What’s Coming to Netflix UK in December 2021

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It’s time to take a look at what’s coming to Netflix in the United Kingdom throughout December 2021. This list will include all the new TV shows and movies headed to the service throughout the month.

For a bigger breakdown of the Netflix Originals coming in December, we’ve got a separate preview for that here.

This list will be updated over time to reflect new additions to the Netflix UK lineup. Some international titles will also be omitted for brevity.

Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix UK in December 2021

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Weekly Episodes Coming to Netflix UK in December 2021

  • Riverdale (Season 6) N – New episodes every Wednesday

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 1st

  • Constantine (2005) – Keanu Reeves stars in this supernatural horror about an exorcist helping a policewoman proving her sister’s death was not suicide.
  • Green Snake (2021) N – Chinese fantasy animated movie.
  • Executive Decision (1996) – Kurt Russell and Halle Berry star in this thriller about a terrorist seizing control of an airliner.
  • Het einde van de reis / The End of the Journey (1981) – Belgian drama.
  • I Am Belmaya (2021) – Sue Carpenter and Belmaya Nepali direct this documentary about a young woman in Nepal picking up the camera to tell her life story.
  • Istanbul (1985) – Dutch drama.
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (Season 5) N – Action anime with the fifth season of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure coming exclusively to Netflix globally.
  • Kayko & Kokosh (Multiple Seasons) N – Polish animated series set years ago and stars two Slavic warriors doing what they can to defend their fort.
  • Lost in Space (Season 3) N – Netflix’s big sci-fi family series comes to an end in this epic finale. The Robinson’s survival instincts have to be kicked up a gear as they head to yet another new planet.

  • Switch / Tian ji: Fu chun shan ju tu (2013) – Chinese action thriller.
  • The Cleanse (2016) – Horror comedy about a couple taking a spiritual retreat where their juice cleanses brings out their inner demons.
  • The Power of the Dog (2021) N – Benedict Cumberbatch headlines this new Jane Campion movie about a rancher who believes he’ll never find love.
  • The Whole Nine Yards (2000) – Bruce Willis headlines this comedy about a struggling dentist who has his life turned upside down.
  • This Way Up (Season 1) – Channel 4 series about a young Irish-Catholic woman who is recovering from a nervous breakdown.

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  • Tokyo Godfathers (2003) – Anime hidden gem about an abandoned baby found on Christmas Eve.
  • Villain (2020) – Action crime drama about former criminal Eddie Franks (played by Craig Fairbrass) trying to reconnect with his family.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 2nd

  • #ABTalks (Season 1) – Show business talk show.
  • Rain or Shine (Season 1) – K-drama.
  • Single All The Way (2021) N – Christmas romantic comedy about a man inviting his best friend to join him for the holidays so that he doesn’t appear single.
  • The Coyotes (Limited Series) N – Summer camp thriller series about a close group of friends finding diamonds in the woods which puts their friendship to the ultimate test.
  • The Whole Truth (2021) N – Horror about two siblings stumbling on a strange hole in the wall of their grandparents’ house, horrifying incidents reveal sinister secrets about their family.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 3rd

  • Barbie & Chelsea: The Lost Birthday (2021) – Animated family feature.
  • Black Ice (2013) – Irish movie about a car-enthusiast school girl and a troubled speed racer engaged in a tortured romance.
  • Cobalt Blue (2021) N – Indian LGBTQ drama.
  • Enforcement / Shorta (2020) – Danish crime drama.
  • Exploring The Snow – The Final Volume – Swedish documentary following a group of snowmobilers to Romania, Colorado and Sweden.

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  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) – Godzilla faces off with the three-headed King Ghidorah.
  • Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous (Season 4) N – More adventures in the Jurassic Park universe as our heroes head to a new island.
  • Kilimanjaro: Going for Broke (2004) – Documentary about four disabled climbers tackling Kilimanjaro.
  • King George VI: The Man Behind the King’s Speech (2011) – Documentary provides additional context for the Colin Firth movie.
  • Meltdown: In The Shadow of Nepal’s Lost Glaciers (2003) – Documentary on how global warming is affecting the glaciers in Nepal.
  • Mixtape (2021) N – Julie Bowen headlines this rom-com about a young girl destroying a mixtape that belonged to her mother and sets out to track down all the songs featured.
  • Money Heist (Season 5 – Volume 2) N – The final entry in the Spanish series, La Casa De Papel.

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  • Princes of the Palace (2016) – Documentary looking into the lives of the various Royal Princes.
  • Reggae in a Babylon (1978) – British documentary about the people who started the British Raggae movement.
  • Sea of Lies / Dirty White Lies (2018) – Thriller about a couple desperate to save their marriage.
  • Women in Rock (1980) – British music doc looking back at some of punk rock’s most important bands.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 4th

  • True North (2020) –  Animated movie about a boy whose father and family are sent to a prison camp in North Korea with harsh conditions.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 6th

  • David and the Elves (2021) N – Polish Christmas movie.
  • Our Beloved Summer (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) N – First-love Korean Drama.
  • Voir (Season 1) N – VOIR is a series of visual essays celebrating Cinema and the personal connection we each have to the stories we see on the big screen.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 7th

  • Centaurworld (Season 2) N – The second batch of episodes from Megan Nicole Dong.
  • Go, Dog. Go! (Season 2) N – Animated series based on the book returns for the young ones.
  • Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo) (2021) N – Stand-up special with the host of Netflix’s Nailed It!

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 8th

  • Carolin Kebekus: The Last Christmas Special (2021) N – Stand-up special from Germany.
  • Titans (Season 3) N – The latest installment of the DC series where the Titans are tormented by Red Hood.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 9th

  • Asakusa Kid (2021) N – Japanese biopic on a young comedy apprentice who shadows the legendary Fukami of Asakusa.
  • SHAMAN KING (New Episodes) N – Next batch of episodes of the fantasy anime series.
  • The Family That Sings Together: The Camargos (Season 1) N – Feel-good docusoap.

What’s Coming to Netflix on December 10th

  • A Dozen Summers (2015) – British comedy about two 12-year-olds finding their way through life in the 21st century.
  • Anonymously Yours (2021) N – Mexican romantic drama.
  • Aranyak (Season 1) N – Arabic thriller series.
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  • Back to the Outback (2021) N – Animated feature film that reverse characteristics you’d expect from wild animals and sees them band together to make an escape.
  • Between Two Women (2004) – Drama set in Northern England.
  • Blue Lips (2014) –  Spanish drama about the lives of six people from different backgrounds crashing together.
  • Candlelight in Algeria (1944) – British WW2 drama.
  • Cleft Lip (2018) – Adaptation of the classic tale.
  • Cradle of Fear (2001) – British horror movie from Alex Chandon.
  • Glow Up (Season 2) – BBC reality series.
  • How to Ruin Christmas (Season 2) N – South African quirky Christmas series.
  • Saturday Morning All Star Hits! (Season 1) N – Retro Adult Hybrid Animation Series.

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  • Seberg (2019) – Kristen Steward plays Jean Seberg who is an LA actor who becomes the target of an FBI investigation.
  • Still Out of My League (2021) N – Italian comedy.
  • The Enemies (1968) – WW2 movie about an American soldier who travels to Belgium during the Ardennes offensive to get back to his unit.
  • The Raven on the Jetty (2015) – Family drama about one boy looking to change his life in the midst of his parental separation.
  • The Steal (1995) – British thriller about a lawyer and a hacker teaming up to get revenge on a developer.
  • The Unforgivable (2021) N – Sandra Bullock plays a woman released from prison after serving a violent crime sentence but finds society unable to forgive her past actions.
  • The Yukon Assignment (2018) – Documentary on a father and son taking a 500-mile canoe journey.
  • Twentysomethings: Austin (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) N – Reality TV coming-of-age series.
  • Two (2021) N – Spanish thriller.
  • While Aya Was Sleeping (2016) – Bulgarian drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 11th

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  • Bad Boys For Life (2020) – The third entry in Sony’s Bad Boys franchise with the return of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.
  • The Hungry and the Hairy (Season 1) N –  Korean reality series where two buddies tour Korea.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 14th

  • Bonus Family (Season 4) N – The fourth season of the Swedish comedy series.
  • Countdown (2019) – Horror about a nurse downloading an app that seems to be able to predict when somebody will die.
  • StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year (2021) N – Animated kids special.
  • The Future Diary (Season 1) N – Reality series that follows two people that have to run through a romantic script to see if the spark flies.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 15th

  • Elite Short Stories: Phillipe Caye Felipe (Season 1) N
  • Mud (2012) – Jeff Nichols directs this drama starring Matthew McConaughey.

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  • Sparkle (2012) – Biopic about the three sisters who formed a girl group in the 1960s.
  • Superstore (Season 6) – The new season of the NBC comedy.
  • The Hand of God (2021) N – Italian drama about a boy growing up in Naples during the 1980s. Highly tipped for the awards season.
  • Warriors of Heaven and Earth / Tian di ying xiong (2003) – Chinese action-adventure movie.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 16th

  • Aggretsuko (Season 4) N – More adventures with the red panda who resorts to dealing with stress by playing death metal karaoke.
  • A California Christmas: City Lights (2021) N – Sequel to the holiday rom-com from last year with the couple now a year into their relationship running a dairy farm and winery.
  • Puff: Wonders of the Reef (2021) N – Nature documentary following a baby pufferfish through his life.

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  • The Salisbury Poisonings (Season 1) – Retelling across three episodes of the 2019 Novichok poisoning crisis.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 17th

  • 5 Seconds of Summer: So Perfect (2014) – Music documentary on the boy band.
  • Battle Of Dunkirk: From Disaster To Triumph (2018) – Documentary with first-hand accounts of the bravery seen of the defenseless boats crossing the English Channel.
  • Before The Last Curtain Falls / Bevor der letzte Vorhang fällt (2014) – The story of great love, bitter disappointments and self-doubts – but most of all of courage.
  • Coral Reef – Nature documentary taking you through the coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific.
  • Decoupled (Season 1) N – Indian comedy series.
  • Fast & Furious Spy Racers (Season 6) N – The final season of the Fast & Furious TV show from Dreamworks.
  • For The Love Of The Mustang / Aus Liebe zum Mustang (2017) – German documentary about three horse trainers acclimatizing their mustangs to a new life.
  • Making a Mayor / Der Bürgermeister-Macher (2017) – German political documentary.

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  • The Witcher (Season 2) N – The big returning series of the month (sorry Lost in Space) is The Witcher which will see the series move into a more linear method of storytelling.
  • Waves (2019) – Romantic movie about a family looking to rebuild after a tragic loss.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 18th

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  • Body Cam (2020) – Horror starring Mary J. Blige.
  • The Grudge (2020) – Sam Raimi’s poorly received horror remake.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 19th

  • What Happened in Oslo / Bortført (Season 1) N – Thriller from Norway about a woman and two men kidnapped by terrorists.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 20th

  • Elite Short Stories: Samuel Omar (Season 1) N 

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 21st

  • Grumpy Christmas (2021) N – Mexican Christmas drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 22nd

  • Badanamu ABC TV Series (Season 1) – Kids musical series from Korea.
  • Badanamu POP (Season 1) – Kids animated series out of South Korea.
  • Emily in Paris (Season 2) N – Emily returns in the Darren Star produced series that will see the character continuing to find her feet in the French capital.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 23rd

  • Elite Short Stories: Patrick (Season 1) N 

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 24th (Christmas Eve)

  • 1000 Miles from Christmas (2021) N – Spanish Christmas movie.
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  • Don’t Look Up (2021) N – Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence (and a huge ensemble cast) feature in this Adam McKay movie where the world looks to be coming to an end.
  • Minnal Murali (2021) N – Indian superhero movie about a boy who is hit by lightning and develops supernatural powers.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 25th (Christmas Day)

  • Stories of a Generation – with Pope Francis (Season 1) N – 4 episode miniseries which seems to be the equivalent of the Queen’s Speech.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 29th

  • Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer (Season 1) N – Joe Berlinger’s docuseries turns to recount the story of the Times Square Killer.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 30th

  • Kitz (Season 1) N – German young adult mystery drama.

What’s Coming to Netflix UK on December 31st (New Year’s Eve)

  • Cobra Kai (Season 4) N – The next season of The Karate Kid spin-off series set decades after the original film trilogy.
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  • Stay Close (Limited Series) N – Another huge Harlan Coben series is coming to Netflix on New Year’s Eve and is about three people each concealing dark secrets that even those closest to them would never suspect.
  • The Lost Daughter (2021) N – Olivia Colman headlines this character drama which sees a woman heading on vacation to get away from it all but soon finds her past troubling her once again.

What are you most looking forward to watching on Netflix UK in December? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for over a decade. Covering everything from new movies, series and games from around the world, Kasey is in charge of covering breaking news, covering all the new additions now available on Netflix and what's coming next.