The 14 best movies coming to Netflix in October

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"Ocean's Eleven."Warner Bros.
  • There are great movies coming to Netflix in October.

  • Watch "Ocean's Eleven," "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," and "Call My by Your Name."

  • Also watch "Hotel Transylvania 2" before Halloween.

"17 Again" (October 1)

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Zac Efron in "17 Again."Offspring Entertainment

This is one of those movies you can't stop watching if you have a free night. Matthew Perry plays a thirtysomething who feels he missed out on his life. After a crazy event on a bridge one rainy night, he's suddenly his 17-year-old self again (played by Zac Efron).

Now it's time to do things differently.

Leslie Mann and Thomas Lennon are great in supporting roles.

"Any Given Sunday" (October 1)

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(L-R) Jamie Foxx, Al Pacino, and Dennis Quaid in "Any Given Sunday."Warner Bros.

Oliver Stone showcases the wild and crazy side of pro football in this fantastic 1999 drama that stars Al Pacino as the old-school coach starving for a winning season and Jamie Foxx as the backup quarterback who finally gets a chance to become the star.

The movie also has great supporting roles from Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz, LL Cool J, Jim Brown, and NFL great Lawrence Taylor.

"Call Me by Your Name" (October 1)

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(L-R) Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Armie Hammer in "Call Me By Your Name."Sony Pictures Classics

Luca Guadagnino's fantastic love story set in 1980s Italy stars teen Elio (Timothée Chalamet) who begins a relationship with an older man (Armie Hammer).

"City Slickers" (October 1)

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(L-R) Jack Palance and Billy Crystal in "City Slickers."Columbia Pictures

This classic comedy stars Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, and Bruno Kirby as three friends who set out on a cattle drive in the southwest in hopes of finding themselves. They do just that, thanks to a rugged cattle driver named Curly, played by legendary actor Jack Palance.

Palance even won a best supporting actor Oscar for the role.

"Gladiator" (October 1)

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Russell Crowe in "Gladiator."Universal

Ridley Scott's best picture Oscar winner just gets better as the years go by.

In this bloody Roman-set actioner, Russell Crowe (who also won an Oscar) plays a former general who sets out as a gladiator to seek revenge on his murdered family.

There are also great supporting roles from Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, and Djimon Hounsou.

"How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" (October 1)

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Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days."Paramount

This classic rom-com stars Matthew McConaughey as a hot-shot adman who falls for a woman named Andie Anderson, played by Kate Hudson.

What he doesn't know, though, is that Andie is a journalist who has set out to chronicle how to break up with a guy in 10 days.

"Labyrinth" (October 1)

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David Bowie in "Labyrinth."TriStar Pictures

Jim Henson's masterpiece follows a young girl (Jennifer Connelly) who must journey to the center of a mysterious and dangerous labyrinth to save her baby brother, who is now in the possession of the Goblin King (David Bowie).

The puppetry displayed in this movie blows away anything Henson did with the Muppets.

"National Lampoon's Vacation" (October 1)

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"National Lampoon's Vacation."Warner Bros.

Directed by Harold Ramis and written by John Hughes, this comedy introduces us to the Griswold family in this hilarious comedy that showcases the incredible talents of Chevy Chase as a dad determined to take his family on a cross-country trip to an amusement park.

It has spawned numerous sequels. The second one, "European Vacation," is also available on Netflix.

"Ocean's Eleven" (October 1)

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(L-R) George Clooney and Brad Pitt in "Ocean's 11."Warner Bros.

This reboot of the 1960s Frank Sinatra Rat Pack classic is loaded with talent and a clever caper vibe.

Directed by Steven Soderbergh, he casts George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, Matt Damon, Elliott Gould, Carl Reiner, Scott Caan, Casey Affleck, and more for the fun.

The gang returned for two sequels, which are also available on Netflix.

"Risky Business" (October 1)

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Tom Cruise in "Risky Business."Warner Bros.

Tom Cruise was forging his path to superstardom when he starred in this hit movie in 1983. He plays a teen who gets into some major trouble while his parents leave him home alone.

And, yes, this is the movie with the famous scene where Cruise slides across the floor.

"Wedding Crashers" (October 1)

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(L-R) Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn in "Wedding Crashers."New Line Cinema

If you need a laugh, you can't go wrong with this movie. Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn play friends who crash weddings in their off time and have a great time doing it.

But things get out of hand when Wilson's character falls for a maid of honor, played by Rachel McAdams.

Isla Fisher, Christopher Walken, Jane Seymour, and a young Bradley Cooper are also great in the movie.

"The Redeem Team" (October 7)

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LeBron James was part of the 2008 USA basketball team known as "The Redeem Team."Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty

This Netflix original documentary looks back on the Olympics basketball team led by NBA superstars LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade and others, who proved to the world that the US are still kings of basketball.

"The School for Good and Evil" (October 19)

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(L-R) Kerry Washington and Charlize Theron in "The School for Good and Evil."Netflix.

Based on the 2013 novel, we follow two friends who are taken to a magical school where some aspire to be heroes, and others, villains.

Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Rachel Bloom, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley, and Laurence Fishburne star.

"Hotel Transylvania 2" (October 27)

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"Hotel Transylvania 2."Sony

Just in time for Halloween, watch the hit comedy led by Adam Sandler as the voice of Dracula.

In part two, Drac and his friends try to get the monster out of his half-human-half-vampire grandson.

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