New on Netflix January 2023: The 11 best new movies, shows you can stream this month

New on Netflix January 2023: The 11 best new movies, shows you can stream this month

The new year brings new beginnings – and some new movies and shows to stream on Netflix. We’ve found the 11 best options to watch while you need to take a break from your resolutions. Good year!

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Christian Bale stars as a world-weary detective hired to investigate the murder of a West Point cadet, bringing in a young man the world would know as Edgar Allan Poe (Henry Melling). From ‘Crazy Heart’ and ‘Hostiles’ director Scott Cooper. (January 6)

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This new comedy from writer/director Kenya Barris follows a new couple and their families, who find themselves examining modern love and family dynamics amidst clashing cultures. Eddie Murphy stars alongside Jonah Hill (who co-wrote). (Jan 27)


Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”) stars as a master thief whose crew attempts a $7 billion heist, as betrayal, greed and other threats undermine their plans. (January 1st)

Lockwood & Co.

A girl with extraordinary psychic abilities joins two gifted teenagers in a small ghost-hunting agency to battle the many deadly spirits that haunt London in this new series from “Attack the Block” director Joe Cornish. (Jan 27)

That 90s show

A revival of “That ’70s Show” takes place in 1995, when Leia Forman visits her grandparents for the summer as she bonds with a new generation of Point Place, Wisconsin, under the watchful eye of Kitty and Red. Features guest appearances from Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis and Wilmer Valderrama. (January 19)

Forrest Gump

Robert Zemeckis’ Oscar-winning adaptation of Winston Groom’s novel tells the incredible fictional story of a good-natured Alabama man who witnesses and participates in many defining events in American history during the second half of the Twentieth century. It won six Oscars, including Best Picture and Actor (Tom Hanks) and grossed nearly $700 million worldwide, making it an instant pop culture sensation. (January 1st)

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After mild-mannered Sandy Olsson and greaser Danny Zuko fall in love over the summer, they unexpectedly discover they’re now classmates and attempt to rekindle their romance against the wild (and hormonal) backdrop of high school. RIP, Olivia Newton John. (January 1st)

Jerry Maguire

Tom Cruise stars as a sports agent who has a moral epiphany, putting his new philosophy to the test as a freelance agent with the only athlete left with him (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and his former colleague (Renee Zellweger). Written and directed by Cameron Crowe. (January 1st)

Rocky IV

The first five films in Sylvester Stallone’s beloved boxing movie franchise about the ultimate underdog’s unlikely pursuit of greatness and love. All five offer something – yes, even the fifth movie (Tommy Gunn! George Washington Duke!) – and provide the perfect pick-me-up when needed. (January 1st)

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The mega-hit that once again propelled Cruise to absolute stardom. As students at the elite US Navy Combat Arms School compete for the best of the class, a daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that aren’t taught in class. If you’re still flying high above the hit sequel “Top Gun: Maverick,” revisit the original that holds up beautifully. (January 1st)

Minions: The Rise of Gru

The untold story of a twelve-year-old child’s dream of becoming the world’s greatest supervillain. People are obsessed with this clever 2022 “Despicable Me” prequel, your kids probably among them. (January 23)

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