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What’s Worth Streaming: Here’s what’s new to Amazon Prime Video in October 2021

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Amazon Prime Video is leaning into the Halloween theme in October, with a slate of horror movies, old and new, and the reboot of a cult-classic slasher film.

That would be “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (Oct. 15), a new series based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel that inspired the 1997 movie and its sequels. Featuring a cast of mostly newcomers — including Madison Iseman, Bill Heck, Brianne Tju and Ezekiel Goodman — the eight-episode series focuses on a group of teenage friends bound by a guilty secret and hunted by a serial killer. The first four episodes will drop on the 15th, with the remaining four every subsequent Friday.

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also has four original Blumhouse horror movies, with “Bingo Hell” and “Black as Night” dropping Oct. 1, and “The Manor” and “Madres” coming Oct. 8. Those are part of Prime Video’s “Now Screaming” collection, which also includes frightening films such as “Midsommar,” “The Thing,” “House on Haunted Hill” and “Arachnophobia.”

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On the non-Halloween front, there’s a new installment of the popular inside-the locker-room sports docuseries franchise, “All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs” (Oct. 1), the social-justice documentary “My Name Is Pauli Murray” (Oct. 1), the concert movie “Justin Bieber: Our World” (Oct. 8), and “Fairfax” (date TBA), an adult animated series from the studio behind Netflix’s “Big Mouth” about four middle-school best friends.

“Thursday Night Football” is returning, starting Oct. 7, as the Seattle Seahawks host the Los Angeles Rams. Amazon will have 11 Thursday-night NFL games this season, all starting at 8:20 p.m. Eastern.

Amazon’s free IMDb channel also has the eight-episode fall season of “Leverage: Redemption” (Oct. 8), the con-man series that was revived over the summer.

Here’s the full list of what’s on the way, as of Sept. 27 (release dates are subject to change):

What’s coming in October 2021

Date TBA
Fairfax – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

Oct. 1
All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs – Amazon Original Series

Beau Sejour: Season 1 (Topic)
Cities of the Underworld: Season 1 (History Vault)
Hightown: Season 1 (Starz)
I Love Lucy: Seasons 1-2
Killer Kids: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)
Latino Americans: Season 1 (PBS Documentaries)
NOVA: The Planets: Season 1 (PBS Documentaries)
Pompon Little Bear: Season 1 (Kidstream)
Roadkill Garage: Season 1 (MotorTrend)
Side by Side with Malika & Khadijah: Season 1 (UP Faith & Family)
Supermansion: Seasons 1-2
The Hunter (il Cacciatore): Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
The Kings: Season 1 (Showtime)
The Trouble With Maggie Cole: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
The Undertaker: Season 1 (MHz Choice)
When Hope Calls: Season 1 (Hallmark Movies Now)
Bingo Hell – Amazon Original Movie (2021)
Black as Night – Amazon Original Movie (2021)
My Name is Pauli Murray – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

A Good Year (2006)
American Masters: Raul Julia: The World’s a Stage (2019) (PBS Living)
Anaconda (1997)
Atonement (2007)
Bad Hombres (2020) (Showtime)
Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Breach (2007)
Bulworth (1998)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Dear Christmas (2020)
Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)
Duplicity (2009)
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Fight Club (1999)
Flash of Genius (2008)
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Fools Rush In (1997)
Garden State (2004)
Get Shorty (1995)
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
It’s Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Killers (2010)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Last Action Hero (1993)
Macho: The Hector Camacho Story (2020) (Showtime)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Swimming for Gold (2020)
Taken (2009)
Thank You for Smoking (2006)
The Bad News Bears (1976)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)
The Christmas Edition (2020)
The Graduate (1967)
The Grudge 2 (2006)
The Last Exorcism (2010)
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
The Thing (2011)
Welcome to the Jungle (2014)
Do, Re & Mi: Halloween Harmony – Amazon Original Special (2021)

Oct. 3
Prometheus (2012)

Oct. 8
Justin Bieber: Our World – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

Madres – Amazon Original Movie (2021)
The Manor – Amazon Original Movie (2021)
Lansky (2021)
Jessey and Nessy, new episodes – Amazon Original Series
Pan y Circo, new episodes – Amazon Original Series

Oct. 14
Deutschland 83: Season 1

Oct. 15
Akilla’s Escape (2021)
I Know What You Did Last Summer, Season 1 – Amazon Original Series
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, new episodes – Amazon Original Series

Oct. 16
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Wanderlust (2012)

Oct.29
Maradona: Blessed Dream, Season 1 – Amazon Original Series

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