There’s a wide selection of movies in theaters this week, suitable for fans of horror, drama and action. With today being Friday the 13th, of course, there’s a horror movie on the list titled Happy Death Day. There’s also The Florida Project, a heartwarming family drama that won over audiences at TIFF, as well as the entertaining drama Goodbye Christopher Robin. Read the full list of films hitting theaters below!
Happy Death Day – College student Tree (Jessica Rothe) wakes up to find herself in a strange dorm room, greeted by a young man named Carter (Israel Broussard). At the end of the day, she is killed by a man wearing a baby mask. The next day, she wakes up in the same dorm room, reliving the day over again. She has to solve her own murder to stop reliving her death day over and over again. Opens wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Happy Death Day
The Foreigner – Quan (Jackie Chan) lives in London with his 15-year-old daughter, Fan. When a bomb goes off in the street, killing Fan and several other people, he is determined to get revenge for his daughter’s death. Opens wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Foreigner
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women – Harvard psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston (Luke Evans), who’s married to Elizabeth Holloway Marston (Rebecca Hall), finds himself attracted to Olive Byrne (Bella Heathcote), who studies under him at Tufts and Columbia. The trio became engaged in a polyamorous relationship, which influences William to create Wonder Woman, under the pseudonym Charles Moulton. Opens in select cities today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
The Limehouse Golem – In 19th century London, the city is shaken after a series of murders in the Limehouse district. Detective Kildare (Bill Nighy) is hired to investigate the murders. Opens in select cities today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Limehouse Golem
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House – The story of Mark Felt (Liam Neeson), the whistleblower who was known as “Deep Throat” during the Watergate scandal. The true identity of the informant remained a mystery and the source of much public curiosity and speculation for more than 30 years until 2005, when special agent Mark Felt shockingly revealed himself as the tipster. Opens in Toronto, Vancouver and Montréal today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
The Florida Project – Six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince) and her mother Halley (Bria Vinaite) live in a budget motel run by Bobby (Willem Dafoe). Halley struggles to make the week-to-week rent by doing odd jobs such as selling branded perfumes on the streets. She soon gets desperate when she isn’t making enough and resorts to desperate measures. Looking at the world through Moonee’s eyes, the film follows her journey during the summer days at the motel. Opens in Toronto today; Montréal and Vancouver October 20; Edmonton, Calgary, Victoria, Winnipeg and Halifax October 27; Ottawa November 3. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Florida Project
Goodbye Christopher Robin – British playwright A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) found inspiration for his series of books for children in his young son, Christopher Robin (Will Tilston) and his beloved stuffed bear. The lives of Christopher Robin and his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie) are changed with the success of the books.
Opens in Toronto today, Vancouver October 20 and wide October 27. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Goodbye Christopher Robin
Marshall – Set in 1941, a young African-American lawyer named Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) partners with Jewish lawyer Sam Friedman (Josh Gad). They take on the case of a black chauffeur, Joseph Spell (Sterling K. Brown), who has been accused by his wealthy socialite employer Eleanor Strubing (Kate Hudson) of sexual assault and attempted murder. Opens in Toronto, Vancouver and Montréal today. Click here for showtimes.
BPM (Beats Per Minute) – Early 1990s. With AIDS having already claimed countless lives for nearly ten years, Act Up-Paris activists multiply actions to fight general indifference. Nathan, a newcomer to the group, has his world shaken up by Sean, a radical militant. Opens in Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal and Ottawa today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: BPM (Beats Per Minute)