What’s Coming to Netflix in November 2019, and What’s Leaving the Stream

We’ve finally hit full Pumpkin Spice Mode, and fall has arrived in all its bulky sweatered glory. With the yearly time change scheduled for November 3, we can look forward to earlier nights. And that means more reasons to kick back and find out what’s coming to Netflix in November 2019.

And we hope they’re up to the challenge of keeping our attention. After all, Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus both launch their new streaming services in November. And with Christmas on the horizon, Disney is sure to dominate a lot of the family entertainment market.

But not to worry. We may find the streaming service upping its game for the winter TV binging season. Let’s take a look at what they have planned to meet the competition.

Notable Originals Coming to Netflix in November 2019

Not everyone lives and breathes Disney, so luckily, there’s plenty for adults coming to Netflix in November 2019. And for those of us who love historical drama, it’s going to be a very good month.

‘The King’

Shakespeare fans will rejoice with this story of King Henry V that promises to be a bit easier to follow. If you love historical drama, you’ll need to catch “The King” when it’s coming to Netflix in November 2019.

Starring Timothée Chalamet as the eponymous royal, and a surprise appearance by Robert Pattinson of “Twilight Fame” as the Dauphin (heir apparent prince of France), this production looks pretty epic.

If you’ve sat enthralled by the Kenneth Brannagh 1989 take of “Henry V,” you’ll be a bit bemused by this production’s take on the story. They present young Henry as a “wayward prince,” reluctant to step into his father’s shoes.

And even though Shakespeare’s thoroughly fictional character Falstaff makes an appearance in the movie, it will be interesting to see if it works.

He still has that weird, Henry V bowl haircut, though. I guess some things never change. “The King” doesn’t look likely to sprout any new fashion trends, though.

How this approach will compare to history’s (and Shakespeare’s) view of Henry V as a solid and dedicated servant and soldier of the realm is anyone’s guess.

“The King” debuts on Netflix on November 1.

‘The Crown,’ Season 3

I’m really going to miss Claire Foy. She’s been utterly riveting and regal as Queen Elizabeth II. And she even managed to stand up to John Lithgow onscreen, no matter how much scenery he ate as Winston Churchill.

Of course, the Queen must naturally age. She’s only human, after all. But the producers of “The Crown” have made up for our loss of Foy and Doctor Who alum Matt Smith as her prince consort.

Season 3 is coming to Netflix in November 2019, featuring none other than the wonderful and Oscar-winning Olivia Colman in the lead role as Her Majesty.

You may have also seen her as D.S. Miller on “Broadchurch,” one of the best and most riveting British crime dramas on Netflix.

While I haven’t had a chance to see her yet in that winning role, I’m excited to see her play one of the world’s most steadfast and sympathetic monarchs.

Tobias Menzies steps in as Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Menzies has done well for himself, playing Edmure Tully in “Game of Thrones,” and Frank Randal in “Outlander.”

And last, but certainly not least, we get the irrepressible Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret and Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher.

Season 3 of “The Crown” hits the stream on November 17.

Notable Family Titles Added

With the winter holidays approaching, be prepared for plenty of family-friendly titles coming to Netflix in November 2019.

‘Klaus’

While the streaming network has added plenty of winter holiday movies and specials to the lineup, this one really stands out.

This beautifully animated special follows the story of Jesper, the worst student at the postal academy, stationed above the Arctic Circle.

When tensions in the small town become unwieldy, Jesper finds a friend in Klaus, the toymaker who lives in a remote cabin. Also on his side is a local school teacher, Alva. They band together to bring a new legacy of magic and friendship to their feuding neighbors.

Classic Flicks Coming to Netflix in November 2019

As well as great new content, you can find a host of older films joining the stream this month.

‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’

This 1998 comedy features Johnny Depp in the lead role and Terry Gilliam in the director’s chair. Based on the Hunter S. Thompson book of the same name, Gilliam wrote the screenplay and brought it to life on the screen.

This ultimate road trip movie follows a fictionalized version of the gonzo journo as he takes off across the country with his crazy lawyer played by Benicio Del Toro, as they search for the American dream in a red convertible.

‘Grease’

This classic musical from 1978 has stood the test of time, and it’s a fan favorite even now thanks to its catchy musical numbers.

While the movie is filled with many flaws, people still love it because of its tried-and-true Broadway-style material, with comic songs, big dance numbers, and romantic ballads. After all, the musical stage version first hit the boards in 1971, and it has enjoyed revival after revival around the world ever since.

Much of the plot is so not politically correct by today’s standards, and features Olivia Newton-John as Sandy, a “good girl.” The leading man is John Travolta, the “bad boy.” But the plots never made any sense in opera, so why should its musical descendants have to?

But “Grease” is funny, kind of dirty, very silly, and the tunes are awfully catchy. Overall, it’s a fun flick for a dull, gray winter day.

“Grease” joins the stream on November 1.

Everything Coming to Netflix in November 2019

If you have any Halloween candy left over, you can kick back and snack and check out all the new content coming to Netflix.

Coming November 1

100% Hotter (Season 1)

A Remarkable Tale

Ad Vitam (Season 1)

Akame ga Kill! (Season 1)

American Son — Netflix television event

Apache Warrior (2017)

Atypical (Season 3) Netflix Original Series

Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts (Season 1)

Billy on the Street

Billy on the Street (Seasons 1-4)

Christmas Break-In

Christmas in the Heartlands (2017)

Christmas Survival (2018)

Drive — Netflix Original Movie

Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (2018)

Euphoria / Euforia (2018)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Fire in Paradise — Netflix Documentary

Grease (1978)

Hache (Season 1) — Netflix Original Series

Hello Ninja (Season 1) — Netflix Original Family Series

Holiday in the Wild — Netflix Original Movie

Holly Star (2018)

How To Be A Latin Lover (2017)

Love Jones

Maid-Sama! (Season 1)

Mars (Season 2)

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Seasons 1 and 2)

Paid in Full (2002)

Queer Eye: We’re In Japan — Netflix Original Series

Rosemary’s Baby

Rounders (1998)

Santa Girl (2019)

Sling Blade (1996)

Spitfire: The Plane that Saved the World

Step Brothers (2008)

The Christmas Candle

The Christmas Trap (2018)

The Deep (Season 3)

The Game

The King — Netflix Original Movie

The Man Without Gravity — Netflix Original Movie

The Matrix

The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Revolutions

The Tuxedo (2002)

True: Grabbleapple Harvest — Netflix Original Family

Up North

We Are The Wave (Season 1) — Netflix Original Series

Wild Child (2008)

Zombieland (2009)

Coming November 4

A Holiday Engagement (2011)

Christmas Crush

Dear Santa (2011)

District 9 (2009)

Meet the Adebanjos (Season 1)

The Devil Next Door — Netflix Original Documentary

Coming November 5

Millennials (Season 2)

Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby — Netflix Original Standup Comedy

She-Ra and the Princess of Power: Season 4 — Netflix Original Family Series

The End of the F***ing World (Season 2) Netflix Original Series

The Lovers (2017)

Tune in for Love — Netflix Original Movie

Undercover Brother 2 (2019)

Coming November 6

Burning Cane (2019)

Scams (Season 1) — Netflix Original Series

Shadow / Ying (2018)

Coming November 7

The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019)

Coming November 8

Busted! (Season 2) — Netflix Original Series

Greatest Events of WWII in HD Colour (Season 1) — Netflix Original Series

Green Eggs and Ham (Season 2) — Netflix Original Series

Let It Snow — Netflix Original Movie

Paradise Beach — Netflix Original Movie

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays (Season 2) Netflix Original Series

Wild District / Distrito Salvaje (Season 2) — Netflix Original Series

Coming November 9

Little Things (Season 3) — Netflix Original Series

Coming November 10

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Volume 5) — Netflix Original Series

Coming November 11

Blackbear / Submission (2019)

A Single Man (2009)

Chief of Staff (Season 2) — Netflix Original Series

Coming November 12

Harvey Girls Forever! (Season 3) — Netflix Original Family Series

Jeff Garlin: Our Man in Chicago — Netflix Original Standup Comedy

Coming November 13

Maradona in Mexico (Limited Series) — Netflix Original Documentary Series

Coming November 14

The Stranded (Season 1 Premiere) Netflix Original Series

Coming November 15

Avlu: Part 2 — Netflix Original Movie

Earthquake Bird — Netflix Original Movie

El club (Season 1)

GO!: The Unforgettable Party — Netflix Original Family

House Arrest — Netflix Original Movie

I’m With The Band: Nasty Cherry (Season 1) — Netflix Original Series

Klaus — Netflix Original Movie

Llama Llama (Season 2) — Netflix Original Family

The Stranded (Season 1) `

The Toys That Made Us (Season 3) — Netflix Original Series

The Yard / Avlu (Part 2)

Coming November 16

Suffragette (2015)

Coming November 17

The Crown (Season 3) Netflix Original Series

Coming November 19

Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator — Netflix Original Documentary

Dream/Killer

Iliza Shlesinger: Unveiled — Netflix Standup Comedy

Lorena, la de pies ligeros — Netflix Original Documentary

No hay tiempo para la verguenza — Netflix Original Documentary

Coming November 21

The Knight Before Christmas — Netflix Original Movie

Mortel — Netflix Original

Coming November 22

Dino Girl Gauko — Netflix Original Family

Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings (Season 1) — Netflix Original Series

High Seas (Season 2) Netflix Original Series

Meet the Adebanjos: Seasons 1-3

Mon frère — Netflix Original Movie

Nailed It! Holiday (Season 2) — Netflix Original Series

Narcoworld: Dope Stories — Netflix Original Series

Nobody’s Looking — Netflix Original

Singapore Social — Netflix Original

The Dragon Prince (Season 3) — Netflix Original Family

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 8 — Netflix Original Series

Coming November 23

End of Watch

Coming November 24

Shot Caller

Coming November 25

Dirty John (Limited Series)

Coming November 26

Mike Birbiglia: The New One — Netflix Original Series

Super Monsters: Save Christmas — Netflix Original Family

True: Winter Wishes — Netflix Original Family

Coming November 27

The Irishman — Netflix Original Movie

Broken — Netflix Original Documentary

Coming November 28

Holiday Rush — Netflix Original Movie

John Crist: I Ain’t Prayin For That — Netflix Original

Merry Happy Whatever — Netflix Original

Mytho — Netflix Original

Coming November 29

Atlantics — Netflix Original Movie

Chip and Potato (Season 2) — Netflix Original Family

I Lost My Body — Netflix Original Movie

La Reina del Sur (Season 2)

Sugar Rush Christmas — Netflix Original

The Movies That Made Us — Netflix Original Series

Last Chance to Watch on Netflix in November 2019

Every month, content contracts expire. So, as well as losing many of the movies Netflix carries, it’s also losing television shows and series. And there are a few well worth making time to see before the end of the month.

It seems like Netflix is losing quite a lot of content that has formed the backbone of the service. Some of the best titles leaving Netflix in November include travelogues “Stephen Fry in America” and “Wild France with Ray Mears.”

Also, note that we’re losing the comedy hit movie “Groundhog Day” and the 2007 romantic fantasy movie, “Stardust.”

Notable Titles Leaving Netflix in November 2019

If you haven’t had a chance to see these notable movies and television shows on Netflix, now’s your last chance.

Here are a few notable titles to watch before they leave the stream.

‘River’

This unique and touching dramatic mini-series has been one of my favorites since I first discovered it on Netflix.

Like many police procedurals, it features a “brilliant” investigator on the trail of a soulless murderer.

But in this case, the detective in question, River, is far from perfect. In fact, he’s walking the tight edge of complete madness because the victims of the crimes he investigates haunt him until he can solve the murder.

To make things worse, the murderer he’s chasing is the one that killed his partner, the flirty and fun “Stevie” Stevenson.

And they’re quite the pair, as her specter hangs over the investigation.

It’s difficult to express the sheer charm of this TV mini-series without spoiling the best bits. It’s not really a ghost story – the spirits of the wronged dead exist more in his mind than they do in the ethereal plane.

But as River discovers more about Stevie’s murder, he discovers her darkest secrets – and more about himself.

Truly heartbreaking, and a must-see.

“River” drops from Netflix on November 1.

‘Empire of the Tsars’

History buffs normally know Lucy Worsley more for her English history documentaries But this time, she’s bringing her enthusiasm to explore Russian history and the story of the Romanovs.

Worsley, the Chief Curator of the charity, Historic Royal Palaces, knows how to get an audience engaged in the stories behind the names and dates of history.

In this documentary series, she follows the fascinating tale of the Romanov dynasty, the family that ruled Russia with utter and complete authority from 1613 until 1917.

If you want to understand modern Russia and the 20th century Soviet Union, this documentary about the Tsars will illuminate much.

Leaving Netflix in November 2019

Here’s the current list of all the titles leaving Netflix in November 2019

Leaving November 1

300 (2007)

42 (2013)

A Dog’s Life (2013)

American Poltergeist (2015)

American Poltergeist 2, aka The Poltergeist of Borley

As Good as It Gets (1997)

Caddyshack (1980)

Caddyshack 2 (1988)

Capture Wild School

Chasing Liberty (2004)

Don’t Worry Baby (2016)

Forest (2014)

Freddy Heineken

Gran Torino (2008)

Groundhog Day (1993)

I’ll Have What Phil’s Having (2015)

Last Tango in Halifax: Season 1-3

Little Women (1994)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Mickey’s House of Villains (2002)

Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)

Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)

Mouse (2001)

Planet Hulk (2010)

Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade

Road House

Romeo Is Bleeding

Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

Scream (1996)

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden

Sex and the City: The Movie

Stardust (2007)

Stitches (2012)

Street (2015)

Taking Lives (2004)

The American (2010)

The Bank Job (2008)

The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

The Cell (2000)

The Cell 2 (2008)

The Departed (2006)

The Girl I Loved

The Graduate (1967)

The House Bunny

The Lion in Your Living Room (2015)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

The Pinkertons

The Red Violin (1998)

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Three Musketeers, aka Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004)

Too Young to Die

Truth and Power (2016)

Wild Australia with Ray Mears

Wild France with Ray Mears

Wild North

Wildlife Quest

Wildlife SOS

Leaving November 2

Last Tango in Halifax

Leaving November 3

Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby: Season 1

Round Planet

Secrets of the SAS: In Their Own Words

The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler: Leading Millions into the Abyss

Leaving November 4

Food, Booze & Tattoos

The Polar Sea

Leaving November 5

Blue Bloods: Season 1-8

Leaving November 11

Estocolmo

Leaving November 15

Continuum: Season 1-4

Empire of the Tsars (2016)

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Last Chance to See

Stephen Fry in America

The Beginning and End of the Universe

The Green Way Up

The Wild Chef

Leaving November 16

Mamma Mia! (2008)

Leaving November 17

Ascension

Leaving November 18

Avec Eric (2016)

River

Leaving November 22

Nikita (Seasons 1 through 4)

Leaving November 23

The Red Road (Season 1 and 2)

Leaving November 25

Boyhood

Leaving November 29

Coco

Leaving November 30

Life Unexpected (Seasons 1 and 2)

Check Back for Future Updates

Check back at the end of the month to find out what new movies and shows will hit the stream for December. With the winter holidays approaching, we want to make sure you catch all the specials!

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