What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: December 21st, 2021

Monster is now available on Netflix in the United States. Meanwhile, The Witcher and The Unforgivable continue to dominate the Netflix top 10s.


whats new on netflix and top 10s december 21st 2021

Monster – Picture: Media 8 Entertainment

Christmas is only days away, but Netflix continues to add new and exciting movies and TV shows to the library for December 21st. Also, two familiar Originals continue to dominate the US top ten lists.

Today is your last chance to watch a number of titles including:

  • The Con Is On (2018)
  • Desires (2017)
  • Don Jon (2013)
  • Jojo’s World (1 Season)
  • Lion Pride (1 Season)
  • Love @ Seventeen (1 Season)
  • Single Ladies Senior (1 Season)

If you want to know more about what’s leaving Netflix for the remainder of December, we’ve been keeping track of all scheduled departures.

Best New Movies & TV Shows on Netflix for December 21st

Monster (2003)

Genre: Thriller
Director: Patty Jenkins
Cast: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen, Annie Corley
Writer: Patty Jenkins
Runtime: 109 Minutes

The beautiful and charismatic Charlize Theron transformed herself for the role of Aileen Wuornos and gave such a phenomenal performance it earned herself the Academy Award for Best Performing Actress, to which she has since been nominated twice since.

In 1989, a young Aileen Wuornos began her descension into becoming the United States first female serial killer after she is attacked while working as a hooker along the interstate highway. After killing the sadistic client, Aileen begins hunting her clients, killing them and taking their money and car.

Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster (2021) N

Genre: Stand-Up
Director: Jim Gaffigan
Writer: Jim Gaffigan
Runtime: 70 Minutes

Stand-Up comedian Jim Gaffigan offers his own hilarious insight into a disastrous year that was 2021, explaining his takes on marching bands, billionaires, in space, and more.

Grumpy Christmas (2021) N

Genre: Comedy
Director: Raúl Martínez
Cast: Renata Notni, Angelica Maria, Hector Bonilla, Jacqueline Bracamontes
Writer: Eduardo Donjuan, Pedro González
Runtime: 87 minutes

A family trip to the beach turns crazy when Servando and Alicia, Alma’s willful aunt, start an over-the-top competition to control Christmas.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix Between December 18th to 21st

4 New Movies Added

  • Grumpy Christmas (2021) N – TV-MA – A family trip to the beach turns into an over-the-top competition to control Christmas.
  • Monster (2003) – R – English – An emotionally and physically scarred hooker kills a client in self-defense, but her fateful action begins her journey into becoming America’s first female serial killer.
  • Oldboy (2013) – R – English – After being unaccountably held captive for years, Joe Doucett is suddenly released. Now, his only mission is to hunt down and punish his captors.
  • This Is the Night (2021) – R – English

4 New TV Series Added

  • Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (Season 1) – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Korean – Cursed since birth and exempt from death, a revenge-driven immortal sets out on a quest to reclaim his soul and end a 600-year-old vendetta.
  • Elite Short Stories: Samuel Omar (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Spanish
  • Single’s Inferno (Season 1 – New Episodes Weekly) Netflix Original – TV-PG – Korean – Stranded and ready to mingle, flirty singles search for love on a deserted island they can only escape as couples for romantic date nights in paradise.
  • The Girl from Oslo (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Hebrew – When her daughter is abducted, a Norwegian diplomat travels to the Middle East, banking on old friends — and a deep secret — to help free her.

1 New Stand Up Special Added

  • Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster (2021) Netflix Original – R – English

Top 10 Movies & Shows on Netflix for December 21st, 2021

# TV Shows Movies
1 The Witcher The Unforgivable
2 Selling Tampa Back to the Outback
3 The Queen of Flow A California Christmas: City Lights
4 Twentysomethings: Austin The Shack
5 CoComelon The Christmas Chronicles
6 Lost in Space The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
7 Money Heist Red Notice
8 The Thundermans Premonition
9 Maid 137 Shots
10 Squid Game Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

What have you been watching on Netflix this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.