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The 2003 fall movie lineup

Here's a complete list of scheduled fall movies (dates are subject to change).

SEPT. 12

AMERICAN SPLENDOR — This drama, winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Feature from this year's Sundance Film Festival, stars character actor Paul Giamatti as highly iconoclastic comic book writer Harvey Pekar.

THE BOOK OF MORMON MOVIE, VOL. 1: THE JOURNEY — The first part of director Gary Rogers' ambitious live-action series covers the first two books of Nephi. Noah Danby stars as Nephi, while Jacque Gray ("God's Army") co-stars as his wife.

CABIN FEVER — Already receiving some comparisons to the "Evil Dead" cult films, this gory horror movie follows a group of unfortunate college students who are trapped in the woods and who have been infected with a flesh-eating virus.

COLD CREEK MANOR — Director Mike Figgis' dramatic thriller (with horror overtones) stars Dennis Quaid and Sharon Stone as a couple that buys a country home, only to discover the awful secrets of the former occupants.

MATCHSTICK MEN — One of the title characters of this comedy-drama is a con man (Nicolas Cage) who is about to pull off a big score when his teenage daughter (Alison Lohman) suddenly shows up. Directed by Ridley Scott.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO — This sequel of sorts to 1995's "Desperado" finds Antonio Banderas' mariachi character seeking revenge on a corrupt federal agent (Johnny Depp). Salma Hayek co-stars.

SLAP HER . . . SHE'S FRENCH — Long-delayed comedy about a high school cheerleader (Jane McGregor) whose boyfriend and popularity are "stolen" by a foreign-exchange student (Piper Perabo).

STEP INTO LIQUID — This feature-length documentary about the changing face of surfing can be considered a sequel to 1966's "Endless Summer." Included are interviews with board athletes Taj Burrow, Dave Kalama and others.

SEPT. 19

ANYTHING ELSE — Woody Allen's latest is a romantic comedy starring Jason Biggs and Christina Ricci as a young couple whose insecurities keep tearing them apart. Allen heads up the supporting cast.

THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS — Musical-comedy starring Cuba Gooding Jr. as a man who must put a gospel choir together if he's going to collect his inheritance. Beyonce Knowles and Steve Harvey co-star.

THE LEGEND OF SURIYOTHAI — The title of this historical epic — "presented" by Francis Ford Coppola — refers to a 16th-century Thai queen completely devoted to her husband. In Thai, with English subtitles.

THE MAGDALENE SISTERS — Already the subject of some controversy, this fact-based drama from director Peter Mullan follows three supposedly wayward girls sent to a Catholic "asylum" during the '60s.

THIRTEEN — Winner of a directing award from this year's Sundance Film Festival, this already-controversial drama stars Evan Rachel Wood as a seemingly straitlaced teen who becomes a rebel almost overnight. Holly Hunter co-stars.

UNDERWORLD — Borrowing the fashion sense of "The Matrix" and some themes from "Romeo & Juliet," this horror-thriller stars Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman as lovers in the middle of a war between vampire and werewolf factions.

SEPT. 26

BUFFALO SOLDIERS — Director Gregor Jordan's dark comedy stars Joaquin Phoenix as a U.S. Army soldier who becomes involved in the black market in West Germany. Anna Paquin co-stars. A selection of the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.

DUPLEX — Dark comedy starring Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore as a couple that discovers they may have to bump off the current tenant to get the duplex of their dreams. Directed by Danny DeVito.

LOST IN TRANSLATION — Director Sofia Coppola's sophomore effort is a comedy-drama about the relationship between an unhappy businessman (Bill Murray) and an unhappily married woman (Scarlett Johansson).

THE RUNDOWN — Dwayne Johnson (a k a WWE wrestler The Rock) stars in this action-comedy as a bounty hunter who teams with his quarry (Seann William Scott) to search for riches in the Amazon.

SECOND HAND LIONS — Haley Joel Osment stars in this comedy-drama as an insolent teen sent to the country to teach him a lesson. Robert Duvall and Michael Caine play his rather colorful uncles.

UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN — Adapted from the novel of the same name, this drama stars Diane Lane as a depressed, writer's-blocked divorcee who gets a second lease on life when she buys an Italian villa.

OCT. 3

THE ANIMATION SHOW — Compilation of animated shorts that were selected by award-winning filmmakers Don Hertzfeldt and Mike Judge (co-creator of TV's "King of the Hill"). Included are works by both men.

THE HUMAN STAIN — The title of this drama, adapted from the best-seller, refers to a classics professor (Anthony Hopkins) whose seemingly spotless life unravels when his infidelity is discovered. Nicole Kidman and Gary Sinise co-star.

MASKED AND ANONYMOUS — Bob Dylan co-wrote and stars in this musically based comedy-drama about a singer forced to make a comeback for a benefit concert. The all-star cast includes Jeff Bridges, Penelope Cruz and John Goodman.

OUT OF TIME — This crime thriller stars Denzel Washington as a Florida chief of police who becomes a suspect in the murder he's been investigating. Sanaa Lathan and Eva Mendes co-star.

THE SCHOOL OF ROCK — Shades of "The Dead Poet's Society," this comedy stars comedian Jack Black as a musical failure who influences the talented students of a prep school. Directed by Richard Linklater.

OCT. 10

CASA DE LOS BABYS — Writer/director John Sayles' newest is a drama about six Americans headed to South America to adopt babies. Daryl Hannah, Marcia Gay Harden and Maggie Gyllenhaal star. In English and Spanish, with English subtitles.

DAY OF DEFENSE — Based on A. Melvin McDonald's fact-based novel, this drama follows two LDS missionaries who are prosecuted for trying to spread the faith in a small Midwest town. Directed by Adam Lawson.

THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD — Low- to no-budget horror-thriller based on the hit video game series. In this version, a group of teens treks to a deserted island for a rave, only to discover that it's swarming with blood-crazed zombies.

INTOLERABLE CRUELTY — George Clooney re-teams with "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" filmmakers the Coen brothers on this dark comedy about a divorce attorney who falls for the wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) of his client.

KILL BILL, VOL. 1 — The first installment of director Quentin Tarantino's two-part action-thriller about an assassin (Uma Thurman) seeking revenge on those who killed her husband. Daryl Hannah and Lucy Liu co-star.

OCT. 15

MYSTIC RIVER — Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the best-selling mystery novel stars Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins as three longtime friends who find themselves estranged because of a murder investigation.

OCT. 17

11'09"01: SEPTEMBER 11 — Sean Penn, Mira Nair and Ken Loach contributed segments to this documentary examining the effects of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks worldwide. In English, French, Arabic and Hebrew, with English subtitles.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE MIDLANDS — Acclaimed British filmmaker Shane Meadows ("twentyfourseven") returns with this comedy-drama about a small-time crook (Robert Carlyle) who returns home to find his sweetheart.

RUNAWAY JURY — John Cusack, Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman head up the all-star cast in this adaptation of the John Grisham best-seller about shady goings-on during the trial of a gun manufacturer.

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE — Michael Bay produced this remake of the 1974 cult film about teens who accidentally stumble into chainsaw-wielding killer Leatherface on their way through Texas. Jessica Biel stars.

VERONICA GUERIN — Cate Blanchett stars as the Irish journalist slain by the drug lords she helped expose in this fact-based drama from director Joel Schumacher. Colin Farrell co-stars.

OCT. 24

BEYOND BORDERS — Drama starring Angelina Jolie as an unhappily married woman who finds adventure and love when she agrees to join international relief workers. Clive Owen co-stars.

GOTHIKA — Halle Berry stars in this thriller (which has some horror undertones) about a psychiatrist who wakes to find herself in a mental institution — after evidently committing murder. Penelope Cruz and Robert Downey Jr. co-star.

SCARY MOVIE 3 — The third in this horror movie parody series includes send-ups of "Signs," "The Ring" and other recent hits. Returning stars include Anna Faris and Regina Hall, who are joined by the likes of Charlie Sheen.

OCT. 31

IN THE CUT — This thriller stars Meg Ryan as a writing professor who becomes involved in a murder investigation when she begins dating the detective looking into the case. Mark Ruffalo co-stars.

THE STATION AGENT — Winner of three awards from this year's Sundance Film Festival, this comedy-drama follows a dwarf (Peter Dinklage) who moves into an abandoned train depot. Patricia Clarkson co-stars.

NOV. 1

BROTHER BEAR — The latest Disney animated feature is a comedy about a Native American hunter who is transformed into a bear to teach him a lesson. The voice cast includes Joaquin Phoenix, Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas.

NOV. 7

ELF — The title character of this comedy is a human (Will Ferrell) brought up at the North Pole. But when he becomes an adult he heads out into the real world to find his biological father (James Caan). Directed by Jon Favreau.

THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS — The concluding chapter of the Wachowski brothers' smash hit science-fiction series finds Neo (Keanu Reeves) and the rest of the human resistance making their final stand against their machine oppressors.

NOV. 14

HONEY — Jessica Alba stars as the title character of this drama, about a dance choreographer who struggles to rebuild her life and career after getting blacklisted from the music video industry. Mekhi Pfifer co-stars.

LOONEY TUNES: BACK IN ACTION — In the same vein as "Space Jam," this comedy star Brendan Fraser as a man who teams with the Warner Bros. animated characters to find his father and a treasure. Jenna Elfman co-stars.

MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR END OF THE WORLD — Russell Crowe stars as Capt. Jack Aubrey in this adaptation of the first of Patrick O'Brian's seafaring novels set during the Napoleonic Wars. Directed by Peter Weir.

TUPAC RESURRECTION — Director Lauren Lazin's feature-length documentary examines the life of late rapper Tupac Shakur, as well as the enduring success of his music seven years after his death.