Finest New Films to Watch on Netflix in January 2021

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We might have simply rung within the new 12 months, but it surely appears like not a lot else is altering anytime quickly. Time to settle in for one more cozy month of Netflix. 

Fortuitously, your favourite streaming platform has delivered, with loads of newly-added motion pictures so that you can take pleasure in in early 2021. For those who’re undecided the place to start out, right here’s our choose of one of the best motion pictures to look at on Netflix US this January. None of those take your fancy? Try our full list of January additions here: there’s loads extra nice motion pictures the place these ones got here from.

This record covers titles out there to stream on Netflix within the USA. Availability throughout different areas might range significantly. 

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Runtime: 2hr 21min
Out there on Netflix: January 1st 2021

“The true story of an actual pretend” starring legends Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio.

This biopic tells the life story of Frank Abagnale (DiCaprio), a conman who efficiently defrauded companies of thousands and thousands of kilos earlier than he even reached his 19th birthday. Nonetheless, it does take too lengthy for the authorities to smart as much as what he’s doing. FBI agent, Carl Hanratty (Hanks), is sizzling on Frank’s tail, with loads of crossed paths and close to misses.

Catch Me If You Can is a important and field workplace success, and scores 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Enter the Dragon (1973) 

Runtime: 99 minutes
Out there on Netflix: January 1st 2021

The OG martial arts film, and Bruce Lee’s last efficiency earlier than his premature loss of life.

Martial arts skilled, Mr Lee (performed by Bruce Lee), will get concerned in a plot with the British Secret Service. He agrees to assist them seize Han, a drug smuggler and intercourse trafficker, who Lee believes was concerned within the loss of life of his sister.

Enter the Dragon is broadly thought-about the world’s greatest martial arts film, merely as a consequence of Bruce Lee’s mind-blowing expertise.

Gothika (2003)

Runtime: 98 minutes
Out there on Netflix: January 1st 2021

There’s not an enormous quantity for horror followers to take pleasure in this month, however Gothika is one among a handful of titles to select from.

Halle Berry places in a very good efficiency because the psychiatrist who turns into possessed by a creepy little lady ghost, and finally ends up institutionalized within the hospital she works in. Additionally stars Robert Downey Jr (Sherlock Holmes, Ironman) and Penelope Cruz (The Assassination of Gianni Versace).

Julie and Julia (2009)

Runtime: 2hr 3min
Out there on Netflix: January 1st 2021

This cozy biopic is greatest served with a steaming bowl of one thing tasty.

Struggling along with her miserable job, aspiring author Julia Powell decides to strive one thing new. She makes an attempt to make each single one among Julie Youngster’s recipes in a 12 months, sharing the outcomes on her newly-created meals weblog. A parallel storyline exhibits how Julie Youngster’s, one among America’s most beloved cooks, achieves her first guide deal and turns into a TV chef within the 1950s.

Items of a Girl (2020) N

Runtime: 128 min
Out there on Netflix: January seventh 2021

This new human drama guarantees to be equal elements gripping and heartbreaking.


An expectant younger couple, performed by Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) and Shia LeBoeuf (The Peanut Butter Falcon) when their homebirth goes unsuitable by the hands of a struggling midwife. The film follows the couple over the course of a 12 months, inspecting the consequences of grief on their relationship, and the impression of a drawn-out and distressing courtroom case towards the midwife.

Though technically a Netflix Authentic, Items of a Girl had a (very) restricted cinematic launch on the finish of 2020. Seems like Netflix is placing themselves within the working for an Academy Award with this one.

The Dig (2021) N

Runtime: 112 minutes
Out there on Netflix: January 29th 2021

For those who’re a fan of historic motion pictures, particularly these based mostly on a guide, then this one’s for you.

Carey Mulligan stars as Edith Fairly: a rich English widow who’s satisfied there’s one thing uncommon buried on her land. She enlists the assistance of native archaeologist, Basil Brown (performed by Ralph Fiennes), to assist her uncover the hidden mysteries.

What they unearth is likely one of the most archaeologically vital discoveries on the planet.

The Dig will even obtain a restricted theatrical run within the US earlier than arriving on Netflix.

What’s Consuming Gilbert Grape? (1993)

Runtime: 118 minutes
Out there on Netflix: January 1st 2021

The film that earned 19-year-old Leonardo DiCaprio his first-ever Academy Award nomination additionally options spectacular performances from Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Juliette Lewis (August: Osage County).

Gilbert Grape (Depp) is a grocery retailer clerk in a small city, struggling to look after his morbidly overweight mom and mentally impaired brother. Whereas the promise of a summer season romance is a welcome distraction, Gilbert feels responsible balancing the wants of his household together with his personal.

Regardless of flopping on the field workplace, the movie has remained a fan favourite, gaining nearly cult standing.

What’s going to you be watching on Netflix this January? Tell us within the feedback.

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