A new year is upon us, and so is a new selection of horror titles to stream on Netflix! We’ve got the list of new titles for the month right here.
For the past several months, Netflix has been totally lacking in the horror department. It seems like each month only brought a small, pitiful selection of new titles.
Fortunately, January 2017 is a step back in the right direction. We’ve got some good options for you this month, courtesy of Polygon. Take a look at the complete list below, with synopses provided from imdb.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 1
Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they’re vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.
The Shining (1980)
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 7
Under the Shadows (2016)
As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 13
It Follows (2014)
A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 15
Hostage to the Devil (2016)
A child possessed. An exorcist locked in combat with an ancient evil. In the battle for saving a soul, just who really is the ‘Hostage to the Devil’?
AVAILABLE JANUARY 16
The ReZort, a safari park, offers paying guests the opportunity to kill as many zombies as they please following an outbreak.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 17
Death Race 2050 (2016)
The year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a race. The Death Race. Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 21
Bates Motel: Season 4
Centers on a mother and son who come to a new town so that they can start over and set up a new business, but a lot of mysterious incidents happen, including the unanswered and horrible acts of the son.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 24
Kill Command (2016)
Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 27
Sharknado 4: The Fourth Awakens
Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the five years since the most recent attack, but now sharks and tornadoes are being whipped up in unexpected ways and places.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 28
Ripper Street: Season 4
The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.
AVAILABLE JANUARY 30
In a desolate community full of drug-addled Marines and rumors of kidnapping, a wild-eyed stoner named Lou wakes up after a wild night of partying with symptoms of a strange illness and recurring visions as she struggles to get a grip on reality while stories of conspiracy spread.
HORROR MOVIES LEAVING NETFLIX THIS MONTH
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meets Frankenstein (1999)
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000)
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Blade II (2002)
Final Destination 3 (2006)
Ghost Town (2008)
Stephen King’s A Good Marriage (2014)
The Uninvited (2009)