The Thanksgiving plates have been cleared away. You’re stuffed. The football games are over. As you’re nodding into your third nap of the day, it hits you: Netflix is there all weekend, but since we’re inching ever closer to December, there’s a bunch of stuff you need to prioritize before it leaves the streaming service perhaps forever. We’ve got you covered with the eight movies to move up in the queue before the end of the month. Fear not; you can start working off that third piece of pie on Monday.

December 1

50 First Dates (2004)

A little more than a decade ago, we saw glimmers of an Adam Sandler comic renaissance. First, he took a page from Jim Carrey and went dark in in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love, and then two years later delivered 50 First Dates, a charming (if high-concept) rom-com set on Oahu. Marine veterinarian Henry (Sandler) falls for Lucy (Drew Barrymore), a woman with short-term memory loss, and tries to make a relationship work. It may reek of Sandler trying to get a vacation out of work on a movie, and once gain it features the Happy Madison ensemble players as supporting cast members—but it’s better than just about all of Sandler’s output in recent years.

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