35 best new Netflix movies and shows to watch in September 2020

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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – JUNE 30: The cast of Wentworth pose with the Silver Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama Series during the 61st Annual TV WEEK Logie Awards at The Star Gold Coast on June 30, 2019 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images) /

More new movies and shows to watch on Netflix in September 2020

25. Wentworth

Season: 8

Created By: Lara Radulovich, David Hannam and Reg Watson

Starring: Leah Purcell, Katrina Milosevic, Robbi J. Magasiva, Kate Jenkinson, Bernard Curry, Rarriwuy Hick, Susie Porter, Kate Box, Jane Hall, Zoe Terakes, Vivienne Awosoga, Kate Atkinson, Pamela Rabe

Release Date: Wednesday, Sept. 30

Known as Wentworth: Redemption, the eighth season of the hit Australian drama series returns to Netflix with its latest season this September. The 10-episode penultimate season of the series is currently airing and will drop in full on the streamer following its televised airing. While the series picks up where the previous finale left off, Wentworth will certainly be charting its course toward the endgame this time around since the ninth season will wrap up the story. Be sure to catch up with the previous seasons before digging into the new episodes on Sept. 30.

24. Real Steel

Release Year: 2011

Directed By: Shawn Levy

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Olda Fonda, Karl Yune, Kevin Durand, Hope Davis, James Rebhorn, Gregory Sims

Release Date: Thursday, Sept. 24

Hugh Jackman stars in Real Steel as former prizefighter Charlie Kenton, who missed out on his opportunity to win a coveted championship title after robots took over the boxing ring. Charlie takes advantage of the change by piecing together scrap metal and coaching them into championship fighters. The film earned mixed reception and holds a 60% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but wasn’t a massive blockbuster. Check out the underrated action film when it starts streaming on Netflix at the end of September.

23. Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia

Release Year: 2020

Directed By: Page Hurwitz

Starring: Michelle Buteau

Release Date: Tuesday, Sept. 29

Michelle Buteau isn’t new to Netflix, but Welcome to Buteaupia marks the comedian’s debut stand-up special for the streaming giant. Buteau appeared in the Netflix original films Someone Great, Always Be My Maybe and Work It and hosts the reality competition series The Circle. In Welcome to Buteaupia gives the audience a greater insight into Buteau’s sense of humor through hilarious jokes and stories that will surely close out September with hearty laughs.

22. Ancient Aliens

Season: 3

Release Date: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Sometimes, some of the best TV we watch are the marathons we get sucked into on cable. If you’re missing that era, it can still exist on your Netflix account. This month, the third season of Ancient Aliens joins the second on Netflix for 16 more episodes of hypotheses, historical texts, legends, questions and few answers. Slip into a marathon of Ancient Aliens when new episodes hit Netflix on Sept. 15.

21. Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices

Season: 1

Hosted By: Marley Dias

Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Common, Tiffany Haddish, Jill Scott, Marsai Martin, Kendrick Sampson, Grace Byers, Caleb McLaughlin, Karamo Brown, Misty Copeland, Jacqueline Woodson 

Release Date: Tuesday, Sept. 1

In the span of 12 five-minute episodes, Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voice features host Marley Dias and a lineup of Black celebrities celebrating children’s books written by Black authors. The series seeks to shine a light on the Black experience through stories with themes of identity, respect, justice and action and give families the foundation upon which to have those conversations in their homes. Bookmarks will be essential viewing for all families this September.