Monthly, Netflix’s Original TV shows dominate the Top 10 charts. During September, Ratched, Away andCobra Kai were the only shows in Netflix’s entire database to capture the No1 positions.
However, for movies. In overall, eleven of one of a kind films held that first-place position—and simplest a handful of these have been Netflix Originals. The month didn’t gift very many fascinating options for unique movies, thus numerous month were forgotten movies like 14 July, Pets United and Awful Teacher had been the maximum dominant initiatives in the movie section of Netflix’s database.
This month, represents a hopeful change for Netflix authentic movies. A couple dozen new alternatives can be brought to Netflix’s lineup in October, and several of these appearance very promising.
So which ones are we most excited about? Here are the ten movies that seem to be making the most noise this October:
1. The 40-Year-Old Version
Rahda Blank is a voice everybody needs to watch in the movie world. Based on Blank’s experience as a playwright in New York, The 40-Year-Old Version is an intriguing drama that won the U.S. Dramatic Competition Directing Award at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival—and then was subsequently picked up by Netflix.
The 40-Year-Old Version will be available to stream on Netflix on October 9.
Dick Johnson is Dead
Director Kirsten Johnson has an interesting way of dealing with her father’s dementia and impending death. With the documentary Dick Johnson is Dead, she sends her father Dick through a series of fake (and comical) “accidents” that imitate ways in which he could die. The result (according to early reviews, anyway) is an entertaining and lighthearted approach to coping with death.
Dick Johnson is now available to stream on Netflix.
Happy Madison Production’s partnership with Netflix continues with the Adam Sandler-led Hubie Halloween. Sandler’s movies continue to have much darker premises over on Netflix, as his latest flick details the story of a well-intentioned man who is caught in the middle of a murder investigation.
Hubie Halloween will be available to stream on Netflix on October 7.
BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky
South Korean pop music—more popularly known as K-pop—has taken much of the world by storm. And for anybody who is still confused as to what makes a band like BLACKPINK so viral, this documentary is for you. BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky details the group’s rapid rise to fame.
BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky will be available to stream on Netflix on October 14.
Vampires vs. the Bronx
In what is surely a veiled commentary on gentrification and class warfare, Zombies vs. the Bronx is truly a horror-comedy film with some bite. The movie follows a group of teenagers who are forced to go to battle with a band of vampires that have infiltrated their Bronx neighborhood.
Vampires vs. the Bronx is now available to stream on Netflix.
Rooting for Roona
Without a doubt, Roona Begum is someone you can root for. And you’ll probably realize why when you watch Rooting for Roona. This documentary details baby Roona’s fight to survive after being born with Hydrocephalus—a birth defect caused by build-up of fluid in the brain leading to massive swelling of the head.
Rooting for Roona will be available to stream on Netflix on October 15.
The now-infamous 1969 trial of seven men who were charged by the government with conspiracy after the 1968 Democratic National Convention is finally getting dramatic treatment. This film stars some pretty big actors, such as Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 will be available to stream on October 16.
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
David Attenborough has been just about everywhere on the planet. And with that kind of world experience comes some pretty reliable commentary. In this documentary, the famous voice behind the Planet Earth series takes a look at a world that has greatly changed over the last several decades thanks to human interference.
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet will be available to stream on Netflix on October 4.
During Alfred Hitchcock’s legendary and storied career, only one of the movies in his incredible filmography won Best Picture at the Academy Awards: Rebecca. And in October 2020, Netflix will recreate that story with Lily James and Armie Hammer as the leads. The movie follows James’s newlywed character, who is battling the shadow of her husband’s first wife.
Rebecca will be available to stream on Netflix on October 21.
Over the Moon
One of the only animated efforts to come from Netflix this month, Over the Moon details the journey of an adventurous girl who builds a rocket ship so that she can travel to the moon and meet up with a mythical goddess.
Over the Moon will be available to stream on Netflix on October 23