There are plenty of new films and Netflix Originals coming up to Netflix Christmas lineup in Ireland throughout December 2020. That’s a great reason to be stuck at home with your family and friends, binge watching new films and TV programmes into over the Christmas period.
Have a look at what’s coming to Netflix this month:
Netflix Original Television Series
Bridgerton – 25/12/2020
Plot: From Shondaland and Creator Chris Van Dusen, Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dyvenor), the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut onto Regency London’s competitive marriage market. Hoping to follow in her parent’s footsteps and find a match sparked by true love, Daphne’s prospects initially seem to be unrivalled.
But as her older brother begins to rule out her potential suitors, the high society scandal sheet written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown casts aspersions on Daphne.
The Holiday Movies That Made Us – 01/12/2020
Plot: Unwrap the real stories behind these iconic Christmas blockbusters, thanks to insider interviews and behind-the-scenes peeks.
Bhaag Beanie Bhaag – 04/12/2020
Plot: Beanie has always done what’s asked of her — until she decides to run from her very comfortable life and pursue a career in stand-up comedy. As she navigates the demands of everyone from her concerned parents to her proposal-popping boyfriend, this is Beanie’s journey to carve out the life she wants for herself amidst the chaos.
Selena: The Series – 04/12/2020
Plot: A coming-of-age story following Selena as she chases her dreams, and the heart-wrenching and life-changing sacrifices she and her family make as they navigate the highs and lows of success, loss, love, and music.
Detention – 05/12/2020
Plot: A tormented student uncovers unsettling secrets at her remote high school as betrayal and a paranormal encounter upend her life.
Lovestruck is the City – 08/12/2020
Plot: Heart stolen by a free-spirited woman after a beachside romance, a passionate architect sets out to reunite with her on the streets of Seoul.
Mr Iglesias: Part 3 08/12/2020
Plot: As he begins a new relationship, Gabe pushes his students to face their fears, dream big and believe in themselves — lessons he tries to take to heart.
Alice in Borderland 10/12/2020
Plot: A video-game-obsessed young man finds himself in a strange version of Tokyo where he and other visitors must compete in deadly games to survive.
The Mess You Leave Behind- 11/12/2020
Plot: A teacher starts her job at a high school but is haunted by a suspicious death that occurred there weeks before… and begins fearing for her own life.
Tiny Pretty Things – 14/12/2020
Plot: When an attack brings down the star student at an elite ballet school, her replacement enters a world of lies, betrayal — and cutthroat competition.
Song Exploder: Volume 2 – 15/12/2020
Plot: The Killers, Natalia Lafourcade, Dua Lipa and Nine Inch Nails pull back the curtain on their personal songwriting experiences as the series continues.
How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding – 16/12/2020
Plot: Prodigal daughter Tumi goes home for the holidays and manages to ruin her sister’s wedding plans. Now she must make things right before it’s too late.
Run On – 16/12/2020
Plot: Veering off course from his preset path, a track star follows his own pace and heart for the first time after a film translator steps into his life.
Home for Christmas: Season 2 – 18/12/2020
Plot: When love rings your doorbell, are you ready? Follow Johanne through another December as she continues her pursuit for eternal, warm and real love. When her family and the world around her fall apart, how can she still believe in real and bottomless love? Does it even exist and will she find the one true love for Christmas this year?
Sweet Home – 18/12/2020
Plot: As savage monsters inflict terror and threaten humanity, a troubled teen with inner demons emerges as his neighbours’ best bet for survival.
Best Leftovers Ever! – 30/12/2020
Plot: The top leftover cooking home chefs will take the remains of a dish on an epic journey across three rounds in the ultimate food makeover competition.
Equinox – 30/12/2020
Plot: In 1999, young Astrid saw a bus full of students disappear. In 2019, Astrid tries to solve this mystery, only to discover she ends up changing the past.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 4 – 31/12/2020
Plot: Over the course of Part 4’s eight episodes, The Eldritch Terrors will descend upon Greendale.
The coven must fight each terrifying threat one-by-one (The Weird, The Returned, The Darkness to name a few), all leading up to…The Void, which is the End of All Things. As the witches wage war, with the help of The Fright Club, Nick begins to slowly earn his way back into Sabrina’s heart, but will it be too late?
Netflix Original Films
Mank – 04/12/2020
Plot: 1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing wit and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish “Citizen Kane.”
The Prom – 11/12/2020
Plot: Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winner James Corden) are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive new Broadway show is a major flop that has suddenly flatlined their careers.
Meanwhile, in small-town Indiana, high school student Emma Nolan (newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman) is experiencing a very different kind of heartbreak: despite the support of the high school principal (Keegan-Michael Key), the head of the PTA (Kerry Washington) has banned her from attending the prom with her girlfriend, Alyssa (Ariana DeBose).
When Dee Dee and Barry decide that Emma’s predicament is the perfect cause to help resurrect their public images, they hit the road with Angie (Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman) and Trent (Andrew Rannells), another pair of cynical actors looking for a professional lift. But when their self-absorbed celebrity activism unexpectedly backfires, the foursome finds their own lives upended as they rally to give Emma a night where she can truly celebrate who she is.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – 18/12/2020
Plot: Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary “Mother of the Blues,” Ma Rainey (Academy Award winner Viola Davis).
Late to the session, the fearless, fiery Ma engages in a battle of wills with her white manager and producer over control of her music. As the band waits in the studio’s claustrophobic rehearsal room, ambitious trumpeter Levee (Chadwick Boseman) — who has an eye for Ma’s girlfriend and is determined to stake his own claim on the music industry — spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of stories revealing truths that will forever change the course of their lives.
The Midnight Sky – 23/12/2020
Plot: This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully (Felicity Jones) and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe. Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed novel Good Morning, Midnight, co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir and Tiffany Boone.
Angela’s Christmas Wish – 01/12/2020
Plot: A determined Angela makes a wish to reunite her family in time for Christmas, then launches a plan to find her way from Ireland to Australia.
Christmas Crossfire – 04/12/2020
Plot: A man foils an attempted murder, then flees the crew of would-be killers along with their intended target as a woman he’s just met tries to find him.
Just Another Christmas – 03/12/2020
Plot: Stuck in a time loop where it’s forever Christmas, a family man who hates the holiday starts to learn valuable lessons about what’s important in life.
Break – 03/12/2020
Plot: After a serious accident, Lucie tries to rediscover herself as a dancer and meets Vincent, a talented b-boy battling his own insecurities.
Leyla Everlasting – 04/12/2020
Plot: A resilient housewife, her husband and their marriage therapist become mired in a toxic love triangle and a plot to obtain an antique manuscript.
Cops and Robbers – 28/12/2020
Plot: This animated short film is based on a spoken word poetry video created in response to the May 6, 2020, murder of Ahmaud Arbery.
Bombay Rose – 04/12/2020
Plot: Amidst the bustle of a magnetic and multifaceted city, the budding love between two dreamers is tested by duty and religious divides.
DNA – 26/12/2020
Plot: The death of a woman’s larger-than-life grandfather brings her cantankerous family together and forces the 35-year-old to confront her tumultuous life.
Fierce – 02/12/2020
Plot: A gifted young singer becomes an instant sensation on a popular talent show. But her real goal is earning the love of her father, a member of the jury.
Grandma’s Last Wishes – 25/12/2020
Plot: When Grandma decides it’s time to put her affairs in order, the family clashes over who’ll inherit her house in this sequel to “Grandma’s Wedding.”
Rose Island – 09/12/2020
Plot: An idealistic engineer builds his own island off the coast of Italy and declares it a nation, drawing the attention of the world — and the government.
Canvas – 11/12/2020
Plot: A grieving grandfather struggling to reclaim his passion for painting after suffering a loss finds the inspiration to create again.
Your Name Engraved Herein – 23/12/2020
Plot: Set in the backdrop of 1987 where martial law just ended in Taiwan, two male students fell in love against the expectations of society.
AK VS AK – 24/12/2020
Plot: After a public spat with a movie star, a disgraced director retaliates by kidnapping the actor’s daughter, filming the search for her in real-time.
A California Christmas – 14/12/2020
Plot: With his carefree lifestyle on the line, a wealthy charmer poses as a ranch hand to get a hardworking farmer to sell her family’s land before Christmas.
The Ripper – 16/12/2020
Plot: Investigators and witnesses recall how a modern-day Jack the Ripper terrorized the north of England during the late 1970s.
London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck – 22/12/2020
Plot: London is confused. She’s awesome, successful, attractive, and has no gag reflex and yet.. somehow, incredibly single… how on earth has that happened?! In this hilariously provocative, empowering show, London will explore the complete mystery of why the world is full of desirable, brilliant but single women – who definitely don’t need a man but wouldn’t mind the option.
Alien Worlds – 02/12/2020
Plot: Applying the laws of life on Earth to the rest of the galaxy, this series blends science fact and fiction to imagine alien life on other planets.
Emicida: AmarElo – It’s All For Yesterday – 08/12/2020
Plot: Between scenes from his concert in São Paulo’s Theatro Municipal, rapper and activist Emicida celebrates the rich legacy of Black Brazilian culture.
The Surgeon’s Cut – 09/12/2020
Plot: They’re philosophers, storytellers and pioneers in their fields. Four surgeons reflect on their lives and professions in this inspiring docuseries.
Giving Voice – 11/12/2020
Plot: Students from across the US audition for a spot in the August Wilson Monologue Competition, culminating in a riveting final round on a Broadway stage.
Break It All: The History of Rock in Latin America -16/12/2020
Plot: Through interviews, archival footage and many music hits, this show tells the history of rock ‘n’ roll and youth culture throughout Latin America.
Anitta: Made In Honorio – 16/12/2020
Plot: In this intimate documentary, Brazilian pop queen Anitta opens up about fame, family and her fierce work ethic, revealing the woman behind the hits.
Netflix Original Comedies
Natalie Palamides: Nate – A One Man Show – 01/12/2020
Plot: Meet Nate – Your stereotypical masculine man just trying to be better. Executive produced by Amy Poehler and directed by Philip Burgers, Natalie Palamides: Nate – One Man Show follows an alpha male, portrayed by Natalie Palamides, learning to express emotion and understand the rules of consent. The can-crushing, axe-yielding special premieres globally on Netflix on December 1, 2020.
Hazel Brugger: Tropical – 02/12/2020
Plot: In this stand-up special, comedian Hazel Brugger offers her breezy takes on unruly geese, chatty gynaecologists, German bank loans and more.
Ari Eldjárn: Pardon My Icelandic – 02/12/2020
Plot: In this upbeat English-language special, comedian Ari Eldjárn pokes fun at Nordic rivalries, Hollywood’s take on Thor, the whims of toddlers and more.
Best of Stand-Up 2020 – 31/12/2020
Plot: This compilation features the funniest jokes from comedians in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand that have launched specials in 2020.
Netflix Kids & Family
Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas – 05/12/2020
Plot: The Mighty Express welcomes a new train and speeds into a snowstorm to deliver Santa’s presents and save Christmas for all the kids in Tracksville.
Chico Bon Bon and the Very Berry Holiday – 03/12/2020
Plot: The Fix-It Force makes a plan to hit every home as fast as they can, delivering Blunderberry Cakes before the town awakes to avoid a holiday disaster.
Captain Underpants Mega Blissmas – 04/12/2020
Plot: Christmas gets weird — really weird — after George and Harold go back in time to change up a few of their beloved holiday’s traditions.
Super Monsters: Santa’s Super Monster Helpers – 08/12/2020
Plot: When Santa needs serious help prepping all of his presents, the Super Monsters lend a hand — and some monster magic — to get every gift out on time!
Spirit Riding Free: Ride Along Adventure – 08/12/2020
Plot: Join Lucky and her friends on a mission to save Maricela’s beloved mare, Mystery, from greedy horse thieves who’ve taken her captive with a wild herd.
Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas – 09/12/2020
Plot: It’s the most wonderful time of the year… until Ashley has visions of a not-so-festive future dancing in her head on Christmas Eve.
The Big Show Show: Christmas – 09/12/2020
Plot: Ho, ho, nooo! After an injury forces the Big Show to cease all Santa duties, Cassy steps up as Mrs Claus to keep the Christmas spirit alive.
A Trash Truck Christmas – 11/12/2020
Plot: When Santa crash-lands in the junkyard on Christmas Eve, Hank, Trash Truck and their animal friends all have a hand in rescuing the holiday for everyone.
Hilda: Season 2 – 14/12/2020
Plot: As Hilda explores new places and hidden spaces around Trolberg, her love of adventure and a growing streak of independence could lead her into trouble.
Rhyme Time Town Singalongs – 22/12/2020
Plot: Sing along with the Rhyme Time Town friends as they use their imaginations and flex their problem-solving skills with snackable, snap-worthy songs.
Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 3 – 26/12/2020
Plot: It’s another season following animated kid car, Cory Carson, as he goes on adventures with his family and friends in Bumperton Hills.
Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 3: Sahara – 26/12/2020
Plot: With Ms Nowhere and Gary MIA in the Sahara, Echo leads the Spy Racers on a mission to take down enemies from the past.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again In the Zone – 26/12/2020
Plot: It’s the longest New Year’s Eve ever as Ms Frizzle and class travel back in time — hour by hour — to save their beloved bus!