Netflix New Releases Coming in January 2017

The start of another month signifies the arrival of a whole new batch of titles to Netflix. The streamer is adding a slew of movies and TV shows in the coming weeks, including several new original series and its latest exclusive stand-up comedy specials. Below, check out all of the new releases coming to Netflix instant streaming in January.


Lindsay Lohan in The Parent Trap

Lindsay Lohan in The Parent Trap | Disney


Caddyshack: A down-on-his luck teen volunteers to caddy for a prominent club member at an exclusive country club.

Bee Movie: A bee that just graduated from college discovers that humans eat the honey he makes and decides to sue them.     

The Parent Trap: Two identical twins are reunited at summer camp after being separated at birth and decide to switch places.

Ocean’s Twelve: A heist comedy sequel to 2001’s Ocean’s Eleven.

License to Drive: A teen heads for a night out with friends, despite failing his driver’s test.

Nancy Drew: A mystery comedy based on the book series of the same name.


Alpha and Omega 7: The seventh film in the animated action adventure Alpha and Omega franchise.


Good Kids: Four high school graduates realize they’ve missed out on life experiences by always being the “good kids” and decide to reinvent themselves before heading off to college.


Swing State: A liberal DJ takes on the persona of a conservative talk show host and and ends up becoming a popular sensation.



Mel Gibson in Braveheart | Paramount Pictures


Braveheart: Mel Gibson stars as William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who leads the Scots in a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Boogie Nights: A young nightclub dishwasher becomes a popular porn star, rising to fame in the 1970s and then crashing during the excess of the 1980s.

Vanilla Sky: The life of a self-indulgent publishing magnate is turned upside down after a vehicular accident with a bitter lover.

Hugo: A boy lives alone in the Gare Montparnasse railway station in Paris in the 1930s.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: A lonely kid befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed “E.T.”, who is stranded on Earth.

Collateral Damage: An LA firefighter seeks to avenge his son and wife’s death by traveling to Colombia to face his family’s killers.


As I Open My Eyes: A young teen goes against her family’s desire for her to become a doctor and decides to pursue her music dreams in a political rock band.


Aquarius: Despite a company’s ambitious plans for redevelopment, a retired music critic refuses to leave the Aquarius, one of the last buildings of its age and character to remains in the seaside Recife neighborhood of Brazil.


Camp X-Ray: A female soldier assigned a new guard at Guantanamo Bay ends up striking up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.

Cardboard Boxer: A homeless man living on Skid Row is recruited by two wealthy teens to fight other impoverished people.


A Beautiful Now: A group of fractured friends reunite to help save the woman at their center of their circle: a passionate dancer at a crossroads in her life.


Flash of Genius: This biographical film chronicles the story of Robert Kearns and his legal suit against the Ford Motor Company, which developed a windshield wiper based on his patented ideas.


Fatima: While on leave from work after an injury, Fatima begins to write letters to her daughters in Arabic expressing everything she has never been able to communicate in French.

Ixcanul: A young indigenous woman living on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala is set to enter an arranged marriage.


Jack Nicholson in The Shining

Jack Nicholson in The Shining | Warner Bros.


The Shining: The classic 1980 horror flick based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name.

Dreamcatcher: A 2003 science fiction horror film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name


Under the Shadow: A mother and daughter are haunted by a mysterious evil in 1980s Tehran, during the War of the Cities.


It Follows: A young woman is pursued by a supernatural entity after a sexual encounter.


The Similars: Eight people waiting for a bus to Mexico City experience a strange occurrence.


Halloweed: A man and his stepbrother move to a stoner town to try to escape the infamy of their serial killer father.

Rezort: In the wake of a zombie outbreak, a post apocalyptic safari offers its guests the opportunity to kill the undead.


Antibirth: A drug-addled woman in a remote Michigan town becomes pregnant after taking a strange drug.


Sharknado: The 4th Awakens: The fourth installment in the horror comedy franchise.


V for Vendetta | Warner Bros.

V for Vendetta | Warner Bros.


El Dorado: A gunfighter comes to the aid of an old friend — a sheriff struggling to defend a rancher and his family against another rancher who is trying to steal their water.

V for Vendetta: An anarchist freedom fighter attempts to ignite a revolution through elaborate terrorist acts with the help of a young woman.

HALO Legends: Seven short animated films set in the universe of the Halo video game series.


Roger Corman’s Death Race 2050: A sequel to the 1975 film, Death Race 2000     


Kill Command: Sometime in the near future, Marines encounter advanced military robots on a remote island and must fight to survive.


Brandon Routh in Superman Returns

Superman Returns | Warner Bros.


Around the World in 80 Days: An eccentric British inventor embarks on a trip full of adventure around the world in exactly 80 days.

Superman Returns: After a long absence, Superman reappears and is challenged by an old foe using Kryptonian technology for world domination.

Superman II: Unaware that three Kryptonian criminals are about to conquer Earth, Superman agrees to relinquish his powers in order to start a relationship with Lois Lane.

Superman III: Superman is split into two people by synthetic kryptonite: the regular Clark Kent and an evil Man of Steel.

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace: Superman battles Lex Luthor’s latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Superman: The Movie: An alien orphan sent to Earth becomes the world’s greatest superhero.


Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber | Noam Galai/Getty Images


Justin Bieber: Never Say Never: Follow Justin Bieber on his 2010 concert tour.


Best and Most Beautiful Things: A young blind woman chases love in a provocative fringe community.


Theo Who Lived: Journalist: Theo Padnos recounts being held captive by Al Qaeda for nearly two years


Hostage to the Devil: A documentary based on Malachi Martin’s book of the same title.


Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil: Filmmaker Pieter van Huystee examines the life, work and fantastic imagery of 15th-century painter Hieronymus Bosch.

TV Shows

Bates Motel | A&E

Bates Motel | A&E


It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 11: The 10-episode 11th season of the long-running FXX comedy.


Best Friends Whenever: Season 2: Set in Portland, Oregon, two teenage girls named Cyd and Shelby are best friends living together while Cyd’s parents are on an archaeological dig in Peru.


Pocoyo: Seasons 1–2: Three-year-old Pocoyo explores life with his three companions.

Señora Acero: Season 3: Vicenta Rigores Acero (La Coyote) must come face to face with her destiny to become the New Señora Acero, as she is the inheritor of the Acero family dynasty.

Twisted Trunk, Big Fat BodyWartime Portraits: Season 1


Friday Night Tykes: Season 3: The third season of Esquire’s hit docuseries.


Bates Motel: Season 4: The fourth season of A&E’s horror series.


Ripper Street: Season 4: A mystery drama beginning in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders.

Netflix originals

Voltron: Legendary Defender, Netflix

Voltron: Legendary Defender | Netflix


Degrassi: Next Class: Season 3 (Netflix Original Series): A Canadian teen drama series set in the Degrassi Universe.

Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’? (Netflix Original Comedy Special): A new standup routine from Jen Kirkman.


One Day at a Time: Season 1 (Netflix Original Series): An original sitcom based on the 1975 series of the same name.

Tarzan and Jane: Season 1 (Netflix Original Series for Kids): An animated series chronicling the adventures of Tarzan and Jane.

Coin Heist (Netflix Original Film): Four unlikely allies from a Philadelphia prep school band together to attempt the impossible: to steal from the U.S. Mint.


Jim Gaffigan: Cinco: A new Netflix comedy special from the comedian.

We’re Lalaloopsy: Season 1: A children’s series based on the Lalaloopsy dolls.


A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 1 (Netflix Original Series): An upcoming drama based on the children’s book series of the same name.

Clinical (Netflix Original Film): A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack.


Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (Netflix Original): A new comedy stand-up routine from Neal Brennan.


Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series for Kids): The second season of the animated series follows four teens who become pilots for robotic lions during an intergalactic war.

Take the 10 (Netflix Original Film)

Frontier: Season 1 (Netflix Original Series): Warring factions vie for control of the 1700s fur trade in a ruthless game of wealth and power.


Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy (Netflix Original): The latest comedy special from the impeccable Cristela Alonzo.

Gad Gone Wild (Netflix Original): A standup special from Gad Elmale.


Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series for Kids): A misfit alien named Oh moves in with Tip and her family.

Kazoops!: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series for Kids): A little boy finds adventure wherever he goes with his pet pig by his side.


Bill Burr Stand Up Special (Netflix Original Comedy Special): A new special featuring the comedian’s latest standup routine.

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