Christmas is two nights away and we hope you were able to travel home safely or have a safe journey if you haven’t yet ventured home for the holidays. If you’re ready to fire up Netflix, here’s what’s new and hot for December 23, 2022.
There’s a lot to look forward to over the weekend as Netflix has saved some cookies for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and we’ll be here to recap it all.
The best new movies and series on Netflix for December 23
Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022)
Gender: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director: rian johnson
To emit: Daniel Craig Edward Norton Kate Hudson
Writer: rian johnson
Execution time: 139min / 2h 19m
After receiving a limited theatrical release over Thanksgiving weekend, you can now watch knives out 2 in the comfort of your own living room.
The film, which Netflix spent a fortune to acquire, sees Benoit recruited to a private island in Greece to investigate a murder that is about to take place.
You can re-read our review, which we updated to reflect its addition to Netflix, where we awarded the MVP award to Janelle Monae and concluded:
“A worthy sequel with much of the style of the original and the amped-up production of their new deal with Netflix. Rian Johnson can easily do this every few years if she wants to (and I hope she does).”
the fabulous (Season 1)
Gender: Comedy, Drama, Romance
To emit: Choi Min-ho, Chae Soo-bin
Execution time: 67 minutes / 1h 7m
Although its arrival on Netflix was delayed a bit, the fabulous is now streaming.
Here’s what you can expect from the new romantic comedy series:
“Four best friends chase their dreams in the competitive world of fashion while juggling demanding jobs, romantic quandaries and wild nights on the town.”
Plus, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up all of our favorite K-dramas of the year here.
alice on the border (Season 2)
Gender: Action, Drama, Mystery
To emit: Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijiro Murakami
Execution time: 50 minutes
In case you’ve never seen alice on the border Before, it is one of the best international series that Netflix has stored on its service. Season 2 ups the ante with even more sadistic games for our protagonists to survive.
Complete list of new releases added to Netflix between December 22 and 23
14 new movies added
- Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005) – TV-14 – Telugu – After waking up with no memory of the day before, an aspiring playback singer runs to find out what happened and why people are trying to kill her.
- Checkpoint (2022) – TV-MA – Arabic – Filmed before being forced to leave Damascus, Waref Abu Quba pays homage to the ancient city with poetic remarks by Mahmoud Darwish.
- Different Experience (2021) – TV-MA – Arabic – Naji feels stifled by parental and societal expectations until he meets the rebellious Salma, who teaches him to embrace adventure and independence.
- Dikkulu Choodaku Ramayya (2014) – TV-14 – Telugu – Dissatisfied and lonely, a married man falls in love with his aerobics instructor, only to discover that his adult son is in love with the same woman.
- Mutated Dongala (2011) – TV-14 – Telugu – After their car breaks down, a couple check into a roadside hotel, where they are held hostage and must fight their way out.
- Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (2022) Netflix Original – PG-13 – English – World famous detective Benoit Blanc heads to Greece to unravel the layers of a mystery surrounding a tech billionaire and his eclectic group of friends.
- Hushaaru (2018) – TV-14 – Telugu – Four best friends make the most of their youth, until an unexpected hospital bill forces the group to turn their love of drinking into profit.
- Love Today (Canada) (2022) – TV-MA – Kannada – Before getting married, a couple must exchange phones for 24 hours at the behest of the bride-to-be’s distrustful father.
- Love Today (Malayalam) (2022) – TV-MA – Malayalam – Before getting married, a couple must exchange phones for 24 hours at the behest of the bride-to-be’s suspicious father.
- Love Today (Telugu) (2022) – TV-MA – Telugu – Before getting married, a couple must exchange phones for 24 hours at the behest of the bride-to-be’s suspicious father.
- Mathieu Dufour at Bell Center (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – French – In a carefree stand-up performance to a packed Montreal stadium, the comedian shares tales of paintball mishaps, McDonald’s misdeeds and more.
- Oohalu Wormworm (2014) – TV-14 – Telugu – When presented with the rare opportunity to land his dream job, an aspiring TV newscaster must decide between his career and the love of his life.
- Tare VS. Billal (2022) – TV-MA – Hindi – Sparks fly when the vivacious yet sensitive Tara collides with the charming reclusive Bilal in this life story set in a vibrant and diverse London.
- The Master (2022) – TV-MA – Malayalam – A physical education teacher navigates the brutal aftermath of a sexual assault while dealing with her husband’s indifference and his thirst for revenge.
4 new TV series added
- Alice in Borderland (Season 2) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Japanese – An aimless gamer and his two friends find themselves in a parallel Tokyo, where they are forced to compete in a series of sadistic games to survive.
- Pinata Masters! (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-G – Spanish – Which of the seven competing teams will be Piñata Heroes? Your piñatas must be colorful and creative, and impress the demanding judges: a bunch of kids!
- The Fabulous (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Korean – Four best friends pursue their dreams in the competitive world of fashion as they juggle demanding jobs, romantic quandaries, and wild nights on the town.
- The Love Interest (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – Korean – Four men and women who work at the same bank become entangled in a complicated romance as they discover how far they are willing to go for love.
Top 10 on Netflix US for December 23, 2022
Top 10 Series on Netflix US for December 23
- Emily in Paris
- the recruit
- I am an assasin
- alice on the border
- harry and meghan
- first sonic
- firefly lane
- Too hot to handle
- the unwavering voice
Top 10 Movies on Netflix US for December 23
- The Volcano: Whakaari Rescue
- Bullet train
- A Christmas of bad mothers
- A not so merry Christmas
- I believe in Santa Claus
- The Christmas Chronicles
- sing 2
- Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro
What are you watching on Netflix today? Let us know in the comments below.