27 Iconic Netflix Movies To Watch In Singapore This January

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Can you believe it is almost 2022? And with the future unpredictable because of covid-19, sometimes, it’s nice to snuggle up with a blanket, escape from reality and unwind after a long day. And hey, nothing screams relaxation more than putting on a top-notch flick. Check out 27 of the greatest Netflix movies to stream in Singapore this month.

1. Don’t Look Up

This comical American sci-fi movie has hit number one since its release. It follows two low-level astronomers, Dr Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), who must warn mankind about a comet threatening to destroy the planet. With a blockbuster cast, from Ariana Grande, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, Jonah Hill and more…you won’t be disappointed.

2. The Rhythm Section

This thrilling action movie follows Stephanie, played by Blake Lively. Stephanie descends into a hole of darkness after learning that her family were killed in a plane crash. Later, she discovers that the plane crash was orchestrated by terrorists, so she goes on a mission to take revenge across the globe.

3. The Royal Treatment

On January 20, you’ll be able to watch New York hairdresser, Izzy (Laura Marano) as she seizes the opportunity to work at a Royal wedding of a charming prince. There, she learns that the wedding is an arranged marriage, and the prince is not really in love. Indeed, sparks fly between her and prince.

4. Munich – The Edge Of War

This World War movie is set to be released on January 21. It tells the tale of autumn 1938 in Europe, when Hitler prepares to invade Czechoslovakia, while the government of Neville Chamberlain seeks a peaceful treaty. To try and come to a peaceful arrangement, a British civil servant and a German diplomat, travel to Munich.

5. Brazen

On January 13, you can watch this highly anticipated new Netflix movie. It follows a famous mystery and crime writer, Grace (Alyssa Milano), who gets heavily involved in the mysterious case of her sisters murder, after she learns her innocent sister led a double life as a webcam performer. Certainly, one of the best new movies on Netflix.

6. Tick, Tick…Boom

This new feel-good drama movie is based on the autobiographical musical by playwright Jonathan Larson. It follows an aspiring composer, on the brink of turning 30, who is having a midlife crisis and stresses he has made the wrong career moves. Watch in awe as he navigates love, friendship and pressures of life in New York City.

7. The Unforgiveable

This iconic movie follows Academy award winner Sandra Bullock, who stars as a woman released from prison after serving 20 years for a horrific murder. Although, outside the prison walls, society is not willing to forgive her. Nevertheless, she goes on a mission to find her little sister but things take a dramatic turn.

8. Red Notice

This $200 million blockbuster thriller movie is being absorbed by households worldwide. With a stellar cast, from Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson, and more…you know it’s going to be good. It follows an FBI agent who attempts to capture a smart crook, who is the world’s most wanted art thief.

9. Fight Club

This 1999 classic never gets old. Brad Pitt stars as Tyler Durden, who devilishly convinces an insomniac office worker to form an underground Fight Club with him. They recruit other bored men fed up with their lives to partake in these illegal activities. However, things quickly turn chaotic, and their perfect partnership frays when they become attracted to the same woman.

10. The Forgotten Battle

Singaporeans are adoring this new Netflix movie. It is based on events during WWII’s crucial Battle of the Scheldt. Starring Harry Potter‘s Tom Felton, Dutch actress Susan Radder, and more. It follows three young people, a pilot, a Nazi soldier, and a resistance recruit, who become linked during the tragic battle. Indeed, this is one of the most insightful Netflix movies to watch this month.

11. The Breadwinner

This award-winning 2017 animation movie is perfect for animation lovers on Netflix. It tells the tale of Parvana, an 11-year old girl, living under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After her father is arrested, Parvana cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. Along the way, she learns about the danger of the world around her. Using fantasy and escapism, she embarks on a mission to find her father.

12. Love Hard

Netflix movies lovers are obsessed with this new romantic comedy movie. It follows an LA writer, Natalie (Nina Dobrev) as she flies 3,000 miles for Christmas, to surprise a man she met on a dating app. However, she gets the shock of her life when she learns that she has been catfished.

13. Sounds Like Love

This Spanish comedy romance movie follows a 30-year old Fashion Assistant, Maca (María Valverde), who is living in the past, and wasting her talents, while working for a narcissistic boss in Madrid. After her two best friends convince her to get her life together, the love of her life and biggest mistake, returns to Madrid, making things chaotic. Indeed, one of the most unmissable Netflix movies this month.

14. The Guilty

This new American crime thriller is about a troubled LAPD police officer (Jake Gyllenhaal), after he is downgraded to a 911 operator, after an incident at work. After receiving a disturbing call, he goes on a mission, against the clock, to try and save an abducted woman named Emily. Indeed, this movie is sure to have you on the edge of your seat.


15. The Harder They Fall

This American Western flick stars Oscar winner Regina King, Emmy nominee Idris Elba, Oscar nominee Lakeith Stanfied, and more. It tells the tale of an outlaw, Nat Love, who seeks revenge after his ruthless enemy is released from jail. He gathers his gang to get back together to try and stop this crime boss.

16. Kate

This new action-packed thriller follows a ruthless Tokyo assassin, Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), who is almost poisoned on her last job. With less than 24 hours to spare, she takes matters into her own hands, and goes on a mission to discover who ordered the hit on her, and take revenge. Certainly, the high-action movie you need to see on Netflix Singapore this weekend.

17. Mimi

This 2021 Indian flick has the ability to make you laugh and cry in a short space of time. It tells the tale of an aspiring actress in a small Indian town, who becomes a surrogate for a tourist couple. However, when the couple decide they don’t want the baby anymore, things take a turn for the worst.

18. Man On Fire

This 2004 blockbuster follows an ex-CIA officer, John Creasy (Denzel Washington), who accepts a job as a bodyguard for a 9-year-old girl in Mexico city, at a time, when kidnappings were at an all time high. When Lupita (Dakota Fanning) is kidnapped, Creasy goes on a vicious rampage to find her, uncovering an array of dirty cops, government corruption and linked criminals. Indeed, one of the best Netflix movies to watch this month.

19. Dirty Dancing

This musical romantic movie never gets old. It follows Frances (Jennifer Grey), who falls in love with a rebellious dance instructor, while vacationing with her parents. However, her father opposes the relationship, which creates a rift between both of them.

20. Cold Pursuit

This 2019 crime movie starring Liam Neeson and Laura Dern needs to be on your watchlist. It follows a quiet snowplow driver, whose life is turned upside down by the death of his son. Believing his son’s death certificate to be false, he sets out on a mission to discover the truth, which leads him to take revenge on a drug lord named Viking. Indeed, an absorbing Netflix movie to watch this weekend.

21. Beckett

This action thriller is currently number one on Netflix. It follows Beckett, an American tourist, on holiday in Greece. After a tragic car accident, he wakes up to find his girlfriend is missing, and he is now the target of a manhunt in the midst of a dangerous political conspiracy. With a talented cast, from Alicia Vikander, John David Washington, Boyd Holbrook, and more…you won’t be left dissatisfied.

22. Thimmarusu

Another fantastic 2021 Indian crime movie that is being absorbed by households right now. It tells the story of a young man who was framed for murder. However, eight years after the murder, a newbee lawyer re-opens the case to try and find the real culprit. Although, he faces battles of corruption both inside and outside the courtroom. Definitely, a top Netflix movie to watch.

23. Vivo

This 2021 Netflix Original animation flick is being absorbed by households around the globe right now. With fantastic all-new music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, it tells the tale of a music-obsessed Kinkajou (voiced by Lin-Manuel Miranda), who embarks on an unforgettable, musical journey to deliver a love song to Marta, for his owner Andres. It’s the lighthearted family movie you need this weekend.

24. Sweet Girl

You’ll recognise Jason Momoa from the epic Game Of Thrones series, but this time, he plays a man devastated by the loss of his wife. Cooper vows to get justice for his wife’s death while protecting his only remaining family, his daughter, Rachel (Isabela Merced). This action-packed thriller is a must-watch this month.

25. Love And Monsters

Watch in suspense as Dylan O’Brien takes on the lead role of a young man trying to survive seven years into an apocalypse that sees monsters run the planet. He ventures up from the underground and risks his life to reunite with his lover. But, the path is extremely dangerous while he meets a friendly dog and some travelling companions along the way. This movie is from the producers of hit Netflix show Stranger Things, so you know it’s got to be good.

26. The Fear Street Trilogy

Horror fans will love this horror trilogy. You can enjoy Fear Street Part: 1994, Fear Street Part 2: 1978 and Fear Street Part 3: 1666 on Netflix. The first movie follows a teen and her friends decide to fight against evil forces after a series of brutal murders in their small town. Although, the trilogy jumps back in time for the finally two installations. All three movies were filmed at the same time so you can expect the same scared faces, if they aren’t already dead.

27. Flu

This dramatized mirror of our current reality is worth a watch. This 2013 virus thriller tells the story of an outbreak of an airborne disease in a South Korean suburb. Course, this results in quarantine and chaos across the city. Indeed, it will give you chills down your spine. Starring Jang Hyuk, Su Ae, and many more.

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