Just in time for Halloween, season two of Stranger Things arrives on Netflix this October – but that’s just one show in a big month for new TV series and movies.
From The Social Network director David Fincher’s new TV series Mindhunter to all-new Riverdale, plus classic movies like Good Will Hunting and Notting Hill, check out everything coming to Netflix in October 2017.
Sunday 1st October
The Notebook Roll back the years with this soppy romantic drama starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams
Whitechapel series 4 ITV’s gothic crime drama is no more, but Rupert Penry-Jones’s character DI Joseph Chandler is still solving gruesome copycat murders on Netflix.
Rush Hour 3You can never have too much Jackie Chan – even if the original is still shamefully missing from Netflix.
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Definitely a movie worth saving for Christmas in a few months’ time: Kevin Costner’s Robin and the dearly departed Alan Rickman get better with every watch.
Good Will Hunting Oscar-winning drama starring Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck.
For a Few Dollars More The second (and the best) instalment in Sergio Leone’s Western trilogy starring Clint Eastwood.
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Surely Jim Carrey is overdue a Netflix revival and his own series? Maybe this is how the streaming service is laying the ground…
Wednesday 4 October
Robin Hood: Men In Tights Because one tale of Robin Hood is clearly not enough for October. Should we just stick with the Kevin Costner one?
Friday 6 October
Suburra A gripping new Italian organised crime drama, in which politics, religion and organised crime grapple with each other for power in Rome. This is the first Netflix Original series in Italian – and it’s set to be a beauty.
Tuesday 10th October
Once Upon A Time season 7 The US fantasy drama returns to the UK, streaming weekly on Netflix
Riverdale season 2 The hit teen series is back, streaming weekly on Netflix less than a day after its US air date.
Dynasty season 1 The classic 80s series is being rebooted, with new actors playing characters from the original soap – with a few little tweaks. In the UK it will stream weekly on Netflix.
Friday 13th October
Mindhunter Friday the 13th isn’t unlucky for Netflix, who have convinced Fight Club and The Social Network director David Fincher to head new TV series Mindhunter, about an FBI special unit who interview serial killers, in the hope of better understanding how the country’s worst criminals think.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Elizabeth Marvel – the cast for this comedy film about three siblings meeting to ‘celebrate’ their artist father is enough to make you tune in, surely?