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October 2002
October 4
    Wide
    Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
     
Main Cast: Phil Vischer, Kristin Blegen, Mike Nawrocki, Lisa Vischer
Director: Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer
Distributor: Big Ideas Production
Rating: G
Running Time: 82 min
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    Red Dragon
     
Main Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes
Director: Brett Ratner
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rating: R
Running Time: 124 min
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    Limited
    Bloody Sunday
     
Main Cast: Tim Pigott-Smith, James Nesbitt
Director: Paul Greengrass
Distributor: Paramount Classics
Rating: R
Running Time: 107 min
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    Heaven
     
Main Cast: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi
Director: Tom Tykwer
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: R
Running Time: 96 min
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    Pipe Dream
     
Main Cast: Martin Donovan, Mary-Louise Parker, Rebecca Gayheart
Director: John Walsh
Distributor: Curb Entertainment
Rating: R
Running Time: 91 min
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    The Man from Elysian Fields
     
Main Cast: Andy Garcia, Mick Jagger, Julianna Margulies, Olivia Williams, James Coburn, Anjelica Huston
Director: George Hickenlooper
Distributor: IDP Films
Rating: R
Running Time: 106 min
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    Welcome to Collinwood
     
Main Cast: Sam Rockwell, Gabrielle Union
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: R
Running Time: 86 min
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October 11
    Wide
    Brown Sugar
     
Main Cast: Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs
Director: Rick Famuyiwa
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Rating: Not yet rated
    Knockaround Guys
     
Main Cast: Vin Diesel, Seth Green, Barry Pepper, Anothy Davoli, Dennis Hopper, John Malkovich
Director: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Rules of Attraction
     
Main Cast: James Van Der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, Ian Somerhalder, Jessica Biel
Director: Roger Avary
Distributor: Lions Gate
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Transporter
     
Main Cast: Jason Statham
Director: Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen
Rating: Not yet rated
    Tuck Everlasting
     
Main Cast: Alexis Bledel, William Hurt, Ben Kingsley, Sissy Spacek, Jonathan Jackson
Director: Jay Russell
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    White Oleander
     
Main Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Alison Lohman, Robin Wright Penn, Renee Zellweger
Director: Peter Kosminsky
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Limited
    Below
     
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Bowling for Columbine
     
Main Cast: Michael Moore
Director: Michael Moore
Distributor: United Artists
Rating: Not yet rated
    Comedian
     
Main Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling
Director: Christian Charles
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: Not yet rated
    On Guard! (Le Bossu)
     
Main Cast: Daniel Auteuil, Fabrice Luchini, Marie Gillain, Vincent Perez
Director: Philippe de Broca
Distributor: Empire Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Pokémon 4Ever
     
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: Not yet rated
    Punch-Drunk Love
     
Rating: Not yet rated
    Swept Away
     
Main Cast: Madonna, Adriano Giannini
Director: Guy Ritchie
Distributor: Columbia/TriStar
Rating: Not yet rated
October 18
    Wide
    Abandon
     
Main Cast: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt
Director: Stephen Gaghan
Distributor: Paramount
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Formula 51
     
Main Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Carlyle, Emily Mortimer, Meat Loaf Aday
Director: Ronny Yu
Distributor: Screen Gems
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Ring
     
Main Cast: Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, Brian Cox
Director: Gore Verbinski
Distributor: DreamWorks
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Auto Focus
     
Main Cast: Greg Kinnear, Willem Dafoe, Maria Bello, Rita Wilson
Director: Paul Schrader
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: Not yet rated
    Children on Their Birthdays
     
Main Cast: Joe Pichler, Sheryl Lee, Tania Raymonde, Jesse Plemons, Christopher McDonald, Tom Arnold, Phyllis Frelich, Lucina Paquet
Director: Mark Medoff
Distributor: Crusader Entertainment
Rating: Not yet rated
    Fidel
     
Main Cast: Fidel Castro, Harry Belafonte, Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Ali, Sydney Pollack, Ted Turner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Angela Davis, Alice Walker, Arthur Schlesinger
Director: Estela Bravo
Distributor: First Run Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Hansel and Gretel
     
Main Cast: Gerald McRaney, Delta Burke, Taylor Momsen, Jacob Smith
Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe
Distributor: Innovation Film Group
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Naqoyqatsi
     
Director: Godfrey Reggio
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: Not yet rated
    Real Women Have Curves
     
Main Cast: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu
Director: Patricia Cardoso
Distributor: Newmarket Films
Rating: Not yet rated
    Russian Ark
     
Main Cast: Mariya Kuznetsova, Maksim Sergeyev, Yuli Zhurin
Director: Aleksandr Sokurov
Distributor: Wellspring Cinema
Rating: Not yet rated
    Take Care of My Cat
     
Main Cast: Du-na Bae, Yu-won Lee, Ji-young Ok
Director: Jae-eun Jeong
Distributor: Kino International
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Grey Zone
     
Main Cast: Harvey Keitel, David Arquette, Steve Buscemi, Mira Sorvino
Director: Tim Blake Nelson
Distributor: Lions Gate
Rating: Not yet rated
October 23
    Limited
    Derrida
     
Main Cast: Jacques Derrida
Director: Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering Kofman
Distributor: Zeitgeist Films
Rating: Not yet rated
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October 25
    Wide
    Ghost Ship
     
Main Cast: Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard, Isaiah Washington
Director: Steve Beck
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: Not yet rated
    jackass: the movie
     
Main Cast: Johnny Knoxville, Ryan Dunn, Bam Margera, Steve O, Jason 'WeeMann' Acuna, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Ehren McGhehey, Preston Lacy, Brandon DiCamillo, Henry Rollins, Tony Hawk, Spike Jonze
Director: Jeff Tremaine
Distributor: Paramount
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Truth About Charlie
     
Main Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins
Director: Jonathan Demme
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Limited
    All or Nothing
     
Rating: Not yet rated
    All the Queen's Men
     
Rating: Not yet rated
    Food of Love
     
Main Cast: Kevin Bishop, Paul Rhys, Juliet Stevenson
Director: Ventura Pons
Distributor: TLA Releasing
Rating: Not yet rated
    Frida
     
Main Cast: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina
Director: Julie Taymor
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: Not yet rated
    Paid in Full
     
Main Cast: Wood Harris, Mekhi Phifer, Cam'ron
Director: Charles Stone III
Distributor: Dimension Films
Rating: Not yet rated
    Roger Dodger
     
Main Cast: Campbell Scott, Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini, Elizabeth Berkley, Jennifer Beals, Ben Shenkman
Director: Dylan Kidd
Distributor: Artisan Entertainment
Rating: Not yet rated
    Time Changer
     
Main Cast: D. David Morin, Gavin MacLeod, Hal Linden, Jennifer O'Neill
Director: Rich Christiano
Distributor: Five and Two Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Waking Up in Reno
     
Main Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Charlize Theron, Patrick Swayze, Natasha Richardson
Director: Jordan Brady
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: Not yet rated
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