New Netflix Releases for January 6, 2016
Featuring never-before-seen images, personal testimonies and more, this is the story of one of the most notorious drug smugglers of all time. It's easy to believe this drug lord was just a monster. In fact, he was worse: He was a human doing monstrous things.
| Social & Cultural Documentaries | Political Documentaries | Documentaries | TV Shows | International Documentaries | Spanish-Language TV Shows | Political TV Documentaries | Crime TV Shows | Crime TV Documentaries | TV Documentaries | Crime Documentaries |
After causing a major traffic tie-up on the Golden Gate Bridge, a wayward pelican named Gigi starts life anew at a wildlife rehabilitation facility. She goes from being taken into police custody to entering a rehab program. No, she's not a drug addict. She's a pelican.
| Science & Nature Documentaries | Documentaries |
This documentary recounts the Vietnam War's final days, when unexpected roadblocks threatened the evacuation of America's South Vietnamese allies. It was the end of Vietnam for America. But a small number of heroes fought to help those who couldn't be left behind.
| Documentaries | Social & Cultural Documentaries |
Two lovers from a thousand years ago are reunited in the dreams of a modern-day gaming company CEO and his employee in this time-bending fantasy. His vivid dreams inspired an online universe. Now, they're pulling him into a love affair from the distant past.
| TV Shows | TV Dramas |
From his days as a petty thief to becoming head of a drug-trafficking empire, this riveting series charts the life of the infamous Pablo Escobar. He built the world's greatest drug empire. And while his legend seems glorious, the truth is far from it.
| Spanish-Language TV Shows | Crime TV Shows | TV Shows | Crime TV Dramas | TV Dramas | TV Soaps |
Two of Chicago's top high school basketball prospects face pressure on and off the court in this iconic documentary about sports, family and race. Going pro is a one-in-a-million shot. For these kids, finding a way out of their neighborhood is almost as tough.
| Biographical Documentaries | Sports Movies | Social & Cultural Documentaries | Basketball Movies | Documentaries | Sports Documentaries | Sports & Fitness |
Spy kids Carmen and Juni Cortez team up with two other pint-size secret agents, Gary and Gerti Giggles, in order to take on an evil scientist. Travel to a volcanic island to save the world from a mad scientist and his minions? Best vacation ever.
| Family Features | Comedies | Children & Family Movies | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Adventures | Family Comedies | Action Comedies |
Epic silent film of life among the Kiowa and Comanche, featuring an all-Native American cast in a tale of romance, combat, hunting and tribal dance. Battles and buffalo hunting won't decide a tribe's fate. A war between love and greed will. May the better man win!
| Dramas |
Six years after Yugo and his team defeat Qilby, Ogrest's crying floods Amalia's kingdom. To stop him, they must find the six missing Eliatrope Dofus. Six years of peace, of living without fear, never imagining what awaited. Now the wait is over, and duty calls again.
| TV Shows | TV Cartoons | Kids' TV |
With his gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat, Joseph inspires jealousy in his brothers in this animated Bible story. From being sold into slavery to becoming the pharaoh's right-hand guy. It all started with one rad coat.
| Movies based on children's books | Children & Family Movies | Movies for ages 8 to 10 | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Family Adventures |
When Optimus Prime learns of a downed Transformers ship on the moon, he leads a mission to rescue the pilot left behind: his mentor, Sentinel Prime. An ancient secret buried on the moon triggers an alien war. Earth's fate hangs in the hands of the Autobots.
| Sci-Fi Thrillers | Alien Sci-Fi | Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Action Thrillers | Action & Adventure |
As an expectant father documents his and three friends' attempts at stand-up comedy, the prospects of birth and loss give the journey a new dimension. Life as a stand-up comic isn't always so funny. He and his friends are learning that in the most poignant way possible.
| Documentaries |
This portrait of legendary comedian Don Rickles blends clips of Rickles's TV appearances with footage from his stand-up routine and interviews. The man who made an art out of the put-down has made more friends than you might expect. Hear them tell his story.
| Documentaries | Biographical Documentaries |
Mike Epps tears up the stage at L.A.'s historic Orpheum Theatre in a special packed with blistering impressions and unapologetically raunchy swagger. Angry mamas. Freeloading boyfriends. And a side of Obama you've never seen. An evening of brash and uncensored comedy.
| Comedies | Stand-up Comedy |
This live-action adventure based on the popular video game follows a freshman cadet through a battle to save his school from alien invaders. Unsure of the future. Under siege by a ruthless force. In the 26th century, one cadet will test his mettle.
| Action & Adventure | TV Sci-Fi & Fantasy | TV Action & Adventure | Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | TV Shows |
In this live-action feature, Scooby and the gang journey to Spooky Island, where a magical force is awakened that could spell doom for the human race. The Scooby gang is stuck on Spooky Island. They have to stop a magical force, if they can figure out what -- or who.
| Adventures | Comedies | Family Comedies | Family Features | Movies for ages 11 to 12 | Children & Family Movies | Action & Adventure | Fantasy Movies | Family Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Sci-Fi & Fantasy |