10 New Netflix Movies Perfect for Fall Movie Nights
Fall evenings are made for cozy blankets and pumpkin spice. Put them together and you have the perfect place for a fall movie night. But Netflix’s dense catalog can be overwhelming, and most viewers would rather spend their time watching movies than searching for them.
Netflix subscribers just need to grab a remote and the best spot on the couch and use this guide to find the perfect thing to watch. Romance, mystery, drama, even cartoons for the whole family: Netflix has so many new movies coming out this fall 2022 that viewers will be spoiled for choice.
“The Good Nurse” – October 26
Amy (Jessica Chastain) is a dedicated nurse and single mother pushed to the limit to cope with night shifts in intensive care. charlie (Eddie Redmayne), a thoughtful and hardworking new nurse, seems like a godsend. Amy can breathe for the first time in years, thanks to Charlie’s help and friendship. But when a series of patient deaths sparks an investigation at the hospital, Amy must ask herself some tough questions to uncover the truth.
Based on the true story of a serial killer hidden in plain sight, The good nurse is engrossing enough to keep even seasoned viewers hooked with a knack for true crime titles. Director Tobias Lindholm has a knack for creating the kind of tension that sets in the bones, providing a spooky alternative to more obvious Halloween fare. Chastain is brilliant as always, but Redmayne is particularly striking as a dodgy character who seems to be hiding something.
‘Wendell & Wild’ – October 28
Wendel (Key Keegan-Michael) and wild (Jordan Pele) are two demon brothers who appeal to mourning 13-year-old Kat (Lyric Ross) to summon them to the Land of the Living. But what Kat wants in return leads the three of them on an epic adventure that defies the laws of nature.
What do viewers get when Henry Selickthe director behind the stop-motion icons The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coralinecollaborates with horror filmmaker and comedian Jordan Pele? Wendell and savage is as quirky as it is brilliant, unafraid to take bold risks, with frightening and sometimes convoluted results. But the stop-motion animation is unbeatable, with stunning visuals and incredible detail.
‘Enola Holmes 2’ – November 4
Having skillfully solved her first case in the previous film, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) is following in his big brother’s footsteps as a hired detective. Like many small businesses, hers is on the verge of failure when a match girl offers Enola her first case to find her missing sister. But the mystery is far more disturbing than unexpected, forcing Enola to call on all sorts of favors, including Sherlock (Henry Cavill) itself. The game is on!
The first film was a smash hit thanks to vibrant storytelling, subversive asides, and the considerable charms of the perky, precocious Brown. With many of these tasty ingredients set to return in the sequel, it’s bound to be as enjoyable as the first.
“Falling For Christmas” – November 10
A newly engaged, self-absorbed and spoiled hotel heiress has a skiing accident and ends up with amnesia. Nurtured and cared for by a handsome but humble lodge owner and his adorable daughter, the heiress lives out the days before Christmas like she never has before.
Vacation romances are a Netflix staple, but Fall for Christmas has the unique appeal of being the triumphant return to the game of Lindsay Lohan. Lohan signed a multi-picture deal with Netflix, including the following, Irish wishwill follow in 2023. This one paired it with Joy alum Overstreet Agreement and milk physical comedy for laughs, just like in its heyday. Let the Lohan-aissance begin.
“My Father’s Dragon” – November 11
Elmer Elevator (Jacob Tremblay) is struggling to cope after an unwelcome move to town with his mother. He runs to Wild Island in search of Boris (Gaten Matarazzo), a young dragon held captive, but the dragon is only the beginning.
From the animation studio Cartoon Saloon (Wolfwakers) and director Nora Twomey (The breadwinner), and inspired by the beloved book of Ruth Stiles Gannett, My Father’s Dragon looks set to win fans and hearts before it even gets viewed. Along with other creatures voiced by Dianne Wiest, Rita Moreno, Chris O’Dowd, Alan Cumming, Judy Greerand more, the film is a comforting delight for the whole family.
“The Marvel” – November 16
In the Irish Midlands in 1862, a young girl has refused all food since her eleventh birthday but is miraculously well. Whispers of holiness run through the small village, bringing tourists and pilgrims and high expectations, as well as the English nurse Lib (Florence Poug), responsible for carefully watching the girl, in search of the truth.
According to the incredible book of Emma Donoghue, wonderment reunites Pugh with her Lady Macbeth scriptwriter, Alice Birch. wonderment may be visually dark and filled with pain, but Pugh leads the way with his understated yet powerful performance.
“Christmas With You” – November 17
pop star Angelina (Aimee Garcia) grows weary of touring and the demands of fame. Taking her leave, she escapes to a small town in New York State to help grant the wish of a talented young fan. Her passion for music reinvigorated and Angelina could also be inspired by a chance to have true love.
For those who braved thematically rich but ultimately melancholy wonderment the night before, christmas with you may be the perfect antidote. Soft and airy, with some nice tracks (including Freddie Prinze Jr.), christmas with you is like comfort food for the soul, predictable and safe yet warm and inviting, not to mention the guaranteed satisfaction of a happy ending.
‘Slumberland’ – November 18
After the unexpected death of her father, a young girl named Nema finds her life turned upside down as she is sent to live with her clumsy uncle (Chris O’Dowd). Her only escape is at night when she dreams. With the help of a secret map and an unconventional outlaw and villain named Flip (Jason Momoa), Nema travels to Slumberland through dreams and nightmares, hoping to find her late father (Kyle Chandler).
Fans of the whimsical, century-old comic strip of Winsor McCay You’ll notice several changes to the source material for this adaptation, intended to appeal to a new generation. With its PG rating, Slumberland should be perfect for family viewings as the nights get colder and families hunker down. This fantasy adventure has a lot of appeal, especially for those who are full of imagination and admiration.
“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” – December 9
It’s not Disney’s Pinocchio, rather Guillermo del ToroThe dark but whimsical version of the wooden puppet comes to life to appease a grieving woodcarver. In del Toro’s version, fairy tale and Frankenstein combine to tell the story of a mischievous little boy in Fascist Italy who is looking for his place in the world.
Del Toro reinvents a classic for its first foray into stop-motion animation. The musical will be hosted by an incredible voice cast, including Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchettand Ewan McGregor. It may not be what viewers of Pinocchio know, but its life-affirming message of love will make fans of anyone who watches.
‘BARDO, false chronicle of a handful of truths’ – December 16
After winning a prestigious award, journalist and documentary filmmaker Silverio (Daniel Gimenez Cacho) leaves Hollywood to return to his native Mexico, where he suffers from an identity crisis. Blinders off, he experiences the world with a renewed sense of innocence and awe.
After birdman and The ghostdirector Alejandro Inarritu made a very personal and introspective film, joyful, intimate and deeply moving. BARDO is visually stunning and thematically provocative, prompting viewers to explore what it means to be human.
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