What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in October 2018

Rick Marshall

The summer of 2018 is over, but Netflix is still providing subscribers with a slew of new streaming options to watch in the comfort of their homes this October. From original shows to top-notch films, Netflix has a massive number of compelling offerings lined up. Read on for all the highlights, then scroll down for a full list of what’s new on Netflix.

Several popular house-produced series return this September, and some much-anticipated new series debut, providing viewers with plenty of binge-watching options. Most notable are the second season of raunchy animated series Big Mouth and the third season of Marvel’s Daredevil, as well as the premiere of original series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Original drama The Kindergarten Teacher also premieres, along with the second season of documentary series Making a Murderer.

The streaming giant will also add a long list of compelling films including Stephen King adaptations The Green Mile and The Shining, as well as family-friendly fantasy The NeverEnding Story.

Our top picks for October

‘Daredevil’

The series that kicked off Marvel’s collaboration with Netflix on street-level superhero shows returns for a third season, and it will have to accomplish a lot to top the success of the first two chapters of the saga, which introduced blind vigilante Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) and memorable villain Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio), as well as a tremendous supporting cast of characters. The finale of crossover series The Defenders left Matt’s fate uncertain, and the third season is primed to explore what happens when he finally “lets the devil out.”

‘Making a Murderer’

The first season of this documentary series chronicled the case of Steven Avery, a man who served 18 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, only to find himself accused of murder — along with his nephew — several years later by the same authorities in Wisconsin. The acclaimed series was hailed for its dramatic analysis of the events leading up to and during the prosecution of Avery and Brendan Dassey and led to a series of escalating calls for justice that prompted responses from both the White House and the U.S. Supreme Court. The second season explores the aftermath of those events and the appeals made in their cases.

‘The Shining’

Widely regarded as one of the most terrifying movies ever made, Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name cast Jack Nicholson as a struggling writer who agrees to serve — along with his wife and son — as the winter caretaker of a remote, mountaintop hotel. As the hotel’s sinister past begins to erode his sanity, the three inhabitants find themselves fighting for survival and their sanity against terrifying supernatural forces. Given the impending Halloween season, the arrival of The Shining offers prime content for your scary movie marathon this holiday.

As usual, October marks your last chance to watch a variety of shows and movies before they leave Netflix. Be sure to catch horror hits The Babadook and Curse of Chucky before they disappear, as well as the acclaimed series Freaks and Geeks and action classic Bad Boys.

Below is the full list of everything new coming to the streamer in the month of October, and everything going away. The bolded names signify more of our favorites to help you load up your binge.

Everything new on Netflix in October

October 1

  • Angel Eyes
  • Anger Management
  • Billy Madison
  • Black Dynamite
  • Blade
  • Blade II
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Empire Records
  • Gotham: Season 4
  • Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain
  • Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny
  • Must Love Dogs
  • My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rollercoaster of Friendship
  • Mystic River
  • New York Minute
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Pay It Forward
  • Pee-wee’s Big Adventure
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  • Rumble in the Bronx
  • She’s Out of My League
  • Sommersby
  • The Dead Pool
  • The Devil’s Advocate
  • The Green Mile
  • The Lake House
  • The NeverEnding Story
  • The Shining
  • V for Vendetta
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno

October 2

  • Joe Rogan: Strange Times
  • MeatEater: Season 7
  • Monty Python: The Meaning of Live
  • Monty Python’s Life of Brian

October 3

  • Truth or Dare

October 4

  • Creeped Out
  • The Haunting of Molly Hartley
  • Violet Evergarden: Special

October 5

  • Big Mouth: Season 2
  • Dancing Queen
  • Élite
  • Empire Games
  • Little Things: Season 2
  • Malevolent
  • Private Life
  • Super Monsters Save Halloween
  • Super Monsters: Season 2
  • The Rise of Phoenixes
  • YG Future Strategy Office

October 6

  • Little Things: Season 1

October 8

  • Disney’s Sofia the First: Season 4
  • Mo Amer: The Vagabond

October 9

  • Terrace House: Opening New Doors: Part 4

October 10

  • 22 July
  • Pacto de Sangue

October 11

  • Salt Fat Acid Heat
  • Schitt’s Creek: Season 4

October 12

  • Apostle
  • Errementari: The Blacksmith and the Devil
  • Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
  • FightWorld
  • ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff
  • Tarzan and Jane: Season 2
  • The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 2
  • The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell
  • The Haunting of Hill House
  • The Kindergarten Teacher

October 15

  • Octonauts: Season 4
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments

October 16

  • Ron White: If You Quit Listening, I’ll Shut Up

October 19

  • Accidentally in Love
  • Ask the Doctor
  • Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.
  • Derren Brown: Sacrifice
  • Distrito salvaje
  • Gnome Alone
  • Haunted
  • Hip-Hop Evolution: Season 2
  • Illang: The Wolf Brigade
  • Larva Island
  • Making a Murderer: Part 2
  • Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 3
  • The Night Comes For Us
  • Wanderlust

October 21

  • Robozuna

October 23

  • Adam Sandler 100% Fresh

October 24

  • Bodyguard

October 25

  • Great News: Season 2

October 26

  • Been So Long
  • Castlevania: Season 2
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  • Dovlatov
  • Jefe
  • Shirkers
  • Terrorism Close Calls

October 27

  • Girl From Nowhere

October 28

  • Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj

October 30

  • Fate/EXTRA Last Encore: Illustrias Geocentric Theory
  • The Degenerates

October 31

  • Goldie and Bear: Season 2
  • Gun City

Leaving Netflix in October

October 1

  • 21
  • Adventureland
  • Akira
  • Bad Boys
  • Boogie Nights
  • Cinderella Man
  • Curse of Chucky
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Freaks and Geeks: Season 1
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Guess Who
  • Inside Man
  • Let Me In
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Menace II Society
  • Red Dragon
  • Scream 2
  • Sin City
  • Stealth
  • The Adventures of Tintin
  • The Clan
  • The Family Man
  • The Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence
  • The Lost Boys
  • The Rugrats Movie
  • Trading Places
  • White Collar: Seasons 1-6

October 2

  • The Human Centipede: First Sequence

October 6

  • The BFG

October 8

  • 90210: Seasons 1-5
  • Kubo and the Two Strings

October 10

  • Leap Year

October 13

  • The Nut Job

October 14

  • About a Boy: Seasons 1-2
  • The Babadook

October 17

  • Donnie Darko

October 22

  • The Secret Life of Pets

October 24

  • V/H/S 2

October 25

  • Big Eyes
  • Queen of Katwe

October 26

  • Southside With You

October 28

  • Bridget Jones’ Baby

If you missed our list  for September, you can read it below:

Everything new on Netflix in September

September 1

  • 10,000 B.C.
  • Another Cinderella Story
  • The Ant Bully
  • Assassins
  • August Rush
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Bruce Almighty
  • The Cider House Rules
  • Delirium
  • Fair Game
  • Groundhog Day
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • The Keeping Hours
  • King Kong
  • La Catedral del Mar
  • Martian Child
  • Monkey Twins
  • Mr. Sunshine
  • Nacho Libre
  • Pearl Harbor
  • The River Wild
  • Scarface
  • Sisters
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Stephanie
  • Summer Catch
  • Sydney White
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
  • Two Weeks Notice
  • Unforgiven

September 2

  • Disney’s Lilo & Stitch
  • Disney’s The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Maynard
  • Quantico: Season 3

September 3

  • A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities

September 4

  • Marvel Studios’ Black Panther

September 5

  • Van Helsing: Season 2
  • Wentworth: Season 6

September 6

  • Once Upon a Time: Season 7

September 7

  • Atypical: Season 2
  • Cable Girls: Season 3
  • City of Joy
  • Click
  • First and Last
  • Marvel’s Iron Fist: Season 2
  • Next Gen
  • Sierra Burgess Is A Loser
  • Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters: Season 2
  • The Most Assassinated Woman in the World

September 10

  • Call the Midwife: Series 7

September 11

  • Daniel Sloss: Live Shows
  • The Resistance Banker

September 12

  • Blacklist: Season 5
  • Life
  • On My Skin

September 14

  • American Vandal: Season 2
  • Bleach
  • Boca Juniors Confidential
  • BoJack Horseman: Season 5
  • Car Masters: Rust to Riches
  • Ingobernable: Season 2
  • Last Hope
  • Norm Macdonald has a Show
  • Super Monsters Monster Party: Songs
  • The Angel
  • The Dragon Prince
  • The Land of Steady Habits
  • The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2 Part A

September 15

  • Inside The Freemasons: Season 1

September 16

  • Role Models
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

September 17

  • The Witch

September 18

  • American Horror Story: Cult
  • D.L. Hughley: Contrarian

September 21

  • Battlefish
  • Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan
  • Hilda
  • Maniac: Limited Series
  • Nappily Ever After
  • Quincy
  • The Good Cop

September 23

  • The Walking Dead: Season 8

September 25

  • Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time
  • Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

September 26

  • Norsemen: Season 2
  • The Hurricane Heist

September 28

  • Chef’s Table: Volume 5
  • El Marginal: Season 2
  • Forest of Piano
  • Hold the Dark
  • Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 2
  • Lessons From A School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane
  • Lost Song
  • Made in Mexico
  • Reboot: The Guardian Code: Season 2
  • Skylanders Academy: Season 3
  • The 3rd Eye
  • Two Catalonias

September 30

  • Big Miracle

Leaving Netflix in September

September 1

  • 13 Going on 30
  • The Assets
  • Batman Begins
  • The Bucket List
  • Casino
  • The Dark Knight
  • Dead Poets Society
  • The Descent
  • The Descent: Part 2
  • Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  • Exporting Raymond
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Ghostbusters
  • Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
  • Hotel for Dogs
  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
  • It Might Get Loud
  • Joyful Noise
  • Just Friends
  • Lockup: County Jails: Collection 1
  • Man on Wire
  • A Royal Night Out
  • Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild

September 2

  • Outsourced
  • Waffle Street

September 11

  • Rules of Engagement: Seasons 1 – 7

September 14

  • Disney’s Pete’s Dragon

September 15

  • A Star Is Born
  • Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
  • Bordertown

September 16

  • Are You Here
  • Jackass 3.5: The Unrated Movie
  • Moonrise Kingdom

September 24

  • Iris

September 28

  • The Imitation Game