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New Releases: ‘Morgan,’ ‘The Light Between Oceans’

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Only two new wide releases for the first weekend of September.

From producer Ridley Scott (Alien, The Martian), comes the sci-fi thriller Morgan.

A corporate troubleshooter is tasked with investigating a terrifying accident in a top-secret laboratory.

There she discovers that the horrific ordeal was perpetrated by a seemingly innocent little girl, one who may hold the mysteries of both infinite possibilities and immeasurable danger.

Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Brian Cox, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Giamatti star in this mystery filled horror from director Luke Scott (Loom).

Morgan is rated R for brutal violence, and some language; with a run time of 92 minutes.

The newest film from director Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines), The Light Between Oceans, hits theaters this weekend as well.

Set shortly after World War 1, a lighthouse keeper and his wife are living off the coast of Western Australia when they discover a baby left abandoned in an adrift rowboat.

As the child grows older, the two discover that not returning the found child has had a horrible effect for someone on the mainland.

Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Bryan Brown and Jack Thompson star in this film adaptation of the 2012 novel of the same name.

The Light Between Oceans is rated PG-13 for thematic material and some sexual content; with a run time of 132 minutes.

One limited release of not this week from cult-fan favorite director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma) with the comedy horror Yoga Hosers.

When an ancient evil threatens their plans for a major party, two teenage yoga enthusiast must team-up with a legendary man-hunter to destroy the foul creatures.

Lily-Rose Depp, Harley Quinn Smith, Johnny Depp, Kevin Smith, Justin Long and Haley Joel Osment star in the wacky film that is a pseudo-sequel to 2014’s Tusk.

Here is a list of this week’s newest releases and theater counts courtesy of Box Office Mojo:

  • Morgan
    • 2,000
  • The Light Between Oceans
    • 1,500
  • Yoga Hosers
    • Limited

The weekend of September 9 brings four new wide releases.

From director Clint Eastwood comes Sully, the remarkable true story of pilot Chelsey Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), who became a hero after he glided his airplane into the Hudson River and saved all those on board.

When a young family hires a surrogate to finally have a baby, they find that the woman they hired to carry their child is also carrying a dark and dangerous fixation in When the Bough Breaks.

The story of Robinson Crusoe is retold from the perspective of a group of talking animals in the animated family film, The Wild Life.

The Disappointments Room follows a mother and her son’s desperate attempt for survival after they release a supernatural terror into their rural home.

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