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The 27 Biggest Movies You Need to See This Fall

Summer's the time for big, loud blockbuster movies and a few gems scattered in between. It's the fall when the real heavy-hitters come out.

Later this year, we'll see a bevy of Oscar contenders like "Molly's Game," independent film darlings that found their way to the big screen like "Call Me By Your Name," risky thrillers like "The Killing of a Sacred Deer," and, of course, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

Here are all the movies to keep an eye out for this fall.

Stephen King's terrifying clown novel gets the movie screen treatment with "It."

"It."

 Warner Bros.

Release date: September 8

Watch the trailer here.

Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem deal with creepy visitors in the Darren Aronofsky supernatural thriller "Mother!"

Jennifer Lawrence in "Mother!"

 Paramount Pictures

Release date: September 15

Watch the trailer here.

 

The elite British spy group meets its American counterpart in "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, and Taron Egerton.

Taron Egerton in "Kingsman: The Golden Circle."

 Fox

Release date: September 22

Watch the trailer here.

Steve Carell and Emma Stone face off in "The Battle of the Sexes," based on a 1973 tennis match that became a cultural landmark.

"Battle of the Sexes."

 Fox Searchlight

Release date: September 22

Watch the trailer here.

 

"Ninjago" is yet another entry in the "Lego Movie" universe, where young Lego ninjas defend their home against monsters and worry about getting through high school.

"The Lego Ninjago Movie."

 Warner Bros.

Release date: September 22

Watch the trailer here.

Based on a true story, "American Made" is helmed by "Edge of Tomorrow" director Doug Liman. The biopic stars Tom Cruise as an airline-pilot-turned-drug-smuggler-turned-DEA-informant.

"American Made."

 Universal Pictures/YouTube

Release date: September 29

Watch the trailer here.

 

A long-in-the-making sequel to the classic sci-fi film, "Blade Runner 2049" united Harrison Ford with Ryan Gosling in a brain-teasing epic from the director of "Arrival."

Ryan Gosling in "Blade Runner 2049."

 Warner Bros.

Release date: October 6

Watch the trailer here.

Director Sean Baker follows up his acclaimed coming-of-age film "Tangerine" with "The Florida Project," about a six-year-old and her friends living with her caring and rebellious mother.

"The Florida Project."

 A24

Release date: October 6

Watch the trailer here.

 

"The Foreigner" is a spy thriller that brings Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan back to American screens.

Jackie Chan in "The Foreigner."

 STX Entertainment

Release date: October 13

Watch the trailer here.

Chadwick Boseman plays Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, in "Marshall." The movie covers him fighting an important case early in his career, when he was a NAACP lawyer.

Chadwick Boseman in "Marshall."

 Open Road Films

Release date: October 13

Watch the trailer here.

 

Adam Sandler makes one of his rare serious movies with the family drama "The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)."

"The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)."

 Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix

Release date: October 13

Watch the trailer here.

Based on the bestselling novel by Jo Nesbø and directed by "Let the Right One In" filmmaker Tomas Alfredson, "The Snowman" is a crackling murder mystery starring Michael Fassbender.

Michael Fassbender in "The Snowman."

 Universal Pictures

Release date: October 20

Watch the trailer here.

 

"Wonderstruck" is two stories in one: It's about a young boy in the midwest and, 50 years earlier, a young girl in New York, both searching for something as their lives intersect in mysterious ways.

"Wonderstruck."

 Amazon Studios/YouTube

Release dateOctober 20

Watch the trailer here.

It's a suburban dark comedy written by the Coen Brothers, directed by George Clooney, and starring Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, and Julianne Moore. That's all you need to know about "Suburbicon."

"Suburbicon."

 Paramount Pictures/YouTube

Release date: October 27

Watch the trailer here.

 

From the director of twisted movies like "The Lobster" and "Dogtooth," "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" is a psychological horror movie about a surgeon and a young boy.

Colin Farrell in "The Killing of a Sacred Deer."

 A24/YouTube

Release date: October 27

Watch the trailer here.

"Thor: Ragnarok" looks to be one of the most fun Marvel movies yet, with our hero kidnapped and needing to find his way back to Asgard to save it.

"Thor: Ragnarok."

 Disney

Release date: November 3

Watch the trailer here.

 

A year after Bryan Cranston played President Lyndon Baines Johnson in "All the Way," Woody Harrelson picks up the role with Robert Reiner's "LBJ."

"LBJ."

 Electric Entertainment

Release date: November 3

Watch the trailer here.

Kenneth Branagh's "Murder on the Orient Express" has an all-star cast that includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, Michael Pena, and Branagh himself.

"Murder on the Orient Express."

 20th Century Fox

Release date: November 10

Watch the trailer here.

 

Finally, we get a "Justice League" movie: It brings together Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg.

Warner Bros.

Release date: November 17

Watch the trailer here.

"Call Me by Your Name" is a touching coming-of-age gay love story between a 17-year-old and a 24-year-old academic in Italy. It's gotten rave reviews at festivals.

"Call Me By Your Name."

 Sony Pictures Classics

Release date: November 24.

Watch the trailer here.

 

Aaron Sorkin both wrote and directed "Molly's Game," about a 26-year-old who runs a poker empire for celebrities and mobsters.

Jessica Chastain in "Molly's Game."

 STX Entertainment/YouTube

Release date: November 22

Watch the trailer here.

Pixar's new movie "Coco" is a musical journey through the Land of the Dead rooted in Mexican folklore.

"Coco."

 Disney/Pixar

Release date: November 22

Watch the trailer here.

 

"Lion" director Garth Davis tells the biblical story of Mary Magdalene with Rooney Mara in the title role and Joaquin Phoenix and Chiwetel Ejiofor playing Jesus and Peter.

Rooney Mara.

 Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Release date: November 24

James Franco and Seth Rogen explore the making of "The Room," one of the worst movies ever made, in "The Disaster Artist."

James Franco "The Disaster Artist."

 A24

Release date: December 1

Watch the trailer here.

 

Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water" is a remarkable romantic horror movie about a janitor and an amphibious creature held in a government facility.

Sally Hawkins in "The Shape of Water."

 Fox Searchlight

Release date: December 8

Watch the trailer here.

Does Luke still want to be a Jedi? How will Rey fight the First Order? Find out in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

 Disney

Release date: December 15

Watch the trailer here.

 

Dwayne Johnson keeps making fun action-comedy movies. The next one is "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," which updates the story to being about people trapped in a video game.

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle."

 Columbia Pictures

Release date: December 20

Watch the trailer here.

 

Original article can be found HERE

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