Happy Friday, everyone! This week, we’ve curated a list of must-see movies and TV shows just for you. As it’s Friday the 13th, we’ve even included some horror picks to spook up your weekend. Ready to HITPLAY? Let’s go.
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (Christopher McQuarrie)
Tom Cruise is back at it, doing what he does best—performing breathtaking stunts that’ll have you on the edge of your seat. In the newest installment of Mission: Impossible, Ethan Hunt is tasked with stopping a rogue AI called the Entity from falling into villainous hands. Expect high stakes, close calls, and a star-studded cast featuring Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, and more.
Streaming now on VOD.
The Burial (Maggie Betts)
Get ready for a legal showdown that’ll keep you guessing till the end credits. Jamie Foxx takes center stage as Willie E. Gary, a top-tier attorney hired by a bankrupt funeral home owner. With a flawless record and a charismatic courtroom presence, Willie’s opponents are in for a shock.
Streaming now on Prime Video.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. (Kelly Fremon Craig)
This heartwarming film explores the ups and downs of growing up. Margaret navigates her new life in a new town, finding solace in the advice from her mother and grandmother. A touching tale of family and the questions that bring us closer.
Streaming on Starz.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Night of the Living Dead
A throve of horror franchises are available now on HBO/Max
The Conjuring (Most of them)
Nightmare on Elm Street (Most of them)
Friday the 13th (Most of them)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The Cabin in the Woods
John Carpenter’s The Thing
Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Child’s Play 2
The Bride of Frankenstein
Paranormal Activity (Franchise)
A Quite Place
Bodies Bodies Bodies
It Follows (also available here)
The Fall of the House of Usher (Limited Series)
Mike Flanagan brings another thrilling horror story to Netflix. The series weaves multiple timelines around the Usher siblings, reimagining them as fictional versions of the real-life Sacklers. But as deaths begin to plague their family, their empire starts to crumble.
Mike Flanagan also has other offerings on Netflix: The Haunting of Hill House (the best one by far), The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Mass
Streaming now on Netflix.
Lessons in Chemistry (Limited Series)
Brie Larson shines as Elizabeth Zott, a chemist facing societal prejudices in the 1950s. When her career comes to an abrupt halt, she finds an unexpected platform to defy stereotypes and teach the science behind cooking.
Streaming now on Apple TV Plus.
Frasier (Season 1)
Dr. Frasier Crane is back in Boston, ready to charm your socks off once again. The much-anticipated revival sees Frasier tackling new challenges and relationships while also reconnecting with his son. Kelsey Grammer returns to the role that made him a household name.
Streaming now on Paramount Plus.
Goosebumps (Season 1)
The iconic Goosebumps series is back in a fresh TV adaptation. This new take brings R.L. Stine’s classics to life with spine-chilling stories from some of his most famous books. A must-watch for fans of the spooky and mysterious.
Rick and Morty (Season 7)
It’s the animated series that needs no introduction. Despite the departure of co-creator Justin Roiland, the show goes on with all the off-the-wall, interdimensional adventures you’ve come to love. Keep an eye out for the new voices behind Rick and Morty when it premieres.
Premieres Sunday, Oct. 15 at 11 p.m. on Cartoon Network.