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Here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime in December 2019

Get your queue in order.


Bryan Rolli


Posted on Apr 24, 2017   Updated on May 24, 2021, 4:36 pm CDT

Holiday season is in full swing, and you can treat yourself to a new slate of movies and series coming to Amazon Prime. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel returns for a third season after its “absolutely delightful” season 2 cleaned up at the Emmys. Keep your eyes peeled as well for Amazon Original movie The Aeronauts, about a blustery scientist and a rich young widow who chart a course to fly a hot-air balloon higher than anyone in history, learning much about themselves and each other along the way. If you’re more in the mood for classics, you can catch Cameron Crowe’s definitive music journalism epic Almost Famous or watch Kevin Bacon overturn a conservative, hyper-religious small town’s oppressive dancing ordinance in Footloose.

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Check out the full listings below to find out what’s new on Amazon Prime this month.

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New on Amazon Prime: Editor’s picks

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan season 2

Jack Ryan returns to Amazon with all the muscle and swagger you could want out of an action series. John Krasinski plays the protagonist as the best of all worlds: a hard-boiled field technician, bookworm, and consummate ladies’ man. Season 2 never outsmarts itself, but it respects its audience by giving them all the information they need and can handle. Now let’s see if the show can maintain this balance in the future. —Kahron Spearman

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BoJack Horseman‘s Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg re-conceptualize adult animation with this gorgeous show. The first-ever rotoscoped TV series, Undone draws viewers into the world of Alma (Rosa Salazar) as she begins to experience a break from reality and interact with her late father (Bob Odenkirk). It explores spirituality and mental health alongside time travel and the flexibility of reality, while still offering well-developed characters and relationships. —Audra Schroeder

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The Boys

If superheroes are going to dominate popular culture, then we at least deserve satire that’s as creative and interesting as The Boys. A partnership between comedy Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Supernatural creator Eric Kripke, the series follows a group of human vigilantes trying to take down corrupt superheroes. The Boys simultaneously parodies the military-industrial complex and Hollywood monoculture, but it’s also a great superhero show in its own right. The boys’ club writing tendencies and gory style will turn some people off, but for the most part, The Boys sucker-punches the superhero genre with a wink and a smile. —Brenden Gallagher

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New on Amazon Prime in December 2019: Movies and TV shows

December 1

A Better Life (2011)
Almost Famous (2000)
Bug (1975)
Footloose (1984)
Hamlet (1990)
Hancock (2008)
Havana Motor Club (2015)
In Secret (2014)
Out of Time (2003)
Phase IV (1974)
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
The Aviator (2004)
The Pawnbroker (1964)
The Spirit (2008)
The Winning Season (2010)

December 3

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My Boss’ Daughter (2003)

December 5

The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Thursday Night Football: Cowboys @ Bears (NFL)

December 6

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 3 *Amazon Original series
Clifford: Season 1A *Amazon Original series
Inside Edge: Season 2 *Amazon Original series

December 9

Light of My Life (2019)

December 11

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Fast Color (2019)

December 12

Thursday Night Football: Jets @ Ravens (NFL)

December 13

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Bumblebee (2018)
The Expanse: Season 4 *Amazon Original series

December 18

The Kid (2019)

December 20

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The Aeronauts *Amazon Original movie
The Wedding Year (2019)

December 21

The Kill Team (2019)

December 25

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Night Hunter (2019)

December 30

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
What Men Want (2019)
Wonder Park (2019)

December 31

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Man on the Moon (1999)

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LOL: Last One Laughing: Season 2 *Amazon Original series


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New on Amazon Prime in November 2019: Movies and TV shows

November 1

A View To A Kill (1985)
Bad Santa (2003)
Big Top Pee-Wee 
Diamonds Are Forever
Die Another Day 
Double Jeopardy
Dr. No 
Escape From Alcatraz
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex * But Were Afraid To Ask 
Fatal Attraction 
Fire with Fire
For Your Eyes Only 
From Russia With Love
(English Subtitled) (2014)
Licence To Kill
Light Sleeper
Live And Let Die
Never Say Never Again 
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Save the Last Dance 2
Summer’s Moon 
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
The Counterfeit Traitor
The Firm
The Living Daylights
The Man with the Golden Gun
The Ring
The Spy Who Loved Me 
The World Is Not Enough 
Tomorrow Never Dies
Training Day 
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family 
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection
You Only Live Twice 
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Season 2 *Amazon Original series
L.O.L. Surprise: Winter Disco Movie (2019) *Amazon Original kids special

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November 6

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)

November 7

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Thursday Night Football: Chargers @ Raiders (NFL)

November 8

One Child Nation (2019) *Amazon Original movie

November 13

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Anna and the Apocalypse (2018)
Romans (2017)

November 14

Instant Family (2018)
The Souvenir (2019)
Thursday Night Football: Steelers @ Browns (NFL)

November 15

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Creed 2 (2018)
The Man in the High Castle: Season 4 *Amazon Original series

November 19

Bottom of the 9th (2019)

November 20

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The Fanatic (2019)

November 21

Thursday Night Football: Colts @ Texans (NFL)

November 22

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Costume Quest: Christmas Special *Amazon Original series
The Feed: Season 1 *Amazon Original series

November 29

The Report (2019) *Amazon Original movie

November 30

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Low Tide (2019)

November TBA

Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) *Amazon Original movie

Still not sure what to watch on Amazon? Here are the best Amazon originals, the best documentaries on Amazon Prime, the best 4K movies, thrillers on Amazon Prime, and the sexiest movies you can stream right now. 

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Here are the best comedies on Amazon Prime when you need a laugh, sad movies to make you cry, kids movies for the whole family, the best thrillers to get your heart racing, and the classic movies on Amazon Prime everyone should see.

This article is frequently updated for relevance.

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*First Published: Apr 24, 2017, 2:56 pm CDT
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