The reel deal: November movie releases

New movies being released during October include Bohemian RhapsodyThe Girl In The Spider’s WebInstant Family and Green Book.

Nobody’s Fool

She shows up. Everything blows up.

Drama | Comedy

Directed by Tyler Perry

Starring Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick

In theaters: 11.2

After a recent parolee reunites with her straight-laced sister, the troublemaker discovers her sibling is being catfished and embarks on a mission to identify the online fraudster.

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms

The legend you know has a dark side.

Adventure | Fantasy

Directed by Joe Johnston and Lasse Hallström

Starring Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy and Misty Copeland

In theaters: 11.2

A young girl on a quest for a mystical key winds up in a parallel world where a well-meaning soldier and an army of mice help her restore stability to their reality.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Fearless lives forever.

Drama | Biography

Directed by Bryan Singer

Starring Rami Malek, Ben Hardy and Mike Myers

In theaters: 11.2

Stomp-stomp-clap your way through this cinematic ballad about the legendary rock band Queen and their iconic frontman, Freddie Mercury. Read a full review here.

Boy Erased

The truth cannot be converted.

Drama

Directed by Joel Edgerton

Starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe

In theaters: 11.2

After the teenage son of a small-town pastor is outed in front of his parents, he’s forced to attend church-sponsored conversion therapy in order to remain a member of his family.

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Scheme big.

Fantasy | Comedy

Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones and Pharrell Williams

In theaters: 11.9

Christmas’ quintessential party-pooper is back to terrorize the people of Whoville in this fresh take on the iconic holiday tale written by the late, longtime La Jollan, Theodor Seuss Geisel.

The Girl In The Spider’s Web

The past never forgets.

Drama | Thriller

Directed by Fede Alvarez

Starring Claire Foy, Sylvia Hoeks and Andreja Pejić

In theaters: 11.9

In this continuation of the Dragon Tattoo saga, a journalist and a hacker join forces to take down a network of evildoers organized by a familiar face from the past.

Overlord

Thriller | Mystery

Directed by Julius Avery

Starring Wyatt Russell, Iain De Caestecker and Jovan Adepo

In theaters: 11.9

Set in an alternate universe before one of World War II’s most infamous battles, a pair American paratroopers slip behind Nazi lines only to find themselves face to face with an experimental army of undead soldiers.

Widows

Left with nothing. Capable of anything.

Drama | Mystery

Directed by Steve McQueen

Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Elizabeth Debicki

In theaters: 11.16

Four women, whose late husbands all conspired as criminals, attempt to pick up where their spouses left off after sinister scoundrels demand payment for the dead men’s debt.

Instant Family

Life gets real in an instant.

Comedy

Directed by Sean Anders

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne and Octavia Spencer

In theaters: 11.16

A childless couple adopts a trio of siblings spearheaded by a smart-mouthed sister in this hilarious heartwarmer inspired by a true story.

A Private War

The greatest weapon is the truth.

Drama | War

Directed by Matthew Heineman

Starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci

In theaters: 11.16

In this biopic about acclaimed journalist Marie Colvin, a famously fearless war correspondent sacrifices everything to shed light on the struggles of the Syrian people.

At Eternity’s Gate

Drama

Directed by Julian Schnabel

Starring Willem Dafoe, Mads Mikkelsen and Oscar Isaac

In theaters: 11.16

This exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s final years follows the tormented artist’s travels through France as he painted now-celebrated scenes inspired by the world around him.

Ralph Breaks The Internet

Adventure | Comedy

Directed by Phil Johnston, Rich Moore

Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman and Jack McBrayer

In theaters: 11.21

Aquirky video game character and his former foe make their way onto the World Wide Web in order to purchase a replacement part for an antiquated arcade machine.

Robin Hood

“There’s been whispers of a thief…”.

Action | Adventure

Directed by Otto Bathurst

Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx and Jamie Dornan

In theaters: 11.21

A once-adored lord evolves into a thieving outlaw while overthrowing the status quo in this retelling of the tale about the mythical Englishman who stole from the rich and gave to the poor.

Creed II

There’s more to lose than a title.

Drama | Sport

Directed by Steven Caple Jr.

Starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson

In theaters: 11.21

After a deflating defeat, the up-and-coming disciple of a legendary boxer prepares for a fight against the son of his coach’s one-time opponent.

Green Book

Inspired by a true friendship.

Drama | Comedy

Directed by Peter Farrelly

Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini

In theaters: 11.21

An African-American pianist and his Italian-American driver confront an onslaught of racism and hatred in this film inspired by an actual friendship that formed in the Deep South during 1962.

The Favourite

Drama | History

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz

In theaters: 11.23

A power struggle emerges in 18th-century England when an exhausted queen tasks her best friend with ruling the country just as a manipulative new servant arrives on the scene.

If Beale Street Could Talk

Trust love all the way.

Drama | Romance

Directed by Barry Jenkins

Starring Kiki Layne, Stephan James and Dave Franco

In theaters: 11.30

Set against a backdrop of 1970s Harlem, a young woman struggles to convince her friends and family that the father of her soon-to-be-born baby was imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit.

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