Netflix September 2016: The Best Netflix Movies & Series Still To Come

Some of the best series and movies on Netflix are currently available for September 2016, but there are still some high-quality movies and originals yet to debut. On September 1, a wealth of movies arrived like Jaws, Saving Private Ryan, and Footloose. They also released the much anticipated second season of Narcos the following day. But the second-half of September still has plenty of streaming goodness in store for Netflix audiences.


Netflix is known for making topnotch documentary movies like Mitt, Hot Girls Wanted, What Happened, Miss Simone?, and the list goes on. On September 13, they debut the original documentary Extremis. This powerful docudrama reveals the decisions families have to make for their loved ones when they are in an end-of-life situation.

London Has Fallen

Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Angela Bassett, and Aaron Eckhart return for more over-the-top thrills in this sequel to Olympus Has Fallen. Don’t be fooled by the all-star cast; this movie is nothing but cheese which is perfect for die-hard action fans. Just take everything you got with the White House shootout predecessor and put it in London. The explosions from across the pond arrive on September 13.

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The Walking Dead:Season 6

For those that need to catch-up or want to revisit the zombie apocalypse, Season 6 of The Walking Dead is available on September 15.

PennyDreadful: Season 3

The third season of the Showtime original series Penny Dreadful arrives on September 19. The supernatural-thriller has become a hit with both Showtime and Netflix audiences alike.

Gotham: Season 3

Season three of the smash-hit series, which serves as an origin story to the famed Gotham characters, returns to Netflix on September 19.

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Colliding Dreams

This insightful film scored a 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, and the site provides the synopsis for this historical documentary that hits Netflix on September 20.

“COLLIDING DREAMS recounts the dramatic history of one of the most controversial, and urgently relevant political ideologies of the modern era. The century-old conflict in the Middle East continues to play a central role in world politics. And yet, amidst this fierce, often-lethal controversy, the Zionist idea of a homeland for Jews in the land of ancient Israel remains little understood and its meanings often distorted.”


This 2016 animated film features the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Tommy Chong, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Shakira, and J.K. Simmons. IMDB gives the premise for one of the best movies on Netflix arriving September 20.

“From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.”

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This dramatic-thriller hits Netflix on September 24. Rossif Sutherland plays a doctor volunteering in Laos. He intercedes during a sexual assault on a young woman and kills the assailant, who ends up being the son of an Australian senator; afraid for his life, the doctor flees. He is wanted for the murder of the senator’s son and the rape of the young woman. Many critics considered River to be one of the most underrated movies of 2016.

Marvel’s Luke Cage

Netflix has provided popular original series like Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Stranger Things, and many more. When Netflix teamed with Marvel for Daredevil, the show was a great success. Since then, they have released Jessica Jones and several more Marvel shows have been in the works. Luke Cage is the latest addition from this duo and audiences can hardly wait. The official series’ page gives the synopsis for what many expect to be the best series on Netflix debuting September 30.

“A hoodie-wearing, unbreakable ex-con fights to clear his name and save his neighborhood. He wasn’t looking for a fight, but the people need a hero.”


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Some of the best movies and series are still coming to Netflix in the month of September, and subscribers can look forward to some binge-worthy programming.

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