First Look at What’s Coming to Netflix in October 2021

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It’s time for a super early look at what’s coming to Netflix in the United States throughout the month of October 2021. Below, we’ll walk you through every new movie and TV series currently scheduled to premiere throughout the month. 

Please note: we’ll get a more complete list via Netflix towards the end of September 2021. This list doesn’t yet fully reflect what’s coming in October 2021.

Want to see more in-depth previews of all the Netflix Originals coming up in October 2021? We’ve got a separate preview for that and we’ll also have regional previews for the likes of the UK, Australia, and Canada in due course.

As always, keep an eye on removals for October 2021 too.

Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix in October 2021

October 2021 TBD

fever dream new on netflix october 2021

  • Fever Dream (2021) N – Spanish-language horror about the “haunting story of broken souls, toxins, looming environmental and spiritual catastrophes, and the ties that bind a parent to a child.”
  • Hypnotic (2021) N – Horror/thriller about a young woman seeking self-improvement employs a hypnotist. Stars Jason O’Mara and Kate Siegel.
  • The Time It Takes (Season 1) N – Spanish romance series about a woman looking for a new career and is willing to get into some strange things to make it. Starring Nadia de Santiago and Álvaro Cervantes.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 1st

  • Diana: The Musical (2021) N – A taping of the Broadway play Diana: The Musical which is based on the Princess of Wales. Was filmed during the height of the pandemic.
  • Eagle Eye (2008) – Shia LaBeouf headlines this mystery thriller about two strangers who are paired together and facing challenges and if they don’t comply, they’ll lose everything.
  • Forever Rich (2021) N – Dutch comedy about a rapper who maintains a tough-guy persona which is under threat after a violent robbery.

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  • Maid (Limited Series) N – Adapting a New York Times best-selling memoir you’ll join a single mother who is struggling to keep ends meet after taking up a housekeeping job.
  • Live by Night (2016) – Ben Affleck stars in this crime drama about a group of gangsters from Boston who set up shop down in Florida.
  • Our Brand is Crisis (2015) – Comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton. The movie sees an American consultant recruited to help re-elect a relatively useless and controversial president in Bolivia.
  • Paik’s Spirit (Season 1) N – Korean talk show.
  • Project X (2012) – Todd Phillips produces this late-night comedy about three high school seniors throwing a birthday party to make a name for themselves. Things get out of hand and fast.

seinfeld netflix october 1st

  • Seinfeld (Seasons 1-9) – Winner of 10 Primetime Emmys, all 180 episodes of Seinfeld will come to Netflix exclusively around the world on October 1st. Starring Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards.
  • Swallow (2021) N – Nollywood movie based on the 2010 novel.
  • The Cave (2005) – Horror movie where a group of divers become trapped in a cave full of blood-thirsty creatures.
  • The DUFF (2015) – High school comedy about a senior who seeks to disrupt the social order after being called a DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)

the guilty netflix

  • The Guilty (2021) N – Jake Gyllenhaal and Ethan Hawke star in this thriller about a police officer who has been moved to dispatch duty.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 4th

  • On My Block (Season 4) N – The conclusion season (but not the end) of the teen comedy-drama that is set two years after the event of season 3.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 5th

  • Escape the Undertaker (2021) N – Interactive WWE special.
  • Remember You (Season 1) – Thai crime romance series about a young detective pulled in to help aid his failing memory.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 6th

  • Baking Impossible (Season 1) N – A brand new baking competition show where engineers and bakers are teamed up together. Hosted by Justin Willman.
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things (2019)Music documentary on the female musician who was known for being the biggest female artist for half a century.

  • There’s Someone Inside Your House (2021) N – Horror thriller ahead of Halloween from producer Shawn Levy. The movie follows a group of young outsiders who are hoping to stop a serial killer.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 7th

  • The Billion Dollar Code (Season 1) N – New limited series based on the true story of two German computer pioneers heading to court to sue Google.
  • The Ingenuity of the Househusband (Season 1) N – Japanese short-form comedy series.
  • The Way of the Househusband (Part 2) N – Second batch of episodes of the anime series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 8th

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  • A Tale of Dark & Grimm (Season 1) N – New animated kids series based on the classic Hansel and Gretel tale.
  • Angeliena (2021) – South African movie from Uga Carlini about a parking attendant who sets out to travel the world.
  • Family Business (Season 3) N – The French comedy series about a family in the business of growing and selling pot comes to a conclusion.
  • House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths (Season 1) N – True-crime docuseries that looks into the deaths of 11 members of a Dehli family.
  • Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (2021) N – A new animated Pokemon movie about Koko who meets Ash and Pikachu and must team up to save his home.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 10th

  • A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad (Season 1) N – Docuseries on a colony of Germans who established themselves in Chile.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 11th

  • The Baby-Sitters Club (Season 2) N – The Tween comedy series from Rachel Shukert returns for a second season.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 12th

  • Convergence: Courage in a Crisis (2021) N – Orlando von Einsiedel directed documentary.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 13th

  • Fever Dream (2021) N – American-Chilean-Spanish co-production drama based on the novel by Samantha Schweblin.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 15th

  • My Name (Season 1) N – Korean series also known as Undercover Nemesis about a woman who joins a gang to avenge her father.
  • Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween (2021) N – Animated special for the new CG-kids series.
  • The Four of Us / Du Sie Er & Wir (2021) N – German comedy directed by Florian Gottschick about two couples set after a four-week partner swap.
  • You (Season 3) N – Netflix’s creepy serial killer series based on the books sees Joe face a new challenge, his first-born child.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 20th

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  • Night Teeth (2021) N – A college student picks up seemingly innocent girls who are heading on a night out however they turn out to be extremely dangerous.
  • Stuck Together (2021) N – Dany Boon directs this comedy set in Paris during the pandemic and sees families try to get along while confined to their shared apartments.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 22nd

inside job netflix

  • Inside Job (Season 1) N – Alex Hirsch and Shion Takeuchi team together on this brand new animated series set in the underground HQ of the Deep State.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 27th

hypnotic netflix

  • Hypnotic (2021) N – Horror thriller about a young woman seeking self-improvement but the hypnotherapist she hires comes with a lot of secrets.
  • Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight Part 2 (2021) N – Sequel to the Polish horror movie.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 28th

  • Luis Miguel: The Series (Season 3) N – The final season of the musical biopic series.

What’s Coming to Netflix on October 29th

army of thieves october 2021

  • Army of Thieves (2021) N – Prequel to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead that sees Matthias Schweighofer reprise his role as Ludwig who is recruited for another heist.
  • Colin in Black & White (Limited Series) N – Avu DuVernay helms this new series based on the life of the activist and sportsman, Colin Kaepernick.

What are you looking forward to watching on Netflix in October 2021? Let us know in the comments. Keep this post bookmarked as it will be updated over time.