What's Coming To Netflix In October - Arrow Season 2, Galaxy Quest and More
It has been a while since Netflix streaming got a big boost of genre properties, but October's new offerings will more than make up for a quiet few months. As well as CW's numerous sci-fi shows, there are a couple of big movie's hitting the service next month. With so much to watch you're going to need to be organized, so here are the best sci-fi and genre offerings coming to Netflix Streaming in October.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Available 10/1
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt.1 is in theaters in November, so next month is the perfect opportunity to catch up on where we left Katniss, Peeta and co. in Hunger Games: Catching Fire. One of 2013's biggest blockbusters, Catching Fire sees the winners of past Hunger Games pitted against each other in the Quarter Quell. Catching Fire sacrifices some of the storytelling ability seen in the first movie, but more than makes up for it in sheer intrigue and tension.
Galaxy Quest - Available 10/1
Galaxy Quest is undoubtedly one of the greatest sci-fi comedies of all time, but it has been a while since Tim Allen's band of amateur interstellar heroes have graced the Netflix streaming platform. But after rumors of sequels and spin-off comics, the 1999 classic, which sees sci-fi actors attempting to become sci-fi heroes, Galaxy Quest is back and will likely be heavily streamed over the next few weeks.
Carrie (2013) - Available 10/2
The reboot of Brian de Palma's 1976 horror classic doesn't come close to emulating its predecessor, but with Halloween around the corner, Chloë Grace Moretz's turn as Carrie White may well be worth a watch.
Shivers - Available 10/1
Speaking of Halloween, what better to way to celebrate the holiday than with one of David Cronenberg's Horror classics. Shivers is one of those horror movies that will chill you to your core as a scientist's experiment goes disastrously wrong and a parasitic monster is unleashed on the unwitting residents of a normally pleasant apartment complex.
Supernatural Season 9 - Available 10/7
Supernatural is one of those TV phenoms that even after 9 seasons keeps going from strength to strength. As usual, season 9 sees the WInchester Brothers towing the line between good and evil as they deal with fallen angels, devils, and just about everything in between. Note, Season 10 premieres on CW the same day season 9 hits Netflix.
Arrow Season 2 - Available 10/8
There's a case to be made for season 2 being Arrow's break out season. As good as the first season was, #2 built on those foundations and really placed the show on the radars of genre fans everywhere. Unfortunately, if you missed it, you've only got a matter of hours to catch up before Season 3 debuts that very same day.
The Tomorrow People Season 1 - 10/9
It may have been cancelled after one season, but Greg Berlanti's tale of the next level of human evolution is still worth a watch, if not just so you can appreciate the 1970's British original that much more.
The 100 Season 1 - Available 10/22
The 100 crept up on fans, what started out as a rather predictable premise for a sci-fi TV show actually ended up being a fairly entertaining dystopian teen drama. Set almost 100 years after a devastating nuclear war, The 100 follows a group of 100 teenagers (played by 20 somethings) who are sent back down to Earth from the spacecraft that houses the remnants of humanity. Their mission? To see if their home planet is ready to be repopulated.
Not entertained by these offerings? Here's the full list of October Netflix Streaming uploads.
A Long Way Down Annie (1984)
Annie: A Royal Adventure
Arrow: Season 2
Before I Go to Sleep
Bound by Flesh
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Chelsea Handler: Uganda Be Kidding Me
E-Team Ernest Saves Christmas
Freakshow: Season 2
Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series
Hart of Dixie: Season 3
Hostages: Season 1
In a World...
Jay Mohr: Funny For a Girl
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Kramer vs. Kramer
Last Man Standing: Season 3
My Father the Hero
Paths of Glory
Please Subscribe: A Documentary About YouTubers
Raising Hope: Season 4
Reign: Season 1
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Shadow of the Vampire
Sleepless in Seattle
Sons of Anarchy: Season 6
Supernatural: Season 9
The Phantom of the Opera
Team America: World Police
The 100: Season 1
The Boxcar Children
The Carrie Diaries: Season 2
The Following: Season 2
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Originals: Season 1
The Tomorrow People: Season 1
The Wedding Planner
The Vampire Diaries: Season 5
Tim Minchin And The Heritage Orchestra Live
Under the Electric Sky: EDC 2013
Why Stop Now
Witching & Bitching
Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn