October 2008 Upcoming Movie Productions
Fandango's Fans Pick Most Anticipated Fall 2008 Films
The next few months look promising for moviegoers. In an online survey during the final days of August (August 15-26), Fandango asked more than 3,000 respondents to pick the one film they're most looking forward to seeing in the coming months. The most anticipated Fall films -- plus the percentages of Fandango moviegoers who picked them as their top choice -- are as follows:
Sept. 2008's Most Anticipated: "Burn After Reading" (18%), followed by "The Women" (14%).
Oct. 2008: "Body of Lies" (13%), followed by "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" (11%).
Nov. 2008: "Twilight" (31%), followed by the James Bond adventure, "Quantum of Solace" (20%).
Dec. 2008: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (16%), followed by "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (15%).
Fall 2008 (ranking all films from Sept.-Dec.): "Twilight" (34%), followed by "Quantum of Solace" (19%).
2009's Most Anticipated: "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (43%), followed by "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (16%), "Night at the Museum 2" (7%), "Watchmen" (7%) and "Star Trek" (6%). Continue reading...
Friday, October 3
Appaloosa Action Western. Set in the Old West territory of New Mexico, "Appaloosa" revolves around a pair of hired guns (Viggo Mortensen and Ed Harris). New Line Cinema.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua Chloe (voice of DREW BARRYMORE), a diamond-clad, bootie wearing Beverly Hills Chihuahua enjoys her luxurious lifestyle so much, she hardly notices Papi (voice of GEORGE LOPEZ), a hilarious Chihuahua who happens to be crazy for Chloe. Walt Disney Studios
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist comedy about two people thrust together for one hilarious, sleepless night of adventure in a world of mix tapes, late-night living, and, live, loud music. Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures
Valkyrie. United Artists
Friday, October 10
Body of Lies Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe. Dramatic Thriller. Based on Washington Post columnist David Ignatius' 2007 novel about a CIA operative. Warner Bros. Pictures
City of Ember. Fox
The Express Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis (Rob Brown), the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Omar Benson Miller, Clancy Brown and Charles S. Dutton. Universal Pictures.
I Served the King of England. Sony Pictures Classics. Rated R, 120 min. (Tucson, Reno, Salt Lake. Oct. 17 in Alb. Santa Fe)
Quarantine. Sony Pictures
Soul Men, MGM
Untitled Ridley Scott Film. Dramatic thriller stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe. Warner Bros. Pictures.
The Women (2008)
Friday, October 17
Flesh of Genius
Max Payne Maverick cop Max Payne (Mark Wahlberg) is hell-bent on revenge against those responsible for the brutal murder of his family and partner. Fox Walden Films.
The Lonely Maiden. YFG
Quarantine. Screen Gems.
Scanners (2008). MGM
Friday, October 24
High School Musical 3. Disney’s “High School Musical” phenomenon leaps onto the big screen in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR. Buena Vista
Passengers. Sony Pictures
Pride and Glory Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight, an authentic, gritty, and emotional portrait of the New York City Police Department.
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D (2008 re-issue). Buena Vista.
Friday, October 31
Changeling Clint Eastwood directs Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich in a provocative thriller based on actual events: Changeling. In the film, Christine Collins’ (Jolie) prayers are met when her kidnapped son is returned. But amidst the frenzy of the photo-op reunion, she realizes this child is not hers. Universal Pictures.
I.O.U.S.A. Roadside Attractions. (Opens in Phoenix, Las Vegas).
Motel Hell (2008). MGM
Rocknrolla Action Russian mobster film stars Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Jeremy Piven. Warner Bros. Pictures/Dark Castle Entertainment
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