The Best New Movies Hitting Theaters This September
If you’re having a hard time coping with the inevitable seasonal switch, hopefully this month’s newest movie releases can provide some relief.
To start off, horror is kicking off the month with the return of Pennywise, aka the world’s scariest clown, in IT Chapter Two, a sequel to the film adaptation of Stephen King's IT. Then Hustlers follows the week after, a film packed with a cast of showstopping women, including Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Constance Wu, Cardi B, Lizzo, and more playing a cadre of based-on-real-life strippers in NYC. Brad Pitt stars in the sci-fi drama Ad Astra as an astronaut who goes out into the Solar System in search of his missing father. And finally, the long-awaited film adaptation of Downton Abbey will be here toward the end of the month for viewers’ delight.
Keep reading to learn about the best movies to watch this month.
IT Chapter Two
Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård) is back to haunt the town of Derry again. After destroying Pennywise the first time in the highest grossing horror film ever, IT, the Losers Club sets out again to defeat the shape-shifting clown one last time. Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, and Isaiah Mustafa also star.
13-year-old Theo Decker saw his mom for the last time on a fateful day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Within seconds of her walking into another gallery, a terrorist bomb exploded, killing her and changing his life forever. As he navigates life without her, Theo finds solace in The Goldfinch, a painting of a small bird that serves as the only physical connection to his mom. Based on the novel of the same name that you, your mom, and everyone else you know read a few summers ago. (Didn't read it? There's still time!)
This star-studded female cast is packed with trailblazing women who defy power dynamics in this comedy-drama based on true events. Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer, and Lili Reinhart play strippers who come together to wreak havoc on the lives of Wall Street clients who contributed to the September 2008 economic collapse yet came out unscathed. The film also stars Cardi B, Lizzo, Julia Stiles, Mercedes Ruehl, Mette Towley, Madeline Brewer, and Trace Lysette.
Brad Pitt plays an astronaut who sets out into the solar system to find his missing father in space. Throughout his journey, he becomes privy to information that will put the human race at risk.
The principal cast from the beloved TV series reunites for the big screen. Fans of the popular show can finally see how things go down when King George V and Queen Mary pay a visit to the Crawley family, prompting the clan to create the best experience for their guests despite their financial troubles.
Rambo: Last Blood
Sylvester Stallone stars as John Rambo in the last chapter of the Rambo franchise. In this film, Rambo has to revive his fighting skills to prepare for revenge in one last mission.