Adam Rose

Coming and Going on Netflix in September 2019

Sacha Baron Cohen takes a rare dramatic role as deep cover Israeli agent in Syria in "The Spy" and Toni Collette and Kaitlyn Deaver star in "Unbelievable," a crime drama based in real events. They are just two of the original limited series that Netflix debuts in September, a line-up that also includes the mystery "The I-Land."

Ryan Murphy presents his first Netflix original series "The Politician," a high school satire starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jessica Lange and David Tennant and Hayley Atwell star in "Criminal," a crime drama that sprawls across twelve difference stories in four difference countries, and there are new seasons of Matt Groening's animated series "Disenchantment," sitcom "The Ranch," young adult thriller "Elite," and science fiction thriller "Glitch."

The line-up of Netflix original films includes crime drama "In the Shadow of the Moon" with Boyd Holbrook and Michael C. Hall, comedy "Between Two Ferns: The Movie" with Zach Galifianakis, and documentary "Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates."

Netflix also adds the Lifetime documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly," the fifth and final season of the Fox superhero noir series "Gotham," "American Horror Story: Apocalypse," and new seasons of "The Walking Dead," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Call the Midwife," and Showtime series "Shameless."

Here’s the list of what's arriving on Netflix in September, and what’s leaving.

September 1
68 Kill
American Psycho (2000)
Dante's Peak
For the Birds
The Lake House
The Last Exorcism
Loo Loo Kids: Johny & Friends Musical Adventures: Season 1
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 6
Moving Art: Season 3
My Sister's Keeper
Mystic River
Olmo & the Seagull
Open Season
Rebel in the Rye
Scream: Season 3
Serial Killer with Piers Morgan: Season 1
Spookley the Square Pumpkin
The Saint
The Taking of Pelham 123
Uncle Naji in UAE
The Walking Dead: Season 9
You Don't Mess with the Zohan

September 4
The World We Make

September 6
Archibald's Next Big Thing (Netflix Family)
Article 15
Elite: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Hip-Hop Evolution: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The Spy (Netflix Original)

September 9
Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure

September 10
Bill Burr: Paper Tiger (Netflix Original)
Eat Pray Love
Evelyn (Netflix Original)
Shameless (U.S.): Season 9
Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 (Netflix Original)

September 12
The I-Land (Netflix Original)
The Mind, Explained (Netflix Original)

September 13
The Chef Show: Volume 2(Netflix Original)
Head Count
Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea (Netflix Original)
I'm Sorry: Season 2
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: The Battle of Unato (Netflix Original)
The Ranch: Part 7 (Netflix Original)
Tall Girl (Netflix Film)
Unbelievable (Netflix Original)

September 14
We Have Always Lived in the Castle

September 15
Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison (Netflix Original)
Steal a Pencil for Me
Surviving R. Kelly: Season 1

September 17
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives
The Last Kids on Earth (Netflix Family)

September 18
Come and Find Me

September 19

September 20
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (Netflix Film)
Criminal (Netflix Original)
Daddy Issues
Disenchantment: Part 2 (Netflix Original)
Fastest Car: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates (Netflix Documentary)
Las del hockey (Netflix Original)

September 21
Sarah's Key

September 23
Team Kaylie (Netflix Family)

September 24
American Horror Story: Apocalypse
Jeff Dunham: Beside Himself (Netflix Original)

September 25
Abstract: The Art of Design: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Birders (Netflix Original)
El recluso (Netflix Original)
Glitch: Season 3 (Netflix Original)

September 26
Explained: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
The Grandmaster

September 27
Bard of Blood (Netflix Original)
Dragons: Rescue Riders (Netflix Family)
El marginal: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
In the Shadow of the Moon (Netflix Film)
Locked Up: Season 4
The Politician (Netflix Original)
Skylines (Netflix Original)
Sturgill Simpson Presents Sound & Fury (Netflix Anime)
Vis a vis: Season 4 (Netflix Original)

September 30
Gotham: Season 5
Mo Gilligan: Momentum (Netflix Original)

September TBA
Vagabond (Netflix Original)

Leaving Netflix in September

Leaving September 1
2 Fast 2 Furious
A Clockwork Orange
Angels & Demons
Baby Animals in the Wild: Season 1
Batman Begins
Battlefield Earth
Californication: Season 1-7
The Dark Knight
Eight Legged Freaks
The Fast and the Furious
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
The First Monday in May
Ghost Ship
The Hangover
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Magic Mike
Meet Joe Black
Miami Vice
Monster House
Mr. Mom
Disney’s Mulan
Music and Lyrics
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Revolutionary Road
Stuart Little
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet St.
Sydney White

Leaving September 4
Kicking and Screaming

Leaving September 6
Honey 3

Leaving September 9
Leroy & Stitch
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has A Glitch

Leaving September 14
Disney’s Pocahontas
Tulip Fever

Leaving September 15
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Series 1-3

Leaving September 16
Super Genius: Season 1
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D

Leaving September 20

Leaving September 23
The Mysteries of Laura: Season 2

Leaving September 24
Portlandia: Season 1-5

Leaving September 25
Parenthood: Season 1-6

Leaving September 26
Night School

Coming to Amazon Prime Video in September 2019

The new series "Undone" uses animation to explore a young woman's ability to travel through time and space after an accident gives her visions of her late father and the Emmy-winning Amazon Original series "Transparent" comes to a conclusion with a musical finale in September.

Also arriving in September is the 2014 giant monster movie hit "Godzilla," third season of the British historical drama "Victoria," and "American Horror Story: Apocalypse." Older films coming next month include the animated comedy "Rango," cult science fiction film "The Fifth Element" with Bruce Willis, and the Iranian drama "Manuscripts Don’t Burn."

Here's the calendar of announced titles coming to Amazon Prime Video in September.

September 1

A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Boy (2010)
The Bog Creatures (2003)
The Collectors (1999)
Computer Chess (2013)
Failure to Launch (2006)
Far from Home (2014)
The Fifth Element (1997)
Firstborn (1984)
Flashback (1990)
Godzilla (2014)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (2006)
I, Frankenstein (2014)
Jack Frost (1998)
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Klip / Clip (2012)
Korkoro (2009)
La Maison de la radio (2013)
Looking Glass (2018)
The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby (2011)
Manuscripts Don’t Burn (2013)
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter (2014)
Music from the Big House (2010)
Naples ’44 (2016)
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
The Oyler House: Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat (2012)
Parting Glances (1986)
The Penguin Counters (2017)
Pirate Radio (2009)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Sacred Ground (1983)
She Must Be Seeing Things (1987)
Successive Slidings of Pleasure (1974)
Sucker Punch (2011)
Surviving Progress (2011)
Ten Dead Men (2008)
This Ain’t No Mouse Music (2013)
Top of the Food Chain (1999)
Top Spin (2014)
The Uninvited (2009)
Vito (2011)
Za Ji Wang Ming Dui (1979)

September 3
Victoria: Season 3

September 13
El Corazón de Sergio Ramos (Amazon Original)
Undone (Amazon Original)

September 24
American Horror Story: Apocalypse

September 27
Rango (2011)
Transparent Musicale Finale (Amazon Original)

Coming and Going on Hulu in September 2019

Hulu debuts its new series "Wu-Tang: An American Saga," which dramatizes the rise of the influential hip-hop group, and the original documentary "Untouchable," an investigation of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the culture of power that protected him, in September, along the streaming debut of the feature film "Hotel Mumbai" with Dev Patel and Armie Hammer.

Streaming TV in September includes the debut season of the USA horror series "The Purge," "American Horror Story: Apocalypse," the latest season of "American Dad," and the twelfth and final installment in the Hulu original horror anthology "Into the Dark."

And Hulu is still the best place to stream new shows from ABC, NBC, and Fox days after their network debuts. This fall, you can follow "The Good Doctor," "Empire," "The Is Us," "The Good Place," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Simpsons," "The Rookie," "Black-ish," "South Park" and many other shows without cable (episodes remains live for a few weeks after their network showings).

Older films include World War II thriller "Anthropoid," animated Disney features "Pocahontas" and "Hercules," all four "Lethal Weapon" films starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, the complete "Matrix" trilogy, "Ocean's Eleven" and its two sequels, and Sam Raimi's original "The Evil Dead" and "Evil Dead 2."

Here's what arriving on the service in September, and what's leaving. (Day-after network debut showings are in italics)

September 1
Chuggington: Complete Seasons 1-5 (Lionsgate)
27 Dresses (2008)
50 First Dates (2004)
A.R.C.H.I.E 2: Mission Impawsible (2003)
After the Screaming Stops (2018)
Against the Wild 2 (2016)
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Banking on Bitcoin (2016)
Basic Instinct (1992)
Bigfoot Country (2012)
Blown Away (1993)
Breaking Away (1979)
The Chumscrubber (2005)
The Cokeville Miracle (2015)
The Cooler (2003)
The Dark Half (1993)
Demolition Man (2003)
Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
A Dog and Pony Show (2018)
The Edge (1997)
Emma (1996)
Evil Dead (1981)
Evil Dead II (1987)
An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Exposed (2016)
Failure to Launch (2006)
Far from Home (1989)
Ferngully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
The First Monday in May (2016)
Firstborn (1984)
Flashback (1990)
From Mexico with Love (2009)
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
The Goonies (1985)
A Guy Thing (2003)
Heist (2015)
Hercules (1997)
High-Rise (2015)
I, Frankenstein (2013)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Juno (2007)
The Last Exorcism (2010)
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Liar, Liar (1997)
Lost in Space (1998)
Man on a Ledge (2012)
The Matrix (1999)
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Miami Vice (2006)
The Midnight Meat Train (2009)
The Monster Squad (1987)
Mommie Dearest (1981)
Monsters at Large (2018)
Mr. Mom (1983)
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
Open Season (2006)
Open Season 2 (2009)
Open Season 3 (2011)
Open Season: Scared Silly (2016)
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
The Portrait if a Lady (1996)
Pinocchio (2018)
Playing it Cool (2014)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994)
Ravenous (1999)
Red Dog: True Blue (2018)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Robo-Dog: Airborne (2017)
Sacred Ground (1983)
Saving Christmas (2017)
Secretary (2002)
She’s All That (1999)
Sliver (1993)
Sucker Punch (2008)
Suicide Kings (1998)
Top of the Food Chain (2000)
Training Day (2001)
Turtle Tale (2018)
Unbreakable (2000)
Universal Soldier (1992)
Wayne’s World 2 (1993)
Wild Card (2015)

September 2
Anthropoid (2016)
Matriarch (2018)
Untouchable: Documentary Premiere (Hulu Original)

September 3
Bolden (2019)
We Die Young (2019)

September 4
The Purge: Complete Season 1 (USA)
Wu-Tang: An American Saga: Series Premiere (Hulu Original)
Kicking and Screaming (1995)

September 6
Into The Dark: Pure: Episode 12 Season Finale (Hulu Original)

September 9
Wise Man’s Grandchild: Complete Season 1 (DUBBED) (Funimation)
Hotel Mumbai (2019)

September 10
Curious George: A Royal Monkey (2019)

September 14
Pocahontas (1995)

September 16
The Powerpuff Girls: Complete Season 3B (Cartoon Network)
Curious George (2006)

September 17
Dancing with the Stars: Season 28 Premiere (ABC)

September 19
Aniara (2019)
Crypto (2019)

September 20
Afterlost: Complete Season 1 (DUBBED) (Funimation)

September 21
Dream Corp LLC.: Complete Season 2 (Adult Swim)
Robihachi: Complete Season 1 (DUBBED) (Funimation)

September 24
American Horror Story: Apocalypse: Complete Season 8 (FX)
9-1-1: Season 3 Premiere (FOX)
Bluff City Law: Series Premiere (NBC)
Prodigal Son: Series Premiere (FOX)
The Good Doctor: Season 3 Premiere (ABC)
The Voice: Season 17 Premiere (NBC)

September 25
Black-ish: Season 6 Premiere (ABC)
Bless This Mess: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)
Emergence: Series Premiere (ABC)
Empire: Season 6 Premiere (FOX)
Mixed-ish: Series Premiere (ABC)
New Amsterdam: Season 2 Premiere (NBC)
The Conners: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)
The Resident: Season 3 Premiere (FOX)
This Is Us: Season 4 Premiere (NBC)

September 26
Chicago Fire: Season 8 Premiere (NBC)
Chicago Med: Season 5 Premiere (NBC)
Chicago P.D.: Season 7 Premiere (NBC)
Modern Family: Season 11 Premiere (ABC)
Schooled: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)
Single Parents: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)
South Park: Season 23 Premiere (Comedy Central)
Stumptown: Series Premiere (ABC)
The Goldbergs: Season 7 Premiere (ABC)
The Masked Singer: Season 2 Premiere (FOX)

September 27
The Good Place: Season 4 Premiere (NBC)
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 16 Premiere (ABC)
How to Get Away With Murder: Season 6 Premiere (ABC)
Law & Order: SVU: Season 21 Premiere (NBC)
A Million Little Things: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)
Perfect Harmony: Series Premiere (NBC)
Sunnyside: Series Premiere (NBC)
Superstore: Season 5 Premiere (NBC)

September 28
Rango (2011)
American Housewife: Season 4 Premiere (ABC)
Fresh Off the Boat: Season 6 Premiere (ABC)

September 30
American Dad!: Complete Season 13 (TBS)
Primal Fear (1996)
Teen Spirit (2019)
America’s Funniest Home Videos: Season 30 Premiere (ABC)
Bless the Harts: Series Premiere (FOX)
Bob’s Burgers: Season 10 Premiere (FOX)
Family Guy: Season 10 Premiere (FOX)
Shark Tank: Season 11 Premiere (ABC)
The Rookie: Season 2 Premiere (ABC)
The Simpsons: Season 31 Premiere (FOX)

Leaving Hulu in September:

September 30
A Little Princess (1995)
Alien vs. Predator (2004)
All Is Lost (2013)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Anger Management (2003)
Beacon Point (2017)
Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
Catacombs (2007)
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Body of Evidence (1993)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
End of a Gun (2016)
Endless Love (1981)
Eulogy (2004)
Feed (2017)
Good Luck Chuck (2007)
Hamlet (1990)
Home of the Brave (2006)
Julie & Julia (2009)
Man About Town (2006)
Man in the Moon (1991)
Married to the Mob (1988)
One Percent More Humid (2017)
Open Water (2004)
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Operation Condor (1986)
Operation Condor II: The Armour of the Gods (1991)
Proof (2005)
Pumpkin (2002)
Quigley down Under (1990)
Racing with the Moon (1984)
Rushmore (1998)
Seven (1995)
Shanghai Surprise (1986)
Sling Blade (1996)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Swimfan (2002)
Swingers (1996)
Traitor (2008)
Uptown Girls (2003)
Urban Cowboy (1980)
With a Friend like Harry (2000)
Women of Brewster Place (1989)

Note that these are just highlights; Stream On Demand will be keeping an eye out for other notable films and TV shows that arrive through the month.

Dates are subject to change without notice.

Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. His reviews of streaming movies and TV can be found at

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