September 2016 Movie and Home Video Release Calendar


Fall sports have begun, school is in, and the holiday season is starting to ramp up. This September’s film and home video releases will begin on Netflix and end with an impressive theatrical release weekend as well as Netflix’s third (of five planned) series release for Marvel (NOTE: all release dates are subject to change at any time).

September 1 will kick off the month with Netflix’s releases of Footloose, Top Gun and the first four Jaws movies.

On September 2, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War will release on Digital HD, Digital 3D & Disney Movies Anywhere (regular home video release on Sept. 13) while Netflix will release their third season in their amazing Chef’s Table original series that will focus on French chefs.

Theatrical releases will include the sci-fi thriller about an artificially created child named Morgan and the drama The Light Between Oceans starring real life couple Michael Fassbender (X-Men Apocalypse) and Alicia Vikander (Jason Bourne), adapted from the best-selling book.

On Sept 6, Hulu Plus will offer football fanatics the season premieres of Inside the NFL and A Season with Florida State Football (Showtime add-on required) while Netflix will debut the historic Coast Guard drama The Finest Hours starring Chris Pine (Star Trek: Beyond).

Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Edition with release on Digital HD, Digital 3D & Disney Movies Anywhere (regular home video release on Sept. 20).

Home video releases will include the comedy Fishes ‘N Loaves: Heaven Sent where a pastor moves from an urban setting to the country and the biographical drama Genius about editor Max Perkins’ work with several famous authors. Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, and Dominic West star.

The drama/romance Equals starring Kristen Steward and Nicholas Hault who play characters that fall in love living in an emotionless utopia.

Kate Beckinsale stars as Lady Susan Vernon in the comedy drama Love & Friendship, which is set in the 1790s and is based on the Jane Austin novella. Co-stars Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel and Morfydd Clark who plays Lady Susan’s daughter.

Julia Roberts and George Clooney headline the thriller Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster, as a financial show produced and host who encounter a troubled man, played by Jack O’Connell (Unbroken).

Now You See Me 2 is a magic-filled mystery/thriller (also internationally known with the improved title Now You See Me: The Second Act) where a formidable magician team exposes baddies for the greater good. Jeese Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Daniel Radcliffe star.

Theatrical release on the 9th will include Clint Eastwood’s latest directed feature Sully where Tom Hanks portrays airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger who saved 155 with a daring Miracle on the Hudson landing while the animated adventure The Wild Life presents Robinson Crusoe and several animals on a tropical island.

On Sept. 10, Netflix will release the first season of Supergirl television series.

Home video releases on September 13 will include Quantico: The Complete First Season and Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.

Director Oliver Stone’s latest feature political drama Snowden will hit theaters on Wednesday the 14th and stars Joseph Gordon Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood, and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek).

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made will release on Netflix on the 16th while theatrical releases will include the romantic comedy Bridget Jones’s Baby, thriller The Good Neighbor and music documentary Hillsong – Let Hope Rise.

Call the Midwife: Series 5 and Gotham: Season 2 will release on Netflix on the 19th then Disney’s megahit Zootopia kicks off an impressive partnership with Netflix on the 20th, which initiates future releases from Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Lucasfilm (Star Wars).

Home video releases on the 20th will include The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power, Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary Edition, the slavery drama Free State of Jones, and the action sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.

On the 23rd, theatrical releases will include the animated comedy Storks, the star-filled western remake of The Magnificent Seven and a limited releases of The Dressmaker starring Kate Winslet and Queen of Katwe about a young Ugandan girl who becomes an incredible chess player. Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong’o (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and David Oyelowo (Selma) star in this biographical drama.

Netflix will also release the fourth season of the animated VeggieTales in the House.

Home video releases on September 27 will include The Catch: The Complete First Season, the action comedy Central Intelligence, the shark thriller The Shallows and action adventure Warcraft, based on the video game series.

Theatrical releases on the 30th include the oilrig disaster thriller Deepwater Horizon starring Mark Wahlberg, John Malkovich, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson.

Other theatrical releases will include the robbery comedy Masterminds, the fantasy adventure Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, based on the Ransom Riggs novel, and Queen of Katwe will be going into wide release.

Netflix will release their third (out of five planned) original Marvel series Luke Cage.

Have a September to remember!

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