New on Netflix: check out our 5 tips for October 2017

Choice stress because so much is new on Netflix? Every month we select a few of the newly released titles on the video service for you.

New on Netflix: October 2017

The Netflix offer is not fixed. New films and series are added every month and titles are regularly released. Every month we look ahead at the new offer on iPhoned and then pick the best for you. These can be older films and series that just appear on Netflix, or brand new titles. All you have to do is sit back and hit play. Our New to Netflix guide keeps you up to date with essential series and movies on the streaming service every month.

1. Stranger Things

Stranger Things was one of Netflix’s hit series last year. A sequel could therefore not be delayed and the second season will be released in the Halloween weekend. Expect nine new episodes set in 1984.

Many of the familiar characters return, but new faces also appear. The adventure picks up where the first season left off. According to the makers there are supernatural powers present again. The individual stories told during the series all come together there at the end.

Airing on Netflix from 27 October

2. Mindhunter

Mindhunter, the new series from Netflix, is interesting in advance for several reasons. First of all, because David Fincher produced and directed the series. Fincher has previously helmed such films as Gone Girl, Se7en and Zodiac.

This Netflix series is right up that street, because it’s all about two FBI agents who start an investigation in the late 1970s to get to the bottom of serious criminals. Mindhunter is based on the book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Uni from FBI Agent John Douglas. He was investigating killers like Ted Bundy and Charles Manson. It promises to be another crime hit on Netflix just like that.

Airing on Netflix from 13 October

3. The Meyerowitz Stories

A new movie with Adam Sandler appears on Netflix and it promises to be good. The Meyerowitz Stories revolves around a family that comes together in New York. In that city, the couple’s elderly father is honored with an exhibition of his work. The children take the moment to bond with their father and each other.

The film is directed by Noah Baumbach, who has previously done fine work with Frances Ha, While We’re Young and The Squid and the Whale, among others. In addition to Sandler, the film also features Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson.

Airing on Netflix from 13 October


The Netflix film Gerald’s Game, based on a story by Stephen King, was recently released. This month there will be another King film adaptation on the video service: 1922. This crime thriller takes place in the aforementioned year and revolves around Wilfred James, who is led to murder his wife with his son. But it seems her mind is out for revenge.

Airing on Netflix from 20 October

5. The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film and his second western: The Hateful Eight. A good addition to the Netflix offer now that it is starting to get colder outside. This film focuses on a wooden log cabin, where eight people gather to shelter from the cutting cold.

At that location a real unravels at a slow pace (the film lasts almost three hours) whodunnit. With the necessary action, because it remains a Tarantino film. Starring roles include Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Madsen.

Airing on Netflix from 13 October

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