New Netflix US releases: TV shows and films coming in October

Gilmore Girls, Django Unchained and Sleepless in Seattle are coming

Daisy Wyatt@daisy_wyatt
Thursday 02 October 2014 14:11
Shoot to thrill: Jamie Foxx stars in Django Unchained
Shoot to thrill: Jamie Foxx stars in Django Unchained

If you didn’t know that the entire series of Gilmore Girls was coming to Netflix this month, you probably don’t spend much time on the internet.

But if watching a drama about a single mother and her teen daughter doesn’t appeal, there are still plenty more treats in store on Netflix this fall.

If you prefer to get your teeth into fantasy, new seasons of The Walking Dead, Supernatural and The Vampire Diaries are all added to the service this month.

British period drama Peaky Blinders also debuts on Netflix – but don’t expect Downton Abbey, it’s a lot more crime and a lot less well-spoken aristocrats.

For those who would prefer to spend cold evenings in watching a movie, classics including Romeo + Juliet, Sleepless in Seattle and Annie are now available.

Take a look at what’s new on Netflix US in October:

Gilmore Girls the complete series

Alexis Bledel and Matt Czuchry in Gilmore Girls season 7

News that the entire series was coming to Netflix had fans very excited last month. Now is the chance to watch Lorelai and Rory through all seven seasons.

Walking Dead season 4

There will be blood: a graphic image from‘The Walking Dead’

A deadly influenza virus ravaging the population sets the fourth season of The Walking Dead off to a flying start.

Supernatural season 9

Jensen Ackles plays Dean in the season 9 finale of Supernatural

The penultimate season of this fan favourite sees brothers Sam and Dean search for a way to return some fallen angels to heaven.

Sons of Anarchy season 6

Jax in Sons of Anarchy

Last year’s sixth season sees Jax struggling to hold SAMCRO together following Tara and Clay’s arrests.

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Peaky Blinders

Cillian Murphy stars as British gangster Tommy Shelby

New British crime drama Peaky Blinders follows a gangster family living in the north of England after World War I.

The Vampire Diaries season 5

Paul Wesley and Nina Dobrev in The Vampire Diaries

Elena’s first semester at college is ruined from the start when her and Caroline’s roommate is brutally murdered by what appears to be another vampire.


Sleepless in Seattle

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in this Nora Ephron Nineties classic.

Hunger Games: Catching Fire (22 October)

Jennifer Lawrence followed by Josh Hutcherson and Woody Harrelson

Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth return for the second instalment of The Hunger Games franchise.

Romeo + Juliet

Leonardo DiCaprio and Clare Danes in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet

Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 Shakespeare adaptation stars Leonardo DiCaprio and an almost unrecognisable Claire Danes.

Django Unchained

Christoph Waltz and Jamie Foxx star in Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s double Oscar winner sees freed slave Jamie Foxx set out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Galaxy Quest

Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Sam Rockwell, Tony Shalhoub, and Daryl Mitchell star in 'Galaxy Quest'

Allen Rickman and Sigourney Weaver star in this Nineties comic sci-fi parody film about a troupe of actors who defend a group of aliens against an alien warlord.


Alleen Quinn in the 1982 movie

What better way to prepare for the new Annie movie than by watching the Eighties original starring Aileen Quinn.

Kramer vs Kramer

Dustin Hoffman, Justin Henry and Meryl Streep star in Kramer vs Kramer

This Oscar-nominated film starring Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep follows a married couple going through a divorce and the impact it has on their family.

Before I Go To Sleep (October 31)

Eyes wide open: Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth in ‘Before I Go to Sleep’

Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in this mystery thriller based on the novel by S J Watson.

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