Why You Should See It: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are currently two of Hollywood's most in demand talents and seeing them lighting up the screen together, in a Derek Cianfrance film no less, should be a treat.
Morgan - Sept 2nd
Why You Should See It: Kate Mara heads to space again with a Scott. This time, however, it's Luke, Ridley's son, in what promises to be a thrilling sci-fi debut (in the vein of Ex Machina) for the filmmaker.
Yoga Hosers - Sept 2nd
Why You Should See It: Kevin Smith's name should be enough to get you into theatres for Yoga Hosers. But if it's not, you can also look forward to Mr. Johnny Depp reprising his role of Guy Lapointe.
Sully - Sept 9th
Why You Should See It: Tom Hanks looks to give an Oscar caliber performance in this Clint Eastwood-directed film, which tells the incredible true story of the Miracle on the Hudson.
Blair Witch - Sept 16th
Why You Should See It: As the film that really started the found footage genre, The Blair Witch Project is an extremely important piece of cinema. As such, its sequel is worth getting excited about.
Snowden - Sept 16th
Why You Should See It: Because no studio would go near this one with a ten foot pole, except Open Road, who are betting big on controversial director Oliver Stone and a film that tackles a very touchy subject.
The Magnificent Seven - Sept 23rd
Why You Should See It: After giving us Training Day and The Equalizer, why would you not want to see Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington work together again? Plus, Chris Pratt!
Queen Of Katwae - Sept 23rd
Why You Should See It: Set to be Disney's Oscar contender for the year, expect an emotionally charged tale led by the incredibly talented David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong'o.
Deepwater Horizon - Sept 30th
Why You Should See It: Last time Mark Wahlberg worked with Pete Berg, we got Lone Survivor, a visceral and well made film. This time around, they're tackling the BP Oil Spill, and the results look to be just as impressive.
Masterminds - Sept 30th
Why You Should See It: With a cast that boasts Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Jason Sudeikis and Zach Galifianakis, we promise you'll have a good time with this one.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Sept 30th
Why You Should See It: Tim Burton conjures up another gothic adventure for us in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and from the looks of the trailers, he appears to be back on form.
American Honey - Sept 30th
Why You Should See It: Though reviews from the festival circuit have been somewhat mixed, American Honey is heading into theatres with quite a bit of buzz and numerous awards under its belt.
The Birth Of A Nation - October 7th
Why You Should See It: Nate Parker makes a run at Oscar gold with The Birth of a Nation, another festival darling arriving with a healthy dose of buzz.
The Girl On The Train - October 7th
Why You Should See It: Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, Tate Taylor's adaptation boasts an impressive cast (Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux and Luke Evans) and promises a gripping mystery.
The Accountant - October 14th
Why You Should See It: It'll be nice to watch Big Ben do his thing without the cape and cowl on, don't you think?
Kevin Hart: What Now? - October 14th
Why You Should See It: Because Kevin Hart is the funniest person in Hollywood at the moment. Enough said.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - October 21st
Why You Should See It: The first Jack Reacher proved to be something of a sleeper hit, despite not being a wholly great film. Still, Cruise was strong in the title role and with new blood both behind and in front of the camera, we're looking forward to the sequel.
A Monster Calls - October 21st
Why You Should See It: A Monster Calls hails from a world brimming with beasts and fairytales, and is exactly the kind of magic that we arguably haven’t seen on the big screen since, say, Pan’s Labyrinth.
In A Valley Of Violence - October 21st
Why You Should See It: Our own Matt Donato summed it up best in his review, when he called the film a thrilling tale of revenge with rawhide grit, finding constant and surprising enjoyment in gallows humor.
Moonlight - October 21st
Why You Should See It: Because it's about time Mahershala Ali really gets a chance to break out.
Inferno - October 28th
Why You Should See It: Admittedly, the previous Robert Langdon films have been a bit underwhelming, but you know what they say, right? Third time's a charm.
Rings - October 28th
Why You Should See It: Because the wait for this one has been far too long.
Hacksaw Ridge - November 4th
Why You Should See It: It's only the second film Andrew Garfield has made since his Spidey series got canned, and we're always eager to see more from the immensely talented young actor.
Bleed For This - November 4th
Why You Should See It: Another exciting young actor to watch is Miles Teller, who's looking to recapture some of that magic he brought to Whiplash with this upcoming boxing flick.
Doctor Strange - November 4th
Why You Should See It: It's a Marvel movie - that should be reason enough for most - but it's also set to crack open the MCU's more cosmic side. Color us intrigued.
Loving - November 4th
Why You Should See It: Because director Jeff Nichols is on a seemingly unstoppable roll. We expect Loving to make it 5 for 5.
Arrival - November 11th
Why You Should See It: Before he fires up Blade Runner 2, director Denis Villeneuve is bringing us the mysterious looking Arrival, which boasts Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner as its leads.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - November 11th
Why You Should See It: It's Ang Lee's first film since the excellent Life of Pi. No other reason is needed.
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - November 18th
Why You Should See It: Because everyone loves Harry Potter and this is the closest we'll ever get to another film featuring the Boy Who Lived.
Nocturnal Animals - November 18th
Why You Should See It: Tom Ford made his stunning directorial debut with A Single Man. He returns this year with Nocturnal Animals, and with a cast that includes Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal and Joaquin Phoenix, among others, we're expecting big things.
Allied - November 23rd
Why You Should See It: Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard headline this romance flick set in the heart of WWII. Expect a sweeping tale that'll no doubt be shooting for Oscar gold.
Bad Santa 2 - November 23rd
Why You Should See It: Because Bad Santa is still one of the funniest films, ever.
Moana - November 23rd
Why You Should See It: Dwayne Johnson brings his talents to animation, and to a Disney film, no less. Anything The Rock touches turns to gold, and this should be no different.
Rules Don't Apply - November 23rd
Why You Should See It: To get familiar with your new Han Solo before the spinoff hits (Alden Ehrenreich).
Kidnap - December 2nd
Why You Should See It: While not exactly a great film, Halle Berry held her own in The Call and turned it into a competent thriller. Given that this looks like similar fare, we'll certainly be checking it out.
La La Land - December 2nd
Why You Should See It: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone on screen together is never a bad idea. Especially not when you've got Whiplash helmer Damien Chazelle behind the camera.
Office Christmas Party - December 9th
Why You Should See It: Jason Bateman, Jennifer Anniston, T.J. Miller, Rob Corddry, Olivia Munn and more promise to make this one of the funniest films of the year.
Collateral Beauty - December 16th
Why You Should See It: Another film with Oscar written all over it, expect Will Smith to earn some serious awards attention with this one.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - December 16th
Why You Should See It: As the first of the Star Wars Anthology films, all eyes are on Rogue One to see what Disney has cooked up for us.
Assassin's Creed - December 21st
Why You Should See It: Could this finally be the first video game movie to buck the trend and turn out to be decent, if not great? It certainly looks that way.
Passengers - December 21st
Why You Should See It: Chris Pine and Jennifer Lawrence are arguably the two most popular actors in Hollywood right now, and their upcoming sci-fi flick promises to be one of the year's biggest.
Sing - December 21st
Why You Should See It: With the creators of Despicable Me behind it and an all-star cast boasting Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon and John C. Reilly, among others, this will likely be a huge hit with the young ones during the holiday season.
The Space Between Us - December 21st
Why You Should See It: Because Asa Butterfield is massively under-appreciated and needs more recognition.
Patriots Day - December 21st
Why You Should See It: The second Mark Wahlberg/Pete Berg film of the year should be just as good as the first (Deepwater Horizon), as they're set to tackle another gripping true story flanked by an excellent cast.
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It may already be the end of August, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a ton of great movies to still look forward to. In fact, it’s quite the opposite, with a plethora of exciting films still set to be released. From a new entry into the Star Wars franchise to a magical Harry Potter spinoff, there’s a lot to be excited about.
We’re not just talking about big blockbusters, either. The next four months will bring with it intimate dramas, intriguing sci-fi flicks, promising indies and, of course, the usual Oscar bait fare. Yes, it seems that there’s something for everyone to look forward to as we head into the last bit of 2016, and here you’ll find 45 films that should absolutely be on your radar.
Check them out in the gallery above and be sure to comment below afterwards letting us know which ones you’re most excited about!