8 best movies coming to Netflix: January 2023

Netflix is all set to release 8 new films in the first month of 2023. The films come with a dose of drama, thrill, and action.

The first month of the new year will see Netflix releasing a gripping story of a detective’s case starring Christian Bale and a heartfelt story of a father and his son. Additionally, there will be two documentaries along with a social issue drama. 

There will also be something for action lovers, with Siddharth Malhotra as a RAW Agent in ‘Mission Majnu’ and the creation of the ultimate A.I. warrior in ‘JUNG_E’, and even for those who prefer comedy dramas in the form of an anthology.

Here are the 8 movies coming to Netflix in January 2023:

1. The Pale Blue Eye

Cast: Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson 

Set in 1830, ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ is a detective fiction based on the novel of the same name by Louis Bayard. On a winter morning, when a cadet from the military academy is found dead, a detective named Augustus Landor is asked to solve the case.

Landor cannot do this alone, so he employs the help of an eccentric cadet, Edgar Allan Poe, to solve this case, which seems to have some connection to the pursuit of immortality. 

Release date: 6 January

2. The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker

Director: Colette Camden

Caleb ‘Kai’ McGillivary gained fame in 2013 and was labeled a hero. Three months later, the same person was in the news again, but this time for committing a murder. 

‘The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker’ documents the rise and fall of a happy-go-lucky nomad, who became an internet celebrity and is now in prison for the crime he committed.

Release date: 10 January

3. Noise

Cast: Julieta Egurrola, Teresa Ruiz, Kenya Cuevas

In a country where violence against women has been a major social issue for years, Julia is a mother who is looking for her missing daughter, Ger.

Julia is one of the many women who have suffered; she meets and bonds with some of them in a support group. In her search for her daughter, Julia will encounter struggling women, each with their own painful story.

Release date: 11 January

4. Dog Gone

Cast: Rob Lowe, Johnny Berchtold, Kimberly Williams-Paisley 

When a young man loses his dog, his father promises him that they will find the dog and bring it home. The two travel the Appalachian Trail looking for their dog, as he needs a life-saving medication. 

It is an inspiring story, full of the adventures, of a son and a father and the strong belief that the father possesses.

Release date: 13 January

5. AlKhallat+

Cast: Mohammed Aldokhei, Ibraheem Alkhairallah, Abdulaziz Alshehri, Ibrahem Al Hajjal, Sohayb Godus, Fahad Albutairi, Ziyad Alamri, Ismail Alhassan

AlKhallat+ is an anthology comprising 4 tales that explore trickery and deception. A film with several characters aims to bring to light tales ranging from the story of a tire thief to the story of a loyal friend fulfilling a promise.

Release date: 19 January

6. Mission Majnu

Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Rashmika Mandanna, Parmeet Sethi

‘Mission Majnu’ tells the story of a man who altered history and is yet missing from the history books. 

After the war of 1971, a RAW agent goes to Pakistan to expose a covert nuclear weapons program. As an undercover spy, he would need to risk everything, including his life, for the sake of his country.

Release date: 20 January


Cast: Kim Hyun-joo, Kang Soo-yeon, Ryoo Kyung-soo

In a post-apocalyptic future, a researcher at an AI lab builds the most advanced A.I. combat warrior to create a safer world. The researcher aims to end a civil war by cloning the brain of her mother, who was a legendary soldier.  

This Korean sci-fi film will follow the development of an A.I. warrior at Kronoid in a world that is beyond recognition.

Release date: 20 January

8. Pamela, a love story

Pamela, a love story
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This documentary follows the life of Pamela Anderson, one of the world’s most famous models. It follows the life and career of Pamela, a girl from a small town who went on to become an international sex symbol, an actor, an activist, and a mother.

Release date: 31 January

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