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Highly Anticipated Movies You Should Watch in October 2021

Along with the theatrical releases, movies are now also being released on OTT platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and more! This can make it a little complicated to keep track of some exciting movies coming out. We thought we’d help you catch up with some of the most anticipated releases every month by compiling a list of movies spanning from theatrical releases to those out on streaming platforms. Keep an eye on this space every month so you don’t miss some amazing movies!

 

The Guilty (October 1)

‘The Guilty’ is a remake of a 2019 Danish film of the same name. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a demoted police officer to a call operator – Joe Baylor, the film takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch call center.

He is conflicted as he tries to save a caller in grave danger – but soon discovers that nothing is as it seems. Facing the truth is the only way out. Riley Keough, Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Christina Vidal, and more have been cast in this thriller movie

Find ‘The Guilty’ on Netflix: HERE

 

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (October 1)

Drac is back with his pack! Reunite with your favorite monsters for an all-new adventure that presents Drac with his most terrifying task yet in ‘Hotel Transylvania: Transformania’. The ‘Monsterfication Ray’ is Van Helsing’s mysterious new invention. It transforms Drac and his monster pals into humans. Johnny loves his life as a monster as he is transformed too!

In their new mismatched bodies and with Drac, stripped of his powers, they must all team up and find a way to switch themselves back with the help of Mavis and the hilariously human Drac Pack before their transformations become permanent

 

Shiddat (October 1)

Directed by Kunal Deshmukh, ‘Shiddat’ is a Hindi language romance film. It stars Radhika Madan as Kartika and Sunny Kaushal as Jaggi along with Mohit Raina and Diana Penty among others. The film has been produced by Bhushan Kumar and Dinesh Vijan under the banners T-Series and Maddock Films known for Roohi, Hindi Medium, and Mimi. Witness Kartika and Jaggi’s intense love story streaming on Disney+ Hotstar from 1st October.

 

The Addams Family 2 (October 1)

This Halloween season everyone’s favorite spooky family is back with the animated comedy sequel – ‘The Addams Family 2’ wherein we find Morticia and Gomez distraught that their children are growing up. They skip family dinners, and are totally consumed with “scream time.”

To reclaim their bond and to get closer as a family, Gomez and Morticia decide to cram Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, and the crew into their haunted camper and hit the road for one last miserable family vacation in this sequel to the 2019 animated film, ‘The Addams Family’.

Their adventure across America finds themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspicious characters. This includes their iconic cousin, IT, as well as many new kooky characters while the road trip takes them out of their element. Watch the film only in theaters from October 1 onwards.

 

There’s Someone Inside Your House (October 6)

The producers of ‘Stranger Things’ and The Conjuring Universe present ‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ coming to Netflix on 6th October. In this film, the graduating class at Osborne High is being targeted by a masked assailant. They are intent on exposing the darkest secret of each victim. Only a group of misfit outsiders can stop the killings,6 and a teenager must confront her past after moving to live with her grandmother in Hawaii.

Find ‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ on Netflix: HERE

 

Bhramam (October 7)

Bhramam is an Indian Malayalam-language crime thriller following Sam, an ace pianist and a pretentious blind man who accidentally gets thrown into a famous yesteryear celebrity’s homicide which turns his life upside down. It is a remake of the Hindi film ‘Andhadhun’ and stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Unni Mukundan, Mamta Mohandas, Raashi Khanna, and Shankar Panicker. ‘Bhramam’ is coming to Amazon Prime Video on 7th October.

 

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Lamb (October 8)

‘Lamb’ is the striking debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson wherein a childless couple, María and Ingvar make an alarming discovery one day on their farm in Iceland.

They find a mysterious newborn – an unexpected prospect of family life, who they decide to raise as their own. However, they soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature. See this dark and atmospheric folktale ‘Lamb’ in select theaters on 8th October.

 

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (October 15)

Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector in ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ directed by Andy Serkis. Venom, one of MARVEL’s greatest and most complex characters springs into action when notorious serial killer Cletus Kasady transforms into the evil Carnage. The film also stars Michelle Williams in the role of Anne Weying, Naomie Harris, and Woody Harrelson as the villain Cletus Kasady/Carnage.

 

The Last Duel (October 15)

Directed by visionary filmmaker and four-time Academy Award nominee Ridley Scott, ‘The Last Duel’ is based on actual events that unravel long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned bitter rivals. This film is a cinematic and thought-provoking drama set in the midst of the Hundred Years War.

It explores the ubiquitous power of men, the frailty of justice, and the strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone in the service of truth. In this gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance, Carrouges is a respected knight known for his bravery and skill on the battlefield while Le Gris is a Norman squire whose intelligence and eloquence make him one of the most admired nobles in the court.

When Carrouges’ wife, Marguerite, is viciously assaulted by Le Gris, a charge he denies, she refuses to stay silent and steps forward to accuse her attacker, but no one believes her accusation. Her act of bravery and defiance puts her life in jeopardy and her husband challenges his friend to a duel and ensuing trial by combat.

This grueling duel to the death is the last legally sanctioned duel in the country’s history that places the fate of all three in God’s hands. The film stars Jodie Comer, Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Ben Affleck, and Alex Lawther among others.

 

Halloween Kills (October 15)

The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) continues in ‘Halloween Kills’. This upcoming thrilling chapter of the Halloween series releases on 15th October wherein Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. She believes she finally killed her lifelong tormentor – Myers after she, her daughter, and granddaughter left the masked monster caged and burning in Strode’s basement.

However, when he manages to free himself from Laurie’s trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes and The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands. An injured Laurie Strode forms a vigilante mob to hunt down unstoppable killer Michael Myers and end his reign of terror once and for all. Judy Greer plays the role of Laurie’s daughter and Andi Matichak of her granddaughter.

 

Dune (October 22)

Featuring a stellar cast including Timothée Chalamet, Euphoria’s Zendaya, the ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ star Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, and more, ‘Dune’ is a feature adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel.

Directed by Denis Villeneuve, this film is about Paul Atreides – the son of a noble family. He is a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding who is entrusted to protect the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.

Atreides (played by Chalamet) must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people, while malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence. In ‘Dune’ only those who can conquer their own fear will survive. Watch this film in theaters from 22nd October onwards!

 

Ron’s gone wrong  (October 22)

Twentieth Century Studios and Locksmith Animation’s ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ is an upcoming computer-animated science-fiction comedy film releasing in theaters on 22nd October. It tells the tale of Barney, a socially awkward middle-schooler.

Barney’s new walking, talking, digitally connected device – Ron has hilarious malfunctions set against the backdrop of the social media age. Ron is supposed to be Barney’s ‘Best Friend out of the Box’ and his malfunctions launch them into an action-packed journey. The boy and the robot come to terms with the wonderful messiness of true friendship in ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’.

 

The French Dispatch (October 22)

Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ is a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth-century French city.

This movie starring the ‘Little Women’ actor Timothée Chalamet, Suspiria’s Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, the ‘Nomadland’ star Frances McDormand, Benicio del Toro, the ‘Marley & Me’ and Loki actor Owen Wilson, ‘Ladybird’ star Saoirse Ronan, Bill Murray, the Tony, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Jeffrey Wright, and Adrien Brody among others bring to life a collection of stories published in ‘The French Dispatch Magazine’.

Watch ‘The French Dispatch’ in cinemas on 22nd October!

 

Army of Thieves (October 29)

A prequel to Zack Synder’s ‘Army of the Dead’ – ‘Army of Thieves’ is coming to Netflix on 29th October. In this film, a mysterious woman recruits bank teller Dieter.

Ludwig Dieter played by Matthias Schweighöfer is recruited to assist in a heist of impossible-to-crack safes across Europe. Apart from Matthias the movie also features Ruby O. Fee, Nathalie Emmanuel, Guz Khan, Stuart Martin, Jonathan Cohen, Peter Simonischek, John Bubniak, and Noémie Nakai.

Find ‘Army of the Thieves’ on Netflix: HERE

 

Last Night in Soho (October 29)

Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’ is a psychological thriller that follows Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer (a role played by Thomasin McKenzie) who is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s.

There she encounters The Queen’s Gambit’s Anya Taylor-Joy in the character of a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie. But, the glamor of the past is not as it seems to be. The dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker in ‘Last Night in Soho’ out on 29th October.

 

No Time To Die (September 30 / October 1)

Globe-trotting spy James Bond has left active service. He is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica but his peace is short-lived. Bond’s old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help and the mission is to rescue a kidnapped scientist. This turns out to be far more treacherous than expected. It leads James Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, ‘No Time to Die’ features Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Christoph Waltz, Rory Kinnear, and Ralph Fiennes who reprise their roles from previous films. Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas, Dali Benssalah, Billy Magnussen, and David Dencik join the cast as new characters. Daniel Craig who plays the iconic British MI6 Agent says that ‘No Time to Die’ will be his final outing as James Bond.

 

See you next month with another list of anticipated movies recommendations for you to enjoy when you’d like to explore another world, go on thrilling adventures with some of your favorite characters!

 

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