Best new movies and TV series on Netflix Australia: November 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

All the Light We Cannot See (November 2)

Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning historical novel, this series follows a blind French girl and a German soldier whose lives cross in occupied France during WWII. A novel praised for its lyrical and intricate prose, it will be interesting to see if these impressions translate on screen (however, WWII epics generally do). The likes of Mark Ruffalo and Hugh Laurie pad the cast alongside German actor Louis Hofmann and newcomer Aria Mia Loberti.

The Crown: Season 6 Part 1 (November 16)

In its sixth and final season, Australia’s Elizabeth Debicki continues her phenomenal performance as Lady Diana in what has been a massive series tracking the life, history and trajectory of Queen Elizabeth the II and the English royal family. Part one is sure to build suspense as we near closer to Diana’s tragic death—part two, which will air in the new year, will focus on the young princes, particularly William and Kate meeting at university. As the series creeps closer to modern day, it makes sense that the buck has to stop somewhere. This being said, I have enjoyed myself, and am intrigued to see how this era will play out on screen.

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off (November 17)

Scott Pilgrim returns once again to defeat the seven evil exes of the cool and beautiful Ramona Flowers in this new anime adaptation of the beloved graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley and the 2010 film directed by Edgar Wright. Featuring the original cast of the film in returning roles, not only will the series be a fun little injection of nostalgia, but hopefully new fans will emerge, and Scott Pilgrim will live forever.

Top Picks: Movies + Specials

The Killer (November 10)

In this new David Fincher neo-noir psycho-thriller, Michael Fassbender stars as a cool, methodical, and possibly psychotic hitman known only as “The Killer.” The film premiered to favourable reviews at the Venice Film Festival earlier this year, as one of a handful of other films coincidentally also about hit men (Richard Linklater’s Hit Man was also picked up by Netflix in a $20 million deal). Although the plight of a man slowly losing his mind suits Fassbender, an appearance by Tilda Swinton steals the show.

Rustin (November 17)

Many will remember the 1963 March on Washington as a momentous demonstration for civil rights in America, tent-poled by Rev. Martin Luther King’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Yet not many know about Baynard Rustin, the activist who organised it all. Colman Domingo stars as Rustin, as the film follows his life, and the racism and homophobia he faced in the lead up to the historic event. Glynn Turman, Chris Rock, CCH Pounder, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Jeffrey Wright and Audra McDonald also join the cast.

The Family Switch (November 30)

An ill-timed visit to an astrologer lands the Walker family into chaos as they get Freaky-Friday’d, and the whole family do a body swap. The parents (Jennifer Garner and Ed Helms) now in their teenage kids’ bodies (Emma Myers and Brady Noon), each family member will have to learn what it’s like to live in each other’s shoes in order to restore balance to the world. This new family film is directed by McG (of Charlie’s Angels and The Babysitter duology’s fame) so who knows what will happen! Rita Moreno is also there.

All titles arriving on Netflix Australia in November

November 1

Nuovo Olimpo
Locked In
Hurricane Season
Mysteries of the Faith
Till Murder So Us Part: Soering vs. Haysom

November 2

Cigarette Girl
All the Light We Cannot See
Higuita: The Way of the Scorpion
Unicorn Academy: Chapter 1

November 3

Ferry: The Series
The Tailor: Season 3
Selling Sunset: Season 7
Daily Dose of Sunshine
Vacaciones de Verano
Erin & Aaron

November 7

The Improv: 60 and Still Standing

November 8

The Claus Family 3
Robie Williams
Escaping Twin Flames
The Billionaire, the Butler and the Boyfriend
Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underwodl

November 9

Temple of Film: 100 Years of the Egyptian Theatre
Akuma Kun

November 10

At the Moment
The Killer

November 14

Criminal Code
The Netflix Cup: Swing to Survive
Matt Rife: Natural Selection
How to Become a Mob Boss

November 15


November 16

The Crown: Season 6 Part 1
Best. Christmas. Ever!
In Love and Deep Water

November 17

Sagrada Familia: Season 2
The Railway Men
The Queenstown Kings
All-Time High
Believer 2
The Dads
CoComelon Lane
Scott Pilgrim Takes Off

November 20

Stamped from the Beginning

November 21


November 22

Squid Game: The Challenge
Crime Diaries: The Celebrity Stylist
High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America: Season 2

November 23

My Little Pony: Make Your Mark: Chapter 6
My Daemon

November 24

A Nearly Normal Family
My Demon
Last Call for Istanbul
Wedding Games
I Don’t Expect Anyone to Believe Me

November 27

Go Dog Go: Season 4

November 28

Comedy Royale
Love Like a K-Drama
Verified Stand-Up

November 29

American Symphony
Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife

November 30

Virgin River: Season 5 Part 2
Family Switch
Hard Days
The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday

Coming soon

Replacing Chef Chico
Elena Knows

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