Netflix is adding a broad range of new movies, TV shows and original content for the new year. With so much variety to choose from, we decided to compile a list of our top 5 picks for new movies coming to Netflix in January 2018.
Our Top 5 Picks
The Godfather Trilogy – January 1
With 29 Oscar nominations (of which they won 9) The Godfather saga is arguably one of the most successful film franchises in history. The first two instalments of the trilogy also hold the #2 and #3 spots on IMDb’s top 250 list of the highest rated movies.
The plot follows the family of Italian-American mobster Don Vito Corleone who rises to become a major force in American organized crime.
The Truman Show – January 1
The Truman Show follows the story of Truman Burbank, the star of a TV program that revolves around his life. A reality TV star? Not exactly. Truman’s entire life has taken place under a dome manufactured by the corporation that raised him, equipped with thousands of cameras monitoring his every move. Despite living in blissful ignorance for much of his life, Truman eventually learns the truth and decides to escape.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – January 5
Originally a Crackle exclusive, season 10 of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee will be available exclusively on Netflix. The TV series follows comic Jerry Seinfeld as he picks up other comedians in vintage cars, sharing memorable stories while driving to grab coffee.
Rotten – January 5
Netflix’s new original documentary delves deep into food supply chain to expose the truths behind where our food comes from.
Cars 3 – January 31
Produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures, Cars 3 picks up where it’s prequel, Cars 2 left off. Lightning McQueen, now a seven-time Piston Cup champion, finds his dominance threatened by a new generation of high-tech racers. After suffering a nearly fatal crash, McQueen must enlist the help of a young, up-and-coming trainer to get ready for a big race that will determine his future in racing.