October Movie Preview

The October movie preview is filled with drama, mystery, suspenseful and family-friendly flicks. Here’s just a short preview of what the box office has in store for the month of October.

Gone Girl – 10/3

Based on the the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl follows Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) on his 5th wedding anniversary with his wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike). Amy has recently gone missing, and Nick becomes bogged down with media’s pressure for answers. Nick’s blissful first 5 years of marriage begin to crumble when everyone begins to ask the question… “Did Nick kill his wife?”. This new drama is rated R.

The Good Lie – 10/3

Orphaned by the Civil War in Sudan in 1983, victims traveled as many as 1,000 miles in search of refuge. Nearly 15 years later, 3,600 lost boys and girls were brought to American through a huge humanitarian effort. The Good Lie is a story of their triumph and survival. Reese Witherspoon and Corey Stoll partner with famous Sudanese actors, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, and newcomer Nyakuoth Weil (many of whom were also children of war). This new drama, filled with mystery and suspense, is rated PG-13.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – 10/10

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the unfortunate, daily events of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould). Starting with gum in his hair, this no good, very bad day continues with a series of unfortunate events. When Alexander shares his stories to find little sympathy among family members, he begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He learns that he’s not alone when his mom (Jennifer Garner), dad (Steve Carell), brother (Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) all find themselves living through their very own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days. This new family-friendly flick is rated PG.

The Book of Life – 10/17

The Book of Life follows Manolo (Channing Tatum) on a vibrant fantasy-adventure! Manolo, a legend, conflicted hero and dreamer takes off on an unforgettable quest through magical and mythical worlds. His goal; rescue his one true love and defend his village. This new animated film, filled with adventure and romance, is rated PG.

The Best of Me – 10/17

Based on Nicholas Spark’s bestselling novel, The Best of Me tells the story of two former high school sweethearts who reunite after 20 years apart. Dawson & Amanda return to their small town for the funeral of a friend when a bittersweet reunion reignites their long lost love. This love story captures the sheer power of our first true love, and the choices we face when confronted with a second chance. This movie is not yet rated.

Nightcrawler – 10/31

Follow Lou Bloom’s (Jake Gyllenhaal) journey on discovering the high-speed world of crime journalism. L.A. is the perfect spot for Lou to set up shop as a Nightcrawler. The Nightcrawlers, a freelance camera crew, film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem in order to convert footage into dollars and cents. In the dangerous realm of Nightcrawling, Lou finds himself the star of his own story. This suspenseful drama is rated R.

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