What to Watch Now on Netflix

  • Publish Date: December 12, 2018
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The best recent additions to Netflix streaming

The following recently added Netflix streaming titles received a Metascore of 61 or higher (or are much older "classics" that do not have a Metascore). Mediocre and poorly reviewed releases are omitted; this is just the good stuff added within the past few months. Releases are ordered by date added to Netflix (newest first).

Movies

Score/Title Added Stream
Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Documentary, 2019
Soni Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2018
American Gangster Jan 16 Watch
Drama/Thriller, 2007
Revenger Netflix original Jan 15 Watch
Foreign/Action, 2019
The Fighter Jan 11 Watch
Drama, 2010
Solo Netflix original Jan 11 Watch
Foreign/Adventure/Drama, 2018
Godzilla: The Planet Eater Netflix original Jan 9 Watch
Foreign/Anime/Sci-fi, 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story Jan 9 Watch
Sci-fi/Action-adventure, 2018
And Breathe Normally Netflix original Jan 4 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2019
El Potro: Unstoppable Netflix original Jan 4 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2019
Lionheart Netflix original Jan 4 Watch
Foreign/Comedy/Drama, 2019
Monty Python and the Holy Grail Metacritic Must-See Jan 2 Watch
Comedy, 1975
Babel Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 2006
Black Hawk Down Jan 1 Watch
Action/Drama, 2001
Blood Diamond Jan 1 Watch
Drama/Thriller, 2006
Chasing Amy Jan 1 Watch
Rom-com, 1997
City of God Jan 1 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2003
Cool Hand Luke Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 1967
The Crow Jan 1 Watch
Action/Fantasy, 1994
The Dark Knight Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Action/Thriller, 2008
The Departed Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Drama/Thriller, 2006
The Dirty Dozen Jan 1 Watch
Action/Adventure, 1967
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 2007
Doctor Zhivago Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 1965
Dolphin Tale Jan 1 Watch
Family/Drama, 2011
East of Eden Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 1955
Enter the Dragon Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Action, 1973
Fresh Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Drama/Thriller, 1994
The Graduate Jan 1 Watch
Comedy, 1967
Happy Feet Jan 1 Watch
Animation/Family, 2006
Hell or High Water Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Drama/Thriller, 2016
Hero Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Foreign/Action/Adventure, 2002
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Jan 1 Watch
Action-adventure, 2008
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Jan 1 Watch
Action-adventure, 1989
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Jan 1 Watch
Comedy/Thriller, 1999
Miami Vice Jan 1 Watch
Action/Thriller, 2006
Mother and Child Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 2009
Pan's Labyrinth Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Fantasy/Thriller, 2006
Pulp Fiction Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Drama, 1994
Punch-Drunk Love Jan 1 Watch
Comedy/Drama, 2002
Raiders of the Lost Ark Metacritic Must-See Jan 1 Watch
Action-adventure, 1981
Senna Jan 1 Watch
Documentary/Sports, 2011
Swingers Jan 1 Watch
Comedy, 1996
The Wild Bunch Jan 1 Watch
Western, 1969
Austin Powers in Goldmember Dec 31 Watch
Comedy, 2002
The Autopsy of Jane Doe Dec 30 Watch
Horror, 2016
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Netflix original Dec 28 Watch
Sci-fi/Drama, 2018
A Twelve-Year Night Netflix original Dec 28 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2018
When the Angels Sleep Netflix original Dec 28 Watch
Foreign/Thriller, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War Dec 25 Watch
Action/Sci-fi, 2018
Bad Seeds Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Foreign/Comedy/Drama, 2018
Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Documentary, 2018
The Theory of Everything Dec 16 Watch
Drama, 2014
Apocalypse Now Metacritic Must-See Dec 15 Watch
Drama/Action, 1979
Bully Dec 15 Watch
Documentary, 2012
The Pianist Metacritic Must-See Dec 15 Watch
Drama, 2002
Silver Linings Playbook Metacritic Must-See Dec 15 Watch
Comedy/Drama, 2012
Roma Metacritic Must-See Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Drama, 2018
Out of Many, One Netflix original Dec 12 Watch
Documentary short, 2018
5 Star Christmas Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Foreign/Comedy, 2018
Super Monsters and the Wish Star Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Family, 2018
Breath Dec 5 Watch
Drama, 2018
The Cakemaker Dec 4 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2017
District 9 Metacritic Must-See Dec 4 Watch
Sci-fi/Action/Thriller, 2009
The Lobster Metacritic Must-See Dec 2 Watch
Drama/Comedy/Sci-fi, 2016
8 Mile Dec 1 Watch
Drama/Music, 2002
Battle Netflix original Dec 1 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2018
The Big Lebowski Dec 1 Watch
Comedy, 1998
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Dec 1 Watch
Animation/Family, 2009
Crossroads: One Two Jaga Netflix original Dec 1 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2018
Hellboy Dec 1 Watch
Action/Fantasy, 2004
Shaun of the Dead Dec 1 Watch
Comedy/Horror, 2004
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Rom-com, 2018
Happy as Lazzaro Metacritic Must-See Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2018
Rajma Chawal Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Foreign/Drama/Comedy, 2018
Time Share (Tiempo compartido) Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Foreign/Drama, 2018
The World Is Yours (Le monde est à toi) Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Foreign/Comedy/Drama, 2018
Jiro Dreams of Sushi Nov 22 Watch
Documentary, 2012
De Palma Metacritic Must-See Nov 21 Watch
Documentary, 2016
The Tribe (La tribu) Netflix original Nov 21 Watch
Foreign/Comedy, 2018
Sabrina Netflix original Nov 20 Watch
Foreign/Horror/Thriller, 2018

TV shows and specials

Score/Title Added Stream
Carmen Sandiego Season 1 Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Animation/Family
Grace and Frankie Season 5 Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Comedy
Trigger Warning with Killer Mike Season 1 Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Reality/Comedy
Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Season 5 Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Animation/Family
The World's Most Extraordinary Homes Season 2B Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Reality
Yummy Mummies Season 1 Netflix original Jan 18 Watch
Reality
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Jan 17 Watch
Drama
Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry Netflix original Jan 15 Watch
Comedy special, 2019
Back With the Ex Season 1 Netflix original Jan 11 Watch
Reality
ReMastered Ep. 4: Massacre at the Stadium Netflix original Jan 11 Watch
Documentary/Music
Sex Education Season 1 Netflix original Jan 11 Watch
Drama/Comedy
When Heroes Fly Season 1 Netflix original Jan 10 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Call My Agent! Season 3 Netflix original Jan 4 Watch
Foreign/Comedy
Comedians of the World Season 1 Netflix original Jan 1 Watch
Comedy specials, 2019
Pinky Malinky Season 1 Netflix original Jan 1 Watch
Animation/Family
A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 3 Netflix original Jan 1 Watch
Drama/Comedy
Tidying Up With Marie Kondo Season 1 Netflix original Jan 1 Watch
Reality
Conan Without Borders Season 1 Dec 31 Watch
Comedy
Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Netflix original Dec 31 Watch
Music special, 2018
Instant Hotel Season 1 Netflix original Dec 28 Watch
Reality
Murder Mountain Season 1 Netflix original Dec 28 Watch
Documentary
Selection Day Season 1 Netflix original Dec 28 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Alexa & Katie Season 2 Netflix original Dec 26 Watch
Family/Comedy
You Season 1 Dec 26 Watch
Drama
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown Season 11 Dec 25 Watch
Reality
Hi Score Girl Season 1 Netflix original Dec 24 Watch
Anime
The Magicians Season 3 Dec 24 Watch
Drama
Stand up and Away! With Brian Regan Season 1 Netflix original Dec 24 Watch
Comedy
Watership Down Miniseries Netflix original Dec 23 Watch
Animation/Drama
Demon's Path Season 1 Netflix original Dec 22 Watch
Foreign/Horror/Comedy
3Below: Tales of Arcadia Miniseries Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Animation
7 Days Out Season 1 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Reality
The Casketeers Season 1 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Reality
Derry Girls Season 1 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Comedy
Diablero Season 1 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Foreign/Drama/Horror
Greenleaf Season 3 Dec 21 Watch
Drama
Last Hope Part 2 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Anime
Perfume Season 1 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Sirius the Jaeger Season 1 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Anime
Tales by Light Season 3 Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Documentary
Wolf (Börü) Miniseries Netflix original Dec 21 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Aggretsuko: We Wish You a Metal Christmas Special Netflix original Dec 20 Watch
Anime
Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Seasons 1-2 Dec 20 Watch
Anime
Baki Season 1 Netflix original Dec 18 Watch
Anime
Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable Netflix original Dec 18 Watch
Comedy special, 2018
Terrace House: Opening New Doors Part 5 Netflix original Dec 18 Watch
Foreign/Reality
Springsteen on Broadway Netflix original Dec 16 Watch
Music special, 2018
Flowers Seasons 1-2 Dec 15 Watch
Comedy/Drama
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale Special Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Drama
Cuckoo Season 4 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Comedy
The Fix Season 1 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Comedy/Talk
Hymn of Death Miniseries Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Inside the Real Narcos Season 1 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Reality
Inside the World's Toughest Prisons Season 3 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Reality
Prince of Peoria: A Christmas Moose Miracle Special Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Family/Comedy
The Protector Season 1 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Sunderland Till I Die Season 1 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Reality/Sports
Tidelands Season 1 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Drama
Travelers Season 3 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Drama/Sci-fi
Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 8 Netflix original Dec 14 Watch
Animation/Family
Wanted Season 3 Netflix original Dec 13 Watch
Drama
Back Street Girls -GOKUDOLS- Season 1 Netflix original Dec 12 Watch
Anime
Vir Das: Losing It Netflix original Dec 11 Watch
Comedy special, 2018
Bad Blood Season 1 Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Drama
Dogs of Berlin Season 1 Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Free Rein: The Twelve Neighs of Christmas Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Family/Drama
The Hookup Plan Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Foreign/Comedy
Nailed It! Holiday special Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Reality competition
Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas Holiday special Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Anime
Pine Gap Season 1 Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Drama
ReMastered Ep. 3: Who Killed Jam Master Jay? Netflix original Dec 7 Watch
Documentary/Music
Happy! Season 1 Dec 6 Watch
Comedy/Drama
The Last O.G. Season 1 Dec 5 Watch
Comedy
Russell Brand: Re:Birth Netflix original Dec 4 Watch
Comedy special
Hero Mask Season 1 Netflix original Dec 3 Watch
Anime
Planet Earth: Blue Planet II Miniseries Dec 3 Watch
Documentary
The Sound of Your Heart: Reboot Season 2 Netflix original Dec 3 Watch
Foreign/Comedy
Great Interior Design Challenge Season 2 Dec 1 Watch
Reality
Memories of the Alhambra Season 1 Netflix original Dec 1 Watch
Foreign/Drama
1983 Season 1 Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Baby Season 1 Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Foreign/Drama
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Season 1 Nov 30 Watch
Animation/Family
Death by Magic Season 1 Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Reality
F Is for Family Season 3 Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Animation/Comedy
The Great British Baking Show Holiday special Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Reality competition
Spy Kids: Mission Critical Season 2 Netflix original Nov 30 Watch
Animation/Family
Bumping Mics With Jeff Ross & Dave Attel Netflix original Nov 27 Watch
Comedy special, 2018
Big Dreams, Small Spaces Seasons 1, 3 Nov 23 Watch
Reality
Fake or Fortune? Season 4 Nov 23 Watch
Reality
Fugitiva Season 1 Netflix original Nov 23 Watch
Foreign/Drama
The Great Escapers Season 2 Nov 23 Watch
Reality
Monty Don's French Gardens Season 1 Nov 23 Watch
Reality
Sick Note Seasons 1-2 Netflix original Nov 23 Watch
Comedy
To Build or Not to Build Season 2 Nov 23 Watch
Reality
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 12 Netflix original Nov 22 Watch
Comedy/Turkeys
Oh My Ghost Season 1 Netflix original Nov 21 Watch
Foreign/Comedy
The Final Table Season 1 Netflix original Nov 20 Watch
Reality competition
Kulipari: Dream Walker Season 1 Netflix original Nov 20 Watch
Animation/Family
Motown Magic Season 1 Netflix original Nov 20 Watch
Animation/Family
Trevor Noah: Son Of Patricia Netflix original Nov 20 Watch
Comedy special, 2018
The Last Kingdom Season 3 Netflix original Nov 19 Watch
Drama

Last chance to stream

The following movies now streaming on Netflix will leave the streaming service at 11:59pm on the dates indicated.

Score/Title Last Day Stream
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Metacritic Must-See Jan 18 Watch
Fantasy/Action-adventure, 2001
The Paradise Seasons 1-2 Jan 27 Watch
TV/Drama

Coming soon to Netflix streaming

The following notable and/or well-reviewed movies and TV shows are scheduled to be added to stream on Netflix within the next month.

Score/Title Availability Stream*
Justice Season 1 Netflix original Jan 21  
TV/Foreign/Drama
Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes Miniseries Netflix original Jan 24 Watch
TV/Documentary
Ánimas Netflix original Jan 25  
Foreign/Horror, 2018
Black Earth Rising Season 1 Netflix original Jan 25  
TV/Drama
Club de Cuervos (Club of Crows) Season 4 Netflix original Jan 25 Watch
TV/Foreign/Comedy
Kingdom Season 1 Netflix original Jan 25  
TV/Foreign/Drama/Horror
Medici: The Magnificent Season 2 Netflix original Jan 25 Watch
TV/Foreign/Drama
Polar Netflix original Jan 25 Watch
Action/Thriller, 2019
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 Part 2 Netflix original Jan 25  
TV/Comedy
Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias: One Show Fits All Netflix original Jan 29  
Comedy special, 2019
Ant-Man and the Wasp Jan 29  
Action-adventure/Sci-fi, 2018
Incredibles 2 Jan 30  
Animation/Family, 2018
Russian Doll Season 1 Netflix original Feb 1  
TV/Comedy
Siempre Bruja: Always a Witch Season 1 Netflix original Feb 1  
TV/Foreign/Drama
Velvet Buzzsaw Netflix original Feb 1  
Comedy, 2019
High Flying Bird Netflix original Feb 8  
Drama, 2019
One Day at a Time Season 3 Netflix original Feb 8  
TV/Comedy
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj Season 1 (cont.) Netflix original Feb 10 Watch
TV/Talk/Comedy
Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho Netflix original Feb 14  
Comedy special, 2019
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 Netflix original Feb 15  
TV/Drama
Paddleton Netflix original Feb 22 Watch
Comedy/Drama, 2019
Turn Up Charlie Season 1 Netflix original Mar 15  
TV/Comedy
Cannon Busters Season 1 Netflix original Apr 1 Watch
TV/Anime
Ultraman Season 1 Netflix original Apr 1  
TV/Anime
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1 Part 2 Netflix original Apr 5  
TV/Drama
Our Planet Miniseries Netflix original Apr 5  
TV/Documentary/Nature
Rilakkuma and Kaoru Season 1 Netflix original Apr 19  
TV/Anime
Stranger Things Season 3 Netflix original Jul 4  
TV/Drama

* Beginning on the date indicated

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Comments (27)

  • garmin  

    great shows. finally getting something new. from Garmin express

  • eli_fjr  

    Finally catching up!

  • eli_fjr  

    I am way behind on my queue.

  • eli_fjr  

    Iron Giant on repeat.

  • efonsecajr  

    Great!

  • bacluci  

    Eu gosto muito das series originais da Netflix, porem em filmes originais ainda não apareceu nada bom.

  • getwiththetimes  

    "this is just the good stuff" They will never show you when Clue (1985) is available.

  • netflix-usa  

    For people outside the USA, you can watch a lot of content using a VPN (Very Private Server). It's not too difficult to do. Of course don't try it if your pop corn is already cooked loll.

  • GustavoWoltmann  

    Nice, i love many of these, they're really good

  • ehkaim  

    The previous comment from HateSpammers indicates that coverage of Amazon Prime is also available. Where? What am I missing?

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