New on Netflix, November 2018: Seven Wonderful, Strange Movies and Shows

Traverse the galaxy from the comfort of your couch.

It’s that bittersweet, but familiar time for old shows to beckon in the next month’s releases on Netflix. This month? Sci-fi galore, with a little taste of vampires.

Coming November 1:

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress itself, Steven Spielberg’s 1977 film set in Indiana follows the story of Roy Neary, an electrical lineman, after a close encounter with a UFO.

Looking for more Cloverfield? Check out 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) and The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)



In this found-footage horror from 2008, six New Yorkers experience the ultimate going-away party gone wrong as a 25-story-tall, Godzilla-inspired monster ravages the city.

Doctor Strange

For a magical dose of Marvel (and Benedict Cumberbatch), this 2016 thrill tells the story of a self-absorbed neurosurgeon’s journey into the mystic arts after a career-shattering car accident.

Planet Hulk

Cast out and shot into space by the Avengers, the Hulk crashes on planet Sakaar, where he becomes an enslaved gladiator, but finds an unlikely ally in the emperor’s lieutenant, Caiera.

The film has been nominated for four Academy Awards and won three. 


Bram Stoker’s Dracula

For those who thought vampires were cool before they evolved into sparkly, marble-esque Robert Pattinsons, settle in for this 1992 classic as Count Dracula pursues his lawyer’s fiancée, Mina Murray.

From Dusk Till Dawn

This 1996 cult thriller from Quentin Tarantino, two brothers-turned-robbers kidnap a preacher’s family and seek shelter in a bar, which conveniently happens to house a coven of vampires.

Coming November 22:

Thanks to the power of crowdfunding, MST3K was revived by Joel Hodgson in 2015.


Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet

MSTies, your moment has arrived in the form of a Netflix original — Jonah Ray and the bots must face yet another marathon of bad movies, with riffing as their only source of hope.

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