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September’s Must-See Films!

August 31st, 2023September’s Must-See Films!

September is an awesome time to head to AMC Theaters. Whether you’re a movie fan looking for the latest in comedy, searching for the next sci-fi adventure, or want to be scared out of your seats, there’s a movie for everyone to enjoy that’s playing on the big-screen throughout the month. Here are some of the September movie releases that you can catch at your local AMC Theatre and when to expect them.


Led by “The Bear” star Ayo Edeberi and BODIES BODIES BODIES breakout star Rachel Sennott, BOTTOMS is the latest R-rated comedy coming to theatres. Taking place in a high school, two girls are looking to find a way to hook up with cheerleaders before the end of their senior year, so what’s the best way to accomplish that goal? Starting a female fight club, that’s how.

Directed by Emma Seligman, BOTTOMS has already gained plenty of critical acclaim and it will have a wider release across the United States at the start of September – which includes local AMC Theatres. If you’re in the mood for a comedy, BOTTOMS is a must.

BOTTOMS opens September 1

All Fun And Games

Horror fans, get ready, because this is one of a few on this list. ALL FUN AND GAMES stars Asa Butterfield and Natalia Dyer in the lead roles, following the story of a group of teens in Salem who discover a strange knife, which when used, unleashes a demon that forces them to play childhood games that end in death.

The movie is directed by Ari Costa and Eren Celeboglu. Halloween is just around the corner, and there are plenty of great scary movies arriving during this time. ALL FUN AND GAMES is the first that any horror lover will want to check out.

ALL FUN AND GAMES opens September 1

The Equalizer 3

He’s back and more badass than ever. THE EQUALIZER 3 brings back Denzel Washington in his third and final appearance in the trilogy of EQUALIZER films. This third installment continues the story of former U.S. Marine Robert McCall, who has now retired and has found peace in Southern Italy. However, when he makes new friends there and discovers that they are under control of the local mafia in Italy, he decides to take things into his own hands to protect them and take out the bad guys.

Like the last two EQUALIZER films, Antoine Fuqua directs the sequel, which is sure to provide plenty of action, thrilling moments, and epic fight scenes where, once again, Denzel Washington gets to show just how kick-butt he is.

THE EQUALIZER 3 opens September 1

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3

Get ready for another comedy. MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 3 is directed by Nia Vardalos and is the third film in the franchise of MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING. This time, the Portokalos family is heading to Greece for a family adventure, while aiming to reconnect with Toula’s father’s roots in his home village after he has passed.

The film stars Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Louis Mandylor, Elena Kampouris and many others from the previous films. If it’s anything like the original film, we should expect plenty of heart and laughter, along with plenty of sights to see in this continuation of the beloved franchise. Opa!

MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 3 opens September 8

Aristotle And Dante Discover The Secrets of the Universe

Taking place in New Mexico in 1987, ARISTOTLE AND DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE is a coming of age romance movie that is based on the book of the same name by Benjamin Alire Saenz. The movie follows two Mexican-American boys that connect while trying to find themselves in the 1980s.

The film is directed by Aitch Alberto, and stars Max Pelayo and Reese Gonzales in the lead roles.


The Nun II

Let’s get ready for another major horror movie. THE NUN II is the second installment in THE NUN franchise and the overall ninth in THE CONJURING universe. THE NUN II, starring Taissa Farmiga, tells the story of a young nun in 1956 France, Sister Irene, who once again comes face to face with a demon nun that aims to harm and kill anyone while spreading her evil.

The first movie in the franchise was a box-office hit, and the trailer for THE NUN II looks like it’ll bring thrills and chills to the big screen. The film is directed by Michael Chaves, who also directed THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT in 2021.

THE NUN II opens September 8

Dumb Money

If movie fans have ever wondered what really happened with that GameStop stock explosion back in 2021, DUMB MONEY aims to answer that. Directed by Craig Gillespie, DUMB MONEY is based on the real story of everyday people who decided to mess around with Wall Street and suddenly turn GameStop into the hottest company to invest in – mainly following the story of Keith Gill, a regular person who puts his life savings into the stock and posts about it, turning his world upside down.

DUMB MONEY features an incredibly talented cast with the likes of Paul Dano, America Ferrera, Nick Offerman, Sebastian Stan, Pete Davidson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Anthony Ramos, Shailene Woodley and Seth Rogen. It’s the ensemble movie you can’t miss.

 DUMB MONEY opens September 15

A Haunting In Venice

Check out the next adventure of Hercule Poirot in A HAUNTING IN VENICE. The sequel to MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS and DEATH ON THE NILE, this mystery film follows Hercule Poirot in Venice, Italy, where he reluctantly attends a seance. While he is there, a guest is murdered, and he takes it upon himself to solve the case.

A HAUNTING IN VENICE is directed by Kenneth Branagh, and stars Branagh, Kyle Allen, Camille Cottin, Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh and more.

 A HAUNTING IN VENICE opens September 15


Action films offer plenty to enjoy, and EXPEND4BLES (otherwise known as THE EXPENDABLES 4) will surely bring plenty of action to the table. The latest sequel in THE EXPENDABLES franchise brings together a group of mercenaries in their most dangerous mission yet, featuring plenty of new and returning stars that shake up the scene.

The movie is directed by Scott Waugh and includes stars such as Jason Statham, Sylvestor Stallone, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Megan Fox, and Dolph Lundgren, among many others. This will be a kick-butt time on the big screen.

 EXPEND4BLES opens September 22

She Came To Me

Romantic comedies are always a must, and SHE CAME TO ME is the next one that movie lovers will get to see on the big screen. SHE CAME TO ME stars Peter Dinklage as a composer who is suffering from writer’s block. But after a one-night stand, his life is forever changed and his passion for music returns. The film is directed by Rebecca Miller, who directed other films such as MAGGIE’S PLAN, THE BALLAD OF JACK AND ROSE, and ANGELA. Anne Hathaway, Marisa Tomei and more star in this rom-com.

 SHE CAME TO ME opens September 29

The Creator

Gareth Edwards, director of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY and GODZILLA, is bringing another sci-fi tale to the big screen. THE CREATOR tells the story of a war between humans and artificial intelligence, mainly following Joshua, an ex-special forces agent who is tasked to kill the Creator, the mysterious person that was responsible for creating the A.I. that’s destroying their world.

THE CREATOR stars John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Ken Watanabe, Sturgill Simpson, Allison Janney, Madeleine Yuna Voyles, Ralph Ineson, Marc Menchaca and Veronica Ngo.

 THE CREATOR opens September 29

Saw X

Lastly, SAW X is the third horror movie that scary film fans need to mark on their list for the month of September. Directed by Kevin Greutert, SAW X is a prequel to SAW II and a sequel to the original SAW, and follows the story of John Kramer who is looking for a miracle surgery to be done on him in Mexico in order to survive his cancer, but when he finds out it was all a scam, he returns to the work that made him a serial killer in the first place to take the entire operation full of con artists down.

The film stars Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, and Synnøve Macody Lund among others, and marks the tenth film in the SAW franchise.

 SAW X opens September 29

There are so many films out there that are releasing in September, so hopefully, there’s something on this list for everyone. Be sure to check out local listings at an AMC near you to see which ones you can head out to.

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