The best movies coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon, and Hulu in October:

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in October

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in October

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Sept. 29 2017 5:33 AM

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in October

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Before Midnight, John Wick: Chapter 2, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and March of the Penguins are just a few of the great movies coming to streaming in October.

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Every month, tons of new movies and TV shows become available to stream for free for subscribers to Netflix Instant, Hulu, HBO Now, and Amazon Prime. With so many different streaming services, it can be hard to keep track of them all—especially if you belong to more than one service. Below, we present to you the ultimate streaming guide. We’ll let you decide which service has the best new titles. (All titles arrive Oct. 1 unless otherwise specified.)

Netflix

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Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby.

Columbia Pictures

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Must Watch
Before Midnight
Boogie Nights

Eyes Wide Shut

Good Watch
Donnie Darko (Oct. 11)
The Hateful Eight (Oct. 25)
I Love You, Man
Miss Congeniality
Never Let Me Go
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
(Oct. 13)

Nostalgia Watch
Tommy Boy

Midlife Crisis Watch
While We're Young (Oct. 23)

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Family Watch
Smurfs: The Lost Village (Oct. 20)
Meet the Robinsons (2007) (Oct. 23)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Halloween Watch
13 Demons (2016) (Oct. 3)
Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses (2015) (Oct. 15)
Cult of Chucky (2017) (Oct. 3)
Raw (2017) (Oct. 4)
The Reaping (2007)

Canine Watch
Must Love Dogs
Pup Star: Better 2Gether
(Oct. 28)

If You’re Bored
88 Minutes
A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song
Blood Diamond
Cleverman:
Season 2
Death Sentence
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Eagle vs. Shark
Generation Iron 2

Ghost Patrol
Ice Guardians

Lockup: Disturbing the Peace: Collection 1
Made of Honor
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
No Reservations
Penelope
PJ Masks:
Season 1
Set Up
Tokyo Idols

Vanished
Veronica
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (Oct. 2)
Sleeping with Other People (Oct. 2)
The Survivalist (2017) (Oct. 3)
Schitt's Creek: Season 3 (Oct. 5)
The Fosters: Season 5 (Oct. 5)
Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life (Oct. 7)
Middle Man (2016) (Oct. 7)
The Skyjacker's Tale (Oct. 10)
LEGO: City: Season 1 (Oct. 15)
Money (Oct. 15)
OtherLife (Oct. 15)
She Makes Comics (Oct. 15)
West Coast Customs: Season 6 (Oct. 15)
Wedding Unplanned (Oct. 19)
The Mist: Season 1 (Oct. 24)
The Final Master (Oct. 25)
La Querida del Centauro: Season 2 (Oct. 25)
Strange Weather (Oct. 26)

Netflix Originals
Rodney Carrington: Here Comes The Truth (Oct. 3)
Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen): Season 1 (Oct. 5)
ID-0: Season 1 (Oct. 6)
Skylanders Academy: Season 2 (Oct. 6)
Suburra: Season 1 (Oct. 6)
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Oct. 6)
Word Party: Season 3 (Oct. 6)
Christina P: Mother Inferior (Oct. 10)
Fe de etarras (Oct. 12)
El Especial de Alex Fernández, el Especial (Oct. 13)
Kingdom of Us (Oct. 13)
MINDHUNTER: Season 1 (Oct. 13)
Super Monsters: Season 1 (Oct. 13)
The Babysitter (Oct. 13)
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Oct. 13)
Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 4 (Oct. 13)
Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (Oct. 17)
Slasher: Guilty Party (Oct. 17)
1922 (Oct. 20)
Haters Back Off: Season 2 (Oct. 20)
One of Us (Oct. 20)
The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story (Oct. 20)
Wheelman (Oct. 20)
Wanted: Season 1 (Oct. 24)
Wanted: Season 2 (Oct. 24)
Stranger Things: Season 2 (Oct. 27)
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (Oct. 27)
Judah Friedlander: America Is the Greatest Country in the United States (Oct. 31)
Zumbo's Just Desserts: Season 1 (Oct. 31)

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HBO

James McAvoy in Split.
Split.

Universal Pictures

Must Watch
The Terminator (1984)

Good Watch
Finding Neverland (2004)
Jackass: The Movie (2002)
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) (Oct. 21)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Wanted (2008)

Family Watch
The Sandlot (1993)

Halloween Watch
The Darkness (2016)
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Lights Out (2016)
Split (2017) (Oct. 28)

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Bondage Watch
Fifty Shades Darker (Unrated Version) (2017) (Oct. 14)

Canine Watch
Rock Dog (2017)

If You’re Bored
Australia (2008)
Constantine (2005)
Dead Presidents (1995)
Death Race (2008)
Eraser (1996)
Monster’s Ball (Unrated Version) (2001)
The Ninth Gate (2000)
The Pink Panther (2006)
Stuck on You (2003)
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (2017)
The Shack (2017)

HBO Original Programming
Spielberg (Oct. 7)
HBO First Look: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (Oct. 30)
Entre Nos Part 2 (Oct. 13)
Tokyo Project (Oct. 14)
Tracey Ullman’s Show (Oct. 20)
Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 premiere
La vida secreta de las parejas Series premiere (Oct. 16)
Vice Season 5 Finale (Oct. 13)
Room 104 Season 1 Finale (Oct. 13)
The Deuce Season 1 Finale (Oct. 29)

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Estrenos
One Halloween (2016)
Un Lugar en el Caribe (AKA A Place in the Caribbean) (2017) (Oct. 6)
Que Dios nos perdone (AKA May God Save Us) (2016) (Oct. 20)

Amazon

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Clueless.

Paramount Pictures

Must Watch
Fargo (1996)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Good Watch
Arrival
(2016) (Oct. 28)
Election (1999)
Ghost World (2001)
Fight for Space (2016) (Oct. 18)
The Machinist (2004)
Margot at the Wedding (2007)

Nostalgia Watch
Clueless (1995)

Halloween Watch
Abandoned Mine (2012)
American Horror Story Season 6 (Oct. 3)
Apartment 1303 (2012)
Bunker of the Dead (2015)
Ghoulies (1984)
Ghoulies II (1987)
Pet Sematary (1989)
Pet Sematary Two (1992)
Scareycrows (2017)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre II (1986)
Blair Witch (2016) (Oct. 7)
Awaken the Shadowman (2017) (Oct. 25)
Blood Hunters (2016) (Oct. 4)
Needlestick (2017)
Jug Face (2013)

Before You See Mother! Watch
Pi (1998)

Cage Watch
Snake Eyes (1998)

Malick Watch
Song to Song (2017) (Oct. 2)

Espionage Watch
The Americans Season 5 (Oct. 5)

If You’re Bored
Alcoholist (2016)
Escape From L.A. (1996)
I Believe in Unicorns (2014)
Queens and Cowboys (2014)
The Whistleblower (2011)
Unlimited (2015)
Save My Seoul (2017) (Oct. 4)
Megan Leavey (2017) (Oct. 7)
5150 (2016) (Oct. 11)
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) (Oct. 14)
The Other Dream Team (2012) (Oct. 15)
The Whole Truth (2016) (Oct. 15)
The Liberators (2016) (Oct. 25)
Priceless (2016) (Oct. 29)
Beauty and the Baker Season 1 (Oct. 2)
The Fashion Hero Season 1 (Oct. 6)

Amazon Original Series
Inside Edge Season 1 (Oct. 9)
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters Season 1 (Oct. 13)
Lore Season 1 (Oct. 13)
Red Oaks Season 3 (Oct. 20)

Amazon Original Movies/Documentaries
City of Ghosts (Oct 13)
The Wall (Oct. 20)

Hulu

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30 Rock.

NBC

Must Watch
Fargo (1996)
A Fistful of Dollars (1967)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Good Watch
Across the Universe
(2007)
Arrival (2016) (Oct. 28)
Bananas (1971)
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Colossal (2017) (Oct. 4)
The Crying Game (1992) (Oct. 15)
Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
Election (1999)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Gandhi (1982)
Ghost World (2001)
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Hellboy (2004)
Jesus’s Son (2000)Kalifornia (1993)
Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003)
Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004)
Like Water for Chocolate (1992) (Oct. 15)
The Madness of King George (1994)
March of the Penguins (2005)
Philadelphia (1993)
Pieces of April (2003)
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
The Reagan Show (2017) (Oct. 4)
Reds (1981)
The Station Agent (2003)
Volver (2006)

Blergh Watch
30 Rock

Nostalgia Watch
50 First Dates (2004)
Clueless
(1995)
Mousehunt
(1997)
Paulie (1998)
Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005) (Oct. 15)
Swingers (1996)
 
Family Watch
Elephant Kingdom (2016)
Care Bears: Friends Forever (2004)
Care Bears: Magical Adventures (1998)
Oogieloves: The Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
Frog Kingdom (2013)

Halloween Watch
6 Dead Souls (2010)
Abduction of Jennifer Grayson (2017)
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Asylum of Darkness (2017)
Blair Witch (2016) (Oct. 7)
Blood Ransom (2014)
Bubba the Redneck Werewolf (2014)
Cabin Fear (2017)
Cabin Fever (2002)
Carrie (2002)
Carrie 2: The Rage (1999)
Covenant (2017)
The Creature Below (2016)
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013)
Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
The Disembodied (2011)
From Dusk till Dawn (1996)
The Faculty (1998)
Ghosts of Darkness (2017)
Ghoulies (1984)
Ghoulies II (1987)
The Glass Coffin (2017)
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Hatchet (2006)
High Tension (2003)
Hostel (2005)
Hostel 2 (2007)
Hunting Grounds (2017)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
The Maddening (1995)
New Year’s Evil (1980)
Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
Pet Sematary (1989)
Scream at the Devil (2016)
Southwest of Salem (2016)
Teenage Ghost Punk (2017)
The Uninvited (2009)
Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000 (2000)
What Lies Beneath (2000)
The Fog (2005) (Oct. 5)
American Horror Story: complete Season 6 (Oct. 3)

Before You See Mother! Watch
Pi (1998)
 
Godzilla Watch
Godzilla (1998)
Godzilla 2000 (2000)
Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2004)
Godzilla Vs. Destroyah (2000)
Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah (2000)
Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Godzilla Vs. Megaguirus: The G Annihilation Strategy (2003)
Godzilla Vs. Mothra (1998)
Godzilla Vs. Spacegodzilla (2000)
Godzilla, Mothra, And King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2003)
Godzilla: Final Wars (2005)
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2004)

Cage Watch
Snake Eyes (1998)

Bonkers Watch
Road House (1989)

Enjoyably Bizarre Pacino Performance Watch
The Devil’s Advocate (1997) 

Problematic Watch
Midnight Express (1978) (Oct. 31)

If You’re Bored
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Across the Great Divide (1976)
The Adventures of Panda Warrior (2012)
Alice (1990)
Another 9 ½ Weeks (1997)
Arlo: The Burping Pig (2016)
Arthur’s Missing Pal (2006)
Bethany (2017)
Blue Chips (1994)
The Bounty (1984)
Broken Mile (2016)
Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
Butterfly Girl (2014)
The Confession (1999)
Congo (1995)
The Cutting Edge (1992)
Deuces Wild (2002)
The Devil’s Advocate (1997)
The Devil’s Double (2011)
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
End of a Gun (2016)
Enemy at the Gate (2001)
Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 (2012)
Fall Time (1993)
Fierce People (2007)
The Final Cut (2004)
Fire in the Sky (1993)
Fly Me to the Moon (2008)
Frances (1982)
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Grease 2 (1982)
Guess Who (2005)
Hemingway’s Garden of Eden (2008)
The Holiday (2006)
Hot Pursuit (1987)
The Human Stain (2003)
The Hunted (2003)
A Long Walk Home (1990)
Love Finds You in Valentine (2016)
Love Hurts (1990)
The One (2001)
Out of Time (2003))
Pride (2014)
The Punisher (2004)
Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman (2017)
Rent (2005)
Space Guardians (2017)
Species III (2004)
This Binary Universe (2012)
Under Siege (1992)
U.S vs. John Lennon (2006)
Warpath (1951)
The Whistleblower (2011)
Yellowbird (2014)
Bad Frank (2017) (Oct. 4)
Frontera (2014) (Oct. 4)
Rapture-Palooza (2013) (Oct. 4)
A Long Way Down (2014) (Oct. 9)
Brotherhood of Blades (2014) (Oct. 10)
Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2016) (Oct. 11)
The Lookalike (2014) (Oct. 11)
Blind (2017) (Oct. 12)
I Love You Both (2016) (Oct. 12)
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) (Oct. 14)
Bounce (2000) (Oct. 15)
Cruel and Unusual (2017) (Oct. 15)
The Fly Room (2014) (Oct. 15)
Jersey Girl (2004) (Oct. 15)
Mamaboy (2016) (Oct. 15)
The Other Dream Team (2012) (Oct. 15)
Orthodox (2015) (Oct. 15)
The Other Dream Team (2012) (Oct. 15)
This is Meg (2017) (Oct. 15)
Undisputed (2002) (Oct. 15)
Unzipped (1995) (Oct. 15)
The Whole Truth (2016) (Oct. 15)
Arctic Adventure: On Frozen Pond (2017) (Oct. 18)
In the Radiant City (2016) (Oct. 18)
Isolation (2017) (Oct. 18)
No Way to Live (2016) (Oct. 18)
Phoenix Forgotten (2017) (Oct. 18)
Skating to New York (2013) (Oct. 18)
Adventure Time: complete Season 9 (Cartoon Network) (Oct. 21)
Neon Joe: complete Season 2 (Adult Swim) (Oct. 26)
2:22 (2017) (Oct. 26)
Catfish: complete Season 6 (Oct. 29)
Priceless (2016) (Oct. 29)
That Sugar Film (2014) (Oct. 29)
60 Days In: complete Seasons 1-2
Alone: complete Seasons 1-2
American Pickers: complete Seasons 1 & 11
Ancient Aliens: complete Season 11
Ax Men: complete Seasons 1 & 9
Born this Way: complete Seasons 1-2
Bring It!: complete Seasons 1-3
Chopped: complete Seasons 14-16
Counting Cars: complete Season 1
The Curse of Oak Island: complete Season 1
Dance Moms: complete Seasons 1 & 6
Escaping Polygamy: complete Seasons 1-2
The First 48: complete Seasons 6, 16-17
Forged in Fire: complete Seasons 1-3
Hoarders: complete Season 4
House Hunters: complete Season 7
Hunting Hitler: complete Seasons 1-2
Prison Break: complete Seasons 1-5
Property Brothers: complete Season 5
The Rap Game: complete Seasons 1-2
Saving Hope: complete Season 5
Tiny House Hunters: complete Seasons 1-2
Worst Cooks in America: complete Season 4
 
Hulu Original Series
Chance: Season 2 premiere (Oct. 11)
I Love You, America: Series premiere (Oct. 12)
Freakish: complete Season 2 (Oct. 18)
 
Hulu Original Documentary
Too Funny To Fail (Oct. 21)
 
Other New Series
Bob’s Burgers: Season 8 premiere (Oct 2)
Family Guy: Season 16 premiere (Oct 2)
Ghosted: Series premiere (Oct 2)
The Last Man on Earth: Season 4 premiere (Oct 2)
Shark Tank: Season 9 premiere (Oct 2)
The Simpsons: Season 29 premiere (Oct 2)
Ten Days in the Valley: series premiere (Oct 2)
The Toy Box: Season 2 premiere (Oct 2)
The Gifted: Series premiere (Oct. 3)
Lucifer: Season 3 premiere (Oct. 3)
Black-ish: Season 4 premiere (Oct. 4)
Fresh off the Boat: Season 4 premiere (Oct. 4)
Kevin (Probably) Saves the World: Series premiere (Oct. 4)
The Mayor: series premiere (Oct. 4)
The Middle: Season 9 premiere (Oct. 4)
Scandal:
Season 7 premiere (Oct. 6)
America’s Funniest Home Videos Season 28 premiere (Oct. 9)
Once Upon a Time Season 7 premiere (Oct. 7)
Blindspot Season 3 premiere (Oct. 28)

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