December is a great time to wind down, put your feet up, make yourself a cup of tea and sink 72 straight hours into a single series. To help you with this brave task, here’s an overview of every damn thing coming to Netflix in December 2019 and let us tel you, it’s a bewdy.
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Los Briceño (04/12/2019)
After an argument with her dad, a young woman from a family of macho truck drivers is kicked out of the home and must make her own success as a trucker.
Magic for Humans: Season 2 (04/12/2019)
Hilarious and heartfelt, Justin Willman pulls out all the stops and props to amaze real people with playful tricks and showstopping magic routines.
Apache: La vida de Carlos Tevez (05/12/2019)
This gritty dramatisation of the life of Carlos Tevez shows his rise to soccer stardom amid the harrowing conditions in Argentina’s Fuerte Apache.
V Wars (05/12/2019)
A doctor is pitted against his best friend after an ancient disease turns people into vampires. From the comics by Jonathan Maberry and Alan Robinson.
Home for Christmas (05/12/2019)
Fed up with the constant comments on her relationship status, perpetually single Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a partner to bring home for Christmas.
Three Days of Christmas (06/12/2019)
Four sisters deal with family drama and secrets throughout three different time periods, all occurring on Christmas Day.
Virgin River (06/12/2019)
Searching for a fresh start, a nurse practitioner moves from LA to a remote northern California town and is surprised by what — and who — she finds.
Fuller House: Season 5 (06/12/2019)
Jimmy and Steph bring their new baby home and dive headfirst into the world of parenting. But no worries: They’ve got a houseful of hands to help.
The Chosen One: Season 2 (06/12/2019)
The world pours into the once-closed Aguazul as the doctors circle back to the village, and a journalist promises to tell the Chosen One’s story.
Glow Up (06/12/2019)
Aspiring makeup artists apply themselves to celebrity looks, movie prosthetics and more in a colorful competition show hosted by Stacey Dooley.
Vikings: Season 5: Vol. 2 (06/12/2019)
Guided by Bishop Heahmund’s visions, the Saxons devise a battle plan. Ivar the Boneless strategizes on his own as the Vikings undergo increasing pressure. Bjorn Ironside finds himself in a new territory and must convince the local commander he is a trader and not a raider.
Triad Princess (06/12/2019)
After growing up in the shadow of her mafia-affiliated father, Angie defies his wishes and takes a gig as an undercover bodyguard for a famous actress.
This romantic musical drama follows the love stories connecting an eclectic group of people in modern-day Los Angeles.
Twice Upon a Time (19/12/2019)
Still reeling from a breakup, Vincent Dauda receives a package with mysterious properties that could give him a chance to win back his ex, Louise.
Ultraviolet: Season 2 (19/12/2019)
Ola and her team of amateur sleuths continue to solve crimes — including one that hits close to home — as a new detective joins the force.
The Witcher (20/12/2019)
The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
TERRACE HOUSE: TOKYO 2019-2020: Part 2 (24/12/2019)
As Kenji and Risako’s story reaches its conclusion, Ruka faces a choice. A new member opens the door to the house as life in Tokyo continues.
Crash Landing on You (24/12/2019)
A paragliding mishap drops a South Korean heiress in North Korea — and into the life of an army officer, who decides he will help her hide.
Lost in Space: Season 2 (24/12/2019)
The Robinson family returns for Season 2 and continues its fight against all odds to survive and escape while lost in space.
You: Season 2 (26/12/2019)
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The dark drama returns for its second season, with Joe now laying low and hiding from his ex in LA. Can he deal with his past and make a fresh start, this time with the right woman?
Le Bazar de la Charité (26/12/2019)
Amid a devastating fire in 1897 Paris, three women see their destinies turned upside down by identity theft, forbidden love, betrayal and emancipation.
The Gift (27/12/2019)
In an Anatolian ruin, an archaeologist finds a mysterious link to a young painter (Beren Saat), who embarks on a quest to uncover secrets in her past.
The Neighbor (31/12/2019)
Javier, a 20-something struggling with adulthood and his girlfriend, unexpectedly becomes a superhero. Based on Santiago García and Pepo Pérez’s comic.
Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures (31/12/2019)
Determined to win the heart of a Mongolian prince, a Qing dynasty princess contends with palace intrigue and vendettas against her family.
Dead Kids (1/12/2019)
A socially awkward teen bonds with a group of misfits who plot to take out the school’s arrogant rich kid — until their kidnapping scheme turns deadly.
Especial de Natal Porta dos Fundos: A Primeira Tentação de Cristo (03/12/2019)
Jesus, who’s hitting the big 3-0, brings a surprise guest to meet the family. A Christmas special so wrong, it must be from comedians Porta dos Fundos.
Let’s Dance (04/12/2019)
After his crew breaks up, a gifted but insecure hip-hop dancer teaches at a top ballet school in Paris, where he falls for an aspiring ballerina.
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (05/12/2019)
Christmas brings the ultimate gift to Aldovia: a royal baby. But first, Queen Amber must help her family and kingdom by finding a missing peace treaty.
Marriage Story (06/12/2019)
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach directs this incisive and compassionate look at a marriage coming apart and a family staying together.
6 Underground (13/12/2019)
Meet a new kind of action hero. Six untraceable agents, totally off the grid. They’ve buried their pasts so they can change the future. Ryan Reynolds stars in this gritty globe-trotting action adventure from director Michael Bay.
The Two Popes (20/12/2019)
From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of “City of God,” and three-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world. Inspired by true events.
Como caído del cielo (24/12/2019)
A grieving divorced mother starts to lose her grip on reality and believes her daughter, who died in a fire, may still be alive and living nearby.
The App (26/12/2019)
While in Rome to shoot his first movie, actor and industrial heir Nick becomes obsessed with a dating app that sends him into a self-destructive spiral.
“Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy” (28/12/2019)
After Hatsumi’s single-minded neighbor blackmails her into being his servant, they learn the real meaning of love and trust. Based on the hit manga.
After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (01/12/2019)
In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler’s Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.
An attorney intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
Rush Hour (01/12/2019)
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul’s kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Rush Hour 2 (01/12/2019)
Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for a vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (01/12/2019)
The story centers on a 14-year-old girl who keeps a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager, including the things she learns about kissing.
Tropic Thunder (01/12/2019)
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
The Gambler (01/12/2019)
Literature professor and gambler Jim Bennett’s debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his situation, is his relationship with one of his students. Will Bennett risk his life for a second chance?
The Covenant (01/12/2019)
Four young men who belong to a New England supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Meanwhile, jealousy and suspicion threaten to tear them apart.
A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (02/12/2019)
Kat Emerson could really use a Christmas miracle. The aspiring singer-songwriter may have big dreams, but she has even bigger problems. Treated like a servant by her vain stepmother and self-involved stepsisters, Kat is forced into a demoralizing job as a singing elf at billionaire Terrence Wintergarden’s Santa Land. But there is one bright spot to the job: Nick, the handsome new Santa at the tree lot. When Kat gets invited to the prestigious Wintergarden Christmas Gala, her step-family is determined to prevent her from attending and snag their own invitation. Could an attentive dog, a loyal BFF and a sprinkling of holiday magic help turn things around for Kat? Join Laura Marano (Disney’s Austin and Ally), Gregg Sulkin (Marvel’s Runaways) and Isabella Gomez (One Day at a Time) in this modern-day re-imagining of the cherished classic, featuring original music and holiday favorites.
Den of Thieves (02/12/2019)
An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Lady Bird (08/12/2019)
In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.
Sucker Punch (15/12/2019)
A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather, retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, envisioning a plan to help her escape.
After a vivid dream, Maude Ashton returns to Adelaide, certain she now knows the whereabouts of her missing twin sister.
Bring it On: All or Nothing (16/12/2019)
A transfer student to a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and she not only faces off against the head cheerleader, but against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Honey is a sexy, tough music video choreographer who shakes up her life after her mentor gives her an ultimatum: sleep with him or be blacklisted within their industry.
Public Enemies (16/12/2019)
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
A high school slacker who’s rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
American Pie Presents: Band Camp (16/12/2019)
Matt Stifler wants to be just like his big bro, making porn movies and having a good time in college. After sabotaging the school band, he gets sent to band camp where he really doesn’t like it at first but then learns how to deal with the bandeez.
The Blues Brothers (16/12/2019)
Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.
Knocked Up (16/12/2019)
For fun-loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one-night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she’s pregnant with his child.
Baby Mama (16/12/2019)
A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Honey 2 (16/12/2019)
Recently released from juvenile detention, talented dancer Maria Ramirez finds an outlet for her passion with a new dance crew.
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (19/12/2019)
It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.
I, Tonya (21/12/2019)
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Rough Night (27/12/2019)
Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami.
Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (03/12/2019)
On her 40th birthday, Tiffany Haddish drops a bombastic special studded with singing, dancing and raunchy reflections on her long road to womanhood.
Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show (06/12/2019)
This sketch comedy show features the Astronomy Club, the first all-black house team at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Produced by Kenya Barris.
Amit Tandon: Family Tandoncies (09/12/2019)
From the death of romance in marriage to the injustices of modern-day parenting, Amit Tandon shares wisdom and wisecracks as a battle-scarred family guy.
Michelle Wolf: Joke Show (10/12/2019)
Michelle Wolf performs a new stand-up comedy special for 2019 shot in New York City.
Jack Whitehall: Christmas with my Father (12/12/2019)
Jack Whitehall attempts to get his notoriously stodgy father into the holiday spirit in this comedy-variety Christmas extravaganza.
Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! (17/12/2019)
Ronny Chieng (“The Daily Show,” “Crazy Rich Asians”) takes the stage for an original stand-up comedy special.
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (24/12/2019)
In this variety comedy special from John Mulaney, he hilariously tackles grown-up topics with his kid pals, the Sack Lunch Bunch. Fun for everyone!
The Degenerates: Season 2 (31/12/2019)
This stand-up series featuring comics who explore the coarse and salacious side of comedy, returns for a second season.
The Confession Killer (06/12/2019)
On trial for murder, drifter Henry Lee Lucas confesses to hundreds more killings. This docuseries examines the truth behind his admissions.
Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (18/12/2019)
Cyber sleuths engage in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a man who posts sadistic animal-abuse videos online — and then turns to murder.
After The Raid (19/12/2019)
A large immigration raid in a small Tennessee town leaves emotional fallout as well as far-reaching questions about justice, faith and humanity.
Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up (27/12/2019)
This docu series follows comedian Kevin Hart during his “Irresponsible” tour.
Kids and Anime
Team Kaylie: Part 2 (02/12/2019)
Ready for more glitz, glam and grit? Kaylie and the Porcupines sharpen their skills for a new slate of action-packed shenanigans.
Spirit Riding Free: The Spirit of Christmas (06/12/2019)
Lucky and friends must figure out how to get home in time for Christmas when a falling boulder — and a serious snowstorm — derail their travel plans.
Teasing Master Takagi-san: Season 2 (06/12/2019)
Now in his second year of middle school, Nishikata still tries to outplay Takagi, but continues to fail miserably at his quest to get even.
A Family Reunion Christmas (09/12/2019)
M’Dear and her sisters struggle to keep their singing act together before a church Christmas pageant while Grandpa teaches the kids a valuable lesson.
CAROLE & TUESDAY: Part 2 (24/12/2019)
Carole and Tuesday’s newfound attention brings with it new challenges. Angela considers them rivals, and the Mars music business isn’t easy.
Fast & Furious Spy Racers (26/12/2019)
Adventures abound as a group of teenagers infiltrates an elite racing league controlled by a nefarious organization bent on world domination.
Alexa & Katie: Season 3 (30/12/2019)
Alexa tries to put cancer behind her, but a new person in her life might make that especially hard, while Katie will need all the support she can get from her best friend. The teen series returns for Season 3.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (30/12/2019)
Kusuo and his gaggle of self-proclaimed friends are back for more psychic mishaps. If he didn’t have enough problems before, he’s got even more now.