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Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in December

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in December


‘Tis the season for streaming miracles

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The holiday season brings with it surprises and wonder, and that holds true even in the world of online streaming services. Case in point? On December 9th, Netflix will be debuting the second season of Fuller House, just 10 months after the first season was gifted to the universe. It’s a case of millions of fans, having spent 2016 hoping and praying, having their holiday wishes come true. (Or maybe Netflix just wants to distract everyone from the less-than-enthusiastic reception Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life has been receiving.)

But the Tanner family won’t be the only new thing showing up on Netflix. The build team from Mythbusters will be debuting their new show, White Rabbit Project, on the same day, and Netflix will be adding both Captain America: Civil War and The Angry Birds Movie at various points in the month as well. (The Robin Williams vehicle Toys will also come to Netflix on December 1st, but nobody really cares about that movie except for me, because I had some misguided fascination with it growing up. I even own the soundtrack. Props to Tori Amos for that “Happy Worker” song.)

Sometimes you just really want to watch ‘Keanu’

Amazon Prime, on the other hand, will be getting TV fans ready for the upcoming second season of Syfy’s The Expanse when it adds the show’s first season in December, and the second season of The Man in the High Castle will also be making its debut. Amazon will be continuing its ongoing relationship with filmmaker Woody Allen, as well, when it debuts Café Society on December 22nd.

That’s not going to be enough for everyone, of course. Sometimes the only service you have is HBO Now, and you just really want to watch Midnight Special, Keanu, Self/Less, or Hail, Caesar! Most months, you’d be out of luck — but as Hans Gruber once said, this is the time of miracles, and in December HBO Now customers will be able to do just that.

Of course, that doesn’t mean the month isn’t without its downsides. It turns out that in December HBO Now will be losing a movie called MI-5. Now, I hadn’t heard of MI-5, so when I saw it on this month’s list I looked it up, and it turns out that it’s basically Jason Bourne meets The Rock, with Jon Snow in the Sean Connery and Matt Damon roles. This may not be a completely accurate description, but it’s certainly the vibe the trailer gives. You have until December 31st to find out for sure.

Coming to Netflix

December 1st

  • Always
  • Angels in the Snow
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • Beyond Bollywood
  • Black Snake Moan
  • Chill with Bob Ross: Collection
  • Compulsion
  • D2: The Mighty Ducks
  • David Blaine: Street Magic
  • Dreamland
  • For the Love of Spock
  • Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, season 2
  • Glory Daze: The Life and Time of Michael Alig
  • Harry and the Hendersons
  • Hitler: A Career
  • Holiday Engagement
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
  • House of Wax (2006)
  • Hannibal
  • Merli, season 1
  • Merry Kissmas
  • National Lampoon’s Animal House
  • Picture Perfect
  • Rainbow Time
  • Rodeo & Juliet
  • Swept Under
  • Switchback
  • The Angry Birds Movie
  • The Crucible
  • The Little Rascals
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance
  • The Rock
  • The Spirit of Christmas
  • Toys
  • Uncle Nick
  • Waking Life
  • Way of the Dragon
  • We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
  • White Girl
  • Wildflower
  • Zero Point

December 2nd–14th

  • Fauda, season 1
  • Hip Hop Evolution, season 1
  • Pacific Heat, season 1
  • Lost & Found Music Studios, season 2
  • Mad
  • The Good Neighbor
  • Blue Jay  
  • Homeland (Iraq Year Zero), season 1
  • Reggie Watts: Spatial
  • The Devil Dolls
  • The Model
  • The Cuba Libre Story, season 1
  • Captive, season 1
  • Cirque du Soleil Junior - Luna Petunia, season 1
  • Club de Cuervos, season 1
  • Fuller House, season 2
  • Four Seasons in Havana, season 1
  • Medici: Masters of Florence, season 1
  • Spectral
  • White Rabbit Project, season 1
  • Lucky Number Slevin
  • Phantom of the Theater
  • Breaking a Monster
  • Ricardo O'Farrill: Christmas Special
  • Colony, season 1
  • Killswitch
  • I Am Not a Serial Killer
  • Nobel, season 1
  • Versailles, season 1

December 16th–23rd

  • Barry
  • Call Me Francis, season 1
  • Crazyhead, season 1
  • No Second Chance, season 1
  • Rats
  • The Adventures of Puss in Boots, season 4
  • Miss Stevens
  • Disorder
  • Gabriel Iglesias: Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, season 6
  • Ten Percent, season 1
  • The Break, season 1
  • Travelers, season 1
  • Trollhunters, season 1

December 25th–31st

  • Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War
  • When Hari Got Married
  • Ajin, season 2
  • Chasing Cameron, season 1
  • Comedy Bang! Bang!, season 5
  • The Hollywood Shorties
  • The Eighties, season 1
  • Big in Bollywood

Leaving Netflix

December 1st

  • 50 First Dates
  • American Beauty
  • Black Ops, series 2
  • Camp Takota
  • Carmen Jones
  • Cats & Dogs
  • Curious George: Swings Into Spring
  • Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • Event Horizon
  • Frequencies
  • McConkey
  • Medora
  • Monkey BusinessMyth Hunters, series 1
  • Myth Hunters, series 2
  • Neil Young: Heart of Gold
  • Paycheck
  • Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
  • River of No Return
  • Sling Blade
  • Thor: Hammer of the Gods
  • The Great War Diary, season 1
  • The In-Laws
  • The Out-of-Towners
  • Top Gun
  • Valley of the Dolls
  • World Trade Center

December 2nd–15th

  • Legends of the Knight
  • The Red Baron
  • The Best of Me
  • Holes
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • High Profits, season 1
  • World War II in Colour

December 16th–31st

  • Beyond the Hills
  • Dark Skies
  • Just Friends
  • Spy Kids
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, seasons 1–6

Coming to Amazon Prime Video

December 1st

  • 6 Souls
  • Blood Diamond
  • Caddyshack
  • Choices of the Heart
  • Cobra
  • Color Me Perfect
  • Corregidor
  • Custer’s Last Stand
  • The Day of the Wolves
  • Devil’s Cargo
  • Devil’s Playground
  • Diamond Trail
  • Dixie Jamboree
  • Down to the Sea
  • Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • Ferocious Pal
  • The Fighter
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Flaming Lead
  • Flying Blind (What Version)
  • Forbidden Jungle
  • Getting Up and Going Home
  • Green Eyes
  • Half Shot at Sunrise
  • Hearts of Humanity
  • High Powered
  • Identity Unknown
  • If You Believe
  • In Old Santa Fe
  • Invisible Germany
  • The Irish Gringo
  • Journey to Freedom
  • Kept Husbands
  • King of the Sierras
  • Lars and the Real GirlLaw of the 45’s
  • Law of the JungleLost in the Stratosphere
  • Love is Strange
  • Love Island
  • Mad Youth
  • Man with Two Lives
  • Navigating the Heart
  • Paperman
  • Passion’s Way
  • Peck’s Bad Boy
  • Phantom Rancher
  • Range of Motion
  • Range War
  • Renegade Trail
  • Riddle Ranch
  • Rob Roy
  • Simba: King of the Beasts
  • Six Shootin’ Sheriff
  • Skyway
  • Take My Advice
  • The Care and Handling of Roses
  • They Call It Murder
  • Tough Kid
  • When a Man’s a Man
  • Wrangler’s Roost

December 2nd–10th

  • Lost in Oz, season 1
  • The Lobster
  • Therapy for a Vampire   
  • Mozart in the Jungle, season 3
  • Daddy’s Home  

December 14th–17th

  • The Expanse, season 1
  • The Main in the High Castle, season 2
  • Anomalisa   

December 22nd-31st

  • Café Society
  • Mr. Church
  • Wild Kratts
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
  • Gangs of New York
  • The Innocents
  • Zoolander 2
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Coming to HBO Now

December 1st

  • Any Given Sunday
  • Assassins
  • Cop Land
  • The Family Man
  • Gentleman Broncos
  • The Green Mile
  • High Anxiety
  • License to Wed
  • Luces brillantes (aka Shine a Light)
  • Mr. Baseball
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • My Blue Heaven
  • P.S. I Love You
  • Redemption
  • A Serious Man
  • Singles
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
  • They Live
  • Wildcats

December 2nd–14th

  • Baires
  • Keanu
  • Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds
  • The Trans List
  • Vice Special Report: A House Divided
  • Self/Less
  • Vacaciones en familia (aka Family Holidays)
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
  • HBO First Look: Hidden Figures
  • Guerras ajenas (aka Wars of Others)

December 17th–31st

  • Midnight Special
  • Risky Drinking
  • Puerto Ricans in Paris
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • Every Brilliant Thing
  • Criminal

Leaving HBO Now

December 31st

  • Bad Santa
  • Black Sea
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The Boy Next Door
  • Catacombs
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Eight Legged Freaks
  • The Fantastic Four
  • Ghost
  • High Fidelity
  • Joy Ride
  • Jupiter Ascending
  • Lost in Space
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • MI-5
  • Mistress in America
  • Naked Lunch
  • National Treasure
  • Next Friday
  • Not Another Teen Movie
  • Ocean’s Thirteen
  • Pan
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Reindeer Games
  • Say Anything…
  • Scarface
  • Scent of a Woman
  • Snakes on a Plane

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