We’ve compiled all the movies screening in Hong Kong this month for your perusal. From smaller, locally produced films to blockbusters, check out what’s next on your weekend viewing list. In general, tickets are cheaper in the morning and on weekdays. Scroll through to see what piques your interest or jump to a genre to see what’s currently playing. This guide is updated monthly!

In Theatre Now

Father of the Milky Way Railroad

Father of the Milky Way Railroad

“Father of the Milky Way Railroad” is a touching biopic tracing Miyazawa Kenji’s life. Renowned for enchanting children’s stories and poetry, the film explores his complex relationship with his father, Masajiro. Suda Masaki’s compelling performance and Yakusho Koji’s gravitas bring depth to this portrayal of Kenji’s unwavering passion for literature and spirituality.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
JapaneseSeptember 7Drama129 minsI

The Nun II

the nun2

The highest-grossing horror film series in box office history, The Conjuring Universe has recorded over two billion dollars worldwide. Its spin-off sequel, The Nun 2, is once again produced by key producers of The Conjuring Universe, Peter Safran from The Safran Company and James Wan from Atomic Monster Productions. In 1956 France, a priest is violently murdered, and Sister Irene begins to investigate. She once again comes face-to-face with a powerful evil.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 7Horror110 minsIIB



Diplomat Min-jun receives a coded message from a kidnapped colleague in Lebanon, triggering an unofficial rescue mission. With hopes of a promotion, Min-jun teams up with a Korean taxi driver named Pan-su. Pursued by local gangsters and faced with a shady ally, Min-jun must navigate dangerous obstacles to save his colleague’s life.

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LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
KoreanSeptember 7Drama132 minsIIB



An undercover CIA operative gets stuck in hostile territory in Afghanistan after his mission is exposed. Accompanied by his translator, he must fight enemy combatants as he tries to reach an extraction point in Kandahar.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 7Action120 minsIIB

Prison Flowers

prison flowers

‘Top Sis,’ a framed businesswoman, finds herself in a prison turf war against Mrs. Ball. In a bid for self-preservation, ‘Top Sis’ allies with Kelly and Mother Bo to challenge Mrs. Ball’s dominance. As the conflict escalates, Bobo, a female prisoner, faces the ruthless Butcher Wan. As tensions escalate, the war between the two factions reaches a boiling point, leading to a final decision to avenge a tragic loss.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
CantoneseSeptember 7Drama88 minsIIB

Stand Up Story

stand up story

Mancer, the primary caregiver for his intellectually disabled father, stumbles upon the world of stand-up comedy. After joining a competition, he becomes addicted to the joy of making people laugh. However, after a competition, Mancer struggles to reclaim that spark. Searching for inspiration, Mancer finds that his hardships hold the key to his best jokes. In a surprising twist, he learns that misery can be the wellspring of comedy.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
CantoneseSeptember 14Drama104 minsIIA

A Haunting In Venice

a haunting in venice

Based on Agatha Christie’s novel Hallowe’en Party, the film is directed and stars Oscar® winner Kenneth Branagh as the iconic detective Hercule Poirot. Set in post-World War II Venice on All Hallows’ Eve, Poirot is drawn into a terrifying mystery after attending a haunted séance. With an exceptional ensemble cast, including Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, and Michelle Yeoh, the film unravels a sinister world of shadows and secrets.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 14Drama103 minsIIA

Back Home

back home

Heung Wing, haunted by his ability to see ghosts since childhood, seeks refuge in Canada to escape his traumatic upbringing. However, when he learns of his mother’s coma and alleged suicide, he is compelled to return to Hong Kong. Back in his childhood home, he encounters a world that feels alien and haunted. As suicides plague his neighborhood and ghosts resurface, Heung Wing’s reality spirals into an unimaginable nightmare.

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LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
CantoneseSeptember 14Horror102 minsIIB

Talk To Me

talk to me

When a group of friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill, until one of them goes too far and opens the door to the spirit world, forcing them to choose who to trust: the dead or the living.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 14Horror95 minsIIB

Tokyo Revengers 2: Bloody Halloween-Destiny

Tokyo revengers 2: Bloody Halloween-Destiny

After failing to save his ex-girlfriend Hinata from the Tokyo Manji Gang’s clutches once again, Takemichi is determined to rewrite fate. The key to her salvation lies in a tragic event that shattered the bond between the gang’s six founders—best friends turned enemies. As Halloween approaches, a colossal battle looms, testing loyalties and endangering the very existence of the Tokyo Manji Gang.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
JapaneseSeptember 14Teen/ Action90 minsIIB



The world’s greatest action stars, including Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, and Sylvester Stallone, come together once again. This time, they are joined by a new generation of stars, featuring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Megan Fox, Tony Jaa, Iko Iwais, Jacob Scipio, Levy Tran, and Andy Garcia. As the world’s last line of defense, The Expendables face their toughest challenge yet, with “new blood” bringing a whole new level of intensity.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 21Action104 minsIIB

One Fine Morning

one fine morning

Sandra is a widowed young mother raising her daughter on her own, while also caring for her sick father. She’s dealing with the loss of the relationship she once had with her father, while she and her mother and sister fight to get him the care he requires. At the same time, Sandra reconnects with Clément, a friend she hasn’t seen in a while and, although he’s married, their friendship soon blossoms into a passionate affair.

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LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
FrenchSeptember 21Romance113 minsIIB


the creator

In a future where humanity is locked in a brutal war against artificial intelligence, ex-special forces agent Joshua is tasked with a dangerous mission: eliminate the enigmatic Creator, the mastermind behind advanced AI. As Joshua and his elite team navigate enemy territory, they uncover a shocking truth—the world-ending weapon they seek is an AI in the guise of an innocent child.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 28ThrillerTBCTBC


the forger

Set in 1940s Berlin, 21-year-old Cioma Schönhaus, a Jewish man, seeks a way to evade deportation. Rather than hiding in shadows, Cioma ventures into the city’s vibrant nightlife, assuming the identity of a marine he created. By day, he becomes a master forger, skillfully crafting counterfeit IDs to save others from persecution. But as the Nazi regime tightens its grip, Cioma must make a daring escape, shedding his false identity and carrying a forged ID bearing his true name.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
GermanSeptember 28Drama116 minsIIA



When a magical meteor crashes in Adventure City, the PAW Patrol pups gain extraordinary superpowers, becoming the Mighty Pups. For Skye, the smallest pup, it’s a dream come true. But when their nemesis Humdinger teams up with a mad scientist to steal their powers, the Mighty Pups must save Adventure City from their villainous plot. 

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 28AnimationTBCTBC

Saw X

Saw X

In this untold story set between SAW I and II, Tobin Bell reprises his chilling role as John Kramer, aka Jigsaw. Desperate for a cure to his cancer, he seeks a miracle cure in Mexico, only to uncover a deceitful operation preying on the vulnerable. Driven by vengeance, Jigsaw takes matters into his own hands, devising a series of horrifying traps to deliver his own brand of justice to the con artists.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
EnglishSeptember 28ThrillerTBCTBC

Lonely Eighteen

Lonely Eighteen

This is a story about how family can impact the growth of a young woman. It follows Elaine, who grew up in poverty in the 1980’s, and her best friend Ying as they enter the Hong Kong entertainment industry to change their fate. In the golden era of Hong Kong cinema, Ying becomes a popular erotic star while Elaine struggles between her identity and her job as an actor. When Hong Kong cinema’s glory fades a decade later, the two women end up on diverging paths due to their life choices.

LanguageRelease DateGenreDurationCategory
CantoneseSeptember 28Drama92 minsIIB

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