Tis the season for holiday movies. Christmas Vacation, A Dennis the Menace Christmas, and Jack Frost. It’s quite a list this month! Let’s take a look at the list of Netflix Instant new releases for November 2013.
The Addams Family (1991) – Starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, and Christopher Lloyd. Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long lost Uncle Fester.
Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive (2013) – Starring Aziz Anzari. Standup Comedy special by the man in the title. (link)
Babysitters Beware (2009) – Starring Trenton Rogers and Rico Rodriguez. Danny Parker is a kid who just wants to spend time with his parents, but gets stuck with sitters.
Bad Boys (1983) – Starring Sean Penn. A Chicago criminal is sent to reform school after an accidental killing.
Best Defense (1984) – Starring Dudley Moore and Eddie Murphy. A lazy engineer ends up with design plans that were created by another engineer who dies. The plans make him a hero and savior of his dying company.
Big Top Pee Wee (1988) – Starring Paul Reubens. Pee Wee Herman in his second big screen adventure. A circus rolls into town where Pee Wee is the big attraction.
Blacula (1972) – Starring William Marshall. An African Prince vampire lives in modern Los Angeles.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) – Starring Blythe Danner and Jonathan Silverman. A teenage Jewish boy recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent.
Broadcast News (1987) – Starring William Hurt, Albert Brooks, and Holly Hunter. Sparks fly when you mix two rival TV reporters and a producer.
Caligula (1979) – Starring Malcolm McDowell, Peter O’Toole, and Helen Mirren. Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome’s most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie (1980) – Starring Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. A stoner comedy featuring the misadventures of two friends.
Chuck: Seasons 1-5 (2007) – Starring Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz. A computer geek ends up working for the CIA.
Colors (1988) – Starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall. A veteran and rookie pair of cops patrol the streets of Los Angeles to keep gang violence under control.
Death Becomes Her (1992) – Starring Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, and Goldie Hawn. When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.
A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007) – Starring Maxwell Perry Cotton and Robert Wagner. A Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol.
Electoral Dysfunction (2012) – Starring Mo Rocca. A humorous documentary on how voting works and doesn’t work in America.
The Falcon and the Snowman (1985) – Starring Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, and Pay Hingle. Based on a true story. A military contractor and a drug pushing friend become spies for the Soviet Union.
For the Boys (1991) – Starring Bette Midler, James Caan, and George Segal. Dixie and Eddit put on a show for the soldiers during World War II and embark on adventures from North Africa to the Pacific.
Forget Me Not (2009) – Starring Carly Schroeder and Codey Liney. An awakened spirit takes revenge on the people who wronged her long ago.
George Gently: Series 5 (2005) – Starring Martin Shaw. Follow the investigations of 1960’s detectives in this British TV series based on the Inspector Gently novels by Alan Hunter.
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996) – Starring Micheal Douglas, Val Kilmer, and Tom Wilkinson. Based on a true story about two lions that kill 35 people over a nine month period in Africa.
Graveyard Shift (1990) – Starring David Andrews and Kelly Wolf. In a very old textile mill, with a serious rat infestation, the workers discover a horrifying secret deep in the basement.
The Great North Minnesota Raid (1972) – Starring Cliff Robertson, Robert Duvall, and Luke Askew. The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, MN.
The Great Outdoors (1988) – Starring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy. A Chicago man’s hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in.
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009) – A documentary on the life of Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner.
Iceman (1984) – Starring Timothy Hutton and Lindsay Crouse. An anthropologist must decide what to do when he finds the body of a prehistoric man who is still alive.
Jack Frost (1999) – Starring Micheal Keaton, Kelly Preston, and Joseph Cross. A father is returns to life as a snowman.
Joe the King (1999) – Starring Noah Fleiss and Karen Young. A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.
Last Tango in Paris (1972) – Starring Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, and Maria Michi. A young Parisian woman has an affair with an American businessman.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) – Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, and Juliette Lewis. The Griswold’s Christmas doesn’t go as planned.
Phat Beach (1996) – Starring Jermaine ‘Huggy’ Hopkins, Brian Jooks, and Claudio Kaleem. A homeboy visits the beach using his Dad’s Mercedes for a day in the sun.
Say Anything (1989) – Starring John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney. An underachiever falls in love with a valedictorian for a Summer.
Silent Running (1972) – Starring Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, and Ron Rifkin. In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth’s plant life being kept in a greenhouse on board a spacecraft.
Silver Bullett (1985) – Starring Gary Busey and Corey Haim. A werewolf terrorizes a small city.
Stargate (1994) – Starring Kurt Russell, James Spader, and Jaye Davidson. The original move that spawned sequels and TV shows. An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Teen Wolf (1985) – Starring Micheal J. Fox. A teenager discovers that he is a werewolf.
The Legend is Born: Ip Man (2010) – Starring Yu-Hang To. Yip Man’s resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters.
The Polar Express (2004) – Starring Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, and Micheal Jeter. A boy boards a magical train to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
Urban Cowboy (1980) – Starring John Travolta and Debra Winger. A young cowboy learns about urban life.
Sharknado (2013) – Starring Ian Ziering and Tara Reid. A group of survives battle sharks trapped in tornadoes.
Fruits Basket (2001) – Starring Laura Bailey. After her mother’s death, Tohru Honda finds herself living with the Sohma family consisting of three cousins
Soul Eater (2008) – Starring Laura Bailey.
Ouran High School Host Club (2006) – Starring Maaya Sakamoto.
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003) – At the ultra prestigious Ouran High School, Haruhi Fujioka looks for a quiet place to read and walks into an unused music room, and accidentally stumbles across the notorious Ouran High School Host Club
The Joneses (2009) – Starring Demi Moore and David Duchovny. A family moves into a neighborhood and they aren’t exactly the perfect family they seem to be.
Teen Beach Movie (2013) – Starring Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell. A rogue wave transfers a pair of teens into the 1960’s.
The American (2010) – Starring George Clooney and Paolo Bonacelli. An assassin hides in Italy for one last assignment.
Killing Season (2013) – Starring Robert De Niro and John Travolta. A game of cat and mouse ensues between two former soldiers.
MST3K:Beginning of the End/Werewolf/I Accuse My Parents – A man and his robot friends riff movies during an experiment while trapped in space.
Farscape: Seasons 1-4 (1999) – Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.
For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism (2009) – Starring Roger Ebert. A documentary about 100 years of film.
Big thanks to the people who sent in their lists. This month’s list is very comprehensive. This is not a complete list.
Data on Netflix Instant New Releases for November 2013 provided by Netflix and user submissions. Some data may not be complete or may be incorrect. Please report errors in the Comments section. I will update this page as more news becomes available. List is for customers in the United States.