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New Movie Releases in Theaters in Week 40/2020

10/01/2020 | By: WPS

Like every week we present you the new movies which will be released today and in the next 7 days in the theaters in United States of America (USA). In calendar week 40/2020 there are 32 new movies in the cinema:

5 new movie releases on 10/01/2020 (Thursday)

Save Yourselves!(2020)

| 1h 33min | Comedy, Science Fiction
3.0/5 (with 73 votes)

A young Brooklyn couple head upstate to disconnect from their phones and reconnect with themselves. Cut off from their devices, they miss the news that the planet is under attack.

Jiang Ziya: Legend of Deification(2020)

3.7/5 (with 77 votes)

Atop the ruins of war, top commander Jiang Ziya is given the task to banish the Nine-tailed Fox Demon who threatens all mortals' very existence. When he discovers the Nine-tailed Fox's life linked to the soul of an innocent girl, he is faced with a challenging decision: follow the will of heaven or find his own path to righteousness.

Directed by Li Wei, Teng Cheng

Android Uprising(2020)

1h 21min | Science Fiction
2.9/5 (with 9 votes)

After a devastating battle against an army of drones leaves Sergeant Barbara Slade paralyzed, her only chance for survival is to be placed inside an artificial, android body. However, once inside a cybernetic unit, Slade’s identity is mistaken, leading her to a cell of antigovernment activists and to a mind-bending plan that threatens to destroy everything she has made sacrifices to protect.

Ultimate World(2020)

1h 36min | Comedy, Fantasy

Ex-couple Phoebe and Teddy must live out the remainder of their lease together. In the effort to avoid each other, they each fall down a series of surreal rabbit holes. Teddy befriends an old man living in his closet. Phoebe finds a bathroom graffitied with magic phone numbers.

Come Follow Me(2020)

45min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Come Follow Me dramatizes the relationship between Jesus and the Apostle Peter. From the day Peter heard Jesus call his name to the post-resurrection conversation in which Jesus charges ...

16 new movie releases on 10/02/2020 (Friday)

Possessor Uncut(2020)

3.2/5 (with 338 votes)

Tasya Vos, an elite corporate assassin, uses brain-implant technology to take control of other people’s bodies to terminate high profile targets. As she sinks deeper into her latest assignment, Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.

12 Hour Shift(2020)

1h 26min | Thriller, Horror, Comedy, Crime
2.7/5 (with 93 votes)

It's 1999 and over the course of one 12-hour shift at an Arkansas hospital, a junkie nurse, her scheming cousin and a group of black market organ-trading criminals start a heist that could lead to their collective demise.

Death of Me(2020)

| 1h 35min | Horror, Mystery
2.5/5 (with 105 votes)

A couple on holiday on a remote South Pacific island awaken one morning with a hang over and no recollection of what transpired. When playing back a video of the previous night, they see they participated in a local ritual that somehow ends with him murdering her.


1h 42min | Comedy, Horror
3.5/5 (with 220 votes)

When students in their high school begin inexplicably exploding (literally), seniors Mara and Dylan struggle to survive in a world where each moment may be their last.


| 1h 54min | Science Fiction, Thriller
2.6/5 (with 343 votes)

A lowly utility worker is called to the future by a mysterious radio signal, he must leave his dying wife to embark on a journey that will force him to face his deepest fears in an attempt to change the fabric of reality and save humankind from its greatest environmental crisis yet.

Directed by Seth Larney - With Kodi Smit-McPhee

Hubie Halloween(2020)

1h 42min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror
3.0/5 (with 683 votes)

Hubie Dubois, despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem, Massachusetts (and its legendary Halloween celebration), is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. But this year, something really is going bump in the night, and it’s up to Hubie to save Halloween.

On the Rocks(2020)

| 1h 36min | Drama, Comedy
3.1/5 (with 253 votes)

Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband.

A Call to Spy(2020)

| 2h 4min | History, Crime, Drama
3.4/5 (with 73 votes)

The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women form an unlikely sisterhood while entangled in dangerous missions to turn the tide of the war.

Directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher


2.5/5 (with 6 votes)

In the murky depths of Los Angeles' world-famous La Brea Tar Pits there lies an ancient secret - a creature that, awakened by underground construction, turns a night of somber packing for Barry Greenwood and his co-workers into a desperate fight for survival.

The Devil to Pay(2020)

1h 27min | Drama, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 6 votes)

After the disappearance of her husband, a struggling farmer in an isolated Appalachian community fights to save her son when the cold-hearted matriarch of the oldest family on the mountain demands payment of a debt that could destroy a decades-old truce.

Herb Alpert Is...(2020)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

From the success of Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, through the founding of A&M Records, to giving away more than $150 million to arts and education programs across the country, we’ll witness the humanity and the humility inherent in everything he does, as well as come to understand the power of creativity to entertain, inspire, heal and transform.

Murder Blohc: Based on True Jack Boyz Stories(2020)

| 26min | Crime, Drama
5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Macc Litton (Macc Dundee) is a cold-blooded American gangster, and not the sort of man you want to cross. When Macc's brother (J-Shep) winds up dead, Litton carves a bloody trail of revenge through the failed crew that was the Jack Boyz.


| 1h 40min | Drama
0.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Set between the New World (Heaven) and the Old World (Earth) the story follows the life and afterlife of Jonathan Stone and all of those lives around him from his past, present and future.


| 4min | Science Fiction, Music

Two men fall in love with an android dancer named Sofia.

2 new movie releases on 10/03/2020 (Saturday)

UFC on ESPN 16: Holm vs. Aldana(2020)

2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

135 lbs.: Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana 135 lbs.: Germaine de Randamie vs. Julianna Pena 265 lbs.: Yorgan De Castro vs. Carlos Felipe 135 lbs.: Cameron Else vs. Kyler Phillips 185 lbs.: Dusko Todorovic vs. Dequan Townsend.

Tales From Parts Unknown(2020)

| 1h 28min | Horror

Dr. Gangrene hosts 4 tales of terror in this horror anthology directed by Cameron McCasland.

2 new movie releases on 10/05/2020 (Monday)

Daddy's Girl(2018)

1h 20min | Horror, Crime, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 12 votes)

A young woman held captive by her stepfather becomes the focus of a female vigilante.

Edgar Allen Poe's Ligeia(2022)

A young artist, imprisoned within the trammels of opium addiction, relives his phantasmagorical courtship with a mysterious Soprano known only as Ligeia. While exploring these opium induced memories, the lines dividing reality and fantasy, memory and hallucination, begin to blur into an indecipherable labyrinth of obsession and despair. Though he is nursed back to health by a new love, the Lady Rowena, the haunting of Ligeia's memories as well as the spirits of Azrael and Nehushtan, continue to plague his mind and soul.

4 new movie releases on 10/06/2020 (Tuesday)

The Invincible Dragon(2019)

1h 38min | Action, Crime, Thriller, Comedy
2.0/5 (with 10 votes)

The undercover agent with dragon tattoo Kowloon continually helped the police to solve mysterious cases, which made him known as a rising star. However, his impulsive personality dragged him into endless troubles. He got himself into fights with the Macau detective, as well as an American Army veteran Alexander who has a secret linkage to Kowloon’s background….

The Haunting at Death Valley Junction(2020)

1h 32min | Horror, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

Do you believe in ghosts? At one time I didn't, but they believed in me.


2.7/5 (with 6 votes)

Archons is the story of falling-from-grace rock group, Sled Dog, half a decade after the release of their hit single, Backfire. After a chance encounter with rock-legend and life-long idol, Emerson Gilmore, Eric is willing to take one more chance at success, the way Emerson Gilmore did it back in the 70s—out in the Canadian mountains with a guitar and a bag of psychedelic drugs.


9min | Horror
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A lonely janitor most make a choice when a vampire attack leaves him the sole caretaker of an orphaned, and possibly monstrous, infant.

3 new movie releases on 10/07/2020 (Wednesday)

The Test(2023)

A horror film about a pilot who is the sole survivor of the plane crash in the deep unknown. He must survive in an isolated building where something evil is waiting.


1h 31min | Documentary

An exploration of the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes Gund who sold Roy Lichtenstein’s painting “Masterpiece” in 2017 for $165 million to start the Art for Justice Fund to end mass incarceration.

Directed by Catherine Gund

Nobody Dies(2020)

3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Policewoman Erica van der Linde has found the perfect way to ensure that witnesses remain hidden in her witness protection program in Cape Town. Instead of giving them the promised new identity, the clean start, and new life in a new place, she exposes them. It saves her time, effort and money and saves the world from evil, one at a time.

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