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17 Movies We're Excited for This October

Shanee Edwards is a screenwriter who earned her master's degree at UCLA Film School. She recently won the Next MacGyver television writing competition to create a TV show about a female engineer. Her TV pilot, Ada and the Machine, is cur...

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October is full of must-see movies

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October is full of must-see movies

It’s hard to believe the classic science-fiction film Blade Runner came out 35 years ago. Though it wasn’t a box office success, it created a whole new genre of movies: neo-noir cyberpunk. Its sequel, Blade Runner 2049, sees the return of Harrison Ford’s possible replicant, Deckard, but also adds a new character, K, played by Ryan Gosling. The movie explores a futuristic world that’s been ravaged by civilization and delves deep into the human soul, asking the question: What does it mean to be human?

There are lots of other great movies this month, including plenty of horror flicks like The Snowman just in time for Halloween.

There's also an emotionally powerful biopic that reveals the true story behind the dysfunctional family that created the Winnie the Pooh books.

Check out all the powerful movies coming in October — there's really something for everyone. 

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'The Florida Project'': Oct. 6

A24
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'The Florida Project'': Oct. 6

A 6-year-old courts mischief in the shadows of Disneyworld.

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'Better Watch Out': Oct. 6

Well Go USA
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'Better Watch Out': Oct. 6

A babysitter must defend a 12-year-old boy from surprising intruders.

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'Blade Runner 2049': Oct. 6

Warner Bros.
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'Blade Runner 2049': Oct. 6

A long-buried secret leads a replicant to track down a former blade runner.

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'Bad Grandmas': Oct. 6

Parade Deck Films
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'Bad Grandmas': Oct. 6

Four grandmothers accidentally kill a con-man. Florence Henderson stars.

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'Breathe': Oct. 13

Bleecker St.
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'Breathe': Oct. 13

The true love story of a couple who refuses to give up in the face of disease.

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'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': Oct. 13

Annapurna
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'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women': Oct. 13

A look at the polyamorous relationship between the people who created Wonder Woman.

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'Goodbye Christopher Robin': Oct. 13

Fox Searchlight
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'Goodbye Christopher Robin': Oct. 13

A look into the dysfunctional family that created the Winnie the Pooh stories.

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'Happy Death Day': Oct. 13

Universal
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'Happy Death Day': Oct. 13

A college student relives the day of her murder.

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'The Snowman': Oct. 20

Universal
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'The Snowman': Oct. 20

A detective (Michael Fassbender) investigates a killer who leaves snowmen as clues.
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'Geostorm': Oct. 20

Warner Bros.
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'Geostorm': Oct. 20

A network of satellites designed to control the global climate start to attack Earth.

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'Only The Brave': Oct. 20

Sony
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'Only The Brave': Oct. 20

The true story about the firemen from Prescott, Arizona, who lost 19 men.

 

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'Amityville: The Awakening': Oct. 25

TWC/Dimension
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'Amityville: The Awakening': Oct. 25

A single mother moves her children into a house, unaware of its bloody history.

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'All I See Is You': Oct. 27

Open Road Films
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'All I See Is You': Oct. 27

A blind woman regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about her husband.

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'Suburbicon': Oct. 27

Paramount
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'Suburbicon': Oct. 27

A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. Matt Damon and Julianne Moore star.

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'Jigsaw': Oct. 27

Lionsgate
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'Jigsaw': Oct. 27

Could a gruesome killer known as Jigsaw be back from the dead?

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'Thank You for Your Service': Oct. 27

Universal
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'Thank You for Your Service': Oct. 27

A group of U.S. soldiers struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life.

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