Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In December 2022

From Qala on Netflix to Jack Ryan Season 3 on Amazon Prime Video, here's what's releasing this month across platforms
Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In December 2022

In the age of hybrid workforces, many more of us are relying on streaming platforms in search of distraction, escape or just plain entertainment. With a new month comes new possibilities, talent, collaborations and shiny new releases for us to get lost in. From Qala on Netflix to Jack Ryan Season 3 on Amazon Prime Video, here is a list of what's releasing this month across platforms.



When: December 1

A rising singer (Tripti Dimri) must contend with a fractured childhood and the spectre of doubt. Anvita Dutt's film also stars Swastika Mukherjee and Babil Khan.


When: December 9

Having once been a ‘CAT’, an informant for the police, a man (Randeep Hooda) now finds himself embroiled in a drug trafficking conspiracy and must assume his former identity once more.

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

When: December 9

Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro re-envisions the classical tale of a wooden boy brought to life as a stop-motion musical. The voice cast includes Ewan McGregor, Ron Perlman, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Christoph Waltz and Tilda Swinton.

Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

When: December 16

An acclaimed documentarian (Daniel Giménez Cacho), whose work has been turning increasingly personal, attempts to reconcile his past and present with his identity in this Alejandro Inarritu film.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

When: December 23

Daniel Craig returns as detective Benoit Blanc in Rian Johnson’s follow-up to his whodunit Knives Out. This time around, Blanc is investigating the case of a tech billionaire who invites a group of his closest friends on an island getaway, only to suspect that they want him dead.

Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In December 2022
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The Witcher: Blood Origin

When: December 23

Set in an elven world 1,200 years before The Witcher begins, this four-episode prequel traces the origins of the very first Witcher.

Amazon Prime Video

Three Pines

When: December 2

Based on Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Gamache novel series, the show stars Alfred Molina as an investigator who, while unravelling a series of murders in an idyllic township, must contend with some secrets of his own.

Something From Tiffany’s 

When: December 9

A woman receives an engagement ring meant for someone else, which leads her to find the man she’s meant to be with. Based on Melissa Hill’s novel of the same name, the romcom stars Zoey Deutch and Shay Mitchell.


When: December 16

Nikyatu Jusu’s directorial debut stars Anna Diop as an immigrant nanny whose quest for the American dream has horrifying consequences.

Jack Ryan Season 3

When: December 21

John Krasinski returns for another season of the spy thriller. This time, a group of Russians are plotting a nuclear strike to preserve the USSR.

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Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

When: December 2

Based on the second book in Jeff Kinney's popular series, the animated film follows Greg (Brady Noon) at the beginning of a new school year. His older brother, Rodrick (Hunter Dillon), subjects him to endless teasing but Greg knows a secret that could change everything.


When: December 2

A shy dentist also happens to be a dangerous killer. Kartik Aaryan and Alaya F star in this romantic thriller directed by Shashanka Ghosh.

Govinda Naam Mera

When: December 16

A choreographer (Vicky Kaushal), caught between his wife (Bhumi Pednekar) and girlfriend (Kiara Advani), also finds himself mixed up with a murder.

Apple TV+

Slow Horses Season 2

When: December 2

A dysfunctional team of British intelligence agents find themselves blundering around the espionage world. The show stars Gary Oldman, Jonathan Pryce, Kristen Scott Thomas, Jack Lownden and Sophie Okonedo.


When: December 9

Inspired by the 1863 photos of a whipped slave that first appeared in Harper’s Weekly and led to growing public opposition to slavery, Emancipation follows Peter (Will Smith), who escapes, then must evade hunters and the Louisiana swamps on his quest for freedom.

Little America Season 2

When: December 9

Inspired by the true stories featured in Vox Media Studios' Epic Magazine, this season explores the lives of eight immigrants in America, including a Belizian woman (Stacy Rose) who works for a Hasidic family in New York and a Japanese woman in Ohio (Shiori Ideta), whose dream is to assemble an all-women's baseball league.

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When: December 2

A narcissistic journalist (BJ Novak) travels from New York to Texas to investigate the death of his ex.

Black Adam

When: December 5

After 5,000 years of imprisonment, the super-powered Teth-Adam (Dwayne Johnson) is freed, becoming a modern saviour and clashing with other heroes from the Justice Society. The Jaume Collet-Serra film also stars Noah Centineo, Pierce Brosnan, Aldis Hodge and Quintessa Swindell.


When: December 9

A woman (Rebecca Hall) struggles to retain control of her life after the man who groomed her as a child (Tim Roth) reappears and begins to intimidate her two decades later.

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Decision To Leave

When: December 9

This romantic thriller follows a detective who falls in love with the chief suspect in his murder case — the victim’s wife. Park Chan-wook’s first film in six years, it stars Park Hae-il and Tang Wei.


India Lockdown

When: December 2

Aahana Kumra, Prateik Babbar, Sai Tamhankar and Shweta Basu Prasad star in this pandemic-set drama of four families affected by the national lockdown. The film has been directed by Madhur Bhandarkar.


When: December 9

Taapsee Pannu and Gulshan Devaiah star in this remake of Spanish film Julia’s Eyes. The thriller follows a woman slowly losing her eyesight as she investigates the death of her twin.


Faadu: A Love Story

When: December 9

Pavail Gulati and Saiyami Kher play poets with contrasting personalities in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s debut web series.

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Senorita ’89

When: December 9

Oscar-winning producers Pablo and Juan de Dios Larraín explore the dark side of Eighties beauty pageants in Mexico. Beauty queens from all over the country gather at an imposing ranch deep in the forest, where they must stay for the next three months in a bid for the title of ‘Miss Mexico’.

Dangerous Liasons

When: December 23

The modern take on Laclos’ classic 18th-century novel stars Alice Englert and Nicholas Denton as ill-fated lovers navigating a world of seduction and betrayal.


Comedy Stock Exchange 

When: December 2

The 10-episode reality show brings together comedians Venu, Mukku Avinash, Saddam, Express Hari, Bhaskar and Gynaneshwar. Audiences vote for their favourite.


Jamie Vs Britney: The Father-Daughter Trials 

When: December 19

Was the conservatorship of Britney Spears an act of love by a man trying to save his mentally unstable daughter? Or was it a ruthless scheme to keep the money rolling in? This series tells the story from two perspectives and asks: Who was right? 

Deadliest Mums and Dads Season 2 

When: December 19

The show tells the heartbreaking stories of parents who killed their children. Criminologists examine what led to these murders and whether they could have been prevented. 


Love Without Borders Season 1

When: December 1

A team of global matchmakers will set up couples from around the world. One person gets to stay in their current residence while the other must leave their job, home, possessions and families behind. Neither knows where they’re going, or who they’ll meet. These couples must move in together as strangers and eventually ask themselves – is this leading to marriage? Or have they left it all behind for nothing?

The Real Housewives of Miami Season 5

When: December 9

Guerdy Abraira, Lisa Hochstein, Julia Lemigova, Dr. Nicole Martin, Alexia Nepola and Larsa Pippen bring the drama to a season in which alliances are tested and new friendships are forged.

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