New on Netflix in December 2022 Part 1

With the holiday season in full swing, Netflix’s December new releases are the gifts that keep on giving. (So this has turned into a huge post, sorry about that. I’ll make it a 2 parter. From December 1-15 will be part 1, and part 2 will be December 16-31.

So many movies, so little time!

Clockwise from top left: Ricardo Hubbs/Netflix, Alex Bailey/Netflix, Scott Everett White/Netflix, Matías Uris/Netflix


Dec. 1


21 Jump Street

Two rookie cops go from park duty to prom when they’re given a big assignment: Bust a drug ring by going undercover as high school students.

Basketball Wives, Season 1

Meet the wives, ex-wives and girlfriends of professional basketball players.

Basketball Wives, Season 2

The drama-filled parties and outrageous fights continue for the wives, ex-wives and girlfriends of professional basketball players.

Coach Carter

When he takes over as Richmond High School’s new basketball coach, Ken Carter demands that players show up academically as well as athletically.

Dead End

A group of people sharing a ride accidentally switches cars with a bank robber, who then pursues them to retrieve the stolen money he left in the trunk.

Forged in Fire: Knife or Death, Season 1

The country’s most experienced bladesmiths, martial artists and knife experts slice, stab and chop their way through a blade-shattering gauntlet for a chance at winning a $20,000 grand prize.

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale

When his master dies, a loyal pooch named Hachikō keeps a vigil for more than a decade at the train station where he once greeted his owner every day.

The Happytime Murders

In an LA where puppets and humans co-exist, a down-on-his-luck detective teams up with his ex-partner to nab a killer targeting the cast of an old TV show.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, Season 1, Episodes 25-38: The Final Episodes 

Jolyne’s troubles have only multiplied, but her mission is clear: to do everything she can to stop Father Pucchi’s plan from succeeding.

LEGO Friends: Holiday Special

The LEGO friends of Heartlake City are in full holiday cheer, but can the group stick together after Andrew ditches Mia’s holiday shopping plans?

Love Island USA, Season 3

The hit British dating show lands in America with a new group of singles who pair up, break up and do more for a chance to win cash — and love.

The Masked Scammer

Featuring interviews with his accomplices and victims alike, this deep dive explores how a master con man scammed French elites out of millions of euros.

Meekah, Season 1

Join Meekah and her adventures in this Blippi spin-off series.

My Girl

During a summer of profound changes, a spirited 11-year-old girl turns to her best friend for support when her widowed dad falls for someone new.

Peppermint

After her family is murdered, a mild-mannered mom remakes herself into a badass vigilante in order to exact violent justice.

Qala

Haunted by her past, a talented singer with a rising career copes with the pressure of success, a mother’s disdain and the voices of doubt within her.

Troll

When an explosion in the Norwegian mountains awakens an ancient troll, officials appoint a fearless paleontologist to stop it from wreaking deadly havoc.

Troy

Queen Helen flees Sparta to be with her love, the Prince of Troy. In retaliation, the Greeks marshal their entire armada and stage a decade-long siege.


Dec. 2


Big Brother, Seasons 10 and 14

Be a fly on the wall in this reality competition show, where a group of strangers live together in a house outfitted with cameras and microphones, following their every move. 

Firefly Lane, Season 2, Part 1 

For Kate and Tully, no obstacle is too big when it comes to their lifelong friendship. But is there one mistake that could tear them apart forever?

Hot Skull

In a dystopian world, as an epidemic spreads through verbal communication, a tyrannical institution pursues a linguist immune to the disease.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Unhappily married aristocrat Lady Chatterley begins a torrid affair — and falls deeply in love — with the gamekeeper on her husband’s country estate.

My Unorthodox Life, Season 2 

Scrooge: A Christmas Carol

On a cold Christmas Eve, selfish miser Ebenezer Scrooge has one night left to face his past — and change the future — before time runs out.

“Sr.”

Robert Downey Jr. pays tribute to his late father in this documentary chronicling the life and eclectic career of pioneering filmmaker Robert Downey Sr.

Supermodel Me: Revolution, Season 1

Walk the runway with Asia’s toughest modeling reality competition series.

Warriors of Future

When a meteor carrying a destructive plant strikes the world, a suicide squad is given hours to save their post-apocalyptic city from total collapse.

Dec. 3


The Best of Me

Sparks fly between former high school flames when they return home for a funeral, but painful memories may keep them from having a future together.

Bullet Train

Five assassins board a Japanese bullet train bound for Kyoto and come to discover that their seemingly separate missions are mysteriously linked.

Dec. 4


The Amazing Race, Seasons 17 and 31

Teams of two travel around the world competing in challenges and conquering obstacles in the hopes of bringing home a $1 million prize.

Dec. 5


Mighty Express: Mighty Trains Race

Trouble on the tracks! Freight Nate gets tricked into participating in a high-speed race — with all the Mighty Express cargo cars at stake!

Dec. 6


The Boss Baby: Christmas Bonus

Christmas Eve takes a twisty turn when the Boss Baby accidentally swaps places with one of Santa’s elves and gets stranded at the North Pole.

Delivery by Christmas

When a spiteful co-worker sabotages her deliveries, a courier and a helpful customer must race to return Christmas presents to their intended recipients.

Sebastian Maniscalco: Is It Me?

Channeling a ’60s Rat Pack vibe under the lights of Las Vegas, Sebastian Maniscalco brings his signature comedy style to Sin City and goes all in for his newest special Sebastian Maniscalco: Is It Me? The Chicago native gives his hilarious takes on his wife’s restaurant etiquette, the harsh realities of present-day preschool and examines everyday human behavior which forces him to beg the question: Is it just me?

Dec. 7


Burning Patience

A young man becomes Pablo Neruda’s mail carrier and gets involved in a world of words that fuels his desire to be a poet to woo the woman of his dreams.

Emily the Criminal

Saddled with debt and unable to get a job because of past crimes, Emily takes a gig as a “dummy shopper” in a credit card scam. But while the work starts as a leg up from her past, she soon finds herself pulled even deeper into the world of crime.

I Hate Christmas

After lying to her family about having a boyfriend, a single nurse begins a desperate search to find a partner by Christmas — which is just 24 days away.

The Marriage App

Tangled in a troubled marriage, a frustrated couple finds hope in a watch-based app that rewards good deeds — until unhealthy obsessiveness takes over.

The Most Beautiful Flower

Curvy, curly, confident Mich knows she’s a star in the making; she just has to convince everyone else at her high school in Xochimilco, Mexico City, to believe it too.

Smiley

Two men and their friends in Barcelona navigate hesitations, hangups and missed connections as they search for the true love they’ve been missing.

Too Hot to Handle, Season 4 

(New episodes weekly)
Another set of singles arrives for a retreat at an irresistible new villa, where they’ll have to say no to their natural urges in order to win big.

Dec. 8


The Elephant Whisperers

Bomman and Bellie, a couple in south India, devote their lives to caring for an orphaned baby elephant named Raghu, forging a family like no other.

In Broad Daylight: The Narvarte Case

This documentary unveils evidence of corruption in the investigation into the murder of five people in the Narvarte neighborhood of Mexico City in 2015.

Lookism

In a society that favors good looks, a high school outcast leads a double life switching between his two bodies that are polar opposites in appearance.

Dec. 9


CAT

Living under an alias, a former police informant is summoned to infiltrate a major drug empire but uncovers a dangerous connection to his dark past.

Dragon Age: Absolution

With great power at stake, a group of rebel mages and thieves goes head-to-head against a sinister force possessing a dangerous artifact.

Dream Home Makeover, Season 4 

Dream on! From a playroom with a climbing wall to a luxurious Airstream rebuild, Shea and Syd continue to deliver on fantasy spaces for real families.

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro reinvents the classic story of a wooden puppet brought to life in this stunning stop-motion musical tale.

How to Ruin Christmas: The Baby Shower

After two chaotic Christmases, will the Sello and Twala families be able to put their differences aside to welcome Beauty and Sbu’s first baby?

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area, Part 2

Thieves overtake the mint of a unified Korea. With hostages trapped inside, the police must stop them — as well as the shadowy mastermind behind it all.

Dec. 10


Alchemy of Souls, Season 1, Part 2 

Uk becomes a hunter of the soul-swapped, when a young woman, a prisoner in her own home, seeks his help to reclaim her freedom.

Prisoners

After his young daughter and her friend go missing, a desperate father clashes with the detective on the case and takes matters into his own hands.

Dec. 13


Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure

Gudetama, the lazy egg, reluctantly embarks on an adventure of a lifetime with Shakipiyo, a newly hatched chick, who is determined to find their mother.

Last Chance U: Basketball, Season 2 

The critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series returns to East Los Angeles College (ELAC) to give viewers another honest, gritty look inside the world of community college basketball.

Single’s Inferno, Season 2 

A new cast of singles comes together on a remote island seeking love. Who will find that special someone and make their escape to a luxurious getaway?

Tom Papa: What a Day!

Stand-up comedian Tom Papa returns to Netflix for his second hour-long special, What a Day! In his signature hilarious and joyful fashion, Papa shares stories of the highs and lows of parenting, his reliance on modern technology, rescuing his pet pug and how his marriage has evolved over time.

Dec. 14


Don’t Pick Up the Phone 

This docuseries follows the investigation into a hoax caller who talked managers into strip-searching employees at fast-food businesses across the US.

Glitter

In 1976 Sopot, Poland, three determined women navigate social and political changes as they strive to find independence, financial freedom and love.

I Believe in Santa

After five happy months dating Tom, Lisa’s horrified to learn he’s obsessed with her least favorite holiday. Is it time to give Christmas another chance?

Kangaroo Valley

In the Outback, a kangaroo joey named Mala faces famine, frosts and a pack of hungry dingoes as she endeavors to survive her incredible first year.

Too Hot to Handle, Season 4 

(New episodes weekly)
Another set of singles arrives for a retreat at an irresistible new villa, where they’ll have to say no to their natural urges in order to win big.

Dec. 15


The Big 4

Acclaimed Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto will be back with this new action-comedy film.

The Hills, Seasons 1 and 2

Follow the drama-filled lives of twentysomethings who are working on careers and navigating the dating scene in glamorous Los Angeles.

Sonic Prime

When an explosive battle with Dr. Eggman shatters the universe, Sonic races through parallel dimensions to reconnect with his friends and save the world.

Violet Evergarden: Recollections

An emotionally scarred former child soldier becomes a letter-writer in this condensed recap of the moving, gorgeously animated award-winning series.

Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery 

Senior Detective Terry Seattle (Will Arnett) is back and this time, the case is critical. Along with his two celebrity guest stars, Jason Bateman and Maya Rudolph, he is on a mission to figure out… who killed Santa? But here’s the catch: Jason Bateman and Maya Rudolph aren’t being given the script. They have no idea what’s about to happen to them. Together, with Terry Seattle (and many surprises), they’ll have to improvise their way through the case — but it will be up to both of them to name the killer. Based on the BAFTA award-winning BBC3 series Murder in Successville by Tiger Aspect Productions and Shiny Button Productions.


Author: Dennis Hickey

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