Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In October 2022

From the new Mike Flanagan horror series to the tv adaptation of Gregory David Roberts's novel Shantaram, here's what's releasing this month across platforms
Streaming Calendar: 30 Movies And Shows To Watch In October 2022

In the age of hybrid workforces, many more of us are relying on streaming platforms in search of distraction, escape or just plain entertainment. With a new month comes new possibilities, talent, collaborations and shiny new releases for us to get lost in.

From the new Mike Flanagan horror series to the tv adaptation of Gregory David Roberts's novel Shantaram, here's a list of what's releasing this month across platforms.


The Midnight Club

When: October 7

Mike Flanagan's adapts Christopher Pike's 1994 novel of the same name for his latest horror series, in which eight terminally ill teens meet up at an isolated manor at midnight to tell each other scary stories.

Mismatched Season 2

When: October 14

Prajakta Koli, Rohit Saraf and Ranvijay Singha reprise their roles in the second season of the coming-of-age Netflix series.

The School For Good and Evil

When: October 19

When two best friends are kidnapped and held at an enchanted school, they find themselves on opposing sides of an epic battle, one that puts their friendship put to the test as they try to return home. Directed by Paul Feig, the film stars Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington and Michelle Yeoh.

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

When: October 25

The horror anthology series features eight shorts directed by Jennifer Kent, Panos Cosmatos, Guillermo Navarro, David Prior, Catherine Hardwicke, Ana Lily Amirpour and Vincenzo Natali.

The Good Nurse

When: October 26

A nurse discovers that one of her colleagues has been poisoning their patients in this based-on-real-events film starring Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne.

Wendell & Wild

When: October 28

Jordan Peele, Keegan Michael-Key, Angela Bassett and Ving Rhames star in this stop-motion horror comedy, in which two scheming demons enlist the help of a teenager to travel to the Land of the Living.

Amazon Prime Video

Maja Maa

When: October 6

Directed by Anand Tiwari, the film sees Madhuri Dixit play a middle-class Gujarati mother whose past threatens to disrupt her son's engagement.

Catherine Called Birdy

When: October 7

Based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Karen Cushman, this medieval comedy written and directed by Lena Dunham follows the young daughter of a destitute Lord, who repeatedly wrecks her father's plans to marry her off to a wealthy suitor. It stars Bella Ramsey, Andrew Scott and Billie Piper.

The Peripheral

When: October 21

Based on William Gibson's novel of the same name, the science fiction series stars Chloe Grace Moretz and Jack Reynor. It follows a woman who discovers a connection to an alternate reality.

Run Sweetheart Run

When: October 28

A single LA mother decides to get back into the dating scene, only to discover that her initially charming and magnetic blind date harbours a sinister, violent side.

DisneyPlus Hotstar


When: October 6

A newsroom descends into chaos when a celebrated anchor is challenged by a rising reporter.

Werewolf By Night

When: October 7

Following the death of their leader, a secret cabal of monster hunters are thrust into a deadly competition for a powerful relic. Directed by Michael Giacchino, the show stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Laura Donnelly and Harriet Sansom Harris.

Star Wars: Tales Of The Jedi

When: October 26

Six animated shorts trace the lives of two Jedi — Ahsoka Tano and Count Dooku — as they're put to the test.

Apple TV+


When: October 14

Based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram follows a fugitive (Charlie Hunnam) looking to blend into 1980s Bombay so he can evade his troubles. After falling for an enigmatic woman, he must choose between freedom or love and the complications that come with it.

Raymond & Ray

When: October 21

Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke play brothers who have lived in the shadow of a terrible father. At his funeral, they discover the chance to reinvent themselves.

Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues

When: October 28

The documentary uses archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations to trace the musician's life from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement and contextualise his legacy as a founding father of jazz.

BookMyShow Stream


When: October 7

When young American woman moves to Bucharest with her husband, she begins to suspect that a stranger who watches her from the neighbouring building may actually be a local serial killer.

Where The Crawdads Sing

When: October 15

A woman who grew up alone in the marshes of the Deep South becomes a murder suspect after a man she once knew turns up dead. Based on Delia Owens's novel of the same name, it stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, John Smith and Harris Dickinson.

MUBI India

Invisible Demons

When: October 4

Filmmaker Rahul Jain (Machines) returns to Delhi and explores the dramatic consequences of India’s growing economy. This climate change exposé was part of last year's Cannes Film Festival's official selection.

The African Desperate

When: October 21

This coming-of-age comedy tracks 24 hours in the life of an MFA grad about to embark on a psychedelic experience.



When: October 5

This Malayalam thriller follows an ATM security guard, who is also meant to testify in court against a powerful industrialist. He encounters a stranger during one of his night shifts - what happens next?

Oke Oka Jeevitham / Kanam

When: October 10

A group of friends decide to time travel back to their past so they can fix their present. The film, show in Tamil and Telugu, has been directed by debutant Shree Karthick.

Good Bad Girl

When: TBA

Created by Vikas Bahl and directed by Abhishek Sengupta, the series looks at how culture, society and laws can affect the life of a woman between the ages of 7 and 28. It stars Samridhi Dewan, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, Aradhya Aanjna, Gul Panag, Sheeba Chadha, Namrata Seth, Rajendra Sethi, Soham Majumdar, and Zain Khan Durrani.


Gaalipata 2

When: October 5

This sequel to 2008 Kannada film follows three best friends and the women they fall in love with.

Lionsgate Play

The Graham Norton Show Season 30

When: October 1

The cheeky and irreverent British host heads into season 30 of his popular chat show with guests including Rami Malek, Jamie Lee Curtis and Robbie Williams.

Feels Like Home Season 2

When: October 7

The boys from season 1 begin maturing into men in this coming-of-age dramedy show.


Chor Bazar

When: October 1

B. Jeevan Reddy's Telugu action-comedy follows a petty thief who falls in love.


The Journey Of India

When: October 10

Narrated by Amitabh Bachchan and featuring firsthand accounts from Kajol, Karan Johar, Rana Daggubati, AR Rahman and more, the series provides an in-depth look at the country's accomplishments over the past 75 years.

We Bought a Funeral Home Season 1

When: TBA

The Blumberg family trade big city life for the chance to renovate and move into a Victorian funeral home from the 1800s. A slew of eerie surprises await.


An Unexpected Killer Season 3B

When: October 1

Each episode is a deep dive into a murder investigation in which the killer is discovered to be someone completely unexpected. In each case, a new witness, an overlooked piece of evidence or even an innovation in forensic science leads to the startling final piece of the puzzle.

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