New on Netflix: 10 things to watch this month

Netflix added more than 60 titles this month. Here's what to stream during December.

1. "Barry"

Release date: Dec. 16

This Netflix original movie follows the life of a young Barack Obama while in college at Columbia University, where he struggles to fit in and stands up for injustice. Obama is played by Devon Terrell. The movie also features Jason Mitchell ("Straight Outta Compton" and "Keanu"), Jenna Elfman ("Dharma and Greg") and Ashley Judd.

2. "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids"

Release Date: Dec. 1

Return to your childhood with this 1989 Disney hit. A father is working to perfect a homemade ray gun when he accidentally shrinks his kids and two neighbors to the size of ants and tosses them out with the trash. While they try not to get squashed, the father, Wayne, must search for them and figure out a solution. After its release, the movie soon became a franchise that included two feature films, one direct-to-video film, a television series and a Disneyland park attraction.

3. "Fuller House" Season 2

Release date: Dec. 9

Netflix is back with a second season of the classic sitcom’s reboot. Fans of the original show had mixed reviews of this revival, but those in favor of it can now rejoice. With appearances from Danny, Uncle Jesse and Joey, some added drama to DJ’s love life, and plenty of Kimmy Gibbler being, well, Kimmy Gibler, it looks like fans of the first season will not be disappointed.

4. "Chill With Bob Ross"

Release date: Dec. 1

In this winter-themed Bob Ross special season, the painting aficionado will show viewers the process of painting wintery landscapes. The special has 26 episodes that will leave painters and fans with enough Bob Ross to last the whole month.

5. "Captain America: Civil War"

Release date: Dec. 25

The 2016 "Avengers" movie will soon be viewable from the comfort of your couch. The film follows a political-based feud between Captain America and Iron Man, which forces the rest of the Avengers to pick a side.

6. "Gabriel Iglesias: Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry"

Release date: Dec. 20

Fluffy is back in his newest comedy special. The show was filmed during his sold-out show in Chicago and is packed with new jokes, old favorites and reflections on his life. This is his fourth comedy special.

7. "National Lampoon’s Animal House"

Release date: Dec. 1

The classic college movie, which stars late "Saturday Night Live" star John Belushi, follows two fraternities as one is close to being shut down and the other is happy to sabotage. No matter your path in college, this 1978 classic is always good for a laugh.

8. "Beverly Hills Cop"

Release date: Dec. 1

This 1984 action-comedy follows Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy), a Detroit police officer with a problem with authority as he travels to Beverly Hills to investigate the murder of one of his friends. There, he bumps heads with local authorities and goes undercover while maintaining that special Eddie Murphy charm and wit.

9. "Captive"

Release date: Dec. 9

Calling all crime show fans — Netflix’s newest original crime series tells the stories of and examines hostage situations through the eyes of the victims, negotiators and kidnappers. The docuseries will have eight episodes.

10. "Hip Hop Evolution"

Release date: Dec. 2

The first season of this new Netflix original series has four parts. The series takes viewers through the history of hip-hop and its origins in 1970s New York and shows how it has evolved since. The show stars Shad and some guests include Dr. Dre, Ice-T and Russell Simmons.


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