10 Best upcoming shows and movies on Netflix

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Are you feeling too exhausted while hustling and bustling with your hectic weekdays? Amidst everything, we all crave a happy and meaningful break, and watching our favorite movie can be the only savior. This is because bingeing on some good movies or shows can soothe us by reducing stress and worry, and it has an extraordinary power to turn every negative thought into a better one.

Also, the cozy winter months are just on their way to making you feel more lazy and less energetic. Hence, to feel fresh and less stressed about everything, watching fresh new shows and movies can lighten up your mood instantly. If you are struggling with what to watch and what not to, you can surely refer to this list. Here is a list of 10 best upcoming shows and movies on Netflix this October. 

Sister Death

Release date: 27 October 2023

Genre: Supernatural, Horror 

Cast: Almudena Amor, Aria Bedmar, Daniela Casas, Consuelo Trujillo and others

Sister Death
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This is a Spanish supernatural horror film based on the prequel version of the 2017 film Verónica. This extraordinary piece of art is directed by none other than Paco Plaza, and it has already premiered in the 56th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, held on 5th October 2023. The following story is based on the consequences of a civil war where an inexperienced nun with some sort of supernatural power joins a convent school, and she ends up solving the skein of secrets related to the convent that haunts its inhabitants. 

Pain Hustlers

Release date: 20 October 2023

Genre: Crime Drama 

Cast: Chris Evans, Emily Blunt, Andy García, Catherine O’Hara and others 

Pain Hustlers | Emily Blunt + Chris Evans | Official Trailer | Netflix

This American crime drama is almost a 122-minute watch and follows the story of a high school dropout, Liza, and her daughter, who dreamt of having a better life. Out of anxiety, she started working for a bankrupt pharmaceutical company, unaware of the fact that she had already entered the dangerous racketeering trap of the company. 

Life on Our Planet (Season 1)

Release date: 25 October 2023

Genre: Documentary 

Cast: Morgan Freeman 

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This American TV series, based on the tagline “The Battle for Survival,” is one of the best upcoming shows on Netflix. The show represents life’s epic battle on survival of the fittest. It will also showcase the wholesome tale of the lost past and what exactly happened to those lost dynasties. The first season will premiere soon with eight mind-blowing episodes, and it includes both computer-generated images and live-action films. 

Burning Betrayal

Release date: 25 October 2023

Genre: Romantic Thriller 

Cast: Giovanna Lancellotti, Leandro Lime, Bruno Montaleone and others 

burning betrayal

The new Portuguese romantic thriller directed by Diego Freitas and starring some of the well-known faces, such as Giovanna Lancellotti and Leandro Lime, will be released soon on your Netflix screen. The plot of the story revolves around the main character Babi, played by Giovanna Lancellotti, who discovers an unexpected betrayal from her beloved partner, and she ends up commencing a new adventure in her life. While on her journey, she met with another lead character, Marco, with whom she started building a relationship with lots of sexual tension. 

Castaway Diva (Season 1)

Release date: 28 October 2023

Genre: Romantic Comedy 

Cast: Chae Jong Hyeop, Park Eun-bin, Kim Hyo-jin, Kim Joo-hun and others

Castaway Diva | Official Teaser | Netflix [ENG SUB]

This South Korean TV series is directed by Choong-hwan, and it will start dropping its episodes from 28 October onwards, every Saturday and Sunday.  The following story is all about a girl who recently won a UCC competition and went to Seoul to fulfill her dream of becoming a sensational diva. But she ends up finding herself on a deserted island due to an unexpected accident and returns to the world after 15 freaking years. 

Old Dads

Release date: 20 October 2023

Genre:  Comedy 

Cast: Bill Burr, Bobby Cannavale, Bokeem Woodbine, Rachael Harris and others 

Old Dads
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Netflix is all set to release one of the best-anticipated comedy films, “Old Dads,” on 20 October with a runtime of approximately 104 minutes. The story revolves around the lives of a trio, who were the best friends, business partners, and old dads too. Soon, they decided to sell their company to a millennial without knowing the fact that they were going to face their life’s biggest struggle to navigate a changing world of culture, career, and fatherhood.

Neon (Season 1)

Release date: 19 October 2023

Genre: Comedy, Music

Cast: Jessie Camacho, Daddy Yankee, Millie Ruperto, Gabo Olmeda and other


Neon, directed by Max Searle, will be dropping its first season on Netflix on 19th October 2023. All 8 episodes are about three friends who all moved out from a small township area with the hope of making it in the world of reggaeton in Miami. Moreover, the official music track is now available on Apple Music and Spotify. Hook on to the show to find out the new rising star in the world of reggaeton. 

Bodies (Limited Series)

Release date: 19 October 2023

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Sci-fi 

Cast: Amaka Okafor, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Stephen Graham, Kyle Soller and others

Bodies | Official Trailer | Netflix

This is a popular British crime thriller for which the audience was already been waiting for a long time, and now it’s going to premiere its limited series on 19th October 2023. It is based on the DC comic and graphic novel known as “Bodies,” which was written by none other than Si Spenser. The series is all about a murder case that took place in Whitechapel, and four detectives were assigned for the investigation purpose. However, those four detectives were investigating the same murder case but in four different time periods. If you love to watch thriller series, this one is perfect for you.

Donna! (Season 1)

Release date: 20 October 2023

Genre: Comedy, Romantic, Drama

Cast: Yang Se-jong, Bae Suzy, Lee Yu-bi and others

Doona! | Official Trailer | Netflix

The South Korean mini television series “Doona!” is coming to your laptop screen on 20th October 2023. Directed by Lee Jeong-hyo, “Doona!” is a captivating love story of an undergraduate college student and a renowned female K-pop singer, which is a remake version of the webtoon known as “The Girl Downstairs”. Stay tuned to your Netflix screen to witness their fascinating love story.

Elite (Season 7)

Release date: 20 October  2023

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller 

Cast: Esther Expósito, Itzan Escamilla, Arón Piper, Miguel Bernardeau and others


The Spanish youth drama Elite premiered its first season in the year 2018. Now, it’s all set to release its 7th season in the third week of October. This crime thriller is all about a famous and posh school, Las Encinas, where three teen students went for their admission. After a terrifying earthquake that destroys everything, let’s find out how the people who have everything and the one who doesn’t have anything to lose collide and end up being a part of a mysterious murder.