New on Netflix today! September 1st, 2015

It's a new month everyone and we've got a ton of new movies and TV shows for your streaming pleasure. All brand new to the Netflix library today.


Movies


Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

Director: Woody Allen
Writer: Woody Allen
Stars: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine

Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.



The One (2011)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Caytha Jentis
Writer: Caytha Jentis
Stars: Jon Prescott, Ian Novick, Margaret Anne Florence

A quick witted, edgy romantic "dramedy" about a young sucessful Manhattan investment banker living the charmed life about to marry the woman of his dreams who, a month before his wedding, meets and unexpectedly falls in love with a charismatic man from his past.


Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Music

Director: Elizabeth Banks
Writers: Kay Cannon, Mickey Rapkin (characters)
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld

After a humiliating command performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.




Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)
PG-13 | Video | 83 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

Director: Kenichi Shimizu
Writers: Ross Andru (character: The Punisher), Gerry Conway (character: The Punisher)
Stars: Jennifer Carpenter, Brian Bloom, John Eric Bentley

After interfering with a top secret mission, The Punisher is taken into custody by S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent and Avenger, Black Widow. At the orders of Director Nick Fury, Punisher and Black Widow are sent on a mission to stop Leviathan, a global terrorist organization, that plans to sell stolen S.H.I.E.L.D. technology to the highest bidder. Now, the vigilante and spy must work together to prevent this technology from falling into the wrong hands. The fate of the world, and of the Avengers, hangs in the balance.

Blackbird (2014)
R | 99 min | Drama

Director: Patrik-Ian Polk
Writers: Rikki Beadle Blair, Patrik-Ian Polk
Stars: Mo'Nique, Julian Walker, Kevin Allesee

A young singer struggles with his sexuality and the treatment of others while coming of age in a small Southern Baptist community.




Capital C (2014)
87 min | Documentary, Drama, News

Directors: Timon Birkhofer, Jorg M. Kundinger
Writers: Timon Birkhofer, Jorg M. Kundinger
Stars: Zach Crain, Brian Fargo, Jackson Robinson

Capital C is the first documentary about crowdfunding. It follows the hopes and dreams as well as the fears and pitfalls of a whole new generation of independent creators, who reach out to the crowd in order to change their lives forever.


Combustion (2013)
99 min | Action

Director: Daniel Calparsoro
Writers: Daniel Calparsoro, Carlos Montero
Stars: Álex González, Adriana Ugarte, Alberto Ammann

Mikel is about to marry Julia, owner of a large jewelry store she inherited from her parents. During the party announcing their engagement, Mikel meets Ari, one of the waitresses at reception. The attraction that arises between them will make Mikel get interested in the world of Ari: illegal car racing. He falls for her and decides to leave Julia, without knowing what are the plans for Ari with him.

Divorce Corp (2014)
93 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Director: Joseph Sorge
Writers: Blake Harjes, James D. Scurlock
Stars: Gloria Allred, Wendy Archer, Alexandra Borg

Through extensive research and interviews with the nation's top divorce lawyers, mediators, judges, politicians, litigants and journalists, this documentary uncovers how children are torn from their homes, unlicensed custody evaluators extort money, and abusive judges play god with peoples lives and friends.

Giggle and Hoot's Best Ever! (2014)
Children and Family

Finally a collection of all your favorite songs and adventures from Jimmy Giggle, Hoot and Hootabelle.








Hamlet (1990)
PG | 135 min | Drama

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Writers: William Shakespeare (play), Christopher De Vore (screenplay)
Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.




Hardball (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sport

Director: Brian Robbins
Writers: Daniel Coyle (book), John Gatins (screenplay)
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Diane Lane, John Hawkes

An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little Leage team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.



Lawrence of Arabia: Restored Version (1962)
PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Director: David Lean
Writers: T.E. Lawrence (writings), Robert Bolt (screenplay)
Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn

Lawrence of Arabia follows a brilliant, flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.




Mississippi Damned (2009)
120 min | Drama

Director: Tina Mabry
Writer: Tina Mabry
Stars: Adam Clark, Malcolm Goodwin, Michael Hyatt

Three poor black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their families cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence.




Our Man in Tehran (2013)
85 min | Documentary, History

Directors: Drew Taylor, Larry Weinstein
Writers: Drew Taylor, Robert Wright
Stars: Bob Anders, Joe Clark, William Daugherty

The events of the Iranian Hostage Crisis and Canada's involvement, especially concerning Ambassador Ken Taylor, are explored.




Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Director: Tim Burton
Writers: Washington Irving (story), Kevin Yagher (screen story)
Stars: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson

Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.



Shake the Dust (2014)
Documentary, Music

Director: Adam Sjöberg

"Shake the Dust" is a feature documentary that tells the stories of break dancers from conflicted "third-world" communities around the globe who, although separated by cultural boundaries and individual struggles, are intrinsically tied to one another through their passon for dance and hip-hop culture.



Heather McDonald: I Don't Mean to Brag (2014)
TV Movie | TV-MA | 56 min | Comedy

Director: Shannon Hartman
Writer: Heather McDonald
Stars: Heather McDonald

Heather McDonald just doesn't hold back on anything, especially when recounting the many ways she attempts to balance fame and family. Really, what's a mother to do when her young son suggests she gives up on chardonnay for Lent" Smart, funny and with a definite edge, her laugh-out-loud irreverent storytelling comes to life in this, her first comedy special.

Pandas: The Journey Home (2014)
Documentary, Short

Director: Nicolas Brown
Writer: Nigel Levy

Filmmakers of "Pandas: The Journey Home" were granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Center in China. Meet all of the pandas at the center as they get ready for their new lives in various parts of the world, and learn about their fascinating habits and personalities.



Such Good People (2014)
97 min | Comedy, Mystery

Director: Stewart Wade
Writers: David Michael Barrett (screenplay), David Michael Barrett (story)
Stars: Michael Urie, Randy Harrison, Scott Wolf

A young couple discovers a secret room filled with cash while house-sitting for rich friends who die while out of the country.




The Adventures of Sharkboy & Lavagirl (2005)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Writers: Robert Rodriguez, Marcel Rodriguez
Stars: Cayden Boyd, George Lopez, Kristin Davis

A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.




Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director: Jon Favreau
Writers: Chris Van Allsburg (book), David Koepp (screenplay)
Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard

Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.



Up in the Air (2009)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

Director: Jason Reitman
Writers: Walter Kirn (novel), Jason Reitman (screenplay)
Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick

With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest.



Rambo: First Blood (1982)
R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Writers: David Morrell (novel), Michael Kozoll (screenplay)
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna

A Vietnam Veteran uses his combat skills against the lawman of a small town when they arrest and abuse him.




Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Writers: David Morrell (characters), Kevin Jarre (story)
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier

John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return — the jungles of Vietnam.



Rambo III: Ultimate Edition (1988)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director: Peter MacDonald
Writers: David Morrell (characters), Sylvester Stallone
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge

Rambo's Vietnam commanding officer Colonel Trautman is held hostage in Afghanistan, and it's up to Rambo to rescue him.



Masters of the Universe (1987)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director: Gary Goddard
Writer: David Odell
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster

A prince turned warrior named He-Man battles against the dark lord Skeletor on the planet Eternia. He-Man and his comrades arrive on Earth and discover two teenage lovers to find the magical Cosmic Key.



The Monster Squad (1987)
PG-13 | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Director: Fred Dekker
Writers: Shane Black, Fred Dekker
Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht

A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his army of monsters.


Television

Person of Interest (2011—) Seasons 1-3
TV Series | TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Creator: Jonathan Nolan
Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman

An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilian involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes — including the civilians' roles — are left a mystery.


Puffin Rock (2015—) Season 1
Netflix Original | TV Series | 7 min | Animation, Family

Stars: Kate McCafferty, Chris O'Dowd, Sally McDaid

Puffin Rock follows the adventures of Oona, her little brother Baba and their family and friends on a gorgeous and wild Irish Island.






72 Dangerous Animals: Australia (2014—) Season 1
TV Series | Documentary

Expect the unexpected from this selection of Australia's most dangerous animals.








Arthur (1996—) Season 17
TV Series | TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Stars: J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu

Based on the boooks by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 88-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.





Battle Creek (2015) Season 1
TV Series | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Creators: Vince Gilligan, David Shore
Stars: Josh Duhamel, Dean Winters, Aubrey Dollar

Two detectives with different views on the world team up and using cynicism, guile and deception, they clean up the streets of Battle Creek.





Da Jammies (2015—) Season 1
TV Series | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Music

Creators: William Dolla Chapman II, Aulsondro Novelist Hamilton
Stars: Aulsondro Novelist Hamilton, William Dolla Chapman II, Danielle Nicolet







Los Hombres también Iloran (2015) Season 1
TV Series | Comedy

Stars: Andrés Castañeda, Guillermo Garcia, Carolina Gómez

Los hombres tambien Iloran, is a Colombian telenovela produced by Alessandro Angulo for Caracol Television. It is based on the Argentina film No sos vos, soy yo produced in 2004.

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968-2001) Volume One
TV Series | TV-Y | 30 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

Stars: Fred Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Newell

Fred Rogers explores various topics for young viewers through presentations and music both in his world and in the Neighborhood of Make-Believes.






Mouk (2011—) Season 1
TV Series | Animated

Creators: Isabeau Merle, Louise Victoria
Stars: Tania Farchy, Rachel Williams, Lisa Jacobs

The adventures of Mouk and his friend Chavapa as they travel around the world and meet new friends.





The League (2009—) Season 6
TV Series | TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Sport

Creators: Jackie Marcus Schaffer, Jeff Schaffer
Stars: Mark Duplass, Nick Kroll, Jonathan Lajoie

An ensemble comedy that follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football leage who care deeply about one another — so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other's lives miserable.




Zoo Clues (2012—) Season 1
TV Series | Family

Stars: Bill Lloyd

Amazing animal facts and fun trivia for children, adults, and families.