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14 Netflix Original Movies Coming in January

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Here's your guide to Netflix's new year slate of original movies.

Netflix kicks off 2021 with an all-star British period drama (The Dig), the English language debut of acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Kornel Mundruczo (Pieces of a Woman), a story of class conflict from Ramin Bahrani (The White Tiger) and more...


Pieces of a Woman

Pieces of a Woman
A heart-breaking home birth leaves a woman (Vanessa Kirby) grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief.
Available January 7th.



What Happened to Mr. Cha?
With the peak of his career long behind him, an actor clings to his past glory — until a sudden wake-up call forces him to face whom he's become.
Available January 1st.



Asphalt Burning (Børning 3)
When the brakes slam on his wedding, Roy accepts a challenge from a new foe to race for his runaway bride at the iconic Nürburgring track in Germany.
Available January 2nd.



The Heartbreak Club
A near-bankrupt coffee shop finds new life when the owner finds love — but it doesn’t last. Then, he learns his broken heart may be just what he needed.
Available January 14th.



Stuck Apart (Azizler)
Knee-deep in a midlife crisis, Aziz seeks solace from his mundane job, lonesome friends and rowdy family as he puts on an act of sanity.
Available January 8th.


Outside the Wire

Outside the Wire
Set in the future, Harp (Damson Idris), a drone pilot, is sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for Leo (Anthony Mackie), an android officer, tasked to locate a doomsday device before the insurgents do. Directed by Mikael Håfström.
Available January 15th.



Double Dad (Pai Em Dobro)
While her mother is abroad, an 18-year-old who's lived in a hippie commune all her life sneaks out into the real world to find her biological father.
Available January 15th.



So My Grandma’s a Lesbian! (Salir del ropero)
When Eva’s grandmother decides to marry her best friend, Celia, Eva worries what her conservative fiancé and his family will think.
Available January 22nd.


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The Dig
When a wealthy widow (Carey Mulligan) hires an amateur archaeologist (Ralph Fiennes) to excavate burial mounds on her estate, they uncover history-changing treasure.
Available January 29th.


The White Tiger

The White Tiger
The ambitious driver for a rich Indian family uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and become an entrepreneur. Based on the bestselling novel.
Available January 22nd.


Penguin Bloom

Penguin Bloom
Penguin Bloom tells the true story of Sam Bloom (Naomi Watts), a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves her unable to walk. Sam's husband, (Andrew Lincoln), her three young boys and her mother (Jacki Weaver), are struggling to adjust to their new situation when an unlikely ally enters their world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin. The bird’s arrival is a welcome distraction for the Bloom family, eventually making a profound difference in the family's life.
Available January 27th.



June & Kopi
After being rescued by a loving couple, a stray dog must learn how to trust and accept her new family.
Release date TBC.



Finding 'Ohana
A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.
Available January 29th.


Below Zero (Bajocero)

Below Zero (Bajocero)
When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.