The Netflix hot list: From Away to The Devil All The Time - what to watch in September

What’s on Netflix in September? Ratched and Enola Holmes are just some of the best TV and movies highlights coming to Netflix this month.

By Sophia Moir Published: 7 September 2020 - 4.51pm
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Netflix is home to thousands of TV shows and movies, including award-winning dramas, binge-worthy documentaries and original movies.

But if you're up to date with your Netflix watchlist, September is the perfect time to get your teeth into something new.

So what’s new on Netflix UK this month? There’s brand new TV shows, including Away, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, Ratched, Young Wallander, and the return of Criminal.

It’s also a bumper month for Netflix films, with Enola Holmes, The Devil All The Time, I'm Thinking of Ending Things, and The Boys in the Band all launching.

Plus, don’t miss Michael McIntyre: Showman - the British comedian’s first stand-up special for the streamer.

We list the best of what’s coming up for the month ahead in our must-watch Netflix TV guide.

Plus, don’t miss what’s on Amazon Prime Video, NOW TV and Sky Cinema this month.

Young Wallander

Based on the bestselling novels by Henning Mankell, Young Wallander is a modern reimagining of the legendary detective, Kurt Wallander, who must navigate the increasingly violent environment of present-day Sweden. 

When he is unable to save a teenager from a gruesome attack, Wallander (Adam Pålsson) must learn to cope with his guilt in order to solve the crime.

Young Wallander premieres Thursday, September 3 on Netflix.


From Executive Producer Jason Katims, drama series Away follows astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) who prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, leaving behind her husband and teenage daughter when they need her the most.

As the crew's journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex. This epic drama shows that sometimes to reach for the stars, we must leave home behind. 

Away premieres Friday, September 4 on Netflix.

I'm Thinking of Ending Things (film)

From Oscar-winner Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), I'm Thinking of Ending Things is a psychological horror film based on Iain Reid’s acclaimed novel.

The movie follows a young woman (Jessie Buckley) who travels with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family’s secluded farm, where she is trapped during a snowstorm with his parents (Toni Collette and David Thewlis).

Away premieres Friday, September 4 on Netflix.

Julie and the Phantoms

TV series Julie and the Phantoms sees high schooler Julie (Madison Reyes) lose her passion for music after her mum died the previous year. 

But when the ghosts of three musicians suddenly appear in her mum’s old music studio, Julie feels inspired to start singing and writing songs again and they convince her to create a new band: Julie and the Phantoms.

Julie and the Phantoms premieres Thursday, September 10 on Netflix.

The Duchess

Comedian Katherine Ryan writes and stars in her debut scripted series in the vein of Catastrophe, based on her own life as a fabulous single mum living in London. 

Season 1 follows Katherine as she debates if she should have a second child with her estranged and troubled baby daddy. Can two wrongs make another right?

The Duchess premieres Friday, September 11 on Netflix.

Michael McIntyre: Showman

Filmed at the iconic London Palladium, multi-award winning comedian Michael McIntyre makes his Netflix stand-up comedy debut with Michael McIntyre: Showman. 

Fresh off his Big World Tour, McIntyre recalls international encounters like avoiding shark attacks in Australia, New Zealanders’ strange relationship with vowels, and the difference between performing for a US audience and a British audience.

Michael McIntrye premieres Tuesday, September 15 on Netflix.

Criminal season 2

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Following a hugely successful first series and great critical acclaim, Criminal returns to Netflix with four new cases, four new suspects and one room that changes everything. 

Prepare for bold stories, some surprises, and a completely innovative take on the police procedural.

Criminal season 2 premieres Wednesday, September 16 on Netflix.

Season 1 is available to watch on Netflix now.

The Devil All The Time (film)

Spanning the time between World War II and the Vietnam war, The Devil All The Time is a suspenseful psychological thriller film adapted from Donald Ray Pollock's novel.

In Knockemstiff, Ohio, an unholy preacher (Robert Pattinson), twisted couple (Jason Clarke and Riley Keough), and crooked sheriff (Sebastian Stan) converge around young Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family.

The Devil All The Time premieres Wednesday, September 16 on Netflix.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

Set against the timeline of the 2015 blockbuster film Jurassic World with Chris Pratt, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers trapped at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar.

This new take on the dinosaur adventure is aimed at a younger audience and uses CGI animation to bring the drama to life.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous premieres Friday, September 18 on Netflix.


From the creator of American Horror Story, Ratched is inspired by the iconic and unforgettable character of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.

The suspenseful drama series tells the origin story of nurse Mildred Ratched (Sarah Paulson), after she arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. 

Ratched premieres Friday, September 18 on Netflix.

Enola Holmes (film)

Based on The Enola Holmes Mysteries young adult novels by Nancy Springer, Enola Holmes stars Millie Bobby Brown as the 16-year-old sister of Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Claflin).

After her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) disappears, Enola suddenly finds herself under the care of her brothers, who are both set on sending her away to a finishing school for “proper” young ladies. 

Enola Holmes premieres Wednesday, September 23 on Netflix.

The Boys in the Band (film)

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The Boys in the Band is director Joe Mantello’s new adaptation of Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking 1968 play about gay friendship and chosen family. 

The Netflix film, produced by Ryan Murphy, reunites the entire cast of the Tony-winning Broadway revival.

The Boys in the Band premieres Wednesday, September 30 on Netflix.