It may seem as though 2020 has moved pretty fast because fall is already here. Many favorite fall activities have been canceled or restricted, but there’s still some fun stuff to do. Netflix will be adding a wide variety of Halloween-themed movies, television shows, specials, and more to stream in October. There will be everything from classic scary movies, family and kid-friendly shows, and plenty of original content. Now, get immersed in the spooky season by taking a gander at the exciting Halloween titles coming soon to Netflix.
Ratched Is The Prequel To One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
One of the first horror-themed titles that has already arrived on Netflix is Ratched. The series is a look at the iconic villain, Nurse Ratched, most famously known from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. It chronicles her life in the 1940s when she comes to work at a mental institution in a rural California beach town.
Sarah Paulson as Nurse Ratched gave a bone-chilling performance of a character who is battling between using her morals for good and evil. Ratched is meant for mature audiences, so take the kids out of the room before watching.
Adam Sandler’s Famous Friends Join Him In Hubie Halloween
You may have noticed a lot of Adam Sandler movies popping up all over Netflix and another will be here just in time for Halloween. Hubie Halloween is a comedy with Sandler playing a wacky resident of Salem.
He always wants the holiday to run smoothly, but when people in the town start disappearing, it’s up to him to save the day. There are many famous faces who joined Sandler in the film including Julie Bowen, Steve Buscemi, Kevin James, Maya Rudolph, and Rob Schneider. Hube Halloween will be added to Netflix on October 7.
The Haunting Of Bly Manor Continues The Story Of Another Anthology
The Haunting of Bly Manor is a follow-up to The Haunting of Hill House, and is based on a novella called The Turn of the Screw. This TV series centers on a nanny who cares for two orphans in an old British manor house.
The nanny soon begins to hear mysterious voices that most likely belong to former employees who had vanished from the home. Fans who are eagerly anticipating this anthology series will only have to wait until October 9.
ParaNorman Falls Into A Specific Halloween Movie Category
Some of the best Halloween movies are claymation. Coraline, The Corpse Bride, Monster House, and ParaNorman are all great examples of this. Unfortunately, not all of these will be made available on Netflix this Halloween.
One title that will surely be added is 2012’s ParaNorman starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and more. It’s about a teen outcast who has to battle some supernatural creatures in order to save his town from an old curse. Get ready to catch ParaNorman on Netflix beginning October 18.
#Alive Is 2020’s Zombie Apocalypse Thriller
Zombie movies are a staple during Halloween and one of the newest additions is the Netflix original movie #Alive. It follows a man who is left on his own after the rest of his family goes on vacation.
Everything seems to be going fine until a massive zombie apocalypse ensues. After isolating himself from the zombies, he and his neighbor must figure out a way to escape from their zombie-infested apartment building. #Alive is available to watch now on Netflix.
Who Will Win In Vampires Vs. The Bronx?
Some vampire movies may seem outdated, but Netflix’s newest vampire film gives the genre a modern spin. Vampires vs. the Bronx is about a group of friends in the Bronx neighborhood of New York who have to save their town from both gentrification and vampires.
It will be interesting to see if the Bronx or the vampires come out on top. The film stars Chris Redd, Method Man, Jaden Michael, Gregory Diaz IV, and more and will be released on Netflix on October 2.
Cadaver Will Give You Nightmares
A Norwegian film that will be giving people nightmares this Halloween is Cadaver. The story centers around a family who goes to see a play at the hotel in which they’re staying.
Soon, the guests are told the hotel is the stage and that they are to become part of the play. In a huge turn of events, the guests start to disappear one-by-one and it’s up to the family to figure out what’s really going on. The horror film will be available to stream on Netflix starting October 22.
A Young Girl Becomes Possessed In The Binding
Set in southern Italy, The Binding is a thriller about a mom and daughter who go to visit the mom’s future mother-in-law. While there, they discover that the daughter has become the host of a vicious spirit that will stop at nothing to take her life.
The special effects and makeup look like they’ll be one of the key parts of the movie. Italian actors Riccardo Scamarcio, Frederica Rosellini, and Sebastiano Filocamo are a few of the film’s stars and it is set to premiere on Netflix on October 2.
StarBeam: Halloween Hero Is Perfect For Your Little Ones
While not all Halloween content is kid-friendly, this TV special is great for the little ones. StarBeam is one of Netflix’s top animated children’s shows and is releasing a special Halloween episode on October 6 called StarBeam: Halloween Hero.
In the episode, StarBeam and her friend Boost have to save the day when the greedy Captain Fishbeard starts stealing the neighborhood’s Halloween treats. This Halloween special can be something the whole family can watch together or something the kids can watch on their own.
A Babysitter’s Guide To Monster Hunting Cast This Harry Potter Star
A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting has a release date of October 14 on Netflix. The movie is about a reluctant teen girl who is chosen to babysit a young boy.
Shortly after she arrives, the boy gets abducted by monsters and she gets recruited to an international secret society in order to save him. She teams up with other teenage monster hunters to face the Boogeyman, a witch, and several other frightening creatures. Audiences may recognize Harry Potter’s Tom Felton as the Boogeyman.
The Babysitter: Killer Queen Is Both Campy And Gory
The Babysitter’s sequel, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, fast forwards to two years later. Cole (Judah Lewis) has survived a satanic cult that was led by his former babysitter (Samara Weaving). All of his high school friends think he’s gone mad after everyone in the cult disappeared.
The only one who believes him is his crush and next-door neighbor Melanie (Emily Alyn Lind). The two go to a party at a nearby lake and the cult reappears. It’s up to Cole and Melanie to defeat them before they destroy everything. The Babysitter: Killer Queen is now available to stream on Netflix.
Why The Worst Witch Might Sound Familiar
There are plenty of Halloween programs for kids on Netflix and one show they can get hooked on is The Worst Witch. The fourth season will be premiering on the streaming platform on October 1.
This season will focus on two young witch girls who are learning the limits of their magical powers as they compete for the coveted “Head Girl” position at their witch school. The series is based on children’s books from the 1970’s and is the fifth on-screen adaptation.
Find Out What’s Lurking Outside In Nobody Sleeps In The Woods Tonight
Hitting Netflix on October 28, Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight focuses on a group of technology-addicted teenagers who are sent to an offline camp. While the teens struggle to live life without their smartphones, they will be faced with their biggest danger yet.
There is something lurking in the woods and the group will have to figure out how to save themselves without getting help from their devices. The movie is set in Poland and stars all Polish actors.
A Man Finally Gets His Sweet Revenge In The Paramedic
This thriller is all about revenge. The Paramedic centers around an EMT worker who suffers a tragic accident. The results of the tragedy turn his personal life upside down.
As the story continues, the man becomes a lot more suspicious of his work partner, Vane, who he believes to be the cause of his accident. This leads him to take revenge on every person he believes has wronged him in the past. The Paramedic is already available to watch on Netflix.
Unsolved Mysteries Is Back For Another Season
Unsolved Mysteries comes from the producers of Stranger Things and the second season will be available on October 19. Netflix will be releasing six new episodes of this crime and mystery docuseries.
The episodes will cover unexplained disappearances, tragic events, strange occurrences, and more. Viewers will get to hear from first-hand eyewitnesses such as the detectives, journalists, and family members of the cold case victims. Even you could hold the key to unlocking the answers behind these unsolved mysteries.
Get The Kids Ready For Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween
Go! Go! Cory Carson is an animated series on Netflix based on the toys manufactured by VTech. They have done several holiday specials and the next one is for Halloween.
The Halloween episode is dropping on October 2 and will have Cory, Chrissy, and Freddie on the lookout for some king-sized candy bars. In order to get some, they will have to travel to the spooky side of town. Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween is both family-friendly and teaches kids life lessons along the way.
Rebecca Has Romance, Drama, And Suspense
Rebecca combines romance, drama, and mystery and stars Lily James and Armie Hammer. The two play a newlywed couple who travel to visit Hammer’s family estate on the English coast.
When they arrive James feels as if she’s living in the shadow of his deceased first wife, the elegant and charming Rebecca. Rebecca’s legacy lives on through Hammer’s sinister housekeeper Mrs. Danvers. Those who are looking forward to Rebecca only have to wait until October 21.
Don’t Watch Menéndez: The Day Of The Lord Before Bed
Audiences probably won’t want to watch Menéndez: The Day of the Lord before bed. It follows a retired priest who doesn’t leave the confines of his dark apartment. Throughout the film he questions his faith, which leads to horrible nightmares about things from his past.
Then, his friend visits to tell him about his daughter who he thinks is possessed and begs for the priest to do an exorcism. The priest uses this as a chance for redemption, but the daughter may not be possessed after all. This horror film is set to release on Netflix on October 30.
Will They Make It Out Alive In His House?
From across the pond comes a horror film that was likely inspired by Get Out and Us. His House is about a Sudanese refugee couple trying to escape from their war-torn country.
After they settle in a quaint English town, they start to notice that not everything is as it seems. The couple discovers that there is an unspeakable evil lurking in their new town. His House is scheduled to be released on Netflix on October 30.
Halloween Just Got More Fun With Super Monsters: Dia De Los Monsters
Another Halloween special is coming for fans of Super Monsters. Super Monsters: Dia de los Monsters will be available to stream on October 9 and features the fun monster characters in some bright and exciting Halloween costumes.
In the special, the monsters go to visit Vida’s hometown for a Dia de los Muertos parade. The monsters meet some new monster friends and get to celebrate the holiday together. This show is geared toward preschool kids and helps them get ready for kindergarten.