Lift, Sonic Prime and more to to watch this weekend on Netflix, Jan. 12

New episodes of Sonic Prime and a new Kevin Hart movie are among the offerings on Netflix this weekend.
LIFT. Kevin Hart as Cyrus in Lift. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023
LIFT. Kevin Hart as Cyrus in Lift. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

Another weekend is upon us and this one is a three-day weekend for many of us due to Martin Luther King Day Jr. on Monday.

With several days off ahead, you might be wondering what's worth watching on Netflix this weekend. There's plenty of time to check out what's in the Top 10, including movies like Society of the Snow, The Equalizer 3, and The Flintstones. On the television side, there's Pete Davidson's new comedy special, Fool Me Once, and The Brothers Sun.

For those who have seen all of those already, there's also new content hitting the streamer, such as Kevin Hart's heist comedy film Lift! Keep reading to find out our picks for the weekend.

LIFT. Billy Magnussen as Magnus in Lift. Cr. Christopher Barr/Netflix © 2023 /


Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sam Worthington, Billy Magnussen, and more star in Netflix's first big new movie of the year. This heist comedy looks like the perfect Friday movie night pick and it's rated PG-13, meaning it's probably okay for most of the family to watch together! Lift puts a twist on the typical heist formula as it features an expert thief and his crew trying to rob a vault containing $500 million in gold while on a plane!

Sonic Prime Chapter 3

Sonic and his friends are back with an all new season of Sonic Prime! If you and your kids want something fun to binge-watch over the three-day weekend then this is a great choice. The seven-episode third season follows Sonic as he's forced to team up with some unlikely allies to stop Nine after he steals the Paradox Prism. Can Sonic save the Shatterverse before it's too late?

The Trust. Brooke Baldwin in episode 106 of The Trust. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

The Trust: A Game of Greed

Are you looking for a new addictive reality show to binge-watch this weekend? The Trust: A Game of Greed is the perfect pick since the first four episodes of the show are out right now and you have three days to catch up before the next batch drops next Wednesday!

The show features 11 strangers living together in a house as they experience challenging choices and tests of integrity regarding whether they will all share a quarter of a million dollars or vote one another out of the house to get more money (the fewer people remain, the more money each person gets!).

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THIS IS US -- "Saturday in the Park" Episode 611 -- Pictured: (l-r) Justin Hartley as Kevin, Chrissy Metz as Kate, Sterling K. Brown as Randall -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC) /

This Is Us

Catch up with the Pearson family in this emotional Emmy-winning family drama that aired for six seasons on NBC and just got added in its entirety to Netflix. A three-day weekend is the perfect time to start a new binge show and This Is Us will take you a while to get through, especially since it can often tug on the heartstrings! The series follows Jack, his wife Rebecca, and their three children Kate, Kevin, and Randall.

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