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New on netflix in october 2021

New on Netflix in October 2021

Death, destruction, the birth of a zombie apocalypse, turns out life does imitate art in this month’s Netflix lineup. Apparently, the streaming overlords looked at the carnage outside and went ‘yeah, sick. Let’s do this in episodic-series format’. Whether it’s Penn Badgley living out the American Psycho dream in You season 3 or Jake Gyllenhaal playing the world’s most tense telemarketer in The Guilty, Netflix has dropped a hot, steamy load of big-budget blockbusters on us this month, so dig in. Here is what is New on Netflix in October 2021.

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Best New Series on Netflix in October 2021

Seinfeld: The Complete Works

Not sure if you’ve heard of this quiet achiever or not? Yeah, yeah, we know Seinfeld isn’t exactly new but when nine seasons of the biggest sitcom in history land on Netflix all at once, it demands to be talked about. Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer are back doing not a whole lot in the little show about nothing that turned them into superstars. SERENITY NOW.

Release Date: 1 October 2021

You: Season 3

The world’s creepiest couple return for another season, but this time around, Joe and Love aren’t alone. They’ve added a psychotic baby to the mix! Living out the white-picket-fence fantasy, the psychopaths turned homemakers find themselves living a relatively normal life in the dainty suburb of Madre Linda, but just like big, bald Bruce Willis, old habits die hard.

Release Date: 15 October 2021

The Billionaire Dollar Code

Art is weird, man. In this strange new series, we take things back to the heyday of European idealism and the fall of the Berlin wall. Based on true events, The Billionaire Dollar Code tells the story of the men behind the virtual representation of earth based on ART+COM’s networked satellite images, aerial shots, altitude data, and architectural data, Terravision. Sound familiar? Well, it was pretty much the precursor to Google Earth and now, decades later, we see the two creators reunite to tackle big tech. Confusing, but enthralling.

Release Date: 7 October 2021

Sex unzipped

Sex: Unzipped

Landing somewhere between Sesame Street and ‘show me where on this puppet the bad man touched you’, Sex: Unzipped is a wild ride. Rapper Saweetie and a cast of sex-positive puppets are joined by comedians and sex experts to teach you the ABCs of fornication. While we have absolutely no idea how this is going to work, mark us down as interested.

Release Date: 26 October 2021

Sexy Beasts: Season 2

The most horrifying dating show on television returns for a second season. The masks are more grotesque, the dates more awkward and the small-talk unbearable, but hey, this is being single in 2021.

Release Date: 7 October 2021

Inside Job

The phrase ‘Deep State’ gets thrown around a lot these days, but does anyone actually know what it means? In this new animated comedy series, we take a look at the people behind the mask who believe that conspiracies are just theories, they’re fact. Turns out keeping them secret is a full-time job. Tin foil hats at the ready for this one.

Release Date: 22 October 2021

Colin in Black and White

The biggest story in sports to not get a documentary series finally gets a documentary series. This revealing show from Ava DuVernay explores NFL superstar turned activist Colin Kaepernick’s high school years and the experiences that led him to become the man he is today. Powerful stuff.

Release Date: 29 October 2021

Pretty Smart

We’re calling it – This is the new Gossip Girl. Not in the sense that it’s going to be good, just that you’ll put it on ironically one day and become overly invested in. When book-smart Chelsea discovers she has a lot to learn about happiness when she’s forced to move in with her bubbly sister and three roommates.

Release Date: 8 October 2021

Best New Movies on Netflix in October 2021

The Guilty

If there is one word to describe the trailer for The Guilty, it’s tense. Big dog star Jake Gyllenhaal leads this remake of the classic Danish film of the same name. When a troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty picks up the phone to a distressed caller, he quickly becomes embroiled in the crime. Oh, and did we mention it comes by way of Antoine Fuqua, the man behind Training Day?

Release Date: 1 October 2021

Army of Thieves

Way back before there was an undead apocalypse, they were just common criminals. Army of Thieves is the prequel to the hit Netflix action-adventure Army of the Dead, and by all accounts, it’s just as gripping. It follows a mysterious woman who recruits bank teller Dieter to assist in a heist of impossible-to-crack safes across Europe. While this one isn’t helmed by Zack Snyder, it’s got all the spirit of the first.

Release Date: 29 October 2021

Forever Rich

A word to the wise from Netflix, social media can make or break you. Forever Rich tells the story of a rising rap superstar, who spirals out when a humiliating video goes viral. Like Eminem in 8 Mile, the anguish pushes him into a battle for redemption — over the course of one long night.

Release Date: 1 October 2021

Escape the Undertaker

Wrestling crossover movies are always a favourite at Man of Many. The acting is bad, the plots are non-existent and they usually rely on some sort of early-2000s CGI to get the point across. Escape the Undertaker is no exception. In this choose-your-own-adventure style journey back to the ’90s, The New Day must survive the surprises at WWE superstar The Undertaker’s spooky mansion. It’s up to you to decide their fate in this interactive special.

Release Date: 5 October 2021

There’s Someone Inside Your House

Murder, mayhem and recycled plot, There’s Someone Inside Your House is more than just an overly clumsy title. In this Netflix horror film, we follow Makani and her friends at Osborne High School on a hunt to identify and stop a masked killer targeting students and exposing their biggest secrets.

Release Date: 6 October 2021

The trip

The Trip

Off the wall, to say the least, this one actually looks great. Starring the original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Noomi Rapace, The Trip plays out like a vengeful Mr and Mrs Smith. A dysfunctional couple heads to a remote cabin to reconnect, but unknowingly, each has intentions to kill the other. Before they can carry out their plans, unexpected visitors arrive and they are faced with a greater danger.

Release Date: 15 October 2021

New Documentaries on Netflix

Bad sport

Bad Sport

After the success of Untold, Netflix is seemingly on to something with the sporting documentariesBad Sport is the latest to make the streaming service, taking a look at six unbelievable stories at the intersection of sports and crime, as told by the athletes, coaches and law enforcement officials at the centre of the controversies. You’ll find out a little more about the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic figure skating scandal, superstar Indycar driver Randy Lanier’s marijuana-smuggling operation, and South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje’s tragic fall from grace.

Release Date: 6 October 2021

Convergence: Courage in a Crisis

Heartbreaking and feel-good at the same time, Convergence: Courage in a Crisis shines a light on the hardest working people of the last two years. Taking viewers behind the scenes in some of the hardest hit places on earth, the docu-series shows the unsung heroes in all levels of society helping the COVID-19 tide.

Release Date: 12 October 2021

The motive

The Motive

Ah, it wouldn’t be New to Netflix without some cold-blooded murder. The Motive explores a historical crime that shocked a nation. Decades after a 14-year-old boy brutally killed his family in Jerusalem in 1986, this documentary revisits the horrifying crime.

Release Date: 28 October 2021

Everything Coming to Netflix in October 2021

As usual, the streaming overlords at Netflix are about to drop a bevy of old and new content on us. Some will be fan favourites, others, movies you completely forgot about. Here is everything coming to Netflix in October 2021.


  • MAID (01/10/2021)
  • Paik’s Spirit (01/10/2021)
  • On My Block: Season 4 (04/10/2021)
  • The Five Juanas (06/10/2021)
  • Baking Impossible (06/10/2021)
  • Love Is Blind: Brazil (Weekly episodes from 06/10/2021)
  • The Billion Dollar Code (07/10/2021)
  • Sexy Beasts: Season 2 (07/10/2021)
  • Pretty Smart (08/10/2021)
  • Family Business: Season 3 (08/10/2021)
  • The King’s Affection (11/10/2021)
  • Reflection of You (13/10/2021)
  • Another Life: Season 2 (14/10/2021)
  • You: Season 3 (15/10/2021)
  • My Name (15/10/2021)
  • Little Things: Season 4 (15/10/2021)
  • Sex, Love & goop (21/10/2021)
  • Insiders (21/10/2021)
  • Life’s a Glitch with Julien Bam (21/10/2021)
  • Locke & Key: Season 2 (22/10/2021)
  • Inside Job (22/10/2021)
  • Adventure Beast (22/10/2021)
  • More than Blue: The Series (22/10/2021)
  • Dynasty: Season 4 (22/10/2021)
  • Sex: Unzipped (26/10/2021)
  • Sintonia: Season 2 (27/10/2021)
  • Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 3 (28/10/2021)
  • Colin in Black & White (29/10/2021)
  • The Time It Takes (29/10/2021)
  • Mythomaniac: Season 2 (29/10/2021)
  • An Astrological Guide for Broken Hearts (Coming soon)
  • Call My Agent: Bollywood (Coming soon)
  • Inspector Koo (Coming soon)


  • Swallow (01/10/2021)
  • The Guilty (01/10/2021)
  • Forever Rich (01/10/2021)
  • Upcoming Summer (03/10/2021)
  • Escape The Undertaker (05/10/2021)
  • There’s Someone Inside Your House (06/10/2021)
  • Grudge (08/10/2021)
  • My Brother, My Sister (08/10/2021)
  • Hiacynt (13/10/2021)
  • Fever Dream (13/10/2021)
  • One Night in Paris (14/10/2021)
  • The Forgotten Battle (15/10/2021)
  • The Trip (15/10/2021)
  • The Four of Us (15/10/2021)
  • In for a Murder (W jak morderstwo) (19/10/2021)
  • Night Teeth (20/10/2021)
  • Stuck Together (20/10/2021)
  • Little Big Mouth (22/10/2021)
  • Hypnotic (27/10/2021)
  • Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight Part 2 (27/10/2021)
  • Army of Thieves (29/10/2021)
  • Dear Mother (29/10/2021)
  • A World Without (Coming soon)
  • Diana: The Musical (01/10/2021)


  • A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad (01/10/2021)
  • Bad Sport (06/10/2021)
  • Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano (12/10/2021)
  • The Movies That Made Us: Season 3 (12/10/2021)
  • Convergence: Courage in a Crisis (12/10/2021)
  • Found (20/10/2021)
  • Flip a Coin -ONE OK ROCK Documentary- (21/10/2021)
  • Roaring Twenties (Weekly episodes from 22/10/2021)
  • The Motive (28/10/2021)
  • House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths (Coming soon)
  • The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea (Coming soon)

Original Anime

  • The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light (01/10/2021)
  • Scissor Seven: Season 3 (03/10/2021)
  • The Way of the Househusband: Season 1 Part 2 (07/10/2021)
  • Blue Period (09/10/2021)
  • Bright: Samurai Soul (12/10/2021)
  • Komi Can’t Communicate (21/10/2021)

Other Highlights

  • Seinfeld: Seasons 1 – 9 (01/10/2021)
  • Cast Away (01/10/2021)
  • Wonder Woman 1984 (01/10/2021)
  • The Secret River (01/10/2021)
  • Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Series 1- 3 (01/10/2021)
  • Emma (03/10/2021)
  • Nekrotronic (15/10/2021)
  • The Invisible Man (17/10/2021)
  • Frayed (25/10/2021)
  • The Cry (25/10/2021)
  • Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds (25/10/2021)
  • The Gentlemen (30/10/2021)

General FAQs

What new movies are coming to Netflix in October 2021?

There are a number of new films coming to Netflix in October 2021. These include: Swallow, The Guilty, Forever Rich, There's Someone Inside Your House, Fever Dream, One Night in Paris, Stuck Together, Little Big Mouth and Army of Thieves.

What new series are coming to Netflix in October 2021?

Known for its originals, Netflix is home to some great series. In October 2021, Netflix is adding: MAID, Baking Impossible, Love Is Blind: Brazil, The Billion Dollar Code, Sexy Beasts: Season 2, You: Season 3, Sex, Love & goop, Inside Job and Sex: Unzipped.

What new documentaries are coming to Netflix in October 2021?

There are a bunch of new documentaries coming to Netflix in October 2021. These include: A Sinister Sect: Colonia Dignidad, Bad Sport, Making Malinche: A Documentary by Nacho Cano, Convergence: Courage in a Crisis, Found, The Motive and The Raincoat Killer.


Nick Hall

Nick Hall is the Editor-in-Chief of Man of Many and an accomplished journalist. He completed a Bachelor of Creative Industries at the Queensland University of Technology, with a double major in Journalism and Music. Prior to working at Man of Many, Nick spent two years as a journalist with Inside Franchise Business, focusing on small business, finance and legal reporting. In 2021, Nick was named B&T's Best of the Best Journalist of the Year. With an extensive background in the media industry, Nick specialises in feature writing, fashion, lifestyle and entertainment content. A qualified barber and men's stylist, Nick also holds a Cert III in Barbering from the Queensland Hairdressing Academy.