New to Netflix in October

The premiere of serial killer thriller Mindhunter, the return of Stranger Things, Hinterland and Riverdale, and the first four Harry Potter movies head Netflix’s October highlights.

Original Series

Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen): Season 1 (5/10/2017)   

A new couple, their exes and their children navigate the emotional challenge and tricky logistics of blended family life in this Swedish dramedy.

Suburra: Season 1 (6/10/2017)

A seaside town near Rome becomes a gambling paradise – and a battleground for a powerful family, the mafia and corrupt politicians.

ID-0: Season 1 (6/10/2017)

While Alliance Academy student Mikuri Maya is in the middle of operating an I-Machine, she gets involved in an incident with pirates, and ends up serving as a crew member on an excavation company’s spaceship.

Mindhunter: Season 1 (13/10/2017)

An agent in the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killer and rapists.

Slasher: Guilty Party (17/10/2017)

Many years after the grisly slaying of her parents, a woman revisits her hometown, only to find that a new serial killer is re-creating past crimes.

Haters Back Off: Season 2 (20/10/2017)

Left all alone after a disastrous night, Miranda tries to win back her family, build on her viral momentum and take her magic to Broadway.

Stranger Things 2 (27/10/2017)

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl.

Zumbo’s Just Desserts: Season 1 (31/10/2017)

Dessert wizard Adriano Zumbo looks for the next “Willy Wonka” in this tense competition that finds skilled amateurs competing for a $100,000 prize.

Original Weekly Episodes

Riverdale: Season 2 (from 12/10/2017)

If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.

Original Film

Kidnap (6/10/2017)  

After her young son is abducted, a frantic mother catches a glimpse of the kidnapper’s car and rushes headlong into a dangerous and relentless chase.

Fe de etarras (12/10/2017)  

In this comedy, a dysfunctional group of armed ETA separatists awaits an elusive phone call while the rest of Spain celebrates a World Cup victory.

The Babysitter (13/10/2017)

When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a satanic cult that will stop nothing to keep him quiet.

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (13/10/2017)

Grudges and rivalries abound as three adult siblings converge in New York to contend with their prickly artist father – and his fading legacy.

1922 (20/10/2017)

A farmer pens a confession admitting to his wife’s murder, but her death is just the beginning of a macabre tale of guilt-driven psychological terror.

Wheelman (20/10/2017)

The getaway driver in a botched robbery puts his skills and smarts to the test when he receives shocking orders from an unknown caller.

Original Comedy

Rodney Carrington: Here Comes the Truth (3/10/2017)

Raunchy country comic Rodney Carrington is back and quick to point out he’s gone through changes, poking fun at sex, relationships and gaining weight.

Christina P: Mother Inferior (10/10/2017)

Christina Pazsitzky hits Seattle with a biting dose of reality, telling truths about her childhood, getting older and the horrors of giving birth.

El Especial de Alex Fernández, el Especial (13/10/2017)

From a Mexico City theme park, energetic stand-up Alex Fernández riffs on music, cheap toys, insecurity and other fun things about growing up.

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (17/10/2017)

Comedian Patton Oswalt takes the stage in Chicago to discuss the current political climate, social media angst and using humour to work through grief.

Judah Friedlander: America Is the Greatest Country in The United States (30/10/2017)

Deadpan comic and self-proclaimed world champion Judah Friedlander performs over several nights in New York, explaining why America is No. 1.

Original Documentary

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (6/10/2017)

The police ruled Marsha P. Johnson’s death a suicide. This documentary challenges their claim while honouring the LGBT activist’s life and legacy.

Kingdom of Us (13/10/2017)

Seven siblings sift through home videos and diaries to piece together clues to their father’s traumatic death in the poignant documentary.

One of Us (20/10/2017)

When three Hasidic Jews leave their ultra-Orthodox community to join the secular world, they experience ostracism, lost relationships and even danger.

The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story (20/10/2017)

Mexican superstar actress Kate del Castillo reveals her untold story of the encounter with the most-wanted drug lord in the world, El Chapo.

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (27/10/2017)

Acclaimed filmmaker Griffin Dunne explores the extraordinary life of his aunt, Joan Didion, one of the most influential American writers alive.

Original Series for Kids

Skylanders Academy: Season 2 (6/10/2017)

Spyro tries to prove he has superpowers, a new cadet arrives at the Academy, Eruptor discovers a new skill and much more.

Word Party: Season 3 (6/10/2017)

Bailey, Franny, Kip and Lulu help preschoolers learn new words while they have fun starting a band, playing games, learning about friendship and more.

Super Monsters: Season 1 (13/10/2017)  

Six pre-schoolers whose parents are the world’s most famous monsters try to master their special powers while preparing for kindergarten.

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 4 (13/10/2017)

Five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the mega powerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil.

TV Highlights

The Level: Season 1 (1/10/2017)

Offspring: Season 6 (1/10/2017)

From Dusk Till Dawn: Season 1 (1/10/2017)

Lockup: Disturbing the Peace: Collection 1 (1/10/2017)

Bottersnikes & Gumbles: Season 2 (1/10/2017)

Equestria Girls: Tales of Canterlot High: Season 1 (1/10/2017)

Arrow: Season 5 (7/10/2017)

The Story of Diana: Season 1 (5/10/2017)

Rick and Morty: Season 3 Finale (7/10/2017)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 4 Eps 13-22 (13/10/2017)

Victoria: Season 1 (15/10/2017)

LEGO: City: Season 1 (15/10/2017)

West Coast Customs: Season 6 (15/10/2017)

Hinterland: Season 3 (22/10/2017)

Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure: Season 3 (28/10/2017)

Film Highlights

Spectre (1/10/2017)

Ice Guardians (1/10/ 2017)

Tokyo Idols (1/10/ 2017)

Generation Iron 2 (1/10/ 2017)

A Guy Thing (1/10/2017)

Ghost Patrol (1/10/2017)

Joint Security Area (1/10/2017)

The Innocents (1/10/2017)

Tokyo Idols (1/10/2017)

Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life (7/10/2017)

Body of Lies (8/10/2017)

Dear John (13/10/2017)

Grease 2 (13/10/2017)

Jarhead (13/10/2017)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (15/10/2017)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (15/10/2017)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (15/10/2017)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (15/10/2017)

Police Academy (15/10/2017)

The Little Rascals (20/10/2017)

Cloverfield (20/10/2017)

Dawn of the Dead (20/10/2017)

Friday the 13th (20/10/2017)

Land of the Dead (20/10/2017)

Paranormal Activity 4 (20/10/2017)

Psycho (20/10/2017)

Fury (21/10/2017)

The China Syndrome (25/10/2017)

BASEketball (27/10/2017) 

Stardust (15/9/2017)

Full Metal Jacket (29/10/2017)

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3 Responses to “New to Netflix in October”

  1. I love Netflix, I’m assuming Slasher is season 2 as the first one is excellent 🙂

  2. Isn’t the next instalment of the Star Trek franchise about to land on Netflix soon too?

  3. Yep, it streams from Monday.

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