This month as temperatures cool and days get shorter, Netflix has an assortment of new programs to entertain. There are new seasons of the Spanish-language series Elite and the popular adventure series Lupin starring Omar Sy; new original films including Fair Play starring Phoebe Dynevor and Alden Ehrenreich; the crime drama Pain Hustlers starring Chris Evans, Emily Blunt and Andy Garcia; and the comedy Old Dads starring Bobby Cannavale. Documentaries include The Devil on Trial and Beckham, about the life of soccer star David Beckham. Full listings are included below and you can click here to scroll through our Netflix October 2023 gallery to see the best of the original new programming. ~Alexandra Heilbron
Bodies – October 19
Four detectives. Four timelines. One victim. In order to save the future, they’ll need to solve the murder that altered the course of history first.
Elite: Season 7 – October 20
Omar is back. Iván has a broken heart. Isadora deals with her dangerous family. Is it possible for the students at Las Encinas to trust one another?
Fair Play – October 6
Emily (Phoebe Dynevor) and Luke (Alden Ehrenreich) are in love, but because employee intimacy is a violation of company policy where they both work, they pretend to barely know each other. When Emily is given a promotion they both thought would go to Luke, co-workers snark that she must have gotten the promotion by sleeping with their older boss. Luke begins to wonder, especially when her new position seems to requires her to have meetings at all hours of the night.
Old Dads – October 20
Three best friends (Bobby Cannavale, Bill Burr and Bokeem Woodbine) become fathers later in life and find themselves battling preschool principals, millennial CEOs and anything created after 1987.
Pain Hustlers – October 27
Liza Drake (Emily Blunt) is a blue-collar single mom who has just lost her job and is at the end of her rope. A chance meeting with pharmaceutical sales rep Pete Brenner (Chris Evans) puts her on an upwards trajectory economically but dubious path ethically as she becomes entangled in a dangerous racketeering scheme. Dealing with her increasingly unhinged boss (Andy Garcia), the worsening medical condition of her daughter, and a growing awareness of the devastation the company is causing forces Liza to examine her choices.
Beckham – October 4
David Beckham is one of the most known names on the planet, yet few people know who he really is. From his humble working-class beginnings in east London, his drive and determination to win, and the battle to find balance between ambition, love and family, David’s story is one of immense ups and downs. The series takes you on that rollercoaster and builds a surprising, personal and definitive story of one of the most recognizable and scrutinized athletes of all time.
Race to the Summit – October 4
Fearless alpine climbers Ueli Steck and Dani Arnold enter into a death-defying rivalry to set speed records on the Swiss Alps’ great north faces.
Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul – October 11
Juul was the fastest-growing company in history. Now, they’re a cautionary tale. Based on the book Big Vape: The Incendiary Rise of Juul by TIME Health Correspondent Jamie Ducharme, this four-part docuseries unpacks 20 years of Silicon Valley innovation, influence, and insanity to explain the spectacular flameout of the vaping device that almost changed everything.
Camp Courage – October 15
In this documentary, a girl displaced by the war in Ukraine heads to a summer camp in the Alps with her grandmother, testing the limits of her bravery.
The Devil on Trial – October 17
This documentary explores the first – and only – time “demonic possession” has officially been used as a defense in a U.S. murder trial. Including firsthand accounts of alleged devil possession and a shocking murder, this extraordinary story forces reflection on our fear of the unknown.
Vjeran Tomic: The Spider-Man of Paris – October 20
In his own words, the burglar behind the 2010 robbery of the Paris Museum of Modern Art tells how he pulled off the biggest art heist in French history.
Get Gotti – October 24
Told from both sides of the law, this documentary follows the FBI’s battle to bring down infamous mob boss, John Gotti.
Life on Our Planet – October 25
Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this is the story of life’s epic battle to conquer and survive on planet Earth. Today there are 20 million species on our planet, yet what we see is just a snapshot in time — 99 percent of Earth’s inhabitants are lost to our deep past. The story of what happened to these dynasties — their rise and their fall – is truly remarkable. In partnership with Industrial Light & Magic, the series uses the latest technology and science to bring long extinct creatures back to life.
Yellow Door: ’90s Lo-fi Film Club – October 27
This intimate documentary explores a bygone era of cinematic passion and the emergence of young film enthusiasts in South Korea, including Bong Joon-ho.
LEGO Ninjago: Dragons Rising: Season 1: Part 2 – October 12
The key to stopping the MergeQuakes from reaching their tipping point lies in the Dragon Cores. Can the Ninja find all three before it’s too late?
Oggy Oggy: Season 3 – October 13
Kind and curious kitty Oggy Oggy wants to spread joy to all his friends and neighbors. But sometimes, he gets into playful mischief instead. Meow!
Princess Power: Season 2 – October 23
When there’s trouble in the Fruitdoms, these princess pals jump in to help each other — because sometimes problems are too big for just one princess!
The Conjuring 2
The Final Destination
Final Destination 2
The Forever Purge
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
See for Me
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Strawberry Shortcake and the Beast of Berry Bog
Beth Stelling: If You Didn’t Want Me Then
Keys to the Heart
Race to the Summit
Lupin: Part 3
A Deadly Invitation
Strong Girl Nam-soon
Stranded with my Mother-in-Law
DI4RIES: Season 2 Part 1
Last One Standing: Season 2
Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul
Once Upon a Star
Pact of Silence
The Fall of the House of Usher
Good Night World
LEGO Ninjago: Dragons Rising: Season 1: Part 2
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
Spy Kids 3: Game Over
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Freddy vs. Jason
Black Beauty Effect: Season 1
Friday the 13th
Oggy Oggy: Season 3
The Devil on Trial
Heather McMahan: Son I Never Had
I Woke Up A Vampire
Workin’ Moms: Season 7
Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix
Big Mouth: Season 7
Elite: Season 7
Kandasamys: The Baby
Vjeran Tomic: The Spider-Man of Paris
Murder by Numbers
Only the Brave
The Secret Life of Pets
Venom: Let There Be Carnage
Princess Power: Season 2
Pete Holmes: I Am Not For Everyone
Life on Our Planet
Yellow Door: ’90s Lo-fi Film Club
Vanderpump Rules: Seasons 1-2
The Hateful Eight
Ralph Barbosa: Cowabunga
Leaving October 12
La vie, la vie: Seasons 1-3
Leaving October 15
Leaving October 31
Everybody Loves Raymond: Seasons 6-9
Into the Badlands: Seasons 1-3
Meet the Fockers
Meet the Parents
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
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