Everything Coming to Netflix in October 2020

by IMDb-Editors | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Your guide to all the new movies and shows streaming on Netflix in the US this month.

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1. A.M.I. (2019)

TV-MA | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

A seventeen year old girl forms a co-dependent relationship with an artificial intelligence on her phone and goes on a murderous rampage.

Director: Rusty Nixon | Stars: Debs Howard, Philip Granger, Bonnie Hay, Sam Robert Muik

Votes: 1,582

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

2. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

45 Metascore

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi

Votes: 200,930 | Gross: $108.39M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

3. Along Came a Spider (2001)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

42 Metascore

When a congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school, detective Alex Cross investigates the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Michael Wincott, Monica Potter, Dylan Baker

Votes: 76,333 | Gross: $74.08M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

4. Bakugan: Battle Planet (2018– )

TV-Y7-FV | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Bakugan Battle Planet follows the adventures of Dan Kouzo and his best friends: the first kids on Earth to bond with the mysterious creatures known as Bakugan!

Stars: Jonah Wineberg, Ticoon Kim, Margarita Valderrama, Julius Cho

Votes: 128

Season 2 available on Netflix Oct. 1

5. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

41 Metascore

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 174,812 | Gross: $117.73M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

6. Black '47 (2018)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

65 Metascore

Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family.

Director: Lance Daly | Stars: Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox

Votes: 9,912 | Gross: $0.05M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

7. Good Morning, Verônica (2020– )

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After witnessing a suicide, an unobtrusive police clerk decides to investigate two neglected cases on her own, both involving abused women.

Stars: Tainá Müller, Camila Morgado, Eduardo Moscovis, Antônio Grassi

Votes: 1,724

Series premieres on Netflix Oct. 1

8. Cape Fear (1991)

R | 128 min | Crime, Thriller

73 Metascore

A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 171,675 | Gross: $79.10M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

9. Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire (2019)

82 min | Documentary

Explore the life of Carlos Almaraz, a Chicano activist, sexual outlaw, and visionary painter of some of the most unforgettable images of Southern California.

Directors: Elsa Flores Almaraz, Richard Montoya | Stars: Zack De La Rocha, Shepard Fairey, Dolores Huerta, Cheech Marin

Votes: 33

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

10. Carmen Sandiego (2019– )

TV-Y7-FV | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The adventures of Carmen Sandiego, a globe-hopping master thief.

Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard, Liam O'Brien, Abby Trott

Votes: 3,731

Season 3 available on Netflix Oct. 1

11. Code Lyoko (2003–2007)

TV-Y7 | 26 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When a group of four boarding school students discover a supercomputer housed inside an abandoned factory, they find a virtual world called Lyoko and awaken a sentient multi-agent system virus that tries to take over the real world.

Stars: Sharon Mann, Barbara Scaff, Mirabelle Kirkland, Jodi Forrest

Votes: 4,522

Seasons 1-4 available on Netflix Oct. 1

12. Employee of the Month (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

36 Metascore

A slacker competes with a repeat winner for the "Employee of the Month" title at work, in order to gain the affections of a new female employee.

Director: Greg Coolidge | Stars: Jessica Simpson, Dane Cook, Dax Shepard, Andy Dick

Votes: 44,663 | Gross: $28.44M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

13. Enemy at the Gates (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, History, War

53 Metascore

A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Jude Law, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz

Votes: 241,172 | Gross: $51.40M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

14. Evil (2019– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there's a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

Stars: Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson

Votes: 10,833

Season 1 available on Netflix Oct. 1

15. Familiar Wife (2018)

60 min | Fantasy, Romance

A married couple suddenly finds themselves living entirely different lives after their fates magically change through an unexpected incident.

Stars: Seong Ji, Ji-min Han, Seung-jo Jang, Han-na Kang

Votes: 417

Season 1 available on Netflix Oct. 1

16. Fargo (1996)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

85 Metascore

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Votes: 609,720 | Gross: $24.61M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

17. Food Wars (2015– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Soma Yukihira enrolls in an elite culinary school to become a full-time chef and surpass his father's culinary skills.

Stars: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Minami Takahashi, Maaya Uchida, Ai Kayano

Votes: 6,097

"Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate" available on Netflix Oct. 1

18. Free State of Jones (2016)

R | 139 min | Action, Biography, Drama

53 Metascore

A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Keri Russell

Votes: 51,366 | Gross: $20.76M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

19. Ghost Rider (2007)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller

35 Metascore

When motorcycle rider Johnny Blaze sells his soul to the Devil to save his father's life, he is transformed into the Ghost Rider, the Devil's own bounty hunter, and is sent to hunt down sinners.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Sam Elliott, Matt Long

Votes: 221,875 | Gross: $115.80M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

20. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

34 Metascore

While attending his brother's wedding, a serial womanizer is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone, Michael Douglas

Votes: 83,575 | Gross: $55.25M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

21. Gran Torino (2008)

R | 116 min | Drama

72 Metascore

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, Thao Lor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley, Ahney Her

Votes: 714,222 | Gross: $148.10M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

22. Her (2013)

R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

90 Metascore

In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara

Votes: 532,725 | Gross: $25.57M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

23. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

R | 89 min | Horror

31 Metascore

Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Sid Haig, Karen Black, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie

Votes: 77,560 | Gross: $12.63M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

24. Human Nature (I) (2019)

95 min | Documentary

77 Metascore

A breakthrough called CRISPR opens the door to curing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. A provocative exploration of its far-reaching implications, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it.

Director: Adam Bolt | Stars: Jennifer Doudna, George Church, Alta Charo, Fyodor Urnov

Votes: 916

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

25. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

81 Metascore

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata, Rachel House

Votes: 108,290 | Gross: $5.20M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

26. I'm Leaving Now (2018)

TV-MA | 74 min | Documentary

After 16 years in Brooklyn, working three low-paying jobs and collecting bottles on the street in his spare time, sending the bulk of his earnings home to his family in Mexico, Felipe ... See full summary »

Directors: Lindsey Cordero, Armando Croda | Star: Felipe Hernández

Votes: 72

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

27. Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood (2020)

TV-MA | 288 min | Drama, History, Thriller

1900: A rich newcomer with a shady past arrives in Munich determined to crash the local Oktoberfest with his own brewery. But when his daughter falls in love with the heir to a rival ... See full summary »

Stars: Misel Maticevic, Martina Gedeck, Klaus Steinbacher, Mercedes Müller

Votes: 1,182

Series premieres on Netflix Oct. 1

28. All Because of You (2020)

TV-PG | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

After falling for a guest, an unsuspecting hotel staff becomes embroiled in a hostage scheme and discovers true love in an unlikely place.

Director: Adrian Teh | Stars: Hairul Azreen, Janna Nick, Amerul Affendi, Henley Hii

Votes: 147

Premieres on Netflix Oct. 1

29. Poseidon (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

50 Metascore

On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

Votes: 97,669 | Gross: $60.67M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

30. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

67 Metascore

I.R.S. auditor Harold Crick suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

Votes: 217,564 | Gross: $40.14M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

31. Superman Returns (2006)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Sci-Fi

72 Metascore

Superman returns to Earth after spending five years in space examining his homeworld Krypton. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden

Votes: 269,666 | Gross: $200.08M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

33. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy

33 Metascore

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson, Alice Greczyn

Votes: 75,305 | Gross: $80.27M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

34. The Longest Yard (1974)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

61 Metascore

A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad

Votes: 16,913

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

35. The Outpost (2020)

R | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

71 Metascore

A small team of U.S. soldiers battle against hundreds of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Scott Eastwood, Caleb Landry Jones, Orlando Bloom, Jack Kesy

Votes: 16,499

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

36. The Parkers (1999–2004)

TV-PG | 20 min | Comedy

Nikki decides to go to school to get her degree so she can go to Santa Monica college.

Stars: Mo'Nique, Dorien Wilson, Countess Vaughn, Jenna von Oÿ

Votes: 1,906

Seasons 1-5 available on Netflix Oct. 1

37. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

73 Metascore

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

Directors: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt | Stars: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Martin Freeman

Votes: 44,682 | Gross: $31.05M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

38. The Prince and Me (2004)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

47 Metascore

At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Julia Stiles, Luke Mably, Miranda Richardson, Ben Miller

Votes: 37,329 | Gross: $28.18M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

39. The Unicorn (2019– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A widower is eager to move on from the most difficult year of his life, only to realize he's utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own and equally unprepared for the dating world where he's suddenly a hot commodity.

Stars: Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Omar Benson Miller, Maya Lynne Robinson

Votes: 2,679

Season 1 available on Netflix Oct. 1

40. The Worst Witch (2017– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Family, Fantasy

Mildred lives an ordinary until the day that Maud Spellbody crashes her broomstick into their balcony. Maud then introduces Mildred to Cackle's Academy - a school for young witches set high on a mountaintop.

Stars: Raquel Cassidy, Jenny Richardson, Clare Higgins, Dagny Rollins

Votes: 1,805

Season 4 available on Netflix Oct. 1

41. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Drama, History

56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 484,413 | Gross: $133.38M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

42. WarGames (1983)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

77 Metascore

A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 89,893 | Gross: $79.57M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

43. We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

63 Metascore

Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they've been hiding.

Director: Stacie Passon | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario, Crispin Glover, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 5,114 | Gross: $7.67M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

44. Yogi Bear (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

35 Metascore

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo and Ranger Smith.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh

Votes: 20,346 | Gross: $100.25M

Available on Netflix Oct. 1

45. You Cannot Hide (2019– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Crime