New Netflix Releases for January 27, 2012
A real estate con man, upon learning he's headed for prison, hires a martial arts guru to train him for the purpose of self-defense behind bars. Terrified of prison love, a nerdy convict meets a mysterious master of thwarting unwanted advances -- dragon-kick style.
| Slapstick Comedies | Action & Adventure | Comedies | Action Comedies | Late Night Comedies |
Shrek dares his friends to bring on the scary with ghost stories told in a haunted castle. Later, Ginormica and the Monsters face alien pumpkins. A haunted castle. Alien pumpkins. A spooky ghost. Everyone's favorite ogre brings on the scary.
| Comedies | Children & Family Movies | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Comedies | Movies for ages 5 to 7 |
Join your DreamWorks friends for these four holiday specials, featuring Shrek and Donkey, Hiccup and Toothless, and the wacky animals from Madagascar. Wacky creatures saving Christmas. A donkey going a-carolling. An island of dragons. It's heaps of holiday fun!
| Comedies | Family Feature Animation | Family Features | Family Comedies | Movies for ages 5 to 7 | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Children & Family Movies |
Brothers Jake and Will Grimm travel from village to village, posing as exterminators of magical creatures. But in reality, they're expert con artists.
| Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Fantasy Movies | Action & Adventure | Adventures | Sci-Fi & Fantasy |
An Americanized NASA scientist returns to his native India on a business trip and searches for the nanny who helped raise him. He wants to give the woman who raised him a better life. But in searching for her, he finds something else: home.
| Dramas | Foreign Movies | Foreign Dramas | Indian Movies | Bollywood Movies | Hindi-Language Movies | Bollywood Dramas |
Charismatic Mr. Brooks is a serial killer at war with his own alter ego, whose charm won't sway the dedicated detective on his trail.
| Crime Thrillers | Thrillers | Psychological Thrillers | Police Movies | Police Thrillers |
A veteran cop is tasked with drafting and training a special weapons and tactics team, who soon find themselves up against an international criminal. Dealing with a crafty international criminal? This elite special weapons and tactics team might be a good call.
| Police Movies | Police Action & Adventure | Action & Adventure | Action Thrillers | Crime Action & Adventure |
When U.S. forces attempt to capture two underlings of a Somali warlord, their helicopters are shot down and the Americans suffer heavy casualties. A U.S. military mission to Somalia goes horribly wrong. Without help from above, who will survive on the ground?
| Dramas based on Books | Military Dramas | Dramas | Dramas based on real life | 20th Century Period Pieces | Action & Adventure | Military Action & Adventure |
In this moving drama, a probation officer at a detention camp for juvenile delinquents hopes to mold teenage inmates into a successful football team. A gang of juvenile convicts just might become a winning football team ... but not without a little bloodshed.
| Sports Dramas | Dramas based on real life | Dramas | Sports Movies |
In this English-language remake of a Japanese horror film, an American in Tokyo uncovers a deadly curse spread by a spirit with a tragic past. She's used to seeing sickness, but never anything like this. Death doesn't seem to be waiting -- it's chasing.
| Horror Movies | Supernatural Horror Movies | Teen Screams |
Ro risks her life to discover the identity of a stranger lurking on the Internet who might hold the answers to her friend's murder. A tough reporter goes offline to hit a powerful enemy where it hurts. She has no clue what she's up against.
| Police Mysteries | Thrillers | Crime Thrillers | Mysteries | Police Movies | Police Thrillers |
A notorious underground rush-seeker deemed untouchable by the law is coerced into cooperating with the government to infiltrate a Russian crime ring. Playing it safe isn't high on this daredevil's list of priorities. He'll do anything once. Even saving the world.
| Action Thrillers | Action & Adventure | Spy Action & Adventure |
A gangster transporting a stolen gem inadvertently triggers a slew of events that wends through the worlds of bookies, bare-knuckle boxing and swine. Gangsters. Bookies. Brawlers. Everyone wants to get their hands on the stone. Why can't anyone hang onto it?
| Comedies | British Crime Movies | Heist Movies | Crime Comedies | Crime Movies | British Comedies | Gangster Movies | British Movies |
The fashion world is turned upside down when empty-headed male model Derek Zoolander discovers that a fashion mogul is behind an assassination plot. Brainwashed into committing murder, a dimwit male model struts into a life of political intrigue and fashion glitterati.
| Slapstick Comedies | Comedies | Cult Movies | Satires | Cult Comedies |
In this hyperkinetic sequel, a pair of Miami narcotics cops investigate a Cuban drug kingpin's connection to Florida's influx of Ecstasy. The wisecracking cop duo is back. And to nab a humorless drug smuggler, they're going to make a mess of Miami.
| Comedies | Police Movies | Action & Adventure | Action Comedies | Crime Action & Adventure | Action Thrillers | Police Action & Adventure |
Spunky teenager Amy is reeling from the sudden death of her mother when she and her grandfather are threatened with the loss of their horse ranch. They're responsible for a ranch for troubled horses. But who will help these two sisters through troubles of their own?
| Canadian TV Shows | TV Dramas | TV Shows |