Best new movies and TV series on Netflix Australia: December 2023

Each month, loads of new films and TV shows are added to Netflix Australia‘s library. Claire White presents her picks for titles worth watching. For the full list of everything arriving on the platform, scroll down. Also, check out Craig Mathieson’s top 50 movies on Netflix list.

Top Picks: TV

My Life with the Walter Boys (December 7)

After a family tragedy, teenager Jackie trades her life in New York City for a ranch in Colorado with her new guardian and a family of ten boys. In this coming-of-age take on the fish-out-of-water story meets small town romance, Jackie struggles to adjust to a new school and her new living arrangements—especially when two of the older boys specifically catch her eye.

Under Pressure: The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team (December 12)

With four World Cup titles and four Olympic gold medals, the U.S. Women’s national soccer team is one of the most decorated women’s soccer teams in the world. This behind-the-scenes docuseries follows the team as they prepare for and compete in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, held right here across Australia and New Zealand. Women’s sport is passionate and exciting, making this a great series to relive the hype and prepare for the 2025 Paris Olympics.

Berlin (December 29)

Return to the world of addictive Spanish caper Money Heist in this prequel featuring fan favourite Berlin (Pedro Alonso). Exploring the golden years of his life and loves across Europe, it wouldn’t be the same without a major heist: as a gang of masterminds gather in Paris, Berlin attempts one of his most ambitious robberies.

Top Picks: Movies + Specials

Leave the World Behind (December 8)

Based on the novel by Rumaan Alam, Leave the World Behind is a tense, suspenseful disaster story about a family vacation on Long Island being interrupted by a cyberattack blackout. With an all-star cast of Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, Mahershala Ali and Myha’la Herrold, tensions rise as the characters question everything about themselves, and their role in the world.

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget (December 15)

Chicken Run was a defining animated film of the 2000s (who could forget “but I don’t want to be a pie!”), and one of Aardman studio’s best works. Now, the long-awaited sequel arrives on Netflix. Starring voicework from the likes of Thandiwe Newton, Bella Ramsey, Zachary Levi, and Imelda Staunton, a fearless flock of chickens try to save one of their own—could we expect “but I don’t want to be a chicken nugget!” to enter the zeitgeist?

Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan in Maestro

Maestro (December 20)

Bradley Cooper returns to the seats of both director and star in his new biopic about the great conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein (Cooper) and his life-long relationship with Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (Carey Mulligan). Switching between black and white and colour cinematography, this film is sure to be an epic exploration of art, love, and a tremendous life.

All titles arriving on Netflix Australia in December

December 1

Sweet Home: Season 2
Fisk: Season 2
Talk to Me

December 3

Welcome to Samdal-ri

December 4

Dew Drop Diaries: Season 2

December 5

Stavros Halkias: Fat Rascal

December 6

Blood Coast
Christmas As Usual
The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson

December 7

Analog Squad
I Hate Christmas: Season 2
My Life with the Walter Boys
High Tide
The Archies
World War II: From the Frontlines
Hilda: Season 3

December 8

Blood Vessel
Leave the World Behind

December 12

Single’s Inferno: Season 3
Kevin Hart & Chris Rock: Headliners Only
Under Pressure: The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team

December 13

Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 5
The Influencers
Se Eu Fosse: Luísa Sonza

December 14

As the Crow Flies: Season 2
The Crown: Season 6 Part 2
Yu Yu Hakusho
Shazam! Fury of the Gods

December 15

Carol & The End of the World
Yoh’ Christmas
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
Face to Face with ETA: Conversations with a Terrorist

December 19

Trevor Noah: Where Was I

December 20

Love Is Blind Brazil: After the Altar
Cindy la Regia: The High School Years
Taming of the Shrewd 2
Everything Everywhere All at Once

December 21

Like Flowers in Sand
Supa Team 4: Season 2

December 22

Gyeongseong Creature Part 1
Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire
Top Gun: Maverick

December 23

Fast X

December 24

The Manny
A Vampire in the Family

December 25

Ricky Gervais: Armageddon

December 26

Thank You, I’m Sorry

December 27

Hell Camp: Teen Nightmare

December 28

Pokémon Concierge

December 29


See also
* Best new movies and TV series Stan
* Best new movies and TV series on Amazon Prime
* Best new movies and TV series on Disney+
* All new streaming movies & series