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What to watch on Apple TV+ in December 2023 from The Family Plan to John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial

Slow Horses and Monarch: Legacy of Monsters will also finish in December

Apple TV+ will release an array of films and shows in December (Apple TV+)
Apple TV+ will release an array of films and shows in December (Apple TV+)

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Apple TV+ is ending the year in style with a final round of releases before welcoming in the New Year with big name shows like Masters of the Air.

But before that comes a new family favourite film, an intriguing documentary, and the finales of several of the streamers biggest hits.

Here is everything you need to know about what is coming to Apple TV+ in December.


John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial | 6 December

John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial explores the shocking death of The Beatles icon (Apple TV+)
John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial explores the shocking death of The Beatles icon (Apple TV+)

John Lennon's death at the hands of by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 was an event that shocked the nation, and it is being explored in a new Apple TV+ documentary.

People in Lennon's life and who were involved in the case will talk for the first time on camera, exploring the reasons why Chapman committed the assassination.

The Family Plan | 15 December

Mark Wahlberg stars in The Family Plan (Apple TV+)
Mark Wahlberg stars in The Family Plan (Apple TV+)

Mark Wahlberg stars in The Family Plan, a comedy that sees him play Dan Morgan — a husband and devoted father of three who led a very different life in the past, decades earlier he was an elite government assassin and now his enemies are ready to have their revenge.

Read more: Streaming in December

The actor stars alongside Michelle Monaghan, who stars as Dan's unsuspecting wife, and the film sees Dan take his family on a cross country road trip in order to protect them from the people who are after him.

Killers of the Flower Moon | TBC

Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from Martin Scorsese's upcoming Apple Original Film, Killers of the Flower Moon. (Courtesy of Apple)
Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio star in Killers of the Flower Moon, which will soon be released on streaming. (Courtesy of Apple)

Martin Scorsese's historical drama Killers of the Flower Moon has been in cinemas since October, and while Apple TV+ has not yet confirmed the release of the film on streaming it seems likely that it would come to the platform in December.

Read more: Killers of the Flower Moon review: Martin Scorsese delivers a brutal yet essential film

The film stars the director's regular collaborators Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, as well as standout performer Lily Gladstone in a true crime drama exploring the brutal killings of members of the Osage Nation after they became rich following the discovery of oil on their land.


Here are all of the releases for Apple TV+ in December 2023:

6 December

John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial

13 December

The Buccaneers finale

15 December

The Family Plan

22 December

For All Mankind season 4 finale

27 December

Slow Horses season 3 finale

29 December

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters finale

Watch a trailer for The Family Plan