Top 5 Movies Streaming on Netflix this December – A Comprehensive List

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2020 had been a tough year for a lot of us. Added to the apparent pandemic situation, being shut in our houses took a huge toll on our mental well-being. That is why we are here to deliver some good news! Pandemic apart, there are a bunch of great movies that are all set to release towards the end of the year, and we’ve put it all together for you because we’re cool like that. Read on to find out which 2020 film you’re going to be most excited about!

  1. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is a play-turned-film is one that’s directed by George C. Wolfe and is set to start streaming on Netflix on the 18th of December 2020. Following the story of Ma Rainey, it is important for so many reasons, but the most vital one being the fact that it is one of late star Chadwick Boseman’s last film – featuring him as Levee. It deals with several themes, including racism, and is welcome, especially during troubling times like these.

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  1. Braven

Fans of Jason Mamoa can giddy-up their horses because Braven is premiering on Netflix come December. Braven is a 2018 film directed by Lin Oeding. The premise revolves around a father-son duo who has to battle a group of drug lords in order to make it out of a hunting cabin alive. Being a film that was well received by the audience when it initially came out, we are expecting the audience to be as excited for its Netflix premiere as well.

  1. Angela’s Christmas Wish

What is December entertainment without a few sweet Christmas movies? Featuring in this long list of films is Angela’s Christmas Wish, coming to Netflix on the 1st of December 2020. It deals with the heartwarming tale of a tiny girl called Angela, who is hell-bent on reuniting her estranged family by Christmas. Based on a character by writer Frank McCourt, this would be one of the many Christmas films premiering on Netflix this year.

  1. Runaway Bride
Runaway Bride
Runaway Bride

If you are someone in it for the oldies yet goldies, we are delighted to tell you that Netflix will feature some classics. Julian Roberts-Richard Gere starrer Runaway Bride will drop for you to enjoy on December 1st, 2020. The movie is a classic love story between a bride that seems to “run away” every time she makes it to the altar and a reporter who falls in love with her. Will the couple make it this time over? Watch the movie to find out! Julia Roberts stans, now are your time to shine!

  1. Alien Worlds

It really is true that Netflix has something in store for everyone, and if you are a person that enjoys documentaries and other uber-cool nerdy stuff – we have found just the right thing for you to watch and enjoy. Alien Worlds is a Netflix documentary that deals with dealing with just that – aliens. You can start streaming Alien Worlds on Netflix from December 2nd.

So here is our curated list of films that you could potentially watch to make the end of year blues vanish! We promise to be back with more if you promise to be the ever-hungry film buff we know you are.

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Vijayalakshmi Devanathan
I'm Vijayalakshmi Devanathan, a 20-year-old queer writer and journalist. I'm a huge film buff who's also passionate about art, culture, literature and rockabilly. My pronouns are they/them and you can reach out to me at [email protected]