With October Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Lost Highway (1997)
R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
Votes: 118,148 | Gross: $3.80M
2. Breaking the Waves (1996)
R | 159 min | Drama
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Votes: 57,042 | Gross: $4.04M
4. Secrets & Lies (1996)
R | 136 min | Drama
A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is an underprivileged white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.
Votes: 33,632 | Gross: $13.42M
6. The Last Seduction (1994)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.
Votes: 18,947 | Gross: $6.14M
8. Session 9 (2001)
R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Votes: 49,681 | Gross: $0.38M
9. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 14,010 | Gross: $3.13M
10. When Night Is Falling (1995)
R | 94 min | Drama, Romance
An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town.
Votes: 6,150 | Gross: $1.19M
11. Cronos (1993)
R | 94 min | Horror
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
Votes: 24,290 | Gross: $0.62M
13. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History
The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
14. Hilary and Jackie (1998)
R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Votes: 9,278 | Gross: $4.87M
15. High Art (1998)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Votes: 9,314 | Gross: $1.93M
16. Female Perversions (1996)
R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
An ambitious female attorney wallows in excess and meaningless sex with both male and female partners, while dealing with her personal life problems including helping her kleptomaniac sister.
Votes: 2,182 | Gross: $0.88M
17. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.
Votes: 16,048 | Gross: $0.09M
18. One Night at McCool's (2001)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Votes: 27,449 | Gross: $6.29M
19. Free Money (1998)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime
Walrus-like warden, Sven "Swede" Sorenson, a cross between Bluto and Wimpy, runs the prison, murders convicts who escape, and has the FBI on his trail in the form of agent Karen Polarski, ... See full summary »
20. Killing Zoe (1993)
R | 96 min | Crime, Thriller
The cab driver sets American Zed up with Zoe in his Paris hotel. Despite FFR1000 charged, she's an art student with day jobs e.g. bank. Safecracker Zed meets his junkie friend after 11 years to rob a bank.
Votes: 18,812 | Gross: $0.42M
21. TwentyFourSeven (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience,... See full summary »
23. The Addiction (1995)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror
A New York philosophy grad student turns into a vampire after getting bitten by one, and then tries to come to terms with her new lifestyle and frequent craving for human blood.
Votes: 7,891 | Gross: $0.30M
24. The Silence of the Hams (1994)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Thriller
The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.
25. The Cement Garden (1993)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
Four children try to hold things together and play a family in their isolated prefab house after the death of their parents. As they begin to deteriorate mentally, they hide their mom's festering corpse in a makeshift concrete sarcophagus.
Votes: 4,134 | Gross: $0.32M
26. The Funeral (1996)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama
After the funeral of one of their own, a criminal family decides to embark on an emotionally unnerving journey in an attempt to exact bloody revenge.
Votes: 7,726 | Gross: $1.23M
27. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.
Votes: 11,024 | Gross: $6.20M
28. Life Is Sweet (1990)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A shop assistant, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.
Votes: 7,944 | Gross: $1.52M
29. Haunted (1995)
R | 108 min | Drama, Horror
A skeptical professor visits a remote British estate to debunk allegations of psychic phenomena, but soon finds himself haunted by a ghost from his own past.
30. Kika (1993)
Unrated | 114 min | Comedy
Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and... See full summary »
Votes: 11,128 | Gross: $2.09M
31. Matewan (1987)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Votes: 6,492 | Gross: $1.68M
32. Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (1992)
R | 92 min | Comedy
Eli is a burglar who is caught in the act by Twinkle, a crazy heiress who coerces him into a sexual relationship. Their violent break-up at the altar makes him a fugitive in search of a new... See full summary »
Votes: 422 | Gross: $0.13M
33. Tous les matins du monde (1991)
Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History
It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »
Votes: 5,928 | Gross: $3.09M
34. The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
R | 99 min | Horror
Gory remake of the Gaston Leroux classic story, only this time, the phantom is not disfigured, but a man who was raised by rats deep under the Paris Opera House.
35. Silent Trigger (1996)
R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.
36. Cookie's Fortune (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Votes: 11,981 | Gross: $10.92M
37. Rosetta (1999)
R | 95 min | Drama
Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.
Votes: 11,424 | Gross: $0.26M
39. Still Breathing (1997)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When artist and street performer Fletcher (Brendan Fraser) thinks con-artist Roz (Joanna Going) is the woman he has seen in a vision, he has no idea she sees him as her next victim.
Votes: 2,175 | Gross: $0.21M
40. Safe Men (1998)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,034 | Gross: $0.02M
41. Traveller (1997)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,678 | Gross: $0.50M
42. Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.
Votes: 8,136 | Gross: $1.67M
43. The Lighthorsemen (1987)
PG | 131 min | Drama, War
In 1917 when the British forces are bogged down in front of the Turkish and German lines in Palestine they rely on the Australian light horse regiment to break the deadlock.
44. Autumn Tale (1998)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A widow's best friend tries to find her a new husband, but the ad posted in the newspaper attracts more than one possibility.
Votes: 3,813 | Gross: $2.08M
45. Thick as Thieves (1999)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama
On loan from Chicago mafia to Detroit underworld, a thief gets double-crossed by the Detroit boss, and, after barely escaping, vows to take revenge. Aided by two of his close friends, and, ... See full summary »
46. Nadja (1994)
R | 93 min | Drama, Horror
This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional family of vampires are trying to come to terms with each other, in the wake of ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,755 | Gross: $0.45M
49. Trippin' (1999)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,106 | Gross: $9.02M
50. The Peacekeeper (1997)
R | 98 min | Action
When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.