With October Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Votes: 118,148 | Gross: $3.80M

2. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.9
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 57,042 | Gross: $4.04M

3. Orgazmo (1997)

NC-17 | 94 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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48 Metascore

Naive young Mormon Joe Young is recruited to act in porn movies.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Robyn Lynne Raab, Michael Dean Jacobs

Votes: 32,837 | Gross: $0.58M

4. Secrets & Lies (1996)

R | 136 min | Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

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.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook

Votes: 33,632 | Gross: $13.42M

5. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 73,273 | Gross: $1.65M

6. The Last Seduction (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman, Michael Raysses

Votes: 18,947 | Gross: $6.14M

7. Cherry Falls (2000)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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In the small town of Cherry Falls, a psychotic murderer is killing off the virgins of the local high school.

Director: Geoffrey Wright | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Jay Mohr, Michael Biehn, Jesse Bradford

Votes: 11,343

8. Session 9 (2001)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery

6.5
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58 Metascore

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.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas

Votes: 49,681 | Gross: $0.38M

9. Maurice (1987)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Hugh Grant, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 14,010 | Gross: $3.13M

10. When Night Is Falling (1995)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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.

Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny, David Fox

Votes: 6,150 | Gross: $1.19M

11. Cronos (1993)

R | 94 min | Horror

6.7
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70 Metascore

A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel

Votes: 24,290 | Gross: $0.62M

12. Cemetery Man (1994)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A cemetery man must kill the dead a second time when they become zombies.

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: Rupert Everett, François Hadji-Lazaro, Anna Falchi, Mickey Knox

Votes: 18,483 | Gross: $0.25M

13. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History

7.8
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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.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,723

14. Hilary and Jackie (1998)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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78 Metascore

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.

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey

Votes: 9,278 | Gross: $4.87M

15. High Art (1998)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann

Votes: 9,314 | Gross: $1.93M

16. Female Perversions (1996)

R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

5.5
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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.

Director: Susan Streitfeld | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas, Frances Fisher

Votes: 2,182 | Gross: $0.88M

17. The Kingdom (1994–1997)

TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Holger Juul Hansen

Votes: 16,048 | Gross: $0.09M

18. One Night at McCool's (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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46 Metascore

Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Mary Jo Smith, Michael Douglas

Votes: 27,449 | Gross: $6.29M

19. Free Money (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

5.0
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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 »

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Marlon Brando, Donald Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 2,612

20. Killing Zoe (1993)

R | 96 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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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.

Director: Roger Avary | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Martin Raymond, Eric Pascal Chaltiel

Votes: 18,812 | Gross: $0.42M

21. TwentyFourSeven (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Danny Nussbaum, Toby, Bruce Jones

Votes: 2,296

22. The Apostle (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama

7.2
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83 Metascore

After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.

Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, Todd Allen, Paul Bagget, Lenore Banks

Votes: 12,577 | Gross: $20.73M

23. The Addiction (1995)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror

6.4
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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.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, Annabella Sciorra, Edie Falco

Votes: 7,891 | Gross: $0.30M

24. The Silence of the Hams (1994)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.7
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The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.

Director: Ezio Greggio | Stars: Ezio Greggio, Dom DeLuise, Billy Zane, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 4,800

25. The Cement Garden (1993)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Andrew Birkin | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Andrew Robertson, Alice Coulthard, Ned Birkin

Votes: 4,134 | Gross: $0.32M

26. The Funeral (1996)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Christopher Walken, Chris Penn, Annabella Sciorra, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 7,726 | Gross: $1.23M

27. Topsy-Turvy (1999)

R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

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.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher, Sukie Smith

Votes: 11,024 | Gross: $6.20M

28. Life Is Sweet (1990)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

A shop assistant, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 7,944 | Gross: $1.52M

29. Haunted (1995)

R | 108 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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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.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Kate Beckinsale, Anthony Andrews, John Gielgud

Votes: 5,823

30. Kika (1993)

Unrated | 114 min | Comedy

6.5
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53 Metascore

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 »

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Peter Coyote, Verónica Forqué, Victoria Abril, Àlex Casanovas

Votes: 11,128 | Gross: $2.09M

31. Matewan (1987)

PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History

7.9
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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham

Votes: 6,492 | Gross: $1.68M

32. Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (1992)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.0
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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 »

Director: Joel Hershman | Stars: Max Parrish, Adrienne Shelly, Sean Young, Diane Ladd

Votes: 422 | Gross: $0.13M

33. Tous les matins du monde (1991)

Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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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 »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Anne Brochet, Guillaume Depardieu

Votes: 5,928 | Gross: $3.09M

34. The Phantom of the Opera (1998)

R | 99 min | Horror

4.2
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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.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Julian Sands, Asia Argento, Andrea Di Stefano, Nadia Rinaldi

Votes: 4,855

35. Silent Trigger (1996)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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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.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Gina Bellman, Conrad Dunn, Christopher Heyerdahl

Votes: 3,348

36. Cookie's Fortune (1999)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell

Votes: 11,981 | Gross: $10.92M

37. Rosetta (1999)

R | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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76 Metascore

Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Fabrizio Rongione, Anne Yernaux, Olivier Gourmet

Votes: 11,424 | Gross: $0.26M

38. The Muse (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

5.6
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56 Metascore

With his career on the skids, a Hollywood screenwriter enlists the aid of a modern-day muse, who proves to test his patience.

Director: Albert Brooks | Stars: Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 10,046 | Gross: $11.61M

39. Still Breathing (1997)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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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.

Director: James F. Robinson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going, Lou Rawls, Steven Lambert

Votes: 2,175 | Gross: $0.21M

40. Safe Men (1998)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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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 »

Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Michael Lerner, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 3,034 | Gross: $0.02M

41. Traveller (1997)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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57 Metascore

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 »

Director: Jack N. Green | Stars: Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies, James Gammon

Votes: 1,678 | Gross: $0.50M

42. Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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.

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Béart, André Dussollier, Elizabeth Bourgine

Votes: 8,136 | Gross: $1.67M

43. The Lighthorsemen (1987)

PG | 131 min | Drama, War

6.9
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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.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Peter Phelps, Nick Waters, John Larking, John Heywood

Votes: 1,444

44. Autumn Tale (1998)

PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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81 Metascore

A widow's best friend tries to find her a new husband, but the ad posted in the newspaper attracts more than one possibility.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Marie Rivière, Béatrice Romand, Alain Libolt, Didier Sandre

Votes: 3,813 | Gross: $2.08M

45. Thick as Thieves (1999)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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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 »

Director: Scott Sanders | Stars: Mark Adair-Rios, Khandi Alexander, Erich Anderson, Cecil 'Shuckey Duckey' Armstrong

Votes: 2,221

46. Nadja (1994)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror

6.0
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64 Metascore

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 »

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Elina Löwensohn, Peter Fonda, Nic Ratner, Karl Geary

Votes: 2,755 | Gross: $0.45M

47. Career Girls (1997)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

2 young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman, Kate Byers, Mark Benton

Votes: 4,636 | Gross: $2.51M

48. The War Room (1993)

PG | 96 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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A documentary of the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential campaign and the organization who ran it.

Directors: Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker | Stars: James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Heather Beckel, Paul Begala

Votes: 3,490 | Gross: $0.90M

49. Trippin' (1999)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.3
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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 »

Director: David Raynr | Stars: Deon Richmond, Donald Faison, Guy Torry, Maia Campbell

Votes: 1,106 | Gross: $9.02M

50. The Peacekeeper (1997)

R | 98 min | Action

5.1
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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.

Director: Frédéric Forestier | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Michael Sarrazin, Montel Williams, Roy Scheider

Votes: 2,352


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