With the summer movie season officially coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking about what new films to catch between watching the football pigskin fly and bobbing for apples. As we prepare for the ever-persistent crunch of leaves beneath our feet, moviegoers will be pleased to hear there are some exciting new films set to hit the big screen this September. Take to the comments section to weigh in on which movie flick you are most excited for!
“No Good Deed” and “Dolphin Tale 2” are among the top five productions in line for a September 12th release. Idris Elba and Taraja P. Henson team up for the thriller “No Good Deed” which follows Terri (Henson) and her family’s terrorizing fight for survival after a violent escaped convict breaks into her home while her husband is out of town. Elba offers a compelling portrayal of the Colin Evans, a man with a history of rage involving the attentions of a woman. “Dolphin Tale 2” reunites Morgan Freeman with Ashley Judd for the heartfelt sequel centering on the search for a companion for Winter so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital. “The Drop,” “The Skeleton Twins” and “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them” are also slated to grace theaters on September 12th.
The weekend of September 19th will deliver the highly-anticipated “The Maze Runner” based on James Dashner’s novel. The upcoming Sci-Fi stars Dylan O’Brien as Thomas, a boy who awakens in a community of boys with no recollection of his past. He soon learns they are trapped in a deadly maze and must join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape. “This is Where I Leave You” starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda and Adam Driver opens the same weekend offering a comedic presentation. The film follows four grown siblings who return to their childhood home for a week to fulfill their father’s dying wish.
Denzel Washington is expected to captivate audiences with his latest on-screen role in “The Equalizer” set for a September 26th release. Washington plays Robert McCall, a former black ops commando who faked his death with hopes of settling into a quiet life in Boston. McCall soon comes out of his self-imposed retirement to save a girl under the control of Russian gangsters. The impressive stop-motion animation “The Boxtrolls” will also vie for audiences the same weekend along with “The Two Faces of January” and “Pride.”