The holiday season may be over and done, but the weather outside is still frightful enough to keep you yearning for indoor comforts — such as watching Netflix while snuggled up on your couch for hours on end. And judging from everything leaving and coming to Netflix in January 2019, the streaming platform is giving users a lot to look forward to in the coming new year. From Netflix Originals to epic franchises we all know and love, there's plenty of films and TV shows to keep you occupied all winter long.
Though many of you are sure to mourn the departure of some beloved staples, such as Love Actually and How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days, there are just as many beloved classics coming aboard the streaming platform as there are ones that are leaving. For example, the addition of Pulp Fiction will be a welcome part of the streaming collection, as will new seasons of Grace & Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Friends From College. So if you had already started making plans in the coming year, you may want to think about canceling them since your plate is already looking pretty full. Check out the full list of what is coming and going below, along with some details of the most significant changes.
1. A Series Of Unfortunate Events: Season 3 (Jan. 1)
In the third and final installment of this book-turned-series franchise, Neil Patrick Harris will once again don many disguises as the Baudelaire children continue to (just barely) escape his character's grasp. Unfortunately, given this title, this story probably won't include a happy ending.
2. Across The Universe (Jan. 1)
Romance? Musical numbers? Beatles songs? This film has it all and then some.
3. Definitely, Maybe (Jan. 1)
Ryan Reynolds may be raking in some decent box office numbers with the Deadpool franchise, but prior to that he was making us all collectively swoon as Abigail Breslin's dad in Definitely, Maybe. The sweet rom-com is basically the film equivalent of How I Met Your Mother, except less drawn out.
4. Happy Feet (Jan. 1)
It'll make more than just your feet happy, but your heart happy as well.
5. I Know What You Did Last Summer (Jan. 1)
This '90s thriller may seem a lot less scary now that you're older, but it's still such a great horror classic. (And who are we kidding, it's still kinda scary.)
6. The Indiana Jones Franchise (Jan. 1)
This includes Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Last Crusade, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Temple of Doom. Looks like we just found any easy way to reach our young, attractive Harrison Ford quota.
7. It Takes Two (Jan. 1)
Move over, Parent Trap — there's a new switcheroo film in town.
8. Mona Lisa Smiles (Jan. 1)
This all-star movie will make you want to sign up for a few art history classes ASAP.
9. Pulp Fiction (Jan. 1)
There's a lot to take in throughout this film, but the biggest lesson to be learned hands down is simply: do not mess with Samuel L. Jackson.
10. The Addams Family (Jan. 1)
Back by popular demand, the Addams family gang will once again be available for your streaming pleasure.
11. The Dark Knight (Jan. 1)
The Joker is back and ready to put a smile on our faces (whether we want him to or not).
12. The Mummy (Jan. 1)
If you like watching Brendan Fraser get chased by mummies, then this is the movie for you.
13. The Mummy Returns (Jan. 1)
Because when you watch the original, you have to watch the sequel.
14. Solo: A Star Wars Story (Jan. 9)
Come for the franchise, stay for Donald Glover and his feminist robot.
15. American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Jan. 17)
Darren Criss delivers a must-see performance as serial killer Andrew Cunanan that'll make you love him even more. Warning: it will also make you feel a little terrified.
16. Carmen Sandiego (Jan. 18)
Where in the world has this Netflix Original been all our lives?
17. Grace and Frankie: Season 5 (Jan. 18)
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are the dynamic duo you never thought you needed but now simply cannot live without.
18. Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Season 5 (Jan. 18)
The music and storylines are just as adorable as the characters themselves.
19. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 Part 2 (Jan. 25)
It's hard to believe it's the show's final season, but knowing Kimmy, she'll make this last installment the most unforgettable yet.
20. Marvel Studios' Ant-Man and the Wasp (Jan. 29)
With the release of the new Avengers 4 trailer, it's definitely worth giving this film a rewatch if you haven't already to see how the Quantum Realm can fit into all of this. Plus, there's no such thing as too much Paul Rudd.
But don't forget, there are just as many great things leaving this month as well. And these are the films and TV shows we're really going to miss in the new year.
1. Bram Stoker's Dracula (Jan. 1)
To put it mildly, this sucks.
2. Finding Neverland (Jan. 1)
Remember how adorable Freddie Highmore was in this movie? Anyone else suddenly feel very, very old?
3. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (Jan. 1)
Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey are total rom-com goals, which makes this departure all the more heartbreaking.
4. Interview with the Vampire (Jan. 1)
Because streaming vampire movies is so 2018.
5. Kung Fu Panda (Jan. 1)
This news is sure to hurt both kids and adults alike.
6. Love Actually (Jan. 1)
"I feel it in my fingers... I feel it in my toes..." that I'm going to miss this movie a little too much.
7. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (Jan. 1)
Who's going to break the news to King Julien?
8. Meet the Parents (Jan. 1)
This film is no longer in the circle of trust.
9. Meet the Fockers (Jan. 1)
Because you can't have one and not have the other.
10. Million Dollar Baby (Jan. 1)
This feels like a one-two punch to the stomach.
11. Rent (Jan. 1)
There's no day but today to start rewatching Rent before this classic is gone.
12. The Godfather (Jan. 1)
Apparently the film made an offer Netflix could refuse.
13. The Godfather: Part II (Jan. 1)
Not even the sequel was safe.
14. The Godfather: Part III (Jan. 1)
In fact, the entire trilogy took a big hit.
15. The Green Mile (Jan. 1)
Tom Hanks and Michael Duncan pulled off stellar performances in this movie. If you haven't seen it already, do so before it's too late.
16. The Princess Diaries (Jan. 1)
This is indeed a royal disappointment.
17. The Shining (Jan. 1)
All work and no play makes for a surprising Netflix departure.
18. Armageddon (Jan. 14)
Suppose you could say it's leaving on a jet plane. (Metaphorically speaking.)
19. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Jan. 18)
This installment in the Star Wars franchise did not disappoint. Too bad it's now being sent to a galaxy far, far away.
20. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Jan. 19)
Much like the ring itself, this movie is precious to us and we'll be sad to see it go.
For the complete list of everything leaving and coming to Netflix, see below:
- A Series Of Unfortunate Events: Season 3
- Across the Universe
- Black Hawk Down
- City of God
- COMEDIANS of the world
- Definitely, Maybe
- 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
- 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
- XXX: State of the Union
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail
- And Breathe Normally
- Call My Agent!: Season 3
- El Potro: Unstoppable
- GODZILLA The Planet Eater
- Solo: A Star Wars Story
- When Heroes Fly
- Friends From College: Season 2
- ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium
- Sex Education
- The Last Laugh
- Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry
- American Gangster
- American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
- Carmen Sandiego
- FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
- Grace and Frankie: Season 5
- The World's Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2 Part B
- Trigger Warning with Killer Mike
- Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 5
- Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
- Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
- Black Earth Rising
- Club de Cuervos: Season 4
- Medici: The Magnificent
- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 Part 2
- Z Nation: Season 5
- Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias: One Show Fits All
- Marvel Studios' Ant-Man and the Wasp
- Disney Pixar's The Incredibles 2
- Marvel's The Punisher: Season 2
- Beethoven's Christmas Adventure
- Blade II
- Bram Stoker's Dracula
- 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
- 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
- Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
- It Follows
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Yes, January will prove to be a bittersweet month for many reasons, but at least we'll have some great additions to help take our minds off all we're losing.