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Every movie and show coming to Netflix in December

It’s a DC-December

Margot Robbie grins on a background of purple and blue smoke as Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn). Image: Warner Bros.
Petrana Radulovic is an entertainment reporter specializing in animation, fandom culture, theme parks, Disney, and young adult fantasy franchises.

Even with Netflix’s recommendation algorithm serving you new movies, new TV shows, and original programming tailored to your viewing habits, the streaming service’s firehose of content makes what’s coming and going difficult to parse.

’Tis the season for a lot of Netflix original holiday programming, so get ready for Christmas all the way down. There’s also the adorable new stop-motion Pokémon show, this year’s Super Mario Bros. Movie, and a new season of Hilda. Amid the slew of DC movies hitting Netflix this month, we’re singling out the one and only Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).


Editor’s Pick: Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

harley quinn Image: Warner Bros. Pictures

Director: Cathy Yan
Cast: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell

There are a lot of DC movies coming to Netflix this month, and a significant portion of them feature Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn — but only one of them features Harley teaming up with a group of gals and reclaiming her legacy from the Joker. Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) has a mouthy title, but you have to use the whole thing to really hammer home the glitzy delight of the movie.

It is somehow still so rare to see multiple women — let alone morally grey women in the modern day — team up in a superhero movie. If you were annoyed by that girl power scene in Avengers: Endgame, where the Token Female Characters from every big Marvel group stood together for five seconds to save Peter Parker, Birds of Prey is for you. It smashes tired superhero gender conventions with a sparkly sledgehammer and an excited giggle.


Available in December

Death’s Door (Netflix Games)

Become a crow who reaps souls. It’s a dead-end job, but when a thief steals your work, you set off on a sword-slashing quest to unearth death’s secrets.

Available Now

CoComelon: Play with JJ (Netflix Games)

From Netflix: Explore JJ’s house for a fun playdate! Learn shapes and numbers, earn stickers, even sing along to familiar songs in this game based on the series.

Farming Simulator 23 (Netflix Games)

From Netflix: Run a rustic virtual farm your way. Plant crops, tend livestock and manage production until your agricultural empire flourishes in this soothing game.

Football Manager 2024 Mobile (Netflix Games)

From Netflix: You’re the boss of an elite soccer team. Build a dream squad of real-life stars or coach new talent and lead them to victory in this management game.

Shadow and Bone: Enter the Fold (Netflix Games)

From Netflix: Shape the fate of the Grishaverse. Travel war-torn Ravka and decide which powers prevail in this interactive adventure based on the fantasy series.

Available Dec. 1

May December (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.

Sweet Home: Season 2 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Who’s knocking? A monster, a human, or a hybrid…? The stakes are higher than ever as the lines begin to blur, and nobody is safe from infection.

Basketball Wives: Seasons 3-4
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Big Brother: Seasons 6 and 17
Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Black Swan

Natalie Portman as The Swan Queen Nina Sayers in Black Swan. Image: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Blockers
Boyz n the Hood
Burlesque
College Hill: Celebrity Edition: Season 1
Holey Moley: Seasons 1-2
Insidious
L.A. Confidential
Man of Steel
The Meg
Neighbors
Real Husbands of Hollywood: More Kevin, More Problems: Season 1

Shazam!

Shazam - Freddy touches Shazam’s glowing lightning bolt symbol Photo: Steve Wilkie/Warner Bros. Pictures

She’s All That
She’s the Man
Suicide Squad
Taken
Taken 2
The Suicide Squad
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman 1984

Available Dec. 3

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Mario and the cast of the Mario Bros. Movie in their Mario Kart vehicles as they speed down Rainbow Road. Image: Nintendo, Illumination/Universal Pictures

Welcome to Samdal-ri (Netflix Series)

Available Dec. 4

Dew Drop Diaries: Season 2 (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Whoosh, here we go! Athena, Phoebe and Eden return to help their kids solve everyday problems with glitter, grit and a great attitude.

Available Dec. 5

Stavros Halkias: Fat Rascal (Netflix Comedy)

From Netflix: Acerbic comic Stavros Halkias skewers tech culture, air travel, sex — and himself — in this raunchy, rollicking and irreverent stand-up set.

Top Chef: Seasons 6 and 15

Top Chef competitor Eric Adjepong stands in front of an outdoor table covered with wooden baskets, chopped fruit, nuts, and artichokes, as judges Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, and Gail Simmons examine his work. Photo: Nicole Weingart/Bravo

Available Dec. 6

Blood Coast (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: As a vicious drug dealer tries to overtake Marseille, a rogue police captain and his daredevil team welcome a new recruit with an agenda of her own.

Christmas as Usual (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: To celebrate their engagement, Thea takes Jashan home — but his Indian roots and her family’s Norwegian traditions clash in a chaotic Christmas.

Available Dec. 7

Analog Squad (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: After learning of his estranged father’s sickness, a scheming middle-aged man assembles a fake family to reunite with him for one last time.

The Archies (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Set in 1960s India, Archie and the gang navigate romance, friendship and the future of Riverdale as developers threaten to destroy a beloved park.

Hilda: Season 3 (Netflix Family)

Hilda running alongside dog-looking, flying Woffs Image: Netflix

From Netflix: A trip to see her great-aunt sparks Hilda’s interest in fairies. But the young explorer may have a stronger connection to the creatures than she thinks.

I Hate Christmas: Season 2 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: It’s that time of year again, but now Gianna is in love and ready to embrace the Christmas spirit — even if new issues arise and threaten it.

High Tides (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Over a tense summer on the Belgian coast, a wealthy friend group faces adulthood’s harsh realities while grappling with love and societal expectations.

My Life With the Walter Boys (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: When a tragedy disrupts her life, a teen moves in with her guardian’s big family in a small town and learns new lessons about love, hope and friendship.

NAGA (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Teenage Cindy has high aspirations: to conquer the world. But first, she must survive high school — and high society — in her hometown of San Pedro.

World War II: From the Frontlines (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Through vividly enhanced archival footage and voices from all sides of the conflict, this docuseries brings WWII to life like never before.

Available Dec. 8

Blood Vessel (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Brought together by chance, six people fleeing a town devastated by oil pollution stow away on a mysterious ship — not realizing the dangers that await.

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 6 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Ring in the holidays with judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood as bakers gather for festive fun in the tent and a chance to win the coveted cake stand.

Leave the World Behind (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: A family’s getaway to a luxurious rental home takes an ominous turn when a cyberattack knocks out their devices — and two strangers appear at their door.

Women on the Edge (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: After meeting in an anger-control group, two women set out to expose a sketchy plastic surgeon, resulting in an empowering journey — and friendship.

Available Dec. 9

Love and Monsters

Available Dec. 12

Kevin Hart & Chris Rock: Headliners Only (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: From back in the day to the top of their game, Kevin Hart and Chris Rock offer an unparalleled, behind-the-scenes look at their friendship and careers.

Single’s Inferno: Season 3 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: A new set of singles embark on a journey of love on a remote island — navigating drama, passion and everything in between for a chance at Paradise.

Under Pressure: The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: The all-access sports series will allow audiences to intimately follow the US Women’s National Team’s players and coaches and reveal an inside look at the most decorated team in soccer history. Viewers will get a first-hand look at the pressure, the euphoria, the joy, and the hardships that these world-class athletes experience as they strive to capture their third World Cup title in a row. Issues ranging from racial diversity, LGBTQ+ rights, equal pay, family, and motherhood are all brought to light as the narrative unfolds.

Available Dec. 13

1670 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: A quirky nobleman navigates family feuds and clashes with peasants in his misguided quest to become Poland’s most famous figure In this satirical comedy.

Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 5 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: New faces join the Gotham Garage gang as they prepare to bring their business to the next level — but it’ll take a lot of hard work and creativity.

Holiday in the Vineyards

The Influencer (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: After a social media stunt goes wrong, an influencer is forced to rebuild her reputation while navigating a cutthroat online scene.

Se Eu Fosse: Luísa Sonza (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Brazil’s most polarizing pop singer opens up in this docuseries about her love life, career, controversies and the creation of a new album.

Available Dec. 14

As the Crow Flies: Season 2 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Aslı and Lale must break from the norm and face fresh challenges as they continue to fight for their survival in a cutthroat media industry.

The Crown: Season 6 Part 2 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: With the Commonwealth irrevocably changed, Queen Elizabeth II reflects on her life and legacy, and paves the way for her successors Charles and William.

Married at First Sight: Season 14

Yu Yu Hakusho (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: After a selfless act costs him his life, teen delinquent Yusuke Urameshi is chosen as a “Spirit Detective” to investigate cases involving rogue yokai.

Available Dec. 15

Carol & The End of The World (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: With a mysterious planet hurtling towards Earth, extinction is imminent for the people of the world. While most feel liberated to pursue their wildest dreams, one quiet and always uncomfortable woman stands alone — lost among the hedonistic masses.

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget (Netflix Film)

Ginger and Rocky watch a chicken hatch from an egg in Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget Image: Aardman/Netflix

From Netflix: A fearless band of chickens flock together to save their own kind from an unsettling new threat: a nearby farm that’s cooking up something suspicious.

Face to Face with ETA: Conversations with a Terrorist (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Josu Urrutikoetxea, also known as Josu Ternera, gives an exhaustive interview to journalist Jordi Évole about his involvement in the terrorist group ETA.

Familia (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: As a family discusses the future of their idyllic olive farm over a meal, the complexity of their relationships emerges through laughs and confessions.

The Hills: Seasons 3-4

Yoh’ Christmas (Netflix Series)

Single, 30 and under pressure, Thando lies to her family that she has a boyfriend. Now she has 24 days to bring one home for Christmas. Can she do it?

Available Dec. 18

Mush-Mush and the Mushables

Available Dec. 19

Project Runway: Season 17

Trevor Noah: Where Was I (Netflix Comedy)

From Netflix: Returning to Netflix for his fourth original comedy special, Trevor Noah shares his hilarious experiences from his recent travels around the world, ranging from foreign national anthems to varying cultural norms.

Available Dec. 20

Cindy la Regia: The High School Years (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Teenage Cindy has high aspirations: to conquer the world. But first, she must survive high school — and high society — in her hometown of San Pedro.

Love is Blind Brazil: After the Altar (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Drama, closure and rekindled flames collide as cast members from past seasons of “Love is Blind Brazil” come together in this special reunion episode.

Maestro (Netflix Film)

Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein, sitting with his arm around Carey Mulligan Photo: Jason McDonald/Netflix

From Netflix: Maestro is a towering and fearless love story chronicling the lifelong relationship between Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein. A love letter to life and art, Maestro at its core is an emotionally epic portrayal of family and love.

Taming of the Shrewd 2 (Netflix Film)

Available Dec. 21

Flipping Out: Seasons 4-5

Like Flowers in Sand (Netflix Series)

Supa Team 4: Season 2 (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: While Mr. Magedzee searches for a cleaner, greener power source, Supa Team 4 searches for the evil Chusi. Will they all find what they’re looking for?

Available Dec. 22

Gyeongseong Creature: Season 1 Part 1 (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Gyeongseong, 1945. In Seoul’s grim era under colonial rule, an entrepreneur and a sleuth fight for survival and face a monster born out of human greed.

Rebel Moon — Part One: A Child of Fire (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: When a peaceful settlement on the edge of a distant moon finds itself threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruling force, a mysterious stranger living among its villagers becomes their best hope for survival.

Available Dec. 24

A Vampire in the Family (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: When a fainthearted ex-soccer player learns his brother-in-law is a vampire with world domination plans, he must gather his courage and save the day.

The Manny (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: A high-powered executive hires a rancher in a panic to care for her kids. Little does she know, he’ll challenge her views of gender roles — and of love.

Available Dec. 25

Ricky Gervais: Armageddon (Netflix Comedy)

From Netflix: The BAFTA and Golden Globe-winning mind behind The Office, Extras and Afterlife takes the stage for a provocative new stand-up special, riffing on the end of humanity, political correctness, family weddings, funerals and Artificial Intelligence.

Star Trek: Prodigy: Season 1

Available Dec. 26

Thank You, I’m Sorry (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Suddenly alone during the late stages of her pregnancy, Sara receives an unexpected lifeline when Linda, her estranged older sister, arrives.

Available Dec. 27

Hell Camp: Teen Nightmare (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: The brutal conditions of an infamous wilderness therapy camp — and the alleged abuse of the troubled teens who attended — are exposed in this gripping tell-all documentary.

Available Dec. 28

Pokémon Concierge (Netflix Family)

A redheaded woman in a beach resort t-shirt and khakis looks up in the sky from the beach while standing next to psyduck in Pokémon Concierge Image: Netflix/The Pokémon Company

Available Dec. 29

Berlin (Netflix Series)

From Netflix: Back to his golden age before the events of Money Heist, Berlin and a masterful gang gather in Paris to plan one of his most ambitious robberies ever.

Available Dec. 31

Blippi Wonders: Season 3
The Millionaire Matchmaker: Seasons 3-4

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