Arriving on Hulu in February 2016

James Franco in the Hulu mini-series '11-22-63,' based on the novel by Stephen King

Hulu announced highlights of its February schedule. This month it includes the debut of their biggest original production to date, the Stephen King mini-series 11.22.63 with James Franco, plus the acclaimed French drama Blue Is the Warmest Color, the movies Braveheart (1995) with Mel Gibson, The Firm (1993) with Tom Cruise, and the Coen Bros.’ debut Blood Simple (1985), and the buzzy Lifetime series UnREAL: Season One, and of course day-after availability of dozens of new TV shows.

You can see some of these without a subscription but most are available to subscribers only.

Here’s what arriving on the service this month. (Day-after network debut showings are in italics)

Dates are subject to change without notice.

February 1

Astro Boy (2004)
Blood Simple (1985)
Braveheart (1995)
Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
The Cutting Edge: Going For The Gold (2006)
Dying Breed (2009)
Eye for an Eye (1996)
The Firm (1993)
From Within (2009)
The General’s Daughter (1999)
Hannibal (2001)
Living By The Gun (2011)
The Madness of King George (1994)
Naked Gun From The Files Of Police Squad (1988)
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
An Office and a Gentleman (1982)
Panic (2000)
School Ties  (1992)
She-Devil (1989)
She’s Having a Baby (1988)
Slaughter (2009)
Staying Alive (1983)
Summer Rental (1985)
Summer School (1987)
Untamed Heart (1993)
Voices (Subtitled) (2008)
Wedding Daze (2007)
Grease: Live: Special (Fox)
Black Ink Crew: Chicago: Season Finale (VH1)

February 2
Castle: New Episodes (ABC)

Available February 3
UnREAL: Complete Season One (Lifetime)
Mob Wives: Complete Season 6 (VH1)
The Muppets: New Episodes (ABC)
Fresh Off the Boat: New Episodes (ABC)

Available February 4
Family Pictures (1993)
South of Hell (2015)
Free of Eden (1998)
Tin Man (2007)
Departures (2008)
Idiotsitter: Complete Season 1 (Comedy Central)
Young & Hungry: Season 3 Premiere (Freeform)
Baby Daddy: Season 5 Premiere (Freeform)
Workaholics: Season 6 Premiere (Comedy Central)

Available February 5
Paranoid Park (2007)
The Objective (2008)
China, IL: Complete Season 3 (Adult Swim)

Available February 6
Mortdecai (2014)
Sleepy Hollow: New Episodes (Fox)

February 7
A Merry Friggin Christmas (2014)

February 8
The Incredible Dr. Pol: Season 8 Premiere (National Geographic)

February 9
Spare Parts (2015)
The Amazing World of Gumball: New Episodes (Cartoon Network)
Great Human Race: Series Premiere (National Geographic)
Big Fix Alaska: Series Premiere (National Geographic)

February 11
The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Big Fish Texas: Series Premiere (National Geographic)
I Love Kellie Pickler: Season 1 Finale (CMT)

February 12
Grey’s Anatomy: New Episodes (ABC)
Scandal: New Episodes (ABC)
How To Get Away With Murder: New Episodes (ABC)

February 14
Monster Fish: Season 6 Premiere (National Geographic)

February 15
11.22.63: Series Premiere (Hulu Original)

February 16
From Rocky To Creed (2015)

February 18
Premio lo Nuestro: Special (Univision)

February 22
Generation X: Series Premiere (National Geographic)

February 25
Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013)

February 26
Project Runway: Complete Season 13 (Lifetime)
Project Runway All Stars: Complete Seasons 3 & 4 (Lifetime)
Dance Moms: Complete Season 4 (Lifetime)
Duck Dynasty: Complete Season 5 (A&E)
Pawn Stars: Complete Season 7 & 8 (History)

February 27
Pet Talk: Series Premiere (National Geographic)

February 28
Nuestra Belleza Latina (Univision)

February 29
Jerry Maguire (1996)
The Lifeguard (2013)
Gotham: New Episodes (Fox)

Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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