What's Coming to Netflix in February? Make Room For Plenty of Laughs & Drama

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Even though the comings and goings of Netflix movies and TV shows are a well-established routine by now, realizing that awesome films like The Breakfast Club, Hotel Rwanda, and Love, Actually are no longer at my instant disposal is still rather difficult to process. Honestly, there's nothing sweet about parting with them — it's just straight-up sadness and sulky sorrow. Luckily, though, some major streaming relief is set to arrive soon in the form of this great list of shows and movies coming to Netflix Instant in February. Everyone knows that nothing has the power to soothe emotional wounds like binge-watching, and the lineup of additions features a pretty thorough combination of comedy and drama that will assist in clearing out any remnants of grief over no longer having on-demand access to the movies that stopped streaming in January.

I don't know about anyone else, but I don't mind laughing through my tears. In fact, I prefer a good comedy special, or the total ridiculousness of a hilarious spoof, to dissolve the sadness altogether.  If all else fails, I’ll be forced to head for the nearest source of televised misery to keep me company. Check out some of the best dramas and comedies coming to Netflix in February, along with the full list of new TV shows and movies.

Russell Brand: Messiah Complex

Long before he was Katy Perry's ex, Brand made a name for himself with his offbeat sense of humor. Chances are you'll get your fair share of guffaws from Brand's comedy special, which touches on everything from celebrities to sex to drugs.

Scary Movie 5

A spoof starring Charlie Sheen? Be prepared for ALL the laughs.

The Brothers Bloom


Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, and Mark Ruffalo star in this 2008 comedy about two world-class con men who encounter a quirky heiress.

Hot Pursuit


This film will give you some '80s nostalgia and comedy. A young John Cusack stars as Danny, a guy who refuses to let a chemistry exam get between himself and a Caribbean vacay with his wealthy girlfriend's family.  

White Bird In A Blizzard

The title alone is enough to pique my interest. Plus, the film stars some pretty big names, like Shailene Woodley, Christopher Meloni, Gabourey Sidibe, and Angela Bassett.

Boys


Starring Winona Ryder and Lukas Haas, Boys will definitely make you emotional.

Gimme Shelter


Vanessa Hudgens plays a pregnant teen who endures abuse at the hands of her mother — that is, until she decides to search for her father. Gimme Shelter also features Rosario Dawson and Brendan Fraser.

Spartacus


This Starz series is an absolute must-watch, and it has everything to do with the drama, the shirtless gladiators (hello Andy Whitfield), and some super steamy love scenes ... or so I've heard.

The Full List:

MOVIES

Feb. 1

Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse (2011)
Dark Ride
(2006)
Gimme Shelter
(2013)
Gucci: The Director
(2013)
Hot Pursuit
(1987)
Houseboat
(1958)
Into the Blue 2: The Reef
(2009)
Joe
(2013)
King Arthur
(2004)
Naruto Shippuden: The Movie
(2007)
Now: In the Wings on a World Stage
(2014)
Proof
(2005)
The Brothers Bloom
(2008)
We Could Be King
(2014)
We’re No Angels
(1989)
Zapped (2014)

Feb. 5
The Little Rascals Save the Day
(2014)

Feb. 6
Ever After High: Spring Unsprung
(2015)

Feb. 7
Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead
(2014)
Elsa & Fred
(2014)

Feb. 8
Blood Ties
(2013)
Catch Hell
(2014)

Feb. 10
Dwight Howard: In the Moment
(2014)

Feb. 11
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
(2014)

Feb. 12
Young Ones
(2014)
The Two Faces of January
(2014)
Scary Movie 5
(2013)

Feb. 16
Save the Date
(2012)

Feb. 17
The Overnighters
(2014)

Feb. 18
Earth to Echo
(2014)
In Secret
(2013)
The Fluffy Movie
(2014)

Feb. 19
White Bird in a Blizzard
(2014)

Feb. 21
RoboCop
(2014)

Feb. 24
1,000 Times Good Night
(2013)

Feb. 26
Open Windows
(2014)
Russell Brand: Messiah Complex
(2013)

Feb. 27
Ralphie May: Unruly
(2015)
Boys
(1996)

TELEVISION

Departures (Season 12, Feb. 1)
Magic City
(Seasons 1–2, Feb. 1)
M*A*S*H 
(Seasons 1–5, Feb. 1)
Spartacus (Complete series, Feb. 1)
Danger 5 (Season 1, Feb. 6)
Mako Mermaids (Season 2, Feb. 13)
Richie Rich (Season 1, Feb. 20)
Hawaii Five-0 (Seasons 1–4, Feb. 24)

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