What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: January 5th, 2021

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L.A.’s Finest – Picture: Sony Television Pictures

Welcome to your first rundown on what’s new on Netflix for the week where we’ll be covering the five new titles added today and taking you through what’s trending on the TV and movie charts for January 5th, 2021.

There’s still lots to look forward to for the remainder of the week including the new movie Pieces of a Woman that arrives on Friday globally.

Finally, if you missed any of the 80+ titles that arrived on Netflix last week, you missed some excellent movies.

Now let’s take a look at what’s new on Netflix today:

L.A.’s Finest (Season 1)

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Duane Martin, Zach Gilford
Runtime: 60 min
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination.

The big licensed title of the week is L.A.’s Finest which comes from Sony Pictures Television and is a spinoff of the Bad Boys franchise.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård
Runtime: 158 min
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 26 wins & 91 nominations.

For Fincher fanatics, one of his best crime mystery movies just touched down on Netflix US today. The adaptation of the novel and Swedish movie released a decade ago and still holds up well with Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara in leading roles.

Want to see a bigger breakdown of everything new on Netflix? See everything new on Netflix via our what’s new hub.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for January 5th, 2021

1 New Movies Added Today

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

4 New TV Series Added Today

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • History of Swear Words (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • L.A.’s Finest (Season 1)
  • Nailed It! Mexico (Season 3) Netflix Original

Top 10 Movies & TV Series on Netflix for January 5th, 2021

# Movies TV Series
1 Unknown Cobra Kai
2 17 Again Bridgerton
3 We Can Be Heroes Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
4 30 Minutes or Less Cocomelon
5 Death to 2020 The Queen’s Gambit
6 Rango Dare Me
7 Four Christmases Virgin River
8 S.W.A.T. Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio
9 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl Best Leftovers Ever!
10 The Croods Tiny Pretty Things

What are you watching on Netflix today? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming Netflix movies, series and games. Contact: kasey@whats-on-netflix.com