Upcoming movies calendar

Every film that's coming out between now and spring 2013

Get your diaries out. We’ve scoured the film release schedules to bring you a month-by-month calendar of every new movie coming to cinemas until the middle of next year. Release dates? Actors? Directors? What to expect? Find out here

September film highlights

Friday September 7

  • A Night In The Woods

    A couple and their male friend go camping in a notoriously haunted wood in Dartmoor. Tensions build, jealousies arise and things start to go badly wrong – not helped by the presence of something very spooky.

  • Anna Karenina

    The story concerns a young married aristocratic woman, Anna, who conducts an affair with the wealthy Count Vronsky but cannot save herself from spiralling into depression and paranoia.

  • Dredd

    Judge Dredd is concentrating on the task of ridding the city of the scourge of a drug called ‘Slo-Mo’, which causes people to experience reality at a much slower pace than usual, and training a rookie when they are forced to confront a new drug lord.

  • Lawless

    Virginia, 1931: a time of good men, bad cops, pretty girls and a world turned as rotten as dodgy moonshine by poverty and prohibition.

  • Love

    This low-budget sci-fi film is set in 2039 and tells of a lone astronaut who is sent on an investigative mission to a space station and becomes stranded when events turn nasty back on earth.

  • Raaz 3: The Third Dimension

    Here’s the third instalment of the hugely popular Bollywood horror movie franchise.

  • Shut Up and Play the Hits

    Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace’s music doc is essentially a day before/morning-after resumé of LCD Soundsystem’s farewell concert at Madison Square Gardens in April 2011.

  • St George's Day

    Hardman actor Frank Harper steps behind the camera for the first time for this story of two notorious London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, whose reign at the top is under threat when they lose a shipment of the Russian mafia’s cocaine at sea.

  • Tabu

    The story evolves from the experiences of three women who are neighbours in a Lisbon block of flats, and each of them responds in different ways to a lonely existence.

  • That's My Boy

    Adam Sandler is Donny, a man, who, back in the ‘80s and aged 12, fathered a child with a teacher. Donny took custody of the child and called him Hans Solo but he lost touch with his son as they both grew older. Now, in the present, Donny is a slacker, while the son has gone on to become a successful businessman and changed his name to Todd.

  • The Queen of Versailles

    The holiday time-share industry has often been perceived as a little bit dubious, but Lauren Greenfield’s documentary isn’t so much about the losers as about the winners on the other side of the fence.

Monday September 10

  • Twenty8K

    Parminder Nagra stars as Deeva, who’s called back from her swanky job in Paris when her wayward teenage brother Vipon is arrested for murdering a kid outside a nightclub.

Wednesday September 12

  • The Sweeney

    Based in the current day, it sees Ray Winstone leading the cast as the hardened police detective alongside Ben Drew (aka Plan B), Damian Lewis, Steven Mackintosh and Hayley Atwell.

Friday September 14

  • About Elly

    Social strictures loom large in Iranian director Farhadi’s ‘About Elly’, a film that defies prejudices in its early scenes of lively young Iranians leaving Tehran for a holiday by the sea.

  • Anton Corbijn: Inside Out

    This film follows Anton Corbijn to a handful of photo shoots and gallery openings, to the set of the thriller he directed, ‘The American’, and through countless hotel rooms as he plies his solitary trade.

  • Barfi!

    The tale of three young Indians – a deaf-mute, a girl with mental difficulties and the young man she falls for – reaching maturity in the 1970s, this is a plea for tolerance and an understanding of humanity's differences.

  • Hope Springs

    Kay books a week-long sex ’n’ marriage counselling holiday with Dr Feld. Needless to say, Arnold has a face like thunder at the news.

  • ParaNorman

    A knockabout black comedy for kids in which our hero communes with the dead – with hilarious consequences!

  • Premium Rush

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a New York cycle courier who’s handed a sensitive document to deliver; one that attracts a good deal of attention from a few unsavoury characters.

  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro

    A stirring story about a union rep so stalwart in his socialist beliefs that he insists he is made redundant along with his fellow dockers. But just as he’s learning to enjoy his early retirement, a shocking event occurs.

  • To Rome with Love

    Woody Allen interweaves four separate stories concerning both inhabitants of Rome and visitors. There’s a worker who wakes up to find himself famous. There’s an architect who revisits the street he lived on as a boy. There’s a couple honeymooning in the city. And there’s a funeral director who likes to indulge his singing talent in the shower.

  • When the Lights Went Out

    A couple and their daughter move into the house they’ve always wanted to own, only to find out it’s haunted by poltergeists which pay special attention to the family’s young girl. The husband and wife have to rally against the ghosts and exorcise these evil spirits in order to be able to survive.

Wednesday 19th September

  • Now Is Good

    Dakota Fanning plays a teenager desperate to lose her virginity – but this is no teen comedy: she’s got leukemia and is keen to strike that one off her bucket list.

Thursday 20th September

  • Queen Concert Movie 'Hungary Rhapsody'

    The film features some of the band’s biggest hits, from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (now you see what they did there with the film’s title) to ‘We Are the Champions’.

Friday September 21

  • Big Boys Gone Bananas!*

    The Swedish documentary filmmaker Fredrik Gertten revisits his 2009 doc ‘Bananas!*’, and tells the story of how the makers of ‘Bananas!*’ stood up to Dole Food Company.

  • Diana Vreeland: the Eye Has to Travel

    This documentary examines the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harper’s Bazaar, Diana Vreeland, and is co-directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, the subject’s granddaughter-in-law.

  • Heroine

    This Bollywood film is a fiction feature that aims to show the highs and lows of being a Bollywood actress.

  • House at the End of the Street

    This film focuses on a teenage daughter and her mother who move into a new house only to learn that the property next door was once the scene of a double murder. Intrigue, one presumes, increases when the daughter befriends a family member who survived the killings.

  • Hysteria

    This British-set comedy (the production is American) is set in Victorian Britain and is set to the backdrop of the treatment of ‘female hysteria’ by genital massaging and the subsequent invention of the vibrator to help male doctors give their hands a rest.

  • Inbred

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

  • Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark (RI)

    Hollywood's chutzpah whizzkids Spielberg and Lucas team up to bring the audiences who flocked to Star Wars and Close Encounters a replay of the innocent pleasures of Saturday serials, but done at two hours length with a much larger budget than the old cliffhangers could command.

  • Killing Them Softly

    'Killing Them Softly' is an adaptation of George V Higgins's 1970s crime novel that drags forward its down-and-dirty story of poker games, petty criminals and the mob to 2008.

  • Santa Sangre (RI)

    Traumatised at an early age by a violent argument between his knife-throwing father and trapeze-artist mother, former child magician Fenix, now 20, escapes from an asylum into the outside world.

  • Savages

    Our two heroes, played by Aaron Johnson and someone with the unfortunate name of Taylor Kitsch, are pot growers who take on the cartel to rescue their shared girlfriend (yes, you read that right), a hippie dropout called O.

  • The Prophet

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

  • Tower Block

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

  • Untouchable

    This film is based on the book ‘You Changed My Life’ by Abdel Sellou and tells of an unlikely friendship between a very wealthy wheelchair user, Philippe, and Driss, a poor man from the rundown Parisian suburbs who is hired as Philippe’s carer.

  • You Are God

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

Monday September 24

  • Saints & Soldiers 2: Airborne Creed

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

Wednesday September 26

  • Globe on Screen: All's Well that Ends Well

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

Friday September 28

  • Babymakers

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

  • Barbara

    This German film from director Christian Petzold is set in East Germany in 1980 and tells of a country doctor torn between a desire to flee to the west and a burgeoning attachment to another, male doctor.

  • Cross of Honour

    Time Out has not reviewed this film yet.

  • Holy Motors

    ‘Weird! Weird! It’s so weird!’ That’s not a quote from a critic leaving a screening of French eccentric Leos Carax’s first feature film in 13 years, though it may as well have been.

  • Husbands (RI)

    Cliché is never too far away as three New York commuters, middle-aged, married and disturbed by the death of a friend, embark on a despairing odyssey (partly on a flying visit to London) of drink, sex and self-discovery.

  • Looper

    Joe is a hitman with a difference: he’s a ‘looper’ who kills targets sent back from a future in which time travel has been invented.

  • Resident Evil Retribution

    The fifth in the sci-fi series and the third to be directed by Paul W S Anderson, it again stars his wife Milla Jovovich as Alice, the resistance movement heroine taking on the undead and the Umbrella Corporation.

  • The Campaign

    Will Ferrell plays a Southern Democratic Congressman with a safe seat who comes a cropper when he’s revealed to be having an affair. That’s when Zach Galifianakis steps in, with the support of some corrupt local businessmen, to stand as his Republican opponent.