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October 2001
October 3
    Limited
    La Ciénaga
     
Main Cast: Mercedes Moran, Graciela Borges, Martin Adjemian
Director: Lucrecia Martel
Distributor: Cowboy Pictures
Rating: R
Running Time: 103 min
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October 5
    Wide
    Joy Ride
     
Main Cast: Leelee Sobieski, Paul Walker, Steve Zahn
Director: John Dahl
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Rating: R
Running Time: 97 min
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    Max Keeble's Big Move
     
Main Cast: Alex D. Linz, Robert Carradine, Nora Dunn
Director: Tim Hill
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rating: PG
Running Time: 86 min
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    Serendipity
     
Main Cast: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale
Director: Peter Chelsom
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 90 min
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    Training Day
     
Main Cast: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: R
Running Time: 120 min
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    Limited
    Chop Suey
     
Main Cast: Bruce Weber, Peter Johnson, Frances Faye
Director: Bruce Weber
Distributor: Zeitgeist Pictures
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 98 min
    The Strange Case of Señor Computer
     
Main Cast: Rick Ziegler, Tom Sawyer, Dr. Spencer Koerner
Director: Tom Sawyer
Rating: Not yet rated
Running Time: 91 min
October 12
    Wide
    Bandits
     
Main Cast: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett
Director: Barry Levinson
Distributor: MGM
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 122 min
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    Corky Romano
     
Main Cast: Chris Kattan, Richard Rountree, Vinessa Shaw
Director: Rob Pritts
Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 86 min
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    The Iron Monkey
     
Main Cast: Donnie Yen, Yu Rong-guang
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 90 min
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    Limited
    Dog Run
     
Main Cast: Brian Marc, Craig DuPlessis
Director: D. Ze'ev Gilad
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 104 min
    Grateful Dawg
     
Main Cast: Joe Craven, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Ricky Jay, Jim Kerwin
Director: Gillian Grisman
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 81 min
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    Mulholland Drive
     
Main Cast: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Ann Miller
Director: David Lynch
Distributor: Universal
Rating: R
Running Time: 147 min
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    My First Mister
     
Main Cast: Leelee Sobieski, Albert Brooks
Director: Christine Lahti
Distributor: Paramount Classics
Rating: R
Running Time: 108 min
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    The American Astronaut
     
Main Cast: Cory McAbee, Rocco Sisto, Greg Russell Cook
Director: Cory McAbee
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 91 min
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October 19
    Wide
    From Hell
     
Main Cast: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham
Director: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: R
Running Time: 122 min
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    Riding in Cars With Boys
     
Main Cast: Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy, Adam Garcia
Director: Penny Marshall
Distributor: Columbia Pictures
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 132 min
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    The Last Castle
     
Main Cast: Robert Redford, James Gandolfini
Director: Rod Lurie
Distributor: DreamWorks
Rating: R
Running Time: 131 min
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    Limited
    Burnt Money
     
Main Cast: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Bredice
Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Distributor: Strand Releasing
Rating: R
Running Time: 125 min
    Focus
     
Main Cast: William H. Macy, Laura Dern, David Paymer
Director: Neal Slavin
Distributor: Paramount Classics
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 106 min
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    Intimacy
     
Main Cast: Mark Rylance, Kerry Fox, Susannah Harker
Director: Patrice Chereau
Distributor: Empire Pictures
Rating: R
Running Time: 119 min
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    Waking Life
     
Main Cast: Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins
Director: Richard Linklater
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Rating: R
Running Time: 99 min
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October 24
    Wide
    Bones
     
Main Cast: Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier
Director: Ernest Dickerson
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Rating: R
Running Time: 96 min
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    Limited
    Trembling Before G-d
     
Main Cast: "David", "Michelle", "Devorah", "Mark", "Malka", "Leah"
Director: Sandi Simcha Dubowski
Distributor: New Yorker Films
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 84 min
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October 26
    Wide
    K-Pax
     
Main Cast: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges
Director: Iain Softley
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 120 min
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    On the Line
     
Main Cast: Lance Bass, Emmanuelle Chriqui
Director: Eric Bross
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: PG
Running Time: 85 min
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    Thir13en Ghosts
     
Main Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Tony Shalhoub, Embeth Davidtz, Shannon Elizabeth, Matthew Lillard
Director: Steve Beck
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: R
Running Time: 91 min
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    Limited
    Better than Sex
     
Main Cast: David Wenham, Susie Porter, Catherine McClements
Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Co.
Rating: R
Running Time: 95 min
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    Donnie Darko
     
Main Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase, Mary McDonnell
Director: Richard Kelly
Distributor: Newmarket Film Group
Rating: R
Running Time: 113 min
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    High Heels and Low Lifes
     
Main Cast: Minnie Driver, Mary McCormack, Kevin McNally
Director: Mel Smith
Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures
Rating: R
Running Time: 86 min
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    Kill by Inches
     
Director: Diane Doniol-Valcroze, Arthur Flam
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 80 min
    Life as a House
     
Main Cast: Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas
Director: Irwin Winkler
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Rating: R
Running Time: 125 min
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    Ouch!
     
Main Cast: Andre Dussollier, Helene Fillieres, Emmanuelle Devos
Director: Sophie Fillieres
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 103 min
    The Curse
     
Main Cast: Amy Laughlin, Sara Elena Knight, Mike Dooly
Director: Jacqueline Garry
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 86 min
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    The Town is Quiet
     
Main Cast: Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gerard Meylan
Director: Robert Guediguian
Distributor: New Yorker Films
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 133 min
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October 31
    Limited
    The Man Who Wasn't There
     
Main Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini
Director: Joel Cohen, Ethan Cohen
Distributor: USA Films
Rating: R
Running Time: 116 min
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