The best 10 Movies to stream on Netflix in December

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What are the Top 10 Highlights on Netflix Australia

Planning a movie marathon? You can’t go wrong with Netflix of Australia. The streaming giant has a huge selection of titles with something for everyone. From heartwarming flicks ton action-packed blockbusters to classic movies everyone should see, Netflix knows how to keep its movie buff subscribers coming back for more.

It can be rather overwhelming to browse through Netflix’s extensive library of which movies to watch. This is exactly why we’ve compiled the 10 best movies to stream this month, to help you get your Netflix and chill on without wasting any more time spent in unending browsing.

  • The Perfect Date
  • Unicorn Store
  • Triple Frontier
  • Revenger
  • IO
  • Soni
  • Close
  • Animas
  • Polar
  • La La Land

The Best Movie Content Available on Netflix in Australia

This month, we’re seeing a perfect combination of a little bit of everything, including action, thriller, comedy, romance, as well as something sweet, coming-of-age stories, and even horror. So get your popcorn ready and browse through our top 10 movies for September, available on Netflix.

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1. The Perfect Date

Brooks Rattigan has the academic chops to get into his dream Ivy League school, but what he’s missing is an outstanding extracurricular — not to mention, the money. When he seizes on an opportunity to make some extra cash by posing as the boyfriend of a self-assured, combat boot-loving girl named Celia Lieberman, he finds he has a knack for being the perfect stand-in. Together with his programmer friend Murph, Brooks creates an app selling himself as a plus-one for all occasions. Hence, the perfect date.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: Your favourite movie boyfriend is back on Netflix’s screen!
  • Running time: 89 minutes
  • Cast: Noah Centineo, Laura Marano, Camila Mendes
  • Genre: Romantic comedy




2. Unicorn Store

Featuring Brie Larson in her directorial debut, Unicorn Store unites her once again with her Captain Marvel co-star, Samuel L. Jackson. Unicorn Story follows the story of Kit, a failed artist who moves back in with her parents and takes a job up as an office worker. One day, she receives a mysterious letter from an unnamed salesman who invites her to “The Store”, a strange indeterminate place that sells “what you need”. The Salesman offers her the chance to have it sell her childhood fantasy: a unicorn.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: Downright charming and heartwarming
  • Running time: 92 minutes
  • Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Joan Cusack
  • Genre: Comedy-Drama




3. Triple Frontier

Former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers, these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for themselves instead of the country. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties, and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A gripping action movie, which will leave you highly anxious all the way through
  • Running time: 125 minutes
  • Cast: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal
  • Genre: Action thriller




4. Revenger

Hell-bent on avenging the murder of his family, a former detective infiltrates a remote island that serves as a prison for vicious death row criminals.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: An ode to old-school action films featuring martial arts
  • Running time: 101 minutes
  • Cast: Bruce Khan, Park Hee-soon
  • Genre: Action




5. IO

As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who’s racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A good choice for science ficiton junkies
  • Cast: Anthony Mackie; Margaret Qualley
  • Genre: Sci-fi




6. Soni

Soni, a young policewoman in Delhi, and her superintendent, Kalpana, have collectively taken on a growing crisis of violent crimes against women. However, their alliance suffers a major setback when Soni is transferred out for alleged misconduct on duty.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: Gripping and highly moving
  • Running time: 97 minutes
  • Cast: Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Saloni Batra.
  • Genre: Crime drama




7. Close

When attackers target the heiress she’s protecting, battle-hardened bodyguard Sam scrambles to save her client — and teach her how to fight back.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A powerful female-fronted action film
  • Running time: Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nelisse
  • Genre: Action thriller




8. Animas

When her best friend starts acting odd after a strange accident, a young woman descends into a living hell where nightmare and reality are blurred.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: A slow-burn horror film that delivers
  • Running time: 83 minutes
  • Cast: Angela Molina, Luis Bermejo, Chacha Huang
  • Genre: Horror; Thriller




9. Polar

When a retiring assassin realises he’s the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with an army of younger, ruthless killers.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: Extremely exciting as it is gory
  • Running time: 119 minutes
  • Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens
  • Genre: Neo-noir action




10. La La Land

Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

  • Kelly’s Rundown: An unforgettable modern musical film
  • Running time: 128 minutes
  • Cast: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling
  • Genre: Romantic; Musical




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Start Streaming on Netflix!

Netflix constantly refreshes its movie library, adding both new and classic titles on a regular basis. Even if you watch a couple movies every night you won’t be able to burn through the entire collection anytime soon. And yet, the movies above are so good that one viewing just won’t be enough. You’ll want to watch them over and over again.


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