As the fall breeze and rainy weather starts to set in, what better way to spend your weekends than watching some of the most awaited movies of this year. Here’s a list of the ones you shouldn’t miss. 

A Star is Born

Release Date: October 5th (in theaters; Grand Cinema Digiplex)

Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Music, Musical

Rating: 8.3/10 (IMDb)

Rated: R

Runtime: 136 min

Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper (also Director), Sam Elliot

Summary: This is a love story about professional musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) and struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). Ally has given up on her dream of stardom, but Jackson is there to support her and lead her to becoming a successful singer. As her career takes off, their relationship starts breaking and Jackson is left to deal with his inner demons.

Beautiful Boy

Release date: October 12th (Singapore)

Genre(s): Drama, Biography

Rating: 7.3/10 

Rated: R

Runtime: 120 min

Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Steve Carell, Maura Tierney

Summary: This the story of a teenager named Nicolas Sheff. He’s excelling in everything–he’s the editor of the school’s newspaper, has good grades, he’s an amazing athlete and actor. That is, until his addiction to meth starts to take over and possibly destroy him. His desperate father does his best to save him and his family.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Release date: November 2nd

Genre(s): Drama, Biography, Music

Rating: 8.4/10 

Rated: 12A

Runtime: 135 min

Cast: Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Mike Myers

Summary:  Bohemian Rhapsody is an adventure into the formation of the band Queen and their rough journey in the music industry. The audience gets a chance to dive into Freddie Mercury’s puzzling personal life and witness his difficulties regarding his health, sexuality and legendary music. 

Serenity

Release date: November 23rd (UK)

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama

Rating: 7.9/10

Rated: R

Runtime: 106 min

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Jason Clarke

Summary: The mysterious past of a fishing boat captain (McConaughey) comes back to haunt him, when his ex-wife contacts him to help murder her new husband. His new reality might not be what it seems anymore.

Johnny English

Release date: October 12th (in theaters, Grand Cinema Digiplex)

Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Comedy

Rating: 6.6/10

Rated: PG

Runtime: 88 min

Cast: Olga Kurylenko, Rowan Atkinson, Michael Gambon

Summary: This is the third in the action series, parodying the James Bond movies. The story begins with a cyber attack, revealing all of the identities of the agents, leaving Johnny English as the “last hope” for the Secret Service. 

Mowgli

Release date: October 19th

Genre(s): Adventure, Drama

Rating: 5.2/10 

Rated: PG-13

Runtime: 106 min

Cast: Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett

Summary: Mowgli is a movie based on The Jungle Book. A boy who was raised in the jungle by wolves learns how to live, and become accepted, by the animals (except for a scary tiger). 

Halloween

Release date: October 19th (UK)

Genre(s): Horror, Thriller

Rating: 7.3/10 

Rated: R

Runtime: 106 min

Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak

Summary: Laurie Strode has her final confrontation with the nightmare-inducing Michael Myers, the masked person who has haunted her since his last killing spree, four decades earlier. 

Creed II

Release date: 30 November (UK)

Genre(s): Drama, sport

Rating: Not yet available

Rated: PG-13

Runtime: 117 minutes

Cast: Tessa Thompson, Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan

Summary: This is a continuation of the highly successful Creed movie. In the sequel, new heavyweight champion Adonis Creed has a new challenge: he has to go face-to-face with the son of Ivan Drago, Viktor Drago.

Aquaman

Release date: December 21st (UK)

Genre(s): Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Rating: 8.5/10 

Rated: PG-13

Cast: Amber Heard, Nicole Kidman, Jason Momoa

Summary: Arthur Curry finds out that he is the heir of the amazing underwater kingdom of Atlantis. Now he steps forward to protect and lead his people to victory. 

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Release date: November 16th (UK)

Genre(s): Family, Fantasy, Adventure

Rating: Not yet available

Rated: PG-13

Runtime: 144 min

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler

Summary: This is the second movie from the Fantastic Beasts series, written by the famous J.K Rowling, following the adventures of the magical zoologist Newt Scamander.

Tell us: What movie are you most looking forward to this fall?

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