Summer’s over, which means it’s time to start thinking about Oscar contenders, a handful of remakes, and, uh, at least one new Marvel movie. Here are the films we’re most looking forward to seeing between now and Thanksgiving, according to Yahoo! Movies.
25. OLDBOY [11/27] Starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Spike Lee. Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked up into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason.
24. DELIVERY MAN [11/22] Starring Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Colbie Smulders. An affable underachiever finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
23. WIZARD OF OZ [Re-released in IMAX 3-D 9/20] Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Bert Lahr. Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.
22. ESCAPE PLAN [10/18] Starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent. When a structural-security authority finds himself incarcerated in a prison he designed, he has to put his skills to escape and find out who framed him.
21. ROMEO & JULIET [10/11] Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Ed Westwick. When the star-crossed lovers of two enemy families meet, forbidden love ensues.
20. MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM [11/29] Starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto. A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
19. RUSH [9/27] Starring Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde. A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
18. DALLAS BUYERS CLUB [11/1] Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto. The story of Texas electrician Ron Woodroof and his battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986, and his search for alternative treatments that helped established a way in which fellow HIV-positive people could join for access to his supplies.
17. PRISONERS [9/20] Starring a whole slew of people including Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis. When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
16. ENDER’S GAME [11/1] Starring Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, Harrison Ford. 70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion.
15. CARRIE [10/18] Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Ansel Elgort. A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
14. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 [9/27] Starring Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Will Forte. Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.
13. THE FIFTH ESTATE [10/18] Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten. A dramatic thriller based on real events, THE FIFTH ESTATE reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization.
11. RUNNER RUNNER [10/4] Starring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton. When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
10. 12 YEARS A SLAVE [10/18] Starring Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
9. MACHETE KILLS [10/11] Starring another great group of people. Why? I don’t know – Lady Gaga, Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson. The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. And Charlie Sheen plays the president.
8. FROZEN [11/27] Starring Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Disney’s 58th animated film!
7. DON JON [9/27] Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore.Directed and written by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
5. CAPTAIN PHILLIPS [10/11] Starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener. The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
4. THE WOLF OF WALLSTREET [11/15] Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, P.J. Byrne, Jon Favreau. Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
3. THOR: THE DARK WORLD [11/8] Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christopher Eccleston. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
2. THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCNG FIRE [11/22] Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.