With the ghosts, ghouls, and scary monsters behind us, Netflix can concentrate on the next big holiday marketing push that doesn’t involve a turkey carcass: Christmas.
The network announced its holiday slate of Christmas-themed feature films filled with top tier celebrities with new takes on Santa Clause, miracles, marriage, and being single for the holidays.
Original A-list feature film fare begins on Nov. 1 with The King, starring Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendelsohn, and Lily-Rose Depp. The historical epic takes a look at Hal, a prince with his own agenda who becomes King Henry V.
On Nov. 15, director Wash Westmoreland takes audiences into ‘80s Tokyo with the thriller Earthquake Bird, which follows a woman who becomes involved in a love triangle gone wrong. Features stars Alicia Vikander, Riley Keough and Naoki Kobayashi.
And on Nov. 27, Netflix’s feature film event The Irishman brings filmmaker Martin Scorsese with screen icons Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Robert DeNiro for the first time outside of the Oscar’s Governor Ball. The story follows the tale of Frank Sheeran, a truck driver turned hitman who become an asset to numerous Mafia families and famous gangster. The film becomes available on the streaming service after a limited release in theaters to garner award notice.
For returning and original series, Netflix has enough on deck to keep you inside by the fire.
Beginning on Nov. 1, the Fab Five brings their brand of fabulousness to Japan with a special addition to the series. Queen Eye heads East to help out four folks in need of new life lessons.
On Nov. 5, the adorable teen psychopaths of The End of the F***ing World return to answer a few questions and end a few cliffhangers left from last season. Will James and Alyssa go a school dance or a padded cell?
A classic of kiddie literature makes its small screen debut as Green Eggs and Ham premieres as a series on Nov. 8. Narrated by Keegan-Michael Key and starring the voices of Adam Devine, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Diane Keaton, Tracy Morgan, John Turturro, and Michael Douglas, series explores themes of friendship, overcoming differences and interesting cuisine of unusual hues.
On Nov. 15, make a playdate with The Toys That Made Us, the series that explores the history of successful toy franchises. This season, The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, wrestling, My Little Pony, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles take the spotlight.
Olivia Coleman once again sets into the role of royal as she takes a turn as Queen Elizabeth II in the third season of The Crown. The award-winning series about the Brit monarchy returns to Netflix on Nov. 17.
On Nov. 22, you can have yourself a Dolly little Christmas with Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, a new series based on the music of the country legend. Starring Kathleen Turner, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Colin O’Donoghue, the holiday special looks to become an annual favorite.
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- 100% Hotter (Season 1)
- A Remarkable Tale
- Ad Vitam (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “In a future where regeneration technology lets humans live indefinitely, a cop and a troubled young woman investigate a strange wave of youth suicides.”
- American Son
- Apache Warrior
- Atypical (Season 3; Netflix Original series): “When a teen on the autism spectrum decides to get a girlfriend, his bid for more independence puts his whole family on a path of self-discovery.” Stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, and Michael Rapaport.
- Christmas Survival
- The Christmas Trap
- The Deep (Season 3)
- Drive (Netflix Original movie): “A notorious thief allies with a street racer for a grand heist involving an elaborate game of deceit with authorities, who have their own dirty secrets.”
- Elliot the Littlest Reindeer
- Euphoria / Euforia
- Fire in Paradise (Netflix Original movie): “Survivors recount their harrowing stories from the 2018 Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise and became the deadliest wildfire in California history.”
- Hache (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “As Helena gains the love and trust of a dangerous heroin cartel leader in 1960s Barcelona, she hones the skills she needs to rise up the ranks.”
- Hello Ninja (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “BFFs Wesley and Georgie and their silly cat sidekick Pretzel transform into ninjas and enter a magic world, where they solve problems and save the day.”
- Holiday in the Wild (Netflix Original movie): “When her husband abruptly ends their marriage, empty nester Kate embarks on a solo second honeymoon in Africa, finding purpose — and potential romance.”
- How to Be a Latin Lover
- The King (Netflix Original movie): “Wayward Prince Hal must turn from carouser to warrior king as he faces hostilities from inside and outside the castle walls in the battle for England.” Stars Timothée Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendelsohn, and Lily-Rose Depp
- Maid-Sama! (Season 1)
- The Man Without Gravity (Netflix Original movie): “A gravity-defying baby raised in seclusion matures into an extraordinary man — and an international celebrity — but longs for an ordinary life.”
- Mars (Season 2)
- Queer Eye: We’re in Japan! (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “Konnichiwa Japan! The Fab 5 are ready to take on their newest city: Tokyo! Can you believe!? A special season of Queer Eye”
- Santa Girl
- Spitfire: The Plane that Saved the World
- The Tuxedo
- We Are the Wave (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight. But soon it takes an unexpected turn.”
- The Devil Next Door
- She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Season 4; Netflix Original series): “Soldier Adora finds a magic sword — and her identity as legendary hero She-Ra. She joins the Rebellion, but her best friend stays with the evil Horde.”
- The End of the F***ing World (Season 2; Netflix Original series): “A budding teen psychopath and a rebel hungry for adventure embark on a star-crossed road trip in this darkly comic series based on a graphic novel.”
- Busted! (Season 2; Netflix Original series): “Tackling different mysteries in each episode of this game show, seven sleuths get closer to solving the biggest one of all: What happened to Project D?”
- Green Eggs and Ham (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “On a road trip to save an endangered animal, polar opposites Guy and Sam learn to try new things like friendship — and a certain delectable dish.”
- Let It Snow (Netflix Original movie): “When a snowstorm hits a small town on Christmas Eve, a group of high school seniors find their friendships and love lives unexpectedly colliding.”
- The Great British Baking Show: Holiday Special (Season 2; Netflix Original series)
- Wild District / Distrito Salvaje (Season 2; Netflix Original series): “Jhon Jeiver, a lethal guerrilla fighter who escapes the jungle after the signing of the Colombian Peace Agreements. He arrives in Bogotá escaping from his past, and tries to reinsert himself in society while looking to reconnect with his long lost family. But he soon finds himself wrapped in a web of crime and corruption, struggling to understand the ways of the concrete jungle…”
- Little Things (Season 3; Netflix Original series): “Some bonds are just too strong to be broken. Some are just not meant to last forever. Find out how Dhruv and Kavya navigate through their relationship when familiarity creeps in.”
- Harvey Girls Forever! (Season 3; Netflix Original series): “Kids rule in a place called Harvey Street, where a trio of girls right wrongs, ice cream is always an option, and every day feels like Saturday.”
- Jeff Garlin: Our Man in Chicago
- GO! The Unforgettable Party
- Earthquake Bird (Netflix Original movie): “In 1980s Tokyo, an enigmatic expat is suspected of killing her friend, who’s gone missing in the wake of their love triangle with a local photographer.” Stars Alicia Vikander, Riley Keough, and Naoki Kobayashi.
- El club (Season 1; Netflix Original series)
- Klaus (Netflix Original movie): “A young postman and a reclusive toymaker become unlikely friends in “Klaus,” an animated Santa Claus origin story by the co-creator of “Despicable Me.”
- Llama Llama (Season 2; Netflix Original series): “Come along and play with Llama in the all new Llama Llama animated series featuring Jennifer Garner as the voice of Mama Llama. Based on the award-winning and bestselling book series by celebrated author and illustrator Anna Dewdney.”
- The Stranded (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “When a tsunami strands dozens of teens on an island at their private school, they soon realize no rescuers are coming and they must save themselves.”
- The Toys That Made Us (Season 3; Netflix Original series): “The minds behind history’s most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise — and sometimes fall — of their billion-dollar creations.”
- The Crown (Season 3; Netflix Original series): As Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman) faces a rapidly changing Britain, her family continues to struggle against the needs of the monarchy and the wants of their fracturing personal lives.
- Iliza Shlesinger: Unveiled
The Knight Before Christmas (Netflix Original movie): “A medieval knight is magically transported to the present day, where he falls for a high school science teacher who’s disillusioned by love.”
- Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “Eight stories celebrating family, faith, forgiveness and more come to life in this series inspired by Dolly Parton’s iconic country music catalog.” Stars Dolly Parton, Kathleen Turner, and Ginnifer Goodwin.
- High Seas / Alta Mar (Season 2; Netflix Original series)
- Nailed It! Holiday (Season 2; Netflix Original series): “Nailed It!” episodes? What. A. Gift. ‘Tis the season for festive baking fails — and hilarious reveals.”
- The Dragon Prince (Season 3; Netflix Original series): “An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.”
- Super Monsters: Save Christmas (Netflix Original movie)
- True: Winter Wishes (Netflix Original movie): “Do-gooding True and Bartleby will go anywhere to make wishes come true — from … Sea is way too warm — and the Ice Stars that keep it cool are disappearing.”
- The Irishman (Netflix Original movie): “Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.”
- Merry Happy Whatever (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “A strong-willed dad navigates the stress of the holiday season when his daughter brings her new boyfriend home for Christmas. Starring Dennis Quaid.”
- Sugar Rush Christmas (Season 1; Netflix Original series): “It’s everything you love about “Sugar Rush” — with a holly jolly holiday twist — in this Christmas-themed spin on competitive baking.”