It’s no secret that Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services in the world. All you need to do is to subscribe to have access to many Netflix and non-Netflix produced movies.
We have compiled a list of movies coming to Netflix in January 2021. This list cuts across classics and new series, movies, documentaries, and animations of all genres.
Without further ado, let’s get started.
- Goodfellas (1990): The award-winning movie is directed by Martin Scorsese and centers on the infamous come up and fall of Henry Hill and his associates (Jimmy and Tommy), from just petty criminals to gangsters on the streets of New York City.
- Blue Streak (1999): The American buddy cop comedy features Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Dave Chappelle, and many other outstanding actors.
- Catch Me If You Can (2002): If you love Leonardo DiCaprio, you won’t want to sit on this one. Here, Leonardo plays the role of Frank Abagnale, a Notorious con artist.
- Cool Hand Luke (1967): Here, Paul Newman stars as Luke Jackson, a daring prisoner capable of breaking out every time he is captured.
- Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987): This is one of Eddie Murphy’s earliest stand-ups.
- Gothika (2003): An horror movie starring Halle Berry, Robert Downey, Jr., Penelope Cruz, and John Carroll.
- Can’t Hardly Wait (1998): A teen comedy movie was written and directed by Deborah and Harry Elfont. It stars Jennifer Love, Ethan Embry, and Seth Green.
- Bonnie and Clyde (1967): A late 60s classic biographical crime movie starring Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Micheal J. Pollard, and Gene Hackman.
- Enter the Dragon (1973): A martial arts film starring Bruce Lee, John Saxon, and Jim Kelly.
- Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009): The Sony animated film is based on 1978 children of the same name by Judi and Ron Barret. It features the voices of
- Good Hair (2009): A documentary film narrated and starring Chris Rock. Good Hair centers on how African-American women perceive their hair. It features interviews with public figures like Nia Long, Maya Angelou, Ice T, and many more.
- Into the Wild (2007): A biopic movie, directed by Sean Penn. The movie is about a young graduate that decided to give up everything to hike in Alaska.
- Four Christmases (2008): The Seth Gordon directed movie stars the likes of Resse Witherspoon, Jon Favreau, Kristen Chenoweth, Vince Vaughn, and Tim McGraw.
- Fred Claus (2007): David Dobkin directs the comedy-adventure movie. The movie Features Vince Vaugh, Jessie Nelson, Liam James, and Paul Giamatti. In the movie, Santa Clause’s brother Fred (Vince Vaugh) is in jail for stealing. However, Santa agreed to bail only on one condition.
- Full Out 2: You Got This! (2020): The family dance movie is produced and directed by Babara Hopkins. Full out two stars Bart Conner and Braedyn Bruner. Here, the University of Oklahoma is on the verge of losing her star gymnast amid a major tournament.
- Gimme Shelter (2013): The Ronald Krauss directed movie stars Venessa Hudges, Rosario Dawson, Brenda Fraser. It centers on a pregnant teenage girl trying to flee from her abusive mother.
- 30 Minutes or Less (2011): Ruben Fleischer directs the comedy-action movie, which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, and Danny McBride. In the movie. Jesse Eisenberg plays the role of a pizza boy forced into a money heist by two wannabe criminals.
- The Departed (2006): Yet another Martin Scorsese film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Mark Wahlberg.
- Julie & Julia (2009): The biopic comedy is directed and written by Nora Ephron. It stars actors like Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, and Stanley Tucci.
- London Heist (2017): Mark McQueen directs the British action thriller movie. The movie features Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo, and Steven Berkoff. The movie centers on a criminal trying to uncover his father’s murder.
- Mud (2012): The Jeff Nicholas directed movie stars Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, and Jacod Loftland.
- 17 Again: The Burr Steers directed movie stars Zac Efron (Mike), who has a chance to relive his youth.
- Mystic Pizza (1988): The romantic comedy film is directed by Donald Petrie and stars Julia Roberts, Lil Taylor, and Annabeth Gish. The movie centers on three girls working in a Pizza outlet and dealing with the complications in their lives at the same time.
- Superbad (2007): Grey Mottola directs the comedy movie. It features John Hill, Micheal Cera, Seth Rogen, and Bill Hader. It centers on two high school boys trying to live their lives to the fullest. However, they bit more than what they bargained for when they got in trouble.
- The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988): The David Zucker crime comedy movie features Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, Ricardo Montalban, Gorge Kennedy, and O.J. Simpson.
- The Minimalists: Less Is Now (2021): The Matt D’avella directed documentary focuses on people living on the doctrine of “less is more.”
- Sherlock Holmes (2009): The Guy Ritchie directed action movie. It features RobertDowney Jr., Jude Law, Mark Strong, and Rachel McAdams.
- Sex and the City: The Movie (2008) & Sex and the City 2 (2010): The two romantic comedy is directed and produced by Michael Patrick King. It features Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, and Chris Noth. The two movies are a sequel to the HBO comedy-drama series with the same name.
- What Happened to Mr. Cha? (2021): The Korean comedy film is directed by Kim Dong-Gyu. It features Cha-Pyo and Cho Dalhwan. Here, a superstar is struggling to restore his glory as an ace actor.
- The Creative Brain (2019): Here is a documentary about David Eagleman, neuroscientist, and his endeavor to explore brain-blending and risky means of sparking creativity. Jennifer Beamish and Toby Trackman direct it.
- Unknown (2011): Jaume Collet-Serra directs the action-thriller film. It features Liam Neeson, Brun Ganz, Frank Langella, Aidan Quinn, and many more.
- Striptease (1996): A Andrew Bergman erotic black comedy film stars features Deemy Moore, Armand Assante, and Robert Patrick.
- What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993): Lase Hallstrom directs the Oscar-nominated film. It stars Johnny Deep, Darlene Cates, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Juliette Lewis.
- Monarca (Season 2): The Mexican Web series is created and directed by Diego Gutirrez. It revolves around a Mexican billionaire and his family.
- Headspace Guide to Meditation (Season 1): Here is a series of meditation.
- Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio (Season 1): A new Spanish Opera series is coming to Netflix.
- Dream Home Makers (Season 2): The reality Web series will be renewed for a second season on Netflix.
- Running man (Season 1): A Korean animated kid series.
- The Haunted Hathaways (Seasons 1-2): The American television sitcom is coming by Nickelodeon to Netflix.
- Running Man (Season 1): Another Korean animated kid series will be on Netflix in January.
- Abby Hatcher (Season 1): An animated kid series.
- Asphalt burning (2021): The car action thriller movie centers on a cross-country race. It features Anders Basson, Kathrine Thorborg Johansen, and Ida Hosey.
- Korean Pork Belly Rhapsody (Season 1) – A weekly episodic Korean Web series.
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011): The psychological crime thriller film is based on a 2005 novel named Stieg Larsson. The David Fincher film stars Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Stellan Skarsgard, and Steven Berkoff.
- Gabby’s Dollhouse (Season 1): Traci Paige Johnson and Jenner Twomey create the pre-school animated series.
- LA’s Finest (Season 1): The comedy-action crime TV is a spin-off of the Bad Boys franchise by George Gallo. Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, Duane Martin, Zach Gilford, Ryan McPartin, and Sophie Reynolds are the main characters’ TV series.
- The History of Swear Words (Season 1): In the series, Nicholas Cage examines the cultural impact, history, and the usage of swear words in the English language.
- Nailed It! Mexico (Season 3): A Netflix original series.
- Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021): A NBA Netflix documentary.
- Ratones Paranoicos: The Band that Rocked Argentina (2021): A music documentary by Netflix on Argentina rock bands.
- Surviving Death (Season 1): An original Netflix docu-series. It centers on paranormal activities and near-death experiences.
- Pieces of a Woman (2020): The Kornel Mundruczo directed movie features Venessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Molly Parker, and Sarah Snook. Although the movie was initially premiered back on September 4, 2020, it will be available on Netflix by January 7, 2021.
- Stuck Apart / Azizler (2021): An original Netflix film starring Engin Gunaydin and Binnur Kaya. The movie focuses on a man struggling with an existential crisis.
- Mighty Little Bheem: Kite Festival (2021): An animated film by Netflix.
- The Idun Chronicles (Part 2): The return of the Netflix anime series.
- Lupin (Season 1): Netflix introduces a French heist series that centers on stealing a famous necklace from a museum in Paris.
- Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons (Season 5): The documentary series’s return on various prisons in the world.
- Pretend it’s a City (Season 1): A docuseries where Fran Lebowitz speaks to Martin Scorsese on different landmarks in New York City.
- Spring Breakers (2012): A black crime comedy movie starring James Franco, Venessa Hudges, Selena Gomez, and others.
- Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy (2021): A documentary on the history of drugs in American in the 1980s.
- Last Tango in Halifax (Season 4): The British drama series returns to Netflix.
- An Imperfect Murder (2017): An actress’s horrific dream about killing her ex-boyfriend manifest.
- Double Dad / Um Pai Meio do Caminho (2021): An original Netflix Brazilian family drama.
- Outside the Wire (2021): A Netflix movie starring Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Michael Kelly, and Emily Beecham.
- Hook (1991): Steven Spielberg directed the movie. The swashbuckler adventure film features Dustin Hoffman, Robin Willams, and Dante Basco.
- Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie (2014): An animated spin-off directed by Eric Darnell and Simon J. Smith.
- Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Space Adventure (2019): A animated film based on the popular children’s last song of the year.
- Kuroko’s Basketball (Season 1): An animated basketball series.
- Disenchantment (Part 3): Matt Groening’s animated series features Nat Faxon and Eric Andre.
- Carmen Sandiego (Season 4): The finale season of the animated series.
- Bling Empire (Season 1): A reality TV series that centers on rich Asian and Asian Americans.
- The Magicians (Season 5): Enjoy the finale season of Syfy’s magical TV series.
- Henry Danger (Season 1-3): A Nickelodeon series.
- Radium Girls (2020): Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler directed the movie featuring Joey King.
- A Monster Calls (2016): An adventure movie centers on a boy seeking the aid of a tree monster.
- Homefront (2013): An action thriller movie features Jason Statham.
- Sightless (2020): A Cooper Karl directed psychological thriller features Madeline Petsch and Alexander Koch.
- Spycraft (2021): An original Netflix film.
- Daughter From Another Mother / Madre solo hay dos (Season 1): A Mexican series centers on a mixup birth aftermath.
- Call My Agent! (Season 4): An original Netflix comedy film.
- So My Grandma’s a Lesbian! / Salir del Ropero (2021): A Spanish comedy movie.
- The White Tiger (2021): The Ramin directed movie features Priyanka Chopra, Rajkumar Rao, and Mahesh Manjrekar.It centers on an Indian driver who took use his cunningness to escape poverty.
- Busted! (Season 3): A Korean TV series.
- Fate: The Winx Sage (Season 1): A Netflix animated series.
- Blown Away (Season 2): The return of the Canadian TV series.
- Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (Season 2): A Netflix animated series. It is adapted from the Jurassic Park franchise.
- Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce): A Netflix original film.
- Go Dog Go (Season 1): A TV series based on children’s books by P.D. Eastman.
- Penguin Bloom (2021): A Glendyn directed movie stars Andrew Lincoln and Naomi Watts. In the movie, a Photographer and his family find solace in a magpie chick.
- 50M2 (Season 1): A Turkish comedy TV series
- Finding’ Ohana (2021): The comedy film is directed by Jude Weng and centers on two siblings finding treasure.
- The Dig (2021): A Simon Stone directed movie starring Carey Mulligan.
- BelowZero/ Bajocero (2021): An action thriller movie.
- Fátima (2020): A film directed by Marco Pontecorvo stars Joaquim de Almeida. It is based on a real historical events.