January can sometimes feel like a long month, especially until payday! But with January finally coming to an end and February looming, let’s have a look at all the great stuff that we can expect to see on Netflix in February 2020.
Altered Carbon (Season 2) – 27 February
Season two of the popular sci-fi series is finally set to return. Set in a compelling post-apocalyptic world, Joel Kinnaman will be replaced by Anthony Mackie in the new season as our lead character inhabits a new body sleeve to continue his investigations.
Locke & Key (Season 1) – 7 February
Based on the popular Joe Hill comic book series, fans have been waiting a long time for this new series about three siblings forced to return home after the brutal murder of their parents. They discover that their family has been hiding secrets that they could not imagine. They find a key to unlocking their own incredible powers, and the terrible danger this places them in.
All of Studio Ghibli – February 1st – UK only
If I were you, I’d already mark February 1st. All of Studio Ghibli’s content will be released in waves, and February is the first month it’ll be dropped. During this wave, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Castle in the Sky, Only Yesterday, Ocean Waves, Tales from Earthsea, and Porco Rosso will be released.
The second wave, which will be released on March, will include my personal bias Spirited Away, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbors the Yamadas, The Cat Returns, Arrietty, and The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.
On the third wave, April 1st, Netflix will be releasing Pom Poko, Whisper of the Heart, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo, From Up on Poppy Hill, The Wind Rises, and When Marnie Was There.
Queen Sono (Season 1) – 28 February
This is the first Netflix Original series to come from the African continent, and we are excited to see what they have come up with. It is a crime series that follows a secret agent tracking a criminal kingpin. It will star Pearl Thusi as the leading character, Queen Sono.
To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You – 12 February
One of the most popular Netflix movies of 2018 was undoubtedly To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, the story of Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and the chaos that happens when private letters to all the boys she has loved as mistakenly sent. The books on which the movie was based is a trilogy, and we are finally getting the second installment.
All the Bright Places – 28 February
New romantic drama starring Elle Fanning tells the love story of Violet and Theodore. Based on the internationally bestselling novel by Jennifer Niven, it dives into issues of mental illness and self-awareness.
Cable Girls (Season 5 – Part 1) – 12 February
The popular Spanish series will finally come to an end with the fifth season. It focusses on a group of women who work at the National Telephone Company in 1920s Madrid. How will the wrap up the trials and tribulations of the girls we have come to love? The second part of the season should hit before the end of 2020.
Cagaster of an Insect Cage (Season 1) – 6 February
A new twist on the zombie genre, this anime series is set in a post-apocalyptic work plagued by a disease called Cagaster. But instead of creating zombies as we know them, we get mindless murderous insects, but the premise is similar.
Followers (Season 1) – 27 February
Casting a sark eye on the world of fame, this series focusses on an aspiring actress who unexpectedly becomes very famous after an Instagram post. How does she cope with her new fame, and how is the world of social media infiltrating and changing our lives?
Gentefied (Season 1) – 21 February
Executive produced by our original Latin leading lady America Ferrera, it features three Latino cousins who work in their grandfather’s Taco shop in LA and how they are copying with the gentrification of their neighborhood.
Horse Girl – 6 February
New film starring Alison Brie shoe plays an isolated arts and crafts store employee who has trouble distinguishing reality and fantasy. Seems to have tones of Amelie.
Issi & Ossi – 14 February
This German romantic comedy focusses on the idea of opposites attract. We start with a billionaire’s daughter who fakes a relationship with a cash-strapped boxer. It is all part of a plan to get her parents let her follow her culinary dreams.
Love is Blind (Season 1) – 13 February
A new reality series hosted by Nick Lachey and his wife Vanessa Lachey premiering just in time for Valentines.
My Holo Love (Season 1) – 7 February
New Korean series follows a high-profile IT genius who must hide his existence after being falsely implicated in a hacker scandal. He forms an unlikely relationship with a woman who generally keeps her distance from people as she is unable to recognise faces.
Narcos: Mexico (Season 2) – 13 February
Based on the American show that took viewers into the seedy world of drugs, the first season of the Mexican spin-off was even darker and more thrilling. We can’t wait to see what surprises and horrors the new season has installed.
The Pharmacist (Limited Series) – 5 February
New docuseries that follows a small-town pharmacist who starts investigating the drug-related murder of his son in New Orleans when he is not happy with the answers he receives from the police. He is then drawn into a mission to save other lives.
Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great! – 4 February
This new stand up special from comedian Tom Papa is drawn from his latest publication and draws on issues such as body image and social media, comparing today with the “old days”. Filmed on home turf in New Jersey.
Back Catalogue Movies
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) – IMDB Score 5.6/10 – Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell
A Haunted House (2013) – IMDB Score 5/10 – Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins
A Little Princess (1996) – IMDB Score 7.7/10 – Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019) – IMDB Score 7/10 – Justin Fletcher John Sparkes
The Angry Birds Movie (2016) – IMDB Score 6.3/10 – Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad
Anna Karenina (2012) – IMDB Score 6.6/10 – Kiera Knightley, Jude Law
Back to the Future Part III (1990) – IMDB Score 7.4/10 – Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd
The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017) – IMDB Score 6.2/10 – Bill Pullman, Peter Fonda
Black Hollywood: They’ve Gotta Have Us (2018) – IMDB Score 7.6/10 – Simon Frederick, Nelson George
Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982) – IMDB Score 8.1/10 – Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer
Center Stage (2000) – IMDB Score 76.7/10 – Amanda Schull, Ethan Stiefel
The Coldest Game (2019) – IMDB Score 6.3/10 – Bill Pullman, Lotte Verbeek
Cookie’s Fortune (199) – IMDB Score 6.8/10 – Glenn Close, Julianne Moore
Dear John (2010) – IMDB Score 6.3/10 – Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried
The Dirty Dozen (1967) – IMDB Score 7.8/10 – Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine
Dirty Harry (1971) – IMDB Score 7.7/10 – Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson
Dragon Quest Your Story (2019) – IMDB Score 4.3/10 – Kasumi Arimura, Kentaro Sakaguchi
Driving Miss Daisy (1989) – IMDB Score 7.4/10 – Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy
Elizabeth (1998) – IMDB Score 7.4/10 – Cate Blanchett, Liz Giles
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) – IMDB Score 6.8/10 – Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen
Every Time I Die (2019) – IMDB Score 4.7/10 – Marc Menchaca, Erica Camarano
Faith, Hope & Love (2019) – IMDB Score 6.7/10 – Peta Murgatroyd, Robert Krantz
Fools Rush In (1997) – IMDB Score 6/10 – Matthew Perry Salma Hayek
Full Count (2019) – IMDB Score 5.4/10 – John Paul Kakos, Natalia Livingston
Girl on the Third Floor (2019) – IMDB Score 4.8/10 – C.M. Punk, Trieste Kelly Dunn
Good Time (2017) – IMDB Score 7.3/10 – Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie
Hancock (2008) – IMDB Score 6.4/10 – Will Smith, Charlize Theron
Jerry MaGuire (1996) – IMDB Score 7.3/10 – Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger
La trinchera infinita (2019) – IMDB Score 7.7/10 – Antonia de la Torre, Belen Cuesta
Love Jacked (2018) – IMDB Score 6.6/10 – Keith David, Mike Epps
The Notebook (2004) – IMDB Score 7.8/10 – Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling
The Other Guys (2010) – IMDB Score 6.6/10 – Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg
The Pianist (2002) – IMDB Score 8.510 – Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann
Polaroid (2019) – IMDB Score 5.1/10 – Kathryn Prescott, Tyler Young
Police Academy (1984) – IMDB Score 6.7/10 – Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) – IMDB Score 5.8/10 – Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith
Policy Academy 3: Back in Training (1986) – IMDB Score 5.4/10 – Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Parole (1987) – IMDB Score 5/10 – Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach (1988) – IMDB Score 4.6/10 – Bubba Smith, David Graf
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989) – IMDB Score 4.4/10 – Bubba Smith, Dadiv Graf
Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow (1994) – IMDB Score 3.6/10 – G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes
Purple Rain (1984) – IMDB Score 6.6/10 – Prince, Apollonia Kotero
Q Ball (2019) – IMDB Score 6.6/10 – Anthony Ammons, Lenny Costa
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) – IMDB Score 6.9/10 – Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman
Scary Movie 2 (2001) – IMDB Score 5.3/10 – Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans
Sex and the City 2 (2010) – IMDB Score 4.5/10 – Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall
Sordo (2014) – IMDB Score NA – Marisa di Chiazza, Nelson Florida
Starship Troopers (1997) – IMDB Score 7.2/10 – Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards
System Crasher (2019) – IMDB Score 8.1/10 – Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch
Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story (2020) – IMDB Score NA – Cache Austin, Doug Boles