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New Movie Releases in Theaters in Week 41/2020

10/08/2020 | 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 41/2020 there are 26 new movies in the cinema:

8 new movie releases on 10/08/2020 (Thursday)


1h 34min | Comedy, Drama
3.2/5 (with 5 votes)

A young widower sidesteps grief, loss, and familial dysfunction when he steals his wife's ashes and sets off on an impulsive odyssey through America's heartland to find something he'd lost long before her death.

Dear Santa(2020)

1h 22min | Documentary
1.8/5 (with 1 vote)

An elixir to our current state, "Dear Santa" takes us on the fanciful and poignant journey of a little known program called Operation Santa. For more than 100 years, human elves have been helping Santa respond to the thousands of letters children write and mail to him. This gripping documentary crisscrosses the country, following the most emotional letters as the elves work hard to make sure each child’s Christmas dreams come true.


1h 20min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Forced to go legal, an outlaw pot farmer fights to preserve her way of life.

Darkness in Tenement 45(2020)

1h 35min | Thriller, Drama, Horror
2.6/5 (with 4 votes)

Sixteen-year-old Joanna has been living with her overbearing Aunt Martha in a low-income NYC tenement building ever since a violent outburst left her fighting a feeling she can only describe as the "darkness." Little did she know that weeks after moving in, a biological threat from the Soviet Union would leave the building boarded up and the tenants locked inside. It's been one month since they were first sequestered. With food dwindling and Martha's controversial role as leader expanding, Joanna realizes that she must face both her darkness and her aunt in order to save the tenants. But can she take on the leadership without letting the darkness take over her entirely?

Here We Are(2020)

1h 34min | Drama

Aharon has devoted his life to raising his son Uri. They live together in a gentle routine, away from the real world. But Uri is autistic, and now as a young adult it might be time for him to live in a specialized home. While on their way to the institution, Aharon decides to run away with his son and hits the road, knowing that Uri is not ready for this separation. Or is it, in fact, his father who is not ready?

The Donut Dollies(2020)

1h 25min | Documentary, Drama

Two women bravely return to Vietnam after 46 years to remember their intense and transformative experiences as Red Cross Donut Dollie volunteers, boosting the morale of battle-worn soldiers on the frontlines of the Vietnam War while negotiating their own unforgettable emotional journey.


1h 29min | Documentary
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Pedro Opeka declined an opportunity to play professional soccer in his native Buenos Aires and realize his childhood dream. He chose instead to become a missionary and live in one of the poorest countries in the world. The son of a bricklayer, he convinced destitute families living in Madagascar’s largest landfill that he could teach them how to build their own houses and, in the process, build their dignity. After 30 years of construction, fighting increasing poverty and political instability, Father Pedro has created a highly functional city within this dysfunctional island nation. His mission is to prepare the children he saves to one day save their own country.

The Great Mother(2020)

1h 37min | Documentary, Drama
4.5/5 (with 1 vote)

This vérité documentary follows Nora Sandigo, legal guardian to over 2000 US-citizen children of undocumented immigrants, as she sacrifices everything to keep American-born children with their undocumented parents.

11 new movie releases on 10/09/2020 (Friday)

Honest Thief(2020)

| 1h 39min | Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama
3.3/5 (with 708 votes)

A bank robber tries to turn himself in because he's falling in love and wants to live an honest life...but when he realizes the Feds are more corrupt than him, he must fight back to clear his name.

The War with Grandpa(2020)

| 1h 34min | Comedy, Kids & Family
3.2/5 (with 401 votes)

Peter is thrilled that his Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his Grandpa, he wants his room back - so he has no choice but to declare war.


| 1h 21min | Documentary
3.5/5 (with 42 votes)

Fox Rich, indomitable matriarch and modern-day abolitionist, strives to keep her family together while fighting for the release of her incarcerated husband. An intimate, epic, and unconventional love story, filmed over two decades.

Directed by Garrett Bradley

Cagefighter: Worlds Collide(2020)

| 1h 38min | Action
3.6/5 (with 15 votes)

Reiss is the greatest champion to ever fight in a LEGENDS cage. But when promoter Max Black pits him against wrestling superstar Randy Stone, Reiss finds himself in the toughest fight of his life.

Yellow Rose(2020)

| 1h 34min | Drama, Music
3.5/5 (with 9 votes)

Rose, a 17-year-old Filipino-American teenager from Texas, dreams of becoming a country music icon. She has to fend for herself when her mother is arrested by ICE, and must choose between following her dreams without her mother or leaving her passions behind.

Directed by Diane Paragas

Faith Based(2020)

1h 32min | Comedy
2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

When two idiot friends realize all "faith based" films make buckets of cash, they set out on a mission to make one of their own.

Mighty Ira(2020)

1h 39min | Documentary

Ira is one of America's unsung champions of civil rights and liberties. As his generation retires from the barricades, Ira reminisces on his life at the forefront of defending the rights of all Americans.

Good Luck with Everything(2020)

1h 15min | Romance / Love

While housesitting for a friend, a recently single man must host a beautiful girl who is crashing on the couch for the week.

Effigy: Poison and the City(2020)

| 1h 25min | Thriller, History
2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

1828 in the German port city of Bremen: Two very different women collide in an age that has no place for either of them. One strives for a career in law, at a time when women aren't even admitted to universities. The other has lived life outside the law and may now have to pay the tab. One of them needs to get her head together – while the other would do anything not to lose hers. -- Based on a true story.

A Rainy Day in New York(2019)

| 1h 32min | Comedy, Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 998 votes)

Two young people arrive in New York to spend a weekend, but once they arrive they're met with bad weather and a series of adventures.

Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton(2020)

| 1h 11min | Documentary

The inspiring true story of a poor Irish immigrant who sets sail for America in 1928 with dreams of becoming a millionaire but, with the help of the most iconic celebrities of Hollywood, ends up spending his life championing the message, "The Family That Prays Together Stays Together.".

1 new movie release on 10/10/2020 (Saturday)

Mr. Xmas(2020)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Mr. X is back in this American black comedy short film series directed by Ian Cranston. This time it follows a memory runner (iCizzle) on Christmas eve who is killed and begins reliving the memories of his past repeatedly.

3 new movie releases on 10/12/2020 (Monday)

Torn from Innocence(2020)

1h 21min | Crime, Drama
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The real story behind sex trafficking. New York Detective Jack Spencer takes on a human trafficking ring that is tied to the United Nations as he risks his life to save the lives of innocent young women from a life of sex slavery and human depravity.

Gooey Goats(2020)

A Goat Kid’s rocky relationship with her father takes an other-worldly turn when his brain is overtaken by an alien parasite bent on world domination.

Bag of Tricks(2020)

17min | Horror

What a young couple presumes to be a child trick or treating starts to terrorize them in their apartment.

3 new movie releases on 10/13/2020 (Tuesday)

Snow Falls(2023)

1h 19min | Horror
2.4/5 (with 13 votes)

After a winter storm strands five friends in a remote cabin with no power and little food, disorientation slowly claims their sanity as each of them succumbs to a fear that the snow itself may be contaminated or somehow evil.

Directed by Colton Tran - With Victoria Moroles, Johnny Berchtold


1h 39min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
2.5/5 (with 6 votes)

A listless grand-daughter, Chance Sinclair, is sentenced to live with her draconian grand-father, August after a violent incident at school and begins to question the source of her families immense wealth and power. When Chance's scheming Mom, June hires a troubled chef Sydney to poison August, the family's monstrous secrets are revealed over the course of one bloody night. Every soul is up for grabs as The Sinclair Family Games Night gets underway and Chance learns that being a part of this family is a blood-in, blood-out proposition.

Directed by Edward John Drake - With Jonathan Lipnicki, Avery Konrad, Timothy V. Murphy, Lochlyn Munro, Corey William Large

Big Freaking Rat(2020)

1.9/5 (with 2 votes)

Ranger BRODY, with the help of his nephew and niece DYLAN and NAOMI, is preparing to open the brand-new campground for the season. Everything is in order and the camp seems peaceful until GIANT RANT, mutated from multiple dumping of toxic wastes, begins killing the campers and rangers.

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