Movies Opening In Cinemas On September 9

Film Inquiry makes a list of the movies that are opening in cinemas every Tuesday. Opening this week: When the Bough Breaks, The Wild Life, Sully, The Disappointments Room, Demon, Ithaca, Come What May, For the Love of Spock, Kicks, Brother Nature, Other People, Transpecos, London Road and Author: The JT LeRoy Story.

Note that these are based on the opening dates in the United States. If you’re looking for the opening dates for a certain movie in your country, click the ‘international release dates” below the movie details.

Opening in Cinemas This Week:

When The Bough Breaks (2016)

WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS Poster1h 47min – Drama, Horror, Mystery

A surrogate mom for a couple becomes dangerously obsessed with the soon-to-be father.

Director: Jon Cassar
Writers: Jack Olsen
Stars: Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Romany Malco

International Release Dates

The Wild Life (2016)

THE WILD LIFE Poster1h 30min -Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe came to be stranded on a tropical island.

Directors: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen
Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Kaya Yanar, Ilka Bessin

International Release Dates

Sully (2016)

SULLY Poster1h 36min – Biography, Drama

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Writers: Todd Komarnicki
Stars: Tom Hanks, Anna Gunn, Laura Linney

International Release Dates

The Disappointments Room (2016)

THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM Poster1h 40min – Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director: D.J. Caruso
Writers: D.J. Caruso, Wentworth Miller
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Lucas Till, Michaela Conlin

International Release Dates

Demon (2015)

DEMON Poster1h 34min – Comedy, Horror, Thriller

A bridegroom is possessed by an unquiet spirit in the midst of his own wedding celebration, in this clever take on the Jewish legend of the dybbuk.

Director: Marcin Wrona
Writers: Pawel Maslona, Marcin Wrona
Stars: Itay Tiran, Agnieszka Zulewska, Andrzej Grabowski

International Release Dates

Ithaca (2015)

ITHACA Poster1h 36min – Drama

Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain… and death… to the good people of Ithaca.

Director: Meg Ryan
Writers: Erik Jendresen, William Saroyan (based on a novel by)
Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard

International Release Dates

Come What May (2015)

COME WHAT MAY Poster1h 54min – Drama, War

In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.

Director: Christian Carion
Writers: Andrew Bampfield, Christian Carion
Stars: August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet, Mathilde Seigner

International Release Dates

For The Love Of Spock (2016)

FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK Poster1h 51min – Documentary, Biography

An examination of the enduring appeal of Leonard Nimoy and his portrayal of Spock in Star Trek (1966).

Director: Adam Nimoy
Stars: Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban

International Release Dates

Kicks (2016)

KICKS Poster1h 20min – Adventure

Brandon is a 15 year old whose dream is a pair of fresh Air Jordans. Soon after he gets his hands on them, they’re stolen by a local hood, causing Brandon and his two friends go on a dangerous mission through Oakland to retrieve them.

Director: Justin Tipping
Writers: Joshua Beirne-Golden, Justin Tipping
Stars: Jahking Guillory, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Christopher Meyer

International Release Dates

Brother Nature (2016)


Roger, a straight-laced politician has big plans to propose to his dream girl at her family’s lake house. But everything goes awry when he meets his potential brother-in-law Todd: a full-time camp counselor with a heart of gold and a wild sense of fun, pining to be Roger’s best friend, and ultimately catapulting him into a series of unfortunate events.

Directors: Osmany Rodriguez, Matt Villines
Writers: Mikey Day, Cameron Fay
Stars: Gillian Jacobs, Bill Pullman, Rita Wilson

International Release Dates

Other People (2016)

OTHER PEOPLE Poster1h 37min – Drama

A struggling comedy writer, fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother.

Director: Chris Kelly
Writer: Chris Kelly
Stars: Jesse Plemons, Bradley Whitford, Zach Woods

International Release Dates

Transpecos (2016)

TRANSPECOS Poster1h 26min – Thriller

For three Border Patrol agents working a remote desert checkpoint, the contents of one car will reveal an insidious plot within their own ranks. The next 24 hours will take them on a treacherous journey that could cost them their lives.

Director: Greg Kwedar
Writers: Clint Bentley, Greg Kwedar
Stars: Johnny Simmons, Gabriel Luna, Clifton Collins Jr.

International Release Dates

London Road (2015)

LONDON ROAD Poster1h 31min – Adventure, Musical, Mystery

The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. When a local resident was charged and then convicted of the murders, the community grappled with what it meant to be at the epicentre of this tragedy.

Director: Rufus Norris
Writer: Alecky Blythe
Stars: Olivia Colman, Clare Burt, Rosalie Craig

International Release Dates

Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016)

THE JT LEROY STORY Poster1h 50min – Documentary

The story behind literary persona JT LeRoy, the fictional writer created by American author Laura Albert.

Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
Writer: Jeff Feuerzeig
Stars: Laura Albert, Bruce Benderson, Dennis Cooper

International Release Dates

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