The dead of winter doesn't have to feel so dead. Plant yourself on the couch and watch these soon-to-be-streaming movies and shows (summaries provided by Netflix).
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
It's a major double-cross when a former cop teams up with his ex-con buddy to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for a shady import-export dealer. But the two are actually working with an undercover agent to bring the bad guy down.
Along Came Polly (2004)
After his wife dumps him on their honeymoon for their scuba-diving instructor, uptight Reuben reconnects with Polly, an irreverent childhood friend who teaches him to live life on the edge.
American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success (2015)
Grace has a real talent for baking and a passion for making delicious dreams come true. When her mom announces a trip to visit relatives in Paris, Grace isn't so sure about leaving her friends and their cupcake business. That is, until she discovers she'll get to work with her uncle and cousin in a real French pastry shop!
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)
After her mom gets remarried, Lina says adios to East Los Angeles and readjusts to life in affluent Malibu, where the new girl pledges to whip her school's cheerleading squad into shape. But will Lina's moves be enough to topple the ranking champs?
Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007)
Carson sets out to guide her squad to victory and to win the heart of rival cheerleader Penn at the Cheer Camp Nationals, taking on competitive Brooke in a one-on-one battle. It seems that Brooke wants not only the trophy but Penn's affections, too.
Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills as a vigilante.
A private detective with a taste for the supernatural investigates an apparent suicide in this thriller based on the comic book “Hellblazer.”
The Good Road (2013)
Three tales of travelers -- a 9-year old runaway, truckers turned con artists and a vacationing family -- unfold on a rural Indian highway.
House of Wax (2005)
A group of friends on their way to a college football game fall prey to two murderous brothers in an abandoned small town. They discover that the brothers have expanded upon the area's main attraction -- the House of Wax -- and created an entire town filled with the wax-coated corpses of unlucky visitors. Now, the group must escape before they, too, become permanent exhibits. Stars Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray and, yes, Paris Hilton!
How to Change the World (2015)
In the 1970s, a group of activists who gathered to protest nuclear testing formed the iconic Greenpeace environmental organization.
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2006)
Global warming waits for no man -- or animal. These critters have to get the word out before paradise floods over!
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Attorney Miles goes toe-to-toe with his wealthy client's ex-wife, expert gold-digger Marylin, in this battle-of-the-sexes comedy. Just when Marylin thinks she's cinched another fortune, she's defeated by the "Massey pre-nup" and schemes to get even.
Journey to Le Mans (2014)
A British privateer team pushes itself to the limits of human endurance and engineering mastery to compete in the world’s most challenging motor race.
Loins of Punjab (2007)
This raucous mockumentary follows six Indian immigrants and one non-Indian as they vie for big bucks in a low-rent New Jersey singing competition.
Meet the Fockers (2004)
In this sequel to Meet the Parents, newly engaged Greg and Pam join Pam's straitlaced family on an RV trip down to Miami to meet Greg's eccentric parents. Once again, Greg's future father-in-law refuses to play nice with anyone.
Meet the Parents (2000)
Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.
Nanny McPhee (2006)
The recently widowed Mr. Brown and his domineering aunt can't seem to control the numerous and naughty Brown children until Nanny McPhee comes to stay. Now, with the help of some magic and a little discipline, their household runs like clockwork.
A taxi driver gets caught in dysfunctional family dynamics when he drives a young architect and her curmudgeonly father from Delhi to Kolkata.
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and the loveable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump.
Pride and Prejudice (2005)
In this retelling of Jane Austen's novel set in 19th-century England, Mrs. Bennet is all atwitter in hopes of marrying her daughters to prosperous gentlemen callers, especially when a wealthy bachelor moves nearby.
The Rundown (2003)
Looking to retire and open a restaurant, a bounty hunter named Beck gets roped into one final assignment: fetching his employer's errant son from the Amazon jungle. Along the way, Beck finds himself involved in a treasure hunt and a rebel uprising.
Shout Gladi Gladi (2015)
A former nurse in Africa works to eliminate fistula, a condition caused by obstructed labor that carries both physical and social consequences.
Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball (2009)
In this comic shoot-'em-up prequel to 2006's Smokin' Aces, a federal agent discovers there's a price on his head and has 12 hours before throngs of assassins descend on him to fulfill the hit and mayhem ensues.
Something New (2006)
Struggling with her personal life, black career woman Kenya agrees to a blind date with a sexy, free-spirited landscape architect. Her new love interest is white, which isn't necessarily a deal-breaker, until she meets a seemingly perfect black man.
Determined to get his mitts on $9 billion in a secret DEA account so he can use it to fight terrorism, rogue agent Gabriel Shear recruits encryption expert Stanley Jobson to hack into the government mainframe.
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
An unusually gifted mouse named Despereaux is different from other mice in that he reads books and has disproportionately large ears for his body. But with help from a rat named Roscuro, he sets out to win the girl of his dreams -- a human princess.
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Eva's relationship with her son, Kevin, has been difficult from the beginning. When the 15-year-old boy's cruel streak erupts into violence, Eva wonders how much blame she deserves for his actions.
The Wedding Date (2005)
Single girl Kat can't stomach the idea of attending her sister's faraway London wedding, where her ex-boyfriend will likely be a guest. So instead of facing the embarrassment of showing up alone, she hires a male escort to accompany her.
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
In this sequel to The Whole Nine Yards, hit man Jimmy the Tulip still lives next door to meek dentist Oz, who's now married to Jimmy's ex-wife, Cynthia. Jimmy's trying to go straight, but all bets are off when Cynthia is kidnapped.
Blunt Force Trauma (2015)
In the seedy world of underground dueling, a talented young shooter seeking the ultimate thrill crosses paths with a girl looking for vengeance.
Training Day (2001)
Staying on the right side of the law becomes an occupational challenge for rookie cop Jake Hoyt when he's partnered with narcotics agent Alonzo Harris, a veteran detective whom Hoyt suspects may have more in common with crooks than cops.
Adult World (2014)
Recent college graduate Amy is sure she's going to be a famous poet. But until then, she takes a job at an adult book and video store to make ends meet. Meanwhile, she stalks reclusive punk poet Rat Billings in an effort to make him her mentor.
Dos Hermanos (2010)
After 60 years with her, Marcos thinks he’s free the day his controlling mother dies. His life changes when he goes into exile at an Uruguayan spa.
El Hombre de al Lado (2009)
Leonardo, a famous designer, lives a quiet life with his family. But his life changes when a neighbor starts doing home improvements without a permit.
Esperando La Carroza (1985)
Cora has three sons and a daughter and she’s almost 80. One day during a family reunion the big question comes up: who will be her heir?
The Marziano Family (2011)
A down-and-out londer is too poor to afford treatment for a mysterious ailment, so he seeks out the help of his wealthy, estranged brother.
Rosario Tijeras (2005)
In this scorching thriller, Rosario Tijeras is a sexy hit woman caught in a steamy love triangle while she works for urban drug lords in the crime-plagued streets of Medellin, Colombia, circa 1989.
Un Oso Rojo (2002)
Oso (Bear), a violent man, is out on parole after seven years in prison for murder. Now all he wants is to start a new life and get his family back.
The Ladykillers (2004)
A Southern professor-turned-criminal-mastermind puts together a group of thieves to help him rob a New Orleans riverboat casino. But when the old lady who's renting them a room gets a whiff of their plan, they have no choice but to kill her.