Amazon Prime Video: Coming in October 2021

Amazon Prime Video announced the films, series, and specials that will be coming to Prime Video and IMDb TV in October 2021.

October brings new Amazon Originals including the Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3, an extraordinary fashion experience featuring performances and special appearances from global stars; Birds of Paradise, adapted from the novel “Bright Burning Stars,” follows two dancers at an elite ballet academy in Paris competing for a contract to join the highly coveted Opéra national de Paris; All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs, narrated by actor and lifelong Maple Leafs fan Will Arnett, is the first of the All or Nothing franchise to follow an NHL team; Do, Re & Mi: Halloween Harmony, a Halloween-themed special following the Beebopsburgh birdies enjoying some spooky fun; My Name is Pauli Murray, a documentary on the life and ideas of Pauli Murray, a non-binary Black lawyer, activist and poet who influenced both Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall; Justin Bieber: Our World, which takes viewers both on and off stage as Justin Bieber delivers his first full concert in three years; I Know What You Did Last Summer, a new series based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel, which was also the basis of the iconic 1997 film; a new special episode of Pan y Circo, hosted by actor Diego Luna; more episodes of kids’ shows Jessy and Nessy and If You Give A Mouse A Cookie; premiere of Maradona: Blessed Dream, a biographical drama based on the life of the legendary soccer star; and Fairfax, an adult animated comedy series that follows the misadventures of four middle schoolers on a never ending quest for clout.

Produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios, Welcome to the Blumhouse returns to Prime Video this October with four new films, starting with double feature Bingo Hell and Black as Night, streaming October 1, and then an additional double feature of The Manor and Madres, streaming the following Friday on October 8.

Additionally, this week marks the start of the Autumn Equinox, and to welcome you into this season, Prime Video has curated a list of movies and series for each zodiac sign. You can find the full curated list of titles here.

Here’s what’s new on Prime Video in October

New Amazon Originals:

  • Now in its third-consecutive year, the extraordinary fashion experience continues to challenge tradition and redefine sexy. The groundbreaking show will feature performances from global stars Nas, Daddy Yankee, BIA, Jazmine Sullivan, Ricky Martin, Normani, and Jade Novah. Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3 will also feature special appearances from Adriana Lima, Aleali May, Alek Wek, Alva Claire, Behati Prinsloo, Bella Poarch, Eartheater, Emily Ratajkowski, Erykah Badu, Gigi Hadid, Gottmik, Irina Shayk, Jeremy Pope, Joan Smalls, Jojo T. Gibbs, Leiomy, Lola Leon, Lucky Blue Smith, Lauren Wasser, Mena Massoud, Nyjah Huston, Precious Lee, Princess Gollum, Raisa Flowers, Sabrina Carpenter, Soo Joo Park, The Symone, Thuso Mbedu, Troye Sivan, Vanessa Hudgens, and many more. Streaming September 24

  • In Birds of Paradise (2021), Kate Sanders is an ambitious and gifted, if tomboyish, aspiring ballerina from Virginia who, because of her low-income status, is given a scholarship to attend a prestigious ballet school in Paris, France. Upon arriving at the cutthroat, internationally-renowned institution, her confidence and emotional fortitude are tested by a mysterious fellow dancer, Marine Durand. While confrontational at first, Kate and Marine’s relationship evolves into an emotionally-charged, competitive union beset by lies, sexual awakening and, emotional breakthrough as they risk everything to win the school’s ultimate prize: a contract to join the Opéra national de Paris. Available in HDR. Streaming September 24

  • All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs brings fans closer to the Toronto Maple Leafs organization than ever before, with cameras capturing every moment during the 104th NHL regular season and playoffs. During a season unlike any before it, the series follows the team on-and-off the ice as they become the first all-Canadian North Division Champions, before facing off against their Original Six rival, the Montreal Canadiens, in the first round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Actor and lifelong Maple Leafs fan Will Arnett narrates the series. Streaming October 1

  • In this Halloween themed special, Do, Re & Mi: Halloween Harmony, the Beebopsburgh birdies enjoy the spooky fun on the Day of the Pumpkin. Will Do be able to conquer his fear of scary pumpkins to enjoy the Harvest Festival with Re and Mi? And how will Mi find a way out of the scarecrow maze? With music as the answer, of course! Streaming October 1

  • Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat, a full decade before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned separate-but-equal legislation, Pauli Murray was already knee-deep fighting for social justice. A pioneering attorney, activist, priest and dedicated memoirist, Murray shaped landmark litigation—and consciousness—around race and gender equity. Told largely in Pauli’s own words, My Name is Pauli Murray (2021) is a candid recounting of that unique and extraordinary journey. Available in HDR. Streaming October 1

  • From award-winning filmmaker Michael D. Ratner, Justin Bieber: Our World (2021) takes viewers backstage, onstage and into the private world of the global superstar as he delivers his first full concert in three years, set on a Beverly Hills rooftop on New Year’s Eve 2020. Available in HDR. Streaming October 8

  • Jessy and Nessy is a series about Jessy, an innately curious little girl and her best friend, Nessy, a five-and-a-half-thousand-year-old purple sea monster. Jessy happens to see the world a little differently through her magical glasses called ‘Inspectacles’. Together this unlikely duo explore life’s curiosities and reveal how all of these seemingly everyday curiosities have fantastical answers. New episodes streaming October 8

  • Pan y Circo returns with new special episodes where the ritual of food becomes again a space for dialogue on different points of view. In each special, the actor, producer and director Diego Luna will be in charge of cooking and hosting these conversations on fundamental issues for society, with guests representing different positions that are shared as part of a meal. This time the table will be set in Mexico City and New York with episodes premiering throughout the year. New special episode streaming October 8

  • Written and executive produced by Sara Goodman, I Know What You Did Last Summer is based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel, which was also the basis of the iconic 1997 film. One year after the fatal car accident that haunted their graduation night, a group of teenagers find themselves bound together by a dark secret and stalked by a brutal killer. As they try to piece together who’s after them, they reveal the dark side of their seemingly perfect town—and themselves. Everyone is hiding something, and uncovering the wrong secret could be deadly. First four episodes streaming October 15, with new episodes premiering Fridays

  • If You Give A Mouse A Cookie is based on the beloved books by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond. Meet Mouse, Pig, Moose, Dog and Cat and their favorite kids! When everyone gets together one thing always leads to another in the most unexpected ways. You never know where things will end up, but you can be sure that IF Mouse and Friends go on an adventure, THEN there is lots of fun to be had! New episodes streaming October 15

  • Diego Maradona is a soccer icon who emerged from the impoverished Villa Fiorito. Diego was able to touch the lives of millions through his soccer. Maradona: Blessed Dream is the story of a universal idol that, along the way, is introduced into a world of fame and excess that he never could even dream about before. In an attempt to fit into his new circles, Diego started to forget where he came from. When Maradona ends up hospitalized in Uruguay on New Years’ Eve, the world watches and prays for him to get better, while he contemplates his life, legendary career, and what brought him to this moment in time. New episodes streaming weekly beginning October 29

  • Fairfax is an adult animated comedy series that follows the misadventures of four middle schoolers on a never ending quest for clout. This series is about the timeless struggle to be cooler than you are, to fit in while standing out, and what it feels like to wait in line for a pair of sneakers you’re never going to cop. Streaming this October

Welcome to the Blumhouse:

  • In Bingo Hell (2021), a feisty senior citizen fights to protect her beloved neighborhood from an evil force that’s taken over the local bingo hall and is killing the residents in gruesome ways. Available in HDR. Streaming October 1

  • In Black as Night (2021), A resourceful teenage girl driven by revenge, alongside her trusted friends, spends her summer battling vampires terrorizing her city of New Orleans. Available in HDR. Streaming October 1

  • In The Manor (2021), after suffering a mild stroke, Judith Albright reluctantly moves into a historic nursing home where she becomes convinced a supernatural force is killing the residents. Available in HDR. Streaming October 8

  • In Madres (2021), a Mexican-American couple expecting their first child move to a migrant farming community in 1970s California where strange symptoms and terrifying visions threaten their new family. Available in HDR. Streaming October 8

New Movies to Prime Video:

  • Die Hard (1988) – An NYPD officer (Bruce Willis) tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. Streaming October 1

  • Raising Arizona (1987) – When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop (Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter) decide to help themselves to one of another family’s quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. Streaming October 1

  • Prometheus (2012) – A space crew journeys to a remote world in search of man’s origins in Ridley Scott’s thrilling sci-fi opus. Streaming October 3

  • Lansky (2021) – When the aging Meyer Lansky (Harvey Keitel) is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate. Streaming October 8

Prime Video Channels Sampling:

Here’s what’s new on IMDb TV (Amazon’s free streaming service) in October

IMDb TV Original

  • Leverage: Redemption (Fall Premiere – 8 New Episodes) – The rich and powerful take what they want, and the Leverage team is back to take them down. Sophie Devereaux (The Grifter), Parker (The Thief), Eliot Spencer (The Hitter), and Alec Hardison (The Hacker) have watched the world change over the last eight years. It’s become easier, and sometimes legal, for the rich to become richer and the powerful to squash anyone who gets in their way. The Leverage team finds new blood in Harry Wilson, a corporate lawyer who is looking for redemption after realizing he’s been sitting on the wrong side of the table for his entire career, and Breanna Casey, Hardison’s foster sister who has a knack for computers, robotics, and getting into trouble. Leverage: Redemption will return this fall with eight additional season one episodes premiering October 8. In the brand-new episodes, the Leverage team finds itself up against a rival organization that embodies the system the team works so hard to take down. Streaming October 8

New Movies and Shows to IMDb TV

  • Jennifer’s Body – A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror? Streaming October 1

  • Napoleon Dynamite – A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home. Streaming October 1

  • Troy An adaptation of Homer’s great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. Streaming October 1

  • The Descendants – A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. Streaming October 1

Live Sports

  • Prime Video returns for another season of Thursday Night Football, beginning on October 7 (Week 5) when the Seattle Seahawks host the LA Rams in an NFC West showdown at 8:20 p.m. ET/5:20 p.m. PT. This is the first of 11 TNF games airing on Prime Video this season. TNF is available through Prime Video at no additional cost to a Prime membership, with access across hundreds of compatible devices including Fire TV and tablet, Android and iOS mobile devices, and web browser, and streaming in more than 240 countries and territories around the world. Prime Video becomes the exclusive home to TNF in 2022 with 15 Thursday Night Football games per year and one pre-season game per year.

Prime Video New in October – Available to Prime members at no additional cost to their membership

September 15

Movies

All About My Mother (1999)

Devil’s Backbone (2001)

I Like It Like That (1994)

Lonely Hearts (2007)

Mother And Child (2010)

My Mom’s New Boyfriend (2008)

Sueno (2005)

Talk To Her (2002)

September 24

Movies

*Birds of Paradise – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

Specials

*Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3 – Amazon Original Special (2021)

October TBD

Series

*Fairfax – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

October 1

Movies

*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: With A Vengeance (1995)

Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard 2 (1990)

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)

Series

*All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

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)

Specials

*Do, Re & Mi: Halloween Harmony – Amazon Original Special (2021)

October 3

Movies

Prometheus (2012)

October 8

Movies

*Justin Bieber: Our World – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

*Madres – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

*The Manor – Amazon Original Movie (2021)

Lansky (2021)

Series

*Jessey and Nessy – Amazon Original Series: New Episodes

*Pan y Circo – Amazon Original Series: New Special Episodes

October 14

Series

Deutschland 83: Season 1

October 15

Movies

Akilla’s Escape (2021)

Series

*I Know What You Did Last Summer – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

*If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Amazon Original Series: New Episodes

October 16

Movies

Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

Wanderlust (2012)

October 29

Series

*Maradona: Blessed Dream – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

IMDb TV New in October – Available for free, no Prime membership needed

TV SERIES

October 1

Motive S1-4

October 8

*Leverage: Redemption – IMDb TV Original Series: Season 1 Fall Premiere – 8 New Episodes

October 15

Body of Proof S1-3

MOVIES

October 1

A Low Down Dirty Shame

A Princess for Christmas

American Hustle

Astro Boy

Bean

Belly

Brokeback Mountain

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Burlesque

Colombiana

Confessions of Shopaholic

End of Days

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fired Up!

Gods of Egypt

Grumpy Old Man

Harlem Nights

I Now Pronounce You Chucky & Larry

Jack and Jill

Jennifer’s Body

Julie & Julia

Little Women

Live Free or Die Hard

Lockout

Magic in the Moonlight

Meet Joe Black

Metro

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

Midnight in Paris

Napoleon Dynamite

Ozzy

Panic Room

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Philadelphia

Proud Mary

R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls

R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly

R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?

R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House

R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: Don’t Think About It

Rise of the Guardians

Saving Silverman

Secondhand Lions

Shooter

Snowflake, the White Gorilla

The Bucket List

The Counselor

The Descendants

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have Eyes 2

The Legend of Zorro

The Ring

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Soloist

Troy

Underworld: Blood Wars

Waterworld

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Wild

Wings

Yellowbird

October 20

The Walk

October 23

Don Jon

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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