Our (thrilling) Netflix Watch Instantly picks

As Halloween approaches, here are some films from your Netflix Watch Instantly queue that will have you wondering if you’re too cool for school. — Sam Adams Monday, Oct. 23 “We Were Here” A…

Our (thrilling) Netflix Watch Instantly picks

As Halloween approaches, here are some films from your Netflix Watch Instantly queue that will have you wondering if you’re too cool for school. — Sam Adams

Monday, Oct. 23

“We Were Here”

A mother and daughter return to the town where they lived before the deadly atomic bomb nearly wiped it out in the 1930s.

11 p.m. on Netflix

Wednesday, Oct. 25

“Harold and Maude”

The remarkable relationship between an anti-drug teacher and a brash, lovelorn high school student is brought to life on the big screen.

8 p.m. on Netflix

Wednesday, Oct. 25

“Bloodletting”

In a 1970s Cincinnati, strange things are being pulled off in the streets, and young teens from an experimental school are sucked into the urban legend, where they are forced to murder one another until they “turn out black and female.”

5 p.m. on Netflix

Wednesday, Oct. 25

“GhostFace”

Two young women live with their grandmother and live on benefits; they can’t stay away from one man, the kind-hearted truck driver.

8 p.m. on Netflix

Thursday, Oct. 26

“Zoom”

Being taken in by an animal rights activist family goes wrong in this thriller.

7 p.m. on Netflix

Friday, Oct. 27

“Train Driver”

In this black comedy, an orphan finds himself in a nightmarish train journey through South America when he accidentally kills a guy; from Jim Sheridan’s trilogy, it’s also known as “The Mitre.”

11 p.m. on Netflix

Friday, Oct. 27

“Colonized”

A man decides to stop his eco-travel show, only to find his newborn twins kidnapped.

2 a.m. on Netflix

Friday, Oct. 27

“A Dangerous Method”

You’ll never look at Keira Knightley or Michael Fassbender in the same way again.

8 p.m. on Netflix

Saturday, Oct. 28

“Friday the 13th”

Charles Manson and his crew of “family” members began their killing spree in 1970. The gore never seems to get old.

7 p.m. on Netflix

Sunday, Oct. 29

“Jacqueline”

Jacqueline Susann was the author of many novels, including “Valley of the Dolls,” “Valley of the Dolls 2” and the best-selling “Valley of the Dolls” trilogy.

8 p.m. on Netflix

Monday, Oct. 30

“Theatre of Blood”

A hit play inspired by the notorious Axeman, whose victims were stripped to their genitalia and fell from scaffolding, became a little too much for one Irish town, leading to a series of murders and other crimes. The Axeman is in this thriller set in London.

5 p.m. on Netflix

Tuesday, Oct. 31

“The Crucible”

Amanda Woodward learned she was witches in an Abigail Williams-style ordeal at age 10, so she spent the rest of her childhood trying to prove that she was actually innocent. This 1792 play (co-written by the poet Lord Byron) stars Emma Thompson and Gwyneth Paltrow.

7 p.m. on Netflix

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