Now Streaming

New on Netflix in September

22 movies, TV shows, and originals streaming on Netflix this month.

by | September 1, 2018 | Comments

Welcome to the end of summer, friends. As the big blockbuster movie season winds to a close, and whispers of upcoming horror flicks, holiday films, and awards contenders float on the breeze, it’s nice to know you can settle in at home and catch some quality entertainment. With that in mind, here are 22 films, TV series, and originals newly available on Netflix in September that might be worth your time.

Available 9/1


Groundhog Day (1993)

Adjusted Score: 103177%
Critics Consensus: Smart, sweet, and inventive, Groundhog Day highlights Murray's dramatic gifts while still leaving plenty of room for laughs.
Synopsis: Phil (Bill Murray), a weatherman, is out to cover the annual emergence of the groundhog from its hole. He gets... [More]
Directed By: Harold Ramis

Adjusted Score: 93827%
Critics Consensus: The Breakfast Club is a warm, insightful, and very funny look into the inner lives of teenagers.
Synopsis: Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason). The... [More]
Directed By: John Hughes


King Kong (2005)

Adjusted Score: 94833%
Critics Consensus: Featuring state-of-the-art special effects, terrific performances, and a majestic sense of spectacle, Peter Jackson's remake of King Kong is a potent epic that's faithful to the spirit of the 1933 original.
Synopsis: Peter Jackson's expansive remake of the 1933 classic follows director Carl Denham (Jack Black) and his crew on a journey... [More]
Directed By: Peter Jackson


Fair Game (2010)

Adjusted Score: 84952%
Critics Consensus: It struggles with the balance between fact-based biopic and taut political thriller, but Fair Game brims with righteous anger -- and benefits from superb performances by Naomi Watts and Sean Penn.
Synopsis: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family... [More]
Directed By: Doug Liman

Adjusted Score: 75566%
Critics Consensus: The Cider House Rules derives affecting drama from wonderful performances, lovely visuals, and an old-fashioned feel.
Synopsis: The film follows the life of Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire), a precocious orphan who leaves his lifelong home and his... [More]
Directed By: Lasse Hallström


Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Adjusted Score: 73983%
Critics Consensus: Though there are more characters and plotlines, and the action sequences still dazzle, Spider-Man 3 nonetheless isn't quite as refined as the first two.
Synopsis: Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and M.J. (Kirsten Dunst) seem to finally be on the right track in their complicated relationship,... [More]
Directed By: Sam Raimi


The Ant Bully (2006)

Adjusted Score: 65771%
Critics Consensus: Sometimes inventive and witty, this animated adventure into an ant-sized world is a pleasant diversion.
Synopsis: Tired of weathering constant attacks on their colony, ants shrink a destructive boy, named Lucas (Zach Tyler Eisen), to their... [More]
Directed By: John A. Davis

Available 9/2


Lilo & Stitch (2002)

Adjusted Score: 90839%
Critics Consensus: Edgier than traditional Disney fare, Lilo and Stitch explores issues of family while providing a fun and charming story.
Synopsis: A tale of a young girl's close encounter with the galaxy's most wanted extraterrestrial. Lilo is a lonely Hawaiian girl... [More]

Adjusted Score: 89661%
Critics Consensus: The Emperor's New Groove isn't the most ambitious animated film, but its brisk pace, fresh characters, and big laughs make for a great time for the whole family.
Synopsis: Arrogant young Emperor Kuzco is transformed into a llama by his power-hungry advisor -- the devious diva Yzma. Stranded in... [More]
Directed By: Mark Dindal

Available 9/4


Black Panther (2018)

Adjusted Score: 129308%
Critics Consensus: Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU's most absorbing stories -- and introducing some of its most fully realized characters.
Synopsis: After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place... [More]
Directed By: Ryan Coogler

Available 9/7

Adjusted Score: 61469%
Critics Consensus: Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, but her movie's okay - largely thanks to Shannon Purser's work in the title role, which is strong enough to counter an uneven narrative.
Synopsis: A case of mistaken identity leads to an unexpected romance when a teen joins forces with a popular student to... [More]
Directed By: Ian Samuels

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Better action scenes and tighter pacing elevate Iron Fist's second season, but it remains a lesser light among MCU shows.

Atypical: Season 2 (2018)

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus:

Available 9/12

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus:

Available 9/14

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: BoJack Horseman continues confidently down the thematic rabbit hole with a fresh and poignant season that's as devastating as it is hilarious.

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: American Vandal trades one type of potty humor for another in an ambitious second season that manages to double down on the explicit gags while subtly addressing serious social issues.

Available 9/16

Adjusted Score: 93172%
Critics Consensus: Its script may not be as dazzling as its eye-popping visuals, but Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is fast, funny, and inventive.
Synopsis: As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the... [More]
Directed By: Edgar Wright


Role Models (2008)

Adjusted Score: 82679%
Critics Consensus: Role Models is a frequently crude, always funny comedy with the cast providing solid work throughout.
Synopsis: After salesmen Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) trash a company truck, the court gives them a choice:... [More]
Directed By: David Wain

Available 9/18

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: American Horror Story: Cult intrigues with timely, over-the-top creepiness - and lots of clowns - despite being hampered by broad political generalizations and occasional holes in the narrative's logic.

Available 9/23

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: The Walking Dead's eighth season energizes its characters with some much-needed angst and action, though it's still occasionally choppy and lacking forward-moving plot progression.

Available 9/25

Adjusted Score: 87243%
Critics Consensus: May leave you exhausted like the theme park ride that inspired it; however, you'll have a good time when it's over.
Synopsis: Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) arrives at Port Royal in the Caribbean without a ship or crew. His timing is... [More]
Directed By: Gore Verbinski

Adjusted Score: 63352%
Critics Consensus: A Wrinkle in Time is visually gorgeous, big-hearted, and occasionally quite moving; unfortunately, it's also wildly ambitious to a fault, and often less than the sum of its classic parts.
Synopsis: Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever... [More]
Directed By: Ava DuVernay

Tag Cloud

First Look Comic Book Arrowverse Shondaland Comic-Con@Home 2021 high school trailers 007 YouTube Red Amazon Prime Video leaderboard CBS All Access slasher live event Extras Lucasfilm women 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards The Purge documentary The Witch streamig Binge Guide diversity Chernobyl Valentine's Day The Academy Endgame Apple australia satire President Paramount Spring TV Sundance Now Showtime Cartoon Network cancelled natural history Tubi joker HFPA crime thriller IFC The Arrangement aliens true crime talk show hist space TLC GoT werewolf Song of Ice and Fire Emmy Nominations kaiju YA Turner emmy awards psychological thriller supernatural vampires Funimation Premiere Dates target Election hispanic Television Academy cops jurassic park psycho unscripted USA AMC Plus transformers action-comedy blaxploitation screenings Cosplay Lionsgate crime drama films gangster 71st Emmy Awards SDCC a nightmare on elm street kong BET renewed TV shows Lifetime New York Comic Con romantic comedy christmas movies news Star Trek TCA adaptation robots serial killer Disney+ Disney Plus Heroines RT History obi wan Thanksgiving 72 Emmy Awards Fox Searchlight basketball AMC WarnerMedia Super Bowl Pride Month king arthur 73rd Emmy Awards Reality TCA Awards Ellie Kemper new zealand richard e. Grant Cannes Animation Brie Larson revenge french versus romance Image Comics Sony Pictures zombie spanish language Kids & Family Interview name the review nature discovery ABC Comedy Central Apple TV+ Tokyo Olympics VH1 teaser Warner Bros. technology finale Photos BAFTA FXX breaking bad CW Seed TV sports 94th Oscars 20th Century Fox Turner Classic Movies lord of the rings TCM Rocketman Tomatazos justice league royal family DC Comics Prime Video SXSW 2022 classics strong female leads See It Skip It based on movie Epix suspense science fiction dceu Infographic crime deadpool Biopics Comedy Fantasy Marvel Television A&E mission: impossible child's play adventure IFC Films rotten movies we love Tarantino BET Awards cooking Drama blockbusters Baby Yoda Walt Disney Pictures anthology Creative Arts Emmys 1990s Certified Fresh king kong Watching Series spy thriller cancelled TV shows Adult Swim NBA CBS Netflix Christmas movies Stephen King telelvision Winners superhero 2021 CNN obituary cartoon Character Guide chucky Hallmark Pirates spanish die hard WGN comics live action summer preview Video Games E3 Food Network Britbox SundanceTV game of thrones American Society of Cinematographers tv talk batman zero dark thirty TV One heist movie TNT Red Carpet best social media Pacific Islander SXSW TV movies FOX Shudder spain stoner MCU mcc south america kids Trophy Talk critics archives Martial Arts Polls and Games dreamworks spider-man cancelled TV series Spike mob 90s canceled vs. DirecTV fresh comiccon OneApp hollywood 2016 Bravo critic resources Best and Worst doctor who Instagram Live japan Countdown Netflix VOD documentaries TruTV Superheroe Rom-Com marvel comics free movies what to watch dramedy Quiz Schedule animated book adaptation golden globe awards summer TV Opinion 45 biography medical drama FX on Hulu VICE Awards Tour Tags: Comedy spider-verse Grammys Film Festival wonder woman Exclusive Video First Reviews black TBS Discovery Channel Hallmark Christmas movies Logo mutant Paramount Plus sag awards YouTube Premium prank worst movies DC streaming service USA Network cinemax PlayStation A24 Star Wars sequels Broadway Pet Sematary Mary poppins docuseries trophy international LGBT Paramount Pictures Mary Tyler Moore marvel cinematic universe Nat Geo cancelled television spinoff aapi Tumblr Year in Review 4/20 Amazon Prime Rock Women's History Month golden globes historical drama rom-coms harry potter Box Office Apple TV Plus Calendar screen actors guild Paramount Network HBO Syfy universal monsters Crackle Elton John composers The Walking Dead Pop TV independent hidden camera South by Southwest Film Festival police drama halloween tv The Walt Disney Company ratings genre superman Winter TV Disney cars Spectrum Originals fast and furious summer TV preview Marvel rotten Mindy Kaling Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Best Director Podcast Nickelodeon Universal sequel HBO Go BBC America GIFs Sci-Fi Film IMDb TV travel elevated horror Sneak Peek festivals boxing Classic Film dogs 2020 sitcom razzies Christmas X-Men Crunchyroll worst ID saw debate Trivia nbcuniversal ABC Family scary movies political drama comedies binge video Marathons DC Universe 2018 Pixar feel good ESPN 99% CMT Black Mirror FX television Freeform ViacomCBS latino Lifetime Christmas movies james bond Summer Fargo italian concert GLAAD Set visit new york politics sopranos Musical docudrama Universal Pictures festival PaleyFest Sundance 2019 TIFF cults BBC toronto Best Actor popular black comedy singing competition rt labs critics edition game show foreign Comics on TV streaming movies cats Best Picture indie dark DGA Fox News ABC Signature hispanic heritage month Hear Us Out green book Ovation biopic Mary Poppins Returns NYCC thriller award winner disaster Focus Features toy story Holiday anime boxoffice Hulu posters Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt HBO Max Masterpiece Family venice YouTube legend Columbia Pictures Country The CW Peacock Acorn TV BBC One TV renewals MSNBC ITV Starz scorecard Esquire Anna Paquin zombies comic books 79th Golden Globes Awards ghosts RT21 Amazon Studios Vudu Neflix OWN indiana jones 21st Century Fox movies 2017 miniseries children's TV Television Critics Association slashers Rocky comic book movies Disney Plus godzilla monster movies art house Oscar new star wars movies blockbuster criterion Musicals Writers Guild of America adenture book Captain marvel witnail El Rey Western 24 frames 93rd Oscars stand-up comedy olympics APB Hollywood Foreign Press Association PBS franchise dexter young adult asian-american movie TCA 2017 Mudbound know your critic scary Music Pop San Diego Comic-Con Disney streaming service Mystery Horror streaming twilight National Geographic Amazon scene in color parents Nominations series japanese mockumentary comic book movie football quibi Action Reality Competition Legendary laika Toys comic Avengers Black History Month period drama directors TV Land 2015 canceled TV shows video on demand Marvel Studios NBC reviews MGM rt archives facebook Holidays Emmys LGBTQ Academy Awards reboot Sundance TV all-time dragons Alien jamie lee curtis stop motion Dark Horse Comics Travel Channel Awards Superheroes Trailer Ghostbusters E! crossover Fall TV Best Actress casting dc Disney Channel TCA Winter 2020 war remakes Oscars halloween rt labs nfl History pirates of the caribbean Teen Wes Anderson theme song MTV