For movie fans, January is often the time for a deep exhale. The increasingly condensed awards season ensures that new releases begin to pick up in October and don’t slow down until the new year.
So January is usually something of a graveyard at the multiplexes, and many use the month as an opportunity to catch up on films they missed from last year or to pursue other interests. But it’s also a great time to revisit some classic films, and Netflix subscribers will have plenty of opportunities to do that this month.
The streamer’s latest slate of additions is heavy on classics from some of our greatest directors. From Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese to Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg, there’s something for every cinephile to enjoy this month. Keep reading to see our picks for the seven best movies streaming on Netflix this month.