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8 Netflix movies to watch this January 2024

Netflix reviews for weekender

As we say goodbye to December 2023 and prepare for the cold embrace of January 2024, Netflix has prepared a movie to feast our eyes on. Whether you are looking for laughs, suspense, action, or heartfelt human stories, this diverse selection has something for everyone.

Here are 8 Netflix movies to watch this January 2024

The Kitchen – January

Every city has a Kitchen, a story of fatherhood and communal love. In a futuristic London 2040, the wealth disparity has reached critical proportions. Kibwe Tavares and Daniel Kaluuya’s British film, starring Kane Robinson and introducing Jedaiah Bannerman.

Bitconned January 1

Bryan Storkel’s fascinating documentary delves into the dark realm of cryptocurrency. As Nathaniel Popper described, the birth and demise of the Centra Tech fraud scheme features interviews with investors, journalists, and even the infamous “Crypto King” himself, Ray Trapani. Expect an explosive voyage filled with ambition, greed, fraud, and the volatile nature of digital currency.

Society of the Snow January 4

Inspired by a true story, director Writer J. A Bayona takes you on a daring survival experience in the Andes mountains. In this true story of plane crash survivors fighting for life despite brutal conditions and decreasing hope, Enzo Vogrincic leads a star-studded cast that includes Agustn Pardella and Esteban Bigliardi. Prepare for an emotional rollercoaster as the group undergoes physical and mental difficulties that will test the limits of human perseverance.

Gyeongseong Creature Season 1: Part 2 – January 5

Take your seats for the second half of this South Korean monster escapade directed by Chung Dong-yoon and Roh Young-sub. The talented cast of Park Seo-Joon, Han So-Hee, and Soo Hyun returns as investigators unravel the mystery of a fictitious creature terrorizing 1945 Seoul. Expect tense action, mystical intrigue, and a deeper look into the city’s complicated history.

Lift – January 12

Get your adrenaline pumping with this high-stakes heist thriller directed by F. Gary Gray. The always-magnetic Kevin Hart stars as an expert thief caught in a thrilling airplane robbery gone wrong. With Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Sam Worthington, and Vincent D’Onofrio rounding out the cast, Lift promises edge-of-your-seat thrills and nail-biting suspense as the protagonist navigates deadly twists and fights for survival.

Sixty Minutes – January 19

A film by director and co-writer Oliver Kienle, and the author is Philip Koch. MMA boxer Octavio (Emilio Sakraya) has one hour to make it to his daughter’s birthday celebration or he will lose custody for good. To get to her in time, he forgoes vital combat, putting him in a risky situation with even more dangerous people. Octavio is suddenly stuck not only in a vicious race against time but also in a chase through the entire city of Berlin, which tests him to his limits.

From the Ashes January 18

A gripping Saudi film based on true events that tell the story of a catastrophic disaster at an all-girls school. The story takes place in an all-girls school, where a typical day is turned into a nightmare when a mysterious fire breaks out in the school’s basement. The subsequent chaos and panic provide an engrossing depiction of survival and perseverance. Although fictional, this must-see film is based on a true-life catastrophe in which a fire broke out in a similar setting, resulting in disastrous repercussions. Khaled Fahed directed the film, which stars Shaima AlTayeb, Khairyeh Abu Laban, Adwa Fahad, Darin AlBayed, and Aesha AlRefai.

Griselda January 25

Queenpin. Innovator. Mother. Murderer. Griselda is a strong woman. Griselda is the story of a dedicated mother who founded one of the most profitable cartels in history, from the creative geniuses behind Narcos. When the series starts, you’ll be able to see how her lethal blend of unexpected ruthlessness and charm allowed her to expertly navigate between business and family.