What to watch this Labor Day weekend on Disney+, Netflix, and more

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.

Between traditional television, video-on-demand releases, and a growing number of streaming services, it can be hard to keep up with what one should watch week to week. Fortune is here to help you keep track of new releases as well as the occasional older title worth checking out. Take a look at the long weekend’s notable arrivals, a couple you may have missed earlier in the week, and what else is coming soon:


Yifei Liu stars as the title character in Disney’s “Mulan,” which will be available to stream starting Sept. 4.
Jasin Boland—Disney

Mulan: After its release was delayed multiple times due to the coronavirus pandemic, the live-action remake of Mulan will finally be available to viewers on Disney+. Keep in mind, even if you’re a subscriber, it will cost $29.99 to watch the movie upon its initial release—perhaps a bit pricey for one or two viewers, but potentially worth it for a family.


I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Jessie Buckley (left) in “I’m Thinking of Ending Things. “
Mary Cybulskia—Netflix

I’m Thinking of Ending Things: Charlie Kaufman’s psychological horror flick—based on the novel by Iain Reid and starring Jesse Plemmons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, and David Thewlis—arrives on the streamer Sept. 4.

Away: The first season of this sci-fi series starring Hilary Swank is available to stream starting Sept. 4.

If you’re seeking a throwback, ’90s sitcom Sister Sister arrived on the streamer earlier this week. Plus, the entire Back to the Future trilogy also became available to stream on Netflix. Great Scott!

Amazon Prime Video

The Boys
“The Boys” sees its second season debut on Amazon Prime Sept. 4.
James Minchin

The Boys: The second season of this popular Amazon original will debut on the streamer Sept. 4, but with a slightly different release schedule: The first three episodes of the season will drop on that date, with the rest released on a weekly basis through Oct. 9.

Here’s something kid-friendly: Dino Dana: The Movie, about a 10-year-old “who sees dinosaurs in the real world” will also be available to stream Sept. 4.

Earlier in the week, both Sex and the City movies also became available to watch on the streaming service. Some classics added to the service include Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Graduate, and Kramer vs. Kramer.


A Most Beautiful Thing: The documentary, narrated by Common, tells the story of the first African American high school rowing team in the U.S. It arrives on Peacock Sept. 4.

Earlier in the week, the third season of AP Bio—originally canceled by NBC the broadcaster and revived for Peacock—became available to stream.


There isn’t a ton of new stuff on the streaming service this weekend, but some notable older titles that were added as of Sept. 1 include: The Birdcage, Evil Dead II, The Terminator, Top Gun, as well as the Twilight films for those craving a sparkly vampire fix.

More must-read entertainment coverage from Fortune:

  • Trump and “Hallelujah”: Why it’s so hard to stop campaigns from playing songs, even when artists object
  • After years of “too much TV,” the pandemic means there’s now barely enough
  • Inside Unorthodox: How the Netflix series lined up its cast and costume design
  • House of Cardin aims to be more than a fashion documentary
  • Fortune’s 2020 40 Under 40

Latest articles

Cheap, innovative snake venom treatments could save lives

When Nigerian physician Garba Iliyasu was 10, a venomous snake bit a family member. The man survived, but “it was quite severe,” Iliyasu...

We Are Begging You to Stop Injecting Yourselves With Homebrewed COVID Vaccines

In a new paper in the journal Science, a team of scientists has a blunt request: please stop injecting yourselves with homebrewed COVID...

Prize crossword No 28,243

Continue reading...

Trump’s TikTok Circus Will Have Lasting Consequences

It’s been one hell of a week for TikTok. The company is scrambling to get the White House to approve a deal it...

Related articles

Leave a reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here