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What’s New On Netflix October 2018?

September 30, 2018

Looking to stay in and catching up on your binge-watching? Here’s what’s coming to Netflix October 2018!

22 July (Netflix Original film)

Director: Paul Greengrass

Starring Thorbjørn Harr, Anders Danielsen Lie, Jon Øigarden

After a pair of shocking attacks in Norway, survivors—and the country—rally for healing and justice. Based on true events.

Adam Sandler 100% Fresh (Netflix Original comedy)

Directed by Steven Brill

Starring Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler takes his comical musical musings back out on the road, from comedy clubs to concert halls to one very unsuspecting subway station.

Anger Management

Directed by Peter Segal

Starring Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei

After a gentle businessman is forced to get anger management counselling, his therapist moves in—but turns out to have anger issues of his own.

Apostle (Netflix Original film)

Directed by Gareth Evans

Starring Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen, Lucy Boynton

In this thriller, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister, who was kidnapped by a murderous religious cult.

Bodyguard (Netflix Original series)

Created by Jed Mercurio

Starring Richard Madden, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin

After helping thwart a terrorist attack, a war veteran is assigned to protect a politician who was a major proponent of the conflict he fought in.

Bridget Jones’s Baby

Directed by Sharon Maguire

Starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey

Bridget’s focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch … she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby’s father.


Directed by Brad Silberling

Starring Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty

A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.

Certain Women

Directed by Kelly Reichardt

Starring Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern

The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix Original series)

Created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Starring Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto, Lucy Davis

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.

Collateral Beauty

Directed by David Frankel

Starring Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Dawn of the Dead

Directed by Zack Snyder

Starring Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.


Directed by David Lynch

Starring Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis

A Duke’s son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father’s evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor’s rule.

Feminists: What Were They Thinking? (Netflix Original series)

Directed by Johanna Demetrakas

Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women’s lives and examines the continued need for change.

Halloween II

Directed by Rob Zombie

Starring Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Malcolm McDowell

After Michael Myers’s horrific Halloween night rampage in Haddonfield, the townspeople try to recover–but the nightmare isn’t over.

Hell or High Water

Directed by David Mackenzie

Starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas.


Directed by Ron Howard

Starring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

Making a Murderer, Part 2 (Netflix Original series)

With a national profile and new support after the release of Making a Murderer Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey continue to fight for exoneration.

Marvel’s Daredevil, Season 3 (Netflix Original series)

Created by Drew Goddard

Starring Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll

With Wilson Fisk out of prison and back to corrupting Hell’s Kitchen, Matt Murdock must rise from the ashes.

Mr. Bean’s Holiday

Directed by Steve Bendelack

Starring Rowan Atkinson, Willem Dafoe, Steve Pemberton

The hapless Mr. Bean takes a vacation on the French Riviera, where he becomes ensnared in an accidental kidnapping and a case of mistaken identity.

Operation Finale (Netflix Original film)

Directed by Chris Weitz

Starring Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent

In 1960, Israeli spies undertake a daring mission to capture notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and bring him to justice. Based on real events.


Directed by Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza

Starring Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

Riverdale, Season 3 (Netflix Original series)

Created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Starring K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes

Synopsis: After a riot and a season of high-stakes political warfare, the Riverdale gang continues to navigate high drama of surreal small town life.

Scary Movie 1-5

A comedy film series that mercilessly spoof horror movies in the most ridiculous and over-the-top fashion.

Scream 1-3

The iconic horror/slasher franchise which follows heroine Sidney Prescott as she and her friends are stalked by a knife-wielding menace in a ghost mask.

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Directed by Arthur Hiller

Starring Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance

Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her and Wally who was listening.


Directed by Scott Derrickson

Starring Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone

Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.

Spy Game

Directed by Tony Scott

Starring Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack

A veteran spy takes on the most dangerous mission of his career when he learns his former protégé is a political prisoner sentenced to die in China.

Supergirl, Season 3

Created by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg

Starring Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

To avert a disaster, Kara Danvers reveals her powers and true identity: she’s Superman’s cousin, now known as Supergirl

The Cabin in the Woods

Directed by Drew Goddard

Starring Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison

Five friends go for a nature vacation, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix Original series)

Created by Mike Flanagan

Starring Mckenna Grace, Carla Gugino, Michiel Huisman

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

The Kindergarten Teacher (Netflix Original film)

Directed by Sara Colangelo

Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rosa Salazar, Gael García Bernal

A devoted teacher takes interest in a young student’s creative potential after hearing his poetry, but she soon crosses the line into obsession.

The Purge: Election Year

Directed by James DeMonaco

Starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson

When a presidential candidate lobbies to end a custom allowing one brutal night of violence a year, she becomes a target and must fight for her life.

The Secret Life of Pets

Directed by Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney

Starring Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.


Directed by Duncan Jones

Starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster

As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.


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