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October Film Guide

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, we know October is the perfect time to wrap up, get cosy, and enjoy a good movie at the cinemas. This month at The Light, Cambridge we’ve got some great picks for adults, parents and children to enjoy all month long from new family favourites, action thrillers and some great Halloween movies coming. So to help you plan your trip, we’ve picked out this month’s latest film releases and we’ve got some great Halloween movies coming to The Light this October (keep a lookout for more).  

Don’t forget there are also some great special offers this month including Family Special on Saturdays and Sundays for £3.75, or tickets for selected new releases for £5.75. Read on for more details on how you can redeem this offer.

For the adults

23 Walks

A gentle, sweet and funny romance begins to bloom in the lives of a couple in their sixties as they get to know each other over the course of 23 dog walks.

The Trials Of The Chicago 7

A courtroom drama based on the infamous 1968 Democratic National Convention which shows what started as a peaceful protest quickly turn into a violent clash with the police and Nation Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.

The Broken Hearts Gallery

What if you saved a souvenir from every relationship you've ever been in? The Broken Hearts Gallery follows Lucy, a 20-something living in New York City, who also happens to be an emotional hoarder.

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

Watch this powerful firsthand account by David on humanity’s impact on nature as he reflects upon the defining moments of his lifetime as a naturalist and the devasting changes he’s seen taking place on the planet.


Olivia Cooke is on the run in Pixie as she tries to avenge her mother’s death by planning a master mind heist. Her plans quickly go awry as she finds herself entangled and on the run with two young men across the Wild Irish countryside from a gangster Priest (Alec Baldwin).

For the family

The War With Grandpa

Robert De Niro and Uma Thurman star in this family comedy about a grandpa who moves in with his family and is given his grandson, peter’s room. Annoyed with the decision, Peter wages war to get his room back.

The Elfkins 

For more than 200 years, the Elfkins have been living underground, hiding from the upper world, and avoiding any interaction with humans. One day, Elfkin girl Helvi climbs up to the earth‘s surface to find her fate. 



Cats & Dogs: Paws Unite 

Our favourite furry spies are back and this time the story centers on new agents Gwen and Roger working for the Great Truce. The truce is threatened by an evil parrot named Pablo, and it's up to Gwen and Roger to stop him. 



Noah’s Ark drifts on the open sea with best Finny and Leah on board. After weeks of drifting with no land in sight,  food stock supply starts running low. Watch what happens next as the fragile peace between carnivores and herbivores is about to break at any moment.  




Don’t say his name ..!  

Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on this chilling urban-legend in this sequel to the 1992 horror film ‘Candyman’ that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where this blood-chilling story began.  

Tickets must be in advanced & you can find out more here about special offers at The Light.  

  To keep yourselves safe during your visit to The Light cinema, face coverings must be worn in all areas except when eating or drinking in the screens where guests will be socially distanced. Visit the The Light Cambridge's website for more info on safety measures.