All the movies and TV shows hitting Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in November 2020

Highlights include a documentary about a Boston man imprisoned for 22 years for a murder he says he didn't commit.

Sandra Oh in "Killing Eve". –Nick Wall/BBC America

November was supposed to be a big month for movies, with delayed blockbusters and Oscar hopefuls hitting theaters that had been largely closed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. While some titles like Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” have arrived in cinemas, every major studio has pushed the majority of its major films until 2021.

All of that is a roundabout way of saying that November is shaping up to be another month of entertainment dominated by streaming. Luckily, streaming giants like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime still have plenty of new releases coming up, as well as some old favorites.


Here’s the full list of new movies and TV shows arriving on the three platforms in October, as well as our must-watch picks from each company.



Top Pick: “I Heart Huckabees”

Mark Wahlberg has settled into a comfortable, lucrative career path with his movie roles in the last decade-plus, playing the same type of good-hearted, blue-collar everyman in nearly every project. With David O. Russell’s “I Heart Huckabees,” Wahlberg masterfully tweaks the archetype, playing a firefighter vehemently opposed to fossil fuel usage who hires a pair of “existential detectives” (Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin) to help him discover the meaning of life. Hearing Wahlberg deliver off-the-wall lines like “Ah, here he comes, the man poet who banged France’s dark lady of philosophy!” and watching him discover the zen-like bliss of being repeatedly hit in the face with an exercise ball will make you wish Wahlberg stepped out of his comfort zone more often.

Nov. 1
12 Rounds (2009)
3 Ninjas (1992)
A Christmas Solo (2017)
A Nanny For Christmas (2010)
A View to a Kill (1985)
Alien Nation (1988)
Antwone Fisher (2002)
Article 99 (1992)
Beerfest (2006)
Big Daddy (1999)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Breathless (1983)
Bringing Down The House (2003)
Broadcast News (1987)
Children Of The Corn (2009)
Christmas In Compton (2012)
Christmas In Vermont (2016)
Christmas on Holly Lane (2018)
The Christmas Tale (2005)
Crimson Tide (1995)
Dead Presidents (1995)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009)
The Expendables (2010)
The Expendables 2 (2012)
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Firewalker (1986)
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Foxfire (1996)
From Russia with Love (1964)
Fun in Acapulco (1963)
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Hud (1963)
I Heart Huckabees (2003)
I Spy (2002)
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Jumping The Broom (2011)
The Kingdom Of Heaven (2005)
Kiss The Girls (1997)
Knocked Up (2007)
The Last Waltz (1978)
License to Kill (1989)
Little Giants (1994)
Live and Let Die (1973)
The Living Daylights (1987)
Lord Of War (2005)
Lost In Space (1998)
Love Hurts (1990)
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Maverick (1994)
Moonraker (1979)
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
The Net (1995)
Next Day Air (2009)
Octopussy (1983)
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
Once Upon A Time At Christmas (2017)
Pacific Heights (1990)
Paws P.I. (2018)
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2009)
Platoon (1986)
The Prestige (2006)
Ronin (1998)
School Dance (2014)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Spy Next Door (2010)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (2007)
The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Thunderball (1965)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Universal Soldier (1992)
W. (2008)
Wanted (2008)
The Waterboy (1998)
Wetlands (2019)
Wild Hogs (2007)
Wild Things (1998)
Working Girl (198)
The World is Not Enough (1999)
You Only Live Twice (1967)


Nov. 3
General Commander (2019)
The Assault (2019)

Nov. 4
Blue Story (2020)

Nov. 5
Braking for Whales (2020)

Nov. 9
The Nice Guys (2016)

Nov. 10
Vik the Viking (2020)

Nov. 11
The Girl Next Door (2005)
Tonight You’re Mine (2012)

Nov. 12
Man who Invented Christmas (2017)

Nov. 13
I Am Greta
Sputnik (2020)

Nov. 14
The Dictator (2012)

Nov. 15
12 Pups of Christmas (2019)
A Christmas Movie Christmas (2019)
A Nice Girl Like You (2020)
Cartel Land (2015)
Christmas Crush (2019)

Nov. 16
Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss (2018)

Nov. 17
Soul Surfer (2011)

Nov. 18
Body Cam (2020)
McQueen (2018)

Nov. 19
Amulet (2020)

Nov. 20
Run (2020)
Tesla (2020)

Nov. 25
Happiest Season

Nov. 26
Bombshell (2019)

Nov. 27
Centigrade (2020)

Nov. 29
The Big Ugly (2020)

TV Shows/Specials

Top TV pick: “Killing Eve” (Season 3)

If you’ve been waiting to catch up on this BBC dark comedy/spy thriller, now’s the time to jump in. Season three brings the latest in the cat-and-mouse game between intelligence investigator Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh, “Grey’s Anatomy”) and psychopathic hitwoman Villanelle (Jodie Comer, “Thirteen”). Maybe “cat and mouse” isn’t the right term to describe the duo’s relationship since felines and rodents rarely jump into bed together and lose their respective jobs due to mutual obsession, but you get the picture. Comer is a particular treat in her Emmy-winning role, which may bode well for her upcoming lead role in the Boston-filmed adventure comedy “Free Guy”.

Nov. 1
Ayesha’s Home Kitchen: Complete Seasons 1 & 2
Best Baker in America: Complete Seasons 1 & 2
Christmas Cookie Challenge: Complete Season 1
Flip or Flop Fort Worth: Complete Season 1
Giada’s Holiday Handbook: Complete Seasons 1 – 4
Holiday Baking Championship: Complete Seasons 1 – 5
Holiday Gingerbread Showdown: Complete Season 1
Kids Halloween Baking Championship: Special
Macy’s Thanksgiving Cake Spectacular: Special
Malaysia Kitchen: Special
Rick & Morty: Complete Season 4
Skins”: Complete Series
Tia Mowry at Home: Complete Seasons 1 – 3
Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge: Complete Season 1


Nov. 3
The Good Doctor: Season 4 Premiere
The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Complete Season 12

Nov. 6
Killing Eve: Complete Season 3
The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Complete Season 10

Nov. 9
The Mighty Ones: Complete Season 1
Power: Complete Season 6

Nov. 10
A Teacher: Limited Series

Nov. 11
Eater’s Guide to the World: Complete Season 1

Nov. 12
Chicago Fire: Season 9 Premiere
Chicago Med: Season 6 Premiere
Chicago P.D.: Season 8 Premiere

Nov. 13
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 17 Premiere
Law & Order: SVU: Season 22 Premiere
Station 19: Season 4 Premiere

Nov. 18
No Man’s Land: Complete Season 1
Big Sky: Series Premiere

Nov. 19
For Life: Season 2 Premiere

Nov. 20
Animaniacs: Complete Season 1
A Million Little Things: Season 3 Premiere

Nov. 21
Burden of Truth: Complete Season 3



Top pick: “Hillbilly Elegy”

Following October’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” Netflix is releasing another Oscar hopeful in November with a drama titled “Hillbilly Elegy.” Directed by Ron Howard (“Apollo 13”), the film focuses on three generations of a southern Ohio family teetering on the brink thanks to struggles with poverty and addiction. J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso) has seemingly escaped this cycle, as the former marine and current Yale Law student is about to land his dream job before a family crisis brings him home. As J.D. reconnects with the two women who raised him, mother Bev (Amy Adams, “Arrival”) and grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close, “Fatal Attraction”), J.D. comes to appreciate his family’s impact on his life — for better and for worse. “Hillbilly Elegy” debuts on Netflix on Nov. 24.

Nov. 1
A Clockwork Orange
Boyz n the Hood
Christmas Break-In
Easy A
Elf Pets: A Fox Cub’s Christmas Tale
Elf Pets: Santa’s Reindeer Rescue
Elliot the Littlest Reindeer
Forged in Fire: Season 6
Jumping the Broom
Knock Knock
Little Monsters (1989)
Mile 22
Ocean’s Eleven
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
School Daze
The Impossible
The Indian in the Cupboard
The Next Karate Kid
Wheels of Fortune
Yes Man

Nov. 2

Nov. 3
Mother (Netflix Film)

Nov. 4
A Christmas Catch
Christmas With A Prince

Nov. 5
Midnight at the Magnolia
Operation Christmas Drop (Netflix Film)

Nov. 6
Citation (Netflix Film)
La trinchera infinita / The Endless Trench (Netflix Film)
The Late Bloomer

Nov. 11
What We Wanted (Netflix Film)

Nov. 12
Fruitvale Station
Graceful Friends
Ludo *Netflix Film
Prom Night

Nov. 13
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (Netflix Film)
The Life Ahead (Netflix Film)

Nov. 15
A Very Country Christmas
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Hometown Holiday
V for Vendetta

Nov. 16
Whose Streets?

Nov. 20
If Anything Happens I Love You (Netflix Film)

Nov. 22
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square (Netflix Film)
Machete Kills

Nov. 23
Hard Kill
Shawn Mendes: In Wonder (Netflix Documentary)

Nov. 24
El Cuaderno de Tomy / Notes for My Son (Netflix Film)
Hillbilly Elegy (Netflix Film)

Nov. 25
The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (Netflix Film)

Nov. 26
Mosul (Netflix Film)

Nov. 27
Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker (Netflix Film)

Nov. 30
The 2nd
Finding Agnes (Netflix Film)
Rust Creek

TV Shows/Specials

Top pick: “Trial 4”

On Nov. 11, Netflix will release an eight-part documentary series based on Sean Ellis, a Dorchester man who spent 22 years in prison after being convicted of armed robbery and first-degree murder in the 1993 death of Boston Police detective John Mulligan. Ellis was freed in 2015 after new evidence emerged, but faced the prospect of a fourth trial in Mulligan’s death. The documentary begins shortly after Ellis’ release as he and his attorneys fight to prove that corrupt police officers, unreliable witnesses, and a rigged system were what put Ellis in jail when he was 19 years old.

Nov. 1
60 Days In: Season 5
Dawson’s Creek: Seasons 1-6
Forged in Fire: Season 6
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath: Seasons 1-3
The Garfield Show: Season 3

Nov. 2
Can You Hear Me?: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Nov. 3
Felix Lobrecht: Hype (Netflix Comedy Special)

Nov. 4
Love and Anarchy (Netflix Original)

Nov. 5
Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta? (Netflix Original)
Paranormal (Netflix Original)

Nov. 6
Country Ever After (Netflix Original)

Nov. 9
Undercover: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Nov. 10
Dash & Lily (Netflix Original)
Trash Truck (Netflix Family)

Nov. 11
A Queen is Born: Season 1 (Netflix Original)
Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun (Netflix Comedy Special)
The Liberator (Netflix Original)
Nasce uma Rainha / A Queen Is Born (Netflix Original)
Trial 4 (Netflix Original)

Nov. 13
American Horror Story: 1984
The Minions of Midas (Netflix Original)

Nov. 15
A Very Country Christmas
America’s Next Top Model: Seasons 19 & 20
The Crown: Season 4 (Netflix Original)
Survivor: Seasons 20 & 28

Nov. 17
The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 4 (Netflix Family)
We Are the Champions (Netflix Original)

Nov. 18
Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas (Netflix Original)

Nov. 20
Alien Xmas (Netflix Family)
Flavorful Origins: Gansu Cuisine (Netflix Documentary)
Voices of Fire (Netflix Original)

Nov. 24
Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday (Netflix Family)
Wonderoos (Netflix Family)

Nov. 25
Great Pretender: Season 2 (Netflix Anime)

Nov. 26
Larry the Cable Guy: Remain Seated

Nov. 27
Überweihnachten / Over Christmas (Netflix Original)
Virgin River: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Nov. 30
A Love So Beautiful (Netflix Original)
Spookley and the Christmas Kittens (Netflix Family)

Amazon Prime


Top Pick: “Romancing the Stone”

It’s apparently Michael Douglas month over at Amazon: The streaming service has two of the actor’s biggest hits from his 1980s heyday joining the Prime Video library on Nov. 1. Rather than highlight the well-known “Wall Street,” queue up “Romancing the Stone,” a 1984 gem of an adventure film starring Douglas as an exotic bird smuggler who must help a romance novelist (Kathleen Turner) escape Colombia. As they avoid smugglers, drug dealers, and crocodiles, the mismatched pair becomes quite fond of each other along the way.

Nov. 1
28 Days Later (2003)
A Christmas Movie Christmas (2019)
A Christmas Switch (2018)
A Majestic Christmas (2018) (Hallmark Movies Now)
Arizona Whirlwind (1944)
Article 99 (1992)
As Good As It Gets (1997)
Boyz N’ The Hood (1991)
Breathless (1983)
Country Strong (2011)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Dead Poets Society (1989)
Deja Vu (2006)
Did You Hear About The Morgans? (2009)
Firewalker (1986)
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Marrying Father Christmas (2018) (Hallmark Movies Now)
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
More Than A Game (2009)
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Next Day Air (2009)
Platoon (1986)
Rock N’ Roll Christmas (2019)
Romancing The Stone (1984)
Ronin (1998)
Silverado (1985)
Step Up (2006)
Thank You For Smoking (2006)
The Expendables (2010)
The Expendables 2 (2012)
The Expendables 3 (2014)
The Insider (1999)
The Iron Lady (2011)
The Jewel Of The Nile (1985)
The Last Waltz (1978)
The Sapphires (2013)
The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
The X Files: I Want To Believe (2008)
Twilight (2001)
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans (2009)
Underworld (2003)
W. (2008)
Wall Street (1987)
Water For Elephants (2011)
You Got Served (2004)
Zookeeper (2011)

Nov. 3
General Commander (2019)

Nov. 4
Blue Story (2020)

Nov. 7
Retaliation (2017)

Nov. 11
Tonight You’re Mine (2012)

Nov. 13
The Ride (2018)

Nov. 14
The Dictator (2012)

Nov. 15
12 Pups Of Christmas (2019)
Christmas Crush (2019)

Nov. 18
Body Cam (2020)

Nov. 20
Seven Stages To Achieve Eternal Bliss (2020)

Nov. 21
Most Wanted (2020)

Nov. 27
Life in a Year (2020)

TV Shows/Specials

Top pick: “Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street” (Season 1)

Christopher Kimball has built himself a culinary empire in Boston with Milk Street, producing a magazine, cooking school, instructional cooking videos, a TV show, and live events (during non-pandemic times). The first season of the Boston Globe columnist’s self-titled cooking show, which regularly airs on PBS, will be available to Prime subscribers starting Nov. 1, giving viewers the opportunity to revisit the chef’s favorite recipes just as the weather cools down and cooking season ratchets up.

Nov. 1
America’s Founding Fathers: Season 1
America’s Untold Story: Season 1
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Season 1
Before We Die: Season 1
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street: Season 1
Crime 360: Season 1
Delicious: Season 1
Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans: Season 1
Jamestown: Season 1
Lost Worlds: Season 1
Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: Season 1979
Naked Hustle: Season 1
Stockholm: Season 1
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Season 1
The MotorTrend 500: NASCAR Heads West: Limited Series
The Restaurant: Season 1

Nov. 6
El Presidente (English Dub) – Amazon Original Series: Season 1
Ferro – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

Nov. 8
Community: Seasons 1-6

Nov. 13
Alex Rider – IMDb TV Original: Season 1
James May: Oh Cook – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

Nov. 14
Scrubs: Seasons 1-9

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