8 new thrillers and TV shows to watch in September 2021
As summer draws to a close, there is still plenty of thrill to be had on the big and small screen. From adaptations of popular books and comics, such as Foundation and Y: The last man, To the original high-stakes movies, here are eight movie and TV thrillers coming out in September 2021.
An unlucky social worker exceeded his pay level in this case. He tries to protect a client from her husband, but this man is a nasty drug dealer with deadly relationships, putting everyone at risk.
Directed by Michele Civetta, The Gateway stars Shea Whigham, Olivia Munn, Taryn Manning, Mark Boone Junior, Taegen Burns, Frank Grillo and Bruce Dern. It will be released in select theaters, on demand and digitally on September 3.
For a hotter thriller, voyeurs is about a couple moving in together and vowing to live in rebellion before officially settling down. They take it to a new level when they realize they can look out their neighbors window and go too far.
Directed by, The Voyeurs stars Sydney Sweeney, Justice Smith, Ben Hardy and Natasha Liu Bordizzo. It premieres September 10 on Amazon Prime.
A deadly assassin has 24 hours to live after being poisoned, so she is determined to take revenge. However, an unlikely encounter with the daughter of a former victim puts Kate’s final moments on a loop.
Directed by Cédric Nicolas-Troyan, Kate stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Miku Martineau and Woody Harrelson. It hits Netflix on September 10.
The card counter
Following the story of a soldier who became a player, The card counter is about the protagonist teaming up with another soldier’s son for revenge. With Paul Schrader (A taxi rider and Raging bull writer) writing and directing the movie, it looks like this movie has the potential to be a higher-than-high stakes poker game.
Directed by Paul Schrader, The Card Counter stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe, Ekaterina Baker, adrienne Lau, Amye Gousset, Alexander Babara, Alireza Mirmontazeri, Joel Michaely, Billy Slaughter and John Ceallach. It hits theaters on September 10.
Y: The last man
Based on the popular comic book of the same name, Y: The last man is the latest apocalypse story to hit the small screen. In this world, every living thing with a Y chromosome is wiped out except a cisgender man and his monkey.
Starring Ben Schnetzer, Olivia Thirlby, Diane Lane, Elliot Fletcher, Amber Tamblyn, Imogen Poots, Juliana Canfield, Diana Bang and Marin Ireland, Y: The Last Man premieres September 13 on FX on Hulu.
Prisoners of Ghost Country
For fans of Nicholas Cage’s recent indie thrillers, like Mandy, Ghostland prisoners seems to target the same audience. In Samurai Town, a bankroller is freed from prison by a warlord who wants him to find his fleeing granddaughter.
Directed by Sion Sono, Prisonniers du pays fantôme are performed by Nicolas Cage, Sofia Boutella, Nick Cassavetes, Bill Moseley, Tak Sakaguchi and Yuzuka Nakaya. It will be released in select theaters, on demand and digitally on September 17.
A couple think they have the perfect house in the middle of nowhere; However, a home invasion turns into a lifelong nightmare, even after the attackers have supposedly been taken care of. Home invasion stories are a staple of this genre, and Netflix hasn’t forgotten it.
Directed by Adam Salky, Intrusion stars Freida Pinto, Logan Marshall-Green and Robert John Burke. It’s coming to Netflix on September 22
Isaac Asimov has had a number of acclaimed science fiction books to his credit, including I robot, The gods themselves and Foundation. The latter is now adapted to the small screen with Apple TV +, and although it is initially a sci-fi show, Foundation Also contains thriller elements as the exiles attempt to save humanity in the light of a galactic empire.
Starring Jared Harris, Lee Pace, Lou Llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Cassian Bilton and Terrence Mann, Foundation premieres on Apple TV + on September 24.
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