All the sci-fi TV and movies coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in September 2018

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Aug 31, 2018

Go ahead and clear out some weekends in September, because there's a lot to see. From A-list blockbusters to high-profile TV, the streaming services are bringing the heat this month.

Netflix leads the charge, as usual, with the debut of Iron Fist’s (much improved) second season, along with the streaming debut of Marvel's monster hit Black Panther. The service is also debuting its new CGI animated film Next Gen, which looks like it could go toe-to-toe with anything Disney or Dreamworks is putting out these days.

Hulu, already home to The Handmaid'sTale, is looking to make another splash in the prestige TV category. The service is prepping the launch (pun intended) of The First, a new near-future series led by Sean Penn that will follow the first human mission to Mars. It'll also focus on their families left behind, so think This Is Us meets Apollo 13, maybe? Hulu and Amazon Prime also have some great movies getting adding this month, from Unbreakable to Daphne and Velma.

Check out our full rundown below and let us know what you’ll be bingeing this month.



Black Panther: Marvel's latest monster hit comes to Netflix. Fresh off Infinity War, it's the perfect time to revisit T'Challa's solo story and take a deep dive back into Wakanda. Enjoy it while it lasts, since all these MCU flicks will be heading over to Disney's own streaming service once it launches.

Marvel's Iron Fist: Season 2: The first season of Iron Fist was admittedly a bit of a mess, but Marvel is looking to get things back on track in Season 2. Danny Rand's second solo season will feature new baddie Typhoid Mary, plus a whole lot of Daughters of the Dragon action.

Next Gen: Netflix is getting into the big-budget, animated kid movie landscape with this one. Looking like an action-packed spin on WALL-E with an A-list cast, the film follows a young girl who teams up with a top secret robot. The cast includes John Krasinski, Jason Sudeikis and Charlene Yi.

September 1
10,000 B.C.
Bruce Almighty
Groundhog Day
King Kong
Martian Child
Nacho Libre
Spider-Man 3
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

September 2
Disney's Lilo & Stitch
Disney's The Emperor's New Groove

September 3
Black Panther

September 5
Van Helsing: Season 2

September 6
Once Upon a Time: Season 7

September 7
Marvel's Iron Fist: Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Next Gen (Netflix Original Film)
Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

September 14
Bleach (Netflix Original Film)
BoJack Horseman: Season 5 (Netflix Original)
Last Hope (Netflix Original Film)
Super Monsters Monster Party: Songs (Netflix Original)
The Dragon Prince (Netflix Original Film)

September 15
Inside The Freemasons: Season 1

September 16
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

September 17
The Witch

September 18
American Horror Story: Cult
September 20
Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan (Netflix Original)
Hilda (Netflix Original)
Maniac: Limited Series (Netflix Original) Two strangers find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry. Starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.

September 23
The Walking Dead: Season 8

September 25
Disney's A Wrinkle in Time
Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

September 28
Skylanders Academy: Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The 3rd Eye (Netflix Original Film)



Unbreakable: As M. Night Shyamalan gets ready to fully revisit this grounded superhero world, go back to where it all began with the 2000 original. The film introduced us to Bruce Willis' David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson's Mr. Glass, and even though it's been 18 years, the film still stands up remarkably well.

Daphne and Velma: Before they teamed up with a couple of dudes and a talking dog, Daphne and Velma were just high school students with a penchant for solving mysteries — no Scooby Doo required. This live action prequel film, released earlier this year, debuted to surprisingly great reviews. If you're looking for a positive, fun girl power mystery, you could do far worse.

The First: Hulu is quickly becoming a home for ambitious original programming, and this could be the network's big hit for 2018. The series stars Sean Penn and focuses on the first human mission to Mars. In addition to following the harrowing journey to the Red Planet, the series will also follow the families they left behind. 

September 1
The Amityville Horror
Dragon Blade
The Fly
Poltergeist II: The Other Side
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings
What Dreams May Come

September 4
Daphne & Velma

September 14
The First: Series Premiere

September 15
Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1

September 18
American Horror Story: Cult

September 25
Manifest: Series Premiere
UFO Chronicles: The Black Vault

September 29



Forever (Season 1): This short-lived ABC procedural from the 2014 season was actually pretty good, following a New York medical examiner who just so happens to also be immortal. It's a mix of fantasy and cop show, and quite a bit of fun.

The Triangle (Miniseries): Now this is a throwback from the mothership. This miniseries, which aired in 2005 on the Sci Fi Channel (now SYFY), focuses on a team investigating the Bermuda Triangle. It came from a surprisingly strong pedigree — written by Dean Devlin, Bryan Singer and Farscape's Rockne S. O'Bannon —and debuted to solid critical reception.

Ghostbusters (Double Feature): They're oldies, but goodies. Amazon Prime is adding both original Ghostbusters movies, and there’s never a bad time to revisit those classics. 

September 1
The Amityville Horror
Asylum: Season 1
Big Top Pee-Wee
Ghostbusters II
Hard Rain
Poltergeist II: The Other Side
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings
The Triangle
: Season 1
A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures
A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise

September 2
Future World

September 4
The Strangers: Prey at Night

September 7
Pete The Cat: Season 1A

September 14
Forever: Season 1
High Fantasy

September 21
My Little Pony

September 27
Escape Plan 2

September 28

September 29

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