Top 10 Movies to Stream on Netflix in October


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What To Watch On Netflix?

Planning a movie marathon? You can’t go wrong with Netflix Australia. The streaming giant has a huge selection of titles with something for everyone. From heartwarming flicks and action-packed blockbusters to classic movies and thrillers, Netflix knows how to keep its movie buff subscribers coming back for more.

1. Project Power

Project Power

There’s a unique new drug available on the streets of New Orleans. A drug that gives users superpowers for five minutes that is wreaking havoc on the city. Now it’s down to a teenage dealer, a former soldier and a local cop to bring those who created it to justice.

  • Running time: 113 minutes
  • Genre: Action, Crime
  • Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
  • Starring: Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback 
  • IMDB: 6.0/10

2. BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman on Netflix

This is the film that gave Spike Lee his first Oscar. It’s narrative is based on the real life police officer, Ron Stallworth, who manages to infiltrate a local Ku Klux Klan by pretending he shares their extreme views.

  • Running time: 135 minutes
  • Genre: Crime Biography
  • Director: Spike Lee
  • Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier 
  • IMDB: 7.5/10

3. Good Time

Good Time on Netflix

After a bank robbery goes wrong, landing his brother in prison, Connie goes on a wild journey through New York’s grim underground to get his younger sibling free from prison.

  • Running time: 102 minutes
  • Genre: Crime Thriller
  • Director: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie
  • Starring: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • IMDB: 7.4/10

4. Ocean’s 8

Ocean's 8

Con artist Debbie Ocean, Danny Ocean’s younger sister, convinces her former partner-in-crime to join her in a new type of heist. The plan is to steal a $150 million necklace during a met gala, and then retire.

  • Running time: 110 minutes
  • Genre: Action, Comedy
  • Director: Gary Ross
  • Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway 
  • IMDB: 6.8/10

5. Athlete A

Athlete A

This is a dark but very important documentary highlights the abuse several US athletes received from now convicted coach Larry Nassar. It’s a scary portrayal of a man who used his status and power in the worst way imaginable.

  • Running time: 104 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary

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6. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji

In this all-new Jumanji adventure, four high-school children discover a dusty old old video-game console and become lured into its intriguing jungle setting – which turns them into real-life avatars. What they discover with the game is that it isn’t just about playing – it’s about surviving.

  • Running time: 119 minutes
  • Genre: Family Action

7. Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems

Howard Ratner is a small-time New York jewellery dealer that is facing crippling debts. In order to stay afloat he decides to risk everything, but his life on the line in the process. One of the best straight performances from comic actor Adam Sandler.

  • Running time: 135 minutes
  • Genre: Crime Drama
  • Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie
  • Starring: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel 
  • IMDB: 7.4/10

8. Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

The porn industry was booming in the seventies, and when one of the game’s biggest producers stumbles across a new talent, he wants to turn the craft into a true artform.

  • Running time: 155 minutes
  • Genre: Crime drama
  • Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds 
  • IMDB: 7.9/10

9. Birdman

Birdman

Michael Keaton plays a fictionalised version of himself as Riggan, an actor who is known for playing the superhero, Birdman. Looking to rebuild his career on broadway, Riggan starts to become delusional, believing he is turning his former onscreen charachter.

  • Running time: 97 minutes
  • Genre: Crime drama
  • Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
  • Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton
  • IMDB: 7.7/10

10. The Big Short

The Big Short

Between 2006-2007 a group of private investors bet against the U.S mortgage market that would eventually lead to the global economic crisis. As hilarious as it is freighning, this excellent film pulls iconic performances from every actor invloved.

  • Running time: 130 minutes
  • Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
  • Director: Adam McKay
  • Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling
  • IMDB: 7.8/10

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