OTT Releases this Week (January 9 – 15): The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker, Dog Gone, Noise, and More Films and TV Shows Playing Now

This week's top films and shows going live on OTT platforms include The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker, Dog Gone, Noise and more.


As we step into the second week of January, some fresh new movies and TV shows are being released on different OTT platforms. If you’re looking for something to binge-watch, you’ll definitely find something on this list. Whether you’re into action, drama, romance, comedy, or anything else, there’s bound to be something here that catches your eye. So take a look and see what’s new this week on NetflixAmazon Prime, Voot, Disney+ HotstarSony Liv.

Movie/Show Platform Release Date IMDB Rating
The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker Netflix 10 January 6.5
Dog Gone Netflix 13 January   


Noise Netflix 11 January  5.7
Sexify season 2 Netflix 11 January  6.5
The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Netflix 12 January   


Mukundan Unni Associates Disney Plus Hotstar 13 January  8.1
Thattassery Koottam ZEE5 13 January  9.7


Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight Netflix 12 January  5.7
Hunters season 2 Amazon Prime Videos 13 January  7.2
Servant season 4 Apple Tv Plus 13 January  7.5


Last Week’s OTT Releases: OTT Releases this Week (January 2 – 8): HIT 2, Fantasy Island Season 2, STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH Season 2, and More Films and TV Shows Playing Now

1. The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker 

The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker is an upcoming 90-minute-long documentary featuring a true crime story. It tells the story of a hitchhiker who was handed fame on a silver platter for saving the life of a person by smashing her attacker with a hatchet. Still, it was later revealed that this internet sensation and the branded Hero was a murder suspect. The movie gives a brief account of the incidents and is 

IMDB Rating: 6.5

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Alex Aguirre, Stephen Colbert, Bob Ellenport, and Gabriel Francisco.

The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker release date: 10 January 

2. Dog Gone

The upcoming movie Dog gone is based on a true set of incidents; the story features the attempts of a boy and his parents to find their beloved pet when he goes missing. The father and son duo repair their broken relationship while going out on the hunt. The film is directed by Stephen Herek.

IMDB Rating: TBA

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Rob Lowe, Johnny Berchtold, and Susan Gallagher

Dog Gone release date: 13 January 

3. Noise

Noise is an upcoming Mexican movie displaying the pains of a mother wandering in search of her daughter, who has been missing for the last two years. During her search, she comes across a bunch of women whose lives have been destroyed completely due to violence. The movie is expected to blend crime, suspense, and thrill perfectly. The director of the film is Natalia Beristain. The producers are Maria Ayub, Karla Badillo, Maria Jose Cordova, Rafael Ley, and Gabriela Maldonado

IMDB Rating: 5.7

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Julieta Egurrola, Teresa Ruiz, Erick Israel Consuelo, Arturo Beristáin, Alphonso Escobedo, Mariana Giménez, Mauricio Calderon Mora, and Adrian Vazquez.

Noise release date: 11 January 

4. Sexify season 2

The Polish sex comedy series Sexify is coming back for another exciting sequel. Season two will premiere on Netflix on 11 January and will be taken off from season one end. The young entrepreneurs will be seen maintaining a balance between their personal and professional lives. With a new rival in town trying to take them down, the ladies will be seen battling their way through the hardships of running such a successful business. Season two is expected to be as good as the first season, and fans keep high hopes.

IMDB Rating: 6.5

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Sandra Drzymalska, Aleksandra Skraba, and Maria Sobocinska.

Noise release date: 11 January 

5. The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House is the upcoming Asian drama series. The show’s star cast includes the famous Japanese actors Natsuki Deguchi and Nana Mori. The drama series revolves around two friends who aim at becoming maiko, but things do not go as planned after the duo moves to Kyoto to achieve their goals. The audience is excitedly waiting for this drama series, and it is expected to revolve around the theme of friendship as to how two friends will be seen fulfilling their different passions while living under the same roof. 

IMDB Rating: TBA

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Mayu Matsuoka, Ai Hashimoto, Nana Mori, Keiko Matsuzaka, Natsuki Deguchi, Aju Makita, and Takako Tokiwa.

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House release date: 12 January 

6. Mukundan Unni Associates

Mukundan Unni Associates features the Advocate. Mukundan Unni is portrayed as an antisocial person with high hopes of becoming rich. Thus, trying to attain his dreams of living a lavish influential life while going through all the hardships of living an organized and structured life. After switching up to an aggressive life started to make more sense to him and he found his dreams coming true but eventually, his new life changed him into a petty, competitive, and dangerous person who does not mind killing people. Mukundan Unni Associates is considered a perfect blend of drama, and comedy is perfect for a light-watch film. The movie managed to gain some positive reviews from critics and audiences upon its theatrical release and now the makers are gearing up for its OTT release. 

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Where to watch: Disney Plus Hotstar

Cast: Vineeth Sreenivasan, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Aarsha Chandini Baiju, Sudhi Koppa, Tanvi Ram, and Jagadeesh.

Mukundan Unni Associates release date: 13 January 

7. Thattassery Koottam 

Thattassery Koottam is a 2022 released Malayalam film that is set to hit the OTT platform ZEE5 on 13 January 2023. The comedy-drama film revolves around the movie’s lead character Sanju, who happens to be a young man coming from a family of goldsmiths. He aspires to become a civil servant though being familiar with the art like the rest of his family members Sanju gets caught up in a serious drama. Things take a drastic turn when he falls head over heels in love with Athira. The movie is considered a good light watch film, and everyone should see it once. The director is Anoop Kumar and Graand Production is the involved production house. 

IMDB Rating: 9.7

Where to watch: ZEE5

Cast: Arjun Asokan, Priyamvada Krishnan, Unni Rajan, Ganapathi, Aneesh Gopal, and Appu.

Thattassery Koottam release date: 13 January 

8. Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight

Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight is back with an exciting sequel which is all set to hit the screens in January. The show is back with Po and his friends who will be taking the audience in another exciting adventure. Po and his friends will be seen trying yo locate the famous legendary Tianshang weapons. These weapons are their only hopes that could help them defeat the powerful and malignant evil character. The sequel is expected to be as good as its previous and keeping the popularity and success of the Kung Fu Panda it is only fair to expect good things from season two. 

IMDB Rating: 5.7

Where to watch: Netflix

Cast: Chris Geere, Della Saba, Rahnuma Panthaky, James Hong, Ed Weeks, Harvey Gullien, Richard Ay pade, Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Melissa Villaseñor.

Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight release date: 12 January 

9. Hunters Season 2

The famous show Hunters is back with an all-new thrilling season. The show will be featuring a group of hunters who will be seen trying to locate the famous Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. As per the online news, what makes the sequel more thrilling and appealing to the audience is the presence of the famous actor Al Pacino in the upcoming episodes. The show will feature some high-class action, crime, and thrills. The show is created by David Weil and the producers are Jerry Kupfer, Kris Baucom, Glenn Kessler, and Mark Bianculli.

IMDB Rating: 7.2

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos

Cast: Logan Lerman, Al Pacino, Jerrika Hinton, Lena Olin, Saul Rubinek, Carol Kane, Josh Radnor, Greg Austin, Tiffany Boone, Louis Ozawa, Kate Mulvany, and Dylan Baker.

Hunters season 2 release date: 13 January 

10. Servant Season 4 

The famous Apple Tv series Servant is coming back for its fourth season in January 2023. The Turner family will continue to discover the identity of Leanne Grays. The intense thriller is expected to still be revolving around its theme of suspense and drama and is binge-watch-worthy content. The show is created by Tony Basgallop and Tony Basgallop, M. Night Shyamalan, Ashwin Rajan, Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black, and Steve Tisch are the executive producers involved.

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Where to watch: Apple TV plus

Cast: Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger Free, and Rupert Grint.

Servant season 4 release date: 13 January

Other Releases on Different OTT Platforms 

Movie/show Platform Release Date IMDB Rating
Break Point Netflix 13 January  8.7
Sku Rojo Season 3 Netflix 13 January  6.5
Lamborghini Lionsgate Play 5.3
Poisoned love MX Player 14 January  8.1
Vikings: Valhalla Season 2 Netflix 12 January  7.2
The Wind Blows MX Player 7.8

These online streaming platforms are all prepared to drop in the first few bunches of interesting movies and shows in the month of January. Every movie and show mentioned above has its own unique story and a few of them are binge-watching content. Given the online buzz, Fans are readily excited to stream these shows and movies.