New Family-Friendly Shows & Movies Coming To Netflix This Month


If feel-good movies and fun TV shows are helping you and your kids get through this bizarre year, you're certainly not alone. Fortunately, more content is heading to Netflix soon. In fact, there are quite a few new Netflix shows and movies coming in September 2020 that the whole family can enjoy.

Indeed, there is a lot to be excited about, not least of which is the arrival of Sister, Sister to Netflix. While the classic '90s sitcom may not be of much interest to the youngest viewers in your house, millennial parents will likely rejoice over the chance to enjoy a nostalgic favorite with a new generation.

Along with Sister, Sister, a slew of new Netflix originals are coming to enhance your household’s screen time. Among those to be anticipated are Mighty Express, a new series from the creators of Paw Patrol. And while its premiere date remains to be determined, the animated series aimed at preschoolers certainly sounds promising. The series will follow a group of children running train stations and working together with title character Mighty Express as he solves problems and heroically saves the day, according to Deadline.

But those aren’t the only new additions to be excited for this month. There is a lot of new family content coming to Netflix in September. Read on to see what else is coming up.

Sister, Sister: Sept. 1

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Tia and Tamara Mowry circa 1994 will bring endless laughs and good times for the whole family in this classic series. Enjoy the nostalgia and share it with your own children on Netflix.

Heidi (Season 2): Sept. 1

The coming season of this fun, animated adaptation of the classic story of Heidi promises more excitement and adventures in the mountains with your favorite heroine. Living with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps, Heidi learns to problem solve and explore her beautiful surroundings.

Puss in Boots (2011): Sept. 1

After stealing hearts — and private property — in Shrek, Puss in Boots got his own film and it’s one that you won’t want to miss. The movie follows the cute cat during his days before he met a certain green ogre. After being accused of robbery, Puss works to clear his name.

Muppet’s Most Wanted (2014): Sept. 1

Disney’s big Muppet blockbuster movie starring Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, and Tina Fey is coming to Netflix this month. This musical crime comedy is sure to entertain the whole family. Follow the muppets on their world tour and watch Kermit the Frog solve the mystery of their lifetimes.

The Smurfs (2011): Sept. 1

This live-action movie presents the adorable, blue Smurfs like you’ve never seen them before. With big names like Neil Patrick Harris and Katy Perry, this film packs a punch. After being chased out of their village by an evil wizard, the Smurfs will need a little help returning to their home.

Thomas & Friends (Season 24): Sept. 1

This season promises adventures and excitement with Thomas the Tank Engine and the gang. Return to the island of Sodor with everyone’s favorite locomotives and see Thomas get in — and out — of trouble.

The Boss Baby: Get That Baby!: Sept. 1


This interactive special lets the audience call the shots as Boss Baby moves up through the ranks of Baby Corp. Your decisions will make or break Boss Baby’s career, so choose wisely.

True: Friendship Day (2020): Sept. 1

Return to the True world with this short animated film and watch as True explores life under the sea. After a giant Grippity-Grab takes Grizelda’s friendship bracelet, True goes undersea to help save the day with magic wishes.

Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy (Part 2): Sept. 4

This spinoff of the original Spirit Riding Free offers a look at Lucky’s life after Miradero as she and her friends head to the prestigious Palomino Bluffs Riding Academy. For those unfamiliar with the series, Seasons 1-8 of the main series Spirit Riding Free, Collections 1-2 of Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales, and Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas are all also available on Netflix.

StarBeam (Season 2): Sept. 4

This fun animated series follows pint-sized superhero Zoey as she battles villains and protects her friends and family. The new season promises even more adventures and excitement.

Julie and the Phantoms (Season 1): Sept. 10

This family music series follows title character Julie as she works to rebuild a teen boy band from the past and remember her love for music as she mourns the death of her mother. The first season offers nine, 30 minute-long episodes, according to Entertainment Tonight.

Pets United: Sept. 11

This Netflix original animated feature centers around a dog and cat who overcome their differences and join forces to defeat an evil mayor and his deadly robot army. When the owners in town fail to stop the mayor’s plot, it’s up to the pets to save the day.

No matter your reason for tuning in, there is plenty of fun content coming to Netflix for the younger members of your family in September. Don’t forget to check out all your favorites and maybe discover some new hits for the household.

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