the news of January 2023, is huge
Like Netflix and Disney+, Amazon Prime Video has announced its new movies and series for January 2023. A huge month with film and television nuggets.
After picking up Prime Gaming’s free January 2023 games, you’ll have more than one reason to squat on Amazon Prime Video at the start of the year. Big names from cinema and the small screen are in the program.
The new Amazon Prime Video movies of January 2023
The year 2023 started very strong on Amazon Prime Video with a double dose of Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg, followed by two feature films by Quentin Tarantino. That’s it! Here is the full list without further ado.
Full Metal Jacket (available)
If there is another war movie, one of the greatest ever made, it is Full Metal Jacket. A Stanley Kubrick masterpiece that was in the running to win prestigious prizes such as the Oscar for best adapted screenplay, but never won anything.
1968. At the American base on Paris Island, young recruits wait to leave for Vietnam. They undergo Marine training under Sergeant Hartman, a sadistic instructor who takes Private “Whale” as a Turk. Private Guignol tries to help Baleine out of her grief, but Hartman decides to punish the entire room, except for Baleine.
- Wide Shut (available)
- Love is a Party (available)
- Lead in the Head (Available)
- The Loyalty Prize (Available)
- Out of Season (available)
- The Lost World: Jurassic Park (available)
- Jurassic Park 3 (available)
- Jurassic World (available)
Jurassic Park (available)
Like John Hammond, Steven Spielberg spent a lot to deliver one of the most famous blockbusters of cinema: Jurassic Park. Or when dinosaurs lived only in search of profit, mistakes were inevitable.
- Uncontrollable College Mom (Available)
- Sex Tape (available)
- Shazam! (January 2)
- Game Night (January 9)
- Escape Game 2; The World is a Trap (January 11)
- Boulevard of Death (January 15)
- Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas (January 15)
Reservoir Dogs (January 15)
A heist that quickly turns into a nightmare, Michael Madsen playing a surgical butcher while busting out his best dance steps to the song “Stuck in the middle with you”, this is Reservoir Dogs. One of Quentin Tarantino’s best movies to watch over and over again
- Dune (January 15)
- American Assassin (January 15)
- The Cloud (January 15)
- Blade Runner 2049 (January 18)
- Venom: Let There Be Carnage (January 20)
- Godzilla II – King of the Monsters (January 25)
- Don’t Breathe 2 (January 25)
- Shotgun Wedding – Amazon Original (January 27)
- Aquaman (January 30)
Halloween (January 15)
It’s not really a good time anymore but unfortunately, Michael Myers will try to consume most of the people on Halloween. This is not John Carpenter’s but the 2018 version directed by David Gordon Green. A nice isolated surprise as the two sequels failed miserably to convince. Fortunately, nothing should… except for 10, 20, 30 years…
It’s been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived Michael Myers’ attack on Halloween night. Locked in an institution, Myers manages to escape when his bus transfer goes wrong. Now she faces a terrifying confrontation when the masked killer returns to Haddonfield — but this time, Laurie is prepared.
The January 2023 series
Hunters – season 2 (January 13)
The immense Al Pacino returns to hunt Nazis as Jennifer Jason Leigh (eXistenZ, The Hateful 8…) joins the cast.
- This is Us – season 6 (January 5)
- Cosmic Love – Season 1 – Amazon Original (January 6)
- The Rig: Into the Fog – Amazon Original (January 6)
- Last Night – Season 1 – Amazon Exclusive (January 6)
- The Test – Season 2 – Amazon Original (January 11)
- The Legend of Vox Machina – Season 2 – Amazon Original (January 20)
Mad Men – seasons 1 to 7 (January 15)
While cult series are usually HBO’s prerogative, AMC hit hard with Mad Men, which is a benchmark for many. The entire show is coming to Amazon Prime Video.
In 1960s New York, Don Draper was one of the big names in advertising. A master manipulator, he has enemies all around him waiting for his downfall.