‘Carol’ Comes to Netflix: See the Full List of Films to Binge in September 2017

New movies coming to Netflix next month include classics from Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

Netflix may be in massive debt, but that hasn’t changed much for the streaming giant, which announced a robust list of new additions today. Todd Haynes’ “Carol” is heading to Netflix, as well as two other masterpieces from provocative auteurs: Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction” and Darren Aronofsky’s “Requiem for a Dream.” As the summer movie season winds down, Netflix has plenty of gems to carry you into fall.

Other titles heading to the streaming service include the entire “Jaws” franchise, Martin Scorsese’s Daniel Day Lewis vehicle “Gangs of New York,” and Noah Baumbach’s “The Squid and the Whale.” Check out the complete list of all the new films joining Netflix in September, 2017 below, including our 7 must-see choices.

“Amores Perros” (September 1)

September kicks off with “Amores Perros,” the breakout feature from “Birdman” and “The Revenant” director Alejandro González Iñárritu. Starring a young Gael García Bernal in his first major performance, “Amores Perros” is an anthology film told as a triptych from the perspectives of three characters whose lives are marked by a car accident in Mexico City. It is the first installment of Iñárritu’s “Trilogy of Death,” followed by “21 Grams” and “Babel.”

“Dead Poets Society” (September 1)

The actors may have all grown up, but many will always remember Robert Sean Leonard, Josh Charles, and Ethan Hawke as the students in John Keating’s (Robin Williams) unorthodox English class. Directed by Peter Weir from an inspired script by Tom Schulman, “Dead Poets Society,” like its young cast, has definitely aged well.

“Pulp Fiction”Miramax

“Pulp Fiction” (September 1)

Much debate has been poured over Quentin Tarantino’s films, but the question of which is his finest film is rarely up for discussion. One of the most quotable movies of all time, “Pulp Fiction” stands in a class of its own. Tarantino’s unique skill for finding comedy and joy in outrageous violence is on full display, buoyed by stellar performances from a phenomenal cast. It’s one that never tires of repeated viewing, which is why we’re glad it’s on Netflix now.

“The Squid and the Whale” (September 1)

Though already beloved by a certain set for “Kicking and Screaming,” his incisive debut film about the folly of pretentious youth, Noah Baumbach became a household name with the dark family dramedy “The Squid and the Whale.” Featuring a brutal Jeff Daniels as an overly critical father, the always excellent Laura Linney, and Jesse Eisenberg in his breakout role, the characters have that rare blend of self-loathing and enormous hubris that manages to be as funny as it is tragic.

“Strong Island” (September 15)

A documentary producer for many years, Yance Ford’s tour de force debut comes fully equipped with years of experience and a deep love of documentary filmmaking. Visiting the personal tragedy of the violent death of his older brother at the hands of a white man, Ford excavates his grief and turns it into a lyrical meditation on family, racial injustice, and the disarming nature of memory. “Strong Island” premiered at Cannes earlier this year, where it was bought as a Netflix Original film.

Todd Haynes’ “Carol” was shot on 16mm film.

“Carol” (September 20)

IndieWire readers have likely grown weary of hearing praise for Todd Haynes’ “Carol,” but the arrival period masterpiece to Netflix will certainly delight many cinephiles. Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel “The Price of Salt,” the film puts Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in lush 1950’s period costumes as they experience the delicate push and pull of forbidden lust. Haynes is a master at creating tension with visually stunning shots, and the actresses practically burn a hole in the screen with all of their longing glances.

Available 9/1/17

“Amores Perros”
“City of God “
“Dead Poets Society”
“Deep Blue Sea”
“Disney’s Hercules”
“Disney’s Mulan”
“Gangs of New York”
“Gone Baby Gone”
“High Risk”
“Hotel for Dogs”
“Jaws 2”
“Jaws 3”
“Jaws: The Revenge”
“Little Evil”
“Pulp Fiction”
“Requiem for a Dream”
“She’s Gotta Have It”
“The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography”
“The Last Shaman”
“The Lost Brother”
“The Rugrats Movie”
“The Secret Garden”
“The Squid and the Whale”
“Who the F**K is that Guy”

Available 9/2/17
“Vincent N Roxxy”

Available 9/4/17

Available 9/5/17
“Carrie Pilby”
“Facing Darkness”
“Like Crazy”
“Newsies: The Broadway Musical”

Available 9/6/17
“A Good American”
“Hard Tide”

Available 9/11/17
“The Forgotten”

Available 9/13/17
“Ghost of the Mountains”

Available 9/14/17
“Disney’s Pocahontas”

Available 9/15/17
“First They Killed My Father”
“Foo Fighters: Back and Forth”
“George Harrison: Living in the Material World”
“Strong Island”

Available 9/18/17
“The Journey Is the Destination”

Available 9/19/17
“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”
“Love, Sweat and Tears”

Available 9/20/17

Available 9/22/17
“The Samaritan”

Available 9/23/17
“Alien Arrival”

Available 9/26/17
“Night School”
“Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan”

Available 9/27/17
“Absolutely Anything”

Available 9/29/17
“Gerald’s Game”
“Our Souls at Night”

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