Top 5 Movies Coming to Netflix in December 2017

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December is going to be a great month for Netflix streaming!

Happy holidays! It’s that time where we highlight some of the great titles headed your way in the coming month. There are Christmas movies to look forward to as well as highly anticipated Netflix Originals and a Disney Exclusive.

For a summary of new titles check out our list of What’s New in December. You can also check out the Top Series for December which includes selections for the kids.

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

5. The Santa Clause (1994)

December 12th

This family favorite stars Tim Allen as a man who unknowingly enters into an agreement to be Santa Claus. He thinks it was all a dream, but before he knows it the situation becomes all too real.

4. My Happy Family (2017)

December 1st

In this drama from Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross, a middle-aged Georgian woman leaves her husband and their multi-generational home, setting out to build a new life for herself. It’s a simple yet remarkable look at family and what it means to take control of one’s own destiny.

3. Voyeur (2017) Netflix Original Documentary

December 1st

This is a creepy and complicated tale. It follows legendary journalist Gay Talese as he researches and writes his controversial book ‘The Voyeur’s Motel.’ It is an account of a suburban Colorado motel owner who spied on his guests for decades. They become kindred spirits of sorts, both following a burning obsession for documenting the lives of others. What follows is a “journalistic trainwreck.”

2. Bright (2017) Netflix Original Movie

December 22nd

Will Smith and Joel Edgerton star in this crime movie set in a world where humans and fantasy creatures coexist. On what starts as a routine patrol, they find a very powerful magic wand that has the potential to change the world. They must work together to save humanity.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. (2017) Disney Exclusive

December 5th

Based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, this movie has a fantastic ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Sylvester Stallone, and Kurt Russell. In Vol. 2, the Guardians travel throughout the cosmos as they help Peter Quill learn more about his mysterious parentage. It’s a super fun cosmic romp they whole family will enjoy. I will leave you with two words: Baby Groot.

What are you looking forward to watching most this holiday season? Let us know in the comments. For more holiday titles, check out our list of Christmas Movies Coming to Netflix


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