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Digging through hundreds—or is it thousands?—of Netflix options for a movie or show to stream can feel like an actual job sometimes, no? To solve the issue of just too much choice—and help you catch your all-time faves before they peace from Netflix for good—here’s your complete list of all the Netflix movies and TV shows coming (like the 2017 reboot of Aaron Spelling’s deliciously soapy Dynasty, and season 2 of the Netflix original ’80s throwback, Stranger Things) and going (like Romeo+Juliet AND Titanic) from Netflix Canada this October.
October 1: Alienate Cast: Jaclyn Hales, Blake Webb, Cuyle Carvin Synopsis: Out of town on a business trip, a workaholic man struggles to return to whatever is left of his crumbling home and marriage after an alien invasion.
As You Are Cast: Owen Campbell, Charlie Heaton, Amandla Stenberg Synopsis: The relationship dynamics among three teenage misfits are constructed through their conflicting memories that emerge during a police investigation.
Black Mass Cast: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch Synopsis: This drama recounts the real-life story of Whitey Bulger, the infamous gangster who made a deal with the Feds and eluded arrest for years.
Boys in the Trees Cast: Toby Wallace, Gulliver McGrath, Mitzi Ruhlmann Synopsis: On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears.
Dead Set Cast: Jaime Winstone, Andy Nyman, Kevin Eldon Synopsis: While the housemates in the Big Brother house remain oblivious, fast-moving hordes of the undead decimate the studio compound.
Generation Iron 2 Synopsis: From the director of Generation Iron, comes the anticipated sequel that will depict five of the top bodybuilding and fitness mega-stars on a quest of achieving the ultimate physique and taking it to the next extreme level. In the world of social media and internet, the rules have changed as to what makes an iconic bodybuilding mass-monster. Starring Kai Greene, Calum Von Moger, Rich Piana, among others, this film will explore an all new generation of bodybuilders and how this new world, and new people, carve their own path to physique perfection.
Lockup: Disturbing the Peace: Collection 1Synopsis: Go behind the walls of some of the most notorious prisons for a no-holds-barred look at what life is really like for guards and inmates.
Our Brand Is Crisis Cast: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie Synopsis: After dropping out of the D.C. rat race, a hotshot political strategist is hired to help revive a failing presidential campaign in Bolivia.
Patriots Day Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J.K. Simmons A tough cop on punishment duty at the Boston Marathon helps track down those responsible for the bombing that stunned the nation.
Sticky Notes Cast: Ray Liotta, Carmen Tonry Synopsis: A dancer on the brink of success must put her life on hold to return home and care for her cantankerous, eccentric father, who is battling cancer.
Valley of the Dolls Cast: Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Paul Burke Synopsis: This adaptation of Jacqueline Susann’s best-selling novel follows the rise and fall of three starlets who succumb to the lure of prescription pills.
Los 33 Cast: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche Synopsis: When disaster strikes a Chilean mine, 33 men struggle to survive underground as rescuers work to save them and a breathless world watches and waits.
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Synopsis: This biographical documentary examines the early life and career of musical icon James Brown, from abandoned, impoverished child to Godfather of Soul.
October 3: 13 Demons Cast: Michael Cunningham, Jackson Ezinga, Daniel Falicki Synopsis: Gary, and his friends who are into gaming, renaissance fairs and various unsavory vices, stumble across a rare, medieval board game called “13 Demons.”
Cult of Chucky Cast: Fiona Dourif, Alex Vincent, Jennifer Tilly Synopsis: Following a string of murders in the asylum where she’s confined, Nica Pierce begins to wonder whether Chucky is real after all.
Rodney Carrington: Here Comes The Truth (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Raunchy country comic Rodney Carrington is back and quick to point out he’s gone through changes, poking fun at sex, relationships and gaining weight.
October 7: Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen), season 1 (Netflix Original) Cast: Vera Vitali, Erik Johansson, Fedrik Hallgren Synopsis: A new couple, their exes and their children navigate the emotional challenges and tricky logistics of blended family life in this Swedish dramedy.
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today! The Beatles: Sgt Pepper And Beyond Cast: Steve Diggle, Pete Best, Freda Kelly Synopsis: Featuring rare archival Beatles footage, this rockumentary explores the making of what would become one of the most iconic albums of all time.
Chelsea, season 2 (Netflix Original, new episodes weekly) Synopsis: Exciting guests, timely topics, global destinations. Chelsea returns with a fresh new format, bringing her bold perspective to a changed world.
ID-0, season 1 (Netflix Original) Synopsis: In the midst of a field exercise operating I-Machines, Alliance Academy student Maya Mikuri is thrown into an entirely different kind of adventure.
Once Upon a Time, season 6 Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla Synopsis: In this fantasy series, a young woman is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with elements of the fairytale world.
Scandal, season 7 Cast: Kerry Washington, Columbus Short, Darby Stanchfield Synopsis: A powerful team of Washington, D.C. lawyers makes scandals disappear while handling government crises and coping with problems of their own.
Suburra, season one (Netflix Original)Cast: Alessandro Borghi, Giacomo Ferrara, Eduardo Valdarini Synopsis: In a new series, a seaside town near Rome becomes a gambling paradise—and a battleground for a powerful family, the mafia and corrupt politicians.
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (Netflix Original) Synopsis: The police ruled Marsha P. Johnson’s death a suicide. This documentary challenges their claim while honoring the LGBT activist’s life and legacy.
October 7: Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life Cast: Chris Brown Synopsis: Featuring interviews, concert footage and behind-the-scenes access, this documentary delivers fans an all-access look at the life of Chris Brown.
Wolves Cast: Michael Shannon, Carla Gugino, Taylor John Smith Synopsis: A promising high school basketball player has his eye on an Ivy League scholarship. But his father’s secret addictions could ruin everything.
October 10: Christina P: Mother Inferior (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Christina Pazsitzky hits Seattle with a biting dose of reality, telling truths about her childhood, getting older and the horrors of giving birth.
October 12: Ali G Indahouse Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Michael Gambon, Charles Dance Synopsis: Wannabe gangsta rapper Ali G takes a stand against the demolition of his beloved John Nike Leisure Centre and gets elected to Parliament.
Dynasty, season 1 (Netflix Original, new episodes weekly) Cast: Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, Grant Show Synopsis: It’s lifestyles of the rich, famous and evil in Aaron Spelling’s classic 1980s primetime soap opera. In season one, oil baron Blake Carrington marries Krystle, and his daughter, Fallon, weds Jeff Colby to save the business from ruin.
Fe de etarras (Netflix Film) Cast: Javier Cámara, Gorka Otxoa, Miren Ibarruren, Julián López Synopsis: In this comedy, a dysfunctional group of armed ETA separatists awaits an elusive phone call while the rest of Spain celebrates a World Cup victory.
Riverdale, season 2 (Netflix Original, new episodes weekly) Cast: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Synopsis: If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.
The Kite Runner Cast: Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Shaun Toub Synopsis: A privileged Afghan man living in the United States returns to his war-ravaged homeland to try to repay a debt to a loyal childhood friend.
October 13: Dragons’ Den, season 14 Cast: Evan Davis, Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden Synopsis: Would-be tycoons seek investment money by pitching products to a lineup of five wealthy business leaders in exchange for equity in their companies.
El Especial de Alex Fernández, el Especial (Netflix Original) Synopsis: From a Mexico City theme park, energetic stand-up Alex Fernández riffs on music, cheap toys, insecurity and other fun things about growing up.
Kingdom Of Us (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Seven siblings sift through home videos and diaries to piece together clues to their father’s traumatic death in this poignant documentary.
MINDHUNTER, season one (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Cast: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv An agent in the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Supernatural, season 12 Cast: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Mark Sheppard Synopsis: Siblings Dean and Sam crisscross the country, investigating paranormal activity and picking fights with demons, ghosts and monsters.
The Babysitter (Netflix Film) Cast: Bella Thorne, Robbie Arnell, Andrew Bachelor, Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Hana Mae Lee Synopsis: When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a satanic cult—and they’ll stop at nothing to keep him quiet.
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Netflix Film) Cast: Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman Synopsis: Gathering for an event commemorating their artist father, three adult siblings navigate their difficult relationships with him and each other.
Jane The Virgin, season 4 (new episodes weekly) Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, Synopsis: After vowing to remain chaste until marriage, Jane Villanueva learns she’s pregnant due to a medical slip-up and has to rethink her future.
This is Not What I Expected Cast: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Dongyu Zhou, Yi-zhou Sun Synopsis: An obsessive CEO of a company meets a ragged chef by chance. They are drawn closer together because of their love for delicacies, yet their personalities clash big time.
October 15: Learning to Drive Cast: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Grace Gummer Synopsis: As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other’s company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Money Cast: Jesse Williams, Frederic Lehne, Kellan Lutz Synopsis: Two corporate spies with a $5 million haul for selling secrets are held hostage by a thief, triggering a game of cat and mouse to gain the upper hand.
Slasher: Guilty Party Cast: Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers Synopsis: Many years after the grisly slaying of her parents, a woman revisits her hometown, only to find that a new serial killer is re-creating past crimes.
West Coast Customs, season 6 Cast: Ryan Friedlinghaus, Hunter Clancey Synopsis: West Coast Customs, a mecca for well-heeled car lovers, stars as their team creates some of the most luxurious, outrageous vehicles on the planet.
What We Did on Our Holiday Cast: Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Billy Connolly Synopsis: Doug and Abi take their kids on a family vacation. Surrounded by relatives, the kids innocently reveal the ins and outs of their family life and many intimate details about their parents.
Deep Undercover Collection: Collection 1 Cast: Dave B. Mitchell, Damon O’Daniel, Michael Fleeman Synopsis: Deep Undercover is a true crimes series from writer and producer Joe Pistone, the real “Donnie Brasco.” Each episode tells the story of a different undercover operation from the POV of the undercover officers involved.
October 17: Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Comedian Patton Oswalt takes the stage in Chicago to discuss the current political climate, social media angst and using humor to work through grief.
October 19: EDtv Synopsis: Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Geoffrey Blake A video store clerk agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a television show.
War of the Worlds Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto Synopsis: A divorced dockworker is forced to become the protective father he’s never been when spaceships invade Earth and the danger mounts by the hour.
1922 (Netflix Film) Cast: Molly Parker, Thomas Jane, Dylan Schmid Synopsis: A farmer pens a confession admitting to his wife’s murder, but her death is just the beginning of a macabre tale of guilt-driven psychological terror.
Do the Right Thing Cast: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee Synopsis: Director Spike Lee chronicles trivial events that bring festering racial tensions to the surface on a sweltering day in a Brooklyn neighborhood.
Haters Back Off, season 2 (Netflix Original) Cast: Colleen Ballinger, Steve Little, Angela Kinsey, Erik Stocklin Synopsis: Left all alone after a disastrous night, Miranda tries to win back her family, build on her viral momentum and take her magic to Broadway.
One of Us (Netflix Original) Synopsis: When three Hasidic Jews leave their ultra-Orthodox community to join the secular world, they experience ostracism, lost relationships and even danger.
The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Mexican superstar actress Kate del Castillo reveals her untold story of the encounter with the most-wanted drug lord in the world, El Chapo.
Wheelman (Netflix Film) Cast: Frank Grillo, Garret Dillashunt, Caitlin Carmichael Synopsis: The getaway driver in a botched robbery puts his skills and smarts to the test when he receives shocking orders from an unknown caller.
The Vampire Diaries, season 8 Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder Synopsis: Trapped in the adolescent bodies, feuding vampire brothers Stefan and Damon vie for the affection of captivating teenager Elena.
The Hunt, season 1 Cast: David Attenborough, Damien Boisseau Synopsis: The fascinating relationship between predators and their prey, and the strategies predators use to catch their food and prey use to escape death.
Wanted, season 1 (Netflix Original) Cast: Todd Levi, Veronica Nwave, Geraldine Hakewil Synopsis: Polar-opposite strangers Lola and Chelsea become partners on the run when they witness a murder involving dirty cops and are framed for the crime.
Wanted, season 2 (Netflix Original) Cast: Geraldine Hakewill, Nicholas Bell, Anthony Phelan Synopsis: Lola and Chelsea go to Thailand on a rescue mission that proves more dangerous than they expected, leading them to New Zealand in search of plan B.
Godzilla Cast: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo Synopsis: A team of experts—including a biologist and two scientists—must stop an oversized lizard from destroying all of Manhattan.
The Final Master Cast: Fan Liao, Jia Song, Wenli Jiang Synopsis: A Wing Chun master has to defeat eight martial arts schools to open his own school, yet he has become a chess piece to the local power dynamics.
Friday the 13th: Part 4: The Final Chapter Cast: Kimberly Beck, Peter Barton, Corey Feldman Synopsis: Hockey-masked psychopath Jason is back in business at Camp Crystal Lake in the fourth (but far from final) chapter of the popular horror franchise.
Friday the 13th: Part 5: A New Beginning Cast: Melanie Kinnaman, John Shepherd, Anthony Barrile Synopsis: Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis—who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees—wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.
Friday the 13th: Part 6: Jason Lives Cast: Thom Matthews, Jennifer Cooke, David Kagen Synopsis: When Tommy—who killed Jason as a child—digs up the psychopath to make sure he’s dead, he finds a well-rested Jason ready to spill blood again.
Friday the 13th: Part 7: The New Blood Cast: Jennifer Banko, John Otrin, Susan Blu Synopsis: Jason is released from his watery grave at the bottom of Crystal Lake by a telekinetic teen who returned to the site where her dad supposedly drowned.
Iceman Cast: Timothy Hutton, Lindsay Crouse, John Lone Synopsis: A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
Strange Weather Cast: Holly Hunter, Carrie Coon, Kim Coates Synopsis: A grieving mother takes a road trip with her friend to confront the man who, she believes, stole her late son’s business idea to get rich.
Stranger Things 2, (Netflix Original)Cast: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard Synopsis: It’s been nearly a year since Will’s strange disappearance and his dramatic return to Hawkins. But life’s hardly back to normal. Not even close.
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Acclaimed filmmaker Griffin Dunne explores the extraordinary life of his aunt, Joan Didion, one of the most influential American writers alive today.
Life in Pieces, season 2 Cast: Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski The experiences of three generations in one American family are recounted in short stories that reveal the lives and loves of their quirky clan.
Judah Friedlander: America Is The Greatest Country In The United States (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Deadpan comic and self-proclaimed world champion Judah Friedlander performs over several nights in New York, explaining why America is number one.
Ben’s at Home Cast: Dan Abramovici, Jim Annan, Rob Baker Synopsis: Heartbroken and cynical after he’s dumped by his girlfriend, Ben makes the unusual decision never to leave his house again.
Last call! This is what’s leaving Netflix Canada in October:
October 1: Romeo+JulietThe Dark KnightTitantic
October 9: Mad Max: Fury Road
October 10: 300
October 15: Happy FeetP.S. I Love YouThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
October 16: Entourage