20 Things on Netflix Latinas Should Binge in September
September means cooling weather, back to school, and of course, lots of all new bingeable movies and TV coming to Netflix. Here are our 20 choices for adding a Latina bent to your September line up. Binge away!
1. Being Mary Jane
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All four seasons of this girl-power drama are on Netflix now. Watch Gabrielle Union and Lisa Vidal slay and catch up before the 2-hour series finale movie is released this fall.
2. Cable Girls Season 3
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This period drama about four working women in 1920’s Madrid has it all: steamy romance, female friendship, and also really great hats. Binge all three seasons and get lost in the drama.
3. Ingobernable: Season 2
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Catch up on season one of this steamy political drama starring Kate Del Castillo as the first lady of Mexico, before season two comes out on September 24. No spoilers, but the first episode is OMG jaw-dropping crazy.
4. El Marginal: Season 2
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Binge all 13 episodes of this fast-paced drama about an ex-cop who makes a deal with the devil. Undercover in a Buenos Aires prison, Miguel Palacios needs to find out who kidnapped a judge’s daughter, and he’s also racing the clock.
5. Queen of the South
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Get caught up on the first two seasons of Teresa Mendoza’s rise from low-level drug pusher to ruling Queen Pin of a cartel. This show is basically Breaking Bad, but with a badass Latina running the show.
6. One Day at a Time
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If you’re not already watching the Cuban-American reboot of 70’s sitcom One Day at Time, drop whatever you’re doing and start right now. Starring Justina Machado as an army veteran and the iconic Rita Moreno as her mother, this show will crack you up AND punch you right in the feels.
7. The House of Flowers (Casa de las Flores)
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The first season of this Spanish-language melodrama hit Netflix in August, and it’s a runaway success. A wealthy, perfect Mexican family unravels in maybe the most hilarious ways when a dirty secret finally rises to the surface.
8. Jane the Virgin Season 4
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Just as sharp and funny as the first three seasons, the recently released fourth run of this self-aware telenovela is pure fire. Also is it just me, or does Jane’s baby daddy Justin Baldoni keep getting better looking?
9. Made in Mexico
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Launching September 28, This Netflix original reality series will dive inside the world of Mexico City’s beautiful, rich, social elite, and all the juicy drama that comes with them. Yes, please.
10. Cristela Alonzo: Lower Classy
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Stand up comedy fans will appreciate Cristela Alonzo’s hilarious take on what it means to be a first-gen Hispanic woman in America today.
11. Mexico Desina
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Mexico’s answer to Project Runway, this snappy reality show follows aspiring fashion designers as they compete for the career of their dreams.
12. Mexico Barbaro
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Halloween came a little early this year- this inventive horror series features eight stories based on Mexico’s darkest folklore and delivers the thrills.
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If you haven’t seen this Oscar winning gem of an animated movie, you’re really missing out. And if you have, well you know you want to watch it again.
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This cultural fish-out-of-water story starring Paz Vega as a Spanish-speaking housekeeper in a wealthy Los Angeles family’s home is a true classic. It also features one of the best sandwiches ever made.
15. Boca Juniors
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For the futbol fans, this documentary about Argentina’s flagship stadium La Bombonera is full of amazing footage and real accounts of some crazy cool moments in the sport.
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A 15 episode series based on the life and career of 1950’s Afro-Cuban salsa singer Celia Cruz is empowering, entertaining, and certainly binge-worthy.
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Widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, Brazilian soccer star Pelé came from humble beginnings. This heartwarming biopic chronicles his rise from the slums of São Paulo to international fame and legendary athletic career.
18. Lo Mas Sencillo es Complicarlo Todo
Credit: Lo Mas Sencillo es Complicarlo Todo. Netflix
This new-to-Netflix movie about a seventeen-year-old girl who tries to stop the marriage of her celebrity crush is just the kind of bonkers crazy fun you need to binge out on.
19. Follow This
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Netflix partnered with Buzzfeed to create this Pop Docuseries, and the results are amazing. The first season covers everything from the future of fake news to the rights of sex workers, and it’s a must-watch for any socially conscious Latina.
20. The Good Place
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This smart and hilarious comedy about a bad person mistakenly let into heaven features a refreshingly diverse cast, as well some seriously sharp social commentary. Season one is finally on the ‘flix now!
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