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Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of Dec. 27, 2021

A man does a karate pose.
Ralph Macchio stars in Netflix’s Cobra Kai. Netflix

It’s the final week of 2021, and if you’re off work and have plenty of time to binge-watch movies and shows, Netflix has you covered.

This week’s Netflix drop features some returning hit series (here’s looking at you, Cobra Kai and Queer Eye) and a ton of classic films. Let’s just say you’ll be going out of 2021 with a bang and into 2022 with some seriously fresh content.

Here’s everything coming to Netflix the week of Dec. 27, 2021.

  • Dec. 28
    • World Party Presents: Math!: Help baby animals count numbers and shapes in this animated show for pre-schoolers.
  • Dec. 29
    • Anxious People: A bank robber holds hostages and an open house and then disappears.
    • Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer: This documentary explores the crimes of the “Torso Killer” in New York City.
  • Dec. 30
    • Kitz: A girl befriends a group of wealthy kids while looking to get revenge for her brother’s death.
    • Hilda and the Mountain King: A girl wakes up in the body of a troll and must find a way to return to being human and save her city.

  • Dec. 31
    • Cobra Kai: Season 4: The fourth season of the Karate Kid franchise hits streaming.
    • The Lost Daughter: A woman becomes obsessive over a young mother and her daughter.
    • Queer Eye: Season 6: The Fab Five are back in Austin, Texas for more life-changing moments.
    • Stay Close: Lives intersect after a terrible event calls up the past.
    • Seal Team: A seal assembles a team of fellow seals to take on evil sharks in this animated film.

  • Jan. 1
    • 300: This adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel tells the story of a Spartan army’s fight against the Persians.
    • 1BR: A woman moves into a new apartment complex but finds it’s more dangerous than she thought.
    • Annie (1982): The classic musical about the little orphan girl comes to streaming.
    • Big Fish: Ewan McGregor stars in this over-the-top tale about a son’s journey to learn about his father.
    • Braveheart: The Mel Gibson classic comes to streaming.
    • Cadillac Records: This film starring Adrian Brody and Beyonce tells the story of how some of America’s most famous singers began in 1950s Chicago.
    • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005): Johnny Depp stars as Willy Wonka in this adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel.
    • Doing Hard Time: A man is purposefully jailed in order to enact revenge on those who killed his son.
    • Escaping the NXIVM Cult: A Mother’s Fight To Save Her Daughter: This film tells a fictionalized story about the real-life NXIVM cult.
    • First Sunday: Two petty crooks try to rob a church, but it turns into a comical hostage situation.
    • Free Willy: A boy attempts to save a captive orca in this famed ’90s film.

  • Jan. 1 [Con’t]
    • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra: A group of elite military members takes on an arms dealer.
    • Geronimo: An American Legend: This biopic tells the story of the hero Geronimo.
    • Ghosts of Girlfriends Past: A man’s ex-girlfriends visit him on the eve of his brother’s wedding.
    • Girl, Interrupted: Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie star in this film about the residents of women’s mental facility.
    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011): Rooney Mara stars as an enigmatic investigator in this murder mystery.
    • Godzilla (1998): The legendary monster returns.
    • Gremlins: A group of creatures attempts to tear up a town on Christmas Eve in this cult classic film.
    • Happy Feet: A dancing penguin follows his dreams in this animated film.
    • Hell or High Water: To save their ranch, two brothers embark on bank robberies in Texas.
    • Hook: Robin Williams stars as an adult Peter Pan who must return to Neverland to save his children.

  • Jan. 1 [Con’t]
    • I Know What You Did Last Summer: Four friends are stalked by a killer over a mysterious event that happened the summer before.
    • I Love You, Man: A man with no friends attempts to find a best man in time for his wedding.
    • I Still Know What You Did Last Summer: In this sequel, the killer is still on the loose and coming for his remaining victims.
    • Interview with the Vampire: The adaptation of Anne Rice’s famous novel comes to streaming.
    • Just Go With It: Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston star in this romantic comedy about a doctor and his nurse posing as a couple.
    • Kung Fu Panda: Jack Black voices a panda who desperately wants to learn karate in this animated film.
    • Linewatch: A former gang member’s wife and daughter are kidnapped in order to force him into smuggling drugs.
    • The Longest Yard (2005): An incarcerated former quarterback helps coach a team of inmates.
    • The Lost Boys: This ’80s cult classic tells the story of vampires in a small town.

  • Jan. 1 [Con’t]
    • Midnight in Paris: A novelist is whisked back into the past by famed figures in literature and art while vacationing in Paris.
    • Monsters vs. Aliens: Monsters are sent to defend Earth from an alien invasion in this animated film.
    • Nacho Libre: A man working at a monastery moonlights as a wrestler to earn money for the orphans there.
    • The NeverEnding Story: A boy begins reading a book only to discover himself inside of it.
    • Paranormal Activity: A couple’s home is haunted by a presence in this horror film.
    • The Patriot: Mel Gibson stars in this film about the Revolutionary War.
    • Road Trip: Friends go on a road trip to get back a videotape
    • that could ruin one of their relationships.
    • Runaway Bride: Julia Roberts stars as a woman who can’t seem to make it down the aisle.

  • Jan. 1 [Con’t]
    • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: A girl’s scary stories come to life in this horror film.
    • Stand by Me: A group of boys set out to see a dead body and come to understand more about one another in the process.
    • Superman Returns: Superman returns to Earth after five years.
    • Taxi Driver: A disturbed insomniac becomes obsessed with saving the world.
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2007): The Ninja Turtles return in this modern adaptation starring Megan Fox.
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze: The Ninja Turtles’ nemesis Shredder gains access to the same ooze that created them.
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The turtles must save their friend, journalist April O’Neil, across centuries.
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (1990): The turtles must stop their nemesis Shredder in this first film in the franchise.
    • Terminator 2: Judgment Day: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator is sent back to protect John Connor in this sequel.
    • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines: John Connor has no memories of his life, but a new, more advanced Terminator threatens his life.
    • Terminator Salvation: After Judgement Day, John Connor must uncover more of Skynet’s secrets.

  • Jan. 1 [Con’t]
    • The Town: A criminal has a romance with a witness to a bank robbery.
    • Troy: Homer’s epic is adapted in this film starring Eric Bana, Brad Pitt, and Orlando Bloom.
    • True Grit (2010): A 14-year-old attempting to find her father’s killer is joined by a marshall and ranger.
    • The Wedding Singer: Adam Sandler stars as a wedding singer in this cult classic romantic comedy.
    • Wild Wild West: Will Smith stars as a war hero attempting to stop a mad inventor.
    • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971): Gene Wilder stars as Willy Wonka in this classic.
    • Woo: An introverted law clerk meets an extroverted woman on a blind date.
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