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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.

Nobody’s Fool

Tika Sumpter (left), Whoopi Goldberg and Tiffany Haddish in "Nobody's Fool."

(Chip Bergmann)

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.

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms

Keira Knightley is the Sugar Plum Fairy and Mackenzie Foy is Clara in Disney’s "The Nutcracker And The Four Realms."

(Laurie Sparham)

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.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Gwilym Lee (Brian May) and Rami Malek (right as Freddie Mercury) star in Twentieth Century Fox’s "Bohemian Rhapsody."

(Alex Bailey / )

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.

Boy Erased

Theodore Pellerin stars as “Xavier” and Lucas Hedges stars as “Jared” in Joel Edgerton’s "Boy Erased," a Focus Features release.

(Focus Features / )

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.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

"Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch" from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures. 

(Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures)

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.

The Girl In The Spider’s Web

"The Girl In The Spider’s Web."

(Courtesy photo)

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.

Overlord

"Overlord."

(Alon Amir / )

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.

Widows

Carrie Coon (left) and Ann Mitchell in Twentieth Century Fox’s "Widows."

(Merrick Morton)

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.

Instant Family

Rose Byrne (right) and Mark Wahlberg in Instant Family from Paramount Pictures.

(Hopper Stone/SMPSP / Hopper Stone/SMPSP)

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.

A Private War

"A Private War."

(Courtesy photo)

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.

At Eternity’s Gate

Willem Dafoe as Vincent Van Gogh in Julian Schnabel's "At Eternity’s Gate."

(Lily Gavin)

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.

Ralph Breaks The Internet

“Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2”

(Disney)

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.

Robin Hood

Robin Hood.

(Larry Horricks / )

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.

Creed II

Michael B. Jordan (left) stars as Adonis Creed and Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa in "Creed II," a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures film.

(Barry Wetcher / )

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.

Green Book

Green Book.

(Courtesy photo)

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.

The Favourite

Emma Stone in the film "The Favourite" from Twentieth Century Fox Film.

(Yorgos Lanthimos)

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.

If Beale Street Could Talk

KiKi Layne (left) as Tish and Colman Domingo as Joseph star in Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk," an Annapurna Pictures release.

(Tatum Mangus / Annapurna Picture / )