11 Movies to Watch This October

Doctor Strange, The Girl on the Train, Keeping Up with the Joneses, and more!
by Dyan Zarzuela   |  Oct 3, 2016
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  1. The Girl on the Train (October 5)

Quick—you still have some time to read the best-selling and critically acclaimed novel that this movie is based on! Starring the awesome Emily Blunt, this adaptation is about a commuter who passes by a certain couple’s house on her daily train ride and fantasizes about their perfect life. One day she witnesses something shocking in their home—problem is, she's an unreliable narrator because of her drinking problem and memory loss. You'll definitely get sucked in as the girl on the train tries to get to the bottom of this mystery.

  1. Deepwater Horizon (October 5)

The Maze Runner's Dylan O'Brien faces a different kind of monster in this film based on the true story of one of the biggest man-made disasters in history, along with Mark Wahlberg and Gina Rodriguez from Jane the Virgin.

  1. Inferno (October 12)

Our girl Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything, Like Crazy, Rogue One) joins Tom Hanks in the latest Dan Brown thriller. She plays a doctor who teams up with famous symbologist Robert Langdon after he wakes up in a hospital with amnesia. Together, they go on a quest to stop a Dante's Inferno kind of monstrosity from being unleashed.

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  1. Kubo and the Two Strings (October 12)

Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson aka Rickon from Game of Thrones!) is just a boy standing in front of his neighbors, asking them to listen to his fantastical stories. But when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past, he must find a way to save his loved ones and maybe even discover his own mythical legacy in the process. This film is exclusive to Robinsons Movieworld.

  1. Shelter (October 12)

A harrowing story about finding home and a sense of belonging, as told through the eyes of a heroin junkie and an illegal immigrant in New York. This film is exclusive to Starmall and Vista Mall cinemas.

  1. Oops! Noah Is Gone (October 15, 16, 22, 23)

Do you ever think about the story of Noah's ark and how all the animals in the world couldn't have fit there? This is the story of the animals that didn't make the cut and their journey to find a place on Noah's ark and in the world.

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  1. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (October 19)

This is the story of how Robin, aka Cobie Smulders from How I Met Your Mother, became the head of the Military Police, replacing the legendary Jack Reacher. When she's set up and arrested for treason, she breaks out of prison with Jack’s help, and together, they get to the bottom of the government conspiracy.

  1. Keeping Up with the Joneses (October 19)

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Don Draper (John Hamm) are your super cool neighbors who are actually superspies. Think Mr. and Mrs. Smith made funnier thanks to Isla Fisher (Confessions of a Shopaholic, Now You See Me) and Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover series).

  1. Max Steel (October 19)

There's always room for a new superhero in our hearts, especially one as charming and kind-hearted, not to mention adorable like Max!

  1. Ouija: Origin of Evil (October 26)

Ah, the Ouija. After countless slumber parties and sleepless nights, we can't get enough of this spooky board. Careful, you might just wake something up like this barkada did!

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  1. Doctor Strange (October 26)

We're so ready for Marvel's new mind-bending adventure with internet boyfriend Benedict Cumberbatch. Joining him are our queen Rachel McAdams and Mads Mikkelsen from Hannibal—talk about worlds colliding!

Which movies are you excited to see?

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Dyan Zarzuela
Council of Cool 9, Managing Editor, Columnist
Stalks celebrities, watches TV, marathons movies, curls up with books, and flails at concerts for a living. Also: semi-hardcore Whovian.
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