New to Netflix UK this week

Sam Ashurst
Yahoo Movies UK Contributor
Julie & Julia, San Andreas, The BFG all land on Netflix this week

Netflix UK adds so many movies and TV shows it can be hard to stay on top of everything available on the service. Enter Yahoo Movies, with our reliable complete guide to all the new stuff you can stream right now.

Starting this week, we’ll be regularly adding absolutely everything new to Netflix UK to this feature in the form of weekly updates, which will land just in time for your weekend watch.

So, bookmark this page and come back every Thursday for the very latest Netflix UK additions.

Oh, and keep an eye out for anything in bold – those are Yahoo’s personal recommendations.

12 January


Excellent ’80s set comedy-drama comes to Netflix.

Pride – Exceptional comedy-drama set during the 1984 Welsh mineworkers’ strike in England, which balances humour and emotional power after gay and lesbian activists forge an alliance with the striking miners’ families.

The Reservoir Game – Documentary following an investigative reporter who wants to expose the whereabouts of an illegal stash of cash belonging to the former president of South Korea.

The Polka KingJack Black stars as Pennsylvania polka sensation Jan Lewan, who fleeced millions from investors through his polka-related activities.

No Good Deed – Idris Elba stars as an unstable escaped convict terrorises a woman after she lets him use her phone.

Milada – Courtroom drama in which politician and human rights campaigner Milada Horáková defends her beliefs in a Czechoslovakia under Communist rule.

The Jane Austen Book Club – Six book club members find their lives resemble a modern-day version of Jane Austen’s novels in this drama.

Hostel: Part II – Disturbing horror sequel, which sees rich people paying for the the experience of torturing and killing innocent tourists.

The Arbitration – Nigerian film in which a workplace affair that led to an alleged rape is explored in an emotionally-charged arbitration.


Tom Segura: Disgraceful
Somebody Feed Phil
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman
The Man Who Would Be Polka King
Changing Faces

11 January


Good Time – A high entry on many critics’ top films of 2017 list lands on Netflix. It’s a scuzzy crime thriller starring Robert Pattinson as a bank robber on the run.

Spark – Animated movie following Spark the monkey and his mates as they embark on an intergalactic quest to bring the evil General Zhong to justice.

Eve’s Apple – Documentary featuring interviews with global policymakers and girls in Gambia and Kenya detail the horrors of female genital mutilation and the growing efforts to end it.

Dayveon – Indie drama in which a depressed teenager falls in with a gang after the fatal shooting of his brother.


Violet Evergarden

10 January


On Yoga The Architecture of Peace – Photographer Michael O’Neill talks to yoga masters in India, Tibet and New York.


Alejandro Riaño: Especial de stand up

9 January


San Andreas The Rock tries to work out a way to punch an earthquake in the face.


Alien Contact: Outer Space

8 January


The BFG Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story about a giant with a big heart.

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin – Celebrating Armistead Maupin, following his evolution from conservative into a gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired millions.


Chasing Monsters
Cold Water Cowboys
Frenemies: Loyalty Turned Lethal
So You Think You’d Survive?
Tundukkan Playboy Itu

7 January


JIMI: All is By My Side – Controversial Jimi Hendrix biopic starring André Benjamin as the genius musician in the early stages of his success.

6 January


ConcussionWill Smith stars in this true-life tale following forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu, who made a controversial link between NFL players’ concussions and brain disorders.

House of Z – Documentary examining the rise, fall and comeback of charismatic fashion designer Zac Posen.


Max & Ruby

5 January


Jabberwocky Terry Gilliam‘s brilliantly subversive fairy-tale fantasy.

Daddy Day Camp – Sequel to the hit comedy Daddy Dare Care.

Head in the Clouds -Drama centred on a love triangle in 1930s Paris.

Jiro Dreams of Sushi – Celebrated documentary following sushi chef Jiro Ono, an 85-year-old master whose $300-a-plate restaurant is legendary among Tokyo food fans.

Julie & JuliaMeryl Streep and Amy Adams appear in this story of the life of chef Julia Child in the early years of her culinary career, contrasted with the life of young New Yorker Julie Powell, who aspires to cook all 524 recipes in Child’s landmark cookbook.

Love the Coopers – For their annual Christmas celebration, Sam Cooper (John Goodman) and his wife Charlotte (Diane Keaton) welcome four generations of extended family to their home.

The Physician – Drama about an medical apprentice in 11th-century Persia.

Think Like a Man Too – A wedding weekend in Vegas goes wrong when the men and women attempt to one-up each other during a chaotic night of debauched behaviour.


Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Devilman Crybaby
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
The End of the F***ing World
Sin Senos sí Hay Paraíso

4 January


Conan the Barbarian – So-bad-it’s-fun silliness with Jason Momoa (Game Of Thrones, Justice League), swinging the sword as Conan. Starts serious, then gets crazier as it continues.

Green White Green (And All The Beautiful Colours In My Mosaic Of Madness) – Three young Nigerians explore the directions in which their lives could go.

Admission – Paul Rudd teams up with Tina Fey, for this very average rom-com set in a university admissions department.

3 January


Jora 10 Numbaria – Punjabi gangster film, written and directed by Amardeep Singh Gill.

2 January


Mustang Island – After his girlfriend dumps him at a New Year’s Eve party, Bill and his pals drive to a beach town to win her back. Touching indie.

I Am Not Madame Bovary – After being conned by her ex-husband, a woman challenges the Chinese legal system.

Aval – Indian haunted house horror film co-written and directed by Milind Rau.


The Jack King Affair
Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope

1 January


Super Dark Times: a stylish and confident debut feature from director Kevin Phillips.

Super Dark Times – One of 2017’s best under-the-radar horror films follows a group of students who find themselves connected by a disturbing secret, which changes their friendship forever.

Aajcha Divas Majha – Indian political drama, about a caring minister who helps an elderly singer overcome obstacles set by a powerful bureaucracy.

A Royal Night Out – On V-E Day in 1945, teenage princesses Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) and Margaret (Bel Powley) join the celebrations in London.

The Adventures of the American Rabbit – ‘80s animated tale in which a rabbit finds he can basically turn into Captain America – complete with stars and stripes costume.

Aata Pita – A desk clerk dreams of starting a new life as a writer.

Badha – Indian film following a young woman suspected of practicing witchcraft, who is forced to live apart from her family.

Black Knight – Martin Lawrence turns time traveller when he finds himself being thrown from a medieval themed amusement park straight into 14th century England.

The Believers – ‘80s thriller about a psychiatrist (Martin Sheen) trying to protect his son from an evil cult.

Camp Cool Kids – A young boy confronts his fears at a Christian youth camp.

Bruno and Boots: The Wizzle War – Students rebel against a new teaching style.

The Damned Rain (Gabhricha Paus) – Indian drama about a farmer struggling to survive.

Die Hard 4.0 (Live Free or Die Hard) – Dumb Die Hard sequel, which pits John McClane (Bruce Willis) against a sinister computer hacker.

Devrai – An eccentric man becomes obsessed with a small patch of land, revealing he suffers from a psychological condition.

Dries – Documentary portrait of Fashion Designer Dries Van Noten.

Eight Men Out – Baseball movie starring John Cusack and D.B. Sweeney as unhappy Chicago White Sox players who agree to lose the 1919 World Series for a big payoff.

Professional Go player Lee Sedol.

AlphaGo – Fantastic documentary about how the ancient Chinese board game ‘Go’ is advancing artificial intelligence – following a legendary Go master as he takes on a computer challenger for the first time in history.

Extraction – When a retired CIA agent is kidnapped, his son embarks on an unauthorised mission to rescue him.

Empire of Scents (Le Nez) – Documentary about how our sense of smell has evolved over time.

Eye of the Needle – ‘80s spy movie starring Donald Sutherland.

Happy Hunting – Survival thriller about a drug addict being hunted by rednecks.

Functional Fitness – Documentary exploring the success of Crossfit.

Heartthrob – Thriller about a shy boy who falls in love with a popular girl – with their unexpected relationship taking a dark turn.

He Named Me Malala – Documentary about Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who became a political icon after being attacked by the Taliban.

Hridaynath – A teacher taps into his dark side following a heart transplant.

Hot Shots! Part Deux – Comedy spoof sequel in which Charlie Sheen sends up action films.

Infinity Chamber – A man wakes up in a futuristic prison and has to outsmart a robot in order to escape.

Ideachi Kalpana – Legal comedy about a lawyer who decides to file a bogus law suit.

Kay Dyache Bola – Two students falsely accused of murder rely on an inexperienced lawyer to defend their case.

Double Impact – Separated at birth, two twins grow up to be expert martial artists – because of course they do, they’re both played by Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Maacher Jhol – A Paris-based chef faces a cooking challenge in his hometown.

Mi Shivajiraje Bhosale Boltoy – An unhappy man is visited by an ancient king when he curses his heritage.

Maza Pati Karodpati – A young woman learns to value love over money.

Murder on the Cape – Based on a true story, an out of work fisherman is suspected of murder after an an affair with a fashion writer who’s wintering on the Cape.

The PatriotMel Gibson and Heath Ledger star in this story of a farmer driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution following the death of his son.

Pokemon The Movie: Volcanion and The Mechanical Marvel – A mystical Pokémon who hates humans must team up with Ash to rescue the Azoth Kingdom.

The Rehearsal – A drama student uses his girlfriend’s family scandal as inspiration for his end-of-year show.

Saved! – Jena Malone and Mandy Moore star in this story of a Christian student who’s ostracised after falling pregnant.

Sanai Choughade – Indian comedy drama about a couple who are forced to arrange a marriage for their picky cousin.

The Siege of Firebase Gloria – ‘80s military film about a seargent and his sidekick, defending a base from the VietCong.

Species III – Fairly dreary second sequel to the fun original sci-fi film, about an alien who takes the form of a beautiful woman to seduce her victims.

Soldiers of Fortune – Rich thrillseekers pay to take part in real-life military conflicts, with disastrous results.

Time Please – A newly married husband and wife face challenges from the past.

Yanda Kartavya Aahe – Can a four-day honeymoon save an ailing arranged marriage?

Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable – Documentary investigating the story behind British artist Damien Hirst’s major exhibition of oceanic treasures.

Shahanpan Dega Deva – Five mental asylum inmates attempt to save a city from a terrorist plot.


Women Behind Bars
We Speak Dance
Not Alone
Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World (A Return to Grace: Luther’s Life and Legacy)
Maddman: The Steve Madden Story
Lockup: County Jails
The Frozen Dead (Glacé)
Fullmetal Alchemist
The Deep

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