New Netflix Releases for January 27, 2012
This six-part political thriller focuses on the launch of a new BBC news program in June 1956, as the Suez Crisis is unfolding in the Middle East. Politics and journalism collide on a 1950s British news show. Dark secrets behind the camera? Even more explosive.
| TV Shows | TV Dramas | British TV Shows | British TV Dramas |
A small-town girl finally realizes her dream of becoming a famous supermodel but soon finds there's a price for her glamorous new life. Being at the top of the fashion world means there's a long way to fall. How many times can she get back up?
| Musicals | Bollywood Dramas | Dramas | Foreign Movies | Foreign Dramas | Indian Movies | Bollywood Movies | Hindi-Language Movies |
Spiced liberally with black comedy, this Bollywood drama follows the lethal love life of a woman who marries numerous men -- only to find them flawed.
| Crime Dramas | Thrillers | Foreign Movies | Dramas | Bollywood Dramas | Dramas based on Books | Hindi-Language Movies | Bollywood Movies | Indian Movies | Crime Thrillers | Foreign Thrillers | Foreign Dramas |
A lovable pooch has a nose for adventure and an unquenchable curiosity. This animated series delivers messages about friendship, kindness and sharing.
| Kids' TV | Animal Tales | TV Cartoons | TV Shows |
Life gets knotty when Alex and Kate develop a relationship with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment next door.
| Comedies | Independent Comedies | Independent Dramas | Independent Movies | Dramas |
Las Vegas magician Cris can see a few minutes into the future and an FBI agent wants his help thwarting a nuclear attack. An illusionist's knack for future-telling earns him cash. Now he's working with the FBI to save the world.
| Action Thrillers | Action & Adventure | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Sci-Fi Thrillers |
On the imaginary island of Sodor, cheeky little Thomas and his cohorts all long to be "really useful" (the highest praise for a steam engine). When the chubby boss man says a new airport needs to be built, the engines gear up for a big job -- and big mischief!
| Movies for ages 0 to 2 | Movies for ages 2 to 4 | Education & Guidance | Children & Family Movies | Movies based on children's books | Movies for ages 5 to 7 |
When a pretty kite gets caught up in the wind, it's up to Thomas and his friends to catch it before it blows off the island -- and out of their lives. Kites gone astray! Bees in trouble! Together with his fellow trains, eager engine Thomas can solve any problem.
| Kids' TV for ages 0 to 2 | Kids' TV for ages 2 to 4 | TV Shows | Kids' TV |
This documentary explores the odd world of the elderly Ward brothers, illiterate farmers who have lived their entire lives in a dilapidated shack.
| Crime Documentaries | Documentaries | Biographical Documentaries | Crime Movies |
The plot thickens around two horse-racing competitors when three beautiful women come into their lives and a murder is committed. A lifelong competition between brothers and a family fortune held tight by one. It's a rivalry worth millions.
| Action & Adventure | Hindi-Language Movies | Bollywood Movies | Indian Movies | Foreign Action & Adventure | Foreign Movies | Bollywood Action & Adventure | Musicals | Crime Action & Adventure | Action Thrillers |
The Man in the Yellow Hat travels to Africa to find a priceless artifact. But he returns with George, an inquisitive chimp who paints the town red. On a trip to New York City, the mischievous monkey lives up to his name. It's a big, bright world out there!
| Movies for ages 2 to 4 | Movies for ages 5 to 7 | Family Adventures | Children & Family Movies | Movies based on children's books |
When twentysomething Aura returns home after college, she confronts personal and professional failures and wonders about her future. No way back. No way forward. When school ends, there's just excruciating, hilarious, everyday ... life.
| Independent Dramas | Comedies | Dramas | Independent Movies | Independent Comedies |
When the Coyotes' star quarterback is injured, second-stringer Jonathan Moxon is thrust into the spotlight. Yet Moxon is more interested in academics. In this football-obsessed town, winning is everything. Will this second stringer let the spotlight rule his head?
| Sports Movies | Dramas | Sports Dramas | Football Movies |
When a rich LA family hires a beautiful Mexican housekeeper, everyone's life is upended in hilariously zany ways in this comedy of manners and mayhem. This devoted dad and husband can't communicate with his crazy family. His Spanish-speaking maid understands everything.
| Comedies | Dramas | Romantic Dramas | Romantic Movies | Romantic Comedies |
In 12th-century Asia, an orphaned slave escapes from his captors and becomes one of the greatest conquerors the world has ever known: Genghis Khan. An orphan slave grows up to take power wherever he finds it -- and winds up ruling half the world.
| Foreign Dramas | Foreign Movies | Dramas based on real life | Dramas | Epics | Russian Movies | Military Action & Adventure | Eastern European Movies | Adventures | Foreign Action & Adventure | Action & Adventure | Period Pieces | Military Dramas | Biographical Dramas |
Two William Faulkner tales combine in this smoldering drama as a handyman moves to a Mississippi town, where rumors about his past begin to circulate. He owns the town, and he sees something in this drifter with a bad reputation: a little bit of himself.
| Dramas based on classic literature | Romantic Dramas | Romantic Movies | Dramas | Classic Romantic Movies | Classic Dramas | Classic Movies | Dramas based on Books |