As we near the end of the summer months, we can’t help but get excited for the fall season. Cooler temperatures and fashionable boots will be here before we know it. Not to mention, a whole slew of new Netflix movies.
The streaming service recently released it’s list of September additions and we’re surprisingly pleased with a few of their choices. Then again, we would love to get the chance to have our own selections because they’d be so much better, but I digress. Here’s what you’ll most likely be binging on next month while you sip on your PSL.
1. Babel (2006)
Let’s be honest, you really can’t go wrong with any Brad Pitt film. Not to mention, Cate Blanchett is a total rockstar in this nail biting drama. Gael García Bernal is by far my personal favorite, though, most likely due to his role in Y Tu Mamá También.
2. Hope Floats (1998)
An oldie, but a goodie. One of Sandra Bullock’s earlier romantic dramas, also stars Harry Connick Jr. and is directed by Forest Whitaker. An interesting cast to say the least, but Bullock will always be a favorite and this movie will never fail to give me all kinds of feels. It’s the perfect flick for you and your best girls and obvi, a bottle of wine.
3. Jaws (1975)
No matter how much time goes by, Jaws will never cease to amaze me. I mean, it’s essentially an American classic. Netflix announced it will not only be adding the original film, but also Jaws 2, Jaws 3, and Jaws: The Revenge. Welp, my week is booked.
4. Last Holiday (2006)
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Okay, if you’ve never seen this movie, you HAVE to watch it on Netflix next month. It stars Queen Latifah as a terminal patient who refuses to take her diagnosis lying down. She decides to get the most out of what precious time she has left by traveling the world and experiencing life as it should be. Needless to say, it will make you laugh, cry, and open up that second bottle of wine.
5. Practical Magic (1998)
Apparently, September is the month of Bullock. She and Nicole Kidman’s classic Practical Magic is also set to hit the streaming service’s library and we seriously can’t wait. This classic is making it just in time to get you in the halloween spirit. Let’s be honest, who didn’t want to be a ’90s witch?
6. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
This film will never fail to make me bawl my eyes out. Tom Hanks stars alongside names like Matt Damon and Edward Burns in a brutally honest look at the realities of war. Get yourself a nice box of tissues and block off some time because this is one movie that can’t be interrupted.
7. Stomp The Yard (2007)
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Let’s be real, this movie is so underrated. It’s honestly one of my favorites and I never get tired of watching it. Yes, part of that could be my infatuation with Columbus Short, but nevertheless it’s a solid film. Several musicians make cameos as well including Ne-Yo and Chris Brown.
8. Sweeney Todd (2007)
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street! Like most Tim Burton films, Johnny Depp stars as the slightly demented and deeply disturbed protagonist alongside familiar leading lady Helena Bonham Carter. Alan Rickman also appears in this on-screen adaptation of the infamous musical about a barber who slits throats (and makes pies with the bits of the dead bodies). You know, just your normal Tim Burton themes.
9. Top Gun (1986)
What better way to start your September than with a young hunky Tom Cruise? Top Gun makes its debut on Netflix next month and is sure to have millions of viewers excited. Can we take a minute to talk about the fact that this movie came out in 1986? It just turned 30! Mind blown.
10. Narcos: Season 2
Binge watchers have been eagerly awaiting the return of Narcos. This chronicled look at the life and dealings of the infamous Pablo Escobar has had viewers hooked since its debut last year. Needless to say, most of your friends will have plans this month.
11. Crash (2004)
If you’ve never seen Crash, now is the time. It’s one of those movies that will inevitably make you stop and think about all the shit going on in the world. Everyone has their struggle and a story that needs to be told. We could all use an eyeopener like this now and again.
12. New Girl: Season 5
Our favorite cast of lovable characters returns to Netflix for its 5th season. What kind of antics will these loft mates be up to? Who knows, but we will be bingeing every episode until we run out of wine.
13. Zootopia (2016)
You’re never too old for animated films, imho. Zootopia hits Netflix next month and viewers of all ages are pretty excited about it. A city full of zoo animals voiced by some of our favorite talents is a movie everyone can enjoy.
14. Audrie & Daisy – A Netflix Original
Audrie & Daisy premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was quickly purchased by Netflix for streaming. The film follows 2 rape victims from different sides of the country living in the aftermath of their assaults. The harassment and injustice that follows these women is absolutely horrifying and this documentary is sure to provoke some much needed discussion.
15. The Imitation Game (2014)
This Academy Award nominated film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightley is one that will have you glued to your screen. A mathematician tries to crack the enigma code during WWII and it’s insanely intense. This may not be the film to watch with all your gal pals, but it will keep your mind puzzling long after the credits have rolled.
And here’s the full list of September additions:
The Amityville Horror
Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker
Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey
Bratz: The Movie
Burn, Burn, Burn
Cats & Dogs
Crashing: Season 1
Easy Fortune Happy Life
Europe’s Last Great Wilderness
The Fierce Wife
Game Winning Hit: Season 1
Heartland: Season 7
Hellevator: Season 1
I Am the Ambassador: Season 1 — Netflix Exclusive
Indochina’s Wild Heart
The IT Crowd: Season 5
Jaws: The Revenge
Keepers of the Game
Lucky Days: Season 1
Man on Wire
Sam Kinison: Breaking the Rules
Saving Private Ryan
Scary Movie 2
Shameless (U.S.): Seasons 5-6
Stomp the Yard
The Wicker Man
The Womanizer: Season 1
The Year of Happiness and Love: Season 1
Baby Daddy: Season 5
Chef’s Table: France — Netflix Original
Kazoops!: Season 1 — Netflix Original
Kulipari: An Army of Frogs — Netflix Original
Narcos: Season 2 — Netflix Original
Young & Hungry: Season 4
The Finest Hours
Hard Target 2
R.L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House
The Blacklist: Season 3
Galavant: Seasons 1-2
Supergirl: Season 1
Extremis — Netflix Original
Hawaii Five-0: Season 6
London Has Fallen
Goldie & Bear: Season 1
The Walking Dead: Season 6
Cedric The Entertainer: Live from the Ville — Netflix Original
Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
The White Helmets — Netflix Original
3 Days to Kill
Luther: Season 4
Penny Dreadful: Season 3
Call the Midwife: Series 5
Gotham: Season 2
New Girl: Season 5
Bones: Season 11
Easy: Season 1 — Netflix Original
Wallander: Series 4
Audrie & Daisy — Netflix Original
Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills — Netflix Original
Last Man Standing: Season 5
Longmire: Season 5 — Netflix Original
VeggieTales in the House: Season 4 — Netflix Original
Portlandia: Season 6
Family Guy: Season 14
Margaret Cho: PsyCHO
The Fosters: Season 4 (Part A)
The Imitation Game
Amanda Knox — Netflix Original
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1 — Netflix Original
Scream: Season 2