What’s new on Amazon Prime Video (December 2018)

Each month, Amazon adds a healthy dose of fresh content, providing viewers with a significant number of new and interesting things to watch. With so much new stuff, it can be hard to know what to watch without doing extensive research. Never fear, streaming enthusiasts and Amazon Fire TV owners: If you’re looking for the best of what’s new on Amazon Prime Video this November and December, we’re here to help.

December brings the second season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the award-winning series that follows a 1958 housewife who discovers she has a talent for stand-up comedy and tries to find the balance between her career aspirations and her family. Season 2 has Miriam “Midge” Maisel taking the next step on the path to becoming a professional comic and discovering that the life of a stand-up comedian can affect everyone around her in unforeseen ways. The series is fresh off a wildly successful first season, particularly for star Rachel Brosnahan, who won both an Emmy and Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Midge.

Also premiering on Amazon in December is Life Itself, a drama written and directed by This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman. The film follows several couples around the world whose lives and loves are intertwined without them realizing it, connected by a single, tragic event that reverberates across generations. The ensemble cast includes Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Antonio Banderas, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, and Annette Bening.

There are also plenty of new and noteworthy movies and television series not produced in-house that will be available to Amazon Prime subscribers this upcoming month. Among the highlights are classics like A Clockwork Orange and A Fistful of Dollars, as well as more modern classics like Bill Murray’s time-looping comedy Groundhog Day and acclaimed adult-film drama Boogie Nights. British miniseries Life of Crime also arrives on Prime Video.

Below, you’ll find the full list of everything that’s new on Amazon Prime Video in November and December, with our recommended films and shows in boldface. And if you’re still not sure what to watch, we’ve got a list of the best movies streaming on Amazon, as well as a list of the best TV shows streaming on Amazon, to help you make an informed choice. If Amazon isn’t your only go-to streaming service, we’ve also got helpful articles on what’s best on Netflix and the best films on HBO‘s streaming service.

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TV

December 5

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 2

December 14

  • LOL: Last One Laughing, Season 1

December 15

  • 4 Blocks, Season 2
  • Life of Crime

December 21

  • Vanity Fair, Season 1

December 28

  • Niko and the Sword of Light, Season 2

Movies

December 1

  • A Clockwork Orange
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • A Fistful of Dollars 
  • All the President’s Men
  • Bad Girls from Mars
  • Because I Said So
  • Best Seller
  • Beverly Hills Vamp
  • The Black Stallion
  • Blue Hill Avenue
  • Boogie Nights
  • Bright Lights, Big City
  • The Dark Crystal
  • Event Horizon
  • The Firm
  • The Game
  • Gargoyle
  • The Godson
  • Groundhog Day
  • Happily N’Ever After
  • Happily N’Ever After 2
  • Hitman’s Run
  • King of the Mountain
  • Line of Duty
  • Livin’ by the Gun
  • Margin Call
  • Mars Attacks!
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
  • The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear
  • Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
  • Ordinary People
  • Promised Land
  • Silent Tongue
  • Sleepover
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Trucks
  • Ulee’s Gold
  • Valkyrie
  • War
  • Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
  • Wild Wild West
  • Windtalkers

December 7

  • Killers
  • Why Did I Get Married Too?

December 8

  • Before I Fall
  • Collide

December 16

  • Evan Almighty

December 19

  • A Most Wanted Man

December 21

  • Life Itself

December 25

  • Iron Man 2

December 27

  • Hereditary
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