With summer near its end, movies fans can rejoice in knowing that the fall is set to include a number of exciting new films. From spooky thrillers (Crimson Peak) to riveting historical dramas (Bridge of Spies) and franchise ending blockbusters (Mockingjay – Part 2), this fall promises to be every movie lovers dream. With that in mind, here are eight fall films you won’t want to miss.
The Night Before – November 25
As far as comedies are concerned, The Night Before looks to be filled with laughs. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogan, and Anthony Mackie in a story about three friends who celebrate Christmas Eve in raucous fashion.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 – November 20
One of the most anticipated films for the fall season is undoubtedly The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. As the hit franchise wraps up its main storyline, fans will be able to get a last glimpse of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) as she wages her revolutionary war on President Snow.
Crimson Peak – October 16
If you’re in the mood for a good horror film, Crimson Peak is set to bring plenty of scares. From director Guillermo del Toro, this gothic horror story centers on a creepy haunted house and stars the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, and Charlie Hunnam.
The Martian – October 2
The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott, is a sci-fi movie about an astronaut who is left on Mars and forced to find ways to adapt and survive until a rescue mission is mounted. The movie stars Matt Damon as the lead character and looks to feature some really great cinematic shots.
Snowden – December 25
Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is an adaptation from the best-selling book The Snowden Files by Luke Harding. Gordon-Levitt stars alongside Shailene Woodley, Scott Eastwood, and Nicolas Cage in this spy thriller about the famous NSA leak.
In the Heart of the Sea – December 11
Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea centers on the historical account that inspired the events in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. The adventure film stars Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, and Tom Holland.
Bridge of Spies – October 16
Bridge of Spies is set to be Steven Spielberg’s first project since 2011, when he was nominated for an Academy Award for Lincoln. The movie stars Tom Hanks, who plays an attorney who negotiates the release of a detained American U-2 pilot during the Cold War.
Spectre – November 6
Spectre marks the fourth time Daniel Craig will be starring as James Bond in the hit franchise. The movie centers on a story adapted from one of Ian Fleming’s original works involving a rogue spy agency named Spectre.
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