The Best Movies and TV Shows Streaming on Showtime in September 2019

Showtime is saying hello to fall with a full slate of TV shows and movies. You continue to catch new episodes of the Kirsten Dunst-helmed series On Becoming a God in Central Florida and the fifth and last season of The Affair. Plus, political junkies can tune in to a new season of The Circus, which will look at the current field of Democratic presidential candidates. Plus dozens of movies will be available for streaming come September 1. Here are our must-watch picks for the September 2019.

The best movies on Showtime in September 2019 

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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More than 40 movies will be added to Showtime in September 2019. Here are a few you’ll want to put on your to-watch list. All movies streaming from September 1. 

Adaptation: Nicolas Cage stars in this Academy Award-winning metafictional film from Spike Jonze about a frustrated writer who is attempting to produce a screenplay based on Susan Orlean’s book The Orchid Thief.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Steven Spielberg’s hit 1977 sci-fi film features Richard Dreyfuss as an Indiana man who has an encounter with a UFO that changes his life. 

Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol 2: Both of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill films — about a former assassin (Uma Thurman) who takes revenge on those who’ve betrayed her — arrive on Showtime this month.

Rust Creek: Hermione Corfield plays an ambitious college student finds herself stranded in the Kentucky woods in this tense survival thriller from 2019. 

The Virgin Suicides: Sofia Coppola’s debut feature tells the story of the five doomed Lisbon sisters and the neighbor boys who are obsessed with them. 

New TV shows on Showtime in September 2019 

The 2020 presidential race is already in full swing, and Showtime has the inside story with The Circus. New episodes will feature hosts John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon criss-crossing the country as Democratic presidential hopefuls attempt to get their message across to voters. New episodes begin airing Sunday, September 22 at 8/7c.

True-crime addicts (and True Detective fans) will want to tune in to Murder in the Bayou. This five-part docuseries looks at the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered in desolate locations in Jennings, Louisiana, and Jefferson Davis Parish between 2005 and 2009. Premieres Friday, September 13 at 9/8c.

Another new docuseries, Couples Therapy, will take a close look at other people’s relationships. The series will focus on Dr. Orna Guralnik, a therapist who will work with couples as they confront issues and achieve extraordinary breakthroughs. Premieres Friday, September 6 at 10/9c.

Showtime will also premiere a new hour-long comedy special from Gary Owen called Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo. It airs Saturday, September 7 at 10:35/9:35c. Plus, a new season of Inside the NFL premieres Tuesday, September 3 at 9/8c.

New episodes of The Affair and On Becoming a God in Central Florida will continue to air on Sunday nights throughout the month. 

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