As the fall season progresses, October 2001 brings a new batch of movies to the big screen. From horror to drama to comedy, movie-goers have a diverse selection to choose from. Here are the top picks for October 2001 movies, complete with IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings, as well as trailers on YouTube.
October 2001 Top Picks
- “Mulholland Drive” – Rated R – IMDB 8.0/10 – Rotten Tomatoes 83%
Directed by David Lynch, “Mulholland Drive” is a psychological thriller about an amnesiac woman who tries to piece together her past with the help of a young actress. As they delve deeper into the mystery, they uncover dark secrets that threaten to consume them. Starring Naomi Watts and Laura Harring, “Mulholland Drive” has an 8.0/10 rating on IMDB and an 83% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
- “From Hell” – Rated R – IMDB 6.8/10 – Rotten Tomatoes 57%
Starring Johnny Depp and Heather Graham, “From Hell” is a horror movie based on the Jack the Ripper murders in 19th century London. Depp plays a detective who investigates the gruesome murders while battling his own inner demons. Directed by the Hughes brothers, “From Hell” has a 6.8/10 rating on IMDB and a 57% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
- “Hearts in Atlantis” – Rated PG-13 – IMDB 6.9/10 – Rotten Tomatoes 49%
Based on the novel by Stephen King, “Hearts in Atlantis” follows a young boy who befriends an elderly man who has a mysterious past. Starring Anthony Hopkins and Anton Yelchin, the movie explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and the power of the human heart. Directed by Scott Hicks, “Hearts in Atlantis” has a 6.9/10 rating on IMDB and a 49% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
- “The Last Castle” – Rated R – IMDB 6.9/10 – Rotten Tomatoes 50%
Starring Robert Redford and James Gandolfini, “The Last Castle” is a drama about a former military general who leads a rebellion in a military prison. As tensions rise between the inmates and the guards, the general must use his strategic skills to lead his followers to victory. Directed by Rod Lurie, “The Last Castle” has a 6.9/10 rating on IMDB and a 50% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
- “K-PAX” – Rated PG-13 – IMDB 7.4/10 – Rotten Tomatoes 41%
Starring Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges, “K-PAX” is a science fiction movie about a man who claims to be from a distant planet. As a psychiatrist tries to unravel the man’s identity and delusions, she begins to question her own beliefs. Directed by Iain Softley, “K-PAX” has a 7.4/10 rating on IMDB and a 41% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
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