For those who love watching their favourite novel characters on big screens, October is going to be very promising. Paula Hawkins bestseller The Girl On The Train finally lands in cinema theatres starring Emily Blunt. Dan Brown's Inferno also gets Tom Hanks as Professor Robert Langdon back running around historical Florence. Even Jack Reacher announces of his return cheering the crowds of Tom Cruise fans.
Here is the the full list of October action/thriller movies:
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
Director: Tate Taylor
Written by: Erin Cressida Wilson, Paula Hawkins
Starring: Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux, Rebecca Ferguson, Edgar Ramirez, Haley Bennett, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Lisa Kudrow
Plot Synopsis: The film follows the story of a woman named Rachel (Emily Blunt), who goes on a train to London. She witnesses the ‘perfect' couple. Scott (Luke Evans) and Megan (Haley Bennett). But one day, havoc ensues this couple, and Rachel becomes involved in their drama/ murder mystery of Megan Hipwell.
Director: Ron Howard
Written by: David Koepp, Dan Brown
Starring: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones
Plot Synopsis: After waking up in a hospital room in Florence, Italy, with no memory of what has occurred for the last few days. Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) suddenly finds himself the target of a manhunt. With the help of Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor, and his knowledge of symbology he will try to escape whilst they have to solve the most intricate riddle Langdon ever faced.
JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK
Director: Edward Zwick
Written by: Lee Child, Marshall Herskovitz, Richard Wenk, Edward Zwick
Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge, Holt McCallany, Madalyn Horcher, Sabrina Gennarino
Plot Synopsis: Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) and Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders) are trying to clear her name after she's wrongly accused of being a spy.
Director: Bram Copens
Written by: Jim Agnew, Sean Keller
Starring: Wes Bentley, Jamie Alexander, Cam Gigandet, Alexandra Breckenridge
Plot Synopsis: On her bachelorette-party weekend with friends in New Orleans, Tara (Jamie Alexander) falls for the darkly-sexy bartender Patrick (Wes Bentley). Waking in his bed the next morning, Tara instantly regrets her unfaithfulness and flies back home to her fiancé (Cam Gigandet). Her secret flame becomes a full-on fire when Patrick shows up at her house, surreptitiously tries to cancel her wedding arrangements, and stalks her every move. He spirals into madness and delusion, determined to have Tara no matter what the cost. When his efforts fail, he tracks the newlyweds on their honeymoon where he erupts in a psychotic, murderous rage. Tara will have to find the strength she never knew she possessed to stop Patrick from destroying her marriage and her life.
Director: Michael J. Gallagher
Written by: Michael J. Gallagher, Steve Greene
Starring: Logan Paul, Peyton List, Lia Marie Johnson, Calum Worthy, Matthew Glave, Calum Worthy, Michael Traynor, Ryan Newman, Patrick Osullivan, Jana Winternitz, Kiersten Warren
Plot Synopsis: The film takes place in a dying world where population control is dictated by an aptitude test in high school. When two students (Logan Paul and Peyton List) discover the test is all smoke and mirrors hiding a larger conspiracy, they must go against the system to expose it and take it down. Stars Paul and List have a combined total of over 38 million social media followers.
Director: Jonas Cuaron
Written by: Jonas Cuaron, Mateo garcia
Starring: Gael GarcÃa Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Plot Synopsis: Moises (Gael Garcia Bernal) travels with a group of immigrants through an unguarded, hellish section of the Sonoran desert trying to cross into the United States, when suddenly, a shot rings out- they fall into the sight of Sam (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a deranged vigilante who is taking border laws into his own hands, shooting off the immigrants one by one. A sinister cat and mouse chase begins, set against the backdrop of this brutal yet beautiful landscape, and Moises must find a way to outwit his hunter in order to survive and not become another victim of this forsaken land.
Director: Stewart Hendler
Written by: Christopher Yost
Starring: Ben Winchell, Andy Garcia, Maria Bello, Mike Doyle, Ana Villafane, Billy Slaughter, Lawrence Kao, Avis-Marie Barnes, Phillip DeVona, Elizabeth Ludlow, Al Mitchell
Plot Synopsis: A 19-year-old extreme-sports athlete has been accidentally exposed to the unleashed power of nanotechological machines, which became part of him and gave him increased strength, near-invulnerability and the ability to change his appearance. The young man now fights the enemies of peace as a super-powered secret agent.
Director: Gavin Oconnor
Written by: Bill Dubuque
Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jean Smart, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow
Plot Synopsis: Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department’s Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King (J.K. Simmons), starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk (Anna Kendrick) has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise.
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
Director: Greg Mottola
Written by: Michael LeSieur
Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, Gal Gadot
Plot Synopsis: An ordinary suburban couple (Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher) becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies.