Happy Friday and welcome along to your final daily roundup of what’s new on Netflix in the US for September 2022. We’ve got two days worth of new releases, but, to be frank, there’s a lot of filler. Here’s what’s worth watching and the full list of new releases for September 30th.
Tomorrow will be the first of the month with dozens of new licensed movies on the docket. Want to see the full list of what’s coming up next month? We’re constantly updating our October 2022 release schedule here.
Tomorrow will also see the removal of over 100 movies so if you want to watch anything tonight in preparation, we advise you to head to our removals post here.
Best New Movies and Shows on Netflix for September 30th
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Director: Fletcher Moules
Cast: Scott Mescudi, Jessica Williams, Laura Harrier, Ty Dolla $ign, Timothée Chalamet, Vanessa Hudgens
Runtime: 1h 34m
Dubbed as a special, this animated movie is akin to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse with its art style. It comes from Kid Cudi and sees an ambitious artist attempting to balance success and love when he moves into his dream Manhattan apartment and falls for his next-door neighbor.
The movie features a huge voice cast and so far has picked up a slew of great reviews with it sitting at an 83% on RottenTomatoes.
IGN reviewed the movie and gave it a 9 saying it “offers a good romantic story with likable, down-to-earth characters, and a banging soundtrack. And the animation, though a little rough at times, is downright gorgeous.”
Human Playground (2022)
Director: Tomas Kaan, Morgan Knibbe, Willem Timmers
Cast: Idris Elba
Produced in the Netherlands is this new documentary that recruited the voice talents of Idris Elba to narrate.
Over the course of the six episodes, you’ll get to see humans performing in ritual war games, a marathon in the desert, bullfighting, mountaineering, combat sports, and much, much more.
Full List of New Releases on Netflix for September 29th-30th
15 New Movies Added
- A Star Shoots Across the Sky (2022) – TV-MA – Tamil – When a motley theater troupe sets out to stage a play about love, drama reaches new heights as attitudes around sexuality and caste begin to clash.
- About Love and Passion (2022) – TV-14 – Arabic – Omar decides to leave Alia for a more socially acceptable pairing. But when neither finds happiness in a traditional marriage, things escalate.
- Aki and Paw Paw (2021) – TV-14 – English – Relocating to the vibrant city of Lagos, two troublesome brothers search for social media fame after crossing paths with a powerful influencer.
- Aníkúlápó (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Yoruba – After an affair with a queen leads to his demise, an eager traveler encounters a mystical bird with the power to give him another life.
- Asinamali (2017) – TV-MA – Zulu – In an apartheid-era prison, an activist helps incarcerated Black men and women find resilience and liberation through song and dance.
- Entergalactic (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Ambitious artist Jabari attempts to balance success and love when he moves into his dream Manhattan apartment and falls for his next-door neighbor.
- Human Playground (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – Narrated by Idris Elba, this docuseries explores the origins and evolution of play across the globe, from age-old rituals to billion-dollar businesses.
- Into the Deep: The Submarine Murder Case (2020) – TV-MA – English – When journalist Kim Wall disappears after boarding inventor Peter Madsen’s submarine, his changing story about her fate masks a terrifying truth.
- Journey to Grace: The Hansie Cronje Story (2008) – TV-PG – English – After being lured into a notorious match-fixing scandal, champion South African cricket player Hansie Cronje embarks on a journey toward redemption.
- Plan A Plan B (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Hindi – When an earnest matchmaker moves into an office next to a cynical divorce attorney, their bitter conflict is complicated by a growing attraction.
- Rainbow (2022) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Spanish – In search of her mother, a free-spirited teen and her eccentric companions set out on a whimsical journey while avoiding the clutches of a wicked woman.
- Saakini Daakini (2022) – TV-14 – Malayalam – Awkward situations abound when two women become cadets at a male-dominated police academy, but the crime they uncover may be their biggest test of all.
- Saakini Daakini (2022) – TV-14 – Telugu – Awkward situations abound when two women become cadets at a male-dominated police academy, but the crime they uncover may be their biggest test of all.
- Shakini Dakini (2022) – TV-14 – Telugu – Awkward situations abound when two women become cadets at a male-dominated police academy, but the crime they uncover may be their biggest test of all.
- What We Leave Behind (2022) – TV-PG – Spanish – Director Iliana Sosa recounts her grandpa’s final trips between Mexico and Texas as he overcame hardships to provide for his family.
4 New TV Series Added
- Floor Is Lava (Season 3) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – English – Teams compete to navigate rooms flooded with lava by leaping from chairs, hanging from curtains and swinging from chandeliers. Yes, really.
- New Saudi Voices (Season 1) – TV-14 – Arabic – Explore up-and-coming Saudi talent in these poignant short films — from a man struggling against a language barrier to a woman haunted by a demon.
- Phantom Pups (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-Y – English – A young boy and his family move into a haunted home, where he meets three adorable ghost pups and tries to help them turn back into real dogs.
- The Empress (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – German – When rebellious Elisabeth falls for Emperor Franz and becomes his unlikely bride, she enters a world of tension and intrigue at the Viennese court.
Netflix Top 10s for September 30th, 2022
Here’s what’s trending on Netflix in the United States for the month’s final day.
|1||Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story||Blonde||Despicable Me 2|
|2||El Rey, Vicente Fernández||Lou||CoComelon|
|3||Dynasty||A Jazzman’s Blues||Sing 2|
|4||Cobra Kai||Elysium||Minions and More Volume 1|
|5||In the Dark||The Munsters||Danger Force|
|6||Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist||Father Stu||Despicable Me|
|7||Fate: The Winx Saga||Do Revenge||My Little Pony: Make Your Mark|
|8||CoComelon||Despicable Me 2||Go Dog Go|
|9||Cyberpunk: Edgerunners||Sing 2||Henry Danger|
|10||Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes||Minions and More Volume 1||Junior Baking Show|
What are you watching on Netflix this weekend? Let us know in the comments.