What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in January 2022

Amazon Prime Video makes it easy to find the next great show or movie to watch. The streaming service offers subscribers a massive collection of new and classic series and films, as well as award-winning projects you won’t find anywhere else. January brings the George Clooney-directed memoir The Tender Bar and the animated feature Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, the fourth installment of the family-friendly monster franchise, among other projects.

You can read the full list of everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in both December and January below, with our recommendations in bold. If you want a little more help deciding 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. If Amazon isn’t your only go-to streaming service, we also have helpful articles on the best movies on Netflix and the best shows on Netflix, as well as plenty of guides for Hulu, Disney+, and HBO Max.

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Our top pick for January

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2022)

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
Genre Family, Animation, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Stars Brian Hull, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez
Directed by Derek Drymon, Jennifer Kluska
Amazon reportedly bought the exclusive streaming rights to this fourth and final installment of the Hotel Transylvania franchise for something around $100 million, and given how popular the three prior films have been, that deal might end up being a steal. Although the film won’t bring back Adam Sandler as Dracula, it will bring back most of the other cast members from earlier installments for a new adventure that flips the monster-human dynamic when the monsters are turned into humans, and vice versa. Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kathryn Hahn, Jim Gaffigan, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, and Fran Drescher all reprise their roles for the new film, which looks to be lots of fun for all ages, much like its predecessors.

New on Amazon Prime Video in January

TV

January 14

  • Do, Re & Mi – Amazon Original Series: New Episodes

January 21

  • As We See It – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

Movies

January 1

  • 127 Hours (2010)
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
  • Alien vs. Predator – Requiem (Uncut) (2008)
  • Alien vs. Predator – Requiem (2007)
  • Beasts Of The Southern Wild (2012)
  • Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
  • Bringing Down The House (2003)
  • Crazy Heart (2009)
  • Deja Vu (2006)
  • Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
  • Enemy At The Gates (2001)
  • Eve’s Bayou (1997)
  • Facing Ali (2009)
  • Fat Albert (2004)
  • Good Hair (2009)
  • I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
  • John Tucker Must Die (2006)
  • Judge Dredd (1995)
  • Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013)
  • Kick-Ass (2010)
  • Like Mike (2002)
  • Mad Money (2008)
  • Made Of Honor (2008)
  • Mission: Impossible II (2000)
  • Mission: Impossible III (2006)
  • Mission: Impossible IV Ghost Protocol (2011)
  • Mission: Impossible (1996)
  • More Than A Game (2009)
  • Mr. 3000 (2004)
  • My Week With Marilyn (2011)
  • Mystery Team (2009)
  • Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  • Once (2007)
  • Poetic Justice (1993)
  • Predator (1987)
  • Push (2009)
  • Red Tails (2012)
  • Runaway Bride (1999)
  • S.W.A.T. (2003)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Secrets In The Water (2020)
  • Shallow Hal (2001)
  • Shopgirl (2005)
  • Sinister (2013)
  • Sister Act (1992)
  • Something’s Gotta Give (2003)
  • Stargate (1994)
  • Super Troopers (2002)
  • The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
  • The Descendants (2011)
  • The Family Stone (2005)
  • The Great Debaters (2013)
  • The Preacher’s Wife (1996)
  • The Prestige (2006)
  • The Sapphires (2013)
  • Traitor (2008)
  • Unfaithful (2002)
  • The Village (2004)
  • Waitress (2007)
  • When A Man Loves A Woman (1994)
  • Words And Pictures (2014)
  • The Missing (2003)

January 5

  • Deadly Detention (2017)
  • The Student (2017)

January 7

The Tender Bar (2021)

The Tender Bar
44%
58%
Genre Drama
Stars Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe
Directed by George Clooney
104m
Gorge Clooney directs this adaptation of J.R. Moehringer’s memoir of the same name, following a boy’s journey from child to adult in the shadow of a bar where his Uncle Charlie (played by Ben Affleck) is the closest thing to a father figure he has. 
  • The Tender Bar – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

January 10

  • Colombiana (2011)
  • Colombiana (Unrated) (2011)

January 12

  • A Sort Of Homecoming (2016)
  • The Intouchables (2012)
  • Squadgoals (2018)
  • Twinsanity (2018)

January 13

  • The Master (2012)

January 14

  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformania – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

January 28

  • Needle In A Timestack (2021)

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

New on Amazon Prime Video in December

TV

December 1

  • Sanford: Seasons 1-2
  • Sanford And Son: Seasons 1-6
  • The Jeffersons: Seasons 1-11

December 3

  • Harlem – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 8

  • FC Bayern – Behind the Legend – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 9

  • The Ferragnez – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

December 10

The Expanse (2015)

The Expanse
Genre Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Created by Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby
Cast Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper
Seasons: 6
tv-14
The critically acclaimed sci-fi drama enters its final story arc with season 6 of The Expanse. Set hundreds of years in the future, the series follows a group of characters from very different backgrounds who find themselves caught up in one of the greatest conspiracies in human history.
  • LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico – Amazon Original Series: Season 3
  • The Expanse – Amazon Original Series: Season 6

December 17

  • With Love – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

Movies

December 1

  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
  • Alex Cross (2013)
  • All Is Lost (2013)
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat (2003)
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • End Of Days (1999)
  • Guess Who (2005)
  • Halloween II (1981)
  • Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982)
  • Jennifer’s Body (2009)
  • Little Women (1994)
  • Mistletoe Mixup (2021)
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011)
  • Pineapple Express (2008)
  • Pineapple Express (Unrated) (2008)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
  • Soul Surfer (2011)
  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby (2006)
  • The Hunt For Red October (1990)
  • The Proposal (2009)
  • The Royal Tenenbaums (2002)
  • The Thin Red Line (1998)
  • The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • The Waterboy (1998)
  • Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys (2008)
  • Under The Tuscan Sun (2003)
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993)
  • White As Snow (2021)

December 3

  • Joe Bell (2020)
  • We Are X (2016)

December 10

Encounter (2021)

Encounter
63%
62%
Genre Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Stars Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer, Lucian-River Mirage Chauhan
Directed by Michael Pearce
108m
Riz Ahmed plays a Marine who sets out to save his two young sons from a mysterious, possibly nonhuman threat in this thriller that has kept plot details scarce in the lead-up to its release. All we know is that the trio’s experience will force the boys to leave their childhood behind.
  • Encounter – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

December 12

  • A Christmas Star (2021)

December 16

  • Theory Of Everything (2014)

December 17

  • Boxing Day (2021)
  • Christmas Is Cancelled (2021)

December 19

  • Joy for Christmas (2021)

December 20

  • Who You Think I Am (2021)

December 21

Being the Ricardos (2021)

Being the Ricardos
Genre Drama, History
Stars Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, J.K. Simmons
Directed by Aaron Sorkin
125m
Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem portray Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in this biopic written and directed by Aaron Sorkin that explores the couple’s rise to fame and the various obstacles that threatened both their careers and marriage over time.
  • Being The Ricardos – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

December 23

  • Yearly Departed – Amazon Original Special (2021)

December 31

  • Lady Of The Manor (2021)
  • Time Is Up (2021)

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