There’s action-packed comedies, sci-fi dramas, and spooky thrillers to check out this month, but we aren’t going to make you wade through it all. (You’re welcome!) Instead, we’ve picked out a few TV shows and films that you’re sure to enjoy.
Take a little time this weekend, now that fall is officially here, to unwind and binge a few of the titles on our list.
Good Burger (Oct. 1)
Name a film more iconic than Good Burger, I'll wait. Ok, I'm not going to wait and neither should you, watch this now!
Kel Mitchell and Kenan Thompson publicity portrait for the film 'Good Burger', 1997. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
Bad Boys (Oct. 1)
Martin Lawrence and Will Smith team up for this action-packed comedy that follows two Miami narcotics detectives as they try to find the criminals responsible for stealing $100 million worth of drugs from a secure police vault. Watch it before the sequel hits movie theaters on January 17, 2020.
Martin Lawrence and Will Smith yelling at each other while holding machine guns to defend themselves in a scene from the film 'Bad Boys', 1995. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)
Love Don't Cost a Thing (Oct. 1)
A remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, this Christina Milian and Nick Cannon teen comedy stands on its own as a classic.
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Raising Dion (Oct. 4)
This sci-fi drama series, executive produced and starring Michael B. Jordan, follows a single mom struggling to raise her son, which becomes trickier when he begins to manifest superpowers.
Deon Cole: Cole Hearted (Oct. 8)
Cole is set to make audiences laugh with his first hour-long stand-up special for Netflix. Covering everything from dining while Black to post-sex manners, Cole isn't holding back.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 24: Actor, comedian and writer Deon Cole performs his stand-up comedy routine at The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans Hotel & Casino on August 24, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Rhythm + Flow (Oct. 9)
Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. are hoping to give someone a lucky break as they search for the next big star in hip-hop.
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Men In Black (Oct. 19)
Can't get enough of Will Smith? Well, this time he's teaming up with Tommy Lee Jones as the pair fight to save earth in this hilarious sci-fi classic about two agents in the secret, alien-fighting organization Men In Black. Fans can also check out the film's sequel, Men In Black II, on October 1.
Can't get enough Will Smith, well the time he's teaming up with Tommy Lee Jones aiming their weapons towards the sky in a scene from the film 'Men In Black', 1997. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)
Rattlesnake (Oct. 25)
Carmen Ejogo and Apollonia Pratt star in this spooky thriller about a mother seeking a cure for her daughter after she is bitten by a rattlesnake. But accepting help from a mysterious woman turns into something much more dangerous, when the mother makes a deal with the devil.
Rattlesnake - Apollonia Pratt, Carmen Ejogo - Photo Credit: Netflix
Netflix also has a comedy special from iconic comedian and late-night talk show host Arsenio Hall scheduled for October. Reflecting on his long career and today's political climate, Hall blends his sharp wit and humor with timely topics.
PASADENA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Comedian Arsenio Hall performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on December 11, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)