Wondering what’s coming to Netflix in October 2021? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Spring has officially sprung and what a way to spring into the new season with more Netflix content that will have you binge watching all-month long!
This month there are 2 South African films hitting your screens: Angeliena, which follows the love of a beloved parking attendant who pieces a new plan together and chases her dream of traveling the world; and Little Big Mouth which follows a A 9-year-old boy living with his single mom and granddad who has his life upended when a rock guitarist enters their world.
Award-winning filmmaker, Ava DuVerna explores Kaepernick’s high school years and the experiences that led him to become an activist in the drama series, Colin in Black & White. The dazzling and devastating life of Princess Diana takes center stage in Diana: The Musical, and a wedding, a funeral, a new family member and a whole lot of drama up the stakes for the Colbys and Carringtons in the fourth season of Dynasty.
Here’s a list of everything coming to Netflix in October 2021
1 October 2021
MAID – Netflix Series
After fleeing an abusive relationship, a young mother finds a job cleaning houses as she fights to provide for her child and build them a better future.
Paik’s Spirit – Netflix Series
Drinks keep the conversation flowing as culinary star Paik Jong-won and celebrity guests talk life, food and booze over intoxicating meals.
Swallow – Netflix Film
Waylaid by life’s pressures in 1980s Lagos, Nigeria, Tolani becomes involved in drug smuggling with her streetwise friend and must face the fallout.
The Guilty – Netflix Film
A troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty scrambles to save a distressed caller during a harrowing day of revelations — and reckonings.
Forever Rich – Netflix Film
A rising rap superstar spirals out when a humiliating video goes viral and pushes him into a battle for redemption — over the course of one long night.
A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad – Netflix Documentary
A colony of German Christians with a charismatic and manipulative leader establishes itself in Chile and becomes instrumental to the dictatorship.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light – Netflix Anime
Meliodas and his friends jump back into action when the new era of peace is threatened by a powerful magical alliance that could spell the end for all.
Diana: The Musical – Netflix Special
The dazzling and devastating life of Princess Diana takes center stage in this original musical, filmed in advance of its official Broadway opening.
3 October 2021
Upcoming Summer – Netflix Film
When a white lie leads to unexpected results, Chen Chen and Zheng Yuxing forge a deep friendship and must face the harsh realities of growing up.
Scissor Seven – Season 3 – Netflix Anime Series
After his departure from Chicken Island, Seven makes a few detours before winding up in Xuanwu, where there’s a steep price on his head.
4 October 2021
On My Block – Season 4 – Netflix Series
Two years after going their separate ways, Ruby, Jamal, Monse and Cesar face new threats and must decide if their friendship is truly ride or die.
5 October 2021
Escape The Undertaker – Netflix Film
Can The New Day survive the surprises at The Undertaker’s spooky mansion? It’s up to you to decide their fate in this interactive WWE-themed special.
6 October 2021
There’s Someone Inside Your House – Netflix Film
Makani and her friends at Osborne High School try to identify and stop a masked killer who’s targeting students and exposing their biggest secrets.
Bad Sport – Netflix Documentary
Bad Sport looks at six unbelievable stories at the intersection of sports and crime, as told by the athletes, coaches and law enforcement officials at the center of the controversies.
Episodes include the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic figure skating scandal; superstar Indycar driver Randy Lanier’s marijuana-smuggling operation; the Arizona State University basketball point-shaving scheme; the horse hitman at the center of an insurance fraud ring; Calciopoli, the biggest match-fixing scandal in Italian football history; and South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje’s tragic fall from grace.
7 October 2021
Sexy Beasts – Season 2 – Netflix Series
It’s back — and beastier than ever. Follow six new singles as they strip away superficiality for a string of cheeky and charming costumed speed dates.
The Way of the Househusband – Season 1 Part 2 – Netflix Anime
After disappearing from the underworld, the legendary yakuza Tatsu, “the Immortal Dragon,” resurfaces — as a fiercely devoted stay-at-home husband.
The Billion Dollar Code – Netflix Series
In 1990s Berlin, an artist and a hacker invented a new way to see the world. Years later, they reunite to sue Google for patent infringement on it.
8 October 2021
Pretty Smart – Netflix Series
Book-smart Chelsea discovers she has a lot to learn about happiness when she’s forced to move in with her bubbly sister and three roommates.
Family Business – Season 3 – Netflix Series
Whisked off to a remote monastery, the Hazans contend with volatile captors, a mind-bending new product line and a doozy of a family secret.
Grudge – Netflix Film
Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes embroiled in a fatal incident and uncovers a grudge-fueled plot that threatens his associates.
My Brother, My Sister – Netflix Film
When their father’s will forces them to live together, siblings Nik and Tesla — and Tesla’s kids — try to overcome their differences to become a family.
Angeliena – Netflix Film
After a string of life-changing revelations, a beloved parking attendant pieces a new plan together and chases her dream of traveling the world.
A Tale Dark & Grimm – Netflix Kids & Family
Follow Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story into a winding and wickedly witty tale full of strange — and scary — surprises.
Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle – Netflix Kids & Family
Koko grows up in the jungle with a solitary Zarude. When he meets Ash and Pikachu, he discovers the human world — and a plot threatening his home!
9 October 2021
Blue Period – Netflix Anime
Bored with life, popular high schooler Yatora Yaguchi jumps into the beautiful yet unrelenting world of art after finding inspiration in a painting.
11 October 2021
The Baby-Sitters Club – Season 2 – Netflix Kids & Family
On the heels of the “best summer ever,” the BSC gets back to business and explores another season of change — with the help of two new members.
12 October 2021
Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano – Netflix Documentary
Join the creative process behind Nacho Cano’s new musical based on the love story of Malinche and Hernán Cortés and the merging of their two worlds.
The Movies That Made Us – Season 3 – Netflix Documentary
Chills, thrills and behind-the-scenes brawls: Insiders reveal the stories behind more of your favorite megahits in this funny, eye-opening docuseries.
Convergence: Courage in a Crisis – Netflix Documentary
While COVID-19 exacerbates vulnerabilities across the world, unsung heroes in all levels of society help the tide turn toward a brighter future.
Bright: Samurai Soul – Netflix Anime Film
In the early years of Japan’s Meiji Restoration, a human ronin must unite with an orc assassin to save an elf orphan from their common adversary.
Mighty Express – Season 5- Netflix Kids & Family
The Mighty Express trains team up on the tracks to deliver a huge rubber ducky, a giant robot and tons of pizza on exciting mega missions!
13 October 2021
Reflection of You – Netflix Series
A thriving painter’s enviable life begins to fray at the edges when a bright young woman she once befriended resurfaces as a shell of her former self.
Hiacynt – Netflix Film
Poland, 1985: Not satisfied with the result of a murder investigation, a young officer in communist Warsaw sets out on his own to discover the truth.
Fever Dream – Netflix Film
The charged relationship between two young moms, one a visitor and the other a local, reveals a looming environmental catastrophe and a spiritual crash.
14 October 2021
Another Life – Season 2 – Netflix Series
The stakes couldn’t get higher as Niko and her crew witness the annihilation of a planet. How do you negotiate with aliens capable of such brutality?
One Night in Paris – Netflix Film
Mixing sketches with rapid-fire sets, this special brings together top comedians from France’s stand-up scene as they explore life during the pandemic.
15 October 2021
You – Season 3 – Netflix Series
Now married with a young baby, Love and Joe try to forge a normal life in the affluent suburb of Madre Linda. But old habits die hard.
My Name – Netflix Series
Following her father’s murder, a revenge-driven woman puts her trust in a powerful crime boss — and enters the police force under his direction.
Little Things – Season 4- Netflix Series
From cohabitation to living long-distance, Kavya and Dhruv have weathered it all. But will their six years of history ensure a future together?
The Forgotten Battle – Netflix Film
During WWII’s crucial Battle of the Scheldt, the lives of a glider pilot, a Nazi soldier and a reluctant Resistance recruit tragically intersect.
The Trip – Netflix Film
Eager to end their marriage by murdering each other, a husband and wife head to a remote cabin — but soon find themselves facing an even bigger threat.
The Four of Us – Netflix Film
After their partner swap experiment takes a turn, four friends arrive at a remote beach hut to face the fallout and purge themselves of deeper truths.
Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween – Netflix Kids & Family
The Sharkpack gets ready for Halloween with the spooky legend of the “Fearsome Fog” — and Sharkdog must save trick-or-treating from a slimy sea monster!
Karma’s World – Netflix Kids & Family
Lyrically gifted middle schooler Karma juggles rap dreams and rhyme schemes while using her talent, ambition and heart to solve any problem.
Misfit – The Series – Netflix Kids & Family
The Misfits are in for a wild year as they prepare a school musical. But when the strict new headmaster bans the show, it’s up to Julia to save the day.
19 October 2021
In for a Murder – Netflix Film
A stay-at-home mom and avid reader of crime stories discovers the deepest secrets of a small town’s residents while investigating a woman’s murder.
Gabby’s Dollhouse – Season 3 – Netflix Kids & Family
Gabby, Pandy and their crew of kitty friends are back with even more special deliveries, surprising journeys and make-at-home lessons, too!
20 October 2021
Night Teeth – Netflix Film
A young driver picks up two mysterious women for a night of party hopping. But when his passengers reveal their true nature, he must fight to stay alive.
Stuck Together – Netflix Film
When Paris goes into lockdown during the pandemic, the quirky residents of an apartment building must adjust to a new life — and one another.
Found – Netflix Documentary
After DNA tests reveal them to be cousins, three girls adopted by different American families travel to China in hopes of meeting their birth parents.
21 October 2021
Sex, Love & Goop – Netflix Series
Courageous couples journey toward more pleasurable sex and deeper intimacy with help from Gwyneth Paltrow and a team of experts in this reality series.
Insiders– Netflix Series
An innovative new reality show.
Life’s a Glitch with Julien Bam – Netflix Series
Famous influencer Julien Bam and his sidekick Joon Kim scramble to return to life as they know it after accidentally traveling to a parallel dimension.
Go! Go! Cory Carson – Season 6 – Netflix Kids & Family
Beach days, bedtime stories and fun with best friends! Cory Carson’s always on the go for more laughter and heartwarming lessons in Bumperton Hills!
Komi Can’t Communicate – Netflix Anime
At a high school full of unique characters, Tadano helps his shy and unsociable classmate Komi reach her goal of making friends with 100 people.
Flip a Coin – ONE OK ROCK Documentary – Netflix Documentary
Unable to tour in 2020, the members of ONE OK ROCK work for months to put on an online concert that matches the energy of their in-person shows.
22 October 2021
The King’s Affection – Netflix Series
When the crown prince is killed, his twin sister assumes the throne while trying to keep her identity and affection for her first love a royal secret.
Locke & Key – Season 2 – Netflix Series
The magical mystery series based on comics by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez returns for a new season.
Inside Job – Netflix Series
For employees of the Deep State, conspiracies aren’t just theories — they’re fact. And keeping them a secret is a full-time job.
Adventure Beast – Netflix Series
Wildlife expert Bradley Trevor Greive travels the globe, getting into zany misadventures while imparting weird, wonderful, totally true nature factoids.
More than Blue – The Series – Netflix Series
A romantic series based on the hit 2018 Taiwanese film.
Dynasty – Season 4 – Netflix Series
A wedding, a funeral, a new family member and a whole lot of drama up the stakes for the Colbys and Carringtons this season.
Little Big Mouth – Netflix Film
A 9-year-old boy living with his single mom and granddad has his life upended when a rock guitarist enters their world.
Maya and the Three – Netflix Kids & Family
A Mesoamerican-inspired warrior princess embarks on a quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy and save humanity from the vengeful gods of the underworld.
26 October 2021
Sex: Unzipped – Netflix Series
“Saweetie and a cast of sex positive puppets teach you the A-B-Cs of S-E-X in Netflix’s funniest, filthiest, and furriest new comedy special, Sex: Unzipped. Talking heads include: Dominique Jackson, Ian Karmel, Joel Kim Booster, Katherine Ryan, London Hughes, Mae Martin, Michelle Buteau, Nikki Glaser, Romesh Ranganathan, Sam Jay, Trixie Mattel. Sex Experts include: Alexander Cheves, Emily Morse, Oloni, Stella Anna Sonnenbaum, and special guest Dr. Ruth Westheimer. ”
27 October 2021
Sintonia – Season 2 – Netflix Series
Months later, Rita, Nando and Doni remain close. But as the trio embraces new paths, can they continue to thrive while staying true to their roots?
Hypnotic – Netflix Film
Feeling stuck both personally and professionally, Jenn turns to a mysterious hypnotherapist for help, only to find herself caught in a deadly mind game.
Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight Part 2 – Netflix Film
The sequel to 2020’s horror film introduces new characters and frights.
28 October 2021
Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 3 – Netflix Series
A surreal and comic series based on the best-selling novel by Silvia Zucca.
The Motive – Netflix Documentary
Decades after a 14-year-old boy brutally killed his family in Jerusalem in 1986, this documentary revisits the horrifying crime.
29 October 2021
Colin in Black & White – Netflix Series
This drama series from Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay explores Kaepernick’s high school years and the experiences that led him to become an activist.
The Time It Takes – Netflix Series
Lina moves house, looks for a new job and tries new things… in an attempt to forget her first love. Starring Nadia de Santiago and Álvaro Cervantes.
Army of Thieves – Netflix Film
In this prequel to “Army of the Dead,” a mysterious woman recruits bank teller Dieter to assist in a heist of impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.
Mythomaniac – Season 2 – Netflix Series
As the truth about Lorenzo slowly comes to light, Elvira tries to reconcile with her family, who find escape and comfort in new tribes and romances.
6 October – Episodes 1-4
13 October – Episodes 5-8
20 October – Episodes 9-10
Love Is Blind: Brazil – Netflix Series
The dating experiment comes to Brazil as local singles look for true love and get engaged, all without meeting the other person face to face.
22 October – Episodes 1-3
29 October – Episodes 4-6
Roaring Twenties – Netflix Documentary
In this coming-of-age reality series set in Austin, Texas, 20-somethings navigate love and friendship and start a new adventure: life.
Well, there you have it, everything that’s coming to Netflix in October 2021. I trust that you’ll find something to watch in the 10th month of this year and it turns that Spring frown upside down.
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