Oscar winner Hilary Swank’s new mission to Mars drama “Away” premieres Sept. 4 on Netflix.
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Whether you’re looking for something educational for the kids or you’re into documentaries yourself, Netflix has plenty of nonfiction options come September.
Of course, there are rom-coms (like “Love, Guaranteed”), a collection of films (including “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”), kids’ shows (“Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous” is one of many), star-studded dramas (“The Devil All the Time” among them), at least one Ryan Murphy title (“Ratched”), sci-fi series (“Away”) and competition shows (for example, “Sing On!”) to choose from, too.
But the list of new docs should be long enough to last you for a few weeks on its own. Among the new titles of interest: Election Day primer “Whose Vote Counts, Explained,” dreamlike short film “A Love Song for Latasha,” a docuseries about the 1986 Challenger disaster, “Challenger: The Final Flight,” and a documentary about cryo-preservation called “Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice.”
Yes, that’s quite the variety of shows and movies. Keep scrolling to see every single title that’s arriving and leaving Netflix in September. (And here’s what was added/deleted in August.)
Sept. 1, ‘Sister, Sister’ episodes and ‘Back to the Future’ movies added
Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices (Netflix Family) A collection of five-minute episodes of Black celebrities reading children’s books from Black authors.
The Boss Baby: Get That Baby! (Netflix Family) An interactive special set in Baby Corp.
Felipe Esparza: Bad Decisions (Netflix Comedy Special) Comedian Esparza’s first Netflix special combines English and Spanish-language performances filmed in Santa Ana, California.
La Partita / The Match (Netflix Film) Italian drama set in a dirt football (soccer) pitch.
True: Friendship Day (Netflix Film) Grizelda gets turned into a mermaid, so True goes under the sea to save the day.
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Part II
Back to the Future Part III
Barbie Princess Adventure
Borgen: Season 1-3
Children of the Sea
Muppets Most Wanted
Not Another Teen Movie
The Promised Neverland: Season 1
Puss in Boots
Sister, Sister: Season 1-6
Bad Boy Billionaires: India (Netflix Documentary) A docuseries about the corruption and greed behind India’s most famous tycoons.
Chef’s Table: BBQ (Netflix Documentary) The beloved food series returns to focus on barbecue.
Freaks – You’re One of Us (Netflix Film) A working mom discovers she has superhero powers in this German movie.
Afonso Padilha: Alma de Pobre (Netflix Comedy Special) Brazilian comedian Padilha shares stories about his childhood.
Love, Guaranteed (Netflix Film) Rachael Leigh Cook plays a lawyer and Damon Wayans Jr. is a new client in this romantic film.
Young Wallander (Netflix Original) Swedish crime show about a rookie cop who becomes a detective.
Away (Netflix Original) Hillary Swank is an astronaut who must leave her family to lead an international crew to Mars in this series.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Netflix Film) Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons and Toni Collette star in this Charlie Kaufman film about a woman meeting her new boyfriend’s parents.
The Lost Okoroshi
Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy: Part 2 (Netflix Family) Animated series about friends and their horses continues at the Palomino Bluffs Riding Academy.
My Octopus Teacher (Netflix Documentary) Film follows the relationship between a filmmaker and an octopus living in a South African kelp forest.
Record of Youth (Netflix Original) A drama that follows three people in the fashion industry.
Waiting for “Superman”
#Alive (Netflix Film)
StarBeam: Season 2 (Netflix Family) The animated Canadian series about a kid superhero returns.
Corazón loco / So Much Love to Give (Netflix Film) An Argentinian comedy about a man who has two wives.
Get Organized with The Home Edit (Netflix Original) A reality series from producers Reese Witherspoon and Molly Sims about organizers who help conquer clutter and transform lives.
La Línea: Shadow of Narco (Netflix Documentary) A Spanish docuseries about the beach town that turned into Europe’s drug trafficking hub.
Mignonnes / Cuties (Netflix Film) The French drama follows an 11-year-old girl who wants to join a free-spirited dance group.
The Social Dilemma (Netflix Documentary) A look at the consequences of a civilization’s dependence on social media.
The Babysitter: Killer Queen (Netflix Film) Cole navigates high school two years after defeating a satanic cult.
The Gift: Season 2 (Netflix Original) Atiye’s future is threatened by a mysterious syndicate.
Greenleaf: Season 5
The Idhun Chronicles (Netflix Anime) Two earthlings help fight an assassin sent to kill refugees from Idhun.
Julie and the Phantoms(Netflix Family) Comedy series about a teenager with a passion for music who meets a trio of ghostly guys.
The Duchess (Netflix Original) Comedian Katherine Ryan stars as a single mom debating whether to have another child with her ex.
Family Business: Season 2 (Netflix Original) The French TV show continues with Joe deciding whether to quit the weed business.
Girlfriends: Season 1-8
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Pets United (Netflix Family) A group of pampered pets are stranded and must learn to survive with the help of strays.
Pokémon Journeys: The Series: Part 2 (Netflix Family) Ash and Goh journey to become Pokémon experts.
Se busca papá (Netflix Film) A thrill-seeker casts a struggling actor to play her dad in order to enter a BMX race.
America’s Book of Secrets: Season 2
Ancient Aliens: Season 3
Cold Case Files Classic: Season 1
The Curse of Oak Island: Season 4
Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice (Netflix Documentary) A family makes the unorthodox decision to have the remains of their daughter, who died at 2 from brain cancer, cryogenically preserved.
Izzy’s Koala World (Netflix Family) Documentary about an 11-year-old and her veterinarian mother, who rescue koalas on their Australian island.
Michael McIntyre: Showman (Netflix Comedy Special) In the comedian’s first Netflix special, he performs in London.
Pawn Stars: Season 2
The Rap Game: Season 2
The Smurfs 2
Taco Chronicles: Volume 2 (Netflix Original) Histories of popular taco styles are explored in this docuseries.
The Universe: Season 2
Baby: Season 3 (Netflix Original) An unlikely friendship is formed by students struggling to find their place in an exclusive Rome neighborhood.
Challenger: The Final Flight (Netflix Documentary) A docuseries the unpacks the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster.
Criminal: UK: Season 2 (Netflix Original) Four new cases and four new suspects are featured in the crime series.
The Devil All the Time (Netflix Film) Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård, Riley Keough and Robert Pattinson star in the Midwestern Gothic tale based on Donald Ray Pollock’s novel.
MeatEater: Season 9 (Netflix Original) Carnivorous adventures continue in Colorado, Texas and Wyoming.
The Paramedic (Netflix Film) In this Spanish drama, a man decides to get even with those who betrayed him after an accident puts him in a wheelchair.
Signs: Season 2 (Netflix Original) A mysterious stranger comes to town as Trela deals with personal trauma.
Sing On! (Netflix Original) Tituss Burgess hosts this singing contest that compares karaoke contestants to the original singers of their songs.
Dragon’s Dogma (Netflix Anime) Ethan sets out to vanquish the dragon that took his heart.
The Last Word (Netflix Original) A German series about a woman who becomes a professional eulogist after her husband’s death.
American Barbecue Showdown (Netflix Original) A food competition that crowns an American Barbecue Champion.
Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous (Netflix Family) Six teens band together to survive after dinosaurs wreak havoc on their island.
Ratched (Netflix Original) Sarah Paulson stars in producer Ryan Murphy’s origin story for the infamous nurse from the Oscar-winning “One Flew Over’s the Cuckoo’s Nest.”
A Love Song for Latasha (Netflix Documentary) The story of Latasha Harlins, who was 15 when she was wrongfully killed by Soon Ja Du in 1991.
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt: Season 3 (Netflix Family) The mechanic monkey is back to solve more problems.
Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 4 (Netflix Original) Comic Whitehall and his father, Michael, chronicle more misadventures.
Kiss the Ground
Mighty Express (Netflix Family) Cartoon about a team of locomotives and their kid pals.
The Playbook (Netflix Documentary) Legendary coaches are profiled through in-depth interviews.
Enola Holmes (Netflix Film) Enola outwits her famous brother Sherlock Holmes after she discovers that her mother is missing.
The Chef Show: Season 2 (Netflix Documentary) Actor/Director Jon Favreau and Chef Roy Choi make more food.
A Perfect Crime (Netflix Documentary) An unsolved case: Who was the assassin behind the murder of Detlev Rohwedder, the head of the East German Privatization and Restructuring Agency, in 1991?
Country-Ish (Netflix Original) A series about country singer Coffey Anderson and his hip-hop dancer wife, Criscilla, who live in Los Angeles with their children.
The School Nurse Files (Netflix Original) A school nurse with a supernatural ability to see monsters as jelly figures is appointed to a new high school.
Sneakerheads (Netflix Original) A former sneakerhead turned stay-at-home dad goes on the hunt for hard-to-find “Zeroes.”
The Good Place: Season 4
Whose Vote Counts, Explained (Netflix Original) A docuseries that untangles topics such as the Electoral College and gerrymandering.
Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia (Netflix Comedy Special) The comedian, who’s had scene-stealing moments in Netflix films including “Always Be My Maybe” and “Work It,” delivers an hour of comedy about parenthood and cultural differences.
Welcome to Sudden Death
American Murder: The Family Next Door (Netflix Documentary) A look at social media posts and home videos of Shanann Watts and her two young daughters, who went missing in 2018.
Wentworth: Season 8
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Once Upon a Time: Seasons 1-7
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Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure
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Cold Case Files: Season 1
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Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
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Train to Busan
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20 Feet From Stardom
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Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Leaving Sept. 30
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A Knight’s Tale
Charmed: Seasons 1-8
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