What to Watch: 6 Must-See Movies Streaming in November 2019

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The first of the month is one of the best days of the month thanks to all the great new movies added to streaming sites such as Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. And of course, with Disney+ coming out on November 12th, the excitement is all that much more but we’ll come to Disney+ soon.

For now, I’ve listed 6 of my top choices for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video movies to watch. Do let me know in the comments below if you’ve seen any of the listed movies and/or what movies you’re best looking forward to seeing in November.

#1. The King (2019)

Description: Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos, and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life — including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the aging alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton). Directed by David Michôd and co-written by Michôd and Edgerton, The King co-stars Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson, and Lily-Rose Depp.

Netflix: November 1, 2019

Rating: R for some strong violence, and language.

#2. The Christmas Candle (2013)

Description: A pastor who’s suffered a personal loss accepts a position in a town that believes in a Christmas miracle candle, which he strives to abolish. Starring Samantha Barks (“Pretty Woman on Broadway”), Hans Matheson (“The Tudors”), Lesley Manville (“The Harlots”) and Susan Boyle.

Netflix: November 1, 2019

Rating: PG for mild thematic elements.

My Review of The Christmas Candle.

#3. Dear Santa (2011)

Description: A young woman (Amy Acker, “Person of Interest”) who comes from a life of privilege falls for the owner of a soup kitchen (David Haydn-Jones, “Supernatural”) after discovering a Dear Santa letter written by his seven year old daughter.

Netflix: November 4, 2019

Rating: PG

My ReviewDear Santa is one of those cheesy and heartwarming Christmas movies for the family that features a change of heart by a shallow character. What makes this movie stand out? The good acting by Acker and Haydn-Jones and the sweet girl who plays Haydn-Jones’ daughter. For those looking for a Christmas movie that points towards Christ’s birth, this will not be it.

#4. Creed II (2018)

Description: The second generation of the Rocky franchise doubles down on the family drama in this sequel, as Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) boxes the son of the man who killed his father in the ring. Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren reprise their roles as Rocky Balboa and Ivan Drago.

Amazon Prime Video: November 15, 2019

Rating: PG-13 for sports action violence, language, and a scene of sensuality.

#5. Instant Family (2018)

Description: A couple (Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne) find themselves in over their heads when they foster three children.

Amazon Prime Video: November 14, 2019

Rating:  PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual material, language (one use of the F word), and some drug references

#6. Angel Has Fallen (2019)

Description: Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) finds himself framed for an assassination attempt on the President (Morgan Freeman). Pursued by his own agency and the FBI, Banning races to clear his name and uncover the real terrorist threat which has set its sights on Air Force One.

Amazon Prime Video (for Rent/Purchase): November 12, 2019

Rating: R for violence and language throughout.

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What movie are you most looking forward to in November?

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33 Comments

  1. Emman Damian

    November 2, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    The Christmas Candle seems like a great movie to watch this season! Hope to stream it soon! So festive!

  2. Emily zielinski

    November 2, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Thanks for the list! I am always on the hunt for something new to watch.

  3. littlemisadvencha

    November 4, 2019 at 3:03 am

    i think this is a great list! now im gonna try one of these soon if i have the time 🙂

    Cha at Little MisadvenCHA

  4. Melanie Frost

    November 4, 2019 at 10:57 am

    Oooh, I am so going to watch The King! I can’t get enough of the history of the Tudors. Thank you for the suggestions!

  5. Ronnie

    November 4, 2019 at 11:12 am

    Oh wow, so we’re at that time of the year that we watch Christmas movies already! How time has flown. We’re going to start with The Christmas Candle.

  6. katrina Kroeplin

    November 4, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    instant family is such a cute movie. everyone should see it IMO. i haven’t seen creed II yet but i really want to. thanks for the reminder 🙂

  7. Dana Brillante-Peller

    November 4, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    I’m loving this selection of movie titles for November. Some of the best titles I’ve seen so far.

  8. Clarice

    November 9, 2019 at 11:04 am

    Thank you for sharing this list. I have been wondering what are the upcoming Christmas movies on Netflix. I would love to watch Dear Santa. Perfect for a Saturday movie night. Something light and heartwarming.

  9. Amber Nelson

    November 9, 2019 at 4:22 pm

    I am going to add these to my list! These look awesome!

  10. Joan

    November 10, 2019 at 1:16 am

    Thanks for these, I will be watching the King. I also started creed 2 but never finished it so that calls for a rewatch.

  11. Kristine Nicole Alessandra

    November 10, 2019 at 6:56 am

    Instant Family would be a good choice. I want to watch some light hearted shows. Been under so much stress lately, so I need a good laugh right now.

  12. Dalene Ekirapa

    November 11, 2019 at 5:45 am

    I’ll have to watch Dear Santa and the Christmas Candle. Well, I’m already in a Christmas mood and I only want to engage the mood till the year ends. So far, I enjoyed a Royal Winter!

  13. Samantha Donnelly

    November 11, 2019 at 6:34 am

    I have seen instant family before and loved it. Will look out for The King as love programs like that. I am also excited for the third series of The Crown starting on 17th

  14. Lea

    November 12, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Angel Has Fallen is on my list now. Thanks for this, I was having a hard time what to watch next lol

  15. Lea

    November 12, 2019 at 2:32 am

    Angel Has Fallen and Creed II are on my list now. This is good timing coz I’m on a rest day and I was planning to binge watch movies 😀

  16. Lea

    November 12, 2019 at 2:48 am

    Angel Has Fallen and Creed II are on my list now. This is good timing coz I’m on a rest day and I was planning to binge watch movies 😀

  17. Melanie williams

    November 12, 2019 at 4:31 am

    I noticed the King too…I am deffo going to watch this at somepoint over the next week or two x

  18. aisasami

    November 12, 2019 at 9:38 am

    I have to see whether or not we have these movies. I love to see them but we have different content here in Japan, and I don’t know if we have these movies.

  19. GiGi Eats

    November 14, 2019 at 2:39 pm

    I think I would watch INSTANT FAMILY. Yep. I want to stream it right now!

    1. thejoyousliving

      November 14, 2019 at 3:38 pm

      hehe. i haven’t seen it yet but it’s been in my list of movies i’m interested in checking out.

  20. Stacie

    November 14, 2019 at 4:34 pm

    I’ve actually seen all of these movies, and they’re awesome. Creed is one of the best movies I’ve seen in years, bar-none.

  21. Heather

    November 14, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    Instant Family is one of the cutest movies I’ve seen in a while. I loved Mark and Rose together.

  22. Heather

    November 14, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    I can’t wait to see all of them! I’ve already made note of them!

  23. Matt Taylor

    November 14, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    Very good options for movies to watch. I really liked the first Creed so definitely want to check out Creed 2. The King looks amazing as well!

  24. Ntensibe Edgar Michael

    November 15, 2019 at 5:16 am

    Yyyeeeesssssssss! “Angel Has Fallen” is my catch, this weekend!! I’m streaming it today.

  25. Mary Edwards

    November 15, 2019 at 7:05 am

    Instant family is on my list. I love Mr. Wahlberg 🙂
    I will definitely check out the holiday movies too

  26. Angela Milnes

    November 15, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    I love some good Christmas flicks to get me excited for the holidays. These are some excellent choices!

  27. Autumn

    November 16, 2019 at 3:10 am

    Yeah! I can officially watch Christmas movies non-stop now that the cold weather is upon us! Definitely going to stream these!

  28. Melanie williams

    November 16, 2019 at 5:15 am

    There are some super fab movie choices here. always good to know about Christmas themed ones at this time of year too xx

  29. Blairvillanueva

    November 16, 2019 at 6:21 am

    Those two Christmas movie is perfect, just in time of the holiday. Thanks for your recommendation.

  30. Brianna S

    November 16, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    I want to see all of these! It’s my favorite time of the year to watch movies, all cuddled up while its cold outside!

  31. Super Busy Mum

    November 18, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Angel has fallen is on my list to watch for sure. Loved the first two movies!

  32. Annemarie LeBlanc

    November 18, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    The King and Instant Family would be my picks. I mean I want to watch them all, but I would start with those two. Thanks a lot of collating this list.

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