12 new movies, shows to watch in Canada this October: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+

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It's officially fall! This month celebrates everyone's favourite spooky holiday, Halloween, which calls for a fun selection of family-friendly picks to binge on. 

Netflix is bringing some stellar original thrillers to keep you perched cozily on your couch. Premiering this month is the TIFF film "The Guilty" starring Jake Gyllenhaal. It is an intense thriller that has already received rave reviews. The streamer is also bringing back the highly anticipated season three of "You." 

Amazon Prime Video has a selection of new original horror films from Blumhouse for Halloween, including "Bingo Hell" and "Black as Night." The streamer is also bringing fans a reboot of the classic "I Know What You Did Last Summer" as a new series. 

Disney+ will offer viewers a chance to catch up on the critically acclaimed Marvel movie "Black Widow," starring Scarlett Johansson, while fans will also get to watch the award-winning "The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open" on Crave later this month. 

Check out the full list of our top picks to stream on Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Apple TV+ this month below!

Best movies and shows to watch on Netflix

The Guilty

The Guilty. Image via Netflix
The Guilty. Image via Netflix

Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the film follows 911 operator Joe Baylor (Jake Gyllenhaal), who receives a strange call from a woman and realizes she's in grave danger. However, he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth might be his only option to redeem himself. Streams Oct. 1.

You: Season 3 

You: Season 3. Image via Netflix
You: Season 3. Image via Netflix

In Season 3, Joe (Penn Badgley) and Love (Victoria Pedretti) are now married and raising their baby. They moved to Northern California, where they’re surrounded by privileged tech entrepreneurs, judgmental mommy bloggers and Insta-famous biohackers. Joe is committed to his new role as a husband and dad, but fears Love’s lethal impulsiveness. Streams Oct. 15.

Army of Thieves

Army of Thieves. Image via Netflix
Army of Thieves. Image via Netflix

This prequel is set six years before the events of Netflix's summer hit “Army of the Dead” and follows the world's finest safecracker, Ludwig Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer). He is hired by a woman (Nathalie Emmanuel) to break into Europe’s most secure safes along with a group of misfits. Streams Oct. 29.

Colin in Black & White 

Colin in Black & White. Image via Netflix
Colin in Black & White. Image via Netflix

This limited drama series from Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay explores Kaepernick's formative high school years navigating race, class and culture and the experiences that led him to become an activist. Streams Oct. 29.

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Best movies and shows to watch on Amazon Prime Video

I Know What You Did Last Summer

I Know What You Did Last Summer. Image via Amazon Prime Video
I Know What You Did Last Summer. Image via Amazon Prime Video

This horror series is a modern take on the 1997 slasher film and has the same premise as the movie. On graduation night, a group of teenagers get into a fatal accident and are stalked by a mysterious killer a year later. The series stars Madison Iseman, Brianne Tju, Ezekiel Goodman and Ashley Moore. Streams Oct. 15.

Bingo Hell

Bingo Hell. Image via Amazon Prime Video
Bingo Hell. Image via Amazon Prime Video

"Bingo Hell" follows a feisty senior citizen (Adriana Barraza) who fights to protect her neighbourhood from an evil force that’s taken over the local bingo hall and is killing the residents. Streams Oct. 1.

Black As Night

Black As Night. Image via Amazon Prime Video
Black As Night. Image via Amazon Prime Video

After losing her mom to the undead, a resourceful teenage girl (Asjha Cooper) driven by revenge spends her summer battling vampires terrorizing her city of New Orleans. Streams Oct. 1.

The Manor

The Manor. Image via Amazon Prime Video
The Manor. Image via Amazon Prime Video

After suffering a mild stroke, Judith Albright (Barbara Hershey) reluctantly moves into a historic nursing home where she becomes convinced a supernatural force is killing the residents. Streams Oct. 8.

Madres

Madres. Image via Amazon Prime Video
Madres. Image via Amazon Prime Video

Beto (Tenoch Huerta) and Diana (Ariana Guerra), a young Mexican-American couple expecting their first child, move to a small town in 1970’s California. However, strange symptoms and terrifying visions threaten their new family. Streams Oct. 8.

Best show to watch on Apple TV+

Invasion

Invasion. Image via Apple TV+
Invasion. Image via Apple TV+

Created by Simon Kinberg and David Weil, "Invasion" follows five people across the world as Earth is visited by an alien species that threatens humanity. The science-fiction drama stars Shamier Anderson, Golshifteh Farahani, Sam Neill, Firas Nassar and Shioli Kutsuna. Streams Oct. 22.

Best movie to watch on Disney+

Black Widow

Black Widow. Image via Disney
Black Widow. Image via Disney

Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) is a former KGB spy who is shocked to find out that her former handler, General Dreykov, is still alive and is trying to bring her down. She is forced to confront her dark past long before she became an Avenger. Streams Oct. 6.

Best movie to watch on Crave

The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open

The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open. Image via Crave
The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open. Image via Crave

Written and directed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn, the film follows a woman (Tailfeathers) who decides to bring a pregnant domestic abuse victim home and encourages her to seek help to navigate the aftermath of the traumatic event. Streams Oct. 19.

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