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Five Must-See Movies This September

'Rustin,' 'The Outlaw Johnny Black' and more.

As the days grow shorter and the air takes on a crisper edge, September ushers in the promise of autumn and a fresh wave of cinema. From heart-pounding thrillers to heartwarming dramas, this month's movie lineup is poised to captivate audiences of all preferences. 

So, grab your popcorn, settle into your favorite cinema seat, and prepare to be enthralled by five must-see movies this September. 

  • 'Rustin'

    Bayard Rustin's remarkable contributions to the civil rights movement, despite facing discrimination as an openly gay Black man, are inspiring and deserving of recognition. The highly anticipated biopic stars Colman Domingo -- who is already receiving Oscar buzz -- Rustin and is directed by George C. Wolfe. The cast also includes Chris Rock, Jeffrey Wright, and Audra McDonald. The movie was produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground. The film will be released in select theaters on Nov. 3 and premiere worldwide on Netflix on Nov. 17.

  • 'Outlaw Johnny Black'

    Directed by and starring Michael Jai White, this western action-comedy movie follows the story of Johnny Black, who is on a mission to avenge his father's death. The film includes Anika Noni Rose, Erica Ash, Byron Minns, and Kym Whitley.  The film opens in theaters on Sept. 15, 2023.

  • '57 Seconds'

    Morgan Freeman is back in this tech thriller directed by Rusty Cundieff. A blogger's time-altering device has the power to rewrite history, which causes complete chaos. This film hits theaters on Sept. 29. 

  • 'The Creator'

    Starring Denzel Washington's son -- John David Washington -- this movie follows a future war between the human race and artificial intelligence. "The Creator" is destined to be a sci-fi classic and will hit theaters Sept. 29.

  • 'Saw X'

    Next year marks 20 years since the first "Saw," and the franchise shows no sign of stopping. In "Saw X," Jigsaw is on his regular killing contraption shenanigans. Including Michael Beach, the horror flick hits theaters Sept. 29. 

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