Enjoy October to its fullest with these shows new to Netflix.

Pumpkin patches, horror nights at amusement parks, costumes and candy are all part of October’s festivities. In addition to these classic routines, watch out for all the new shows and movies on Netflix premiering this month. Get ready to grab a hot drink and spend a night in binge watching new shows! Here are a few handpicked favorites everyone is talking about:

1. Stranger Things Season 2 

Don’t miss out on Season Two of Stranger Things coming out Oct. 27. With more hype than most Netflix shows, there’s still time to binge Season One if you haven’t seen it yet.

2. Riverdale Season 2

Part of the Archie Comics, Riverdale Season Two premiered Wednesday, Oct. 11 on the CW and will be available on Netflix by next week. Season Two takes on a much darker tale with nine more episodes than the first season, making it a full 22-episode season.

3. The Babysitter

Added to Netflix Oct. 12, ‘The Babysitter’ has received mixed reviews. Nonetheless, it’s a teen horror film starring Bella Thorne about a kid who discovers his babysitter is a maniac. 

4. Mindhunter

Season One of Mindhunter was released Oct. 12. and has already received positive reviews. Based on a book called Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, Mindhunter steps into the vibes of ‘The Zodiac’ killer and other serial killer series.

5. Cult of Chucky 

It’s back! A brand new Chucky movie, titled ‘Cult of Chucky’, entered Netflix Oct. 3 just in time for those scary movie nights. 

6. Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life 

Although not a scary movie or show, the artist’s documentary dropped Oct. 7. Brown opens up about the horrors that followed after the domestic violence case with singer Rihanna and the downfall his career took. 

View the complete list of October releases on Netflix:

Oct. 1

88 Minutes

A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song

Before Midnight

Blood Diamond

Boogie Nights

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Cleverman: Season 2

Death Sentence

Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Eagle vs. Shark

Eyes Wide Shut

Generation Iron 2

Ghost Patrol

I Love You, Man

Ice Guardians

Lockup: Disturbing the Peace: Collection 1

Made of Honor

Miss Congeniality

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

Must Love Dogs

Never Let Me Go

No Reservations


PJ Masks: Season 1

Set Up

The Reaping

Tokyo Idols

Tommy Boy



Oct. 2

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Sleeping with Other People

Oct. 3

13 Demons

Rodney Carrington: Here Comes The Truth (Netflix Original)

Cult of Chucky

The Survivalist

Oct. 4


Oct. 5

Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen): Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Schitt’s Creek: Season 3

The Fosters: Season 5

Oct. 6

ID-0: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Skylanders Academy: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

Suburra: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix Original)

Word Party: Season 3 (Netflix Original)

Oct. 7

Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life

Middle Man

Oct. 10

Christina P: Mother Inferior (Netflix Original)

The Skyjacker’s Tale

Oct. 11

Donnie Darko

Oct. 12

Fe de etarras (Netflix Original Film)

Oct. 13

El Especial de Alex Fernández, el Especial (Netflix Original)

Kingdom of Us (Netflix Original)

Mindhunter: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Super Monsters: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

The Babysitter (Netflix Original Film)

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Netflix Original Film)

Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 4 (Netflix Original)

Oct. 15

Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses

LEGO: City: Season 1



She Makes Comics

West Coast Customs: Season 6

Oct. 17

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (Netflix Original)

Slasher: Guilty Party (Netflix Original)

Oct. 19

Wedding Unplanned

Oct. 20

1922 (Netflix Original)

Haters Back Off: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

One of Us (Netflix Original)

Smurfs: The Lost Village

The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story (Netflix Original)

Wheelman (Netflix Original Film)

Oct. 23

Meet the Robinsons

While We’re Young

Oct. 24

Wanted: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Wanted: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

The Mist: Season 1

Oct. 25

The Hateful Eight

The Final Master

La Querida del Centauro: Season 2

Oct. 26

Strange Weather

Oct. 27

Stranger Things 2 (Netflix Original)

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (Netflix Original)

Oct. 28

Pup Star: Better 2Gether

Oct. 30

Judah Friedlander: America Is The Greatest Country In The United States (Netflix Original)

Oct. 31

Zumbo’s Just Desserts: Season 1 (Netflix Original)