If you have Netflix and you love classic movies, you may be interested in what classics are coming to the streaming site in October. For those who want to know beyond that, check out the nice list complied by IGN. Now for those who want to know some classics that are coming in this month here’s the list:
- “Shane” (1953)
“Shane” is probably one of Alan Ladd’s best known and best movies out there, though his film noir pictures aren’t bad. The western was directed by George Stevens and along side Ladd, Van Helfin, Ben Johnson, and Jean Arthur starred in the film. Since it’s release the movie has made many AFI lists and even earned an Oscar and a few nominations.
- “Paths of Glory” (1957)
Kirk Douglas had starred in Stanly Kubrick’s anti-war drama that still has critics raving about. Ralph Meeker, Peter Capell, and Adolphe Menjou also starred in the film. If you’re a Kubrick fan but haven’t seen this 50s classic, thanks to Netflix you’ll have a chance. to watch “Paths of Glory.”
- “Hit!” (1973)
“Hit!” sees Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pyror in an action flick, where a federal agent is intent on destroying a drug zone after his daughter dies of an overdose. Sidney J. Furie had directed the film.
- “Shivers” (1975)
David Cronenberg fans rejoice, “Shivers” will now be streaming during the month of October. It’s perfect for Halloween too! It’s also known as “They Came Within.” “Shivers” starred Fred Doederlin, Paul Hampton, Lynn Lowry and horror scream queen Barbara Steele.
- “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979)
The award-winning film, “Kramer vs. Kramer” is one of those iconic movies of the 70s and it also starred two iconic actors Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman. Robert Benton directed the drama that was also based on a novel that was written by Avery Corman.
- “Rain Man” (1988)
“Rain Man” is another award-winning Dustin Hoffman movie, that also starred Tom Cruise. Barry Levinson had directed the movie that won four Oscars at the 61st Academy Awards.
- “The Phantom of the Opera” (1989)
“The Phantom of the Opera,” is another horror classic for those looking for some freaky programming for the month of October. Dwight H. Little directed horror icon Robert Englund as the Phantom! It’s not your average version that most think about, it’s more of a gorier version.
So those are few new movies that will be able to stream on Netflix. There is something for everyone from a war drama to a couple of horror movies, which work perfect for the month of October! What are you looking forward to?