What to watch on Amazon Prime Video: New releases for December 2021

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Amazon Prime Video has a distinct advantage over every other streaming service: If you pay for Amazon Prime, you have access to Prime Video as well. Amazon is also investing more money into its streaming service every year, with The Wheel of Time having just arrived and a Lord of the Rings series on the way. In the meantime, the new releases for Amazon Prime Video in December have been revealed, and include The Expanse season 6 and Being The Ricardos.

If you’re looking for more new releases on the biggest streaming services, check out our articles on Netflix, HBO Max, Hulu, Peacock, and Disney Plus every month as well.

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Amazon Prime Video new releases: December 2021

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  • Joe Bell (2020)

  • We Are X (2016)

  • *Harlem – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

    • From writer Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip), Harlem is a new comedy following four stylish & ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem NYC: a rising star professor struggling to make space for her love life; a savvy tech entrepreneur always dating someone new; a no-filter singer; and a hopeless romantic fashion designer. Together, they level up into the next phase of their careers, relationships & big city dreams.

Streaming December 8th

  • *FC Bayern – Behind the Legend – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

    • FC Bayern – Behind the Legend looks into the heart of the German soccer club during the intense period following the most successful season in the club’s history – the 2019/20 season. Close as ever before, the show accompanies the team and the management in a historic phase of transition, in which the club must reinvent itself again.

Streaming December 9th

  • *The Ferragnez – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

    • Digital entrepreneur and fashion icon Chiara Ferragni and versatile artist Fedez, also known as the Ferragnez, have millions of followers on Instagram. Filmed throughout late 2020 and early 2021, a special and extraordinary time of their lives, The Ferragnez will give audiences and fans insight into their family like never before and exclusive access behind the scenes of their everyday life. This intimate look will sensitively and ironically show the passions, joys, tears, and ambitions of a young couple who are at once extraordinary and completely normal.

Streaming December 10th

  • *Encounter – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

    • A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from a mysterious threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind.

  • *LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico – Amazon Original Series: Season 3

    • New comedians, more laughs and a bunch of new characters will try (and succeed) in breaking the limits of comedy on the third season of LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico. A competition between ten comedians locked inside a house where the only thing that’s not allowed is to laugh.

  • *The Expanse – Amazon Original Series: Season 6

    • The sixth and final season of The Expanse picks up with the solar system at war, as Marco Inaros and his Free Navy continue to launch devastating asteroid attacks on Earth and Mars. As the tensions of war and shared loss threaten to pull the crew of the Rocinante apart, Chrisjen Avasarala makes a bold move and sends former Martian Marine Bobbie Draper on a secret mission that could turn the tide. Meanwhile in the Belt, Drummer and what’s left of her family are on the run and hunted for betraying Marco. And on a distant planet beyond the Rings, a new power begins to rise.

Streaming December 12th

  • A Christmas Star (2021)

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  • Boxing Day (2021)

  • Christmas Is Cancelled (2021)

  • *With Love – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

    • With Love is a romantic comedy, written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett. Each of the five episodes, set during a different holiday throughout the year follows Lily on her transition from being newly single, to caught in a love triangle with two sexy suitors, brother to Lily, Jorge Jr., as he introduces his new boyfriend Henry to the family for the first time on Christmas Eve/Nochebuena, and the Diaz’s cousin, Sol Perez, as they balance a potential blossoming relationship with their coworker Dr. Miles Murphy. The patriarchs of the family, Beatriz and Jorge Sr. as they also deal with their own relationship challenges, in finding new ways to keep the spark alive in their 50’s. The Diaz family takes a wild ride through all the highs and lows of life, during some of the most heightened holidays of the year.

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  • *Being The Ricardos – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

    • Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Academy Award®-winning writer and director Aaron Sorkin’s behind-the-scenes drama Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind closed doors with Ball and Arnaz during one critical production week of their groundbreaking sitcom “I Love Lucy.”

Streaming December 23rd

  • *Yearly Departed – Amazon Original Special (2021)

    • You are cordially invited to the most hilarious party of the year. The groundbreaking comedy special returns with an all-star lineup of the funniest women of the year bidding a raucous farewell to 2021. Hosted by Yvonne Orji (Insecure) and featuring a musical performance by Alessia Cara, Yearly Departed roasts and toasts all we are leaving behind from Hot Vaxx Summer to Zoom.

Streaming December 31st

Prime subscribers also have full access to IMDb TV, and here are the new releases for November:

Streaming December 1st

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  • *Alex Rider – IMDb TV Original: Season 2

    • After the death of his uncle and a deadly mission to bring down Point Blanc, Alex Rider is eager to put the past behind him and rebuild his life. However, when a horrific attack on a friend’s family draws him back into the world of spies, Alex must unravel a sinister political plot with global repercussions.

Streaming December 10th

  • *Play-Doh Squished – IMDb TV Original: Holiday-themed Special

    • Hosted by Sarah Hyland, Play-Doh Squished features three teams of two kids and two adults going Doh-to-Doh in a series of fun and highly entertaining physical and creative challenges. The holiday-themed reality competition special is set in a Play-Doh winter wonderland, where each team must combine imagination, inspiration, and holiday spirit to win the final cash prize.

Streaming December 17th

  • *UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers – IMDb TV Original: Season 2

    • In this emotionally charged second season, UNINTERRUPTED’s Top Class picks up after a quiet 12 months without prep sports. The six-part docuseries will take viewers on a journey as the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers emerge to resume their quest for victory after the abrupt end of their 2020 campaign to repeat as California state champions. Sierra Canyon will look to earn their third-straight Southern California regional title with a squad of top Division-I talent prospects — Amari Bailey, Shy Odom, Ramel Lloyd Jr, Bronny James, Ryan Grande and Dylan Metoyer.

Amazon Prime Video new releases: November 2021

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Prime subscribers also have full access to IMDb TV, and here are the new releases for November:

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Amazon Prime Video new releases: August 2021

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  • *Val – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

    • For over 40 years Val Kilmer, one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and craft through film and video. He has amassed thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm home movies made with his brothers, to time spent in iconic roles for blockbuster movies like Top Gun, The Doors, Tombstone, and Batman Forever. Val is a raw, wildly original and unflinching documentary that reveals a life lived to extremes and a heart-filled, sometimes hilarious look at what it means to be an artist and a complex man.

  • *S.O.Z. Soldiers or Zombies (English subtitles only) – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

    • S.O.Z. Soldiers Or Zombies centers on the charismatic and unpredictable drug lord, Alonso Marroquín, who escapes prison in Mexico and hides in the middle of the desert in order to avoid extradition. While on the other side of the border, a United States Army experiment with pigs in a military base goes wrong and the Mexican police unit going after Marroquín gets infected, transforming into a new breed of zombies with special abilities. The army and this new species converge in Marroquín’s hideout, where the battle for survival begins.

Streaming August 13th

  • *EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME – Amazon Exclusive (2021)

    • EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME is the highly anticipated fourth and final installment of Hideaki Anno’s post-apocalyptic anime franchise, which centers on the story of Evangelion, an artificial human and multipurpose humanoid weapon, and the Angels, an unknown life-form which takes place after the Earth has been shattered by a cataclysmic event.

  • *Modern Love – Amazon Original Series: Season 2

    • In this season, love breaks all the rules. An old flame reignited. A test of friends vs. lovers. A night girl and her day boy. A romance with an ex’s ex. A one night stand. An impossible promise. A ghost of a lost lover. An exploration of sexuality. The eight-part second season of the popular series Modern Love brings to life a collection of stories about relationships, connections, betrayals and revelations. Each episode showcases love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, all inspired by true events from the beloved New York Times column of the same name.

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  • *Annette – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

    • Annette follows Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor, and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional gift, will change their lives.

  • Killer Among Us (2021)

Streaming August 27th

  • The Courier (2021)

  • *Pete the Cat Back to School Operetta – Amazon Original Special (2021)

    • It’s that much-awaited First Day of School! Come join the band as Pete the Cat and his pals have a special back-to-school sing-a-long in Pete the Cat Back to School Operetta. Will our groovy Blue Cat and the gang get ready in time for the new school year? Will their new teacher be as groovy as their last? And what if the Mega-Mart is out of school supplies! Find the answers to these pressing questions and more in an operatic adventure you won’t want to miss.

Prime subscribers also have full access to IMDb TV, and here are the new releases for August:

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Those are all of the new releases that have come to Amazon Prime Video and IMDb TV in recent months.

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