Netflix continues its domination of screen content with a chalk full of great shows and movies being released in September, including The Oscar winning The Revenant: A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cast: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried
After backing out of a duel and losing his girlfriend, sheep farmer Albert slowly rebuilds his self-respect with the help of a married woman.
Alvin and Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Cast: Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney
Furry trio Alvin, Simon and Theodore are on a cross-country trip to stop their guardian Dave from proposing to his girlfriend in this comic sequel.
Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne
After a rowdy fraternity moves next door to a couple with a newborn and changes the block into party central, an epic battle ensues.
Crashing – Season 1
Cast: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jonathan Bailey, Julie Dray
In exchange for low rent, a hodgepodge group of 20-something tenants set up residence as property guards in a disused hospital, where hilarity ensues.
Dragons’ Den – Season 10
Cast: Jim Treliving, Kevin O’Leary, Dianne Buckner
Aspiring entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to five multi-millionaires with the wherewithal to turn great ideas into incredible fortunes.
Easy Fortune Happy Life
Cast: Lan Cheng Long, Chen Qiao En, Roy Qiu
Years after a wealthy man is healed by a rural herbalist, fate lands him in the same hospital where the woman’s granddaughter is treating patients.
Cast: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener
In this charming comedy, a divorced woman venturing into a relationship with a sweet man discovers he’s the hated ex-husband of her new best friend.
Cast: Madeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Rebecca De Mornay
Bryce and Juli first meet as children, with Juli having a crush on Bryce, and as they mature, it appears their bond may blossom into something more.
Game Winning Hit – Season 1
An army deserter hiding out in a small coastal town becomes the coach of a youth baseball team and develops warm relationships in his new community.
Cast: Jeremy Saulnier, Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots
At the end of their low-budget tour, a punk band accepts a gig at an isolated rural club, only to discover that their hosts are neo-Nazis.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
Cast: John Cho, Kal Penn, Paula Garcés
Buddies Harold and Kumar set out to satisfy a stoner craving for hamburgers but end up on an epic journey when they can’t find White Castle.
Hostages – Season 1
Cast: Jonah Lotan, Tomer Kapon, Nevo Kimchi
The night before a high profile operation on the PM, the surgeon due to perform the procedure is surprised at her family home by four masked men. The gang quickly take control of her and her family and order her to kill the PM.
I Am the Ambassador
This documentary series follows Rufus Gifford, the U.S. ambassador to Denmark and an advocate for LGBT rights, in his personal and professional life.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ellen Page
In this mind-bending sci-fi thriller, a man runs an espionage business built around entering the subconscious of his targets to mold their thoughts.
ISIS: Women Unveiled
Undercover reporters infiltrate a circle of female Islamic State supporters as they try to recruit British women and girls to join their ranks.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Season 17
Cast: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer
This edgy police procedural follows members of the Special Victims Unit as they investigate sexual offences such as rape, incest and pedophilia.
Cast: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, David Thewlis
Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s.
Lucky Days – Season 1
When laidback Ren, who is about to divorce his money-crazy wife, finds a time-traveling computer, he decides to use it to reboot his marriage.
My Son the Jihadi
Briton Sally Evans recounts the devastating story of her 21-year-old son’s radicalization and move to Somalia to join an al-Qaida-affiliated group.
PAW Patrol – Season 3, Part 1
Cast: Devan Cohen, Owen Mason, Kallan Holley
Six heroic puppies led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old pull off high-stakes rescue missions using humor, problem-solving skills and cool vehicles.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Cast: Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario
The epic adventures of Percy Jackson continue as the son of Poseidon and his pals venture into the perilous Sea of Monsters to save Camp Half-Blood.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Cast: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush
Cunningly clumsy Capt. Jack Sparrow meets his match when a mysterious beauty forces the pirate to join her in a search for the Fountain of Youth.
Schitt’s Creek – Season 2
Cast: Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Dan Levy
After their business manager loots their family fortune, the Rose family relocates to the town of Schitt’s Creek, which they once bought as a joke.
The Book of Negroes – Season 1
Cast: Aunjanue Ellis, Lyriq Bent, Ben Chaplin
Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 18th century.
The Fierce Wife – Season 1
Cast: Sonia Sui, James Wen, Amanda Chu
Beautiful housewife Xie An Zhen seems to be living the perfect life but finds her world crumbling after learning that her husband is cheating on her.
The IT Crowd – Series 5
Cast: Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson
Aided by a tech-illiterate manager, a pair of basement-dwelling dweebs makes the most of life in IT at a corporation run by a cloddish new owner.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson
In the 1820s, a fur trapper struggles for survival to exact retribution against a ruthless mercenary who left him to die along the Missouri River.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Kiroyuki Sanada, Rila Fukushima
Enigmatic superhero Wolverine travels to the Land of the Rising Sun in this kaleidoscopic battle epic based on the Marvel Comics character.
The Womanizer – Season 1
Cast: Cheng-Lung Lan, Sonia Sui, James Wen
Libertine He-jie finds himself torn between the lovely Amanda and fiery Xiao-qian. But now he faces a new problem: arrogant rival suitor Cheng-en.
The Year of Happiness and Love
Jiang Chen-bo is a loser without prospects for success, until a surprise promotion becomes the catalyst for his entire family’s upturn in fortune.
Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club
Cast: Nia Long, Amy Smart, Cocoa Brown
A diverse group of single moms come together after an occurrence at their kids’ school — and find they have more in common than they thought.
Very British Problems – Season 1 & 2
Cast: Julie Waters
Comedians and other celebrities offer sardonic observations of Britain’s peculiar self-deprecating and often preposterous social customs.
Weeds – Season 8
Cast: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould
A suburban mother starts selling marijuana to her affluent neighbours so she can maintain her comfortable lifestyle after her husband’s sudden death.
Cast: Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence
Restless and ready for adventure, four suburban bikers leave the safety of their subdivision and head for the open road…and a little danger.
Chef’s Table: France – Season 3 – Netflix Original
Sample the flavors of France with innovative chefs Alain Passard, Adeline Grattard, Alexandre Couillon and Michel Troisgros in an original docu-series
Kazoops – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Reece Pockney, Scott Langley, Alex Babic
Who says the world works the way grown ups think it should? Things can always be different if you just imagine… Monty is a spirited boy of 6, with a vivid imagination and his best friend is Jimmy Jones, the family pet pig. In each episode Monty confronts a preconception about life, embarking on an imaginary musical adventure with Jimmy Jones to find fresh perspectives.
Kulipari: An Army of Frogs – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Mark Hamill, Keith David, Wendie Malick
Kulipari: An Army of Frogs follows the adventures of a group of peaceful amphibians who live in quietude and safety thanks to an elite group of super powered frogs called the Kulipari and a Dreamcasting spell called “The VEIL”, which cloaks their home in a mystery to the outside world. Suddenly this tranquil environment is under threat when the villainous Spider Queen Jarrah and Scorpion Army leader Lord Marmoo ban together. These two natural enemies now have one common goal…Conquering the Frogs.
Narcos – Season 2 – Netflix Original
Cast: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal
In the second season, notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar is on the run, with the Colombian authorities in relentless pursuit — and determined to put an end to his illegal activities.
Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera
Johnny Knoxville returns after a long hiatus and subjects himself to all-new stunts involving wild animals, dangerous heights and more.
Cast: Josh Duhamel, Red West, Cobie Smulders
When a mysterious woman arrives in a small North Carolina town, she begins a new life but remains haunted by a terrifying secret.
A Most Wanted Man
Cast: Phillip Seymour-Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe
A half-Russian, half-Chechen man, brutalized by torture, arrives in Hamburg, where he seeks a British banker’s help in recovering his father’s estate.
The Finest Hours
Cast: Eric Bana, Chris Pine, Casey Affleck
When a furious Atlantic storm rips apart two oil tankers, a Coast Guard team performs a daring and heroic rescue to save the lives of the crew.
From Dusk Till Dawn – Season 3 – New Episodes Weekly – Netflix Original
Cast: D.J.Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez
In season three of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, the Gecko brothers find themselves in the vortex of the culebra world forcing them to assemble an unlikely crew to take on the forces of Hell, and the new set of enemies determined to take them down
Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini
Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his step children to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns.
Eat Pray Love
Cast: Julia Roberts, James Franco, Javier Bardem
After deciding to reshape her life after divorce, Liz travels around the world in search of good food, spirituality and true love.
Extremis – Netflix Original
Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end-of-life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices.
The Purge: Anarchy
Cast: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zach Gilford
In this dark sequel, ordinary citizens do their best to survive during an annual 12-hour amnesty when any criminal act can be committed.
American Pie 2
Cast: Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Shannon Elizabeth
Jim, Oz, Kevin and Stifler are back – and hornier than ever! After their first year of college, they reunite and rent a beach house for the summer.
American Pie Presents: The Book of Love
Cast: Bug Hall, Kevin M. Horton, Brandon Hardesty
Three guys desperate to lose their virginity find a sex bible and set out to score the big home run. But the book is missing some crucial information.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin, Isla Fisher
Interested in knowing how her divorcing parents met, young Maya listens as her dad, Will, recounts his romantic past with three different women.
Natural Born Pranksters
Cast: Roman Atwood, Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, Dennis Roady
The biggest pranksters on YouTube – VitalyzdTV, Dennis Roady and Roman Atwood – turn Hollywood into “Prankwood” with their most over-the-top stories.
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan, David Thewlis
A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.
Arq – Netflix Original
Cast: Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor
In a war-torn future where corporations battle over the last of the world’s resources, Renton and Hannah fight off a band of intruders who want a prototype energy technology that could solve the global energy crisis. But the mysterious technology is also making the day repeat, trapping everyone into an escalating confrontation that will determine the fate of the world — and force Renton against Hannah.
Cedric The Entertainer: Live from the Ville – Netflix Original
Comedy icon Cedric the Entertainer brings the laughs to Nashville, taking hilarious aim at the aggressive lyrics of today’s rap artists, raising kids in the Snapchat generation, and Obama’s legacy. The “Original King of Comedy” played to a packed house at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
The White Helmets – Netflix Original
A Netflix original short documentary, set in Aleppo, Syria and Turkey in early 2016. As the violence intensifies, The White Helmets follow three volunteer rescue workers as they put everything on the line to save civilians affected by the war, all the while wracked with worry about the safety of their own loved ones. Moving and inspiring, The White Helmets (directed by Academy Award®–nominated director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara) is both a snapshot of the harrowing realities of life for ordinary Syrians who remain in the country, and a humbling portrait of the power of the human spirit.
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley
Turning the classic fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty” on its head, this fantasy drama tells the story from the point of view of evil godmother Maleficent.
Planes: Fire & Rescue
Cast: Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowen
Discovering he has engine damage that makes it dangerous for him to compete, legendary air racer Dusty Crophopper turns to aerial firefighting.
Cast: Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Shakira
When an otter mysteriously disappears from the animal city of Zootopia, a rabbit police officer teams up with a fast-talking fox to set things right.
Zootopia (version canadienne-française)
Cast: Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Shakira
When an otter mysteriously disappears from the animal city of Zootopia, a rabbit police officer teams up with a fast-talking fox to set things right.
Life in Pieces – Season 1
Cast: Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski
A family comedy told through the separate stories of different family members.
Minority Report – Season 1
Cast: Meagan Good, Stark Sands, Nick Zano
10 years after the end of Precrime in Washington DC one of the three PreCogs attempts to lead a normal life while still suffering from visions of the future. Will they be able to hold it together or mentally breakdown and give up?
Cast: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger, collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.
Bones – Season 11
Cast: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin
A forensic anthropologist teams up with an FBI agent to investigate crimes that have left scant evidence behind: namely, the bones of the deceased
Cast: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch
Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a lecherous former Army Lieutenant-Colonel, to Florida for spring break.
Easy – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Orlando Bloom, Malin Akerman, Jake Johnson
Easy is an anthology series from creator Joe Swanberg that explores diverse Chicago characters as they fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture. The eight-episode series, written and directed by Swanberg, features Orlando Bloom, Malin Akerman, Jake Johnson, Marc Maron, Dave Franco, Hannibal Buress, Emily Ratajkowski, Michael Chernus, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Aya Cash, Jane Adams, Elizabeth Reaser, Evan Jonigkeit and more.
Grey’s Anatomy – Season 12
Cast: Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Katherine Heigl
Intern (and eventual resident) Meredith Grey finds herself caught up in personal and professional passions with fellow doctors at a Seattle hospital.
Scream Queens – Season 1
Cast: Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin
A comedy/horror series that centers on characters being terrorized by a serial killer in different locations, including a university and a hospital.
Audrie & Daisy – Netflix Original
Audrie & Daisy is an urgent real-life drama that examines the ripple effects on families, friends, schools and communities when two underage young women find that sexual crimes against them have been caught on camera. From acclaimed filmmakers Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk (The Island President, The Rape of Europa), Audrie & Daisy — which made its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival — takes a hard look at America’s teenagers who are coming of age in this new world of social media bullying, spun wildly out of control.
Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills – Netflix Original
Iliza Shlesinger serves up another round of her fearlessly fresh brand of comic observation in this stand-up special filmed in Chicago.
Last Man Standing – Season 5
Cast: Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Molly Ephraim
After his wife’s career takes off, Mike finds himself in charge of parenting their three daughters and trying to stay afloat in all the estrogen.
Longmire – Season 5 – Netflix Original
Cast: Robert Taylor, Katee Sackoff, Lou Diamond Phillips
Season 5 of Longmire picks up after the dramatic cliffhanger of season 4, where Walt Longmire (series star Robert Taylor) and his girlfriend Dr. Donna Sue Monaghan (Ally Walker) are shot by an armed intruder in Walt’s house. Laying in a hospital bed attempting to make sense of the attack, their fate and relationship both seem uncertain. However, one thing is clear: Walt Longmire is being hunted. Meanwhile, Cady (Cassidy Freeman) is forced to come to terms with her deal with Jacob Nighthorse (A. Martinez), the ultimate betrayal for her father. Vic (Katee Sackoff) determines a new level of independence for herself and Ferg (Adam Bartley) begins a new relationship where deception lurks beneath the surface. Season 5 finds Henry (Lou Diamond Phillips) at the crosshairs of two warring parties and his allegiance to one could have deadly consequences.
VeggieTales in the House – Season 4 – Netflix Original
Cast: Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Rob Paulsen
The exciting new adventures of Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and all their Veggie friends as you’ve never seen them before: in the house!
Family Guy – Season 14
Cast: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green
In Seth MacFarlane’s no-holds-barred animated show, buffoonish Peter Griffin and his dysfunctional family experience wacky misadventures.
Once Upon a Time – Season 5
Cast: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla
In this fantasy series, a young woman is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with elements of the fairy tale world.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich
Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Cast: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them – their sheep.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chlo? Grace Moretz
Retired intelligence operative Robert McCall reluctantly returns to action to protect a young prostitute from brutal members of the Russian mafia.
Amanda Knox – Netflix Original
Was she a cold-blooded psychopath who brutally murdered her roommate or a naive student abroad trapped in an endless nightmare? In the Netflix Original Documentary Amanda Knox, directors Rod Blackhurst (Tribeca Audience Award–winner Here Alone) and Brian McGinn (IDA Award–winner Chef’s Table) and producer Mette Heide (Peabody Award–winner India’s Daughter) explore the notorious case that made headlines around the world.
Marvel’s Luke Cage – Season 1 – Netflix Original
Cast: Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Alfre Woodard
After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city – forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz
Derek and Hansel are lured into modeling again, in Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy.
Last Call – Titles that Will be Rotating off the Service in September 2016
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Maze Runner