2009 September Movies (By Date)

44500 Max

    • Unrated
    • 79 min
    • Documentary

    A documentary on Max Perttula, a sincere country boy, who wants to produce his own luxury perfumes and take the world by storm, starting from his home village.

    The Shock Doctrine (2009)

    The Shock Doctrine

    • 60%
    • 78 min
    • Documentary

    Directed by award-winning filmmakers Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross (co-directors of THE ROAD TO GUANTANAMO), THE SHOCK DOCTRINE is a feature documentary based on Naomi Klein's bestselling book of the same name. THE SHOCK DOCTRINE is a gripping and incisive deconstruction of how free market policies have come to dominate the world through the exploitation of disaster-shocked people and countries. THE SHOCK DOCTRINE radically challenges the myth that the global free market triumphed on...


      • Documentary
      The Concert (2009)

      The Concert

        • PG-13
        • 119 min
        • Comedy

        The Concert is the new film from Radu Mihaileanu, the acclaimed writer/director of Live and Become, starring Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds), François Berléand; (Transporter series), and Alexei Guskov. In this new comedy, Guskov stars as Andrei Filipov, a once celebrated Russian conductor of the Bolshoi who has hit rock bottom and is now working as a depressed custodian who drinks too much. But when he intercepts an invitation meant for this former orchestra to perform in Paris, Andrei...

        Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009)

        Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Crime

          The true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas.

          Life and Film: The Labyrinthine Biographies of Vojtech Jasny (2009)

          Life and Film: The Labyrinthine Biographies of Vojtech Jasny

            • Unrated
            • 77 min
            • Documentary

            After having been one of the most successful film directors in Europe in the nineteen sixties, Vojtech Jasny -Czech, 81-, lives now forgotten by many in a small apartment in New York. His life and filmmaking are inseparable and in LIFE AND FILM Vojtech himself, from his home in New York and through the visits to his old friends, will recount his own story, from the Nazi invasion in Czechoslovakia to the Soviet invasion, subsequent exile and his arrival to New York years later....

            Zabludivshiysya (2009)


              • Unrated
              • 91 min
              • Thriller

              Главный герой, его жена и маленький сын заблудились в степи и застряли на проселочной дороге. Они вынуждены провести ночь в машине. Наутро главный герой просыпается один — жена и сын таинственно исчезли. Первые поиски приводят героя в одинокий домик, в котором живут...

              The Vintner's Luck (2009)

              The Vintner's Luck

                • NONE
                • 120 min
                • Drama

                Directed by Niki Caro (WHALE RIDER) and starring Vera Farmiga (THE DEPARTED, UP IN THE AIR) and Keisha Castle-Hughes (WHALE RIDER, STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH), The Vintner's Luck tells the compelling tale of Sobran Jodeau, an ambitious young peasant winemaker and the three loves of his life; his beautiful and passionate wife Celeste, the proudly intellectual baroness Aurora de Valday and Xas, a fallen angel, who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Sobran which endures for many years. A...

                Down Terrace (2009)

                Down Terrace

                • 85%
                • R
                • 89 min
                • Comedy

                Described in the press as "The Sopranos" if imagined by Mike Leigh or Ken Loach, "Down Terrace" stars real life father and son Bob and Robin Hill as Bill and Karl, the heads of a crime family struggling to keep their business together as infighting and a police informant in their midst threaten to unravel it completely.

                Artois the Goat (2009)

                Artois the Goat

                  • NONE
                  • 110 min
                  • Comedy

                  Lab technician Virgil Gurdies embarks on an epic quest to create the greatest goat cheese the world has ever known, and reclaim the heart of his beloved Angie. A felonious German baker, a grave-digging hermit, and a tiny white goat color this journey of love, destiny and dairy products.

                  Women ceng jing de wuchanzhe (2009)

                  Women ceng jing de wuchanzhe

                    • Unrated
                    • 76 min

                    Film shows the present state of China through twelve platforms, an old farmer, a middle aged waitress, a car washer, a weapons dealer, fish store owners, a barber, a factory owner, a park ranger, a shopping mall employee, etc. These various faces of the so-called proletarian class ask, what is a dream? Answers to this question exist in the interview with each character, but is conveyed much more clearly through the black and white image of the children putting up their future as...

                    Making Plans for Lena (2009)

                    Making Plans for Lena

                    • 50%
                    • Unrated
                    • 105 min
                    • Drama

                    Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any means necessary, to make her happy. Written by American Film Market

                    Unmade Beds (2009)

                    Unmade Beds

                    • 74%
                    • NR
                    • 93 min
                    • Comedy

                    The quirky story of Vera and Axl who both live in the same London warehouse but who's paths never cross until fate steps in.

                    Baarìa (2009)


                      • NONE
                      • 151 min
                      • Comedy

                      Baarìa describes the progress of a young man – as well as that of his country – as Peppino takes work as a shepherd to support his family in the small Sicilian town of Bagheria, nicknamed “Baarìa” by its residents. During the next five decades he experiences a gamut of emotions and awakenings, as he finds the love of his life, is a witness to dramatic political change and intellectual upheaval, and discovers a destiny he could have never imagined.

                      Taking Woodstock (2009)

                      Taking Woodstock

                      • 47%
                      • PG-13
                      • 120 min
                      • Comedy

                      A generation began in his backyard…. From Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), comes Taking Woodstock, a new comedy inspired by the true story of Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin) and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was.

                      Charlie & Boots (2009)

                      Charlie & Boots

                      • 64%
                      • NONE
                      • 101 min
                      • Adventure

                      "Charlie & Boots" follows a father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip.

                      Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)

                      Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

                        • G
                        • 81 min
                        • Animation

                        A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the sea on a secret quest to set things right.

                        A Dog Year (2009)

                        A Dog Year

                          • Unrated
                          • 80 min
                          • Comedy

                          Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined because of abuse. Despite a series of mishaps, Jon decides to keep trying with the dog, and he rents a dilapidated farm house to give the dog room to run. A local handyman refers Jon to a woman who might be able to help him train the dog. Reluctantly,...

                          Extract (2009)


                          • 63%
                          • R
                          • 91 min
                          • Comedy

                          Ben Affleck will play an ambulance-chasing lawyer in the film, which centers on a flower extract factory owner (Jason Bateman) who's dealing with workplace problems and a streak of bad luck, including his wife's affair with a gigolo. Clifton Collins Jr. is also joining the cast as a factory worker who loses a body part in a freak accident and is now due for a huge settlement. have already boarded the project, which begins filming Monday in Los Angeles.

                          Gamer (2009)


                          • 29%
                          • R
                          • 95 min
                          • Action

                          "Gamer" is a high-concept action thriller set in a near future when gaming and entertainment have evolved into a terrifying new hybrid. Humans control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online games: people play people...for keeps. Mind-control technology is widespread, and at the heart of the controversial games is its creator, reclusive billionaire Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall). His latest brainchild, the first-person shooter game "Slayers," allows millions to act out their most savage...