Geekflix – Top ‘Netflix’ Picks For October 2016

September is almost over and it’s time to look at what’s coming to Netflix. Next month is filled with a lot of different movies and shows which are necessary viewing for geeks of all ages. Time to look through what’s coming in the month of Halloween.

Ferris Bueller

1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (October 1st)

Bueller. Bueller. Butler. The film which made us all wish our days off could be so fun. Watch as Ferris dodges his principal and tries to show his best friend just how much fun they can have by not being at school.


Equestria Girls

2. Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree (October 1st)

The fourth film in the My Little Pony spin off has arrived. The girls go away to camp and find they are developing super powers. Sounds a lot more appetizing than simply climbing the rock wall or making s’mores.


3. Robotech (October 1st)

One of the most popular animes from the 80s comes crashing in. If you like jets transforming into giant robots and idol singers saving the world than you owe it to yourself to check out this classic. Yes, you did read the last sentence right.


4. Titanic (October 1st)

“I’m King of the World!” WIth more than a dozen quotable lines, great special effects, and a story which can get even the most hardened of individuals get choked up, this film has it all. Take the time to go back to Titanic when it drops at the beginning of the month.


5. American Horror Story: Hotel (October 4th)

Time to check in. The latest season of the FX series which is focused on trying to make everyone afraid of the dark arrives. This time it stars Lady Gaga, as the Countess, the owner of the hotel, a role which helped her win a golden globe.

The CW

6. The CW updates (varying)

The rest of the list would have been all CW shows based on comic books if they weren’t grouped together. Season two of The Flash arrives on October 4th, season four of Arrow on the fifth, iZombie’s second season on the 6th, and the first season of Legends of Tomorrow on October 13th. Take the time to catch up before the season premieres.


7. Mascots (October 13th)

The new film from the writer of This is Spinal Tap and Best in Show returns to show us all the competitive world surrounding sports mascots. Give it a watch and see if you can’t help laughing as all these mascots try their best to bring home the gold.

Power Rangers

8. Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge: Season 1: Part 1 (October 15th)

The quest for the energems continues. Power Rangers never goes wrong when they use Dinosaurs to help fight against monsters and this new series helps continue the tradition. Watch as the team fight to take down the new threat on the block, Heckyl and Snide.

Kung Fu Panda 3

9. Kung Fu Panda 3 (October 26th)

The third Kung Fu Panda film arrives and brings Bryan Cranston along with it. He plays Po’s father, Li and shows helps to show him what being a panda is all about. In turn, his son tries to teach everyone Kung Fu. Kinda sounds like Po got short changed.


10. Skylanders Academy (October 28th)

A Netflix exclusive which will bring the popular video game to life. Watch as Spyro and his friends train to defend the world. After they pass their exams of course.

What are you looking forward to coming to Netflix in October? Leave a comment below and let us know.

Anthony Wendel
Anthony Wendel
Anthony is a geek through and through who still looks forward to new releases, sneak peeks, Giant Monsters, and robots of all shapes and sizes. He loves animation of all shapes and sizes. He has a distinct apprehension for trolling and clips shows. His books, The Handbook for Surviving A Giant Monster Attack and Santa Claus Conquers Manos: The Hands of Fate are available on Amazon.