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September 03 Movie Preview

Posted By on January 14, 2005

Release Dates Movies
September 5th Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
The Order
September 12th Cabin Fever
Matchstick Men
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
September 19th Anything Else
Cold Creek Manor
The Fighting Temptations
Secondhand Lions
September 26th The Rundown
Under the Tuscan Sun

September 5th

Title: Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Sam Weisman
Tagline: 50 million people used to watch him on TV. Now he
washes their cars
Starring: David Spade, Craig Bierko, Jenna Boyd, Jon Lovitz,
Mary McCormack, Alyssa Milano, Doris Roberts, Sascha Knopft
Plot Outline: A thirty-something former child star hires
a foster family to re-create the childhood he never had.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG13 (for crude and sex-related humor, language
and drug references)
Title: The Order
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Brian Helgeland
Tagline: Behind the disguise of good hides the
soul of evil
Starring: Heath Ledger, Shannyn Sossamon, Mark Addy, Benno
Fürmann, Peter Weller
Plot Outline: Alex Bernier (Ledger) is a member of an arcane
order of priests known as Carolingians. When the head of the order
dies, Alex is sent to Rome to investigate mysterious circumstances
surrounding the death.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: Rated R for violent images, sexuality and language
September 12th

Title: Cabin Fever
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Studio: Lions Gate Films
Director: Eli Roth
Tagline: Cabin Fever… catch it.
Starring: Jordan Ladd, Rider Strong, James DeBello, Cerina
Vincent, Joey Kern, Arie Verveen, Joe Adams
Plot Outline: Group of people are trapped in the woods and
methodically killed off by a horrifying flesh-eating virus.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong violence and gore, sexuality,
language and brief drug use.
Title: Matchstick Men
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Drama
Studio: Warner Bros.
Director: Ridley Scott
Tagline: Lie cheat steal rinse repeat
Starring: : Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce
McGill, Bruce Altman, Melora Walters
Plot Outline: A phobic con artist and his protege are on
the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist’s
teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Trailer 1: Trailer
Trailer 2: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for violence, language and sexual references)
Title: Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Genre: Action, Adventure
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Willem
Dafoe, Rubén Blades, Eva Mendes, Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Gerardo
Vigil, Enrique Iglesias, Cheech Marin, Marco Leonardi
Plot Outline: A drug lord who pretends to overthrow the Mexican
government. A corrupt CIA agent (Johnny Depp) who at that time, demands
retribution from his worst enemy to carry out the drug lord’s uprising
against the government.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for strong violence, and for language)

Title: Anything Else
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Woody Allen, Jason Biggs, Stockard Channing, Danny
DeVito, Jimmy Fallon, Christina Ricci
Plot Outline: The story of a struggling artist (Allen) who
has an affair with a much, much younger woman (Ricci), which breaks
the heart of her boyfriend (Biggs), and raises the ire of her shotgun-wielding
father (DeVito).
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for a scene of drug use and some sexual references)
Title: Cold Creek Manor
Genre: Thriller
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Director: Mike Figgis
Starring: Dennis Quaid, Sharon Stone, Stephen Dorff, Juliette
Lewis, Christopher Plummer, Raoul Bhaneja, Shauna Black, Paula Brancati,
George Buza, Aidan Devine, Dana Eskelson, Jill Fleischman, Stephanie
Morgenstern, Ray Paisley, Wayne Robson, Kristen Stewart, Philip Williams,
Ryan Wilson, Timm Zemanek
Plot Outline: A family relocates from the city to a pristine
country farmhouse. Trouble arrives in the form of the previous owner
(Dorff), who’s out of prison and looking to return to his home.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for violence, language and some sexuality)
Title: The Fighting Temptations
Genre: Comedy , Musical
Studio: Paramount Pictures, MTV Films
Director: Jonathan Lynn
Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Mike Epps, Faith Evans, Steve
Harvey, Beyonce Knowles, Rue McClanahan, Melba Moore, Wendell Pierce,
LaTanya Richardson, Dave Sheridan, Angie Stone
Plot Outline: A New York advertising executive travels to
a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must
create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some sexual references)
Title: Underworld
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Studio: Screen Gems (Sony)
Director: Len Wiseman
Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Bill Nighy, Michael
Sheen, Shane Brolly, Robby Gee, Erwin Leder, Wentworth Miller, Sophia
Plot Outline: Selene (Beckinsale), a beautiful vampire warrior,
is entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although
she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael (Speedman),
a werewolf who longs for the war to end.
Teaser Trailer: Teaser
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: R (for violence/gore and some language)
Title: Secondhand Lions
Genre: Drama
Studio: New Line Cinema
Director: Tim McCanlies
Starring: Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment,
Kyra Sedgwick, Nicky Katt, Josh Lucas
Plot Outline: A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy
sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy,
eccentric uncles in Texas.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG (for thematic material, language and action

Title: The Rundown
Genre: Action, Adventure
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Peter Berg
Starring: The Rock, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken,
Rosario Dawson, Jon Gries
Plot Outline: The Rock as a bounty hunter who attempts to
square a debt by heading to the Amazon jungle to capture someone.
The bounty hunter discovers that his quarry isn’t the bad guy he’d
been warned about, and the two team up in pursuit of riches stored
in a mine in the Amazon.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Title: Under the Tuscan Sun
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Director: Audrey Wells
Starring: Diane Lane, Raoul Bova, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan,
Dan Bucatinsky, Vince Riotta, Giulia Steigerwalt, Kate Walsh
Plot Outline: Academy Award nominee Diane Lane stars as Frances
Mayes, a 35-year-old San Francisco writer whose perfect life has just
taken an unexpected detour. Her recent divorce has left her with terminal
writer’s block and extremely depressed, and her best friend, Patti,
is beginning to think she might never recover.
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language.
Title: Duplex
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Studio: Miramax Films
Director: Danny DeVito
Starring: Ben Stiller, Drew Barrymore, Eileen Essell, Harvey
Fierstein, Sheryl Klein, Swoosie Kurtz, Tim Maculan, Maya Rudolph,
James Remar, Wallace Shawn, Justin Theroux, Amber Valletta, Robert
Plot Outline: In terms of living the American Dream, Alex
(Stiller) and Nancy (Barrymore) have it pretty good. They’re a young,
vibrant couple in New York City with bright futures ahead of them.
But one thing is missing: a home of their own. But their new home
comes with one feature they didn’t expect: an upstairs rent-controlled
tenant, Mrs. Connelly, who isn’t quite as easy going or frail as Alex
and Nancy originally anticipated. As their blissful life begins to
seriously fary around the edges, their dream home rapidly turns into
a nightmare. It’s then that they start to wonder: if they can’t move
Mrs. Connelly out…
Trailer: Trailer
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and
some violence.

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Compiled by M for Rap Basement.
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