Netflix is bringing the heat this October with a large collection of new original content including TV shows and movies. In addition, the service is also getting a range of licensed content including Sonic the Hedgehog movie and Ocean’s Thirteen.
Of course, fans of the hugely popular Netflix original show You, can look forward to a new season dropping this month. There’s also some South African shows arriving on the platform including Angeliena and Little Big Mouth. If gaming is your thing, make sure you check out the full October 2021 video game release schedule here. It is a very busy month.
1 October 2021
- Ocean’s Thirteen – 10/1/2021
- Cast Away – 10/1/2021
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.
Drinks keep the conversation flowing as culinary star Paik Jong-won and celebrity guests talk life, food and booze over intoxicating meals.
Waylaid by life’s pressures in 1980s Lagos, Nigeria, Tolani becomes involved in drug smuggling with her streetwise friend and must face the fallout.
A troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty scrambles to save a distressed caller during a harrowing day of revelations — and reckonings.
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.
A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad
A colony of German Christians with a charismatic and manipulative leader establishes itself in Chile and becomes instrumental to the dictatorship.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light
Meliodas and his friends jump back into action when the new era of peace is threatened by a powerful magical alliance that could spell the end for all.
Diana: The Musical
The dazzling and devastating life of Princess Diana takes center stage in this original musical, filmed in advance of its official Broadway opening.
3 October 2021
- Sonic the Hedgehog – 10/3/2021
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.
Scissor Seven: Season 3
After his departure from Chicken Island, Seven makes a few detours before winding up in Xuanwu, where there’s a steep price on his head.
4 October 2021
On My Block: Season 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.
5 October 2021
Escape The Undertaker
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.
6 October 2021
There’s Someone Inside Your House
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.
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 center of the controversies. Episodes include the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic figure skating scandal and more.
7 October 2021
Sexy Beasts: Season 2
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.
The Way of the Househusband: Season 1 Part 2
After disappearing from the underworld, the legendary yakuza Tatsu, “the Immortal Dragon,” resurfaces — as a fiercely devoted stay-at-home husband.
The Billion Dollar Code
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.
8 October 2021
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
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.
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
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.
After a string of life-changing revelations, a beloved parking attendant pieces a new plan together and chases her dream of traveling the world.
A Tale Dark & Grimm
Follow Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story into a winding and wickedly witty tale full of strange — and scary — surprises.
Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle
Koko grows up in the jungle with a solitary Zarude. When he meets Ash and Pikachu, he discovers the human world — and a plot threatening his home!
9 October 2021
Bored with life, popular high schooler Yatora Yaguchi jumps into the beautiful yet unrelenting world of art after finding inspiration in a painting.
11 October 2021
The Baby-Sitters Club: Season 2
On the heels of the “best summer ever,” the BSC gets back to business and explores another season of change — with the help of two new members.
12 October 2021
Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano
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
Chills, thrills and behind-the-scenes brawls: Insiders reveal the stories behind more of your favorite megahits in this funny, eye-opening docuseries.
Convergence: Courage in a Crisis
While COVID-19 exacerbates vulnerabilities across the world, unsung heroes in all levels of society help the tide turn toward a brighter future.
Bright: Samurai Soul
In the early years of Japan’s Meiji Restoration, a human ronin must unite with an orc assassin to save an elf orphan from their common adversary.
Mighty Express: Season 5
The Mighty Express trains team up on the tracks to deliver a huge rubber ducky, a giant robot and tons of pizza on exciting mega missions!
13 October 2021
Reflection of You
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.
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.
The charged relationship between two young moms, one a visitor and the other a local, reveals a looming environmental catastrophe and a spiritual crash.
14 October 2021
Another Life: Season 2
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?
One Night in Paris
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.
15 October 2021
- The Last Samurai – 10/15/2021
You: Season 3
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.
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
From cohabitation to living long-distance, Kavya and Dhruv have weathered it all. But will their six years of history ensure a future together?
The Forgotten Battle
During WWII’s crucial Battle of the Scheldt, the lives of a glider pilot, a Nazi soldier and a reluctant Resistance recruit tragically intersect.
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
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.
Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween
The Sharkpack gets ready for Halloween with the spooky legend of the “Fearsome Fog” — and Sharkdog must save trick-or-treating from a slimy sea monster!
Lyrically gifted middle schooler Karma juggles rap dreams and rhyme schemes while using her talent, ambition and heart to solve any problem.
Misfit: The Series
The Misfits are in for a wild year as they prepare a school musical. But when the strict new headmaster bans the show, it’s up to Julia to save the day.
19 October 2021
In for a Murder
A stay-at-home mom and avid reader of crime stories discover the deepest secrets of a small town’s residents while investigating a woman’s murder.
Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 3
Gabby, Pandy and their crew of kitty friends are back with even more special deliveries, surprising journeys and make-at-home lessons, too!
20 October 2021
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.
When Paris goes into lockdown during the pandemic, the quirky residents of an apartment building must adjust to a new life — and one another.
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.
21 October 2021
Sex, Love & goop
Courageous couples journey toward more pleasurable sex and deeper intimacy with help from Gwyneth Paltrow and a team of experts in this reality series.
An innovative new reality show.
Life’s a Glitch with Julien Bam
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.
Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 6
Beach days, bedtime stories and fun with best friends! Cory Carson’s always on the go for more laughter and heartwarming lessons in Bumperton Hills!
Komi Can’t Communicate
At a high school full of unique characters, Tadano helps his shy and unsociable classmate Komi reach her goal of making friends with 100 people.
Flip a Coin -ONE OK ROCK Documentary
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.
22 October 2021
The King’s Affection
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.
Locke & Key: Season 2
The magical mystery series based on comics by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez returns for a new season.
For employees of the Deep State, conspiracies aren’t just theories — they’re fact. And keeping them a secret is a full-time job.
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
A romantic series based on the hit 2018 Taiwanese film.
Dynasty: Season 4
A wedding, a funeral, a new family member and a whole lot of drama up the stakes for the Colbys and Carringtons this season.
Little Big Mouth
A 9-year-old boy living with his single mom and granddad has his life upended when a rock guitarist enters their world.
Maya and the Three
A Mesoamerican-inspired warrior princess embarks on a quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save humanity from the vengeful gods of the underworld.
26 October 2021
“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.
27 October 2021
Sintonia: Season 2
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?
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
The sequel to 2020’s horror film introduces new characters and frights.
28 October 2021
Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 3
A surreal and comic series based on the best-selling novel by Silvia Zucca.
Decades after a 14-year-old boy brutally killed his family in Jerusalem in 1986, this documentary revisits the horrifying crime.
29 October 2021
Colin in Black & White
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
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.
Army of Thieves
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.
Mythomaniac: Season 2
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.
- 6 October – Episodes 1-4
- 13 October – Episodes 5-8
- 20 October – Episodes 9-10
Love Is Blind: Brazil
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.
- 22 October – Episodes 1-3
- 29 October – Episodes 4-6
In this coming-of-age reality series set in Austin, Texas, 20-somethings navigate love and friendship and start a new adventure: life.
A new series mixing crime, comedy and drama.
An Astrological Guide for Broken Hearts
A surreal and comic series based on the best-selling novel by Silvia Zucca.
A World Without
Three spirited teenage girls join a self-improvement program that forces them into heartbreaking choices.
Call My Agent: Bollywood
From pulling off casting coups to calming celebrity egos, the drama never stops for four Mumbai talent agents hustling to save their sinking company.
The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea
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.
House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths
Suicide, murder… or something else? This docuseries examines chilling truths and theories around the deaths of 11 members of a Delhi family.