Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Gala Presentationsby imdb-eds | last updated - 4 weeks ago
1. Joker (I) (2019)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An original standalone origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen, it's a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale.
2. Hustlers (2019)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
4. Ford v Ferrari (2019)
152 min | Action, Biography, Drama
American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
6. Just Mercy (2019)
PG-13 | 136 min | Drama
Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free.
7. The Aeronauts (2019)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) and scientist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a hot air balloon.
8. Honey Boy (2019)
R | 93 min | Drama
From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
9. The Sky Is Pink (2019)
134 min | Drama, Family, Romance
It is based on the love story of a couple spanning 25 years, told through the lens of their spunky teenage daughter Aisha Chaudhary, who was diagnosed with a Pulmonary fibrosis .
11. True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)
124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bush-ranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.
12. Harriet (I) (2019)
125 min | Biography, Drama, History
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
14. The Burnt Orange Heresy (2019)
99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.
15. Radioactive (2019)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Polish scientist) and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.
16. The Song of Names (2019)
113 min | Drama
Tim Roth and Clive Owen star in an emotional detective story spread over two continents and a half century. Beneath the film's stunning and pulsing musical revelations burn the horror of a war and the lost souls extinguished from history.
17. Clemency (2019)
113 min | Drama
Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and ... See full summary »
100 min | Documentary, Biography, History
It will tell the story of a group that went from backing up Bob Dylan to become one of the most influential groups of its era.
20. American Woman (2019)
85 min | Drama
Inspired by the headline-dominating kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst in 1974, this atmospheric drama is a fictionalized re-imagining of her time in hiding, from the perspective of Jenny, a political activist assigned to take care of her.