Michael C. Hall, Dexter | Photo Credits: CBS Photo Archive, CBS via Getty Images

Looking for the best shows and movies to watch on Amazon Prime Video this month? This month, Amazon has a few original movies to keep an eye on, including the film directorial debut of Regina King and an Irish drama that is sure to get the emotions flowing, as well as a couple favorite television shows that are streaming nine seasons of comedy and eight seasons of murderous drama — though maybe you want to skip the final episodes of those. 

Our picks for the best shows and movies to watch on Amazon Prime Video in January are below, but here is the complete list of what’s new on Amazon Prime in January. If you’re looking for even more suggestions, click over to our http://www.tvguide.com/news/the-best-tv-shows-movies-binge-watch-december-netflix-hulu-amazon-quarantine/?ftag=.



The Best Shows and Movies on Amazon This Month


Dexter

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Available Jan. 1
During television’s heyday of prestige dramas, Dexter was Showtime’s entry into the crowded space, following a blood spatter expert (Michael C. Hall) who also happened to be a serial killer. It was an instant hit, with its macabre look at the mind of a murderer who painstakingly went through the process of killing other murderers and cleaning up the mess afterward. The show’s appeal waned in later seasons, because Showtime has no issue letting series run out of creative juices as long as they’re still fairly popular, but the early seasons are still great. 


Herself

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Available Jan. 15
This tearjerker becomes a mega-tearjerker because everyone has an Irish accent, and we all know Irish accents make the drama hit that much harder. The Sundance favorite follows a woman, recently out of an abusive relationship, looking to find a new place for her and her kids by literally building it from the ground up. The film has earned positive reviews, with star Clare Dunne‘s performance a highlight.    


One Night in Miami

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