October is upon us, and while it's officially horror movie marathon season, it's also a great time to check out some new movies in theaters. Over the last few months, movies like Good BoysMidsommarAd Astra, and Toy Story 4 graced the silver screen, but this time of year is when the releases get serious. You might have Netflix at home, but trust us: the prestige drama content is on its way, so it's time to start making your way to the theaters to catch your favorite star on the big screen.

The Hollywood calendar (blockbusters in the summer, Oscar contenders in the winter) can get predictable, but there are few simpler joys than braving the cold just long enough to catch a new film. So start channeling your inner kid, because it's high time to head over to the movie theater and catch, say, the new Joker origin story, as portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, or the long-awaited sequel to the classic 2009 comedy Zombieland. Continue reading for the best new movies in theaters in October 2019.