Netflix, 2023 begins with many new features and returns: films and series to be released in January

Returns, new films and TV series, documentaries, reality shows and much more: the programming coming out in January 2023.

New year, big news in the catalog of the streaming platform with the most subscribers in the world. Netflix has prepared a January 2023 full of titles for every genre, thus able to satisfy every taste of its subscribers.

Among the titles that stand out are: the series based on the book by Elena Ferrante “The lying life of adults” and “You People”, a romantic comedy that will make you remember Christmas movies, but also a documentary film on Pamela Anderson and the return ofGinny and Georgia” with the second season. It sure looks like Netflix has high expectations for 2023.

Netflix January 2023 schedule

Outgoing movie

The Pale Blue Eye – The West Point Murders – January 6, 2023
West Point, 1830. In the early hours of a winter morning, the body of a cadet is found. But after the body arrives at the morgue, tragedy turns brutal when it is discovered that the boy’s heart has been precisely removed. Fearing irreparable damage to the newly opened military academy, the directors turn to local detective Augustus Landor (Christian Bale) to solve the murder. Hampered by the code of silence among the recruits, Landor enlists one of their own to carry out the investigation, an eccentric cadet named Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Melling) who despises the rigidity of the military world and loves poetry.

Kai the hitchhiker with the hatchet – January 10, 2023
The film, one of the first releases on Netflix in January 2023, tells the true story of Caleb “Kai” McGilivary, a homeless man who suddenly became known for saving a woman from a violent assault. Pursued by TV producers and loved by fans, Caleb turns from accidental hero into a dangerous wanted man when he’s accused of murder.

Ruido – A voice that does not go out – January 11, 2023
Julia is a mother, or rather one of many mothers, sisters, daughters, colleagues whose life has been devastated by violence in a country that has declared war on women. As Julia searches for her daughter Ger, her journey intertwines with the stories and struggles of the various women she meets.

Pamela, a love story – January 31, 2023
It is an intimate and humanizing portrait of one of the most fascinating and famous women in the world: “Pamela, a love story”, on Netflix from January 31, tells the life and career of Pamela Anderson from small-town girl to international sex symbol, actress , activist and loving mother.

You People – January 27, 2023
A new couple and their families come to terms with modern love amid culture clashes, social expectations and generational differences. A play by Kenya Barris.

TV series on Netflix in January 2023

Kaleidoscope – January 1, 2023
It takes place over 25 years and follows a band of master thieves as they attempt to open a seemingly inviolable vault for the biggest loot in history. Under the watchful eye of the world’s most powerful corporate security and law enforcement team, each episode reveals a piece of an elaborate puzzle of corruption, greed, revenge, schemes, alliances and betrayals.

MADOFF – The Monster of Wall Street – January 4, 2023
Uncover the truth about Bernie Madoff’s infamous $64 billion Ponzi scheme (the largest in history) that destroyed the lives of countless individual investors who trusted the revered Wall Street statesman. Featuring exclusive access to whistleblowers, employees, investigators and victims, as well as never-before-seen video testimony from Madoff himself, this four-part docuseries traces his rise from humble beginnings to one of Wall Street’s most influential and powerful brokers.

The Lying Life of Adults – January 4, 2023
It is the intense and singular portrait of Giovanna, who faces the transition from childhood to adolescence by discovering the different faces of Naples during the 90s. The search for a new face, after the happy one of childhood, oscillates between two consanguineous Naples who however fear and hate each other: the Naples above, which has given itself a fine mask, and the one below, which pretends to be immoderate , trivial. Giovanna oscillates between high and low, now falling now climbing up, disoriented by the fact that, up or down, the city seems to have no answer and no escape.

Totenfrau – The Lady of the Dead – January 5, 2023
Story of a woman ready to do anything to take revenge after her husband’s death and the tension between good and evil that animates each of us.

Copenhagen Cowboy – January 5, 2023
Electrifying and illuminated by neon lights, Copenhagen Cowboy is a six-episode noir series – available on Netflix from January 5, 2023 – centered on the enigmatic young heroine Miu who, at the dawn of a new beginning after a life of servitude, crosses the creepy world of Copenhagen’s criminal underworld. Thirsting for justice and revenge, Miu meets her nemesis Rakel and together they embark on an odyssey through the natural and supernatural dimensions. The past ends up transforming and defining their future, as the two young women discover they are not alone.

Ginny & Georgia – Second Season on Netflix from January 5, 2023
Burdened by the discovery that her stepfather Kenny didn’t die of natural causes, now the girl must come to terms with the fact that her mother not only killed, but did it to protect her. Georgia on the other hand would much rather put the past behind her, after all she has a wedding to plan! But a curious aspect of the woman’s past is that she tends to resurface…

Makanai – January 12, 2023
Set in the geisha district of Kyoto, the manga features the young Kiyo in the role of makanai (cook) in a house that houses maiko (geisha apprentices). The story tells the daily life of Kiyo and maiko Sumire, the childhood friend who moved with Kiyo from Aomori to Kyoto, against the backdrop of a lively world full of geishas, ​​maiko and delicious food.

Vikings: Valhalla – Season Two – January 12, 2023
Season 2 finds our heroes shortly after the tragic fall of Kattegat, an event that shattered their dreams and altered their destinies. Suddenly finding themselves fugitives in Scandinavia, they are forced to test their ambitions and mettle in worlds beyond the Kattegat fjords.

Sky Rojo – Third Season on Netflix from January 13, 2023
The new episodes are set six months after the final battle. Coral (Verónica Sánchez), Wendy (Lali Espósito) and Gina (Yany Prado) discover that peace is nothing more than an illusory feeling between periods of terror. When their life is turned upside down, the girls realize that the past returns and that if they really want to be free they will have to try to bury it once and for all or, in other words, bury Romeo (Asier Etxeandia).

Sole candidate – 20 January 2023
Single candidate is a comedy created by François Uzan and Jean-Pascal Zadi, who directs it and also stars Stéphane Blé, an idealistic teacher who is accidentally catapulted into the campaign for the French presidential elections.

Other series planned

That ’90s Show – on Netflix January 19, 2023 at 9:00 AM CET
The year is 1995 and Leia Forman is desperate for a little adventure or at least a close friend who isn’t her father. When she arrives at Point Place to visit her grandparents Red and Kitty, she finds exactly what she is looking for a stone’s throw from home: the vivacious and rebellious Gwen. With the help of Gwen’s friends, including adorable brother Nate and his smart and determined girlfriend Nikki, the sarcastic and wise-cracking Ozzie and the charming Jay, Leia discovers that adventure is at hand, just as it had been for her parents many years ago. Eager to reinvent herself, she convinces her parents to let her stay all summer.

Break Point – January 13, 2023
As some tennis legends reach the twilight of their careers, a new generation has a chance to rise to prominence. Break Point closely watches these players during a full year of challenges around the world for ATP and WTA tournaments. From life-threatening injuries and emotional disappointments, to triumphant victories and personal moments off the court, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at the stressful lives of some of the best tennis players in the world.

Lockwood & Co. – January 27, 2023
In a haunted world where powerful corporations employ paranormal teenagers to fight the supernatural, only one company operates without adult supervision: Lockwood & Co. Run by Anthony Lockwood, a rebellious young entrepreneur haunted by his mysterious past, from his brilliant but eccentric sidekick George and a newcomer named Lucy with incredible powers, this maverick trio are about to unravel a chilling mystery that will change the course of history.

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Netflix, 2023 begins with many new features and returns: films and series to be released in January