Armie Hammer and Lily James, Rebecca | Photo Credits: Netflix

You can always count on Netflix for new shows and movies to watch. The streaming service had to pause many of its productions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s still got plenty of new original content lined up, including new movies, TV shows, comedy specials, kids’ program series, and more.

From the most popular shows to buzzy film projects to those titles that could prove to be the next big sleeper hit, we’re here to help guide you through everything coming to Netflix this year. Below, you’ll find all of the TV shows, movies, specials, documentaries, and kids’ series that are arriving on Netflix in 2020. And be sure to bookmark this page because we’ll be updating this regularly as new titles are announced.

Netflix’s Most Popular Original TV Shows and Movies, By the Numbers

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&nbsp; &nbsp;Lily James,&nbsp;Rebecca

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Available on Netflix in October 2020

ARASHI’s Diary – Voyage: Episode 13 (TBA): Following a performance to celebrate the enthronement of the new emperor, ARASHI members head to Jakarta, where they kick off their “Jet Storm” tour to meet their fans in Asia.

ARASHI’s Diary – Voyage: Episode 14 (TBA): The members express their appreciation to the fans as they prepare for the 50th and final performance of the 5×20 tour.

Start-Up (TBA): Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality compete for success and love in the cutthroat world of Korea’s high-tech industry.

Bom Dia, Verônica / Good Morning, Verônica (Oct. 1): While hunting for a dating-site predator, an underused police clerk discovers an abused wife with a horrific secret — and a web of conspiracy hiding it.

Carmen Sandiego: Season 3 (Oct. 1): Carmen and her crew touch down in Mexico City, New Orleans, Venice, and more on their quest to stay one step ahead of V.I.L.E.

Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood (Oct. 1): In 1900, a rich newcomer with a shady past arrives in Munich determined to crash the local Oktoberfest with his own brewery. But when his daughter falls in love with the heir to a rival brewery, a violent chain of events threatens both families’ futures.

Pasal Kau / All Because of You (Oct. 1): After falling for a guest, an unsuspecting hotel staff becomes embroiled in a hostage scheme and discovers true love in an unlikely place.

The Worst Witch: Season 4 (Oct. 1): A series of challenges push Mildred and Ethel’s magical powers to the limit as they compete for the honor of being named Head Girl.

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Halloween (Oct. 2): Cory, Chrissy, and Freddie are on the hunt for king-sized candy bars this Halloween! But are all the treats worth the trek to the spooky side of town?

Ahí te encargo / You’ve Got This (Oct. 2): An ad creative and a successful executive have a great marriage — until he wants to be a dad just as her star is rising. Then he brings someone new home.

The Binding (Oct. 2): While visiting her fiancé’s mother in southern Italy, a woman fights the mysterious curse intent on claiming her daughter.

Dick Johnson Is Dead (Oct. 2): While a lifetime of making documentaries has convinced her of the power of true stories, Kirsten Johnson is ready to use every escapist movie-making trick in the book if it will help her 86-year-old psychiatrist father elude death.

Emily in Paris (Oct. 2): Lily Collins stars as Emily, an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago who unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris when her company acquires a French luxury marketing company — and she is tasked with revamping their social media strategy. Emily’s new life in Paris is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles winning over her work colleagues, making friends, and navigating new romances.

Òlòtūré (Oct. 2): A young, naïve female journalist goes undercover to expose the shady business of human trafficking in Nigeria and encounters a brutal underworld.

Serious Men (Oct. 2): When a slum dweller spins a web of lies in pursuit of the upward mobility he has long craved, his ruse could be especially dangerous for his young son.  

Song Exploder (Oct. 2): Based on the acclaimed podcast of the same name, each episode of Song Exploder features some of the world’s greatest musicians as they reveal how they brought one of their songs to life. Featured artists include 15-time Grammy Award-winning artist, songwriter, and producer Alicia Keys, who breaks down “3 Hour Drive” from her 2020 album, Alicia; Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, who delves into the creation of “Wait for It” from the musical phenomenon Hamilton; Rock & Roll Hall of Famers R.E.M., who open up about the influences behind “Losing My Religion”; and Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and producer Ty Dolla $ign, who discusses the inspiration behind “LA.”

Vampires vs. The Bronx (Oct. 2): A group of friends fight to save their neighborhood from a group of vampires.

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (Oct. 4): A broadcaster recounts his life, and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, to grieve the loss of wild places and offer a vision for the future.

StarBeam: Halloween Hero (Oct. 6): Greedy Captain Fishbeard is stealing everybody’s Halloween treats for himself, but StarBeam and Boost have some tricks up their sleeves to save the day.

Hubie Halloween (Oct. 7): Adam Sandler stars as Hubie, a man who spends every Halloween making sure the residents of his hometown, Salem, celebrate the holiday safely. But when people start disappearing after the appearance of an escaped criminal and a mysterious new neighbor, only Hubie can put a stop to it.

To the Lake (Oct. 7): Facing the end of civilization when a terrifying plague strikes, a group of people struggle to survive. 

Deaf U (Oct. 9): This docuseries follows students’ day-to-day lives at Gallaudet, the famed Washington, D.C., private college for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 2: Rio (Oct. 9): When one of their own goes missing, the Spy Racers must leave L.A. and head to Brazil to take down a crime organization in Rio.

The Forty-Year-Old Version (Oct. 9): Radha (Radha Blank), a down-on-her-luck NY playwright, is desperate for a breakthrough before 40. But when she foils what seems like her last shot at success, she’s left with no choice but to reinvent herself as rapper RadhaMUSPrime. The film follows Radha as she vacillates between the worlds of hip hop and theater on a quest to find her true voice. [Trailer

Ginny Weds Sunny (Oct. 9): Eager to marry but constantly rejected by women, a bachelor hopes to win over a former crush by accepting help from an unlikely source: his mother.   

The Haunting of Bly Manor (Oct. 9): The second season of Mike Flanagan‘s Haunting horror anthology draws its inspiration from Henry James’ works, including the classic 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw. [Trailer]

Super Monsters: Dia de los Monsters (Oct. 9): Super Monsters visit Vida’s home town for a Dia De Los Muertos parade, where they meet some new Super Monsters.

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts: Season 3 (Oct. 12): Against all odds, Kipo and the gang ended an old enemy’s reign of terror. Now they’re on a mission to fight a fierce anti-Mute evildoer: Dr. Emilia.

The Cabin with Bert Kreischer (Oct. 13): After years on the grind, Bert Kreischer sets out on a purifying retreat to a remote cabin to cleanse his “mind, body and soul.” In The Cabin with Bert Kreischer, a new 5-episode docuseries, the comedian is joined by his celebrity friends as he attempts bizarre therapy techniques, intense physical challenges, and ridiculously improvised encounters with nature. Special guests include Anthony Anderson, Big Jay Oakerson, Bobby Lee, Caitlyn Jenner, Deon Cole, Donnell Rawlings, Fortune Feimster, Gabriel Iglesias, Joel McHale, Joey Diaz, Kaley Cuoco, Nikki Glaser, and Tom Segura. 

Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef (Oct. 13): The Octonauts must find a way to hold back hungry swarms of coral-eating starfish to save a new friend’s fragile home on the world’s biggest reef.

BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky (Oct. 14): Record-shattering Korean girl band BLACKPINK tell their story — and detail the hard-fought journey of the dreams and trials behind their meteoric rise.

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting (Oct. 15): After reluctantly agreeing to babysit on Halloween, a high school student is suddenly recruited into an international secret society of babysitters who protect kids with special powers from monsters.

Love Like the Falling Rain (Oct. 15): Fearing rejection, a young man struggles to declare his feelings for his best friend, who soon falls for another man — until a fateful incident.

Rooting for Roona (Oct. 15): In rural India, a child with hydrocephalus gets a chance at life-changing surgery after her photos go viral. This documentary charts her journey.

Social Distance (Oct. 15): The eight-part anthology series is centered around the lives of people coming to terms with “the new normal” during quarantine. Mike Colter, Oscar Nunez, Danielle Brooks, and more star.

Alguien tiene que morir / Someone Has to Die (Oct. 16): In 1950s Spain, a couple summon their son home from Mexico to introduce him to his fiancée, but are shocked when he returns with a ballerino.

Dream Home Makeover (Oct. 16): Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee help dreams come true for real families looking to update their home tailored to their own unique style. 

Grand Army (Oct. 16): Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free, and seize the future.

La Révolution (Oct. 16): Set in France in 1787, this series asks, “What if the French Revolution didn’t happen the way we were told?” While investigating a series of mysterious murders, Joseph Guillotin — the future inventor of the guillotine — uncovers an unknown virus: the Blue Blood. The disease quickly spreads amongst the French aristocracy, driving them to murder ordinary people, and soon leads to a rebellion. [Trailer]

The Last Kids on Earth: Book 3 (Oct. 16): As the four pals continue to live it up with their monster allies, Jack worries a newly discovered radio transmitter may put an end to the fun.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Oct. 16): What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest — including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.  

Unsolved Mysteries Volume 2 (Oct. 19): The hit true crime series returns.

The Magic School Bus Rides Again: The Frizz Connection (Oct. 20): Lightning splits the Magic School Bus into three pieces, scattering the class across the globe with different versions of Ms. Frizzle aboard each bus!

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Season 3 (Oct. 21): TV legend David Letterman teams up with Dave Chappelle, Robert Downey Jr., and more for another season of in-depth interviews and curiosity-fueled excursions.

Rebecca (Oct. 21): Netflix’s remake of Rebecca, Alfred Hitchock’s award-winning 1940 romantic thriller, stars Armie Hammer and Lily James as a newly married couple whose marriage is twisted by the memory of Mr. de Winter’s first wife.

Cadaver (Oct. 22): The Norwegian psychological horror film takes place after a nuclear disaster, when a family of survivors find themselves at a hotel that quickly takes an eerie turn when people begin to disappear.

Barbarians (Oct. 23): Three people’s fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.

Move (Oct. 23): Discover the brilliant dancers and choreographers who are shaping the art of movement around the world in this documentary series.

Over the Moon (Oct. 23): Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. Cathy Ang, Phillipa Soo, Robert G. Chiu, Ken Jeong, John Cho, Ruthie Ann Miles, Margaret Cho, Kimiko Glenn, Artt Butler, and Sandra Oh star.

Perdida (Oct. 23): Antonio sets himself up to be arrested so he’ll be sent to Colombia’s worst prison, La Brecha. He’s after the man who kidnapped his daughter years ago.

The Queen’s Gambit (Oct. 23): This limited series, based on the novel by Walter Tevis, stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Beth Harmon, an orphan who discovers an incredible talent for chess while developing an addiction to tranquilizers. She sets out to conquer the male-dominated arena of competitive chess while “fueled by a cocktail of narcotics and obsession.” [Teaser]

Blood of Zeus (Oct. 27): A commoner living in ancient Greece, Heron discovers his true heritage as a son of Zeus, and his purpose: to save the world from a demonic army.

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt: Season 4 (Oct. 27): There’s no problem that Chico Bon Bon and his “Fix-it Force” can’t solve. From building a new skate park to stopping a vehicle from falling off a cliff, this crew takes care of any engineering troubles headed their way.

Vilas: Serás lo que debas ser o no serás nada / Guillermo Vilas: Settling the Score (Oct. 27): A journalist spent a decade crusading against one of the largest sports corporations on the planet to prove that Guillermo Vilas was the world’s best tennis player of his time.

The Holidate (Oct. 28): Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey) hate the holidays, but when these two strangers meet one particularly bad Christmas, they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year. With a mutual disdain for the holidays, and assuring themselves that they have no romantic interest in the other, they make the perfect team. However, as a year of absurd celebrations come to an end, Sloane and Jackson find that sharing everything they hate may just prove to be something they unexpectedly love.

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight (Oct. 28): A group of tech-addicted teens attend a rehabilitation camp, but a sinister force there threatens to take them offline for good. 

Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb (Oct. 28): A team of local archaeologists excavate never before explored passageways, shafts, and tombs, piecing together the secrets of Egypt’s most significant find in almost 50 years.

Bronx (Oct. 30): A team of cops investigating the seedy underbelly of Marseille, France, find themselves in over their heads as they realize that some of their fellow officers may be deep in the pockets of the city’s gangs, and they risk losing their jobs — or worse — unless they can set things right.

The Day of the Lord (Oct. 30): A retired priest is visited by an old friend who claims his daughter is being possessed.

His House (Oct. 30): After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple adjust to their new life in a small English town that has evil bubbling just under the surface.

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 4 (Oct. 30): Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal travels the globe to take in the local cuisine and culture of five new cities. 

Suburra: Season 3 (Oct. 30): The final judgment in the battle for land in an Italian seaside town is close, and the criminals are ready to play the game for the last time. 

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Available on Netflix in November 2020 

Überweihnachten (Nov. TBA): This three part mini-series follows a likeable loser who travels home for Christmas, only to be confronted with the fact that his brother is now dating his ex-girlfriend. As the brothers fight and bicker, they fail to notice that their parents are hiding something.

Operation Christmas Drop (Nov. 5): Kat Graham and Alexander Ludwig star in this rom-com about a congressional aide who forgoes family Christmas to travel across the world, immediately clashing with her guide, a pilot, in the process. When she learns more about his pet project, Operation: Christmas Drop, a tradition where gifts and supplies are parachuted to residents of remote neighboring islands, she begins to form a bond with him.

Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta? (Nov. 5) Documentary series on the circumstances surrounding the death of María Marta García Belsunce, one of the most controversial criminal cases in Argentina.

Paranormal (Nov. 5): Set in the 1960s Egypt, the series sees Dr. Refaat Ismail, plunged into a series of supernatural events as he attempts to unravel the mysteries behind each unique and unusual case.

Dash & Lily (Nov. 10): A whirlwind Holiday romance builds as cynical Dash (Austin Abrams) and optimistic Lily (Midori Frances) trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City. [Trailer]

Trash Truck (Nov. 10): This is an animated series in production from Max Keane (Dear Basketball). Hank is a free-range, dirt-covered 6-year-old boy with a big imagination and an even bigger best pal… a giant honking, snorting trash truck. From learning to fly to going to the dentist, there is no adventure too big or too small for these two best friends. Glen Keane (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast) and Gennie Rim (Dear Basketball) serve as executive producers alongside Max Keane.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (Nov. 13): A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (Madalen Mills) – and a long-forgotten invention – to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. [Trailer]

The Life Ahead (Nov. 13): Sophia Loren stars as a Holocaust survivor who makes a living raising children of sex workers. But when she takes in Momo, a 12-year-old orphan who is forced to apologize after stealing her candlesticks, the two form a tight bond. 

The Crown Season 4 (Nov. 15): As the 1970s are drawing to a close, Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and her family find themselves preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession by securing an appropriate bride for Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor), who is still unmarried at 30. As the nation begins to feel the impact of divisive policies introduced by Britain’s first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson), tensions arise between her and the Queen which only grow worse as Thatcher leads the country into the Falklands War, generating conflict within the Commonwealth. While Charles’ romance with a young Lady Diana Spencer (Emma Corrin) provides a much-needed fairytale to unite the British people, behind closed doors, the Royal family is becoming increasingly divided. [Teaser Trailer]

We Are the Champions (Nov. 17): From executive producer Rainn Wilson, We Are the Champions explores the quirkiest, most charming, and oddly inspirational competitions you never knew existed. Each episode follows a unique competition, providing a window into a world of determined, passionate, and incredibly skilled competitors who put it all on the line to become heroes in their own extraordinary worlds. Competitions include Cheese Rolling, Chili Eating, Fantasy Hair Styling, Yo-Yo, Dog Dancing and Frog Jumping.

Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas (Nov. 18): Benjamin Bradley, best known as Mr. Christmas, takes viewers behind the scenes as he puts his interior design expertise and vast Christmas collection to good use. 

The Princess Switch: Switched Again (Nov. 19): In this sequel to 2018’s The Princess Switch, Duchess Margaret (Vanessa Hudgens) unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with boyfriend Kevin (Nick Sagar). Her double, Princess Stacy of Belgravia, is set on getting them back together, but the course of true love is complicated by the appearance of a handsome royal who’s intent on stealing Margaret’s heart. On top of it all, the unexpected arrival of Margaret’s outrageous party girl cousin Fiona, a third look-alike who has ambitions of her own, shakes things up even further.

Alien Xmas (Nov. 20): When a race of kleptomaniac aliens attempts to steal Earth’s gravity in order to more easily take everything on the planet, only the gift-giving spirit of Christmas and a small alien named X can save the world.

Voices of Fire (Nov. 20): This documentary series follows Pharrell Williams’ hometown community as it builds one of the world’s most inspiring gospel choirs. Pharrell’s uncle and a well-respected musical genius in the area, Bishop Ezekiel Williams and his core team of influential gospel leaders will venture out into Hampton Roads to find undiscovered talent. With the belief that diverse backstories can give their collective voice a greater meaning, the Bishop and his team will be searching for people of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds.

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square (Nov. 22): An embittered “Scrooge” of a woman plans to sell her small town, regardless of the consequences to the people who live there. (Pic is directed by Debbie Allen and stars Dolly Parton, Christine Baranski, and Jenifer Lewis.) 

Shawn Mendes: In Wonder (Nov. 23): This documentary chronicles Mendes’ journey toward self-discovery, after the physical and emotional demands of his rise, and his last world tour, pushed him towards a personal and musical reckoning. The documentary is a heartfelt look at a songwriter and performer wrestling with the pressures of stardom and the emotional tolls of coming-of-age while the world watches. Largely framed around his rise and recent tour, the film offers unprecedented access to Mendes’ private life both at home, and while traveling across North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and features years of footage as he rose from precocious troubadour to global superstar.

Hillbilly Elegy (Nov. 24)Ron Howard adapts J.D. Vance’s memoir of the same name about an Appalachian family. The film stars Amy AdamsGlenn Close, and Gabriel Basso.

Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday (Nov. 24): Huttsgalor’s favorite winter festival is finally here! But will some ice-breathing dragons put a frost on everyone’s fun.

The Christmas Chronicles 2 (Nov. 25): In this sequel to 2018’s The Christmas Chronicles, Santa (Kurt Russell) and Mrs. Claus (Goldie Hawn) work together to save the holidays once again. [Trailer]

Virgin River (Nov. 27): In season 2, Melinda Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge) returns to Virgin River and Doc’s clinic, realizing she must learn to come to terms with herself and her past before she can truly make this her home. The series also stars Martin Henderson, Tim Matheson, Annette O’Toole, Lauren Hammersley, Colin Lawrence, Grayson Gurnsey, and Sarah Dugdale.

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Christmas (Nov. 27): When a snow plow, who has an uncanny resemblance to Santa, crashes in the Carson’s yard, Cory must remind him who he is in order to save Christmas.

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker (Nov. 27): A spotlight on the career of award-winning entertainer Debbie Allen and follows her group of young dancers as they prepare for Allen’s annual “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” production.

Sugar Rush Christmas Season 2 (Nov. 27): This competition series challenges bakers to create holiday treats that look festive and taste amazing — all against a ticking clock.

Wonderoos: Holiday Holiday! (Nov. 29): It’s winter in the big city and everyone is excited to celebrate the holidays! When Poppy decides to throw a holiday party for Sully, the Wonderoos learn that there are lots of different holidays and ways to celebrate!

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