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22 Netflix Original Movies Coming in November

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Here's every Netflix Original arriving in November.

Netflix's November roster is headlined by Ron Howard's Hillbilly Elegy, starring Glenn Close and Amy Adams. We also get the annual batch of Christmas themed movies, this year featuring Kurt Russell and Dolly Parton, along with the return of screen legend Sophia Loren. Check out the full schedule below.




Mother
Shuhei’s erratic mother feels threatened when he starts to awaken to a world beyond her distorted control, sending the family hurtling towards tragedy.
Available from November 3rd.

 

Operation Christmas Drop
A by-the-book political aide falls for a big-hearted Air Force pilot while looking to shut down his tropical base and its airborne Christmas tradition.
Available from November 5th.


 

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run
When his best friend Gary is suddenly snatched away, SpongeBob takes Patrick on a madcap mission far beyond Bikini Bottom to save their pink-shelled pal.
Available from November 5th.

 

The Endless Trench (La trinchera infinita)
The first movie in Spanish from the producers and directors of Handia. A film based on the incredible true story of the mole from the Spanish Civil War who spent 33 years hidden in his own home for fear of retribution.
Available from November 6th.

 

Citation
A bright student in Nigeria takes on the academic establishment when she reports a popular professor who tried to rape her. Based on real events.
Available from November 6th.

 

What We Wanted
A couple facing fertility issues finds their marriage tested on a vacation to a Sardinian resort - and the family next door only adds to the tension.
Available from November 11th.


 

The Life Ahead

The Life Ahead
In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business, Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), takes in 12-year-old street kid Momo, the boy who recently robbed her. The two loners become each other’s protectors, anchoring an unconventional family.
Available from November 13th.


 

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Ludo
Ludo brings together some of India’s finest actors including Abhishek A. Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Rohit Saraf, Pearle Maaney, Pankaj Tripathi, Asha Negi, Shalini Vats and Inayat Verma. They say you don't meet people by accident, they are meant to cross your path for a reason. Following the journey of four different lives who meet at a crossroads, Ludo is much more than just a mere coincidence.
Available from November 12th.

 

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker), whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. From the imagination of writer-director David E. Talbert and featuring original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence and Davy Nathan.
Available from November 13th.

 

Alter Me
To better connect with other people — and her own emotions — a HR manager seeks the mentorship of a coveted escort, who soon opens her heart.
Available from November 14th.

 

The Princess Switch: Switched Again
Days before Duchess Margaret's coronation, her double Stacy swoops in with a plan to fix her love life. But a new look-alike may royally mess things up.
Available from November 19th.

 

Alien Xmas
While on a not-so-joyful mission to steal from Santa and his pals at the North Pole, a tiny alien learns a thing or two about the Christmas spirit.
Available from November 20th.

 

If Anything Happens I Love You
In the aftermath of tragedy, two grieving parents journey through an emotional void as they mourn the loss of a child in this beautifully illustrated animated short film.
Available from November 20th.

 

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square
A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer - right before Christmas. However, after listening to stories of the local townsfolk, reconnecting with an old love, and accepting the guidance of an actual angel, Regina starts to have a change of heart. This is a story about family, love, and how a small town’s Christmas spirit can warm even the coldest of hearts. Starring Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, Jenifer Lewis, Treat Williams and directed and choreographed by three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner Debbie Allen. Featuring 14 original songs with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.
Available from November 22nd.


 

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and current Yale Law student, is on the verge of landing his dream job when a family crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget. J.D. must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family, including his volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams), who’s struggling with addiction. Fuelled by memories of his grandmother Mamaw (Glenn Close), the resilient and whip-smart woman who raised him, J.D. comes to embrace his family’s indelible imprint on his own personal journey. Based on J.D. Vance’s #1 New York Times Bestseller, directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard and produced by Academy Award winner Brian Grazer, Hillbilly Elegy is a powerful personal memoir that offers a window into one family’s personal journey of survival and triumph. By following three colourful generations through their unique struggles, J.D.’s family story explores the highs and lows that define his family’s experience.
Available from November 24th.


 

Notes for My Son (El Cuaderno de Tomy)
Facing a terminal disease, a mother decides to use her unwavering optimism and sarcastic humour to make sure her 4-year-old son remembers her.
Available from November 24th.

 
The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two

The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt Russell). Written and directed by Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Harry Potter) and co-starring Goldie Hawn.
Available from November 25th.


 

Mosul
When ISIS took their homes, families and city, one group of men fought to take it all back. Based on true events, this is the story of the Nineveh SWAT team, a renegade police unit who waged a guerrilla operation against ISIS in a desperate struggle to save their home city of Mosul.
Available from November 26th.

 
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The Call
A woman returns to her former home and finds an old phone that allows her to speak with someone living in the same house 20 years ago.
Available from November 27th.

 

Don't Listen
After the strange death of his young son at their new home, Daniel hears a ghostly plea for help, spurring him to seek out a renowned paranormal expert.
Available from November 27th.

 

The Beast (La Belva)
When his young daughter is kidnapped, a retired soldier with PTSD pursues the kidnappers — only to become a suspect himself.
Available from November 27th.

 

Finding Agnes
When an abandoned son needs to come to terms with the past mistakes of his estranged mother, he embarks on a journey to find reconciliation and hope.
Available from November 30th.