What’s new on Netflix? Latest TV series and movies coming in October
And as the colder weather sets in in the months to come, more of us will once again be spending more time in front of the TV.
Thanks to Disney +, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Now TV, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to TV shows and movies to watch.
And even as the lockdown restrictions loosen, many of us love nothing more than sitting in front of the TV to watch our favorite shows.
Fortunately, Netflix has us covered. The streaming giant has released a whole slew of new shows and movies for October, with more to come throughout the month.
Here’s the full list of new Netflix content in October, including TV shows, Netflix originals, movies, and documentaries.
(N * = Netflix Original)
Full list of new shows coming to Netflix in October
- 27 Steps of May (2018) – A drama about a woman slowly rebuilds her life after a traumatic sexual experience.
- Anatomy (2000) – Horror about a young medical student discovering a horrible secret.
- A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad (Season 1) N – Docuseries in Spanish language.
- Body of Lies (2008) – Thriller directed by Ridley Scott with Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe.
- Carlito’s Way (1993) – A former convict is released from prison and sets out to improve. At least that was the plan. Al Pacino stars.
- Creeped Out (Season 2) – More episodes from the Black Mirror-esque children’s series.
- Dawn of the Dead (2004) – Zack Snyder’s great Hollywood debut where we follow a group of survivors taking refuge in a mall during the zombie apocalypse.
- Diana: The Musical (2021) N – A live recording of the Broadway performance on Princess Diana.
- Effie Gray (2014) – Biopic on the love triangle between John Ruskin, John Everett Millais and Euphemia Gray. With Daktota Johnson.
- Forever Rich (2021) N – New Dutch film about a rapper who has his reputation damaged after a video of him goes viral.
- Halloween (1978) – The first Halloween movie hits Netflix UK just in time for horror month.
- Halloween II (1981)
- Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
- Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
- Heat (1995) – Al Pacino and Robert De Niro co-star in this crime thriller set in Los Angeles.
- Inside Job (2010) – Documentary on the 2008 financial crisis.
- Jumper (2008) – Hayden Christensen stars in this sci-fi thriller that sees people who can teleport against an order that sees them as abominations.
- Killer Women with Piers Morgan (Season 1) – Documentary series where everyone’s favorite (tongue firmly in cheek) Piers Morgan visits maximum security prisons to talk to inmates.
- Knight and Day (2010) – Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz team up for this action comedy about a runaway couple on the run.
- Love & Other Drugs (2010) – Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal star in this romantic comedy about a drug peddler who falls for someone with Parkinson’s disease.
- I Love You Until Death (2019) – Lifetime TV movie about a mother-daughter relationship that turns fatal. With Marcia Gay Harden.
- Maid (Limited Series) N – Comedy-drama by Molly Smith Metzler based on the NY Times bestseller.
- Marley & Me (2008) – Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston will make you sob with this drama where a naughty dog ââarrives in the family.
- Oats Studio (Volume 1) – A collection of short films from director Neill Blomkamp.
- Paik’s Spirit (season 1) N – Korean talk show.
- Pavlova – A Woman for All Times (1983) – A film following the triumphs and missteps of one of ballet’s greatest stars.
- Scaredy Cats (Season 1) N – A new children’s series about various witches.
- Seinfeld (Seasons 1-9) – The entire collection of the classic American sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
- Spider-man (2002) – Tobey Maguire’s first outing as a Marvel hero from the web.
- Swallow (2021) N – Nollywood thriller.
- The Crowned Clown (Season 1) – Korean historical drama series.
- The Guilty (2021) N – Jake Gyllenhaal headlines this new thriller about a police call dispatcher who faces his most difficult career challenge to date.
- The Haunting (1999) – Horror with Liam Neeson.
- The Haunting in Connecticut (2009) – Horror about a family facing supernatural behavior.
- The Rite (2011) – Anthony Hopkins horrors a seminary student traveling to Italy to take an exorcism class.
- Till Death (2021) – Megan Fox’s thriller makes its SVOD debut on Netflix.
- Scissor Seven (Season 3) N – Chinese animated series.
- Simply Raymond Blanc (Season 1) – Culinary docuseries about a Michelin-starred chef who shares his secret recipes for the first time.
- On My Block (Season 4) N – The final season of On My Block’s main show takes place two years after the events of Season 3.
- Adult Material (Limited Edition) – Channel 4 limited series about a mother of three navigating the changing world of adult entertainment.
- Bad Hair (2020) – Hulu Original horror film about a young lady who gets a hair weave that seems to have a mind of her own.
- Escape The Undertaker (Interactive Special) N – Interactive WWE Special based on the popular character.
- Remember You (Season 1) – Thai mystery series.
- Bad Sport (Volume 1) N – Real crime and sport collide in this new docuserie.
- Baking Impossible (Season 1 – first 6 episodes) N – A new series of baking contests where bakers and engineers team up to try to win $ 100,000.
- Love is Blind: Brazil (Season 1) N – A new international spin-off of the Netflix reality series.
- The Five Juanas (Season 1) N – Mexican drama series about five women who share the same birthmark.
- There’s Someone Inside Your House (2021) N – Horror thriller from director Patrick Brice about a school year targeted by a masked abuser.
- The Billion Dollar Code (Limited Series) N – German legal thriller mini-series.
- The Ingenuity of the Househusband (Season 1) N – Companion television series abridged to the anime below.
- The Way of the Househusband (Part 2) N – The return of Japanese anime with Tatsu’s adventures as a stay-at-home husband continuing.
- A Tale of Dark & ââGrimm (Season 1) N – Children’s animated series based on the book series by Adam Gidwitz following the Hansel and Gretel sequel.
- Angeliena (2021) – South African drama.
- Family Business (Season 3) N – End of the French comedy series.
- My Brother, My Sister (2021) N – Italian drama where a father’s will forced siblings to connect.
- Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2021) N – Animated film set in the Pokemon universe, available exclusively on Netflix worldwide.
- Pretty Smart (Season 1) N – New multi-camera sitcom set in Los Angeles about a girl who lives with her sister and her three roommates.
- The Lighthouse (2019) – A24’s stunning thriller set on a distant lighthouse. With Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.
- Blue Period (Season 1 – New Episodes) N – Teen drama animated series about a high school student who finds inspiration in art.
- The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) – A24 film about a man watching his city actively changing around him.
- Behind the Players – German documentary that takes you behind the scenes of professional football through the eyes of an agent.
- Lee & Cindy C. (2015) – Belgian musical.
- The Atom: A Love Affair (2019) – A documentary directed by Vicki Lesley that looks at the love-hate relationship the West has had with nuclear energy.
- La Magie du Journal d’Anne Frank – Dutch documentary on the historical figure.
- Little Things (Season 4) N – The Indian romantic comedy returns for a fourth season.
- Shazam! (2019) – DC film directed by Zachary Levi about a boy who has the power to become an overpowered adult.
- The Baby-Sitters Club (Season 2) N – Netflix’s comedy-drama Tween is back for another season.
- Bright: Samurai Soul (2021) N – New animated spin-off based on the 2017 Netflix movie Bright.
- Convergence: Courage in a Crisis (2021) N – Documentary directed by Orlando von Einsiedel.
- Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano (2021) N – Documentary making-of on the new musical.
- The Movies That Made Us (Season 3) N – Behind the scenes, watch your favorite movies, including a selection of Halloween movies.
- Fever Dream (2021) N – Mystery of Horror Essay.
- Violet Evergarden: The Movie (2020) – Anime feature film set after the main series.
- Another Life (Season 2) N – Katee Sackhoff returns in this space drama about an astronaut facing new dangers as the story continues.
- One Night in Paris (2021) N – Special Stand-up brings together the greatest French talents from the stand-up world.
- Slashers (2001) – Horror B movie about six contestants who enter a game show where the only goal is to survive.
- Karma’s World (Season 1) N – New animated children’s musical series from producer Ludacris.
- Monk Comes Down the Mountain (2015) – Martial arts action film directed by Kaige Chen.
- My Name (Season 1) N – Korean thriller series.
- Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween (2021) N – Halloween special for the children’s animated show.
- Spider-Man 3 (2007) – The final entry in the Raimi trilogy of the Spider-Man films.
- The Forgotten Battle (2021) N – Dutch WWII film about the Battle of the Scheldt.
- The Four of Us (2021) N – German comedy about two couples having a four-week partner swap.
- The Trip (2021) N – Norwegian action thriller about a couple who go to a cabin to reconnect, but the two plan to murder each other.
- Unfaithful (2002) – Love thriller starring Richard Gere.
- You (Season 3) N – The third season of the Netflix adaptation where Joe is now a father.
- Found (2021) N – Amanda Lipitz made this documentary about three adopted teenage girls who discover they are blood cousins.
- Night Teeth (2021) N – A student moonlighting as a driver picks up two mysterious women for a party night in Los Angeles. But when he finds out about their bloodthirsty intentions – and their dangerous and dark hell – he must fight to stay alive.
- Inside Job (Season 1) N – New animated series from the creators of Gravity Falls.
- Locke & Key (Season 2) N – The gang returns for more adventures and more keys in this adaptation of the Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez comic series.
- Luis Miguel – The Series (Season 3) N – Third and final season of the biopic series.
- Army of Thieves (2021) N – The prequel to Army of the Dead.
- Colin in Black and White (Limited Series) N – Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix limited series about the career of American football player Colin Kaepernick.