What’s Coming to Netflix This Week (January 14th – 20th)

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Happy Sunday! It’s that time of the week again where we take a look at what you have to look forward to streaming this week on Netflix.

It’s a bit of a quiet week as far as quantity goes but we certainly are getting some quality. An Emmy-award winning series, a new season of an award-winning show, a documentary that looks incredibly interesting, and a new science fiction Netflix Original. There’s a lot to get into this week!

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The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes returns this week to Netflix.

Revenger Netflix Original Movie

Arriving January 15th

Hell-bent on avenging the murder of his family, a former detective infiltrates a remote island that serves as a prison for vicious death row criminals


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Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry Netflix Original 

Arriving January 15th

In his debut Netflix Original comedy special, Sebastian Maniscalco talks spin classes, pregnancy photoshoots, and wedding dances.

American Gangster (2007)

Arriving January 16th

Harlem drug dealer Frank Lucas rises to power in corrupt 1970s New York, equalling and surpassing the notorious Mafia families with the reach of his empire. Denzel Washington and Russell Crow star in this hit inspired by a true story.

American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Arriving January 17th

The second season of the FX true crime anthology TV, this series was a big hit at both the Emmy’s and the Golden Globes. Darren Criss stars as serial killer Andrew Cunanan, the man who murdered Gianni Versace. I think I know what you’re going to be binging soon.

Carmen Sandiego Netflix Original Series

Arriving January 18th

Based on the popular TV series and video games, this will be a look at Carmen’s backstory. Viewers will not only follow her escapades but also learn who in the world is Carmen Sandiego and why she became a super thief.

Close Netflix Original Movie

Arriving January 18th

When attackers target the heiress she’s protecting, battle-hardened bodyguard Sam scrambles to save her client and teach her how to fight back. Starring Noomi Rapace, this looks to be action-packed and a great watch.

FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened Netflix Original

Arriving January 18th

Now, this I am looking forward to. It’s the story of a lot of rich people who got taken in. They thought they were going to the ultimate music festival, but what they found was hell.

Girl Netflix Original Movie

Arriving January 18th

Inspired by a true story, a 15-year-old girl who was born in a boy’s body is committed to becoming a professional ballerina.

Grace and Frankie: Season 5 Netflix Original Series

Arriving January 18th

They’re not friends, but when their husbands leave them for each other, proper Grace and eccentric Frankie begin to bond in this Emmy-nominated series. This is a show full of heart and laughs that is definitely worth a watch.

IO Netflix Original Movie

Arriving January 18th

As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who’s racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

Soni Netflix Original Movie

Arriving January 18th

A police officer and her superintendent in Delhi Police deal with the cases regarding crimes against women.

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2 Part B Netflix Original Series

Arriving January 18th

Step inside one-of-a-kind homes all across the world!

Trigger Warning with Killer Mike Netflix Original 

Arriving January 18th

In this series, rapper and activist Killer Mike puts his revolutionary ideas about achieving social change into action.

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 5 Netflix Original Series

Arriving January 18th

The upbeat adventures of Poppy, Branch and the rest of the residents of Troll Village, as they keep the party going in their forest.

Marvel’s The Punisher: Season 2 Netflix Original

Arriving January 18th

Frank Castle returns and, after saving a girl from being murdered, is forced to decide if he should embrace his life as the Punisher.

What are looking forward to seeing this week? Let us know in the comments!

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Cheryl has written for What’s on Netflix for over three years. She’s a confessed streaming addict and also runs a Netflix based community on Facebook with over 10,000 users. Cheryl specializes in documentaries and covers weekly additions for the US in addition to breaking news stories. She is the Weekend Editor for What’s On Netflix. Cheryl resides in Virginia, USA.