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Welcome to your final roundup of what’s new on Netflix for January 2023. We’ve got 14 new additions to cover that have hit Netflix in the last 48 hours, so let’s dive into them and what’s trending right now.

As you may know, we are about to start a new month, which means many new additions to Netflix are planned for the first of the month. You can familiarize yourself with Netflix’s full February 2023 lineup here. Or, if you want to see what’s coming up for the rest of the week, go here.


The best new movies and series on Netflix for January 31

Pamela, a love story (2023)

Classification: TV-MA
Idiom: English
Gender: Documentary, Biography
Director: ryan white
Cast: pamela anderson
Execution time: 112min / 1h 52m

You may have seen Pamela Anderson making the rounds in the mainstream media in recent days. Well, that’s because of the new Netflix original documentary of her, which has received rave reviews so far.

The documentary takes a deep dive into the actress’s long career with many ups and downs using archival footage with the entire document recounted by Anderson herself.

Emmy-nominated Ryan White directs having previously directed the Guardians for netflix.

In addition to the documentary, Netflix also licensed the 1996 film covered in the document in the form of a barbed wire.


Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Classification: PG
Idiom: English
Gender: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Director: Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson, Jonathan del Val
Cast: Steve Carrell, Pierre Coffin, Alan Arkin
Writer: Matthew Fogel, Brian Lynch
Execution time: 87min / 1h 27m

The release of the award-winning and highest-grossing animated film of 2022 arrived on Netflix yesterday (a bit later than initially planned) in the form of the sequel to minions.

Here’s what you can expect from the sequel:

«Spurned by his supervillain idols, 12-year-old Gru sets out to prove his despicable nature with the help of his bumbling team of Minions.»

Please note that you will need a Netflix premium account to view Minions: The Rise of Gru, since it is not available at the announcement level.


Brave Hearts: Coming Home

Netflix Games now has over 50 titles for you to play on your Android or iOS device and one of the most anticipated so far has been Valiant Hearts: Coming Home, a sequel to Ubisoft’s 2014 hit.

Here’s the official description of the new Netflix Games exclusive:

«From the depths of the sea and raging skies to the trenches of the Western Front, immerse yourself in an artistically unique and moving emotional experience of Valiant Hears: Coming Home.»


Full list of new releases on Netflix for January 30-31, 2023

Please note: This list applies primarily to Netflix US; other regions will vary.

4 new movies added

  • Barbed Wire (1996) – R – English – In the midst of a second American civil war, gun-for-hire Barb Wire is drawn into the conflict by an old flame seeking to thwart a fascist regime.
  • Copenhagen Cowboy: Nightcall with Nicolas Winding Refn (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Show creator Nicolas Winding Refn and his team detail how they brought to life the stoic heroine and the dark fairy tale version of the Copenhagen underworld.
  • Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) – PG – English
  • Pamela, a love story (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – In her own words, through personal videos and diaries, Pamela Anderson shares the story of her rise to fame, rocky romances, and infamous sex tape scandal.

10 new TV series added

  • Be Melodramatic (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – In their early 30s, three friends navigate the demanding entertainment industry while juggling love, careers, and dreams.
  • Cunk on Earth (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Philomena Cunk is here to show how far humanity has come – or not – in this clever mockumentary tracing the history of civilization.
  • Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – When a peasant suddenly becomes king and is unable to marry his first love, he enlists the best matchmakers in Joseon to transform her into a noblewoman.
  • Legal High (Season 1) – TV-14 – Japanese – A money-hungry lawyer and an upstanding rookie become an unlikely duo in court in this remake of the Japanese series of the same name.
  • Eighteen Moment (Season 1) – TV-MA – Korean – A misunderstood loner comes out of his shell after transferring to another high school, where he is met with new trials and a first love.
  • Princess Power (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-Y – English – Princess friends from four different Fruitdoms (Blueberry, Kiwi, Pineapple and Raspberry) spring into action to make their worlds a better place.
  • Sonic Boom (Seasons 1-2) – TV-Y7 – English – Sonic, the world’s fastest and bluest hedgehog, teams up with his animal friends to stop Dr. Eggman from turning his island into a theme park.
  • The Light in Your Eyes (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – Time manipulation comes at a high price for a young woman, who turns 78 overnight after wearing a mysterious watch.
  • The Wind Blows (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – When diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a man divorces the love of his life without telling her why, but he meets her again years later.
  • Welcome to Waikiki 2 (Season 1) – TV-14 – Korean – Actor Lee Jun-ki tricks two old friends into investing in the Seoul guest house he runs, where his old school crush is staying.

1 new game added to Netflix

  • Brave Hearts: Coming Home – Become an anonymous hero. Solve puzzles, fly over chaos, and heal the wounded in this sequel to the beloved WWI-inspired adventure game.

Most popular movies and series on Netflix for January 31

# TV shows Films Children
one ginny and georgia Your people Minions: The Rise of Gru
2 lockwood and company Minions: The Rise of Gru baking squad
3 the snow girl narvik cocomelon
4 new amsterdam sing 2 sing 2
5 that 90s show Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery trolls
6 Wednesday trolls Little angel
7 The Walking Dead All calm on the west front babyfinn
8 ragnarok record The price of the family princess power
9 Vikings: Valhalla Bullet train the bad boys
10 love island the bad boys first sonic

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