Coming and Going on Netflix in October 2015

'Beasts of No Nation' is one of the new programs coming to Netflix in October 2015

Netflix doesn’t announce everything that is coming to their subscription streaming service but they do preview the highlights. October brings us (among other shows) Batman Begins (2005) and Boogie Nights (1997), Oscar-winner Million Dollar Baby (2004), the best superhero series on TV The Flash: Season 1, the debut seasons of Jane the Virgin and iZombie and new seasons of Arrow, Supernatural, Reign, and American Horror Story: Freak Show, the Netflix exclusive movies Beasts of No Nation (premiering the same day it opens in theaters) and Manson Family Vacation, and the Netflix original series The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show: Season 1 and Hemlock Grove: Season 3, which is also the final season of the streaming horror series.

Here’s Netflix’s list of what’s arriving on the service this month, and what’s leaving.

October 1
A Christmas Carol (1938)
About Alex (2014)
Alexander: Theatrical Cut (2004)
American Pie (1999)
Batman Begins (2005)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Dark Was the Night (2014)
Design on a Dime Collection: Collection 1
El Tiempo Entre Costuras (2013)
Extreme Homes Collection: Collection 1
Fixer Upper: Season 1
Genevieve’s Renovation: Season 1
Glass Chin (2014)
House Hunters Renovation Collection: Collection 1
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Million Dollar Rooms Collection: Collection 1
Monkey Thieves: Seasons 1-3
On the Town (1949)
Pal Joey (1957)
Pepe (1960)
Pressure (2015)
Property Virgins Collection: Collection 1
Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Richard Pryor: Icon (2014)
Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special (2014)
Some Came Running (1958)
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Devil at 4 O’Clock (1961)
The Great Food Truck Race Collection: Collection 1
The Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story (2014)
The Nightmare (2015)
Throwdown with Bobby Flay Collection: Collection 1
Uncle Grandpa: Season 1 (more episodes)
Vanilla Ice Project: Seasons 1-4
Wakfu: Season 1
White Rabbit (2013)
Wild Horses (2015)
Worst Cooks in America Collection: Collection 1

October 2
Anjelah Johnson: Not Fancy (2015) (Netflix Original)
La Leyenda de la Nahuala (2007)
Reign: Season 2
The Vampire Diaries: Season 6

October 3
Alpha and Omega 5: Family Vacation (2015)

October 5
Team Hot Wheels: Build the Epic Race (2015)

October 6
American Horror Story: Freak Show (Season 4)
iZombie: Season 1
Last Man Standing: Season 4
The Flash: Season 1
The Originals: Season 2
Tremors 5: Bloodline (2015)

'The Flash: Season 1' coming to Netflix on October 6
‘The Flash: Season 1’ coming to Netflix on October 6

October 7
Arrow: Season 3
Flor Salvaje: Season 1
Legends: Season 1
Supernatural: Season 10

October 8
American Heist (2014)
Strangerland (2015)

October 9
Mighty Med: Season 2
The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show: Season 1 (Netflix Original)
Winter on Fire (2015) (Netflix Original)

October 10
Lalaloopsy: Band Together (2015)

October 11
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me (2014)
Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Season 3

October 12
Jane the Virgin: Season 1

October 14
The Lazarus Effect (2015)

October 15
Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery: Season 1
Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno Live! (2015)
The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Part 1 / Part 2 (2004)

October 16
All Hail King Julien: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers (2015) (Netflix Original)
Beasts of No Nation (2015) (Netflix Original)
Circle (2015) (Netflix Exclusive)
Some Assembly Required: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
The Principal: Season 1

October 18
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013)

October 20
Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (2014)
Marvel’s Avengers Assemble: Season 2

October 22
Results (2015)

October 23
Hemlock Grove: Season 3 (Netflix Original)

October 24
Jack Strong (2014)

October 25
Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection (2015)

October 27
August: Osage County (2013)
Manson Family Vacation (2015) (Netflix Exclusive)

October 28
Chasing Life: Season 2
The Gunman (2015)

October 29
Return to Sender (2015)

October 30
Popples: Season 1 (Netflix Original)

Leaving Netflix in October

October 1
Aces High (1976)
A Fond Kiss (2004)
Agata And The Storm (2004)
A Good Day to Die (2013)
Alakazam The Great (1960)
All Is Lost (2013)
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Agora (2009)
A Liar’s Autobiography (2012)
America Declassified (2013)
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Angela’s Ashes (1999)
Annie Hall (1977)
Another Woman (1988)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Apocalypse Now Redux (2001)
Axed (2012)
Baby’s Day Out (1994)
Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession (1980)
Beaufort (2007)
Belle of the Yukon (1944)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Big Night (1996)
Blue Velvet (1986)
The Bounty (1984)
Brewster’s Millions (1945)
The Brian Boitano Project (2014)
Buying & Selling (2013)
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Caprica (2009)
Casanova Brown (1944)
Cesar Chavez (2014)
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Cold Mountain (2003)
Cottage to Let (1941)
Cousins on Call (2013)
Craig Ferguson: Does this Need To Be Said? (2011)
Crimes of the Century (2013)
Cujo (1983)
Darkness Falls (1998)
Days of Heaven (1978)
The Dead Files (2012)
The Desert Fox: The Story Of Rommel (1951)
Destination Truth (2010)
The Devil’s Rejects (2005)
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Domestic Disturbance (2001)
Don’t Let Me Die on a Sunday (1998)
Down to Earth (2001)
Drop Zone (1994)
Down To Earth (2001)
The Duchess (2008)
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1965)
Ella Enchanted (2004)
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Fallen Angels (1995)
Flashdance (1983)
Flea Market Flip (2013)
French Connection II (1975)
Gimme Shelter (2014)
Girl Most Likely (2012)
God’s Not Dead (2014)
The Good Guy (2010)
Go West (1925)
Happy Endings (2005)
Hawaii Five-O (1978-1980)
Holmes Inspection Collection (2011)
Hotel Impossible (2013)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
If I Stay (2014)
In A World (2013)
The Inbetweeners (2008-2010)
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Jade (1995)
Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny
The Job (2001)
Joe (2013)
Joyride (1996)
Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour
Love It or List It Collection (2 series)
Marlene (1984)
Marriage Italian Style (1964)
The Mikado (1939)
Milius (2013)
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Nebraska (2013)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
The Passion of Anna (1969)
Pet Sematary (1989)
Pink: The Truth About Love Tour
The Pioneer Woman Collection (2012)
The Prince (2014)
The Producers (1968)
Renoir (2012)
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Restaurant Impossible Collection
Robocop (2014)
Russell Brand: Messiah Complex
The Sacrifice (1986)
Salt of This Sea (2008)
Saved! (2004)
Scrooged (1988)
The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Sleeper Cell
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Steamboat Bill, Jr (1928)
The Sun (2005)
Sunflower (1970)
Tapeheads (1988)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
The Trial (1962)
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Visiting Hours (1982)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Woman in the Moon (1929)
World War Z (2013)
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)

'Star Trek Into Darkness' leaving Netflix on October 1, but available on Amazon Prime
‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ leaving Netflix on October 1, but available on Amazon Prime and coming to Hulu

October 4
Wolverine and the X-Men (2009)

October 6
Drool (2009)
Peter and Vandy (2009)
The Edge of Heaven (2007)

October 9
Crank (2006)

October 15
Pinky Dinky Doo
Play with Me Sesame
Sesame Street: Animals and Nature
Sesame Street: Classics
Sesame Street: Cookie and Friends
Sesame Street: Creativity and Imagination
Sesame Street: Elmo and Friends
Sesame Street: Everyday Moments
Sesame Street: Music and Dance
Sesame Street: Numbers and Letters
Wild Animal Baby Explorers

October 16
Brüno (2009)
Chico & Rita (2010)

October 20
Freelancers (2012)

October 22
Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

October 25
Nanny 911: Season 1

October 26
Bratz: Genie Magic (2006)

October 27
Alexandria (2010)

October 29
America’s Sweethearts (2001)

October 30
Life in Our Universe: Season 1

October 31
Braxton Family Values: Season 3

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About Sean Axmaker

Sean Axmaker is a contributing writer for Turner Classic Movies Online, The Seattle Weekly, Keyframe, and Cinephiled, and the editor of Parallax View ( He was a film critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for nine years and a longtime home video columnist for IMDb and MSN Movies, and his work has appeared in Indiewire,, The Stranger, Senses of Cinema, Asian Cult Cinema, Filmfax, Psychotronic Video, and "The Scarecrow Video Guide." You can find links to all of this and more on his shamelessly self-promoting blog at

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