Summer is – whisper it – drawing to a close. But while September sees the start of school, college, university and gradually darkening nights, there’s still some warmth to be found in the comforting skies of Netflix, with a month that’s more packed than most – even by Netflix’s standards. From the return of Narcos and (finally) Gotham to The Expanse’s second season and Line of Duty’s third run, September is a month of long-awaited arrivals. BoJack Horseman is also back for a fourth outing, a reunion almost as sweet as the chance to re-watch Arnie’s Last Action Hero.
New originals come courtesy of Angelina Jolie’s latest directorial effort, Yance Ford’s hugely powerful Sundance hit Strong Island, Robert Redford’s Our Spuls at Night, and the premiere of Jerry Seinfeld’s first Netflix original comedy special. All that and SPECTRE, indie gems Jawbone and The Fits and Designated Survivor’s second season? Thank goodness Netflix has a Magic School Bus to fit everyone on board. That, and a new USS starship called Discovery…
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Here’s what’s coming soon to Netflix UK in September 2017:
Narcos: Season 3 – 1st September
The rules have changed in Season 3 of Netflix’s drugs thriller, as the DEA turns its attention to a new player on the scene: the Cali Cartel.
Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light: Season 1 – 1st September
A father and son develop a bond while playing the online role-playing game Final Fantasy XIV in this live-action series based on a true story.
Gotham: Season 3 – 1st September
The Batman prequel series finally premieres in the UK, as DC villains Fish Mooney, the Penguin and Ed Nygma continue to pose a threat to Gotham City. Soon-to-be Commissioner Gordon, meanwhile, is fending off the Indian Hill fugitives, as well as mastermind Hugo Strange, while Alfred and Bruce continue to investigate his parents’ murder.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 – 1st September
Tarantino’s rip-roaring rampage of revenge arrives in full.
Resurface – 1st September
Following the story of a suicidal Iraq war veteran, this short documentary explores how ocean therapy can help vets cope with physical and mental trauma.
Little Evil – 1st September
In this horror-comedy, a recently married man who wants to bond with his stepson begins to fear that the boy is a demon.
Bleed for This – 1st September
Miles Teller stars in this biopic of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who, after a near fatal car crash, fights against the doctors’ predictions that he will never walk again.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – 1st September
Hugo Weaving. Guy Pearce. Terence Stamp. In any other movie, that cast list would be enough to catch your eye. In Stephan Elliot’s comedy, though, they help to deliver a thoughtful, funny road movie about two drag queens and a transsexual woman travelling from Sydney to Alice Springs in a tour bus. A classic.
Nocturama – 8th September
After planting bombs in the streets of Paris, a group of disillusioned young people spends a tense night holed up in a high-end department store.
BoJack Horseman: Season 4 – 8th September
While BoJack wrestles with self-loathing and loss, Todd helps Mr. Peanutbutter run for governor of California and Diane gets a job at a hip blog
The Expanse: Season 2 – 8th September
While Earth and Mars teeter on the brink of war, Holden and the crew of the Rocinante begin a hunt to eliminate the constantly evolving protomolecule.
The Confession Tapes: Season 1 – 8th September
This true crime documentary series investigates cases where people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary or false.
#realityhigh – 8th September
When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.
Fire Chasers: Season 1 – 8th September
During California’s 2016 wildfire season, firefighters risk their lives battling devastating blazes made worse by a years-long drought.
Spirit: Riding Free: Season 2 – 8th September
Lucky and her pals enjoy new friends and fresh challenges in Netflix’s animated spin-off from the equine feature film, from lessons in trick riding and selfless giving to daring snowy rescues.
Greenhouse Academy: Season 1 – 8th September
At this boarding school for young leaders, the students divide up into rival groups. But to conquer the challenges ahead, they’ll have to join forces in this Netflix original programme from Israel.
Jawbone – 8th September
Ian McShane and Ray Winstone deliver knockout performances in this British sports drama about former youth boxing champion Jimmy McCabe, who, after hitting rock bottom, returns to his childhood boxing club and his old team.
SPECTRE – 8th September
A cryptic message from 007’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation.
LEGO Elves: Secrets of Elvendale: Season 1 – 9th September
When the Goblin King kidnaps her sister, Emily Jones and her Elf friends head deep into a magical forest to save her. Based on the popular web series.
The Fits – 13th September
While training at the gym, 11-year-old tomboy Toni becomes entranced with a dance troupe in this fantastic indie film. As she struggles to fit in, she finds herself caught up in danger as the group begins to suffer from fainting spells and other violent fits.
Last Action Hero – 13th September
“To be or not to be?… Not to be.”
American Vandal: Season 1 – 15th September
When 27 cars are vandalized in his high school parking lot, bonehead Dylan Maxwell is the obvious suspect. But this is far from an open-and-shut case in Netflix’s true crime documentary spoof.
First They Killed My Father – 15th September
Angelina Jolie’s unflinching portrayal of the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror and genocide, from the view of a five-year-old survivor cut off from her family in 1975.
Project MC2: Part 5 – 15th September
The girls get to work on a new case when they uncover a scheme to steal a nanotechnology prototype from Space Inc.
Strong Island – 15th September
Yance Ford’s powerful documentary examines the racially charged murder of the filmmaker’s brother, his killer’s acquittal and the family’s response.
VeggieTales in the City: Season 2 – 15th September
The faith-based fun continues as Larry, Bob and the Veggie gang tackle new problems and explore new places, from the Wild West to outer space.
Happy Valley: Season 2 – 15th September
Sarah Lancashire reprises her role as Calder Valley copper Catherine in Season 2 of the grim but gripping BBC drama. While on duty, Catherine makes a gruesome discovery – a body. The victim’s injuries bear a striking similarity to a string of other murders over the previous few months, suggesting a serial killer is on the loose. But the case becomes even more shocking when it emerges that Catherine knows the victim…
Time: The Kalief Browder Story: Season 1 – 15th September
This series traces the tragic case of Kalief Browder, a Bronx teen who spent three horrific years in jail, despite never being convicted of a crime.
Jerry Before Seinfeld – 19th September
After a major deal with Netflix this year, Jerry Seinfeld brings his first comedy special to the streaming service. Blending live stand-up with a personal retrospective, the comedian returns to the New York comedy club that launched his career.
The Good Place: Season 1 and 2 – 21st September
Mike Schur’s US fantasy drama stars Kristen Bell as Eleanor, a woman who is killed by a tractor-trailer carrying a billboard for erectile dysfunction products. She is promptly welcomed into the heavenly afterlife by Michael (Ted Danson). But when she realises that she’s been mistaken for someone else with the same name, she must keep her identity secret to stay in “The Good Place” – all the while trying to become a better person. Season 1 is released as a box set, at the same time as the first episode of Season 2, with new episodes then arriving weekly after their US broadcast.
The Bad Batch – 22nd September
Banished to a wasteland of undesirables, a young woman struggles to find her feet among a drug-soaked desert society and an enclave of cannibals.
Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 1 – 22nd September
Comic Jack Whitehall invites his stodgy, unadventurous father to travel with him to odd locations and events in an attempt to strengthen their bond.
Fuller House: Season 3 Part 1 – 22nd September
With teen romance, family barbecues, a wedding abroad and (just maybe?) a brand new baby, Netflix’s revival of the old US sitcom returns for nine new episodes.
Star Trek: Discovery: Season 1 – 25th September
The iconic franchise returns with a fresh series, new characters and a new ship. Their mission: explore new worlds and bring hope to a new generation.
Blue Is the Warmest Color – 25th September
Adèle’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, taking her on an engrossing, heartbreaking and intense love affair.
Terrace House: Aloha State: Part 4 – 26th September
Missing Love Island? This Japanese reality series is even better. With a realtor and a rapper recently added to the list of housemates, the residents of Terrace House continue looking for love in paradise.
Line of Duty: Season 3 – Date TBC
The third season of Jed Mercurio’s furiously unpredictable cop drama finally arrives on Netflix UK, with Daniel Mays delivering a superb performance.
Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 and 2 – 28th September
A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.
Designated Survivor: Season 2 – 28th September
Kiefer Sutherland returns to play the President of the USA in ABC’s entertaining political drama, with episodes arriving weekly within 24 hours of the show’s US broadcast.
Big Mouth – 29th September
A surreal animated comedy series from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg explores teenage adventures in puberty.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Season 1 – 29th September
Ms. Frizzle’s sister – voiced by Kate McKinnon – takes her class on a slew of wild science adventures in this update of the beloved animated show.
Our Souls at Night – 29th September
Seeking a connection, a widow, Addie Moore (Jane Fonda), pays an unexpected visit to her Colorado neighbor, Louis Waters (Robert Redford), a widower.
Club de Cuervos: Season 3 – 29th September
Isabel and Chava face fresh obstacles as they learn to work together as co-presidents of the newest iteration of the Cuervos soccer team.
Real Rob: Season 2 – 29th September
Jealous of Patricia’s steady income, Rob tries new things that involve coffee, cat poop, almost dying and being nice to Jamie for a second.
Gerald’s Game – 29th September
When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie — handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house — faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.
Snowden – 30th September
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in Oliver Stone’s drama about Edward Snowden’s decision to leak details of the NSA’s illegal surveillance techniques to the public.
Other new releases coming soon to Netflix UK in September 2017:
Shameless: Season 6
Men on a Mission: Series 1
A Boy Name Flora A: Season 1
A House of Blocks: Season 1
All About Love: Season 1
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
Born to Be Free
Chadi Jawani Budhe Nu
Ek Jaan Hain Hum
Everybody Loves Somebody
Gbomo Gbomo Express
Ip Man: The Final Fight
Lions for Lambs
Lorai: Play to Live
Love Through a Millennium 2
Men in Black
No Estamos Solos
Oddbods: Season 1
Offline – Das leben ist kein bonuslevel
Papa: Hemingway in Cuba
Prisoner Zero: Season 1
Reggie Yates Outside Man: Volume 2
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Resident Evil: Extinction
She’s Gotta Have It
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography
The Chase (1966)
The Distinguished Citizen
The Electric Horseman
The Expendables 3
The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Guardian Brothers
The Last Shaman
The Lost Brother
The Squid and the Whale
The Wiggles: Dial E for Emma
The Wiggles: Go, Santa, Go!
The Wiggles: Season 1
Tip the Mouse: Season 1
Todo Sobre El Asado
Transformers: Robots in Disguise: Season 2
West Coast Customs: Season 5
Who the F**K is that Guy
Wissper: Season 1
YooHoo & Friends: Season 1 and 2
Rick and Morty: Season 3, Episode 6
The Night Shift: Season 4, Episode 10
Power: Season 4, Episode 10
Religion of Sports: Season 1
Chesapeake Shores: Season 2, Episode 5
Edge of Winter
Shooter: Season 2, Episode 8
Call the Midwife: Season 5
Just Go With It
Borderline: Season 1
Suits: Season 7, Episode 9
Chelsea: Season 2
Fabrizio Copano: Solo Pienso En Mi
Joaquín Reyes: Una y no más
Apaches: Season 1
Timeless: Season 1
The Bad Education Movie
The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1
Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster
LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: Happy Birthday to You!
Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir: Happy Birthday to You!
Stag: Season 1
Still Open All Hours: Season 1 and 2
Barbie: Happy Birthday to You!
Chesapeake Shores: Season 2, Episode 6
Offspring: Season 7
Open Water 2: Adrift
Suits: Season 7, Episode 10
Mr. Bean’s Holiday
Bean: The Movie
Romance of Our Parents: Season 1
Chelsea: Season 2
Hotel Transylvania 2
Foo Fighters: Back and Forth
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
When Loves Come Around
The Visit (2015)
Secrets of Ancient Rome: Season 1
Mum, Dad, Meet Sam
30 Days in Atlanta
Couple of Days
A Soldier’s Story
When it Rains
American Horror Story: Season 6
Rick and Morty: Season 3, Episode 7
The Furchester Hotel: Season 2
Love, Sweat and Tears
Chesapeake Shores: Season 2, Episode 7
The Real Football Factories UK: Season 1
Chelsea: Season 2
Rick and Morty: Season 3, Episode 8
Teach Us All
Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan
Chesapeake Shores: Season 2, Episode 8
The Good Place: Season 2, Episode 2
Beautiful Secret: Season 1
Chelsea: Season 2
Rick and Morty: Season 3, Episode 9
Marrying the Mafia 2
The Scarlet Letter
Now You See Me
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
The Royal House of Windsor: Season 1
Aji Bas Shukriya
Alibaba Aur 40 Chor
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
Pyar Ke Do Pal
Seven and Me: Season 1
The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 1
First Love: Season 1
Good Time: Season 1
Hey, Kids!: Season 1
If Life Cheats You: Season 1
My Little Pony: Happy Birthday to You!
The Journey Is the Destination
A Barefoot Dream
A Tale of Legendary Libido
Best Lover: Season 1
The Secret Reunion
Bibi & Tina: Tohuwabohu Total
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