Can you believe we’re all ready in October! Only three months until 2013 (or two more months to live based on the Mayan 2012 Apocalypse perdition). But before you start worrying about the approaching Holiday season, take a seat and relax with some of our top Netflix movies/TV show recommendations for October!
24. Breaking Bad
AMC’s hit drama about a struggling high school chemistry teacher who turns into a crystal meth expert after he finds out he has cancer is BIG among fans! Start from the very first season and get hooked!
You’ll get lots of laughs in with this FX OG series that stars Louis C.K. as a successful stand-up comedian and newly single father raising his two daughters in NYC
22. Hell on Wheels
AMC’s newest Western drama is filled with exciting action from the Wild Wild West that will definitely draw you in.
21. The Confession
Created by Kiefer Sutherland, this 10-part series is about redemption and exploration of good and evil featuring a hit man and a priest.
20. The Walking Dead
Another AMC drama, this one is about zombies and is great to get your spook on for Halloween!
19. Magnum PI
You might thinking, “What the…”, but seriously, it’s a good show! It stars Tom Selleck (and his awesome mustache) who is a private investigator living in Hawaii and all his wacky adventures.
This movie takes place in the MMA, or mixed martial arts world. For the genre, the pacing and acting is exceptional.
17. The Rum Diary
Based on the novel by Hunter S Thompson, Johnny Depp plays American journalist Paul Kemp who takes a freelance gig in Puerto Rico for a local paper in the 60s and struggles to find balance between the culture and expatriates who live there.
This drama stars Woody Harrelson and Ice Cube and is about a the 1990s scandal that rocked the LAPD’s Rampart Division.
15. A Bronx Tale
This crime drama is set in The Bronx during the turbulent era of the 60s and stars Robert De Niro.
Based on the bestselling book of the same name by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, the movie examines human behavior with provocative and hilarious case studies.
13. Waiting for Superman
The documentary film analyzes the failures of the American public education system, providing an insightful look into the system as it follows several students as they strive to be accepted into a charter school.
This documentary tells the story of Formula 1 champion Aryton Senna and his rise to the top before his tragic death.
11. The Grey
This adventure drama is bone chilling about a group of oil-rig roughnecks who try to survive the cold Alaskan wilderness after their plane crashes.
10. Act of Valor
An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent in this war-themed flick.
9. Machine Gun Preacher
The action flick biopic is about Sam Childers, a former gang biker turned preacher and defender of African orphans, which translates to an exciting and heartwarming flick.
8. Office Space
This hilarious comedy will inspire you to call in sick to work as it tells the story of company workers who hate their jobs and decide to rebel against their greedy bosses.
7. Donnie Darko
The sci-fi thriller is crazy, strange and totally cool about a troubled teen who sees visions of a large bunny rabbit that makes him commit crimes.
A Hollywood stuntman moonlights as the getaway driver for his neighbor who’s in trouble.
The action flick stars MMA star/fighter Gina Carano as she gets back to those who hired and then betrayed her.
4. The Lincoln Lawyer
The thriller will have you guessing who did it with this thriller that stars Matthew McConaughey as a sleazy defense lawyer who lands a case representing a rich client who has a foolproof plan to beat the system.
3. Margin Call
The movie follows key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period, during the final stages of a huge financial crisis.
The crime thriller/foreign film tells the story of a very successful headhunter who risks everything to save a valuable painting that’s owned by a former mercenary.
1. The Constant Gardener
The mystery drama is about a widower who is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife’s murder.
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.