Here's Everything Coming To Amazon Prime In December

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Amazon has got a nice assortment of gifts coming your way next month, in the form of new movies and TV shows on the company's Amazon Prime streaming service. You can look at this as fresh material for those warm, snuggly, family binge-watching evenings. Or consider it a much-needed respite from the hubbub of the holidays — just you and your laptop.

What we're looking forward to watching the most (with or without our families) is the second season of Transparent. The groundbreaking series took home the Golden Globe for Best Comedy last year. And of course, star Jeffrey Tambor snagged a statue for his fantastic portrayal of family matriarch Maura Pfefferman. From what we've seen so far, season 2 looks just as hilarious, heartbreaking, and authentic as the first.

Another Amazon original, Mozart in the Jungle, is also returning. The show is billed as a comedy about sex, drugs, and classical music — and it's definitely worth catching up on before December 30.
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Bedazzled (2000)
If there are two actors we haven’t seen enough of lately, they are definitely Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley. Here, Fraser plays a not-so-smooth guy who makes a deal with a devil to get his dream girl.

Available December 1
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Hoffa (1992)
This French-American film, directed by (and starring) the one and only Danny DeVito, stars Jack Nicholson as infamous union leader Jimmy Hoffa.

Available December 1
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River Of No Return (1954)
Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe star in this western about an ex-con farmer reconcilong with his son. Monroe charms as a sultry saloon singer.

Available December 1
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The Details (2011)
This is one of those movies that we just can't figure out how it nabbed the star power it did. In this case, Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks, and Laura Linney debase themselves in this dark "rom-com" about a family that discovers a family of raccoons living on their lot. Cheating and murder follow, obviously.

Available December 1
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Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
There's a reason you didn't hear about this movie this year: the whirlwind international love story made a grand total of $8,612 in the U.S. The only thing going for it? Rupert Friend. He counts for a lot.

Available December 9
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Transparent Season 2 (2015)
We’ve been waiting a year for the return of the Pfeffermans, and it’s finally here. If you didn’t catch the award-winning first season, where we first meet recently transitioned Maura and her lovably dysfunctional family, it’s a quick and worthy binge!

Available December 11
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Interstellar (2014)
This star-studded Christopher Nolan flick — with Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine — drew worship and ire alike from moviegoers with its wonky, wormhole plot and heartbreaking (if confounding) ending.

Available December 12
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Tumble Leaf Season 2 (2015)
This Amazon original kids' series stars Fig the little blue fox and his forest friends, including Maple, Rutabaga, and Zucchini, a.k.a. some of our favorite winter produce.

Available December 12
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Cutie and the Boxer (2013)
This offbeat, Oscar-nominated documentary tells the story of Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, a pair of Japanese immigrants who've been married for four decades. The doc provides a fascinating look at their creative ambitions and unconventional relationship.

Available December 15
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Selma (2014)
A year after the release of Ava DuVernay’s stunning Martin Luther King biopic, the civil rights masterpiece is still painfully relevant and already a modern classic — no matter how little love it got from the Academy. The film is quiet and sparse, yet powerful and stirring. And David Oyelowo's performance is riveting.


Available December 19
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The Gambler (2014)
Mark Wahlberg stars as an English professor with a crippling gambling addiction. The film is subpar, even for Mark Wahlberg action-thriller fare. But the supporting cast, including Jessica Lange and John Goodman, rocks.

Available December 26
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Pusher (2012)
This British remake of the 1996 Danish crime drama is very, very bad. It stars Richard Coyle as an English street dealer who gets himself into a dangerous situation. Who saw that coming?

Available December 27
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Black Beauty (1994)
Am I the only one who totally forgot that Alan Cumming and Sean Bean were in this ‘90s family flick? All I remember is a sad horses and a traumatizing barn fire... This one might be better left as just a memory.

Available December 30
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Curly Sue (1991)
Two homeless people, an old man and a little girl, con passersby just to feed themselves. One of their scams turns into more than they bargained for, though, and with the help of a kind stranger, they get a chance to leave the streets behind for good.

Available December 30
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Free Willy (1993)
This heartwarming ‘90s classic finds a young troublemaker befriending an orphaned orca whale named Willy. Just as likely as Blackfish to make you feel for the gentle giant — and boycott SeaWorld.

Available December 30
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Mozart in the Jungle Season 2 (2015)
The hilarious Amazon original, created by Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman, returns for round two. The series, described as a dark dramatic comedy, is billed as show about sex, drugs, and the classical music world of New York.

Available December 30
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