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.
We’re getting this week’s list up a few days late but there are some solid titles. I know you Sunny fans are happy now. Stay tuned, as we should have the next list up on Friday.
Available on 11/01:
First known as an actor, Jared Leto has also found success in the music industry with his band 30 Seconds to Mars. This documentary follows the band as it makes the album “This is War” while battling recording giant EMI in a pivotal lawsuit.
Babes In Toyland (1961)
Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin
Composer Victor Herbert’s operetta comes delightfully to life in this 1961 fantasy starring Annette Funicello as Mary Contrary, whose fiancé, Tom Piper, (Tommy Sands), is abducted by a pair of goons. It seems that dastardly Mr. Barnaby (Ray Bolger) — who covets Mary and her inheritance — dispatched the thugs to get Tom out of the picture. When the dim-bulb duo double-crosses the boss, it sets off a search for Tom and a slew of comical chases.
Bali: Season 1
Facing the everyday incidents of childhood with curiosity and imagination, thoroughly modern preschooler Bali enjoys life in the city with his family.
Hell is for Heroes (1962)
Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino, James Coburn, Bob Newhart, Nick Adams
When a weary infantry squad is sent back into battle against a massive German force, unruly ace soldier Reese (Steve McQueen, in strong antihero form) devises a ruse to trick the Nazis into thinking the tiny Allied platoon is a much larger battalion. Renowned action director Don Siegel (Dirty Harry) helms the tense, well-acted war film, which also stars Bobby Darin, Bob Newhart and James Coburn as the flamethrower-wielding Henshaw.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 9
Narcissistic friends Charlie, Mac, Dennis, and Dennis’s sister, Dee, run Paddy’s Pub, a downtown Philadelphia Irish bar, where everyone’s judgmental (and juvenile) behavior usually brings situations from uncomfortable to hysterically horrible.
Woody Harrelson, Bill Murray, Randy Quaid, Chris Elliott, Vanessa Angel
The Farrelly brothers dumb down and goof up pro bowling — and gross us out in the process. After bowler Roy Munsen (Woody Harrelson) swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael (Randy Quaid). So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent on settling an old score with Big Ern (Bill Murray).
Portlandia: Season 4
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein send up the righteous, artistically inclined and 100% organic residents of Portland, Ore., in this sketch-based comedy series. Typical targets include artisanal light bulbs, feminist bookstores and indie rock.
The Rocketeer (1991)
Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino, Terry O’Quinn, Ed Lauter
In this stylish action-adventure, a stunt pilot stumbles across an experimental Nazi jet pack that transforms him into a one-man air force — and soon becomes a target for mobsters, spies, FBI agents and millionaire Howard Hughes.
Trading Mom (1994)
Sissy Spacek, Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Michael Metchik, Asher Metchik, Merritt Yohnka, André the Giant
Sissy Spacek plays four different characters in this unusual family comedy about three young siblings — Elizabeth, Jeremy and Harry — who magically banish their overworked single mother and try out several new models found at the “Mommy Market.”
Alexis Tomassian, Richard Duval, Med Hondo, Daniel Kamwa, Gilbert Levy, Michel Mella
Carrying the bag containing the letters to Santa Claus sent by children all around the world, one of Santa’s elves loses the letters and must attempt to retrieve them from a bank vault guarded by penguins and targeted by a polar bear.
Total Recall (1990)
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Ronny Cox, Michael Ironside, Marshall Bell
Paul Verhoeven’s violent sci-fi adventure follows construction worker Douglas Quaid, who discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination.
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Hector Elizondo, John Rhys-Davies, Heather Matarazzo, Chris Pine
As the newly crowned princess of the tiny European country of Genovia, teen Mia Thermopolis is still trying to get used to her title — and as she’s groomed to become the nation’s future ruler, Mia learns an arranged marriage may be in store.
Available on 11/04:
Through the words of director Robert Altman, film clips and behind-the-scenes material, documentarian Ron Mann chisels a well-crafted tribute to the maverick auteur whose fertile career encompassed huge hits, big misses and controversy.
Available on 11/5:
Fading Gigalo (2014)
John Turturro, Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis, Liev Schreiber, Sharon Stone, Sofía Vergara
Middle-aged Fioravante and Murray are an unlikely gigolo and pimp in this farce about two cash-strapped friends who turn to the sex trade to make ends meet. Their new enterprise is fruitful, but things get complicated when romance enters the picture.
Available on 11/06:
Doug Benson: Doug Dynasty (2014) – Netflix Original
Renowned stoner Doug Benson takes his relaxed yet irreverent vibe to Seattle’s Neptune Theater, where he shares advice from old ladies and more.
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