Standup comedy, gruesome murders and an inspiring family movie will make for eclectic January viewing on Amazon Prime Video.

“Broad City” ended its five-season run on Comedy Central in 2019, but co-creator Ilana Glazer is back with her first standup special “Ilana Glazer: The Planet Is Burning” (Jan. 3) — as Amazon.com Inc.’s

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  dominance in comedy specials. It’ll be joined by British comedian Jayde Adams’ “Serious Black Jumper,” and two more standup specials later in the month — “Catastrophe” co-star Rob Delaney’s “Jackie” and Russell Peters’ “Deported,”which was filmed in Mumbai, both dropping Jan. 17.

For viewers looking for more of a downer, there’s the docuseries “Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer” (Jan. 31), which tells the 1970s serial killer’s disturbing story from the perspective of those he hunted: women. If that’s not unsettling enough, there’s also the streaming debut of last summer’s hit horror movie, “Midsommar” (Jan. 3), a darkly comic yet nightmarish film about an idyllic Swedish village that hides a terrible secret.

A good-hearted comedy may be just the palate-cleanser your brain needs after that, and the Amazon original movie “Troop Zero” (Jan. 17) should fit the bill nicely. Viola Davis and Allison Janney star in the story of a young girl with dreams of outer space who recruits a group of misfits to form a scouting troop so she can qualify to be part of a NASA project.

What’s coming to Amazon in January

Jan. 1

Amores Perros (2000)

Arbitrage (2012)

Captivity (2007)

Cinderfella (1960)

The Conspirator (2011)

Crisscross (1992)

Cube (1998)

Cube 2: Hypercube (2003)

Cube Zero (2005)

Dangerous Curves (1988)

Danny Collins (2015)

Dracula 3000 (2004)

Drop Dead Sexy (2005)

Edge Of Darkness (2010)

Golden Gate (1993)

Gone (2012)

Kansas (1988)

Knowing (2009)

Last Rites (1988)

Mystery Team (2009)

P2 (2007)

Pi (1998)

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Shy People (1987)

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)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Swimming with Sharks (1995)

The Bellboy (1960)

The Final Cut (2004)

The Good Guy (2010)

The Goonies (1985)

The Patsy (1964)

The Pom Pom Girls (1976)

The Possession (2012)

The Tenant (1976)

Unforgettable (1996)

Jan. 3

Midsommar (2019)

Bug Diaries: Season 1B (Amazon Original Series)

James May: Our Man In Japan: Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

Jayde Adams: Serious Black Jumper (Amazon Original Special)

Ilana Glazer: The Planet Is Burning (Amazon Original Special)

Jan. 5

10 Minutes Gone (2019)

Jan. 6

Conan the Barbarian (2011)

Jan. 8

American Dreamer (2019)

Midnight Sun (2018)

Jan. 9

Meet Wally Sparks (1997)

Jan. 10

The Wedding Year (2019)

Jan. 17

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

Troop Zero (Amazon Original Movie)

Just Add Magic: Mystery City: Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

Russell Peters: Deported (Amazon Original Special)

Rob Delaney: Jackie (Amazon Original Special)

Jan. 19

Miss Sloane (2016)

Jan. 23

The Prodigy (2019)

Jan. 30

Fighting with My Family (2019)

Jan. 31

All Or Nothing: CBF: Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

Ted Bundy: Falling For A Killer: Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

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The Forgotten Army: Season 1 (Amazon Original Series)

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2019-12-22