September is officially well in swing, and the new month comes a whole new slew of movies and TV show options hitting Netflix. Here are thirty-three new films and series available for instant streaming this month.
Critically acclaimed films
Silver Linings Playbook
Jennifer Lawrence won her first Oscar for her turn as a recently widowed woman, opposite Bradley Cooper as a man with bipolar disorder struggling to come to terms with the end of his marriage. The 2012 comedy drama, directed by David O. Russell, was adapted from Matthew Quick’s novel of the same and received eight total Academy Award nominations. It’s available for streaming starting September 16.
Good Morning, Vietnam
Robin Williams entered the world of big screen comedies with a particularly stellar performance in this 1987 war comedy. The actor earned his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor in the role and a Golden Globe win for his role as Adrian Cronauer, a fast-talking DJ on Armed Forces Radio during the Vietnam War. The movie hit Netflix on September 1.
A Single Man
The 2009 drama film, based on Christopher Isherwood’s novel of the same name, stars Colin Firth as George Falconer, a depressed gay British university professor living in Southern California in 1962. The movie earned Firth an Academy Award for Best Actor. It arrives to Netflix on September 11.
A Simple Plan
The 1998 drama film, based on Scott Smith’s novel of the same name, stars Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, and Bridget Fonda as a trio who finds millions of dollars in lost cash and tries to come up with a scheme to keep their find from the authorities. The movie earned Thornton an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor and Smith an Academy Award nod for Best Adapted Screenplay. The movie is available on Netflix now.
All Is Lost
The 2013 survival stars Robert Redford as a man lost at sea. Redford is the only cast member in the film, which has almost no dialogue. The movie earned high critical acclaim, earning a 93 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It hit Netflix on September 5.