Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including That Chelsea Handler Special)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change....
Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including That Chelsea Handler Special)
Written by Chris Crum
  • As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change.

    Among this week’s titles are the new Chelsea Handler stand-up special, which kicks off her relationship with Netflix, which is also set to include a new series. Also on the list are 2013’s Hours, which is one of Paul Walker’s final movies, and Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss, which precedes a an original Winx Club series Netflix has in the works. Check out the full list below.

    Available on 10/10:

    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.

    Hours (2013)

    Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, Kerry Cahill, Yohance Myles, Christopher Matthew Cook, Nick Gomez, Judd Lormand, Michelle Torres, Tony Bentley, Lena Clark

    After Nolan’s wife dies in childbirth during Hurricane Katrina, his newborn daughter is placed on a ventilator. When the hospital is evacuated, he stays with her, desperate to keep her alive as the storm rages around them.

    Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss (2014)

    Vincenzo Alfieri, Federico Aloi, Sabrina Ariganello, Stefania Carrara, Valentina Cocco, Valentina D’Orsi
    Winx Club’s archenemies team with an evil nymph to find the ultimate power source: the Pearl of the Depth. But can it beat the strength of Winx love?

    Available on 10/11:

    Breathe In (2013)

    Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones, Amy Ryan, Mackenzie Davis, Matthew Daddario, Ben Shenkman

    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)

    Stephen Dorff, Svetlana Metkina, Maisie Williams, Peter Stormare

    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)

    Lennie James, Grant Bowler, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Alfred Molina, Josh Henderson, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Freya Tingley

    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)

    Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, Tracy Morgan, Emma Rayne Lyle, Sarah Ramos

    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 on 10/12:

    Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United (2014)

    Adrian Pasdar, Roger Craig Smith, Fred Tatasciore, David Kaye, Clancy Brown, Liam O’Brien
    While battling to keep the Red Skull and Taskmaster from unleashing a Hydra army, Iron Man and Captain America must learn to work together.

    Available on 10/14:

    Beethoven’s Treasure Tail (2014)

    Jonathan Silverman, Kristy Swanson, Bretton Manley, Jeffrey Combs, Alec Mapa
    After being fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is searching for buried treasure.

    Venus in Fur (2014)

    Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

    After a long search, a Parisian writer-director has found the perfect woman to play the lead in a provocative play about masochistic relationships. As he begins to work with her, he finds that she may be a little too perfect, both on and off stage.

    Witching & Bitching (2013)

    Javier Botet, Mario Casas, Santiago Segura, Hugo Silva, Carolina Bang, Carmen Maura

    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 on 10/15:

    All American Christmas Carol (2013)

    Taryn Manning, Lin Shaye, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Eric Roberts, Shiri Appleby, Beverly D’Angelo
    Self-centered, unemployed good ol’ gal Cindy (Taryn Manning) has been popping out kids by different Daddy’s since she was knee high to a grasshopper, but she’s more interested in buying lottery tickets and doing what’s best for herself than parenting. The only thing in Cindy’s fridge is Cheese Doodle, which also happens to be her youngest son’s name. With her reckless ways and loose legs, it’s no surprise she’s about to lose her kids. But when three unlikely ghosts set out to show Cindy the error of her white-trashy ways, she begins to realize she’d better reform or else…

    History of the Eagles (2013)

    Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit, Joe Walsh

    This sweeping documentary chronicles the evolution and influence of rock legends The Eagles. Stories from band members and music industry insiders paint a vivid picture of one of America’s most successful bands.

    Stay (2013)

    Aidan Quinn, Taylor Schilling, Barry Keoghan, Nika McGuigan, Chris McHallem, Brian Gleeson

    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 on 10/16:

    The Debt (2010)

    Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Tom Wilkinson, Jesper Christensen, Marton Csokas

    Rachel Singer is a former Mossad intelligence agent who is forced to relive her 1965 pursuit of a notorious Nazi war criminal after the bold and dangerous fugitive is suspected to have reemerged 30 years later in the Ukraine.

    We should note that while it wasn’t on any of our lists, Netflix has also added Strange Hill High: Seasons 1-2. See more recently added titles here.

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