With fall quickly approaching, horror films and starting to crop up in theaters.

With fall quickly approaching, horror films and starting to crop up in theaters (this weekend included). But there’s also plenty for those who don’t prefer movies intended to scare. There is a film about what happens when a college professor finds two hunters trespassing on her property, a cinematic tribute to the legendary David Bowie, a whodunit set in 1950s West London, and much more!

The Falconer

Follows Tariq and Cai, two best friends who work together at a zoo, but their friendship is challenged when Tariq plans to steal animals from the zoo and sell them to save her sister from an abusive marriage.

Directed by Adam Sjöberg, Adam Sjöberg

Starring: Raid Al-amari, Fouad Al-Hinai, Noor Al-Huda, Hilal Al-Jabri, Khamis Al-Rawahi

Release date: September 16

God’s Country (R)

When a college professor confronts two hunters she catches trespassing on her property, she’s drawn into an escalating battle of wills with catastrophic consequences.

Directed by Julian Higgins

Starring: Thandie Newton, Joris Jarsky, Jefferson White, Dan Gravage, Tanaya Beatty

Release date: Spetember 16

Moonage Daydream (PG-13)

A cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey. From visionary filmmaker Brett Morgen, and sanctioned by the Bowie estate.

Directed by Brett Morgen

Starring: David Bowie

Release date: September 16

MVP

On the streets of Hollywood, a recently retired NFL player is saved from scandal by a homeless veteran. With their “glory days” behind them, the two men bond in search of purpose and identity.

Directed by Nate Boyer

Starring: Mo McRae, Nate Boyer, Dina Shihabi, Tony Gonzalez, Jarrod Bunch

Release date: September 14

Pearl (R)

The story of how Pearl became the vicious killer seen in “X”.

Directed by Ti West

Starring: David Corenswet, Mia Goth, Emma Jenkins-Purro, Alistair Sewell, Matthew Sunderland

Release date: September 16

The Retaliators

An upstanding pastor uncovers a dark and twisted underworld as he searches for answers surrounding his daughter’s brutal murder.

Directed by Samuel Gonzalez Jr., Michael Lombardi, Bridget Smith

Starring: Michael Lombardi, Marc Menchaca, Joseph Gatt, Katie Kelly, Abbey Hafer

Release date: September 14

See How They Run (PG-13)

In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered.

Directed by Tom George

Starring: Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson, David Oyelowo, Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan

Release date: September 16

The Silent Twins (R)

Based on the lives of June and Jennifer Gibbons, real-life identical twins who grew up in Wales and became known as “the silent twins” because of their refusal to communicate with anyone other than each other.

Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska

Starring: Letitia Wright, Jodhi May, Michael Smiley, Jack Bandeira, Tamara Lawrance

Release date: September 16

Simchas and Sorrows

An atheist actress attempts to convert to Judaism to marry the man she loves.

Directed by Genevieve Adams

Starring: Genevieve Adams, Thomas McDonell, Hari Nef, Luke Forbes, Julie Halston

Release date: September 16

The Woman King (PG-13)

A historical epic that is based in alternate history of The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood

Starring: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, John Boyega

Release date: September 16

What new films will you be seeing this weekend?

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