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Fall movie calendar, from ‘Venom’ to ‘King Richard’

September 7, 2021 GMT
This combination of images shows promotional art for upcoming films, top row from left, "No Time to Die," "The Last Duel," "The Many Saints of Newark," "House of Gucci," "Dune" and "The French Dispatch," bottom row from left, "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," "The Guilty," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," and "King Richard." (Top row from left, MGM/20th Century Studios/Warner Bros-HBO Max/MGM/Warner Bros. Pictures/Searchlight Pictures, bottom row from left, Searchlight Pictures/Sony Pictures/Netflix/ Universal/Sony Pictures/Warner Bros Pictures via AP)
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This combination of images shows promotional art for upcoming films, top row from left, "No Time to Die," "The Last Duel," "The Many Saints of Newark," "House of Gucci," "Dune" and "The French Dispatch," bottom row from left, "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," "The Guilty," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," and "King Richard." (Top row from left, MGM/20th Century Studios/Warner Bros-HBO Max/MGM/Warner Bros. Pictures/Searchlight Pictures, bottom row from left, Searchlight Pictures/Sony Pictures/Netflix/ Universal/Sony Pictures/Warner Bros Pictures via AP)
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This combination of images shows promotional art for upcoming films, top row from left, "No Time to Die," "The Last Duel," "The Many Saints of Newark," "House of Gucci," "Dune" and "The French Dispatch," bottom row from left, "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," "The Guilty," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," and "King Richard." (Top row from left, MGM/20th Century Studios/Warner Bros-HBO Max/MGM/Warner Bros. Pictures/Searchlight Pictures, bottom row from left, Searchlight Pictures/Sony Pictures/Netflix/ Universal/Sony Pictures/Warner Bros Pictures via AP)

A rundown of notable films coming out this fall:

Sept. 9

“Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali” (Netflix): A documentary chronicling the friendship between the boxing legend and the civil rights leader.

Sept. 10

“The Card Counter” (In theaters): Oscar Isaac plays a professional gambler and a former serviceman who encounters a young man (Tye Sheridan) bent on revenge in Paul Schrader’s latest.

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” (In theaters and on Amazon Prime): In this adaptation of a West End musical, Max Harwood stars as a teenager from Sheffield who dreams of becoming a drag queen.

“Fauci” (In theaters): A documentary portrait of Dr. Anthony Fauci.

“Come From Away” (Apple TV+): A filmed version of the award-winning Broadway musical about thousands of airline travelers who landed in Newfoundland on Sept. 11 when flights across the U.S. were grounded.

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“Malignant” (In theaters and HBO Max): James Wan directs this horror film about a young woman’s disturbing visions that turn real.

“Queenpins” (In theaters): Kristen Bell and Kirby Howell-Baptiste star as best friends whose illegal coupon-club scheme scams millions.

“Language Lessons: (In theaters): Natalie Morales directs, co-writes and co-stars in a drama about a friendship between a Spanish teacher and her student.

Sept. 16

“Best Sellers” (In theaters and VOD): Aubrey Plaza plays a book editor and Michael Caine a cranky author in this comedy.

“Blue Bayou” (In theaters): Writer-director Justin Chon stars as a Korean adoptee raised in a small Louisiana town who, as a married adult, faces possible deportation.

“Copshop” (In theaters): Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo star in Joe Carnahan’s action thriller set in rural Nevada.

“Cry Macho” (In theaters and HBO Max): Clint Eastwood directs and stars as a former rodeo star and horse breeder who takes a job bringing a young man home from Mexico.

“The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (In theaters): Jessica Chastain stars as Faye Tammy Bakker, with Andrew Garfield as Jim Baker, in Michael Showalter’s drama about the televangelists.

“My Name Is Pauli Murray” (In theaters and Amazon Prime): “RBG” filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West profile the nonbinary African American civil rights activist.

“The Nowhere Inn” (In theaters and VOD): A metafictional movie about Carrie Brownstein making a documentary about Annie Clark, the indie musician known as St. Vincent.

“The Starling” (Netflix): Melissa McCarthy stars as a woman suffering the loss of a young child whose battle with a territorial bird becomes an mode of healing.

Sept. 22

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“Dear Evan Hansen” (In theaters): Stephen Chbosky directs this star-studded adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, with Ben Platt reprising his role as a painfully shy teenager.

“The Guilty” (In theaters; On Netflix Oct. 1): Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a demoted police officer working the emergency dispatch phone lines who takes a call from a kidnapped woman.

Oct. 1

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” (In theaters): A sequel to 2018’s “Venom,” with Tom Hardy reprising his role as a investigative journalist with super-human powers thanks to an alien symbiote that has taken up residence in his body.

“The Addams Family 2” (In theaters and VOD): A sequel to the 2019 animated film.

“The Many Saints of Newark” (In theaters and HBO Max): A prequel to David Chase’s HBO series “The Sopranos,” with Michael Gandolfini, son of the late “Sopranos” stars James Gandolfini, playing the New Jersey mob boss as a younger man.

“Titane” (In theaters): French filmmaker J ulia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or winner at the Cannes Film Festival, a body-horror drama about a woman with a titanium plate in her head and a unique bond with automobiles.

Oct. 8

“No Time to Die” (In theaters): In the 25th James Bond film, Daniel Craig returns as 007, with Cary Fukunaga directing.

“Lamb” (In theaters): A couple in rural Iceland discover a strange newborn in their barn.

“Mass” (In theaters): Two sets of parents (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney and Ann Dowd) connected by tragedy meet for a conversation of grief and guilt.

“Survive the Game” (In theaters and VOD): Bruce Willis stars in this crime thriller about a drug bust gone wrong.

Oct. 15

“Halloween Kills” (In theaters): Director David Gordon Green and star Jamie Lee Curtis return for this sequel to the 2018 “Halloween” reboot.

“The Last Duel” (In theaters): Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, along with Nicole Holofcener, wrote this Ridley Scott medieval France drama, starring Adam Driver, Damon and Affleck.

“The Velvet Underground” (In theaters and Apple TV+): Director Todd Haynes profiles the iconic New York rock band in his documentary filmmaking debut.

“Bergman Island” (In theaters and VOD): Tim Roth and Vicky Krieps play a filmmaking couple visiting the hoe of Ingmar Bergman in Mia Hansen-Løve’s drama.

Oct. 22

“Dune” (In theaters and HBO Max): Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic stars Timothée Chalamet, Oscar Isaac and Zendaya.

“The Electric Life of Louis Wain” (In theaters, on Amazon Prime Nov. 5): Benedict Cumberbatch plays an eccentric British illustrator in this period drama by Will Sharpe.

“The Harder They Fall” (In theaters, on Netflix Nov. 3): A revenge Western starring Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield and Regina King.

“Becoming Cousteau” (In theaters): Liz Garbus profiles the French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau in this documentary.

“The French Dispatch” (In theaters): Wes Anderson crafts an intricately detailed ode to the New Yorker in this series of fictional tales of an American newspaper in France.

“Ron’s Gone Wrong” (In theaters): An animated movie where kids have robot pals, only 11-year-old Ron’s bot (voiced by Zach Galifianakis) doesn’t quite work.

Oct. 27

“Passing” (In theaters, on Netflix Nov. 10): Rebecca Hall makes her directorial debut in this period drama set in 1920s Harlem starring Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga.

Oct. 29

“Antlers” (In theaters): Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons star in Scott Cooper’s horror thriller about an Oregon town and a supernatural creature.

“Last Night in Soho” (In theaters): Edgar Wright’s time-traveling thriller set in 1960s London stars Anya Taylor-Joy and Thomasin McKenzie.

“Army of Thieves” (Netflix): Zach Snyder’s prequel to his 2021 zombie heist film “Army of the Dead.”

Nov. 5

“Eternals” (In theaters): Chloé Zhao directs this Marvel movie about immortal beings, starring Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kit Harrington and Brian Tyree Henry.

“Finch” (Apple TV+): Tom Hanks plays a robotics engineer who is among the few survivors of a cataclysmic solar event.

“Spencer” (In theaters): Kristen Stewart plays Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s drama.

“Julia” (In theaters): “RBG” documentary filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen profile groundbreaking TV chef Julia Child.

“Red Notice” (In theaters, on Netflix Nov. 12): Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds star in this action thriller about a global manhunt.

Nov. 12

“Belfast” (In theaters): Kenneth Branagh’s black-and-white, semi-autobiographical tale about a working-class family in the Northern Ireland capital in the 1960s.

“Tick, Tick ... Boom!” (Theaters, on Netflix Nov. 19): Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his directorial debut in this adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s musical, starring Andrew Garfield.

Nov. 17

“The Power of the Dog” (In theaters, on Netflix Dec. 1): Jane Campion directs a story of two brothers (Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons) on a Montana ranch where one brings home a new wife (Kirsten Dunst).

“Bruised” (In theaters, on Netflix Nov. 24): Halle Berry directs and stars as a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter taking a last shot at redemption.

Nov. 19

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (In theaters): Jason Reitman directs a sequel to the ’80s classic his father, Ivan Reitman, directed.

“King Richard” (In theaters, HBO Max): Will Smith stars as Richard Williams in a biopic about the father of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams.

“Mothering Sunday: (In theaters): Eva Husson directs this drama about a maid (Odessa Young) at a grand British house who’s having an affair with the neighbor’s well-born son (Josh O’Connor).

Nov. 24

“House of Gucci” (In theaters): Ridley Scott’s crime drama dramatizes the murder of Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver), head of the Gucci fashion house, by his ex-wife, Patrizia Gucci (Lady Gaga).

“Encanto” (In theaters): Disney’s 60th animated feature is a Colombia-set film about family members who all possess magical powers, featuring music from Lin-Manuel Miranda.

“National Champions” (In theaters): A star college quarterback (Stephan James) strikes for fair compensation hours before the biggest game of the year.

“Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City” (In theaters): The seventh live-action film in the long-running videogame-adaptation series features a new cast.