It’s hard to believe that September is already here and more than half the year has passed us by. I’ll let that sink in for a bit. But I know something that might just work better than letting it sink in like that. Movies, they cure almost anything. And if nothing, you have at least some great flicks to look ahead.
The Hollywood movies releasing this year are pretty crazy. Some of them are based on true stories and that’s what makes them really gripping and some have just been made to show you what entertainment is all about. So, here, we’ve handpicked these movies from what September has to offer. Mark calendars, people. Take a look!
#1 Sully – 9th September
Based on the true story of Capt. Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) who makes an emergency landing in the Hudson River, New York. Saving all 155 passengers and the crew, Sully receives the tag of a national hero from the public and media. But that doesn’t save him from the investigation which could lead him to the end of his career and reputation. Sully also stars Aaron Eckhart and is directed by Clint Eastwood. Runtime: 96 minutes
#2 Brother Nature – 9th September
Borther Nature is an insane comedy (at least looks like it from the trailer) in which a simple and straight as an arrow politician, Roger (Taran Killam) is planning to propose to his girlfriend (Gillian Jacobs) while they spend some quality time with her family at their lakefront house. Things take a hilarious turn when Roger meets his girlfriend’s brother. It also stars, Bill Pullman. Runtime: N/A
#3 Bridget Jones’s Baby – 16th September
Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) is back but this time she’s carrying a baby and not a diary. This time 40 and single, concentrating on her career, everything starts to change as her love life knocks on the door. Things start to look up when she meets Jack (Patrick Dempsey) but he isn’t the only man on the list as Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) makes a comeback into her life. The confusion arises when Bridget has no idea who the father of her baby is. Runtime: 125 minutes
#4 Robinson Crusoe – 16th September
Mark the parrot, Scrubby the goat, Carmello the chameleon and others are having a good life on a tropical island but one random day, a ‘weird creature’ washes up on the island. That weird creature being Robinson Crusoe, the lone survivor of a storm that destroys his ship. As time passes, the animals use Crusoe as an ally to end the control of the cats. Cast: Matthias Schweighöfer (Robinson Crusoe’s voice) Runtime: 90 minutes.
#5 The Shallows – 16th September
Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) plans to take a solo trip to a secluded beach to find some peace. Even after being alone, Nancy decides to go surfing where something deadly is waiting on her. While surfing, she gets herself in grieve danger when a great white shark attacks. Her only chance of survival is a giant rock. Injured and away from the shore, she decides to take on the challenge and get back to safety. Runtime: 87 minutes
#6 Queen of Katwe – 23rd September
Based on the novel of the same name, Queen of Katwe is the story of a young girl, Phiona Mutesi (Lupita Nyong’o) from the slums of Uganda who finds her way to become a chess champion. Trained under Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), she takes on all the challenges that life throws at her. Directed by Mira Nair. Runtime: 124 minutes
#7 The Magnificent Seven – 23rd September
Rose Creek town is in bad hands of the industrialist Batholomew Bogue, and to get rid of him, the people of the town hire seven outlaws – bounty hunters, gamblers and assassins. As they put up the fight against Bogue, they realise, they’re fighting for more than just money. The Magnificent Seven are – Danzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Omofrio, Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Martin Sensmeier. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Runtime: 132 minutes
#8 Deepwater Horizon – 30th September
Another one based on a true story, Deepwater Horizon is a movie that talks about the event that was termed as the biggest oil spill in U.S. history in 2010. It took place in the Gulf of Mexico when a drilling rig exploded. The movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Dylan O’Brien, Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell and more. Director: Peter Berg. Runtime: 107 minutes