FilmRise Has Marathons of Classic TV Series All Month Long in September 2021






It’s time to head back to school, or at least watch the classic 21 Jumpstreet marathon as everyone’s favorite sexy undercover cops head back to school courtesy of FilmRise. This month, the streaming app has marathons of classic TV shows you won’t want to miss, including a list of Emmy nominated titles ahead of the Awards show later this month.

Back to School with 21 Jump Street on FilmRise Classic TV (9/3-9/5)

Streaming free on The Roku Channel, IMDb TV, Redbox Free Live TV, VIZIO WatchFree+, Samsung TV Plus and TiVo+

School is back in session! All weekend long, watch as the detectives of 21 Jump Street investigate teenage crime and thrilling classroom capers. Featuring Seasons 1-3. Starring Johnny Depp, Holly Robinson Peete, Stephen Willams, Peter DeLuise, and Dustin Nguyen.

Sea Patrol Marathon on FilmRise Action (9/9-9/12)

Streaming free on The Roku Channel, Samsung TV Plus, The Roku Channel Canada and VIZIO Smart TVs

Board the HMAS Hammersley for a weekend-long marathon of the hit Australian naval drama Sea Patrol. Featuring Sea Patrol Seasons 1-3.

Emmy Award Classics on FilmRise Classic TV (9/17-9/19)

Streaming free on The Roku Channel, IMDb TV, Redbox Free Live TV, Samsung TV Plus, VIZIO WatchFree+ and TiVo+

In celebration of the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, binge watch the Emmy contenders of yesteryear — including That Girl and Highway to Heaven.

Featured Titles: 

  • That Girl (Season 1) An aspiring actress moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York, to try to make it big in New York City, having to take several offbeat “temp” jobs to support herself in between her various auditions and bit parts. Starring Marlo Thomas.
  • Highway to Heaven (Season 1) A probationary angel, sent back to Earth, teams with an ex-cop to help people. Starring Michael Landon.
  • The Greatest American Hero (Season 1) A teacher is asked to be a superhero using a special alien suit with powers he can barely understand or control. Starring William Katt, Robert Culp, Connie Selleca.
  • The Real McCoys (Season 1) From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around. Starring Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan.

Full Moon Madness on FilmRise Horror (9/17-9/19)

Streaming for free on The Roku Channel and VIZIO WatchFree+

Now airing under every full moon: celebrate this month’s full moon with the scariest and hairiest werewolves ever seen on screen.

Featured Titles: 

  • GINGER SNAPS (Dir. John Fawcett, 2000) Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
  • BEING HUMAN (Seasons 1-2, BBC) A werewolf, a vampire and a ghost try to live together and get along.
  • HOWL (Dir. Paul Hyett, 2015) When passengers on a train are attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning.

Hispanic Heritage Month on FilmRise Free Movies

Streaming free on The Roku Channel, IMDb TV, Redbox Free Live TV, VIZIO WatchFree+, Samsung TV Plus and TiVo+

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with inspiring films like I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE and REGRESA.

Featured Titles: 

  • REGRESA (Dir. Alejandro González Padilla, 2010) A woman in Mexico City has marital problems and goes to a therapist. She wakes up from hypnosis thinking she’s a Basque princess from the 15th century. Her husband hires a Basque interpreter.
  • I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE (Dir. Ernesto Contreras, 2017) When a language dies, a unique vision of the world is lost forever.
  • GORED (Dir. Ido Mizrahy, 2015) Documentary following Antonio Barrera, the most gored matador in modern bullfighting. After a career of hardship, he is forced to define his legacy in his final performance.
  • FROM NOWHERE (Dir. Matthew Newton, 2016) Three undocumented Bronx teenagers are graduating from high school while navigating the treacherous waters of trying to get their papers to stay in the US.
  • TRUMAN (Dir. Cesc Gay, 2015) Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián’s faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián’s complicated situation.
  • SOUTHWEST OF SALEM: THE STORY OF THE SAN ANTONIO FOUR (Dir.  Deborah S. Esquenazi, 2016) A documentary that follows the struggle for exoneration of four Latina lesbians who were wrongfully convicted of gang rape against two young girls.
  • TORTILLA HEAVEN (Dir. Judy Hecht Dumontet, 2007) Isidor’s Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in the world, but has few customers and makes little money in a small town. During Mass one Sunday he is blessed with a miracle: the face of Jesus appears on one of his tortillas.

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