Netflix New Releases Coming in September 2016

The start of a new month means that a whole new batch of titles will soon be hitting Netflix’s instant streaming collection. The site is adding a slew of movies and TV shows in the coming weeks, including its next highly anticipated Marvel series, Luke Cage and a bunch of new documentaries. Below, check out all of the Netflix new releases coming in September.

September 1

Jaws | Universal Pictures

Jaws | Universal Pictures

The Amityville Horror: Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.

: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker
Rare concert footage, photographs, and interviews illustrate a portrait of late pianist James Booker.

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey: A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.

Bratz: The Movie: During their first year of high school, four best girlfriends face off against the domineering student body president who wants to split them up into different social cliques.

Burn, Burn, Burn: Following the death of their friend, two girls in their late twenties embark on a road trip to spread his ashes.

Cats & Dogs: A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their human owners are blissfully unaware of.

Crashing: Season 1: A new comedy series following the lives of six 20- and 30-somethings living together as property guardians of a large, disused hospital.

Defiance: A World War II film set during the occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany.

The Fierce Wife: A drama ending one of the most talked about TV shows in Taiwan.

Footloose (1984): A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Full Out: A young-adult TV movie based on the life story of American gymnast Ariana Berli.

Heartland: Season 7: A multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times.

Hellevator: Season 1: Contestants form a 3-person team to take on 3 horror-themed challenge.

Hoot (2006)A family comedy film, based on Carl Hiaasen’s novel of the same name.

Hope Floats (1998): Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.

Indochina’s Wild Heart: Explore the beauty of Vietnam and Cambodia after it was ravished by war to finally blossom into a rich habitat of unique fauna and flora.

The IT Crowd: Season 5: The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation.

Jaws (1975): When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist, and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Jaws 2 (1978): Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Jaws 3 (1983): The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a SeaWorld theme park after a 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.

Jaws: The Revenge (1987): Chief Brody’s widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Joyful Noise (2012): G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir’s newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group’s direction as they head into a national competition.

Keepers of the Game (2016): Members of an all-Native girls lacrosse team try to prove the game is their rightful inheritance, putting more than just a championship on the line.

Last Holiday (2006): Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman (Queen Latifah) decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel.

Man on Wire (2008): A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between NY’s World Trade Center’s twin towers in 1974.

Milk Money (1994): Young Frank and his pals decide to pool their savings, bicycle to the nearby Big City, and hire some woman of the streets to strip for them. Things do not work out that simply.

September 1 cont…

Saving Private Ryan | DreamWorks

Saving Private Ryan | DreamWorks

Practical Magic (1998): The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters, Sally and Gillian, as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic.

Road Trip (2000): Four friends embark on a road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a female friend.

Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (2000): Sam Kinison performs stand-up at the Roxy Theater in Los Angeles.

Saving Private Ryan (1998): Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Scary Movie 2 (2001): Four teens are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house for a school project.

Shameless (U.S.): Season 5, ­6: An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

Stomp the Yard (2007): After the death of his brother, as expert street dancer goes to Georgia to attend Truth University. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined.

Sweeney Todd (2007): The story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London as the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant.

Top Gun (1986): One daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

True Grit (1969): A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father’s murderer in Indian territory.

U­571 (2000): A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.

The Wicker Man (2006): A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there’s a larger mystery to solve among the island’s secretive, neo-pagan community.

The Year of Happiness and Love: Season 1: A 2009 Taiwanese drama starring James Wen and Amber Kuo

September 2

Narcos | Netflix

Narcos | Netflix

Baby Daddy: Season 5: A 20-something bachelor bartender becomes an unlikely parent when an ex-girlfriend leaves a baby girl on his doorstep.

Chef’s Table: France ­– Netflix Original: This documentary series, original to Netflix, profiles the most renowned chefs in the world.

Kazoops!: Season 1 ­– Netflix Original: Monty and his best friend, Jimmy Jones the pet pig, are on a quest to confront adults’ set ideas about life.

Narcos: Season 2 ­– Netflix Original: A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Young & Hungry: Season 4: A well-off young tech entrepreneur hires a feisty young food blogger to be his personal chef.

September 6


Crash | Lionsgate

Crash (2004): Director Paul Haggis interweaves several connected stories about race, class, family, and gender in Los Angeles in the aftermath of 9/11.

The Finest Hours (2015): The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Hard Target 2 (2016): Sequel to Jean-Claude Van Damme’s 1993 Hard Target.

Honey 3 (2016): While attending college in Cape Town, Melea Martin feels constrained by the school’s strict policies, and decides to set out on her own.

R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House (2016): The third feature-length film based on the beloved book series from legendary children’s writer R. L. Stine.

September 7

The Blacklist | NBC

The Blacklist | NBC

The Blacklist: Season 3: A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

Galavant: Seasons 1­-2: A dashing hero named Galavant embarks on a quest to restore his “happily ever after” when he loses Madalena.

September 10

Supergirl: Season 1: Kara Zor-El embraces her superhero persona.

September 13

Hawaii 5-0

Hawaii 5-0 | CBS

Extremis (2016) ­– Netflix Original: A non-fiction film that takes viewers into the ethically murky world of end-of-life decision making in a public hospital.

Hawaii Five-­0: Season 6: Steve McGarret runs his own task force.

London Has Fallen (2015): In London for the Prime Minister’s funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

September 14

Goldie & Bear: Season 1: A spin-off of the old Goldie and Bear story we were told as kids.

September 15

Norman Reedus and Andrew Lincoln in The Walking Dead

Norman Reedus and Andrew Lincoln in The Walking Dead | AMC

Sample This (2012): The creation of one of the most influential albums in popular music.

The Walking Dead: Season 6: Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

September 16

Cedric The Entertainer: Live from the Ville ­– Netflix Original: The comedian’s taped stand-up special.

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015): Childhood friends Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala and Jayson Lamb reunite 25 years later to shoot the final scene of Spielberg’s classic film “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

The White Helmets (2016) ­– Netflix Original: Volunteer rescue workers put their lives on the line to save civilians amidst the turmoil and violence in Syria and Turkey.

September 17

Luther | BBC

Luther | BBC

3 Days to Kill (2014): A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.

Luther: Season 4: Idris Elba stars as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Penny Dreadful: Season 3: Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.

September 19

Call the Midwife: Series 5: A BBC period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Gotham: Season 2: Fox’s Batman prequel picks up with Season 2.

September 20


Zootopia | Disney

Colliding Dreams (2016): Filmmakers Joseph Dorman and Oren Rudavsky examine the history of Zionism, its leaders and its influence on Jews and Palestinians.

New Girl: Season 5: Jess and her roommates navigate life and love.

Zootopia (2016): In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

September 23

Longmire | Netflix

Longmire | Netflix

Audrie & Daisy (2016) – Netflix Original: The doc follows two teenage girls from opposite sides of the country are harassed online and at school after getting sexually assaulted by boys they know.

Last Man Standing: Season 5: A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women.

Longmire: Season 5 – Netflix Original: Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

VeggieTales in the House: Season 4 – Netflix Original: Every episode also features a brand-new, upbeat silly song as the Veggie crew embarks on new adventures throughout their house.

September 24

Portlandia: Season 6: A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

River (2016): an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman.

September 25

Family Guy

Family Guy | Fox

Family Guy: Season 14: In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

Margaret Cho: PsyCHO: Comedian Margaret Cho performs in front of a live audience.

September 28

The Fosters: Season 4 (Part A): A couple navigates their blend of biological, adoptive and foster children.

The Imitation Game (2014): During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

September 30

Luke Cage | Netflix

Luke Cage | Netflix

Amanda Knox, Netflix Exclusive: A documentary about the woman who spent nearly four years in an Italian prison for the murder of a roommate before she was acquitted

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1, Netflix Exclusive: Mike Colter stars as eponymous hero in Netflix’s next Marvel series.

Scream: Season 2: MTV’s adaptation of the horror movie franchise.

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