New on Hulu: All the Movies and TV Coming in October

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New on Hulu: All the Movies and TV Coming in October

At Hulu, October isn’t the month of Halloween, or even All Hallows’ Eve: It’s Huluween time for this streaming service, friends, and they’re celebrating the holiday with a couple of particularly spooky additions to their library, as well as some titles that may seem scary at first, but really aren’t so bad upon further inspection.

Case in point: LAIKA Studios’ latest visually stunning stop-motion-animated adventure, Missing Link, in which an eight-foot-tall, 630-pound Sasquatch (voiced by Zach Galifianakis) turns out to be a big sweetheart named Susan who just wants to go find his family. The charming, star-studded family film from the studio behind Kubo and the Two Strings and Coraline, released in April, was a critical triumph, but a commercial failure, and now Hulu users have a chance to see what the viewing public missed out on. Elsewhere among the streamer’s October film additions are a tidal wave of titles crashing on Oct. 1: 1986 Oliver Stone Vietnam war epic Platoon, John Singleton’s iconic, Oscar-nominated crime drama Boyz N’ The Hood, 2008 found-footage horror-thriller Cloverfield, Debra Granik’s 2010 Jennifer Lawrence career launcher Winter’s Bone, Steven Spielberg/Stanley Kubrick collaboration A.I. Artificial Intelligence, over-the-top John Travolta/Nicolas Cage two-hander Face/Off, 1999 Matt Damon career highlight The Talented Mr. Ripley, Oscar-winning Tom Cruise/Dustin Hoffman drama Rain Man, Paul Verhoeven’s Arnold Schwarzenegger-starring sci-fi actioner Total Recall, 1969’s original True Grit, Darren Aronofsky’s Mickey Rourke-led 2008 drama The Wrestler, Jason Reitman romantic dramedy Up in the Air, John Hughes romantic-comedy relic Sixteen Candles, a trio of sports classics in 1986’s Hoosiers, 1994’s Major League II and 1999’s Varsity Blues, and multiple entries in the Blade, Hellraiser, Saw and Naked Gun (one of these things is not like the others) franchises. That’s just the first of the month, though—following later in October are Kate Mara-starring Iraq war drama Meagan Leavey (Oct. 9), Lupita Nyong’o-led Hulu zombie horror-comedy Little Monsters (Oct. 11), one of Paste’s top movies of 2019 so far in Nia DaCosta’s modern Western Little Woods (Oct. 14), 2019 Toni Morrison documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (Oct. 17), and another Hulu original in Armie Hammer- and Dakota Johnson-starring thriller Wounds (Oct. 18), among others. Hulu’s best-known for TV, but its film library just gets better.

On the small-screen front, Hulu’s October additions are highlighted by Season Two of Stephen King-inspired, Emmy-nominated anthology series Castle Rock (Oct. 23), in which a feud between warring clans comes to a boil when budding psychopath Annie Wilkes (Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex), King’s nurse from hell and Misery antagonist, gets waylaid in the titular town of Castle Rock. Tim Robbins, Paul Sparks, Yusra Warsama, Barkhad Abdi, Elsie Fisher and Matthew Alan also star in the second installment of the series, which is executive produced by J.J. Abrams, and created by Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason. Earlier in the month, however, TV enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to, including the latest episode of Hulu’s innovative horror anthology Into The Dark, a new hour of which arrives each month, tied to a specific holiday. October’s episode, titled “Uncanny Annie” (Oct. 4), deals, of course, with Halloween: On the spookiest night of the year, a group of college students find themselves trapped in a mysterious board game that brings their darkest secrets and fears to life, and they must play to escape … and win to survive. The complete second season of Hulu horror series Light as a Feather (Oct. 4) arrives that same day, in which McKenna (Liana Liberato, The Beach House) and friends race to escape the origins of their latest cursed round of the series’ eponymous game. Season 6B of Comedy Central’s Drunk History (Oct. 5) debuts a day later, and Hulu originals Letterkenny (Oct. 14) and Looking For Alaska (Oct. 18) debut their seventh and first seasons, respectively, soon after. The month’s TV additions end on an appropriately Huluween-y note with English zom-com Zomboat! (Oct. 25), in which two sisters escape the zombie apocalypse with the help of Dorothy, an early-’80s, wood-paneled canal boat. And if you feel no shame in enjoying reality TV, there’s a bunch of it hitting Hulu throughout October, from American Pickers and Diners, Drive Ins and Dives to The Real Housewives of Atlanta and New Jersey. No judgment!

Hulu isn’t losing much at the end of October, so don’t fret—just be advised that Bull Durham, Dances with Wolves, Unbreakable, Idiocracy, Bulletproof Monk, Drumline, Nacho Libre, Wayne’s World 2, Indecent Proposal, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium and White Men Can’t Jump, among others, are exiting on Oct. 31.

Find Hulu’s complete October slate below.

Available October 1
60 Days In: Complete Season 5 (A&E)
Alien Encounters: Complete Seasons 2&3 (Science Channel)
American Pickers: Complete Season 19 (History Channel)
Basketball Wives LA: Complete Seasons 1-5 (VH1)
Biography: The Trump Dynasty: Complete Season 1 (A&E)
Born This Way: Complete Seasons 3&4 (A&E)
Children of the Snow: Complete Season 1 (IDTV)
Detroit: Comeback City: Complete Season 1 (History Channel)
Diners, Drive Ins and Dives: Complete Season 26 (Food Network)
Fixer Upper: Behind the Design: Complete Season 1 (HGTV)
Guy’s Grocery Games: Complete Season 11 (Food Network)
Halloween Baking Championship: Complete Seasons 1-3 (Food Network)
Halloween Wars: Complete Seasons 4-7 (Food Network)
Halloween Wars: Special (Food Network)
House Hunters: Complete Seasons 110 & 111 (HGTV)
I Am Frankie: Complete Seasons 1-2 (Nickelodeon)
Kids Halloween Baking Championship: Special (Food Network)
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath: Complete Season 3 (A&E)
Many Shades of Jane: Complete Season 1 (A&E)
Mountain Men: Complete Seasons 3&4 (History Channel)
Murder in the Heartland: Complete Season 1 (IDTV)
My 600-lb Life: Complete Season 7 (TLC)
OutDaughtered: Complete Season 4 (TLC)
Paradise Run: Complete Seasons 1&2 (Nickelodeon)
Paranormal Lockdown UK: Complete Season 1 (Destination America)
Property Virgins: Complete Seasons 16&17 (Food Network)
Sailor Moon: Complete Season 4 (Viz)
Storage Wars: Complete Season 12 (A&E)
The Dead Files: Complete Seasons 7&8 (Travel Channel)
The Dude Perfect Show: Complete Seasons 1&2 (Nickelodeon)
The First 48 Presents: Homicide Squad Atlanta: Complete Season 1 (A&E)
The Hills: Complete Seasons 1-6 (MTV)
The Rap Game: Complete Season 5 (Lifetime)
UFO Conspiracies: Complete Season 1 (Science Channel)
A Fairly Odd Summer (2014)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
American Beauty (1999)
An American Haunting (2006)
Be Cool (2005)
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Big Time Movie (2012)
Blade (1998)
Blade 2 (2002)
Blade: Trinity (2004)
Blue Jasmine (2013)
Blurt (2018)
Boyz N’ The Hood (1991)
Brooklyn’s Finest (2010)
Cadillac Man (1990)
Cloverfield (2008)
Constantine (2005)
Crash (2005)
Days of Thunder (1990)
Dead Heat (2002)
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2012)
Eagle Vs. Shark (2007)
Election (1999)
Event Horizon (1997)
Face/Off (1997)
Fled (1996)
Forces of Nature (1999)
Get Shorty (1995)
Ghost World (2001)
Hellraiser (1987)
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline (1996)
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie (2017)
High Noon (1952)
Hoosiers (1986)
I Spit on Your Grave (2011)
I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
I Spit on Your Grave 3 (2015)
Impostor (2001)
Into the Blue (2005)
Kalifornia (1993)
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Little Black Book (2004)
Love Crimes (1992)
Major League II (1994)
Miami Group Murder (2018)
Mousehunt (1997)
Much Ado About Nothing (2013)
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Never Back Down (2008)
No Way Out (1987)
North Dallas Forty (1979)
One Direction: This Is Us (2013)
Patriot Games (1992)
Permanent Midnight (1998)
Pieces of April (2003)
Platoon (1986)
Play it Again, Sam (1972)
Project Nim (2011)
Rain Man (1988)
Rent (2005)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Saw (2004)
Saw 2 (2005)
Saw 6 (2009)
School Ties (1992)
Set Up (2011)
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Snakes on a Plane (2006)
Sneakerheadz (2015)
Split Decisions (1988)
Stargate (1994)
Surf’s Up (2007)
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
The Accused (1988)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
The Conspirator (2010)
The Haunting (1999)
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
The Hunted (2003)
The Killer Next Door (2018)
The Naked Gun 2 1/2 : The Smell of Fear (1991)
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
The Orphanage (2007)
The Peacemaker (1997)
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
The Wrestler (2008)
Total Recall (1990)
Trading Mom (1994)
True Colors (1991)
True Grit (1969)
Up in the Air (2009)
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Varsity Blues (1999)
Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000 (2000)
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Winter’s Bone (2010)
Witness (1985)

Available October 2
Amazing Grace (2019)

Available October 3
Almost Family: Series Premiere (FOX)

Available October 4
Into The Dark: Uncanny Annie: Episode Premiere (Hulu Original)
Light as a Feather: Complete Season 2, Part 2 (Hulu Original)
Saints & Sinners: Complete Season 4 (Bounce TV)
The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Complete Season 11 (Bravo)
Pegasus: Pony with a Broken Wing (2019)

Available October 5
Drunk History: Complete Season 6B (Comedy Central)

Available October 7
Kids Say the Darndest Things: Series Premiere (ABC)
The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Complete Season 9 (Bravo)
Missing Link (2019)

Available October 9
Megan Leavey (2017)

Available October 11
The Bravest Knight: Complete Season 1B (Hulu Original)
Little Monsters (2019)
Trespassers (2019)

Available October 13
The Last Face (2017)

Available October 14
Letterkenny: Complete Season 7 (Hulu Original)
Little Woods (2019)

Available October 17
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Available October 18
Looking For Alaska: Complete Season 1 (Hulu Original)
Wounds (2019)

Available October 20
Catfish: The TV Show: Complete Season 7D (MTV)
The Ladybug (2018)

Available October 21
Fairy Tail: Complete Season 9C (Funimation)

Available October 22
Benjamin (2019)

Available October 23
Castle Rock: Season 2 Premiere (Hulu Original)

Available October 25
Zomboat!: Series Premiere (ITV)

Available October 26
Killing Zoe (1994)

The following are available with the HBO premium add-on:
Axios: Season 2 Premiere (10/20)
Catherine the Great: Series Premiere (10/21)
Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh: Special (10/5)
Mrs. Fletcher: Series Premiere (10/27)
Silicon Valley: Season 6 Premiere (10/27)
Watchmen: Series Premiere (10/20)
Cold Pursuit (2019) (10/5)
Glass (2019) (10/19)
Greta (2018) (10/26)
Happy Death Day 2 U (2019) (10/12)

The following are available with the STARZ premium add-on:
Leavenworth: Series Premiere (10/20)
Amistad (1997) (10/1)
Balls of Fury (2007) (10/1)
Billy Madison (1995) (10/1)
Casper (1995) (10/1)
Casper and Wendy’s Ghostly Adventure (2002) (10/1)
Casper, A Spirited Beginning (1997) (10/1)
Casper’s Scare School (1996) (10/1)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) (10/1)
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) (10/1)
Happy Gilmore (1996) (10/1)
Hours (2013) (10/1)
I Spy (2002) (10/1)
Miami Vice (2006) (10/1)
Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983) (10/1)
Mystic Pizza (1988) (10/1)
Quigley Down Under (1990) (10/1)
Robots (2005) (10/1)
Stigmata (1999) (10/1)
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000) (10/1)
The Apostle (1997) (10/1)
The Best Man (1999) (10/1)
The Skeleton Key (2005) (10/1)
William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet (1996) (10/1)
The Professor and the Madman (2019) (10/5)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1998) (10/11)
Field of Dreams (1989) (10/11)
Hart’s War (2002) (10/11)
Ice Age The Meltdown (2006) (10/11)
Psycho (1960) (10/11)
Rear Window (1954) (10/11)
The Birds (1963) (10/11)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) (10/11)
Vertigo (1958) (10/11)
Baby Mama (2008) (10/16)
Duplicity (2009) (10/16)
Green Zone (2010) (10/16)
The Wolfman (2010) (10/16)
Courageous (2011) (10/18)
Kindergarten Cop (1990) (10/18)
Step Up 3 (2010) (10/18)
The Untouchables (1987) (10/18)
The River and the Wall (2019) (10/21)
McFarland, USA (2014) (10/23)
Barbershop (2002) (10/31)
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) (10/31)

The following are available with the SHOWTIME premium add-on:
Peppermint (2018) (10/26)

Leaving Hulu on October 31:

88 Minutes (2007)
American Hearts (1993)
Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009)
Baby Boom (1987)
Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Breakable You (2018)
Breaking Away (1979)
Bull Durham (1988)
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
Campus Confidential (2005)
Chinese Box (1997)
Cooties (2014)
Crimes of Fashion (2004)
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Double Impact (1991)
Down in the Delta (1998)
Drumline (2002)
Eight Men Out (1988)
Fallen (2006)
Fan Girl (2015)
Furry Vengeance (2010)
Good Advice (2001)
Holidays in Handcuffs (2007)
How to be a Latin Lover (2017
Idiocracy (2006
Indecent Proposal (1993
Joe (2014)
Kama Sutra (1997)
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (2007)
My Fake Fiancé (2009)
My Future Boyfriend (2011)
Nacho Libre (2006)
Pizza My Heart (2005)
Repentance (2013)
Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010)
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Snake Eyes (1998)
Teen Spirit (2011)
Three Days (2001)
Till Dad Do Us Part (2001)
Tracker (2011)
Unbreakable (2000)
Wayne’s World 2 (1993)
White Men Can’t Jump (1992)