This year has been an interesting and exciting year for Netflix. With the company's master plan of bumping up its original content numbers beginning to pay off in droves and some surprising originals coming out, it's hard to see how 2019 will top this year's lineup. Nowhere is that more prevalent than the list of titles that are coming online in December. If you're interested in seeing November's crop, you know where to go. But now, let's send Netflix out in 2018 with a rundown of the company's upcoming additions to the streaming family!
Week of December 1
8 Mile - 12/1/18
Week of December 2
The Lobster - 12/2/18
Week of December 9
Sin senos sí hay paraíso: Season 3 - 12/9/18
Week of December 16
Baby Mama - 12/16/18
Week of December 23
Hi Score Girl *- *NETFLIX ORIGINAL - 12/24/18
Week of December 30
The Autopsy of Jane Doe - 12/30/18
Watership Down: Limited Series *- *NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Before we mention anything else, we've got to feed the hype beast for a moment. Yes, you read correctly, Avengers: Infinity War is coming to Netflix on Christmas Day. While you'll probably be asking for your own personal copy for the holidays, know that even if it is in short supply, and someone promises you a copy in the post-holiday period, you'll still be able to get your fill of Marvel Studios-induced tears.
With that out of the way, it's a pretty spectacular month for original films, with Alfonso Cuaron's Roma finally coming to the streaming library. (Though if you're a cinematic purist, the film will start a limited theatrical run next week, so check your local listings.) Also on tap is the adaptation of the YA novel Dumplin,' as well as the Sandra Bullock starring sci-fi blockbuster Bird Box.
Last, but not least, if you were looking forward to Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle and thought you'd be waiting until 2019 to see the finished product, Netflix pulled a fast one and put it on this month's docket of joy.
Netflix loyalists are also going to be thrilled at the original series output coming in December, especially with the return of Fuller House marking the series' fourth season on the streaming platform. Also, the BBC / Netflix co-production of Watership Down will hit for U.S. audiences at some point in December, though no drop date has been scheduled as of yet. So you've got some time to mentally prepare for the hardships of those legendary bunnies.
Neo Yokio and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina fans will have something to look forward to, as both series have holiday specials coming out this month. Finally, if you're a viewer of Voltron: Legendary Defender, this month marks your big goodbye, as the series' eighth and final season takes its bow.
Netflix has had a fantastic 2018, and December looks to be the meteoric close we've all been expecting. Keep in mind though that all titles above are subject to change. So feel free to check back in, should you want to make sure that a particular title you've been anticipating hasn't disappeared.