New Netflix Instant Releases: December 2015
With the holiday season upon us, chances are you’re going to have some free time on your hands, and lucky for you, Netflix is here to help you kill that time. From seasonal offerings like Bill Murray’s Christmas special to new binge-watching addictions and a few good films, there’s plenty of stuff to add to your queue in our guide to December’s new Netflix Instant releases.
Real Rob Season 1 (2015): Starring Rob Schneider, Jamie Lissow and Johnny Jenkinson. Centers around comedian Rob Schneider’s real life while living in Hollywood.
Tyke: Elephant Outlaw (2015): This emotional documentary centers on Tyke, a circus elephant that escaped, killing her trainer and rampaging through Honolulu in 1994 until she was shot and tragically killed.
Broadchurch Season 2 (2015): Starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Jodie Whittaker. The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Amnesiac (2014): Starring Kate Bosworth, Wes Bentley and Olivia Rose Keegan. A man wakes up to discover his memories are gone, and begins suspecting that his wife and friends are involved in a conspiracy against him.
Darkman (1990): Starring Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand and Larry Drake. A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive.
Stir of Echoes (1999): Starring Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas and Kathryn Erbe. After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl’s ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.
Jenny’s Wedding (2015): Starring Katherine Heigl, Alexis Bledel and Tom Wilkinson. An openly gay woman comes out to her conservative family on the eve of her wedding day.
A Very Murray Christmas (2015): Starring Bill Murray, George Clooney and Miley Cyrus. Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snowstorm in New York City.
Comedy Bang! Bang! New Episodes (2015): Starring Scott Aukerman and Scott Mescudi. A talk show parody that features celebrity guests, comedy sketches and animation. Based on the podcast of the same name.
Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man Season 3 (2015): CNN and Morgan Spurlock investigate intriguing topics of our times by digging deep to learn how the real story unfolds from the inside.
Vampire Academy (2014): Starring Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry and Danila Kozlovsky. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.
One and Two (2015): Starring Kiernan Shipka, Timothee Chalamet and Elizabeth Reaser. Two siblings discover a supernatural escape from a troubled home, but find their bond tested when reality threatens to tear their family apart.
Xenia (2014): Starring Kostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia and Yannis Stankoglou. Strangers in their own birthplace, 16-year-old Danny and 18-year-old Odysseus cross the entire country in search of their Greek father, after their Albanian mother passes away.
Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High and Unemployed Live in Austin (2015): Starring John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells and Mike Smith. The beloved comedy group performs live in Austin, Texas.
The Ridiculous 6 (2015): Starring Adam Sandler, Taylor Lautner and Steve Zahn. An outlaw who was raised by Native Americans discovers that he has five half-brothers; together the men go on a mission to find their wayward, deadbeat dad.
Hart of Dixie Season 4 (2015): Starring Rachel Bilson, Jaime King and Cress Williams. New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.
High Profits Season 1 (2015): A young couple embarks on a mission to build a legal marijuana empire in Colorado.
Drown (2015): Starring Matt Levett, Maya Stange and Jack Matthews. Out for a night of partying, three friends deal with homophobia, desire and petty jealousy, all ending in violence.
Helix Season 2 (2015): Starring Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky and Mark Ghanime. A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation in this thriller, which begins with the group being deployed to the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be a disease outbreak.
Fresh Dressed (2015): This documentary follows the rise of hip-hop and urban culture and fashion.
Making a Murderer Season 1 (2015): Inspired by a newspaper article from 2005, directors Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos have spent the last decade documenting an unprecedented real-life thriller that spans more than thirty years. Set in America’s Heartland, Making a Murderer follows the harrowing story of Steven Avery, an outsider from the wrong side of the tracks, convicted and later exonerated of a brutal assault.
Mike Epps: Don’t Take It Personal (2015): The actor and comic’s latest stand-up special.
F Is for Family (2015): Starring Bill Burr, Haley Reinhart and Laura Dern. Inspired by comedian Bill Burr’s childhood, this new animated series centers on a lower-class family in the ’70s.
Invisible Sister (2015): Starring Rowan Blanchard, Paris Berelc and Karan Brar. Teenager Cleo’s school science project goes quite awry, causing her popular older sister Molly to go invisible.
Black Mirror: White Christmas Special (2014): Starring Jon Hamm, Rafe Spall and Oona Chaplin. In a mysterious and remote snowy outpost, Matt and Potter share an interesting Christmas meal together, swapping creepy tales of their earlier lives in the outside world.
Nurse Jackie Seasons 1–7: Starring Edie Falco, Merritt Wever and Paul Schulze. A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.