Amazon Prime New Releases: The Best Shows & Movies to Watch in December

If you’re growing tired of all the holiday movies, questionable revivals and heist flicks that are currently occupying your Netflix queue, then you’re in for a real treat. Prime Video is teasing a complete list of new shows and movies that will hit Amazon in December 2021.

The slate is full of classic movies, like Edward Scissorhands, Little Women, Pineapple Express, The Proposal, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Theory of Everything. There are also loads of new releases that might pique your interest, from original movies like Being the Ricardos, which stars Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem, to the sixth (and final) season of sci-fi series The Expanse, which follows a colonized solar system on the brink of war.

Keep reading for our top five picks from Amazon Prime’s new releases, followed by a complete list of TV shows and movies that are coming to the streaming service beginning December 1.

1. 'harlem'

Premiere date: December 3

From Girls Trip writer Tracy Oliver, the comedy series follows four ambitious friends as they take on dating, careers and new friends.

2. 'encounter'

Premiere date: December 10

In an attempt to save his two sons, a Marine embarks on a mysterious rescue mission. The sci-fi movie features an all-star cast, including Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer and Rory Cochrane.

3. 'lol: Last One Laughing Mexico'

Premiere date: December 10

If you're a sucker for competition shows, be sure to tune into LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico. The series follows a group of ten comedians who are allowed to do anything except laugh. Prime Video hasn’t released a trailer for the new season, but here’s an old one to hold you over.

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4. 'with Love'

Premiere date: December 17

This rom-com consists of five episodes that are all set during a different holiday throughout the year. Join Lily (Emeraude Toubia) and her brother, Jorge (Mark Indelicato), as they develop new relationships, deal with pushy relatives and struggle to maintain a work-life balance.

5. 'being The Ricardos'

Premiere date: December 21

The film offers a never-before-seen glimpse into the complex relationship between I Love Lucy stars Lucille Ball (Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Bardem).

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Amazon Prime New Releases: December 2021

December 1
A Discovery of Witches—Season 1
A House Divided—Season 1
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Alex Cross
All Is Lost
Bonanza—Season 1
Brad Meltzer’s Decoded—Season 1
Christmas Everlasting
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat
Edward Scissorhands
End Of Days
Guess Who
Hallmark Drama’s Christmas Cookie Matchup—Season 1
Halloween II
Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Hostages—Season 1
Jennifer's Body
Little Women
Mistletoe Mixup
Mr. Popper's Penguins
My Crazy Ex—Season 1
Pineapple Express
Pineapple Express (Unrated)
Roadkill—Season 1
Sanford—Seasons 1 and 2
Sanford And Son—Seasons 1 to 6
Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas
Sleepless In Seattle
Soul Surfer
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
The Gulf—Season 1
The Hunt for Red October
The Jeffersons—Seasons 1 to 11
The Perfect Wedding Match
The Proposal
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Tom & Jerry Show—Season 1
The Thin Red Line
The Usual Suspects
The Waterboy
Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys
Under The Tuscan Sun
What's Love Got to do With It
When Calls the Heart: Home for Christmas—Season 7
White As Snow

December 3
Harlem—Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)
Joe Bell
We Are X

December 8
FC Bayern—Behind the Legend—Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

December 9
The Ferragnez—Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

December 10
Encounter (Amazon Original Movie)
LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico—Season 3 (Amazon Original Series)
The Expanse—Season 6 (Amazon Original Series)

December 12
A Christmas Star

December 16
Theory Of Everything

December 17
Boxing Day
Christmas Is Cancelled
With Love—Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

December 19
Joy for Christmas

December 20
Who You Think I Am

December 21
Being the Ricardos (Amazon Original Movie)

December 23
Yearly Departed (Amazon Original Special)

December 31
Lady of the Manor
Time Is Up

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