We all are always waiting for our favorite platform, Netflix, to come up with new releases that can keep us up and binge-watch new content from across the globe. September is a sandwich month between a full of releases, renewals, and cancelations of August and spooky Halloween October.
With the fall quarter nearing an end and September being an eventful month in terms of releases, we see Netflix is not behind and has curated releases against its competitors. There are shows and movies that will blow your mind away. From thriller to romance, we got you covered with the Top shows and movies releasing this September.
Expected Runtime/Episodes: 6-8 episodes
Cast: Buntu Petse(Mbali), Lunga Shabalala(Sivy), Baby Cele(Brenda), Prev Reddy(Jay)
Genre: Coming-of-age drama, comedy, romance, young adult
Date of Release: September 15, 2023
Synopsis of the show: Mbali is the central character, who is on a canceled list after police raids her house and freeze her family’s assets as her mother Brenda was into corrupt political deals. Ashamed and tired Mbali joins the Grahamstown University in Makhanda, where she tries to rebuild her personality and make her identity. She drives a cab, comes on a gossip show, and runs campaigns that help her make friends and gain self esteem back.
Wrestlers Season 1:
Expected Runtime/Episodes: 3-4 episodes
Cast: AI Snow, Elizabeth Hile, Justin Coborn, Blanco Loco
Genre: Sports, Documentary
Date of Release: September 13, 2023
Synopsis of the show: Ohio Valley Wrestling in Lousiville, Kentucky is a regional gym that has renowned players like Brock Lesnar, John Cena. Once, it was highly sought after by aspiring wrestlers but is now suffering to survive. See how AI Snow tells about old-school tricks and philosophies to manage the gym and how they complete the deal by selling the shares, how the ownership shifts, and the emotions involved can be seen in this docu-series.
Love at First Sight:
Expected Runtime/Episodes: 130-140 minutes runtime
Cast: Haley Lu as Hadley Sullivan, Ben Hardy as Oliver, Jameela Jamil as Voice narrator, Dexter Fletcher as Val
Date of Release: September 15, 2023
Synopsis of the movie: What happens when you meet a stranger and love is in the air? Quite literally, Hadley and Oliver fall for each other on their flight from New York to London, but will they meet again? Though perfect for each other, not every perfect one can be found again. Watch the chaos and love unfold.
Sex Education Season 4:
Expected Runtime/Episodes: 8 episodes
Cast: Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Mimi Keene, Gillian Anderson
Genre: Comedy, drama
Date of Release: September 21, 2023
Synopsis of the series: Otis is socially awkward and might not know how to make love, but he learns sex education from his mom, who is a sex therapist. While he learns more, he becomes a bookish expert and then teams up with baddie Maeve to get his status back at college. They set up a sex therapy program discreetly and help people figure out their sexuality. This is one of the most anticipated shows on Netflix.
Expected Runtime/Episodes: 110-125 minutes runtime
Cast: Alejandra Reynoso, James Callis, Graham McTavish, Pixie Davies as Maria Renard
Genre: Animated Dark Fantasy
Date of Release: September 28, 2023
Synopsis of the series: Official synopsis reads as “The origin story of Richter Belmont, set during the events of the French Revolution.”
Love is Blind season 5:
Expected Runtime/Episodes: 16-18 episodes
Cast: Aaliyah an ICU Travel Nurse, Carter into Construction, Chris a Project Manager for Commercial and Retail Development, Connor a Geoscientist, Efrain a Software Sales Guy
Genre: Reality TV, Dating show
Date of Release: September 22, 2023
Synopsis of the series: What happens when love gets blind? The show sees 15 men and 15 women from the same metropolitan area who come together for a few days and are in enclosed spaces where they can only communicate with each other through speakers but not see each other. Such areas are called pods. Here, they get to know about each other secrets and lives and slowly start developing a liking for each other. While some start crushing, some fall in love.
There are customised interviews taken of these contestants to understand their preferences and understand if they like the person they are talking to. The show also involves elements where based on the contestant’s preferences, they pair them up with queer partners. After ten days, they are allowed to meet their partners. Then it is fun to watch who are these people who come together and who are the ones who just parted ways. Because, somewhere, looks do matter, is what the show’s premise lies at.
With these shows and movies on your list be rest assured to go on a journey of crazy adventures and come back to some take-home drama.