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October 2004
October 1
    Wide
    Ladder 49
     
Main Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta
Director: Jay Russell
Distributor: Touchstone Pictures
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 115 min
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    Shark Tale
     
Main Cast: Will Smith, Jack Black, Robert De Niro, Angelina Jolie, Martin Scorsese, Renee Zellweger
Director: Eric Bergeron, Vicky Jenson
Distributor: DreamWorks
Rating: PG
Running Time: 90 min
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    Limited
    Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry
     
Director: George Butler
Distributor: ThinkFilm
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 130 min
    I Heart Huckabees
     
Main Cast: Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Mark Wahlberg
Director: David O. Russell
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Rating: R
Running Time: 106 min
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    Thérèse: The Story of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
     
Main Cast: Lindsay Younce, Leonardo Defilippis, Linda Hayden
Director: Leonardo Defilippis
Distributor: Luke Films
Rating: PG
Running Time: 96 min
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    Woman Thou Art Loosed
     
Main Cast: Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Debbi Morgan
Director: Michael Schultz
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Rating: R
Running Time: 99 min
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October 6
    Wide
    Taxi
     
Main Cast: Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon
Director: Tim Story
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 97 min
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October 8
    Wide
    Friday Night Lights
     
Main Cast: Lucas Black, Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez
Director: Peter Berg
Distributor: Universal
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 107 min
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    Raise Your Voice
     
Main Cast: Hilary Duff, Oliver James, John Corbett
Director: Sean McNamara
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Rating: PG
Running Time: 103 min
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    Limited
    Around the Bend
     
Main Cast: Michael Caine, Christopher Walken, Josh Lucas
Director: Jordan Roberts
Distributor: Warner Independent Pictures
Rating: R
Running Time: 85 min
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    Primer
     
Main Cast: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Anand Upadhyaya
Director: Shane Carruth
Distributor: ThinkFilm
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 80 min
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    Stage Beauty
     
Main Cast: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett
Director: Richard Eyre
Distributor: Lions Gate
Rating: R
Running Time: 105 min
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October 10
    Limited
    Vera Drake
     
Main Cast: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney
Director: Mike Leigh
Distributor: Fine Line Features
Rating: R
Running Time: 125 min
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October 15
    Wide
    Shall We Dance?
     
Main Cast: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez
Director: Peter Chelsom
Distributor: Miramax
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 100 min
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    Team America: World Police
     
Main Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ
Director: Trey Parker, Matt Stone
Distributor: Paramount
Rating: R
Running Time: 100 min
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    Limited
    Being Julia
     
Main Cast: Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Michael Gambon, Shaun Evans
Director: Istvan Szabo
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: R
Running Time: 105 min
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    Eulogy
     
Main Cast: Hank Azaria, Jesse Bradford, Zooey Deschanel, Famke Janssen, Kelly Preston, Glenne Headley, Ray Romano, Debra Winger, Rip Torn, Piper Laurie
Director: Michael Clancy
Distributor: Artisan Entertainment
Rating: R
Running Time: 91 min
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    Hair Show
     
Main Cast: Mo'Nique, Kellita Smith, Gina Torres
Director: Leslie Small
Distributor: Innovation Film Group
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 104 min
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    P.S.
     
Main Cast: Laura Linney, Topher Grace, Gabriel Byrne
Director: Dylan Kidd
Distributor: Newmarket Film Group
Rating: R
Running Time: 97 min
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    Spin
     
Main Cast: Stanley Tucci, Dana Delany, Ruben Blades
Director: James Redford
Distributor: Freestyle Releasing
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 107 min
    Stephen King's Riding the Bullet
     
Main Cast: Jonathan Jackson, David Arquette, Erika Christensen
Director: Mick Garris
Distributor: Innovation Film Group
Rating: R
Running Time: 98 min
    The Dust Factory
     
Main Cast: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Kelley
Director: Eric Small
Distributor: MGM
Rating: PG
    The Final Cut
     
Main Cast: Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Thom Bishops
Director: Omar Naim
Distributor: Lions Gate
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 105 min
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October 20
    Limited
    Sex is Comedy
     
Main Cast: Anne Parillaud, Gregoire Colin, Roxane Mesquida
Director: Catherine Breillat
Distributor: Independent Film Channel
Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 92 min
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October 22
    Wide
    Surviving Christmas
     
Main Cast: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini
Director: Mike Mitchell
Distributor: DreamWorks
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 92 min
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    The Grudge
     
Main Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall
Director: Takashi Shimizu
Distributor: Sony/Columbia
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 96 min
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    Limited
    Lightning in a Bottle
     
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 103 min
    Sideways
     
Main Cast: Thomas Haden Church, M.C. Gainey, Paul Giamatti
Director: Alexander Payne
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Rating: R
Running Time: 123 min
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    The Machinist
     
Main Cast: Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sanchez Gijon
Director: Brad Anderson
Distributor: Paramount Classics
Rating: R
Running Time: 102 min
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    Undertow
     
Main Cast: Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Jamie Bell, Devon Alan
Director: David Gordon Green
Distributor: United Artists
Rating: R
Running Time: 107 min
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October 29
    Wide
    Ray
     
Main Cast: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington
Director: Taylor Hackford
Distributor: Universal
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 152 min
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    Saw
     
Main Cast: Leigh Whannell, Cary Elwes
Director: James Wan
Distributor: Lions Gate
Rating: R
Running Time: 100 min
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    Limited
    Birth
     
Main Cast: Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Distributor: Fine Line Features
Rating: R
Running Time: 100 min
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    Enduring Love
     
Main Cast: Rhys Ifans, Samantha Morton, Daniel Craig
Director: Roger Michell
Distributor: Paramount Classics
Rating: R
Running Time: 91 min
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    It's All About Love
     
Main Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes, Sean Penn
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Distributor: Strand Releasing
Rating: R
Running Time: 104 min

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