Starbucks has brought back its pumpkin-spice range, Halloween costumes are available in stores, and pumpkin-scented candles are flying off the shelves... yes, that's right, we've officially waved goodbye to summer and are heading towards fall season. And what better way to kick off the season than with some brand new Netflix content?
The streaming platform is delivering viewers a tantalizing lineup of fresh movie and TV content fit for all those dark, cozy nights in. After all, cuddling up on the sofa watching several episodes of your newly-discovered favorite show, always seems better in the fall.
From returning old favorites like Big Mouth, to big-screen classics like Trainspotting, original series, and movies, here's what's store for you avid binge-watchers this month.
via: imdbIt seems that Netflix is wanting to kick start October in the best of ways... with a good old classic horror. Scream 2 is set 2 years after the first series of murders that took place during the original movie, centering on Sydney, who is attempting to grow acustom to college life, while someone donning the infamous Ghostface costume begins a new series of killings.
Big Mouth Season 3
via: imdbThe smash-hit adult cartoon is back for an eagerly-anticipated third season. For those who have already watched the trailer, the upcoming season will introduce a new hormone monster Missy as well as a bizarre cross over with Queer Eye as the Fab 5 gives Coach Steve a makeover.
Men in Black 1 & 2
via: imdbThe first 2 of the classic Men in Black movies will be arriving on the streaming platform this month. The sci-fi aciton comedy tells the story of 2 agents of the Men in Black organization, who oversee extraterrestrial lifeforms who reside on Earth.
Peaky Blinders Season 5
via: imdbAnother highly-anticipated release is coming to the streaming platform in October...this time it's the long-awaited fifth season of Peaky Blinders. The acclaimed British crime drama series follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family in the aftermath of World War I.
via: imdbThe animated family adventure tells the story of teenage penguin Cody Maverick, who's dedicated to surfing. Followed by a documentary film crew, he leaves his home in Antarctica for Pen Gu Island, site of the Big Z Memorial Surf Off, where he hopes to come out on top.
via: imdbNetflix's new thriller movie chronicles a husband, wife, and daughter, who experience an incident during a trip. After the daughter is admitted to the hospital for treatment, the husband shortly passes out from exhaustion. Upon waking up, he realizes in horror that no one can confirm his family's existence, pushing him toward a path of uncovering the sinister conspiracy and twisted motives of the hospital staff.
Haunted Season 2
via: imdbOnce again, Netflix is giving us another spooky offering ahead of Halloween. The second season of the paranormal documentary series will focus on even more spine-tingling horror stories and ghostly experiences.
Interior Design Masters
via: imdbHosted by Fearne Cotton, the interior design competition pits a group of up-and-coming designers against in each other in a series of single and group challenges, as they battle it out to win a life-changing contract to design the grand bar at one of London's top hotels.
Shine On with Reese Season 1
via: imdbNetflix is adding actress, Reese Witherspoon's, talk show to the lineup this month. The show features one-to-one interviews between the actress and a female guest focusing on female-driven success stories.
Schitt's Creek Season 5
via: imdbThe well-loved comedy centers on a wealthy couple who, along with their spoilt children, must give up their pampered lives and adapt to their newly money-less way of life.
Insatiable Season 2
via: imdbIt's pretty surprising that Insatiable actually got the green flag for a second season, given the first season was rife with controversy - with critics and binge-watchers alike feeling pretty annoyed about the show's "overweight girl gets thin, subsequently gets popular" storyline. But, nevertheless, the teen show was a smash hit and has been renewed for a second season dropping this month.
via: imdbBased on the classic cartoon, the movie follows the modern stone-age family as they are set up with executive jobs.
via: imdbFeaturing a star-studded ensemble that boasts the likes of Meryl Streep, David Schwimmer, Sharon Stone, and Gary Oldman, The Laundromat tells the story of a widow who investigates an insurance fraud, leading to a pair of Panama City law partners exploiting the world's financial system.
via: imdbDirected and co-produced by Steve Gukas, the Nigerian drama thriller 93 days tells the true story of the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria in which twenty-one million people were affected.
Moms at War
via: imdbThis movie is pretty much what it says on the tin... centering on 2 mothers who live in the same neighborhood but hate each other. But both their kids coincidentally attend the same school, so the mothers find themselves in quite the conundrum when the children end up having to compete against each other.
The Rugrats Movie
via: imdbThe animated comedy follows Tommy Pickles as he tries to return his baby brother to the hospital after being warned by the mean-spirited Angelica that once his new sibling is born his parents won't care about him anymore.
In the Tall Grass
via: imdbBased on the novel by Stephen King and Joe Hill (so we know it's going to be good), the Canadian horror drama follows a sister and brother, who venture into a field of tall grass after hearing a young boy's cry for help. But they quickly discover that something evil lurks within and that getting out may be impossible.
via: imdbThe complex love story follows college freshman, Tessa Young, who falls for the complicated bad boy, Hardin Scot, who's hiding a dark secret.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
via: imdbThe highly anticipated Breaking Bad movie is finally hitting screens this month. The movie will follow Jesse Pinkman, who, after escaping Jack and his gang, goes on the run from the police.
via: imdbJust in time for Halloween, Netflix is dropping anther horror spectacle for fans of the spooky holiday. The sequel to the original 2012 movie, Sinister 2 follows the same pattern of events from the first film, when the deputy learns that this family is next in line to fall to the demon Bhughul, he races against the clock to stop it and save them from the same death-ridden fate.
The House of Flowers Season 2
via: imdbThe dark comedy follows a wealthy matriarch as she tries to maintain her family's perfect facade after her husband's mistress exposes their secrets.
via: imdbSeventeen tells the story of a (you guessed it) a seventeen-year-old boy who escapes a juvenile detention center to find a shelter dog he's befriended, along with the help of his older brother.
Super Monsters Season 3
via: imdbOnce again, there's another one for the kids... Super Monsters follows preschool kids whose parents are the world's most famous monsters.
via: imdbWhen a blizzard causes all flights to be cancelled, a group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holidays.
MeatEater Season 8
via: imdbA man travels around the wilderness to hunt various animals ranging from birds to bears. He then demonstrates how to cook and prepare the meat correctly.
via: imdbNetflix truly isn't falling short of horror-content in the lead up to Halloween. Starring Stranger Thing's Sadie Sink and Charlie Shotwell, Eli tells the story of a boy who's receiving treatment for his rare auto-immune disorder and discovers that the house he's living (and trapped) in is haunted.
Ghosts of Sugar Land
via: imdbAccording to imdb, Ghosts of Sugar Land follows "a group of suburban Muslims as they attempt to reconcile the disappearance of a close friend and must learn to live with the consequences of his actions."
via: imdbStarring comedy-native Jim Carrey, Dark Crimes see's the actor cross over into, well, darker territory. Based on the 2008 article "True Crimes - A Postmodern Murder Mystery," the movie follows a murder investigation of a businessman who turns to clues found in an author's book about a strikingly similar crime.
via: imdbThis one is for any dance fanatics out there... Honey 2 tells the story of talented dancer, Maria, who has been recently released from juvenile detention and finds an outlet for her dancing passion with a new crew.
Rotten Season 2
via: imdbAnother season of Netflix's popular docu-series, Rotten (aka the series that aired all the food industries dirty secrets) is officially heading our way. So, we can expect more exposing of the corruption, waste, and dangers of the food industry.
via: imdbCult classic crime drama Trainspotting is a very exciting addition to Netflix's catalog. The movie tells the story of drug addict Mark Renton (and his underage girlfriend) as he stumbles through various antics and attempts of sobriety.
Dolemite Is My Name
via: imdbStarring Eddie Murphy, the movie tells the story of filmmaker Rudy Ray Moore, best known for portraying the character of Dolemite in both his stand-up routine and a series of films, starting with Dolemite in '75.
via: imdbThe British documentary movie chronicles the life and death of Brazilian motor-racing champion, Ayrton Senna.
via: imdbStarring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, the second film in the franchise sees Daniel Ocean recruit one more team member so he can pull off 3 huge European heists.
via: imdbNaturally, Netflix have also added the third movie, which follows the infamous Danny Ocean as he once again rounds up the boys for a third heist.
via: imdb2006's Superman Returns follows Superman as he returns back to Earth after spending 5 years in space examining his homeworld Krypton.
One Direction: This Is Us
via: imdbFans of the boy band will be pleased to know their 2013 documentary is hitting the streaming platform. The music spectacle will depict Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry's rise to fame.
via: NetflixSelena Gomez's probing docu-series will shed light on the current issue of immigration, taking an intimate, personal look at the fears and lives of undocumented immigrants in America, focusing on 8 families across the U.S.
Plan Coeur Season 2
via: imdbPlan Coeur, otherwise known as The Hookup Plan, chronicles the life of Parisian woman, Elsa, who's friends, after she breaks up with her boyfriend, hire her a male escort to help her get over her breakup.
Living with Yourself
via: imdbPaul Rudd stars in this Netflix original that tells the story of a burnt-out man who undergoes a mysterious treatment, only to discover that he has been replaced by a better version of himself.
Tell Me Who I Am
via: imdbThe streaming giant's gripping new documentary is based on the true story of eighteen-year-old Alex Lewis, who woke up from a coma after surviving a devastating motorcycle accident in 1982 to find he couldn't remember his own name, family, or home. The documentary is based on the best-selling autobiography of the same name.
via: imdbBased on the comic series by Brian Ralph, Daybreak is a post-apocalyptic drama that centers on seventeen-year-old high school outcast Josh, who, while searching for his missing girlfriend in post-apocalyptic Glendale, is joined by a group of misfits and his former bully, Wesley.
It Takes a Lunatic
via: Rotten TomatoesIt Takes a Lunatic looks back at the life of director and acting teacher, Wynn Handman, who helped establish the Off-Broadway theater scene.
via: NetflixNetflix’s first Mandarin-language original series, Nowhere Man, details the story of death row inmate, Quan, who learns his son has been kidnapped, so, to save his son and protect his family, Quan schemes a jailbreak.
The Water Diviner
via: imdbWar drama, The Water Diviner takes place 4 years after the Battle of Gallipoli, centering on Australian farmer, Joshua Connor, as he travels to Turkey to find his 3 sons, who never returned home from the war.
via: imdbStarring Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom, the classic 2004 movie portrays the battle between the ancient kingdoms of Troy and Sparta.
House of the Witch
via: imdbIt's another spooky offering for Halloween fanatics... The horror-fest tells the story of a group of teengers who, while searching for a place to party, end up trapped in an abandoned house on Halloween night and are terrorized by a demonic witch.
Chicago Typewriter Season 1
via: imdbThe 2017 South Korean television series starring Yoo Ah-in, Im Soo-jung, and Go Kyung-pyo tells the story of a famous writer named Han Se Joo who is experiencing writer’s block.
via: imdbBlow tells the story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by the infamous Pablo Escobar, established the American drug market in the '70s.
Bring It On, Ghost Season 1
via: imdbThe South Korean comedy series centers on the ghost of a high school girl who has been dead for 5 years, and a college boy with the ability to see and hear the paranormal.