October 2009
October 2
    The Invention of Lying
Main Cast: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe
Director: Ricky Gervais, Matt Robinson
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Toy Story/Toy Story 2 3-D
Main Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
Director: John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rating: G
    Whip It
Main Cast: Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page
Director: Drew Barrymore
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
Main Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Distributor: Sony (Columbia)
Rating: Not yet rated
    A Serious Man
Main Cast: Michael Stuhlbarg, Fred Melamed, Richard Kind
Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Distributor: Focus Features
Rating: Not yet rated
    More Than a Game
Main Cast: LeBron James
Director: Kristopher Belman
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: PG
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October 9
    Couples Retreat
Main Cast: Kristen Bell, Kristin Davis, Vince Vaughn
Director: Peter Billingsley
Distributor: Universal
Rating: Not yet rated
    An Education
Main Cast: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina
Director: Lone Scherfig
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: PG-13
    Free Style
Main Cast: Corbin Bleu, Penelope Ann Miller, Madison Pettis
Director: William Dear
Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Pictures
Rating: PG
Running Time: 94 min
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October 16
    Law Abiding Citizen
Main Cast: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler
Director: F. Gary Gray
Distributor: Overture Films
Rating: R
    The Stepfather
Main Cast: Dylan Walsh, Sela Ward, Penn Badgley
Director: Nelson McCormick
Distributor: Screen Gems
Rating: PG-13
    Where the Wild Things Are
Main Cast: Catherine Keener, Max Records, Mark Ruffalo
Director: Spike Jonze
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rating: PG
October 23
Main Cast: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Virginia Madsen
Director: Mira Nair
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Rating: PG
    Astro Boy
Main Cast: Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Donald Sutherland
Director: David Bowers
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
Main Cast: John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson, Ken Watanabe
Director: Paul Weitz
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rating: Not yet rated
    Saw VI
Main Cast: Costas Mandylor, Mark Rolston, Betsy Russell
Director: Kevin Greutert
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: Not yet rated
Main Cast: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg
Director: Lars Von Trier
Distributor: IFC Films
Rating: Not yet rated
Main Cast: Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards, Minnie Driver
Director: Katherine Dieckmann
Distributor: Freestyle Releasing
Rating: PG-13
    Ong Bak 2
Main Cast: Tony Jaa, Sorapong Chatree, Sarunyu Wongkrachang
Director: Tony Jaa
Distributor: Magnet Releasing
Rating: Not yet rated
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October 28
    Michael Jackson's This Is It
Main Cast: Michael Jackson
Director: Kenny Ortega
Distributor: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Rating: PG
October 30
    Gentlemen Broncos
Main Cast: Michael Angarano, Sam Rockwell, Jemaine Clement
Director: Jared Hess
Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Rating: PG-13

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