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New Movie Releases — September 2013

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Fall has finally arrived, and while the leaves are changing color outside, you can head inside to your local theater to catch one of this month’s new releases. Check out our guide to new movie releases in September and start marking your calendar accordingly — you won’t want to miss some of these films.

September 6

Riddick‘ – Directed by David Twohy. Starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, and Katee Sackhoff. Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past.

Hell Baby‘ (Limited) — Directed by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon. Starring Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, and Alex Berg. An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican’s elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby.

‘Salinger’ (Limited) — Directed by Shane Salerno. An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.

‘Touchy Feely’ (Limited) — Directed by Lynn Shelton. Starring Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page, and Josh Pais. A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother’s floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch.

‘Winnie Mandela’ (Limited) — Directed by Darrell Roodt. Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, and Elias Koteas. A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband’s incarceration.

September 13

Insidious Chapter 2‘ – Directed by James Wan. Starring Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, and Ty Simpkins. The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

The Family‘ – Directed by Luc Besson. Starring Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, and Michelle Pfeiffer. The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

Blue Caprice‘ (Limited) — Directed by Alexandre Moors. Starring Joey Lauren Adams, Isaiah Washington, and Tim Blake Nelson. A narrative feature film inspired by the events known as the Beltway sniper attacks.

‘Wadjda’ (Limited) — Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour. Starring Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani. An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school’s Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

September 20

Battle of the Year‘ – Directed by Benson Lee. Starring Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso, and Josh Peck. Battle of the Year attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven’t won in fifteen years. Dante enlists Blake to assemble a team of the best dancers and bring the Trophy back to America where it started.

Prisoners‘ – Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Viola Davis. When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Rush‘ – Directed by Ron Howard. Starring Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, and Olivia Wilde. A biography of Austrian Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. Mere weeks after the accident, he got behind the wheel to challenge his British rival, James Hunt.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ (IMAX 3D) — Directed by Victor Fleming. Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, and Ray Bolger. Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

‘C.O.G.’ (Limited) — Directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez. Starring Troian Bellisario, Jonathan Groff, and Dale Dickey. A cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.

‘Enough Said’ (Limited) — Directed by Nicole Holofcener. Starring James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Catherine Keener. A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she’s interested in learns he’s her new friend’s ex-husband.

Parkland‘ (Limited) — Directed by Peter Landesman. Starring Marcia Gay Harden, Zac Efron, and Tom Welling. A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Thanks for Sharing‘ (Limited) — Directed by Stuart Blumberg. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo, and Josh Gad. A romantic comedy that follows the lives of three friends who meet while attending 12-step meetings to help treat their addiction to sex.

September 27

‘Baggage Claim’ – Directed by David E. Talbert. Starring Paula Patton, Taye Diggs, and Jill Scott. Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2‘ (3D) — Directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn. Starring Bill Hader, Anna Faris, and Will Forte. Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.

Don Jon‘ – Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, and Julianne Moore. A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Metallica Through the Never‘ (IMAX 3D) — Directed by Nimrod Antal. Starring Dane DeHaan, James Hetfield, and Lars Ulrich. Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band’s show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.

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