New to Showtime: October 2021

The Mauritanian, Wakefield, Buried and more showtime movies and series!

What to watch - New Showtime movies: The Mauritanian
What to watch - New Showtime movies: The Mauritanian

Looking for What’s New on Showtime October 2021? We’ve got your Showtime schedule right here, and guess what? It is officially halloween season! Showtimes’s spooky fall lineup has everything you need to binge on, from scary / spooky, comedy, dramas, thrillers, documentaries and sports! For what to watch on Showtime October 2021, here’s our summary of the best Showtime tv series, documentaries and movies. This month our Showtime faves include The Mauritarian, Wakefield, Buried, Billions and American Rust,. Check out some of the trailers for featured Showtime content below!

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Best New Series on Showtime: October 2021

Our favorite new Showtime series picks are:

Buried (Released October 10) official trailer here:

BURIED follows the gripping story of Eileen Franklin who, while playing with her young daughter, suddenly had a memory of witnessing the rape and murder of her childhood best friend, 8-year-old Susan Nason, which led to a re-opening of a case that had gone unsolved for nearly 20 years.

Watch Buried on Showtime Now!

Wakefield – Premieres on October 18th

SHOWTIME has picked up the Australian drama series WAKEFIELD, starring British actor Rudi Dharmalingam (The Split, In The Shadow of The Moon). WAKEFIELD is a psychological drama that shines a comedic light on what happens when the sanest individual working in a psych ward begins to lose his grip. A Jungle Entertainment production, WAKEFIELD is executive produced by showrunners Kristen Dunphy and Sam Meikle. The series is directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker, How To Make an American Quilt) and Kim Mordaunt (The Rocket).

Watch Wakefield on Showtime Now

New on Showtime Movies: October 2021

Check out some of our favorite Showtime movies this month!

The Mauritanian

The true story of three lawyers uncovering a far-reaching conspiracy while investigating the case of a suspected 9/11 terrorist imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay without charge for 14 years. Starring Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Watch Mauritanian on Showtime Now!

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Full List of What’s New on Showtime — October 2021

Showtime’s schedule for October releases features classic movies, original programming premieres, and everything in between. Here is the full list and schedule of everything coming out on Showtime this month.

Showtime Original Series

American Rust (New Episodes Sundays)
Back to Life (Season Finale Monday, October 18)
Billions (Season Finale Sunday, October 3)
Buried (Docu-Series Premiere Sunday, October 10)
Desus & Mero (Mid-Season premiere Sunday, October 17)
The Circus (New Episodes Sundays)
The L Word: Generation Q (Season Finale Monday, October 11)
Wakefield (Series Premiere Monday, October 18)
Work in Progress (Season Finale Sunday, October 10)

Showtime Sports

Bellator MMA 267: Douglas Lima vs. MVP 2 (Friday, October 1 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT)
Bellator MMA 268: Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinals (Saturday, October 16 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Bellator MMA 269: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Johnson (Saturday, October 23 at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT)
Passion Play: Russell Westbrook (Friday, October 15)

New Movies

54 (Director’s Cut)
7 Days in Entebbe
A Little Game
A Perfect Man
A Raisin in the Sun
A Royal Night Out
Agent Revelation
American History X
Anywhere with You
Before Sunrise
Before Sunset
Blue Caprice
Boogie Nights
Cold Comes the Night
Dances with Wolves
Dangerous Liaisons
Demolition Man
Enemy of the State
Finding Forrester
Forrest Gump
Game 6
Grace and Grit
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Higher Learning
It’s Me, Sugar
Les Misérables
Major League
Michael Jackson’s This Is It
Midnight Express
Mighty Aphrodite
Mr. Brooks
Nowhere Boy
Open Water
Open Water 2: Adrift
Open Water 3: Cage Dive
Orson Welles in Norwich
Paradise Cove
Passenger 57
Pearl Harbor
Point Break
Raging Bull
Reign Over Me
Road House
Rose: A Love Story
Six Minutes to Midnight
The China Syndrome
The Devil’s Advocate
The Fighter
The General’s Daughter
The Guard
The Odessa File
The Station Agent
The Wolf of Wall Street
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
When Joan Kissed Barbra
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

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Released October 2

North Hollywood (Premiere)

Released October 3

High Life

Released October 4

The Hollars

Released October 6

The Carnivores

Released October 9

Come Play (Premiere)

Released October 10


Released October 14

Harry and the Hendersons

New on Showtime… Released October 20

American Pie
American Pie 2
American Pie Presents: Band Camp
American Pie Presents: Beta House
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love
American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile
American Wedding
Apollo 13
Babe: Pig in the City
Big Fat Liar
Blues Brothers 2000
Broken Arrow
Carlito’s Way
Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power
Death Becomes Her
Deja Vu
Fried Green Tomatoes
High Plains Drifter
Mamma Mia!
Man on Fire
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Mercury Rising
National Lampoon’s Animal House
Ruthless People
Schindler’s List
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Slap Shot
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice
Slap Shot 3: The Junior League
The Best Man
The Blues Brothers
The Bone Collector
The War of the Roses

Released October 21

Free Fire

Released October 23

Minari (Premiere)

Released October 25

The Company Men

New Showtime Streaming Collections

Baseball Films for the Postseason:
Bad Hombres
Bad News Bears (2005)
For Love of the Game
Game 6
Major League

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LGBTQIA+ Stories new on showtime:
54 (Director’s Cut)
About Cherry
Beyond the Opposite Sex
Body of Deceit
Jules of Light and Dark
Make Up
My Tender Matador
On the Road
Princess Diana, Freddie and Kenny: ‘One Normal Night’ 
Same Sex America
Semper Fi
Signature Move
Sound of Violence
The Carnivores
The Long Shadow
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Retreat
The Siren
The Watermelon Woman
When Joan Kissed Barbra

Looking for more of what to watch this month?

New Showtime shows, series and movies are just a few of our favorite picks, and if you’re like us you have more than one streaming subscription. We update our recommendations so you can be in the know on what’s new and popular on all of your favorite streaming sites and platforms. You won’t be without shows to talk about Monday morning by the water cooler. Here are our growing lists, schedules, and reviews for everything you love:

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