Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7

Every Tuesday, Film Inquiry compiles a list of the movies that are opening in cinemas. Opening this week: The Girl On The Train, The Birth of a Nation, The 13th, Voyage of Time, Under The Shadow, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Better Off Single, Blinky Bill: The Movie, The Late Bloomer, The Lennon Report, Blue Jay and London Town.

Note that these are based on the opening dates in the United States. If you’re looking for the opening dates for a certain movie in your country, click the ‘international release dates” below the movie details.

Opening in Cinemas This Week:

The Girl On The Train (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - The Girl on the Train1h 52min | Mystery, Thriller

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

Director: Tate Taylor
Writers: Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay), Paula Hawkins (based on the novel by)
Stars: Haley Bennett, Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux

International Release Dates

The Birth Of A Nation (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - The Birth of a Nation Poster2h | Biography, Drama

Director: Nate Parker
Writers: Jean McGianni Celestin, Nate Parker
Stars: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior

International Release Dates

The 13th (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - The 13th Poster1h 40min | Documentary

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay
Writers: Spencer Averick, Ava DuVernay

International Release Dates

Voyage of Time (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - Voyage of Time Poster1h 30min | Documentary, Drama

An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanity’s place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett.
Director: Terrence Malick
Writer: Terrence Malick
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Jamal Cavil, Maisha Diatta

International Release Dates

Under The Shadow (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - Under The Shadow Poster1h 24min | Horror

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Director: Babak Anvari
Writer: Babak Anvari
Stars: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

International Release Dates

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - Middle School Poster1h 32min | Comedy

Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school’s obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Desperate to shake things up, Rafe and his best friends have come up with a plan: break every single rule in the school and let the students run wild.

Director: Steve Carr
Writers: Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer, Kara Holden
Stars: Lauren Graham, Griffin Gluck, Rob Riggle

International Release Dates

The Great Gilly Hopkins (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - The Great Gilly Hopkins Poster1h 39min | Comedy, Drama, Family

12-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter.

Director: Stephen Herek
Writers: Katherine Paterson (based upon the novel), David Paterson
Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Kathy Bates, Glenn Close

International Release Dates

Better Off Single (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - Better Off Single Poster1h 25min | Comedy

“Better Off Single” is the NYC dating comedy that follows one man’s hallucination-fueled post-breakup quest to find new love…and himself.

Director: Benjamin Cox
Writer: Benjamin Cox
Stars: Kal Penn, Aaron Tveit, Jason Ralph

International Release Dates

Blinky Bill The Movie (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - Blinky Bill The Movie Poster1h 33min | Animation, Adventure, Family

An adventurous young koala embarks on a journey across the wild and dangerous Australian outback in the hope of finding his missing father, but he soon discovers that there is more to being a hero than meets the eye.

Directors: Deane Taylor, Noel Cleary Alexs Stadermann, Alex Weight
Writer: Fin Edquist
Stars: Rufus Sewell, David Wenham, Toni Collette

International Release Dates

The Late Bloomer (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - The Late Bloomer Poster1h 30min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The story of an adult male who, after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland, experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.

Director: Kevin Pollak
Writers: Ken Baker (book), Kyle Cooper, Austyn Jeffs, Paul A. Kaplan, Joe Nussbaum, Gary Rosen, Mark Torgove
Stars: Charlotte McKinney, Johnny Simmons, Blake Cooper

International Release Dates

The Lennon Report (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - The Lennon Report Poster1h 27min | Biography, Drama, History

The unheard true story of the moments after John Lennon was shot as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. Alan Weiss, an ambitious young news producer, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of the year following a violent motorcycle accident. The emergency department at Roosevelt Hospital discovers a John Doe shooting victim is the worlds biggest rock star and struggles to keep the news quiet while working to save his life.

Director: Jeremy Profe
Writers: Jeremy Profe, Walter Vincent
Stars: Evan Jonigkeit, David Zayas, Richard Kind

International Release Dates

Blue Jay (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - Blue Jay Poster1h 20min | Drama

Meeting by chance when they return to their tiny California hometown, two former high-school sweethearts reflect on their shared past.

Director: Alexandre Lehmann
Writer: Mark Duplass
Stars: Mark Duplass, Clu Gulager, Sarah Paulson

International Release Dates

London Town (2016)

Movies Opening In Cinemas On October 7 - London Town Poster1h 32min | Drama, Music

In ’70s London, a 14 year-old boy is introduced to the Clash by his estranged mother. It changes his life forever.

Director: Derrick Borte
Writers: Matt Brown
Stars: Natascha McElhone, Tom Hughes, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

International Release Dates

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