The best films to see in Beijing this September

The best screenings and general release films in Beijing this month

Mission: Impossible - Fallout
This month, more Hollywood blockbusters make their way to China's cinemas. Take a look at our picks of the best ongoing and upcoming releases in September.

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General release

The Meg

Critics' pick

We know what you're thinking – not another shark movie. Expert sea diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) is on a path of redemption after he has a second chance at taking down the 70-foot long shark that cost him his crew, career and marriage.

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Cinemas around Beijing 10 Aug - 23 Sep Buy tickets

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Critics' pick

The tiniest Marvel hero may turn out to be the mightiest – or at least that's what is implied by his absence in Avengers: Infinity War. For now, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) rocks dad life and pines for another adventure. His wish comes true in the form of Hope van Dyne, the Wasp (Evangeline Lily), as they battle against a new enemy. 

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Cinemas around Beijing 24 Aug - 28 Sep Buy tickets

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Critics' pick

Actor Tom Cruise and Director Christopher McQuarrie are back with anotherMission Impossible. This time, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team find themselves wanted by assassins and in a race against time. Be prepared for more death-defying stunts and Cruise jumping out of planes.

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Cinemas around Beijing 31 Aug - 05 Oct

Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Critics' pick

Originally released in 2016, Pelé documents the early life of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, a young Brazilian boy who grows up to become the world-famous Pelé, i.e. the man that helped Brazil win its first World Cup victory when he was just 17.

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Cinemas around Beijing 08 Sep - 08 Oct

Alpha

Critics' pick

Based in Europe 20,000 years ago, this visually epic adventure follows a hurt young hunter and an abandoned wolf. To survive the harsh wilderness, the pair needs to learn to work together. 

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Cinemas around Beijing 08 Sep - 31 Oct

Death Wish

Critics' pick

Perhaps ill-timed, perhaps just another American vigilante film. Find out for yourself with Bruce Willis' newest action flick that sees him take on the neighbourhood bad guys. 

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Cinemas around Beijing 21 Sep - 01 Nov
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