If you're an Amazon Prime member, you know that in addition to getting free two-day shipping on your monthly supply of toilet paper you can also stream plenty of movies and TV shows for free as part of your subscription. And there are so many added each month. In January 2021, the new movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime include numerous Amazon original movies and series, plus loads of classic movies and a few TV shows from decades past that will really tickle your nostalgia bone.
Among the original offerings that Amazon is unveiling this month is Herself, a drama about a young mother who leaves her abusive husband to build a home for herself and her two children. The film has received stellar reviews since its release at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, and it currently boasts a 90 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
In addition to this acclaimed new original film, Amazon Prime Video is offering some classic films like The Truman Show, 2020 flicks like The Rhythm Section and Gretel & Hansel, and cult-favorite TV series Dexter. There are also some new seasons from a few ongoing series, and the debut directing effort from Regina King in the acclaimed original film One Night in Miami. Read on to find out a little more about some of the best movies and shows hitting Amazon in January, and to see their exact release dates. There's a full list of everything new streaming this month at the end.