Movies Coming Out September 16, 2022

Friday, September 16

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

In this timeless, coming-of-age story, Margaret Simon, a sixth grader who is questioning everything about adolescence and puberty, is searching the universe for whatever answers she can find. With her mother and grandmother trying to guide her through a time when everything is changing, they too find that you never stop questioning your path and defining what is meaningful in your life.
James L. Brooks, Rachel McAdams, Elle Graham, Gary Houston, Benny Safdie, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Kelly Fremon Craig, Julie Ansell
Drama Adaptation Teen
Nationwide
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The Woman King

Inspired by true events that took place in the Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries, The Woman King tells the story of Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit known as the Amazons, and her daughter, Nawi (Nyong’o), who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.
Gina Prince-Bythewood, Viola Davis, Cathy Schulman, Dana Stevens, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Adrienne Warren
Drama Historical True Story
Nationwide
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Distant

After crash-landing on an alien planet, an asteroid miner must make his way across the harsh terrain, running out of oxygen, hunted by strange creatures, to the only other survivor: a woman who is trapped in her escape pod.
Spenser Cohen, Naomi Scott, Rachel Brosnahan, Will Speck, Anthony Ramos, Josh Gordon, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Anna Halberg
Drama Romance Sci-Fi
Nationwide
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Drifting Home

Sixth-graders Kosuke and Natsume grew up in the same apartment building as childhood friends. During summer break, while playing in the apartment building that is set to be demolished, they find themselves caught in a strange phenomenon. All they can see around them is a vast sea. Will Kosuke and the others make it back to their world? A journey of farewells in summer has just begun.
Hiroyasu Ishida, Hayashi Mori, Yumiko Kobayashi, Kana Hanazawa, Mutsumi Tamura, Asami Seto, Daiki Yamashita, Inori Minase
Kids Animation
Netflix
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Friday, September 16