New Netflix Instant Releases — September 2014
The time has come yet again to welcome some new additions to Netflix Instant, which means even more options to add to queue — and even more hours of endless browsing and indecision, if you’re anything like most of us. There’s tons of great stuff coming to the service this month, so read on for our guide to the newest releases hitting Netflix Instant this September.
‘All Is Lost’ (2013) — Starring Robert Redford. After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
‘The League’ Season 5 (2013) — Starring Mark Duplass, Paul Scheer, and Nick Kroll. This FX comedy follows the lives of a group of friends who participate in a fantasy football league — and take it way too seriously.
‘Kid Cannabis’ (2014) — Starring Kenny Wormald, Jonathan Daniel Brown, and Aaron Yoo. An 18 year old high school drop out and his 27 year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.
‘Le Week-End’ (2014) — Starring Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, and Jeff Goldblum. A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.
‘Refuge’ (2012) — Starring Krysten Ritter, Brian Geraghty, and Logan Huffman. After their parents abandon the family, a young woman works to take care of her younger siblings.
‘Your Sister’s Sister’ (2011) — Starring Mark Duplass, Emily Blunt, and Rosemarie DeWitt. Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family’s island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack’s drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris’ sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
‘The Blacklist’ Season 1 (2013) — Starring James Spader, Megan Boone, and Diego Klattenhoff. A former government agent who has evaded capture for decades surrenders to the FBI to help them capture a terrorist — there’s only one catch: he’ll only work with Liz Keen, a young profiler who just graduated from Quantico.
‘A Single Man’ (2009) — Starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, and Matthew Goode. An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
‘Filth’ (2014) — Starring James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, and Eddie Marsan. A corrupt cop manipulates and hallucinates his way through a bid to secure a promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
‘The Moment’ (2013) — Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Martin Henderson, and Alia Shawkat. When a torrid affair between photojournalist Lee and writer John ends with John vanishing, Lee winds up in a mental institution. While there, she befriends a man who looks just like her lost lover, and the pair work to solve his mysterious disappearance.
‘Justin and the Knights of Valor’ (2013) — Starring Antonio Banderas, James Cosmo, and Michael Culkin. A young boy becomes a man as he embarks on a quest to become a knight.
‘About a Boy’ Season 1 (2014) — Starring Minnie Driver, David Walton, and Benjamin Stockham. A bachelor who lives a very charmed life finds his world turned upside down when he befriends the 11 year-old son of the new single mother next door.
‘Arrow’ Season 2 (2013) — Starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, and David Ramsey. Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. [UPDATE: Netflix rescheduled ‘Arrow’ to start streaming on October 8.]
‘Beginners’ (2011) — Starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Melanie Laurent. A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
‘Bones’ Season 9 (2013) — Starring Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz. A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn’t more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
‘New Girl’ Season 3 (2013) — Starring Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, and Max Greenfield. After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her — most of the time.
‘One Day’ (2011) — Starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, and Patricia Clarkson. After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
‘Silver Linings Playbook’ (2012) — Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Robert De Niro. After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
‘3 Days to Kill’ (2014) — Starring Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld, and Connie Nielsen. A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.
‘The Double’ (2014) — Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, and Wallace Shawn. A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite — confident, charismatic and seductive with women.
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Season 9 (2013) — Starring Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, and Cobie Smulders. Ted searches for the woman of his dreams in New York City with the help of his four best friends.
‘Parks and Recreation’ Season 6 (2013) — Starring Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt, and Nick Offerman. The absurd antics of an Indiana town’s public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.
‘Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa’ (2013) — Starring Johnny Knoxville, Catherine Keener, and Spike Jonze. 86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his eight year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.
‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4 (2013) — Starring Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, and Norman Reedus. Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.
‘Lullaby’ (2014) — Starring Garrett Hedlund, Richard Jenkins, and Anne Archer. A man who’s estranged from his family receives word that his father has chosen to take himself off life support within 48 hours.
‘Killing Them Softly’ (2014) — Starring Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, and Richard Jenkins. Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.