Top 5 Movies Coming to Netflix US in December 2018

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Happy holidays, Netflixers! It’s that time where we highlight some of the great titles headed your way in the coming month.

Are you getting in the spirit? While I know there’s an abundance of errands to be run, gifts to be wrapped, and menus to be planned, don’t forget about enjoying the season and settling in with some new Netflix titles. The month of December is full of Originals including big name releases and a Disney Exclusive that is sure to make you happy.

For a summary of titles headed your way check out our December list.

‘Free Rein: The Twelve Neighs of Christmas’ arrives December 7th. Image: Netflix


The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From a Mythical Man (2018)

Arriving December 31st

Bill Murray truly is the embodiment of “the man, the myth, the legend.” Stories abound about his appearances in strange places when you least expect it. He’s the stuff of folklore. In this doc, Tommy Avallone seeks to dig to the source of the stories to discover what is legend and what is reality. Article confession: I have bet Bill Murray and he is freaking awesome. I may be a little biased. Maybe I should have been in the movie.


Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Netflix Original Movie

Arriving December 7th

Based on the book by Rudyard Kipling, this new live-action spin on The Jungle Book adaptations is about a child raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. Under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo and a panther named Bagheera, the child learns the ways of the jungle and eventually his human heritage. The film is led by an all-star voice cast including Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, and Benedict Cumberbatch.


Roma Netflix Original Movie

Arriving December 14th

From the director of Gravity and Children of Men, this film follows a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. It’s an emotional callback of the director’s childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.


Bird Box Netflix Original  Movie

Arriving December 21st

Sandra Bullock leads a star-studded cast in this Netflix Original about a mysterious entity that takes the form of people’s worst fears. As the population of earth dwindles only one thing is certain: if you look upon the creature that is haunting you, you die. To survive they must partake in a blindfolded battle of wills.


Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Disney Exclusive

Arriving December 25th

Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet: Thanos. On a mission to collect six Infinity stones, Thanos plans to use them to complete a glove that will give him the capability to impose his will on reality.

Cheryl Greenway

Cheryl has written for What’s on Netflix for over three years. She’s a confessed streaming addict and also runs a Netflix based community on Facebook with over 10,000 users. Cheryl specializes in documentaries and covers weekly additions for the US in addition to breaking news stories. She is the Weekend Editor for What’s On Netflix. Cheryl resides in Virginia, USA.