Here's the List of Films and TV Series Coming to and Leaving Netflix (Streaming) in January 2017
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Here's the List of Films and TV Series Coming to and Leaving Netflix (Streaming) in January 2017

Starz Digital
Starz Digital

We’re 2 days away from the beginning of another month (January), and the beginning of an entirely new year (2017) – a time when Netflix typically reveals its regular streaming library edits (new titles added, old titles leaving). So if any of the below listed movies and/or TV series coming to and/or leaving the SVOD platform are of interest to you, make note of them now.

Of note is the recent feature documentary “Miss Sharon Jones!” on singer Sharon Jones who passed away a month ago after a lengthy battle with cancer.

For twenty years, soul singer Sharon Jones cultivated a world-wide audience with her sensational albums, performances and stunning voice. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings have been heard in everything from FitBit commercials, to Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” soundtrack. Though her career took off later in life, it’s clear that Ms. Jones always belonged onstage. At the height of her career in 2013, Ms. Jones was soaring, until a devastating cancer diagnosis forced her to pause. During one of the toughest years of her life, Academy Award winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple followed Ms. Jones and The Dap-Kings in the stunning and captivating “Miss Sharon Jones!”.

That year, it was announced that Jones had been diagnosed with bile duct cancer and underwent surgery, which forced her to postpone the release of the group’s fifth album, “Give the People What They Want.” The diagnosis was later changed to stage II pancreatic cancer, for which Jones had surgery on her liver and underwent chemotherapy. The chemotherapy caused hair loss, and for a time she performed bald, refusing to wear wigs. During the screening of the documentary at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, Jones revealed that her cancer had returned, and that she would be undergoing chemotherapy again.

Jones died last Friday, November 18, 2016 in Cooperstown, New York of complications from pancreatic cancer, aged 60.

The documentary on her remarkable career was released over the summer.

Also of note coming to Netflix next month, Tunisia’s submission for 2017 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar consideration (although it didn’t make the semi-final cut), director Leyla Bouzid’s critically-acclaimed drama “As I Open My Eyes,” which was released in the USA by Kino for a very limited theatrical run in September.

The Tunisian filmmaker’s impressive debut feature film is set in the summer of 2010, on the eve of Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, and follows Farah, a rebellious 18-year-old. Her over-protective mother wants her to study medicine, but fearless Farah prefers to sing with an underground band. When the police are alerted to the band’s subversive performances, and begin to harass them, Farah is detained and interrogated, and she begins to realize that one of her friends is a snitch.

Baya Medhaffer and Ghalia Benali star in the film.

Inspired by the filmmaker’s personal experience, reactions to the film after its early film festival screenings were stellar. Toronto (TIFF) called it a “remarkably accomplished first film,” directed “with unflagging honesty and an impeccable eye for detail,” adding that “Bouzid’s behind-the-camera talent is complemented by Iraqi musician Khyam Allami’s compositions and Ghassen Amami’s hard-hitting lyrics, and by the engaging, truthful performances of the cast – particularly Medhaffer, a joy to watch on stage as the fiery Farah, sharing a marvelous onscreen chemistry with celebrated singer-performer Benali.”

“As I Open My Eyes” will become available to stream on Netflix on January 10.

Available 1/1/17

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

After Innocence (2005)

Bee Movie (2007)

Boogie Nights (1997)

Braveheart (1995)

Caddyshack (1980)

Collateral Damage (2002)

Dreamcatcher (2003)

El Dorado (1966)

HALO Legends (2009)

Hugo (2011)

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)

License to Drive (1988)

Nancy Drew (2007)

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Real Detective: Season 1 (2016)

Superman: The Movie (1978)

Superman Returns (2006)

Superman II (1980)

Superman III (1983)

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

The Parent Trap (1961)

The Shining (1980)

The Perfect Physique (2015)

The Rat Race (2012)

To Be A Miss (2016)

Trudell (2005)

V for Vendetta (2005)

Vanilla Sky (2001)

Available 1/3/17

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Season 11 (2016)

Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’? – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available 1/6/17

Coin Heist– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Degrassi: Next Class: Season 3 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Growing Up Coy (2016)

Mar de Plastico: Season 1

One Day at a Time: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Tarzan and Jane: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available 1/7/17

Alpha and Omega 7 (2016)

Miss Sharon Jones! (2015)

Under the Shadow (2016)

Available 1/9/17

Best and Most Beautiful Things (2016)

Ratchet and Clank (2016)

Available 1/10/17

As I Open My Eyes (2015)

Best Friends Whenever: Season 2 (2016)

Happily Married (2015)

Jim Gaffigan: Cinco– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

We’re Lalaloopsy: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available 1/11/17

Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Available 1/13/17

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Aquarius (2015)

Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women

Clinical– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Historia de un clan: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

It Follows (2014)

The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available 1/14/17

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Cardboard Boxer (2016)

Estar O No Estar

Available 1/15/17

A Beautiful Now (2015)

Hostage to the Devil (2016)

Señora Acero: Season 3 (2016)

Twisted Trunk, Big Fat Body (2015)

Wartime Portraits: Season 1 (2014)

Available 1/16/17

Flash of Genius (2008)

Halloweed (2016)

Rezort (2016)

Available 1/17/17

Fatima (2015)

Neal Brennan: 3 Mics– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Roger Corman’s Death Race 2050 (2016)

Available 1/19/17

Good Kids (2016)

Available 1/20/17

Frontier: Season 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Papa (2015)

Take the 10– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available 1/21/17

Bates Motel: Season 4 (2016)

Grami’s Circus Show: Season 2 (2016)

Available 1/24/17

Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Gad Gone Wild– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil (2016)

Kill Command (2016)

Terrace House: Aloha State: Season 1: Part 1– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Available 1/25/17

Era el cielo

Available 1/27/17

Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh: Season 2– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

iBOY– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Kazoops!: Season 2– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

Shadows of Truth (2016)

Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (2016)

Available 1/28/17

Ripper Street: Season 4

Available 1/30/17

Antibirth (2016)

Swing State (2016)

Available 1/31/17

Bill Burr Stand Up Special– NETFLIX ORIGINAL

And here are the titles that are leaving in January:

TELEVISION

January 1

Angry Birds Toons: Season 1

Columbo: Seasons 1 – 7

Cupcake Wars Collection: Collection 2

Chopped Collection: Collection 2

Flip or Flop: Season 1

Fixer Upper: Seasons 1 and 2

House Hunters: Collection 3

House Hunters International: Collection 3

House Hunters Renovation: Collection 1

Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Seasons 1 – 3

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 13

Murder, She Wrote: Seasons 1 – 12

Property Brothers: Seasons 4 and 5

Saved by the Bell: Seasons 1 – 6

You Live in What?: Season 3

MOVIES

January 1

30 for 30: Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks

30 for 30: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson

30 for 30: The Day the Series Stopped

30 for 30: Jordan Rides the Bus

30 for 30: Without Bias

30 for 30: Once Brothers

30 for 30: Bernie and Ernie

30 for 30: Requiem for the Big East

30 for 30: The Price of Gold

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman

Bewitched

Blade 2

Bring It On

Bring It On: All or Nothing

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Coming to America

Crash

Dazed and Confused

Final Destination 3

Ghost Town

Hairspray

Little Black Book

Little Man

Maid in Manhattan

Miracle on 34th Street

Nanny McPhee

South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut

Stardust

Superstar

The Italian Job

The Painted Veil

Sixteen Candles

Saving Private Ryan

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

The Fast and the Furious

The Uninvited

The Amityville Horror

The Wicker Man

Vanity Fair

Zoom: Academy for Superheroes

January 6

The Girl Who Played With Fire

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

January 29

Stephen King’s A Good Marriage

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