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    7 Awesome Movies Hitting Theaters In October 2019 That You Won't Want To Miss

    As I say to myself in the mirror every time I'm about to make a bad decision: Send in the clowns.

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    1. Joker (Oct. 4)

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    In Alan Moore's fan-favorite graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke, the Joker says, "If I'm going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice." Well, it would appear that writer-director Todd Phillips is looking to give us a look at one of those options with this one. Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) is a floundering stand-up comedian forced to care for his ailing mother (Frances Conroy) in a grim Gotham City. And you know the rest of the story: "All it takes is one bad day..."

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    2. Wrinkles the Clown (Oct. 4)

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    I'm sorry, what was that? You'd like some MORE clown content?! OK, I hear you loud and clear — and this one's a documentary! It's very creepy! This true story sees filmmakers following the titular Wrinkles, a clown for hire who will SCARE YOUR CHILDREN for a small fee. Also, like, of course this takes place in Naples, Florida (and I'm very much saying that as a human being who was RAISED in Florida). You're welcome for the nightmares.

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    3. Gemini Man (Oct. 11)

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    A lot of the time, your worst enemy is yourself...a concept that this film takes VERY literally. Will Smith stars beside a horrifyingly realistic-looking younger version of, you guessed it, Will Smith. He plays an assassin who discovers that he's being hunted by a clone of himself who can predict his every move, making him the ultimate opponent. This film was, quite literally, 20 years in the making, so it should be a heck of a ride.

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    4. The Addams Family (Oct. 11)

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    *SNAP, SNAP* America's favorite family o' weirdos is back and better than ever in this new animated adventure. When the Addams clan moves to a sinister and strange new land — New Jersey — they are confronted with reality TV host Margaux Needler (Allison Janney), who may not have the ~best~ of intentions. Also, y'all, this cast is STACKED, including the likes of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, and Bette Midler.

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    5. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (Oct. 18)

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    While it has been the absolute hottest of minutes since we were introduced to Angelina Jolie's Maleficent back in 2014, this sequel picks up right where we left off and sees the fairy queen take on a new adversary in the form of Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer) — Aurora's future mother-in-law. Aurora (Elle Fanning), now engaged to Prince Phillip (Harris Dickinson), takes her adoptive mother, Maleficent, to meet her new family and, well, all heck breaks loose. If you have a weird relationship with your in-laws, this one will be all too relatable!

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    6. Zombieland: Double Tap (Oct. 18)

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    It's been 10 long years since the first Zombieland came into our lives and blessed us with one of the best zombie comedies of all time, and now the whole original gang is back for more! This time around, we see a grown-up Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) run off with "hippie" Berkeley (Avan Jogia), setting the group out on a mission to find her. Also, like, there's a whole bunch of zombies.

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    7. Jojo Rabbit (Oct. 18)

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    There's really no way for me to describe this movie without sounding as if I'm making a weird joke, so...here we go: A young boy named Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) in Nazi Germany has an invisible friend who just so happens to be Adolf Hitler. Written and directed by, and starring, the hilarious Taika Waititi, the story takes a sweet and unexpected turn when Jojo and his imaginary friend discover that his mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in the attic, which forces Jojo to confront his preconceived notions.

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    Which October 2019 movie are YOU looking forward to the most?! Did we miss any? Sound off in the comments below!

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