New On Netflix Instant – February 2014

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Winter will be over soon. Just a few more weeks left to use weather as an excuse to be a Netflix junkie. Here’s the list of movies and TV shows getting added to Netflix Instant in February 2014.

Note: This list is not complete, but will be updated as more information becomes available. Applies to Netflix service in the United States. Please report errors and submissions in the comments section.

Feb 1

Airheads (1994) – Starring Brendan Fraser, Steve Bucemi, and Adam Sandler. A band hijacks a radio station to get their music on the air.

Airplane! (1980) – Starring Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty. A spoof comedy that takes place aboard an airplane where the crew has become stricken with an illness, leaving it up to a passenger to land the plane.

Airplane 2: The Sequel (1982) – Starring Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty. The sequel to the classic spoof comedy that changed comedy movies for decades.

Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) – Starring Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis. An odd comedy/horror film with a character who believes he is Elvis and another who believes he is JFK.

City of Men (2007) – Starring Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, and Jonathan Haagensen. Best friends set out to find their fathers. They soon find their friendship shattered upon their discoveries.

Cocoon: The Return (1988) – Starring Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, and Courteney Cox. Continues the story from the first film. A group of seniors return to Earth to see the damage caused to their life-regenerating cocoons.

Crocodile Dundee 2 (1988) – Starring Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski. A drug kingpin kidnaps Mick “Crocodile” Dundee’s girl to send him a message to stay out of his business.

The Dancer Upstairs (2002) – Starring Javier Bardem. A detective investigates a group of terrorists.

Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974) – Starring Peter Fonda, Susan George, and Adam Roarke. A NASCAR driver and his mechanic rob a grocery store so they can finance their racing team.

Down Periscope (1996) – Starring Kelsey Grammer. An unconventional commander of a dilapidated battleship has to prove himself by taking out a USS Stingray in simulated combat.

Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (2012) – A documentary about the James Bond 007 series of films.

Failure to Launch (2006) – Starring Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Zooey Deschanel. Parents hire a woman to lure their thirty year old son out of living in their home.

Flashdance (1983) – Starring Jennifer Beals. A steel welder seeks a dancing career.

From the Terrace (1960) – Starring Paul Newman. An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilled personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) – Starring Clint Eastwood. Three men set out to find gold buried an a cemetery.

The Hard Way – Starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods. A tough cop is forced to tag along with an annoying action film star.

Harold and Maude (1971) – Starring Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. A young man finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Heartbreakers (2001) – Starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, and Jason Lee. A mother and daughter con wealthy men out of their money using love.

Home of the Brave (2006) – Starring Samuel L. Jackson, 50 Cent, and Jessica Biel. Three soldiers return home after a tour in the Middle East.

Intersection (1994) – Starring Richard Gere and Sharon Stone. A man on the verge of death reflects back on his life.

Leap of Faith (1992) – Starring Steve Martin and Debra Winger. A preacher cons people with his show as a healer.

A Life Less Ordinary (1997) – Starring Ewan McGregor and Cameron Diaz. A man takes his boss’s daughter hostage after being fired.

Marathon Man (1976) – Starring Dustin Hoffman. A student gets caught up in a conspiracy over stolen diamonds.

MASH (1970) – Starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, and Tom Skerritt. The movie that started the coming of the popular TV series of the same name.

The Naked Gun – Starring Leslie Nielsen and Pricilla Prestley – A spoof comedy that follows Detective Frank Drebin as he solves a plot to kidnap a scientist.

North Dallas Forty (1979) – Starring Nick Nolte, Charles Durning, and Mac Davis. A football comedy loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys.

Patriot Games (1992) – Starring Harrison Ford. When a CIA agent foils an assassination attempt, he is targeted for revenge.

Queer as Folk (2000-2005) – Starring Gale Harold, Hal Sparks, and Randy Harrison. The American version of the popular British series about the lives of five gay men.

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) – Starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. The crew must take on Spock’s half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for his own purposes.

Sunset Boulevard (1950) – Starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson, and Erich von Stroheim. A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

The Usual Suspects – Starring Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, and Chazz Palminteri. Five criminals plan a heist together. A ship explodes, people are killed, and $91 million in cocaine go missing before the twist at the end of this classic.


Feb 12

Ingenious (2009) – Starring Dallas Roberts and Jeremy Renner. An inventor is convinced his gadget will be the key to making millions.


Feb 14

House of Cards: Season 2 (2013) – Starring Kevin Spacey. Everybody’s favorite politician returns for a second season in this original Netflix series.


Feb 24

Breaking Bad: Season 5 (2008 – 2013) – Starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. The final episodes from the award winning AMC series. (link)


  1. Reality says

    Netflix= Over a Billion in revenue for the 4th quarter of 2013.
    Netflix= Price hike coming soon
    Netflix= Keeps losing rights to movies

    Netflix is great for its value but compared to 2 years ago, they are completed lacking any substance. Not only are they making record profits but now they will be doing a price hike. Less substance, more money. It doesn’t make sense.

    • Greg Arkadin says

      Revenues are not the same things as profits. Even in the best years, the company isn’t making tons of money, and they’ve invested in a lot of shiny new original content. They’re also paying more for studio content. For the price it’s one of the biggest entertainment bargains around.

  2. A. Singer says

    Netflix is basically a crappy video shop. It used to be that you went to your local good video store and you got actual new releases every week (or more than once a week even) plus all the old stuff that was less popular. Netlfix has now kiiled off most of the local video stores that we used to have and what do we get instead. More choice? The same new releases we used to get in the video stores but now online? Nope. Just the occasional actual new release, once a month plus lots of old stuff. Don’t get me wrong, I love all the old stuff but it’s fair to say that Netflix is basically a crappy video shop – like the really crappy ones that didn’t even manage the new releases and they were rare.

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