Here's everything to watch on Netflix – October 2020

Published By Marriska Fernandes on Oct 01, 2020

What's New on Netflix Canada - October 2020

October calls for thrills, chills and drama galore

It's the spooky season already! While trick-or-treat with your friends might not be a feasible option, there are other ways to get into the spirit of Halloween. Netflix has a whole new slate of comedy, horror, drama and romance to keep you occupied as you celebrate Thanksgiving and Halloween this month.

A cute new series is Emily in Paris (Oct. 2), starring Lily Collins as Emily, a Chicago marketing executive who lands her dream job in Paris. She quickly discovers that her French co-workers and her workplace are very different from anything she experienced in the States. Her new life is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges in the most exciting city in the world.

The Trial of the Chicago 7A powerful drama to watch this month is The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Oct. 16). What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot, and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.

Horror fans will be thrilled to learn that the The Haunting of Bly Manor is coming to the streamer on October 9. After the tragic death of his brother and sister-in-law, Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires American nanny Dani Clayton (Victoria Pedretti) to care for his orphaned nephew Miles and niece Flora. But the manor has secrets of its own, and so do its residents. At Bly Manor, dead doesn’t mean gone. Are you getting the chills already?

Hubie HalloweenA less scary, but family friendly option to keep everyone entertained is Hubie Halloween (Oct. 7). Salem resident Hubie Dubois (Adam Sandler) is Halloween's biggest fan, but his constant complaints to the police have made him "the boy who cried wolf." As the events of Halloween get more chaotic and dangerous, Hubie believes he's the only one who can save the town.

Another spooky one for the season is the Italian horror The Binding (Oct. 2), which follows a woman who must fight the mysterious and malevolent curse intent on claiming her daughter when they visit Southern Italy.

An Indian comedy film that's sure to bring laughs is Serious Men (Oct. 2). A slum dweller starts to spin a web of lies when the world thinks his son is a genius, but his ruse could be especially dangerous for his young son.

Fans will be thrilled to learn that there are six new episodes in Unsolved Mysteries: Volume 2 (Oct. 19). There ares more unexplained disappearances, tragic events, and bizarre occurrences.

RebbecaFor those who like psychological thrillers, Rebecca (Oct. 21), based on Daphne du Maurier’s beloved 1938 gothic novel, follows a newly married woman (Lily James) who is swept into a whirlwind romance in Monte Carlo with widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer). However, Maxim’s first wife Rebecca has a haunting legacy that’s kept alive by sinister housekeeper Mrs. Danvers (Kristin Scott Thomas).

Over the Moon (Oct. 23) is a cute animated film for children. Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocketship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess.

Based on the novel by Walter Tevis, the Netflix limited series drama The Queen's Gambit (Oct. 23) is a coming-of-age story that explores the true cost of genius. Abandoned and entrusted to a Kentucky orphanage in the late 1950s, Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) discovers an astonishing talent for chess and transforms into an impressively skilled and glamorous outcast while determined to conquer the traditional boundaries established in the male-dominated world of competitive chess.

As October swings into full gear, Christmas isn’t far behind. Netflix is releasing a holiday movie to get you set for the season. Holidate (Oct. 28) follows two strangers who hate the holidays: Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey). When these two strangers meet one particularly bad Christmas, they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year.

Chills and Thrills
There's quite a few thrillers that fans will enjoy this season, all premiering October 1. A disturbed detective and forensic psychologist try to solve a kidnapping in Along Came a Spider. Basic Instinct, a cold, stylish thriller that grossed over $100 million at the box office will also be available, starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone.

Martin Scorsese's remake of Cape Fear provided the director with a box-office success. Robert De Niro and Juliette Lewis were both nominated for Academy Awards for their work in the film. Oscar-nominated Her has a 95 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating and is certainly a must-watch. If you'd prefer a horror more fitting for the current times, Unfriended (Oct. 16) is your go-to.

Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Halloween! For everything streaming this month, see below! ~Marriska Fernandes

Oct. 1
Bom Dia, Verônica / Good Morning, Verônica – Netflix Original
Carmen Sandiego: Season 3 – Netflix Family
Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood – Netflix Original
Pasal Kau / All Because of You – Netflix Film
The Worst Witch: Season 4 – Netflix Family
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Along Came a Spider
Bakugan: Armored Alliance: Season 2
Basic Instinct
Black '47
Cape Fear
Code Lyoko: Seasons 1-4
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Employee of the Month
Enemy at the Gates
Evil: Season 1
Familiar Wife: Season 1
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate
Free State of Jones
Ghost Rider
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Gran Torino
House of 1,000 Corpses
Human Nature
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
I'm Leaving Now
The Longest Yard (1974)
The Parkers: Seasons 1-5
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire
The Prince & Me
Poseidon (2006)
The Outpost
Stranger than Fiction
Superman Returns
Sword Art Online: Alicization
The Unicorn: Season 1
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Yogi Bear
You Cannot Hide: Season 1

Oct. 2
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween – Netflix Family
Ahí te encargo / You’ve Got This – Netflix Film
The Binding – Netflix Film
Dick Johnson Is Dead – Netflix Documentary
Emily in Paris – Netflix Original
Òlòtūré – Netflix Film
Serious Men – Netflix Film
Song Exploder – Netflix Original
Vampires vs. the Bronx – Netflix Film

Oct. 4
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet – Netflix Documentary

Oct. 6
Dolly Parton: Here I Am
Saturday Church
StarBeam: Halloween Hero – Netflix Family
Walk Away from Love

Oct. 7
Hubie Halloween – Netflix Film
Schitt's Creek: Season 6
To the Lake – Netflix Original

Oct. 9
Deaf U – Netflix Original
Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 2: Rio – Netflix Family
The Forty-Year-Old Version – Netflix Film
Ginny Weds Sunny – Netflix Film
The Haunting of Bly Manor – Netflix Original
Super Monsters: Dia de los Monsters – Netflix Family

Oct. 12
Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: Season 3 – Netflix Family

Oct. 13
The Cabin with Bert Kreischer – Netflix Comedy Special
Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef – Netflix Family

Oct. 14
Alice Junior
BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky – Netflix Documentary

Oct. 15
A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting – Netflix Film
Batman: The Killing Joke
Half & Half: Seasons 1-4
Love Like the Falling Rain – Netflix Film
One on One: Seasons 1-5
Power Rangers Beast Morphers: Season 2, Part 1
Rooting for Roona – Netflix Documentary
Social Distance – Netflix Original

Oct. 16
Alguien tiene que morir / Someone Has to Die – Netflix Original
Dream Home Makeover – Netflix Original
Grand Army – Netflix Original
In a Valley of Violence
La Révolution – Netflix Original
The Last Kids on Earth: Book 3 – Netflix Family
The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Netflix Film

Oct. 18

Oct. 19
Unsolved Mysteries: Volume 2 – Netflix Documentary

Oct. 20
The Magic School Bus Rides Again The Frizz Connection – Netflix Family

Oct. 21
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Season 3 – Netflix Original
Rebecca – Netflix Film

Oct. 22
Bending the Arc
Cadaver – Netflix Film
The Hummingbird Project
Yes, God, Yes

Oct. 23
Barbarians – Netflix Original
Move – Netflix Original
Over the Moon – Netflix Film
Perdida – Netflix Original
The Queen's Gambit – Netflix Original

Oct. 27
Blood of Zeus – Netflix Anime
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt: Season 4 – Netflix Family
Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine – Netflix Comedy Special
Vilas: Serás lo que debas ser o no serás nada / Guillermo Vilas: Settling the Score – Netflix Documentary

Oct. 28
Holidate – Netflix Film
Metallica Through The Never
Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight – Netflix Film
Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb – Netflix Documentary

Oct. 30
Bronx – Netflix Film
The Day of the Lord – Netflix Film
His House – Netflix Film
Somebody Feed Phil: Season 4 – Netflix Original
Suburra: Season 3 – Netflix Original

Oct. 31
The 12th Man


Leaving 9/30/20
Parks & Recreation: Seasons 1-7

Leaving Oct. 1
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Sleeping with Other People

Leaving Oct. 2
Cult of Chucky
Truth or Dare

Leaving Oct. 6
The Water Diviner

Leaving Oct. 7
The Last Airbender

Leaving Oct. 17
The Green Hornet

Leaving Oct. 19
Paper Year

Leaving Oct. 22
While We're Young

Leaving Oct. 26
Battle: Los Angeles

Leaving Oct. 30

Leaving Oct. 31
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Charlotte's Web
Clash of the Titans
District 9
The Firm
Fun with Dick & Jane
The Girl with All the Gifts
Highway to Heaven: Seasons 1-5
The Interview
Just Friends
Magic Mike
Nacho Libre
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter
Nights in Rodanthe
The Patriot
Set Up
The Silence of the Lambs
Sleepless in Seattle
Sleepy Hollow
The Taking of Pelham 123
The Ugly Truth
Underworld: Evolution
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

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