What’s Coming To Netflix In November 2019

Netflix has added a bunch of new and fan-favorite movies, TV shows, comedy specials, and more for November 2019. With the holiday season right around the corner there are plenty of things to watch to get everyone in the spirit. Also, the wait is over as many Netflix originals such as The Crown and Atypical are back with new seasons.

Since Netflix has to compete with other streaming platforms including Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Disney+ they were able to create a list of highly anticipated films and shows that keep customers binge watching as long as they can.

The Crown’s Third Season Comes With Big Changes

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Left Bank Pictures

Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most prolific historical figures of all time. Netflix took her life story and turned it into an original series called The Crown. The first two seasons chronicled her life in early adulthood, but that’s all about to change for season three.

Olivia Colman replaced Claire Foy as the queen because the third season skips ahead 20 years. There are also recastings for Prince Philip (Tobias Menzies) and Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham Carter). Reviewers praise the series for its high production value, superb acting, and perfectly-planned narrative structure. All of season three will be available November 17.

Hard Questions Are Finally Answered on Atypical

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Exhibit A

Netflix has such a wide range of original content that it can be difficult to watch everything. One of their standout shows is Atypical, the story of a teen on the spectrum who is trying to navigate his independence. The third season was released on November 1 and dealt with Sam going off to college on his own.

The season introduced some new characters such as Sam’s new college professors played by well-known actors Eric McCormack and Sara Gilbert. It also touched on his parents’ (Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Rapaport) rocky relationship and his sister’s (Brigette Lundy-Paine) internal struggle to face the truth.

The End Of The Fxxxing World Switches Up Its Lead Actors

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Clerkenwell Films

The End of the Fxxxing World’s first season ended with a massive cliffhanger, which left fans wondering the fate of the lead actors. The second season is ready to stream and will hopefully answer viewers’ lingering questions.

Not too much information has been released on the plot for season two, but it’s public knowledge that Alyssa (Jessica Barden) will be teaming up with a new character played by Naomi Ackie (pictured right). Also, since the soundtrack of the first season received critical acclaim musician Graham Coxon will be returning with a new one for season two.

Queer Eye: We’re in Japan! Puts A New Twist On Make-Overs

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Netflix

The fab five members are back with a new mini series that takes place on the other side of the world. Queer Eye: We’re in Japan! uses the same format as their usual show, but now they get to make-over some hopeful Japanese people. Throughout the way they get to learn some common Japanese culture and customs.

This season proves that even though there’s a language barrier, it still doesn’t detract from their success in both transforming and connecting to their clients. All episodes are currently streaming.

Timothée Chalamet Takes the Lead in The King

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Plan B Entertainment

At the young age of 23, Timothée Chalamet has already led an eventful acting career. He became the first male born after 1990 to be nominated for a Lead Acting Oscar for 2017’s Call Me by Your Name and has starred in other prestigious films including Lady Bird and Beautiful Boy.

His newest movie role is King Henry V of England in The King opposite Robert Pattinson and Lily-Rose Depp. The plot involves the young king navigating his new title at the palace after his father leaves. All Chalamet fans don’t need to wait any longer to watch because it was released November 1.

Look for These Guest Actors in How to Be a Latin Lover

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Pantelion Films

This film may not be for everyone, but there are some snippets that make it worth watching. How to Be a Latin Lover stars Eugenio Derbez as a man who is used to seducing rich older women to live a life of luxury. When his wife dumps him after 25 years he is forced to learn the value of true love and family.

While the storyline is predictable, there are some guest acting appearances that add a bit of humor. Stars such as Kristen Bell, Rob Lowe, and Michael Cera pop in for a scene of two. How to Be a Latin Lover is now streaming.

Step Brothers Remains a Comedy Staple

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Columbia Pictures

Not only has Step Brothers been named one of the greatest comedies of the 21st century, but it’s one of the few to gross over $100 million. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly gave some memorable performances playing two grown men who become step brothers forced to move in together.

There are a ton of scenes that are pure comedy gold with lines that will be repeated decades later. The casting, acting, and writing are extremely well done with absurdity, cleverness, and pure joy all the way through. The movie became available to stream on November 1.

Remember to Rewatch Zombieland Before Seeing the Sequel

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Columbia Pictures

Earlier this year the public got to reunite with the original cast of Zombieland in their sequel that was released ten years after the original. Those who want to watch Zombieland before seeing Zombieland: Double Tap should look no further than Netflix.

The first film stars Jesse Eisenberg as an introverted survivor trying to escape the zombie apocalypse with the help of the people he meets along the way (Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin). Fans may also remember that Bill Murray makes a hilarious cameo as himself. Zombieland is currently ready to stream.

The Toys That Made Us Brings Back Those Nostalgic Childhood Memories

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Xinxu/YouTube

Toys are something that many people around the world can look back on with fondness as they grow up. Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us takes popular toy franchises such as Barbie, Hello Kitty, and Lego and tells the story of their rise, and sometimes fall, in the toy industry.

Season three is set to drop on November 15 with four brand new episodes about Power Rangers, My Little Pony, Wrestling, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT). This is a great show parents can watch with their kids because parents remember the toys when they were originally released and can share their childhood experiences.

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays Is As Wholesome As Can Be

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Netflix

Those looking for clean and wholesome content should look no further than The Great British Baking Show: Holidays. The second season is set to premiere on November 8 with lots of holiday recipes, fashion, and set decoration. After all the seasons of The Great British Baking Show were released on Netflix it instantly became one of the top cooking shows.

If the Holidays version isn’t enough there are also a couple of other spin-offs. The Beginnings takes viewers back to the best parts of the early episodes, while Masterclass shows more experienced bakers taking over the kitchen.

It’s Already Time For Nailed It!: Holiday!

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Netflix

There are a few Netflix cooking and baking shows that are getting into the spirit of the holidays. Nailed It! is bringing back its second season of Nailed It!: Holiday! on November 22. Amateur bakers will do their best to compete in replicating fun and holiday-themed baked goods.

Nailed It! stands apart from other baking shows because it adds comedy from host/judge/actress/comedienne Nicole Byer, while also showing the usually horrendous-looking finished products made by the contestants. Also, every episode has a celebrity guest host ranging from famous comedians to talented chefs.

Why Everyone Is Watching Billy On The Street

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Billy Eichner took the man on the street approach to his pop culture and music game show Billy on the Street. In each episode he interviews and plays a game with both famous celebrities and strangers he finds on the street. Some of his most memorable guests include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, and Stephen Colbert.

One of his best segments is called “For A Dollar” where he will run up to strangers and either ask them a subjective pop culture question or just scream random buzzwords in their face. Seasons two through five are currently streaming on Netflix.

Emma Roberts Gets Culture Shocked in Wild Child

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Universal Pictures

Emma Roberts has acted since she was a young kid, most likely inspired by her aunt Julia Roberts, and has quite the variety in her filmography. In 2008 she played a spoiled Malibu teen who gets shipped off to a strict English boarding school in Wild Child.

Although it wasn’t a worldwide smash hit it did a good job of reflecting the teenage “MTV” culture of that era. Some noteworthy cast members included Natasha Richardson (The Parent Trap), Juno Temple (Maleficent), and Georgia King (The New Normal). This teen romantic comedy is now available to stream.

Let It Snow: An Upcoming Christmas Romantic Comedy

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Netflix

Since the holiday season is approaching Netflix has added numerous movies and shows that will get fans into the spirit. Let It Snow comes out on November 8 and takes place in a small town during Christmas Eve where a snowstorm brings a group of teens together.

The cast is comprised primarily of up and coming young actors including Kiernan Shipka, Odeya Rush, Shameik Moore, and Miles Robbins. Also, movie fans may recognize Joan Cusack in an undisclosed role. Let It Snow is actually based on a young adult novel co-written by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle.

People Can Now Binge Watch The Matrix Franchise

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Warner Bros.

The Matrix has become one of the biggest film franchises in science fiction. Now, all three of the films (The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, and The Matrix Revolutions) are available to stream on Netflix. All were written and directed by the Wachowskis.

Each of the movies are heavily based in technology and artificial intelligence that create a world of virtual reality. When Neo (Keanu Reeves), Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), and Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) see how this is changing the world for worse they decide its time to protect humanity at all costs.

Grease Is The Word

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Paramount Pictures

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John starred as the iconic Danny and Sandy in the 1978 movie musical Grease. The plot follows a shy girl in the 1950s who transfers to the high school of her summer love. When she realizes that Danny isn’t acting the same in front of his roudy friends, she has to decide if she will change her ways or kick him to the curb.

The movie has some eye-popping costumes, music that makes people want to get up and dance, and original cinematography. Even over four decades later fans will tune in year after year to watch and sing along.

Relive Your Favorite Dr. Seuss Story With Green Eggs And Ham

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A Stern Talking To

Even long after the Dr. Seuss books were written children are discovering new mediums to explore them. On November 8 Netflix will premiere their newest kids’ show Green Eggs and Ham. The story centers around opposites Sam and Guy who take a road trip in order to save an endangered animal.

A large number of celebrities lent their voices to the project including Tracy Morgan, Keegan-Michael Key, Diane Keaton, Ilana Glazer, Michael Douglas, Daveed Diggs, Adam Devine, and Eddie Izzard. Famed comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is one of the producers.

Netflix Adds More Comedy Specials With Mike Birbiglia: The New One

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FilmMagic/Getty Images

Netflix is known for giving hundreds of prominent comedians their own specials. Stars such as Ellen DeGeneres, Bo Burnham, and Aziz Ansari all have been chosen to include some of their best jokes on the streaming platform. Famous actor/writer/director Mike Birbiglia is returning to Netflix with his newest stand up special called The New One.

The New York Times described it as an “autobiographical postpartum solo show” where Birbiglia jokes about topics from his personal life including his wife, family, pets, health, and more. The comedy special was filmed when he was performing it on Broadway and is set to release on November 26.

Netflix’s Newest Comedy Special is Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby

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Netflix
Netflix

Seth Meyers is mainly known for his late night talk show and his previous work on Saturday Night Live. Now, he’s getting back to his comedy roots by releasing a new comedy special on Netflix. Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby centers around the experiences he’s had with his wife and how that affects his daily life.

Reviewers described it as cute, polished, and sincere because Meyers doesn’t get too deep into other topics besides his wife. He also offers viewers a skip button where they can fast forward through some current event jokes. Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby is currently available to watch.

Suffragette Gives Audiences An Important History Lesson

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Ruby Films

The suffragette movement was one of the most important moments in history. Suffragette tells the story of a young working mother in 1912 London and how she influenced one of the first women’s rights causes. Many iconic actors were a part of this 2015 film including Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Carey Mulligan, and Meryl Streep.

Even over 100 years since this took place the movie is still relevant in today’s society because of its message of standing up for what’s morally right. Suffragette will be ready to stream on Netflix on November 16.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Will Take You To Another World

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Universal Pictures

If you haven’t seen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas yet, now is your chance. The film adaption of the book written by Hunter S. Thompson hits Netflix on November 1st. Hilarity ensues as the film follows Dr. Gonzo and Raoul Duke (played by Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro) as they drive to Las Vegas and attempt to cover the Mint 400 motorcycle race for a magazine.

Stocked with a car full of menacing supplies, viewers are presented with a mix of third and first-person views while the two experiment with substances and run into their share of problems.

Dolly Parton Fans Don’t Want To Miss Heartstrings

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Premiering on Netflix on November 22nd, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings is a television series that fans of Parton’s won’t want to miss. The anthology dishes on Dolly’s inspirations for her most beloved songs, as well as the memories she’s made over the years performing.

Heralded as one of the greatest country artists of all time, Dolly shares some of her favorite stories that not even her biggest fans have heard of. And, of course, viewers can enjoy her music over eight episodes.

A New Netflix Original Film: American Son

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Netflix
Netflix

On November 1st, Netflix will premiere its new original film, American Son. The crime drama features a perfect cast of actors that will have viewers on their edge of their seats as they watch the drama unfold.

The series stars Kerry Washington of Scandal and Steven Pasquale of American Crime Story as they fight to find out what happened to their teenage son who went missing. Set in Florida, the couple urgently presses their local police station to find out the truth.

A Mystery In Japan

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Netflix.com

For folks who enjoy a solid mystery, this one is for you. Earthquake Bird takes place in Tokyo and revolves around a young woman who goes missing! As experts begin their search, a prime suspect comes into the equation.

Alicia Vikander, Riley Keough, and Naoki Kobayashi star in this film that received a 58% on Rotten Tomatoes. The person they believe to have done the kidnapping is the missing person’s friend, Lucy (Vikander), a translator who’s lived in Japan for five years.

The Origins Of Santa!

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Klaus is an animated take on the origins of Santa Claus! If that doesn’t get your kids intrigued, then we don’t know what will or can, because who doesn’t want to know where Santa comes from in their childhood years?

The writer and director of Despicable Me tackles this film, so that gives it more of a boost. As far as voice actors go, you have Rashida Jones, Jason Schwartzman and JK Simmons giving the kids what they want.

Like Time Traveling Medieval Knights?

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The former Disney star, Vanessa Hudgens, returns to Netflix after 2018’s The Princess Switch. This time, she stars in a role set during Christmas time called The Knight Before Christmas.

The name might sound a bit clever, but critics already think it’s “absurd.” It’s a romantic film that features a time-traveling Medieval knight, in case you were wondering. Maybe, just maybe, the critics are wrong and it’s a decent movie for the kiddos to enjoy!

Always Watch Who’s Next Door

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If you’re a fan of uncovering true identities, then The Devil Next Door is the flick for you. It hit Netflix on November 4th, and it’s an intriguing story, to say the least.

It revolves around John Demjanjuk, a Cleveland grandpa who is brought to trial in Israel. Why all the way out there do you ask? Well, there’s a chance he could be Ivan the Terrible, the infamous Nazi death camp guard. At least, that’s who they think he is.

Learn How To Crash A Wedding

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New Line Cinema

When Wedding Crashers first released, it was a comic triumph. Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn had a chemistry like no other and supporting cast members Rachel McAdams and Bradley Cooper were stellar.

It would be highly irresponsible to release a film of this nature these days. It pretty much shows men objectifying women, but towards the end, they find love. It’s still worth a watch, but don’t go out trying to duplicate what these funnymen did.

They’re Coming For You!

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Columbia Pictures

With the third and final installment of Bad Boys slated for an early 2020 release, Netflix decided to bring the original back to streaming services. It’s Will Smith and Martin Lawrence at their finest.

The two Miami cops team up to take down a narcotics dealer who also had a hand in killing a friend of Smith’s character. This was one of the first films that helped Smith gain a ton of popularity. A slow-motion running scene with his shirt off might’ve helped with that.

A Star-studded Cast Should Gain Some Views

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Netflix.com

What can we say about The Irishman? Well, let’s start with who stars in it. We have: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci. Oh, and we can’t forget the brains behind it, Martin Scorsese.

This gangster epic isn’t one you want to miss if you have some free time on your hands. Just look at the names above! They all have brilliant performances and the flick even scored a high 99% on Rotten Tomatoes.

If You Like Prison & Gang Films, Watch Shot Caller

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There’s something about TV shows and films featuring prisoners that grab viewer’s interest. Maybe it’s the curiosity of what happens behind bars, or scaring yourself into never making a decision that will end up with you experiencing it first hand. Shot Caller, added to Netflix on November 24 gives a look at the gang culture that prisoners face both behind bars and back on the street,

The film follows a newly released prisoner who is ordered by a gang to commit a major crime just as he re-enters life as a free man. See what happens in this film starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

War Buffs Should Watch Spitfire

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Released in 2018, Spitfire is a war documentary that tells the story of the Battle of Britain during World War II. Viewers learn the story told from the perspective of fighter pilots that helped win the battle.

The incredible filmography and heartfelt interviews will give you a whole new perspective on the reality of warfare in the air. Interviews include John Ackroyd, Mary Ellis, Paul Farnes, and Ken ‘Paddy’ French.

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator Tells The Story of The Disgraced Founder

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Many people, whether they’ve tried yoga or not, have heard of Bikram yoga. The yoga studios are around the world and have garnered a huge following. However, you might not have heard the story of what happened to the founder, Bikram Choudhury.

The film, which hits Netflix November 20th, tells the story of the disgraced American-Indian yoga master who led thousands of yogis through their practice and misused his students’ trust for his own advantages.

Auto Lovers, Drive Is For You

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Drive hits Netflix at the beginning of November and should be added to your queue if you’re a fan of racing and stunt driving. The plot follows a professional stunt driver (Sushant Singh Rajput) who falls for his neighbor (Jacqueline Fernandez).

She’s not a good influence, to say the least, and his attraction to her leads him into a world of danger. Full disclosure: it’s not in English, but it’s worth the subtitle read. When you have this much action and beautiful women, you don’t need to catch every word anyway.

Dirty John Will Have You Wondering Who To Trust

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The television series Dirty John premiered on Bravo late 2018 before making its way to Netflix. Starring Connie Britton, Eric Bana, Juno Temple, and Julia Garner, the true-crime series will have you questioning whether you can really trust your significant other or romantic interest.

Connie Britton’s character, Debra, falls for a handsome doctor, who seems like the perfect catch. That is until he begins to manipulate her to the point where she no longer knows what the truth is. Viewers who get attached to the series can look forward to a second season coming out in 2020.

Fire In Paradise Will Be Hard To Watch

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The heartbreak of the California wildfires over recent years is tremendous. The scale of the wildfires is like nothing anyone has seen before, leading us to wonder which town will be the next to burn.

Fire in Paradise is a short documentary film that focuses on the November 8, 2018, wildfire that devastated the Northern California community of Paradise. The first-hand footage of the disaster and interviews with survivors will have you giving thanks and holding your loved ones a little closer after watching.

Newly Married And Funnier Than Ever: Iliza: Unveiled

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If you’ve watched one of Iliza Shlesinger’s other stand-up films, you won’t miss her newly-released Netflix special that premieres on November 19th. For those who haven’t experienced her unique take on the world, Iliza spills the tea on what women are really thinking, unfiltered.

She’s not afraid to lay it all out there and act out the ridiculous nature of women trying to make it appear that they have it all together while internally managing the emotions equivalent to a tornado hitting a trailer park.

Season Two Of Llama Llama

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This one is for the kids! Feel free to load the second season of Llama Llama up and let the children enjoy these cute animals while you go around the house doing your chores.

The series first premiered in January 2018, and it depicts the adventures of a llama and his mother. There aren’t many shows on TV as wholesome as this, when you think about it. Netflix deserves an award of some kind for this show.

Reality Series Busted! Returns

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If you have no clue what Busted! is, then maybe you should give it a try. It’s a reality TV series that puts seven celebrity sleuths together on an operation called Project D.

They get implanted with chips containing DNA of famous detectives in history, and in each new episode, they get a new case to solve. All of this goes down while they try and figure out what Project D is and why them.

Travel The High Seas For A Second Season

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The Spanish drama High Seas first arrived on Netflix in May of 2019 and will make a rather quick return in November. Usually, shows take a little longer than that to return for a second season, but not this one.

This is a mystery series about two sisters traveling around on a luxury cruise from Spain to Brazil. It takes place in the ’40s. As deaths start to occur on the boat, they find themselves coming up with conspiracies.