Netflix arrivals, departures for November 2015
Netflix is adding a long list of movies and shows this November. Here’s a list of everything that’s coming and going:
All title and dates are subject to change.
Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure (2011)
Lovable, oversized Saint Bernard Beethoven tries to save the holidays when a wayward elf crashes Santa’s sleigh and loses his bag of toys to thieves.
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: Season 1
After the world learns the truth about her failing marriage, a successful self-help author tries to salvage her career and find her way as a divorcée.
Idris Elba: Mandela, My Dad and Me (2015)
In 2014 Idris Elba released mi Mandela, an album inspired by his time researching and portraying Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The music of South Africa influenced him profoundly as he prepared for his role in the film. When he finished shooting the film, he decided to record some of this extraordinary music.
Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
This documentary recounts the Vietnam War’s final days, when unexpected roadblocks threatened the evacuation of America’s South Vietnamese allies.
Pasion de Gavilanes (2003)
When three brothers seek to avenge their sister’s tragic death, they become emotionally entangled with the daughters of those they hold responsible.
Robot Overlords (2015)
Earth has been conquered by robots from a distant galaxy. Survivors are confined to their houses and must wear electronic implants, risking incineration by robot sentries if they venture outside.
Seven Deadly Sins: Season 1 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
When a kingdom is taken over by tyrants, the deposed princess begins a quest to find a disbanded group of evil knights to help take back her realm.
Smithsonian Channel: The Day Kennedy Died (2013)
Rare film footage and photographs capture the extraordinary minute-by-minute details surrounding President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
The Last Time You Had Fun (2014)
Looking to escape their relationship woes, sisters Alison and Ida head out for a night out on the town. After they meet newly divorced Clark and his married pal Will at a wine bar, the four set off on a string of alcohol-fueled misadventures.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
When Mr. Krabs is accused of stealing King Neptune’s crown, SpongeBob and Patrick set out on a wild adventure to prove his innocence.
Thomas & Friends: The Christmas Engines (2014)
Thomas and his friends are in holly, jolly Christmas spirits, ready to be Santa’s engine helpers. Percy brings holiday fun to Reg at the scrapyard, while Duncan tries to overcome his bah humbug attitude. Thomas clears the snowy tracks so Connor can race passengers home in time for the holidays.
This documentary chronicles the true story of a French fashion student who discovered via the Internet an identical twin she never knew existed.
Worst Year of My Life, Again: Season 1
After a school year filled with humiliation, bullying and girl trouble, a boy awakens to find that time has reset itself and he must relive it all.
Last Tango in Halifax: Season 3
Childhood sweethearts Alan and Celia, both widowed and in their 70s, fall for each other all over again when they are reunited over the Internet after nearly 60 years. As their lives collide for a second time, the couple laments what might have been.
Do I Sound Gay? (2014)
Seeking to explore his self-doubt and curious about other men’s discomfort with “sounding gay,” journalist David Thorpe helms this candid documentary about his research into the matter, which includes interviews with a host of gay celebrities.
Julius Jr.: Season 2
Paul Frank’s fun artwork comes to life in this show that follows monkey Julius Jr. and his friends as they explore the world and help each other out.
The Midnight Swim (2014)
After Amelia Brooks dives into the deep waters of Spirit Lake and never resurfaces, her three daughters go there together to hunt for an explanation. Instead, the mysteries of the lake only grow deeper once the women arrive.
The turbulent backdrop of the 1962 Argentinian military coup and the 1982 war for the Falkland Islands.
Amour Fou (2014)
After his cousin declines his bizarre request to join him in a double suicide, melancholy writer Heinrich von Kleist meets the married Henriette Vogel, who over time becomes receptive to the same fateful proposal.
The Runner (2015)
In the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician (Nicolas Cage) is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.
Care Bears & Cousins: Season 1 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The whole huggable gang is back bringing fun tales of caring and sharing to a whole new generation.
Master of None: Season 1 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Meet Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life.
LeapFrog Letter Factory: Great Shape Mystery (2015)
Set off to unlock the secret of Quigley’s new machine, and explore shapes and fractions with the LeapFrog friends.
Anna Karenina (2012)
Keira Knightley stars as the titular 19th-century Russian aristocrat who enters into a forbidden love affair with the well-heeled Count Vronsky.
Atención Atención: Season 1
A colorful blend of stories, comedy, music and movement helps preschoolers learn important lessons while keeping them entertained.
Call Me Lucky (2015)
Flame-throwing comic and social critic Barry Crimmins shocked and delighted audiences for decades with his caustic view of America and its leaders. Over time, his rage would give way to a calmer but committed life as a peace activist.
John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid (2015) — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Comedian John Mulaney jokes about a temp job he once had, a realtor he knows, a different realtor he knows, and the night he met Bill Clinton.
With Bob and David: Season 1 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
After being dishonorably discharged from the Navy Seals, Bob and David are back serving our country the way they do best — making sketch comedy.
Young & Hungry: Season 2 — New Episodes
A female food blogger is hired as a personal chef by a young tech tycoon and faces a new menu of challenges, both inside and outside of the kitchen.
Blue Caprice (2013)
In their lead-up to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks, John Muhammad and Lee Malvo embark on a coast-to-coast trip, forming a deadly bond along the way.
Dior and I (2014)
In this behind-the-scenes peek at the demanding world of fashion, Christian Dior artistic director Raf Simons designs his first couture collection.
Continuum: Season 4
Kiera Cameron is a police officer in 2077 swept along when a gang of condemned terrorists escapes their sentences by traveling back in time to 2012.
Jessie: Season 4
Texas teen Jessie moves to the Big Apple to follow her dreams and finds a job as a nanny for a high-profile family with four high-energy children.
People, Places, Things (2015)
When graphic novelist Will Henry discovers his wife’s infidelity, it sends him into exile from his family. Living in a tiny apartment, Will is too depressed to write and can’t let go of his ex — until a student challenges him to move forward.
Soaked in Bleach (2015)
With mystery still clinging to grunge icon Kurt Cobain’s death, this intriguing docudrama examines the case from the perspective of a private eye hired by Courtney Love to find her husband after he left a rehab facility days before his demise.
Tengo Ganas de Ti (2012)
In this sequel to Tres Metros Sobre el Cielo, Hache slowly begins to get over his ex-girlfriend Babi when he meets the vivacious Gin.
Cristela: Season 1
In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is more ambitious than her traditional Mexican-American family thinks is appropriate. Breakout comedian Cristela Alonzo stars in this hilarious comedy about laughing your way down the path to the new American dream.
Black Butler: Season 3
In Victorian London, 12-year-old business magnate Ciel Phantomhive thwarts dangers to the queen as he’s watched over by his demon butler, Sebastian.
River (2015) — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
John River is a brilliant detective whose fractured mind traps him between the living and the dead.
LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: Season 3
Kai, Jay, Cole and Zane must master their elemental powers and Spinjitzu weapons to protect the land of Ninjago, which also has an underworld.
Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Season 1 — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Working as a private investigator in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen, an ex-Super Hero’s past comes back to haunt her in “Marvel’s Jessica Jones.”
Sin Tetas No Hay Paraiso (2007)
Catalina starts working out around the neighborhood to get in shape, but what she really wants are breast implants.
The Red Road: Season 2
In the wake of a terrible tragedy, a local sheriff forges a fateful alliance with a member of a Native American tribe, begetting grave consequences.
Ultimate Spider-Man: Season 3
Peter Parker comes of age in an epic tale that finds him torn between his teenage life and a war between SHIELD and villain Norman Osborn.
Liv and Maddie: Season 2
After four years in Hollywood as a television star, Liv returns to Wisconsin to discover that either she — or her family — has changed.
Gringolandia: Season 3
A fast-talking, fun loving immigrant moves to New York, hoping to make it big running a Chilean hot dog cart and chasing his elusive American dream.
On the run from cosmic enemies, a band of aliens arrives on Earth looking for a safe haven, but one of them inadvertently gives away his location. As the extraterrestrial refugee desperately tries to avoid capture, he begins learning about humans.
Switched at Birth: Season 4
In this dramatic family series, two teenagers discover they were accidentally switched at birth, setting off a chain reaction of life-altering events.
Putting his promising political career at risk, married federal prosecutor Sam Ellis indulges his fetish for high-end hookers. But as the political stakes rise, Sam’s appetite for risky encounters only continues to grow.
A Perfect Man (2013)
Nina thinks her husband, James, is cheating on her, and she sets out to prove it by calling him and pretending to be another woman.
Best of Enemies (2015)
In 1968, two patrician intellectuals with opposite political views — William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal — participated in a series of televised debates that shocked America with their level of vitriol, as recounted in this riveting documentary.
The Best Offer (2013)
An auction house owner who lives in seclusion amid a collection of female portraiture is drawn to an enigmatic client who refuses to meet in person.
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)
This affectionate tribute to movie producers Yoram Globus and Menahem Golan recounts their purchase of Cannon Films and the studio’s rebirth as the 1980s’ top provider of bad B-movies, all churned out on shoestring budgets.
See below for a selection of titles that will be rotating off the service in November.
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
After traversing the Atlantic Ocean to the New World, explorer Christopher Columbus initiates contact between Europeans and indigenous Americans.
America in Primetime (2011)
Discover the creative forces behind television’s modern golden age as writers, producers and performers discuss key elements of acclaimed TV shows.
Bali: Season 1 (2006)
Facing the everyday incidents of childhood with curiosity and imagination, thoroughly modern preschooler Bali enjoys life in the city with his family.
Balto 3: Wings of Change (2004)
A pilot challenges Balto’s son Kodi and his sled team to see who can deliver the mail faster, but the dogs race to the rescue when the plane vanishes.
Batman & Robin (1997)
Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy.
Best Kept Secret (2013)
A New Jersey high school teacher dedicates herself to helping a group of autistic students overcome obstacles and plan for life after graduation.
Best Laid Plans (1999)
Rich, successful Bryce meets a beautiful woman at a bar and invites her home for the night, never suspecting she isn’t really who she seems.
Changing Lanes (2002)
The lives of an egocentric attorney and a recovering alcoholic salesman dangerously collide when their cars crash on a New York expressway.
This Oscar-winning epic saga of love, greed and betrayal portrays the ambitious Egyptian queen Cleopatra, who seduces the Roman emperor Caesar.
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
A New York City cab driver who moonlights as a conspiracy theorist puts his life in danger when crooked government officials set out to silence him.
Death Warrant (1990)
While posing as a convict to investigate a series of jailhouse murders, a Canadian Mountie’s cover is almost blown when he meets an inmate he busted.
When a car dealer conspires with dim-bulb criminals to kidnap his wife for a hefty ransom, a folksy — and pregnant — police chief is on the case.
Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon (1982)
This documentary examines the role that musician Fela Kuti — dubbed “Black President” — played in shedding light on atrocities in his homeland.
Funny Games (1997)
While vacationing at their secluded summer home, an affluent family is terrorized by a pair of sadistic creeps in this disturbing thriller.
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (2012)
Filmed in 10 countries, this series introduces women who are struggling with some of the most difficult and oppressive circumstances imaginable.
Hero and Terror (1988)
When a vicious serial killer escapes from jail, the homicide detective who brought him down years ago gets the chance to defend his reputation.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Jin and Leo tangle with Mei, a dancer suspected of having ties to the House of Flying Daggers, which steals from the rich and gives to the poor.
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)
While veggies wait for a tow truck, pirates regale them with a story of an asparagus who ends up in the belly of a whale while on a mission from God.
In a classic sci-fi thriller setup, two independent filmmakers uncover a powerful secret organization controlled by aliens living on the moon.
Move Over, Darling (1963)
A woman presumed dead for five years returns from a desert island to find that her husband has just remarried and is on his honeymoon.
To cope with his father’s terminal cancer, a troubled student begins telling everyone — including his new girlfriend — that he has the same disease.
Pajanimals: Season 1 (2010)
From the comfort of their bedroom, the Pajanimals puppets explore a larger world through imaginary adventures, accompanied by friendships and songs.
Scrawny Rudy dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. Undaunted, Rudy works assisting the groundskeeper and joins the school’s practice squad.
Would you kill to live? That’s what two men have to ask themselves when they’re abducted by a serial killer and paired up in a deadly situation.
Saw II (2005)
When Jigsaw kidnaps eight strangers and locks them in a room, Detective Eric Matthews must find the demented killer before his bloody plan is done.
Saw III (2006)
Clinging to life, psychopathic killer Jigsaw orders his new protégé, Amanda, to kidnap a doctor in this third installment of the horror series.
Saw IV (2007)
Jigsaw may be dead, but when an autopsy unearths a tape in his stomach, the police learn that his evil legacy has just begun.
Saw V (2008)
When Hoffman learns that his secret connection to Jigsaw will be exposed, he embarks on a hunt to eradicate everything that links him to the killer.
Horror maven Wes Craven turns the genre on its head with this tale of a murderer who terrorizes a hapless high schooler by offing everyone she knows.
Secrets of Mary Magdalene (2006)
This thought-provoking documentary paints a revealing portrait of Mary Magdalene as a woman who has sparked more than a little debate.
Soul Plane (2004)
When Nashawn wins $100 million, he launches his own airline, complete with a casino, bootylicious flight attendants and Snoop Dogg as the pilot.
Stand by Me (1986)
When four boys seek adventure in the woods while looking for a missing teenager’s dead body, they learn some truths about themselves along the way.
Taking Lives (2004)
FBI profiler Illeana Scott is recruited to assist the police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
A pair of two-bit crooks go on a quest to save the Catholic orphanage where they were raised by reuniting their former band for a charity gig.
The Core (2003)
The Earth’s inner core has stopped spinning, and scientist Josh Keyes must discover why — before the world literally falls apart.
The Last Waltz (1978)
Director Martin Scorcese captures the legendary final concert by The Band, staged at San Francisco’s Winterland arena on Thanksgiving Day 1976.
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
With 10 children to feed, housewife Evelyn is used to being resourceful. But when clipping coupons won’t cut it, she’s forced to rely on creativity.
Three Kings (1999)
Three American soldiers stationed in Iraq find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base.
Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns (2008)
When a struggling single mom learns that the father she never knew has died, she heads to Georgia with her kids and meets her dad’s raucous family.
Year of the Dog (2007)
An upbeat secretary’s life takes a nosedive when her dog suddenly dies, but her pet’s tragedy opens her up to transformation in this quirky comedy.
Your Inner Fish (2014)
This documentary series analyzes the traces of genetic ancestry that are present in the human body’s anatomical structures, from skin to the senses.
Bratz: Good Vibes (2011)
The Bratz learn valuable lessons about treating others well, including some bratty kids who need a bit of love and attention to turn them around.
The Perfect Stranger (2011)
The arrival of a foreigner causes a stir in a small Mediterranean village when it’s rumored that he will be reopening an old shop.
Shanghai Noon (2000)
When Princess Pei Pei is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and taken to America, clumsy imperial guard Chon Wang follows her captors to Nevada.
My Hope America with Billy Graham (2013)
Billy Graham continues his ongoing spiritual message of empowerment, urging Americans to form a genuine and meaningful relationship with Jesus.
The Road (2011)
When three teenagers disappear after a joyride, detective Luis Medina connects the events to a 12-year-old cold case with eerie similarities.
Bratz: Pampered Petz (2010)
When their friend Lola learns that she and all of her rescued pets are about to be evicted, the stylish Bratz girls rush to save the day.
A Girl Walks into a Bar (2011)
This indie comedy follows a typical night in 10 bars across Los Angeles, where a former cop becomes entangled with a group of oddballs.
Stranger by the Lake (2014)
Franck notices Henri sitting alone on a beach and starts a conversation that continues for days — in between Franck’s trysts with a seductive killer.
Fleabag Monkeyface: Season 1 (2012)
Half-monkey half-boy Fleabag Monkeyface dives into gross adventures with his pals as they fend off the dastardly machinations of Dr. Dirk Spamflex.
Teen Beach Movie (2013)
A rogue wave magically transports two teens inside a classic ’60s beach party flick, in which a rivalry between bikers and surfers threatens to erupt.
Bratz: Diamondz (2006)
The Bratz girls are recruiting teen fashion designers. But when they stumble across a haunted town and pick up a diva, their caravan veers off course.
Breaking the Girls (2013)
College sophomores Sara and Alex, roommates who’ve become intimate, idly joke about killing each other’s enemies. But now someone’s been murdered.
Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)
Self-absorbed Jamie and free-spirited Crystal Fairy find themselves locked in a battle of wills on a journey to find a hallucinogenic cactus.
Alpha and Omega: The Legend of the Saw Tooth Cave (2014)
When a wolf pup named Runt sneaks off to explore a mysterious cave, he meets and befriends a wolf driven from her pack because she’s blind.
Bel Ami (2012)
A manipulative journalist climbs from abject poverty to the height of Parisian society, taking up with a variety of beautiful women along the way.
Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview (2012)
In a television interview filmed in 1995, Steve Jobs talks frankly about his early life, competition with Microsoft and his vision for the future.
Art of Flight: The Series (2012)
This documentary series follows professional snowboarder Travis Rice and director Curt Morgan as they risk it all to make the film of their dreams.
Burning Man (2011)
A charismatic but moody chef has trouble controlling his temper, a problem that ruins his son’s birthday when an angry outburst draws the police.
Shot on a dozen cameras with no spoken commentary, this haunting documentary captures the collaborative clash of man, nature and machine.
Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012)
In his directorial debut, Ice-T interviews dozens of rap artists about their creative processes, and profiles the art form’s history and evolution.
Romanzo Criminale: Season 1-2
Based on the exploits of a real-life street gang, this 1970s thug saga delves into the dark, bloody milieu of Rome’s criminal underworld.
Salamander: Season 1 (2012)
As he investigates a bank robbery, a Brussels police inspector uncovers a complex conspiracy with the potential to bring down the nation.
Jesus Henry Christ (2011)
Too-smart-for-his-own-good 10-year-old Henry James Herman sets out to locate his father, an anonymous sperm donor, in this quirky comedy.
As he campaigns for state senator, Dick Tipton’s life begins to careen out of control when his daughter starts dating the son of a disturbed woman.