What to watch on Netflix: November

Therese Bussen

Here are films and shows coming to Netflix in November, as well as a few things you might want to check out before they leave.

Be sure to check IMDB’s “Parents Guide” for the film if you need to screen its content; family-friendly films are marked as such.

Coming:
Charlotte’s Web, G (Family-friendly) – Based on the children’s literary classic, a friendly spider makes a plan to save her pig friend from the butcher’s block.

Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers – One of the few comedians who keeps it clean is releasing a special on Netflix and premiers on Nov. 21.

Field of Dreams, PG (Family-friendly) – An Iowa farmer builds a baseball field on his farm after hearing a voice say, “If you build it, he will come.”

Men in Black, PG-13 – A fun adventure movie about two men who regulate all things alien on earth.

Broadchurch, Season 3 – One of Britain’s best drama series is back in its third season. Although for more mature audiences due to heavy thematic elements, fans of good drama or British TV may want to catch up on the first two seasons before the third season release.

The Punisher, Season 1 – Fans of Netflix’s Daredevil will want to catch the spin-off series on Season 2’s main villain, The Punisher. If it’s anything like Daredevil, it may be very violent but deal with interesting moral questions.

42, PG-13 – A biopic film about Jackie Robinson, the first baseball player of color to be signed to the major leagues.

Leaving:
Hugo, PG (Family-friendly) – A lonely orphaned boy who lives inside a railway station attempts to fix a broken automaton left to him by his late father with the help of a friend and find a place he can call home.

COMING UP: What’s on Netflix: October

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After sharing some films available on Netflix available last month, here are films and shows coming to Netflix in October, as well as a few things you might want to check out before they leave.

Be sure to check IMDB’s “Parents Guide” for the film if you need to screen its content; family-friendly films are marked as such.

 

Recently added or coming soon:
Dead Poet’s Society, PG – An English teacher inspires his students with his unorthodox methods to break out of their shells and pursue their dreams.

Fracture, R – A lawyer is about to move to a new job when his boss hands him a seemingly simple case, but his adversary in court turns out to be extremely cunning.

The Secret Garden, G (Family-friendly) – An orphaned girl is sent to live on her uncle’s estate and discovers new friends and a secret garden.

Stranger Things, Season 2 – If you missed the first season, now’s the time to catch up on this original Netflix TV series. The show is a sci-fi nod to 80’s films, Stephen Spielberg and a little bit of Stephen King.

Miss Congeniality, PG-13 – An FBI agent goes undercover at the Miss United States pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event. The sequel will also be available.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, PG (Family-friendly) – Remake of the beloved tale starring Johnny Depp and Freddie Highmore and directed by Tim Burton.

Penelope, PG (Family-friendly) – Born with the snout of a pig, Penelope spends her days as a recluse, and her unfortunate curse can only be lifted by marrying one of her own kind. A man is hired to pose as a suitor, but then begins to fall in love with her.

Meet the Robinsons, G (Family-friendly) – A brilliant inventor meets a stranger named Wilbur Robinson, and together in a time machine, they track down their nemesis.

 

Leaving (some already removed on Oct. 1): 
The Bible miniseries – A miniseries based on the Bible, which received three Emmy nominations.

Carousel (Family-friendly) A 1956 film adaptation of the Rogers and Hammerstein stage musical.

Happy Feet, PG (Family-friendly) – A young emperor penguin needs to sing to attract a mate, but he has a terrible voice; instead, he learns he can dance.

The Shining, R – Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film (for mature audiences) about a man who brings his family to an isolated hotel to hopefully cure his writer’s block; instead, he descends into madness.

Titanic, PG-13 – A classic film about the star-crossed love between a young aristocrat and a poor artist on board the doomed ship.