New Netflix October 2019 Movies & TV Shows Include A Meryl Streep Film

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Liz Minch

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, which can only mean one thing: it's time to break out those sweats and pick your favorite seat on the couch, because 'tis the season to Netflix. Luckily, the lineup of new Netflix October 2019 movies and TV shows is so stacked with childhood classics — Rugrats in Paris: The Movie — and exciting new originals — the Meryl Streep-starring The Laundromat — that you'll be happy to sit on the couch marathoning when it's too cold or too dark to be outside.

As always, Netflix is getting ready to welcome a healthy dose of new originals this month. Not only is it going to be home to a Meryl Streep film, it's also going to premiere a limited series starring not one, but two Paul Rudds with Living With Yourself. Of course, there is a price to pay for so much joy, and that's all the movies and TV leaving Netflix in October. Among the particularly heartbreaking titles leaving the streaming site are Frances Ha, Julie & Julia, and the iconic Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (1 and 2).

To prepare yourself for the inevitable changes coming, here are 15 titles coming to Netflix in October that you should definitely look forward to.

'One Direction: This Is Us' — Coming Oct. 1

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One Direction is back — sort of. The boy band's 2013 documentary, One Direction: This Is Us, will definitely make it feel like they've returned, if only for a few hours on your Netflix night in. What better way to enjoy fall than to spend it remembering the glory days of Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, and Liam Payne.

'Charlie's Angels' — Coming Oct. 1

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Take a beat and reconnect with your 2000s icons, Natalie (Cameron Diaz), Dylan (Drew Barrymore), and Alex (Lucy Liu). Charlie's Angels will be available to stream on Netflix starting Oct. 1, as will the sequel, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. It's the perfect way to catch up before the new big screen reboot, also named Charlie's Angels, hits theaters on Nov. 15.

'The Rugrats Movie' — Coming Oct. 1

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Netflix is bringing back the 1998 animated classic, The Rugrats Movie, in a big way. The movie will join Netflix on Oct. 1, as well as the sequel, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000), which means that fans of the Nickelodeon show can relive its glory days with a movie marathon.

'Living Undocumented' — Coming Oct. 2

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On a more serious note, Netflix is also adding an original docuseries, Living Undocumented, on Oct. 2. The series, executive produced by Selena Gomez, will take a close look at eight undocumented families as they navigate the rapidly changing politics and immigration policies of the United States in 2018.

'Big Mouth' Season 3 — Coming Oct. 4

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Big Mouth will premiere its third season on Oct. 4, and puberty is back and more aggressive than ever. But it's not only hormones mixing it up this season — there are plenty of fun guest stars, too. In fact, Big Mouth Season 3 will deliver a new Netflix crossover event when Queer Eye's Fab Five — Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, and Jonathan Van Ness — arrive to give Coach Steve a makeover.

'In The Tall Grass' — Coming Oct. 4

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Netflix is adding another Stephen King adaptation to its roster, just in time for Halloween. In the Tall Grass, based on a novella by King and Joe Hill, tells the story of a handful of people lost in a field of tall grass. There seems to be no way out, until something even more frightening than endless grass comes to find them.

'Raising Dion' — Coming Oct. 4

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Raising Dion, Netflix's newest superhero original series, aims to tell a new kind of origin story. The show follows a single mother, Nicole, who struggles to learn how to raise her son, Dion, alone after discovering he has super powers.

'After' — Coming Oct. 9

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After, the movie about forbidden love inspired by a novel that was originally Harry Styles fan fiction, is coming to Netflix. The movie is all about teen angst and self-discovery, starring Hero Fiennes-Tiffin as a bad boy Hardin, who brings good-girl Tessa (Josephine Langford) down a sexy new path.

'Schitt's Creek' Season 5 — Coming Oct. 10

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October is the perfect month to catch up with Schitt's Creek before its sixth and final season airs on Pop TV. Season 5 will finally be available to watch on Netflix starting Oct. 10, and it contains plenty of Rose family antics to keep you laughing your way to Halloween.

'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' — Coming Oct. 11

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The story of Breaking Bad will continue with an original movie, El Camino. Unfortunately for fans, based on the trailer, it seems like the movie will pick up after the events of the series, which means Walter White probably won't be making an appearance. Instead, the film will follow Jesse (Aaron Paul) as he embarks on the next chapter of his life.

'Eli' — Coming Oct. 18

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Netflix's mysterious original film Eli is definitely prime Halloween night viewing. The movie tells the story of a young boy, Eli, who is so sick that he has to live completely isolated from the world. But, when he joins a new experimental treatment facility, there's hope he might be cured — if he survives whatever is haunting the place first.

'The Laundromat' — Coming Oct. 18

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Meryl Streep's next Oscar-winning performance could very well be a Netflix Original thanks to The Laundromat. Steven Soderbergh's newest dramedy stars Streep as a woman who goes down a dangerous rabbit hole when she begins looking into a sketchy insurance policy. The film also stars Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Jeffrey Wright, and Sharon Stone.

'Living With Yourself' — Coming Oct. 18

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Netflix's new series Living With Yourself is really committed to giving fans what they want: multiple Paul Rudds. The wacky sci-fi comedy is about a man who gets a unique spa treatment to become a better version of himself, only to find himself literally replaced by this better version.

'Jenny Slate: Stage Fright' — Coming Oct. 22

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Comedian Jenny Slate will premiere her first Netflix comedy special, Stage Fright, on Oct. 22. The former Saturday Night Live cast member and Marcel the Shell creator won't be going the traditional stand-up route. Instead, Stage Fright will feature personal footage from her childhood and interviews with her family, in addition to her storytelling.

'Daybreak' — Coming Oct. 24

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As if high school couldn't get any worse for some, now it's also the apocalypse. In Daybreak, teens in Glendale, California, are thrust into a post-apocalyptic world after a nuclear blast hits on Homecoming night. Cliques become tribes, and fighting in the hallways quickly becomes fighting to the death.

'Dolemite Is My Name' — Coming Oct. 25

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Eddie Murphy's newest film takes a look at the Blaxploitation era that boomed in the 1970s. Murphy stars as Rudy Ray Moore, a comedian who ends up creating the pimp persona Dolemite and becoming a key figure in Blaxploitation films.

'Shine On With Reese' — Coming Oct. 28

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Reese Witherspoon's original, unscripted TV show, Shine On with Reese, is coming to Netflix after premiering on AT&T's DirecTV and U-verse in July 2018. The show follows Witherspoon as she talks to women — both famous and not famous — and learns their stories.

And here are the movies and shows you need to watch before they leave Netflix in October.

'Casper' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Casper, the 1995 classic children's movie about the world's friendliest ghost, is leaving Netflix on Oct. 1. So, if you were saving this spooky nostalgia for Halloween — don't. The movie starred Malachi Pearson as the voice of Casper and Christina Ricci as Kat, the human girl he falls for. And, of course, Casper also launched Devon Sawa, who played Casper in human form, into heartthrob status for an entire generation of '90s kids.

'Frances Ha' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach's millennial angst masterpiece, Frances Ha, is sadly leaving Netflix on Oct. 1. The movie, written by Baumbach and Gerwig and directed by Baumbach, was a runaway hit in 2012, in part because of a great performance by Gerwig and its honest depiction of a love between friends.

'Gremlins' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Sadly, the 1984 classic Gremlins is also leaving Netflix. The movie about a cuddly creature that multiplies and turns violent if gotten wet or fed after midnight, is truly in a league of its own. Hopefully the movie will be back in time for the holidays — it is a Christmas movie, after all.

'In Bruges' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Colin Farrell won a Golden Globe for his performance in the dark comedy In Bruges. He plays a hitman in the film, forced to lie low in Belgium after a job gone wrong. The movie also stars multiple Harry Potter alums — Clémence Poésy (Fleur Delacour), Brendan Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody), and Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort).

'All The President's Men' — Leaving Oct. 1

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If you are one of those people who didn't know who Robert Redford was before he was revealed as the "nodding guy" meme, then All the President's Men is a great place to start. In the film, Redford plays journalist Bob Woodward, as he and Carl Bernstein (played here by Dustin Hoffman) work to uncover the truth about the Watergate scandal.

'Julie & Julia' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Julie & Julia, written and directed by Nora Ephron, might as well be called "Comfort Food: The Movie." The charming, if sometimes predictable, film is the perfect way to remedy a bad day, bad week, or even a bad month.

'Obsessed' — Leaving Oct. 1

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It's hard to believe that Obsessed – a movie in which Idris Elba and Beyoncé's happy marriage is almost broken up by a deadly stalker, played by Ali Larter — even exists. And yet, this pre-Lemonade gem of a revenge film can still be viewed on Netflix — until it says goodbye on Oct. 1.

'The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants' — Leaving Oct. 1

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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel are both leaving Netflix this October. And though the friendship between Tibby (Amber Tamblyn), Lena (Alexis Bledel), Carmen (America Ferrera), and Bridget (Blake Lively) will live on forever, now would be a good time to plan that movie night with your BFF.

'Cloverfield' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Cloverfield took the found-footage technique used in Blair Witch Project and decided to use it for a new genre: the monster apocalypse. It's just another night in New York City for one group of friends, until a monster invades the city, destroying everything — and everyone — in its path.

'Cabaret' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Bob Fosse's Cabaret (1972) won eight Oscars, including Best Actress in a Leading Role for Liza Minnelli and Best Director. The movie musical might just be Minnelli's most definitive work in front of the camera, and if you were a fan of FX's Fosse/Verdon, it's pretty much a must-watch.

'Empire Records' — Leaving Oct. 1

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Empire Records might be a time capsule of the '90s, but to remove it from Netflix, even in 2019, is just plain cruel. The dramedy, about a group of young adults working at Empire Records, stars Anthony LaPagila, Maxwell Caulfield, Debi Mazar, Renée Zellweger, and Liv Tyler. It's iconic for a reason.

'Bridget Jones's Baby' — Leaving Oct. 20

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Another Renée Zellweger classic, albeit a much more recent one, Bridget Jones's Baby is also leaving Netflix in October. The third film in the Bridget Jones trilogy turned Bridget's romantic comedy pitfalls into slightly more serious drama when Bridget gets pregnant but isn't sure if the father is her ex, Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), or her dream man, Jack (Patrick Dempsey).

'The Fall' Series 1 — Leaving Oct. 29

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Fans of detective shows will definitely want to be sure to check out The Fall before it leaves Netflix. The gritty British drama follows Stella Gibson, an investigator going after a serial killer, played by Jamie Dornan. It's a tense game of cat and mouse that will, if nothing else, truly change the way you watch Fifty Shades of Grey.

But that's not all! To make sure you don't miss a thing, here's a full list of everything leaving and coming to Netflix in October 2019.

What's Coming

Oct. 1

  • Carmen Sandiego — Season 2
  • Nikki Glaser: Bangin'
  • 93 Days
  • A.M.I.
  • Along Came A Spider
  • Bad Boys
  • Bad Boys II
  • Blow
  • Bring It On, Ghost — Season 1
  • Charlie's Angels
  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
  • Cheese in the Trap — Season 1
  • Chicago Typewriter — Season 1
  • Crash
  • Exit Wounds
  • Good Burger
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  • Honey 2
  • House of the Witch
  • One Direction: This Is Us
  • Payday
  • Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
  • Scream 2
  • Senna
  • Signal — Season 1
  • Sin City
  • Sinister Circle
  • Supergirl
  • Superman Returns
  • Surf's Up
  • The Bucket List
  • The Flinstones
  • The Flinstones in Viva Rock Vegas
  • The Island
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • The Rugrats Movie
  • The Time Traveler's Wife
  • Lagos Real Fake Life
  • Men in Black II
  • Moms at War
  • No Reservations
  • Ocean's Thirteen
  • Ocean's Twelve
  • Tomorrow With You — Season 1
  • Trainspotting
  • Troy
  • Tunnel — Season 1
  • Unaccompanied Minors
  • Walking Out

Oct. 2

  • Living Undocumented
  • Ready to Mingle (Solteras)
  • Rotten — Season 2

Oct. 3

  • Seis Manos

Oct. 4

  • Big Mouth — Season 3
  • Creeped Out — Season 2
  • In the Tall Grass
  • Peaky Blinders — Season 5
  • Raising Dion
  • Super Monsters — Season 3
  • Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween

Oct. 5

  • Legend Quest: Masters of Myth

Oct. 7

  • Match! Tennis Juniors
  • The Water Diviner

Oct. 8

  • Dean Cole: Cole Hearted
  • The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween

Oct. 9

  • After
  • Rhythm + Flow

Oct. 10

  • Schitt's Creek — Season 5

Oct. 11

  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
  • The Forest of Love
  • Fractured
  • Haunted — Season 2
  • Insatiable — Season 2
  • La Influencia
  • Plan Coeur — Season 2
  • The Awakening of Motti Wolenbruch
  • YooHoo to the Rescue — Season 2

Oct. 12

  • Banlieusards

Oct. 15

  • Dark Crimes

Oct. 16

  • Ghosts of Sugar Land
  • Sinister 2

Oct. 17

  • The Karate Kid
  • The Unlisted

Oct. 18

  • The Yard (Avlu)
  • Baby — Season 2
  • Eli
  • Interior Design Masters
  • The House of Flowers — Season 2
  • The Laundromat
  • Living with Yourself
  • MeatEater — Season 8
  • Mighty Little Bheem: Diwali
  • Seventeen
  • Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales Collection 2
  • Tell Me Who I Am
  • Toon — Seasons 1 & 2
  • Unnatural Selection
  • Upstarts

Oct. 19

  • Men in Black

Oct. 21

  • Echo in the Canyon
  • Free Fire

Oct. 22

  • Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Oct. 23

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Dancing with the birds
  • Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

Oct. 24

  • Daybreak
  • Revenge of Pontianak

Oct. 25

  • A Tale of Love and Darkness
  • Assimilate
  • Brigada Costa del Sol
  • Brotherhood
  • Dolemite Is My Name
  • Greenhouse Academy — Season 3
  • The Kominsky Method — Season 2
  • Monzon
  • Nailed It! France (C'est du gâteau!)
  • Nailed It! Spain (Niqeiao!)
  • Prank Encounters
  • Rattlesnake
  • It Takes a Lunatic

Oct. 28

  • A 3 Minute Hug
  • Little Miss Sumo
  • Shine On with Reese — Season 1

Oct. 30

  • Flavorful Origins: Yunnan Cuisine

Oct. 31

  • Kengan Ashura: Part II
  • Nowhere Man
  • Raging Bull

Leaving Netflix

Oct. 1

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • All the President's Men
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  • Bring It On: In It to Win It
  • Cabaret (1972)
  • Casper
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  • Cloverfield
  • Deliverance
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  • Empire Records
  • Evolution
  • Forks Over Knives
  • Frances Ha
  • Free State of Jones
  • Get Carter
  • Gremlins
  • Hoosiers
  • Impractical Jokers — Season 1
  • In Bruges
  • Julie & Julia
  • Lakeview Terrace
  • Midsomer Murders: Series 1-19
  • Obsessed
  • Pineapple Express
  • Platoon
  • Quiz Show
  • She's Out of My League
  • The Dukes of Hazzard
  • The Nightmare
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Oct. 5

  • Despicable Me 3

Oct. 7

  • David Blaine: What is Magic?
  • Scream 4

Oct. 9

  • Little Witch Academia
  • Little Witch Academia: The Enchanged Parade
  • Sword Art Online II — Season 1

Oct. 15

  • El Internado — Season 1-2

Oct. 20

  • Bridget Jones's Baby

Oct. 25

  • The Carrie Diaries — Season 1 & 2

Oct. 29

  • The Fall — Series 1
  • The Imitation Game

Please watch responsibly.

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