Netflix December 2018: What's New and What's Leaving for Christmas

Check out what you can (and can't) stream this holiday season on Netflix.

The end of the year is almost upon us, and if you have free time around the holidays (and a Netflix login), there are plenty of new titles coming to the streaming service to keep you busy. There are also some programs leaving Netflix in December, so you might want to see if there are any you want to check out before it’s too late.

Coming to Netflix in December 2018

You can celebrate the holidays with some horror favorites and even gather the whole family around for a certain MCU film on Christmas.

Available December 1

Astro Boy

Bride of Chucky



Meet Joe Black

Memories of the Alhambra (Netflix Original, streaming every Saturday) — While looking for the cryptic creator of an innovative augmented-reality game, an investment firm executive meets a woman who runs a hostel in Spain.

My Bloody Valentine

'Shaun of the Dead'


Shaun of the Dead

Terminator Salvation

Available December 2

The Lobster

Available December 3

Hero Mask (Netflix Original) — After a rash of mysterious deaths, Crown prosecutor Sarah Sinclair and SSC agent James Blood discover a conspiracy surrounding uncanny new bio-masks.

Available December 4

District 9

Available December 6

Happy Season 1

Available December 7

Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas (Netflix Original) — The holidays take a hit as Kaz juggles the Secret Santa competition, his Aunt Angelique’s visit and his nemesis Arcangelo’s Christmas plotting.

Available December 12

Back Street Girls: Gokudols (Netflix Original) — To pay for an epic blunder, three yakuza brothers are forced to alter their bodies, form a girl group and break into the underground J-Pop idol scene.

Available December 14

'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale'


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale (Netflix Original) — As the winter solstice approaches, Sabrina orchestrates an emotional séance with serious consequences, and Susie’s merry plans turn menacing.

The Protector (Netflix Original) — Discovering his ties to a secret ancient order, a young man living in modern Istanbul embarks on a quest to save the city from an immortal enemy.

Travelers Season 3 (Netflix Original) — With the truth about their existence exposed to the world, MacLaren and his team must cover their tracks, partner with the FBI, and find Traveler 001.

Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 8 (Netflix Original) — A team of teenagers continues to work together, fighting the forces of evil amid an epic intergalactic battle to protect the universe.

Available December 21

3Below: Tales of Arcadia (Netflix Original) — After crash-landing in Arcadia, two royal teen aliens struggle to blend in as they evade intergalactic bounty hunters. Created by Guillermo del Toro.

Bird Box (Netflix Film) — Five years after a wave of mass suicides decimates the population, a woman and her two children embark on a desperate, dangerous quest for sanctuary.

Diablero (Netflix Original) — A supernatural fight between good and evil unfolds on the colorful streets of Mexico when a priest enlists the help of a crew led by a legendary demon hunter.

Last Hope Part 2 (Netflix Original) — The Pandora team continues to endure a barrage of setbacks that threaten the city, while a vengeful Mr. Gold awaits his chance to enact revenge.

Perfume (Netflix Original) — A perfumer with a superhuman sense of smell begins killing female students at a boarding school to distill their essence and create the perfect scent.

Sirius the Jaeger (Netflix Original) — In imperial Tokyo, a group calling themselves “Jaegers” secretly hunt the vampires seeking the Ark of Sirius. Among them is young werewolf, Yuliy.

Available December 24

Hi Score Girl (Netflix Original) — A chronic gamer abysmally inept in academics and sports finally meets his match at his usual shady arcade — and it’s his rich classmate, Akira.

The Magicians Season 3

Available December 25

'Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War'


Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War

Leaving Netflix in December 2018

There are several horror titles leaving the streaming service in the last month of 2018, so make note.

Leaving December 1

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever

Groundhog Day

Hellbound: Hellraiser II


Spider-Man 3

Stephen King’s Children of the Corn

The Covenant

The Game

Leaving December 10

Battle Royale

Battle Royale 2


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