10 must-see movies coming out in September 2022

With the recent release of The female king trailer and a release date set for September 2022, it’s going to be an exciting month for moviegoers.

New from Disney Hocus Pocus 2 to the last installment of After franchisee with After always happy, September is a month filled with new movie releases that should delight fans and audiences alike. From the beginning to the end of the month, the anticipated movies are set to release almost every week of the month, leaving fans with an overflowing watchlist.

After Always Happy (September 7, 2022)

Poster After Ever Happy Tessa Hardin

After always happy is a romantic drama and will be the fourth and final episode of the After franchise following the romance of Hardin Scott and Tessa Young, with Hero Fiennes and Josephine Langford reprising their roles, respectively.


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The next film picks up with Harden and Tessa at a crossroads, as each uncovers secrets about their own family. These secrets reveal that the two families aren’t all that different from each other, leaving Hardin and Tessa on the path to self-discovery.

Dark Harvest (September 9, 2022)

dark harvest is a fantasy horror based on a 2006 novel of the same name, originally slated for release September 24, but COVID-19 delays pushed it to its current release date.

The film is set in the 1960s in a Midwestern town in which the town’s boys are faced with the task of defeating and killing a supernatural entity by the name of October Boy. The winner who manages to defeat the knife killer has the option to leave his hunted city, which is impossible to do otherwise. According to the connection between the film and the novel, October Boy aka Ol’ Hacksaw Face could be considered one of the best masked killers in a film.

Clerk 3 (September 13 & 14, 2022)

Clerk 3 main distribution

A film in the making for a decade, Clerk 3 is an upcoming American comedy that will only be in theaters for two days on September 13, 2022. The film will star Kevin Smith, Trevor Fehrman, Rosario Dawson, Jay Mewes and Brian O’Halloran.

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Clerk 3 finds Randal calling his friends and employees after suffering a massive heart attack, a nod to Kevin Smith’s real-life experience. With the help of Elias, Silent Bob, Jay and Dante, the clerks seek to make a film about life at the Quick Stop.

The School for Good and Evil (September 2022)

Split image of The School for Good and Evil poster and an image of the set of Charlize Theron, Paul Fieg and Kerry Washington

Coming to Netflix in September 2022, The School of Good and Evil is a fantasy film based on the 2013 novel of the same name. Featuring a talented veteran cast of Michelle Yeoh, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington, the cast of The School of Good and Evil is probably familiar to many.

The film will follow two best friends, Agatha and Sophie, who are kidnapped and taken to the titular School of Good and Evil. Here, the best friends will discover not only a whole new world, but also themselves as they seek to return home.

The Silent Twins (September 16, 2022)

Image of June and Jennifer Gibbons in The Silent Twins

A film that will tell the true story of two twin sisters, The Silent Twins is expected to star Letitia Wright and Tamara Lawrance as the main characters. The film tells the story of June and Jennifer Gibbons, twin sisters who have only communicated with each other their entire lives. When society deems them sick, the sisters must decide whether to leave each other and survive or stay together and die.

Directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska, The Silent Twins already received criticism ahead of its release due to its inconsistent handling of themes surrounding racism and mental illness and its abused tone. But even with that criticism, the film seems to tell the harrowing tale of two sisters’ unbreakable bond in a visually interesting world.

The Woman King (September 16, 2022)

Viola Davis in Woman King

After its highly anticipated trailer release, woman king, starring the talented Viola Davis, is set to be released on September 16, 2022. The film is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and will also star Hero Fiennes, John Boyega and Lashana Lynch.

The female king will narrate the true historical events of the Kingdom of Dahomey, which was considered one of the most powerful states in the country of Africa during the 18th and 19th centuries. In particular, he will explore the Amazons of Dahomey, an all-female army within the kingdom. If Reddit reacts to The female kingthe teaser are something to pass, the film is sure to be a huge hit.

Revenge (September 16, 2022)

Image of Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke side by side in the upcoming Netflix movie Do Revenge

When two very opposite girls decide to team up and take down each other’s bullies in Revenge, viewers are in for a hilarious and dark comedy.

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Scheduled to be released on September 16, 2022 by Netflix, the film will star Maya Hawke, Camila Mendes, Austin Abrams and Alisha Boe. The film follows a popular high school girl and an alt girl who come together to punish those who have wronged them.

Don’t Worry Honey (September 23, 2022)

Harry Styles and Florence Pugh In don't worry honey

don’t worry darling is among the few films directed by women this year, with Olivia Wilde directing and starring in this psychological horror thriller. Alongside him are Harry Styles, Chris Pine, Florence Pugh and Gemma Chan.

Slated for release on September 23, 2022, the film delves into the idyllic life of a 1950s housewife living in the experimental town of Victory. When she begins to question her reality, she learns grim truths about the city.

Smile (September 30, 2022)

Dr. Rose Cotter in Smile 2022.

This psychological horror follows Dr. Rose Cotter, who, after witnessing a traumatic event involving a patient, begins to experience events that are unexplainable. In order to escape her terror, Rose must confront her own troubled past.

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The movie is set to release on September 30, 2022, and it looks like viewers are in for a chilling horror. The cast includes Sosie Bacon, Caitlin Stasey, Jessie Usher and Kyle Gallner, and will be released by Paramount Pictures.

Hocus Pocus 2 (September 30, 2022)

The Sanderson sisters in the Hocus Pocus 2 trailer

Almost 30 years after the release of its 1993 prequel, Hocus PocusDisney is about to release Hocus Pocus 2 end of September. The film will follow three young girls who unwittingly free the infamous Sanderson sisters and must find a way to defeat the child-hungry witches in modern-day Salem.

Set to reprise their roles as the Sanderson sisters, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy are set to star alongside Hannah Waddingham, Doug Jones, Tony Hale, Whitney Peak and Sam Richardson. The live-action comedy should be just as deliciously wicked as the first cult classic.

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