New to Amazon Prime for December 2020

December brings new Amazon Original Movies, Series, and Specials. but before we dive into all the new tv shows and movies you’ll be able to view this month we’ve gotta highlight the Christmas content you will be able to see this month.

So here’s a list of some of our favorite holiday films and specials to binge on Amazon Prime, all available from the comfort of your Ho-ho-home.

Want even more holiday movies to rent or buy? Check out Home Alone (1990), Jingle All The Way (1996), Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Elf (2003), Love Actually (2003), Polar Express (2004), Santa Claus: The Movie (2010), Holiday Inn (1942), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), A Christmas Story (1983), and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989).

New Originals:

  • Sound of Metal (2020) During a series of adrenaline-fueled one-night gigs, itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss. When a specialist tells him his condition will rapidly worsen, he thinks his music career —and with it his life —is over. His bandmate and girlfriend Lou (Olivia Cooke) checks the recovering heroin addict into a secluded sober house for the deaf in hopes it will prevent a relapse and help him learn to adapt to his new situation. But after being welcomed into a community that accepts him just as he is, Ruben has to choose between his equilibrium and the drive to reclaim the life he once knew. Utilizing startling, innovative sound design techniques, director Darius Marder takes audiences inside Ruben’s experience to vividly recreate his journey into a rarely examined world. Available in HDR. Streaming December 4
  • Part survival drama, part dystopic slumber party, The Wilds follows a group of teen girls from different backgrounds who must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas they’ve all endured. There’s just one twist to this thrilling drama…these girls did not end up on this island by accident. Available in UHD and HDR. Streaming December 11
  • A decidedly female take on crime dramas of the 1970s, I’m Your Woman (2020) is a tale of love, betrayal, motherhood—and what it takes to claim your life as your own. Suburban housewife Jean (Rachel Brosnahan) lives a seemingly easy life, supported by husband Eddie’s (Bill Heck) career as a thief. But when Eddie betrays his partners, Jean and her baby are forced to go on the run, and Eddie’s old friend Cal (Arinzé Kene) is tasked with keeping them safe. After Cal mysteriously disappears, Jean befriends his wife Teri (Marsha Stephanie Blake) and the two women set out on a perilous journey into the heart of Eddie’s criminal underworld. Available in HDR. Streaming December 11
  • Season five of The Expanse picks up as multitudes of humans leave the solar system in search of new homes and vast fortunes on the earth-like worlds beyond the alien Ring, and a heavy price for centuries of exploitation of the Belt finally comes due and a reckoning is at hand. For the crew of the Rocinante and the leaders of the Inner Planets and the Belt, the past and present converge, bringing forth personal challenges that have wide-reaching repercussions throughout the Solar System. Amos (Wes Chatham) returns to Earth to confront his past and the legacy of the life he fought to leave behind. Naomi (Dominique Tipper) reaches out to her estranged son in a desperate bid to save him from his father’s toxic influence. Bobbie (Frankie Adams) and Alex (Cas Anvar) confront the collapse of Mars as they chase a shadowy cabal with ties to terrorists and criminals. Holden (Steven Strait) wrestles with the consequences of his own past with the Protomolecule, the aliens who built it, and the mystery of what killed them. Drummer (Cara Gee), with a new crew, fights to escape who and what she used to be. And Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), refusing to be relegated to the sidelines, fights to prevent a terrorist attack unrivaled in history. Available in UHD and HDR. Streaming December 16
  • After their perilous Mekong escapades, the intrepid trio find themselves back on four wheels for their latest adventure in The Grand Tour Presents: A Massive Hunt. Armed with sports cars, Richard, James and Jeremy think they are in for a cushy road trip as they arrive on the exotic island of Reunion and race on the world’s most expensive piece of tarmac. But a bizarre challenge propels them to Madagascar where they must tackle the world’s toughest road, in some of the most extremely modded cars they have ever built. Available in UHD and HDR. Streaming December 18
  • Written and directed by Eugene Ashe, Sylvie’s Love (2020) combines romance and music into a sweeping story that brings together changing times, a changing culture, and the true price of love. Set in the summer of 1957, aspiring television producer Sylvie (Tessa Thompson) and saxophonist Robert (Nnamdi Asomugha) first meet and fall for one another. Time and circumstances pull them apart, but years later they meet again by chance, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same. Available in HDR. Streaming December 25
  • Goodbye and good riddance, 2020. Yearly Departed is a hilarious, absurd, life-affirming comedy special, where seven outspoken female comedians lay to rest the year that never seemed to end. Hosted by Phoebe Robinson (Two Dope Queens), with an all-star lineup including Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Natasha Rothwell, Ziwe, Natasha Leggero, Patti Harrison, and Rachel Brosnahan as they bid farewell to 2020’s biggest conceptual casualties, from TV Cops to Casual Sex, giving the year a cathartic sendoff. Streaming December 30
  • Come along with Emily Elizabeth, Clifford, and their friends in new episodes of Clifford the Big Red Dog as they spend a day at the Birdwell Fun Fair, become hard hitting reporters for the Birdwell Times, and build the coolest clubhouse ever! From throwing a welcome party for a new islander to turning the sounds of a thunderstorm into a new song, the friends learn that they can always look to each other when they feel scared and the importance of enjoying today. Streaming December 11

New Movies to Prime:

  • A League Of Their Own (1992), Tom Hanks and Geena Davis star in a big-league comedy based on the real-life exploits of the All-American Girls Baseball League. Streaming December 1
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009) dishes up an exciting serving of endless fun and world-wide food disaster of epic portions for the entire family. Streaming December 1
  • Valley Girl (2020) A musical adaptation of the hit 1983 film that changed American teenage life forever follows Julie (Jessica Rothe), the ultimate ‘80s Valley Girl, whose world is rocked when she falls hard for Randy (Josh Whitehouse), a punk rocker from Hollywood. Streaming December 7
  • Blackbird (2020), Lily (Susan Sarandon) summons her daughters Jennifer (Kate Winslet) and Anna (Mia Wasikowska) for one final family reunion as she looks to end her battle with a terminal illness. Amid the bittersweet farewell, unresolved feelings surface. Streaming December 18

Laugh Out Loud Comedies – included with Prime:

  • Harold & Kumar: Go to White Castle (2004) follows the life-changing and mind-altering journey of Korean-American investment banker, Harold (John Cho) and his Indian-American stoner friend (Kel Penn) to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers. Streaming December 1
  • Harold & Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Harold & Kumar get themselves in trouble trying to sneak a bong onboard a flight to Amsterdam. Now, being suspected of terrorism, they are forced to run from the law. Streaming December 1
  • Mad About You: Seasons 1-8 centers on the trials and tribulations of a married couple (Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt) living in New York. Streaming December 8
  • The Bernie Mac Show: Seasons 1-5, a stand up comedian (Bernie Mac) suddenly becomes a father when he takes custody of his sister’s three children. Streaming December 8

Sean Connery as 007 – included with Prime:

  • Dr. No (1963), the film that introduced the world to Sean Connery as James Bond, 007 is sent to Jamaica to investigate the murders of two British operatives. Streaming December 1
  • Goldfinger (1965), powerful tycoon Auric Goldfinger is stockpiling gold reserves. Bond investigates, and uncovers an audacious plan to commit the heist of the century. Streaming December 1

New to Purchase or Rent this December – Dates vary per title:

  • Black Bear (2020), a filmmaker (Aubrey Plaza) at a creative impasse seeks solace from her tumultuous past at a rural retreat, only to find that the woods summon her inner demons in intense and surprising ways.
  • Kajillionaire (2020) follows a woman (Evan Rachel Wood) as her life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they’re planning.
  • Honest Thief (2020), a notorious bank robber (Liam Neeson) wanting to lead an honest life turns himself in, only to be double-crossed by two ruthless FBI agents.
  • The War with Grandpa (2020), Peter (Oakes Fegley), who is upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather (Robert De Niro), decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
  • Tenet (2020), a secret agent embarks on a dangerous, time-bending mission to prevent the start of World War III. Directed by Christoper Nolan and starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson.
  • Greenland (2020), a family (Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, and Roger Dale Floyd) struggles for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster.

Prime Video Channels Sampling:

 

New in December – Available to Prime members at no additional cost to their membership     

December 1
Movies
12 Disasters (2012) (Moviesphere)
2012 (2009)
Air Force One (1997)
A League Of Their Own (1992)
Anaconda (1997)
Angels & Demons (2009)
Assassin Of Youth (1938)
Body Of Evidence (1993)
Cake (2006)
Christmas Chalet (2019) (Up Faith & Family)
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)
Diary Of A Mad Black Woman (2005)
Dr. No (1963)
Euphoria (2019)
Full Moon High (1981)
Gandhi (1982)
Ghost Town (1936)
Goldeneye (1995)
Goldfinger (1965)
Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee (2016) (Showtime)
Gun Brothers (1956)
Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)
Hemingway’s Garden Of Eden (2010)
Hot Air (2019)
Into The Blue (2005)
Letters To Juliet (2010)
Los Rodriguez el más allá (2019) (Pantaya)
Love at the Christmas Table (2012) (Lifetime Movie Club)
Nick And Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
Outlaw’s Son (1957)
Priest (2011)
Snowbound for Christmas (2019) (Up Faith & Family)
Spanglish (2004)
Thank You For Smoking (2006)
The Chumscrubber (2005)
The Hurt Locker (2009)
The King’s Speech (2010)
The Kingmaker (2019) (Showtime)
The Natural (1984)
The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1997)
Tombstone (1993)
True Confessions (1981)
True Lies (1994)
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Year One (2009)

Series
A House Divided: Season 1 (Urban Movie Channel)
City On A Hill: Season 1 (Showtime)
Enterprice: Season 1 (Topic)
George Gently: Season 1 (Acorn TV)
How the States Got Their Shapes: Season 1 (History Vault)
Idiomatic: Season 1 (Sundance Now)
Lidia Celebrates America Home for the Holidays: Season 1 (PBS Living)
L Word Generation Q: Season 1 (Showtime)