This week’s box office hits have something for everyone with a mix of genres to please any taste. From horror to Christian Drama, and everything in between, your local movie theaters have something you’ll find agreeable. Click through the movie title links to watch the latest movie trailers.
What’s Hot in Box Offices This Week: September 7,2015
|1. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON|
|Straight Outta Compton is an upcoming 2015 American biographical drama film. directed by F. Gary Gray. The film revolves around the rise and fall of the Compton, California rap group N.W.A, whose members include Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella. The film’s title is borrowed from the title of N.W.A’s 1988 debut studio album. Straight Outta Compton is set for theatrical release on August 14, 2015.|
|2. WAR ROOM|
|War Room is an upcoming American Christian drama film directed by Alex Kendrick and produced by his brother Stephen Kendrick. The film will be the brothers’ fifth film project. Their first four films, Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous, were produced under Sherwood Pictures. War Room will be their first film project through their newly formed Kendrick Brothers Productions, as they left Sherwood Pictures in 2013. Provident Films, AFFIRM Films and TriStar Pictures have partnered with the Kendrick brothers to release the film. War Room is scheduled to be released in North American theaters on August 28, 2015.|
|3. MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION|
|4. NO ESCAPE|
|No Escape is an upcoming action thriller film, which tells the story of a businessman trapped with his family in a war zone area. It stars Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell, set to be directed by John Erick Dowdle, who co-wrote the script with his brother, Drew Dowdle, who himself will be producing the film. Previously, it was called The Coup. The film is scheduled to be released on September 2, 2015|
|5. SINISTER 2|
Sinister 2 is an upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by Ciaran Foy and written by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill. It is a sequel to 2012 film Sinister. The film stars James Ransone and Shannyn Sossamon.
|6. THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E|
|The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an upcoming spy-fi action comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and co-written by Lionel Wigram, based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name created by Sam Rolfe. The film stars Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Elizabeth Debicki, Alicia Vikander, and Hugh Grant. The film will be released on August 14, 2015.|
|7. HITMAN AGENT 47|
|Hitman: Agent 47 is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Aleksander Bach and written by Michael Finch, Kyle Ward and Skip Woods. It is based on the Hitman video game series and its main character, a mysterious assassin known only as Agent 47 . The film stars Rupert Friend, Zachary Quinto, Hannah Ware, Angelababy and Thomas Kretschmann.|
|8. THE GIFT|
The Gift is an American thriller film written and directed by Joel Edgerton. The film stars Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Edgerton.
|9. JURASSIC WORLD|
|Jurassic World is an upcoming 2015 American 3D science fiction adventure film. It is the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park film series. The film was in “development hell” for over a decade following the release of the third picture and was initially scheduled to be released in the summer of 2005. The release date was pushed back several times while the script went through revisions. Colin Trevorrow is directing a screenplay he co-wrote with Derek Connolly, with Patrick Crowley and Frank Marshall producing. Steven Spielberg, director of the original Jurassic Park and The Lost World, acts as executive producer as he did for the third movie. Thomas Tull also acts as an executive producer; his production company, Legendary Pictures, funded approximately 20 percent of the film’s budget. The film is scheduled to be released on June 12, 2015 in North America. This is the second movie to take place on Isla Nublar, as the previous two movies took place on Isla Sorna.|
|Ant-Man is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same name: Scott Lang and Hank Pym. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is intended to be the twelfth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed by Peyton Reed, with a screenplay written by Adam McKay and Paul Rudd, and stars Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Judy Greer, Tip “T.I” Harris, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, Jordi Mollà, and Michael Douglas. In Ant-Man, Lang must help defend Dr. Pym’s Ant-Man technology and plot a heist with worldwide ramifications. Development of Ant-Man began in April 2006, with the hiring of Edgar Wright to direct and co-write with Joe Cornish. By April 2011, Wright and Cornish had completed three drafts of the script and Wright shot test footage for the film in July 2012. Pre-production began in October 2013 after being put on hold so that Wright could complete The World’s End. Casting began in December 2013, with the acquisition of Rudd to play Lang.|
What did you see this weekend that you’d recommend?