As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall.
As always, dates are subject to change, some titles will vanish and others will appear by Thanksgiving.
"No No: A Dockumentary": An elegy to Pirate Dock Ellis who pitched a no-hitter while tripping on LSD (and later counseled athletes about the perils of drugs and alcohol) and spoke his mind while playing with the likes of Willie Stargell and Roberto Clemente.
"My Old Lady": A down-and-out New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father and is stunned to find a refined old lady living there with her protective daughter. Cast led by Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas.
"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby": Much like a marriage brings two people together writer-director Ned Benson combined his films "Him" and "Her" into a single story about a once happily married couple played by James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain.
"Dolphin Tale 2": The story of the dolphin with the prosthetic tail, a symbol of perseverance in the 2011 original movie, continues. But when her surrogate dolphin mother dies, she must bond with a new companion or be moved from her aquarium home. Surfer Bethany Hamilton joins the returning cast.
"The Drop": Crime drama following a lonely bartender (Tom Hardy) through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters "money drops" in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. James Gandolfini, in his final performance, is his employer and cousin.
"No Good Deed": A suburban Atlanta wife and mother learns no good deed goes unpunished when she offers to help a stranger claiming car trouble. Turns out he's a dangerous escaped convict in this thriller with Taraji P. Henson and Idris Elba.
"The Skeleton Twins": When estranged twins, played by Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, feel they're at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront why their lives went so wrong.
"The Guest": A family, grieving the loss of the oldest son to war in Afghanistan, finds some solace in an unexpected visit from a recently discharged soldier. But a mysterious, sinister chain of events causes some to question his identity in this thriller.
"Hector and the Search for Happiness": Simon Pegg is a quirky psychiatrist who decides to break out of his routine-driven life and launch a global quest to uncover the secret formula for happiness in this adaptation of the Francois Lelord novel.
"The Maze Runner": Movie based on James Dashner's best-selling novel about a boy named Thomas, a place called the Glade, a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. and something locked away in his memories that might be the key to solving the mysteries of the Maze.
"Pride": Gay and lesbian activists come together to support striking mine workers in 1984 England in this film inspired by a true story and starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West and others.
"This Is Where I Leave You": When their father dies, four adult siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live together for a week. Joining them are spouses, exes and might-have-beens in this dramedy with an ensemble led by Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman and Tina Fey.