As the summer concludes in theatres, let’s take a look at the September movie line-up. Thankfully, moviegoers hit several good movies this summer, even amid the Hollywood strikes. August was full of hits like The Meg 2: The Trench, Red White & Royal Blue, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. Although Blue Beetle did not stand out at the box office, viewers will get a range of September films this fall.

September Movie Schedule:

The Nun II (Sep 8):

The supernatural horror film continues The Conjuring franchise with Michael Chaves directing. This film is the ninth installment of the franchise and is set four years after the events of The Nun. Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) is battling a dark demonic force, Valak (Bonnie Aarons). Additionally, the film takes place in France, and word gets out that a priest was violently killed. Also, Sister Irene investigates the murder, only to find Valak behind it.

Aristotle and Dante Discover The Secrets of The Universe (Sep 8):

The coming-of-age rom-com by Director Aitch Alberto is set in El Paso, Texas. The film centers on Mexican-American teens Aristotle (Max Pelayo) and Dante (Reese Gonzales). They try to find their identity while facing racial identity, sexuality, family relationships, etc.

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 (Sep 8):

Nia Vardalos directs the third rom-com film. Moviegoers will see the Portokalos family take a trip to Greece for a family reunion after Gus’s death, who is Toula’s (Vardalos) father. As always with the Portokalos family, there should be twists and turns with many funny moments.

The Inventor (Sep 15):

The Inventor is a stop-motion animated movie held by Jim Capobianco as director. Leonardo da Vinci (Stephen Fry) departs from Italy to join the French Court, where he can conduct experiments freely. At the same time, he seeks the true purpose of life with help from French princess Marguerite de Nevarre (Daisy Ridley)

A Haunting in Venice (Sep 15):

September hits with another supernatural thriller, which stars and is directed by Kenneth Branagh. The third installment in Branagh’s Hercule Poirot film is set in post-World War II Venice, where Poirot (Branagh) reluctantly attends a séance. However, things get dark when a murder takes place.

Expend4bles (Sep 22):

The fourth film in the Expendables series is an action-savvy film directed by Scott Waugh. The team is back in action and goes on a mission to stop the leader of a terrorist organization, Suarto Rahmat (Iko Uwais). Suarto smuggles nuclear warheads that could trigger a conflict between Russia and the U.S.

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The Creator (Sep 29):

The Sci-Fi action movie is coming to theatres the same day as the Saw X horror thriller. Directed by Garth Edwards, the film takes place in a future where humans are at war with artificial intelligence. The movie stars John David Washington, who plays an ex-special forces agent grieving over his wife’s disappearance. Joshua has to find and kill the Creator, who develops an AI powerful enough to end war and humanity. However, John and his team discover the weapon in the form of a young child.

Saw X (Sept 29):

Kevin Greutert’s horror film is a sequel to Saw and a prequel to Saw II. John Kramer (Tobin Bell) is desperate to find a cure for his battle with cancer. He travels to Mexico for a medical procedure, albeit very risky. Things get worse when the operation turns out to be fraudulent, so Kramer goes on a quest for payback against the scammers.


September films for 2023 feature a wide array of sequels, spin-offs, horror, and action movies coming to the big screens. Additionally, with released films such as The Equalizer 3 and Bottoms, viewers have some excellent options for this month.

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