It’s the spooking season, so we’re expected some chills and thrills from our entertainment this month. So, what’s in store from Netflix in October 2019? How does our favorite streaming service plan to haunt subscribers?
Horror for Halloween
Of course, we can expect plenty of horror movies and Halloween themed shows and movies from Netflix in October 2019.
Best of all, the content this Halloween runs the gamut from really scary to cute and spooky.
Like most Halloween fare, they have everything from straight horror flicks to gothic chillers to creepy kids shows with a low-scare quotient.
Notable Netflix Originals
Not only have they provided a preview reel, but there are plenty of new and original Halloween themed shows and movies directly from Netflix in October 2019.
This British kid’s anthology show is a new series from Netflix Originals, and it looks terrific for young and old alike. According to Netflix: “A masked figure known as ‘The Curious’ collects tales of dark magic.”
The trailer looks creepy and fun. My guess is that if you loved the Harry Potter books or “Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell,” this new show is right up your dark alley.
You can watch “Creeped Out” starting October 4.
‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’
Netflix and the producers have kept a lot of the details about this sequel to the award-winning television show “Breaking Bad” close to the chest.
And that’s OK. No spoilers, please!
What we do know is that it follows Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) in the very moments following the incredible outcome in the Breaking Bad series finale.
You’ll have to wait till October 11 to see the rest of the story.
‘Living with Yourself’
This new comedy coming from Netflix in October 2019 stars Paul Rudd who, suffering from middle-life angst, decides to make some changes. After visiting a mysterious “spa,” he discovers that he’s been replaced by a duplicate. Except, this is a better version of himself: smarter, more skilled, better at life, better at work, better at everything.
“Living with Yourself” goes live on October 18.
Notable Family Titles Added
Sometimes, it’s nice to take a break from the drama and watch a nice, uplifting show with the kids. If you’re looking for family-friendly fare, this is what’s cooking at Netflix in October 2019.
‘Legend Quest: Masters of Myth: Season 2’
This cute animated show features Leo San Juan, whose secret talent is that he can see and talk to ghosts. He bands up with his trio of ghost friends to save the world and become super-secret monster hunters.
It’s part comedy and part kiddy-horror, and it’s the first original animated series that Netflix produced in Latin America. No worries about trying to read the fast-moving captions. It broadcasts in English in the United States.
You can watch it starting on October 5.
‘The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween’
If you’ve ever gone to middle school since the late 1990s or been the parent to someone who has, you know who Captain Underpants is. Best of all, there are still more of these delightful books for new readers. And some great movie entertainment as well.
In “The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween,” Melvin works with Principal Krupp to make Halloween illegal. And that just won’t do!
George and Harold get back by creating their own holiday – “Hack-A-Ween.”
And they’ve sure hacked the new rules: Costumes become “disguises,” and kids carve cabbages instead of pumpkins.
Watch this fun kids holiday special starting October 8.
Welcome Returns to Netflix in October 2019
While we can’t always call them classics, Netflix always has plenty of great movies from the last couple of decades. Whether you missed your chance in theatres or just feel a little nostalgic, Netflix is adding some super titles.
‘Men in Black’ (1997)
The original title that had us rolling returns to the stream on October 19. Starring the Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, this sci-fi comedy feels like mash-up of “Dragnet” and “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” (the good one on BBC TV).
Not many people know the movie was based on a comic book, but it shouldn’t surprise you once you’ve seen it.
In “Men in Black,” Agent “K” (Tommy Lee Jones) from the MIB recruits newbie James Edwards (Will Smith) of the New York police to join up and protect the Earth from aliens.
(“Men in Black II” returns to Netflix on October 1, but they’re best watched in order, so be patient and marathon them both!)
“Trainspotting” isn’t a movie for everyone, but for those who get it, it’s a classic. Ewan McGregor plays Mark Renton, a heroin addict living the low life in Edinburgh until he makes a break to get clean and break out.
Somehow managing to be sad, funny, hopeful, and horrible, “Trainspotting” features iconic scenes, quotable dialogue, and a killer soundtrack.
And of course, you’re going to want to indulge in the best the season has to offer.
And they’re ready for us, too. They even have a preview video for all the Halloween fare from Netflix in October 2019.
Everything Coming to Netflix in October 2019
So with some great fresh content and some comedy classics, along with a host of holiday fare, we’re set to face the fall with plenty of choices.
And without further ado, here’s the list of everything you’ll find added to Netflix in October 2019.
96 Days (2016)
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Bad Boys (1995)
Bad Boys II (2003)
Bring It On, Ghost: Season 1
Carmen Sandiego: Season 2 — Netflix Original Family Series
Charlie’s Angels (2000)
Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Cheese in the Trap: Season 1
Chicago Typewriter: Season 1
Engineering Girls: Season 1
Exit Wounds (2001)
Good Burger (1997)
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Honey 2 (2011)
House of Witch (2017)
Lagos Real Fake Life (2018)
Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003)
Men in Black II (2002)
Moms at War (2018)
Niki Glaser: Bangin’ Netflix Original
No Reservations (2007)
Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
One Direction: This Is Us (2013)
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
Scream 2 (1997)
Signal: Season 1
Sin City (2005)
Sinister Circle (2016)
Superman Returns (2006)
Surf’s Up (2007)
The Bucket List (2007)
The Figurine (2009)
The Flintstones (1994)
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
The Island (2005)
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
The Rugrats Movie (1998)
The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)
Tomorrow with You: Season 1
Tunnel: Season 1
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Walking Out (2017)
Living Undocumented — Netflix Original Documentary
Ready to Mingle (Solteras): Season 1 — Netflix Original Series
Rotten: Season 2 — Netflix Original Series
Seis Manos: Season 1 — Netflix Original Anime
Big Mouth: Season 3 — Netflix Original Series
Creeped Out: Season 2 — Netflix Original Family Series
In The Tall Grass — Netflix Original Movie
Peaky Blinders: Season 5 — Netflix Original Series
Raising Dion: Season 1 — Netflix Original Series
Super Monsters: Season 3 — Netflix Original Family Series
Super Monsters: Vida’s First Halloween — Netflix Family
Legend Quest: Masters of Myth — Netflix Original Family Series
Match! Tennis Juniors — Netflix Original
The Water Diviner (2014)
Deon Cole: Cole Hearted — Netflix Original
The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween — Netflix Family Series
Rhythm + Flow — Netflix Original
Schitt’s Creek: Season 5
Ultramarine Magmell — Netflix Original Anime
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie — Netflix Original Movie
Fractured — Netflix Original Movie
Haunted: Season 2 — Netflix Original Movie
Insatiable: Season 2 — Netflix Original Series
La influencia — Netflix Original Movie
Plan Coeur: Season 2 — Netflix Original Series
The Awakenings of Motti Wolenbruch — Netflix Original Movie
The Forest of Love — Netflix Original Movie
The Hook Up Plan / Plan Coeur: Season 2 — Netflix Original Series
YooHoo to the Rescue: Season 2 — Netflix Family
Banlieusards — Netflix Original Movie
Martin Matte: La vie, la mort… eh la la…!
Dark Crimes (2016)
Ghosts of Sugar Land — Netflix Original
Sinister 2 (2015)
The Karate Kid
THE UNLISTED — Netflix Family
Baby: Season 2 — Netflix Original Series
Eli — Netflix Original Movie
Interior Design Masters — Netflix Original Series
Living with Yourself — Netflix Original Series
MeatEater: Season 8 — Netflix Original Reality Series
Mighty Little Bheem: Diwali — Netflix Family
Seventeen — Netflix Original Movie
Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales Collection 2 — Netflix Family
Tell Me Who I Am — Netflix Original
The House of Flowers: Season 2 — Netflix Original
The Laundromat — Netflix Original Movie
The Yard (Avlu) — Netflix Original
Toon: Seasons 1-2 — Netflix Original Series
Unnatural Selection — Netflix Original
Upstarts — Netflix Original Movie
Men in Black (1997)
Echo in the Canyon (2018)
Jenny Slate: Stage Fright — Netflix Original Standup Comedy
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner — Netflix Original
Dancing with the Birds — Netflix Original
Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy
Daybreak — Netflix Original
Revenge of Pontianak (2019)
A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Brigada Costa del Sol: Season 1 — Netflix Original series
Brotherhood — Netflix Original
Dolemite Is My Name — Netflix Original Movie
Greenhouse Academy: Season 3 — Netflix Family
It Takes a Lunatic — Netflix Original
Monzon — Netflix Original
Nailed It! France (C’est du gateau!) — Netflix Original Reality Series
Nailed It! Spain (Niquelao!) — Netflix Original Reality Series
Prank Encounters: Season 1 — Netflix Original Series
Rattlesnake — Netflix Original Movie
The Kominsky Method: Season 2 — Netflix Original Series
A 3 Minute Hug — Netflix Original Documentary
Little Miss Sumo — Netflix Original
Shine On with Reese: Season 1 — Netflix Original Talk Show
Arsenio Hall: Smart & Classy — Netflix Original
Flavorful Origins: Yunnan Cuisine — Netflix Original Documentary Series
Kengan Ashura: Part ll — Netflix Original Anime
Nowhere Man — Netflix Original
Raging Bull (1980)
Last Chance to Watch on Netflix in October 2019
Netflix is losing some great classic movies in October, and there are a few worth a lost look. So, make some time to check out the list to revisit some of your favorites.
Notable Titles Leaving Netflix in October 2019
Some of these older films come and go, and if you’ve never seen them, you may have waited too long.
I know I’ve put off watching an old favorite or a “want-to-see” film, only to find it’s been pulled.
Two of the world’s favorite British actors team up in this charming BBC mini-series portraying the life of Casanova. This surprising and heart-warming comedy stars David Tennant and Peter O’Toole as the respectively young and old eponymous character.
Retired and penniless, an old Casanova finds himself telling the tale of his one true love, Henriette, to the young kitchen maid Edith, who works in the castle where he now fills the role of librarian.
Tennant makes a surprisingly sweet and seductive Casanova, and O’Toole is as riveting and graceful as ever. It’s a bittersweet and touching comedy that’s well worth a watch.
Just don’t confuse this with the 2005 movie of the same name starring Heath Ledger.
‘The Imitation Game’
With this world-class cast telling the true and dramatic story of one of history’s most influential people, “The Imitation Game” is a must-see.
“The Imitation Game” tells the story of Cambridge Mathematics professor, Alan Turing, and his race to decode the ciphered messages of the Nazis.
Benedict Cumberbatch impresses, as usual, playing Turing. Add Keira Knightly, Matthew Goode, and Allen Leach, and you’ve got a must-see movie.
Leaving Netflix: October 2019
Here’s the current list of all the titles leaving Netflix in October 2019
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
All the President’s Men (1976)
An Unfinished Life (2005)
Bare Knuckle Fight Club: Season 1 (2017)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Border Patrol: Seasons 1 & 2 (2016)
Botched Up Bodies: Season 1 (2013)
Boys in the Trees (2016)
Bringing Sexy Back: Season 1 (2015)
Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007)
Casanova (2005 Mini-Series)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Clash of the Collectables: Season 1 (2017)
Corazón Valiente: Season 1 (2012)
Court Justice: Season 1 (2017)
Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Diva Brides: Season 1 (2017)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Don’t Kill It (2017)
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Empire Records (1995)
The Eye (2008)
Fantastic: Season 1 (2016)
Forks Over Knives (2011)
Frances Ha (2012)
Free State of Jones (2016)
Get Carter (1971)
Ghost Town Gold: Season 1 (2012)
Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Horror Homes: Season 1 (2016)
Impractical Jokers: Season 1 (2015)
In Bruges (2008)
Julie & Julia (2009)
Kate and Mim-Mim: Seasons 1 & 2 (2015)
Kitten Rescuers: Season 1 (2017)
Lakeview Terrace (2008)
Lean on Me (1989)
License to Drill: Louisiana: Season 1 (2014)
London Town (2016)
Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail (2011)
Midsomer Murders: Seasons 1 through 19
My Horrible Boss: Season 1 (2016)
The Nightmare (2015)
Observe and Report (2009)
Office, aka Opiseu (2015)
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Pineapple Express (2008)
Pooh’s Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
Quiz Show (1994)
Sammy & Bella’s Kitchen Rescue: Season 1 (2018)
The Secrets of Emily Blair (2016)
Secrets of the Solar System (2015)
She’s Out of My League (2010)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
Slice of Paradise: Season 1 (2017)
Space Dealers: Season 1 (2017)
Trawlermen Tales: Season 1 (2016)
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Wild China: Season 1 (2008)
The World’s Worst Disasters: Season 1 (2009)
Rostered On: Season 1 (2016)
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
David Blaine: What Is Magic? (2010)
Extreme Apprentices: Slum Survivors: Season 1 (2014)
Scream 4 (2011)
Little Witch Academia (2013)
Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade (2015)
The Outstanding Woman: Season 1 (2014)
Secret Healer: Season 1 (2016)
Sword Art Online (2014)
The Tomorrow People: Season 1 (2013)
The Bible: Season 1 (2013)
Celia: Season 1 (2015)
El Internado: Seasons 1 through 7 (2010)
LEGO: City (2017)
Solomon’s Perjury: Season 1 (2016)
TIGER & BUNNY: Seasons 1 & 2 (2011)
The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide to Knife Fighting: Season 1 (2013)
A User’s Guide to Cheating Death: Seasons 1 and 2 (2018)
Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)
The Carrie Diaries: Seasons 1 and 2 (2013)
The Fall – Season 1 (2016)
The Imitation Game (2014)
Check Back for Future Updates
Check back next month to find out what new movies and shows will hit the stream in November. We’ll be gearing up for the winter holidays. So, we want to be sure to highlight must-see holiday classics and fresh new content you should check out on Netflix.