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6 incredible sci-fi shows and movies coming to Netflix in October 2021

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6. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

October 1

There’s not much substance to Tomb Raider, but it packs enough interesting locales, stunts, and set pieces to keep viewers entertained, especially if you’re a fan of the games.

5. Spy Kids

October 1

The first three Spy Kids movies are back on Netflix this month. If you’re looking for sci-fi you can watch with the kiddos, it’s hard to do better than this series.

4. Waterworld

October 1

Waterworld is basically the opposite of Mad Max in both setting and quality. This box office bomb is more entertaining than its reputation suggests, but it’s still more “so bad it’s good” than regular good.

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3. Army of Thieves

October 29

The prequel to Zack Snyder’s zombie flick Army of the Dead is mostly a heist movie, but Snyder himself has promised the walking dead will at least put in an appearance in Army of Thieves.

2. Locke & Key Season 2

October 22

Based on a beloved comic series, Locke & Key follows three siblings who find literal keys to unlock superpowers in themselves after their father passes away.

1. Another Life Season 2

October 14

The adventures of an astronaut crew seeking first contact after an alien artifact lands on Earth continue. Battlestar Galactica fans may want to tune in just to see Katee Sackhoff (BSG’s Starbuck) in the lead role.

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