17 Movies and Tv Shows to watch in January 2023

upcoming movies and tv shows

With the beginning of the new year, we all are thinking about what to watch in the month ahead. Over a dozen Movies and Tv shows will be released soon; many already-released projects will also be available to stream on Netflix or Amazon. So, check out our list of 17 Movies and Tv Shows to watch in January 2023, from blockbuster films to buzzy new Tv Shows.

17 Movies and Tv Shows to watch in January 2023


upcoming movies and tv shows

Leo Pap, a great thief, and his team attempt a $7 billion grand robbery in Kaleidoscope, an eight-part serial, but are threatened by betrayal, greed, and other factors. Kaleidoscope is available to stream on Netflix.

Cast: Rosaline Elbay, Tati Gabrielle, Giancarlo Esposito, Paz Vega, Niousha Noor, Peter Mark Kendall, Jai Courtney, Rufus Sewell

Created by: Eric Garcia
Release Date: 1 January

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2

On 4 January 2023, Dave Filoni’s Star Wars: The Bad Batch will be available to stream on Disney+. Star Wars: The Bad Batch’s first season debuted on 4 May 2021 and lasted for 16 episodes until 13 August. It is a part of the Star Wars universe, a prequel, and a spin-off of the television show Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Voiced by: Dee Bradley Baker and Michelle Ang

Created by: Dave Filoni
Release Date: 4 January

The Pale Blue Eye

A mystery thriller film about detective Augustus Landor, who investigates a series of murders at West Point with the help of Edgar Allan Poe. The film featured Christian Bale and Harry Melling and was released in theaters on December 23, 2022, and will be available to stream on Netflix on 6 January.

Cast: Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson

Director: Scott Cooper
Release Date: 6 January

The Old Way  

“The Old Way” is a 2023 American Western film directed by Brett Donowho, written by Carl W. Lucas, and starring Nicolas Cage as a man seeking revenge against a gunslinger who killed his wife.

Cast: Nicolas Cage

Director: Brett Donowho
Release Date: 6 January

Vikings: Valhalla Season 2

“Vikings: Valhalla” is a sequel to “Vikings,” set 100 years after the original series. It follows the end of the Viking Age, beginning with the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066. The first season premiered on 25 February 2022, and the second season is set to be released on 12 January 2023, exclusively on Netflix.

Cast: Sam Corlett, Frida Gustavsson, Leo Suter, Bradley Freegard, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Caroline Henderson

Created by: Michael Hirst and Jeb Stuart
Release Date: 12 January


“M3GAN” is a 2022 science fiction horror film directed by Gerard Johnstone. The film had its world premiere on 7 December 2022. It is set to be released in theaters in the United States on 6 January, 2023 by Universal Pictures.

Cast: Allison Williams, Jenna Davis, Violet McGraw

Director: Gerard Johnstone
Release Date: 13 January


“Plane” an upcoming American action-thriller film directed by Jean-François Richet. The film follows a pilot who must survive in the hostile territory after an emergency landing.

Cast: Gerard Butler, Mike Colter

Director: Jean-François Richet
Release Date: 13 January

The Last of Us

Based on the 2013 video game of the same name, The Last of Us follows Joel; a smuggler tasked with escorting teenage Ellie across the post-apocalyptic United States. The first season, consisting of nine episodes written by Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, will debut on 15 January 2023.

Cast: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey

Created by: Craig Mazin Neil Druckmann
Release Date: 15 January

That ’90s Show

“That ’90s Show” is an upcoming teen sitcom set during the summer of 1995, featuring characters and locations from its predecessor, “That ’70s Show.” It will premiere on Netflix on 19 January.

Cast: Debra Jo Rupp, Kurtwood Smith, Callie Haverda, Ashley Aufderheide, Mace Coronel, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Reyn Doi, Sam Morelos

Created by: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Gregg Mettler, and Lindsay Turner
Release Date: 19 January

The Son

Based on a stage play by Zeller, the film serves as a prequel to “The Father” and had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September 2022. It was released in theaters in November 2022 and will release on 20 January in the United States.

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Vanessa Kirby

Director: Florian Zeller
Release Date: 20 January

Detective Knight: Independence

The film is set to be released in theaters and on VOD on 20 January, 2023, followed by a DVD and Blu-ray release on 28 February 2023.

Cast: Bruce Willis

Director: Edward Drake
Release Date: 20 January


Pathaan starring Shahrukh Khan will release in India on 25 January.

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham

Director:  Siddharth Anand
Release Date: 25 January

Teen Wolf: The Movie

Teen Wolf: The Movie is a continuation of the MTV series Teen Wolf. It will be released on Paramount+ on 26 January 2023.

Cast: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Release Date: 26 January


Universal Pictures will release the film in the United States on 27 January.

Cast: Anthony Ramos, Naomi Scott, Zachary Quinto

Director: Will Speck and Josh Gordon
Release Date: 27 January

You People

“You People” is a buddy comedy film directed by Kenya Barris and co-written with Jonah Hill. It is set to be released by Netflix on 27 January 2023.

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Jonah Hill

Director: Kenya Barris
Release Date: 27 January

Shotgun Wedding

“Shotgun Wedding” is a 2022 romantic action comedy film directed by Jason Moore. The film was released in December 2022 and will be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video on 27 January.

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel

Director: Jason Moore
Release Date: 27 January

Pamela, A Love Story

Pamela Anderson tells her own story through personal videos and diaries, covering her journey to fame and tumultuous relationships.

Release Date: 31 January