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December is right around the corner, which means you'll be spending a lot of time with family members, so you might need a way to avoid them at one point or another during the holidays. There is no shame in that. Sometimes your mom asking who this “Beneswitch Humperdink” guy is for the fourth time is just too much to handle.
Thankfully, the OG system of avoidance, Netflix, has come out with its list of new movies and TV shows that will be coming to the streaming service this December. And we found at least 13 really exciting additions, which is at the very least 30 hours of time you can avoid your family. Or you can watch these movies with your family members if you're into that sort of thing.
1. A Knight's Tale
Not only do we get to see the late Heath Ledger as a handsome, badass jouster, but this is one of the few (only?) films set in medieval times that manages to slip Queen music into it. And a dance number!
2. Almost Famous
This is Kate Hudson‘s star-making role, but this is one of the few times we can definitively say that the charming Kate is not our favorite part of this movie.
It should have been called Academy Award-nominated Crossroads, starring Academy Award-nominated Britney Jean Spears. Just kidding, it's mediocre at best, but damn if we don't love to watch this 2002 cheesefest.
4. American Horror Story: Coven
No, AHS: Coven isn't a film, but you know we can't keep anything starring Jessica Lange off this list. Fiona Goode is our queen forever and always.
5. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Like most sequels, it's just not as good as the original, but this is the “super-sized” version, and we're anxious to see what was cut from the theatrical release. Plus we can never get enough of that cameo-filled fight scene. Kanye West fighting alongside Harrison Ford as a werewolf? YES.
6. Sharknado 2: The Second One
You know you love shark-filled tornadoes terrorizing Ian Ziering and Tara Reid. Don't deny it.
7. Son of God
Two words: Hot Jesus.
8. The Village
This was back when M. Night Shyamalan was still making good movies, though some would say this film was the start of his downward slide. We don't agree with that, but let's all watch it again and have a re-vote.
9. The Wolf of Wall Street
Poor, Leo. He acts his ass off and has a 20-minute scene where he is so doped up that he has to roll his body around to get anywere, and that Oscar statue still eludes him. Oh, well. This movie is still good. And it has Kyle Chandler so…win-win.
10. Nick Offerman: American Ham
You had us at “Nick Offerman.” You also had us at “ham.”
11. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
In case you want to give your six-year-old brother nightmares for weeks.
12. Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
There is not enough Internet space to adequately explain how much we love this movie, so let's all just fold scaves and call it a day.