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October 2008
October 1
    Limited
    Religulous
     
Director: Larry Charles
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: Not yet rated
October 3
    Wide
    An American Carol
     
Main Cast: Kevin Farley, Kelsey Grammer
Director: David Zucker
Distributor: Vivendi Entertainment
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Beverly Hills Chihuahua
     
Main Cast: Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Andy Garcia
Director: Raja Gosnell
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Flash of Genius
     
Main Cast: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney
Director: Marc Abraham
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
     
Main Cast: Simon Pegg, Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst
Director: Robert B. Weide
Distributor: MGM
Rating: Not yet rated
    Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
     
Main Cast: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings
Director: Peter Sollett
Distributor: Sony/Screen Gems
Rating: Not yet rated
October 8
    Limited
    RocknRolla
     
Main Cast: Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges
Director: Guy Ritchie
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Rating: R
October 10
    Wide
    Body of Lies
     
Main Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Carice Van Houten
Director: Ridley Scott
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: Not yet rated
    City of Ember
     
Main Cast: Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Saoirse Ronan
Director: Gil Kenan
Distributor: Fox Walden
Rating: Not yet rated
    Quarantine
     
Main Cast: Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Columbus Short
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Distributor: Screen Gems
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Express
     
Main Cast: Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Omar Benson Miller
Director: Gary Fleder
Distributor: Universal
Rating: PG-13
    Limited
    Happy Go Lucky
     
Main Cast: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Andrea Riseborough
Director: Mike Leigh
Distributor: Miramax Films
Rating: Not yet rated
October 17
    Wide
    Max Payne
     
Main Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges
Director: John Moore
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: Not yet rated
    Sex Drive
     
Main Cast: Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, James Marsden
Director: Sean Anders
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Rating: Not yet rated
    The Secret Life of Bees
     
Main Cast: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson
Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    W
     
Main Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks
Director: Oliver Stone
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Filth and Wisdom
     
Main Cast: Ade, Olegar Fedoro, Gogol Bordello
Director: Madonna
Distributor: IFC Entertainment
Rating: Not yet rated
October 24
    Wide
    High School Musical 3: Senior Year
     
Main Cast: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale
Director: Kenny Ortega
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Pride & Glory
     
Main Cast: Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Noah Emmerich
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Rating: Not yet rated
    Saw V
     
Main Cast: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson
Director: David Hackl
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Changeling
     
Main Cast: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan
Director: Clint Eastwood
Distributor: Universal
Rating: Not yet rated
    Passengers
     
Main Cast: Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, David Morse
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Distributor: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Rating: Not yet rated
    Synecdoche, New York
     
Main Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Samantha Morton
Director: Charlie Kaufman
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: Not yet rated
October 31
    Wide
    The Haunting of Molly Hartley
     
Main Cast: Haley Bennett, Chace Crawford, AnnaLynne McCord
Director: Mickey Liddell
Distributor: Freestyle Releasing
Rating: Not yet rated
    Zack and Miri Make a Porno
     
Main Cast: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson
Director: Kevin Smith
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Limited
    The Other End of the Line
     
Main Cast: Jesse Metcalfe
Director: James Dodson
Distributor: MGM
Rating: Not yet rated

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