What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in January 2020

If you resolved to spend more time streaming movies and TV this year, you’re in luck. Amazon Prime Video regularly adds a healthy dose of fresh content, giving subscribers plenty of new and interesting things to watch. If you’re a streaming enthusiast and Amazon Fire TV owners, here’s the best of what’s new on Amazon Prime Video in January.

Ilana Glazer of Broad City fame heads to the stage for her first-ever stand-up comedy special this month. Ilana Glazer: The Planet is Burning covers everything from homophobia to Nazis with a bit of her Broad City experiences thrown in for good measure.

McKenna Grace plays a precocious young girl who comes up with a scheme to infiltrate the selective Birdie Scouts organization in the Amazon Studios’ Troop Zero, which received a warm welcome at its Sundance Film Festival premiere in February 2019. The film’s supporting cast includes Jim Gaffigan, Viola Davis, Mike Epps, and Allison Janney, and it comes from a script penned by Beasts of the Southern Wild co-writer Lucy Alibar.

There are also plenty of other new and noteworthy movies and television series not produced in-house that will be available to Amazon Prime subscribers in January. Among the highlights are The Goonies, Sherlock Holmes, and recent horror hit Midsommar.

Below, you’ll find the full list of everything that’s new on Amazon Prime Video in both December and January, with our recommended films and shows in boldface. If you’re still not sure what to watch, we have a list of the best movies streaming on Amazon, as well as a list of the best TV shows streaming on Amazon, to help you make an informed choice. If Amazon isn’t your only go-to streaming service, we’ve also got helpful articles on what’s best on Netflix and the best films on HBO‘s streaming service.

Watch on Amazon Video

TV

January TBD

  • The Forgotten Army: Season 1 *Amazon Original Series

January 3

  • Bug Diaries: Season 1B *Amazon Original Series
  • James May: Our Man In Japan: Season 1 *Amazon Original Series

January 17

  • Just Add Magic: Mystery City: Season 1 *Amazon Original Series

January 31

  • All Or Nothing: CBF: Season 1 *Amazon Original Series
  • Ted Bundy: Falling For A Killer: Season 1 *Amazon Original Series

Movies

January 1

  • Amores Perros (2000)
  • Arbitrage (2012)
  • Captivity (2007)
  • Cinderfella (1960)
  • The Conspirator (2011)
  • Crisscross (1992)
  • Cube (1998)
  • Cube 2: Hypercube (2003)
  • Cube Zero (2005)
  • Dangerous Curves (1988)
  • Danny Collins (2015)
  • Dracula 3000 (2004)
  • Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
  • Edge Of Darkness (2010)
  • Golden Gate (1993)
  • Gone (2012)
  • Ilana Glazer: The Planet Is Burning *Amazon Original Special
  • Jayde Adams: Serious Black Jumper *Amazon Original Special
  • Kansas (1988)
  • Knowing (2009)
  • Last Rites (1988)
  • Mystery Team (2009)
  • P2 (2007)
  • Pi (1998)
  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)
  • Shy People (1987)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
  • Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
  • Swimming with Sharks (1995)
  • The Bellboy (1960)
  • The Final Cut (2004)
  • The Good Guy (2010)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • The Patsy (1964)
  • The Pom Pom Girls (1976)
  • The Possession (2012)
  • The Tenant (1976)
  • Unforgettable (1996)

January 3

  • Midsommar (2019)

January 5

  • 10 Minutes Gone (2019)

January 6

  • Conan the Barbarian (2011)

January 8

  • American Dreamer (2019)
  • Midnight Sun (2018)

January 9

  • Meet Wally Sparks (1997)

January 10

  • The Wedding Year (2019)

January 17

  • The Skeleton Twins (2014)
  • Troop Zero *Amazon Original Movie
  • Russell Peters: Deported *Amazon Original Special
  • Rob Delaney: Jackie *Amazon Original Special

January 19

  • Miss Sloane (2016)

January 23

  • The Prodigy (2019)

January 30

  • Fighting with My Family (2019)

New on Amazon Prime Video in December

If you missed our recap of everything arriving on Amazon in December, you can find it below.

TV

December TBD

  • LOL: Last One Laughing (Season 2, Amazon Original)

December 6

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Season 3, Amazon Original)
  • Clifford (Season 1A, Amazon Original)
  • Inside Edge (Season 2, Amazon Original)

December 13

  • The Expanse (Season 4, Amazon Original)

Movies

December 1

  • A Better Life (2011)
  • Almost Famous (2000)
  • The Aviator (2004)
  • Bug (1975)
  • Footloose (1984)
  • Hamlet (1990)
  • Hancock (2008)
  • Havana Motor Club (2015)
  • In Secret (2014)
  • Out of Time (2003)
  • The Pawnbroker (1964)
  • Phase IV (1974)
  • Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
  • The Spirit (2008)
  • The Winning Season (2010)

December 3

  • My Boss’ Daughter (2003)

December 5

  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

December 9

  • Light of My Life (2019)

December 11

  • Fast Color (2019)

December 13

  • Bumblebee (2018)

December 18

  • The Kid (2019)

December 20

  • The Aeronauts (Amazon Original movie)
  • The Wedding Year (2019)

December 21

  • The Kill Team (2019)

December 25

  • Night Hunter (2019)

December 30

  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
  • What Men Want (2019)
  • Wonder Park (2019)

December 31

  • Man on the Moon (1999)

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