October is just over halfway over, Halloween is nearly here, and the leaves are changing colors. It may seem there isn’t much to look forward to, but fear not, there are still movies to be released—comedy, horror, adventure, biopics, thrillers, and superheroes. The end of October has it all. So let’s get into it, Nerds! Here is a list of movies to be released at the end of October. 


Black Adam – October 21 – Superhero, Action/Adventure – PG13

Black Adam, a corrupted, ancient Egyptian predecessor of Captain Marvel, fought his way to modern times to challenge Captain Marvel and his Marvel Family associates. But he becomes a corrupted antihero attempting to clear his name. 

Starring – Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Shahi, Viola Davis

Ticket to Paradise – October 21 – Romantic Comedy – PG13

Julia Roberts and George Clooney are a divorced couple who struggle to play nice for their daughter’s wedding. The screenshot was taken by Melissa Rothman vis Universal pictures Youtube for thegameofnerds.com. All Right Reserved Universal Pictures.

A divorced couple travels together to Bali for their daughter’s wedding, trying not to repeat the same mistakes from years earlier. 

Starring – George Clooney, Sean Lynch, Julia Roberts

Prey for the Devil – October 28 – Horror, Supernatural – PG13

A 25-year-old nun named Sister Ann performs exorcisms and wards off demons while combating a sexist church that believes only priests should be allowed to perform exorcisms.

Starring – Virginia Madsen, Jacqueline Byers, Colin Salmon

Till – October 28 – Drama – PG13 

Jalyn Hall and Danielle Deadwyler as Emmet and Mamie Till. The screenshot was taken by Melissa Rothman for thegameofnerds.com via MGM Youtube. All right reserved to MGM 2022.

The film depicts Mamie Till-Mobley’s fight for justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Louis Till.

Starring – Danielle Deadwyler, Jalyn Hall, Frankie Faison


The Stranger – October 19th

Henry and Mark form a friendship. Each relies on the other for companionship. However, neither man is who they appear to be. Their secrets threaten to ruin everything, and all the while, the police are closing in. 

Starring – Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Ewen Leslie

The Good Nurse – October 19th (Limited), Full Release October 26 – R

Amy, a nurse who suffers from a life-threatening heart condition, is overworked and reaching her limits in the ICU night shift. Help arrives with Charlie, and the two develop a friendship. After patients start to die mysteriously, Charlie becomes the prime suspect. To uncover the truth, Amy puts her life in danger to get to the truth. 

Starring – Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Kim Dickens

The School for Good and Evil – October 21 – PG13

“Welcome to the School for Good and Evil” Screenshot by Melissa Rothman for thegameofnerds.com vis Netflix Youtube. All Rights Reserved, Netflix 2022

Boys and Girls are kidnapped and sent to The School for Good and Evil. At the school, they are trained to be heroes, villains, princesses, and witches. Sophie and Agatha are best friends who are both taken to the school and find themselves questioning their placements. 

Starring – Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Cate Blanchett

All Quiet on the Western Front – October 28 – War Drama – R

In 1918, friends Paul, Albert, and Mueller enlist in the German army. The horrors of war quickly dash their romantic notions of patriotism and heroism. 

Starring – Daniel Brühl, Albrecht Schuch, Sebastian Hülk

Wendell and Wild – October 28 – Stop Motion, Comedy – PG13

Two scheming demon brothers must face their arch-nemesis, the demon-dusting nun Sister Helly, and her two acolytes, the goth teens Kat and Raoul.

Starring (Voices) – Lyric Ross, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele


Beyond the Neon – October 18th – Thriller, Crime 

Based on true accounts. A social experiment goes wrong when a Youtuber uncovers a sex trafficking ring. 

The Loneliest Boy in the World – October 18th – Horror Comedy – R

Oliver, a sheltered and unsocialized teen, sets out to make new friends after his mother suddenly dies. He decides that digging a few up is his best option. 


Raymond and Ray – October 21 – Comedy, Drama – R

Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke are brothers Raymond and Ray. Screenshot by Melissa Rothman for thegameofnerds.com vis AppleTV Youtube. All Rights Reserved AppleTV, 2022

Half-brothers Raymond and Ray reunite when their estranged father dies – and discover that his final wish was for them to dig his grave. Together, they process who they’ve become as men, both because of their father and in spite of him.

Starring – Ethan Hawke, Ewan McGregor, Sophie Okonedo


V/H/S/99 – October 19th – Horror, Found Footage

Set at the dawn of a new millennium, V/H/S/99 presents viewers with five gory tales of found footage POV terror. 

Starring – Verona Blue, Dashiell Derrickson, Tybee Diskin


Matriarch – October 21 – Horror 

Jemima Rooper stars in Matriarch on Hulu. Screenshot by Melissa Rothman for thegameofnerds.com vis Hulu Youtube. All Rights Reserved Hulu, 2022

Afflicted with a mysterious disease after surviving an overdose, a woman returns to her childhood home to confront her personal demons but instead discovers a real one.

Starring – Jemima Rooper, Kate Dickie, Sarah Paul

Please note that this list is not complete. This is because I left out limited-release titles. 

Are you going to watch any of these? Which are you excited about? Let us know! Happy Watching, Nerds!