Coming to Video-on-Demand in September 2016

Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans picks sides in "Captain America: Civil War."

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, the hit superhero movie that pits the heroes of the Avengers universe against each other, the comedies Central Intelligence with Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising with Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, and Rose Byrne, and the drama Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster and starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts, are among the movies arriving from theaters to video-on-demand in the month of September.

Also coming in September are The Meddler with Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne, Free State of Jones with Matthew McConaughey, the video game action fantasy Warcraft, and the offbeat comedies Swiss Army Man with Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe and Hunt for the Wilderpeople from New Zealand.

Available same day as theaters are Meg Ryan’s directorial debut Ithaca with Tom Hanks, the comedy My Blind Brother with Jenny Slate and Nick Kroll, and the documentaries Passage to Mars and For the Love of Spock.

Video-on-Demand, what used to be known pay-per-view, is essentially a streaming rental service and has become one of the most popular home viewing choices for new movies. It is available through most digital cable and satellite systems (including Comcast/Xfinity, Time Warner, Cox, Optimum, Fios, Frontier, and others) and most titles are also available through web-based VOD services like iTunes, Amazon Video, Vudu, Flixster, and Google Play. Specific titles and dates may differ by provider and/or service.

Here’s what’s arriving on VOD in September

September 2
Now You See Me 2
Antibirth (same day as theaters)
Kickboxer: Vengeance (same day as theaters)
Skiptrace (same day as theaters)
Zoom (same day as theaters)

September 6
Being Charlie
A Bigger Splash
The Darkness
The Meddler
The Model
Money Monster (with bonus featurette)
The Seventh Fire
The Wailing

September 9
Brother Nature (same day as theaters)
For the Love of Spock (same day as theaters)
Ithaca (same day as theaters)

September 13
Captain America: Civil War
Cardboard Boxer
The Conjuring 2
Men Go to Battle

September 16
31 (before theaters)
The Good Neighbor (same day as theaters)

September 20
Free State of Jones
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Miss Stevens
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
I.T. (same day as theaters)

September 23
End of a Gun (same day as theaters)
The Free World (same day as theaters)
Goat (same day as theaters)
My Blind Brother (same day as theaters)

September 27
Central Intelligence
Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (with gag reel)
The Shallows

September 30
Swiss Army Man
Passage to Mars (same day as theaters)

Dates are subject to change without notice.

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Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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