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A Load Of Cracking New Movies Have Just Landed On Netflix

A Load Of Cracking New Movies Have Just Landed On Netflix

Another new month, another set of new movies on Netflix.

At the start of each month, the streaming giant drops a number of new films on the site, with October's selection as good as we have seen.

Here are the best of them.

New Movies on Netflix - October 2021

Addams Family Values 

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Year: 1993

Cast: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd

Plot:

The Addams Family try to rescue their beloved Uncle Fester from his gold-digging new love, a black widow named Debbie. (IMDB)

Rating: 77% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Year: 1999

Cast: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York

Plot:

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Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless". (IMDB)

Rating: 52% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Body of Lies

Year: 2008

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Plot:

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence. (IMDB)

Rating: 55% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

 Carlito's Way

Year: 1993

Cast: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller

Plot:

A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C. (IMDB)

Rating: 82% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Clueless

Year: 1995

Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy

Plot:

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. (IMDB)

Rating: 81% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Contagion

Year: 2011

Cast: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law

Plot:

Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a pandemic as the CDC works to find a cure. (IMDB)

Rating: 85% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Dawn of the Dead

Year: 2004

Cast: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phier

Plot:

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. (IMDB)

Rating: 76% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Fight Club

Year: 1999

Cast: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf

Plot:

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soap maker form an underground fight club that evolves into much more. (IMDB)

Rating: 79% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Halloween

Year: 1978

Cast: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran

Plot:

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again. (IMDB)

Rating: 96% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Heat

Year: 1995

Cast: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer

Plot:

A group of high-end professional thieves start to feel the heat from the LAPD when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist. (IMDB)

Rating: 87% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

 Marley & Me

Year: 2008

Cast: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane

Plot:

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog. (IMDB)

Rating: 62% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Saving Private Ryan

Year: 1998

Cast: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore

Plot:

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. (IMDB)

Rating: 93% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Shaun of the Dead 

Year: 2004

Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield

Plot:

A man's uneventful life is disrupted by the zombie apocalypse. (IMDB)

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Shutter Island

Year: 2010

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo

Plot:

In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane. (IMDB)

Rating: 68% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

Spider-man

Year: 2002

Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe

Plot:

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family. (IMDB)

Rating: 90% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

The Green Mile

Year: 1999

Cast: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse

Plot:

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (IMDB)

Rating: 78% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

The Terminal

Year: 2004

Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chi McBride

Plot:

An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. (IMDB)

Rating: 61% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

The Town

Year: 2010

Cast: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm

Plot:

A proficient group of thieves rob a bank and hold Claire, the assistant manager, hostage. Things begin to get complicated when one of the crew members falls in love with Claire. (IMDB)

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

 

V for Vendetta

Year: 2005

Cast: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves

Plot:

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V," plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman. (IMDB)

Rating: 73% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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