[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – September 23, 2022

Lots of new movies are coming out this weekend, with a variety of different genres represented. There’s a documentary about Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, a film about a 16-year-old determined to make her mark in the world of hip-hop music, a thriller about a couple living in a 1950’s utopian community that might not be exactly what it seems, and much more!


A deranged and murderous family man toys with a detective who is seeking vengeance for the death of his sister.

Directed by Xzavier Estrada

Starring: Devin G. Macias, Nickolas S. Lowe, Alex White, Ashanti Enriquez, Abraham Ontiveros

Release date: September 25

Don’t Worry Darling

A 1950s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company could be hiding disturbing secrets.

Directed by Olivia Wilde

Starring: Florence Pugh, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pine, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan

Release date: September 23

My Imaginary Country

Protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile’s capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.

Directed by Patricio Guzmán

Release date: September 23

Nothing Compares

The story of Sinéad O’Connor’s rise to worldwide fame, and how her iconoclastic personality resulted in her exile from the pop mainstream. Focusing on prophetic words and deeds across a six-year period (1987-1993), the film reflects on the legacy of this fearless trailblazer, through a contemporary feminist lens.

Directed by Kathryn Ferguson

Starring: Sinéad O’Connor

Release date: September 23


On a mission to set up a robot colony on Mars, Android Officer Nova is caught between her human crew-mates and her own kind when a mutiny erupts during the flight.

Directed by Dana Cowden

Starring: Skye Stracke, Juliet Chevelle, Chase Pollock, Skeeta Jenkins, Anna Carvalho

Release date: September 20

On the Come Up


As the daughter of an underground hip-hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill. But it’s hard as she is labeled a hoodlum at school, and faces financial crisis after her mom loses her job. So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song, which goes viral, for all the wrong reasons. Bri soon finds herself at the center of a controversy, portrayed by the media, but with an eviction notice staring down her family, Bri doesn’t just want to make it, she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be.

Directed by Sanaa Lathan

Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Method Man, Mile Epps, Titus Makin Jr.

Release date: September 23

The Railway Children Return

Follow a group of children who are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War, where they encounter a young soldier who, like them, is far away from home.

Directed by Morgan Matthews

Starring: John Bradley, Jenny Agutter, Sheridan Smith, Tom Sourtenay, Beau Gadsdon

Release date: September 23


After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can’t explain. Rose must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.

Directed by Parker Finn

Starring: Sosie Bacon, Jessie T. Usher, Kyle Gallner, Caitlin Stasey, Robin Weigert

Release date: September 22

The Swearing Jar

“It is a rare and miraculous thing to find your one true soul mate.” Carey soon learns that finding two of them can pose an even greater problem.

Directed by Lindsay MacKay

Starring: Adelaide Clemens, Douglas Smith, Patrick J. Adams, Kathleen Turner, David Hewlett

Release date: September 23

Wicked Game

A former CIA agent turned assassin is sent around the globe to retrieve a priceless serum guarded by double agents and including taking down a ruthless reconnaissance ring. Once there, she teams up with an unlikely alliance to navigate her way through the deadliest game of operatives.

Directed by Dini Blake

Release date: September 23


The tale of a yakuza (Japanese gangster) who makes his way through the Japanese criminal underworld.

Directed by Chase Conley

Release date: September 23

What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?