The holidays are almost here, as November is officially upon us! And with another month off the calendar, a new page brings moviegoers more of the exciting entertainment they crave. From blockbusters to artisan films, there’s a lot of variety coming to theatres in the next month, so we’ll keep the introduction light. Here are the big players you can see in a theatre near you throughout November 2019.
Terminator: Dark Fate
The latest sequel in the famed TERMINATOR series, TERMINATOR: DARK FATE sees the return of Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) as she gears up to help fight a new agent of cybernetic terror (Gabriel Luna). She’s not alone this time, as not only is an enhanced human (Mackenzie Davis) assisting Sarah in protecting a young woman crucial to the future of humanity (Natalia Reyes), but so is another version of the legendary T-800 killing machine (Arnold Schwarzenegger) Sarah once feared.
A young arctic fox (Jeremy Renner) toils away in an arctic mail room, dreaming of becoming an all-star courier like the huskies he admires. But life has other plans for him, as an evil walrus (John Cleese) is hatching an diabolical plot, which forces our hero and his friends (Alec Baldwin, Heidi Klum) to join the fight.
Starring Cynthia Erivo in the title role, HARRIET is based on the true story of Underground Railroad conductor and civil rights activist Harriet Tubman. Chronicling her early days as a slave and eventually showing her role in freeing so many others after her escape, the film digs deep into a very pivotal, courageous figure in American history.
When his boss (Bruce Willis) is murdered while working a case, private investigator Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton) is left to pick up the threads — and unveil a conspiracy involving one of New York City’s most powerful players (Alec Baldwin). An all-star cast that also includes Willem Dafoe and Gugu Mbatha-Raw makes MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN a dazzling film noir for the modern age.
Years after the events of THE SHINING tore his family apart, Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) is a haunted man who uses his Shine for a purpose. He’ll soon have another reason to employ his mystical powers as a young girl (Kyliegh Curran) with those same gifts is being hunted down by a vicious cult that feeds off of such energies.
Kate (Emilia Clarke) has had a rather rough life, as she struggles to keep it together and is barely making do. But when a stranger (Henry Golding) upends it all and inspires her to do better, life might just take a positive turn after all. Featuring the songs of George Michael, LAST CHRISTMAS looks to be a romantic comedy with a lot of laughs and just as much heart.
Playing with Fire
During a routine rescue operation, a group of firefighters led by the imposing Jake Carson (John Cena) end up saving a trio of kids (Christian Convery, Finley Rose Slater, Brianna Hildebrand) that they must now take care of. Hijinks and heartwarming ensue, as Jake’s fellow rough-and-tumble firefighters (Keegan Michael-Key, John Leguizamo, Tyler Mane) have to soften up to this particular challenge.
Recalling a crucial battle that would define the path to victory in the Pacific Theater of WWII, MIDWAY brings to life a period of history that saw the Allied military in one of its darkest hours. With a cast boasting the likes of Ed Skrein, Mandy Moore, Patrick Wilson and Woody Harrelson, among others, this star-studded spectacular feels like a rousing war epic from old Hollywood.
WAVES chronicles the story of the Williams family and the pressured relationship between the father (Sterling K. Brown) and his children (Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Taylor Russell). The film was a highlight on the festival circuit of 2019, as writer/director Trey Edward Shults explores the complicated family dynamic in his latest work of powerful emotion. This movie is showing in select theatres initially and may expand to a theatre near you over the holiday season. Check our website for showtimes.
Written from Shia LaBeouf's own experiences as a child star, HONEY BOY is a semi-autobiographical telling of the challenges the actor faced both in the industry and at home with his family. LaBeouf plays a fictionalized version of his own father against his younger (Noah Jupe) and older (Lucas Hedges) selves. This is a deeply personal story, one LaBeouf is now ready to share with the world, scars and all. This movie is showing in select theatres initially and may expand to a theatre near you over the holiday season. Check our website for showtimes.
A legacyquel that both reinvents and continues the tradition of the famed TV series and film franchise, Elizabeth Banks' CHARLIE’S ANGELS reimagines the Townsend Agency and its Angels (Ella Balinska, Kristen Stewart and Naomi Scott) as more progressive incarnations of their former selves. With a dangerous technology threatening world security, it’s up to this trio of operatives to save the day by any means necessary.
Ford v Ferrari
Chronicling the famous battle between auto titans Ford and Ferrari during the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, FORD V FERRARI centers on driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) and car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon). Their task: to create a Ford car worthy of beating Ferrari at a race they traditionally won. It’s not going to be easy, but history is rarely a game of low stakes.
The Good Liar
After meeting Betty McLeish (Helen Mirren) online, conman Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellen) finds himself falling for the woman he had previously intended to fleece. As his game progresses, and interested parties attempt to sniff out the truth about Roy’s past, not all is what it seems. Just who is THE GOOD LIAR, anyway?
If you haven’t let it go by now, FROZEN II is about to arrive and save your day with the return of Anna (Kristen Bell), Elsa (Idina Menzel), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and Olaf (Josh Gad). Embarking on a magical journey that may reveal the origin of Elsa’s ice powers, our favorite characters will have new lands to explore and new songs to sing along the way.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Inspired by a heartwarming true story, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD centers on a reluctant journalist (Matthew Rhys) who finds his outlook on life changed after an assignment sees him profiling none other than Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks). Recalling history and the teachings of everyone's favorite neighbor, this film is a perfect reminder that the world can always use a friend.
After a robbery gone wrong leaves several police officers dead, detective Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman) locks down all of New York City so that he can trap those who committed the crime. As the hours tick by and the pressure mounts, detective Davis will have to work harder than ever before to solve this puzzling case that's holding an entire city hostage.
DARK WATERS takes its inspiration from a true story involving a major chemical corporation and an environmental lawsuit that accused them of poisoning a small town’s water supply. The film shows the battles of lawyer Robert Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) as he takes on corporate America with great conviction and the most powerful weapon of all: the truth. This movie is showing in select theatres initially and may expand to a theatre near you over the holiday season. Check our website for showtimes.
Promising "a whodunit like no one has ever dunit," writer/director Rian Johnson is following up his work on STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI with a twisted mystery/comedy called KNIVES OUT. When legendary novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead, foul play is suggested. With a long list of familiar and familial suspects, it’s up to a pair of sharp detectives (Daniel Craig and Lakeith Stanfield) to solve this rather timely murder mystery.
Queen & Slim
Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) are having a fairly unremarkable first date. But an unexpected turn of events changes this fresh couple into a modern Bonnie and Clyde, as they embark on a road trip to freedom in QUEEN & SLIM. Written by Lena Waithe and directed by Melina Matsoukas, this modern drama with a bold voice finds itself debuting at the right time both as a conversation starter and an awards contender.
Tickets to some of these films are on sale now on the AMC website! Grab yours while you can and set a reminder for the remaining films you want to see as soon as they open.