A list of titles available for home viewing and streaming during the week of Friday, Sept 2.
Here’s what’s new on video-on-demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services during the week of Sept. 2.
Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand
“The Jungle Book,” a remake of Disney’s animated classic, stars a human actor as Mowgli (Neel Sethi) in a magnificent jungle kingdom of CG-created animals (voiced by Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray and others). A lovingly crafted film for all ages (PG). Also on Blu-ray and DVD and at Redbox.
Plus: the sleight-of-hand caper “Now You See Me 2” with Jesse Eisenberg and Mark Ruffalo (PG-13), the comedy “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” with Andy Samberg (R), the romantic tear-jerker “Me Before You” (R) and the documentary “De Palma” (R).
Available same day as select theaters nationwide: the action comedy “Skiptrace” with Jackie Chan (PG-13) and horror film “Antibirth” with Natasha Lyonne and Chloë Sevigny (not rated).
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The BBC miniseries “Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell” (2015) is a compelling mix of fantasy and historical fiction adapted from Susanna Clarke’s acclaimed novel.
The movies this month include Oscar winners “Babel” (2006, R) and Steven Spielberg’s “Saving Private Ryan” (1998, R); ’80s flashbacks “Footloose” (1984, PG) and “Top Gun” (1986, PG); and Spielberg’s original summer blockbuster “Jaws” (1975, PG).
True stories: “The State of Marriage” (2015) surveys the long struggle of the marriage-equality movement (not rated), and “I Am Ali” (2014) profiles the life and career of the boxing legend (not rated).
More streaming TV: the foodie series “Chef’s Table: France,” season 2 of the drug-war drama “Narcos,” and kid shows “Kazoops!: Season 1” and “Kulipari: An Army of Frogs.”
Amazon Prime Video
“Bronson” (2008) gave Tom Hardy his breakout role as “Britain’s most violent prisoner” (R).
Also new: the real-life disaster drama “Apollo 13” (1995, PG) with Tom Hanks; Oscar winner “Good Will Hunting” (1997, R); snobs-vs.-slobs comedy “Caddyshack” (1980, R); and “13 Assassins” (2010, R, with subtitles) from Japan.
Amazon Prime Video and Hulu
In the caustic dark comedy “Young Adult” (2011), Charlize Theron plays a self-absorbed author (R). Jason Segel and Ed Helms star in the low-key “Jeff Who Lives at Home” (2011, R).
Classics: Audrey Hepburn won an Oscar for her “Roman Holiday” role (1953, not rated) and Vincent Price takes Shakespearean vengeance on his critics in “Theater of Blood” (1973, R).
Matt Damon is “The Talented Mr. Ripley” (1999, R); John Travolta is out to “Get Shorty” (1995, R); and Steve Martin and Michael Caine are “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” (1988, PG).
“In the Heart of the Sea” (2015), a survival drama based on a true story of 19th- century whalers, stars Chris Hemsworth (PG-13).
New on disc this week
“The Jungle Book,” “Me Before You,” “The Phenom,” “Chimes at Midnight,” “The Night Manager.”
Now available at Redbox
“The Jungle Book,” “Keanu,” “Batman: The Killing Joke,” “Septembers of Shiraz.”