New on Hulu: All the Movies and TV Coming in December

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Earlier today, we told you everything that’s coming to Netflix and Amazon in December. Now, it’s Hulu’s turn. With an extensive list of new shows and movies coming in the final month of 2015, along with original content, the network-backed service continues to make a serious run at Netflix for control of the streaming-verse. This month, Hulu boasts a Vietnam classic, an absurdist FX sitcom, an overlooked Christopher Nolan showstopper, and an entire horror franchise (of which the original remains the best). Check out our featured recommendations, and read on for the full list of this month’s new offerings.


Year: 2014
Director: Christopher Nolan
Available: Dec. 12
What deserves mention above all else is the efficacy of Nolan’s imagery and his (largely practical) FX work. We expect Nolan to trump all comers in both categories, and in Interstellar, his cinematic gifts are put to jaw-dropping use. Put simply, the film looks so incredible that if you’re not seeing it in the best format available to you, you’re doing yourself a disservice. This is a huge film, a colossal film, and it’s meant to be seen in a setting that honors its impressive scale.—Andy Crump

Friday the 13th

Year: 1980
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Available: Dec. 1
Before the myriad laughable sequels, there was this legitimately freaky classic. It gave us post-coital violence, Kevin Bacon and Mrs. Vorhees, the best mascot of effed-up mother/son relationships since Psycho. Its legacy might be tarnished now, but this first flick’s last scene is still scary enough to keep us from ever setting foot in a canoe again…part of you might wish you’d partaken in the traditional summer camp activities as a youngster, but a look at Camp Crystal Lake could sway you—especially when Jason decides to wreak havoc with a machete on a group of vulnerable counselors at the camp nestled in the middle of the woods.—Paste

Man Seeking Woman: Season 1

Year: 2015
Creator: Simon Rich
Available: Dec. 7
Every surreal moment in FX’s Man Seeking Woman can be tied in to a very human emotion. The pain of being dumped is a lot like walking around on a sunny day with a funnel of rain falling on you, as happens to lead character Greenberg. The disheartening feeling of being set up with someone you don’t find attractive can feel like dining with a troll, and the bastard who horned in on your old flame might as well be Adolf Hitler. Played real, the feelings are heightened—but not changed—by the absurdities. If you identify with the emotional content, it doesn’t look very strange at all.—Shane Ryan

Apocalypse Now

Year: 1979
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Available: Dec. 1
Francis Ford Coppola’s best film without the word “Godfather” in it was the result of two years in the jungle, which led to performances that captured mental breakdown in a way that felt all too real. The update to Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness was a different kind of war movie, one which captured the horror of war and the madness of Vietnam like no other before or since. —Josh Jackson

(Note: Titles with an * are available with a subscription to the Showtime premium add-on.)

Available December 1

Superstore: Series Premiere (Episodes 1-3) (NBC)
Hunter x Hunter: Season 1a (13 Episodes)
11 Blocks (2015) (*Showtime)
A Game of Honor (2011) (*Showtime)
A Very Wompkee Christmas (2003)
After Words (2015) (*Showtime)
Alone for Christmas (2013) (*Showtime)
Amigo Undead (2015) (*Showtime)
Anarchy Parlor (2014) (*Showtime)
Animals (2014) (*Showtime)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Black Mama, White Mama (1973)
Black Rain (1989)
Blacula (1972)
Blow Out (1981)
Bravetown (2015) (*Showtime)
Bringing Out The Dead (1999) (*Showtime)
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Chasing Amy (1997) (*Showtime)
Christmas is Here Again (2007)
Cockneys vs. Zombies (2012) (*Showtime)
David Beckham: Into The Unknown (2014) (*Showtime)
De-Lovely (2004)
Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang (2015) (*Showtime)
Dr. No (1962)
Echoes of War (2015) (*Showtime)
Friday the 13th – Part II (1981)
Friday the 13th – Part III (1982)
Friday the 13th – Part IV: The Final Chapter (1984)
Friday the 13th – Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)
Friday the 13th – Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Friday the 13th (1980)
Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) (*Showtime)
Good Will Hunting (1997) (*Showtime)
Growing Up and Other Lies (2014) (*Showtime)
Hammett (1982)
Helicopter Mom (2014) (*Showtime)
Jessabelle (2014) (*Showtime)
Kiss the Bride (2007)
Lost Christmas (2011) (*Showtime)
Love Is A Gun (1994)
Lulu On The Bridge (1998)
My 5 Wives (2000) (*Showtime)
Nightlight (2015) (*Showtime)
Nobody’s Fool (1994)
One From the Heart (1981)
Paper Planes (2014) (*Showtime)
Pieces Of April (2003)
Popeye (1980)
Santa Claws (2014) (*Showtime)
Scream, Blacula, Scream (1973)
Six Days Seven Nights (1998) (*Showtime)
Small Town, Saturday Night (2010)
Step Into Liquid (2003) (*Showtime)
Tetro (2009)
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
The Christmas Bunny (2010)
The Crying Game (1992) (*Showtime)
The Harvest (2013)
The Hunters (2013) (*Showtime)
The Hybrid (2014) (*Showtime)
The Lance Armstrong Story: Stop at Nothing (2014) (*Showtime)
The Longest Yard (2005)
Tim Tebow: On a Mission (2012)
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Wish You Well (2013) (*Showtime)
Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Available December 2

Rocket Jump: The Show: Series Premiere (Hulu Original)
A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)

Available December 4

The Wiz Live!: Special (NBC)
Selector Infected WIXOSS: Complete Season 1 (Dubbed)
La Promesa: Complete Season 1
The Who Live in Hyde Park (2015) (*Showtime)

Available December 5

Scott & Bailey: Complete Season 4
New Tricks: Complete Season 11

Available December 7

Man Seeking Woman: Complete Season 1 (FX)
The Millionaire Matchmaker: Complete Season 8 (Bravo)

Available December 8

The Mindy Project: Midseason 4 Finale (Hulu Original)
Telenovela: Series Premiere (Episodes 1-3) (NBC)
Stolen (2012) (*Showtime)

Available December 9

Killing Season (2013) (*Showtime)

Available December 10

The Angel’s Share (2012)
Daft Punk Unchained (2015) (*Showtime)

Available December 11

Michael Buble’s Christmas Special: Special (NBC)
Free!: Complete Season 2 (Dubbed)
Jermaine Fowler: Give’em Hell Kid (2015) (*Showtime)

Available December 12

Interstellar (2014)
Spring Breakers (2012) (*Showtime)
What If (2013) (*Showtime)

Available December 13

Listen to Me Marlon (2015) (*Showtime)

Available December 14

Vampire Academy (2014) (*Showtime)

Available December 15

Drunk History: Season 3 Finale (Comedy Central)

Available December 16

The Voice: Season 9 Finale (NBC)
Craig Ferguson: Just Being Honest (2015)

Available December 17

The 6th Day (2000) (*Showtime)
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) (*Showtime)

Available December 18

Deutschland 83: Complete Season 1
The Seven Five (2014) (*Showtime)
Welcome to New York (2014) (*Showtime)

Available December 19

Selma (2014)

Available December 23

Boulevard (2014) (*Showtime)

Available December 24

Una Noche (2012)

Available December 26

CSI: Series Finale Parts 1 & 2 (CBS)
The Gambler (2014)

Available December 27

The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs (2015) (*Showtime)

Available December 28

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood: Season 2 Finale (VH1)

Available December 29

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports (2015)

Available December 30

Moonbeam City: Season 1 Finale (Comedy Central)
The Only Way is Essex: Complete Season 16

Available December 31

Penn & Teller: Fool Us: Season 2 Finale (CW)
Wild Card (2015)
Dean Smith (2015) (*Showtime)
HOOPS U (2015) (*Showtime)
Iverson (2014) (*Showtime)