From book adaptations to action and adventure, October has something for everyone. There are even more potential Oscar contenders. Here’s some October movies you NEED to see this month.
The Girl On the Train, Oct. 7
Adapted from the best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins. This film stars Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux and Rebecca Ferguson
Inferno, Oct. 28
Tom Hanks reprises his role as a famed symbologist in Dan Brown’s thriller. Only this time, he has amnesia. He and another doctor team up to not only restore his memories by to stop a madman from releasing a plague connected to Dante’s Inferno.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Oct. 21
Tom Cruise’s Jack Reacher returns to his old unit only to find out he’s accused of a 16 year homicide.
The Accountant, Oct. 14
Ben Affleck stars in the title role as a man who has more affection for numbers than with people. He’s an accountant for some of the world’s most notorious criminal organizations. When the Treasury Dept starts to close in, the body count begins to rise.
The Birth Of A Nation, Oct.7
The historical drama follows Nat Turner, played by director Nate Park through his infamous revolt.
American Pastrol, Oct.28
American Pastrol follows Seymour Levov, who is a high school athlete that marries a former beauty queen and inherits the family business. His life changes when his daughter commits an act of terrorism during the Vietnam War. Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning and Ewan McGregor star.
The Handmaiden, Oct 21
Set in the 1930’s. The film revolves around 4 people who are after a noble lady’s fortune.
Certain Women, Oct. 14
An adaptation of Maile Meloy’s short stories aobut people living in a small town. Stars Michelle Williams and Kristen Stewart.