What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in December 2019

Netflix has plenty of new streaming options available for subscribers to enjoy in the comfort of their homes or on their mobile device of choice this December. From highly anticipated original series to celebrated movies, Netflix has a long list of compelling projects lined up this month. Read on for the complete list and highlights from this month’s new arrivals on Netflix.

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Several popular house-produced projects debut this month, including the first season of dark fantasy series The Witcher, based on the game franchise of the same name, a new special from comedian John Mulaney, the long-awaited second season of Lost in Space, and Ryan Reynolds’ heist thriller 6 Underground. Of course, December wouldn’t be complete without a long list of holiday-themed films and specials, too.

The streaming giant also has a cornucopia of entertaining films and series not produced in-house on tap this month, including the trilogy of Austin Powers spy parodies, biographical drama Malcolm X, indie horror It Comes At Night, and the third season of Outlander.

Our top picks for December

The Witcher

Justice League and Man of Steel actor Henry Cavill portrays monster-hunting bath enthusiast Geralt of Rivia in this adaptation of the game franchise of the same name, which was itself based on a series of dark fantasy novels. The Netflix series is hoping to buck the trend of underwhelming game adaptations, and will follow Geralt’s adventures as he gets caught up with a powerful sorceress and a young princess who both have some dark secrets that could endanger the world.

John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch
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Former Saturday Night Live writer and Emmy-winning comedian John Mulaney brings a holiday-themed special to Netflix this year that promises to be an all-ages affair. The variety show’s official description indicates that it aims to “recapture the magic of that bygone television era when children sang songs about their feelings with celebrity guests on funky outdoor sets,” and Mulaney has roped in a wide range of guests to join the fun, including David Byrne, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natasha Lyonne, and Tony Award winner Andre De Shields, among other familiar faces (and voices).

6 Underground

Michael Bay directs this ensemble heist thriller led by Ryan Reynolds that also happens to be based on a story by Deadpool and Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Those four names alone should make this explosive (hey, it’s Michael Bay) action film an intriguing addition to the Netflix library. The film follows a group of former criminals with unique skills who try to atone for the sins of their past by bringing down a group of notorious crime lords. Reynolds is joined in the cast by Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Peyman Maadi, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, and Ben Hardy.

As usual, December is your last chance to watch a variety of shows and movies before they leave Netflix. Be sure to catch Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi before they disappear.

Below is the full list of everything new coming to the streamer in the month of December, and everything going away. Boldface names signify more of our favorites to help you load up your binge queue.

Everything new on Netflix in December

December 1

  • The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish
  • Cut Bank
  • Dead Kids (Netflix Film) 
  • Eastsiders: Season 4
  • Hustle & Flow
  • Malcolm X
  • A Night at the Roxbury
  • Searching for Sugar Man
  • Sweet Virginia
  • The Tribes of Palos Verdes

December 2

  • Nightflyers: Season 1
  • Team Kaylie: Part 2 (Netflix Family)

December 3

  • Especial de Natal Porta dos Fundos: A Primeira Tentação de Cristo (Netflix Film)
  • Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (Netflix Original) 
  • War on Everyone

December 4

  • The Last O.G.: Season 2
  • Let’s Dance (Netflix Film)
  • Los Briceño (Netflix Original) 
  • Magic for Humans: Season 2 (Netflix Original) 

December 5

  • A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (Netflix Film)
  • Apache: La vida de Carlos Tevez (Netflix Original) 
  • Greenleaf: Season 4
  • Home for Christmas (Netflix Original) 
  • V Wars (Netflix Original) 

December 6

  • Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show (Netflix Original) 
  • The Chosen One: Season 2 (Netflix Original) 
  • The Confession Killer (Netflix Documentary) 
  • Fuller House: Season 5 (Netflix Original) 
  • Glow Up (Netflix Original) 
  • Marriage Story (Netflix Film) 
  • Spirit Riding Free: The Spirit of Christmas (Netflix Family) 
  • Teasing Master Takagi-san: Season 2 (Netflix Anime) 
  • Three Days of Christmas (Netflix Original) 
  • Triad Princess (Netflix Original) 
  • Virgin River (Netflix Original) 

December 8

  • From Paris with Love

December 9

  • A Family Reunion Christmas (Netflix Family) 
  • It Comes at Night

December 10

  • Michelle Wolf: Joke Show (Netflix Original) 
  • Outlander: Season 3

December 11

  • The Sky Is Pink

December 12

  • Especial de Natal Porta dos Fundos (Netflix Film)
  • Jack Whitehall: Christmas with my Father (Netflix Original) 

December 13

  • 6 Underground (Netflix Film) 

December 15

  • A Family Man
  • Dil Dhadakne Do
  • Karthik Calling Karthik

December 16

  • Burlesque
  • The Danish Girl
  • The Magicians: Season 4

December 17

  • Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! (Netflix Original) 

December 18

  • Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (Netflix Documentary) 
  • Soundtrack (Netflix Original) 

December 19

  • After The Raid (Netflix Documentary) 
  • Ultraviolet: Season 2 (Netflix Original) 
  • Twice Upon a Time (Netflix Original) 

December 20

  • The Two Popes (Netflix Film) 
  • The Witcher (Netflix Original) 

December 22

  • Private Practice: Season 1-6

December 23

  • Transformers Rescue Bots Academy: Season 1

December 24

  • Carole & Tuesday: Part 2 (Netflix Anime)
  • Como caído del cielo (Netflix Film) 
  • Crash Landing on You (Netflix Original) 
  • John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (Netflix Original) 
  • Lost in Space: Season 2 (Netflix Original) 
  • Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020: Part 2 (Netflix Original) 

December 25

  • Sweetheart

December 26

  • The App (Netflix Film) 
  • Le Bazar de la Charité (Netflix Original) 
  • Fast & Furious Spy Racers (Netflix Family) 
  • You: Season 2 (Netflix Original) 

December 27

  • The Gift (Netflix Original) 
  • Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up (Netflix Documentary)
  • The Secret Life of Pets 2

December 28

  • Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy (Netflix Film)

December 29

  • Lawless

December 30

  • Alexa & Katie: Season 3 (Netflix Family)
  • The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix Anime)

December 31

  • The Degenerates: Season 2 (Netflix Original) 
  • Die Another Day
  • GoldenEye
  • Heartbreakers
  • The Neighbor (Netflix Original) 
  • Red Dawn
  • Tomorrow Never Dies
  • The World Is Not Enough
  • Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures (Netflix Original)

Leaving Netflix in December

December 1

  • Yoga Hosers

December 2

  • Africa: Season 1
  • Blue Planet II: Season 1
  • Frozen Planet: On Thin Ice
  • Frozen Planet: Season 1
  • Frozen Planet: The Epic Journey
  • Life
  • Life On Location
  • Life Story
  • Nature’s Great Events : Series 1
  • Nature’s Great Events: Diaries: Series 1
  • Planet Earth II
  • Planet Earth: Season 1
  • The Blue Planet: A Natural History of the Oceans: Season 1
  • The Hunt: Season 1
  • The Making of Frozen Planet: Series 1

December 4

  • Thor: Ragnarok

December 11

  • Get Santa

December 14

  • Beyblade: Metal Fusion: Season 1
  • Merlin: Season 1-5

December 15

  • Helix: Season 2

December 18

  • Miss Me This Christmas
  • You Can’t Fight Christmas

December 19

  • George of the Jungle 2

December 25

  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown: Season 7-11
  • Kurt Seyit ve Şura: Season 1
  • Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

December 31

  • About a Boy
  • Billy Elliot
  • Black Hawk Down
  • Christmas with the Kranks
  • The Crow
  • Daddy Day Care
  • The Dark Crystal
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Frasier: Season 1-10
  • Frasier: The Final Season
  • Jackie Brown
  • Leap Year
  • Mona Lisa Smile
  • The Pink Panther
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Rain Man
  • Rocky
  • Rocky II
  • Rocky III
  • Rocky IV
  • Rocky V
  • Schindler’s List
  • Tears of the Sun
  • Wet Hot American Summer
  • White Christmas
  • Winter’s Bone
  • XXX: State of the Union

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