When it comes to big screen releases, there have been some incredible films already brought to fans this year. Fortunately, the penultimate month of the year isn’t letting up on the speed, bringing a number of exciting flicks to movie theatres across the globe. We’ve picked out the five November 2017 movies we’re most excited to see below; read on to find out a little bit more about them…
1. Murder on the Orient Express – Out Now
Directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Murder on the Orient Express is based on the Agatha Christie novel of the same name, with Michael Green adapting the story and providing a screenplay that’s already making waves with critics. Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Josh Gad, Michael Peña, Judi Dench, Leslie Odom Jr. and Derek Jacobi round out the all-star cast, in a murder mystery that’s impressed fans throughout the ages.
When a group of high-profile characters begin their lavish train ride through Europe on the Orient Express, they could never have imagined that they’d be a part of one of the most thrilling mysteries ever told. The 13 strangers find themselves stranded on the train, with everybody suspected of murder, but the group forced to come together if they’re to crack the case.
2. Only The Brave – Released November 10
Based on the real-life tragedy of the Granite Mountain Hotshots comes Only The Brave, with the likes of Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Taylor Kitsch, James Badge Dale and Jennifer Connelly starring. Joseph Kosinski serves as director on the flick, which sees one unique unit of firefighters come together in an extreme time of need.
Taking on the Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013, the drama movie sees the elite crew take on a deadly fire, saving the lives of hundreds but having to give the ultimate sacrifice to do so. Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer wrote the screenplay for the flick, with Claudio Miranda serving as cinematographer.
3. Paddington 2 – Released November 10
As the follow-up to the hugely successful first film comes Paddington 2, which sees the titular bear now fully accepted as a member of the community after settling in at Windsor Gardens with the Brown family. Beloved by all, he’s thrust straight into the middle of a major scandal which sees the present he had eyed up for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday stolen right from under his nose. Put in the frame, he must work with the Brown family if they’re to uncover the true thief.
Paul King returns to the series as director on the sequel, writing the screenplay alongside Simon Farnaby. Producer of all eight Harry Potter flicks David Heyman serves as producer on the movie, with Ben Whishaw once again voicing the titular Paddington Bear. Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Imelda Staunton, Peter Capaldi, Julie Walters, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Michael Gambon and Hugh Grant all also star.
4. Justice League – Released November 17
Looking like it could be the most colourful and humour-injected entry into the DC Extended Universe so far, DC Comics fans will finally see some of their favourite superheroes come together on the big screen in Justice League. Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) lead the team, bringing together Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) who must all learn to work alongside one another if they’re to save the planet from a deadly threat.
That threat comes in the form of Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons, who search for a trio of Mother Boxes scattered across the planet. Whether the team will be able to come together before it’s too late however remains to be seen…
5. Suburbicon – Released November 24
Directed by George Clooney and written by the Coen Brothers, Suburbicon sees Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) forced to navigate the shadier sides of his usually peaceful suburb community, with violence and deceit running rampant.
Set in the summer of 1959, the movie sees the Lodge family living an enjoyable life, but everything in Suburbicon is masking a disturbing reality.
Other exciting movies released this month include The Florida Project (November 10), Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (November 16), Ingrid Goes West (November 17), Daddy’s Home 2 (November 22) and The Star (November 24).