What’s coming soon to Netflix UK in November 2020?
Staff Reporter | On 31, Oct 2020
It’s Christmas – if you set your calendar by Netflix that is, as the streaming giant starts to roll out its festive offerings for the year, including new musicals from Dolly Parton and a star-studded ensemble including Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key and John Legend. But for those looking for something to keep them going through the coming month indoors before December, there’s a helpful array on the way, from Dawson’s Creek and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse to Season 4 of The Crown and Ron Howard movie Hillbilly Elegy. But let’s face it: we’re all just waiting for The Christmas Chronicles: Part 2.
Here’s what’s coming soon to Netflix UK in November 2020:
Dawson’s Creek: Season 1 to 6 – 1st November
A welcome chance to catch up with the wise-cracking, life-philosophising, hormone-racing teen drama, starring James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams and Joshua Jackson. Joey’s lifelong friendship pledge to Dawson is tested when Dawson is drawn to newcomer Jen.
Mother – 3rd November
Shuhei’s erratic mother feels threatened when he starts to awaken to a world beyond her distorted control, sending the family hurtling towards tragedy.
The End of the F***ing World: Season 2 – 4th November
After a finale that left viewers reeling, Season 2 sets the action two years on, with Alyssa (Jessica Barden) still dealing with the fallout of the events from that day on the beach. Also, we re-join the story and meet Bonnie (Naomi Ackie), who has a mysterious connection to Alyssa.
Love & Anarchy: Season 1 – 4th November
From acclaimed screenwriter and director Lisa Langseth, the eight-part comedy/drama features Sofie, a career driven consultant and married mother of two. When Sofie gets an assignment to modernize an old publishing house she meets young IT tech Max, and an unexpected flirting game begins. Sofie and Max secretly challenge each other to do things that question modern day life. It starts innocently enough, but as the game gets more and more daring the consequences grow beyond proportions.
Operation Christmas Drop – 5th November
While gathering evidence to support closing a tropical U.S. Air Force base, a by-the-book congressional aide warms to its big-hearted captain.
Country Ever After: Season 1 – 5th November
Country artist Coffey Anderson and his wife, hip-hop dancer Criscilla, juggle family life, career goals and tests of faith in this reality series.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run – 5th November
When his best friend Gary is suddenly snatched away, SpongeBob takes Patrick on a madcap mission far beyond Bikini Bottom to save their pink-shelled pal.
Paranormal: Season 1 – 5th November
Refaat Ismail, a cynical hematology professor with a dark sense of humor, has his world turned upside down and his lifelong scientific convictions questioned after he begins to experience paranormal activities. Along with his university colleague Maggie, they enter the paranormal world and try to save their loved ones from the immense danger that surrounds them. The story is based on the best selling thriller novel series with the same name by Ahmed Khaled Tawfik.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – 6th November
Wholly unique and jaw-droppingly stylish, this progressive, post-modern story of parallel realities is one of the best superhero movies ever made.
The Hookup Plan – 6th November
When Parisian Elsa gets hung up on her ex, her best friends secretly hire a male escort to help her move on. But their plan works a little too well. Starring:Marc
Dash & Lily: Season 1 – 10th November
Based on the young adult novels, this romantic comedy follows a whirlwind holiday affair that builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City, finding they have more in common with each other than they would have expected.
Trash Truck: Season 1 – 10th November
Six-year old Hank and his best pal, a giant trash truck, explore the world around them on fantastical adventures with their animal friends.
A Queen Is Born: Season 1 – 11th November
Gloria Groove and Alexia Twister make drag dreams come true as they help six artists find the confidence to own the stage in this makeover series.
Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun – 11th November
Comedy trio Aunty Donna showcase their uniquely absurd and offbeat style through an array of sketches, songs and eclectic characters.
The Liberator: Season 1 – 11th November
Based on the book The Liberator: One World War II Soldier’s 500-Day Odyssey by Alex Kershaw, this four-part series tells the true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks and his infantry unit, as they fought for over 500 days to liberate Europe. Starring Bradley James, it boasts a jaw-droppingly unique animated format.
Ludo – 12th November
From a resurfaced sex tape to a rogue suitcase of money, four wildly different stories overlap at the whims of fate, chance and one eccentric criminal.
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey – 13th November
Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. From the imagination of writer-director David E. Talbert, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey reminds us of the strength of family and the power of possibility. Featuring original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, Davy Nathan, and This Day performed by Usher and Kiana Ledé.
The Life Ahead – 13th November
Sophia Loren stars in this drama about a Holocaust survivor running a daycare business forms an unlikely friendship with a bitter street kid when she takes him in after he robs her.
The Minions of Midas – 13th November
A millionaire publisher gets a blackmail note — his decision can mean life or death. Inspired by a Jack London story but set in contemporary Madrid.
The Crown: Season 4 – 15th November
Season 4 picks up in the late 1970s. Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and her family find themselves preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession by securing an appropriate bride for Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor), who is still unmarried at 30. As the nation begins to feel the impact of divisive policies introduced by Britain’s first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson), tensions arise between her and the Queen which only grow worse as Thatcher leads the country into the Falklands War, generating conflict within the Commonwealth. While Charles’ romance with a young Lady Diana Spencer (Emma Corrin) provides a much-needed fairytale to unite the British people, behind closed doors, the Royal family is becoming increasingly divided.
Sorry to Bother You – 15th November
This absurdly shrewd satire of modern society is a wildly unpredictable, entertaining ride.
The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 4 – 17th November
The Boss Baby is Back in Business again, as Netflix’s surprisingly entertaining spin-off from the family feature film returns for a fourth run.
We Are the Champions: Season 1 – 17th November
Explore an array of unique competitions, from the quirky to the bizarre, and meet their passionate communities in this docuseries.
Holiday Home Makeover with Mr Christmas: Season 1 – 18th November
Interior designer Benjamin “Mr. Christmas” Bradley works with a trusty team of “elves” to help families transform their homes for the holidays.
The Princess Switch: Switched Again – 19th November
Vanessa Hudgens returns for a sequel to her prince-and-pauper-esque festive comedy, as Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with Kevin. And so it’s up to her double, Stacy, to save the day before a new lookalike, party girl Fiona, foils their plans.
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on The Square – 22nd November
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square follows small town “Scrooge” Regina Fuller (Christine Baranski) as she’s visited by a rhinestone-bedazzled angel (Dolly) who guides her on a musical journey of redemption. Will this stingy property owner evict the entire town of Fullerville on Christmas Eve, or will her greed give way to the Christmas spirit?
Hillbilly Elegy – 24th November
Based on the novel by JD Vance, it follows Vance, a former Marine from southern Ohio and current Yale Law student, who is on the verge of landing his dream job when a family crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget. J.D. must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including his volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams), who’s struggling with addiction. Fueled by memories of his grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close), the resilient and whip-smart woman who raised him, J.D. comes to realize that to achieve his dreams, he must embrace his roots.
The Christmas Chronicles: Part 2 – 25th November
It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son, Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel (Hunt for the Wilderpeople’s Julian Dennison) threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt Russell).
Other new releases coming soon to Netflix UK in November 2020:
My Christmas Inn
A Perfect Christmas List
Christmas Made to Order
Ghosts of War
Lineage of Lies
Music and Lyrics
Wheels of Fortune
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
White Boy Rick
LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
National Lampoon’s Vacation
Modern Family: Season 8
Can You Hear Me?: Season 2
Felix Lobrecht: Hype
The Secret: Dare to Dream
Midnight at the Magnolia
Undercover: Season 2
The Nokdu Flower
A Lion in the House: Season 1
What We Wanted
40 & Single: Season 1
Masameer Classics: Season 3
A Very Special Love
Road Trip (2000)
Holmes & Watson
Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday
Wonderoos: Season 1
Great Pretender: Season 2
Virgin River: Season 2
Scott Pilgrim vs the World (2010)
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Seven Pounds (2008)
Daddy’s Home (2015)
We’re the Millers (2013)
New York Minute (2004)
Jack Reacher (2012)
Richie Rich (1994)