Netflix is catering to comedy, queens and fun this January.

The streaming service started the month off by adding comedies, including two starring Will Smith, Hitch and Wild Wild West. In addition, the Spike Lee-directed The Original Kings of Comedy, featuring Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and Bernie Mac is also available.

Netflix also rang in the new year by adding the critically-lauded Brazilian crime drama City of God (listed as one of Film4’s “50 Films to See Before You Die”), and buzzy reality series, The Circle.

Janelle Monáe narrates the new limited series Sex, Explained, which debuted January 2. Later this month, RuPaul’s AJ and the Queen and Tyler Perry’s first Netflix film Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace will debut on the streaming giant. Other debuts include the fourth season of Hip-Hop Evolution, the second season of Sex Education starring Ncuti Gatwa, and Family Reunion: Part 2, starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Loretta Devine.

Here’s the full rundown of what’s coming to and leaving Netflix this month.

Coming to Netflix:

January 1

Ghost Stories (Netflix film)

Messiah (Netflix original series)

Nisman: Death of a Prosecutor (Netflix documentary)

Spinning Out (Netflix original series)

The Circle (Netflix original series)


A Cinderella Story

American Beauty

Catch Me If You Can

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Chasing Amy

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


City of God

Dinner for Schmucks


Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer

Dragonheart: A New Beginning

Drugs, Inc.: Season 6

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Free Willy

Ghost Rider

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle



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Julie & Julia

Kate & Leopold

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Kill Bill: Vol. 2


Kiss the Girls


New York Minute

Pan’s Labyrinth

Patriot Games

Saint Seiya: Season 4-5

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden

Shrek Forever After

Strictly Ballroom

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Original Kings of Comedy

The Ring

The Talented Mr. Ripley


True Grit

Up in the Air

What Lies Beneath

Wild Wild West

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Wyatt Earp

Yes Man

January 2

Sex, Explained: Limited Series (Netflix documentary)

Thieves of the Wood (Netflix original series)

January 3

Anne With an E: The Final Season (Netflix original series)

All the Freckles in the World (Netflix film)

January 4

Go! Go! Cory Carson (Netflix family)

January 8

Cheer (Netflix documentary)

January 10

AJ and the Queen (Netflix original series)

Giri/Haji (Netflix original series)

Harvey Girls Forever!: Season 4 — (Netflix family)

The InBESTigators: Season 2 — (Netflix family)

Medical Police (Netflix original series)

Scissor Seven — (Netflix anime)

Until Dawn (Netflix original series)

Zumbo’s Just Desserts: Season 2 (Netflix original series)

The Evil Dead

January 12

Betty White: First Lady of Television

January 13

The Healing Powers of Dude — (Netflix family)

January 14

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts — (Netflix family)

The Master

January 15

Quien a hierro mata (Netflix film)

Grace and Frankie: Season 6 (Netflix original series)

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez (Netflix original series)

Big Fat Liar

January 16

NiNoKuni — (Netflix anime)

Steve Jobs

January 17

Ares (Netflix original series)

Hip-Hop Evolution: Season 4 (Netflix original series)

Sex Education: Season 2 (Netflix original series)

Tyler Perry’s A Fall from Grace (Netflix film)

Vivir dos veces (Netflix film)

Wer kann, der kann! (Netflix original series)

Tiny House Nation: Volume 2

January 18

The Bling Ring

January 20

Family Reunion: Part 2 — (Netflix family)

January 21

Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty (Netflix original series)

Word Party: Season 4 — (Netflix family)

January 22

Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak (Netflix documentary)

Playing with Fire: Season 1

January 23

The Ghost Bride (Netflix original series)

October Faction (Netflix original series)

Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac: Season 1/Part 2 — (Netflix anime)

The Queen

January 24

A Sun (Netflix film)

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3 (Netflix original series)

The Ranch: The Final Season (Netflix original series)

Rise of Empires: Ottoman (Netflix original series)

January 26

Vir Das: For India (Netflix original series)

January 27

Country Strong

We Are Your Friends

January 28

Alex Fernández: El mejor comediante del mundo (Netflix original series)

January 29

Frères Ennemis (Netflix film)

Next In Fashion (Netflix original series)

Night on Earth (Netflix documentary)

Omniscient (Netflix original series)

Available January 30

Ainori Love Wagon: African Journey (Netflix original series)

The Stranger (Netflix original series)


Raising Cain

Available January 31

37 Seconds (Netflix film)

BoJack Horseman: Season 6 (Part B) (Netflix original series)

Diablero: Season 2 (Netflix original series)

I Am a Killer: Season 2 (Netflix original series)

Luna Nera (Netflix original series)

Ragnarok (Netflix original series)

American Assassin

Leaving Netflix:

January 11

Becoming Jane

January 12

The Fighter

Maron: Seasons 1-4

January 15

Forks Over Knives

The Rezort

January 17

Short Term 12

January 31

Aeon Flux

American Psycho

Good Luck Chuck


La Reina del Sur: Season 1

Panic Room

Revolutionary Road

Something’s Gotta Give

Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

Spartacus: Vengeance

Spartacus: War of the Damned



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