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'The Girl in the Spider’s Web,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' and other new movies to see in theaters

This is the season for blockbusters, and blockbusters you might get.

From Jennifer Garner taking on an action flick to Tiffany Haddish starring as a teacher, here are the films to put on your radar.

'Instant Family' (Nov. 16)

Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne become foster parents in a film that looks just corny enough to work. Byrne, after all, is a comedy genius and Wahlberg can be funny (I'm looking at you, "Ted" and, yes, "Ted 2") plus the odds are strong that by the end of this picture everyone will be reaching for a Kleenex. We're only human! Tig Notaro has a supporting role, further evidence that this is one that needs attention.

'At Eternity's Gate' (Nov. 16)

(Van) Gogh beyond the ear! Willem Dafoe gives it his all as the mad-brilliant painter Vincent Van Gogh during his final years in Arles. Rupert Friend plays Vincent's brother Theo, Oscar Isaac is Paul Gaugin and light is "The Light!" Artist-turned-director Julien Schnabel, who made "Basquiat" earlier in his career, is at the helm.

'Widows' (Nov. 16)

Steve McQueen, director of "12 Years a Slave," has cashed-in his Oscar-winning chips to make a juicy, female-led heist picture. When four armed robbers get killed on the job, their widows (Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki and Cynthia Erivo) step in to complete the task. While this may not win as many awards as McQueen's last, it is guaranteed to be the film that launched a thousand GIFs.

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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ (Nov. 16)

The Newt Scamander saga continues! Eddie Redmayne's magizoologist, and his pals Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterson), her sister Queenie (Alison Sudol) and Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler), along with a younger Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law), take on evil mage Gellert Grindelwald.

'Overlord' (Nov. 9)

Allied paratroopers dropped behind enemy lines find something even more terrifying than the Wehrmacht: the Undead! Nazi experimenters have turned French prisoners into a zombies and, I dunno, this movie is either going to be great or entirely inappropriate. It's from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production shingle, so it'll at least have some lens flare. Jovan Adepo from "The Leftovers" and the guy who plays Euron Greyjoy on "Game of Thrones" star.

‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ (Nov. 9)

Claire Foy takes on the role of Lisbeth Salander in this continuation of the franchise adapted from the Stieg Larsson characters, this one drawn from a thriller by David Lagercrantz, who took over the series after Larsson passed away in 2004. Here, hacker Salander and reporter Mikael Blomkvist (Sverrir Gudnason) take on some government officials gone bad. Also starring Lakeith Stanfield and Sylvia Hoeks.

‘Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch’ (Nov. 9)

Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest to voice the tiny-hearted Dr. Seuss mean green Grinch. You should know this story by now.

'The Front Runner’ (Nov. 6)

Hugh Jackman stars in this timely biopic about Sen. Gary Hart, who find his presidential campaign on a downward spiral after allegations of an affair. Directed by Jason Reitman.

'Bohemian Rhapsody' (Nov. 2)

"Mr. Robot" Rami Malek becomes Mr. Freddie Mercury in this biopic about the Queen superstar. From director Bryan Singer and also starring Joseph Mazzello, Gwilym Lee and Ben Hardy.

'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms' (Nov. 2)

Disney brings the spectacle of a girl who travels to a quartet of magical lands filled with strange creatures, including gingerbread soldiers. Starring Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and Misty Copeland.

'Halloween' (Oct. 19)

We know where you'll be spending this Halloween weekend. The 1978 flick gets a remake, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Castle and Judy Greer.

'Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween' (Oct. 12)

The R.L. Stine-inspired kiddie-horror franchise returns with a Halloween installment. Jack Black (pictured) returns as the author, and he's joined by Wendi McLendon-Covey and his "Jumanji" co-star Madison Iseman (they both played Bethany!)

'Bad Times at the El Royale' (Oct. 12)

From writer-director Drew Goddard ("The Cabin in the Woods") comes this thriller about a bunch of strangers at a hotel, each looking for redemption. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson and Jon Hamm.

‘First Man’ (Oct. 12)

Ryan Gosling steps into the role of Neil Armstrong as he prepared his historic journey to the moon in July 1969. He teams back up with "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle in the film.

‘A Star Is Born’ (Oct. 5)

The highly anticipated remake of "A Star Is Born" starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga made its debut to rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival. This take is set in the present day, but doesn't completely drop its '70s retro vibe.

'Night School' (Sept. 28)

Kevin Hart appears as Tiffany Haddish's student in this comedy about a group of adults who find themselves back in high school, well, night school, to get their GEDs.

'Love, Gilda' (Sept. 21)

Iconic stand-up comedian Gilda Radner gets profiled in this documentary from Lisa Dapolito. With rare audio recordings, interviews and diary readers (from the likes of Amy Poehler), you'll get a new understanding of the star, who passed away far too young at age 42 in 1989.

‘White Boy Rick’ (Sept. 14)

Adapted from the real story of Richard Wershe Jr. -- who became the youngest FBI informant at 14 and was sent to prison at age 19 -- "White Boy Rick" stars Richie Merritt in the title role and Matthew McConaughey.

‘A Simple Favor’ (Sept. 14)

And the million-dollar question is: What happened to Emily? Blake Lively stars in this mystery flick alongside Anna Kendrick and Henry Golding, the breakout "Crazy Rich Asians" star.

‘The Predator’ (Sept. 14)

Director Shane Black ("The Nice Guys," "Iron Man 3") takes on the alien monster franchise, with a small group of heroes having to save the planet from the vicious hunters. Starring Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn, Boyd Holbrook, Keegan-Michael Key and Jacob Tremblay.

'Peppermint' (Sept. 7)

Jennifer Garner is a mom who comes back with a vengeance after her husband and child get murdered in front of her. The action thriller also stars Tyson Ritter of the band All-American Rejects.