Sky Cinema: What’s New in October 2020?

Here's what Sky Cinema has lined up for October...

We’ve got our usual comprehensive look ahead at the coming month over on Sky Cinema for you, which includes plenty of horror movies and a celebration of Black History Month…


Just Mercy – 2nd October on Sky Cinema and the Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV

Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan star in this movie based on the true story of a newbie Harvard grad taking on a death sentence case for a man who can still prove his innocence.

Harriet – 3rd October

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Cynthia Erivo plays freedom fighter Harriet Tubman as she leads slaves through a complex system of underground railroads in the American Civil War.

Waves – 4th October

Waves tells the story of a suburban black family in South Florida and their journey to accept a deep loss. Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, Alexa Demie, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Sterling K. Brown.

Bloodshot – 9th October

In this comic book adaptation, Vin Diesel plays an assassin with superhuman strength who can heal pretty much instantly. Though he always thinks he’s on a mission of personal revenge, the man in charge of his hits (Guy Pearce) is lying to him about his past.

Seberg – 11th October

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Kristen Stewart stars as actress Jean Seberg, who faces the wrath of the FBI after becoming involved with the 60s civil rights movement.

A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood – 16th October

Tom Hanks is children’s TV presenter Mister Rogers in this biopic that focuses on the real-life friendship between Rogers and journalist Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys).

The Secret Garden – 23rd October

The Secret Garden focuses on the classic tale of Mary Lennox from Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 novel, who is sent to live with her uncle Archibald Craven at Misselthwaite Manor.

The Grudge – 24th October

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John Cho and Andrea Riseborough star in this 2020 reboot of The Grudge, which isn’t as bad as you’ve heard! Nor is it good, mind. Let’s be clear.

The Lighthouse – 25th October

Robert Eggers’ black and white weird-o-thon comes to Sky Cinema. Nothing can prepare you for this strange tale of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) going slowly mad in isolation during the 1890s.

The Invisible Man – 30th October

An abusive husband uses his incredible knowledge of science and tech to ruin his ex-girlfriend’s life in this acclaimed modern retelling of the Invisible Man story from Blumhouse.


Wizarding World – 12th October to 25th October

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Sky tells us that this collection will mark the first time in the UK that all the Wizarding World films have been available to watch all in one place! Enjoy.

Highlights: Harry Potter (The Complete Collection), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Spooky – 24th October to 1st November

This family-friendly line-up of Halloween movies will be ready and waiting for you in October.

Highlights: The Addams Family, Coraline, Ghostbusters (1984), Hocus Pocus, Monster Family, The Witches, Casper, Coraline, Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, Scooby-Doo!

Halloween – 24th October to 1st November

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There will also be a very NOT family-friendly collection of recent and classic horror movies on Sky Cinema, too.

Highlights: The Exorcist, The Grudge (2020), Anna And The Apocalypse, Annabelle Comes Home, Beetlejuice, Behind You, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Brightburn, The Dead Don’t Die, It: Chapter Two, Little Monsters, Ma, Pet Sematary, Psycho, Ready Or Not, Us

See you next month!