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Everything coming to Netflix this October

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October is very nearly here, and before we know it, we'll be hooked on a whole new selection of films and television series courtesy of Netflix's timely monthly releases to keep us all interested. With halloween on the horizon, you can expect to see an influx of extremely creepy content, like season three of You, true crime documentaries, and horror films to set you in the mood. See the full list of Netflix's October releases, below.


Original Series

MAID, October 1

After fleeing an abusive relationship, a young mother finds a job cleaning houses as she fights to provide for her child and build them a better future.

Paik's Spirit, October 1
Drinks keep the conversation flowing as culinary star Paik Jong-won and celebrity guests talk life, food and booze over intoxicating meals.

On My Block: Season 4, October 4
Two years after going their separate ways, Ruby, Jamal, Monse and Cesar face new threats and must decide if their friendship is truly ride or die.

The Five Juanas, October 6
Five women with the same birthmark set out to unravel the truth about their pasts and discover a tragic web of lies spun by a powerful politician.

Baking Impossible, October 6
Top bakers and engineers team up to build edible creations that must taste delicious and survive intense engineering stress tests to win $100,000.

Love Is Blind: Brazil, October 6
The dating experiment comes to Brazil as local singles look for true love and get engaged, all without meeting the other person face to face.

The Billion Dollar Code, October 7
In 1990s Berlin, an artist and a hacker invented a new way to see the world. Years later, they reunite to sue Google for patent infringement on it.

Sexy Beasts: Season 2, October 7
It’s back — and beastier than ever. Follow six new singles as they strip away superficiality for a string of cheeky and charming costumed speed dates.

Pretty Smart October 8
Book-smart Chelsea discovers she has a lot to learn about happiness when she's forced to move in with her bubbly sister and three roommates.

Family Business: Season 3, October 8
Whisked off to a remote monastery, the Hazans contend with volatile captors, a mind-bending new product line and a doozy of a family secret.

The King's Affection, October 9
When the crown prince is killed, his twin sister assumes the throne while trying to keep her identity and affection for her first love a royal secret.

Reflection of You, October 13
A thriving painter's enviable life begins to fray at the edges when a bright young woman she once befriended resurfaces as a shell of her former self.

Another Life: Season 2, October 14
The stakes couldn't get higher as Niko and her crew witness the annihilation of a planet. How do you negotiate with aliens capable of such brutality?

You: Season 3, October 15
Now married with a young baby, Love and Joe try to forge a normal life in the affluent suburb of Madre Linda. But old habits die hard.

My Name, October 15
Following her father's murder, a revenge-driven woman puts her trust in a powerful crime boss — and enters the police force under his direction.

Little Things: Season 4, October 15
From cohabitation to living long-distance, Kavya and Dhruv have weathered it all. But will their six years of history ensure a future together?

Sex, Love & goop, October 21
Courageous couples journey toward more pleasurable sex and deeper intimacy with help from Gwyneth Paltrow and a team of experts in this reality series.

Insiders, October 21
An innovative new reality show.

Life's a Glitch with Julien Bam, October 21
Famous influencer Julien Bam and his sidekick Joon Kim scramble to return to life as they know it after accidentally traveling to a parallel dimension.

Locke & Key: Season 2, October 22

Inside Job, October 22
For employees of the Deep State, conspiracies aren't just theories — they're fact. And keeping them a secret is a full-time job.

Adventure Beast, October 22
Wildlife expert Bradley Trevor Greive travels the globe, getting into zany misadventures while imparting weird, wonderful, totally true nature factoids.

More than Blue: The Series, October 22
A romantic series based on the hit 2018 Taiwanese film.

Dynasty: Season 4, October 22
A wedding, a funeral, a new family member and a whole lot of drama up the stakes for the Colbys and Carringtons this season.

Sex: Unzipped, October 26
Saweetie and a cast of sex positive puppets teach you the A-B-Cs of S-E-X in Netflix's funniest, filthiest, and furriest new comedy special, Sex: Unzipped. Talking heads include: Dominique Jackson, Ian Karmel, Joel Kim Booster, Katherine Ryan, London Hughes, Mae Martin, Michelle Buteau, Nikki Glaser, Romesh Ranganathan, Sam Jay, Trixie Mattel. Sex Experts include: Alexander Cheves, Emily Morse, Oloni, Stella Anna Sonnenbaum, and special guest Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

Sintonia: Season 2, October 27
Months later, Rita, Nando and Doni remain close. But as the trio embraces new paths, can they continue to thrive while staying true to their roots?

Luis Miguel - The Series: Season 3, October 28
While overcoming personal struggles, Luis Miguel contemplates sharing his life story. In the 90s, he strikes up a relationship with Mariah Carey.

Colin in Black & White, October 29
This drama series from Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay explores Kaepernick's high school years and the experiences that led him to become an activist.

The Time It Takes, October 29
Lina moves house, looks for a new job and tries new things... in an attempt to forget her first love. Starring Nadia de Santiago and Álvaro Cervantes.

Mythomaniac: Season 2, October 29
As the truth about Lorenzo slowly comes to light, Elvira tries to reconcile with her family, who find escape and comfort in new tribes and romances.

An Astrological Guide for Broken Hearts (Coming soon)
A surreal and comic series based on the best-selling novel by Silvia Zucca.

Call My Agent: Bollywood (Coming soon)
From pulling off casting coups to calming celebrity egos, the drama never stops for four Mumbai talent agents hustling to save their sinking company.

Inspector Koo (Coming soon)
A new series mixing crime, comedy and drama.

Netflix Special

Diana: The Musical, October 1
The dazzling and devastating life of Princess Diana takes centre stage in this original musical, filmed in advance of its official Broadway opening.

Netflix Film

Swallow, October 1
Waylaid by life's pressures in 1980s Lagos, Nigeria, Tolani becomes involved in drug smuggling with her streetwise friend and must face the fallout.

The Guilty, October 1
A troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty scrambles to save a distressed caller during a harrowing day of revelations — and reckonings.

Forever Rich, October 1
A rising rap superstar spirals out when a humiliating video goes viral and pushes him into a battle for redemption — over the course of one long night.

Upcoming Summer, October 3
When a white lie leads to unexpected results, Chen Chen and Zheng Yuxing forge a deep friendship and must face the harsh realities of growing up.

Escape The Undertaker, October 5
Can The New Day survive the surprises at The Undertaker’s spooky mansion? It’s up to you to decide their fate in this interactive WWE-themed special.

There's Someone Inside Your House, October 6
Makani and her friends at Osborne High School try to identify and stop a masked killer who's targeting students and exposing their biggest secrets.

Grudge, October 8
Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes embroiled in a fatal incident and uncovers a grudge-fueled plot that threatens his associates.

My Brother, My Sister, October 8
When their father's will forces them to live together, siblings Nik and Tesla — and Tesla's kids — try to overcome their differences to become a family.

Hiacynt, October 13
Poland, 1985: Not satisfied with the result of a murder investigation, a young officer in communist Warsaw sets out on his own to discover the truth.

Fever Dream, October 13
The charged relationship between two young mums, one a visitor and the other a local, reveals a looming environmental catastrophe and a spiritual crash.

One Night in Paris, October 14
Mixing sketches with rapid-fire sets, this special brings together top comedians from France's stand-up scene as they explore life during the pandemic.

The Forgotten Battle, October 15
During WWII's crucial Battle of the Scheldt, the lives of a glider pilot, a Nazi soldier and a reluctant Resistance recruit tragically intersect.

The Trip, October 15
Eager to end their marriage by murdering each other, a husband and wife head to a remote cabin — but soon find themselves facing an even bigger threat.

The Four of Us, October 15
After their partner swap experiment takes a turn, four friends arrive at a remote beach hut to face the fallout and purge themselves of deeper truths.

In for a Murder, October 19
A stay-at-home mom and avid reader of crime stories discovers the deepest secrets of a small town's residents while investigating a woman's murder.

Night Teeth, October 20
A young driver picks up two mysterious women for a night of party hopping. But when his passengers reveal their true nature, he must fight to stay alive.

Stuck Together, October 20
When Paris goes into lockdown during the pandemic, the quirky residents of an apartment building must adjust to a new life — and one another.

Little Big Mouth, October 20
A 9-year-old boy living with his single mum and granddad has his life upended when a rock guitarist enters their world.

Hypnotic, October 27
Feeling stuck both personally and professionally, Jenn turns to a mysterious hypnotherapist for help, only to find herself caught in a deadly mind game.

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight Part 2, October 27
The sequel to 2020's horror film introduces new characters and frights.

Army of Thieves, October 29
In this prequel to “Army of the Dead,” a mysterious woman recruits bank teller Dieter to assist in a heist of impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.

Dear Mother, October 29
When Jean-Louis' heart stops beating, he must confront his Oedipal issues — and ask his mother a delicate question — or he'll be dead in three days.

A World Without (Coming soon)
Three spirited teenage girls join a self-improvement program that forces them into heartbreaking choices.

Original Documentary

A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad, October 1
A colony of German Christians with a charismatic and manipulative leader establishes itself in Chile and becomes instrumental to the dictatorship.

Bad Sport, October 6
Bad Sport looks at six unbelievable stories at the intersection of sports and crime, as told by the athletes, coaches and law enforcement officials at the centre of the controversies. Episodes include the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic figure skating scandal; superstar Indycar driver Randy Lanier’s marijuana-smuggling operation; the Arizona State University basketball point-shaving scheme; the horse hitman at the center of an insurance fraud ring; Calciopoli, the biggest match-fixing scandal in Italian football history; and South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje’s tragic fall from grace.

Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano, October 12
Join the creative process behind Nacho Cano’s new musical based on the love story of Malinche and Hernán Cortés and the merging of their two worlds.

The Movies That Made Us: Season 3, October 12
Chills, thrills and behind-the-scenes brawls: Insiders reveal the stories behind more of your favourite megahits in this funny, eye-opening docuseries.

Convergence: Courage in a Crisis, October 12
While COVID-19 exacerbates vulnerabilities across the world, unsung heroes in all levels of society help the tide turn toward a brighter future.

Found, October 20
After DNA tests reveal them to be cousins, three girls adopted by different American families travel to China in hopes of meeting their birth parents.

Flip a Coin -ONE OK ROCK Documentary, October 21
Unable to tour in 2020, the members of ONE OK ROCK work for months to put on an online concert that matches the energy of their in-person shows.

Roaring Twenties, Weekly episodes from October 22
In this coming-of-age reality series set in Austin, Texas, 20-somethings navigate love and friendship and start a new adventure: life.

The Motive, October 28
Decades after a 14-year-old boy brutally killed his family in Jerusalem in 1986, this documentary revisits the horrifying crime.

House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths (Coming soon)
Suicide, murder... or something else? This docuseries examines chilling truths and theories around the deaths of 11 members of a Delhi family.

The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea (Coming soon)
In the early 2000s, Yoo Young-chul hammered his victims to death and cast fear across Seoul. This docuseries recounts the hunt for a prolific killer.

Licensed Highlights

Seinfeld: Seasons 1 - 9, October 1
New York comedian Jerry and his friends offer up some hilarious dialogue in this show "about nothing" that became one of the longest-running sitcoms.

Cast Away, October 1
After FedEx systems engineer Chuck Noland's plane crashes in the Pacific Ocean, he finds himself fighting to survive on a deserted island.

Wonder Woman 1984, October 1
While working at the Smithsonian, secret superhero Diana Prince discovers the miracle — and menace — of a mysterious artifact’s staggering powers.

The Secret River, October 1
In the early 1800s, a pardoned convict in New South Wales faces a crisis of conscience when he lays claim to land inhabited by Indigenous Australians.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series 1- 3, October 1
Get ready to immerse yourself in the opulent, exciting and sometimes dangerous world of Australia's leading lady, Det. Phryne Fisher.

Emma, October 3
A proud, privileged young woman meddles in the lives of those around her, only to realise she's not quite as wise or well-meaning as she thought.

Nekrotronic, October 15
A sewage worker discovers his true calling in the middle of a global clash between a parasitic evil entity and a group of fierce demon hunters.

The Invisible Man, October 17
After escaping from an abusive, controlling relationship with a wealthy tech genius, a woman finds herself stalked and tormented by an unseen entity.

Frayed, October 25
In 1988, a wealthy widow returns from London to her hometown in Australia, where she's forced to confront the reasons why she left in the first place.

The Cry, October 25
A young woman crumbles after her baby disappears. Though the public is quick to place blame, the truth proves to be more complicated.

Old People's Home For 4 Year Olds, October 25
In this reality series, retirement village residents meet preschoolers for daily activities as part of an experiment that aims to combat loneliness.

The Gentlemen, October 30
Making moves to sell his valuable UK cannabis empire, an American kingpin sets off a series of plots, schemes and barefaced plays for his business.

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