AMAZON PRIME VIDEO Australia: DECEMBER 2021 Release Schedule (With Trailers)

Left to Right: ‘The Protégé’, ‘Being the Ricardos’ & ‘Encounter’

Australia: Here’s your complete Amazon Prime Video release schedule for the month of DECEMBER 2021. We’ve also included trailers!

After more Australian streaming release schedules? Also check out DECEMBER line-ups for NETFLIXBINGE, and SHUDDER

DECEMBER 1

  • THE EDGE OF THE BUSH (TV)

What happened on The Edge of the Bush? Something so powerful it will bring the Watts family calisthenics dynasty to its knees. Comedian Anne Edmonds plays four members of the family who are estranged from each other.

  • WHERE’S WALDO (TV)

Kid adventurers Waldo and Wenda work to earn their stripes as junior members of an international travel society, but to complete their missions, they must face a rival globetrotter who uses magic to cause trouble all over the world.

  • THE FATHER (MOV)

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony’s grip on reality is unravelling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her? THE FATHER warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.

  • EDGE OF TOMORROW (MOV)

Oscar® nominee Tom Cruise (the “Mission: Impossible” films, “Collateral,” “Jerry Maguire”) and Emily Blunt (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “The Adjustment Bureau”) star in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ sci-fi thriller “Edge of Tomorrow,” under the direction of Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity,” “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”).

 

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world.

 

Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop—forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again.

 

But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy.

DECEMBER 2

  • CHAOS WALKING (MOV)

In the not too distant future, Todd Hewitt (Tom Holland) discovers Viola (Daisy Ridley), a mysterious girl who crash lands on his planet, where all the women have disappeared and the men are afflicted by “the Noise” – a force that puts all their thoughts on display. In this dangerous landscape, Viola’s life is threatened – and as Todd vows to protect her, he will have to discover his own inner power and unlock the planet’s dark secrets.

 

From the director of The Bourne Identity and Edge of Tomorrow and based on the best-selling novel The Knife of Never Letting Go, Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland star with Mads Mikkelsen, Demián Bichir, Cynthia Erivo, Nick Jonas, Kurt Sutter, and David Oyelowo in Chaos Walking.

  • CARLOS GHOSN: THE LAST FLIGHT ​(MOV)

In December 2019, Carlos Ghosn – the former CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance charged with various financial crimes – stunned the world by fleeing Japan in an escape worthy of a Hollywood thriller. What triggered his downfall from celebrated industry leader to international fugitive? Ghosn claims that he fell victim to a conspiracy involving Nissan executives and members of the Japanese government, but the charges against him are hard to ignore. Through interviews, archival footage, and exclusive access to Carlos Ghosn and his wife Carole, Nick Green’s documentary draws a portrait of a fascinating character, shedding light on this complex and multilayered story while also divulging new details on his spectacular escape to Lebanon.

  • PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY (MOV)

In PETER RABBIT™ 2: THE RUNAWAY, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.

  • GANGSTARS (TELUGU) (TV)

Gang Stars involves a medley of characters – two movie stars, two ex-lovers, and one gangster – caught on a rollercoaster ride of events. One incident sets off a chain of events that brings them all together. Just when everything seems to be going right, an accidental death puts them all in a fix and facing the wrath of a notorious gangster. Everything is leading to a crazy climax!

DECEMBER 3

  • THE PROTEGE (MOV) – ACTION/THRILLER

Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained in the family business, Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when Moody – the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and survival – is brutally killed, Anna vows revenge. As she becomes entangled with an enigmatic killer (Academy Award®-nominated actor Michael Keaton) whose attraction to her goes way beyond cat and mouse, their confrontation turns deadly and the loose ends of a life spent killing will weave themselves even tighter.

 

The Protégé stars Michael Keaton, Maggie Q, and Samuel L. Jackson, with Robert Patrick.

  • HARLEM (TV) – COMEDY

Created, written, and executive produced by Oliver, Harlem is a new comedy following a group of stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem, New York City, the mecca of Black culture in America. Camille is a popular young anthropology professor at Columbia who has an extensive knowledge of the dating norms of many cultures, but has a hard time navigating her own love life; Tye is a successful, queer dating-app creator who prefers keeping vulnerability—and romantic partners—at arm’s length; Quinn is a hopeless romantic and trust-fund fashion designer who is trying to give back to the world while running a struggling business; Angie is a confident, vibrant, and filter-free singer and actress who also lives rent-free and fabulously with Quinn. Together, they level up from their 20s into the next phase of their careers, relationships, and big city dreams.

 

Harlem stars Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Shoniqua Shandai, Jerrie Johnson and Tyler Lepley. Additional recurring guest stars include Whoopi Goldberg, Jasmine Guy, and Andrea Martin.

  • ALEX RIDER – Season 2 (TV)

In Season Two, Alex is still reeling from the traumatic events at Point Blanc, and desperately wants to return to a normal life. But when his new friend Sabina’s father, journalist Ed Pleasance, is attacked by Yassen Gregorovich, the man who may have killed his Uncle, Alex reluctantly finds himself drawn back into the world of international espionage. Cut loose from his one-time allies within shadowy MI6 division The Department, Alex discovers a link between Ed and Smoking Mirror, a dangerous hacker who may have perpetrated an audacious cyber-attack on the Pentagon and from Smoking Mirror to charismatic, tech-billionaire Damian Cray. With the help of his trusted friends Jack and Tom, Alex must unravel a sinister political plot with global repercussions, the answer to which may be locked within Cray’s latest product, the global phenomenon video game Feathered Serpent. This season is based on the fourth book in the franchise, Eagle Strike.

 

Alex Rider S2 stars Otto Farrant, Stephen Dillane, Vicky McClure, Brenock O’Connor,, Ronkẹ Adékọluẹ́jọ́, Marli Siu, Toby Stephens, Rakie Ayola and Charithra Chandran.

  • MAN OF THE MATCH (MOV)

DECEMBER 4

  • VOYAGERS (MOV)

With the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women, bred for intelligence and obedience, embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they’re consumed by fear, lust, and the insatiable hunger for power. Written and directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist), the film stars Tye Sheridan (The X-Men franchise), Lily-Rose Depp (Savage), Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk), Chanté Adams (Roxanne, Roxanne), Isaac Hempstead Wright (“Game of Thrones”), Viveik Kalra (Blinded by the Light), Archie Madekwe (Midsommar), Quintessa Swindell (Trinkets), Madison Hu (“Bizaardvark”), and Colin Farrell (The Gentlemen).

DECEMBER 8

  • FC BAYERN STORY (TV)

The club from their victory in the 2020 Champions League final to the end of the 2020/21 season, as well as delving into the history of the team.

DECEMBER 9

  • CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS (MOV)

When Flint Lockwood’s (Bill Hader) latest contraption accidentally destroys the town square and rockets up into the clouds, he thinks his inventing career is over. Then something amazing happens as delicious cheeseburgers start raining from the sky. His machine actually works! But when people greedily ask for more and more food, the machine starts to run amok, unleashing spaghetti tornadoes and giant meatballs that threaten the world! Now it’s up to Flint, with the help of weather girl Sam Sparks (Anna Faris) and Steve, his talking monkey assistant, to find some way to shut down the machine before the world is covered in super-sized meatballs!

  • THE FERRAGNEZ – THE SERIES (TV) – REALITY/DOCUMENTARY

Chiara Ferragni is a digital entrepreneur and fashion icon with over 25 million followers on Instagram, and was crowned number one in the “Most Powerful Influencers in Fashion” list by Forbes. Fedez is a versatile artist with over 70 platinum records and 13 million Instagram followers. Fedez was a contestant on popular Amazon Original series Celebrity Hunted – Caccia all’Uomo Season 1, and the host of the hugely-successful LOL – Chi ride è fuori Season 1.

 

Thanks to the Amazon Original docu-reality series The Ferragnez – The Series, audiences and fans will have exclusive access behind the scenes of their everyday life. Filmed throughout late 2020 and early 2021, a special and extraordinary time of their lives, the series will give fans insight into the family like never before; from Chiara’s second pregnancy to Fedez’s first participation in the world famous Sanremo Music Festival; to the birth of their second child, Vittoria; all balanced alongside hectic professional and social lives.

 

This intimate look will sensitively and ironically show the passions, joys, tears, and ambitions of a young couple who are at once extraordinary and completely normal. As Chiara and Fedez open the doors of their home and courageously lay themselves and their relationship bare, audiences will see heartfelt, never-before-seen aspects of their personalities and their life together. The series will also feature their eldest son, little Leone, their parents, Chiara’s sisters Valentina and Francesca and their partners, Fedez’s grandmother Luciana, and many other people close to the couple, drawing a full family portrait.

DECEMBER 10

  • ENCOUNTER (MOV)

Desperate to save his two young sons, Jay and Bobby, from a mysterious threat, decorated Marine Malik Khan (Riz Ahmed) packs them in a car and sets off on a perilous journey across the western U.S. But while racing toward a secret military base in Nevada that may hold the key to safety, the trio encounters danger at every turn. Staying one step ahead of a group of government agents, Malik and the boys find themselves bonding in unexpected ways. As their relentless pursuers close in, and with time quickly running out, each of them must confront hard truths about the world, forcing Jay and Bobby to leave their childhoods behind. A gripping story of a father’s mission to keep his children safe at all costs, Encounter is at once a riveting thriller and a powerful drama about a family dealing with a seemingly unstoppable enemy. ​

 

Encounter stars Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer, Rory Cochrane, Janina Gavankar, Lucian-River Chauhan and Aditya Geddada.

  • THE EXPANSE – Season 6 (TV) – SCI-FI

The Expanse, set in a colonized solar system, begins with the governments of Earth, Mars and the Asteroid Belt locked in long-standing conflict. The crew of the Rocinante – an illegally salvaged warship – stumbles on a vast conspiracy and a mysterious alien technology that threatens to upend the balance of power and the fate of humanity. The Expanse is a high-action, realistic sci-fi adventure that broadens the vision of humanity’s path in the future as well as a deeply-felt examination of the most critical, raw, and pressing issues of today. This season of The Expanse picks up with the solar system at war, as Marco Inaros and his Free Navy continue to launch devastating asteroid attacks on Earth and Mars. As the tensions of war and shared loss threaten to pull the crew of the Rocinante apart, Chrisjen Avasarala makes a bold move and sends former Martian Marine Bobbie Draper on a secret mission that could turn the tide. Meanwhile in the Belt, Drummer and what’s left of her family are on the run and hunted for betraying Marco. And on a distant planet beyond the Rings, a new power begins to rise.

 

The Expanse stars Steven Strait, Frankie Adams, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cara Gee, Keon Alexander, Nadine Nicole, and Jasai Chase Owens.

  • ONE CUT TWO CUT (MOV)

DECEMBER 14

  • BLAST BEAT (MOV)

On the cusp of the year 2000, Colombian brothers Carly (Mateo Arias) and Mateo (Moises Arias) prepare to move to the United States for their last years of high school. Metalhead Carly has his heart set on attending the Georgia Aerospace Institute and working for NASA, while his supportive parents (Diane Guerrero and Wilmer Valderrama) seize the chance to escape the political turmoil in Colombia and chase the American Dream. At first, Mateo is the only one to express any cynicism, but when the reality of their new life sinks in, the family struggles to adapt as their expectations are shattered. When events threaten to derail their future, Carly’s dream becomes his only lifeline.

DECEMBER 15

  • SAFE HOUSE (MOV)

Starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. When a CIA-operated safe house is targeted by a group of bad guys, the facility’s house-sitter is tasked with the dangerous job of moving the criminal who is being hidden there to another secure location.

  • THANKAM (MOV)
  • KUMARI SHRIMATI (TV)

DECEMBER 17

  • WITH LOVE (TV) – ROMANTIC COMEDY

Amazon Original Series With Love is a one-hour romantic comedy, written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett that follows the Diaz siblings, Lily and Jorge, who are both on a mission to find love and purpose. Each of the five episodes, set during a different holiday throughout the year, follows Lily, Jorge and the Diaz family over the course of 12 months as they experience the highs and lows of life during some of the most heightened days of the year.

 

With Love stars Emeraude Toubia, Mark Indelicato , Rome Flynn, Desmond Chiam, Vincent Rodriguez, Isis King, Todd Grinnell, Constance Marie and Benito Martinez.

DECEMBER 18

  • THE COURIER (MOV)

Based on the true story of Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch), a British businessman who helped the CIA and MI6 penetrate the Soviet nuclear program during the Cold War, THE COURIER is a tale of bravery and heroic self-sacrifice. With no prior espionage experience and working under constant threat of discovery, Wynne was the CIA’s contact for Oleg Penkovsky, a top Soviet military official codenamed “Ironbark.” Wynne’s main objective: travel in and out of Moscow to retrieve sensitive military information from Penkovsky while maintaining the illusion that he’s an ordinary businessman selling steel manufacturing parts. Wynne and Penkovsky’s unlikely partnership provided the crucial intel that ended the Cuban missile crisis and averted a potential World War III. The stakes could not be higher in this story of personal risk, friendship and global triumph, seen through the eyes of a noble civilian unexpectedly caught in the middle of one of the greatest international conflicts to date.

DECEMBER 21

  • BEING THE RICARDOS (MOV) – DRAMA

Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Academy Award®-winning writer and director Aaron Sorkin’s behind-the-scenes drama Being the Ricardos. A revealing glimpse of the couple’s complex romantic and professional relationship, the film takes audiences into the writers’ room, onto the soundstage and behind closed doors with Ball and Arnaz during one critical production week of their ground-breaking sitcom “I Love Lucy.” Written and Directed by Aaron Sorkin.

 

Being The Ricardos stars Nicole Kidman, Javier Barden, Jake Lacy, J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Tony Hale, and Alia Shawkat.

DECEMBER 21

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan. Featuring an iconic turn by Margot Robbie as the fiery Harding, a mustachioed Sebastian Stan as her impetuous ex-husband Jeff Gillooly, a tour-de-force performance from Allison Janney as her acid-tongued mother, LaVona Golden, and an original screenplay by Steven Rogers, Craig Gillespie’s I, TONYA is an absurd, irreverent, and piercing portrayal of Harding’s life and career in all of its unchecked––and checkered––glory.

DECEMBER 24

  • YEARLY DEPARTED (TV)

DECEMBER 25

  • FINAL ACCOUNT (MOV)

FINAL ACCOUNT is an urgent portrait of the last living generation of everyday people to participate in Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. Over a decade in the making, the film raises vital, timely questions about authority, conformity, complicity and perpetration, national identity, and responsibility, as men and women ranging from former SS members to civilians in never-before-seen interviews reckon with – in very different ways – their memories, perceptions and personal appraisals of their own roles in the greatest human crimes in history.

  • SIR ALEX FERGUSON: NEVER GIVE IN (MOV)

A look at the life and legend of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson.

DECEMBER 29

  • GRINGO ​(MOV) 

An exhilarating mix of dark comedy, white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, Gringo joyrides into Mexico, where mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation in ways that raise the question: Is he out of his depth — or two steps ahead?

 

Starring David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Nash Edgerton.

DECEMBER 31

  • BLUE ORIGIN/WILLIAM SHATNER SPECIAL, UNT. (TV)

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