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The 10 Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

The 10 Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

This November 2023, Netflix subscribers have a bounty of new films to be excited about, with an impressive roster of big-screen releases on the horizon. The selection is wonderfully varied, offering everything from mature-themed dramas to delightful animations suitable for the whole family – perfect timing for the Thanksgiving festivities. Throughout the month, avid Netflix viewers will be treated to the revival of a beloved cult favorite, a fascinating tale of oceanic adventure, a fresh thriller crafted by the masterful David Fincher, a trip down memory lane with a Christmas comedy, a powerful recounting of a civil rights leader’s journey, an endearing animated story, and a hilariously chaotic domestic dispute.

Curious about what’s in store? Here’s a sneak peek at seven top-tier movies making their way to Netflix this November 2023 that you won’t want to miss.

1. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Although Scott Pilgrim vs. The World isn’t exactly a fresh release, its arrival on Netflix couldn’t be more perfectly timed. This is because later this month, we’ll be treated to the brand-new animated series, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off – a reimagining of the cherished narrative with the original main cast from the film. This fantastical movie, inspired by comic books and video games, follows the journey of the luckless guitarist Scott Pilgrim (played by Michael Cera), who’s on a quest for love following a heart-wrenching split, all while his band, Sex Bobomb, strives to establish themselves as serious musicians. When Scott crosses paths with Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), he sees a glimmer of hope for love again. However, he must first conquer her seven evil exes in battle to win her over.

You can start streaming Scott Pilgrim vs. The World on Netflix starting Wednesday, November 1st.

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2. Nyad

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Nyad is a compelling narrative centered around the real-life athlete Diana Nyad (portrayed by Annette Bening). Her story has sparked some controversy due to doubts surrounding her claim of swimming an impressive 110 miles in open water. Nevertheless, this moving saga, brought to life by the acclaimed Free Solo directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, will chronicle Nyad’s journey as she gears up for a daring open-water swim from Florida to Cuba, with the invaluable support of her friend Bonnie Stoll (Jodie Foster) and navigator John Bartlett (Rhys Ifans).

You can catch Nyad on Netflix starting Friday, November 3rd.

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3. The Killer

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Following his Oscar-winning success with Netflix’s Mank in 2020, David Fincher returns to the director’s seat, revisiting the origins of his thriller with The Killer. This film marks the much-anticipated return of acclaimed actor Michael Fassbender, who takes on the role of the eponymous assassin. The Killer tells the gripping tale of a man teetering on the brink after a botched assassination job. As he becomes the target of his former allies and employers, he begins to question the dangerous profession he’s devoted his life to.

You can start streaming The Killer on Netflix starting Friday, November 10th.

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4. Best. Christmas. Ever!

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Brandy Norwood and Heather Graham team up for some festive fun in Best. Christmas. Ever! In this film, Heather Graham’s character, Charlotte Sanders, and her family unexpectedly become guests at the Jennings’ household. The matriarch of the Jennings family, Jackie (played by Brandy Norwood), is an old rival of Charlotte’s. Despite a lingering sense of envy towards Jackie, it’s hoped that Charlotte can set aside these feelings to ensure her family enjoys the Christmas they truly deserve.

You can start streaming Best. Christmas. Ever! on Netflix from Thursday, November 16th.

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5. Rustin

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Get ready for a captivating new biopic hitting Netflix this November! Rustin is set to illuminate the remarkable yet lesser-known journey of civil rights icon Bayard Rustin, portrayed by Colman Domingo. As a confidant of Martin Luther King Jr., played by Aml Ameen, Rustin not only took a stand against racial inequality as an African American but also bravely faced the challenges of homophobia as an openly gay man. In an interesting twist, the cast includes Chris Rock, who has recently made headlines for being tapped to direct an upcoming biopic about Martin Luther King Jr.

Mark your calendars—Rustin will be available for streaming on Netflix starting Friday, November 17th.

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6. Leo

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Get ready to see Adam Sandler in a whole new light! In his first animated role since the Hotel Transylvania series, he voices Leo, an endearing, aging iguana yearning for more excitement than his current life as a classroom pet offers. Despite the cautionary advice from his turtle roommate Squirtle, voiced by Bill Burr, Leo decides to break free one day. Once outside his enclosure, he discovers a newfound purpose—offering wisdom to the students of his class.

Don’t miss out! Leo will be available for streaming on Netflix starting Tuesday, November 21st.

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7. Family Switch

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Imagine the enchanting body-swap premise of Freaky Friday, but this time, it’s an entire family in the mix! This is the intriguing concept explored in McG’s Family Switch. The Walker family members, including Jess (Jennifer Garner), Bill (Ed Helms), CC (Emma Myers), and Wyatt (Brady Nonn), find themselves waking up in entirely different bodies. Now, they’re faced with the task of unraveling why this happened and figuring out how to return to their own bodies.

Mark your calendars—Family Switch will be available for streaming on Netflix starting Thursday, November 30th.

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8. Stamped from the Beginning

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Inspired by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s acclaimed 2016 book, Stamped from the Beginning is a groundbreaking documentary that creatively blends animation and live-action to delve into the history of anti-racist ideas in America. Guided by prominent female scholars, experts, and activists, viewers are taken on a journey through how racist stereotypes and imagery have woven themselves into our national fabric. The film discusses their enduring impact and sheds light on specific events and personalities from past and present eras.

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9. Locked In

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Locked In, a riveting British thriller, revolves around a compassionate nurse who is determined to uncover the truth behind her coma patient’s injuries. However, she finds herself entangled in a web of deceit that includes infidelity, intense rivalries, betrayal, and even murder. This pulse-pounding Netflix Original film promises to keep you gripped from beginning to end, offering more suspense than you could ever anticipate.

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10. Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld

Best New Movies on Netflix in November 2023

Cyperbunker: The Criminal Underworld, a gripping Netflix Original true crime documentary, unveils the shocking collision of two worlds in a serene German tourist town. A group of enigmatic Dutchmen, led by their quirky leader, Xennt, set their sights on a Cold War-era NATO bunker beneath the town. Ingeniously duping the villagers into selling them the bunker, they transform it into a sanctuary for hacking into the most obscure parts of the internet. This twisting tale is sure to keep you hooked!

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