What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in January 2019

Rick Marshall

Netflix is kicking off the new year with a cornucopia of new streaming options for subscribers to enjoy in the comfort of their homes this January. From original shows to top-notch films, Netflix has a massive number of compelling offerings lined up. Read on for all the highlights, then scroll down for a full list of what’s new on Netflix.

Several popular house-produced series return on Netflix this January, including the award-winning Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Grace and Frankie, with new original series Sex Education also set to premiere. International comedy special Comedians of the World also debuts, along with critically acclaimed drama Girl.

The streaming giant will also add a long list of compelling films not produced in-house, including Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp, as well as the complete Indiana Jones movie series and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Our top picks for January

‘Sex Education’

Hugo and Ender’s Game actor Asa Butterfield plays an awkward high-school student grappling with the uncomfortable openness of his home life, which has him living among manuals, video, and other elements of his sex therapist mother’s occupation. In order to turn the experience into something positive, he decides to set up a secret sex therapy clinic for his classmates, which opens all kinds of new doors for him and his hormone-crazed peers. The X-Files actress Gillian Anderson plays the mother of Butterfield’s character in the new series.

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Season 4, Part 2

The final episodes of the award-winning series are likely to bring both laughter and tears, but all good things must end. The second half of season 4 forces Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) to make some tough decisions, and also explores what the lives of Kimmy’s closest friends — Titus (Tituss Burgess), Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski), and Lillian (Carol Kane) — might have been like without Kimmy coming into their lives.

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

The second standalone “anthology” film in the Star Wars universe, Solo offered a peek at the early years of one of the saga’s most beloved characters, the charismatic smuggler Han Solo. Alden Ehrenreich plays the cocky young pilot famously portrayed by Harrison Ford in the original trilogy and Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. Not only does the film feature Han Solo, but it also chronicles the first meeting between Han and the Wookiee who would become his closest friend and copilot, Chewbacca.

As usual, January is your last chance to watch a variety of shows and movies before they leave Netflix. Be sure to catch The Godfather trilogy, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and holiday favorite Love Actually before they disappear.

Below is the full list of everything new coming to the streamer in the month of January, and everything going away. The bolded names signify more of our favorites to help you load up your binge queue.

Everything new on Netflix in January

January 1

  • A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 3
  • Across the Universe
  • Babel
  • Black Hawk Down
  • City of God
  • Comedians of the World
  • Definitely, Maybe
  • Godzilla
  • Happy Feet
  • Hell or High Water
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • It Takes Two
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Jersey Boys
  • Mona Lisa Smile
  • Mr. Bean’s Holiday
  • Pan’s Labyrinth
  • Pinky Malinky
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Swingers
  • Tears of the Sun
  • The Addams Family
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Departed
  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Strangers
  • Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
  • Watchmen
  • xXx
  • XXX: State of the Union

January 2

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

January 4

  • And Breathe Normally
  • Call My Agent!: Season 3
  • El Potro: Unstoppable
  • Lionheart

January 9

  • GODZILLA The Planet Eater
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

January 10

  • When Heroes Fly

January 11

  • Friends from College: Season 2
  • ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium
  • Sex Education
  • Solo
  • The Last Laugh

January 15

  • Revenger
  • Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry

January 16

  • American Gangster

January 17

  • American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

January 18

  • Carmen Sandiego
  • Close
  • Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
  • Girl
  • Grace and Frankie: Season 5
  • IO
  • Soni
  • The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2 Part B
  • Trigger Warning with Killer Mike
  • Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 5

January 21

  • Justice

January 24

  • Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
  • Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

January 25

  • Animas
  • Black Earth Rising
  • Club de Cuervos: Season 4
  • Kingdom
  • Medici: The Magnificent
  • Polar
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 4 Part 2

January 27

  • Z Nation: Season 5

January 29

  • Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: One Show Fits All
  • Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp

January 30

  • The Incredibles 2

Leaving Netflix in January

January 1

  • Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
  • Blade
  • Blade II
  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula
  • Catwoman
  • Face/Off
  • Finding Neverland
  • Friday Night Lights
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  • I Am Ali
  • Interview with the Vampire
  • Into the Wild
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Fifteenth Year
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Sixteenth Year
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Seventeenth Year
  • Like Water for Chocolate
  • Love Actually
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Meet the Fockers
  • Meet the Parents
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Monsters vs. Aliens
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Rent
  • Sharknado
  • Sharknado 2: The Second One
  • Sharknado 3
  • Sharknado The 4th Awakens
  • Sharknado: 5
  • The 6th Day
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather: Part III
  • The Green Mile
  • The Iron Giant
  • The Princess Diaries
  • The Queen of the Damned
  • The Reaping
  • The Shining

January 4

  • Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World

January 13

  • It Follows

January 14

  • Armageddon

January 18

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

January 19

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

If you missed our list for December, you can read it below:

Everything new on Netflix in December

December 1

  • 8 Mile
  • Astro Boy
  • Battle
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Bride of Chucky
  • Christine
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  • Crossroads: One Two Jaga
  • Friday
  • Friday After Next
  • The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Season 5 Masterclasses
  • Hellboy
  • The Last Dragon
  • Man vs Wild with Sunny Leone: Season 1
  • The Man Who Knew Too Little
  • Meet Joe Black
  • Memories of the Alhambra
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Next Friday
  • Reindeer Games
  • Seven Pounds
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Terminator Salvation

December 2

  • The Lobster

December 3

  • Blue Planet II: Season 1
  • Hero Mask
  • The Sound of Your Heart: Reboot Season 2

December 4

  • District 9

December 6

  • Happy: Season 1

December 7

  • 5 Star Christmas
  • The American Meme
  • Bad Blood
  • Dogs of Berlin
  • Dumplin’
  • Free Rein: The Twelve Neighs of Christmas
  • The Hook Up Plan (Plan Coeur)
  • Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
  • Nailed It! Holiday
  • Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas
  • Pine Gap
  • The Ranch: Part 6
  • ReMastered: Who Killed Jam Master Jay?
  • Super Monsters and the Wish Star

December 9

  • Sin senos sí hay paraíso: Season 3

December 10

  • Michael Jackson’s This Is It

December 11

  • Vir Das: Losing It

December 12

  • Back Street Girls: Gokudols
  • Out of Many, One

December 13

  • Wanted: Season 3

December 14

  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale
  • Cuckoo: Season 4
  • Dance & Sing with True: Songs
  • The Fix
  • Fuller House: Season 4
  • The Innocent Man
  • Inside the Real Narcos
  • Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons: Season 3
  • Prince of Peoria: A Christmas Moose Miracle
  • The Protector
  • Roma
  • Sunderland Til I Die
  • Tidelands
  • Travelers: Season 3
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 8

December 16

  • Baby Mama
  • Kill the Messenger
  • One Day
  • Springsteen on Broadway
  • The Theory of Everything

December 18

  • Baki
  • Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable
  • Terrace House: Opening New Doors: Part 5

December 21

  • 3Below: Tales of Arcadia
  • 7 Days Out
  • Back With the Ex
  • Bad Seeds
  • Bird Box
  • The Casketeers
  • Derry Girls
  • Diablero
  • Greenleaf: Season 3
  • Last Hope: Part 2
  • Perfume
  • Sirius the Jaeger
  • Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski
  • Tales by Light: Season 3
  • Wolf (BÖRÜ)

December 24

  • Hi Score Girl
  • The Magicians: Season 3

December 25

  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown — Season 11
  • Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War

December 26

  • Alexa & Katie: Season 2
  • You

December 28

  • Instant Hotel
  • La noche de 12 años
  • Selection Day
  • When Angels Sleep
  • Yummy Mummies

December 30

  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

December 31

  • The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From a Mythical Man

December TBD

  • Watership Down: Limited Series

Leaving Netflix in December

December 1

  • Cabin Fever
  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
  • The Covenant
  • The Game
  • Groundhog Day
  • Happily N’Ever After
  • Happily N’Ever After 2: Snow White
  • Hellbound: Hellraiser II
  • Hellraiser
  • Sons of Anarchy: Seasons 1-7
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Spy Hard
  • Stephen King’s Children of the Corn
  • Swept Under

December 4

  • Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch
  • Air Bud: Spikes Back
  • Air Bud: World Pup
  • Air Buddies
  • Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales
  • Spooky Buddies
  • Tarzan & Jane
  • The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars
  • The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue
  • The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos
  • The Search for Santa Paws
  • Tinker Bell
  • Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
  • Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

December 7

  • Trolls

December 10

  • Battle Royale
  • Battle Royale 2
  • Teeth

December 15

  • Step Up 2: The Streets

December 16

  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

December 17

  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

December 19

  • Ip Man: The Final Fight

December 20

  • Disney’s Moana
  • Food, Inc.
  • I Give It a Year

December 22

  • Spotlight

December 25

  • Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

December 31

  • Troy