Sometimes, it’s nice to snuggle up with a blanket, escape the rain and unwind after a long day. And hey, nothing screams relaxation more than putting on a top-notch flick. Check out 45 greatest Netflix movies to watch in Singapore this December 2023.
1. Family Switch
Freaky Friday has nothing on this new Netflix Original film which is amusing households globally. It tells the story of a disconnected family, who end up switching bodies during a rare planetary alignment, after an argument in Los Angeles. The family must work together to return to their normal bodies – which brings them closer together. Definitely, one of the best new comedy movies on Netflix this month.
2. Leave The World Behind
This highly-anticipated thriller film features an A-list cast, from Julia Roberts to Ethan Hawke, and hits Netflix screens on December 8. It follows two families who are holidaying on Long Island when two strangers show up bearing news of a blackout. The families must work together in a fight for survival as the threat grows.
Gather the children and use this new animation flick as the perfect reason to watch cartoons. Adam Sandler voices Leo the lizard in this musical comedy, who plans to escape to freedom, after being stuck as the class pet at the same Florida school for decades.
4. May December
Starring Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore, this Cannes hit by Todd Haynes follows a married couple twenty years after a notorious scandal they were the centre of. It involved a former teacher leaving her husband for a 13-year-old boy whom she is now married to. But when a Hollywood actress meets the couple for research on a film about their past…it causes problems for the couple.
5. Best. Christmas. Ever
Two old friends reunited for Christmas in this new American Christmas romantic comedy movie on Netflix. Charlotte Sanders and her husband are living a modest life in a small apartment and don’t feel very equal to former bestie, Jackie Jennings. Every year at Christmas Jackie releases an obnoxious newsletter highlights her family’s perfect life – but some things are not what it seems.
On December 20, this highly-anticipated movie starring Bradley Cooper is unmissable. It tells the story of American conductor Leonard Bernstein who falls in love with a Costa Rican actress Felicia Montealegre. Definitely, the perfect romance movie to watch this month on Netflix.
7. The Super Mario Bros. Movie
This blockbuster – which was in cinemas earlier this year – arrived on Netflix on December 3. Super Mario fans can follows Mario and Luigi as they are transported through a mysterious pipe to a magical new world where their wild adventure begins.
8. Escape Room
This Sony Pictures film is another fantastic horror flick Netflix users are watching right now. Six strangers are invited to participate in an escape room after receiving a mysterious invitation. However, they soon learn that it’s a sadistic game of life or death.
9. Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire
On December 22, this new Netflix Original movie is a must-watch for fantasy enthusiasts. It depicts a colony on the edge of the galaxy, who finds itself under threat by armies of a tyrant, so they dispatch a brave young female fighter to seek out warriors from neighbouring planets to help them take a stand.
10. Believer 1 & 2
Watch crime thrillers Believer 1 and 2 which follows Detective Cho Won-ho who tries to uncover the mystery of who runs Asia’s largest drug cartel in South Korea. The pursuit of Mr. Lee has cost the deaths of colleagues so how far will he go this time?
11. Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
This new Netflix original movie tells the story of the fearless chickens two decades after we first met them. When the whole of chicken-kind faces a unsettling new threat, they must flock together to fight it.
12. Locked In
This new thriller series tells the story of Katherine, a former Hollywood actor, who wakes up in the hospital unable to move after being hit by a car. As Katherine battles inside her locked-in syndrome, a kind nurse tries to unlock the secrets of the coma patient’s industry, and discovers a myriad of secrets, lies, and murder. Definitely, one of the best new movies on Netflix Singapore.
Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone tells his life story in this documentary movie. The star, known for entertaining millions and portraying iconic characters for nearly 50 years, gets deep about his childhood and how his love of movies began as an escape from reality.
14. The Killer
Starring Michael Fassbender as The Killer, who is cold, methodical, and lives in solitary. The Killer waits in the shadows, watching for his next target, but the longer he waits, the more he begins to lose his mind. People are obsessed with this new movie!
15. Sister Death
Those who love horror flicks will adore this new movie on Netflix. It’s set in a post-civil war Spain when Narcisa arrives at an old convent, converted into a girls school, to become a teacher. However, the novice has supernatural powers and distrusting things begin to happen that torment her which reveals the haunting inhabitants in the convent.
This inspiring new movie tells the story of a 64-year-old marathon swimmer, Diana Nyad, who wishes to become the first person ever to swim from Cuba to Florida. It’s based on a true story where Nyad attempted in 1978 at aged 28, in 2011 twice, and in 2013 at aged 64.
17. Pain Hustlers
Emily Blunt and Chris Evans star in this new movie directed by David Yates – known for his work on Harry Potter. The crime drama follows a High school dropout Liza, who takes a job at a failing pharmaceutical company in Florida, because she is desperate. There, she learns her boss may be dabbling in shady and dangerous business, and things get messy.
This new Spanish movie tells the tale of a young pregnant woman, Mia, who escapes from a war-torn country by hiding in a maritime container cargo ship. However, Mia must fight for her life and that of her child after a violent storm, where she gives birth, while lost at sea.
19. Choose Love
Laura Marano stars as Cami in this rom com that just hit Netflix. This interactive comedy film is a one-of-a-kind experience which allows viewers to make choices for Cami as she questions her relationship with her partner Paul, when two other men – one from the past and a new charming Rockstar – enters her life. From selecting good or bad news from a fortune teller to whose proposal she should expect…movie enthusiasts will be in their element.
20. You Are Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah
Movie enthusiasts are raving about this new flick which stars Adam Sandler, his wife Jackie, and their two daughters Sunny and Sadie, alongside a talented cast. It tells the story of two best friends, Stacy and Lydia, whose dream bat mitzvah extravaganza plans go south, when they fall out over a popular boy in middle school.
21. Love at First Sight
This Netflix Original rom com, based on the book by Jennifer E. Smith, is the perfect love story to watch. It tells the story of two people one from the US and another from the UK, who fall in love on their flight from New York to London. But they lose each other at customs and they must try to find one another again in England.
22. Spy Kids: Armageddon
23. Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead
This is the live-action of the anime show of the same name. It follows a 24-year-old is physically and mentally worn down after spending three years at a soul-crushing company, and his life seems to feel like it’s falling apart. Crossing between horror and comedy, Akira finds joy in his life when a zombie apocalypse descends on Japan, knowing that he never has to work again. So, he decides to try and tick everything off his bucket list while surviving against the zombies.
24. A Day And A Half
This new Swedish thriller tells the story of a man, who uses violent tactics, to reunite with his daughter. He believes the best way to do this is to break into the hospital where her mother works and take her hostage. This nail-biting film is a superb watch this weekend.
25. The Deepest Breath
The world is obsessed with this documentary film which follows a free diver, who is training to break a world record. It showcases the dangerous, rewards, and risks of chasing a dream through the depths of the ocean.
26. Heart Of Stone
Gal Gadot stars as Rachel Stone, an intelligence operative, and the only woman who stands between her powerful global peacekeeping company and the loss of its most valuable, but dangerous, asset. Prepare to be on the edge of your seat with all the twists and turns.
27. Take Care Of Maya
This documentary features the real-life story of Maya Kowalski, who was taken away from her parents at 10-years-old in 2016, when she presented to the ER with unusual symptoms. Doctors became suspicious of her parents while trying to understand her rare illness. It showcases the flaws in medical system. Certainly, one of the most interesting movies to watch on Netflix Singapore. Plus, the family just won the lawsuit against the hospital in the United States.
28. Run Rabbit Run
This British horror movie centres around a young girl, whose single mother, a fertility doctor becomes increasingly worried by the child’s claims to have memories of another life, and she must confront a ghost from her past.
29. The Out-Laws
With a stellar cast from Nina Dobrev, to Adam DeVine, Pierse Brosnan, and more…it’s an unmissable movie. This comedy-adventure flick tells the story of an innocent bank manager, Owen Browning, whose world is turned upside down when he believes his future in-laws are the ones who robbed his bank during his wedding week.
30. Extraction 2
Chris Hemsworth returns as mercenary Tyler Rake after being presumed dead. Rake is dragged back into the black-ops for another high-sake mission to recue a ruthless Georgian gangster’s family from prison. Certainly, one of the best new thriller movies to watch this month. Watch Extraction 1 first.
31. Bird Box Barcelona
This film expands the story of the famous 2018 Bird Box starring Sandra Bullock. This time, the streets of Barcelona are taken over by the sinister forces which aims to kill off the world’s population. Here, Sebastian must navigate his own survival across the city.
32. The Mother
The Mother is one of the most-anticipated Netflix movies of 2023, but some people have been left disappointed. Jennifer Lopez plays an ex-assassin, who must go on a deadly action-packed mission, to protect her daughter whom she abandoned, for her career, earlier in life. I, personally, liked it. But you can check it out for yourself.
33. Murder Mystery 2
Nick and Audrey Spitz (Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston) are back four years after solving their first murder in Europe. Now the pair are full-time detectives, struggling to be respected in the industry, when they attend a friend’s wedding on a private island. But when the groom is kidnapped, the couple must figure out who among the wedding crew is responsible while going on a mission to Paris to save him.
34. Luther: The Fallen Son
Idris Elba stars in this new Netflix movie as a former London detective, John Luther, who is prison. Haunted by an unsolved murder. Luther breaks out of prison to try and hunt down a cyber serial killer who taunts him.
35. The Magician’s Elephant
This heartwarming animation flick is the perfect fantasy watch with your family. It follows an orphan boy named Peter, who sets out on a mission to find his missing sister. After a fortune teller tells him that she’s still alive, Peter tries to find a magician with an elephant, while completing three difficult tasks to get his sister back.
36. You People
This hit new Netflix comedy movie stars Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill. It humorously explores modern relationships, race and religion as a new couple and their families learn to navigate life amid culture clashes, generational differences and expectations in society.
37. Your Place Or Mine
This Netflix Original romantic comedy movie stars Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher as longtime best friends. The pair decide to swap houses for one week, with Peter going to LA and Debbie to New York. However, they both learn things that may change their life forever.
38. Dog Gone
Those who are obsessed with their dogs, will adore this heartwarming flick landing on Netflix. It tells the incredible true story of a young man and his dog who become separated on the Appalachian Trial in North America. The young man and his father set out on journey to find the dog who needs life-saving medication to survive.
39. The Swimmers
Based on a true story, this movie depicts two Syrian sisters, who flee war-torn Syria, by swimming for hours in the dangerous Mediterranean seas before reaching Greece as asylum seekers. One of the sisters then went on to complete in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Certainly, you’ll need the tissues for this one.
Immerse yourself in a world of dreams through this fantasy movie on Netflix. It follows a young orphan, who journeys through a land of dreams and nightmares, joined by a larger-than-life outlaw, in hope she finds a pearl that will grant her a wish to see her late father.
A mysterious and reclusive older neighbour joins forces with the mother of a young girl who is kidnapped during a powerful storm. This enjoyable movie depicts their journeys, testing their limits and exposing their dark past.
42. Luckiest Girl Alive
Starring Mila Kunis, this movie centres on a spiky New Yorker, with everything from an editor’s job at New York Times to her dreamy upcoming wedding. However, Ani is forced to confront a dark truth about an incident from her teenage years, when a crime director hunts her down to tell her story. Indeed, this secret threatens to unravel her perfect life.
43. Me Time
Kevin Hart stars as Sonny Fisher in this hilarious American comedy movie. Fisher is a tired, stay-at-home dad who decides to go on a wild adventure away with his old hard-partying friends in honour of his birthday. Certainly, the movie to get you laughing this weekend.
44. Purple Hearts
Grab the tissues because the world is crying at this new Netflix movie. It follows an aspiring singer-songwriter (Sofia Carson) who agrees to a fake a marriage with a troubled Marine (Nicholas Galitzine) for health benefits. However, things don’t come that easy.
45. The Gray Man
This thriller follows one of the CIA’s top-secret assets who discovers agency secrets that change his opinions. Afterward, he triggers a worldwide hunt by assassins hoping to capture him under the command of his ex-workmate.