What’s New on Netflix UK This Week: January 12th, 2024

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Whats On Netflix Uk This Week January 12th 2024

Picture: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is now available to stream on Netflix UK.

It’s been an exciting week of excellent new movies and TV shows landing on Netflix UK. This past week has seen the arrival of the Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune.

First of all, here are the past week’s highlights:

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)

Director: Jeff Fowler
Genre: Comedy | Runtime: 124 Minutes
Cast: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, Idris Elba, Tika Sumpter

After being bullied by the internet into changing the design of Sonic back to his classic look, Paramount Pictures earned plenty of goodwill with millions of Sonic fans worldwide. Spawning a sequel, the second film sees the arrival of fan-favorite characters such as Tails and Knuckles.

Upon returning to Earth, Dr. Robotnik has found a new ally in Knuckles the Echidna; however, Sonic and his friend Tails the Fox are standing in their way.

Dune (2021)

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Genre: 155 Minutes | Runtime: 155 Minutes
Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem

As one of the most beloved and iconic sci-fi novels of all time, it’s no easy task adapting Frank Herbert’s Dune. However, few directors out there are more perfectly placed than Denis Villeneuve, who has cemented his place as one of the best sci-fi directors of the past decade.

Paul Atreides, the son of a noble family, has destiny thrust upon him when his family’s short-lived control over the most dangerous planet in the universe ignites a war with a rival family.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Genre: Comedy, Drama | Runtime: 161 Minutes
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Margaret Qualley

The ninth movie of Quentin Tarantino’s career, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is a throwback to the final year of the Golden Age of Hollywood, with a history-altering twist.

1969, Hollywood. As the Golden Age of Hollywood draws to a close, a TV actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry.

Here Are All of the Latest Additions to Netflix UK This Week

12 New Movies Added to Netflix UK This Week: January 12th, 2024

  • Adire (2023)
  • Air Mata di Ujung Sajadah (2023)
  • Dune (2021)
  • Edge of Darkness (2010)
  • Kingdom 3: The Flame of Destiny (2023)
  • Lift (2024) N
  • Mantra Surugana (2023)
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
  • The Proposal (2009)
  • Transporter 2 (2005)
  • Whisky Tango Foxtrot (2016)

7 New TV Shows Added to Netflix UK This Week: January 12th, 2024

  • Boy Swallows Universe (Limited Series) N
  • Champion (Season 1)
  • Detective Frost (Season 1) N
  • DI4RIES (Season 2) N
  • Fermat’s Cuisine (Season 1)
  • Killer Soup (Season 1) N
    Sonic Prime (Season 3) N

10 New Sports and Fitness Specials Added to Netflix UK This Week: January 12th, 2024

  • 10 Minute Workouts (Volume 2) N
  • 20 Minute Workouts (Volume 2) N
  • 30 Minute Workouts (Volume 2) N
  • Bodyweight Burn (Volume 2) N
  • Fall in Love with Vinyasa (Volume 1) N
  • Feel-Good Fitness (Volume 1) N
  • High-Intensity Training (Volume 2) N
  • HIT & Strength with Tara (Volume 1) N
  • Kickstart Fitness with the Basic (Volume 1) N
  • Two Weeks to a Stronger Core (Volume 1) N

3 New Reality Shows Added to Netflix UK This Week: January 12th, 2024

  • J-Style Trip (Season 2) N
  • Love Is Blind: Sweden (Season 1) N
  • The Trust (Season 1) N

2 New Documentaries Added to Netflix UK This Week: January 12th, 2024

  • Break Point (Season 2) N
  • I AM A STALKER (Season 1)

What have you been watching on Netflix UK this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.