The best movies coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon, and Hulu in September.

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in September

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in September

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Sept. 1 2016 7:47 AM

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in September

Jaws, Children of Men, Zootopia, and Sicario are just a few of the great movies coming this month to streaming.
Jaws, Children of Men, Zootopia, and Sicario are just a few of the great movies coming this month to streaming.

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Every month, tons of new movies and TV shows become available to stream for free for subscribers to Netflix Instant, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime. With so many different streaming services, it can be hard to keep track of them all—especially if you belong to more than one service. Below, we present to you the ultimate streaming guide. We’ll let you decide which service has the best new titles. (All titles arrive Sept. 1 unless otherwise specified.)

Netflix

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Saving Private Ryan.

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Must Watch

Jaws (1975)
Saving Private Ryan (1998) (The first 20 minutes)

Good Watch

Babel (2006)
The Imitation Game (2014) (Sept. 28)
Man on Wire (2008)
Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015) (Sept. 16)
Sweeney Todd (2007)
Top Gun (1986)
True Grit (1969)
U­-571 (2000)

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Cage Watch

The Wicker Man (2006)

Family Watch

Hoot (2006)
Zootopia (2016) (Sept. 20)

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Binge Watch

Call the Midwife: Series 5 (Sept. 19)
Penny Dreadful: Season 3 (Sept. 17)

Nostalgia Watch

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)
Footloose (1984)
Jaws 2 (1978)
Jaws 3 (1983)
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

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If You’re Bored

The Amityville Horror (2005)
Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker (2013)
Bratz: The Movie (2007)
Burn, Burn, Burn (2015)
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Crashing: Season 1
Defiance
(2008)
Easy Fortune Happy Life (2009)
Europe’s Last Great Wilderness (2015)
The Fierce Wife (2010)
Full Out (2015)
Game Winning Hit: Season 1
Heartland: Season 7
Hellevator: Season 1

Hope Floats (1998)
Indochina’s Wild Heart (2015)
The IT Crowd: Series 5
Joyful Noise (2012)
Keepers of the Game (2016)
Last Holiday (2006)
Lucky Days: Season 1
Milk Money (1994)
Practical Magic (1998)
Road Trip (2000)
Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules (2000)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Shameless (U.S.): Seasons 5-6
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Wild Madagascar (2015)
The Womanizer: Season 1
The Year of Happiness and Love: Season 1

Young & Hungry: Season 4 (Sept. 2)
Crash (2004) (Sept. 6)
The Finest Hours (2015) (Sept. 6)
Hard Target 2 (2016) (Sept. 6)
Honey 3 (2016) (Sept. 6)
R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House (2016) (Sept. 6)
The Blacklist: Season 3 (Sept. 7)
Galavant: Seasons 1­-2
(Sept. 7)
Supergirl: Season 1 (Sept. 10)
Hawaii Five­-0: Season 6 (Sept. 13)
London Has Fallen (2015) (Sept. 13)
Goldie & Bear: Season 1 (Sept. 14)
Sample This (2012) (Sept. 15)
The Walking Dead: Season 6 (Sept. 15)
3 Days to Kill (2014) (Sept. 17)
Luther: Season 4 (Sept. 17)
Gotham: Season 2 (Sept. 19)
Colliding Dreams (2016) (Sept. 20)
New Girl: Season 5 (Sept. 20)
Bones: Season 11 (Sept. 22)
Wallander: Series 4 (Sept. 22)
Last Man Standing: Season 5 (Sept. 23)
Portlandia: Season 6 (Sept. 24)
River
(2016) (Sept. 24)
Family Guy: Season 14 (Sept. 25)
Margaret Cho: PsyCHO (2015) (Sept. 25)
The Fosters: Season 4 (Part A) (Sept. 28)
Scream: Season 2 (Sept. 30)

New Original Programming and Exclusive Premieres

Baby Daddy: Season 5 Chef’s Table: France­ (Sept. 2)
Kazoops!: Season 1 ­ (Sept. 2)
Kulipari: An Army of Frogs ­ (Sept. 2)
Narcos: Season 2 ­ (Sept. 2)
Extremis (2016) (Sept. 13)
Cedric The Entertainer: Live from the Ville ­(Sept. 16)
The White Helmets
(2016) ­(Sept. 16)
Easy: Season 1 (Sept. 22)
Audrie & Daisy (2016) ­(Sept. 23)
Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills­ (Sept. 23)
Longmire: Season 5 ­(Sept. 23)
VeggieTales in the House: Season 4 ­(Sept. 23)
Amanda Knox (2016) ­ (Sept. 30)
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1 ­(Sept. 30)

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HBO

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Must Watch

Children of Men (2006)
Rushmore (1998)

Good Watch

The English Patient (1996) (Sept. 2)
Ghost World (2001)
I Love You, Man (2009)
Michael Clayton (2007)
The Revenant (2015) (Sept. 17)
Steve Jobs (2015) (Sept. 24)

Snyder Watch

300 (2006)

Family Watch

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) (Sept. 3)

Nostalgia Watch

Arthur (1981)
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
The Princess Diaries (2001)

Fiasco Watch

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

If You’re Bored

10 (1979)
Arthur 2: on the Rocks (1988)
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
The Forest (2016)
Gotcha! (1985)
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007)
Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye (1985)
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
This Boy’s Life (1993)
Sisters (2015) (Sept. 10)
Child 44 (2015) (Sept. 12)

New Original Programming

High Maintenance (original 19 webisodes) (Sept. 1)
High Maintenance  New Season Premiere (Sept. 16)
Vice Principals  Season 1 Finale (Sept. 18)
Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attack (Sept. 19)
The Larry Sanders Show (1992) (Sept. 23)
Ballers Season 2 Finale (Sept. 25)
Sr. Avila Season 3 Finale (Sept. 25)
Vice News Tonight (Sept. 26)

“Estrenos en Español”

Cafe para llevar (aka Coffee to Go) (2014) (Sept. 1)
Codigo paa (aka Peace Code) (2014) (Sept. 2)
East Side Sushi (2014) (Sept. 16)
Habla y Vota (2016) (Sept. 16)
Por amor en el caserio (aka For Love in el Caserio) (2014) (Sept. 23)

Amazon

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Good Watch

1984 (1984)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Bronson (2008)
Caddyshack (1980)
Eight Men Out (1988)
Food, Inc. (2008)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Interview with a Vampire (1994)
Jeff Who Lives at Home (2012)
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) (Sept. 19)
Man on Wire (2008)
Pusher I (1996)
Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands (2004)
Pusher III: I’m the Angel of Death (2005)
Roman Holiday (1953)
Saved! (2004)
Sicario (2015) (Sept. 23)
Stop-Loss (2008) (Sept. 16)
Wiener-Dog (2016)
Young Adult (2011)
The Witch (2015) (Sept. 17)

Nostalgia Watch

Hair (1979)

Family Watch

Imagine That (2009)
The Secret of N.I.M.H. (1982)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Fiasco Watch

Heaven’s Gate (1980)

Malick Watch

To the Wonder (2012)

If You’re Bored

2001 Maniacs (2005)
Any Given Sunday
(1999)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Autopsy (2008)
Borderland (2007)
Breakheart Pass (1976)
The Broken
(2008)
Buried
(2010)
Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Crazy Eights
(2006)
Dark Ride
(2006)
The Deaths of Ian Stone
(2007)
The Devil Inside
(2012)
Dying Breed (2009)
Fido
(2007)
Four Feathers
(2002)
From Within (2009)
Fun Size
(2012)
Futureworld
(1976)
Lake Dead
(2007)
The Mechanic (2011)
Mr. Majesty (1974)
Mulberry Street (2007)
Nightmare Man (2006)
Offspring (2009)
Out of Time (2003)
Reincarnation (2007)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
The Thaw (2009)
Theater of Blood (1973)
Unearthed (2007)
United States of Leland (2004)
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) (Sept. 2)
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015) (Sept. 3)
Doctor Who: Season 9 (Sept. 5)
Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction (2006) (Sept. 9)
Braindead: Season 1 (Sept. 9)
Knock Knock (2015) (Sept. 10)
Bigger, Stronger, Faster (2008) (Sept. 12)
Cocaine Cowboys (2006) (Sept. 12)
Drillbit Taylor (2008) (Sept. 12)
Black Death (2010) (Sept. 15)
Ghosthunters on Icy Trails (2015) (Sept. 15)
Schitt’s Creek: Season 2 (Sept. 16)
Captive (2015) (Sept. 17)
American Gothic: Season 1 (Sept. 18)
Freakonomics (2010) (Sept. 19)
Ondine (2009) (Sept. 19)
Shadow Dancer (2012) (Sept. 19)
Serena (2016) (Sept. 20)
Heist (2015) (Sept. 24)
180 South (2010) (Sept. 26)
Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop (2011) (Sept. 26)
District 13 — Ultimatum (2009) (Sept. 26)
District B13 (2004) (Sept. 26)
No Place on Earth (2012) (Sept. 27)
Francofonia (2015) (Sept. 28)

Amazon Original Series

The Stinky & Dirty Show: Season 1 (Sept. 2)
One Mississippi: Season 1
(Sept. 9)
Fleabag: Season 1
(Sept. 16)
Creative Galaxy: Season 2
(Sept. 16)
Transparent: Season 3
(Sept. 23)
Crisis in Six Scenes: Season 1
(Sept. 30)

Hulu

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Must Watch

The Others (2001)

Good Watch

1984 (1984)
American Psycho (2000)
At Close Range (1986)
Bridget Jones Diary (2001) (Sept. 15)
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Eight Men Out (1988)
From Dusk till Dawn (1996)
Get Shorty (1995)
The Ides of March (2011)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Jeff Who Lives at Home (2012)
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Roman Holiday (1953)
Saved! (2004)
Sicario (2015) (Sept. 23)
Stop-Loss (2008) (Sept. 16)
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
The Wood (1999)
Young Adult (2011)

Family Watch

Happily N’Ever After (2006)
Happily N’Ever After 2 (2009)
Imagine That (2009)
The Secret Of N.I.M.H. (1982)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)

Fiasco Watch

Heaven's Gate (1981)

Nostalgia Watch

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
The First Wives Club (1996)
Hair (1979)
Red Dawn (1984)

If You’re Bored

2001 Maniacs (2005)
American Psycho 2 (2002)
Autopsy (2008)
Body of Evidence (1993)
Borderland (2007)
Breakheart Pass (1976)
The Broken (2008)
Buried (2010)
Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Code of Silence (1985)
Crazy Eights (2006)
Dark Ride (2006)
The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007)
The Devil Inside (2012)
Double Jeopardy (1999)
Dying Breed (2009)
Fido (2007)
Four Feathers (2002)
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
From Within (2009)
Fun Size (2012)
Futureworld (1976)
The Honkers (1972)
Lake Dead (2007)
Larger Than Life (1996)
Like Water (2012)
The Messengers (2007)
Mr. Majesty (1974)
The Mechanic (1972)
Mulberry Street (2007)
Night Falls on Manhattan (1997)
Nightmare Man (2006)
Offspring (2009)
Red Corner (1997)
Reincarnation (2007)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Slaughter (2009)
The Thaw (2009)
Theater of Blood (1973)
Unearthed (2007)
United States of Leland (2004)
Voices (2008)
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) (Sept. 2)
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015) (Sept. 3)
Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction (2006) (Sept. 9)
Knock Knock (2015) (Sept. 10)
Stand Up 2 Cancer (Special) (Sept. 10)
W. (2008) (Sept. 10)
Drillbit Taylor (2008) (Sept. 12)
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) (Sept. 15)
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week –The Touring Years (2016) (Sept. 17)
Captive (2015) (Sept. 17)
Serena (2016) (Sept. 20)
Heist (2015) (Sept. 24)
Robot Chicken: Season 8 (Sept. 25)
Ridiculousness: Season 7 (Sept. 26)
Wolf (2014) (Sept. 30)

TV Premieres

Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood Season 3 (Sept. 5)
Unlocking the Truth Season 1 (Sept. 7)
La Banda Season 2 (Sept. 11)
Son of Zorn Series (Sept. 12)
Dancing with the Stars Season 23 (Sept. 13)
El Color de la Pasion Series (Sept. 13)
Ink Master Season 8 (Sept. 13)
Rica Famosa Latina Season 4 (Sept. 14)
South Park Season 20 (Sept. 14)
Blindspot Season 2 (Sept. 15)
The Challenge Season 28 (Sept. 18)
Gotham Season 3 (Sept. 20)
Lucifer Season 2 (Sept. 20)
The Good Place Series (Sept. 20)
The Voice Season 11 (Sept. 20)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 4 (Sept. 21)
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Season 4 (Sept. 21)
New Girl Season 6 (Sept. 21)
Scream Queens Season 2 (Sept. 21)
This Is Us (Sept. 21)
Black-ish Season 3 (Sept. 22)
Chicago Med Season 2 (Sept. 22)
Chicago P.D. Season 4 (Sept. 22)
Designated Survivor Series (Sept. 22)
Empire Season 3 (Sept. 22)
The Goldbergs Season 4 (Sept. 22)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 18 (Sept. 22)
Lethal Weapon (Sept. 22)
Modern Family Season 8 (Sept. 22)
Speechless Series (Sept. 22)
Grey’s Anatomy Season 13 (Sept. 23)
How to Get Away With Murder Season 3 (Sept. 23)
Notorious (Sept. 23)
Pitch (Sept. 23)
Rosewood Season 2 (Sept. 23)
Superstore Season 2 (Sept. 23)
Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon Season 3 (Sept. 24)
The Exorcist Series (Sept. 24)
Hell’s Kitchen Season 16 (Sept. 24)
Last Man Standing Season 6 (Sept. 24)
Shark Tank Season 8 (Sept. 24)
Bob’s Burgers Season 7 (Sept. 26)
Family Guy Season 15 (Sept. 26)
The Last Man on Earth Season 3 (Sept. 26)
Loosely Exactly Nichole Series (Sept. 26)
Mary + Jane Series (Sept. 26)
Once Upon A Time Season 6 (Sept. 26)
Secrets and Lies Season 2 (Sept. 26)
The Simpsons: Season 28 (Sept. 26)

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