#ELLERecommends – What’s New On Netflix For November?

The arrival of the new month calls for new streams. Luckily, November is jam-packed with everything from swoonworthy rom-coms, vigorous action and mind-numbing thrillers to intense dramas and mood-boosting comedies that won’t let you leave your couch anytime soon.

As the year comes to an end, Netflix explores a multiverse of genres that promises to supplement your stay-at home experience to the fullest. Starting with Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds’s iconic alliance in Red Notice, going all the way to Andrew Garfield’s massive comeback to the big screen with Tick Tick Boom, here’s a list of everything to look forward to for November. Here’s to streaming away like there’s no tomorrow.

1. Red Notice (Releasing on November 12)

If you’ve ever wanted to see Wonder Woman take over Black Adam and Deadpool single-handedly, this power-packed action thriller might be the closest you’ll ever get. In the world of international crime, an Interpol issued ‘Red Notice’, a global alert to hunt down the most wanted. The world’s greatest art thief, tracker and conman are on loose, as Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds come together to set the stakes high and make this iconic trio the best the world has ever seen.

2. Princess Switch 3 : Romancing The Star (Releasing on November 18)

They say third time’s a charm and we know that it wouldn’t be Christmas without a switch or three. So let’s set the switch back in motion once and for all to retrieve the invaluable relic ‘The Star Of Peace’. Vanessa Hudgens reprises all her three roles to make this Christmas mission a roaring success. Looking for an epic Christmas miracle? There’s a new love interest to look out for!

3. Tick, Tick Boom! (Releasing on November 19)

This Spiderman can surely do it all! Making his massive comeback to the big-screen with this autobiographical musical adaptation, Andrew Garfield plays the passionate and frustrated Jonathan Larson, the creator of ‘Rent,’ who died suddenly at 35. Following the aspiring playwright’s agitated life, the masterpiece introduces the world to a singing, dancing Andrew, like never seen before. Do you hear that ticking? It’s the countdown to the release of tick, tick… Boom.

4. Last Christmas (Releasing on November 12)

Movies are all about connection, after all. And this heart-warming Christmas love story, set in the magical streets of London is everything you’d want a rom-com to be. Let’s be real, it’s not like we can be living our best date night dreams IRL, so what better way to cherish that fuzzy feeling than living vicariously through the lives of our charismatic leads. Thanks to Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, Last Christmas might be the new romantic classic we’ll be watching on repeat this festive season.

5. Narcos : Mexico Season 3 (Releasing on November 5)

There’s a new generation of kingpins in Narcos : Mexico, make way for the emerging bosses from Sinaloa, Tijuana and Juarez. Exploring life beyond the departing Narco Felix Gallardo, this season takes the viewers on a thoroughly gripping journey into the darkness. Opening the gateway for all-new characters, diverse personalities and refined thrills, this might be the show’s most noteworthy turning point so far. But with the lead cartel finally behind bars, where will the series go from here? Stay tuned to find out.

6. Love Hard (Releasing on November 12)

“Love doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be honest”, as true as that sounds, this light-hearted comedy chronicles an attempt to reel in love. Starring Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang and Darren Barnet in the lead roles, this catfish rom-com comes with a massive twist. Falling for her true love interest or the imposter? Nina sure has some really hard choices to make. Yikes, you better keep your eyes peeled for this one.

7. Dhamaka (Releasing on November 19)

Kartik Aaryan in an intense drama-thriller? That’s new. Dhamaka follows the story of a desperate ex-news anchor, who is given another chance to go live on prime-time television when a terrorist calls him with a bomb threat. Taking us through a myriad of emotions, the chilling plot and power-packed performances reveal a fast-paced game of betrayal, leaving us with a tragic story of a fallen hero. Will a way back to his career cost him his conscience? Add this to your watchlist to uncover. 

8. Hellbound Season 1 (Releasing on November 19)

Done binging on Squid Game and looking for another thrilling watch? Here’s a good place to start. This epic series created by the director of Train to Busan pictures a shrewd portrayal of the society in chaos blending it with a world spiraling into apocalypse, all while promising to keep the viewers on the edge of their seats at all times. Netflix is betting big on Hellbound; could this be the next Squid Game? Watch this space to know more. 

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