October 2016 New Netflix Releases

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Welcome to your official look at what’s coming to Netflix in October 2016 with all the brand new Netflix Originals, TV series and Movies scheduled to find their way onto Netflix US throughout the month. Fall is upon us which means all of your favourite tv shows are back on television, and that also means that most will be getting their renewals on Netflix too. As a result, the month is a little light on movies, but there’s still a handful which is worth your time.

October 2016 is the month known to most as the month where The CW’s content library gets renewed and this year is no different, although next year will probably look a little different. It’ll see all your favourite CW shows renewed as well as debuts for Containment and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Most of this month’s content, however, is made up of Netflix Original content. We’ll pick out some highlights and then reveal the full list of stuff coming to Netflix in October 2016.

October Netflix New Release Highlights

Netflix Originals


We’ve picked three Netflix Original highlights out of the twenty-three title strong lineup heading our way in October. First up, it’d be criminal not to point out that Black Mirror, the groundbreaking British show will be getting its first season on Netflix as a Netflix Original. The series will go far beyond the three episode a season and have a much bigger budget to boot meaning that it’ll be the most ambitious season yet. The first 6 episodes will be coming to Netflix mid-month.

October 2016 will mark the release of the second half of The Ranch which sees our comedy trio return to The Ranch pick up where they left off. Christopher Guest’s big Netflix debut will come in the form of a brand new Netflix Original movie named Mascots. The film will move the focus away from the athletes and instead focus on a global competition for the mascots.

New TV Series


The CW will be renewing their Netflix catalogue in October, and that catalogue will be joined by some debuts too. First up, all of their DC content will be renewed which includes The Flash, Arrow and the introduction of DC Legends of Tomorrow (still no Smallville, sorry). That makes Netflix one of the best places to be when it comes to superhero content with both Marvel and DC series now streaming on Netflix.

Looking elsewhere in The CW lineup, we’ll be getting refreshes of its best-known licenses including Supernatural, The Originals and The Vampire Diaries. Also long overdue, American Horror Story will be joining Netflix fairly soon in the month which is a little late considering the series has already begun its sixth season on FX.

New Movies


A few returning movies make up the best of the movie content coming to Netflix in October. First up, is the multi-award winning James Cameron 1997 classic Titanic will once again be joining the service. This means Netflix will have something that the iPhone 7 doesn’t have which is Jack. Other older titles including Blue Streak starring Martin Lawrence will be rejoining the service as to will the cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

No new Disney content in October; which is sad given we predicted that this month we may see the release of Captain America: Civil War but it looks like we’re going to have to wait a little longer. An older Disney title is coming to Netflix though in the form of Pooh’s Grand Adventure.  Dreamworks will be bringing a new title too with Kung Fu Panda 3 joining Netflix on October 26th.

Complete List of New Titles Coming to Netflix in October 2016

October 1st

  • A Cinderella Story (2004)
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
  • Blue Streak (1999)
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
  • Dazed and Confused (1993)
  • Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
  • Fairy Tale: A True Story (1997)
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  • Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)
  • Ghost Town (2008)
  • Grizzly Man (2005)
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
  • Millennium (1989)
  • Murder Maps: Season 2 (2015)
  • My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree (2016)
  • Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  • Oriented (2015)
  • Patton (1970)
  • Picture This! (2008)
  • Pooh’s Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
  • The Queen of the Damned (2002)
  • Quiz Show (1994)
  • Robotech (1985)
  • RV (2006)
  • Saving Mr. Wu (2015)
  • Snake Eyes (1998)
  • Snow Day (2000)
  • Sphere (1998)
  • Three Kings (1999)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • Unforgiven (1992)
  • The Uninvited (2009)
  • Unsealed: Alien Files (Season 4)
  • Without a Paddle (2004)

October 3rd

  • Dheepan (2015)

October 4th

  • American Horror Story: Hotel (Season 5)
  • Chevalier (2015)
  • Dartmoor Killing (2015)
  • The Flash (Season 2)
  • The Grinder (Season 1)

October 5th

  • Arrow (Season 4)

October 6th

  • iZombie (Season 2)

October 7th

  • 13TH (2016) – Original Movie
  • Dinotrux (Season 3) – Original Children’s Series
  • The Ranch (Season 1b) – Original Series
  • Russell Peters: Almost Famous – Original Stand-up Comedy
  • The Siege of Jadotville (2016) – Original Movie
  • Supernatural (Season 11)

October 8th

  • The Originals (Season 3)
  • Vampire Diaries (Season 7)

October 10th

  • Kuromukuro: Season 2 – Original Anime
  • Love Between the Covers (2015)

October 12th

  • Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids (2016) – Original Movie

October 13th

  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (Season 1)
  • Mascots (2016) – Original Movie

October 14th

  • Haters Back Off! (Season 1) – Original Series
  • Project MC2 (Season 3) – Original Series
  • Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo­Qiang (2016) – Original Documentary

October 15th

  • Being George Clooney (2016)
  • Chapo: el escape del siglo (2016)
  • Glitch (Season 1) – Original Series
  • Power Rangers Dino Super Charge (Season 1: Part 1)

October 16th

  • Dark Matter (Season 2)

October 21st

  • Black Mirror (Season 3 Part 1) – Original Series
  • Containment (Season 1)
  • Joe Rogan: Triggered – Original Stand-up Comedy
  • Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories – Original Series
  • The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show (Season 3) – Original Series
  • Word Party (Season 2) – Original Series

October 24th

  • Doctor Foster (Season 1)

October 25th

  • Big Eyes (2014)

October 26th

  • Jesus Camp (2006)
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

October 28th

  • 7 años (2016) – Original
  • I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016) – Original
  • Into the Inferno (2016) – Original Documentary
  • Skylanders Academy (Season 1) – Original Series
  • Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: Europe – Original Stand-up Special

October 29th

  • The Fall (Season 3) – Original Series

October 31st

  • Chewing Gum (Season 1) – Original Series
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