What’s New on HBO in September

As you say goodbye to summer this month, say hello to some amazing series and movies now available on HBO and HBO Max. From family night movie Spies in Disguise to based-on-a-true-story film Just Mercy and award-winning documentary When We Were Kings, our September lineup has something for everyone.

See new episodes of Lovecraft Country and get ready for the premiere of Luca Guadagnino's We Are Who We Are; limited series The Third Day, with Jude Law and Naomie Harris; and the premiere of the HBO Special Coastal Elites, a socially distanced satire starring Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson, and Issa Rae.

Keep reading below to get the full list of what’s coming and what’s leaving (like ‘90s favorites
The Little Rascals and Mrs. Doubtfire) on HBO in September.

New Episodes Sundays at 9 pm
Lovecraft Country

Based on the novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams).

New Episodes and Original Series

Sundays at 10 pm
The Vow

The docuseries follows people deeply involved in the group NXIVM — which is faced with various charges, including sex trafficking and racketeering conspiracy — over the course of several years.

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Premieres September 12 at 8 pm
Coastal Elites

This socially distanced satire special spotlights five characters breaking down and breaking through as they grapple with politics, culture, and the pandemic.

premieres september 14 at 9 pm
The Third Day

J‌ude Law and Naomie Harris star in the series about a mysterious island and what happens when visitors encounter its inhabitants.

We Are Who We Are
premieres september 14 at 10 pm
We Are Who We Are

The new coming-of-age story from Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name) follows two American teenagers as they encounter the highs and lows of youth while living on an American military base in Italy. The series stars Chloë Sevigny, Kid Cudi, Jack Dylan Grazer, and more.

Room 104
fridays at 11 pm
Room 104

One room. Infinite possibilities. Find out what can happen in this anthology series from Mark and Jay Duplass.

Limited Series Season 1 Axios HBO

Better understand the trends reshaping America and the world with help from the site known for its distinctive brand of smart brevity.

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Real Time with Bill Maher

Bill Maher hosts this long-running, Emmy-nominated talk show, covering the week’s news and featuring a panel of guests, including actors, activists, politicians, musicians, comedians, and more.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver continues to help make sense of the madness that is our increasingly volatile world in his award-winning series.

Premieres September 23 at 9 pm
Agents of Chaos

This two-part documentary from director Alex Gibney (HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley and Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief) examines the complex details of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and highlights the frightening vulnerabilities in America’s political process.

Blast From the Past: ’80s and ’90s Favorites

available now

Jordan (Regina Hall) is transformed into her 13-year-old self (Marsai Martin) when the pressures of her career become too much to bear — and her long-suffering assistant April (Issa Rae) is the only one in on her secret.

Premieres and Finales

September 8 at 10 pm: Hard Knocks: Los Angeles, HBO Sports finale
September 12 at 8 pm: Coastal Elites, HBO Specials premiere
September 14 at 9 pm: The Third Day, series premiere
September 14 at 10 pm: We Are Who We Are, series premiere
September 23 at 9 pm:
Agents of Chaos: Part 1, HBO Documentary Films premiere
September 24 at 9 pm: Agents of Chaos: Part 2, HBO Documentary Films premiere
September 27 at 6 pm: Patria, HBO Europe series premiere


September 1 at 6 am: City of God (2002)
September 1 at 7:45 pm: Sin Cielo (2018)
September 4 at 8 pm: Lo Dejo Cuando Quiera (I Can Quit Whenever I Want) (2019)
September 11 at 8 pm: Huracán (Hurricane) (2019)
September 18 at 8 pm: La Musiquita or Dentro (2019)
September 18 at 8 pm: Habla Now (2020)
September 25 at 8 pm:
Fandango at the Wall (2020)

Theatrical Premieres

September 1 at 6 am: A Hidden Life (2019)
September 1 at 6 am: The Operative (2019)
September 1 at 6 am: Replicas (2018)
September 5 at 8 pm: Spies in Disguise (2019)
September 19 at 8 pm: The Invisible Man (2019)
September 26 at 8 pm: Just Mercy (2019)

Movies Starting September 1

A Good Year (2006)
A Kiss Before Dying
A Room with a View
All the Right Moves
AVPR Aliens vs. Predator Requiem
Cold Creek Manor
Date Movie
Final Destination 5
Flight of the Phoenix
In Good Company
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Midnight Run
Miracle at St. Anna
Over the Hedge
Point Break
See No Evil
The Astronaut Farmer
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The Cider House Rules
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Descendants
The Devil Inside
The Sitter
Victoria and Abdul
When We Were Kings

Movies Leaving September 7

A Star Is Born (2018)

Movies Leaving September 14

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Movies Leaving September 30

Acusada (The Accused) (2019)
Affliction (1998)
Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Animal (2018)
Anna (2019)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Armageddon (1998)
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Bounce (2000)
Cat People (1982)
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Dunston Checks In (1996)
El Abogado (The Lawyer) (2018)
El Paramo (The Squad) (2019)
El Piedra (The Stone) (2019)
Enemy Mine (1985)
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Fame (2009)
Fight Club (1999)
Filly Brown (2013)
Freeheld (2015)
Galaxy of Terror (1981)
Green Lantern (2011)
Hall Pass (2011)
Hunter Killer (2018)
In a World... (2013)
Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)
Judge Dredd (1995)
Kingdom Come (2001)
Loving (2016)
Madagascar (2005)
Metro (1997)
Monte Carlo (2011)
Mr. Holland's Opus (1996)
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
One Fine Day (1996)
Phat Girlz (2006)
Red Planet (2000)
Regarding Henry (1991)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Shaft (2019)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Someone Like You (2001)
Stakeout (1987)
Team America: World Police (2004)
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
The Fighting Temptations (2003)
The Great White Hype (1996)
The Hate U Give (2018)
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
The Judge (2014)
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
The Little Rascals (1994)
The Lovely Bones (2009)
The Russia House (1990)
The Shooting (1967)
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
The Tree of Life (2011)
Three Fugitives (1989)
Three to Tango (1999)
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Valkyrie (2008)
War of the Worlds (2005)
Water for Elephants (2011)
Winter's Bone (2010)
Witless Protection (2008)

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