14 Must-See TV Shows and Movies Premiering in November to Add to Your Watchlist

tv Shows and Movies Premiering in November

Looking for something new to watch this month. So are we, that’s why we made this list. Here are 14 new TV shows and movies premiering in November to add to your watchlist.

We didn’t include any holiday releases. Click here for all the new holiday movies premiering in 2023.

Black Cake | Nov 1

Based on the best-selling novel by Charmaine Wilkerson, “Black Cake” is a family drama intertwined with a murder mystery that spans several decades. The cast includes Mia Isaac, Adrienne Warren, Chipo Chung, Ashley Thomas, Lashay Anderson, Faith Alabi, and Glynn Turman.

The story begins with the disappearance of a bride named Covey (Isaac) in the late 1960s, who is presumed drowned or on the run for her husband’s murder. In present-day California, a widow named Eleanor Bennett loses her battle to cancer. When she passes she leaves behind to her two estranged children, Byron (Thomas) and Benny (Warren) a flash drive containing untold stories of her journey from the Caribbean to America. These stories, narrated by Eleanor, challenge her estranged children’s understanding of their family’s history.

Where to Watch:Hulu



All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt | Nov 3

Raven Jackson’s directorial debut stars Moses Ingram, Sheila Atim, Chris Chalk, Charleen McClure, Reginald Helms Jr., and Zainab Jah.

Set against the evocative backdrop of Mississippi and spanning multiple decades, the film’s official synopsis reads: “Tender caresses and enveloping embraces are portals into the life of Mack, a Black woman in Mississippi. Winding through the anticipation, love, and heartbreak she experiences from childhood to adulthood, the expressionist journey is an ode to connection — with loved ones and with place.”

Where to Watch:In theaters



Rustin | Nov 3 (Nov 10 on Netflix)

At the heart of ‘Rustin’ lies the narrative of Bayard Rustin, the visionary mind behind the historic 1963 March on Washington.

Directed by George C. Wolfe, Colman Domingo leads the cast. Joining Domingo are notable talents such as Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Aml Ameen, Gus Halper, CCH Pounder, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Johnny Ramey, Michael Potts, Lilli Kay, Jordan-Amanda Hall, Jakeem Powell, Grantham Coleman, Jamilah Rosemond, Jules Latimer, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper, Frank Harts, Kevin Mambo, Carra Patterson, Bill Irwin, Cotter Smith, Adrienne Warren, Jeffrey Wright, and Audra McDonald.

Where to Watch: In theaters/Netflix



Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project | Nov 3

Narrated by Tarji P Henson, it’s a look at the life of poet Nikki Giovanni and the revolutionary periods in which she wrote, from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter.

Where to Watch:In theaters



Allswell in New York | Nov 3

Directed by Ben Snyder and starring Liza Colón-Zayas, Elizabeth Rodriguez and Daphne Rubin-Vega. It centers on three Nuyorican siblings navigate the challenges of single motherhood, career and family while finding humour and solace within the bond of sisterhood.

Where to Watch:In theaters



Share? | Nov 10

Melvin Gregg leads the upcoming sci-fi thriller “SHARE?” The thriller which also stars Bradley Whitford, Alicia Braga, and Danielle Campbell explores a society where entertainment is the primary currency.

The film’s plot revolves around a man who wakes up alone in a world connected by a primitive computer network. Struggling to survive, he grapples with a fading and unreliable memory of his life before this peculiar existence. As the story unfolds, he discovers that his unseen audience rewards his moments of humiliation and pain most generously. This realization prompts him to craft a self-destructive comedic persona, not only for survival but for thriving in this new world.

Where to Watch:In theaters/VOD



The Marvels | Nov 10

The latest MCU adventure is The Marvels, directed by Nia DaCosta, and a sequel to Captain Marvel and a continuation of the TV miniseries Ms. Marvel. While investigating a wormhole linked to the Kree while working at S.W.O.R.D., Monica Rambeau’s (Teyonah Parris) powers become entangled with those of Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) and Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani). Now, the three heroes will have to join forces to discover why they are swapping places with each other every time they use their powers, while also dealing with Kree warrior Dar-Benn (Zawe Ashton).

Where to Watch:In theaters



The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes | Nov 17

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes is a dystopian sci-fi action movie directed by Francis Lawrence and it’s based on the 2020 novel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins. The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes is a prequel to The Hunger Games, and as such, it follows 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth), the last hope for his fading lineage as his family has fallen from grace in a post-war Capitol. Prior to the 10th annual Hunger Games, Snow is assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler), the tribute from District 12.

After Lucy defiantly sings during the ceremony, Snow and Lucy unite their instincts for showmanship and newfound political savvy to survive, revealing who is a songbird and who is a snake. Also starring in The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes are Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer, Jason Schwartzman, and Viola Davis.

Where to Watch: In theaters



Monarch: Legacy of Monsters | Nov 17

Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe, Mari Yamamoto, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski star in the series which picks up after the monumental battle between Godzilla and the Titans that leveled San Francisco, revealing the existence of real monsters.

“Monarch: Legacy of Monsters” follows two siblings on a journey to uncover their family’s mysterious ties to the secretive organization known as Monarch. Clues lead them into a world of monsters, unveiling a dramatic saga spanning three generations and unearthing buried secrets.

The story unfolds in the 1950s and jumps half a century later, where Monarch faces new threats.

Where to Watch:Apple TV+



Maxine’s Baby: The Tyler Perry Story | Nov 17

Directed by Gelila Bekele and Armani Ortiz, “Maxine’s Baby” holds special significance as it pays homage to Perry’s late mother, Willie Maxine Perry, a significant influence in shaping his identity. This project has been in the works for nearly a decade, granting unprecedented access to Perry’s world and untold stories. Beyond the glitter and fame of Hollywood, the documentary seeks to reveal Perry’s lesser-known struggles and victories, rooted in healing from childhood trauma and turning adversity into motivation.

Where to Watch:Prime Video



Trolls Band Together | Nov 17

Trolls Band Together is an animated musical comedy movie directed by Walt Dohrn and the third installment in the Trolls franchise. Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) and now a couple, but as they grow closer, Poppy learns that Branch has a secret past: he was once part of her favorite boyband, BroZone, with his brothers Floyd, John Dory, Spruce, and Clay. However, BroZone disbanded when Branch was a baby, and he hasn’t seen his brothers since then.

When Floyd is kidnapped for his musical talents, Branch and Poppy go on a mission to rescue Floyd and reunite the family. Also part of Trolls Band Together’s voice cast are Camila Cabello, Eric André, Troye Sivan, Kid Cudi, and Daveed Diggs.

Where to Watch:In theaters



Wish | Nov 22

Disney’s latest project is the animated musical Wish, directed by Chris Buck and Fawn Veerasunthorn. Set in the Kingdom of Rosas, in the Iberian Peninsula, Wish follows Asha (voiced by Ariana DeBose), a 17-year-old girl who senses darkness that no one else does about the kingdom’s ruler, King Magnifico (Chris Pine). Asha makes a plea to the stars and one of them answers her wish, and when the star falls from the sky, it’s revealed that it has magical powers to grant wishes, so Star and Asha go on a mission to fight for a better future for the people of Rosas. Also part of the voice cast of Wish are Alan Tudyk, Angelique Cabral, Victor Garber, Evan Peters, and Harvey Guillén.

Where to Watch:In theaters



Good Burger 2 | Nov 22

The highly anticipated film sequel follows Dexter Reed (Kenan Thompson) and original cashier Ed (Kel Mitchell) as they reunite in the present day at fast-food restaurant Good Burger with a hilarious new group of employees. In GOOD BURGER 2, Dexter Reed is down on his luck after another one of his inventions fails. Ed welcomes Dex back to Good Burger with open arms and gives him his old job back. With a new crew working at Good Burger, Dex devises a plan to get back on his feet but unfortunately puts the fate of Good Burger at risk once again.

All That original members Josh Server, Lori Beth Denberg as well as Carmen Electra are reprising their roles joining original leads Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell in Good Burger 2. Newcomers include Lil Rel Howery, Alex R. Hibbert, Jillian Bell, Kamaia Fairburn, Fabrizio Guido, Anabel Graetz, and the Hinkler twins.

Where to Watch:Paramount+



Leave The World Behind | Nov 22 (on Netflix, Dec 8)

The film which stars Mahershala Ali, Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, and Myha’la Herrold, explores human nature and survival in a world on the brink of collapse.

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The plot centers around Amanda (Julia Roberts) and her husband Clay (Ethan Hawke), who rent a luxurious home for a weekend getaway with their children. Their peaceful vacation takes a dark turn when two strangers, G.H. (Mahershala Ali) and his daughter Ruth, arrive, claiming refuge and bearing news of a mysterious cyberattack. This unexpected convergence forces both families to confront their places in a collapsing world.

Where to Watch:In select theaters

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