Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (AAHHHH!)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change....
Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (AAHHHH!)
Written by Chris Crum
  • As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change.

    Earlier this week, we gave you a preview of some of the titles that will be coming to Netflix in January, but this is the regular weekly list. And it’s a petty good one.

    Available on 12/18:

    Pee­wee’s Playhouse: Complete Series

    Join Pee­wee and the Playhouse crew for plenty of fun and games, including dancing lessons from Cowboy Curtis, a magic show and lots of snacks.

    Pee­wee’s Playhouse: Christmas Special

    Amid an avalanche of stars, Pee­wee straps on his ice skates and glides into the holiday season with Christmas cards, carols … and Charo

    Available on 12/19:

    All Hail King Julian (2014) – Netflix Original

    Danny Jacobs, Henry Winkler, Andy Richter

    King Julien is shaking his booty harder than ever! Discover the wild world of Madagascar as the king takes on the jungle’s craziest adventures.

    Available on 12/20:

    An Evergreen Christmas (2014)

    Robert Loggia, Charleene Closshey, Tyler Ritter, Jake Sandvig, Booboo Stewart, Greer Grammer

    When a musician’s father dies and she must help with the family Christmas tree farm, she must choose between her career and her family legacy.

    Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (Extended Version) (2014)

    Andrew Jacobs, Jorge Diaz, Gabrielle Walsh, Renée Victor, Noemi Gonzalez, David Saucedo

    This spinoff from the spooky “Paranormal Activity” series relates the terrifying ordeal of a Latino family living in Southern California. When assailed by a horde of demons, the family must turn to their faith to escape with their souls intact.

    Available on 12/22:

    Dark Skies (2013)

    Keri Russell, Dakota Goyo, J.K. Simmons, Josh Hamilton, Annie Thurman, Trevor St. John

    Keri Russell and Josh Hamilton star in this thriller as a couple who has trouble convincing friends and neighbors that an alien is entering their house each night to terrorize their children. So they take matters into their own hands.

    Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)

    Lisa Kudrow, Mira Sorvino, Janeane Garofalo, Alan Cumming, Julia Campbell, Mia Cottet, Kristin Bauer

    Two not­too­bring party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion, armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post­it notes.

    Available on 12/23:

    The Trip to Italy (2014)

    Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner, Claire Keelan, Ronni Ancona, Rebecca Johnson

    Following in the footsteps of the great romantic poets, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon traverse the Italian countryside musing about life and love. Work enters the conversation as well in this largely improvised sequel to the roadtrip comedy “The Trip.”

    Available on 12/24:

    Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (2014)

    Patrick Stewart, Lea Michele, Martin Short, Hugh Dancy, Dan Aykroyd, James Belushi, Kelsey Grammer

    A bevy of stars including Lea Michele provide the voices for this animated film that returns Dorothy to Oz to help find her trio of pals. With the Tin Man, Lion and Scarecrow nowhere in sight, Dorothy faces a new villain: the wicked Jester.

    Available on 12/25:

    Good People (2014)

    James Franco, Kate Hudson, Omar Sy, Tom Wilkinson

    A financially beleaguered couple can’t believe their good fortune when they discover a boatload of money in the apartment of a neighbor who was recently murdered. But their luck soon turns dangerously sour.

    Available on 12/27:

    Labor Day (2013)

    Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Tobey Maguire, Tom Lipinski, Maika Monroe, James Van Der Beek

    What begins as a short ride turns into a life­changing event for divorced single mother Adele Wheeler andher 13 ­year ­old son, Henry, when they give a lift to a bloodied man on a fateful Labor Day weekend.

    Available on 12/28:

    Behaving Badly (2014)

    Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Mary­Louise Parker, Elisabeth Shue, Dylan McDermott, Jason Lee

    Nina is so lovely, and Rick so besotted with her, that the he has no qualms about wagering against a mobster’s son over his chances of dating her. With two weeks to land his prey, the teen must face down a host of wild characters in this dark comedy.

    Comedy Bang! Bang!: Season 3

    Scott Aukerman brings his popular podcast Comedy Bang! Bang! to television. Scott writes and stars in the series along with his co­host and bandleader, Reggie Watts, while featuring celebrity guests playing either themselves or characters.

    I, Frankenstein (2014)

    Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Socratis Otto, Jai Courtney, Kevin Grevioux

    Many decades after his creation, Adam Frankenstein is still hunted through modern city streets, although now his pursuers are opposing clans of demons who want to uncover the secret of his longevity and use it to sustain their own immortality.

    Maron: Season 2

    Marc Maron, Judd Hirsch, Josh Brener, Nora Zehetner, Andy Kindler

    Marc Maron stars as Marc Maron, who interviews fellow comedians for his popular podcast, only to reveal more about his own neuroses and relationships.

    Available on 01/01:

    101 Dalmatians (1996)

    Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie, Mark Williams

    When Cruella De Vil dognaps 15 Dalmatian puppies to make them into a fur coat, their parents rally all the city’s animals to come to their rescue

    Bad Boys II (2003)

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Jordi Mollà, Gabrielle Union, Peter Stormare, Theresa Randle

    In this hyperkinetic sequel, a pair of Miami narcotics cops investigate a Cuban drug kingpin’s connection to Florida’s influx of Ecstasy.

    Batman & Robin (1997)

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O’Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough

    Along with crime­fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy.

    Bruce Almighty (2003)

    Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Philip Baker Hall, Catherine Bell, Lisa Ann Walter

    When TV reporter Bruce Nolan angrily ridicules God, the Almighty responds by giving Bruce all His divine powers. But can Bruce improve on perfection?

    Cast Away (2000)

    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Nick Searcy, Chris Noth, Lari White, Geoffrey Blake

    After FedEx systems engineer Chuck Noland’s plane crashes in the Pacific Ocean, he finds himself fighting to survive on a deserted island.

    Dallas (2012): Season 3

    More than 20 years after their final curtain call, the Ewings return with both new and familiar faces ­­ and all the treachery of the original series.

    Election (1999)

    Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell, Phil Reeves, Molly Hagan Tracy Flick appears to have the election for student council president sewn up until a teacher rounds up a worthy opponent: a popular football player.

    Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

    Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Michael Jeter, Craig Bierko, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey

    A sportswriter and his Samoan lawyer embark on a hallucinogenic three­day romp from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in this counterculture cult favorite.

    Fort Bliss (2014)

    Michelle Monaghan, Rob Livingston, Oakes Fegley, Manolo Cardona, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Emmanuelle Chriqui

    After a tour of duty in Afghanistan, a U.S. Army medic and single mother returns home to discover her bond with her 5­year­old son has been broken.

    Friends: Complete Series

    This hit sitcom follows the merry misadventures of six 20­something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan.

    Get Low (2009)

    Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray, Lucas Black, Gerald McRaney, Bill Cobbs

    Robert Duvall stars as irascible backwoods loner Felix Bush, who plans his funeral while he’s still around to attend ­­and enjoy ­­ the proceedings.

    Jarhead 2: Field of Fire (2014)

    Cole Hauser, Josh Kelly, Danielle Sayre, Bokeem Woodbine, Ronny Jhutti, Cassie Layton

    A Marine contingent stationed in Afghanistan faces a daunting mission when they attempt to help a famously defiant woman escape the Taliban.

    Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)

    Ray Wise, Jonathan Breck, Garikayi Mutambirwa, Eric Nenninger, Nicki Lynn Aycox, Travis Schiffner

    An ancient creature known as the Creeper terrorizes a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway.

    Mean Girls (2004)

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer

    Cady joins her new high school’s most powerful clique ­­ but there’s hell to pay when the ex­boyfriend of the clique’s leader wants to be Cady’s guy.

    Shall We Dance? (2004)

    Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Lisa Ann Walter, Stanley Tucci, Anita Gillette

    A wistful middle­aged lawyer finds an undiscovered passion within when an impulse prompts him to take ballroom dancing lessons.

    Son of God (2014)

    Diogo Morgado, Greg Hicks, Adrian Schiller, Darwin Shaw, Sebastian Knapp, Louise Delamere

    A follow­up to the landmark 2013 miniseries The Bible, this feature follows the life of Jesus Christ from his humble birth to his resurrection.

    Soul Plane (2004)

    Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart, Method Man, Snoop Dogg, K.D. Aubert Godfrey

    When Nashawn wins $100 million, he launches his own airline, complete with a casino, bootylicious flight attendants and Snoop Dogg as the pilot.

    The French Connection (1971)

    Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Schneider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi, Frederic de Pasquale

    Tough narcotics detective “Popeye” Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin­smuggling operation.

    The Quiet Man (1952)

    John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick

    Ex­boxer Sean Thornton courts lovely Mary Kate. But her brother may need some common sense knocked into him ­­ literally ­­ before the deal is done.

    The War of Worlds (1953)

    Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Less Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio, Lewis Martin

    When a scorching meteor­like object crashes to Earth, a scientist waits three ill­fated days for the object­­ a Martian­filled spaceship ­­ to cool.

    To Be Takei (2014)

    George Takei, Brad Takei, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig

    This documentary profiles the career of actor George Takei, who played Lieutenant Sulu on “Star Trek” and later became a gay­rights advocate.

    Wayne’s World 2 (1993)

    Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere, Chris Farley, Ralph Brown

    In this sequel to the comedy hit based on a recurring “SNL” skit, a message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, “Waynestock,” with Aerosmith as headliners.

    Available on 01/02:

    From the Rough (2013)

    Taraji P. Henson, Tom Felton, Michael Clarke Duncan, Henry Simmons, Letoya Luckett, Justin Chon

    In the 1980s, Catalana Starks, the first woman to coach a men’s NCAA team, turns a ragtag bunch of Tennessee State University students onto golf.

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