Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! The best brand-new additions this week are all in the movie category: everything from original comedy Dumplin’ to Andy Serkis’s Jungle Book adaptation Mowgli, to Christmas classic Love Actually and more!
Each month, Netflix adds tons of new movies and TV shows to its library. We’ve already listed everything coming to Netflix in December – but separating the critical gems from the box-office duds can be tricky.
To save you the trouble, we’ve shortlisted the best movies and TV shows that were either recently added, or are due to appear in the next few days. That’s your week’s viewing sorted!
From TV drama to documentaries, original films to stand-up comedy, Australia's streaming services are getting new content added all the time. Read on to see all the content that will be added to Stan, Netflix, Foxtel, Amazon and Hayu's libraries in December.Read more
New Netflix TV Shows
Dogs of Berlin (December 7)
Two cops investigate the murder of a famous Turkish-German soccer player, but their ethnic and underworld connections mire the case in controversy.
The Hook Up Plan (December 7)
When Parisian Elsa gets hung up on her ex, her best friends secretly hire a male escort to help her move on. But their plan works a little too well.
The Ranch: Part 6 (December 7)
Colt confronts the challenges of running a ranch as he and Abby get ready to become parents. And a second new arrival keeps the Bennetts on their toes.
Nailed It! Holiday! (December 7)
Inspired by a series of true events, Baby is a gritty look at the secret lives of wealthy Roman teenagers. Facing family pressures, school stresses and broken relationships, two teenage girls are drawn into leading double lives and an underground world of prostitution.
Bad Blood (December 7)
This sprawling crime drama follows the true story of the Rizzuto family and its associates, who presided over organized crime in Montreal for decades.
Hero Mask (December 3)
After a rash of mysterious deaths, Crown prosecutor Sarah Sinclair and SSC agent James Blood discover a conspiracy surrounding uncanny new bio-masks.
Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas (7 December)
The holidays take a hit as Kaz juggles the Secret Santa competition, his Aunt Angelique’s visit and his nemesis Arcangelo’s Christmas plotting.
New Netflix Movies
Captain Fantastic (December 4)
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Winchester (December 6)
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (December 7)
Acclaimed actor and director Andy Serkis reinvents Rudyard Kipling’s beloved masterpiece, in which a boy who would become a legend, wants nothing more than to find a home. Torn between two worlds, that of the jungle and that of humankind, Mowgli must navigate the inherent dangers in each on a journey to discover who he really is. Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Freida Pinto, Matthew Rhys and Naomie Harris lead an all-star cast along with newcomer Rohan Chand (“Mowgli”) in this visually spectacular and emotionally moving adventure. It will also be dubbed in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali.
Dumplin’ (December 7)
Love Actually (December 7)
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
The Holiday (December 7)
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
About a Boy (December 7)
A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.
Paul (December 7)
Two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.
American Graffiti (December 7)
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.