Movies Released on October 17

To celebrate IMDb's 20th anniversary, this list features a film released on October 17th for each of IMDb's 20 years.
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1.
Corked (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
"CORKED" ...is a hilarious tale told by documentary filmmakers of four distinctly different wineries... (90 mins.)
“ Released at the Rome Film Fest on October 17, 2009. ” - Furchin
 
2.
The Battle for Bunker Hill (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When former Wall Street executive Peter Salem is released from prison, he heads for the small town of Bunker Hill...
Director: Kevin Willmott
“ Released at the Williamstown Film Festival on October 17, 2008. ” - Furchin
 
3.
Turn the River (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A pool shark takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband. (92 mins.)
Director: Chris Eigeman
“ Released at the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 17, 2007. ” - Furchin
 
4.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ Premiered at the Rome Film Fest and in Hollywood on October 17, 2006. ” - Furchin
 
5.
Missed Cues (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A big market TV director must win over a lax, but charismatic crew at a small town TV station. As job losses loom on the horizon, the crew unites to try to outmaneuver the obstacles that mean to destroy their comfort level. (56 mins.)
Director: Lisa Seelinger
“ Limited release in the US on October 17, 2005. ” - Furchin
 
6.
Goodnight, Joseph Parker (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
"Unapologetically brash in dialogue and texture GOODNIGHT JOSEPH PARKER is the classic love story brought to a no-pleasantries bar room... (81 mins.)
Director: Dennis Brooks
“ Released at the Hollywood Film Festival on October 17, 2004. ” - Furchin
 
7.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
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After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers. (98 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ Released on October 17, 2003. ” - Furchin
 
8.
Falling Sky (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Reidar is a resident at Solihøgda psychiatric institution. He is expecting the Earth to be hit by a huge meteor any time now... (83 mins.)
Director: Gunnar Vikene
“ Released at the Bergen International Film Festival on October 17, 2002. ” - Furchin
 
9.
Little Secrets (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Emily Lindstrom, 14, is an aspiring concert violinist; she's spending the summer practicing for a big audition while her girlfriends are at camp... (96 mins.)
Director: Blair Treu
“ Released at the Heartland Film Festival on October 17, 2001. ” - Furchin
 
10.
Red Ink (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Alfonso wants to be a writer, but he decides to practice as a journalist. When he is assigned to the crime section of a newspaper, he will witness the dirty world of Peruvian tabloids. (121 mins.)
“ Released on October 17, 2000. ” - Furchin
 
11.
Sono positivo (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A Southern Italian family is suddenly faced with AIDS. One of them has it. Which friend or family member could have begun this cycle of infection... (96 mins.)
“ Released at the São Paulo International Film Festival on October 17, 1999 ” - Furchin
 
12.
Gakko III (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(133 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
“ Released in Japan on October 17, 1998. ” - Furchin
 
13.
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date. (144 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ Released on October 17, 1997. ” - Furchin
 
14.
Moebius (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes. (88 mins.)
“ Released in Argentina on October 17, 1996. ” - Furchin
 
15.
The Babysitter (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A teenage babysitter is the focus of two boys and a man's separate obsessions. (90 mins.)
Director: Guy Ferland
“ Released on October 17, 1995. ” - Furchin
 
16.
Theerpu (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
“ The only film in IMDb's database to be released on October 17, 1994, this film was released in India. ” - Furchin
 
17.
Sud (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A bunch of hopeless unemployed occupy a polling place during general election in Italy to protest and report the mafia affairs of Mr... (86 mins.)
“ Another solitary year, this film was released in Italy on October 17, 1993 and is the only film in IMDb's database released on this date. ” - Furchin
 
18.
Erotic Liaisons (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A low-key private detective agency in Paris is run by Rie and her partner Kishin, two ex-pats who tick... (95 mins.)
Director: Kôji Wakamatsu
“ Released in Japan on October 17, 1992. ” - Furchin
 
19.
Other People's Money (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter... (103 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ October 17, 1991 was a sad day in movie history, seeing the release of no movies. Other People's Money was released on October 18, 1991. ” - Furchin
 
20.
Quigley Down Under (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sharpshooter Matt Quigley is hired from Wyoming by an Australian rancher paying a very high price. But when Quigley arrives Down Under, all is not as it seems. (119 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ Premiered on October 17, 1990 in Hollywood. ” - Furchin