After a hard day’s work, why not come home and relax by watching one of the best new movies Netflix Instant has to offer for the month of September 2012? We’ve already done all the leg work for you and have picked the best new Netflix movies available on Instant. Click on the movie titles below to watch instantly on Netflix. You’re welcome.

Check back every week for more new Netflix Instant movies for September 2012.


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In ‘Machine Gun Preacher,’ Gerard Butler plays Sam Childers, a real-life biker and drug dealer who became a Christian missionary and founded an orphanage that rescues and rehabilitates child soldiers in Sudan.

The critically acclaimed 1994 documentary ‘Hoop Dreams’ follows the lives of two Chicago school boys who try to use basketball as a way of escaping the ghetto.

In ‘Mansome,’ director Morgan Spurlock digs deep into the world of male personal grooming. Celebrities Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis and Adam Carolla are along for the ride.

A substitute teacher (Adrien Brody) gets more and more involved in the lives of his students and colleagues while working at a difficult inner city school in 'Detachment.'

If you were wondering about the story of 'Pegasus,' the other Battlestar that survived the Cylon attack, 'Battlestar Galactica: Season 4: Razor: Parts 1 & 2' is just waiting to be watched.

And if you're a little more up to date on your TV than that, the second series of 'Sherlock' is available now too. It's a good week for us nerdy types.


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Liam Neeson battles wolves to the bitter end in ‘The Grey.’

Before ‘Twilight’ or even ‘Teen Wolf’ there was the John Landis-directed comedy-horror film ‘An American Werewolf in London.’

In ‘Abduction,’ a teenager (Taylor Lautner) spots his own childhood image on a missing person’s website and suddenly realizes his life may not be what it seems.

Robert Downey Jr. is silent film superstar Charlie Chaplin in ‘Chaplin: The Movie.’ The Richard Attenborough-directed film netted Downey Jr. an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor.

It may have been a TV movie, but the based-on-a-true-story crime drama  ‘Too Young To Die?’ featured Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis before they were household names.

There were no holds barred at the recent Comedy Central 'Roast of Roseanne Barr.' All the insults from the evening are now available on Netflix.

New netflix instant movies for sept 11 to sept 18, 2012

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In ‘Face/Off’ an FBI agent played by John Travolta exchanges faces with a terrorist played by Nicolas Cage. Needless to say, Cage uses this as an opportunity for some pretty ingenious over-acting.

Team America: World Police,’ which comes from the satiric minds of 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, skewers everything from patriotism to Hollywood liberalism to the late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il.

Rocky’ won an Academy Award for best picture in 1976 and made Sylvester Stallone, who also wrote the screenplay, into a major movie star.

An abrasive big city basketball coach played by Gene Hackman turns a small town Indiana high school into the most unlikely of champions in ‘Hoosiers,’ which is based on a true story.

MMA beauty Gina Carano stars in ‘Haywire,' a revenge flick from director Steven Soderbergh.

Mel Gibson is 13-century Scottish warrior William Wallace in the epic ‘Braveheart.’ The film won five Oscars including Best Picture and a Best Director nod for Gibson. It is now available on Netflix.

New Netflix Instant Movies for Sept 4 to Sept 10, 2012

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Just when he thought he was out, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) gets pulled back into the espionage game in ‘Mission Impossible 3.’ Philip Seymour Hoffman is onboard this time as arms dealer Owen Davian.

In ‘Varsity Blues,’ brainy second string high school quarterback Jonathan Moxon (James Van Der Beek) is forced into action when the starter gets hurt and wins on his own terms.

Val Kilmer is rock shaman Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone’s biopic ‘The Doors,’ newly available on Netflix Instant.

Private Parts’ is the no-holds-barred film adaptation of Howard Stern’s autobiography of the same name. Stern plays himself in the movie.

David Spade and the late Chris Farley showcase their comedic chemistry in the new on Netflix Instant comedy 'Tommy Boy.'

Believe it or not, Lindsay Lohan was once known for being a talented young actress. In 2004, she starred in the critically acclaimed high school comedy ‘Mean Girls.’ The film was written by Tina Fey and is now available on Netflix.

New Netflix Instant Movies for August 28 to Sept 3, 2012

Dog Day Afternoon
Warner Bros.

Based on actual events, ‘Dog Day Afternoon' stars Al Pacino as a man who tries to rob a bank to pay for his lover's gender reassignment surgery.

In 'Passenger 57,' Wesley Snipes plays a retired anti-terrorism expert who has to use his old skills when his plane is taken over by a hijacker (Bruce Payne). Elizabeth Hurley and Tom Sizemore are also along for the ride in this new Netflix Instant movie.

Immortals Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery go after their rivals necks in ‘Highlander.’ While the movie wasn’t much of a hit when it was released in 1986, it became a cult classic that spawned four theatrical sequels and three TV series.

What would you do if you were stuck in a small confined place with eight other people and a ticking time bomb? That’s the premise of the 2011 thriller ‘Elevator.'

Everybody Loves Raymond’ was a top 10 hit for CBS during most of its nine-season run. All the episodes of the Ray Romano-led sitcom are now available on Netflix Instant.