You’re off work and relaxing with your feet kicked up and remote in hand. Netflix is the go to, but what to watch? You’ve already scrolled through your options over and over to the point where you realize you’re not even paying attention to whats scrolling across your screen. Before you close out of the app and give up or re-watch Breaking Bad for the 3rd time, check out our list of the top 5 movies on Netflix of January 2018.
1. The Do Over
Adam Sandler and David Spade make a great duo in this action filled comedy. The two old friends from school are down on their luck. They decide to fake their own deaths and take the identity of two very wealthy men. Unfortunately, they soon realize that their new found identities are from people who are in even deeper trouble. The movie is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat while still laughing from their many mishaps.
2. I Love You Man
Peter Klaven(Paul Rudd) is searching for a Best Man for his wedding after realizing he doesn’t have any friends. After a few failed man-dates he forms a instant and very strong bond with his new best friend, Sydney(Jason Segel). So strong, that it puts a serious strain on his relationship right before the wedding. This is one that will definitely leave you feeling good for hours after the credits.
This heart-pounding thriller is a typical game of cat and mouse with a twist. A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears in her window.
4. The Place Beyond The Pines
Working for a carnival as a motorcycle stunt rider, Luke(Ryan Gosling) finishes an act in Schenectady, New York, where his former lover lives. He finds out that she recently gave birth to his son without telling him. In a desperate attempt to remain in is child’s life and provide for his new found family, he turns to robbing banks. The movie takes a turn when Luke’s course collides with a police officer(Bradly Cooper) that is trying to move through the ranks at his corrupt department.
5. The Overnight
After recently moving to Los Angeles, Alex, Emily, and their son RJ set up a family “playdate” with new friends. As the night goes on it becomes more interesting, humorous, and sexual in a very strange way. This definitely isn’t one to watch with the family. It’ll will leave you laughing to the point of tears and feeling fortunate that the series of events didn’t happen to you and yours.
If you’re not feeling any of these titles or Netflix in general, check out our post on the Top 5 Shows on Amazon Video