4
The Family That Sings Together: The Camargos

December 10
Anonymously Yours
Aranyak
Back to the Outback
How To Ruin Christmas: The Funeral
Twentysomethings: Austin (formerly Roaring Twenties)
Saturday Morning All Star Hits!
The Shack
Still Out of My League
Two
The Unforgivable

December 11
Fast Color
The Hungry and the Hairy

December 12
Japan Sinks: People of Hope: Season 1 (episode 9)

December 14
The Future Diary
Russell Howard: Lubricant
StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year

December 15
Black Ink Crew New York: Seasons 3-4
The Challenge: Season 12
The Challenge: Season 25
Elite Short Stories: Phillipe Caye Felipe
The Giver
The Hand of God
Masha and the Bear: Nursery Rhymes: Season 1 Part 2
Masha and the Bear: Season 5
Selling Tampa
Teen Mom 2: Seasons 3-4

December 16
A California Christmas: City Lights
A Naija Christmas
Aggretsuko: Season 4
Darkest Hour
Puff: Wonders of the Reef

December 17
Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 6: Homecoming
The Witcher: Season 2

December 18
Bulgasal: Immortal Souls
Oldboy

December 19
What Happened in Oslo

December 20
Elite Short Stories: Samuel Omar

December 21
Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster
Grumpy Christmas

December 22
Emily in Paris: Season 2

December 23
Elite Short Stories: Patrick

December 24
1000 Miles from Christmas
Don’t Look Up
Minnal Murali
The Silent Sea
Stand By Me Doraemon 2
Vicky and Her Mystery
Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous

December 25
Single’s Inferno
Jimmy Carr: His Dark Material
Stories of a Generation – with Pope Francis

December 26
Lulli

December 28
Word Party Presents: Math!

December 29
Anxious People
Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer

December 30
Kitz
Hilda and the Mountain King

December 31
Cobra Kai: Season 4
The Lost Daughter
Queer Eye: Season 6
Stay Close
Seal Team

LAST CALL

Leaving December 3
The Last O.G.: Seasons 1-2

Leaving December 4
The Guest

Leaving December 7
Before I Fall

Leaving December 8
It Comes at Night
Mariah Carey’s Merriest Christmas

Leaving December 13
Halt and Catch Fire: Seasons 1-4
Fifty: The Series: Seasons 1-2
Saint Seiya: Seasons 1-6

Leaving December 15
SLee Daniels’ The Butler
Maps to the Stars
The Theory of Everything

Leaving December 21
Jacob’s Ladder
Private Practice: Seasons 1-6

Leaving December 25
Captain Fantastic

Leaving December 30
Winchester

Leaving December 31
A Cinderella Story
American Gangster
Beethoven
Beethoven’s 2nd
Charlie’s Angels
Cold Mountain
Defiance
The Devil Inside
Do the Right Thing
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Double Jeopardy
Forensic Files: Collections 1-9
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood: Parts 1-5
Fullmetal Alchemist: Season 1
Ghost
Gladiator
The Great British Baking Show: The Beginnings: Season 1
House Party
House Party 2
House Party 3
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
The Last Airbender
Like Crazy
Love Don’t Cost a Thing
Love Jones
The Lovely Bones
The Machinist
Magnolia
Memoirs of a Geisha
My Fair Lady
Mystic Pizza
Pan’s Labyrinth
Puss in Boots
Rumor Has It…
Serendipity
Spy Kids
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
Spy Kids 3: Game Over
Stuart Little
The Strangers
Titanic
Tommy Boy
Underworld
Underworld: Awakening
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
What a Girl Wants
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Zodiac



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