Let's get back to action. Done with summer romantics September brings big action and thriller on the screens. Nine new releases are about to hit cinema theatres, including The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and Snowden directed by Oliver Stone. Lots of kickboxing, shooting and blasting won't let you dose away. Take a glance and get into action!
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Written by: John Lee Hancock, Richard Wenk, Nic Pizzolatto
Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent Donofrio, Lee Byung-hun, Luke Grimes, Wagner Moura, Haley Bennett, Matt Bomer, Peter Sarsgaard
Plot Synopsis: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Director: John Stockwell
Written by: Dimitri Logothetis, Jim McGrath
Starring: Darren Shahlavi, Alain Moussi, Gina Carano, Dave Bautista, Sara Malakul Lane, Georges St-Pierre, Sam Medina, Luis Da Silva Jr
Plot Synopsis: Eric (Darren Shahlavi) and Kurt (Alain Moussi) Sloan are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt has always been in older brother, Eric's shadow, as he lacks the instincts needed to become a champion. But when Kurt witnesses the merciless murder of his brother at the hands of Muay Thai champion Tong Po (Dave Bautista), he vows revenge. He trains with his brother's mentor, Durand (Jean-Claude Van Damme), for a Muay Thai fight to the death with Tong Po. Durand first thinks Kurt impossible to train, but through a series of spiritual exercises and tests, Durand discovers that Kurt has a deeper strength that will carry him through his final showdown with Tong Po.
Director: Luke Scott
Written by: Luke Scott, Seth W. Owen
Starring: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Giamatti, Michael Yare, Chris Sullivan, Sam Spruel
Plot Synopsis: A corporate troubleshooter (Kate Mara) is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent humanoid being.
Director: Afonso Poyart
Written by: Sean Bailey, Ted Griffin, Peter Morgan, James Vanderbilt
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Colin Farrell, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Sharon Lawrence
Plot Synopsis: A crime analyst (Anthony Hopkins) with psychic abilities comes out of retirement to help a veteran FBI agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) solve a series of bizarre murders. He is drawn into a serial killer case only to find that the killer (Colin Farrell) also is a psychic, leading to a showdown between the two who can detect each other's every move.
THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX
Director: Alexandre Aja
Written by: Liz Jensen, Max Minghella
Starring: Jamie Dornan, Aaron Paul, Sarah Gadon, Molly Parker, Barbara Hershey, Oliver Platt, Terry CHen, Anjali Jay, Lina Roessler, Aiden Longworth, Beckham Skodje
Plot Synopsis: The story begins on Louis Drax's 9th birthday, when a lifetime of curious mishaps culminates in the boy's near-fatal fall. Desperate to reveal the strange circumstances behind the young boy's accident and dark coincidences that have plagued his entire life, Dr. Allan Pascal (Jamie Dornan) is drawn into a thrilling mystery that explores the nature of the sixth sense, testing the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
HARD TARGET 2
Director: Roel Reine
Written by: Matt Harvey, Dominic Morgan, George Huang
Starring: Scott Adkins, Robert Knepper, Rhona Mitra, Ann Truong, Temuera Morrison, Adam Saunders, Jamie Timony, Peter Hardy, Sean Keenan, Sahajak Boonthanakit
Plot Synopsis: Disgraced and retired mixed martial artist Wes "The Jailor" Baylor (Scott Adkins) can't refuse a million-dollar purse he's offered for one final bout in Myanmar. But when he arrives for the fight, he learns he's been tricked into becoming the target of a human hunt. Carrying only water and a ruby-filled money belt for the last person standing, Wes must outsmart the heavily armed group that has paid to kill him. As he fights for his life in the treacherous jungle terrain, the hunters become the hunted.
Director: Greg Kwedar
Written by: Greg Kwedar, Clint Bentley
Starring: Johnny Simmons, Gabriel Luna, Clifton Collins Jr.
Plot Synopsis: Depicting corruption as unavoidable as the desert heat, Transpecos is a tense thriller that puts the audience in the shoes of three border patrol agents who man a check point on a remote highway. Rookie Davis (Johnny Simmons) and seasoned Flores (Gabriel Luna) work with the callous, world-weary Hobbs (Clifton Collins Jr) to round out the trio. On what feels like another routine stop, the contents of one car will throw their lives out of control. As dark secrets are revealed, each passing hour will bring them closer to a nightmarish conclusion that could cost them their lives, in a world where the line between right and wrong shifts like the desert itself.
Director: Oliver Stone
Written by: Kieran Fitzgerald, Oliver Stone
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Plot Synopsis: Edward Snowden, an American computer professional, leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) to the mainstream media starting in June 2013.
Director: Jared Hess
Written by: Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer, Danny McBride, Jody Hill, Emily Spivey
Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Owen Wilson, Mary Elizabeth Ellis
Plot Synopsis: In this action comedy based on true events, directed by Jared Hess, David (Zach Galifianakis) discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is a simple man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting millions of other people's money with no escape in sight. The only glimmer of excitement is his flirtatious work crush Kelly (Kristen Wiig) who soon lures him into the scheme of a lifetime. Along with a group of half-brained criminals led by Steve (Owen Wilson) and an absurdly faulted heist plan, David manages the impossible and makes off with $17 million in cash. Only problem is he foolishly hands the money over to this wild group of double crossers and has been set up to take the fall. With the bandits blowing the millions on lavish and ridiculous luxuries, they leave behind a glaring trail of evidence. Now on the lam and in over his head, David must dodge the authorities and try to turn the tables on the ones he trusted most.