Menendez Brothers doc and more coming to Tubi in September

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Are you ready for the Tubi September schedule? Fresh off of August’s BiteFest, Tubi is bringing more horror, thrillers and sci-fi for the month before Halloween, including two originals. Let’s talk about the originals before diving into the rest of the schedule.

Tubi Original: Rush For Your Life (Sept. 16) – Journalism student Tasha is on a mission to find out who was responsible for the death of a sorority pledge last year, and goes deep undercover as a pledge herself. As Tasha begins to complete the dangerous hazing challenges, she may find herself in more danger than she bargained for.

Tubi Original documentary: Suburban Nightmare: The Menedez Brothers (Sept. 28) – When 21-year-old Lyle and 19-year-old Erik Menendez were charged with brutally killing their parents in 1989, the two claimed they had suffered years of horrific abuse at the hands of their father. Both were convicted, but should they have received life imprisonment without the possibility of parole? Or should the trauma and abuse they suffered have been considered?

The following films will be available to stream on Tubi beginning September 1 unless otherwise noted:

Anaconda – The 1997 cult favorite that spawned four sequels is available to watch just in time for Halloween! Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Eric Stoltz, Jon Voight, Jonathan Hyde and Owen Wilson try to avoid being killed by a massive snake in the Amazon rainforest.

Don’t Breathe (Sept. 15) – One of the most nerve-wracking films of the past few years was this one, produced and directed by Fede Alvarez and starring Jane Levy and Stephen Lang. Rocky (Levy) just wants to take her younger sister and escape the abuse they are suffering at home, and agrees to help her boyfriend and their friend break into the home of a blind man said to be sitting on a massive amount of money. They get WAY more than they bargained for.

Insidious: Chapter 3 – Although this is indeed the third chapter in the Insidious franchise, it is actually a prequel to the first two films, featuring Lin Shaye as Elise Rainier. Grieving her husband Jack, Elise tries to help a teenage girl contact her deceased mother.

Jason X – The tenth Friday the 13th slasher features Kane Hodder in his final appearance as Jason (so far). This installment takes a bit of a sci-fi twist, and is set in a future where the earth has become too polluted to support life.

HOLLYWOOD, CA – JUNE 04: Actress Stefanie Scott arrives for the Premiere Of Focus Features’ “Insidious: Chapter 3” held at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 4, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images) /

Mandy – Nic Cage does what Nic Cage does in this trippy flick. Red (Cage) and Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) live a simple life together, and both are touched by past trauma. When Mandy is kidnapped by Sand and his religious cult members, things get really weird, and Nic Cage goes a little bonkers.

Morgan – Anya Taylor-Joy plays the title character in this sci-fi/thriller. Morgan is an artificial being with synthetic DNA, but her scientist caregivers cannot help but think of her as their child. When risk-management specialist Lee Weathers arrives to assess the situation after Morgan attacks one of her caregivers, she struggles to understand the nuances of Morgan’s personality.

Scream 4 – This was the final film directed by Wes Craven before he died in 2015. Sidney returns to Woodsboro to promote her book, and, of course, murder breaks out in town. Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courteney Cox return, and are joined by Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Marley Shelton and Rory Culkin among others.

The Witch – This is one of those polarizing A24 films, but, for the record, I love it. In the 1630s, a family is banished from their Puritan colony, and end up near a scary forest. When infant Samuel disappears right under sister Thomasin’s nose, Mom Katherine sinks into deep depression, and the family begins to experience supernatural events.

Wolves – You might be able to guess by the title that this is a werewolf film. A teenage boy finds out he is a werewolf, and becomes a drifter. After he encounters other werewolves, he begins to find out about his family’s past.

Blade – Wesley Snipes stars as the title character in this adaptation of a Marvel comic. When Blade’s mother was pregnant with him, she was attacked by a vamp and went into premature labor, ultimately dying. Her child lived, however, and is now a human-vampire hybrid of sorts, using his powers to hunt down evil vampires. Blade 2 and Blade: Trinity are also joining Tubi in September.

Blade Runner (Final Cut) – This is one of many versions of the 1982 sci-fi thriller, and the only version that Ridley Scott had complete artistic control over. If you have never seen this brilliant film, which stars Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah and many other accomplished actors, this is your chance. It’s stunningly beautiful, haunting, terrifying and ultimately heart-breaking.

Blade Runner 2049 – This sequel is set 30 year after the events of the original film, and replicants are now slaves. Blade Runner K discovers a secret that inspires him to track down Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford).

Cape Fear – In the original 1962 version of this film, Robert Mitchum appears Max Cady, who seeks revenge on the attorney who got him convicted of rape. When he is released from prison, Cady begins to stalk Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck) and his family.

Prometheus – Though often referred to as a prequel to Alien, this is instead a story that predates the events in Alien, but is not directly connected. The crew of a spaceship finds a distant world, and must contend with the possibility that it contains a threat to humankind.

So, there you have it! Now we begin the countdown to Halloween, so keep your eyes on 1428 Elm, and we will bring you the Tubi October schedule as soon as it breaks.

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