12 huge movies coming to the big screen in October
October will be an incredibly busy month for cinemas.
Not only will the month see a wave of horror movies coming to screens ahead of Halloween, but we also will have the highly anticipated releases of Martin Scorsese's new crime epic and Taylor Swift's latest concert film.
On top of this, we also have two Irish stars headlining a major Hollywood flick.
For more details on October's cinema releases, scroll below.
The Exorcist: Believer - Oct 6
This sixth instalment in The Exorcist franchise serves as a direct sequel to the original and focuses on the parents of two girls who become demonically possessed.
Desperate for help, the parents go in search of someone who has had similar experiences, Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn reprising her role from the 1973 classic).
Blackberry - 6 Oct
Starring Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny) and Jay Baruchel (This is the End), this tremendously entertaining biographical comedy-drama details the rise and fall of Blackberry, the world’s first smartphone.
Golda - Oct 6
Oscar winner Helen Mirren plays Golda Meir, the fourth Prime Minister of Israel in this biographical drama.
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour - Oct 13
Already breaking records in the US weeks ahead of its release, Taylor Swift's much anticipated concert movie is coming to cinema screens in Ireland.
For more information about The Eras Tour film, click right here.
The Miracle Club - Oct 13
Set in the 1960s, this comedy-drama stars Kathy Bates, Laura Linney and Maggie Smith and centres around a group of women in Ireland who win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes.
PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie - Oct 13
The second movie in the very popular children's animated franchise.
Killers of the Flower Moon - Oct 20
Director Martin Scorsese re-teams with his muses Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro for this nearly three-and-a-half-hour long crime epic, which adapts David Grann's acclaimed non-fiction book of the same name.
It is focused around a series of murders of wealthy Osage people that took place in Oklahoma in the early 1920s.
Foe - Oct 20
Based on a novel by Iain Reid (I'm Thinking of Ending Things), this sci-fi thriller sees the Oscar nominated Irish actors Paul Mescal and Saoirse Ronan play a married couple living on a secluded piece of land in the year 2065.
However, the pair's quiet life is thrown into turmoil when an uninvited stranger (Aaron Pierre) shows up at their door with a startling proposal.
While interviewing Ronan last year, we asked her about the movie and you can see her response right here:
@joedotie "We chatted to #SaoirseRonan about her new movie #SeeHowTheyRun, but we also looked forward to upcoming scary movie Foe, co-starring#PaulMescal #fyp ♬ original sound - JOE.ie
It Lives Inside - Oct 20
It Lives Inside follows a teenager (Megan Sui) desperate to fit in at her American school who rejects her Indian culture and family to be like everyone else.
However, when a mythological demonic spirit latches onto her former best friend, she must come to terms with her heritage in order to defeat it.
Trolls Band Together - Oct 20
Another children's movie sequel, except this time it's the third film in the Trolls franchise.
Five Nights at Freddy's - Oct 25
This horror video game adaptation stars Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games series) as a troubled security guard who accepts a job working at a once-successful but now abandoned family entertainment centre named Freddy Fazbear's Pizza.
However, nothing at Freddy’s is what it seems and the night shifts lead the security guard into unexplainable encounters with the supernatural.
Retribution - Oct 27
Described by JOE earlier this year as looking like a mix of Phone Booth and Speed, Liam Neeson plays a bank executive who is told while driving his kids to school that his car will explode if they stop and get out if the vehicle.
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