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Netflix Additions and Losses for December Perfect for Staying Indoors and Avoiding the World

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Hey, it’s almost the last month of 2016! While this year has undoubtedly been pretty miserable, Netflix has been there for us to provide escapism and inspiration time and time again. Nerds have a lot to look forward to for December, which is great considering how often we’ll be avoiding the world and sipping hot chocolate indoors this cold season.

Next month, you’ll be able to watch The Crucible which feels pretty appropriate for the atmosphere we’re in, as well as Barry, the movie about a young Barack Obama that looks to be a powerful send-off to President Obama in his final term. Make sure not to forget about For the Love of Spock, the touching documentary that pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy by his son, Adam Nimoy. Recent movies like the Elizabeth Wood’s polarizing White Girl and nerd favorite Captain America: Civil War are also making their way to the site for your winter days.

In TV, you’ll notice a lot of Netflix originals, including Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters—his long-awaited series that includes one of Anton Yelchin’s final performances. White Rabbit Project is another exciting show as it brings back many of your favorite Mythbusters alums.

As for what’s leaving Netflix, it might be a good time to give childhood favorites Spy Kids or Holes a watch before they’re gone. Also, while World War II in HD Colour isn’t the sexiest movie it’s definitely a worthwhile watch for history fans (or, y’know, anyone who cares about history).

December 1
Always (1989)
Angels in the Snow (2015)
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Beyond Bollywood (2014)
Black Snake Moan (2007)
Chill with Bob Ross: Collection (1990)
Compulsion (1959)
The Crucible (1996)
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
David Blaine: Street Magic (1997)
Dreamland (2010)
For the Love of Spock (2016)
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, season 2 (2015)
Glory Daze: The Life and Time of Michael Alig (2016)
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Hitler: A Career (1977)
Holiday Engagement (2011)
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
House of Wax (2006)
Hannibal (2001)
The Little Rascals (1994)
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Merli, season 1 (Netflix original)
Merry Kissmas (2015)
National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)
Picture Perfect (1997)
Rainbow Time (2016)
The Rock (1996)
Rodeo & Juliet (2015)
The Spirit of Christmas (2015)
Swept Under (2016)
Switchback (1997)
Toys (1992)
Uncle Nick (2015)
Waking Life (2001)
Way of the Dragon (1972)
We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story (1993)
White Girl (2016)
Wildflower (2016)
Zero Point (2014)
December 2
Fauda, season 1 (Netflix original)
Hip Hop Evolution, season 1 (Netflix original)
Pacific Heat, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 3
Lost & Found Music Studios, season 2 (Netflix original)
December 5
The Good Neighbor (2016)
Mad (2016)
December 6
Blue Jay
The Devil Dolls (2016)
Homeland (Iraq Year Zero), season 1
The Model (2016)
Reggie Watts: Spatial (Netflix original)
December 8
The Cuba Libre Story, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 9
Captive, season 1 (Netflix original)
Cirque du Soleil Junior – Luna Petunia, season 1 (Netflix original)
Club de Cuervos, season 1 (Netflix original)
Fuller House, season 2 (Netflix original)
Four Seasons in Havana, season 1 (Netflix original)
Medici: Masters of Florence, season 1 (Netflix original)
Spectral (Netflix original)
White Rabbit Project, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 10
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Phantom of the Theater (2016)
December 11
Breaking a Monster (2016)
December 12
Ricardo O’Farrill: Christmas Special (Netflix original)
December 13
Colony, season 1
Killswitch (2016)
I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Nobel, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 14
Versailles, season 1 (2015)
December 16
The Adventures of Puss in Boots, season 4 (Netflix original)
Barry (Netflix original)
Call Me Francis, season 1 (Netflix original)
Crazyhead, season 1 (Netflix original)
No Second Chance, season 1 (Netflix original)
Rats (2016)
December 19
Miss Stevens (2016)
December 20
The Break, season 1 (Netflix original)
Disorder (2015)
Gabriel Iglesias: Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry (Netflix original)
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, season 6 (2016)
Ten Percent, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 23
Travelers, season 1 (Netflix original)
Trollhunters, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 25
Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War (2016)
When Hari Got Married (2013)
December 27
Ajin, season 2 (Netflix original)
Chasing Cameron, season 1 (Netflix original)
December 28
Comedy Bang! Bang!, season 5 (2016)
December 29
The Hollywood Shorties (2016)
December 30
The Eighties, season 1 (2016)
December 31
Big in Bollywood (2011)

And here’s everything that’ll be leaving Netflix next month. Luckily, it looks like we’re gaining way more than we’re losing!

December 1
50 First Dates (2004)
American Beauty (1999)
Black Ops, series 2
Camp Takota (2014)
Carmen Jones (1954)
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Curious George: Swings Into Spring (2013)
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (2016)
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Event Horizon (1997)
Frequencies (2013)
The Great War Diary, season 1
The In-Laws (2003)
McConkey
Medora (2013)
Monkey Business (1952)
Myth Hunters, series 1-2
Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)
The Out-of-Towners (1999)
Paycheck (2003)
Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)
River of No Return (1954)
Sling Blade (1996)
Thor: Hammer of the Gods (2009)
Top Gun (1986)
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
World Trade Center (2006)
December 2
Legends of the Knight (2013)
The Red Baron (2008)
December 3
The Best of Me (2014)
December 5
Holes (2003)
December 14
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
December 15
High Profits, season 1
World War II in Colour (2009)
December 16
Beyond the Hills (2012)
December 22
Dark Skies (2013)
December 26
Just Friends (2005)
December 27
Spy Kids (2001)
December 31
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, season 1-6

What are you looking forward to watching next month? Anything you’d recommend before it’s gone? Let us know in the comments!

(via CNET)
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