Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in January 2019

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1. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017– )

9 | 50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three Baudelaire children face trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes

Votes: 43,360

Season 3 available Jan. 1

2. Across the Universe (2007)

12 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

56 Metascore

The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

Votes: 100,448 | Gross: $24.34M

Available Jan. 1

3. Babel (I) (2006)

12 | 143 min | Drama

69 Metascore

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Mohamed Akhzam

Votes: 269,847 | Gross: $34.30M

Available Jan. 1

4. Black Hawk Down (2001)

16 | 144 min | Drama, History, War

74 Metascore

160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Votes: 333,328 | Gross: $108.64M

Available Jan. 1

5. Cidade de Deus (2002)

16 | 130 min | Crime, Drama

79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 630,049 | Gross: $7.56M

Available Jan. 1

6. Comedians of the World (II) (2019– )

30 min | Comedy

a new comedy event series that will bring together 47 comedians from 13 regions around the world for the series. Each comedian will perform a half-hour stand-up.

Stars: Neal Brennan, Nicole Byer, Urzila Carlson, Chris D'Elia

Votes: 147

Available Jan. 1

7. Definitely, Maybe (2008)

AL | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.

Director: Adam Brooks | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Breslin, An Nguyen

Votes: 143,733 | Gross: $31.97M

Available Jan. 1

8. Godzilla (2014)

12 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

62 Metascore

The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 340,997 | Gross: $200.68M

Available Jan. 1

9. Happy Feet (2006)

MG6 | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

77 Metascore

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

Directors: George Miller, Warren Coleman, Judy Morris | Stars: Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

Votes: 154,474 | Gross: $198.00M

Available Jan. 1

10. Hell or High Water (II) (2016)

16 | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

88 Metascore

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham

Votes: 167,854 | Gross: $26.86M

Available Jan. 1

11. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

16 | 101 min | Horror, Mystery

52 Metascore

Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.

Director: Jim Gillespie | Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche, Ryan Phillippe

Votes: 121,122 | Gross: $72.59M

Available Jan. 1

12. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

12 | 115 min | Action, Adventure

85 Metascore

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 791,387 | Gross: $248.16M

Available Jan. 1

13. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

12 | 118 min | Action, Adventure

57 Metascore

In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 394,722 | Gross: $179.87M

Available Jan. 1

14. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

AL | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

65 Metascore

In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them obtaining its powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 618,509 | Gross: $197.17M

Available Jan. 1

15. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

12 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

65 Metascore

In 1957, archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action and becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen

Votes: 384,394 | Gross: $317.10M

Available Jan. 1

16. It Takes Two (1995)

6 | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

45 Metascore

Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day. In an attempt to stop Alyssa's father from ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen

Votes: 17,780 | Gross: $19.47M

Available Jan. 1

17. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

16 | 104 min | Comedy

51 Metascore

The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

Votes: 139,477 | Gross: $30.06M

Available Jan. 1

18. Jersey Boys (2014)

6 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Music

54 Metascore

The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza

Votes: 29,752 | Gross: $47.03M

Available Jan. 1

19. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

AL | 117 min | Drama

45 Metascore

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 70,500 | Gross: $63.86M

Available Jan. 1

20. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

AL | 90 min | Comedy, Family

56 Metascore

Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, Steve Pemberton, Lily Atkinson

Votes: 104,015 | Gross: $33.30M

Available Jan. 1

21. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

16 | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

98 Metascore

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 560,138 | Gross: $37.63M

Available Jan. 1

22. Pinky Malinky (2018– )

12 min | Animation, Comedy

This fly-on-the wall reality show follows the life of Pinky, an infectiously positive hot dog living in the human world.

Stars: Colleen Smith, Lucas Grabeel, Nathan Kress, Diamond White

Votes: 130

Available Jan. 1

23. Pulp Fiction (1994)

16 | 154 min | Crime, Drama

94 Metascore

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Votes: 1,595,156 | Gross: $107.93M

Available Jan. 1

24. Swingers (1996)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

71 Metascore

Wannabe actors become regulars in the stylish neo-lounge scene; Trent teaches his friend Mike the unwritten rules of the scene.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham, Jon Favreau, Ron Livingston

Votes: 70,020 | Gross: $4.51M

Available Jan. 1

25. Tears of the Sun (2003)

16 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

48 Metascore

A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 104,994 | Gross: $43.73M

Available Jan. 1

26. The Addams Family (1991)

AL | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy

57 Metascore

Con artists plan to fleece an eccentric family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 113,077 | Gross: $113.50M

Available Jan. 1

27. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

12 | 94 min | Drama, War

55 Metascore

Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Director: Mark Herman | Stars: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, Zac Mattoon O'Brien

Votes: 164,870 | Gross: $9.03M

Available Jan. 1

28. The Dark Knight (2008)

16 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

84 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham. The Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Votes: 2,009,259 | Gross: $534.86M

Available Jan. 1

29. The Departed (2006)

16 | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

85 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 1,049,290 | Gross: $132.38M

Available Jan. 1

30. The Mummy (2017)

16 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Director: Alex Kurtzman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe

Votes: 146,960 | Gross: $80.10M

Available Jan. 1

31. The Mummy Returns (2001)

12 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

48 Metascore

The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo

Votes: 279,456 | Gross: $202.02M

Available Jan. 1

32. The Strangers (2008)

16 | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

47 Metascore

A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

Director: Bryan Bertino | Stars: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Alex Fisher

Votes: 108,627 | Gross: $52.60M

Available Jan. 1

33. Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (2019– )

AL | 40 min | Reality-TV

Author Marie Kondo offers tips on the art of keeping your home and workspace tidy and organized.

Star: Marie Kondo

Votes: 824

Available Jan. 1

34. Watchmen (2009)

16 | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 445,681 | Gross: $107.51M

Available Jan. 1

35. xXx (2002)

12 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

48 Metascore

An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 163,854 | Gross: $142.11M

Available Jan. 1

36. xXx: State of the Union (2005)

12 | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

37 Metascore

Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman

Votes: 62,684 | Gross: $26.87M

Available Jan. 1

37. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

14 | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

93 Metascore

King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 450,994 | Gross: $1.23M

Available Jan. 2

38. Andið eðlilega (2018)

95 min | Drama

77 Metascore

Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.

Director: Isold Uggadottir | Stars: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson, Bragi Arnason

Votes: 612

Available Jan. 4

39. Dix pour cent (2015– )

52 min | Comedy

In Paris, France, a group of movie-star agents go about their lives and work, and they'll have to figure out how to carry on with the agency after the passing of their fearless leader. This... See full summary »

Stars: Camille Cottin, Thibault de Montalembert, Grégory Montel, Liliane Rovère

Votes: 2,156

Season 3 available Jan. 4

Available Jan. 4

41. Lionheart (2018)

95 min | Comedy

Running a company can be challenging, especially if you are a female in a male-dominated industry. Looking to prove her worth, Adaeze steps up to the challenge when her father is forced to take a step back due to health issues.

Director: Genevieve Nnaji | Stars: Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, Onyeka Onwenu

Votes: 601

Available Jan. 4

42. Gojira: hoshi wo kû mono (2018)

91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno | Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Tomokazu Sugita

Votes: 1,268

Available Jan. 9

43. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

12 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

62 Metascore

During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover

Votes: 193,575 | Gross: $213.77M

Available Jan. 9

44. When Heroes Fly (2018– )

45 min | Action, Drama

Four friends, 11 years after a major falling out, reunite on a final mission:to find Yaeli, the former lover of one man and sister of another. Can they triumph over and find the strength ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomer Capon, Ninet Tayeb, Michael Aloni, Nadav Netz

Votes: 711

Available Jan. 10

45. Friends from College (2017– )

12 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A group of friends from Harvard are facing down their forties. With interwoven and oftentimes complicated relationships with one another. "Friends from College" is a comedic exploration of ... See full summary »

Stars: Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Annie Parisse, Nat Faxon

Votes: 11,319

Season 2 available Jan. 11

46. Sex Education (2019– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama

A teenage boy with a sex therapist mother teams up with a high school classmate to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa

Votes: 11,846

Available Jan. 11

47. Solo (II) (2018)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

After falling by a cliff on a desert beach, a seriously injured surfer starts a lonely fight to survive against the merciless nature.

Director: Hugo Stuven | Stars: Alain Hernández, Aura Garrido, Ben Temple, Leticia Etala

Votes: 590

Available Jan. 11

48. The Last Laugh (I) (2019)

98 min | Comedy

31 Metascore

When retired talent manager Al Hart is reunited with his first client, Buddy Green, a comic who quit show business 50 years ago, he convinces Buddy to escape their retirement community and hit the road for a cross-country comedy tour.

Director: Greg Pritikin | Stars: Chevy Chase, Richard Dreyfuss, Andie MacDowell, George Wallace

Votes: 1,142

Available Jan. 11

49. Revenger (2019)

Action

A former police investigator decides to go to a prison island to revenge the brutal killings of his family.

Director: Seung-Won Lee | Stars: Bruce Khan, Hee-soon Park, Jin-seo Yoon

Votes: 366

Available Jan. 15

50. Untitled Sebastian Maniscalco Project

Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. Comedy inspired by the life and work of Sebastian Maniscalco.

Star: Sebastian Maniscalco

Available Jan. 15