Netflix is welcoming 2020 by adding lots of fresh titles to its library, including critically acclaimed movies, classic film series, exciting new originals, and fan-favorite returning series.
Starting on New Year’s Day, Oscar-winning films American Beauty, Inception, and Pan’s Labyrinth will be available to stream on the service. Oscar-nominated movies True Grit, Up in the Air, City of God, and Catch Me If You Can will also arrive on the streamer on the same day, while the biopic Steve Jobs that gave both Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet Oscar nominations will hit the service on January 16th.
Rob Cohen’s 1996 fantasy adventure movie Dragonheart, along with its sequel Dragonheart: A New Beginning and prequel Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse, will also be available on the streamer starting January 1st. Also arriving on that day are Kill Bill: Volume 1 and Volume 2, starring Uma Thurman as the Bride, and the first two TMNT movies, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. The last two LOTR films, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, will also re-join the first LOTR movie on the service on January 1st.
On the original movie front, Netflix is adding A Fall from Grace to its library on January 17th. The mesmerizing thriller about a woman who finds a dangerous new love is the first Tyler Perry-directed movie to be released by the streaming service.
Though there are only a few original Netflix films premiering this January, the streamer doesn’t fall short of new original series debuting next month. There’s the political thriller Messiah (January 1st), which centers on a wary CIA officer (Michelle Monaghan) investigating a charismatic man (Mehdi Dehbi) who sparks a spiritual movement; and the drama series Spinning Out (January 1st) that follows a figure skating hopeful (Kaya Scodelario) who struggles to balance her love life, family, and fragile mental health.
Another Netflix original series premiering next month is the historical drama Thieves of the Wood (January 2nd), which tells the story of how the infamous Flemish highwayman Jan de Lichte becomes a local hero during the Austrian occupation of 18th-century Belgium. Also arriving in January are the comedy drama series AJ and the Queen (January 10th), and competition series The Circle (January 1st) and Next in Fashion (January 29th).
January will also mark the return of several Netflix original series, including Anne with an E!: The Final Season (January 3rd), Grace & Frankie: Season 6 (January 15th); Sex Education: Season 2 (January 17th), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3 (January 24th), The Ranch: The Final Season (January 24th), and BoJack Horseman: Season 6, Part B (January 31st).