Along with the theatrical releases, movies are now also being released on OTT platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and more! This can make it a little complicated to keep track of some exciting movies coming out. We thought we’d help you catch up with some of the most anticipated releases every month by compiling a list of movies spanning from theatrical releases to those out on streaming platforms. Keep an eye on this space every month so you don’t miss some amazing movies!
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (September 3)
Marvel Studios presents ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ starring Simu Liu as Shang-Chi. He is the master of unarmed weapons-based Kung Fu, who believes he has left his past behind until he is forced to confront it when he is drawn into a web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
The film also features the James Bond film ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ and the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star Michelle Yeoh, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Fala Chen, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi’s friend Katy and more! Experience ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ only in theaters on September 3.
Maestro (September 10)
A remake of the 2018 Hindi film ‘Andhadhun’, ‘Maestro’ is an Indian Telugu-language black comedy crime thriller that will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar. Directed by Meriapaka Gandhi, in this film a piano player pretends to be visually impaired. He unwittingly becomes entangled in a number of problems as he witnesses the murder of a former film actor.
In this remake Tamannaah Bhatia steps into the shoes of Tabu who originally played the role of a femme fatale, Nithin transforms into the piano player, and Nabha Natesh is cast in the role that was originally played by Radhika Apte.
The Voyeurs (September 10)
‘The Voyeurs’ is an erotic thriller featuring the ‘Euphoria’ star Sydney Sweeney, ‘All the Bright Places’ actor Justice Smith, Ben Hardy from ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and Natasha Liu Bordizzo who portrayed the character of Helena in Netflix’s ‘The Society’. In this film, Sweeney and Smith have been cast as a young couple – Pippa and Thomas who move into a beautiful loft apartment in Downtown Montreal.
The two witness the volatile relationship of the attractive couple across the street when they notice that their windows look directly into the apartment opposite to theirs and find themselves becoming increasingly interested in the sex life of their eccentric neighbors.
Starting out as an innocent curiosity this soon turns into an unhealthy obsession as they attempt to anonymously intercede in their lives when they discover that one of these neighbors is cheating on the other. Eventually, their lives get tangled in unexpected ways that set in motion a chain of events leading to deadly consequences. The Voyeurs ask the question, “Is it okay to watch?” as it comes to Amazon Prime Video on September 10th.
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Afterlife of the party (September 2)
Cassie is a social butterfly who lives to party until she dies in a freak accident during her birthday week. To her surprise, Victoria Justice who plays Cassie in ‘Afterlife of the Party’ is given a second chance to right her wrongs on Earth by reconnecting with loved ones, and most importantly, prove that she’s worthy enough to get into the big VIP room in the sky.
The film also features Adam Garcia, Midori Francis, Spencer Sutherland, and more! Watch ‘Afterlife of the Party’ on Netflix from September 2 onwards!
Find ‘Afterlife of the Party’ on Netflix: HERE
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (September 17)
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ starring Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker and Andrew Garfield as her husband Jim Bakker is an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall, and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, the wife and her husband rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park.
The duo – Tammy and Jim were revered for their message of love, acceptance, and prosperity. Tammy Faye was legendary for her indelible eyelashes as well as her idiosyncratic singing. She was renowned for her eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life. However, before you know it financial improprieties, scheming rivals and scandal toppled their carefully constructed empire. ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye out in theaters on 17th September.
Ankahi Kahaniya (September 17)
Netflix will start streaming this anthology starring Zoya Hussain, Kunal Kapoor, Rinku Rajguru, Abhishek Banerjee, Nikhil Dwivedi, and Palomi Ghosh on 17th September. The film ‘Ankahi Kahaniya’ tells three tales of love, loss, and longing as life buzzes around lonely souls that discover surprising sources of connection and companionship in the big city.
Find ‘Ankahi Kahaniya’ on Netflix: HERE
Cinderella (September 3)
Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Cinderella’ is a musically driven bold new take on the classic fairy tale we grew up with. The heroine in this film is the ‘Havana’ hitmaker Camila Cabello who has big dreams and with the help of her fab Godmother (the ‘Pose’ star and Emmy winner – Billy Porter), she perseveres to make them come true.
The film also features Idina Menzel, Nicholas Galitzine, Pierce Brosnan and Minnie Driver. ‘Cinderella’ arrives on Amazon Prime Video on September 3.
Find ‘Cinderella’ on Amazon Prime Video: HERE
Dear Evan Hansen (September 24)
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is the film adaption of a breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon about Evan Hansen. The Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical is about an anxious and isolated high school senior aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age.
Ben Platt reprises his role in this film about Evan Hansen’s journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Apart from Ben Platt, the film casts an ensemble that includes Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Sternberg, Julianne Moore, Amy Adams, and more. ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ out in theaters on 24th September.
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Nightbooks (September 15)
Starring the ‘Jessica Jones’ actor Krysten Ritter as a wicked witch, Winslow Fegley and Lidya Jewett ‘Nightbooks’ is a dark fantasy film based on the popular book. The film follows Alex (Fegley) who is a creative boy with a strong passion for writing scary stories. An evil witch (Ritter) captures him in her magical apartment in New York City when he swears he’ll never write again for being labeled weird and rejected for what he likes.
The witch demands that he tell her a new tale every night if he wants to stay alive as he is trapped inside with the witch’s spiteful cat Lenore who is watching his every move. Alex meets Yasmin (Jewett), another young prisoner who has learned how to survive the witch’s wicked whims and with her help, he must learn to embrace what makes him unique. Alex then uses that to rewrite his own destiny to break them free.
Find ‘Nightbooks’ on Netflix: HERE
Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles (September 3)
Though not exactly a movie, in the words of the GRAMMY Award-winning and chart-topping artist Billie Eilish herself, “it (Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles) is a concert film but it’s also a story at the same time”. Eilish will make her Disney+ debut with a concert film featuring an intimate performance of every song off her brand new album ‘Happier Than Ever’ in sequential order.
She will perform them for the first and only time from the iconic Hollywood Bowl stage and the special will also include animated elements that take viewers on a dreamlike journey through Billie’s hometown of Los Angeles.
The concert film will feature guest appearances from singer-songwriter and Billie’s brother – FINNEAS, the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel. It will also include world-famous and esteemed Brazilian guitarist, Romero Lubambo. ‘Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles’ premieres on Disney+ on September 3.
Le Bal des Folles (The Mad Women’s Ball) (September 17)
‘Le Bal des Folles’ is based on the novel of the same name by Victoria Mas set in the 19th century. In this film, a committed woman named Eugénie is unfairly institutionalized at Paris asylum. With the help of a tormented nurse, she then prepares to attend a famous ball at a neurological clinic and plots to escape the infamous Salpêtrière Hospital. ‘Le Bal des Folles’ (The Mad Women’s Ball) launches on Amazon Prime Video on 17th September.
Sounds Like Love (September 29)
Based on Elísabet Benavent’s bestselling novel series, ‘Canciones y recuerdos’ – ‘Sounds Like Love’ is a Netflix film that follows Maca, a fashion assistant. When she just about gets her life together after a devastating breakup, the man who broke her heart in pieces – Leo, returns.
Maca then seeks support from her best friends – Adriana and Jime. All three will learn that love can be complicated in ‘Sounds Like Love’ that is coming to Netflix on September 29.
Find ‘Sounds Like Love’ on Netflix: HERE
Bhoot Police (September 17)
Bhoot Police is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language film that is releasing on Disney+ Hotstar on 17th September. This comedy/horror film is about two brothers – Vibhooti & Chiraunji Vaidya both tantriks whose job is to hunt and eradicate ghosts for money.
The duo who have supposedly driven away Bhoots, Djinns, Daayans, Churails & many more are now assigned a project in a remote village on a case that will test every ability that they possess. Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Kapoor have been cast as the two brothers in ‘Bhoot Police’ and the film also features Jacqueline Fernandez, Yami Gautam, and Javed Jaffrey in the lead roles.
See you next month with another list of anticipated movies/recommendations for you to enjoy when you’d like to explore another world, go on thrilling adventures with some of your favorite characters!