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Of all the streaming platforms, Netflix
Which makes choosing a movie…well. Difficult. But hopefully I can help. I scoured through every new movie that’s new to Netflix so far in January—updated with movies that were added this week—and picked out the ten best options. In this article, I’ll go through each one of them.
If you’d like to read my thoughts on many of Netflix’s offerings and where they place on my all-time movie rankings, then check out my ever-growing list.
In a post-apocalyptic near-future, a researcher at an AI lab leads the effort to end a civil war by cloning the brain of a heroic soldier — her mother.
When his beloved dog goes missing, a young man embarks on an incredible search with his parents to find him and give him life-saving medication.
Veteran detective Augustus Landor investigates a series of grisly murders with the help of a young cadet who will eventually go on to become the world-famous author Edgar Allan Poe.
Set in the 1970s, an undercover Indian spy takes on a deadly mission to expose a covert nuclear weapons program in the heart of Pakistan.
After surviving a bloody fight with powerful gangsters, rookie Jakarta cop Rama thinks he can resume a normal life. However, his exploits during that fateful incident have attracted the attention of criminals even more deadly than the last. His family at risk, Rama has no choice but to go under cover. He gets himself thrown in prison, where he befriends the son of a prominent crime kingpin. Rama must lay his own life on the line to finally destroy the criminal empire.
To save his father, a master forger sets out to steal an invaluable painting with the help of a motley crew of specialists.
In 1970, paranormal investigators and demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren are summoned to the home of Carolyn and Roger Perron. The Perrons and their five daughters have recently moved into a secluded farmhouse, where a supernatural presence has made itself known. Though the manifestations are relatively benign at first, events soon escalate in horrifying fashion, especially after the Warrens discover the house’s macabre history.
As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ex-boyfriends who will stop at nothing to eliminate him from her list of suitors.
An ambitious gangster works his way up the ranks of Warsaw’s criminal underworld and ultimately takes his shot at the big time.
Teen lovebirds-turned-classmates Sandy and Danny struggle to juggle lingering feelings, new friendships and more in this iconic ensemble movie-musical.