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Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime in January (and what to watch before it’s gone)

Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime in January (and what to watch before it’s gone)

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2016 is just around the corner, and while you’re undoubtedly focused on the holidays, resolutions, and the benevolent promise of a brand new year, we know there’s also something else you’re thinking about: what you’re going to be watching on January 1st while you nurse the inevitable New Year’s Day hangover. We’re here to help.

Both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are boasting a ton of new programming for each of their respective services on January 1st, but not all additions are created equal, with Netflix getting movies like 2 Fast 2 Furious, Constantine, and Catwoman. Yes, we know; it’s pretty grim, and that’s not even counting the fact that Netflix is losing movies like Almost Famous, Rocky, and American Psycho on the same day. Amazon, on the other hand, will be offering the modern classic Dazed and Confused — but after that you’ll be left with stuff like The Da Vinci Code and the Annie remake when it comes to new options.

Okay, maybe streaming stuff on New Year’s Day isn’t the best idea after all.

Thankfully, the rest of the month starts looking a little bit better, with Netflix adding the most recent seasons of Parks and Recreation and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Amazon getting movies like Serpico, Hot Tub Time Machine, and Sin City. But who are we really kidding. You’re probably just going to go see Star Wars a bunch of times in January anyway.

Coming to Netflix

January 1st

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious
  • Along Came Polly
  • American Girl: Grace Stirs up Success
  • Angry Birds Toons, season 1
  • Bring It On: Fight to the Finish
  • Bring It On: In It to Win It
  • Catwoman
  • The Celebrity Plastic Surgeons of Beverly Hills, season 1
  • Constantine
  • Forensic Files, collection 2
  • Friday Night Tykes, seasons 1-2
  • The Good Road
  • House of Wax (2005)
  • How to Change the World
  • Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
  • Intolerable Cruelty
  • Journey to Le Mans
  • Loins of Punjab
  • Meet the Fockers
  • Meet the Parents
  • Nanny McPhee
  • Piku
  • Pooh’s Heffalump Movie
  • Pride and Prejudice (2005)
  • The Rundown
  • Shout Gladi Gladi
  • Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball
  • Something New
  • Stephen Fry Live: More Fool Me
  • Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, season 3
  • Swordfish
  • The Tale of Despereaux
  • Under Arrest, season 1
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • The Wedding Date
  • The Whole Ten Yards

January 2nd-8th

  • 30 for 30: Four Falls of Buffalo
  • I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, season 1
  • Sofia the First, season 2
  • Blunt Force Trauma
  • Training Day
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, season 10
  • New Girl, season 4
  • Adult World
  • Dragons: Race to the Edge, season 2
  • Tom Segura: Mostly Stories

January 10th-14th

  • Dos Hermanos
  • El Hombre de al Lado
  • Esperando La Carroza
  • The Marziano Family
  • Rosario Tijeras
  • Un Oso Rojo
  • Littlest Pet Shop, season 4
  • The Ladykillers (2004)
  • Parks and Recreation, season 7
  • The Testimony

January 15th-22nd

  • Degrassi: The Next Class, season 1
  • The Last Five Years
  • Moonwalkers
  • Occupied
  • The Overnight
  • Sirens, season 2
  • Hyde Park on Hudson
  • Z Nation, season 2
  • Curve
  • Drone
  • When Calls the Heart, season 2
  • Sharknado 3

January 23rd-31st

  • Chelsea Does
  • From Dusk Till Dawn, season 2
  • Turbo Kid
  • Frozen Planet
  • Frozen Planet: On Thin Ice
  • Frozen Planet: The Epic Journey
  • The Making of Frozen Planet
  • Ever After High: Dragon Games
  • Words and Pictures

Leaving Netflix

January 1st

  • Almost Famous
  • American Psycho
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Gladiator
  • Jerry Maguire
  • Mission: Impossible (1996)
  • Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
  • Rocky
  • The Bourne Identity
  • Zoolander

January 14th

  • Dance Moms collection
  • Duck Dynasty collection

Coming to Amazon Prime Video

January 1st

  • Thundercats, season 1
  • Bone Tomahawk
  • I’ll See You In My Dreams
  • Annie (2014)
  • The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
  • Paper Planes
  • Miracle On 34th Street
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • Journey To The Center Of The Earth
  • Taps
  • An Affair To Remember
  • The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
  • Dazed and Confused

January 4th-15th

  • Breakfast At Tiffany’s
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  • Margin Call
  • Serpico
  • 1408
  • Hot Tub Time Machine
  • Goodnight Mommy
  • All Creatures Big and Small
  • The Missing
  • The Second Mother
  • Just Add Magic, season 1

January 16th-26th

  • Frank Miller’s Sin City
  • Spare Parts
  • Mad Dogs, season 1
  • Mortdecai
  • Man of Tai Chi