Summer may be over, but movies that didn’t think they’d make the summer cut begin their release now. Here are the movies opening in September.
After members of a drug cartel kill her husband and daughter are gunned down in a drive-by, Riley (Jennifer Garner) seeks revenge from a system too afraid and corrupt to bring them to justice. On the 10th anniversary of her family’s death, she targets everyone she holds responsible, the gang that committed the act, the lawyers that got them off, and the corrupt cops that enabled the murderous incidents.
Ready for Halloween? When a young nun takes her life in Romania, a priest and a novice head to the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in The Conjuring 2, as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned.
The Predator franchise is back. I’s up to Boyd Holbrook, Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn, and the kid from Room to stop the insanity. the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.
A true story of a blue-collar father (Matthew McConaughey) and his teenage son, Rick Wershe Jr., who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer, before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.
Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband Sean (Henry Golding) in this thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.
LIZZIE (SEPTEMBER 14)
In the late 1890s in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden is acquitted of murdering her overbearing father and step-mother with a hatchet, but she is publicly condemned. Bridget Sullivan, the Bordens’ live-in maid testifies at the trial that she was home when the murders were committed. Chloë Sevigny, Kristen Stewart and Kim Dickens star.
BEL CANTO (SEPTEMBER 14)
A guerilla group enters a South American politician’s villa via the airducts during a party while a famous soprano is singing, and take everyone hostage. Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe and Demian Bichir star.
THE CHILDREN ACT (SEPTEMBER 14)
British High Court Judge Fiona Maye is so involved with her cases that she hears that it often strains her marriage. But one case is of particular difficultly — that of a 17-year-old boy who is suffering from leukemia and does not want to be forced to have possible life-saving blood transfusions because it goes against his religion. The case causes internal turmoil for the wise and compassionate judge who must choose between the bright boy’s right to choose and the possibility of a future. Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead star.
Jack Black and Cate Blanchett join the magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix, and Riz Ahmed lead the western/comedy mix set in Oregon in 1851. Follows two brothers – Eli and Charlie Sisters – who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.
COLETTE (SEPTEMBER 21)
A biopic about the French novelist who wrote Gigi and Cheri. Keira Knightley stars.
LITTLE WOMAN (SEPTEMBER 28)
Sisters—and dreams—are unique in their ability to inspire, encourage and change the world. For 150 years, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women has motivated women of all ages to dream together and celebrate family. From girls playing in the attic to women living with purpose, the March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—are committed to always supporting each other. Yet, growing up sometimes means growing apart. An aspiring writer, Jo leaves for New York determined to publish a novel. In the wake of rejected draft upon draft, her editor challenges Jo to write about something more interesting—her family. When tragedy brings the sisters back home, sticking together takes on new meaning. As Jo comforts her sick sister, Beth asks for one thing: a story. Jo knows the perfect one…by heart. Lea Thompson, Ian Bohen and Lucas Grabeel star.