Top 5 most anticipated films this November

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After a number of good films came out in September and October, there are still a number of Oscar-worthy films coming right after Halloween. There is something for everybody, whether it be sci-fi, war movie, and even an animated film for kids. Here’s the list of the 5 most anticipated films in November.

Dr. Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch headlines the month of November not as Sherlock Holmes, but as the Sorcerer Supreme Doctor Strange. Through the guidance of the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), he battles evil forces that try to control the world. The film also stars Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Doctor Strange will be hitting the theaters on November 4.

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Dreamworks fights with Marvel on November 4 with this animated adaptation of the 90’s most popular toys. Hopefully, the story will be as cute as the little creatures themselves and bring back happy memories of childhood. Trolls have a powerhouse cast that lent their voices to the animated film, including Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, and Russel Brand.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

This is the supposed prequel to Harry Potter. Set in the 1920s, it tells the story of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), a magizoologist who was tasked to catch the magical beasts that escaped. Using a magical chest, he carries around, Scamander traveled around the world to hunt for these beasts and bring them back. Written by J.K. Rowling, the screen adaptation of this film is directed by David Yates.

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Arrival is a sci-fi movie starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forrest Whitaker, and Michael Stuhlbarg. Adams role was that of an expert libguist who was tasked by the military to communicate with aliens who invaded the world.

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

This Vin Diesel starrer is a screen adaptation of the same novel written by Ben Fountain. Ang Lee directs this movie about an Iraqi war veteran who was traumatized by the death of his sergeant during an encounter with the enemy. The film also stars Steve Martin, Kirsten Stewart, Joe Alwyn, Chris Tucker, and Garrett Hedlund.

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