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Here's everything coming to Netflix in October 2021 — and what's leaving

By Mike Murphy

'You,' 'The Baby-Sitters Club' and 'Locke & Key' return for new seasons, along with 'Seinfeld' and original movies with Jake Gyllenhaal, Megan Fox and Princess Diana

Netflix Inc. has a bag full of Halloween-themed shows and movies coming in October, along with some big-name original films and the return of some series that viewers may have forgotten about.

After a nearly two-year absence, the stalker thriller "You" (Oct. 15) returns with a third season, which finds Joe (Penn Badgley) now married with a baby and living in the suburbs, though that's unlikely to stop his murderous instincts. For the teen crowd, "The Baby-Sitters Club" (Oct. 11) returns for its second season, as does the supernatural mystery "Locke & Key" (Oct. 22).

Netflix (NFLX) is also rolling out "The Guilty" (Oct. 1), an Antoine Fuqua-directed thriller movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a 911 operator trying to save a caller who's in grave danger; "Maid" (Oct. 1), a drama miniseries based on Stephanie Land's best-selling memoir about a young woman trying to work her way out of poverty, starring Margaret Qualley; "Army of Thieves" (Oct. 29), a safe-cracking heist thriller that serves as a prequel to Zack Snyder's "Army of the Dead"; and "Diana: The Musical" (Oct. 1), the filmed version of the Broadway musical about Princess Diana, starring Jeanna De Waal.

For Halloween, there's a range of offerings, from the bewitching tween mystery "Scaredy Cats" (Oct. 1), to the WWE "interactive" film "Escape the Undertaker" (Oct. 5), to the Megan Fox supernatural thriller "Night Teeth" (Oct. 20).

Also: What's coming in October to Hulu | Amazon Prime Video

And: Here's what's worth streaming in October 2021: 'Succession,' 'Dune,' 'You' and much more

Also among the grab-bag of Netflix content firehose: Gwyneth Paltrow's "Sex, Love & Goop" (Oct. 21); "Colin in Black & White" (Oct. 29), the Colin Kaepernick biographic series from Ava DuVernay; a second season of the costumed dating show "Sexy Beasts" (Oct. 7); a new installment of the behind-the-scenes docuseries "The Movies that Made Us" (Oct. 12); and movies such as "Ghost," "Titanic" and "Zodiac" (all Oct. 1).

Oh, and all nine seasons of "Seinfeld" are coming Oct. 1.

Here's a full list of what's coming and going, as of Sept. 22 (release dates are subject to change):

What's coming in October 2021

Date TBAA World Without -- Netflix FilmAn Astrological Guide for Broken Hearts -- Netflix SeriesCall My Agent: Bollywood -- Netflix SeriesEncounters: Season 1House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths -- Netflix DocumentaryInspector Koo -- Netflix SeriesThe Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea -- Netflix Documentary

Oct. 1A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad -- Netflix DocumentaryDiana: The Musical -- Netflix Special

Forever Rich -- Netflix FilmThe Guilty -- Netflix FilmMAID -- Netflix Series

Paik's Spirit -- Netflix SeriesScaredy Cats -- Netflix FamilyThe Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light -- Netflix AnimeSwallow -- Netflix FilmA Knight's TaleAn Inconvenient TruthAre You Afraid of the Dark?: Season 1As Good as It GetsAwakeningsB.A.P.S.Bad TeacherThe CaveDesperadoThe Devil InsideDon't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the HoodDouble TeamThe DUFFEagle EyeEndless LoveGhostGladiatorHairspray (2007)The HolidayJet Li's FearlessThe Karate Kid (2010)Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of LifeLéon: The ProfessionalMalcolm XObserve and ReportOnce Upon a Time in MexicoProject XRobin Hood: Prince of ThievesRumor Has It...Seinfeld: Seasons 1-9SerendipitySpy KidsSpy Kids 2: The Island of Lost DreamsSpy Kids 3: Game OverStep BrothersThe Ugly TruthTill DeathTitanicTommy BoyUnthinkableWaterworldZodiac

Oct. 3Scissor Seven: Season 3 -- Netflix AnimeUpcoming Summer -- Netflix Film

Oct. 4On My Block: Season 4 -- Netflix Series

Oct. 5Escape the Undertaker -- Netflix Film

Oct. 6Bad Sport -- Netflix DocumentaryBaking Impossible -- Netflix SeriesThe Blacklist: Season 8Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those ThingsThe Five Juanas -- Netflix SeriesLove Is Blind: Brazil -- Netflix Series (new episodes weekly)There's Someone Inside Your House -- Netflix Film

Oct. 7The Billion Dollar Code -- Netflix SeriesSexy Beasts: Season 2 -- Netflix Series The Way of the Househusband: Season 1 Part 2 -- Netflix Anime

Oct. 8A Tale Dark & Grimm -- Netflix FamilyFamily Business: Season 3 -- Netflix SeriesGrudge/Kin -- Netflix Film LOL Surprise: The MovieMy Brother, My Sister -- Netflix FilmPokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle -- Netflix FamilyPretty Smart -- Netflix Series

Oct. 9Blue Period -- Netflix AnimeInsidious: Chapter 2

Oct. 11The Baby-Sitters Club: Season 2 -- Netflix Family

Going in StyleThe King's Affection -- Netflix SeriesShameless (U.S.): Season 11

Oct. 12Bright: Samurai Soul -- Netflix AnimeConvergence: Courage in a Crisis -- Netflix DocumentaryMaking Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano -- Netflix DocumentaryMighty Express: Season 5 -- Netflix FamilyThe Movies That Made Us: Season 3 -- Netflix DocumentaryRita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For ItSmart People

Oct. 13Fever Dream / Distancia de Rescate -- Netflix FilmHiacynt -- Netflix FilmReflection of You -- Netflix SeriesViolet Evergarden the Movie

Oct. 14Another Life: Season 2 -- Netflix Series

In the Dark: Season 3One Night in Paris -- Netflix Film

Oct. 15CoComelon: Season 4The Forgotten Battle -- Netflix FilmThe Four of Us -- Netflix FilmKarma's World -- Netflix FamilyLittle Things: Season 4 -- Netflix SeriesMy Name -- Netflix SeriesPower Rangers Dino Fury: Season 1Sharkdog's Fintastic Halloween -- Netflix FamilyThe Trip -- Netflix FilmYou: Season 3 -- Netflix Series

Oct. 16Misfit: The Series -- Netflix Family Victoria & Abdul

Oct. 19In for a Murder/W jak morderstwo -- Netflix Film

Oct. 20Found -- Netflix DocumentaryGabby's Dollhouse: Season 3 -- Netflix FamilyNight Teeth -- Netflix Film

Stuck Together -- Netflix Film

Oct. 21Flip a Coin--ONE OK ROCK Documentary -- Netflix DocumentaryGo! Go! Cory Carson: Season 6 -- Netflix FamilyInsiders -- Netflix SeriesKomi Can't Communicate -- Netflix AnimeLife's a Glitch with Julien Bam -- Netflix SeriesSex, Love & Goop -- Netflix Series

Oct. 22Adventure Beast -- Netflix Series Dynasty: Season 4Inside Job -- Netflix SeriesLittle Big Mouth -- Netflix FilmLocke & Key: Season 2 -- Netflix Series

Maya and the Three -- Netflix FamilyMore than Blue: The Series -- Netflix SeriesRoaring Twenties -- Netflix Documentary

Oct. 24We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

Oct. 25King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Oct. 26Roswell, New Mexico: Season 3Sex: Unzipped -- Netflix Series

Oct. 27Begin AgainHypnotic -- Netflix FilmNobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight: Part 2 -- Netflix FilmSintonia: Season 2 -- Netflix SeriesWentworth: Season 8

Oct. 28Luis Miguel -- The Series: Season 3 -- Netflix SeriesThe Motive -- Netflix Documentary

Oct. 29Army of Thieves -- Netflix Film

Colin in Black & White -- Netflix SeriesDear Mother -- Netflix FilmMythomaniac: Season 2 -- Netflix SeriesRoaring Twenties -- Netflix Documentary (new episodes)Thomas and Friends: Season 25 AThe Time It Takes -- Netflix Series

What's leaving in October

Oct. 1Death Race: Beyond AnarchyTales From the Hood 2

Oct. 3Angel Has Fallen

Oct. 6Real Steel

Oct. 14Cheech & Chong's Still Smokin

Oct. 15The Creative Brain

Oct. 17U Turn

Oct. 20Containment: Season 1Free Fire

Oct. 21The Hummingbird Project

Oct. 23The Mist: Season 1

Oct. 27RangoShine On with Reese: Season 1

Oct. 28Pup Star

Oct. 30The 12th ManZack and Miri Make a Porno

Oct. 3160 Days In: Season 5Angels & DemonsBattle: Los AngelesBeowulfBilly on the Street: Seasons 1-5Catch Me If You CanThe Da Vinci CodeFerris Bueller's Day OffForged in Fire: Season 6The Heartbreak KidThe ImpossibleInceptionLegally BlondeMile 22Norman Lear: Just Another Version of YouReckoning: Limited SeriesSnowdenTenacious D in The Pick of DestinyYes Man

-Mike Murphy

 

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