New streaming December 2015: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO Now’s best new movies and TV shows.

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming This Month to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming This Month to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime

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Dec. 1 2015 7:32 AM

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming This Month to Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime

RoboCop, Selma, Home Alone, and Interstellar are just a few of the movies coming to streaming in December.
RoboCop, Selma, Home Alone, and Interstellar are just a few of the movies coming to streaming in December.

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Every month, tons of new movies and TV shows become available to stream for free for subscribers to Netflix Instant, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime. With so many different streaming services, it can be hard to keep track of them all—especially if you belong to more than one service. Below, we present to you the ultimate streaming guide. We’ll let you decide which service has the best new titles.

Netflix

Jon Hamm in the chilling “White Christmas” special from Black Mirror.
Jon Hamm in the chilling “White Christmas” special from Black Mirror.

Photo by Hal Shinnie for Channel 4

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Good Watch

Black Mirror “White Christmas” (Dec. 25)
Fresh Dressed
(Dec. 16)
Xenia (2015 film, Dec. 8)

Family Watch

Las Mágicas Historias de Plim Plim (Dec. 1)
Phineas and Ferb Season 4 (Dec. 9)
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season 5 (Dec. 28)
Violetta Season 3 (Dec. 31)

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Nostalgia Watch

Darkman (Dec. 1)

If You’re Bored

Amnesiac (Dec. 1)
Broadchurch Season 2 (Dec. 1)
Jenny’s Wedding (Dec. 1)
Stir of Echoes (Dec. 1)
Comedy Bang! Bang! (new episodes) (Dec. 4)
Inside Man Season 3 (Dec. 5)
Vampire Academy (Dec. 7)
One & Two (Dec. 8)
Drown (Dec. 15)
Hart of Dixie Season 4 (Dec. 15)
High Profits Season 1 (Dec. 15)
Helix Season 2 (Dec. 16)
Invisible Sister (Dec. 23)
El Señor de los Cielos
Nurse Jackie
Seasons 1–7 (Dec. 31)

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New Original/Exclusive Programming

A Very Murray Christmas (Dec. 4)
I’m Brent Morin
(Dec. 1)
Real Rob Season 1 (Dec. 1)
Tyke: Elephant Outlaw (Dec. 1)
Trailer Park Boys: Drunk, High and Unemployed Live in Austin (Dec. 9)
The Adventures of Puss In Boots Season 2 (Dec. 11)
The Ridiculous 6 (Dec. 11)
Making a Murderer Season 1 (Dec. 18)*
Mike Epps: Don’t Take It Personal (Dec. 18)
Dawn of the Croods Season 1 (Dec. 24)
F Is For Family (Dec. 18)
Glitter Force Season 1 (Dec. 18)

HBO NOW

Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain.
Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain.

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Annie Hall (Dec. 1)
Brokeback Mountain (Dec. 1)
Robocop (1987) (Dec. 1)

Good Watch

10 Things I Hate About You (Dec. 1)
Home Alone (Dec. 1)
Spaceballs (Dec. 1)
Waitress (2007) (Dec. 1)
What We Do In the Shadows (Dec. 11)

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She’s All That (Dec. 1)
Mystic Pizza (Dec. 1)

If You’re Bored

Disturbia (Dec. 1)
Divergent (Dec. 1)
Girlfight (Dec. 1)
Less Than Zero (Dec. 1)
Robocop 2 (Dec. 1)
Robocop 3 (Dec. 1)
Soul Plane (Dec. 1)
Completo (Dec. 4)
Ciudad Delirio (Dec. 4)
Get Hard (Dec. 5)
The Divergent Series: Insurgent (Dec. 12)
Wish I Was Here (Dec. 13)
Olvidados (2014) (Dec. 18)
The Longest Ride (Dec. 19)
A Little Chaos (Dec. 21)
The Water Diviner (Dec. 26)

New Original/Exclusive Programming

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Vice Special Report: Countdown to Zero (Dec. 1)
Sisters: HBO First Look (Dec. 3)
The Leftovers Season 2 finale (Dec. 6)
U2: Innocence + Experience Live in Paris (Dec. 7)
Getting On Season 3 finale (Dec. 13)
Magnifica ’70 Season 1 finale (Dec. 18)
Bolshoi Babylon (Dec. 21)
Heroin: Cape Cod, USA (Dec. 28)

Amazon Prime

Matthew McConaughey in Interstellar.
Matthew McConaughey in Interstellar.

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Must Watch

Selma (Dec. 19)

Good Watch

Cutie and the Boxer (Dec. 15)
Pusher (Dec. 27)
Something’s Gotta Give (Dec. 1)
Interstellar (Dec. 12)

Family Watch

Black Beauty (Dec. 30)
Free Willy (Dec. 30)

Nostalgia Watch

Bedazzled (Dec. 1)

If You’re Bored

Hoffa (Dec. 1)
River of No Return (Dec. 1)
The Details (Dec. 1)
Meet Me In Montenegro (Dec. 9)
The Gambler (2014) (Dec. 26)
Stick Man (Dec. 27)
Curly Sue (Dec. 30)

New Original/Exclusive Programming

Transparent Season 2 (Dec. 11)
Tumble Leaf Season 2 (Dec. 12)
Mozart in the Jungle Season 2 (Dec. 30)

Hulu

Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now.
Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now.

© 1979 - United Artists

Must Watch

Apocalypse Now (Dec. 1)
Selma (Dec. 19)

Good Watch

Blow Out (Dec. 1)
Dr. No (Dec. 1)
Hammett (Dec. 1)
Interstellar (Dec. 12)
Nobody’s Fool (Dec. 1)
Tetro (Dec. 1)

Family Watch

The Care Bears Movie (Dec. 1)
The Christmas Bunny (Dec. 1)

Nostalgia Watch

Friday the 13th (Dec. 1)

If You’re Bored

Hunter x Hunter Season 1A (Dec. 1)
A Very Wompkee Christmas (Dec. 1)
Black Mama, White Mama (Dec. 1)
Black Rain (Dec. 1)
Blacula (Dec. 1)
Charlie Bartlett (Dec. 1)
Christmas Is Here Again (Dec. 1)
De-Lovely (Dec. 1)
Friday the 13th – Part II (Dec. 1)
Friday the 13th – Part III (Dec. 1)
Friday the 13th – Part IV: The Final Chapter (Dec. 1)
Friday the 13th – Part VI: Jason Lives (Dec. 1)
Friday the 13th – Part VII: The New Blood (Dec. 1)
Friday the 13th – Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (Dec. 1)
Kiss the Bride (Dec. 1)
Love Is a Gun (Dec. 1)
Lulu on the Bridge (Dec. 1)
One From the Heart (Dec. 1)
Pieces of April (Dec. 1)
Popeye (Dec. 1)
Scream, Blacula, Scream (Dec. 1)
Small Town, Saturday Night (Dec. 1)
The Harvest (Dec. 1)
Tim Tebow: On a Mission (Dec. 1)
Tomorrow Never Dies (Dec. 1)
Vampire in Brooklyn (Dec. 1)
Young Sherlock Holmes (Dec. 1)
A Fistful of Dynamite (Dec. 2)
Selector Infected WIXOSS Season 1 (Dec. 4)
La Promesa Season 1 (Dec. 4)
Scott & Bailey Season 4 (Dec. 5)
New Tricks Season 11 (Dec. 5)
Man Seeking Woman Season 1 (Dec. 7)
The Millionaire Matchmaker Season 8 (Dec. 7)
The Angel’s Share (Dec. 10)
Free! Season 2 (Dec. 11)
Craig Ferguson: Just Being Honest (Dec. 16)
Deutschland 83 Season 1 (Dec. 18)
Una Noche (Dec. 24)
The Gambler (2014) (Dec. 26)
Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports (Dec. 29)
The Only Way Is Essex Season 16 (Dec. 30)
Wild Card (Dec. 31)

Newly Airing Seasons and Series

Superstore (Dec. 1)
Rocket Jump: The Show (Hulu Original) (Dec. 2)
The Wiz Live! (Dec. 4)
Telenovela Season 1 (Dec. 8)
The Mindy Project Midseason 4 Finale (Hulu Original) (Dec. 8)
Michael Buble’s Christmas Special (Dec. 11)
Drunk History Season 3 Finale (Dec. 15)
The Voice Season 9 Finale (Dec. 16)
CSI Series Finale Parts 1 and 2 (Dec. 26)
Love & Hip Hop Hollywood Season 2 Finale (Dec. 28)
Moonbeam City Season 1 Finale (Dec. 30)
Penn & Teller: Fool Us Season 2 Finale (Dec. 31)

Correction, Dec. 2 2015: Due to a production error, this post originally misidentified Netflix’s Making a Murderer as Making a Murder.