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10 highly-anticipated films coming this fall

From crime to comedy, fall’s wide array of new movie releases makes it easy to transition into sweater weather.


Compiled by Salon staff
September 18, 2019 5:45PM (UTC)
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As the temperatures dip, we’ll need any excuse to stay inside. We’ve pulled together the 10 most anticipated releases from September to November so you can stay warm and entertained. 

It Chapter Two

Release date: September 6, 2019

Genre: Horror 

Clowns have become a fixture in our collective nightmares since Pennywise first graced our screens 27 years ago. Now, back to haunt us all, the kids of Derry, Maine have walked right back into the bloodbath they’ve tried so desperately to bury within their subconscious all this time.   

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Rambo: Last Blood

Release date: September 20, 2019

Genre: Action 

After being mistreated upon his return from Vietnam in the saga’s first instalment, war veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) finally earns the recognition he deserves up against the menacing Mexican drug cartel.

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The Addams Family

Release date: October 11, 2019

Genre: Animated

Morbid, mysterious, and just a little bit charming, this cult-classic gets a modern animated update starring Charlize Theron and Chloë Grace Moretz. Halloween viewing party, anyone?

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Zombieland 2: Double Tap

Release date: October 18, 2019

Genre: Comedy

Get ready for your second dose of shenanigans, gunfire, and bizarre banter as a non-traditional family (Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone) goes head to head against idiosyncratic zombies for the first time in 10 long-awaited years. 

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Black and Blue

Release date: October 25, 2019

Genre: Thriller

Corruption within the police force is nothing new, but when a new police officer accidentally records a crime on her body cam, she’s faced with a major decision: perpetuate the problem, or become part of the solution?

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Harriet

Release date: November 1, 2019

Genre: Biography 

After liberating hundreds of slaves from the Undergound Railroad, this biopic reveals elements of heroic abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy that your teachers never showed you in textbooks.

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Honey Boy

Release date: November 8, 2019

Genre: Drama 

In Shia LaBoeuf’s stellar performance, the turbulent dynamic she shares with his son proves raising a young star can have severe ramifications for years to come—on both the parent and child.

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Release date: November 22, 2019

Genre: Drama

Following the release of last year’s box office success Won’t You Be My Neighbor, this anticipated drama based on a 1998 Esquire profile follows the unique friendship between childhood pop culture icon Mister Rogers (Tom Hanks) and a journalist looking to discover what it means to be a hero. 

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Last Christmas

Release date: November 15, 2019

Genre: Comedy 

We’ve all accepted a retail job during the holiday season. But for Kate, who works as an elf at a Christmas shop, meeting a perfect stranger on the job proves the gig might be far more than just a quick paycheck. 

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Queen and Slim

Release date: November 27, 2019

Genre: Drama 

When their first date culminates in a minor traffic violation, one young couple must face the real question: were they acting in self-defense, or are they veritable cop killers?

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