What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: December 16th, 2020

nocturnal animals new on netflix december 16th

Nocturnal Animals is now on Netflix

We’re midweek and just nine days away until Christmas! Netflix is continuing its trend this week of adding great titles with another 11 new series, movies, and stand-up specials added today. Here’s what’s new and what’s trending on Netflix’s top 10s for December 16th, 2020.

With the days ticking down to Christmas you may be looking for just the new Christmas titles on Netflix which we have you covered with and there’s also lots to release over the Christmas period too as we’ve covered in our updated December 2020 preview.


Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Tom Ford
Cast: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Runtime: 116 min

If star power is your thing then Nocturnal Animals is going to go down as an absolute treat. The highly-rated movie (currently at a 74% on RottenTomatoes) is an R-rated thriller.

Here’s what you can expect going in:

“Reading her ex-husband’s violent novel manuscript destabilizes gallery owner Susan’s life, upending her present while digging up their past.”


The Ripper (Limited Series)

Genre: Documentary, Crime
Director: Ellena Wood, Jesse Vile

Netflix’s murder documentaries are some of the best in the business and always do well on the service. Today saw the release of a new limited series that turns the clock back to the 1970s looking into the serial killer who is now world-renowned.


Full List of New Releases on Netflix for December 16th, 2020

4 New Movies Added Today

  • Incarnate (2016)
  • Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)
  • Nocturnal Animals (2016)
  • Vir Das: Outside In – The Lockdown Special (2020) Netflix Original

7 New TV Series Added Today

  • Anitta: Made In Honório (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • BREAK IT ALL: The History of Rock in Latin America (Limited Series) Netflix Original
  • How To Ruin Christmas (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Marvel Anime: Wolverine (1 Season)
  • Marvel Anime: X-Men (Season 1)
  • Run On (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original
  • The Ripper (Limited Series) Netflix Original

Top 10 TV Series and Movies on Netflix for December 16th, 2020

# Movies TV Series
1 A California Christmas Manhunt: Deadly Games
2 Ava Tiny Pretty Things
3 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Virgin River
4 The Prom Big Mouth
5 The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two Cocomelon
6 Triple 9 The Queen’s Gambit
7 Peppermint Selena: The Series
8 The Christmas Chronicles The Crown
9 The Secret Life of Pets 2 The Office
10 Marauders Grizzy & the Lemmings
Kasey Moore

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Covering Netflix since 2013, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for close to a decade. Resides in the United Kingdom. Favorite shows on Netflix includes Mindhunter, Love, Death and Robots and Stranger Things.