These Are Going to Be the 31 Biggest Movies of the Fall

Probably should let your bank account know how much you'll be spending on tickets.

Smell that? It's the scent of pumpkin spice latte threatening to invade every single aspect of your life. In other words, fall is almost upon us, and the only place you can take refuge from PSL mayhem is the movie theater. Fortunately, a slew of genuinely wonderful new movies are coming out, which range from Oscar bait, to hilarious, to "OMG-this-is-terrifying-what-is-life" (hi, It!). Here's what to expect.

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Release date: October 13.

Starring: Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy.

About: A man who's diagnosed with polio shortly after falling in love, but manages to live life to the fullest and escape the confines of his hospital ward with his partner. Expect to weep—and check out's exclusive poster reveal right this way.

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'The Killing of a Sacred Deer'

Release date: October 27.

Starring: Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman.

About: A family's relationship with a teenage boy they've taken into their care, and the devastating effect it has on them when everything turns into a full blown revenge plot. (Also this is a psychological horror movie so be prepared to freak out—the trailer is truly terrifying. Like, not It terrifying, but still.)

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Release date: October 27.

Starring: Margaret Qualley, Melissa Leo, Dianna Agron, and Denis O'Hare. 

About: A young woman who gets "called" to be a nun and decides to move into a convent—only to find out that it's not exactly what she expected. This movie looks stunning, so get ready.

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'Tulip Fever'

Release date: September 1.

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Zach Galifianakis, Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Holliday Grainger, Matthew Morrison, and Cara Delevingne. 

About: A married woman's affair with an artist, set against the backdrop of Amsterdam's tulip market. FYI, there's quite a lot of buzz around this movie—not just because of the graphic sex scenes, but because of the *huge* delay in making it. 

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'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

Release date: November 10.

Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes, and Peter Dinklage. 

About: A woman who launches a billboard-based smear campaign against local police after her daughter is murdered and they don't do enough to help. It looks funny AF, and based on the trailer, Frances McDormand absolutely slays.

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'Last Flag Flying'

Release date: November 3.

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, and Laurence Fishburne.

About: Three Marine buddies who reunite for a military funeral when one of their sons is killed in combat. A poignant movie about friendship—and clearly a big moment for Steve Carell. Directed by Richard Linklater.

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'Darkest Hour'

Release date: November 22.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Ben Mendelsohn, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Lily James.

About: The early days of Winston Churchill's time as Prime Minister of England during World War 2. A must-watch for people who are into The Crown, British drama, and accents.

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Release date: October 20.

Starring: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, and Millicent Simmonds.

About: A girl who runs away from home to find her idol in the 20s, and a boy who runs away to find his missing father in the 70s. Or, less specifically, about the nostalgic wonder of childhood. Either way, it looks just lovely.

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Release date: October 13.

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, and Dan Stevens.

About: The hugely important and under-told story of Thurgood Marshall's early career—before he won Brown vs. Board of Education, and before was the first black Supreme Court justice. 

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'Molly's Game'

Release date: November 22.

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, and Michael Cera.

About: The story of Olympic-class skier Molly Bloom and the illegal poker ring she ran. Directed by Aaron Sorkin, and sure to be Oscar-worthy because of it.

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