What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: December 7th, 2020

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Welcome to your first daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix this week. Today we have five new titles hit Netflix and honestly, all five are worthy of a watch. Here’s your breakdown of what’s new on Netflix for December 7th, 2020.

Remember you can find an expanded list of what’s new on Netflix via our new on Netflix section.

Now let’s take a look at a few of the highlights added today.

Featured Videos

Ava (2020)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Tate Taylor
Cast: Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich, Common, Geena Davis
Writer: Matthew Newton
Runtime: 96 min

We know action movies perform very well on Netflix so we suspect Ava will be trouncing Peppermint in the top 10 charts.

Starring Jessica Chastain as an elite assassin, we find her character fighting for her life after a hit job goes horribly wrong.

Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Steven Zaillian
Cast: Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley
Writer: Fred Waitzkin (book), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
Runtime: 109 min

With chess firmly back in the zeitgeist thanks to Netflix’s The Queens Gambit, you may be looking for your next watch. One that’s certainly worth a watch is Searching for Boby Fischer which is about a father hiring a chess master to coach his wunderkind son.

The movie has been on Netflix in the past and was last seen in 2015.

Manhunt: Deadly Games (Season 1)

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Cameron Britton, Jack Huston, Judith Light, Carla Gugino, Gethin Anthony, Kelly Jenrette
Writer: Andrew Sodroski, Jim Clemente, Tony Gittelson
Runtime: 60 min

The second season in the Manhunt anthology series takes on a new terrorist plot (season one covered the Unabomber) with the FBI investigations into the foiled 1996 terror attack at the Olympics. The investigation ended up sweeping up an innocent security guard who became a primary suspect.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for December 7th, 2020

2 New Movies Added Today

  • Ava (2020)
  • Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

3 New TV Series Added Today

  • 100 Days My Prince (Season 1)
  • Manhunt: Deadly Games (Season 1)
  • Room 2806: The Accusation (Limited Series) Netflix Original

Top 10 Movies & TV Series on Netflix for December 7th, 2020

Let’s check-in quickly with the top 10 movies and TV series in the US.

On the movie front, the list has remained much the same over the entire weekend with Mank only appearing in the top 10 once on Saturday.

On the TV side, Big Mouth has been making moves up the chart over the weekend since the arrival of season 4 on Friday (season 5 on the way) but still hasn’t managed to unseat Selena: The Series.

# Movies TV Series
1 Peppermint Selena: The Series
2 Marauders Big Mouth
3 The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two Virgin River
4 How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Queen’s Gambit
5 The Christmas Chronicles Alien Worlds
6 RUST CREEK The Crown
7 Little Nicky Cocomelon
8 Hillbilly Elegy The Great British Baking Show: Holidays
9 The 2nd Are You The One
10 Captain Underpants: Mega Blissmas The Boss Baby: Back in Business

What are you watching on Netflix right now? Let us know down below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming Netflix movies, series and games. Contact: kasey@whats-on-netflix.com