new on netflix october 2014Looking for what's new on Netflix streaming for October 2014? You've come to the right place.

We've rounded up the best TV shows and movies arriving soon. So take some time to peruse this list, and maybe block off a weekend or two so you can binge-watch Season 5 of "The Vampire Diaries" or something.

Here's a much larger rundown of what subscribers can expect in October, courtesy of Netflix. All title dates are subject to change.

Available October 1

"Annie" (1982)
Based on the Depression-era comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," this adaptation of the smash Broadway musical follows America's favorite urchin (Aileen Quinn) as she captures Daddy Warbucks' (Albert Finney) heart with her unquenchable optimism. In the meantime, Annie must try to dodge the treacherous head of the orphanage (Carol Burnett). Directed by John Huston, Annie features the hit song "Tomorrow."

"Annie: A Royal Adventure" (1995)
Annie, the charming orphan with a head full of red curls, and her beloved dog, Sandy, join her darling Daddy Warbucks for a trip to England to meet the queen. But will a little girl used to a hard-knock life make a good impression on royalty?

"Bad Johnson" (2014)
Chronic philanderer Rich Johnson faces a major life crisis when he discovers that his penis has detached itself and taken human shape, forcing him to contend with the unenviable task of trying to control his wayward genitalia.

"Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" (2003)
In this reboot of the TV classic, the Angels are tasked with finding a pair of missing rings encoded with the personal information of people in witness protection. As informants are bumped off, the trio targets a rogue agent who may be responsible.

"Chicken Run" (2000)
Facing mortal peril, Rocky the rooster and Ginger the hen decide to rebel against evil farmers Mr. and Ms. Tweedy and lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the farm where they are being held captive.

"Domestic Disturbance" (2001)
This tidy psychological thriller stars John Travolta as recovering alcoholic Frank Morrison, who's dubious when his often-deceitful son alleges that his new stepfather is a callous killer. But Frank soon begins to sense the boy is telling the truth.

"Ernest Saves Christmas" (1988)
When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new St. Nick, A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a skeptical kids-show host to take over the post of Father Christmas.

"Finding Forrester" (2000)
After recognizing a high school basketball star's exceptional writing talent, award-winning novelist William Forrester decides to mentor the youngster, who harbors a passion not usually associated with jocks: He's obsessed with words.

"Galaxy Quest" (1999)
Decades after the success of the sci-fi series "Galaxy Quest," the show's washed-up stars -- Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen), Gwen DeMarco (Sigourney Weaver) and Alexander Dane (Alan Rickman) -- are recruited by actual aliens to pull off an intergalactic rescue mission. At first, the actors assume the so-called Thermians are just another group of die-hard fans. But as the plot thickens, they realize they're working with real-life extraterrestrials.

"Gilmore Girls": The Complete Series
Lauren Graham stars in this Emmy-winning dramedy as Lorelai Gilmore, a fiercely independent single mom raising gifted, Ivy League-bound daughter Rory (Alexis Bledel) amid a continual stream of quick-witted repartee. Forced to accept financial help from her imperious parents (Edward Herrmann and Kelly Bishop), Lorelai strives to keep Rory grounded in the face of prep-school snootiness, bad-boy suitors and other teen perils.

"Hit!" (1973)
A federal agent whose daughter died of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He organizes a task force of mercenaries to travel to France in order to kill the nine leaders of a Marseilles drug syndicate.

"Hostages": Season 1
An elite surgeon faces an impossible choice when a rogue FBI agent takes her family hostage and orders her to kill the president when she operates on him. If she refuses, her loved ones' lives are at risk.

"Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" (2001)
When gooey green aliens kidnap all the adults in Retroville, it's up to Jimmy Neutron to come up with a plan to rescue them. The 11-year-old genius and his pals blast off in homemade rocket ships on an intergalactic mission.

"Kramer vs. Kramer" (1979)
Ted (Dustin Hoffman) is a career-driven yuppie -- until he finds out his dissatisfied wife (Meryl Streep) is leaving him and their 6-year-old son. But just as Ted begins to love being a full-time parent, his wife reappears to reclaim the boy. Poignant and beautifully acted, this cinematic tearjerker swept the 1979 Academy Awards, winning Oscars for Hoffman and Streep in addition to Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay honors.

"My Father the Hero" (1994)
When Frenchman Andre (Gérard Depardieu) takes his 14-year-old daughter Nicole (Katherine Heigl) on a Caribbean vacation, she develops a crush on hunky Ben (Dalton James). To impress Ben, Nicole pretends Andre is her lover -- which has the rest of the resort crowd loathing his cradle-snatching ways. But when the police threaten to arrest Andre for consorting with a minor, Nicole must tell all and risk alienating Ben.

"Paths of Glory" (1957)
Col. Dax leads a weary regiment of French army soldiers during World War I. When French generals order the regiment to carry out what amounts to a suicide mission against German fire, some of the men refuse and are tried on charges of cowardice.

"Please Subscribe: A Documentary About YouTubers" (2013)
They are the first to make a living creating content for the Web's most popular video site. They are YouTubers, and this film tells their story. Through a series of vignettes, the YouTubers relay their personal journeys and struggle to stay relevant.

"Rescue Dawn" (2006)
Captured by the enemy and held in a Laotian torture camp after his plane is shot down during a bombing mission, fighter pilot Dieter Dengler defies death by organizing one of the most daring escapes of the Vietnam conflict.

"Romeo + Juliet" (1996)
In this contemporary take on William Shakespeare's tragedy, two families feud as their children, Romeo and Juliet, fall in love. Though the film is modern, the bard's dialogue remains intact as the couple pay a disastrous cost for their affection.

"Shadow of the Vampire" (2000)
A wicked movie about the making of the 1922 silent-film classic Nosferatu, Shadow of the Vampire features Willem Dafoe's Oscar-nominated performance. Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) yearns to create the most terrifying vampire tale imaginable. Unknown actor Max Schreck (Dafoe), cast as the vampire Count Orlock, makes an impressive debut as filming begins, even as he hides an unearthly secret.

"Shane" (1953)
Amid stunning vistas, this Oscar-winning Western from director George Stevens follows a reformed gunslinger whose determination to avoid a fight is tested when greedy cattle barons threaten the community of homesteaders he's joined.

"Sleepless in Seattle" (1993)
Fate and a tenacious 8-year-old boy conspire to unite lovelorn widower Sam Baldwin and unhappily engaged journalist Annie Reed in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy inspired by the 1957 classic "An Affair to Remember."

"Shivers" (1975)
Director David Cronenberg's film debut revels in his pet theme: deep-rooted fears of our bodies and sexuality. A scientist's neighbors fall to primal urges after he unleashes a sexually transmitted parasite that destroys inhibitions in its host body. This terrifying thriller tests nerves with its bloodthirsty, wormlike parasites -- in one gruesome and memorable sequence, they attack a woman in a bathtub.

"The Phantom of the Opera" (1989)
An emotionally and physically scarred man known as the Phantom -- once an enormously talented composer -- haunts a contemporary opera house in search of a maiden he can groom to be a diva.

"Team America: World Police" (2004)
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone apply their acerbic wit to global crime-fighting in this musical satire about an all-marionette police force that takes on the challenging role of keeping the peace on a troubled planet.

"Three Fugitives" (1989)
Fresh out of prison, former stickup man Daniel Lucas (Nick Nolte) finds himself taken hostage at a bank by would-be robber Ned Perry (Martin Short), and the cops -- aware of Lucas's history -- naturally assume the two are a team. Before you can say "getaway," Lucas and Perry are on the run with Perry's 6-year-old daughter (Sarah Rowland Doroff) along for the ride in director Francis Veber's fast-paced remake of his French crime caper.

"Tombstone" (1993)
Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp joins his brothers to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. Earp and his notorious pal Doc Holliday are called into action when a gang of rustlers begins terrorizing the town.

"The Wedding Planner" (2001)
San Francisco's premier wedding planner, Mary Fiore, is saved from an accident by the man of her dreams -- only to discover that he happens to be her latest client's fiancé in this old-fashioned romantic comedy.

Available October 2

"Carrie" (2013)
In this remake of the high school horror flick based on Stephen King's novel, misfit teenager Carrie gets back at the classmates who've bullied her by unleashing her newfound supernatural powers and creating havoc at the prom.

"Reign": Season 1
Beginning when Mary, Queen of Scots, arrives in France as a 15-year-old betrothed to Prince Francis, this vivid historical drama series tells the story of her rise to power and her struggles amid a court full of sexual and political intrigue.

"Under the Electric Sky: EDC 2013" (2014)
Get a free pass to America's largest music festival and uber-party, the Electric Daisy Carnival, where attendees shed their inhibitions and enter a vivid world of incredible music, interactive art and stunning pyrotechnics.

"The Vampire Diaries": Season 5
Trapped in adolescent bodies, feuding vampire brothers Stefan and Damon vie for the affection of captivating teenager Elena, who attempts to unravel the many dark secrets of her hometown of Mystic Falls.

Available October 3

"The Originals": Season 1
This supernatural series focuses on the Mikaelson siblings -- Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah -- the original vampire family from "The Vampire Diaries." Returning to New Orleans, they form an alliance with local witches to try to rule the city once again.

Available October 4

"The Boxcar Children" (2013)
Four orphaned and homeless siblings happen upon an abandoned boxcar, which, they furnish with all the comforts of home. Fearful that they will be sent to live with their grandfather they have never met, the children keep their new home a secret.

Available October 6

"Little Man" (2006)
A man is so eager to become a dad that he'll believe anything, including the notion that a baby-faced thief on the lam is really an abandoned toddler. Toting the "boy" home, the proud papa unwittingly serves as an accomplice to his new son's crimes.

Available October 7

"Hart of Dixie": Season 3
New Yorker Zoe Hart's dreams didn't involve patching up the locals in a tiny town in the Deep South, yet that's exactly where the fast-talking city girl finds herself when she ends up inheriting a medical practice in Bluebell, Ala.

"In a World..." (2013)
Vocal coach Carol Solomon lives in the shadow of her father Sam, Hollywood's go-to movie trailer voice, as she tries to break into the field herself. Aided by her sister and a sound whiz friend, Carol jumps into an unexpectedly strange new career.

"Raising Hope": Season 4
Slacker Jimmy suddenly finds himself a father after a one-night stand with a murderer, but his eccentric family -- including his dim-bulb father, sarcastic mother and addled great-grandmother -- reluctantly pitches in to help with the new arrival.

"Supernatural": Season 9
Raised by their dad to fight supernatural forces, grown siblings Dean and Sam crisscross the country in their 1967 Chevy Impala, investigating paranormal activity and picking fights with deadly demons, ghosts and monsters.

"The Following": Season 2
When escaped serial killer Joe Carroll goes on a new killing spree, reclusive former FBI agent Ryan Hardy is called in, having captured Carroll nine years ago. Hardy soon discovers that Carroll has a loyal following of killers ready to terrorize.

Available October 8

"Arrow": Season 2
This adaptation of the story of DC Comics' Green Arrow stars Stephen Amell as the titular character, an affluent playboy who becomes an archer superhero at night, saving the city from villains armed with just a bow and arrows.

"Jay Mohr: Funny For a Girl"
Jay Mohr's newest one hour special, and the first in over 7 years, is a hilarious set of stories of the challenges of raising two kids, keeping his family on the right path, along with his legendary impressions (Christopher Walken, Norm MacDonald, Adam Sandler and a host of others) and riotous real life Hollywood stories. As Jay says, "the stories are all true" and they're all funny too.

Available October 9

"A Long Way Down" (2014)
When faded TV personality Martin Sharp decides to end his life on New Year's Eve by jumping off a London skyscraper, he meets three strangers who had the exact same plan. But instead of taking the leap, the four lost souls vow to stick together.

"The Tomorrow People": Season 1
A group of young people with evolved powers join forces to battle evil using their special talents that include teleportation, telekinesis and telepathic communication. Meanwhile, a band of paramilitary scientists tries to stop them.

Available October 10

"Chelsea Handler: Uganda Be Kidding Me" (2014)
UGANDA BE KIDDING ME LIVE is the culmination of Handler's wildly popular international stand-up comedy tour in support of her fourth New York Times #1 Bestseller, Uganda Be Kidding Me. Using personal photos to enrich her stories and comedy, Handler regales the audience with absurd tales of her global travels and the ridiculous characters in her life, all the while offering her signature unabashed opinions on subjects ranging from her expectations of sexual partners, to the very real problem of dolphin rape.

Available October 11

"Breathe In" (2013)
Music teacher Keith has his mind focused on the past when he and his wife agree to welcome a foreign exchange student into their household. But the arrival of a British girl who's the same age as their daughter has a way of shaking up the present.

"Heatstroke" (2013)
On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his teenage daughter.

"Swelter" (2014)
Bishop is a small-town sheriff, making an honest living, with no memory of his criminal past. But when his old crew rolls into town looking for their loot, the perfect getaway threatens to turn into a nightmare of greed, revenge, and retribution.

"Why Stop Now" (2012)
On the day piano prodigy Eli is to audition for a famous conservatory, he gets sidetracked by an attempt to stash his cocaine-addled mother, Penny, in rehab. When Penny is denied admittance, Eli enters into a bizarre partnership with her dealer.

Available October 14

"Witching & Bitching" (2013)
In this heist film turned horror fest, director Álex de la Iglesia's love of mayhem is on full display as a gang of gold thieves lands in a coven of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual -- and in need of a sacrifice.

Available October 15

"Stay" (2013)
Ex-professor Dermot and his girlfriend, Abbey, are forced to reevaluate their feelings about family when she becomes pregnant. Facing an uncertain future, Abbey revisits her roots in Canada, while Dermot forges a tentative bond with a local boy.

"Tim Minchin And The Heritage Orchestra Live" (2011)
Flanked by a full orchestra, Tim Minchin takes the Royal Albert Hall by storm with a wonderfully witty evening of satirical musical comedy.

Available October 16

"Cowgirls n' Angels" (2012)
Feisty youngster Ida longs for adventure and hopes to find her father, a rodeo performer. When she seeks refuge with a troupe of female trick riders and their ornery leader, an ex-rodeo star, she finds a new family and an all-encompassing passion.

Available October 18

"Last Man Standing": Season 3
Mike Baxter likes to think of himself as a man's man, but after his wife returns to work and her career takes off, he finds himself in charge of parenting their three lively daughters and trying to figure out how to stay afloat in all the estrogen.

"Liberal Arts" (2012)
A speaking engagement brings 35-year-old Jesse back to his college alma mater, where he's blindsided by nostalgia and a plucky sophomore named Zibby. Newly single and unfulfilled by his job, Jesse finds Zibby pulling him out of his disillusionment.

Available October 21

"Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn"
In his second full length special WyattCenac discusses his thoughts on everything from adults giving each other hickeys to the vast changes in Brooklyn.

Available October 22

"E-Team" (2014)
This arresting documentary profiles four human rights investigators who've dedicated themselves to combating criminal abuses around the globe. The team's challenges include the atrocities committed by oppressive regimes in Syria and Libya.

"The 100": Season 1
When independent twenty-something entrepreneur Charlotte Payne (Sophie Winkleman) joins an online dating service, she discovers that each query on a lengthy questionnaire leads her on an unusual voyage of self-discovery. Helped by pals Leslie (Collette Wolfe) and Jill (Smith Cho), Charlotte's comic adventures into her past may help her find the path to romantic bliss. This television comedy series also stars Christopher Moynihan and David Walton.

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (2013)
After her triumph in the Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen begins a new life and confronts more danger in this sequel to the postapocalyptic fable. As Katniss travels through the districts on a "Victor's Tour," a rebellion gathers steam around her.

Available October 23

"Freakshow": Season 2
Todd Ray hosts this unscripted series following his Venice Beach Freakshow, complete with two-headed animals, strange artifacts, and human wonders.

Available October 25

"The Carrie Diaries": Season 2
Before bylines, the Big Apple and Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was a teenager of the '80s. In this prequel to "Sex and the City," she navigates high school while harboring dreams of becoming a writer.

"Django Unchained" (2012)
Accompanied by a German bounty hunter, a freed slave named Django travels across America to free his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. Quentin Tarantino directs this modern-day spaghetti Western.

"Sons of Anarchy": Season 6
After seizing control of its town, gun-running motorcycle club the Sons of Anarchy soon butts heads with rival biker gangs, racist groups and the law. Meanwhile, young Jax Teller finds himself torn between protecting his son and loyalty to his gang.

Available October 28

"Bound by Flesh" (2012)
Perhaps the most famous conjoined twins of all time, the Hiltons became a vaudeville sensation before falling on hard times and dying in poverty. This absorbing documentary follows their unique life, which was fraught with exploitation and hardship.

Available October 31

"Before I Go to Sleep" (2014)
After surviving a brutal assault, Christine Lucas awakens each morning incapable of remembering anything about her past, including the previous day. Little by little, however, she begins to suspect that her husband played a role in her misfortune.

"Rain Man" (1988)
Fast-talking yuppie Charlie Babbitt is forced to slow down when he embarks on a life-changing cross-country odyssey with the brother he never knew he had, an autistic savant named Raymond who's spent most of his life in an institution.