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10 Exciting Series and Films to Stream on Netflix in January 2024

Netflix MENA is kicking off the new year with a bang as an exciting new slate of titles arrives on the streaming giant. Here’s everything worth tuning into on Netflix in January 2024.

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From the Ashes
January 18

Inspired by a real-life tragedy, the Saudi film takes place around an incident where a fire erupts in the basement of an all-girls school, causing chaos and panic.

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January 25

Griselda is a fictionalized dramatization inspired by the life of the savvy and ambitious Griselda Blanco (played by Sofia Vergara), who created one of the most powerful cartels in history. Set in 1970s-80s Miami, Blanco’s lethal blend of unsuspected savagery and charm helps her expertly navigate between business and family, leading her to become widely known as “the Godmother.”

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The Bequeathed
January 19

The South Korean series is a chilling tale of a woman who inherits a burial ground after the death of an unknown uncle and finds herself in the center of a string of murders and dark secrets.

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American Nightmare
January 17

From the filmmakers behind Netflix‘s The Tinder Swindler, this three-part docuseries follows a young couple’s recounting of a home invasion and abduction, which is too far-fetched for the police to believe.

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January 12

Starring Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Vincent D’Onofrio, the action-comedy follows an international heist crew, led by Cyrus Whitaker who races to lift US $500 million in gold from a passenger plane at 40,000 feet.

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The Trust: A Game of Greed
January 10

As the name suggests, the reality series brings together a group of strangers from all walks of life for a once-in-a-lifetime offer: split a quarter of a million dollars evenly amongst themselves—an easy must-watch on Netflix in January 2024.

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Boy Swallows Universe
January 11

Set in 1980s Brisbane, the limited series is based on Trent Dalton’s Australian novel, Boy Swallows Universe and is a coming-of-age story of a boy dealing with a lost father, a mute brother, a recovering addict mother, a drug dealer for a stepfather, and a criminal for a babysitter.

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Fool Me Once
January 1

The thrilling series follows Maya Stern (Michelle Keegan) who is trying to come to terms with the brutal murder of her husband, Joe (Richard Armitage), and a whirlwind investigation that follows, potentially linked to another murder.

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You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment
January 1

In this docuseries, twins change their diets and lifestyles for eight weeks in a unique scientific experiment designed to explore how certain foods impact the body.

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The Brothers Sun
January 4

Starring Oscar-winner Michelle Yeoh, the action-packed family and comedy-drama tells the story of a family at the center of a conflict between Taipei’s deadliest societies and a new rising faction.

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