What’s New On Amazon Prime In January 2023!

We’re about to enter the month of January, the weather outside is frightful, and Amazon Prime has just announced its upcoming January additions. Some of Prime Video’s most popular shows, such as The Legend of Vox Machina and Hunters, will premiere entirely new seasons in January. Shotgun Wedding, a new romantic action comedy starring Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel, Cheech Marin, Lenny Kravitz, and Jennifer Coolidge, recent Emmy winner and alumna of The White Lotus, will also premiere on the service. Jurassic World: Dominion, one of 2022’s biggest blockbusters, will be available on Prime Video, along with other popular films from that year like B.J. Novak’s satirical thriller Vengeance, the mockumentary Honk For Jesus, Save Your Soul starring Regina Hall and Sterling K. Brown, and the terrifying prequel Orphan: First Kill.

Here is our pick for the top movies and T.V. shows airing in January 2023. All of these shows are included in your Amazon Prime Originals subscription at no extra charge.

10. The Legend of Vox Machina S2 (2023)

Director:Critical Role
Cast:Laura Bailey, Taliesin Jaffe, Ashley Johnson
Genre:Action, Adventure
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:20 January

A show for adults, The Legend of Vox Machina is an animated fantasy series created by Amazon Prime. The story follows a ragtag group of barflies as they become the sworn guards of a kingdom full of magic and dragons and as they face up against the greatest threats the kingdom has ever faced.

9. Hercules (2014)

Director:Brett Ratner
Cast:Dwayne Johnson, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings58%
Released Date:21 Jan

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as Hercules in the 2014 American action-adventure fantasy film Hercules. Brett Ratner helms the project, which he adapted from a script by Ryan J. Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos. Ian McShane and Rufus Sewell also star in the movie. It was inspired by Steve Moore’s Hercules graphic novel, notably the Thracian Wars issue arc. A warlord hires Hercules, a self-proclaimed demigod, and his band of mercenaries to lead the Thracian army against his enemies.

8. The King’s Speech (2010)

Director:Tom Hooper
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings94%
Released Date:27 Jan

British director Tom Hooper and screenwriter David Seidler teamed up in 2010 to create The King’s Speech, a historical drama film set in the early twentieth century. Future King George VI (Colin Firth) visits Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an Australian speech and language therapist, for help with his stammer. After his brother’s abdication, the new king turned to argue for assistance in making his first wartime radio broadcast in 1939, when Britain declared war on Germany.

7. Shotgun Wedding (2023)

Director:Jason Moore
Cast:Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:27 Jan

This 2022 American romantic action comedy film is directed by Jason Moore and written by Mark Hammer. Just as Darcy and Tom start to have cold feet about their dream destination wedding, they invite their lovely but very opinionated families. However, disaster strikes when the entire wedding party is taken hostage. If they can avoid killing each other first, the couple must cooperate to protect their loved ones.

6. The Winter Palace (2022)

Director:T.W. Peacocke
Cast:Danica McKellar, Neal Bledsoe
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:8 Jan

Starring Danica McKellar and Neal Bledsoe, GAC Family’s new original Christmas film The Winter Palace is a must-see. A novelist who can’t seem to get any writing done takes a job as the winter caretaker of a deserted château to force herself to write. Taking commands from the prince and his royal group is part of her caretaker duties. Hence, it’s a must watch of January 2023 on Prime.

5. Snitch (2013)

Director:Ric Roman Waugh
Cast:Dwayne Johnson, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon 
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings97%
Released Date:10 January

Based on the real-life story of DEA informant James Settembrino, this movie Snitch is a 2013 American action thriller directed by Ric Roman Waugh and starring Dwayne Johnson. On February 22, 2013, the movie was released in theatres across the United States. Michael Kenneth Williams, Susan Sarandon, and Barry Pepper are also featured in the film. The protagonist, John Matthews, goes undercover for the DEA after his estranged son Jason Collins is falsely accused of being involved in a narcotics trade by his best friend.

4. Hunters S2 (2023)

Director:David Weil
Cast:Al Pacino, Logan Lerman
Genre:Crime film, Historical drama
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:13 January

David Weil is the mind behind the American conspiracy drama Hunters, which is available on Netflix and other streaming services. In 1977 New York City, the Hunters uncovered hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials plotting to construct a Fourth Reich in the USA; the Hunters set out to carry the Nazis to justice and defeat their new homicidal schemes.

3. The Test S2 (2023)

Director:Adrian Brown
Cast:Tim Paine, Steve Smith
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:13 January

The Test is an Australian documentary series created by Amazon Studios for Amazon Prime Video and co-produced by Cricket Australia. The series’ first season was titled The Test: A New Era for Australia’s Team. Australia’s 2018 ball-tampering incident, accompanying press conferences, and suspensions of captain Steve Smith, deputy David Warner, and Australian opener Cameron Bancroft set the stage for the rest of the show. Tim Paine has replaced Smith as captain of the national team, and Darren Lehmann has resigned from his position as head coach.

2. Cosmic Love France (2023)

Director:Jess Castro
Cast:Ophira Edut, Tali Edut
Genre:Romantic Drama
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:6 January

In this one-of-a-kind social experiment, four people utilize horoscopes to locate a life partner. In astrology, each person is a manifestation of one of the four elements (Air, Fire, Water, Earth). The Astro Chamber, a retreat led by a mysterious guide, is the setting for their romantic adventure. They talk, flirt, date, and cut each other out until they reach the most important decision of their life. Will astrological compatibility play a role in their wedding plans?

1. The Rig (2023)

Director:John Strickland
Cast:Emily Hampshire, Iain Glen
Genre:Supernatural Thriller
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Released Date:6 January

Set 150 miles off the coast of Scotland, The Rig is a supernatural thriller series that takes place on an abandoned oil rig. As the team was getting ready for the mainland, a weird fog rolled in and severed all communications. While investigating, the group discovers that the strange fog is only part of the problem. Something deadly is awakening down in the depths of the ocean.

As of the end of January 2023, these are the top 10 Amazon Prime originals that subscribers enjoyed watching the most. The full catalog of movies and T.V. shows are shown below.

Available January 1

  • Dharma & Greg S1-5 (1997)
  • Invader Zim (2002)
  • Nella the Princess Knight (2017)
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  • After Earth (2013)
  • Akeelah And The Bee (2006)
  • Shimmer and Shine (2015)
  • 12 O’Clock High S1-3 (1964)
  • Welcome to Flatch (2022)
  • 50/50 (2011)
  • Ali (2001)
  • Antwone Fisher (2003)
  • Black Dynamite (1980)
  • Blankman (1994)
  • Blue Chips (1994)
  • Are We There Yet? (2005)
  • Baby Boy (2001)
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
  • Beauty Shop (2005)
  • Breakdown (1997)
  • Breakin’ All The Rules (2004)
  • Broken City (2013)
  • Downsizing (2017)
  • El Dorado (1967)
  • El Mariachi (1993)
  • Brown Sugar (2002)
  • Clue (2011)
  • Despicable Me (2010)
  • Despicable Me 2 (2013)
  • Election (1999)
  • Employee Of The Month (2006)
  • Europa Report (2013)
  • Friday the 13th (1980)
  • Gamer (2009)
  • God’s Not Dead (2014)
  • Failure to Launch (2006)
  • Forces Of Nature (1999)
  • Frankie & Alice (2014)
  • Guess Who (2005)
  • I Am Not Your Negro (2017)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
  • In My Country (2005)
  • In The Heat Of The Night (1967)
  • Harold and Maude (1971)
  • Higher Learning (1995)
  • Home for the Holidays (1995)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
  • Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
  • Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
  • Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2007)
  • Mad Love (2002)
  • Mean Creek (2004)
  • Mission: Impossible (1996)
  • Mission: Impossible II (2000)
  • Juliet, Naked (2018)
  • Just Wright (2010)
  • Love the Coopers (2017)
  • Mission: Impossible III (2006)
  • Mission: Impossible IV – Ghost Protocol (2011)
  • Muscle Shoals (2013)
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2001)
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
  • Mississippi Burning (1988)
  • Mo’ Money (1992)
  • Money Train (1995)
  • Mr. 3000 (2004)
  • Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
  • Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
  • Paycheck (2003)
  • Rec 3: Genesis (2012)
  • Red Dawn (1984)
  • Rejoice and Shout (2011)
  • Poetic Justice (1993)
  • Private Parts (1997)
  • Rec (2007)
  • Rec 2 (2009)
  • Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
  • Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
  • Sorry To Bother You (2018)
  • Tangerine (2015)
  • School Daze (1988)
  • Serpico (1973)
  • She Hates Me (2004)
  • The Amityville Horror (1979)
  • The Big Wedding (2013)
  • The Foot Fist Way (2008)
  • The Gospel According To Andre (2018)
  • The Love Guru (2008)
  • The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
  • The Butler (2013)
  • The Devil’s Backbone (2001)
  • The Duchess (2008)
  • The Peacemaker (1997)
  • Three Can Play That Game (2007)
  • To Sir, With Love (1967)
  • True Grit (1969)
  • The Running Man (1987)
  • The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)
  • The Two Jakes (1990)
  • Walking Tall (2004)
  • You Got Served (2004)
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
  • Witness (1985)

Available January 3

  • Endeavour S8 (2022)
  • Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul. (2022)

Available January 6

  • The Rig (2023)
  • Cosmic Love France (2023)
  • Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

Available January 8

  • The Winter Palace (2022)

Available January 10

  • Snitch (2013)

Available January 13

  • Hunters S2 (2023)
  • The Test S2 (2023)

Available January 15

  • The Steve Harvey Show S1-6 (1996)
  • Road Trip (2000)
  • An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
  • Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Available January 16

  • Vengeance (2022)

Available January 20

  • The Legend of Vox Machina S2 (2023)

Available January 21

  • Hercules (2014)

Available January 27

  • The King’s Speech (2010)
  • Shotgun Wedding (2023)

Available January 31:

  • Nate Bargatze: Hello World (2023)
  • Orphan: First Kill (2022)


We have compiled a broad list of the debut dates for the new seasons of many of your favorite series coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in December 2022. The number of new Amazon Prime members in January 2023 may seem low initially, but that is expected to improve as the month progresses. As a bonus, for the next 30 days, this post will be updated every day with new information and updates.

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