Retro Streaming Guide – January 2020

Hello Cord Cutters! Welcome to the Retro Streaming Guide, a new monthly TRN feature giving you the latest info on retro content through premium and free streaming services. Each month we will tell you what is coming to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, CBS All Access and other free channels like Tubi, Pluto TV, Roku, Vudu, and Crackle.

Within the next couple years, more Americans will be subscribed to streaming services than traditional cable providers. And with so much content moving from service to service and new channels popping up each month, the Retro Streaming Guide is here to help you find the classic movies and TV shows you crave. However, we won’t be limiting our “retro content” to the classics but will also include select new movies/shows/documentaries that may be of interest.

Beyond the monthly guide, TRN will also be featuring in-depth articles on specific channels and content plus posting news to our new Retro Streaming social media profiles on Facebook and Twitter. You can also bookmark this article for reference as it will be updated with new content throughout the current month!

Retro Streaming Guide – January 2020

Netflix (Signup for 30 Day Free Trial)

Available Jan 1

  • American Beauty (1999)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  • Chasing Amy (1997)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
  • Dragonheart (1996)
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  • Free Willy (1993)
  • Kingpin (1996)
  • Kiss the Girls (1997)
  • Patriot Games (1992)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (1990)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
  • The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991)
  • The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
  • Tremors (1990)
  • True Grit (2010)
  • What Lies Beneath (2000)
  • Wild Wild West (1999)
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • Wyatt Earp (1994)

Available Jan 14

  • Betty White: First Lady of Television (2018)

Hulu (Signup for 30 Day Free Trial)

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Available Jan 1

  • American Buffalo (1996)
  • Bachelor Party (1984)
  • The Bellboy (1960)
  • **Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  • Cinderfella (1960)
  • Crisscross (1992)
  • Cube (1998)
  • Cube 2: Hypercube (2003)
  • Cube Zero (2005)
  • Dangerous Curves (1989)
  • Dennis the Menace (1993)
  • Dennis the Menace Strikes Back (1998)
  • Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
  • **Footloose (1984)
  • **Forrest Gump (1994)
  • The French Connection (1971)
  • Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
  • Golden Gate (1994)
  • **Hot Shots! (1991)
  • **Jackie Brown (1997)
  • Kansas (1988)
  • Last Rites (1988)
  • The Last Boy Scout (1991)
  • **Lethal Weapon (1987)
  • **Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
  • **Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
  • **Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
  • The Little Richard Story (2000)
  • MASH (1970)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)

  • Music from Another Room (1998)
  • My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
  • Pacific Heights (1990)
  • Pi (1998)
  • The Patsy (1964)
  • The Pom Pom Girls (1976)
  • **Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • **Schindler’s List (1993)
  • Shy People (1987)
  • **Spaceballs (1987)
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
  • Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
  • Swimming with Sharks (1995)
  • The Tenant (1976)
  • Two Family House (2000)
  • Unforgettable (1996)
  • **Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Available Jan 6

  • Conan the Barbarian (2011)

Available Jan 9

  • Meet Wally Sparks (1997)

Available Jan 10

  • **An American Tail (1986)
  • **An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
  • **An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)
  • **An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)

Available Jan 17

  • **Dazed and Confused (1993)
  • **End of Days (1999)

Available Jan 31

  • **Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Amazon Prime Video (Signup for 30 Day Free Trial)

Available Jan 1

  • Amores Perros (2000)
  • Cinderfella (1960)
  • Crisscross (1992)
  • Cube (1998)
  • Cube 2: Hypercube (2003)
  • Cube Zero (2005)
  • Dangerous Curves (1988)

  • Golden Gate (1993)
  • Kansas (1988)
  • Last Rites (1988)
  • Pi (1998)
  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)
  • Shy People (1987)
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
  • Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
  • Swimming with Sharks (1995)
  • The Bellboy (1960)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • The Patsy (1964)
  • The Pom Pom Girls (1976)
  • The Tenant (1976)
  • Unforgettable (1996)

Available Jan 6

  • Conan the Barbarian (2011)

Available Jan 9

  • Meet Wally Sparks (1997)

CBS All Access (Signup for 7 Day Free Trial)

Available Jan 1

  • Ghost (1990)
  • The Haunting (1999)
  • Pretty In Pink (1986)
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
  • Star Trek: Generations (1994)
  • Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  • What Lies Beneath (2000)
  • Jawbreaker (1999)
  • St. Elmo’s Fire (1985)
  • Requiem For A Dream (2000)
  • Escape From New York (1981)

Available Jan 23

  • Star Trek: Picard (2020)

Disney+ (Signup for 7 Day Free Trial)

Available Jan 1

  • Cool Runnings (1993)
  • Hacksaw (1971)
  • Holes (2003)
  • Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop! (2014)
  • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors – Battle of the Bands (2019)
  • Marvel Super Hero Adventures – Seasons 2-3 (2018-19)
  • Muppet Babies Show and Tell – Seasons 2-3 (2020)

Available Jan 8

  • Aladdin (2019)

Tubi (Signup For Free Account)

Available Jan 1

  • Blue Chips (1994)
  • Chinatown (1974)
  • Double Jeopardy (1999)
  • Friday the 13th (1980)
  • Indecent Proposal (1993)
  • Private Parts (1997)

  • Rain Man (1988)
  • Ronin (1998)
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  • Star Trek X: Nemesis (2002)
  • Thelma & Louise (1991)

VUDU (Signup For Free Account – Rent, Buy or Watch Free)

Available Jan 1 (New free movies added weekly)

  • Dave (1993)
  • The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
  • G.I. Jane (1997)
  • The Karate Kid 1-3 (1984-89)
  • Nothing to Lose (1997)
  • Police Academy 1-7 (1984-94)
  • The Rock (1996)
  • Scary Movie (2000)
  • Seven (1995)
  • Tin Cup (1996)

Crackle (Signup For Free Account)

Available January 1

  • 28 Days (2000)
  • 3:10 to Yuma (1957)
  • 8MM (1999)
  • 976-Evil (1989)
  • Anaconda (1997)
  • Blue Thunder (1983)

  • A Few Good Men (1992)
  • Friday the 13 1-8 (1980-89)
  • Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
  • A River Runs Through It (1992)
  • Primal Fear (1996)
  • Private Parts (1997)
  • Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

Roku Channel (Buy A Roku Streaming Player Now)

Available January 1

  • James Bond
    • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    • The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
    • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
    • Moonraker (1979)
  • A Civil Action (1998)
  • Blown Away (1994)
  • Caddyshack (1980)
  • Caddyshack II (1988)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
  • Contact (1997)
  • The Doors (1991)
  • Double Jeopardy (1999)
  • Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
  • G.I. Jane (1997)
  • Get Shorty (1995)
  • Getting Even With Dad (1994)
  • Ghost (1990)
  • Glory (1989)
  • High Fidelity (2000)
  • In The Line Of Fire (1993)
  • Joy Luck Club (1993)
  • The Man In The Iron Mask (1998)
  • The Man In The Moon (1991)
  • Married To The Mob (1988)
  • Men At Work (1990)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
  • Rob Roy (1995)
  • Throw Momma From The Train (1987)
  • True Confessions (1981)
  • Up Close And Personal (1996)
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993)
  • Yentl (1983)

Pluto TV (Watch Online Now For Free)

Available January 1

  • The African Queen (1951)
  • American Beauty (1999)
  • Awakenings (1990)
  • Basic Instinct (1992)
  • Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
  • The Doors (1991)
  • Dragonslayer (1981)
  • The General’s Daughter (1999)
  • Marathon Man (1976)
  • Meatballs (1979)
  • Mr. Mom (1983)
  • Over the Top (1987)
  • Patriot Games (1992)
  • Raging Bull (1980)
  • Thelma and Louise (1991)
  • New Vevo Music Video Channels
    • Vevo Country
    • Vevo Pop
    • Vevo Classic Rock
    • Vevo EDM

Did we miss your favorite retro streaming channel? Leave a comment so we can add it! These listings are accurate at the time of posting so be aware that streaming services are subject to change their content without notice. Bookmark this webpage as it will be updated throughout the month.

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'80s kid and '90s grad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my Rediscoverthe80s.com website. I collect vinyl, comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.