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Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th comes to Netflix in October.


Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th comes to Netflix in October.



Netflix has struggled to find the same success with its original movies as it has with its television series, but October may change that. The month sees the release of documentaries by acclaimed directors Ava DuVernay, Werner Herzog and Jonathan Demme, as well as Christopher Guest's first movie in a decade in Mascots and horror film I Am the Pretty That Lives in the House — all of which made have the film festival circuit. Several TV shows and movies will be added as well, though there are also notable departures including The Exorcist and the Back to the Future series. For a full list, read below:

Oct. 1
A Cinderella Story
Barbershop 2: Back in Business 
Blue Streak 
Breakfast at Tiffany's 
Dazed and Confused 
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief 
Fairy Tale: A True Story 
Ferris Bueller's Day Off 
Gentleman's Agreement 
Ghost Town 

Grizzly Man 
Workhorse director Werner Herzog has three movies out this year (four if you count his still-unreleased Gertrude Bell biopic Queen of the Desert), including the volcano documentary Into the Inferno that comes to Netflix on Oct. 28. Before then, revisit his greatest documentary in this haunting story of grizzly bear activist Timothy Treadwell, who was killed while living among them.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days 
Murder Maps
(Season 2)
My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree
Once Upon a Time in the West 
He may best known for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, but many agree spaghetti Western director Sergio Leone's finest film is this one. Following the struggle between Harmonica (Charles Bronson), named for the instrument he carries, and the evil Frank (Henry Fonda), the film also features gorgeous cinematography and a score from recent Oscar winner Ennio Morricone.
Picture This! 
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin
The Queen of the Damned 
Quiz Show 
Saving Mr. Wu 
Snake Eyes 
Snow Day
Three Kings 

Clint Eastwood's Sully was just released to strong box-office, positive reviews and possible Oscar chatter, so now is good a time as any to revisit his greatest film. Starring the director himself as William Munny (Clint Eastwood), a killer reluctantly brought back for a final job, the film is a meditation on the darkness underlying the Western heroes he became famous for portraying.
The Uninvited
Unsealed: Alien Files
(Season 4)
Without a Paddle
Oct. 3
Oct. 4
American Horror Story: Hotel (Season 5)
Dartmoor Killing 
The Flash
(Season 2)
The Grinder (Season 1)
Oct. 5
Arrow (Season 4)
Oct. 6
iZombie (Season 2)
Oct. 7
Selma and Sugar Baby director Ava DuVernay helms this documentary that examines racial inequality in the criminal justice system. The movie was chosen as the opening film of this year's New York Film Festival — the first documentary ever to have that distinction — so it's safe to say that something quite special should be expected from this one.  
Dinotrux (Season 3) 
The Ranch (Season 1 Part 2) ­ 
Russell Peters: Almost Famous ­
The Siege of Jadotville 
(Season 11)
Oct. 8
The Originals (Season 3)
Vampire Diaries (Season 7)
Oct. 10
Kuromukuro (Season 2)
Love Between the Covers
Oct. 12
Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids 
Oct. 13
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Season 1)
Oct. 14
Haters Back Off! (Season 1)
Project MC2 (Season 3) 
Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo­Qiang 
Oct. 15
Being George Clooney
Chapo: el escape del siglo 
(Season 1)
Power Rangers Dino Super Charge (Season 1, Part 1)
Oct. 16
Dark Matter (Season 2)
Oct. 21
Black Mirror (Season 3, Part 1)
Containment (Season 1)
Joe Rogan: Triggered ­
Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories
The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show
(Season 3)
Word Party (Season 2)
Oct. 24
Doctor Foster (Season 1)
Oct. 25
Big Eyes 
Oct. 26
Jesus Camp
Kung Fu Panda 3

Oct. 28
7 años 
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
Osgood Perkins' eerie slow-burn horror film The Blackcoat's Daughter was picked up by A24 and had several release date changes before finally being pushed back to 2017, so many will see his follow-up film first. Following a nurse (Ruth Bloom) who thinks her patient's house may be haunted, the film got strong reviews out of Toronto International Film Festival and comes just in time for Halloween.
Into the Inferno 
Skylanders Academy
(Season 1)­
Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: Europe ­ 
Oct. 29
The Fall (Season 3 )
Oct. 31
Chewing Gum (Season 1)

Oct. 1

10.0 Earthquake
Back to the Future 
Back to the Future Part II 
Back to the Future Part III 
Beverly Hills Cop II 
Deep Impact 
Erin Brockovich
The Exorcist 
(Seasons 1-­4)
Honey 2 

Insomnia (2002)
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 
Mr. Deeds
My Girl 
Nick of Time 
The Phantom 
(Seasons 1-­8)
The Running Man 
Saturday Night Live
(Season 38)
Uncommon Valor 
The Warriors 

Oct. 2
The Big Green 
Oct. 15
Ivan the Incredible
Oct. 16

Oct. 20
Marvel's Avengers Assemble (Season 2)
Oct. 21
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Oct. 24
Oct. 25
The Interview 
Oct. 27
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 
Oct. 31
The Truman Show 

[Last modified: Thursday, October 6, 2016 3:03pm]


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